The Anti-Capitalists: Rousseau, Marx, Adorno. The School of Life has created sets of three notebooks, each dedicated to a Great Thinker. Each notebook carries an introduction to that thinker on the inside front page, his or her name beautifully printed on the cover, and otherwise empty pages...
I think… therefore I am who…? This ‘guess who’ game features 52 great thinkers from Da Vinci to Freud, Machiavelli to Woolf. Players take on the personas of leading figures from the worlds of anthropology, architecture, art, design, literature, philosophy, political theory, psychology, science and...
A skill we all wish we had, but you've got it in droves. Or so you told us! Part of our Badges of Honour range. Enameled white and silver metal badge. Measures approx 3 cm long. Made in the UK.
Oh the irony! What would the renowned philosopher, economist and revolutionary socialist make of this money box? He'd probably turn in his Highgate grave. Das Kapital for your capital. Then spend your savings on whatever you chose - you might want to turn his face to...
From The Unemployed Philosophers' Guild. A cuddly representation of one of the most influential figures in modern political history. 28cm tall. Not suitable for children under 3.
This mug is a call to arms for fundamental changes to the way we use our shared resources. The quotation on the back is from David Attenborough, and reads: 'Anyone who believes in infinite growth on a finite planet is either mad or an economist'....
Hokusai's famous Great Wave of Kanagawa as it would be now - laden with single-use plastics. Words from marine biologist Sylvia Earle appear round the bottom: "Every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you are connected to the sea". "The original reusable...
This double-sided 3m / 10 foot tape measure (metric on one side, imperial on the other) is filled with fascinating facts about lengths. For example, 34cm is the height of an Oscar; 9¾ inches is the length of a meerkat tail. Find out whether the...
This mug bears a particularly relevant quotation from Albert Einstein: "We cannot solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them". Large bone china mug.Measurements: height 9cm, diameter 8cm.
A timely exploration of the monopoly that the public school system has created on British power and influence, this book is a searing indictment on the current system and a call for radical change. Featuring interviews with David Baddiel, Anthony Seddon and Fiona Millar. 400...
A brief account, from the Acts of the Apostles, of people inspired to live a better life. Organic cotton tote bag with long handles. Printed in colour.Measures 36 x 38cm, with 8cm gusset.
"Money is like Muck, no good except it be spread" observed scientist and former Lord Chancellor Francis Bacon in his essay on statecraft Of Seditions and Troubles, published in 1625. Worth remembering today. Organic cotton tote bag with long handles. Measures 36 x 38cm, with 8cm gusset