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In Praise of Idleness: A Timeless Essay

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In Praise of Idleness: A Timeless Essay

Bertrand Russell

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

Hardback

New York Times bestselling author Bradley Trevor Greive breathes new life into Bertrand Russell's classic work, In Praise... [more]

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

Jon Ronson

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social groups; Impact of science & technology on society; Humour

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From the Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a brilliant and hilarious new book exploring the... [more]

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Killing Jesus: A History

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Killing Jesus: A History

Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Religion & beliefs; The historical Jesus; Christian theology

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Details the events leading up to the murder of the most influential man in history: Jesus of Nazareth. This book intends to... [more]

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Is Your Neighbour a Zombie?: Philosophical Riddles, Paradoxes and Conundrums to Stretch Your Mind

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Is Your Neighbour a Zombie?: Philosophical Riddles, Paradoxes and Conundrums...

Jeremy Stangroom

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

Paperback

Jorge Romero is facing a big problem. His neighbours are convinced he is a soulless zombie. What can he say to persuade them... [more]

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The Wave

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The Wave

Todd Strasser

Fiction & Literature; Religion & beliefs

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Tells the story of a high school history class experiment that frighteningly demonstrated the power of fascism. [more]

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Beyond Belief: How We Find Meaning Without Religion

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Beyond Belief: How We Find Meaning Without Religion

Hugh Mackay

Philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Religion

Paperback

A powerful investigation into how we make sense of our lives and find purpose in an age without God. [more]

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The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically

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The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas About...

Peter Singer

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Philosophy

Paperback

From the ethicist the New Yorker calls the most influential living philosopher, a new way of thinking about living ethically... [more]

$23.99

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The Quest for Mary Magdalene: History & Legend

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The Quest for Mary Magdalene: History & Legend

Michael Haag

Religious subjects depicted in art; Religion & beliefs; New Testaments; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Religion

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Mary Magdalene is a larger figure than any text, larger than the Bible or the Church; she has taken on a life of her own.... [more]

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The Path: A New Way to Think About Everything

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The Path: A New Way to Think About Everything

Michael Puett, Christine Gross-Loh

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Popular philosophy; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development

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In the first book of its kind, The Path draws on the work of six of the great - but largely unknown - Chinese philosophers... [more]

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My Journey Into the Heart of Terror: Ten Days in the Islamic State

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My Journey Into the Heart of Terror: Ten Days in the Islamic State

Jurgen Todenhofer

History; Religious fundamentalism; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Terrorism, armed struggle

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An alarming and enlightening first-hand account of what's really going on behind the borders of the Islamic State. [more]

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The Moral ARC

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The Moral ARC

Michael Shermer

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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Bestselling author Michael Shermer's exploration of science and morality that demonstrates how the scientific way of thinking... [more]

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The Art of Reading

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The Art of Reading

Damon Young

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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We are not born readers, we learn to turn words into worlds. But why is fine writing lauded while excellent reading is ignored?... [more]

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Hannibal Lecter and Philosophy

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Hannibal Lecter and Philosophy

Joseph Westfall

Films, movies & cinema; Television; Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Hannibal Lecter, the subject of best-selling novels, movies, and the acclaimed TV series Hannibal, is one of pop culture's... [more]

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Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World

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Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World

Tim Whitmarsh

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Agnosticism & atheism; History of ideas

Hardback

How new is atheism? In this book, the author journeys into the ancient Mediterranean to recover the stories of those who first... [more]

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Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World

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Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World

Tim Whitmarsh

Philosophy

Hardback

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The Witch of Lime Street: Seance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World

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The Witch of Lime Street: Seance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World...

David Jaher

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Spiritualism; Psychic powers & psychic phenomena

Hardback

History comes alive in this textured account of the rivalry between Harry Houdini and the so called 'Witch of Lime Street,'... [more]

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Deep Thought: 42 Fantastic Quotes That Define Philosophy

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Deep Thought: 42 Fantastic Quotes That Define Philosophy

Gary Cox

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Cox guides us through 42 of the most misunderstood, misquoted, provocative and significant quotes in the history of philosophy... [more]

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Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

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Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

Sam Harris, Maajid Nawaz

Religion & beliefs; Islam; Islamic studies

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In this dialogue between a famous atheist and a former radical, Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz invite you to join an urgently... [more]

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Assisted Dying: Who Makes the Final Choice?

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Assisted Dying: Who Makes the Final Choice?

Lesley Close

Philosophy; Ethical issues: euthanasia & right to die

Paperback

<p>Assisted dying is perhaps one of the most divisive issues of the modern age,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.45em;">generating... [more]

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The News: A User's Manual

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The News: A User's Manual

Alain de Botton

Journalistic style guides; Philosophy; Popular culture; Media studies

Hardback

Explores our relationship with 'the news'. Mixing current affairs with philosophical reflections, this title offers a guide... [more]

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Philosophies of Crime Fiction

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Philosophies of Crime Fiction

Josef Hoffmann

Biography; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Popular philosophy

Paperback

<i>Philosophies of Crime Fiction</i> provides a considered analysis of the philosophical ideas to be found in crime literature... [more]

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The Vatican Pimpernel: The World War II Exploits of the Monsignor Who Saved Over 6,500 Lives

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The Vatican Pimpernel: The World War II Exploits of the Monsignor Who Saved...

Brian Fleming

Biography: religious & spiritual; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; History of religion; Christianity

Paperback

Originally published by The Collins Press in 2008 --T.p. verso. [more]

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God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World

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God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World

Cullen Murphy

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; History of religion; Christian institutions & organisations

Hardback

A narrative history of the Inquisition, and an examination of the influence it exerted on contemporary society, by the author... [more]

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The Prince

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The Prince

Niccolo Machiavelli, Tim Parks

Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory; Constitution: government & the state

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How can a leader be strong and decisive, yet still inspire loyalty in his followers? When is it necessary to break the rules?... [more]

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Exploring Britain's Churches and Chapels: Inspirational Journeys of Discovery

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Exploring Britain's Churches and Chapels: Inspirational Journeys of Discovery...

AA Publishing

Religious buildings; Religion & beliefs; Travel & holiday guides

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This practical and inspirational guide has been produced in association with the National Churches Trust, to help you discover... [more]

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