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The Wave

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The Wave

Todd Strasser

Fiction & Literature; Religion & beliefs

Paperback

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

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How the French Think: An Affectionate Portrait of an Intellectual People

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How the French Think: An Affectionate Portrait of an Intellectual People...

Sudhir Hazareesingh

History; History of Western philosophy; History of ideas; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

Hardback

Why are the French an exceptional nation? Why do they think they are so exceptional? This title traces its tumultuous history,... [more]

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The Hidden Pleasures of Life: A New Way of Remembering the Past and Imagining the Future

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The Hidden Pleasures of Life: A New Way of Remembering the Past and Imagining...

Theodore Zeldin

Popular philosophy; Health & Self-Help

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How understanding other people is humanity's last adventure. [more]

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The Trial of Socrates

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The Trial of Socrates

I. F. Stone

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

Hardback

The story behind why the birthplace of democracy condemned its most renowned philosopher to death? [more]

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Freedom Regained: The Possibility of Free Will

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Freedom Regained: The Possibility of Free Will

Julian Baggini

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Popular philosophy

Paperback

A smart, engaging and thought-provoking exploration of the concept of free will, from one of Britain's most respected and... [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

Paperback

Looks at the manic and peculiar positions that 'the news' occupies in our lives. Mixing current affairs with philosophical... [more]

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The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Enquiry into Human Freedom

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The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Enquiry into Human Freedom

John Gray

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Popular philosophy

Hardback

Draws together the religious, philosophic and fantastical traditions that question the very idea of freedom. We flatter ourselves... [more]

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Potiphar's Wife: The Vatican's Secret and Child Sexual Abuse

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Potiphar's Wife: The Vatican's Secret and Child Sexual Abuse

Kieran Tapsell

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Child abuse; Law & society

Paperback

The cover-up of child sexual abuse by the Catholic Church has been occurring under the pontificate of six popes since 1922.... [more]

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A Treasury of Saints: 100 Saints: Their Lives and Times

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A Treasury of Saints: 100 Saints: Their Lives and Times

Malcolm Day

Autobiography: general; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christian theology

Hardback

This book profiles the lives of each of the 100 saints with notes on their patronage, symbols in art, famous paintings, and... [more]

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The Bible's Most Fascinating People: Stories from the Old and New Testaments

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The Bible's Most Fascinating People: Stories from the Old and New Testaments...

R P Nettelhorst

Religion & beliefs

Hardback

Unlock the relationships of who begat whom by seeing the biblican men and women positioned in their families and placed... [more]

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Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy

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Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy

John Julius Norwich

General & world history; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christian leaders & leadership; Religious & spiritual leaders

Hardback

From a legendary British historian and author of the classic three-volume series Byzantium and A History of Venice comes... [more]

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The Element Encyclopedia of Birthdays

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The Element Encyclopedia of Birthdays

Theresa Cheung

Religion & beliefs; Fortune-telling & divination

Paperback

Did you know that your birthday can give you surprising details about your personality profile, your ideal partner, and your... [more]

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Bible Prophecies: Faith, History & Hope

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Bible Prophecies: Faith, History & Hope

Time Inc

Religion & beliefs; Aspects of religion (non-Christian)

Hardback

The rise and fall of ancient kingdoms ... God's promise to send a Messiah ... these intriguing oracles, and their mysterious... [more]

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Pilgrimage and Faith: Buddhism, Christianity and Islam

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Pilgrimage and Faith: Buddhism, Christianity and Islam

Religion & beliefs; Religion: general

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This book explores pilgrimage as experienced in Buddhist, Christian and Muslim faith communities. It addresses shared goals... [more]

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All is Change: The 2000-year Journey of Buddhism to the West

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All is Change: The 2000-year Journey of Buddhism to the West

Lawrence Sutin

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Buddhism

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In the tradition of Karen Armstrong, Jack Miles, and Thomas Cahill comes a magisterial history of the coming of Buddhism... [more]

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A Canopy of Stars: Some Reflections for the Journey

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A Canopy of Stars: Some Reflections for the Journey

Christopher Gleeson

Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

Paperback

For more than twenty years Christopher Gleeson was at the head of two Jesuit school communities. Over that time, he was called... [more]

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The Joy of Living and Dying in Peace

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The Joy of Living and Dying in Peace

Religion & beliefs; Buddhism

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Autobiography of a Yogi

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Autobiography of a Yogi

Paramahansa Yogananda

Autobiography: general; Religion & beliefs

Paperback

This edition features previously unavailable material incorporated into one of the best-selling Eastern philosophy titles... [more]

$20.95

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Reformation: A World in Turmoil

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Reformation: A World in Turmoil

Andrew Atherstone

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; History of religion

Paperback

The dramatically compelling story from the Renaissance to the seventeenth-century wars of religion [more]

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Myth: A Very Short Introduction

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Myth: A Very Short Introduction

Robert A. Segal

Religion & beliefs; Ancient religions & mythologies; Folklore, myths & legends

Paperback

This Very Short Introduction explores different approaches to myth from several disciplines, including science, religion,... [more]

$15.95

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Empathy: Why it Matters, and How to Get it

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Empathy: Why it Matters, and How to Get it

Roman Krznaric

Popular philosophy; Psychology: emotions; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

Argues that our brains are wired for social connection: empathy is at the heart of who we are. Through encounters with actors,... [more]

$22.99

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Emotion

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Emotion

Carolyn Price

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind

Paperback

<p>Emotion is at the centre of our personal and social lives. To love or to hate, to be frightened or grateful is not just... [more]

$35.95

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Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Spinoza on Politics

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Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Spinoza on Politics

Daniel Frank, Jason Waller

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

Paperback

Baruch Spinoza is one of the most influential and controversial political philosophers of the early modern period. Though... [more]

$46.99

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Freedom to Fail: Heidegger's Anarchy

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Freedom to Fail: Heidegger's Anarchy

Peter Trawny

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism

Paperback

<p>Martin Heidegger is widely regarded as one of the mostinfluential philosophers of the twentieth-century and his seminaltext... [more]

$21.95

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Halal Matters: Islam, Politics and Markets in Global Perspective

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Halal Matters: Islam, Politics and Markets in Global Perspective

Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, Johan Fischer, John Lever

Religion & beliefs; Islam; Islamic studies; Social & cultural anthropology; Food & beverage technology

Paperback

In today's globalized world, halal (meaning 'permissible' or 'lawful') is about more than food. Politics, power and ethics... [more]

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