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Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

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Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

Nassim Nicholas Taleb PH.D. MBA

Philosophy; Psychology; Health & Self-Help

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Shares philosophical insights into how adversity and chaos can bring out the best in individuals and communities, drawing... [more]

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Joseph Anton

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Joseph Anton

Salman Rushdie

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Ethical issues: censorship; Freedom of information & freedom of speech

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In 1989, Rushdie received a telephone call from a journalist who told the author that he had been sentenced to death by... [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

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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 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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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; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Philosophy

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

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Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism

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Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism

Larry Siedentop

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Political science & theory

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Asks us to rethink the evolution of the ideas on which modern societies and government are built, and argues that the core... [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

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

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Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now

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Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Religion & beliefs; Religious issues & debates; Islam

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As the world reels from the Charlie Hebdo-related murders, Ayaan Hirsi Ali the brilliant, charismatic and controversial bestselling... [more]

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The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice and Freedom

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The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice...

Michael Shermer

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

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Explains how abstract reasoning, rationality, empiricism, skepticism - scientific ways of thinking - have profoundly changed... [more]

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Is Shame Necessary? New Uses for an Old Tool

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Is Shame Necessary? New Uses for an Old Tool

Jennifer Jacquet

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Psychology: emotions

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In our individualistic world, is shame an outdated, moralising concept - or is it something that we can rediscover and use... [more]

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Mannix

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Mannix

Brenda Niall

Biography; Biography: religious & spiritual; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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Daniel Mannix, Archbishop of Melbourne from 1917 until his death, aged ninety-nine, in 1963, was a towering figure in Melbourne's... [more]

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Coming Out Christian in the Roman World: How the Followers of Jesus Made a Place in Caesar S Empire

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Coming Out Christian in the Roman World: How the Followers of Jesus Made...

Douglas Ryan Boin

History; History of religion; Christianity

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In this new interpretation of early Christian history in the Roman Empire, a dynamic young scholar overturns centuries of... [more]

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It Started with Copernicus: Vital Questions About Science

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It Started with Copernicus: Vital Questions About Science

Keith Parsons

Philosophy; Philosophy of science

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A unique approach to the philosophy of science that focuses on the liveliest and most important controversies surrounding... [more]

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A Short History of Christianity

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A Short History of Christianity

Geoffrey Blainey

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Christianity

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For 2000 years, Christianity has had a varying but immense influence on world history. Who better, then, than Geoffrey Blainey,... [more]

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The Norton Anthology of World Religions (2-Volume Boxed Set)

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The Norton Anthology of World Religions (2-Volume Boxed Set)

Donald Lopez, James Robson, David Biale, Jack Miles, Wendy Doniger

Religion & beliefs; Religion: general

Hardback

A landmark work in which the six major, living, international world religions speak to readers in their own words. [more]

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An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments

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An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments

Ali Almossawi

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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This wonderfully conceived book will turn your feeble mind into a trap of steely logic. [more]

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The Meaning of Human Existence

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The Meaning of Human Existence

Edward O. Wilson

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

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How did humanity originate and why does a species like ours exist on this planet? Do we have a special place, even a destiny... [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

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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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For Christ's Sake: End Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church... for Good

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For Christ's Sake: End Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church... for Good

Bishop Geoffrey Robinson

Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Sexual abuse & harassment

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Sexual abuse within the Catholic Church has been nothing short of an epidemic of catastrophic proportions. Bishop Robinson... [more]

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Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem: How Religion Drove the Voyages That Led to America

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Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem: How Religion Drove the Voyages That...

Carol Delaney

History; History of the Americas; Historical geography; History of religion; Christianity; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem is not an apologist's take, but a clear-eyed, thought-provoking, and timely reappraisal... [more]

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

W. J. Johnson

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Hinduism

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With almost 2,800 entries on all aspects of Hinduism, this is the most up-to-date and comprehensive dictionary of its kind.... [more]

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The Secret Language of Churches & Cathedrals: Decoding the Sacred Symbolism of Christianity's Holy Buildings

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The Secret Language of Churches & Cathedrals: Decoding the Sacred Symbolism...

Richard Stemp

Religious buildings; Religion & beliefs; Self-help & personal development

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Discover the hidden symbols and complex layers of meaning in the structure and decoration of some of the world's most beautiful... [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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Regulus (Latin)

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Regulus (Latin)

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); History; Philosophy

Paperback

The format of the bestselling 100th anniversary edition of The Little Prince , published in 2000, is the basis for this special... [more]

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Biblical World: Illustrated Atlas

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Biblical World: Illustrated Atlas

Jean Paul Isbouts

Religion & beliefs

Hardback

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