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Philosophy & Religion

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Leaders Who Changed History

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Leaders Who Changed History

DK

General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Religious & spiritual leaders; Political leaders & leadership; Children's & Educational

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Profiles the greatest political, social, and cultural leaders throughout history, including Genghis Khan, Napoleon Bonaparte,... [more]

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Rabi'a From Narrative to Myth: The Many Faces of Islam's Most Famous Woman Saint, Rabi`a al-`Adawiyya

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Rabi'a From Narrative to Myth: The Many Faces of Islam's Most Famous Woman...

Rkia Elaroui Cornell

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Sufism & Islamic mysticism; Islamic studies

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A groundbreaking study of how Rabi`a has been portrayed in Sufi, Islamic and secular literature from medieval to modern times... [more]

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Ontology and Dialectics: 1960-61

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Ontology and Dialectics: 1960-61

Theodor W. Adorno

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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Originally published: Ontologie und Dialektik, 1960-61. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 2002. [more]

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Cambridge Companions to Philosophy: The Cambridge Companion to Isaiah Berlin

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Cambridge Companions to...

Joshua L. Cherniss (Georgetown University, Washington DC), Steven B. Smith (Yale University, Connecticut)

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Social & political philosophy; History of ideas

Paperback

This volume highlights Berlin's significance to contemporary readers, regarding not only liberty and liberalism, the Enlightenment... [more]

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Islam: An Illustrated Journey

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Islam: An Illustrated Journey

Farhad Daftary, Zulfikar Hirji

Middle Eastern history; Religion & beliefs

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Lavishly illustrated and written in an accessible style, Islam: An Illustrated Journey tells the story of Islam, a faith that... [more]

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The Map of Knowledge: How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found: A History in Seven Cities

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The Map of Knowledge: How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found: A History...

Violet Moller

History; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Historical geography; Christianity; Islam

Hardback

A vibrant and evocative account of how the great scientific ideas of the ancient world were lost and found. [more]

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Revival from Below: The Deoband Movement and Global Islam

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Revival from Below: The Deoband Movement and Global Islam

Brannon D. Ingram

Middle Eastern history; Religion & beliefs; Sufism & Islamic mysticism

Paperback

The Deoband movement - a revivalist movement within Sunni Islam that quickly spread from colonial India to Pakistan, Afghanistan,... [more]

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Paul: The Pagans' Apostle

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Paul: The Pagans' Apostle

Paula Fredriksen

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Christian institutions & organisations

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A groundbreaking new portrait of the apostle Paul, from one of today's leading historians of antiquity [more]

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Universal Yoga: The Bhagavad Gita for Modern Times

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Universal Yoga: The Bhagavad Gita for Modern Times

Prem Prakash

Religion & beliefs; Hinduism; Mind, Body, Spirit

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Universal Yoga: The Bhagavad Gita for Modern Times Prominent perennial classics, like the Odyssey and the Mahabharata, inspire... [more]

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The Four Horsemen: The Discussion that Sparked an Atheist Revolution

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The Four Horsemen: The Discussion that Sparked an Atheist Revolution

Richard Dawkins , Sam Harris, Daniel C. Dennett, Christopher Hitchens

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Agnosticism & atheism

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Known as the `four horsemen' of New Atheism, these four big thinkers of the twenty-first century met only once. Everything... [more]

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Cambridge Companions to Philosophy: The Cambridge Companion to Hippocrates

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Cambridge Companions to...

Peter E. Pormann (University of Manchester)

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Medicine; History of medicine

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Hippocrates is a towering figure in Greek medicine, who has inspired generations of physicians over millennia in both the... [more]

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Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought: The Power of Nonviolence

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Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought: The Power of Nonviolence...

Richard Bartlett Gregg

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Social & cultural history; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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Richard Bartlett Gregg's The Power of Nonviolence (1959) is an influential defence of nonviolence as a viable alternative... [more]

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Lost Maps of the Caliphs

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Lost Maps of the Caliphs

Yossef Rapoport, Emilie Savage-Smith

History; Medieval history; Historical maps & atlases; Islamic & Arabic philosophy; Cartography, map-making & projections

Hardback

Lost Maps of the Caliphs provides the first general overview of The Book of Curiosities and the unique insight it offers into... [more]

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The Ideas That Made America: A Brief History

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The Ideas That Made America: A Brief History

Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen (Merle Curti Associate Professor of History and Vilas-Borghesi Distinguished Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison)

History; History of the Americas; History: earliest times to present day; History of Western philosophy; History of ideas

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Drawing on a variety of discourses, from religion, philosophy, and political thought, to cultural criticism, social theory,... [more]

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How to Keep Your Cool: An Ancient Guide to Anger Management

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How to Keep Your Cool: An Ancient Guide to Anger Management

Seneca

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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Timeless wisdom on controlling anger in personal life and politics from the Roman Stoic philosopher and statesman Seneca.... [more]

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The Art of Bible Translation

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The Art of Bible Translation

Robert Alter

Translation & interpretation; Religion & beliefs; Judaism: sacred texts; Criticism & exegesis of sacred texts; Jewish studies

Hardback

An award-winning biblical translator reflects on the art of capturing the literary power of the Bible in English In this... [more]

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The Prophet

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The Prophet

Kahlil Gibran

Poetry; Poetry by individual poets; Philosophy; Gift books

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This edition of Gibran's collection of 26 poetic essays on life features a bonded-leather binding and distinctive gilt edging.... [more]

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Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living

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Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living

Pema Chodron

Religion & beliefs

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Start Where You Are is a handbook for cultivating fearlessness and awakening a compassionate heart, from Pema Chodron. She... [more]

$31.95

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Mark of the Raven (#1 Ravenwood Saga)

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Mark of the Raven (#1 Ravenwood Saga)

Morgan L. Busse

Fantasy; Religious & spiritual fiction; Christian life & practice

Paperback

Lady Selene is the heir to the Great House of Ravenwood--and to a powerful ability. But it comes with a dark secret. Tasked... [more]

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Philosophy of Nature

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Philosophy of Nature

Paul K. Feyerabend

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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Philosopher, physicist, and anarchist Paul Feyerabend was one of the most unconventional scholars of his time. His book Against... [more]

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The Upanishads

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The Upanishads

Eknath Easwaran

Religion & beliefs; Hindu sacred texts

Hardback

Easwaran is a leading authority on the Upanishads - his best-selling translation of the key Upanishads is accessible and reliable,... [more]

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How Not to Be a Victim: Vital Challenges from the Mission Engage Program

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How Not to Be a Victim: Vital Challenges from the Mission Engage Program...

James Grant

Christian ministry & pastoral activity; Psychology

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Father James offers another clear-eyed assessment - this time not merely about a religious institution but about an entire... [more]

$22.95

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Infinite Resignation: On Pessimism

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Infinite Resignation: On Pessimism

Eugene Thacker

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Popular philosophy

Paperback

A collection of aphorisms, fragments, and observations on philosophy and pessimism. [more]

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Heraclitus: The Inception of Occidental Thinking and Logic: Heraclitus's Doctrine of the Logos

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Heraclitus: The Inception of Occidental Thinking and Logic: Heraclitus's...

Martin Heidegger, Marnie Hanlon

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Aims to present an elucidation of the work of Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic philosopher as the author of On Nature , the first... [more]

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Bethlehem: Biography of a Town

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Bethlehem: Biography of a Town

Nicholas Blincoe

History; Middle Eastern history; Religion: general

Paperback

An unforgettable history of the beloved little town at the heart of the world's longest conflict, chronicling times of peace... [more]

$22.99

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