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The Pope Who Would Be King: The Exile of Pius IX and the Emergence of Modern Europe

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The Pope Who Would Be King: The Exile of Pius IX and the Emergence of Modern...

David I. Kertzer (Paul Dupee, Jr. University Professor of Social Science, Brown University)

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Church history; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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The untold story of the bloody revolution that stripped the pope of political power and signalled the birth of modern Europe.... [more]

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Ancient Rhetoric: From Aristotle to Philostratus

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Ancient Rhetoric: From Aristotle to Philostratus

Thomas N. Habinek

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Classical rhetoric is one of the earliest versions of what is today known as media studies. It was absolutely crucial to life... [more]

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The Christian Year in Painting

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The Christian Year in Painting

John S. Dixon

Art & Architecture; Religious subjects depicted in art; Christian worship, rites & ceremonies

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The only book in print to present paintings of all the key biblical events in the Christian calendar by Old Masters from the... [more]

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The Human Instinct: How We Evolved to Have Reason, Consciousness, and Free Will

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The Human Instinct: How We Evolved to Have Reason, Consciousness, and Free...

Kenneth R. Miller

Religion & science; Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Baruch Spinoza's Ethics

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Baruch Spinoza's Ethics

Gary Slater, Andreas Vrahimis

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Nature & existence of God

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Baruch Spinoza's Ethics is a dense masterpiece of sustained argumentative reasoning. It earned its place as one of the most... [more]

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The Old Social Classes and the Revolutionary Movement in Iraq (Macat Library)

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The Old Social Classes and the Revolutionary Movement in Iraq (Macat Library)...

Dale Stahl

Social & cultural history; Philosophy; Social classes; Revolutionary groups & movements

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How do you solve a problem like understanding Iraq? For Hanna Batatu, the solution to this conundrum lay in generating alternative... [more]

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Sacred Britannia: The Gods and Rituals of Roman Britain

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Sacred Britannia: The Gods and Rituals of Roman Britain

Miranda Aldhouse-Green

History; British & Irish history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Archaeology by period & region; History of religion

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A compelling new account of religion in Roman Britain, weaving together the latest archaeological research and a new analysis... [more]

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Risk assessment; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Macroeconomics; Management: leadership & motivation; Popular psychology

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Is the pope atheist? Why can a stubborn minority easily end up ruling? Should you take advice from a salesperson? This book... [more]

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Logos

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Logos

Raymond Tallis

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind

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Raymond Tallis steps into the gap between mind and world to explore what is at stake in our attempts to make sense of our... [more]

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The School of Life Dictionary

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The School of Life Dictionary

The School of Life

Dictionaries; Reference works; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Popular psychology

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The School of Life's dictionary of emotional intelligence, offering the vocabulary required to understand ourselves, others... [more]

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Dangerous Mystic: Meister Eckhart's Path to the God Within

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Dangerous Mystic: Meister Eckhart's Path to the God Within

Joel F. Harrington

Religion & beliefs; Religion: general

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Meister Eckhart was a medieval Christian mystic whose wisdom powerfully appeals to seekers seven centuries after his death.... [more]

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Tocqueville's Political Economy

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Tocqueville's Political Economy

Richard Swedberg

Social & political philosophy; History of ideas; Sociology; Business & Economics; Political economy; Economic history

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Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59) has long been recognized as a major political and social thinker as well as historian, but... [more]

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Science Unlimited?: The Challenges of Scientism

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Science Unlimited?: The Challenges of Scientism

Maarten Boudry, Massimo Pigliucci

Philosophy; Philosophy of science

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All too often in contemporary discourse, we hear about science overstepping its proper limits - about its brazenness, arrogance,... [more]

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Decoding Chomsky: Science and Revolutionary Politics

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Decoding Chomsky: Science and Revolutionary Politics

Chris Knight

Philosophy of language; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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A fresh and fascinating look at the philosophies, politics, and intellectual legacy of one of the twentieth century's most... [more]

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress...

Steven Pinker

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Philosophy of science

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An assessment of the human condition in the twenty-first century presents data demonstrating that life quality, health, prosperity,... [more]

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How Democracies Die: What History Reveals About Our Future

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How Democracies Die: What History Reveals About Our Future

Steven Levitsky, Daniel Ziblatt

History: theory & methods; Religion & politics; Politics & government; Comparative politics; Political structures: democracy; Geopolitics

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Democracies can die with a coup d'Utat - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion,... [more]

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C. S. Lewis

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C. S. Lewis

Stewart Goetz

Biography; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Christian theology

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The definitive exploration of C.S. Lewis s philosophical thought, and its connection with his theological and literary work... [more]

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Holy Bible (Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics: Omnibus Edition): King James Version

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Holy Bible (Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics: Omnibus Edition): King...

Gustave Dore

Religion & beliefs; Bibles

Paperback

When the King James translation of the Bible was first published in 1611, it was the first time that many people throughout... [more]

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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

Daniel C. Dennett

Philosophy of mind; Eclectic & esoteric religions & belief systems; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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What is human consciousness and how is it possible? These questions fascinate thinking people from poets and painters to physicists,... [more]

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The Logic of Faith: A Buddhist Approach to Finding Certainty Beyond Belief and Doubt

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The Logic of Faith: A Buddhist Approach to Finding Certainty Beyond Belief...

Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel

Religion & beliefs

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Faith ( the F word, as the author calls it) is a problematic concept. It has various meanings, including as a way of referring... [more]

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When Einstein Walked with G del: Excursions to the Edge of Thought

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When Einstein Walked with G del: Excursions to the Edge of Thought

Jim Holt

Literary essays; Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Science: general issues; Cosmology & the universe

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A collection of essays on philosophy, mathematics, and science, and the people who pursue them -- [more]

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Edmund: In Search of England's Lost King

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Edmund: In Search of England's Lost King

Francis Young

History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Medieval European archaeology; Church history; Folklore, myths & legends

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What buried secret lies beneath the stones of one of England's greatest former churches and shrines? [more]

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Islam in Pakistan: A History

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Islam in Pakistan: A History

Muhammad Qasim Zaman, Muhammad Zaman

History; Asian history; History of religion; Islam; Religious & theocratic ideologies

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The first book to explore the modern history of Islam in South Asia The first modern state to be founded in the name of... [more]

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On Color

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On Color

David Kastan, Stephen Farthing

Art & Architecture; Art techniques & principles; Literary reference works; Social & cultural history; Philosophy: aesthetics; Cognition & cognitive psychology

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Ranging from Homer to Picasso, and from the Iranian Revolution to The Wizard of Oz, this spirited and radiant book awakens... [more]

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What Is the Present?

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What Is the Present?

Michael North

Literature: history & criticism; Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: aesthetics

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A provocative new look at concepts of the present, their connection to ideas about time, and their effect on literature, art,... [more]

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