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Philosophy & Religion

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The Crucible of Islam

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The Crucible of Islam

G. W. Bowersock

Middle Eastern history; Religion & beliefs; Comparative religion; Islam; Advocate - Religion

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Little is known about sixth-century Arabia. Yet from this distant time and place emerged a faith and an empire that stretched... [more]

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Ethics into Action: Learning from a Tube of Toothpaste

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Ethics into Action: Learning from a Tube of Toothpaste

Peter Singer

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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More than twenty years after its publication, Peter Singer's Ethics into Action continues to inspire new activists through... [more]

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The Secret World of Farm Animals

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The Secret World of Farm Animals

Jeffrey Masson

Ethics & moral philosophy; Animals & society; Psychology: emotions; Mathematics & Sciences; Farm & working animals; Advocate - Science

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`An unbelievably inspiring book' Peter Wohlleben, author of The Hidden Life of TreesDid you know that pigs frequently throw... [more]

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A Political Philosophy: Arguments for Conservatism

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A Political Philosophy: Arguments for Conservatism

Roger Scruton

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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In this timely new edition of his classic book A Political Philosophy, celebrated conservative philosopher Roger Scruton interrogates... [more]

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Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left

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Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left

Roger Scruton

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies

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What does the Left look like today and how has it evolved? Is there any foundation for resistance to its agenda without religious... [more]

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Once and Future

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Once and Future

Amy Rose Capetta, Cori McCarthy

Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction; Celtic religion & mythology; Science fiction (Children's&YA); Fantasy & magical realism (Children's&YA)

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A new King Arthur has risen and she's got a universe to save [more]

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Meditations

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Meditations

Marcus Aurelius

Biography: historical, political & military; Ethics & moral philosophy

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In Meditations, now available in a highly designed paperback with flaps, Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, who ruled from 161... [more]

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Bulfinch's Mythology: Stories of Gods and Heroes

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Bulfinch's Mythology: Stories of Gods and Heroes

Thomas Bulfinch

Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs

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This first volume of Bulfinch's Mythology, now available in a highly designed paperback with flaps, includes the classic stories... [more]

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A Summer with Montaigne: Notes on a Man Without Prejudice

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A Summer with Montaigne: Notes on a Man Without Prejudice

Antoine Compagnon

Philosophy

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In his writing and his person, Michel de Montaigne embodied the Humanist ideal. He stands at the start of the French Renaissance... [more]

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Confessions: A New Translation

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Confessions: A New Translation

Augustine

Biography: religious & spiritual; History of religion; Christianity

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This translation of Confessions enlivens the beguiling world of late antiquity. [more]

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China's Forgotten People: Xinjiang, Terror and the Chinese State

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China's Forgotten People: Xinjiang, Terror and the Chinese State

Nick Holdstock

History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Islamic studies; Geopolitics; Political oppression & persecution

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Lifting the lid on China's secret struggle with home-grown Islamic Terrorism [more]

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Republic

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Republic

Plato

Ethics & moral philosophy

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In the definitive philosophic work the Republic, now available in a highly designed paperback with flaps, Plato ponders the... [more]

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The Three Dimensions of Freedom

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The Three Dimensions of Freedom

Billy Bragg

Literary essays; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & politics; Politics & government; Advocate - Politics

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He shows us that Freedom requires three dimensions to function: Liberty, Equality, and Accountability - and the result is... [more]

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Existentialism and Excess: The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre

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Existentialism and Excess: The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre

Gary Cox

Biography; Biography: literary; Phenomenology & Existentialism

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Jean-Paul Sartre is an undisputed giant of twentieth-century philosophy. His intellectual writings popularizing existentialism... [more]

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Disparities

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Disparities

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Social & political philosophy

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The concept of disparity has long been a topic of obsession and argument for philosophers but Slavoj Zizek would argue that... [more]

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Kierkegaard's Muse: The Mystery of Regine Olsen

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Kierkegaard's Muse: The Mystery of Regine Olsen

Joakim Garff

Biography; Biography: general; Philosophy

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The first biography of Kierkegaard's literary muse, from the author of the definitive life of the philosopher Kierkegaard's... [more]

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan Peterson

Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Clinical psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

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Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become... [more]

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The Elements of Arguments: An Introduction to Critical Thinking and Logic

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The Elements of Arguments: An Introduction to Critical Thinking and Logic...

Phillip Turetzky

Philosophy; Philosophy: logic

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Examines such central critical thinking topics as informal fallacies, the difference between validity and truth, basic formal... [more]

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Why Liberalism Failed

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Why Liberalism Failed

Patrick J. Deneen

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies

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One of the most important political books of 2018. --Rod Dreher, American Conservative [more]

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The Book of Common Prayer: A Biography

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The Book of Common Prayer: A Biography

Alan Jacobs

Religion & beliefs; Christian prayerbooks

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Shows from its beginnings as a means of social and political control in the England of Henry VIII to its worldwide presence... [more]

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The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought

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The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship...

Dennis C. Rasmussen

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Economic history; Advocate - Biography

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The story of the greatest of all philosophical friendships-and how it influenced modern thought David Hume is arguably... [more]

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Economy and Society: A New Translation

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Economy and Society: A New Translation

Max Weber

Social & political philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social theory; Political science & theory; Political ideologies; Economic theory & philosophy

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Keith Tribe's new translation presents Economy and Society as it stood when Max Weber died. One of the world's leading experts... [more]

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Of Time and Lamentation

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Of Time and Lamentation

Raymond Tallis

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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A bold, original and thought-provoking exploration of the nature and meaning of time. Tallis, with characteristic fearlessness,... [more]

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The Habermas-Rawls Debate

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The Habermas-Rawls Debate

James Finlayson

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Social & political philosophy

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In the 1990s, Jurgen Habermas and John Rawls had a famous exchange in the Journal of Philosophy. In this book, James Gordon... [more]

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The Rites of Passage (Second Edition)

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The Rites of Passage (Second Edition)

Arnold Van Gennep

Comparative religion; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies

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Folklorist Arnold van Gennep's masterwork, The Rites of Passage, has been a staple of anthropological education for more than... [more]

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