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The Monarchy of Fear: A Philosopher Looks at Our Political Crisis

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The Monarchy of Fear: A Philosopher Looks at Our Political Crisis

Martha C Nussbaum

History of the Americas; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Ethics & moral philosophy; Politics & government; Political structures: democracy

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From one of the world's most celebrated moral philosophers comes a thorough examination of the current political crisis and... [more]

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Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

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Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

Sam Harris, Maajid Nawaz

Religion & beliefs; Religion & politics; Islam; Political science & theory

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In this dialogue between a famous atheist and a former radical, Harris and Nawaz invite readers to join an urgently needed... [more]

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The First Christmas

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The First Christmas

Jess Racklyeft

Religion & beliefs; Christian worship, rites & ceremonies; Children's & Educational; Picture storybooks; Children's & young adult fiction & true stories

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The First Christmas perfectly captures the wonder of the nativity and celebrates the Christmas spirit of giving and togetherness.... [more]

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The Myths We Live By: Adventures in Democracy, Free Speech and Other Liberal Inventions

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The Myths We Live By: Adventures in Democracy, Free Speech and Other Liberal...

Peter Cave

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Political structures: democracy; Advocate - Philosophy

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Discover how philosophy can shine a light on the world's most divisive issues [more]

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Christmas: A short history from solstice to santa

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Christmas: A short history from solstice to santa

Andy Thomas

Religion & beliefs; Christianity; Nostalgia: general; Gift books; Advocate - Religion

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Christmas tells the story behind the sparkle and the merriment, and shows why, despite commercialism, Christmas has survived... [more]

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The End: A Conversation

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The End: A Conversation

Alain Badiou, Giovanbattista Tusa

Philosophy; Political science & theory

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The notion of `the end' has long occupied philosophical thought. In light of the horrors of the twentieth century, some writers... [more]

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Perfecting Wisdom: How Things Appear and How They Truly Are

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Perfecting Wisdom: How Things Appear and How They Truly Are

Dalai Lama

Religion & beliefs

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This book was previously published under the title Transcendent Wisdom. [more]

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The Power of Chowa: Finding Your Balance Using the Japanese Wisdom of Chowa

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The Power of Chowa: Finding Your Balance Using the Japanese Wisdom of Chowa...

Akemi Tanaka

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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A guide to finding balance in every area of our busy lives, using the Japanese wisdom of chowa [more]

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The Philosophical Hitchcock: Vertigo  and the Anxieties of Unknowingness

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The Philosophical Hitchcock: Vertigo and the Anxieties of Unknowingness...

Robert B Pippin

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Philosophy: aesthetics; Media studies

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On the surface, The Philosophical Hitchcock: Vertigo and the Anxieties of Unknowingness, is a close reading of Alfred Hitchcock's... [more]

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

Interdisciplinary studies; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy of mind; Cognition & cognitive psychology

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An extraordinary journey through the history of the human imagination, from the dawn of civilization to the present day [more]

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

Philippa Lang

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Modern science and its technology are the children of the seventeenth-century. Shedding fresh light on topics such as Euclid's... [more]

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Sex and the Failed Absolute

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Sex and the Failed Absolute

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Social & political philosophy; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology); Marxism & Communism

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In the most rigorous articulation of his philosophical system to date, Slavoj Zizek provides nothing short of a new definition... [more]

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

Henry Hitchings

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; British & Irish history; Popular philosophy

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Part portrait of Britain's greatest man of letters, part guide to life, a witty and erudite re-evaluation of Dr Johnson's... [more]

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The Masque of Africa

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The Masque of Africa

V. S. Naipaul

History; Religion: general; Travel writing

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An astonishingly prescient, beautifully written and deeply humane meditation on belief from the late Nobel Laureate, Sir V.... [more]

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Entrenchment: Wealth, Power, and the Constitution of Democratic Societies

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Entrenchment: Wealth, Power, and the Constitution of Democratic Societies...

Paul Starr

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Economic history

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An investigation into the foundations of democratic societies and the ongoing struggle over the power of concentrated wealth... [more]

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Our Great Purpose: Adam Smith on Living a Better Life

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Our Great Purpose: Adam Smith on Living a Better Life

Ryan Patrick Hanley

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Economics; Self-help & personal development

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Hanley shows how Smith set forth a vision of the worthy life that is uniquely suited to people today. Full of invaluable insights... [more]

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Karl Marx: Philosophy and Revolution

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Karl Marx: Philosophy and Revolution

Shlomo Avineri

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: religious & spiritual; Philosophy; Marxism & Communism

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A new exploration of Karl Marx's life through his intellectual contributions to modern thought [more]

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Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind

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Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind

Susan Schneider

Popular philosophy; Neurosciences; Computer science; Artificial intelligence

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A sober-minded philosophical exploration of what AI can and cannot achieve Humans may not be Earth's most intelligent beings... [more]

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Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

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Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

Stephen Fry

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; History; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted... [more]

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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

Edith Hall

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Popular philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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`Wonderful and timely ... Hugely recommended' STEPHEN FRYWhat do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? In this handbook... [more]

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Korean Bible

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Korean Bible

Zondervan

Bibles; Languages & ESL

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This contemporary Korean Bible features the Korean Living Bible translation and is ideal for outreach or personal use. [more]

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The Rapture

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The Rapture

Claire McGlasson

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Religious & spiritual fiction; Christianity

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The friends become intimate as they wait together for the Lord to return to their very own Garden of Eden and to begin with... [more]

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Dream Angus: The Celtic God of Dreams

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Dream Angus: The Celtic God of Dreams

Alexander McCall Smith

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs

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The powerful retelling of the Celtic myth of Angus, god of dreams, from the number one Sunday Times bestselling author [more]

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Buddhism for Meat Eaters: Simple Wisdom for a Kinder World

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Buddhism for Meat Eaters: Simple Wisdom for a Kinder World

Josephine Moon

Popular philosophy; Psychology

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For many years Josephine Moon struggled with the question of eating meat, fervently wishing to live as a vegetarian yet requiring... [more]

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A Philosophy of Luxury

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A Philosophy of Luxury

Lambert Wiesing

Theory of art; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy; Cultural studies

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In this thought-provoking book Lambert Wiesing asks simply: What is luxury? Drawing on a fascinating range of examples, he... [more]

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