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James Surowiecki's The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many are Smarter than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economics, Societies, and Nations

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James Surowiecki's The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many are Smarter than the...

Nikki Springer

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Social, group or collective psychology; Occupational & industrial psychology; Organisational theory & behaviour

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In The Wisdom of Crowds, New Yorker columnist, Surowiecki, explores the question of whether the many are better than an elite... [more]

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Essais II

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Essais II

Michel de Montaigne

Philosophy; Languages & ESL

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The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao

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The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao

Ian Johnson

History; Asian history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; History of religion; Marxism & Communism

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In no society on Earth was there such a ferocious attempt to eradicate all trace of religion as in modern China. But now,... [more]

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A Call for Revolution

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A Call for Revolution

Dalai Lama, Sofia Stril-Rever

Philosophy; Society & culture: general; Psychology

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A RALLYING CRY FOR THE WHOLE WORLD, BY ONE OF THE MOST RESPECTED LEADERS OF OUR TROUBLED TIMES. This eloquent, impassioned... [more]

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Michel Foucault's What is an Author?

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Michel Foucault's What is an Author?

Tim Smith-Laing

Literary theory; Philosophy

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Michel Foucault's 1969 essay What is an Author? sidesteps the stormy arguments surrounding intentional fallacy and the... [more]

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William Wordsworth's Preface to The Lyrical Ballads

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William Wordsworth's Preface to The Lyrical Ballads

Alex Latter, Rachel Teubner

Literary theory; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Philosophy

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Central to the creative process of the Romantic poets that followed him, Wordsworth's Preface to the Lyrical Ballads has been... [more]

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Engaging Japanese Philosophy: A Short History

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Engaging Japanese Philosophy: A Short History

Thomas P. Kasulis

Philosophy; Oriental & Indian philosophy

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Philosophy challenges our assumptions - especially when it comes to us from another culture. In exploring Japanese philosophy,... [more]

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The Art of Rhetoric

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The Art of Rhetoric

Aristotle

Semantics; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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Aristotle's Art of Rhetoric is a treatise concerning the theory and practice of the most dynamic form of discourse in Classical... [more]

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Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition

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Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition

Omid Safi

Poetry by individual poets; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Islam

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This stunning collection showcases the love poetry and mystical teachings at the heart of the Islamic tradition in accurate... [more]

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Picnic Comma Lightning: In Search of a New Reality

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Picnic Comma Lightning: In Search of a New Reality

Laurence Scott

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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In it, award-winning author Laurence Scott provides a lively and accessible new philosophy for this epoch in Western civilisation,... [more]

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Finding Purpose in a Godless World: Why We Care Even If the Universe Doesn't

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Finding Purpose in a Godless World: Why We Care Even If the Universe Doesn't...

Ralph Lewis

Philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Eclectic & esoteric religions & belief systems; Psychology

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Drawing on years of wide-ranging, intensive clinical experience, and his own family experience with cancer, the author helps... [more]

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Martin Buber's I and Thou

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Martin Buber's I and Thou

Simon Ravenscroft

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Religion: general

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Martin Buber's I and Thou argues that humans engage with the world in two ways. One is with the attitude of an `I' towards... [more]

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Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives: The First 1000 Years

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Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives: The First 1000 Years

Chase F. Robinson

History; General & world history; History of religion; Islam; Islamic studies

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The religious thinkers, political leaders, law-makers, writers and philosophers of the early Muslim world helped to shape... [more]

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The Moor's Last Stand: How Seven Centuries of Muslim Rule in Spain Came to an End

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The Moor's Last Stand: How Seven Centuries of Muslim Rule in Spain Came...

Elizabeth Drayson

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Interfaith relations

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The first full account in any language of the last Muslim king of Spain. An action-packed story of betrayal, courage, intrigue,... [more]

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Headstrong Daughters: Inspiring Stories from the New Generation of Australian Muslim Women

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Headstrong Daughters: Inspiring Stories from the New Generation of Australian...

Nadia Jamal

History; Islamic life & practice; Gender studies: women; Islamic studies

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Japanese Death Poems: Written by Zen Monks and Haiku Poets on the Verge of Death

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Japanese Death Poems: Written by Zen Monks and Haiku Poets on the Verge...

Yoel Hoffmann

Poetry; Poetry anthologies; Zen Buddhism

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A wonderful introduction the Japanese tradition of jisei, this volume is crammed with exquisite, spontaneous verse and pity,... [more]

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Illustrated Myths and Legends of China: The Ages of Chaos and Heroes

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Illustrated Myths and Legends of China: The Ages of Chaos and Heroes

Huang Dehai, Xiang Jing, Zhang Dinghao

Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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Illustrated Myths and Legends of China contains 32 carefully chosen stories from classical Chinese mythology. [more]

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The Little Book of Christian Mysticism: Essential Wisdom of Saints, Seers, and Sages

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The Little Book of Christian Mysticism: Essential Wisdom of Saints, Seers,...

Carl McColman (Carl McColman)

Religion & beliefs; Christian mysticism

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The Dawn of Christianity: People and Gods in a Time of Magic and Miracles

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The Dawn of Christianity: People and Gods in a Time of Magic and Miracles...

Robert Knapp

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; The Early Church

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Robert Knapp reveals why some ordinary people in Judea and in the Roman and Greek worlds embraced a new approach to the supernatural... [more]

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The Fox Hunt: Four Strangers, Thirteen Days, and One Man's Amazing Journey to Safety

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The Fox Hunt: Four Strangers, Thirteen Days, and One Man's Amazing Journey...

Mohammed Al Samawi

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Interfaith relations

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A young man's moving story of love, war, and hope in which he recounts his harrowing escape from fanaticism and a brutal civil... [more]

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Bourdieu: A Critical Introduction

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Bourdieu: A Critical Introduction

Tony Schirato, Mary Roberts

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Social theory

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Throughout his career, French philosopher Pierre Bourdieu sought to interrogate what he described as the 'social unconscious',... [more]

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The News: A User's Manual

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The News: A User's Manual

Alain de Botton

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Media studies

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With an exploration of our obsession with media, this book examines a number of archetypal news stories - a plane crash, a... [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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What Are You Doing With Your Life?

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What Are You Doing With Your Life?

J. Krishnamurti

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Popular philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Spirituality & religious experience

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`One of the greatest thinkers of the age' The Dalai Lama 'One of the five saints of the 20th century' - TIME magazine 'Krishnamurti... [more]

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Carpe Diem Regained: The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day

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Carpe Diem Regained: The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day

Roman Krznaric

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; History of ideas; Self-help & personal development

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Existentialism is backCarpe diem - `seize the day' - is one of the oldest pieces of life advice in Western history. In Carpe... [more]

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