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A Secular Age

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A Secular Age

Charles Taylor (McGill University)

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Philosophy of religion

Paperback

Almost everyone would agree that the place of religion in our societies has changed profoundly over the years. This book takes... [more]

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German Philosophy: A Dialogue

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German Philosophy: A Dialogue

Alain Badiou, Jean-Luc Nancy

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy

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Two eminent French philosophers discuss German philosophy-including the legacy of Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Adorno, Fichte,... [more]

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Understanding Ignorance: The Surprising Impact of What We Don't Know

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Understanding Ignorance: The Surprising Impact of What We Don't Know

Daniel R. DeNicola

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Popular philosophy; Politics & government

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An exploration of what we can know about what we don't know: why ignorance is more than simply a lack of knowledge. [more]

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The Happiness Fantasy

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The Happiness Fantasy

Carl Cederstrom

Social & cultural history; Philosophy; Psychology; Psychology: emotions

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Happiness has meant different things in different times: according to Aristotle, only the gods could be truly happy, but if... [more]

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The Exodus

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The Exodus

Richard Elliott Friedman

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Religion & beliefs; Judaism

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The Exodus has become a core tradition of Western civilization. Millions read it, retell it, and celebrate it. But did it... [more]

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Insomnia

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Insomnia

Marina Benjamin

Biography; Memoirs; Popular philosophy; Sleep & dreams; Sleep disorders & therapy

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Marina Benjamin's Insomnia is part memoir and part philosophical inquiry. An intense and lyrical personal narrative into a... [more]

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God is Beautiful: The Aesthetic Experience of the Quran

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God is Beautiful: The Aesthetic Experience of the Quran

Navid Kermani

Religion & beliefs; The Koran; Criticism & exegesis of sacred texts

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The melodious recitation of the Quran is a fundamental aesthetic experience for Muslims, and the start of a compelling journey... [more]

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A Supernatural War: Magic, Divination, and Faith during the First World War

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A Supernatural War: Magic, Divination, and Faith during the First World...

Owen Davies

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; First World War; Alternative belief systems

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How widespread belief in fortune-telling, prophecies, spirits, magic, and protective talismans gripped the battlefields and... [more]

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Atheism

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Atheism

Jeff Love

Philosophy; Agnosticism & atheism

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Atheism is an erudite and open-ended exploration of profound questions of estrangement, death, suicide, and the infinite that... [more]

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The Story of Myth

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The Story of Myth

Sarah Iles Johnston

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Literary reference works; European history; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Folklore, myths & legends

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Sarah Iles Johnston argues that the nature of myths as gripping tales starring vivid characters enabled them to do their most... [more]

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God in the Qur'an

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God in the Qur'an

Jack Miles

Religion & beliefs; Comparative religion; The Koran

Hardback

This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf --Title page verso. [more]

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When I Spoke in Tongues: A Story of Faith and Its Loss

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When I Spoke in Tongues: A Story of Faith and Its Loss

Jessica Wilbanks

Biography: general; Religion & beliefs

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A young woman's journey to reconcile her lack of belief with her love for her deeply religious family [more]

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The Death of the Gods: The New Global Power Grab

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The Death of the Gods: The New Global Power Grab

Carl Miller

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Political science & theory; Impact of science & technology on society

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From a cyber-crime raid in suburbia to the engine rooms of Silicon Valley, and from the digital soldiers of Berkshire to the... [more]

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How To Be A Muslim

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How To Be A Muslim

Haroon Moghul

Biography: general; Religion & beliefs

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A young Muslim leader's memoir of his struggles to forge an American Muslim identity [more]

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

Jeff Guinn

Biography: religious & spiritual; True crime; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects

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A comprehensive, authoritatve story of preacher Jim Jones, who was responsible for the largest murder-suicide in American... [more]

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Jesus: A Beginner's Guide

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Jesus: A Beginner's Guide

Anthony Le Donne

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; The historical Jesus

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An accessible introduction to the founder of Christianity, combining history with theological debate. [more]

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Living in the End Times

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Living in the End Times

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Social forecasting, future studies

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Zizek analyzes the end of the world at the hands of the four riders of the apocalypse [more]

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Buddhism Plain and Simple: The Practice of Being Aware Right Now, Every Day

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Buddhism Plain and Simple: The Practice of Being Aware Right Now, Every...

Steve Hagen

Religion & beliefs

Paperback

This is the clearest and most precise exposition of Buddhism I have ever read. If you're looking for enlightenment rather... [more]

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Is Gender Fluid?: A primer for the 21st century

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Is Gender Fluid?: A primer for the 21st century

Sally Hines (University of Leeds UK)

History of Western philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies, gender groups; Gay & Lesbian studies

Paperback

One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new `Big Idea' series, this intelligent, stimulating book assesses the... [more]

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Is Democracy Failing?: A primer for the 21st century

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Is Democracy Failing?: A primer for the 21st century

Niheer Dasandi

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Central government

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One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new `Big Idea' series, this book explores and interrogates each form of... [more]

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Is Capitalism Working?: A primer for the 21st century

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Is Capitalism Working?: A primer for the 21st century

Jacob Field

Reference works; Philosophy; Politics & government; Business & management

Paperback

One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new `Big Idea' series, this incisive discussion of capitalism breaks down... [more]

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First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

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First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Social & political philosophy; Social issues & processes

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The leading philosopher of our time tackles the demise of liberalism, from the tragedy of 9/11 to the farce of the financial... [more]

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Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

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Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

John Danaher (Lecturer, National University of Ireland), Neil McArthur (Associate Director, University of Manitoba)

Philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Impact of science & technology on society; Machine learning; Human-computer interaction

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Perspectives from philosophy, psychology religious studies, economics, and law on the possible future of robot-human sexual... [more]

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Genetic Ethics: An Introduction

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Genetic Ethics: An Introduction

Colin Farrelly

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Genetics (non-medical); Advocate - Philosophy

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In this deftly written book, philosopher Colin Farrelly contemplates the various ethical and social quandaries raised by the... [more]

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The Archbishops of Canterbury: A Tale of Church and State

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The Archbishops of Canterbury: A Tale of Church and State

John Butler

Social & cultural history; Religion & beliefs; Church history; Anglican & Episcopalian Churches, Church of England

Paperback

The office of Archbishop of Canterbury is the oldest continuous institution in Britain - older than the English crown and... [more]

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