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The Lions' Den: Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky

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The Lions' Den: Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky...

Susie Linfield

Literary studies: general; History; Social & cultural history; Social & political philosophy; Jewish studies

Hardback

A lively intellectual history that explores how prominent midcentury public intellectuals approached Zionism and then the... [more]

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John Rawls: The Path to a Theory of Justice

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John Rawls: The Path to a Theory of Justice

Andrius Galisanka

Biography: general; Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; Popular philosophy; Political science & theory; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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Critics have maintained that John Rawls's theory of justice is unrealistic and undemocratic. Andrius Galisanka's incisive... [more]

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In Love with the World: What a Buddhist Monk Can Teach You About Living from Nearly Dying

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In Love with the World: What a Buddhist Monk Can Teach You About Living...

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Memoirs; Religion & beliefs; Buddhist life & practice; Tibetan Buddhism; Zen Buddhism

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The Buddhist master brings together ancient wisdom learned throughout his life and on his four-year wandering retreat, with... [more]

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Walking Meditation: Easy Steps to Mindfulness

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Walking Meditation: Easy Steps to Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh, Nguyen Anh-Huong

Religion & beliefs; Psychology

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Nobel Peace Prize-nominated Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh and one of his first students, Nguyen Anh-Huong, offer a different... [more]

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Why I Love the Apostle Paul: 30 Reasons

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Why I Love the Apostle Paul: 30 Reasons

John Piper

Religion & beliefs

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A bestselling author and popular pastor reflects on the ministry of Paul, famous persecutor-turned-missionary, drawing on... [more]

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Lighting the Path: The Dalai Lama teaches on wisdom and compassion

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Lighting the Path: The Dalai Lama teaches on wisdom and compassion

The Dalai Lama

Religion & beliefs; Spirituality & religious experience

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In this accessible and important follow up to The Art of Happiness His Holiness the Dalai Lama teaches us how to live a happier... [more]

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Tragedy, the Greeks and Us

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Tragedy, the Greeks and Us

Simon Critchley

Literary studies: general; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Popular philosophy

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We might think we are through with the past, but the past isn't through with us. Tragedy permits us to come face to face with... [more]

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Philosophy: Why It Matters

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Philosophy: Why It Matters

Helen Beebee, Michael Rush

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Teaching of a specific subject

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Philosophy is a set of tools and techniques for clearly and systematically considering our arguments and uncovering our hidden... [more]

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Logics of Worlds: Being and Event II

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Logics of Worlds: Being and Event II

Alain Badiou

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: logic

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Long-awaited sequel to Badiou's best-selling masterpiece, Being and Event, now available in paperback. [more]

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The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life

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The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life

David Brooks

Popular philosophy; Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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Are you on your first or second mountain? Is life about you - or others? About success - or something deeper?<br /><br... [more]

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Francis and the Animals

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Francis and the Animals

Piet Grobler

Religion & beliefs; Picture storybooks

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This is the story of Francis, who speaks with the animals. In this charming retelling of the life and teachings of this well... [more]

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Methodism: A Very Short Introduction

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Methodism: A Very Short Introduction

William J. Abraham (Albert Cook Outler Professor of Wesley Studies, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University)

Religion & beliefs; Methodist Churches

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Methodism began as renewal movement within Anglicanism in the eighteenth century, dominated the Protestant landscape of the... [more]

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Philosophical Elements of a Theory of Society

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Philosophical Elements of a Theory of Society

Theodor W. Adorno

Philosophy; Sociology; Advocate - Philosophy

Paperback

First published in German as Philosophische Elemente einer Theorie Der Gesellschaft, 1964. [more]

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Sartre: A Philosophical Biography

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Sartre: A Philosophical Biography

Thomas R. Flynn

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism

Paperback

This biography presents a conceptual genealogy of Sartre's philosophical thought, taking into account his imaginative literature,... [more]

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David Hume on Morals, Politics, and Society

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David Hume on Morals, Politics, and Society

David Hume

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

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A compact and accessible edition of Hume's political and moral writings with essays by a distinguished set of contributors... [more]

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The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales: Expanded Edition

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The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales: Expanded Edition

Maria Tatar

Literary theory; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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Murder, mutilation, cannibalism, infanticide, and incest: the darker side of classic fairy tales is the subject of this groundbreaking... [more]

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Thomas Aquinas: Basic Philosophical Writings: From the Summa Theologiae and The Principles of Nature (13th Century CE)

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Thomas Aquinas: Basic Philosophical Writings: From the Summa Theologiae...

Steven Baldner

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600

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Contains new translations of the philosophical writings of Thomas Aquinas from the Summa Theologiae and The Principles of... [more]

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Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

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Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium...

John Howe

European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Religion & beliefs; Christian Churches & denominations

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Before the Gregorian Reform challenges us to rethink the history of the Church and its place in the broader narrative of European... [more]

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Alchemy and Authority in the Holy Roman Empire

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Alchemy and Authority in the Holy Roman Empire

Tara Nummedal

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Magic, alchemy & hermetic thought; History of science

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What distinguished true alchemist from fraud? This question animated the lives and labors of common men who made a living... [more]

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Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

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Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

Robert Bartlett

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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One of the central challenges to contemporary political philosophy is the apparent impossibility of arriving at any commonly... [more]

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Loving Your Neighbour in an Age of Religious Conflict: A New Agenda for Interfaith Relations

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Loving Your Neighbour in an Age of Religious Conflict: A New Agenda for...

James Walters

Religion & beliefs; Interfaith relations; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Christian theology

Paperback

This book offers a fresh perspective on religious difference by setting local challenges within the global picture, and exploring... [more]

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A History of the Bible: The Book and Its Faiths

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A History of the Bible: The Book and Its Faiths

John Barton

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Church history; Christian theology; Judaism: sacred texts

Hardback

The Bible is the central book in Western culture, yet extraordinarily there is no proper history of it. This exceptional work,... [more]

$55.00

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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

Paperback

Is modernity really failing? [more]

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How Democracies Die: The International Bestseller: What History Reveals About Our Future

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How Democracies Die: The International Bestseller: What History Reveals...

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'etat - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion,... [more]

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Humour

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Humour

Terry Eagleton

Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

A compelling guide to the fundamental place of humour and comedy within Western culture--by one of its greatest exponents... [more]

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