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Philosophy & Religion

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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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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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A World Beyond Physics: The Emergence and Evolution of Life

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A World Beyond Physics: The Emergence and Evolution of Life

Stuart Kauffman

Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution; Developmental biology

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Explores the possiblity and process of evolution beyond the standard and established scientific principles. [more]

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A Meaning to Life

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A Meaning to Life

Michael Ruse

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Philosophy of religion

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Does human life have any meaning? Does the question even make sense today? For centuries, the question of the meaning or purpose... [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

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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

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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

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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

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The Bible is the central book in Western culture, yet extraordinarily there is no proper history of it. This exceptional work,... [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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Earthly Immortalities: How the Dead Live On in the Lives of Others

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Earthly Immortalities: How the Dead Live On in the Lives of Others

Peter Moore

Philosophy

Hardback

In this thought-provoking book, Peter Moore examines the often overlooked issues concerning human mortality, the fragile ways... [more]

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The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order

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The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order

Hal Brands, Charles Edel

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; General & world history; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

Hardback

An eloquent call to draw on the lessons of the past to address current threats to international order [more]

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Arabs: A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires

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Arabs: A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires

Tim Mackintosh-Smith

History; General & world history; Middle Eastern history; History of religion; Islam

Hardback

A riveting, comprehensive history of the Arab peoples and tribes that explores the role of language as a cultural touchstone... [more]

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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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Hearing Healing Hope: The Ministry of Service in Challenging Times

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Hearing Healing Hope: The Ministry of Service in Challenging Times

Gabrielle McMullen, Patrice Scales, Denis Fitzgerald

Religion & beliefs; Religion: general; Social welfare & social services; Central government policies; Applied ecology

Paperback

The 2018 national conference entitled Hearing, Healing, Hope was held on 21-23 February at the Catholic Leadership Centre... [more]

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North Pole: Nature and Culture

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North Pole: Nature and Culture

Michael Bravo

History of other lands; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Social & cultural history; Ancient religions & mythologies; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

Tracing poles and polarity back to their sacred ancient civilizations, this book explores how the idea of a North Pole has... [more]

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The Long Path to Wisdom: Tales From Burma

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The Long Path to Wisdom: Tales From Burma

Jan-Philipp Sendker

Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

Paperback

Originally published in German as Das Geheimnis des alten M onches: M archen und Fabeln aus Burma in 2017 by Karl Blessing... [more]

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