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Dissenting Words: Interviews with Jacques Ranciere 1976-2015

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Dissenting Words: Interviews with Jacques Ranciere 1976-2015

Jacques Ranciere

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

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Dissenting Words is a lively and engaging collection of interviews that span the length of Jacques Ranciere's trajectory,... [more]

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Whale Song

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Whale Song

Margret Grebowicz

Philosophy: aesthetics; Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences

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Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the... [more]

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The New Cosmic Story: Inside Our Awakening Universe

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The New Cosmic Story: Inside Our Awakening Universe

John F. Haught

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Spirituality & religious experience; History of science; Cosmology & the universe

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A foremost thinker on science and religion argues that an adequate understanding of cosmic history requires attention to the... [more]

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The Moral Economists: R. H. Tawney, Karl Polanyi, E. P. Thompson, and the Critique of Capitalism

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The Moral Economists: R. H. Tawney, Karl Polanyi, E. P. Thompson, and the...

Tim Rogan

British & Irish history; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic history

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A fresh look at how three important twentieth-century British thinkers viewed capitalism through a moral rather than material... [more]

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The Concept of Presocratic Philosophy: Its Origin, Development, and Significance

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The Concept of Presocratic Philosophy: Its Origin, Development, and Significance...

Andre Laks

Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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When we talk about Presocratic philosophy, we are speaking about the origins of Greek philosophy and Western rationality itself.... [more]

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A Haunting Place: The Most Haunted Places Around the World

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A Haunting Place: The Most Haunted Places Around the World

Glen Williams

Religion & beliefs; Ghosts & poltergeists

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A Haunting Place is a book that explores both the mysterious and ghostly encounters in locations in Australia and around the... [more]

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On the Origin of Species

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On the Origin of Species

Kathleen Bryson

Philosophy; Human geography

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The idea of evolution and that earth's species descended from common ancestors had already been around for some time when... [more]

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Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devestating Catastrophe 1958-62

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Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devestating Catastrophe...

John Wagner Givens

History; Philosophy; Study & learning skills: general

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Dikotter's 2010 masterpiece catalogues the tragedy and the cover-up of the hideous famine caused by the Great Leap Forward-Mao... [more]

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The Selfish Gene

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The Selfish Gene

Nicola Davis

Philosophy; Human geography

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The Selfish Gene is that rarest of things: an outstanding work of scholarship that has seeped into popular culture. Richard... [more]

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Common Sense

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Common Sense

Ian Jackson

History; Philosophy; Psychology; Study & learning skills: general

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Published in 1776, when America was teetering on the brink of war with Britain, Common Sense galvanized the colonists and... [more]

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Beyond Good and Evil

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Beyond Good and Evil

Don Berry

Philosophy

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In Beyond God, Neitzsche explores what society might look like if we were brave enough to emerge fully from the shadow of... [more]

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Mythologies

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Mythologies

John E. Gomez

Literature: history & criticism; Literary theory; Philosophy; Political science & theory

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Advertisements for soap. The image of a film star. We accept these common objects as a normal part of our life. But each also... [more]

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The Second Sex

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The Second Sex

Rachele Dini

Literature: history & criticism; Philosophy

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The Second Sex caused uproar when it appeared in 1949. Simone de Beauvoir sets out groundbreaking ideas on what it meant to... [more]

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Ruth Scobie

Literature: history & criticism; Literary theory; Philosophy; Political science & theory

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Wollstonecraft's 1792 work sets out all the chief principles of feminist thought developed by later feminist writers and activists.... [more]

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The Phenomenology of Spirit

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The Phenomenology of Spirit

Ian Jackson

Philosophy

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Hegel's most influential work introduces the idea that philosophical truths are inseparable from the history of philosophy... [more]

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Now: The Physics of Time

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Now: The Physics of Time

Richard A. Muller (University of California, Berkeley)

Ethics & moral philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Time (chronology), time systems & standards; Physics

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From the celebrated author of the best-selling Physics for Future Presidents comes a provocative, strongly argued book on... [more]

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Happiness in This Life: A Passionate Meditation on Material Existence and the Meaning of Life

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Happiness in This Life: A Passionate Meditation on Material Existence and...

Pope Francis

Religion & beliefs; Religion: general; Christianity; Popular psychology; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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In his second book Happiness in this Life Pope Francis explains how we can live a meaningful and fulfilled life. [more]

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The Syrian Jihad: The Evolution of an Insurgency

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The Syrian Jihad: The Evolution of an Insurgency

Charles Lister

History; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Revolutionary groups & movements

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The Syrian Civil War in all its ghastly twists and turns, from initial optimism to barrel-bombing and the rise of Islamic... [more]

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Jihadi Culture: The Art and Social Practices of Militant Islamists

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Jihadi Culture: The Art and Social Practices of Militant Islamists

Thomas Hegghammer

History; Islam; Political ideologies; Terrorism, armed struggle

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This book studies the art forms and social practices that make up much of the daily life of jihadi culture. [more]

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30-Second Mythology: The 50 most important classical gods and goddesses, heroes and monsters, myths and legacies, each explained in half a minute.

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30-Second Mythology: The 50 most important classical gods and goddesses,...

Robert A. Segal

Religion & beliefs

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30-Second Mythology offers the shortest path to a world of gods and monsters. Includes condensed versions of the tragic tales... [more]

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Daughter of Gloriavale: My Life in a Religious Cult

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Daughter of Gloriavale: My Life in a Religious Cult

Lilia Tarawa

Biography; Memoirs; Christian & quasi-Christian cults & sects

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In this personal account, Lilia Tarawa exposes the shocking secrets of the cult, with its rigid rules and oppressive control... [more]

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Of Spirit: Heidegger and the Question

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Of Spirit: Heidegger and the Question

Jacques Derrida

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy

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Will a more important book on Heidegger appear in our time? No, not unless Derrida continues to think and write in his spirit.... [more]

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The Quran

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The Quran

Todd Lawson

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

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A fascinating exploration, through the literary genres of epic and apocalypse, of the most widely read and recited book in... [more]

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Where We Are: The State of Britain Now

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Where We Are: The State of Britain Now

Roger Scruton

Social & cultural history; Philosophy; Cultural studies

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Addressing one of the most politically turbulent periods in modern British history, philosopher Roger Scruton asks how, in... [more]

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Beowulf

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Beowulf

Stephen Mitchell

Poetry; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Myth & legend told as fiction; Religious & spiritual fiction; Fiction in translation; Christian life & practice

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A widely celebrated translator's vivid, accessible, and elegantly concise rendering of an ancient English masterpiece [more]

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