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The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became an American Religion

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The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became an American Religion

Steven R Weisman

History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Religion & beliefs; Judaism; Jewish studies

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Only rarely does an author succeed in writing a book that reframes how we perceive our own history. The Chosen Wars is one... [more]

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Claude Levi-Strauss

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Claude Levi-Strauss

Maurice Godelier

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Philosophy; Social & cultural anthropology

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One of the world's leading anthropologists assesses the work of the founder of structural anthropology [more]

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Forms of Enchantment: Writings on Art & Artists

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Forms of Enchantment: Writings on Art & Artists

Marina Warner

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Individual artists, art monographs; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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A series of enlightening perspectives on the art and visual culture of today's world from one of our pre-eminent writers.... [more]

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Dangerous Illusions: How Religion Deprives Us Of Happiness

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Dangerous Illusions: How Religion Deprives Us Of Happiness

Vitaly Malkin

Philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Religion & politics; Religion & science; Agnosticism & atheism

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Based on 10 years of dedicated research, Dangerous Illusions is a battle cry for the human race to throw off religion in favour... [more]

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The Penelopiad

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The Penelopiad

Margaret Atwood

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Religion & beliefs

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Penelope's slyly brilliant side of the story, from the Booker Prize-winning author of The Blind Assassin and The Handmaid's... [more]

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Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life

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Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life

Beth Kempton

Art styles not defined by date; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Coping with stress; Self-help & personal development; Interior design, decor & style guides

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A guide to using the Japanese concept of wabi sabi to transform every area of your life, and find happiness right where you... [more]

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Elements in the Philosophy of Immanuel Kant

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Elements in the Philosophy of Immanuel Kant

Rolf-Peter Horstmann (Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin)

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind

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This Element is a study of how the power of imagination, according to Kant, contributes to cognition. [more]

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The Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam

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The Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam

F. E. Peters

Religion & beliefs; Comparative religion; History of religion; Christianity; Islam; Judaism

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In this updated edition, he lays out the similarities and differences of the three religious siblings with great clarity and... [more]

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The Shorter Writings

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The Shorter Writings

Xenophon

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Social & political philosophy

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This book contains new, annotated, and literal yet accessible translations of Xenophon's eight shorter writings, accompanied... [more]

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The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics

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The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics

Martha C. Nussbaum

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy

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This text argues that the Hellenistic schools have been unjustly neglected in recent philosophical accounts of what the classical... [more]

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The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity

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The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity...

Peter Brown

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Medieval history; Religion & beliefs; Christianity

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Peter Brown explores a revolutionary shift in thinking about the fate of the soul between 250 and 650 CE, showing how personal... [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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Augustine of Hippo's The City of God Against the Pagans

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Augustine of Hippo's The City of God Against the Pagans

Jonathan D. Teubner

Philosophy; Christian theology

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The City of God against the Pagans is a central text in the Western intellectual tradition. Made up of twenty-two lengthy... [more]

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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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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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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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Training in Tenderness: Buddhist Teachings on Tsewa, the Radical Openness of Heart That Can Change the World

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Training in Tenderness: Buddhist Teachings on Tsewa, the Radical Openness...

Dzigar Kongtrul

Religion & beliefs

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The Tibetan term tsewa is difficult to define, but it can be translated, according to Dzigar Kongtr3l, as an open heart,... [more]

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In Search of Wisdom: A Monk, a Philosopher, and a Psychiatrist on What Matters Most

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In Search of Wisdom: A Monk, a Philosopher, and a Psychiatrist on What Matters...

Matthieu Ricard, Christophe Andre, Alexandre Jollien

Religion & beliefs; Buddhism; Spiritualism; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem; Psychic powers & psychic phenomena

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In the tradition of Ricard's bestseller The Monk and The Philosopher comes a book that explores some of humanity's enduring... [more]

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Essais II

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Essais II

Michel de Montaigne

Philosophy; Languages & ESL

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The Courage of Hopelessness: Chronicles of a Year of Acting Dangerously

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The Courage of Hopelessness: Chronicles of a Year of Acting Dangerously...

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Religion & politics

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The maverick philosopher returns to explore today's idealogical, political and economic battles, and asks whether radical... [more]

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Why I Am a Hindu

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Why I Am a Hindu

Shashi Tharoor

Religion & beliefs; Hinduism

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Shashi Tharoor offers a profound re-examination of Hinduism, one of the world's oldest and greatest religious traditions.... [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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Godless Citizens in a Godly Republic: Atheists in American Public Life

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Godless Citizens in a Godly Republic: Atheists in American Public Life

Isaac Kramnick, R. Laurence Moore

History; Eclectic & esoteric religions & belief systems; Constitution: government & the state

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If the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects religious liberty, why doesn't it protect atheists? [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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Hobbes's Kingdom of Light: A Study of the Foundations of Modern Political Philosophy

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Hobbes's Kingdom of Light: A Study of the Foundations of Modern Political...

Devin Stauffer

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

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A detailed analysis of Hobbes's political thought, one that shows how it rejected the older, religious tradition and paved... [more]

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