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The Constitution of Ancient China

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The Constitution of Ancient China

Su Su Li

History; Asian history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Non-Western philosophy; Constitutional & administrative law

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How was the vast ancient Chinese empire brought together and effectively ruled? What are the historical origins of the resilience... [more]

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Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World

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Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the...

Christian C. Sahner

Religion & beliefs; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; History of religion; Christianity; Islam

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How did the medieval Middle East transform from a majority-Christian world to a majority-Muslim world, and what role did violence... [more]

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Consciousness Demystified

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Consciousness Demystified

Todd E. Feinberg (Chief, Beth Israel Medical Center), Jon M. Mallatt (Associate Professor, Washington State University)

Philosophy; Drug-induced states; Neurosciences

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Demystifying consciousness: how subjective experience can be explained by natural brain and evolutionary processes. [more]

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Surfing with Sartre: An Aquatic Inquiry Into a Life of Meaning

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Surfing with Sartre: An Aquatic Inquiry Into a Life of Meaning

Aaron James (University of California, Irvine)

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy of mind; Surfing, windsurfing, water skiing

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Jean-Paul Sartre once declared waterskiing to be the ideal limit of aquatic sports. Aaron James, who is both an avid surfer... [more]

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Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives: The First 1000 Years

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Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives: The First 1000 Years

Chase F. Robinson

History; General & world history; History of religion; Islam; Islamic studies

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An accessible introduction to pre-modern Islam, showcasing the individuals - caliphs, law-makers, theologians, poets, mystics... [more]

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The Dawn of Christianity: People and Gods in a Time of Magic and Miracles

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The Dawn of Christianity: People and Gods in a Time of Magic and Miracles...

Robert Knapp

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; The Early Church

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Robert Knapp reveals why some ordinary people in Judea and in the Roman and Greek worlds embraced a new approach to the supernatural... [more]

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The Fox Hunt: Four Strangers, Thirteen Days, and One Man's Amazing Journey to Safety

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The Fox Hunt: Four Strangers, Thirteen Days, and One Man's Amazing Journey...

Mohammed Al Samawi

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Interfaith relations

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A young man's moving story of love, war, and hope in which he recounts his harrowing escape from fanaticism and a brutal civil... [more]

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The Islamic Enlightenment: The Modern Struggle Between Faith and Reason

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The Islamic Enlightenment: The Modern Struggle Between Faith and Reason...

Christopher de Bellaigue

Religion & beliefs; Islam

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2017'An eye-opening, well-written and very timely book' Yuval Noah Harari'The best... [more]

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The Monarchy of Fear: A Philosopher Looks at Our Political Crisis

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The Monarchy of Fear: A Philosopher Looks at Our Political Crisis

Martha C. Nussbaum (Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, University of Chicago)

History of the Americas; Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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From one of the world's most celebrated moral philosophers comes a thorough examination of the current American political... [more]

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A Philosophy for Europe: From the Outside

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A Philosophy for Europe: From the Outside

Roberto Esposito

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Migration, immigration & emigration; Islamic studies; Political science & theory

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Amid a devastating economic crisis, two tragic events coming from the outside the wave of immigration and Islamic terrorism... [more]

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The Moor's Last Stand: How Seven Centuries of Muslim Rule in Spain Came to an End

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The Moor's Last Stand: How Seven Centuries of Muslim Rule in Spain Came...

Elizabeth Drayson

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Interfaith relations

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The first full account in any language of the last Muslim king of Spain. An action-packed story of betrayal, courage, intrigue,... [more]

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Headstrong Daughters: Inspiring Stories from the New Generation of Australian Muslim Women

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Headstrong Daughters: Inspiring Stories from the New Generation of Australian...

Nadia Jamal

History; Islamic life & practice; Gender studies: women; Islamic studies

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Bourdieu: A Critical Introduction

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Bourdieu: A Critical Introduction

Tony Schirato, Mary Roberts

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Social theory

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Throughout his career, French philosopher Pierre Bourdieu sought to interrogate what he described as the 'social unconscious',... [more]

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How Fear Works: Culture of Fear in the Twenty-First Century

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How Fear Works: Culture of Fear in the Twenty-First Century

Frank Furedi

Religion & politics; Society & Social Sciences; Society & culture: general; Cultural studies

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In 1997, Frank Furedi published a book called Culture of Fear. It was widely acclaimed as perceptive and prophetic. Now Furedi... [more]

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Jesus the Forgotten Feminist

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Jesus the Forgotten Feminist

Chris Geraghty

Religion & beliefs; Christian theology

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How did Jesus treat women? Chris Geraghty delves into scriptures and history showing how Jesus practised a radically inclusive... [more]

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Carpe Diem Regained: The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day

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Carpe Diem Regained: The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day

Roman Krznaric

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; History of ideas; Self-help & personal development

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Existentialism is backCarpe diem - `seize the day' - is one of the oldest pieces of life advice in Western history. In Carpe... [more]

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Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

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Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

Paul Bloom

Ethics & moral philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Psychology: emotions; Popular science

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Guiding us expertly through the experiments, case studies and arguments on all sides, Paul Bloom ultimately shows that some... [more]

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What Are You Doing With Your Life?

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What Are You Doing With Your Life?

J. Krishnamurti

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Popular philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Spirituality & religious experience

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`One of the greatest thinkers of the age' The Dalai Lama 'One of the five saints of the 20th century' - TIME magazine 'Krishnamurti... [more]

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Meditations

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Meditations

J. Krishnamurti

Religion & beliefs

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A collection of Krishnamurti's thoughts on meditation. [more]

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Why Marx Was Right

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Why Marx Was Right

Terry Eagleton

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Marxism & Communism

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Takes issue with the prejudice that Marxism is dead and done with. Taking ten of the common objections to Marxism - that it... [more]

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Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation

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Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation

Peter Marshall

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; History of religion; Christian institutions & organisations

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A sumptuously written people's history and a major retelling and reinterpretation of the story of the English Reformation... [more]

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The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World

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The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World...

Anne-Marie Slaughter

21st century history: from c 2000 -; Social & cultural history; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; International relations

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From a renowned foreign-policy expert, a new paradigm for strategy in the twenty-first century [more]

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The First Love Story: A Journey Through the Tangled Lives of Adam and Eve

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The First Love Story: A Journey Through the Tangled Lives of Adam and Eve...

Bruce Feiler

Religion & beliefs

Paperback

From the New York Times bestselling author of Walking the Bible and Abraham comes a revelatory journey across four continents... [more]

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Tell Me Something I Don't Know: Dialogues in Epistemology

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Tell Me Something I Don't Know: Dialogues in Epistemology

Michael L. Veber

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

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Presents a collection of original dialogues in epistemology, suitable for student readers but also of interest to experts.... [more]

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The Rinzai Zen Way: A Guide to Practice

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The Rinzai Zen Way: A Guide to Practice

Meido Moore

Religion & beliefs

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Rinzai is, along with Soto, one of the two main schools of Japanese Zen, descended from the Chinese Linji school of Chan and... [more]

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