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Philosophy & Religion

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James and Lee: The Great Scare

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James and Lee: The Great Scare

Gregory James

Political & legal thriller; Adventure; Science fiction; Religious & spiritual fiction; Christian life & practice

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Three hundred years after the destruction of the earth's surface, James and Lee, two subterranean librarians, finalize their... [more]

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Fellow Creatures: Our Obligations to the Other Animals

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Fellow Creatures: Our Obligations to the Other Animals

Christine M. Korsgaard (Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University)

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Animals & society; Ethical issues & debates

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Christine M. Korsgaard presents a compelling new view of our moral relationships to the other animals. She offers challenging... [more]

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Medieval Sensibilities: A History of Emotions in the Middle Ages

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Medieval Sensibilities: A History of Emotions in the Middle Ages

Damien Boquet, Piroska Nagy

History; Medieval history; Church history; Psychology: emotions

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What do we know of the emotional life of the Middle Ages? Though a long-neglected subject, a multitude of sources spiritual... [more]

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Think Again: How to Reason and Argue

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Think Again: How to Reason and Argue

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

Philosophy; Philosophy: logic; Popular philosophy; Popular psychology

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Subtitle in pre-publication: How to reason and argue--and why. [more]

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If Only They Didn't Speak English: Notes From Trump's America

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If Only They Didn't Speak English: Notes From Trump's America

Jon Sopel

History; Religion & politics; Social classes; Political structure & processes

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You see, if only they didn't speak English in America, then we'd treat it as a foreign country - and probably understand it... [more]

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The Scaffolding of Sovereignty: Global and Aesthetic Perspectives on the History of a Concept

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The Scaffolding of Sovereignty: Global and Aesthetic Perspectives on the...

Zvi Ben-Dor Benite (New York University), Stefanos Geroulanos (New York University), Nicole Jerr (Johns Hopkins University)

Literary theory; Social & cultural history; Philosophy: aesthetics; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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The Scaffolding of Sovereignty deploys a comparative and theoretically rich conception of sovereignty to reconsider the different... [more]

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The Ethics of Authenticity

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The Ethics of Authenticity

Charles Taylor

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

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Calls on readers to face the moral and political crises of our time and to make the most of modernity's challenges. In a discussion... [more]

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Heidegger and the Jews: The Black Notebooks

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Heidegger and the Jews: The Black Notebooks

Donatella Di Cesare

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Jewish studies

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Philosophers have long struggled to reconcile Martin Heidegger's involvement in Nazism with his status as one of the greatest... [more]

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Cricket Ball

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Cricket Ball

Gary Cox (University of Birmingham, UK)

Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Popular philosophy; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

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No object encapsulates the subtle, mysterious richness of cricket as much as its most famous character, the cricket ball:... [more]

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I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

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I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

Souad Mekhennet

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict

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Souad Mekhennet is a German-born Moroccan Muslim, a Washington Post correspondent, still based in Germany. This is her brave... [more]

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Do Robots Make Love?: From AI to Immortality - Understanding Transhumanism in 12 Questions

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Do Robots Make Love?: From AI to Immortality - Understanding Transhumanism...

Laurent Alexandre, Jean-Michel Besnier

Philosophy; Life sciences: general issues; Robotics; Artificial intelligence

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Through 12 thought-provoking questions, a philosopher and a scientist explore the real-world ramifications of transhumanism... [more]

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Biography of Silence: An Essay on Meditation

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Biography of Silence: An Essay on Meditation

Pablo D'Ors

Religion & beliefs

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With silence increasingly becoming a stranger to us, one man set out to become its intimate- Pablo d'Ors, a Catholic priest... [more]

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Nine Lives: My Time As MI6's Top Spy Inside al-Qaeda

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Nine Lives: My Time As MI6's Top Spy Inside al-Qaeda

Aimen Dean, Paul Cruickshank, Tim Lister

Biography; True stories; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Espionage & secret services; Terrorism, armed struggle; Revolutionary groups & movements

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Islamist, Scholar, Bomb-maker... Spy [more]

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God's Library: The Archaeology of the Earliest Christian Manuscripts

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God's Library: The Archaeology of the Earliest Christian Manuscripts

Brent Nongbri

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Religion & beliefs; History of religion

Hardback

A provocative book from a highly original scholar, challenging much of what we know about early Christian manuscripts [more]

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The Dangers of Christian Practice: On Wayward Gifts, Characteristic Damage, and Sin

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The Dangers of Christian Practice: On Wayward Gifts, Characteristic Damage,...

Lauren F. Winner

Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Christian theology; Christian worship, rites & ceremonies

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Challenging the central place that practices have recently held in Christian theology, Lauren Winner explores the damages... [more]

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Power, Pleasure, and Profit: Insatiable Appetites from Machiavelli to Madison

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Power, Pleasure, and Profit: Insatiable Appetites from Machiavelli to Madison...

David Wootton

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Economic theory & philosophy

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David Wootton guides us through four centuries of Western thought to show how new ideas about politics, ethics, and economics... [more]

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The Forgotten Creed: Christianity's Original Struggle against Bigotry, Slavery, and Sexism

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The Forgotten Creed: Christianity's Original Struggle against Bigotry, Slavery,...

Stephen J. Patterson (Willamette University)

Religion & beliefs

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The first Christian creed said nothing about Christ, God, or salvation. Instead it told the followers of Jesus who they were:... [more]

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Mind Beyond Brain: Buddhism, Science, and the Paranormal

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Mind Beyond Brain: Buddhism, Science, and the Paranormal

David Presti

Buddhism; Psychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Unexplained phenomena & the paranormal

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Neuroscientist David E. Presti, with the assistance of other researchers, explores how evidence for anomalous phenomena--such... [more]

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First Confession: A Sort of Memoir

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First Confession: A Sort of Memoir

Chris Patten

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Geopolitics

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The acclaimed memoir by the bestselling author and the best politician-writer... [more]

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So High a Blood: The Life of Margaret, Countess of Lennox

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So High a Blood: The Life of Margaret, Countess of Lennox

Morgan Ring

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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`Expertly researched, zestfully written, acutely intelligent in its historical judgements, this masterly biography finally... [more]

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Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds: A history of philosophy without any gaps, Volume 2

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Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds: A history of philosophy...

Peter Adamson (Professor of Late Ancient and Arabic Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Munich)

General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Peter Adamson offers an accessible, humorous tour through a period of eight hundred years when some of the most influential... [more]

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Democracy and Its Crisis

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Democracy and Its Crisis

A. C. Grayling

Popular philosophy; Politics & government; Political structures: democracy

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An urgent exploration of the challenges facing democracy today [more]

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The Sagrada Familia: Gaudi's Heaven on Earth

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The Sagrada Familia: Gaudi's Heaven on Earth

Gijs van Hensbergen

Architecture; Religious buildings; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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Exquisite... A wonderment of an essay about a wonderment of a building'... [more]

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Wicca: A Modern Guide to Witchcraft and Magick

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Wicca: A Modern Guide to Witchcraft and Magick

Harmony Nice

Fiction-related items; Witchcraft; Witchcraft & Wicca

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The ultimate guide to wicca and witchcraft for a modern mystical audience [more]

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Critique of Pure Reason

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Critique of Pure Reason

Immanuel Kant

Philosophy

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A cornerstone of Western philosophy, this treatise seeks to define the nature of reason. Kant builds his unique system of... [more]

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