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All the Colors We Will See: Reflections on Barriers, Brokenness, and Finding Our Way

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All the Colors We Will See: Reflections on Barriers, Brokenness, and Finding...

Patrice Gopo

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Christian social thought & activity; Black & Asian studies; Popular psychology

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Writer Patrice Gopo explores our shared desire for belonging and acceptance, helps us grapple with the world's brokenness... [more]

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Eastern Philosophy: The Basics

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Eastern Philosophy: The Basics

Victoria S. Harrison (University of Glasgow, UK)

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Religion & beliefs

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Eastern Philosophy: The Basics is an essential introduction to major Indian and Chinese philosophies, both past and present.... [more]

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Purpose and Desire: What Makes Something  Alive  and Why Modern Darwinism Has Failed to Explain It

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Purpose and Desire: What Makes Something Alive and Why Modern Darwinism...

J. Scott Turner

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences

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A professor, biologist, and physiologist argues that modern Darwinism's materialist and mechanistic biases have led to a scientific... [more]

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American Enlightenments: Pursuing Happiness in the Age of Reason

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American Enlightenments: Pursuing Happiness in the Age of Reason

Caroline Winterer

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & political philosophy

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A provocative reassessment of the concept of an American golden age of European-born reason and intellectual curiosity in... [more]

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A Secular Age

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A Secular Age

Charles Taylor (McGill University)

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Philosophy of religion

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Almost everyone would agree that the place of religion in our societies has changed profoundly over the years. This book takes... [more]

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Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

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Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

John Danaher (Lecturer, National University of Ireland), Neil McArthur (Associate Director, University of Manitoba)

Philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Impact of science & technology on society; Machine learning; Human-computer interaction

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Perspectives from philosophy, psychology religious studies, economics, and law on the possible future of robot-human sexual... [more]

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On Human Nature

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On Human Nature

Roger Scruton

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; States of consciousness

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A brief, radical defense... [more]

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Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity

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Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical...

Peter T. Struck

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy of religion

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Divination and Human Nature casts a new perspective on the rich tradition of ancient divination - the reading of divine signs... [more]

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The Happiness Fantasy

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The Happiness Fantasy

Carl Cederstrom

Social & cultural history; Philosophy; Psychology; Psychology: emotions

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Happiness has meant different things in different times: according to Aristotle, only the gods could be truly happy, but if... [more]

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The Exodus

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The Exodus

Richard Elliott Friedman

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Religion & beliefs; Judaism

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The Exodus has become a core tradition of Western civilization. Millions read it, retell it, and celebrate it. But did it... [more]

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Philosophy of Nature

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Philosophy of Nature

Paul K. Feyerabend

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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Philosopher, physicist, and anarchist Paul Feyerabend was one of the most unconventional scholars of his time. His book Against... [more]

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God is Beautiful: The Aesthetic Experience of the Quran

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God is Beautiful: The Aesthetic Experience of the Quran

Navid Kermani

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

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The melodious recitation of the Quran is a fundamental aesthetic experience for Muslims, and the start of a compelling journey... [more]

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The Book of Common Prayer: A Very Short Introduction

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The Book of Common Prayer: A Very Short Introduction

Brian Cummings (Anniversary Professor at the University of York)

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Church history; Anglican & Episcopalian Churches, Church of England; Christian prayerbooks

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The Book of Common Prayer is one of the most influential books in history. Brian Cummings tell its fascinating story, charting... [more]

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The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities

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The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities

John J. Mearsheimer

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political structures: democracy; International relations

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A major theoretical statement by a distinguished political scholar explains why a policy of liberal hegemony is doomed to... [more]

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The Death of the Gods: The New Global Power Grab

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The Death of the Gods: The New Global Power Grab

Carl Miller

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Political science & theory; Impact of science & technology on society

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From a cyber-crime raid in suburbia to the engine rooms of Silicon Valley, and from the digital soldiers of Berkshire to the... [more]

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How To Be A Muslim

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How To Be A Muslim

Haroon Moghul

Biography: general; Religion & beliefs

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A young Muslim leader's memoir of his struggles to forge an American Muslim identity [more]

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

Jeff Guinn

Biography: religious & spiritual; True crime; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects

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A comprehensive, authoritatve story of preacher Jim Jones, who was responsible for the largest murder-suicide in American... [more]

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Jesus: A Beginner's Guide

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Jesus: A Beginner's Guide

Anthony Le Donne

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; The historical Jesus

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An accessible introduction to the founder of Christianity, combining history with theological debate. [more]

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Living in the End Times

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Living in the End Times

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Social forecasting, future studies

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Zizek analyzes the end of the world at the hands of the four riders of the apocalypse [more]

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Buddhism Plain and Simple: The Practice of Being Aware Right Now, Every Day

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Buddhism Plain and Simple: The Practice of Being Aware Right Now, Every...

Steve Hagen

Religion & beliefs

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This is the clearest and most precise exposition of Buddhism I have ever read. If you're looking for enlightenment rather... [more]

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First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

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First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Social & political philosophy; Social issues & processes

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The leading philosopher of our time tackles the demise of liberalism, from the tragedy of 9/11 to the farce of the financial... [more]

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Pagan Portals: Poppets and Magical Dolls: Dolls for spellwork, witchcraft and seasonal celebrations

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Pagan Portals: Poppets and Magical Dolls: Dolls for spellwork, witchcraft...

Lucya Starza

Alternative belief systems

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A history of and a practical guide to the uses of poppets and magical dolls in sympathetic magic. [more]

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Is Democracy Failing?: A primer for the 21st century

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Is Democracy Failing?: A primer for the 21st century

Niheer Dasandi

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

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One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new `Big Idea' series, this book explores and interrogates each form of... [more]

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Is Capitalism Working?: A primer for the 21st century

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Is Capitalism Working?: A primer for the 21st century

Jacob Field

Reference works; Philosophy; Politics & government; Business & management

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One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new `Big Idea' series, this incisive discussion of capitalism breaks down... [more]

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Genetic Ethics: An Introduction

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Genetic Ethics: An Introduction

Colin Farrelly

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Genetics (non-medical)

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In this deftly written book, philosopher Colin Farrelly contemplates the various ethical and social quandaries raised by the... [more]

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