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From Plato to Platonism

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From Plato to Platonism

Lloyd P. Gerson

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Lloyd P. Gerson argues that Plato was a Platonist and challenges fundamental assumptions about how Plato's teachings have... [more]

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Poetic Justice: Rereading Plato's  Republic

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Poetic Justice: Rereading Plato's Republic

Jill Frank

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Politics & government

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When Plato wrote his dialogues, written texts were disseminated primarily by performance and oral recitation. Literacy, however,... [more]

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The Ethical Case against Animal Experiments

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The Ethical Case against Animal Experiments

Andrew Linzey, Clair Linzey

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religious ethics; Animals & society

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At present, human beings worldwide are using an estimated 115.3 million animals in experiments a normalization of the unthinkable... [more]

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Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-1941

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Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-1941

Ingo Farin (Lecturer, Philosophy, University of Tasmania), Jeff Malpas (University of Tasmania)

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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Heidegger scholars consider the philosopher's recently published notebooks, including the issues of Heidegger's Nazism and... [more]

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Marx's Inferno: The Political Theory of Capital

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Marx's Inferno: The Political Theory of Capital

William Clare Roberts

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Marxism & Communism; Political structure & processes

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Marx's Inferno reconstructs the major arguments of Karl Marx's Capital and inaugurates a completely new reading of a seminal... [more]

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The Frighteners: Why We Love Monsters, Ghosts, Death & Gore

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The Frighteners: Why We Love Monsters, Ghosts, Death & Gore

Peter Laws

Religion & beliefs; Popular culture; Monsters & legendary beings

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A celebratory exploration of what our morbid tendencies can teach us about humanity, society and spirituality from the `Sinister... [more]

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The Pope Who Would Be King: The Exile of Pius IX and the Emergence of Modern Europe

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The Pope Who Would Be King: The Exile of Pius IX and the Emergence of Modern...

David I Kertzer

History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christian leaders & leadership

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The Dictator Pope: The Inside Story of the Francis Papacy

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The Dictator Pope: The Inside Story of the Francis Papacy

Marcantonio Colonna

Religion & beliefs; Religion & politics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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Marcantonio Colonna's The Dictator Pope has rocked Rome and the entire Catholic Church with its portrait of an authoritarian,... [more]

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Letters to a Young Muslim

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Letters to a Young Muslim

Omar Saif Ghobash

Religion & beliefs; Islamic life & practice; Islamic theology; Islamic studies

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From the Ambassador of the UAE to Russia comes a bold and intimate exploration of what it means to be a Muslim in the twenty-first... [more]

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The Empowered (#2 Trevor Black)

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The Empowered (#2 Trevor Black)

Craig Parshall

Thriller & suspense; Horror & ghost stories; Religious & spiritual fiction; Christian life & practice

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Craig Parshall delivers supernatural suspense for today's readers, along with legal suspense elements that will appeal to... [more]

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Nation Building: Why Some Countries Come Together While Others Fall Apart

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Nation Building: Why Some Countries Come Together While Others Fall Apart...

Andreas Wimmer, Andreas Wimmer

Social & political philosophy; Sociology; Social research & statistics; Politics & government; Nationalism

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A new and comprehensive look at the reasons behind successful or failed nation building Nation Building presents bold new... [more]

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The Talmud: A Biography

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The Talmud: A Biography

Barry Scott Wimpfheimer

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Judaism: sacred texts

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The life and times of an enduring work of Jewish spirituality.<br /><br... [more]

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Christian: The Politics of a Word in America

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Christian: The Politics of a Word in America

Matthew Bowman

History; History of the Americas; Religion & politics; History of religion; Christianity; Politics & government

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Religious diversity is a defining feature of the United States. But more remarkable than the range of faiths is the diversity... [more]

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Thinking is Overrated: Empty Brain - Happy Brain

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Thinking is Overrated: Empty Brain - Happy Brain

Niels Birbaumer

Zen Buddhism; Psychology; Neurosciences; Coping with stress; Popular psychology

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Find the happiness of emptiness.<br /><br />Few things scare us more than... [more]

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The Dharma of Modern Mindfulness: Discovering the Buddhist Teachings at the Heart of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

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The Dharma of Modern Mindfulness: Discovering the Buddhist Teachings at...

Beth Ann Mulligan

Religion & beliefs; Buddhist life & practice; Coping with stress

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Deeply embedded in the practice of contemporary mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) are concepts drawn from the ancient... [more]

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Radical Happiness: Moments of Collective Joy

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Radical Happiness: Moments of Collective Joy

Lynne Segal

Social & political philosophy; Feminism & feminist theory; Psychology; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies

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What is the true meaning of happiness? Lynne Segal explores the radical potential of being together [more]

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The Political Samaritan: How power hijacked a parable

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The Political Samaritan: How power hijacked a parable

Nick Spencer

Religion & politics; New Testaments; Politics & government; Political ideologies; Political leaders & leadership

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Nick Spencer sets out to rescue an innocent parable, mugged for political ends, ignored by passers-by, and then left for half-dead... [more]

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Say it to God: In Search of Prayer: The Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent Book 2018

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Say it to God: In Search of Prayer: The Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent...

Luigi Gioia, OSB

Religion & beliefs; Christian prayer; Christian life & practice

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In Say it to God Luigi Gioia provides a welcome encouragement to all those who feel the need to freshen their practice of... [more]

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Breaking Free: How I escaped polygamy, the FLDS cult and my father, Warren Jeffs

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Breaking Free: How I escaped polygamy, the FLDS cult and my father, Warren...

Rachel Jeffs

Biography; True stories; Other Nonconformist & Evangelical Churches

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A searing memoir of survival: the daughter of the jailed former leader of the FLDS Church reveals the true nature of the cult... [more]

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Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World

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Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World

Eric Metaxas

Biography: religious & spiritual; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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On All Hallow's Eve in 1517, a young monk named Martin Luther posted a document he hoped would spark an academic debate, but... [more]

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The Invention of Religion: Faith and Covenant in the Book of Exodus

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The Invention of Religion: Faith and Covenant in the Book of Exodus

Jan Assmann

Religion & beliefs; Old Testaments

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Translation of: Exodus, die Revolution der alten Welt. [more]

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Zizek's Jokes: (Did you hear the one about Hegel and negation?)

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Zizek's Jokes: (Did you hear the one about Hegel and negation?)

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge

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Zizek as comedian: jokes in the service of philosophy. [more]

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Martin Luther: Catholic Dissident

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Martin Luther: Catholic Dissident

Peter Stanford

Biography: religious & spiritual; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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A new appraisal of theological firebrand Martin Luther, on the 500th anniversary of the religious revolution he triggered... [more]

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The Little Book of Wisdom: Change Your Outlook One Day at a Time

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The Little Book of Wisdom: Change Your Outlook One Day at a Time

Dalai Lama

Religion & beliefs; Tibetan Buddhism; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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Happiness lies within youHis Holiness the Dalai Lama has captured the attention and admiration of the world through his wisdom.... [more]

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Our Father: Reflections on the Lord's Prayer

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Our Father: Reflections on the Lord's Prayer

Pope Francis

Religion & beliefs; New Testaments; Christian instruction

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Discover what The Lord's Prayer really means, reinterpreted for a modern audienceIn this new work by the much loved Pope Francis,... [more]

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