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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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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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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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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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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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Why Read Hannah Arendt Now?

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Why Read Hannah Arendt Now?

Richard J. Bernstein

Philosophy; Political science & theory

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Recently there has been an extraordinary international revival of interest in Hannah Arendt. She was extremely perceptive... [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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Spinoza: A Life

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Spinoza: A Life

Steven Nadler (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Enlightenment

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The standard biography of the great seventeenth-century philosopher, now updated to draw on the latest archival discoveries,... [more]

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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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Open to Reason: Muslim Philosophers in Conversation with the Western Tradition

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Open to Reason: Muslim Philosophers in Conversation with the Western Tradition...

Souleymane Bachir Diagne

Philosophy; Islamic & Arabic philosophy

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Open to Reason traces Muslims' long intellectual and spiritual history of questioning to show how Islamic philosophy has always... [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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The Book of Revelation: A Biography

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The Book of Revelation: A Biography

Timothy Beal

Religion & beliefs; History of religion

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The life and times of the New Testament's most mystifying and incendiary book Few biblical books have been as revered and... [more]

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Evil Online

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Evil Online

Dean Cocking, Jeroen van den Hoven

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Advocate - Philosophy

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I am delighted to offer my highest praise to Dean Cocking and Jeroen van den Hoven's brilliant new book, Evil Online. [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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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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The Ancient World in Minutes

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The Ancient World in Minutes

Charles Phillips

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Ancient religions & mythologies

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The history and achievements of the first great civilizations [more]

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Japanese Death Poems: Written by Zen Monks and Haiku Poets on the Verge of Death

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Japanese Death Poems: Written by Zen Monks and Haiku Poets on the Verge...

Yoel Hoffmann

Poetry; Poetry anthologies; Zen Buddhism

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A wonderful introduction the Japanese tradition of jisei, this volume is crammed with exquisite, spontaneous verse and pity,... [more]

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Illustrated Myths and Legends of China: The Ages of Chaos and Heroes

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Illustrated Myths and Legends of China: The Ages of Chaos and Heroes

Huang Dehai, Xiang Jing, Zhang Dinghao

Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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Illustrated Myths and Legends of China contains 32 carefully chosen stories from classical Chinese mythology. [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 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 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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