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Philosophy & Religion

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Philosophy

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Philosophy

Jeremy Stangroom

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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From the classical thinkers to modern economic theories, and from the advances in psychology to the cutting-edge of postmodernist... [more]

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Can Democracy Work?: A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens to Our World

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Can Democracy Work?: A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens...

Prof. James Miller (Professor of Economics and International Affairs, George Washington University)

Social & cultural history; Popular philosophy; History of ideas; Politics & government; Political structures: democracy

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Is democracy a force for good or something much more dangerous? [more]

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A Field Guide to the English Clergy: A Compendium of Diverse Eccentrics, Pirates, Prelates and Adventurers; All Anglican, Some Even Practising

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A Field Guide to the English Clergy: A Compendium of Diverse Eccentrics,...

The Revd Fergus Butler-Gallie

Biography: religious & spiritual; History; Religion: general; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects; Humour

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The Archbishop of York's behaviour was 'never that expected of a cleric, rarely that expected of a pirate'... [more]

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The Archbishops of Canterbury: A Tale of Church and State

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The Archbishops of Canterbury: A Tale of Church and State

John Butler

Social & cultural history; Religion & beliefs; Church history; Anglican & Episcopalian Churches, Church of England

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The office of Archbishop of Canterbury is the oldest continuous institution in Britain - older than the English crown and... [more]

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Atheist Overreach: What Atheism Can't Deliver

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Atheist Overreach: What Atheism Can't Deliver

Christian Smith

Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Religion: general; Agnosticism & atheism; Human rights

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In recent years atheism has become ever more visible, acceptable, and influential. Atheist apologists have become increasingly... [more]

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God: A Human History

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God: A Human History

Reza Aslan

General & world history; Religion & beliefs; Nature & existence of God; History of religion

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn God, Reza Aslan sheds new light on mankind's relationship with the divine and challenges our... [more]

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Memento Mori: What the Romans Can Tell Us About Old Age and Death

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Memento Mori: What the Romans Can Tell Us About Old Age and Death

Peter Jones

History; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Psychology of ageing

Hardback

A revealing and entertaining guide to how the Romans confronted their own mortality and the problems of old age, from the... [more]

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The Norse Myths: Stories of The Norse Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold

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The Norse Myths: Stories of The Norse Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold

Dr Tom Birkett

Myth & legend told as fiction; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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The greatest legends, battles and heroics of Norse Mythology, brought to life and explained in fascinating detail [more]

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Exile, Statelessness, and Migration: Playing Chess with History from Hannah Arendt to Isaiah Berlin

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Exile, Statelessness, and Migration: Playing Chess with History from Hannah...

Seyla Benhabib

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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Exile, Statelessness, and Migration explores the intertwined lives, careers, and writings of a group of prominent Jewish intellectuals... [more]

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Midlife: A Philosophical Guide

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Midlife: A Philosophical Guide

Kieran Setiya

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Philosophical wisdom and practical advice for overcoming the problems of... [more]

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Longing for the Lost Caliphate: A Transregional History

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Longing for the Lost Caliphate: A Transregional History

Mona Hassan

History; Middle Eastern history; Islam; Islamic studies

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In the United States and Europe, the word caliphate has conjured historically romantic and increasingly pernicious associations.... [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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Adorno and Existence

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Adorno and Existence

Peter E. Gordon

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism

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Adorno was forever returning to the philosophies of bourgeois interiority, seeking the paradoxical relation between their... [more]

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The Construction of Human Kinds

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The Construction of Human Kinds

Ron Mallon, Ph.D (Associate Professor & Director of the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program, Washington University, Saint Louis)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Psychology; Philosophy of science

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Ron Mallon explores how thinking and talking about kinds of person can bring those kinds into being. He considers what normative... [more]

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The Path to Change: Thoughts on Politics and Society

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The Path to Change: Thoughts on Politics and Society

Pope Francis, Dominique Wolton

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christian leaders & leadership

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A fascinating insight into Jorge Mario Bergoglio's life before he was elected Pope, and how his experiences have shaped his... [more]

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His Angels at Our Side: Understanding Their Power in Our Souls and the World

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His Angels at Our Side: Understanding Their Power in Our Souls and the World...

Fr John Horgan

Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christian theology; Christian spirituality & religious experience; Christian life & practice

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We all believe in and love angels, but most of us know little about them and their roles in our lives. Angels do not form... [more]

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Speculative Realism: An Introduction

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Speculative Realism: An Introduction

Graham Harman

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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On April 27, 2007, the first Speculative Realism (SR) workshop was held at Goldsmiths, University of London, featuring four... [more]

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Phenomenology in France: A Philosophical and Theological Introduction

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Phenomenology in France: A Philosophical and Theological Introduction

Steven DeLay

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism

Paperback

This book is an introduction to French phenomenology in the post-1945 period. While many of phenomenology's greatest thinkers-Husserl,... [more]

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The Punitive Society: Lectures at the Coll ge de France, 1972-1973

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The Punitive Society: Lectures at the Coll ge de France, 1972-1973

Alessandro Fontana

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

Paperback

These thirteen lectures on the 'punitive society,' delivered at the College de France in the first three months of 1973, examine... [more]

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The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to ISIS

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The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to ISIS

Robert Spencer

History; Middle Eastern history; Islam; Political ideologies; Terrorism, armed struggle

Paperback

The comprehensive history of the role of war and terror in the spread of Islam. It is taken for granted, even among many Washington... [more]

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Atheism

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Atheism

Jeff Love

Philosophy; Agnosticism & atheism

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Atheism is an erudite and open-ended exploration of profound questions of estrangement, death, suicide, and the infinite that... [more]

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To Cast the First Stone: The Transmission of a Gospel Story

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To Cast the First Stone: The Transmission of a Gospel Story

Jennifer Knust, Tommy Wasserman

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Christianity; New Testaments; Christian theology

Hardback

The story of the woman taken in adultery features a dramatic confrontation between Jesus and the Pharisees over whether the... [more]

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When All Else Fails: The Ethics of Resistance to State Injustice

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When All Else Fails: The Ethics of Resistance to State Injustice

Jason Brennan

Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Civil rights & citizenship

Hardback

Why you have the right to resist unjust government The economist Albert O. Hirschman famously argued that citizens of democracies... [more]

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The Practical Witch's Spell Book: For Love Happiness and Success

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The Practical Witch's Spell Book: For Love Happiness and Success

Cerridwen Greenleaf

Fiction-related items; Witchcraft; Magic, spells & alchemy; Witchcraft & Wicca

Hardback

With witchcraft and mysticism continuing to trend and becoming part of the mainstream, this powerful collection is a must-have... [more]

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When I Spoke in Tongues: A Story of Faith and Its Loss

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When I Spoke in Tongues: A Story of Faith and Its Loss

Jessica Wilbanks

Biography: general; Religion & beliefs

Hardback

A young woman's journey to reconcile her lack of belief with her love for her deeply religious family [more]

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