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Quarterly Essay #72: Net Loss: The Inner Life in the Digital Age

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Quarterly Essay #72: Net Loss: The Inner Life in the Digital Age

Sebastian Smee

History; Philosophy; Society & culture: general

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We live in an age of constant distraction. Is there a price to pay for this? [more]

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At Least Know This: Essential Science to Enhance Your Life

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At Least Know This: Essential Science to Enhance Your Life

Guy P. Harrison

Philosophy: logic; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Philosophy of science

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Science tells us a good deal about who we are, where we come from, the nature of the universe, how our brains work, and much,... [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; Advocate - History

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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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Like a Thief in Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Human Capitalism

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Like a Thief in Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Human Capitalism...

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Political science & theory; Impact of science & technology on society

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In recent years, techno-scientific progress has started to utterly transform our world - changing it almost beyond recognition.... [more]

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Doing Philosophy: From Common Curiosity to Logical Reasoning

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Doing Philosophy: From Common Curiosity to Logical Reasoning

Timothy Williamson

Philosophy

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Is philosophy a unique discipline, or are its methods more like those of other sciences than many philosophers think? Timothy... [more]

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Beautiful Country Burn Again: Trump's Rise to Power, and the State of the Country that Voted for Him

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Beautiful Country Burn Again: Trump's Rise to Power, and the State of the...

Ben Fountain

History; History of the Americas; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory; Elections & referenda; Advocate - History

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A timely, interrogative, passionate but even-handed exploration of the state of US politics, from the New York Times bestselling... [more]

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How the World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy

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How the World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy

Julian Baggini

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; History of ideas

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All cultures are different, and have different ways of thinking.<br /><br... [more]

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Trigger Warnings: Political Correctness and the Rise of the Right

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Trigger Warnings: Political Correctness and the Rise of the Right

Jeff Sparrow

Social & political philosophy; Political correctness; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership; Public opinion & polls

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Donald Trump is the Thing-that-should-not-be. [more]

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan B. Peterson

Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Clinical psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

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Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become... [more]

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The Joyous Science

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The Joyous Science

Friedrich Nietzsche

Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy

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The Joyous Science is a liberating voyage of discovery as Nietzsche's realization that 'God is dead' and his critique of morality,... [more]

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The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth

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The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth

Ken Krimstein

Biography; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Social & political philosophy; Fascism & Nazism

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'A genre-breaking insight... [more]

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Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice

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Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice

Martha C. Nussbaum (Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, Law School and the Philosophy Department at the University of Chicago)

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

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Anger is not just ubiquitous, it is also popular. Many people think it is impossible to care sufficiently for justice without... [more]

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The Spirit of Zen

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The Spirit of Zen

Sam Van Schaik

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Buddhist sacred texts; Zen Buddhism

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An engaging introduction to Zen Buddhism, featuring a new English translation of one of the earliest Zen texts [more]

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Cambridge Companions to Philosophy

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Cambridge Companions to Philosophy

Peter E. Pormann (University of Manchester)

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Medicine; History of medicine

Paperback

Hippocrates is a towering figure in Greek medicine, who has inspired generations of physicians over millennia in both the... [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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Opening the Doors of Perception

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Opening the Doors of Perception

Anthony Peake, Anthony Peake

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Cognition & cognitive psychology

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WHAT EXACTLY ARE HALLUCINATIONS? ARE THEY ACTUALLY DOORS TO ANOTHER REALITY? [more]

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Infinite Resignation: On Pessimism

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Infinite Resignation: On Pessimism

Eugene Thacker

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Popular philosophy

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A collection of aphorisms, fragments, and observations on philosophy and pessimism. [more]

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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time

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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time

Sam Baron, Kristie Miller

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Time (chronology), time systems & standards

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Time is central to our lived experience of the world. Yet it is difficult to reconcile the way we seem to experience time... [more]

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How To Think: A Guide for the Perplexed

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How To Think: A Guide for the Perplexed

Alan Jacobs

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Cognition & cognitive psychology

Paperback

How to Think is a contrarian treatise on why we're not as good at thinking as we assume - but how recovering this lost art... [more]

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National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy

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National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy

Roger Eatwell, Matthew Goodwin

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Nationalism; Political structures: democracy; Advocate - Politics

Paperback

A crucial new guide to one of the most urgent political phenomena of our... [more]

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Personal Impressions: Twentieth-Century Portraits

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Personal Impressions: Twentieth-Century Portraits

Isaiah Berlin

Biography; Autobiography: general; Philosophy

Paperback

The third, enlarged edition of Isaiah Berlin's remarkable series of character portraits, Personal ImpressionsWinston Churchill,... [more]

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Silence: In the Age of Noise

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Silence: In the Age of Noise

Erling Kagge

Memoirs; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Popular psychology

Paperback

This translation originally published: London: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd., 2017. [more]

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Nonsense on Stilts

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Nonsense on Stilts

Massimo Pigliucci

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

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In this fully revised second edition, noted skeptic Massimo Pigliucci sets out to separate the fact from the fantasy in an... [more]

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Beyond the Self: Conversations between Buddhism and Neuroscience

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Beyond the Self: Conversations between Buddhism and Neuroscience

Matthieu Ricard, Wolf Singer

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Psychology; Neurosciences

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Converging and diverging views on the mind, the self, consciousness, the unconscious, free will, perception, meditation, and... [more]

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David Hume on Morals, Politics, and Society

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David Hume on Morals, Politics, and Society

David Hume

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

Paperback

A compact and accessible edition of Hume's political and moral writings with essays by a distinguished set of contributors... [more]

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