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Maoism: A Global History

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Maoism: A Global History

Julia Lovell

History; General & world history; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory; Marxism & Communism; Political leaders & leadership

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Maoism was a crucial motor of the Cold War: it shaped the course of the Vietnam War (and the international youth rebellions... [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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Brutal Reasoning: Animals, Rationality, and Humanity in Early Modern England

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Brutal Reasoning: Animals, Rationality, and Humanity in Early Modern England...

Erica Fudge

Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Philosophy

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Brutal Reasoning looks at the ways in which humans were conceptualized, at what being human meant, and at how humans could... [more]

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Heidegger: A Critical Introduction

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Heidegger: A Critical Introduction

Peter Trawny

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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English translation of: Martin Heidegger: eine kritische Einf uhrung. [more]

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Ontology and Dialectics: 1960-61

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Ontology and Dialectics: 1960-61

Theodor W. Adorno

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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Originally published: Ontologie und Dialektik, 1960-61. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 2002. [more]

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The Lives of Michel Foucault

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The Lives of Michel Foucault

David Macey

Biography: general; Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Social & political philosophy

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The classic biography of the radical French philosopher [more]

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The Life of Plants: A Metaphysics of Mixture

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The Life of Plants: A Metaphysics of Mixture

Emanuele Coccia

Philosophy; Botany & plant sciences; The environment

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We barely talk about them and seldom know their names. Philosophy has always overlooked them; even biology considers them... [more]

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Risk assessment; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Macroeconomics; Management: leadership & motivation; Popular psychology

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Why should we never listen to people who explain rather than do? Why do companies go bust? How is it that we have more slaves... [more]

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The Tao of Pooh

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The Tao of Pooh

Benjamin Hoff

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Popular philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Taoism; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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Two titles bound together in which we are reminded again that it is Pooh's way of doing things which has made him the world's... [more]

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The Traveller's Guide to Classical Philosophy

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The Traveller's Guide to Classical Philosophy

John Gaskin

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Travel tips & advice: general

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A primer for anyone interested in the foundation of Western thought and a companion for visitors to Greek and Roman sites.... [more]

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The Demons of Liberal Democracy

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The Demons of Liberal Democracy

Adrian Pabst

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies

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In this book, Adrian Pabst contends that liberal democracy is undemocratic: intolerant about the values of ordinary people... [more]

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The Handmaid's Tale and Philosophy: A Womb of One's Own

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The Handmaid's Tale and Philosophy: A Womb of One's Own

Rachel Robison-Greene

Television; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Philosophers look beyond the sea of red dresses to reveal insights about gender inequality, religious oppression, power, and... [more]

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The Thinking Woman

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The Thinking Woman

Julienne Van Loon

Memoirs; Philosophy

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A memoir combined with rigorous thinking and analysis, a book that prompts insightful questions about how we live. One of... [more]

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The Seduction of Unreason: The Intellectual Romance with Fascism from Nietzsche to Postmodernism, Second Edition

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The Seduction of Unreason: The Intellectual Romance with Fascism from Nietzsche...

Richard Wolin

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Fascism & Nazism; Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship

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Ever since the shocking revelations of the fascist ties of Martin Heidegger and Paul de Man, postmodernism has been haunted... [more]

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Why Liberalism Failed

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Why Liberalism Failed

Patrick J. Deneen

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies

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One of the most important political books of 2018. --Rod Dreher, American Conservative [more]

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Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America's Final Frontier

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Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America's Final Frontier...

Catherine L. Newell

History of the Americas; Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

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Where did humanity get the idea that outer space is a frontier waiting to be explored? Destined for the Stars considers the... [more]

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The Fall of Language: Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning

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The Fall of Language: Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning

Alexander Stern

Philosophy of language; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Popular philosophy

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Known for his essays on culture, aesthetics, and literature, Walter Benjamin also wrote on the philosophy of language. For... [more]

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The Way of a Pilgrim: Candid Tales of a Wanderer to His Spiritual Father

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The Way of a Pilgrim: Candid Tales of a Wanderer to His Spiritual Father...

Andrew Louth

Popular philosophy; Christian prayer; Christian spirituality & religious experience; Folklore, myths & legends; Popular psychology

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'Here, see my belongings- a bag of dry crusts on my back and the Holy Bible in my breast pocket; that's it' In 1884 a slim... [more]

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The Lions' Den: Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky

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The Lions' Den: Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky...

Susie Linfield

Literary studies: general; History; Social & cultural history; Social & political philosophy; Jewish studies

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A lively intellectual history that explores how prominent midcentury public intellectuals approached Zionism and then the... [more]

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An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy, 20th Anniversary Edition

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An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy, 20th Anniversary Edition...

Anthony Kenny

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy

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An illustrated tour through the history of Western philosophy by renowned authority Anthony Kenny, newly revised and expanded... [more]

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Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought: The Power of Nonviolence

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Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought: The Power of Nonviolence...

Richard Bartlett Gregg

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Social & cultural history; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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Richard Bartlett Gregg's The Power of Nonviolence (1959) is an influential defence of nonviolence as a viable alternative... [more]

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Rhetoric

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Rhetoric

Aristotle, C. D. C. Reeve

Philosophy

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Nearly all the works Aristotle (384 322 BCE) prepared for publication are lost; the priceless ones extant are lecture-materials,... [more]

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A Brief History of Thought: A Philosophical Guide to Living

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A Brief History of Thought: A Philosophical Guide to Living

Luc Ferry

Philosophy

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The international bestseller; a smart, accessible history of philosophy to inspire readers, young and old [more]

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The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life

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The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life

David Brooks

Popular philosophy; Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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Are you on your first or second mountain? Is life about you - or others? About success - or something deeper?<br /><br... [more]

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A Meaning to Life

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A Meaning to Life

Michael Ruse

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Philosophy of religion

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Does human life have any meaning? Does the question even make sense today? For centuries, the question of the meaning or purpose... [more]

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