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The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order

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The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order

Hal Brands, Charles Edel

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; General & world history; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

Hardback

An eloquent call to draw on the lessons of the past to address current threats to international order [more]

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Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Soren Kierkegaard

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Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Soren Kierkegaard

Clare Carlisle

Biography; Biography: literary; Biography: religious & spiritual; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy of religion

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Søren Kierkegaard is one of the most passionate and challenging of all modern philosophers, and is often regarded as... [more]

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Earthly Immortalities: How the Dead Live On in the Lives of Others

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Earthly Immortalities: How the Dead Live On in the Lives of Others

Peter Moore

Philosophy

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In this thought-provoking book, Peter Moore examines the often overlooked issues concerning human mortality, the fragile ways... [more]

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Happy Ever After: Escaping The Myth of The Perfect Life

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Happy Ever After: Escaping The Myth of The Perfect Life

Paul Dolan

Popular philosophy; Psychology; Behavioural theory (Behaviourism); Psychology: emotions; Self-help & personal development; Popular psychology

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Get a good education, be successful, get married, have kids and look after your health. This is what we're told will make... [more]

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress...

Steven Pinker

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Philosophy of science

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Is modernity really failing? [more]

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Chinese Thought: From Confucius to Cook Ding

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Chinese Thought: From Confucius to Cook Ding

Roel Sterckx

History; Asian history; Oriental & Indian philosophy; Cultural studies; Social & cultural anthropology; Political science & theory

Hardback

We are often told that the twenty-first century is bound to become China's century. Never before has Chinese culture been... [more]

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How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius

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How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius...

Donald Robertson

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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The life-changing principles of Stoicism taught through the story of its most famous proponent. [more]

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The Prophet

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The Prophet

Kahlil Gibran

Poetry; Poetry by individual poets; Philosophy; Gift books

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This edition of Gibran's collection of 26 poetic essays on life features a bonded-leather binding and distinctive gilt edging.... [more]

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A Lot of People Are Saying: The New Conspiracism and the Assault on Democracy

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A Lot of People Are Saying: The New Conspiracism and the Assault on Democracy...

Nancy L. Rosenblum, Russell Muirhead

History; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Conspiracy theories; Political science & theory; Political structures: democracy

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How the new conspiracists are undermining democracy-and what can be done about it Conspiracy theories are as old as politics.... [more]

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Thomas Aquinas: Basic Philosophical Writings: From the Summa Theologiae and The Principles of Nature (13th Century CE)

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Thomas Aquinas: Basic Philosophical Writings: From the Summa Theologiae...

Steven Baldner

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600

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Contains new translations of the philosophical writings of Thomas Aquinas from the Summa Theologiae and The Principles of... [more]

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Hume: An Intellectual Biography

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Hume: An Intellectual Biography

James A. Harris (University of St Andrews, Scotland)

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Western philosophy: Enlightenment

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This book will be read by all those interested in the life and writing of David Hume. This includes students (undergraduate... [more]

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On the Brink of Paradox: Highlights from the Intersection of Philosophy and Mathematics

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On the Brink of Paradox: Highlights from the Intersection of Philosophy...

Agustin Rayo

Philosophy; Philosophy: logic; Mathematics

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An introduction to awe-inspiring ideas at the brink of paradox: infinities of different sizes, time travel, probability and... [more]

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The Secular Enlightenment

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The Secular Enlightenment

Margaret Jacob

European history; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Social & political philosophy; Religion & politics; Religion & science

Hardback

A major new history of how the Enlightenment transformed people's everyday lives The Secular Enlightenment is a panoramic... [more]

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John Rawls: The Path to a Theory of Justice

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John Rawls: The Path to a Theory of Justice

Andrius Galisanka

Biography: general; Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; Popular philosophy; Political science & theory; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

Hardback

Critics have maintained that John Rawls's theory of justice is unrealistic and undemocratic. Andrius Galisanka's incisive... [more]

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Irrationality: A History of the Dark Side of Reason

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Irrationality: A History of the Dark Side of Reason

Justin E. H. Smith

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Philosophy: logic; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; History of ideas

Hardback

A fascinating history that reveals the ways in which the pursuit of rationality often leads to an explosion of irrationality... [more]

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Why Free Will Is Real

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Why Free Will Is Real

Christian List

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Philosophy of science

Hardback

Many scientists and scientifically-minded commentators are skeptical that free will exists. In clear, scientifically rigorous... [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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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Setting the People Free: The Story of Democracy, Second Edition

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Setting the People Free: The Story of Democracy, Second Edition

John Dunn

Social & political philosophy; History of ideas; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Political structures: democracy

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Why does democracy - as a word and as an idea - loom so large in the political imagination, though it has so often been misused... [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

Paperback

'A genre-breaking insight... [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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A Short History of German Philosophy

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A Short History of German Philosophy

Vittorio Hosle

European history; Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; History of ideas

Paperback

This concise but comprehensive book provides an original history of German-language philosophy from the Middle Ages to today.... [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

Paperback

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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Authoritarianism: Three Inquiries in Critical Theory

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Authoritarianism: Three Inquiries in Critical Theory

Wendy Brown, Peter E Gordon, Max Pensky

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Fascism & Nazism

Paperback

Across the Euro-Atlantic world, political leaders have been mobilizing their bases with nativism, racism, xenophobia, and... [more]

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