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  • A Contemporary Introduction to Free Will, Paperback
    Accessible to students with no background in the subject, A Contemporary Introduction to Free Will provides an extensive and up-to-date overview of all the latest views on this central problem of philosophy. Opening with a concise introduction to the history of the problem of free will--and its plac..
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  • A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage, and Wisdom in Any Moment, Paperback
    Spring Washam is a founder of the East Bay Meditation Center, one of the most diverse and accessible Dharma centers in the United States. In A Fierce Heart, Washam shares her contemporary, unique interpretation of the Buddha's 2,500-year-old teachings, with short chapters that get to the heart of mi..
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  • A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World, Hardcover
    For more than half a century, in such books as "The Art of Happiness "and" The Dalai Lama s Little Book of Inner Peace, " the Dalai Lama has guided us along the path to compassion and taught us how to improve our inner lives. In "A Force for Good, " with the help of his longtime friend Daniel Golema..
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  • A Grammar of the Multitude: For an Analysis of Contemporary Forms of Life, Paperback
    Globalization is forcing us to rethink some of the categories -- such as "the people" -- that traditionally have been associated with the now eroding state. Italian political thinker Paolo Virno argues that the category of "multitude," elaborated by Spinoza and for the most part left fallow since th..
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  • A Little Bit of Buddha: An Introduction to Buddhist Thought, Hardcover
    At its heart, Buddhism blossoms from one source: the words and life of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha. Chad Mercree, a lifetime student of Buddhist philosophy and meditation, reveals in simple language how Buddhism can yield personal growth in the modern world. Because every journey is unique, Mercr..
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  • A Manual for Living, Paperback
    Epictetus was for former Roman slave and great Stoic philosopher whose talks have been admired for more than 1500 years. Destined to be a rediscovered in the tradition of The Art of War and Baltasar Gracian's The Art of Worldly Wisdom. A Manual for Living presents the essence of perennial stoic wisd..
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  • A Slap in the Face: Why Insults Hurt--And Why They Shouldn't, Paperback
    Insults are part of the fabric of daily life. But why do we insult each other? Why do insults cause us such pain? Can we do anything to prevent or lessen this pain? Most importantly, how can we overcome our inclination to insult others? In A Slap in the Face, William Irvine undertakes a wide-rangin..
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  • A Thousand Machines: A Concise Philosophy of the Machine as Social Movement, Paperback
    In this ``concise philosophy of the machine,`` Gerald Raunig provides a historical and critical backdrop to a concept proposed forty years ago by the French philosophers Felix Guattari and Gilles Deleuze: the machine, not as a technical device and apparatus, but as a social composition and concatena..
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  • A Treatise of Human Nature, Paperback
    ``One of the greatest of all philosophical works, covering knowledge, imagination, emotion, morality, and justice.`` -- Baroness Warnock, The ListPublished in the mid-18th century and received with indifference (it ``fell dead-born from the press,`` noted the author), David Hume's comprehensive thre..
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  • Absolute Tao: Subtle Is the Way to Love, Happiness and Truth, Paperback
    Moving beyond the usual interpretations of this classic Chinese text -- that of using it as an indicator of what to do next or attempting to predict the future -- Osho is using the Tao Te Ching as Lao Tzu intended: to ignite the flame of individual awareness and insight. His commentaries on these se..
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  • Alien Phenomenology, or What It's Like to Be a Thing, Paperback
    Humanity has sat at the center of philosophical thinking for too long. The recent advent of environmental philosophy and posthuman studies has widened our scope of inquiry to include ecosystems, animals, and artificial intelligence. Yet the vast majority of the stuff in our universe, and even in our..
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  • American Philosophy: A Love Story, Paperback
    The epic wisdom contained in a lost library helps the author turn his life aroundJohn Kaag is a dispirited young philosopher at sea in his marriage and his career when he stumbles upon West Wind, a ruin of an estate in the hinterlands of New Hampshire that belonged to the eminent Harvard philosopher..
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  • An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, Paperback
    This 1748 treatise by David Hume offers an accessible account of his unprecedented and challenging notions about the limitations of the human mind. It expounds the most influential theory of causality in modern times -- one that prompted Kant to create an entirely new school of thought. Highly contr..
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  • An Intelligent Person's Guide to Philosophy, Paperback
    ``Philosophy's the 'love of wisdom', can be approached in two ways: by doing it, or by studying how it has been done,`` so writes the eminent philosopher Roger Scruton. In this user-friendly book, he chooses to introduce philosophy by doing it. Taking the discipline beyond theory and ``intellectuali..
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  • As a Man Thinketh (Chump Change Edition), Hardcover
    Original, Unabridged version of As a Man Thinketh by James Allen, offered here for chump change. In this classic book on thinking, the book describes how each of us shapes the events around us, creating our own lives.As himself Allen describes, ``It shows how, in his own thought-world, each man hold..
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  • As If: Idealization and Ideals, Hardcover
    Idealization is a fundamental feature of human thought. We build simplified models in our scientific research and utopias in our political imaginations. Concepts like belief, desire, reason, and justice are bound up with idealizations and ideals. Life is a constant adjustment between the models we m..
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  • As One Is: To Free the Mind from All Conditioning, Paperback
    Contains a series of 8 lectures, given in Ojai, California in 1955 by Krishnamurti. This volume addresses issues such as: the nature of violence; the problem of change; the conditioning of the mind; how to achieve peace; the nature of worship and spiritual practice; and how to really listen. NUME CA..
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  • At Home in the World: Sounds and Symmetries of Belonging, Paperback
    To be at home in the world is an expression of attachment observed in all living beings and the specifically human need to create a world of shared meaningful experiences. Differing from the older forms of homesickness, homelessness in our times is not just about loss of a particular place, but can ..
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  • Being Perfect, Hardcover
    A few times in your life, someone will tell you something so right, so deeply true that it changes you forever. That is what Anna Quindlen, author of the timeless bestseller A Short Guide to a Happy Life, does here. In Being Perfect, she shares wisdom that, perhaps without knowing it, you have longe..
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  • Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future, Paperback
    After kicking open the doors to twentieth-century philosophy in Thus Spake Zarathustra, Friedrich Nietzsche refined his ideal of the superman with the 1886 publication of Beyond Good and Evil. Conventional morality is a sign of slavery, Nietzsche maintains, and the superman goes beyond good and evi..
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  • Book of Five Rings, Hardcover
    There are various Ways. There is the Way of salvation by the law of Buddha, the Way of Confucius governing the Way of learning, the Way of healing as a doctor, as a poet teaching the Way of Waka, tea, archery, and many arts and skills. Each man practises as he feels inclined. It is said the warrior'..
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  • Bring Me the Rhinoceros: And Other Zen Koans That Will Save Your Life, Paperback
    Bring Me the Rhinoceros is an unusual guide to happiness and a can opener for your thinking. For fifteen hundred years, Zen koans have been passed down through generations of masters, usually in private encounters between teacher and student. This book deftly retells more than a dozen traditional k..
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  • Bubbles: Spheres Volume I: Microspherology, Hardcover
    An epic project in both size and purview, Peter Sloterdijk's three-volume, 2,500-page Spheres is the late-twentieth-century bookend to Heidegger's Being and Time. Rejecting the century's predominant philosophical focus on temporality, Sloterdijk, a self-described ``student of the air,`` reinterprets..
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  • Buddhist Boot Camp, Hardcover
    Buddhism is all about training the mind, and boot camp is an ideal training method for this generation's short attention span. The chapters in this small book can be read in any order, and are simple and easy to understand. Each story, inspirational quote, and teaching offers mindfulness-enhancing t..
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  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy: Fear and Trembling in Sunnydale, Paperback
    Twenty-three essays by young professional philosophers examine crucial ethical and metaphysical aspects of the Buffyverse (the world of Buffy). Though the show already attracted much scholarly attention, this is the first book to fully disinter the intellectual issues. Designed by Whedon as a multil..
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  • Bushido: Samurai Ethics and the Soul of Japan, Paperback
    At the turn of the twentieth century, when Japan was evolving from an isolated feudal society into a modern nation, a Japanese educator wrote this book to introduce the rest of the world to his society's traditional values. Author Inazo Nitobe defines bushido (the way of the warrior) as the source o..
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  • Bushido: The Way of the Samurai, Paperback
    In eighteenth-century Japan, Tsunetomo Yamamoto created the Hagakure, a document that served as the basis for samurai warrior behavior. Its guiding principles greatly influenced the Japanese ruling class and shaped the underlying character of the Japanese psyche, from businessmen to soldiers. Bushid..
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  • Can Non-Europeans Think?, Paperback
    Philosophy claims to be the search for knowledge, unbound by any fetters. Yet even a cursory analysis of how it is conceived when it exists outside the European tradition reveals a troubling bias. While European philosophy, for example is simply known as ``philosophy,`` African philosophy is all too..
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  • Changing the Subject: Philosophy from Socrates to Adorno, Hardcover
    Ask a question and it is reasonable to expect an answer or a confession of ignorance. But a philosopher may defy expectations. Confronted by a standard question arising from a normal way of viewing the world, a philosopher may reply that the question is misguided, that to continue asking it is, at t..
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  • Chronicles of a Liquid Society, Hardcover
    A posthumous collection of essays about the modern world from one of Europe's greatest, and best-selling, literary figures Umberto Eco was an international cultural superstar. In this, his last collection, the celebrated essayist and novelist observes the changing world around him with irrepressible..
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  • Complete Poison Blossoms from a Thicket of Thorn: The Zen Records of Hakuin Ekaku, Hardcover
    Following his translation of just over half the original text in 2014, Norman Waddell presents the complete teaching record of Zen master Hakuin, now available in English with extensive explanations, notes, and even the wry, helpful comments that students attending Hakuin's lectures inscribed in the..
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  • Complete Works of Aristotle, Volume 1: The Revised Oxford Translation, Hardcover
    The Oxford Translation of Aristotle was originally published in 12 volumes between 1912 and 1954. It is universally recognized as the standard English version of Aristotle. This revised edition contains the substance of the original Translation, slightly emended in light of recent scholarship; three..
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  • Complete Works of Aristotle, Volume 2: The Revised Oxford Translation, Hardcover
    The Oxford Translation of Aristotle was originally published in 12 volumes between 1912 and 1954. It is universally recognized as the standard English version of Aristotle. This revised edition contains the substance of the original Translation, slightly emended in light of recent scholarship; three..
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  • Conscious Mind in Search of a Fundamental Theory (Revised), Paperback
    What is consciousness? How do physical processes in the brain give ris e to the self-aware mind and to feelings as profoundly varied as love or hate, aesthetic pleasure or spiritual yearning? These questions tod ay are among the most hotly debated issues among scientists and philos ophers, and we ha..
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  • Consciousness Speaks, Paperback
    A worthy successor to I AM THAT Ramesh's most accessible and easy to understand book. An excellent place to start or end your search. It is highly recommended both for the newcomer to Advaita and the more knowledgeable student of the subject. NUME CARTE: Consciousness Speaks, PaperbackISBN: 09294481..
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  • Creating Freedom: The Lottery of Birth, the Illusion of Consent, and the Fight for Our Future, Paperback
    A profound and radical manifesto calling for a transformation in the way we think about democracy, equality, and ourselves. Freedom has long been a foundational concept at the heart of our civilization. Free markets, free media, free speech--even in these politically divided times, freedom is one th..
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  • Creating the Kingdom of Ends, Paperback
    Christine Korsgaard has become one of the leading interpreters of Kant's moral philosophy. She is identified with a small group of philosophers who are intent on producing a version of Kant's moral philosophy that is at once sensitive to its historical roots while revealing its particular relevance ..
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  • Critical Theory: A Very Short Introduction, Paperback
    Critical theory emerged in the 1920s from the work of the Frankfurt School, the circle of German-Jewish academics who sought to diagnose -- and, if at all possible, cure -- the ills of society, particularly fascism and capitalism. In this book, Stephen Eric Bronner provides sketches of leading repre..
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  • Critique of Judgment, Paperback
    This 1790 polemic by one of philosophy's most important and influential figures attempts to establish the principles that support the faculty of judgment. Kant's third critique after Critique of Practical Reason and Critique of Pure Reason remains one of the most important works on human reason. Th..
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  • Critique of Pure Reason, Paperback
    This entirely new translation of Critique of Pure Reason is the most accurate and informative English translation ever produced of this epochal philosophical text. Though its simple, direct style will make it suitable for all new readers of Kant, the translation displays a philosophical and textual ..
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  • Critique of the Power of Judgment, Paperback
    This entirely new translation of Kant's Critique of the Power of Judgment follows the principles and high standards of all other volumes in The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant. This volume includes for the first time the first draft of Kant's introduction to the work; the only Englis..
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  • Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence, Hardcover
    Timothy Morton argues that ecological awareness in the present Anthropocene era takes the form of a strange loop or Mobius strip, twisted to have only one side. Deckard travels this oedipal path in Blade Runner (1982) when he learns that he might be the enemy he has been ordered to pursue. Ecologica..
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  • Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, Paperback
    How can we know that God exists? Is it possible to find proof of religion's most significant issues? Can we presume that the orderliness of the universe offers evidence of a purposeful creator? David Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion explores these perennial questions in a thought-provoki..
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  • Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon, Hardcover
    This is an encyclopedic dictionary of close to 400 important philosophical, literary, and political terms and concepts that defy easy--or any--translation from one language and culture to another. Drawn from more than a dozen languages, terms such as Dasein (German), pravda (Russian), saudade (Portu..
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  • Difference and Repetition, Paperback
    This brilliant exposition of the critique of identity is a classic in contemporary philosophy and one of Deleuze's most important works. Of fundamental importance to literary critics and philosophers, Difference and Repetition develops two central concepts--pure difference and complex repetition--an..
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  • Discworld and Philosophy: Reality Is Not What It Seems, Paperback
    In Discworld, unlike our own frustrating Roundworld, everything makes sense. The world is held up by elephants atop a swimming turtle, the sun goes around the world every day, and things always happen because someone intends them to happen. Millions of fans are addicted to Pratchett's Discworld, and..
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  • Doctor Who and Philosophy, Paperback
    In Doctor Who and Philosophy, a team of mostly human philosophers (who are also fans) looks at the deeper issues raised by the Doctor's mind-blowing adventures. They discuss, among other topics, the Doctor's philosophy of science, the ethics of a universe with millions of intelligent species, what m..
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  • Eastern Wisdom, Modern Life: Collected Talks: 1960-1969, Paperback
    Alan Watts introduced millions of Western readers to Zen and other Eastern philosophies, but he s also recognized as a brilliant commentator on Judeo-Christian traditions as well as a celebrity philosopher who exemplified the ideas and lifestyle of the 1960s counterculture. In this compilation of co..
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