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  • 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep, Paperback
    24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep explores some of the ruinous consequences of the expanding non-stop processes of twenty-first-century capitalism. The marketplace now operates through every hour of the clock, pushing us into constant activity and eroding forms of community and political e..
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  • 50 Philosophy Classics: Your Shortcut to the Most Important Ideas on Being, Truth, and Meaning, Paperback
    For over 2000 years, philosophy has been our best guide to the experience of being human, and the true nature of reality. From Aristotle, Plato, Epicurus, Confucius, Cicero and Heraclitus in ancient times to 17th century rationalists Descartes, Leibniz and Spinoza, from 20th-century greats Jean-Paul..
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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 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 Practical Guide to Ethics: Living and Leading with Integrity, Paperback
    This essential new text is designed for courses in contemporary moral issues, applied ethics, and leadership. Emphasizing personal choice in the study of ethics, the authors take the reader on a journey of self-discovery rather than a mere academic survey of the field of ethics.A Practical Guide to ..
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  • A Rasa Reader: Classical Indian Aesthetics, Paperback
    From the early years of the Common Era to 1700, Indian intellectuals explored with unparalleled subtlety the place of emotion in art. Their investigations led to the deconstruction of art's formal structures and broader inquiries into the pleasure of tragic tales. Rasa, or taste, was the word they c..
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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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  • A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning Into Mor, Paperback
    One of the most significant works of Western philosophy, Hume's Treatise was published in 1739-40, before he was thirty years old. A pinnacle of English empiricism, it is a comprehensive attempt to apply scientific methods of observation to a study of human nature, and a vigorous attack upon the pri..
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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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  • After Finitude, Paperback
    Acclaimed debut from a student of Alain Badiou, which promises to have a significant impact on the future of continental philosophy. NUME CARTE: After Finitude, PaperbackISBN: 1441173838PRET EDITURA: 90.99AUTOR(i): Quentin MeillassouxEDITURA: Bloomsbury AcademicCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Noiemb..
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  • Against Empathy, Paperback
    From one of the world's leading psychologists, comes an interesting investigation that overturns widely held assumptions to reveal one of the most profound yet largely overlooked sources of human conflict. NUME CARTE: Against Empathy, PaperbackISBN: 0099597829PRET EDITURA: 75.99AUTOR(i): Paul BloomE..
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  • Age of Absurdity, Paperback
    A wry and accessible look at how the desirable states of wellbeing and satisfaction are constantly undermined by modern life, for fans of Alain de Botton and Charlie Brooker. Examining philosophy, spiritual teachings and contemporary psychology, Foley offers an entertaining strategy for finding happ..
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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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  • Alone Time, Hardcover
    The prevalent discomfort with periods of solitude motivates Stephanie Rosenbloom to travel through Paris, Istanbul, Florence and New York exploring the unique quirks of each as a place to be alone in. NUME CARTE: Alone Time, HardcoverISBN: 0593076761PRET EDITURA: 128.99AUTOR(i): Stephanie Rosenbloom..
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  • Amateur, Paperback
    This vital deconstruction of a toxic culture of metrics, KPIs and USPs offers a manifesto for a return to the radical and liberating amateur spirit accessible through doing the things we love, drawing on a range of examples of figures who went their own way beyond quantifiable productivity such as D..
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  • American Horror Story and Philosophy: Life Is But a Nightmare, Paperback
    In American Horror Story and Philosophy, philosophers with varying backgrounds and interests explore different aspects of this popular ``erotic thriller`` TV show, with its enthusiastic cult following and strong critical approval. The result is a collection of intriguing and provocative thoughts on ..
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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 Aesthetic Education in the Era of Globalization, Paperback
    During the past twenty years, the world's most renowned critical theorist--the scholar who defined the field of postcolonial studies--has experienced a radical reorientation in her thinking. Finding the neat polarities of tradition and modernity, colonial and postcolonial, no longer sufficient for i..
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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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  • AQA Religious Ethics for AS and A2, Paperback
    Covers all necessary topics of the Religious Ethics A-Level specification. NUME CARTE: AQA Religious Ethics for AS and A2, PaperbackISBN: 0415549337PRET EDITURA: 138.99AUTOR(i): Jill OliphantEDITURA: Taylor and FrancisCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Martie 2011DATA PUBLICARE: 2011FORMAT: 245x190x19..
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  • Art of Freedom - on the Dialectics of         Democratic Exi, Paperback
    Demonstrates that we can learn a great deal about the democratic culture of freedom from its philosophical critics. NUME CARTE: Art of Freedom - on the Dialectics of Democratic Exi, PaperbackISBN: 0745682138PRET EDITURA: 114.99AUTOR(i): Juliane RebentischEDITURA: Polity PressCOPERTA: Brosata..
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  • Artificial Intelligence: The Basics, Paperback
    An engaging and jargon-free introduction to AI. It explores the philosophical questions underpinning AI and introduces the cutting-edge science involved. NUME CARTE: Artificial Intelligence: The Basics, PaperbackISBN: 0415564832PRET EDITURA: 102.99AUTOR(i): Kevin WarwickEDITURA: Taylor and FrancisCO..
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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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  • Assholes, Paperback
    Paperback edition of the critically acclaimed }New York Times{ hardback bestseller. 'Equal parts philosophical meditation and historical survey, but its true value lies in his attempt to precisely define the term' }New York Magazine{ *Also appeared in October Buyer's Notes* NUME CARTE: Assholes, Pap..
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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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  • Batman and Philosophy: The Dark Knight of the Soul, Paperback
    Why doesn't Batman just kill the Joker and end everyone's misery? Can we hold the Joker morally responsible for his actions? Is Batman better than Superman? If everyone followed Batman's example, would Gotham be a better place? What is the Tao of the Bat? Batman is one of the most complex cha..
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  • Because We Say So, Paperback
    The West's most prominent critic of US imperialism returns with another essential counter-punch to American hegemony. Noam Chomsky is the world's bestselling and most influential political writer, bar none. Now in paperback. NUME CARTE: Because We Say So, PaperbackISBN: 0241972485PRET EDITURA: 75.99..
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  • Become What You Are
    Part of the }Shambhala Pocket Library{ series, Alan Watts presents his meditations on the dilemma of seeking your true self. NUME CARTE: Become What You AreISBN: 1611805791PRET EDITURA: 67.99AUTOR(i): Alan WattsEDITURA: Shambhala Publications IncCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Martie 2018DATA PUBLIC..
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  • Being Good, Paperback
    A short and accessible guide, aimed at general readers and students, from the author of }Think{. NUME CARTE: Being Good, PaperbackISBN: 0192853775PRET EDITURA: 64.99AUTOR(i): Simon BlackburnEDITURA: Oxford University PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Martie 2002DATA PUBLICARE: 2002FORMAT: 152x114..
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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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  • Beyond Happiness, Paperback
    A thoughtful yet practical book aimed at anyone who wants to lead a happier and more fulfilled life, written by top headmaster and co-founder of Action for Happiness, Anthony Seldon. NUME CARTE: Beyond Happiness, PaperbackISBN: 1473619440PRET EDITURA: 75.99AUTOR(i): Anthony SeldonEDITURA: Hodder & S..
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  • Biography of Ordinary Man, Paperback
    Engaging with voices from across continental philosophy, this early work provides a foundational outline of Laruelle's 'non-philosophical' approach. NUME CARTE: Biography of Ordinary Man, PaperbackISBN: 1509509968PRET EDITURA: 114.99AUTOR(i): Francois LaruelleEDITURA: Polity PressCOPERTA: BrosataDAT..
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  • Bioshock and Philosophy: Irrational Game, Rational Book, Paperback
    Considered a sign of the 'coming of age' of video games as an artistic medium, the award-winning BioShock franchise covers vast philosophical ground. BioShock and Philosophy: Irrational Game, Rational Book presents expert reflections by philosophers (and Bioshock connoisseurs) on this critically acc..
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  • Black - the Brilliance of a Non-color, Paperback
    A luminous exploration of the colour black, taking in music, painting, politics, sex and more. NUME CARTE: Black - the Brilliance of a Non-color, PaperbackISBN: 150951208XPRET EDITURA: 60.99AUTOR(i): Alain BadiouEDITURA: WileyCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie 2016DATA PUBLICARE: 2016FORMAT: ..
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  • Bob Dylan and Philosophy: It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Thinking), Paperback
    The legions of Bob Dylan fans know that Dylan is not just a great composer, writer, and performer, but a great thinker as well. In Bob Dylan and Philosophy, eighteen philosophers analyze Dylan's ethical positions, political commitments, views on gender and sexuality, and his complicated and controv..
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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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  • Book of Why, Hardcover
    Arguing that correlation does sometimes imply causation, despite the influence of the contrary idea across the developing scientific thought of the past, }The Book Of Why{ presents what causal thinking can reveal about the contemporary world, and how it can be understood as central to human and arti..
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  • Breath, Mind, and Consciousness, Paperback
    Modern scientists are just now beginning to understand what yogis have known for centuries--that the life force animating our physical bodies is regulated by breath, and that the breath energy is controlled by the mind. The esoteric and practical science of Swar Yoga--presented in this book for the ..
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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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