Contributor(s):Author: Sri Mata Amritanandamayi DeviThis Book Is In French. Published By The Disciples Of Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Affectionately Known As Mother, Or Amma The Hugging Saint. NUME CARTE: 108 Citations D'Amma Sur L'Amour (French), PaperbackISBN: 1680373773PRET EDITURA: 55.99AUTOR(i):..
Although the year 1984 is hurtling back into the distant past, Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four continues to have a huge readership and to help shape the world of 2084. Sales of Orwell's terrifying tale have recently spiked because of current worries about alternate facts, post-truth, and fake ne..
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..
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..
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..
For too long, Jews have defined themselves in light of the bad things that have happened to them. And it is true that, many times in the course of history, they have been nearly decimated: when the First and Second Temples were destroyed, when the Jews were expelled from Spain, when Hitler proposed ..
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..
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..
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 ..
Contributor(s):Author: Samuel D. Rocha""Sam Rocha's primer reminds me of a French adage: la philo descends dans la rue-- philosophy comes to the street. Rocha's little book can be read and talked about, with profit, on the street, in the home, in the school, in the garden, anywhere the human heart b..
Contributor(s):Author: Eugene GendlinContribution by: Robert A. ParkerEugene T. Gendlin (1926-2017) is increasingly recognized as one of the seminal thinkers of our era. Carrying forward the projects of American pragmatism and continental philosophy, Gendlin created an original form of philosophical..
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..
Contributor(s):Author: Peter KreeftThis book is designed for three classes of people: Beginners who want an introduction to philosophy;Those who have already had an introduction to philosophy and who would like to see it in action now applied to a great book written by a great philosophy, but who ha..
Contributor(s):Author: Ken McLeod18th century Tibetan mystic Jigme Lingpa wrote a number of poems on the practice of Dzogchen, one of the great wisdom traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. In A Trackless Path renowned translator and teacher Ken McLeod offers a beautiful and evocative translation of one of..
``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..
Contributor(s):Author: Asim QureshiIntroduction by: Suhaiymah Manzoor-KhanCover Design by: Mark MecobA new work of political philosophy, in which Asim Qureshi reflects on injustice in the world he sees around him. Covering issues from torture and extrajudicial killings, to racism and discrimination,..
A classic work from Foucault, long unavailable. NUME CARTE: Abnormal, PaperbackISBN: 178478639XPRET EDITURA: 150.99AUTOR(i): Michel FoucaultEDITURA: VersoCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: August 2016DATA PUBLICARE: 2016..
This book features opening arguments followed by two rounds of reply between two moral philosophers on opposing sides of the abortion debate. In the initial opening essays, Kate Greasley and Christopher Kaczor lay out what they take to be the best case for and against abortion rights. In the ensuing..
An ambitious book by the acclaimed writer considering some of the most vexing topics in the history of human thought: science, religion and consciousness, challenging the sense of logical infallibility that thinkers such as Richard Dawkins suggest and restoring human consciousness to the central pla..
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..
Contributor(s):Author: Russell ConwellConsidered by many to be one of the finest speeches ever written, Acres of Diamonds offers a multitude of lessons about the rewards of work, education and finding the riches of life in one's own back yard. NUME CARTE: Acres of Diamonds, HardcoverISBN: 1566399629..
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone, Blaise Pascal wrote in 1654. But then there's Walt Whitman, in 1856: "Whoever you are, come forth Or man or woman come forth / You must not stay sleeping and dallying there in the house." It is truly an ancient deb..
The key text in the great controversies over literature and art between giants of 20th century philosophy, including Theodor Adorno, Walter Benjamin and Bertolt Brecht. NUME CARTE: Aesthetics and Politics, PaperbackISBN: 184467570XPRET EDITURA: 58.99AUTOR(i): Theodor AdornoEDITURA: VersoCOPERTA: Bro..
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: 99.99AUTOR(i): Quentin MeillassouxEDITURA: Bloomsbury AcademicCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Noiemb..
Contributor(s):Author: Jason BrennanPreface by: Jason BrennanMost people believe democracy is a uniquely just form of government. They believe people have the right to an equal share of political power. And they believe that political participation is good for us--it empowers us, helps us get what w..
Contributor(s):Author: F. W. J. SchellingIntroduction by: Jason M. WirthA new translation of the third and most sustained version of Schelling's magnum opus, this great heroic poem is a genealogy of time. Anticipating Heidegger, as well as contemporary debates about post-modernity and the limits of ..
Contributor(s):Author: Gaston BachelardTranslator: Edith And Frederick FarrellAir and Dreams: An Essay on the Imagination of Movement - by Gaston Bachelard Trans. Edith and Frederick Farrell. Bachelard uses his extensive knowledge of the poetry of Poe, Blake, Shelley, and Nietzsche to amplify the im..
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: 99.99AUTOR(i): Stephanie RosenbloomE..
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..
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..
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..
David Hume's Enquiry concerning Human Understanding is the definitive statement of the greatest philosopher in the English language. His arguments in support of reasoning from experience, and against the ``sophistry and illusion``of religiously inspired philosophical fantasies, caused controversy in..
Contributor(s):Author: David HumePhilosopher David Hume was considered to one of the most important figures in the age of Scottish enlightenment. In "An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding" Hume discusses the weakness that humans have in their abilities to comprehend the world around them, what i..
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..
Over the past twenty-five years, Bruno Latour has developed a research protocol different from the actor-network theory with which his name is now associated--a research protocol that follows the different types of connectors that provide specific truth conditions. These are the connectors that prom..
Contributor(s):Author: Richard T. W. ArthurThe second edition will be available in late Fall 2016. Richard Arthur's An Introduction to Logic provides a wide-ranging introduction to logic. In lively and readable prose, Arthur presents a new approach to the study of logic, one that seeks to integrat..
Contributor(s):Author: Scott M. SullivanA textbook for high school and university students on traditional logic. NUME CARTE: An Introduction to Traditional Logic: Classical Reasoning for Contemporary, PaperbackISBN: 1419616714PRET EDITURA: 166.99AUTOR(i): Scott M. SullivanEDITURA: Booksurge Publishi..
Contributor(s):Author: Robert NozickThe foundational text of libertarian thought First published in response to John Rawls' A Theory of Justice, Robert Nozick's Anarchy, State, and Utopia has become a defining text of classic libertarian thought. Challenging and ultimately rejecting liberal, sociali..
Contributor(s):Author: Ken CoatesThe last few decades seem to have begun what has been called 'the childless revolution'. In developed countries, increasingly people are choosing not to have children. The causes of this 'revolution' are many including the belief that to create a new life is to subje..
Deleuze and Guattari's influential study of desire, history and contemporary capitalism. NUME CARTE: Anti-Oedipus, PaperbackISBN: 1780936613PRET EDITURA: 117.99AUTOR(i): Gilles Deleuze Felix GuattariEDITURA: Bloomsbury AcademicCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Aprilie 2013DATA PUBLICARE: 2013..
Covers all necessary topics of the Religious Ethics A-Level specification. NUME CARTE: AQA Religious Ethics for AS and A2, PaperbackISBN: 0415549337PRET EDITURA: 144.99AUTOR(i): Jill OliphantEDITURA: Taylor and FrancisCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Martie 2011DATA PUBLICARE: 2011FORMAT: 245x190x19..
Contributor(s):Author: Richard E. RubensteinEurope was in the long slumber of the Middle Ages, the Roman Empire was in tatters, and the Greek language was all but forgotten, until a group of twelfth-century scholars rediscovered and translated the works of Aristotle. His ideas spread like wildfire a..
Contributor(s):Author: AristotleTranslator: Roger CrispThis new edition of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics is an accurate, readable and accessible translation of one of the world's greatest ethical works. Based on lectures Aristotle gave in Athens in the fourth century BCE, Nicomachean Ethics is one ..
Asks the questions any contender for world leadership should answer: what leads to the right decisions under stress while alone at the top? Examines defining moments in the lives of Winston Churchill, Anwar Sadat and Ma Ellen among others, looking at the virtues they embodied. NUME CARTE: Art of Alw..
Trade paperback. The application of sound logic to the now-murky discourse of truth is explored in this application of logic to politics from Royal Society Prize-shortlisted mathematician Eugenia Cheng. NUME CARTE: Art of Logic, PaperbackISBN: 178816038XPRET EDITURA: 88.99AUTOR(i): Eugenia ChengEDIT..
Outlines the existential ontological condition of aesthetics. NUME CARTE: Art's Claim to Truth, PaperbackISBN: 0231138512PRET EDITURA: 111.99AUTOR(i): Gianni VattimoEDITURA: Columbia University PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Aprilie 2010DATA PUBLICARE: 2010FORMAT: 228 x 152..
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: 106.99AUTOR(i): Kevin WarwickEDITURA: Taylor and FrancisCO..
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..