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  • A History of the World in 100 Objects
    Neil MacGregor's A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a bold, original approach to human history, exploring past civilizations through the objects that defined them. Encompassing a grand sweep of human history, A History of the World in 100 Objects begins with one of the earliest surviving ob..
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  • Beyond the Pleasure Principle
    On the Introduction of Narcissism/Remembering, Repeating and Working Through/Beyond the Pleasure Principle/The Ego and the Id/Inhibition, Symptom and FearIn Freud's view we are driven by the desire for pleasure, as well as by the desire to avoid pain. But the pursuit of pleasure has never been a sim..
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  • Black's Student Medical Dictionary
    Black's Medical Dictionary has been the best-selling medical dictionary for over 100 years. It is invaluable as a home reference and for all who need clear explanation of medical terms: nurses, health care professionals, students, health service management, actuaries, lawyers and journalists. It con..
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  • Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
    Intuition is often presented as the opposite of structured achievement. There are people who intuit the answer to a problem, and there are those who work it out the long and hard way. This distinction is false: intuitive facilities turn out to be gifts that are developed and educated by practice and..
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  • Boost Your Brain - English version
    Improve your memory and recall, develop cognitive skills and increase your brain power with Boost Your Brain. Ever find it difficult to remember where you left your keys or parked the car? Boost your Brain is here to help with over 300 brain- boosting tips and exercises for a complete mental workout..
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  • Check Your English Vocabulary for Medicine: All You Need to Improve Your Vocabulary
    Check Your English Vocabulary for Medicine is a workbook designed to help learners of English improve their knowledge and understanding of core medical terminology. The workbook includes crosswords, puzzles and word games to test and build specialist English vocabulary. The combination of self-study..
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  • Civilization and its Discontents
    Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings y..
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  • Conditions of Love. The Philosophy of Intimacy
    What does it really mean to love another person? Is there such a thing as the 'perfect' partner? How does infatuation differ from the real thing?The need to love and be loved is central to our idea of happiness, yet it sometimes seems that the more we reflect on it the more elusive it becomes. In th..
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  • Constraints on discourse
    This is a difficult book, and to minimize the difficulties, we must try to give as many definitions as possible. Discourse is a language unit, analysable with the same methods as the sentence, but larger than the sentence.For example, a question is a sentence, the answer to that question is a senten..
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  • Creative Schools
    From the international bestselling author of The Element Ken Robinson is one of the world's most influential voices in education. In this inspiring, empowering book, he sets out a new vision for how education can be transformed to enable all young people to flourish. Filled with practical examples a..
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  • Critique of Pure Reason
    In the "Critique of Pure Reason", Immanuel Kant laid out a framework upon which the whole of modern philosophy is based. This "Penguin Classics" edition is translated from the German and edited with an introduction by Marcus Weigelt, based on the translation by Max Muller. Kant's "Critique of Pure R..
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  • Dictionary of Law
    With over 8,000 terms and expressions, this best-selling dictionary provides clear, concise and fully up-to-date information on all aspects of civil, criminal and commercial law. Fully updated for the new edition, expanded topics include juvenile crime, immigration, anti-terrorism measures, e-crime,..
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  • Dictionary of Medical Terms
    This fully revised edition of the Dictionary of Medical Terms now includes over 12,500 terms from British and international medical practice, explained in clear, simple English. It covers fields such as surgery, general practice, hospitals, clinics, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry and other specialisms..
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  • Discipline and Punish. The Birth of the Prison
    In the Middle Ages there were gaols and dungeons, but punishment was for the most part a spectacle. The economic changes and growing popular dissent of the 18th century made necessary a more systematic control over the individual members of society, and this in effect meant a change from punishment,..
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  • Essential Works of Foucault 1954-1984
    Although most famous for his epoch-making studies of sexuality, psychiatry and criminology, Michel Foucault (1926-84) was a hugely prolific thinker whose writings ranged right across the arts and sciences from ancient Greece to the later twentieth century. In this, the second of three volumes bringi..
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  • Essential Works of Michel Foucault 1954-1984, Vol. 3
    This book covers the topics Foucault helped make the core agenda of Western political culture - medicine, prisons, psychiatry, government and sexuality - emphasising Foucault's practical concern with discrimination, coercion and exclusion in human society. NUME CARTE: Essential Works of Michel Fouca..
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  • Ethics
    Published shortly after his death in 1677, Ethics is undoubtedly Spinoza-ãs greatest work-¨a fully cohesive philosophical system that strives to provide a coherent picture of reality and to comprehend the meaning of an ethical life. Following a logical step-by-step format, it defines in turn the nat..
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  • Games People Play. The Psychology of Human Relationships
    We all play games. In every encounter with other people we are doing so. The nature of these games depends both on the situation and on who we meet.Eric Berne's classic Games People Play is the most accessible and insightful book ever written about the games we play: those patterns of behaviour that..
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  • Great Ideas First Ten Books
    Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings y..
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  • Great Ideas: Myth of Sisyphus
    Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves – and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives – and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings y..
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  • Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: the Story of Anonymous
    Here is the ultimate book on the worldwide movement of hackers, pranksters, and activists that operates under the non-name Anonymous, by the writer the "Huffington Post "says knows all of Anonymous deepest, darkest secrets. Half a dozen years ago, anthropologist Gabriella Coleman set out to study th..
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  • Happiness by Design. Finding Pleasure and Purpose in Everyday Life
    As a Professor of Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics, Dolan conducts original research into the measurement of happiness and its causes and consequences, including the effects of our behaviour. Here he creates a new outlook on the pursuit of happiness - it's not just how you feel,..
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  • How the Mind Works
    Why do we laugh?What makes memories fade?Why do people believe in ghosts?Why do fools fall in love?How the Mind Works explores every aspect of mental life, showing that our minds are not a mystery, but a system of organs of computation designed by natural selection.  NUME CARTE: How the Mind WorksIS..
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  • How to Predict the Unpredictable: The Art of Outsmarting Almost Everyone
    We are hard-wired to believe that the world is more predictable than it is. We chase 'winning streaks' that are often just illusions, and we are all too predictable exactly when we try hardest not to be. In the 1970s, Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky coined the phrase 'representativeness' to describ..
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  • Human Happiness
    Created by the seventeenth-century philosopher and mathematician Pascal, the essays contained in Human Happiness are a curiously optimistic look at whether humans can ever find satisfaction and real joy in life - or whether a belief in God is a wise gamble at best.Throughout history, some books have..
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  • Man Alone with Himself
    Friedrich Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary thinkers in Western philosophy. Here he sets out his subversive views in a series of aphorisms on subjects ranging from art to arrogance, boredom to passion, science to vanity, rejecting conventional notions of morality to celebrate the individua..
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  • Max Your Memory - English version
    Max Your Memory with this fun programme packed with 200 fun exercises, puzzles, tips and strategies to sharpen your memory skills.Designed to improve all aspects of your memory including long-term, short-term, visual and organisational, you'll also find helpful tricks that can be applied in everyday..
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  • Not In Your Genes
    Professor Robert Plomin, the world's leading geneticist, said in 2014 of his search for genes that explain differences in our psychology: 'I have been looking for these genes for fifteen years. I don't have any'. Using a mixture of famous and ordinary people, Oliver James drills deep down into the c..
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  • On Liberty
    In one of the most influential philosophical works ever writer, John Stuart Mill explores the risks and responsibilities of liberty. Examining the tyranny that can come both from government and from the herd-like opinion of the majority, Mill proposes a freedom to think, unite, and pursue our pleasu..
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  • Physics and Philosophy
    Nobel Prize winner Werner Heisenberg's classic account explains the central ideas of the quantum revolution, and his celebrated Uncertainty Principle. Heisenberg reveals how words and concepts familiar in daily life can lose their meaning in the world of relativity and quantum physics.This in turn h..
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  • Poetics
    'The plot is the source and the soul of tragedy'In his near-contemporary account of Greek tragedy, Aristotle examines the dramatic elements of plot, character, language and spectacle that combine to produce pity and fear in the audience, and asks why we derive pleasure from this apparently painful p..
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  • Power Systems: Conversations with David Barsamian on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire
    In this new collection of conversations, Noam Chomsky explores the most immediate and urgent concerns: the future of democracy in the Arab world, the implications of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the 'class war' fought by U.S. business interests against working people and the poor, the breakdown o..
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  • Secret of Childhood
    Maria Montessori describes the child with warmth and the exactness of a scientist. She also discusses the array of materials and techniques needed to release his learning potential. NUME CARTE: Secret of ChildhoodISBN: 9780345305831PRET EDITURA: 46.99AUTOR(i): Maria MontessoriTRADUCATOR(i): M. Josep..
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  • Six Thinking Hats
    Meetings are a crucial part of all our lives, but too often they go nowhere and waste valuable time. In Six Thinking Hats, Edward de Bono shows how meetings can be transformed to produce quick, decisive results every time. The Six Hats method is a devastatingly simple technique based on the brain's ..
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  • Symposium and the Death of Socrates
    In Symposium, a group of Athenian aristocrats attend a party and talk about love, until the drunken Alcibiades bursts in and decides to discuss Socrates instead. Symposium gives an unsurpassed picture of the sparkling society that was Athens at the height of her empire. The setting of the other dial..
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  • Teaching and Learning English with Humour
    „This book has been written on the assumption that a view of life based on the humorous acceptance of a plurality of meanings is more comprehensive and rewarding than one which „takes for granted the existence of one real world“ - Mulkay and which separates humour from the realm of the serious. This..
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  • The Analects
    The Analects express a philosophy, or a moral code, by which Confucius, one of the most humane thinkers of all time, believed everyone should live. Upholding the ideals of wisdom, self-knowledge, courage and love of one's fellow man, he argued that the pursuit of virtue should be every individual's ..
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  • The Blank Slate
    In the past century many people have assumed that we are shaped by our environment: a blank slate waiting to be inscribed by upbringing and culture, with innate abilities playing little part.Steven Pinker's profound and essential book shows that this view denies the heart of our being: human nature...
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  • The Confidence Game : The Psychology of the Con and Why We Fall for it ... Every Time
    True con artists - the Bernie Madoffs, the Clark Rockefellers, the Lance Armstrongs - are elegant, outsized personalities, artists of persuasion and exploiters of trust. They hold a deep, enigmatic fascination for us. But how do they do it? Why are they successful? And what keeps us falling for it, ..
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  • The Consolations of Philosophy
    Bestselling philosophical writer Alain de Botton, author of Status Anxiety and The Art of Travel, explores how philosophy can help us with everyday problems in his number-one bestseller The Consolations of Philosophy.The inspiration for the TV series Philosophy: A Guide to HappinessAlain de Botton, ..
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  • The Establishment: And How They Get Away with it
    Behind our democracy lurks a powerful but unaccountable network of people who wield massive power and reap huge profits in the process. In exposing this shadowy and complex system that dominates our lives, Owen Jones sets out on a journey into the heart of our Establishment, from the lobbies of West..
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  • The Fall
    A philosophical novel described by fellow existentialist Sartre as 'perhaps the most beautiful and the least understood' of his novels, Albert Camus' The Fall is translated by Robin Buss in Penguin Modern Classics.Jean-Baptiste Clamence is a soul in turmoil. Over several drunken nights in an Amsterd..
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  • The Interpretation of Dreams
    Sigmund Freud's audacious masterpiece, The Interpretation of Dreams, has never ceased to stimulate controversy since its publication in 1900. Freud is acknowledged as the founder of psychoanalysis, the key to unlocking the human mind, a task which has become essential to man's survival in the twenti..
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  • The Language Instinct
    How do babies learn to speak? Why are there so many languages? Do we think in our mother tongue? Who decides what's correct English? How did language evolve?  In this landmark book, Pinker explains the mysteries of language within a coherent theory: that language is an adaptation for communication.„..
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  • The Metaphysics
    In The Metaphysics, Aristotle laid the foundations for one of the central branches of Western philosophy.The son of a doctor and an eminent scientist in his own right, Aristotle was always passionately interested in natural phenomena. Yet when he joined Plato's Academy as a seventeen-year-old in the..
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  • The Nicomachean Ethics
    Aristotle (384-322BC) is the philosopher who has most influence on the development of western culture, writing on a wide variety of subjects including the natural sciences as well as the more strictly philosophical topics of logic, metaphysics and ethics. To the poet Dante, he was simply 'the master..
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  • The Penguin Dictionary of Psychology
    "The Penguin Dictionary of Psychology" has become a byword for demystifying the language of this complex subject. Now fully updated for its fourth edition, this wide-ranging and accessible dictionary is invaluable for both students and professionals, and an indispensable guide to all areas of psycho..
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  • The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work
    Why do so many of us love or hate our work? How has it come to dominate our lives? And what should we do about it?Work makes us. Without it we are at a loss; in work we hope to have a measure of control over our lives. Yet for many of us, work is a straitjacket from which we cannot free ourselves.Cr..
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