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  • 101 Key Terms in Philosophy and Their Importance for Theology, Paperback
    WRITTEN BY TWO PHILOSOPHES AND A THEOLOGIAN, 101 KEY TERMS PROVIDE EASY ACCESS TO KEY TERMS IN PHILOSOPHY AND HOW THEY ARE UNDERSTOOD AND USED IN THEOLOGY. NUME CARTE: 101 Key Terms in Philosophy and Their Importance for Theology, PaperbackISBN: 0664225241PRET EDITURA: 75.99AUTOR(i): Kelly James Cla..
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  • A Book Forged in Hell: Spinoza's Scandalous Treatise and the Birth of the Secular Age, Paperback
    When it appeared in 1670, Baruch Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise was denounced as the most dangerous book ever published--"godless," "full of abominations," "a book forged in hell . . . by the devil himself." Religious and secular authorities saw it as a threat to faith, social and politica..
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  • A Brief History of Thought: A Philosophical Guide to Living, Paperback
    NATIONAL BESTSELLEREight months on the bestseller lists in France From the timeless wisdom of the ancient Greeks to Christianity, the Enlightenment, existentialism, and postmodernism, Luc Ferry's instant classic brilliantly and accessibly explains the enduring teachings of philosophy--including its ..
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  • A Guide for the Perplexed, Paperback
    From one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century, and the author of the international bestseller Small Is Beautiful, the reissue of a timeless treatise on the meaning of living.In A Guide for the Perplexed, bestselling author E. F. Schumacher explores our relation to the world: our obli..
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  • A History of Western Philosophy, Paperback
    Hailed as "lucid and magisterial" by The Observer, this book is universally acclaimed as the outstanding one-volume work on the subject of Western philosophy. Considered to be one of the most important philosophical works of all time, the History of Western Philosophy is a dazzlingly unique explorat..
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  • A Little History of Philosophy, Paperback
    Philosophy begins with questions about the nature of reality and how we should live. These were the concerns of Socrates, who spent his days in the ancient Athenian marketplace asking awkward questions, disconcerting the people he met by showing them how little they genuinely understood. This engagi..
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  • A Refutation of Moral Relativism: Interviews with an Absolutist, Paperback
    No issue is more fateful for civilization than moral relativism. History knows not one example of a successful society which repudiated moral absolutes. Yet most attacks on relativism have been either pragmatic (looking at its social consequences) or exhorting (preaching rather than proving), and ph..
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  • A Significant Life: Human Meaning in a Silent Universe, Paperback
    What makes for a good life, or a beautiful one, or, perhaps most important, a meaningful one? Throughout history most of us have looked to our faith, our relationships, or our deeds for the answer. But in A Significant Life, philosopher Todd May offers an exhilarating new way of thinking about these..
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  • A Theory of Everything: An Integral Vision for Business, Politics, Science and Spirituality, Paperback
    Here is a concise, comprehensive overview of Wilber's revolutionary thought and its application in today's world. In A Theory of Everything, Wilber uses clear, nontechnical language to present complex, cutting-edge theories that integrate the realms of body, mind, soul, and spirit. He then demonstr..
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  • A Theory of Justice, Paperback
    Since it appeared in 1971, John Rawls's A Theory of Justice has become a classic. The author has now revised the original edition to clear up a number of difficulties he and others have found in the original book.Rawls aims to express an essential part of the common core of the democratic tradition-..
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  • A Theory of the Drone, Hardcover
    Drone warfare has raised profound ethical and constitutional questions both in the halls of Congress and among the U.S. public. Not since debates over nuclear warfare has American military strategy been the subject of discussion in living rooms, classrooms, and houses of worship. Yet as this groundb..
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  • About the Beginning of the Hermeneutics of the Self: Lectures at Dartmouth College, 1980, Hardcover
    In 1980, Michel Foucault began a vast project of research on the relationship between subjectivity and truth, an examination of conscience, confession, and truth-telling that would become a crucial feature of his life-long work on the relationship between knowledge, power, and the self. The lectures..
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  • After the Natural Law: How the Classical Worldview Supports Our Modern Moral and Political Views, Paperback
    The "natural law" worldview developed over the course of almost two thousand years beginning with Plato and Aristotle and culminating with St. Thomas Aquinas in the thirteenth century. This tradition holds that the world is ordered, intelligible and good, that there are objective moral truths which ..
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  • After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory, Paperback
    When After Virtue first appeared in 1981, it was recognized as a significant and potentially controversial critique of contemporary moral philosophy. Newsweek called it "a stunning new study of ethics by one of the foremost moral philosophers in the English-speaking world." Since that time, the book..
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  • Against Democracy, Hardcover
    Most 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 we want, and tends to make us smarter, more virtuous, and more..
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  • Against Interpretation and Other Essays
    Against Interpretation was Susan Sontag's first collection of essays and is a modern classic. Originally published in 1966, it has never gone out of print and has influenced generations of readers all over the world. It includes some of Sontag's best-known works, among them 'On Style', 'Notes on 'Ca..
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  • Against the Current: Essays in the History of Ideas, Second Edition, Paperback
    In this outstanding collection of essays, Isaiah Berlin, one of the great thinkers of the twentieth century, discusses the importance of dissenters in the history of ideas--among them Machiavelli, Vico, Montesquieu, Herzen, and Sorel. With his unusual powers of imaginative re-creation, Berlin brings..
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  • Agonistics: Thinking the World Politically, Paperback
    Political conflict in our society is inevitable, and its results are often far from negative. How then should we deal with the intractable differences arising from complex modern culture? Developing her groundbreaking political philosophy of agonistics - the search for a radical and plural democracy..
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  • All Things Shining: Reading the Western Classics to Find Meaning in a Secular Age, Paperback
    Well on its way to becoming a classic itself, this inspirational book is "a smart, sweeping run through the history of Western philosophy. Important for the way it illuminates life today and for the controversial advice it offers on how to live" (David Brooks, The New York Times). "What constitutes ..
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  • An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Paperback
    In An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, first published in 1690, John Locke (1632-1704) provides a complete account of how we acquire everyday, mathematical, natural scientific, religious and ethical knowledge. Rejecting the theory that some knowledge is innate in us, Locke argues that it derive..
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  • An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: Second Treatise of Goverment
    Notes and Introduction by Mark G. Spencer, Brock University, Ontario John Locke (1632-1704) was perhaps the most influential English writer of his time. His Essay concerning Human Understanding (1690) and Two Treatises of Government (1690) weighed heavily on the history of ideas in the eighteenth ce..
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  • An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments, Hardcover
    "A flawless compendium of flaws." --Alice Roberts, PhD, anatomist, writer, and presenter of The Incredible Human JourneyThe antidote to fuzzy thinking, with furry animals Have you read (or stumbled into) one too many irrational online debates? Ali Almossawi certainly had, so he wrote An Illustrated ..
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  • Anarchism: A Collection of Revolutionary Writings, Paperback
    One of the few members of the Russian aristocracy to become a revolutionary, Prince Peter Kropotkin (1842‒1921) renounced his title at the age of 12. He later became one of the leading theorists of anarchism. Forced to flee his homeland in the 1870s to avoid arrest for his revolutionary activities a..
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  • Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice, Hardcover
    Anger is not just ubiquitous, it is also popular. Many people think it is impossible to care sufficiently for justice without anger at injustice. Many believe that it is impossible for individuals to vindicate their own self-respect or to move beyond an injury without anger. To not feel anger in tho..
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  • Animals and Society: An Introduction to Human-Animal Studies, Paperback
    Considering that much of human society is structured through its interaction with non-human animals, and since human society relies heavily on the exploitation of animals to serve human needs, human-animal studies has become a rapidly expanding field of research, featuring a number of distinct posit..
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  • Anti-Education: On the Future of Our Educational Institutions, Paperback
    AN NYRB Classics Original In 1869, at the age of twenty-four, the precociously brilliant Friedrich Nietzsche was appointed to a professorship of classical philology at the University of Basel. He seemed marked for a successful and conventional academic career. Then the philosophy of Schopenhauer and..
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  • Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia, Paperback
    An -introduction to the nonfascist life- (Michel Foucault, from the Preface) When it first appeared in France, Anti-Oedipus was hailed as a masterpiece by some and -a work of heretical madness- by others. In it, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari set forth the following theory: Western society's inna..
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  • Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder, Hardcover
    Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb's landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don't understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and The Bed..
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  • Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder, Paperback
    Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb's landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don't understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and The Bed..
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  • Aristotle for Everybody, Paperback
    Aristotle (384 - 322 B.C.) taught logic to Alexander the Great and, by virtue of his philosophical works, to every philosopher since, from Marcus Aurelius, to Thomas Aquinas, to Mortimer J. Adler. Now Adler instructs the world in the uncommon common sense of Aristotelian logic, presenting Aristotle'..
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  • Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, Paperback
    The Nicomachean Ethics is one of Aristotle's most widely read and influential works. Ideas central to ethics-that happiness is the end of human endeavor, that moral virtue is formed through action and habituation, and that good action requires prudence-found their most powerful proponent in the pers..
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  • Aristotle: A Very Short Introduction, Paperback
    The influence of Aristotle, the prince of philosophers, on the intellectual history of the West is second to none. In this book, Jonathan Barnes examines Aristotle's scientific researches, his discoveries in logic and his metaphysical theories, his work in psychology and in ethics and politics, and ..
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  • As a Man Thinketh (Chump Change Edition), Paperback
    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 holds..
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  • Basic Writings of Nietzsche, Paperback
    Introduction by Peter GayTranslated and edited by Walter Kaufmann Commentary by Martin Heidegger, Albert Camus, and Gilles Deleuze One hundred years after his death, Friedrich Nietzsche remains the most influential philosopher of the modern era. Basic Writings of Nietzsche gathers the complete texts..
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  • Basic Writings, Paperback
    Basic Writings is the finest single-volume anthology of the work of Martin Heidegger, widely considered one of the most important modern philosophers. Its selections offer a full range of the influential author's writings--including "The Origin of the Work of Art," the introduction to Being and Time..
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  • Behold the Spirit: A Study in the Necessity of Mystical Religion, Paperback
    Just as groundbreaking today as it was when it first appeared, Behold the Spirit is philosopher Alan Watts s timeless argument for the place of mystical religion in today s world. Drawing on his experiences as a former priest, Watts skillfully explains how the intuition of Eastern religion Zen Buddh..
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  • Being and Event, Paperback
    Since the book's first publication in 1988, Alain Badiou's Being and Event has established itself of one of the most important and controversial works in contemporary philosophy and its author as one of the most influential thinkers of our time. Being and Event is a comprehensive statement of Badiou..
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  • Being and Time, Hardcover
    The publication in 1927 of Martin Heidegger's magnum opus, Being and Time, signaled an intellectual event of the first order and had an impact in fields far beyond that of philosophy proper. Being and Time has long been recognized as a landmark work of the twentieth century for its original analyses..
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  • Being and Time, Paperback
    "What is the meaning of being?" This is the central question of Martin Heidegger's profoundly important work, in which the great philosopher seeks to explain the basic problems of existence. A central influence on later philosophy, literature, art, and criticism--as well as existentialism and much o..
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  • Beyond Good & Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future, Paperback
    Represents Nietzsche's attempt to sum up his philosophy. In nine parts the book is designed to give the reader a comprehensive idea of Nietzsche's thought and style: they span "The Prejudices of Philsophers," "The Free Spirit," religion, morals, scholarship, "Our Virtues," "Peoples and Fatherlands,"..
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  • Big Questions from Little People...: And Simple Answers from Great Minds, Hardcover
    In the spirit of Schott's Miscellany, The Magic of Reality, and The Dangerous Book for Boys comes Can a Bee Sting a Bee?--a smart, illuminating, essential, and utterly delightful handbook for perplexed parents and their curious children. Author Gemma Elwin Harris has lovingly compiled weighty questi..
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  • Book of Virtues, Hardcover
    Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples of good and bad, right and wrong. And the best places to find them are in g..
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  • Boys and Girls Learn Differently! a Guide for Teachers and Parents, Paperback
    A thoroughly revised edition of the classic resource for understanding gender differences in the classroom In this profoundly significant book, author Michael Gurian has revised and updated his groundbreaking book that clearly demonstrated how the distinction in hard-wiring and socialized gender dif..
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  • Bushido: Legacies of Japanese Tattoos, Paperback
    This gorgeous book delves into the elusive world of traditional Japanese tattooing. The Samurai spirit, Bushido, is an integral component of Japanese tattooing that is traced through the imagery and interpersonal dynamics of this veiled subculture. The eloquent text is based largely on Takahiro Kita..
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  • Bushido: The Soul of Japan, Hardcover
    A century ago, when Japan was transforming itself from an isolated feudal society into a modern nation, a Japanese educator queried about the ethos of his people composed this seminal work, which with his numerous other writings in English made him the best, known Japanese writer in the West during ..
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  • Character Matters: How to Help Our Children Develop Good Judgment, Integrity, and Other Essential Virtues, Paperback
    Award-winning psychologist and educator Thomas Lickona offers more than one hundred practical strategies that parents and schools have used to help kids build strong personal character as the foundation for a purposeful, productive, and fulfilling life. Succeeding in life takes character, and Lickon..
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  • Chosen by God, Paperback
    With nearly 200,000 copies sold in its 25 years, Chosen by God by Dr. R. C. Sproul is a contemporary classic on predestination, a doctrine that isn't just for Calvinists, says Sproul. It is a doctrine for all biblical Christians. In this updated and expanded edition of Chosen by God, Sproul shows th..
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  • Christian Metaphysics and Neoplatonism, Hardcover
    Contemporary scholarship tends to view Albert Camus as a modern, but he himself was conscious of the past and called the transition from Hellenism to Christianity the true and only turning point in history. For Camus, modernity was not fully comprehensible without an examination of the aspirations t..
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