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 Philosophy

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What if you're not who you think you are?  What if you don't really know the people closest to you?  And what if your most deeply-held beliefs turn out to be...wrong?  In Stop Being Reasonable,philosopher Eleanor Gordon-Smith tells gripping true stories... read more

Stop Being Reasonable
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This is the perfect primer for anyone interested in the foundation of Western thought and a unique companion for visitors to Greek and Roman sites. John Gaskin unfolds the thinking about nature, life, death and other worlds that informed the culture ... read more

The Traveller's Guide to Classical Philosophy
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The Baby is a mother's project and a writer's project - how to reconcile these two demanding roles? What is a baby? And why are there so few of them in literature?
Through notes taken in the months after her first child was born, Darrieussecq, in her characteristically ingenious... read more

The Baby
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When you explore older atheisms, you will find some of your firmest convictions - secular or religious - are highly questionable. If this prospect disturbs you, what you are looking for may be freedom from thought.'For a generation now, public debate has been corroded by ... read more

Seven Types of Atheism
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 Philosophy

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.

The acclaimed new translation of the classic poem at the heart of Stephen Greenblatt's The Swerve
 
Lucretius' poem On the Nature of Things combines a scientific and philosophical treatise with some of the greatest poetry ever written. With intense moral fer... read more

The Nature of Things
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A controversial call to arms, Against Empathy argues that the natural impulse to share the feelings of others can lead to immoral choices in both public policy and in our personal relationships.

Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion
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From the author of The Architecture of Happiness, a bold argument on how we can still benefit, without believing, from the wisdom, the beauty, and the consolatory power that religion has to offer.
 
What if r... read more

Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion
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What would it be like to free yourself from limitations and soar beyond your boundaries? What can you do each day to discover inner peace and serenity? The Untethered Soul--now a #1 New York Times bestseller--offers simple yet profound answers to thes... read more

The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself
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 Philosophy

A book which speaks directly to the confusions and agonies of existence, detailing a personal, philosophical odyssey.

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
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Any Baedeker will tell us where we ought to travel, but only Alain de Botton will tell us how and why. With the same intelligence and insouciant charm he brought to How Proust Can Save Your Life, de Botton considers the pleasures of anticipation; the allure of the exotic, and t... read more

The Art of Travel
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"In this book of brief essays, Singer applies his controversial ways of thinking to issues like climate change, extreme poverty, animals, abortion, euthanasia, human genetic selection, sports doping, the sale of kidneys, the ethics of high-priced art, and ways of increas... read more

Ethics in the Real World
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THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERFrom the timeless wisdom of ancient Greece through to Christianity, the Enlightenment, existentialism and postmodernism, A Brief History of Thought brilliantly and accessibly explains the enduring teachings of... read more

A Brief History of Thought - A Philosophical Guide to Living
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