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Deleuze'S Kantian Ethos: Critique as a Way of Life
Cheri Lynne Carr
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Cheri Lynne Carr explores the very real potential of Deleuze's clandestine use of Kantian critique for developing a new ethical practice. This new practice is built on an idea implicit in much of Deleuzian thought: the idea of critique as a way of life.


The Prophet and Other Writings
Kahlil Gibran, Angelo John Lewis
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This edition of this definitive work is now available as a highly designed paperback with flaps with a new introduction by Angelo John Lewis. Part of the Knickerbocker Classics series, a modern design makes this timeless book a perfect travel companion. Published in 1923, Kahlil Gibran's most famous ...


Theory and Practice of the Mandala
Giuseppe Tucci
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This intriguing, thought-provoking study examines the mandala's doctrinal basis, its use as a means of reintegration, its symbolism, and other aspects of its expression of the infinite possibilities of the subconscious.


The Prophet
Kahlil Gibran
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One of the greatest poetic masterpieces, a perennial bestseller, in an elegant gift edition


The 60-second Philosopher: Expand your Mind on a Minute or So a Day!
Andrew Pessin
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Philosophy means love of wisdom in Greek. Unfortunately, as much as we all love wisdom, we don't all have the time to spend acquiring it! This book offers you a snippet of philosophical wisdom everyday, giving you something to think about on your coffee break.


The Idea of a University
Bl. John Henry Newman
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Candide
Voltaire
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Examined Lives: Twelve Great Thinkers and the Search for Wisdom, from Socrates to Nietzsche
Prof. James Miller
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Learn how to live from history's greatest thinkers

Socrates * Plato * Diogenes * Aristotle * Seneca * Augustine * Montaigne * Descartes * Rousseau * Kant * Emerson * Nietzsche


Habermas and Politics: A Critical Introduction
Matheson Russell
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A critical introduction to Jürgen Habermas' political thought and his theory of power Jürgen Habermas has come to be viewed as the unofficial philosopher laureate of the European Union. But why have his contributions to contemporary political theory commanded such attention? This book brings to life ...


A Thousand Plateaus and Philosophy
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This volume brings together a team of international specialists on Deleuze and Guattari to provide in-depth critical studies of each plateau of their major work, 'A Thousand Plateaus'. It combines an overview of the text with deep scholarship and brings a renewed focus on the philosophical significance of their project.


The Ethics of Torture
J. Jeremy Wisnewski, R.D. Emerick
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Offers an introduction to the philosophical debates surrounding torture. This book asks key questions in light of recent events such as the abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib: What makes torture morally reprehensible? Are there any conditions under which torture is acceptable? And, what is it like to be tortured, and why do people engage in torture?


On Tocqueville: Democracy and America
Alan Ryan
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Tocqueville's gifts as an observer and commentator on American life and democracy are brought to vivid life in this splendid volume.


Strategy of Deception (Radical Thinkers)
Paul Virillio
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Writtenwith his characteristic flair, Virillo's latest book is a trenchantdenunciation of the Kosovo war in which he successfully unites theorywith a riveting study of the conflict. Tearing aside the veil ofhypocrisy in which the USA and its allies wrapped the war, Virillodemonstrates that the nature ...


The Living and the Dead
Toby Austin Locke
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The text draws upon philosophy, ethnography, literature and natural science to suggest that life and death are best understood not in opposition, but as continuous tendencies acting upon one another. Austin Locke argues that the failure to give nuanced consideration to the connections between the living and nonliving devalues both life and death.


Insight to Heal: Co-Creating Beauty amidst Human Suffering
Mark Graves
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An imaginative synthesis of science and theology that establishes the growth and flourishing of the person as the cornerstone of Christian healing.


Seeing Things as They Are: G.K. Chesterton and the Drama of Meaning
Duncan Reyburn
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An examination of the philosophy underlying G.K. Chesterton's approach to perceiving the meaning in the world around us.


Only For Them
Leonardo Caffo
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Year after year, day after day, minute after minute, billions of non-human animals are slaughtered for several purposes and aims (food, clothing, entertainment, research). An analogous situation whose objects were humans instead of animals would obviously never be accepted. But why do we tolerate and ...


Pretense
Daniela Tagliafico
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This book aims to offer an account of the architecture of the mind required to engage in pretense. It pays special attention to the nature of our imaginings, their power to motivate our actions and the abilities required to keep them distinct from reality. If pretense is a human ability, understanding ...


A Shoe Story: Van Gogh, the Philosophers and the West
Lesley Chamberlain
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What Philosophy Can Do
Gary Gutting
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A leading philosopher brings the tools of his trade to contentious contemporary debates.

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