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Philosophy


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Meditations (Modern Library Classics)
Meditations (Modern Library Classics)
by Marcus Aurelius and Gregory Hays
Staff Pick
Consigned to notebooks by one of Rome's last great emperors, Meditations contains the blood and fire of Stoic philosophy. It has been a favorite for many ages and graced the bedside of kings and laity alike.... (read more)

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The Art of Travel
The Art of Travel
by Alain de Botton
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In this delightful series of essays, Alain de Botton tells us not only how but why we should travel.... (read more)

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The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness
The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness
by Simon Wiesenthal
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In the first hundred pages of The Sunflower, Holocaust survivor Simon Wiesenthal recounts his encounter with a dying German soldier who asked to speak with "a Jew" in order to seek forgiveness. Wiesenthal then invites everyone into the discussion... (read more)

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God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
by Christopher Hitchens
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One of the most informed journalists in the country (he seems to have been everywhere, met everyone, and read everything), he is also one of the most entertaining. His command of the language is legendary; his wit ferocious. His skill in marshalling... (read more)

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Meditations (06 Edition)
Meditations (06 Edition)
by Marcus Aurelius
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Consigned to notebooks by one of Rome's last great emperors, Meditations contains the blood and fire of Stoic philosophy. It has been a favorite for many ages and graced the bedside of kings and laity alike.... (read more)

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The God Delusion
The God Delusion
by Richard Dawkins
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A typically bold and incisive book from one of our great science writers, The God Delusion pulls no punches. I gave it to my cousin in hardcover last year, and he hasn't stopped citing passages since. "There are lots of people out there," Dawkins notes... (read more)

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Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason
Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason
by Michel Foucault
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When I was immersed in a sea of literary criticism a few years ago, Foucault, more than anyone else, caught my attention. Looking deeply at the roots of our behavior and our cultural attitudes, his examination of different kinds of power and control is... (read more)

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The Poetics of Space
The Poetics of Space
by Gaston Bachelard
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Philosopher Gaston Bachelard published The Poetics of Space in 1958, many years into a prolific and prestigious career in science and French academe. A rationalist who believed rational thought was an ill-fitting framework for exploring the imagination... (read more)

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A Lover's Discourse: Fragments
A Lover's Discourse: Fragments
by Roland Barthes
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This is a book best read immediately after the end of an intimate relationship. Devoid of sentimentality, it is a meditation of a lover when alone. Written in fragments, the overriding theme is that the lover, I, never absolutely, truly sees the beloved,... (read more)

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Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth
Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth
by Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos Papadimitriou
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Bertrand Russell hasn't been this entertaining since Bruce Duffy's 1987 novel The World As I Found It. Logicomix is an astoundingly entertaining graphic novel about the most unlikely of subjects: Bertrand Russell's struggle to find the logical foundation... (read more)

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Meditations (Penguin Classics)
Meditations (Penguin Classics)
by Marcus Aurelius
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Consigned to notebooks by one of Rome's last great emperors, Meditations contains the blood and fire of Stoic philosophy. It has been a favorite for many ages and graced the bedside of kings and laity alike.... (read more)

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Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work
Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work
by Matthew B. Crawford
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One of the most engaging, thought-provoking books I've read in a long time. Matthew Crawford has delivered an accessible, carefully reasoned examination of work and America's evolving ideas about it, addressing a host of important subjects — for... (read more)

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Meditations (64 Edition)
Meditations (64 Edition)
by Marcus Aurelius
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Consigned to notebooks by one of Rome's last great emperors, Meditations contains the blood and fire of Stoic philosophy. It has been a favorite for many ages and graced the bedside of kings and laity alike.... (read more)

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On Bullshit
On Bullshit
by Harry G. Frankfurt
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Lying is a craft, but bullshitting is an art. "Hence the familiar notion of the 'bullshit artist,'" moral philosopher Harry Frankfurt reminds us in this fun, erudite treatise. On Bullshit surely ranks as one of the best gift books to come along in quite... (read more)

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The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty
The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty
by Peter Singer
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In The Life You Can Save, Singer challenges and inspires readers to step up and play a part in ending world poverty. Absolutely logical and rational, yet passionate about the effect our choices can have, Singer lays out our shared global responsibility... (read more)

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The God Delusion
The God Delusion
by Richard Dawkins
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A typically bold and incisive book from one of our great science writers, The God Delusion pulls no punches. I gave it to my cousin in hardcover last year, and he hasn't stopped citing passages since. "There are lots of people out there," Dawkins notes... (read more)

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The Meaning of Human Existence
The Meaning of Human Existence
by Edward O. Wilson
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Meditations (Great Books in Philosophy)
Meditations (Great Books in Philosophy)
by Marcus Aurelius
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