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A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World
A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World
by Daniel Goleman
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For more than half a century, in such books as The Art of Happiness and The Dalai Lama's Little Book of Inner Peace, the Dalai Lama has guided us along the path to compassion and taught us how to improve our inner lives. In A Force for Good, with the... (read more)

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Tao Te Ching
Tao Te Ching
by David (trn) Hinton
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Having masterfully translated a wide range of ancient Chinese poets and philosophers, David Hinton is uniquely qualified to offer the definitive contemporary English version of Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching. Like all of his translations, Hinton's translation of... (read more)

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Tunguska, or the End of Nature: A Philosophical Dialogue
Tunguska, or the End of Nature: A Philosophical Dialogue
by Michael Hampe
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On June 30, 1908, a mysterious explosion erupted in the skies over a vast woodland area of Siberia. Known as the Tunguska Event, it has been a source of wild conjecture over the past century, attributed to causes ranging from meteors to a small black... (read more)

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Culture and the Death of God
Culture and the Death of God
by Terry Eagleton
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How to live in a supposedly faithless world threatened by religious fundamentalism? Terry Eagleton, formidable thinker and renowned cultural critic, investigates in this thought-provoking book the contradictions, difficulties, and significance of the... (read more)

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Dreaming: A Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research
Dreaming: A Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research
by Jennifer M. Windt
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Dreams, conceived as conscious experience or phenomenal states during sleep, offer an important contrast condition for theories of consciousness and the self. Yet, although there is a wealth of empirical research on sleep and dreaming, its potential... (read more)

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Library of Living Philosophers #34: The Philosophy of Hilary Putnam
Library of Living Philosophers #34: The Philosophy of Hilary Putnam
by Randall E. (edt) Auxier
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Hilary Putnam, who turned 88 in 2014, is one of the worlds greatest living philosophers. He currently holds the position of Cogan University Professor Emeritus of Harvard. He has been called “one of the 20th centurys true philosophic giants”... (read more)

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The Highest Good in Aristotle and Kant
The Highest Good in Aristotle and Kant
by Joachim (edt) Aufderheide
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The notion of the highest good used to occupy a primary role in ethical theorising, but has largely disappeared from the contemporary landscape. The notion was central to both Aristotle's and Kant's ethical theories, however--a surprising observation... (read more)

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From Field to Fork: Food Ethics for Everyone
From Field to Fork: Food Ethics for Everyone
by Paul B. Thompson
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After centuries of neglect, the ethics of food are back with a vengeance. Justice for food workers and small farmers has joined the rising tide of concern over the impact of industrial agriculture on food animals and the broader environment, all while a... (read more)

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Retrieving Realism
Retrieving Realism
by Hubert Dreyfus
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"A picture held us captive," writes Wittgenstein in the Philosophical Investigations, describing the powerful image of mind that underlies the modern epistemological tradition from Descartes onward. Retrieving Realism offers a radical critique of the... (read more)

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A Sense of the Whole: Reading Gary Snyder's Mountains and Rivers Without End
A Sense of the Whole: Reading Gary Snyder's Mountains and Rivers Without End
by Mark Gonnerman
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In 1997, Mark Gonnerman organized a yearlong research workshop on Gary Snyders Mountains and Rivers Without End at the Stanford Humanities Center. Members of what came to be known among faculty, students, and diverse community members as the Mountains... (read more)

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The Marvelous Clouds: Toward a Philosophy of Elemental Media
The Marvelous Clouds: Toward a Philosophy of Elemental Media
by John Durham Peters
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When we speak of clouds these days, it is as likely that we mean data clouds or network clouds as cumulus or stratus. In their sharing of the term, both kinds of clouds reveal an essential truth: that the natural world and the technological world are not... (read more)

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Locke's Touchy Subjects: Materialism and Immortality
Locke's Touchy Subjects: Materialism and Immortality
by Nicholas Jolley
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In seventeenth-century philosophy the mind-body problem and the nature of personal immortality were two of the most controversial and sensitive issues. Nicholas Jolley seeks to show that these issues are more prominent in Locke's philosophy than has been... (read more)

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Geraud de Cordemoy: Six Discourses on the Distinction Between the Body and the Soul
Geraud de Cordemoy: Six Discourses on the Distinction Between the Body and the Soul
by Steven (trn) Nadler
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Steven Nadler presents the first English translation of a seminal work in the history of early modern philosophy. Geraud de Cordemoy's Six Discourses on the Distinction Between the Soul and the Body (originally published in French in 1666) offers an... (read more)

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Ideas, Evidence, and Method: Hume's Skepticism and Naturalism Concerning Knowledge and Causation
Ideas, Evidence, and Method: Hume's Skepticism and Naturalism Concerning Knowledge and Causation
by Graciela De Pierris
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Graciela De Pierris presents a novel interpretation of the relationship between skepticism and naturalism in Hume's epistemology, and a new appraisal of Hume's place within early modern thought. Whereas a dominant trend in recent Hume scholarship... (read more)

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Mencius
Mencius
by David Hinton
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This ancient text records the teachings of Mencius (4th c. B.C.E.), the second originary sage in the Confucian tradition which has shaped Chinese civilization for over two thousand years. In a culture that makes no distinction between those realms we... (read more)

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The Moon Points Back
The Moon Points Back
by Koji (edt) Tanaka
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The Moon Points Back comprises essays by both established scholars in Buddhist and Western philosophy and young scholars contributing to cross-cultural philosophy. It continues the program of Pointing at the Moon (Oxford University Press, 2009... (read more)

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You're Going to Be Dead One Day: A Love Story
You're Going to Be Dead One Day: A Love Story
by David Horowitz
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A Love Story Continuing his acclaimed series of meditations on life and death, David Horowitz turns to the consolation that his marriage and family have brought him amid the trials of age and illness. You're Going to Be Dead One Day is a political... (read more)

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Space, Politics and Aesthetics (Taking on the Political Eup)
Space, Politics and Aesthetics (Taking on the Political Eup)
by Dike
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Mustafa Dikeç reveals the aesthetic premises that underlie Hannah Arendt, Jean-Luc Nancy and Jacques Rancière's political thinking, and demonstrates how their politics depend on the construction and apprehension of worlds through spatial forms and... (read more)

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The Praise of Folly (Princeton Classics)
The Praise of Folly (Princeton Classics)
by Desiderius Erasmus
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Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536) was a Dutch humanist, scholar, and social critic, and one of the most important figures of the Renaissance. The Praise of Folly is perhaps his best-known work. Originally written to amuse his friend Sir Thomas More, this... (read more)

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Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy
Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy
by Justin E. H. Smith
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"Combining philosophical and historical analysis and a mine of research, this book documents the evolution of the race construct in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. At a time when the philosophy of race is vigorously reinventing itself, Justin... (read more)

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