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Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks #8: Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks: Volume 8: Journals Nb21-Nb25
Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks #8: Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks: Volume 8: Journals Nb21-Nb25
by Soren Kierkegaard
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For over a century, the Danish thinker Søren Kierkegaard (1813-55) has been at the center of a number of important discussions, concerning not only philosophy and theology, but also, more recently, fields such as social thought, psychology, and... (read more)

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How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness
How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness
by Russ Roberts
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A forgotten book by one of history's greatest thinkers reveals the surprising connections between happiness, virtue, fame, and fortune. Adam Smith may have become the patron saint of capitalism after he penned his most famous work, The Wealth of Nations.... (read more)

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The Powers of Aristotle's Soul
The Powers of Aristotle's Soul
by Thomas Kjeller Johansen
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Aristotle is considered by many to be the founder of 'faculty psychology'--the attempt to explain a variety of psychological phenomena by reference to a few inborn capacities. In The Powers of Aristotle's Soul, Thomas Kjeller Johansen investigates his... (read more)

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What Does "Academic" Mean?: Two Essays on the Chances of the University Today
What Does "Academic" Mean?: Two Essays on the Chances of the University Today
by Josef Pieper
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What Does “Academic” Mean? focuses, in two essays, on the prospects of contemporary universities. The term “academic” is traced back to Platos Academy in a grove in Athens. The Academy is isolated, far away from the hustle and... (read more)

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Doing Philosophy Comparatively
Doing Philosophy Comparatively
by Tim Connolly
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Critics have argued that comparative philosophy is inherently flawed or even impossible. What standards can we use to describe and evaluate different cultures' philosophies? How do we avoid projecting our own ways of thinking onto others? Can we overcome... (read more)

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The Robust Demands of the Good: Ethics with Attachment, Virtue, and Respect
The Robust Demands of the Good: Ethics with Attachment, Virtue, and Respect
by Philip Pettit
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Philip Pettit offers a new insight into moral psychology. He shows that attachments such as love, and certain virtues such as honesty, require not only their characteristic positive behaviours in the actual world (i.e. as things are), but preservation of... (read more)

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Zibaldone
Zibaldone
by Giacomo Leopardi
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A groundbreaking translation of the epic work of one of the great minds of the nineteenth century Giacomo Leopardi was the greatest Italian poet of the nineteenth century and was recognized by readers from Nietzsche to Beckett as one of... (read more)

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Doing Philosophy Comparatively
Doing Philosophy Comparatively
by Tim Connolly
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Critics have argued that comparative philosophy is inherently flawed or even impossible. What standards can we use to describe and evaluate different cultures' philosophies? How do we avoid projecting our own ways of thinking onto others? Can we overcome... (read more)

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An Intelligent Life: Buddhist Psychology of Self-Transformation
An Intelligent Life: Buddhist Psychology of Self-Transformation
by Koitsu Yokoyama
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A systematic approach to making intelligent use of our lives: forget the self, live more fully for others, and find happiness deep within. The idea that our experiences in life are shaped by our own minds is fundamental to Buddhist philosophy. An... (read more)

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Living with Time to Think
Living with Time to Think
by Nancy Kline
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Following up on the success of the best-selling Time to Think, Nancy Kline shares her philosophy and practical tools for listening, thinking and living well. Nancy Kline's Time To Think process builds an independent thinking culture in organizations and... (read more)

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The Cosmos of Duty: Henry Sidgwick's Methods of Ethics
The Cosmos of Duty: Henry Sidgwick's Methods of Ethics
by Roger Crisp
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Roger Crisp presents a comprehensive study of Henry Sidgwick's The Methods of Ethics, a landmark work first published in 1874. Crisp argues that Sidgwick is largely right about many central issues in moral philosophy: the metaphysics and epistemology of... (read more)

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Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic
Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic
by Matthew Stewart
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Not only the erudite Thomas Jefferson, the wily and elusive Ben Franklin, and the underappreciated Thomas Paine, but also Ethan Allen, the hero of the Green Mountain Boys, and Thomas Young, the forgotten Founder who kicked off the Boston Tea Party--these... (read more)

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Fictional Objects
Fictional Objects
by Stuart (edt) Brock
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Eleven original essays discuss a range of puzzling philosophical questions about fictional characters, and more generally about fictional objects. For example, they ask questions like the following: Do they really exist? What would fictional objects be... (read more)

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Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Make a Difference
Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Make a Difference
by William Macaskill
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An up-and-coming visionary in the world of philanthropy and cofounder of the effective altruism movement explains why most of our ideas about how to make a difference are wrong and presents a counterintuitive way to think about how each of us can do the... (read more)

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Self and Soul: A Defense of Ideals
Self and Soul: A Defense of Ideals
by Mark Edmundson
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In a culture that has become progressively more skeptical and materialistic, the desires of the individual self stand supreme, Mark Edmundson says. We spare little thought for the great ideals that once gave life meaning and worth. Self and Soul is an... (read more)

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Elbow Room: The Varieties of Free Will Worth Wanting
Elbow Room: The Varieties of Free Will Worth Wanting
by Daniel C. Dennett
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In this landmark 1984 work on free will, Daniel Dennett makes a case for compatibilism. His aim, as he writes in the preface to this new edition, was a cleanup job, "saving everything that mattered about the everyday concept of free will, while... (read more)

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Tradition as Challenge: Essays and Speeches
Tradition as Challenge: Essays and Speeches
by Josef Pieper
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For Pieper, the study of tradition is anything but antiquarian. He begins with a consideration of tradition in a changing world and is well aware of the need to confront the all-too-common perception that “tradition” is nowadays irrelevant... (read more)

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Cosmic Pessimism (Univocal)
Cosmic Pessimism (Univocal)
by Eugene Thacker
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andldquo;Weandrsquo;re doomed.andrdquo; So begins the work of the philosopher whose unabashed and aphoristic indictments of the human condition have been cropping up recently in popular culture. Today we find ourselves in an increasingly inhospitable... (read more)

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Then & Now: The World's Center and the Soul's Demesne
Then & Now: The World's Center and the Soul's Demesne
by Eva Brann
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These two long essays make up a short book, one full of depth and knowledge, in which Eva Brann gets at the roots of our thinking—without tearing things apart. Then In the first essay, Brann parses out the schema and meaning of Herodotus's The... (read more)

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Wisdom of the East Day-To-Day Calendar
Wisdom of the East Day-To-Day Calendar
by Andrews Mcmeel Publishing (cor)
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Yogi Bhajan, Shunryu Suzuki, Basho, Confucius, Buddha, and many others share their secrets on achieving a happy and peaceful life. The wisdom and philosophy from Great Eastern thinkers fill the pages of this full-color calendar, making it a positive... (read more)

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