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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 Smith Justin
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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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The Order of Things: An Archaeology of Human Sciences
The Order of Things: An Archaeology of Human Sciences
by Michel Foucault
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When one defines order as a sorting of priorities, it becomes beautifully clear as to what Foucault is doing here. With virtuoso showmanship, he weaves an intensely complex history of thought. He dips into literature, art, economics and even biology in... (read more)

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Princeton Readings in Political Thought: Essential Texts Since Plato
Princeton Readings in Political Thought: Essential Texts Since Plato
by Mitchell Cohen
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Princeton Readings in Political Thought is one of the most engaging and up-to-date samplers of the standard works of Western political thinking from antiquity through modern times. Organized chronologically, from Thucydides to Foucault, the book brings... (read more)

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History and Historians
History and Historians
by Mark T. Gilderhus
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History and Historians A Historiographical Introduction Seventh Edition Mark T. Gilderhus   This concise, best-selling volume presents a thorough and comprehensive overview of Western historical thinking from ancient times until the present... (read more)

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This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women
This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women
by Jay Allison
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A welcome change from the sloganeering, political mudslinging and products of spin doctors.--The Philadelphia Inquirer Based on the NPR series of the same name, This I Believe features eighty Americans--from the famous to the unknown--completing the... (read more)

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Basic Writings of Nietzsche (68 Edition)
Basic Writings of Nietzsche (68 Edition)
by Friedrich Nietzsche
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"Nietzsche is one of the few philosophers since Plato whom large numbers of intelligent people read for pleasure." --Walter Kaufmann From the Trade Paperback edition.... (read more)

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The Dawn of Day (Philosophical Classics)
The Dawn of Day (Philosophical Classics)
by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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One of the most important philosophers of the nineteenth century, Friedrich Nietzsche's influence onand#160;modern thought has extended beyond the borders of philosophy. His works have helped shape modern anthropology, psychology, theology, and sociology.... (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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The Ego and His Own: The Case of the Individual Against Authority (Radical Thinkers)
The Ego and His Own: The Case of the Individual Against Authority (Radical Thinkers)
by Max Stirner
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The Ego and His Own, the seminal defence of individualism, coloured the thinking of Friedrich Nietzsche, Max Ernst, Henrik Ibsen and Victor Serge, among many others, some of whom would vigorously deny any such influence in later years. Less reticent was... (read more)

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Speaking Into the Air: A History of the Idea of Communication
Speaking Into the Air: A History of the Idea of Communication
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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Passion of the Western Mind
Passion of the Western Mind
by Richard Tarnas
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Invitation To Philosophy Issues & 10TH Edition
Invitation To Philosophy Issues & 10TH Edition
by Stanley M Honer
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Honer (philosophy emeritus, Mt. San Antonio College) and his co- authors provide an introduction to the basic questions of philosophy for undergraduates and lay readers. The authors have substantially updated several chapters, including their case... (read more)

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Revolutions in Worldview: Understanding the Flow of Western Thought
Revolutions in Worldview: Understanding the Flow of Western Thought
by W. Andrew Hoffecker
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The premise of this collection of essays, assembled by Hoffecker (Reformed Theological Seminary), is that Western thought has serially experienced a series of changes so profound they should be called revolutions. The ten chapters of the volume... (read more)

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The Siren and the Sage: Knowledge and Wisdom in Ancient Greece and China
The Siren and the Sage: Knowledge and Wisdom in Ancient Greece and China
by Steven Shankman
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A comparative study of what the most influential writers of Ancient Greece and China thought it meant to have knowledge and whether they distinguished knowledge from other forms of wisdom. It surveys selected works of poetry, history and philosophy from... (read more)

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Naming and Necessity
Naming and Necessity
by Saul A. Kripke
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'Naming and Necessity' has had a great and increasing influence. It redirected philosophical attention to neglected questions of natural and metaphysical necessity and to the connections between these and theories of naming, and of identity. This seminal... (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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Story of Philosophy (Touchstone Books)
Story of Philosophy (Touchstone Books)
by Will Durant
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Will Durant (1885–1981) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize (1968) and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977). He spent more than fifty years writing his critically acclaimed eleven-volume series, The Story of Civilization (the later volumes written... (read more)

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The Empiricists: Locke: Concerning Human Understanding; Berkeley: Principles of Human Knowledge &3 Dialogues; Hume: Concerning Human Un
The Empiricists: Locke: Concerning Human Understanding; Berkeley: Principles of Human Knowledge &3 Dialogues; Hume: Concerning Human Un
by Richard Taylor
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Anaximander, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Plotinus, Lao-Tzu, Nagarjuna (Harvest Book, Hb 288)
Anaximander, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Plotinus, Lao-Tzu, Nagarjuna (Harvest Book, Hb 288)
by Karl Jaspers
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Taken from the Great Philosphers, Volume II.... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #50: Kant: A Very Short Introduction
Very Short Introductions #50: Kant: A Very Short Introduction
by Roger Scruton
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Immanuel Kant is arguably the most influential modern philosopher, but is also one of the most difficult. In this illuminating Very Short Introduction, Roger Scruton--a well-known and controversial philosopher in his own right--tackles his exceptionally... (read more)

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