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Man's Search for Meaning
Man's Search for Meaning
by Viktor E Frankl
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With a new Foreword by Harold S. Kushner and a new Biographical Afterword by William J. Winslade Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual... (read more)

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Free Will (12 Edition)
Free Will (12 Edition)
by Sam Harris
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A BELIEF IN FREE WILL touches nearly everything that human beings value. It is difficult to think about law, politics, religion, public policy, intimate relationships, moralityand#8212;as well as feelings of remorse or personal achievementand#8212... (read more)

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The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
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"A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought." *Los Angeles Times "POWERFUL . . . A stirring defense of informed rationality. . . Rich in surprising... (read more)

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Cunt: A  Declaration of Independence
Cunt: A Declaration of Independence
by Inga Muscio and Betty Dodson
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This book is for any woman who has been frustrated at the world but doesn't know why. Muscio is unforgiving and blunt in her delivery of her fantastically liberating experiences that make her a woman. Relatable, funny, and completely shocking at times... (read more)

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Mans Search for Meaning an Introduction To Logotherapy
Mans Search for Meaning an Introduction To Logotherapy
by Viktor E Frankl
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Few books in recent decades have had the continuing impact of Dr. Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning -- the classic best seller now considered to be one of the most important contributions to psychiatry since the writing of Freud. In it, Dr. Frankl... (read more)

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The Marx-Engels Reader
The Marx-Engels Reader
by Karl Marx
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This revised and enlarged edition of the leading anthology provides the essential writings of Marx and Engels--those works necessary for an introduction to Marxist thought and ideology.... (read more)

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Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
by Michel Foucault
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Book : on the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are (66 Edition)
Book : on the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are (66 Edition)
by Alan Watts
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A witty attack on the illusion that the self is a separate ego that confronts a universe of alien physical objects.... (read more)

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Ideology of the Aesthetic (90 Edition)
Ideology of the Aesthetic (90 Edition)
by Terry Eagleton
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The Ideology of the Aesthetic presents a history and critique of the concept of the aesthetic throughout modern Western thought. As such, this is a critical survey of modern Western philosophy, focusing in particular on the complex relations between... (read more)

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The Gay Science: With a Prelude in Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs
The Gay Science: With a Prelude in Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs
by Friedrich Nietzsche
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Nietzsche called The Gay Science "the most personal of all my books." It was here that he first proclaimed the death of God -- to which a large part of the book is devoted -- and his doctrine of the eternal recurrence. Walter Kaufmann's commentary, with... (read more)

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Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government
Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government
by Philip Pettit
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This is the first full-length presentation of a republican alternative to the liberal and communitarian theories that have dominated political philosophy in recent years. The latest addition to the acclaimed Oxford Political Theory series, Pettit's... (read more)

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Critique of Pure Reason (03 Edition)
Critique of Pure Reason (03 Edition)
by Kant
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In his monumental Critique of Pure Reason, German philosopher Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) argues that human knowledge is limited by the capacity for perception. He attempts a logical designation of two varieties of knowledge: a posteriori, the knowledge... (read more)

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Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis
Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis
by Jimmy Carter
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President Jimmy Carter offers a passionate defense of separation of church and state. He warns that fundamentalists are deliberately blurring the lines between politics and religion. As a believing Christian, Carter takes on issues that are under fierce... (read more)

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Road To Serfdom -volume II ((Rev)07 Edition)
Road To Serfdom -volume II ((Rev)07 Edition)
by F.a. Hayek
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An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in 1944—... (read more)

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The Elements of Reasoning
The Elements of Reasoning
by Ronald Munson
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'Do you know how to analyze then destroy an argument? THE ELEMENTS OF REASONING reveals the basic elements of structuring arguments, and then shows you how to analyze any argument for its weak points. THE ELEMENTS OF REASONING is also a handy reference... (read more)

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The Archaeology of Knowledge and The Discourse on Language
The Archaeology of Knowledge and The Discourse on Language
by Michel Foucault
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Madness, sexuality, power, knowledge — are these facts of life or simply parts of speech? In a series of works of astonishing brilliance, historian Michel Foucault excavated the hidden assumptions that govern the way we live and the way we think... (read more)

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Moral Ground (11 Edition)
Moral Ground (11 Edition)
by Kathleen Dean Moore
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Moral Ground brings together the testimony of over 80 visionaries — theologians and religious leaders, scientists, elected officials, business leaders, naturists, activists, and writers — to present a diverse and compelling call to honor our... (read more)

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The Ethics of What We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter
The Ethics of What We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter
by Peter Singer
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Peter Singer, the groundbreaking ethicist whom The New Yorker calls the most influential philosopher alive teams up again with Jim Mason, his coauthor on the acclaimed Animal Factories, to set their critical sights on the food we buy and eat: where it... (read more)

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A History of Western Philosophy
A History of Western Philosophy
by Bertrand Russell
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Since its first publication in 1945? Lord Russell's A History of Western Philosophy has been universally acclaimed as the outstanding one-volume work on the subject -- unparalleled in its comprehensiveness, its clarity, its erudition, its grace and wit.... (read more)

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South End Press Classics #5: Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center
South End Press Classics #5: Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center
by bell hooks
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Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center established bell hooks as one of feminism's most vital and influential voices. A new preface by the author introduces the second edition of this essential classic to a new generation of feminist readers, while... (read more)

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