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Wisdom of Insecurity (11 Edition)
Wisdom of Insecurity (11 Edition)
by Alan W. Watts
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I. THE AGE OF ANXIETY By ALL OUTWARD APPEARANCES OUR LIFE IS A SPARK of light between one eternal darkness and another. Nor is the interval between these two nights an unclouded day, for the more we are able to feel pleasure, the more we are vulnerable... (read more)

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The Structure of Scientific Revolutions: 50th Anniversary Edition
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions: 50th Anniversary Edition
by Thomas S. Kuhn
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A good book may have the power to change the way we see the world, but a great book actually becomes part of our daily consciousness, pervading our thinking to the point that we take it for granted, and we forget how provocative and challenging its... (read more)

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Public & Its Problems
Public & Its Problems
by John Dewey
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In his characteristic provocative style, John Dewey clarifies the meaning and implications of such concepts as "the public," "the state," "government," and "political democracy." He distinguishes his a posterior reasoning from a priori reasoning, which... (read more)

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Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?
Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?
by Michael J Sandel
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“For Michael Sandel, justice is not a spectator sport,” The Nations reviewer of Justice remarked. In his acclaimed book—based on his legendary Harvard course—Sandel offers a rare education in thinking through the complicated issues... (read more)

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How To Prove It : a Structured Approach (2ND 06 Edition)
How To Prove It : a Structured Approach (2ND 06 Edition)
by Daniel J. Velleman
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This new edition of Dan Velleman's successful textbook contains over 200 new exercises, selected solutions, and an introduction to Proof Designer software.... (read more)

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On Liberty and Other Writings : With the Subjection of Women and Chapters on Socialism (89 Edition)
On Liberty and Other Writings : With the Subjection of Women and Chapters on Socialism (89 Edition)
by John Stuart Mill
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Three of Mill's classic texts, On Liberty, The Subjection of Women and the posthumous Chapters on Socialism are brought together in this edition.... (read more)

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Ethics: An Essay on the Understanding of Evil
Ethics: An Essay on the Understanding of Evil
by Alain Badiou
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Alain Badiou, one of the most powerful voices in contemporary French philosophy, shows how our prevailing ethical principles serve ultimately to reinforce an ideology of the status quo and fail to provide a framework for an effective understanding of the... (read more)

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Escape From Freedom (94 Edition)
Escape From Freedom (94 Edition)
by Erich Fromm
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If humanity cannot live with the dangers and responsibilities inherent in freedom, it will probably turn to authoritarianism. This is the central idea of Escape from Freedom, a landmark work by one of the most distinguished thinkers of our time, and a... (read more)

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Beyond Civilization : Humanity's Next Great Adventure (99 Edition)
Beyond Civilization : Humanity's Next Great Adventure (99 Edition)
by Daniel Quinn
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In Beyond Civilization, Daniel Quinn thinks the unthinkable. We all know there's no one right way to build a bicycle, no one right way to design an automobile, no one right way to make a pair of shoes, but we're convinced that there must be only one... (read more)

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Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
by Robert M Pirsig
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The modern epic that transformed a generation and continues to inspire millions -- a penetrating examination of how we live and how to live better. A narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle... (read more)

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Marxism and Literature (Marxist Introductions)
Marxism and Literature (Marxist Introductions)
by Raymond Williams
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This book extends the theme of Raymond Williams's earlier work in literary and cultural analysis. He analyzes previous contributions to a Marxist theory of literature from Marx himself to Lukacs, Althusser, and Goldmann, and develops his own approach by... (read more)

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The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, 3rd Edition
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, 3rd Edition
by Thomas S Kuhn
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Thomas S. Kuhn's classic book is now available with a new index. "A landmark in intellectual history which has attracted attention far beyond its own immediate field. . . . It is written with a combination of depth and clarity that make it an almost... (read more)

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Femininity and Domination (90 Edition)
Femininity and Domination (90 Edition)
by Sandra Lee Bartky
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Bartky draws on the experience of daily life to unmask the many disguises by which intimations of inferiority are visited upon women. She critiques both the male bias of current theory and the debilitating dominion held by notions of "proper femininity... (read more)

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Modularity of Mind (83 Edition)
Modularity of Mind (83 Edition)
by Jerry A. Fodor
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This study synthesizes current information from the various fields of cognitive science in support of a new and exciting theory of mind. Most psychologists study horizontal processes like memory and information flow; Fodor postulates a vertical and... (read more)

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A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy (Princeton Paperbacks)
A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy (Princeton Paperbacks)
by Wing Tsit Chan
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A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy is a milestone along the complex and difficult road to significant understanding by Westerners of the Asian peoples and a monumental contribution to the cause of philosophy. It is the first anthology of Chinese... (read more)

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Women and Human Development (00 Edition)
Women and Human Development (00 Edition)
by Martha Craven Nussbaum
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Martha Nussbaum proposes a new kind of feminism that is genuinely international.... (read more)

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Feminist Thought: A More Comprehensive Introduction
Feminist Thought: A More Comprehensive Introduction
by Rosemarie Putn Tong
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A clear, comprehensive, and indispensable introduction to the major traditions of feminist theory, Feminist Thought includes incisive, critical examinations of liberal feminism, radical feminism, Marxist and socialist feminism, and ecofeminism. This... (read more)

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Philosophical Fragments Or a Fragment Of Philosophy and Johannes Climacus : Kierkegaard's Writings, Volume 7
Philosophical Fragments Or a Fragment Of Philosophy and Johannes Climacus : Kierkegaard's Writings, Volume 7
by Soren Kierkegaard
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This volume contains a new translation, with a historical introduction by the translators, of two works written under the pseudonym Johannes Climacus. Through Climacus, Kierkegaard contrasts the paradoxes of Christianity with Greek and modern... (read more)

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The End of History and the Last Man
The End of History and the Last Man
by Francis Fukuyama
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Ever since its first publication in 1992, The End of History and the Last Man has provoked controversy and debate. Francis Fukuyama's prescient analysis of religious fundamentalism, politics, scientific progress, ethical codes, and war is as essential... (read more)

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Eros and Civilization: A Philosophical Inquiry Into Freud
Eros and Civilization: A Philosophical Inquiry Into Freud
by Herbert Marcuse
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"A philosophical critique of psychoanalysis that takes psychoanalysis seriously but not as unchallengeable dogma. . . . The most significant general treatment of psychoanalytic theory since Freud himself ceased publication."—Clyde Kluckhohn, ... (read more)

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