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The Analects of Confucius

By: Arthur Waley [Translator]

Price: $15.30

Publisher: Vintage: 1989-08-28

Seller ID: 9780679722960


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Liquid Modernity

By: Bauman, Zygmunt

Price: $32.39

Publisher: Polity: 2000-06-08

Seller ID: 9780745624105


In this new book, Bauman examines how we have moved away from a 'heavy' and 'solid', hardware-focused modernity to a 'light' and 'liquid', software-based modernity. This passage, he argues, has brought profound change to all aspects of the human condition. The new remoteness and un-reachability of global systemic structure coupled with the unstructured and under-defined, fluid state of the immediate setting of life-politics and human togetherness, call for the rethinking... View more info

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Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects

By: Bertrand Russell; Paul Edwards [Editor]

Price: $15.35

Publisher: Touchstone: 1967-10-30

Seller ID: 9780671203238


Dedicated as few men have been to the life of reason, Bertrand Russell has always been concerned with the basic questions to which religion also addresses itself -- questions about man's place in the universe and the nature of the good life, questions that involve life after death, morality, freedom, education, and sexual ethics. He brings to his treatment of these questions the same courage, scrupulous logic, and lofty wisdom for which his other work as philosopher, wri... View more info

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Social History of Knowledge: From Gutenberg to Diderot

By: Burke, Peter

Price: $37.41

Publisher: Polity: 2000-12-19

Seller ID: 9780745624853


In this book Peter Burke adopts a socio-cultural approach to examine the changes in the organization of knowledge in Europe from the invention of printing to the publication of the French Encyclopedie. The book opens with an assessment of different sociologies of knowledge from Mannheim to Foucault and beyond, and goes on to discuss intellectuals as a social group and the social institutions (especially universities and academies) which encouraged or discouraged intel... View more info

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The Birth of the Clinic: An Archaeology of Medical Perception

By: Foucault, Michel

Price: $15.30

Publisher: Vintage: 1994-03-29

Seller ID: 9780679753346


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Open Letters: Selected Writings, 1965-1990

By: Havel, Vaclav

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Vintage: 1992-06-02

Seller ID: 9780679738114


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Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes

By: Hinckley, Gordon B.

Price: $14.42

Publisher: Harmony: 2001-03-20

Seller ID: 9780609807255


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A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life

By: Kornfield, Jack

Price: $18.93

Publisher: Bantam: 1993-06-01

Seller ID: 9780553372113


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Tao Te Ching: The Classic Book of Integrity and the Way

By: Lao Tzu; Dan Heitkamp [Illustrator]; Victor H. Mair [Translator];

Price: $15.35

Publisher: Bantam: 1990-09-01

Seller ID: 9780553349351


A landmark translation of one of the most popular works of world literture, this edition of the Tao Te Ching is based on the Ma-wang-tui manuscripts. View more info

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I And Thou

By: Martin Buber; Walter Kaufmann [Translator]

Price: $15.30

Publisher: Touchstone: 1971-02-01

Seller ID: 9780684717258


Martin Buber's "I and Thou" has long been acclaimed as a classic. Many prominent writers have acknowledged its influence on their work; students of intellectual history consider it a landmark; and the generation born since World War II considers Buber as one of its prophets. The need for a new English translation has been felt for many years. The old version was marred by many inaccuracies and misunderstandings, and its recurrent use of the archaic "thou" was seriou... View more info

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Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison

By: Michel Foucault; Alan Sheridan [Translator]

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1995-04-25

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780679752554


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Common Sense (Bantam Classic)

By: Paine, Thomas; Gabaldon, Diana [Introduction]

Price: $5.45

Publisher: Bantam Classics: 2004-02-03

Seller ID: 9780553214659


In 1776, America was a hotbed of enlightenment and revolution. Thomas Paine not only spurred his fellow Americans to action but soon came to symbolize the spirit of the Revolution. His elegantly persuasive pieces spoke to the hearts and minds of those fighting for freedom. He was later outlawed in Britain, jailed in France, and finally labeled an atheist upon his return to America. "No writer has exceeded Paine in ease and familiarity of style; in perspicuity of... View more info

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001: The Philokalia: The Complete Text (Vol. 1); Compiled by St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain and St. Markarios of Corinth

By: Palmer, G. E.H. [Translator]; Sherrard, Philip [Translator]; Ware, Kallistos [Translator];

Price: $18.89

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1983-01-01

Seller ID: 9780571130139


"The Philokalia" is a collection of texts written between the fourth and the fifteenth centuries by spiritual masters of the Orthodox Christian tradition. First published in Greek in 1782, then translated into Slavonic and later into Russian, "The Philokalia" has exercised an influence in the recent history of the Orthodox Church far greater than that of any book apart from the Bible. It is concerned with themes of universal importance: how man may develop his inner powe... View more info

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When GOD Winks: How the Power of Coincidence Guides Your Life (The Godwink Series)

By: Rushnell, SQuire

Price: $16.23

Publisher: Atria Books: 2002-09-01

Seller ID: 9780743467070


It is not by accident that you just picked up "When God Winks." Whether you call it synchronicity or coincidence, what brought you to this book today is worth remembering. In fact, you may have suspected all along that there is more to coincidence than meets the eye. These seemingly random events are actually signposts that can help you successfully navigate your career, relationships, and interests. SQuire Rushnell shows us that by recognizing our "God Winks," we can us... View more info

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The Judith Butler Reader

By: Salih, Sara [Editor]; Butler, Judith [Editor];

Price: $45.75

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 2004-03-05

Seller ID: 9780631225942


"The Judith Butler Reader" is a collection of writings that span her impressive career and trace her intellectual history. Judith Butler, author of influential books such as "Gender Trouble," has built her international reputation as a theorist of power, gender, sexuality and identityOrganized in active collaboration between Judith Butler and Sara SalihCollects together writings that span Butler's impressive career as a critical philosopher, including selections from bot... View more info

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Tao Te Ching: Text Only Edition

By: Tsu, Lao; Feng, Gia-Fu [Translator]; Lippe, Toinette [Translator]; Needleman, Jacob [Introduction]; English, Jane [Translator];

Price: $13.56

Publisher: Vintage: 1989-08-28

Seller ID: 9780679724346


For nearly two generations, Gia-fu Feng and Jane English's translation of the "Tao Te Ching" has been the standard for those seeking access to the wisdom of Taoist thought. Now Jane English and her long-time editor, Toinette Lippe, have revised and refreshed the translation so that it more faithfully reflects the Classical Chinese in which it was first written, taking into account changes in our own language and eliminating any lingering infelicities. They have retain... View more info

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Nature, Man and Woman

By: Watts, Alan W.

Price: $14.46

Publisher: Vintage: 1991-02-27

Seller ID: 9780679732334


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