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  • Philosophy

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      A Point of View.

      This 10-minute broadcast on BBC Radio4 is immensely popular. It aims to provoke, to please and to amuse. This is a collection of those talks by the inspirational polymath, Lisa Jardine. Whether it is about growing veggies in a window box, the...

      Was: $39.95
      Now: $7.95
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      Appositions of Jacques Derrida and Emmanuel Levinas.

      A very good book for all those interested in the writings of Derrida and Levinas and the ways in which their thinking intersects. The author considers their work from the points of view of philosophy, linguistics, logic, and theology. Side by side he...

      Was: $41.95
      Now: $5.00
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      Berkeley's 'Principles of Human Knowledge': A Reader's Guide.

      His idealist outlook caused him to try to reform our understanding of philosophy, science, language and religion. This commentary on his Principles takes us through it, paragraph by paragraph explaining its meaning. A useful guide to Berkeley's text,...

      Was: $35.00
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    • Berkeley: Experimental Philosophy.

      George Berkeley was a scientist, theologian and writer on medicine and economics. A very close introduction to what the author considers central to Berkeley's philosophy. Berman, by examining his ideals and ideas, offers a concise general background to...

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      Briefly: Ayer's 'Language, Truth and Logic'.

      Provides a summary of the original text by Sir Alfred Jules Ayer, which enables the reader to follow each development in the argument as it occurs. An early chapter gives a brief introduction to Ayer and the period in which he wrote, and why Language is...

      Was: $24.95
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      Briefly: Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy.

      RenŽ Descartes is sometimes called the father of modern philosophy. This summarises Meditations in which he searches for something absolutely certain which will provide a secure base for all knowledge. Includes suggestions for further reading and an...

      Was: $24.95
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      Briefly: John Stuart Mill's 'On Liberty'.

      Provides a summary of his famous philosophical work, which aims to assist university and school leaving students in acquiring knowledge and understanding of this key text. Publisher Description John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) wrote his most controversial...

      Was: $24.95
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      British Idealism: A Guide for the Perplexed.

      The authors aim is to allay perplexity by introducing the reader to the full range of British Idealists' philosophy, outlining their overall approach and explaining and exemplifying their main terms. By concentrating specifically on what it is that makes...

      Was: $39.95
      Now: $12.95
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      Committing the Future to Memory: History, Experience, Trauma.

      Through close reading and original questions she reinvigorates the interpretation of important works by Hannah Arendt, Walter Benjamin, John Locke, G.W.F. Hegel, and Maurice Blanchot. This work may help to transform the discussion of fundamental issues...

      Was: $54.95
      Now: $7.95
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      Daring, Trusting Spirit: Bonhoeffer's Friend, Eberhard Bethge.

      Bethge was the friend, biographer and interpreter of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor executed in 1945 for his resistance to the Nazis. He devoted his life's work to ensuring that Bonhoeffer's contribution to Christian thought would not be...

      Was: $62.95
      Now: $12.95
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      Descartes's Changing Mind.

      A scholarly, thoughtful interpretation of Descartes's views, which, they argue, changed radically between his early and later works. As they trace the implication of these changes, and others that follow from them, we discover 'Éhis insistence on the...

      Was: $69.00
      Now: $19.95
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      Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others.

      Altruism is a concern for the welfare of others as an end in itself. Wilson explores the proposition that altruism truly doesn't exist Ð that all people care only about themselves. The word itself didn't exist before 1851. He offers a fascinating...

      Was: $49.95
      Now: $14.95
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      A fascinating exploration of friendship through the ages, one of the most thought-provoking philosophers of our time tracks historical ideas of friendship, gathers a diversity of friendship stories from the annals of myth and literature, and provides...

      Was: $24.95
      Now: $12.95
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      Future Imperfect: Technology and Freedom in an Uncertain World.

      Describes technological revolutions that might happen over the next few decades, their implications and how to deal with them. Topics range from encryption and surveillance through biotechnology and nanotechnology to life extension, mind drugs, virtual...

      Was: $62.95
      Now: $7.95
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      Henry of Ghent: Quodlibertal Questions on Free Will.

      Offers the modern reader some characteristic extracts from Henry's daring, profound, and lofty thought, namely on the human will and its freedom. Henry of Ghent taught at the University of Paris in the last quarter of the 13th century and this sets forth...

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    • Hippo Eats Dwarf.

      A collection of the most entertaining urban myths of recent years which brilliantly debunks or confirms them once and for all. So when you are trying to figure out if a website selling dehydrated water is for real or that photo of a 200-pound cat that...

      Now: $7.95
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      In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and Its Ironies.

      A controversial exploration of memory that challenges us to distinguish between the critical nature of history and the mystical nature of memory, so the wounds of the past need not, by necessity, become the wounds of the future. Publisher Description A...

      Was: $40.00
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