Subjects Freshman Year Reading African American Studies African Studies American Studies Anthropology Art, Film, Music and Architecture Asian Studies Business and Economics Criminology Education Environmental Studies Foreign Language Instructional Materials Gender Studies History Irish Studies Jewish Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law and Legal Studies Literature and Drama Literature in Spanish Media Issues, Journalism and Communication Middle East Studies Native American Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Russian and Eastern European Studies Science and Mathematics Sociology Study Aids


E-Newsletters: Click here to be notified of new titles in your field
Click here to request Desk/Exam copies
Freshman Year Reading
View Our Award Winners
Click here to view our Catalogs
Jacob Needleman

  • About this Author
author spotlight

Jacob Needleman is professor of philosophy at San Francisco State University. He is the author of many bestselling books, including, most recently, A Little Book on Love.

author bookshelf
Sort: Date  Format  Price  Title

Exam Copy
Money and the Meaning of Life

Written by Jacob Needleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: September 15, 1994
Price: $19.00

If we understood the true role of money in our lives, writes philosopher Jacob Needleman, we would not think simply in terms of spending it or saving it.

Money exerts a deep emotional influence on who we are and what we tell ourselves we can never have. Our long unwillingness to... Read more >

Tao Te Ching
Text Only Edition
Written by Lao Tsu
Translated by Jane English, Gia-Fu Feng and Toinette Lippe
Introduction by Jacob Needleman


Format: eBook, 144 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 4, 2012
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Tao Te Ching
Updated with Over 100 Photographs by Jane English
Written by Lao Tsu
Translated by Gia-Fu Feng, Jane English and Toinette Lippe
Introduction by Jacob Needleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $22.00

"No one has done better in conveying Lao Tsu's simple and laconic style of writing, so as to produce an English version almost as suggestive of the many meanings intended. This is a most useful, as well as beautiful, volume—and what it has to say is exactly what the world, in... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Tao Te Ching
Text Only Edition
Written by Lao Tsu
Translated by Gia-Fu Feng, Jane English and Toinette Lippe
Introduction by Jacob Needleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 28, 1989
Price: $14.00

Available for the first time in a handy, easy-to-use size, here is the most accessible and authoritative modern English translation of the ancient Chinese classic. This new Vintage edition includes an introduction and notes by the well-known writer and scholar of philosophy and comparative religion, Jacob Needleman. Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Page 1 of 1