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The Architecture of Happiness
The Architecture of Happiness
Written by Alain De Botton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307481566
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The Architecture of Happiness

Written by Alain De Botton


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $15.99

The Achitecture of Happiness is a dazzling and generously illustrated journey through the philosophy and psychology of architecture and the indelible connection between our identities and our locations.One of the great but often unmentioned causes of both happiness and misery is the quality of our environment: the kinds of walls, chairs... Read more >
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Status Anxiety
Status Anxiety
Written by Alain De Botton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307491336
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Status Anxiety

Written by Alain De Botton


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

Anyone who’s ever lost sleep over an unreturned phone call or the neighbor’s Lexus had better read Alain de Botton’s irresistibly clear-headed new book, immediately. For in its pages, a master explicator of our civilization and its discontents turns his attention to the insatiable quest for status, a quest that has... Read more >
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Lying
Lying
Written by Sissela Bok
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307789112
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Lying
Moral Choice in Public and Private Life
Written by Sissela Bok


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $13.99

A thoughtful addition to the growing debate over public and private morality. Looks at lying and deception in law, family, medicine, government. Read more >
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Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes
Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes
Written by Daniel L. Everett
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ISBN: 9780307377791
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Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes
Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle
Written by Daniel L. Everett


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $13.99

A riveting account of the astonishing experiences and discoveries made by linguist Daniel Everett while he lived with the Pirahã, a small tribe of Amazonian Indians in central Brazil. Daniel Everett arrived among the Pirahã with his wife and three young children hoping to convert the tribe to Christianity. Everett quickly became... Read more >
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Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812996289
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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $9.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why?... Read more >
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Event
A Philosophical Journey Through A Concept
Written by Slavoj Zizek


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $16.95

Probably the most famous living philosopher, Slavoj Žižek explores the meaning of events in this short and digestible book

An event can be an occurrence that shatters ordinary life, a radical political rupture, a transformation of reality, a religious belief, the rise of a new art form, or an intense... Read more >
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Written by Thomas Cahill
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307755124
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Why the Greeks Matter
Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2010
Price: $13.99

In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, his fourth volume to explore “the hinges of history,” Thomas Cahill escorts the reader on another entertaining—and historically unassailable—journey through the landmarks of art and bloodshed that defined Greek culture nearly three millennia ago.

In the city-states of Athens and Sparta and throughout the Greek... Read more >
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The Prince
The Prince
Written by Niccolo Machiavelli, Foreword by Michael Ennis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962546
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The Prince

Written by Niccolo Machiavelli
Foreword by Michael Ennis


Format: eBook, 75 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2012
Price: $1.99

Here is the world's most famous master plan for seizing and holding power.

Astonishing in its candor, The Prince even today remains a disturbingly realistic and prophetic work on what it takes to be a prince . . . a king . . . a president. When, in 1512, Machiavelli was... Read more >
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Just Babies
Just Babies
Written by Paul Bloom
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307886866
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Just Babies
The Origins of Good and Evil
Written by Paul Bloom


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

A leading cognitive scientist argues that a deep sense of good and evil is bred in the bone.
 
From John Locke to Sigmund Freud, philosophers and psychologists have long believed that we begin life as blank moral slates. Many of us take for granted that babies are born selfish and that it is...

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Passion of the Western Mind
Passion of the Western Mind
Written by Richard Tarnas
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307804525
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Passion of the Western Mind

Written by Richard Tarnas


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2011
Price: $11.99

"[This] magnificent critical survey, with its inherent respect for both the 'Westt's mainstream high culture' and the 'radically changing world' of the 1990s, offers a new breakthrough for lay and scholarly readers alike...Allows readers to grasp the big picture of Western culture for the first time."
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