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Believing Bullshit
How Not to Get Sucked into an Intellectual Black Hole
Written by Stephen Law


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

This book identifies eight key mechanisms that can transform a set of ideas into a psychological flytrap. The author suggests that, like the black holes of outer space, from which nothing, not even light, can escape, our contemporary cultural landscape contains numerous intellectual black-holes—belief systems constructed in such a way that... Read more >
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Zen in the Martial Arts
Zen in the Martial Arts
Written by Joe Hyams
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307755506
Our Price: $7.99
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Zen in the Martial Arts

Written by Joe Hyams


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2010
Price: $7.99

"A man who has attained mastery of an art reveals it in his every action."--Samurai Maximum.

Under the guidance of such celebrated masters as Ed Parker and the immortal Bruce Lee, Joe Hyams vividly recounts his more than 25 years of experience in the martial arts. In his illuminating story, Hyams reveals... 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 First Clash
The First Clash
Written by Jim Lacey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553908121
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The First Clash
The Miraculous Greek Victory at Marathon and Its Impact on Western Civilization
Written by Jim Lacey


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“A compelling and provocative read . . . With a soldier’s eye, Jim Lacey re-creates the battle of Marathon in all its brutal simplicity.”—Barry Strauss, author of Masters of Command

 
Marathon—one of history’s most pivotal battles. Its name evokes images of almost superhuman courage, endurance, and fighting... Read more >
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From Socrates to Sartre
From Socrates to Sartre
Written by T.Z. Lavine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307793577
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From Socrates to Sartre
The Philosophic Quest
Written by T.Z. Lavine


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $7.99

A challenging new look at the great thinkers whose ides have shaped our civilization

From Socrates to Sartre
presents a rousing and readable introduction to the lives, and times of the great philosophers. This thought-provoking book takes us from the inception of Western society in Plato’s Athens to today when the commanding... Read more >
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The Most Human Human
The Most Human Human
Written by Brian Christian
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533072
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The Most Human Human
What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means to Be Alive
Written by Brian Christian


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $13.99

The Most Human Human is a provocative, exuberant, and profound exploration of the ways in which computers are reshaping our ideas of what it means to be human. Its starting point is the annual Turing Test, which pits artificial intelligence programs against people to determine if computers can “think.”

Named... Read more >
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Dao De Jing
Dao De Jing
Written by Roger Ames and David Hall
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307755308
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Dao De Jing
A Philosophical Translation
Written by Roger Ames and David Hall


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2010
Price: $11.99

In 1993, archaeologists unearthed a set of ancient bamboo scrolls that contained the earliest known version of the Dao de jing. Composed more than two thousand years ago, this life-changing document offers a regimen of self-cultivation to attain personal excellence and revitalize moral behavior. Now in this luminous new translation, renowned... Read more >
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On Truth
On Truth
Written by Harry G. Frankfurt
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307265951
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On Truth

Written by Harry G. Frankfurt


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 31, 2006
Price: $11.99

Having outlined a theory of bullshit and falsehood, Harry G. Frankfurt turns to what lies beyond them: the truth, a concept not as obvious as some might expect.

Our culture's devotion to bullshit may seem much stronger than our apparently halfhearted attachment to truth. Some people (professional thinkers) won't even acknowledge "true"... Read more >
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Amazing Grace
The Nine Principles of Living in Natural Magic
Written by David Wolfe and Nick Good


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2010
Price: $11.95

It’s official; embraced by everyone from stars like Uma Thurman and Woody Harrelson to average people who are seeking the best health possible, raw food and the live food lifestyle is “in.” But making that transition can be a challenge. That’s where Amazing Grace comes in. Written by raw-foods authority David... Read more >
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