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The Seekers
The Seekers
Written by Daniel J. Boorstin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679462705
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The Seekers
The Story of Man's Continuing Quest to Understand His World
Written by Daniel J. Boorstin


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 3, 1998
Price: $13.99

Throughout history, from the time of Socrates to our own modern age, the human race has sought the answers to fundamental questions of life: Who are we?  Why are we here?

In his previous national bestsellers, The Discoverers and The Creators , Daniel J. Boorstin first told brilliantly how e discovered the reality... 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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Decomposition
Decomposition
Written by Andrew Durkin
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ISBN: 9780307911766
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Decomposition
A Music Manifesto
Written by Andrew Durkin


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $14.99

Decomposition is a bracing, revisionary, and provocative inquiry into music—from Beethoven to Duke Ellington, from Conlon Nancarrow to Evelyn Glennie—as a personal and cultural experience: how it is composed, how it is idiosyncratically perceived by critics and reviewers, and why we listen to it the way we do.

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24/7
Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep
Written by Jonathan Crary


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $16.95

24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep explores some of the ruinous consequences of the expanding non-stop processes of twenty-first-century capitalism. The marketplace now operates through every hour of the clock, pushing us into constant activity and eroding forms of community and political expression, damaging the fabric of everyday life.

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Basic Writings of Nietzsche
Basic Writings of Nietzsche
Written by Friedrich Nietzsche, Introduction by Peter Gay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307417695
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Basic Writings of Nietzsche

Written by Friedrich Nietzsche
Introduction by Peter Gay


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 5, 2009
Price: $13.99

Introduction by Peter Gay
Translated and edited by Walter Kaufmann
Commentary by Martin Heidegger, Albert Camus, and Gilles Deleuze
 
One hundred years after his death, Friedrich Nietzsche remains the most influential philosopher of the modern era. Basic Writings of Nietzsche gathers the complete texts of five of Nietzsche’s most important works, from his...

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The Archaeology of Knowledge
The Archaeology of Knowledge
Written by Michel Foucault
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ISBN: 9780307819253
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The Archaeology of Knowledge

Written by Michel Foucault


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 11, 2012
Price: $11.99

Madness, sexuality, power, knowledge—are these facts of life or simply parts of speech? In a series of works of astonishing brilliance, historian Michel Foucault excavated the hidden assumptions that govern the way we live and the way we think. The Archaeology of Knowledge begins at the level of "things aid" and... Read more >
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Think
Why You Should Question Everything
Written by Guy P. Harrison


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

Think more critically, learn to question everything, and don't let your own brain trip you up.
  
This fresh and exciting approach to science, skepticism, and critical thinking will enlighten and inspire readers of all ages. With a mix of wit and wisdom, it challenges everyone to think like a scientist, embrace the skeptical... Read more >
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How to Become a Really Good Pain in the Ass
A Critical Thinker's Guide to Asking the Right Questions
Written by Christopher Dicarlo


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $11.99

In this witty, incisive guide to critical thinking the author provides you with the tools to allow you to question beliefs and assumptions held by those who claim to know what they’re talking about. These days there are many people whom we need to question: politicians, lawyers, doctors, teachers, clergy members... Read more >
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A Profound Mind
A Profound Mind
Written by H. H. the Dalai Lama, Afterword by Richard Gere, Edited by Nicholas Vreeland
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ISBN: 9780307952448
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A Profound Mind
Cultivating Wisdom in Everyday Life
Written by H. H. the Dalai Lama
Afterword by Richard Gere
Edited by Nicholas Vreeland


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

For the first time for general readers, the Dalai Lama presents a comprehensive overview of the most important teaching of Buddhism.
 
Perhaps the main difference between Buddhism and other religions is its understanding of our core identity.  The existence of the soul or self, which is central in different ways to Hinduism... Read more >
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Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It
Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It
Written by Geoff Dyer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307430342
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Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It

Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

This isn’t a self-help book; it’s a book about how Geoff Dyer could do with a little help. In mordantly funny and thought-provoking prose, the author of Out of Sheer Rage describes a life most of us would love to live—and how that life frustrates and aggravates him.

As he travels from... Read more >
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