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Assholes
Assholes
Written by Aaron James
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385535656
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Assholes
A Theory
Written by Aaron James


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $23.95

In the spirit of the mega-selling On Bullshit, philosopher Aaron James presents a theory of the asshole that is both intellectually provocative and existentially necessary.

What does it mean for someone to be an asshole? The answer is not obvious, despite the fact that we are often personally stuck dealing with people...

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The Sublime Object of Ideology
The Sublime Object of Ideology
Written by Slavoj Zizek
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844673001
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The Sublime Object of Ideology

Written by Slavoj Zizek


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2009
Price: $24.95

Slavoj Žižek, the maverick philosopher, author of over 30 books, acclaimed as the “Elvis of cultural theory”, and today’s most controversial public intellectual. His work traverses the fields of philosophy, psychoanalysis, theology, history and political theory, taking in film, popular culture, literature and jokes—all to provide acute analyses of the complexities... Read more >
The Bed of Procrustes
The Bed of Procrustes
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679643685
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The Bed of Procrustes
Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 30, 2010
Price: $11.99

The Bed of Procrustes is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and Antifragile.

By the author of... Read more >
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Self-Reliance
Self-Reliance
Edited by Richard Whelan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780517585122
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Self-Reliance
The Wisdom of Ralph Waldo Emerson as Inspiration for Daily Living
Edited by Richard Whelan


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: November 5, 1991
Price: $13.99

A finely honed abridgement of Emerson's principal essays with an introduction that clarifies the essence of Emerson's ideas and establishes their relevance to our own troubled era. This is the first truly accessible edition of Emerson's work, revealing him to be one of America's wisest teachers. 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: 9780307386120
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Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes
Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle
Written by Daniel L. Everett


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $16.00

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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The Art of War (Pocket Edition)
The Art of War (Pocket Edition)
Written by Sun Tzu, Translated by Thomas Cleary
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780877735373
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The Art of War (Pocket Edition)

Written by Sun Tzu
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: May 7, 1991
Price: $6.95

Compiled more than two thousand years ago by a mysterious warrior-philosopher, The Art of War is still perhaps the most prestigious and influential book of strategy in the world today, as eagerly studied in Asia by modern politicians and executives as it as been by military leaders since ancient times. As... Read more >
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Written by Thomas Cahill
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ISBN: 9780385495547
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Why the Greeks Matter
Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2004
Price: $17.00

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 islands, honors... Read more >
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Kill as Few Patients as Possible
Kill as Few Patients as Possible
Written by Oscar London
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580089173
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Kill as Few Patients as Possible
And Fifty-Six Other Essays on How to Be the World's Best Doctor
Written by Oscar London


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $14.99

This oft-quoted all-time favorite of the medical community will gladden--and strengthen--the hearts of patients, doctors, and anyone entering medical study, internship, or practice. With unassailable logic and rapier wit, the sage Dr. Oscar London muses on the challenges and joys of doctoring, and imparts timeless truths, reality checks, and poignant insights... Read more >
The History of Sexuality, Vol. 2
The History of Sexuality, Vol. 2
Written by Michel Foucault
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ISBN: 9780394751221
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The History of Sexuality, Vol. 2
The Use of Pleasure
Written by Michel Foucault


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 14, 1990
Price: $15.00

In this sequel to The History of Sexuality, Volume I: An Introduction, the brilliantly original French thinker who died in 1984 gives an analysis of how the ancient Greeks perceived sexuality.

Throughout The Uses of Pleasure Foucault analyzes an irresistible array of ancient Greek texts on eroticism as he tries to answer... Read more >
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The Philosophy Of Praxis
The Philosophy Of Praxis
Written by Andrew Feenberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681725
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The Philosophy Of Praxis
Marx, Lukács And The Frankfurt School
Written by Andrew Feenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $29.95

The early Marx called for the “realization of philosophy” through revolution. Revolution thus became a critical concept for Marxism, a view elaborated in the later praxis perspectives of Lukács and the Frankfurt School. These thinkers argue that fundamental philosophical problems are, in reality, social problems abstractly conceived.

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