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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 Case for God
The Case for God
Written by Karen Armstrong
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ISBN: 9780307389800
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The Case for God

Written by Karen Armstrong


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $17.95

A nuanced exploration of the part that religion plays in human life, drawing on the insights of the past in order to build a faith that speaks to the needs of our dangerously polarized age.
 
Moving from the Paleolithic age to the present, Karen Armstrong details the great lengths to which humankind... Read more >
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The Prince
The Prince
Written by Niccolo Machiavelli, Translated by Peter Constantine, Introduction by Albert Russell Ascoli
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ISBN: 9780812978056
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The Prince

Written by Niccolo Machiavelli
Translated by Peter Constantine
Introduction by Albert Russell Ascoli


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2008
Price: $8.00

A new translation by Peter Constantine
Introduction by Albert Russell Ascoli
 
The first modern treatise of political philosophy, The Prince is one of the world’s most influential and widely read books. Machiavelli reveals nothing less than the secrets of power: how to gain it, how to wield it, and how to... Read more >
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The Confessions of Saint Augustine
The Confessions of Saint Augustine
Written by St. Augustine
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ISBN: 9780385029551
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The Confessions of Saint Augustine

Written by St. Augustine


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 23, 1960
Price: $15.00

Heartfelt, incisive, and timeless, The Confessions of Saint Augustine has captivated readers for more than fifteen hundred years. Retelling the story of his long struggle with faith and ultimate conversion -- the first such spiritual memoir ever recorded -- Saint Augustine traces a story of sin, regret, and redemption that is...

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The City of God
The City of God
Written by St. Augustine, Translated by Marcus Dods, Introduction by Thomas Merton
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ISBN: 9780307764768
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The City of God

Written by St. Augustine
Translated by Marcus Dods
Introduction by Thomas Merton


Format: eBook, 928 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $2.99

One of the great cornerstones in the history of Christian philosophy, The City of God provides an insightful interpretation of the development of modern Western society and the origin of most Western thought. Contrasting earthly and heavenly cities--representing the omnipresent struggle between good and evil--Augustine explores human history in its relation... Read more >
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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
Written by Stephen Hawking
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ISBN: 9780307790453
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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
And Other Essays
Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2011
Price: $13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

THIRTEEN EXTRAORDINARY ESSAYS SHED NEW LIGHT ON THE MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE—AND ON ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT THINKERS OF OUR TIME.
 
In his phenomenal bestseller A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking literally transformed the way we think about physics, the universe, reality itself. In these thirteen essays...

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The Consolations of Philosophy
The Consolations of Philosophy
Written by Alain De Botton
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ISBN: 9780679779179
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The Consolations of Philosophy

Written by Alain De Botton


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2001
Price: $15.95

From the internationally heralded author of How Proust Can Change Your Life comes this remarkable new book that presents the wisdom of some of the greatest thinkers of the ages as advice for our day to day struggles.

Solace for the broken heart can be found in the words of Schopenhauer. The... Read more >
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A Philosophy of Walking
A Philosophy of Walking
Written by Frederic Gros, Illustrated by Clifford Harper, Translated by John Howe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682708
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A Philosophy of Walking

Written by Frederic Gros
Illustrated by Clifford Harper
Translated by John Howe


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $24.95

“It is only ideas gained from walking that have any worth.” —Nietzsche

In A Philosophy of Walking, a bestseller in France, leading thinker Frédéric Gros charts the many different ways we get from A to B – the pilgrimage, the promenade, the protest march, the nature ramble – and reveals what they say about us.

Gros draws attention to other thinkers who also... Read more >
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The Cave and the Light
The Cave and the Light
Written by Arthur Herman
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ISBN: 9780553907834
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The Cave and the Light
Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization
Written by Arthur Herman


Format: eBook, 704 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $13.99

Arthur Herman has now written the definitive sequel to his New York Times bestseller, How the Scots Invented the Modern World, and extends the themes of the book—which sold half a million copies worldwide—back to the ancient Greeks and forward to the age of the Internet. The Cave and the Light... Read more >
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The Art of Peace
The Art of Peace
Written by Morihei Ueshiba
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ISBN: 9781590304488
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The Art of Peace

Written by Morihei Ueshiba


Format: Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $6.99

<p style="line-height: 150%;"> The real way of the warrior is based on compassion, wisdom, fearlessness, and love of nature. So taught the great Morihei Ueshiba (1883–1969), founder of the Japanese martial art of Aikido. Aikido is a disciple Ueshiba called the “Art of Peace.” It offers a nonviolent way to victory... Read more >
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