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The Bed of Procrustes
The Bed of Procrustes
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069972
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The Bed of Procrustes
Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2010
Price: $18.00

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.

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Basic Writings of Kant
Basic Writings of Kant
Written by Immanuel Kant, Edited by Allen W. Wood, Translated by F. Max Muller and Thomas K. Abbott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375757334
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Basic Writings of Kant

Written by Immanuel Kant
Edited by Allen W. Wood
Translated by F. Max Muller and Thomas K. Abbott


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2001
Price: $17.00

Introduction by Allen W. Wood
With translations by F. Max Müller and Thomas K. Abbott


The writings of Immanuel Kant became the cornerstone of all subsequent philosophical inquiry. They articulate the relationship between the human mind and all that it encounters and remain the most important influence on our concept of knowledge. As... Read more >
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 >
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

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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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Ideas And Opinions
Ideas And Opinions
Written by Albert Einstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780517884409
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Ideas And Opinions

Written by Albert Einstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: June 6, 1995
Price: $15.00

A new edition of the most definitive collection of Albert Einstein's popular writings, gathered under the supervision of Einstein himself. The selections range from his earliest days as a theoretical physicist to his death in 1955; from such subjects as relativity, nuclear war or peace, and religion and science, to human... Read more >
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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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Meditations
Meditations
Written by Marcus Aurelius
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679412717
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Meditations

Written by Marcus Aurelius


Format: Hardcover, 280 pages
On Sale: June 2, 1992
Price: $24.00

The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (a.d. 121—180) embodied in his person that deeply cherished, ideal figure of antiquity, the philosopher-king. His Meditations are not only one of the most important expressions of the Stoic philosophy of his time but also an enduringly inspiring guide to living a good and just...

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The Philosopher's Handbook
The Philosopher's Handbook
Edited by Stanley Rosen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375720116
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The Philosopher's Handbook
Essential Readings from Plato to Kant
Edited by Stanley Rosen


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2003
Price: $17.00

An ideal introduction for the casual reader and a beneficial reference for the student, The Philosopher's Handbook features the writings of some of the world's most influential philosophers. Based on the premise that all human beings are curious about their existence, Rosen's collection brings together primary excerpts from the works of... Read more >
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Momma Zen
Momma Zen
Written by Karen Maezen Miller
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590304617
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Momma Zen
Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood
Written by Karen Maezen Miller


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2007
Price: $15.95

Combining humor, honesty, and plainspoken advice, Momma Zen distills the doubts and frustrations of parenting into vignettes of Zen wisdom.

Drawing on her experience as a first-time mother, and on her years of Zen meditation and study, Miller explores how the daily challenges of parenthood can become the most profound spiritual... Read more >
The Universe in a Nutshell
The Universe in a Nutshell
Written by Stephen Hawking, Read by Simon Prebble
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553753943
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The Universe in a Nutshell

Written by Stephen Hawking
Read by Simon Prebble


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 6, 2001
Price: $12.95

Stephen Hawking’s phenomenal, multimillion-copy bestseller, A Brief History of Time, introduced the ideas of this brilliant theoretical physicist to readers all over the world.

Now, in a major publishing event, Hawking returns with a lavishly illustrated sequel that unravels the mysteries of the major breakthroughs that have occurred in the years... Read more >
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