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The Embroidered Armour
The Embroidered Armour
Written by Roberto Peregalli, Translated by Shaun Whiteside
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781906548339
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The Embroidered Armour

Written by Roberto Peregalli
Translated by Shaun Whiteside


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Embroidered Armour examines the Greek Mysteries, mythology and legends that heralded a revolution in thinking between the time of Homer and Plato, which gave birth to the Western cultural tradition. Read more >
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The Embroidered Armour

Written by Roberto Peregalli
Translated by Shaun Whiteside


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $9.99

The Embroidered Armour examines the Greek Mysteries, mythology and legends that heralded a revolution in thinking between the time of Homer and Plato, which gave birth to the Western cultural tradition.


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Becoming Animal
Becoming Animal
Written by David Abram
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ISBN: 9780375713699
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Becoming Animal
An Earthly Cosmology
Written by David Abram


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $16.95

A PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Runner-up

David Abram’s first book, The Spell of the Sensuous, hailed as “revolutionary” by the Los Angeles Times, as “daring” and “truly original” by Science, has become a classic of environmental literature. Now he returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with...

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Willing to Learn
Willing to Learn
Written by Mary Catherine Bateson
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ISBN: 9781586421908
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Willing to Learn
Passages of Personal Discovery
Written by Mary Catherine Bateson


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
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Writer and educator Mary Catherine Bateson is best known for the proposal that lives should be looked at as compositions, each one an artistic creation expressing individual responses to the unexpected. This collection can be read as a memoir of unfolding curiosity, for it brings together essays and occasional pieces, many... Read more >
Becoming Animal
Becoming Animal
Written by David Abram
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ISBN: 9780307379313
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Becoming Animal
An Earthly Cosmology
Written by David Abram


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $14.99

David Abram’s first book, The Spell of the Sensuous—hailed as “revolutionary” by the Los Angeles Times, as “daring and truly original” by Science—has become a classic of environmental literature. Now Abram returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the rest of nature.
 
As the climate veers toward catastrophe, the...

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Evidence and Inquiry
Evidence and Inquiry
Written by Susan Haack
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ISBN: 9781591026891
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Evidence and Inquiry
A Pragmatist Reconstruction of Epistemology
Written by Susan Haack


Format: Trade Paperback, 425 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2009
Price: $21.95

Described by Hilary Putnam as "both a fine introduction and a significant contribution"
to epistemology, and by Anthony Quinton as "at once comprehensive … and judicious," Evidence and Inquiry is unique both in its scope and in its originality. C. I. Lewis’s foundationalism, BonJour’s and Davidson’s coherentism, Popper’s critical rationalism, Quine’s... Read more >
Nietzsche and the English
Nietzsche and the English
Written by Thomas H. Brobjer, Foreword by Kathleen M. Higgins
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ISBN: 9781591025474
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Nietzsche and the English
The Influence of British and American Thinking on His Philosophy
Written by Thomas H. Brobjer
Foreword by Kathleen M. Higgins


Format: Trade Paperback, 474 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2007
Price: $39.99

Friedrich Nietzsche—one of the most read and discussed philosophers of all time—is frequently regarded as a quintessentially German philosopher, yet one who had strong anti-German tendencies and late in his development turned increasingly pro-French. However, his relation to British-American thinking and culture has been largely ignored, although its focus on progress... Read more >
The Black Swan: Second Edition
The Black Swan: Second Edition
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400063512
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The Black Swan: Second Edition
The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility"
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2007
Price: $30.00

The Black Swan 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, Antifragile, and The Bed of Procrustes.

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Skepticism
Skepticism
Written by Richard H. Popkin, Edited by Jose R. Maia Neto
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591024743
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Skepticism
An Anthology
Written by Richard H. Popkin
Edited by Jose R. Maia Neto


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2007
Price: $29.99

This anthology contains the principal texts of the skeptical tradition from its origins in antiquity to contemporary philosophy. Selections include the writings of both well-known and lesser-known but influential philosophers of the Western tradition who either advanced skeptical views or dealt with skeptical issues for other philosophical or religious purposes. An... Read more >
Susan Haack
Susan Haack
Edited by Cornelis De Waal
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024224
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Susan Haack
A Lady of Distinction-The Philosopher Responds to Her Critics
Edited by Cornelis De Waal


Format: Hardcover, 362 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2006
Price: $35.99

In this critical appraisal of the work of philosopher Susan Haack, editor Cornelis de Waal has assembled sixteen original essays from outstanding international contributors together with responses from Haack on the points raised. The contributors address most of Haack’s key publications, from her early writings on metaphysics to her most recent... Read more >
On the Principle of Sufficient Reason
On the Principle of Sufficient Reason
Written by Karl Hillebrand
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ISBN: 9781591023838
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On the Principle of Sufficient Reason

Written by Karl Hillebrand


Format: Trade Paperback, 189 pages
On Sale: January 30, 2006
Price: $13.99

"Schopenhauer’s analyses of causation and related concepts ... rival and probably surpass in their depth and brilliance the more celebrated discussions of David Hume. Where Hume grossly oversimplified these problems and left them riddled with paradoxes, Schopenhauer disentangled them and shed light on what had seemed hopelessly dark" – Richard Taylor
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Marx, Reason, And the Art of Freedom
Marx, Reason, And the Art of Freedom
Written by Kevin M. Brien
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ISBN: 9781591023661
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Marx, Reason, And the Art of Freedom

Written by Kevin M. Brien


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2005
Price: $25.99

In this analysis of the problem of freedom from a humanistic-Marxist perspective, philosopher Kevin M. Brien draws on the full chronological spectrum of Marx’s writings to reconstruct the mature Marx’s view of freedom under three broad categories: freedom as a mode of being, freedom as transcendence, and freedom as spontaneity.

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Keywords: Truth
Keywords: Truth
Edited by Nadia Tazi
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ISBN: 9781590511060
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Keywords: Truth

Edited by Nadia Tazi


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2004
Price: $15.00

The Alliance of Independent Publishers, a literary organization "dedicated to a different kind of globalization" and the Charles Leopold Mayer Foundation have invited Shanghai Literature and Art Publishing House (China), Arab Cultural Center (Morocco and Lebanon), Double Storey Books (South Africa), Sage India (India), Editions La Decouverte (France), and Other Press... Read more >
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