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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Written by Amanda Gefter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345539632
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
A Father, a Daughter, the Meaning of Nothing, and the Beginning of Everything
Written by Amanda Gefter


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
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In a memoir of family bonding and cutting-edge physics for readers of Brian Greene’s The Hidden Reality and Jim Holt’s Why Does the World Exist?, Amanda Gefter tells the story of how she conned her way into a career as a science journalist—and wound up hanging out, talking shop, and butting... Read more >
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Written by Amanda Gefter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345531438
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
A Father, a Daughter, the Meaning of Nothing, and the Beginning of Everything
Written by Amanda Gefter


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $28.00

In a memoir of family bonding and cutting-edge physics for readers of Brian Greene’s The Hidden Reality and Jim Holt’s Why Does the World Exist?, Amanda Gefter tells the story of how she conned her way into a career as a science journalist—and wound up hanging out, talking shop, and butting... Read more >
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Adieux
Adieux
Written by Simone De Beauvoir
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307832184
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Adieux
A Farewell to Sartre
Written by Simone De Beauvoir


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

Simone de Beauvoir’s account of the last ten years of Jean-Paul Sartre’s life provides a focus for understanding one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century. But the book, consisting of both a year-by-year account of Sartre’s last decade and a conversation between him and de Beauvoir about his life...

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War Diaries
War Diaries
Written by Jean-Paul Sartre, Translated by Quintin Hoare
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844677849
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War Diaries
Notebooks from a Phony War 1939-40
Written by Jean-Paul Sartre
Translated by Quintin Hoare


Format: Trade Paperback, 392 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2012
Price: $15.95

During the phony war that preceded the invasion of France, between late 1939 and the summer of 1940, the young Jean-Paul Sartre was stationed in his native Alsace as part of a meteorological unit. He used his considerable periods of spare time, between mundane duties like watching weather balloons, to make... Read more >
Irrational Man
Irrational Man
Written by William Barrett
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ISBN: 9780307761088
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Irrational Man
A Study in Existential Philosophy
Written by William Barrett


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $13.99

Widely recognized as the finest definition of existentialist Philosophy, this book introduced existentialism to America in 1958. Barrett discusses the views of 19th and 20th century existentialists Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre and interprets the impact of their thinking on literature, art, and philosophy.


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Science, Culture, and Free Spirits
Science, Culture, and Free Spirits
Written by Jonathan R. Cohen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591026808
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Science, Culture, and Free Spirits
A Study of Nietzsche's Human, All-Too-Human
Written by Jonathan R. Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 305 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $36.95

In this insightful study, Nietzsche specialist Jonathan R. Cohen argues that Human, All-Too-Human (1878) represents the crucial watershed for Nietzsche’s philosophical development, the moment at which he "becomes who he is." Here Nietzsche breaks his early allegiance to Schopenhauer and Wagner by offering acute criticisms, which often are diametric reversals of... Read more >
The Metamorphosis
The Metamorphosis
Written by Franz Kafka, Adapted by Peter Kuper
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ISBN: 9780307717009
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The Metamorphosis

Written by Franz Kafka
Adapted by Peter Kuper


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $9.99

A brilliant, darkly comic reimagining of Kafka’s classic tale of family, alienation, and a giant bug.

Acclaimed graphic artist Peter Kuper presents a kinetic illustrated adaptation of Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis. Kuper’s electric drawings—where American cartooning meets German expressionism—bring Kafka’s prose to vivid life, reviving the original story’s humor and poignancy in... Read more >
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Human, All Too Human
Human, All Too Human
Written by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Translated by Helen Zimmern and Paul V. Cohn, Introduction by J. M. Kennedy
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ISBN: 9781591026785
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Human, All Too Human

Written by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Translated by Helen Zimmern and Paul V. Cohn
Introduction by J. M. Kennedy


Format: Trade Paperback, 536 pages
On Sale: December 16, 2008
Price: $15.99

Human, All Too Human (1878) is often considered the start of Friedrich Nietzsche’s mature period. A complex work that explores many themes to which Nietzsche later returned, it marks a significant departure from his previous thinking. Here Nietzsche breaks with his early allegiance to Schopenhauer and Wagner, and establishes the overall... Read more >
The Remarkable Existentialists
The Remarkable Existentialists
Written by Michael Allen Fox
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ISBN: 9781591026389
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The Remarkable Existentialists

Written by Michael Allen Fox


Format: Trade Paperback, 323 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2008
Price: $28.99

One of the most original and refreshing approaches to philosophy is existentialism. Although the heyday of this movement spanned the late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries, the themes that existentialist philosophers explored are perennial and they remain central to the experience of contemporary human beings.

Existentialism asserts that the fact of human existence must... Read more >
Basic Writings of Existentialism
Basic Writings of Existentialism
Edited by Gordon Marino
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ISBN: 9780307430670
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Basic Writings of Existentialism

Edited by Gordon Marino


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon Marino

Basic Writings of Existentialism,
unique to the Modern Library, presents the writings of key nineteenth- and twentieth-century thinkers broadly united by their belief that because life has no inherent meaning humans can discover, we must determine meaning for ourselves. This anthology brings together into... Read more >
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Myth & Christianity
Myth & Christianity
Written by Karl Jaspers and Rudolph Bultmann, Introduction by R. Joseph Hoffmann
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591022916
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Myth & Christianity
An Inquiry Into The Possibility Of Religion Without Myth
Written by Karl Jaspers and Rudolph Bultmann
Introduction by R. Joseph Hoffmann


Format: Trade Paperback, 109 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2005
Price: $18.99

Two of the most brilliant German thinkers of the twentieth century were Karl Jaspers and Rudolf Bultmann. Jaspers, the philosopher, and Bultmann, the theologian, were both influenced by the philosophy of Martin Heidegger and the rise of the existentialist movement. Late in their careers they interacted on the subject of Bultmann's... Read more >
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