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The Science Delusion
The Science Delusion
Written by Curtis White
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193908
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The Science Delusion
Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers
Written by Curtis White


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

One of our most brilliant social critics—and the author of the bestselling The Middle Mind—presents a scathing critique of the “delusions” of science alongside a rousing defense of the role of art and philosophy in our culture

The so-called new atheists, most famously Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, made a splash in the... 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: 9780553385663
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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: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.00

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 Original Atheists
The Original Atheists
Written by S.T. Joshi
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ISBN: 9781616148416
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The Original Atheists
First Thoughts on Nonbelief
Written by S.T. Joshi


Format: Trade Paperback, 282 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $20.95

This is the first anthology ever published to feature the writings of leading eighteenth-century thinkers on the subjects of atheism, religion, freethought, and secularism.

Editor S. T. Joshi has compiled notable essays by writers from Germany, France, England, and early America. The contributors include Denis Diderot (a principal author of the multivolume... Read more >
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The Original Atheists
First Thoughts on Nonbelief
Written by S.T. Joshi


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $11.99

This is the first anthology ever published to feature the writings of leading eighteenth-century thinkers on the subjects of atheism, religion, freethought, and secularism.

Editor S. T. Joshi has compiled notable essays by writers from Germany, France, England, and early America. The contributors include Denis Diderot (a principal author of the multivolume... Read more >
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The Spectre Of Hegel
The Spectre Of Hegel
Written by Louis Althusser
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ISBN: 9781781681510
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The Spectre Of Hegel
Early Writings
Written by Louis Althusser


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
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Louis Althusser is remembered today as the scourge of humanist Marxism, but that was his later incarnation, an identity formed by years grappling with the intellectual inheritance of Hegel and Catholicism. The Spectre of Hegel collects the writings of the young Althusser, before his final epistemological break with the philosopher’s work... Read more >
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The Spectre Of Hegel
Early Writings
Written by Louis Althusser


Format: eBook, 264 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $17.95

Louis Althusser is remembered today as the scourge of humanist Marxism, but that was his later incarnation, an identity formed by years grappling with the intellectual inheritance of Hegel and Catholicism. The Spectre of Hegel collects the writings of the young Althusser, before his final epistemological break with the philosopher’s work... Read more >
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The Cave and the Light
The Cave and the Light
Written by Arthur Herman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553807301
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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: Hardcover, 704 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $35.00

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 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 Science Delusion
The Science Delusion
Written by Curtis White
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612192000
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The Science Delusion
Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers
Written by Curtis White


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $23.95

One of our most brilliant social critics—and the author of the bestselling The Middle Mind—presents a scathing critique of the “delusions” of science alongside a rousing defense of the role of art and philosophy in our culture

The so-called new atheists, most famously Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, made a splash in the... Read more >
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The Science Delusion
Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers
Written by Curtis White


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $23.95

One of our most brilliant social critics—author of the bestselling The Middle Mind—presents a scathing critique of the “delusions” of science alongside a rousing defense of the tradition of Romanticism and the “big” questions.

With the rise of religion critics such as Richard Dawkins, and of pseudo-science advocates such as Malcolm Gladwell... Read more >
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America the Philosophical
America the Philosophical
Written by Carlin Romano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345804709
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America the Philosophical

Written by Carlin Romano


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $18.00

This bold, insightful book argues that America today towers as the most philosophical culture in the history of the world, an unprecedented marketplace for truth and debate.
 
With verve and keen intelligence, Carlin Romano—Pulitzer Prize finalist, award-winning book critic, and professor of philosophy—takes on the widely held belief that the United States...

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The Crisis of the European Mind
1680-1715
Written by Paul Hazard
Translated by J. Lewis May
Introduction by Anthony Grafton


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $18.95

Paul Hazard’s magisterial, widely influential, and beloved  intellectual history offers an unforgettable account of the birth of the modern European mind in all its dynamic, inquiring, and uncertain glory. Beginning his story in the latter half of the seventeenth century, while also looking back to the Renaissance and forward to the... Read more >
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The Crisis of the European Mind
The Crisis of the European Mind
Written by Paul Hazard, Translated by J. Lewis May, Introduction by Anthony Grafton
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ISBN: 9781590176191
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The Crisis of the European Mind
1680-1715
Written by Paul Hazard
Translated by J. Lewis May
Introduction by Anthony Grafton


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $18.95

Paul Hazard’s magisterial, widely influential, and beloved  intellectual history offers an unforgettable account of the birth of the modern European mind in all its dynamic, inquiring, and uncertain glory. Beginning his story in the latter half of the seventeenth century, while also looking back to the Renaissance and forward to the... Read more >
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The Consolations of Philosophy
The Consolations of Philosophy
Written by Alain De Botton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833501
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The Consolations of Philosophy

Written by Alain De Botton


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2013
Price: $11.99

From the author of How Proust Can Change Your Life, a delightful, truly consoling work that proves that philosophy can be a supreme source of help for our most painful everyday problems.

Perhaps only Alain de Botton could uncover practical wisdom in the writings of some of the greatest thinkers of all... Read more >
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The Empiricists
The Empiricists
Written by John Locke, George Berkeley and David Hume
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ISBN: 9780307828989
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The Empiricists
Locke: Concerning Human Understanding; Berkeley: Principles of Human Knowledge & 3 Dialogues; Hume: Concerning Human Understanding & Concerning Natural Religio
Written by John Locke, George Berkeley and David Hume


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2013
Price: $15.99

This volume includes the major works of the British Empiricists, philosophers who sought to derive all knowledge from experience. All essays are complete except that of Locke, which Professor Richard Taylor of Brown University has skillfully abridged. Read more >
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The Essential Crazy Wisdom
The Essential Crazy Wisdom
Written by Wes Nisker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307820426
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The Essential Crazy Wisdom

Written by Wes Nisker


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2012
Price: $9.99

Take a wild and rickety ride through the philosophies of the East and West to discover the madmen, dreamers, and unconventional wisdom seekers in the abridged, better-than-ever version of our best-selling cult classic. THE ESSENTIAL CRAZY WISDOM delivers the most significant, most lunatic, and most compelling insights of the ages. Scoop... Read more >
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Man's Place in Nature
Man's Place in Nature
Written by Thomas H. Huxley, Series edited by Stephen Jay Gould
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824059
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Man's Place in Nature

Written by Thomas H. Huxley
Series edited by Stephen Jay Gould


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2012
Price: $2.99

Thomas H. Huxley was one of the first supporters of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection, and he did more than any other writer to advance its acceptance among scientists and nonscientists alike. His most famous book, Man’s Place in Nature, published only five years after Darwin’s The Origin... Read more >
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America the Philosophical
America the Philosophical
Written by Carlin Romano
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958211
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America the Philosophical

Written by Carlin Romano


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.99

   A bold, insightful book that rejects the myth of America the Unphilosophical, arguing that America today towers as the most philosophical culture in the history of the world, an unprecedented marketplace of truth and argument that far surpasses ancient Greece or any other place one can name.
   With verve and keen intelligence... Read more >
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The Order of Things
The Order of Things
Written by Michel Foucault
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ISBN: 9780307819307
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The Order of Things
An Archaeology of Human Sciences
Written by Michel Foucault


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 18, 2012
Price: $15.99

In the work that established him as the most important French thinker since Sartre, Michel Foucault offers startling evidence that "man"—man as a subject of scientific knowledge—is at best a recent invention, the result of a fundamental mutation in our culture.

With vast erudition, Foucault cuts across disciplines and reaches back into... Read more >
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How to Live
How to Live
Written by Sarah Bakewell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590514832
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How to Live
Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer
Written by Sarah Bakewell


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $16.95

Winner of the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography

How to get along with people, how to deal with violence, how to adjust to losing someone you love—such questions arise in most people’s lives. They are all versions of a bigger question: How do you live? This question obsessed Renaissance... Read more >
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Who Am I?
Who Am I?
Written by Richard David Precht, Translated by Shelley Frisch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385531184
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Who Am I?
And If So, How Many?
Written by Richard David Precht
Translated by Shelley Frisch


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $16.00

#1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

TRANSLATED INTO 23 LANGUAGES, WITH MORE THAN ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD
 
What is truth? What is love? Does life have meaning? Bestselling author Richard David Precht, “the Mick Jagger of the nonfiction book” (Tagesanzeiger Zürich), has traveled the globe searching for answers—and his odyssey has become one of the most... Read more >
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Who Am I?
Who Am I?
Written by Richard David Precht, Translated by Shelley Frisch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385531177
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Who Am I?
And If So, How Many?
Written by Richard David Precht
Translated by Shelley Frisch


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $13.99

#1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

TRANSLATED INTO 23 LANGUAGES, WITH MORE THAN ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD
 
What is truth? What is love? Does life have meaning? Bestselling author Richard David Precht, “the Mick Jagger of the nonfiction book” (Tagesanzeiger Zürich), has traveled the globe searching for answers—and his odyssey has become one of the most... Read more >
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The Rationalists
The Rationalists
Written by Rene Descartes, Benedict de Spinoza and Gottfried Wilhelm Von Leibniz
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ISBN: 9780307778925
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The Rationalists
Descartes: Discourse on Method & Meditations; Spinoza: Ethics; Leibniz: Monadolo gy & Discourse on Metaphysics
Written by Rene Descartes, Benedict de Spinoza and Gottfried Wilhelm Von Leibniz


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $15.99

Founded in the mid-17th century, Rationalism was  philosophy's first step into the modern era. This  volume contains the essential statements of  Rationalism's three greatest figures: Descartes, who  began it; Spinoza, who epitomized it; and Leibniz,  who gave it its last serious expression.


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The Voyage of the Beagle
The Voyage of the Beagle
Written by Charles Darwin, Introduction by Steve Jones
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ISBN: 9780307769725
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The Voyage of the Beagle
Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Round the World
Written by Charles Darwin
Introduction by Steve Jones


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $2.99

In 1831, Charles Darwin embarked on an expedition that, in his own words, determined my whole career. The Voyage of the Beagle chronicles his five-year journey around the world and especially the coastal waters of South America as a naturalist on the H.M.S. Beagle. While traveling through these unexplored countries collecting... Read more >
How to Live
How to Live
Written by Sarah Bakewell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590514252
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How to Live
Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer
Written by Sarah Bakewell


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $25.00

Winner of the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography

How to get along with people, how to deal with violence, how to adjust to losing someone you love—such questions arise in most people’s lives. They are all versions of a bigger question: how do you live? How do you do... Read more >
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