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Plato at the Googleplex

(Available January 6, 2015)
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307456724
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.95

Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden role in today’s debates on religion, morality...

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Just Babies
Just Babies
Written by Paul Bloom
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ISBN: 9780307886859
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The Origins of Good and Evil
Written by Paul Bloom


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $15.00

A leading cognitive scientist argues that a deep sense of good and evil is bred in the bone.
 
From John Locke to Sigmund Freud, philosophers and psychologists have long believed that we begin life as blank moral slates. Many of us take for granted that babies are born selfish and that it is...

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Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149529
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Thomas Jefferson
Uncovering His Unique Philosophy and Vision
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak


Format: Hardcover, 365 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $26.00

This is the first book to systematize the philosophical content of Thomas Jefferson’s writings. Sifting through Jefferson’s many addresses, messages, and letters, philosopher M. Andrew Holowchak uncovers an intensely curious Enlightenment thinker with a well-constructed, people-sympathetic, and consistent philosophy. As the author shows, Jefferson’s philosophical views encompassed human nature, the cosmos... Read more >
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Thomas Jefferson
Uncovering His Unique Philosophy and Vision
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $12.99

This is the first book to systematize the philosophical content of Thomas Jefferson’s writings. Sifting through Jefferson’s many addresses, messages, and letters, philosopher M. Andrew Holowchak uncovers an intensely curious Enlightenment thinker with a well-constructed, people-sympathetic, and consistent philosophy. As the author shows, Jefferson’s philosophical views encompassed human nature, the cosmos... Read more >
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Saving Simon
Saving Simon
Written by Jon Katz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345531193
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Saving Simon
How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion
Written by Jon Katz


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $25.00

In this heartfelt, thoughtful, and inspiring memoir, New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz tells the story of his beloved rescue donkey, Simon, and the wondrous ways that animals make us wiser and kinder people.
 
In the spring of 2011, Jon Katz received a phone call that would challenge every... Read more >
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Saving Simon
Saving Simon
Written by Jon Katz
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ISBN: 9780804177283
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Saving Simon
How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion
Written by Jon Katz


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $12.99

In this heartfelt, thoughtful, and inspiring memoir, New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz tells the story of his beloved rescue donkey, Simon, and the wondrous ways that animals make us wiser and kinder people.
 
In the spring of 2011, Jon Katz received a phone call that would challenge every... Read more >
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Infinitely Demanding
Ethics of Commitment, Politics of Resistance
Written by Simon Critchley


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 24, 2014
Price: $17.95

The clearest, boldest and most systematic statement of Simon Critchley’s influential views on philosophy, ethics, and politics, Infinitely Demanding identifies a massive political disappointment at the heart of liberal democracy. Arguing that what is called for is an ethics of commitment that can inform a radical politics, Critchley considers the possibility... Read more >
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Ethics
An Essay on the Understanding of Evil
Written by Alain Badiou
Translated by Peter Hallward


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $17.95

Alain Badiou, one of the most powerful voices in contemporary French philosophy, shows how our prevailing ethical principles serve ultimately to reinforce an ideology of the status quo and fail to provide a framework for an effective understanding of the concept of evil.


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The Quest for a Moral Compass
A Global History of Ethics
Written by Kenan Malik


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

The story of the global search for moral truths

In this remarkable and groundbreaking book, Kenan Malik explores the history of moral thought as it has developed over three millennia, from Homer’s Greece to Mao’s China, from ancient India to modern America. It tells the stories of the great philosophers, and breathes... Read more >
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The Quest for a Moral Compass
The Quest for a Moral Compass
Written by Kenan Malik
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612194035
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The Quest for a Moral Compass
A Global History of Ethics
Written by Kenan Malik


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

The story of the global search for moral truths

In this remarkable and groundbreaking book, Kenan Malik explores the history of moral thought as it has developed over three millennia, from Homer’s Greece to Mao’s China, from ancient India to modern America. It tells the stories of the great philosophers, and breathes... Read more >
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Unlearning with Hannah Arendt

Written by Marie Luise Knott


Format: eBook, 151 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $19.99

Short-listed for the Tractatus Essay Prize, an examination of the innovative strategies Arendt used to achieve intellectual freedom
 
After observing the trial of Adolf Eichmann, Hannah Arendt articulated her controversial concept of the “banality of evil,” thereby posing one of the most chilling and divisive moral questions of the twentieth century: How... Read more >
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Unlearning with Hannah Arendt
Unlearning with Hannah Arendt
Written by Marie Luise Knott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590516478
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Unlearning with Hannah Arendt

Written by Marie Luise Knott


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $22.95

Short-listed for the Tractatus Essay Prize, an examination of the innovative strategies Arendt used to achieve intellectual freedom
 
After observing the trial of Adolf Eichmann, Hannah Arendt articulated her controversial concept of the “banality of evil,” thereby posing one of the most chilling and divisive moral questions of the twentieth century: How... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders, Read by George Saunders
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804193009
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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders
Read by George Saunders


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $7.50

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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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Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders
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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

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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 >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812996272
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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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 >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
Anti-Nietzsche
Anti-Nietzsche
Written by Malcolm Bull
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781683163
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Anti-Nietzsche

Written by Malcolm Bull


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $22.95

Nietzsche, the philosopher seemingly opposed to everyone, has met with remarkably little opposition himself. He remains what he wanted to be— the limit-philosopher of a modernity that never ends. In this provocative, sometimes disturbing book, Bull argues that merely to reject Nietzsche is not to escape his lure. He seduces by... Read more >
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Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307378194
Our Price: $29.95
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $29.95

Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden role in today’s debates on religion, morality...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908872
Our Price: $15.99
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $15.99

Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden role in today’s debates on religion, morality...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Our Immoral Soul
Our Immoral Soul
Written by Rabbi Nilton Bonder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570629242
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Our Immoral Soul
A Manifesto of Spiritual Disobedience
Written by Rabbi Nilton Bonder


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $16.95

A treatise on when and why to heed your soul's transgressive instinct, with examples drawn from biblical history and Hasidic lore.

Rabbi Bonder turns a few conventional ideas on their heads as he identifies the forces at play in individual, social, and spiritual transformation. Many people believe that obedience to the... Read more >
Just Babies
Just Babies
Written by Paul Bloom
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307886866
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Just Babies
The Origins of Good and Evil
Written by Paul Bloom


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

A leading cognitive scientist argues that a deep sense of good and evil is bred in the bone.
 
From John Locke to Sigmund Freud, philosophers and psychologists have long believed that we begin life as blank moral slates. Many of us take for granted that babies are born selfish and that it is...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
Just Babies
Just Babies
Written by Paul Bloom, Read by Mike Chamberlain
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385367080
Our Price: $20.00

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Just Babies
The Origins of Good and Evil
Written by Paul Bloom
Read by Mike Chamberlain


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $20.00

A leading cognitive scientist argues that a deep sense of good and evil is bred in the bone.
 
From John Locke to Sigmund Freud, philosophers and psychologists have long believed that we begin life as blank moral slates. Many of us take for granted that babies are born selfish and that it is...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Soul Repair
Soul Repair
Written by Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807029121
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Soul Repair
Recovering from Moral Injury after War
Written by Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $15.00

The first book to explore the idea and effect of moral injury on veterans, their families, and their communities
 
Although veterans make up only 7 percent of the U.S. population, they account for an alarming 20 percent of all suicides. And though treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder has undoubtedly alleviated suffering and... Read more >
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Why Are We at War?
Why Are We at War?
Written by Norman Mailer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812986020
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Why Are We at War?

Written by Norman Mailer


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $9.99

Beginning with his debut masterpiece, The Naked and the Dead, Norman Mailer has repeatedly told the truth about war. Why Are We at War? returns Mailer to the gravity of the battlefield and the grand hubris of the politicians who send soldiers there to die. First published in the early days... Read more >
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Contemporary Ethical Issues
A Personalist Perspective (Third Edition)
Written by Walter G. Jeffko


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $11.99

Now in a newly revised third edition, this insightful exploration of contemporary ethical issues considers a series of compelling moral problems from a personalist perspective influenced by the Scottish philosopher John Macmurray (1891-1976). In many publications spanning fifty years, most notably his Gifford Lectures titled "The Form of the Personal," Macmurray... Read more >
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Contemporary Ethical Issues
Contemporary Ethical Issues
Written by Walter G. Jeffko
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616147310
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Contemporary Ethical Issues
A Personalist Perspective (Third Edition)
Written by Walter G. Jeffko


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $21.00

Now in a newly revised third edition, this insightful exploration of contemporary ethical issues considers a series of compelling moral problems from a personalist perspective influenced by the Scottish philosopher John Macmurray (1891-1976). In many publications spanning fifty years, most notably his Gifford Lectures titled "The Form of the Personal," Macmurray... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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