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The Way of Judo
The Way of Judo
Written by John Stevens
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309162
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The Way of Judo
A Portrait of Jigoro Kano and His Students
Written by John Stevens


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $15.95

Kodokan judo, one of the most well-known martial arts in the world today, was originated by Jigoro Kano (1860–1938). Kano was a martial artist and career educator who developed the art after studying several types of jujutsu, sumo, and Western wrestling. Openness and refinement were hallmarks of his personal and professional... Read more >
Tao Te Ching
Tao Te Ching
Written by Lao Tzu, Translated by William Scott Wilson
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ISBN: 9781611800777
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Tao Te Ching
A New Translation
Written by Lao Tzu
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $14.95

The classic Taoist text freshly translated using the original Chinese script from Lao Tzu's time, and beautifully illustrated with seventeenth-century artwork.

Renowned translator William Scott Wilson has rendered Lao Tzu's classic in the most authentic way possible, using both the ancient text and the even older Great Seal script used during... Read more >
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The Way of Science
The Way of Science
Written by Dennis R. Trumble
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ISBN: 9781616147556
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The Way of Science
Finding Truth and Meaning in a Scientific Worldview
Written by Dennis R. Trumble


Format: Trade Paperback, 375 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $20.00

How science can convey a profound sense of wonder, connectedness, and optimism about the human condition.

This book makes a compelling case that now more than ever the public at large needs to appreciate the critical-thinking tools that science has to offer and be educated in basic science literacy. The author emphasizes... Read more >
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The Way of Science
Finding Truth and Meaning in a Scientific Worldview
Written by Dennis R. Trumble


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $11.99

How science can convey a profound sense of wonder, connectedness, and optimism about the human condition.

This book makes a compelling case that now more than ever the public at large needs to appreciate the critical-thinking tools that science has to offer and be educated in basic science literacy. The author emphasizes... Read more >
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The Society of Timid Souls
The Society of Timid Souls
Written by Polly Morland
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ISBN: 9780307889089
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The Society of Timid Souls
or, How To Be Brave
Written by Polly Morland


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $13.99

A journey into the modern life of an ancient virtue ­– bravery – and a quest to understand who might possess it and how
 
With The Society of Timid Souls, or How To Be Brave, documentary filmmaker Polly Morland sets out to investigate bravery, a quality that she has always felt she...

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Agonistics
Agonistics
Written by Chantal Mouffe
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ISBN: 9781781681039
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Agonistics
Thinking The World Politically
Written by Chantal Mouffe


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $24.95

Political conflict in our society is inevitable, and its results are often far from negative. How then should we deal with the intractable differences arising from complex modern culture?

Developing her groundbreaking political philosophy of agonistics – the search for a radical and plural democracy – Chantal Mouffe examines international relations, strategies for radical politics... Read more >
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Agonistics
Thinking The World Politically
Written by Chantal Mouffe


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $24.95

Political conflict in our society is inevitable, and its results are often far from negative. How then should we deal with the intractable differences arising from complex modern culture?

Developing her groundbreaking political philosophy of agonistics – the search for a radical and plural democracy – Chantal Mouffe examines international relations, strategies for radical politics... Read more >
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Left Hemisphere
Left Hemisphere
Written by Razmig Keucheyan, Translated by Gregory Elliott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681022
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Left Hemisphere
Mapping Contemporary Theory
Written by Razmig Keucheyan
Translated by Gregory Elliott


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $29.95

As the crisis of capitalism unfolds, the need for alternatives is felt ever more intensely. The struggle between radical movements and the forces of reaction will be merciless. A crucial battlefield, where the outcome of the crisis will in part be decided, is that of theory. Over the last twenty-five years, radical intellectuals across the world have produced important and... Read more >
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Left Hemisphere
Mapping Contemporary Theory
Written by Razmig Keucheyan
Translated by Gregory Elliott


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $29.95

As the crisis of capitalism unfolds, the need for alternatives is felt ever more intensely. The struggle between radical movements and the forces of reaction will be merciless. A crucial battlefield, where the outcome of the crisis will in part be decided, is that of theory. Over the last twenty-five years, radical intellectuals across the world have produced important and... Read more >
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Enlightenment Volume 1
Enlightenment Volume 1
Written by Peter Gay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831378
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Enlightenment Volume 1

Written by Peter Gay


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2013
Price: $14.99

The eighteenth century Enlightenment marks the beginning of the modern age when the scientific method and belief in reason and progress came to hold sway over the Western world. In the twentieth century, however, the Enlightenment has often been judged harshly for its apparently simplistic optimism. Here a master historian goes... Read more >
Enlightenment Volume 2
Enlightenment Volume 2
Written by Peter Gay
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ISBN: 9780307831453
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Enlightenment Volume 2

Written by Peter Gay


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2013
Price: $14.99

The Science of Freedom completes Peter Gay's brilliant reinterpretation begun in The Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Paganism. In the present book, he describes the philosophes' program and their views of society. His masterful appraisal opens a new range of insights into the Enlightenment's critical method and its humane and libertarian... Read more >
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
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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 >
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The God Debate
A New Look at History's Oldest Argument
Written by Gerald Benedict


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 6, 2013
Price: $12.99

Between the sublime confidence of both biblical fundamentalists and radical atheists lie various shades of belief, agnosticism, wishful thinking and escapist fantasy. The passion to prove the existence of God has always been frustrated by rationalism and always will be, which is why the subject of God's existence will continue to... Read more >
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24/7
24/7
Written by Jonathan Crary
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781680933
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24/7
Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep
Written by Jonathan Crary


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $16.95

24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep explores some of the ruinous consequences of the expanding non-stop processes of twenty-first-century capitalism. The marketplace now operates through every hour of the clock, pushing us into constant activity and eroding forms of community and political expression, damaging the fabric of everyday life.

Jonathan Crary... Read more >
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24/7
Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep
Written by Jonathan Crary


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $16.95

24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep explores some of the ruinous consequences of the expanding non-stop processes of twenty-first-century capitalism. The marketplace now operates through every hour of the clock, pushing us into constant activity and eroding forms of community and political expression, damaging the fabric of everyday life.

Jonathan Crary... Read more >
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Aisthesis
Aisthesis
Written by Jacques Ranciere, Translated by Zakir Paul
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781680896
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Aisthesis
Scenes from the Aesthetic Regime of Art
Written by Jacques Ranciere
Translated by Zakir Paul


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $29.95

Composed in a series of scenes, Aisthesis–Rancière’s definitive statement on the aesthetic–takes its reader from Dresden in 1764 to New York in 1941. Along the way, we view the Belvedere Torso with Winckelmann, accompany Hegel to the museum and Mallarmé to the Folies-Bergère, attend a lecture by Emerson, visit exhibitions in... Read more >
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Aisthesis
Scenes from the Aesthetic Regime of Art
Written by Jacques Ranciere
Translated by Zakir Paul


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $29.95

Composed in a series of scenes, Aisthesis–Rancière’s definitive statement on the aesthetic–takes its reader from Dresden in 1764 to New York in 1941. Along the way, we view the Belvedere Torso with Winckelmann, accompany Hegel to the museum and Mallarmé to the Folies-Bergère, attend a lecture by Emerson, visit exhibitions in... Read more >
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Philosophy for a Better World

Written by Floris Van Den Berg


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $14.99

You won’t see the world in the same light after reading this urgent and inspiring call to action.
 
In this thought-provoking book, Dutch philosopher Floris van den Berg proposes a new perspective, called universal subjectivism, which can be adopted by anyone regardless of religious or philosophical orientation. It takes into... Read more >
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Philosophy for a Better World
Philosophy for a Better World
Written by Floris Van Den Berg
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ISBN: 9781616145033
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Philosophy for a Better World

Written by Floris Van Den Berg


Format: Trade Paperback, 290 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $23.00

You won’t see the world in the same light after reading this urgent and inspiring call to action.
 
In this thought-provoking book, Dutch philosopher Floris van den Berg proposes a new perspective, called universal subjectivism, which can be adopted by anyone regardless of religious or philosophical orientation. It takes into... Read more >
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We Have Only This Life to Live
We Have Only This Life to Live
Written by Jean-Paul Sartre, Edited by Adrian van den Hoven and Ronald Aronson, Introduction by Ronald Aronson
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ISBN: 9781590174937
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We Have Only This Life to Live
The Selected Essays of Jean-Paul Sartre, 1939-1975
Written by Jean-Paul Sartre
Edited by Adrian van den Hoven and Ronald Aronson
Introduction by Ronald Aronson


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $24.95

Jean-Paul Sartre was a man of staggering gifts, whose accomplishments as philosopher, novelist, playwright, biographer, and activist still command attention and inspire debate. Sartre’s restless intelligence may have found its most characteristic outlet in the open-ended form of the essay. For Sartre the essay was an essentially dramatic form, the record... Read more >
Philosophical Pearls of the Shakespearean Deep

Written by Farhang Zabeeh


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 29, 2013
Price: $14.99

Offers many fresh insights that will give even longtime readers of Shakespeare a new appreciation of the great master.

Scholars have long debated the extent of Shakespeare's education. Although his friend and admirer Ben Jonson said of him, "thou hadst small Latine and lesse Greek," Shakespeare's plays reveal a wide familiarity with... 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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If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him
If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him
Written by Sheldon Kopp
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ISBN: 9780804150965
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If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him
The Pilgrimage Of Psychotherapy Patients
Written by Sheldon Kopp


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2013
Price: $7.99

Therapists do not and cannot give answers. Explore the true nature of the therapeutic relationship, and realize that the guru is no Buddha. He is just another human struggling. Understanding the shape of your own personal ills will lead you on your journey to recovery. Sheldon Kopp has a realistic approach... Read more >
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