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Think
Why You Should Question Everything
Written by Guy P. Harrison


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

Think more critically, learn to question everything, and don't let your own brain trip you up.
  
This fresh and exciting approach to science, skepticism, and critical thinking will enlighten and inspire readers of all ages. With a mix of wit and wisdom, it challenges everyone to think like a scientist, embrace the skeptical... 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 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 Antinomies Of Realism

Written by Fredric Jameson


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $34.95

The Antinomies of Realism is a history ofthe nineteenth-century realist novel and its legacy told without a glimmer of nostalgia for artistic achievements that the movement of history makes it impossible to recreate. The works of Zola, Tolstoy, Pérez Galdós, and George Eliot are in the most profound sense inimitable, yet... Read more >
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The Antinomies Of Realism
The Antinomies Of Realism
Written by Fredric Jameson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681336
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The Antinomies Of Realism

Written by Fredric Jameson


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $34.95

The Antinomies of Realism is a history ofthe nineteenth-century realist novel and its legacy told without a glimmer of nostalgia for artistic achievements that the movement of history makes it impossible to recreate. The works of Zola, Tolstoy, Pérez Galdós, and George Eliot are in the most profound sense inimitable, yet... Read more >
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Identity And Difference
Identity And Difference
Written by Etienne Balibar
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ISBN: 9781781681343
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Identity And Difference
John Locke And The Invention Of Consciousness
Written by Etienne Balibar


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $23.95

John Locke’s foundational place in the history of British empiricism and liberal political thought is well established. So, in what sense can Locke be considered a modern European philosopher? Identity and Difference argues for reassessing this canonical figure. Closely examining the "treatise on identity" added to the second edition of An... Read more >
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Identity And Difference
John Locke And The Invention Of Consciousness
Written by Etienne Balibar


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $23.95

John Locke’s foundational place in the history of British empiricism and liberal political thought is well established. So, in what sense can Locke be considered a modern European philosopher? Identity and Difference argues for reassessing this canonical figure. Closely examining the "treatise on identity" added to the second edition of An... Read more >
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Infinite Mindfield
A Quest to Find the Gateway to Higher Consciousness
Written by Anthony Peake


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 3, 2013
Price: $9.99

Using information from the cutting edge of modern science, Peake presents startling evidence that the inner worlds of our mystics and shamans are as real, or possibly even more real, than the reality we experience in waking life. As his starting point, Peake examines the widespread historical belief that the mid-brain’s...

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A Companion to Marx's Capital, Vols. 1 & 2 Shrinkwrapped
A Companion to Marx's Capital, Vols. 1 & 2 Shrinkwrapped
Written by David Harvey
Format: Boxed Set
ISBN: 9781781682494
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A Companion to Marx's Capital, Vols. 1 & 2 Shrinkwrapped

Written by David Harvey


Format: Boxed Set, 752 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $41.90

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Lo Que el Dinero No Puede Comprar
Lo Que el Dinero No Puede Comprar
Written by Michael J. Sandel
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ISBN: 9788499922324
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Lo Que el Dinero No Puede Comprar

Written by Michael J. Sandel


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $20.00

¿Cómo impedir que los valores del mercado se impongan allí donde no corresponden?

¿Deberíamos pagar a los niños para que lean libros o saquen buenas notas?
¿Deberíamos permitir que las empresas compren el derecho a contaminar el medio ambiente? ¿Es ético pagar a gente para probar nuevos  medicamentos peligrosos o para donar... Read more >
Why Are We at War?
Why Are We at War?
Written by Norman Mailer
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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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A Companion To Marx's Capital, Volume 2
A Companion To Marx's Capital, Volume 2
Written by David Harvey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681213
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A Companion To Marx's Capital, Volume 2

Written by David Harvey


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $21.95

The biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression shows no sign of coming to a close and Marx’s work remains key in understanding the cycles that lead to recession. For nearly forty years, David Harvey has written and lectured on Capital, becoming one of the world’s most foremost Marx scholars.

Based on...

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A Companion To Marx's Capital, Volume 2

Written by David Harvey


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $21.95

The biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression shows no sign of coming to a close and Marx’s work remains key in understanding the cycles that lead to recession. For nearly forty years, David Harvey has written and lectured on Capital, becoming one of the world’s most foremost Marx scholars.

Based on...

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Journey to the Heart of Aikido
The Teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei
Written by Linda Holiday
Contribution by Motomichi Anno


Format: eBook, 376 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $21.95

Journey to the Heart of Aikido presents the teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei, one of the few remaining direct students of Morihei Ueshiba, the legendary founder of Aikido. After a lifetime of practice and teaching in Japan, the United States, and Europe, Anno Sensei conveys through his teachings Aikido's essential spirit... Read more >
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Journey to the Heart of Aikido
Journey to the Heart of Aikido
Written by Linda Holiday, Contribution by Motomichi Anno
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ISBN: 9781583946596
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Journey to the Heart of Aikido
The Teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei
Written by Linda Holiday
Contribution by Motomichi Anno


Format: Trade Paperback, 376 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $21.95

Journey to the Heart of Aikido presents the teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei, one of the few remaining direct students of Morihei Ueshiba, the legendary founder of Aikido. After a lifetime of practice and teaching in Japan, the United States, and Europe, Anno Sensei conveys through his teachings Aikido's essential spirit... Read more >
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Less Than Nothing
Less Than Nothing
Written by Slavoj Zizek
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ISBN: 9781781681275
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Less Than Nothing
Hegel And The Shadow Of Dialectical Materialism
Written by Slavoj Zizek


Format: Trade Paperback, 1056 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $49.95

For the last two centuries, Western philosophy has developed in the shadow of Hegel, an influence each new thinker struggles to escape. As a consequence, Hegel’s absolute idealism has become the bogeyman of philosophy, obscuring the fact that he is the defining philosopher of the historical transition to modernity, a period with which our own... Read more >
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Rhapsody For The Theatre
Rhapsody For The Theatre
Written by Alain Badiou, Introduction by Bruno Bosteels
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ISBN: 9781781681251
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Rhapsody For The Theatre

Written by Alain Badiou
Introduction by Bruno Bosteels


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $24.95

For Alain Badiou, theatre—unlike cinema—is the place for the staging of a truly emancipatory collective subject. In this sense theatre is, of all the arts, the one strictly homologous to politics: both theatre and politics depend on a limited set of texts or statements, collectively enacted by a group of actors... Read more >
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Rhapsody For The Theatre

Written by Alain Badiou
Introduction by Bruno Bosteels


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $24.95

For Alain Badiou, theatre—unlike cinema—is the place for the staging of a truly emancipatory collective subject. In this sense theatre is, of all the arts, the one strictly homologous to politics: both theatre and politics depend on a limited set of texts or statements, collectively enacted by a group of actors... Read more >
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The Letters of Martin Buber
The Letters of Martin Buber
Written by Martin Buber
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ISBN: 9780804150132
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The Letters of Martin Buber

Written by Martin Buber


Format: eBook, 736 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $18.99

Edited by Profesor Nahum N. Glatzer and Paul Mendes-Flohr

“No matter how brilliant it may be, the human intellect that wishes to keep to a plane above the events of the day is not really alive,” wrote Martin Buber in 1932. The correspondence of Martin Buber reveals a personality passionately involved in... Read more >
Infinite Mindfield
Infinite Mindfield
Written by Anthony Peake
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ISBN: 9781780285719
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Infinite Mindfield
A Quest to Find the Gateway to Higher Consciousness
Written by Anthony Peake


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $19.95

Using information from the cutting edge of modern science, Peake presents startling evidence that the inner worlds of our mystics and shamans are as real, or possibly even more real, than the reality we experience in waking life. As his starting point, Peake examines the widespread historical belief that the mid-brain’s...

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The Cheng School Gao Style Baguazhang Manual
The Cheng School Gao Style Baguazhang Manual
Written by Gao Yisheng, Edited by Liu Fengcai, Translated by John Groschwitz, Foreword by Vincent Black
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ISBN: 9781583946077
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The Cheng School Gao Style Baguazhang Manual
Gao Yisheng's Bagua Twisting-Body Connected Palm
Written by Gao Yisheng
Edited by Liu Fengcai
Translated by John Groschwitz
Foreword by Vincent Black


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $29.95

In its first English-language edition, this detailed training manual is a complete guide to Gao baguazhang, as preserved through the lineage of Liu Fengcai. The youngest of the major bagua lineages, Gao bagua shows the influence of taiji quan, xingyi quan, and shuai jiao. It incorporates traditional bagua weapons, pre-heaven palms... Read more >
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The Cheng School Gao Style Baguazhang Manual
Gao Yisheng's Bagua Twisting-Body Connected Palm
Written by Gao Yisheng
Edited by Liu Fengcai
Translated by John Groschwitz
Foreword by Vincent Black


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $21.99

In its first English-language edition, this detailed training manual is a complete guide to Gao baguazhang, as preserved through the lineage of Liu Fengcai. The youngest of the major bagua lineages, Gao bagua shows the influence of taiji quan, xingyi quan, and shuai jiao. It incorporates traditional bagua weapons, pre-heaven palms... Read more >
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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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