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by Alain De Botton
by Keith Ansell Pearson
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by BLAISE PASCAL
"I know of no religious writer more pertinent to our time." - T. S. Eliot, Introduction to Pensees "Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true," declared Pascal in his Pensées. "The cure for this," he explained, "is first ...
by Laurence Scott
<b>A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK</b><br><b><b><br></b>A spellbinding examination of the nature of reality, by one of the brightest thinkers of today.</b><br><br>Cognitive science proposes that we have evolved to build mental maps of the world not ...
by F.A., Ground, Ian Flowers III
<i>Portraits of Wittgenstein </i>is a major collection of memoirs and reflections on one of the most influential and yet elusive personalities in the history of modern philosophy, Ludwig Wittgenstein. Featuring a wealth of illuminating and ...
by James Rachels
by Michael Levitzky
From Autonomous Cars to Artificial Intelligence
by Patrick Lin
by Edward T. Chambers
The successor to the legendary activist Saul Alinsky, Edward T. Chambers pioneered a set of principles and practices that have guided community organizations throughout the US and the world. <i>Roots for Radicals</i><b> </b>remains his ...
by William James Earle
by E. M. Cioran
The fanatic is incorruptible- if he kills for an idea, he can just as well get himself killed for one; in either case, tyrant or martyr, he is a monster.' <br><br><i>A Short History of Decay </i>(1949) is E. M. Cioran's nihilistic and witty ...
Mindfulness Made Easy
by Jane Martino
<DIV><P>Mindfulness has become a popular tool to help people manage anxiety and stress and to increase focus and productivity in the busy modern world.<BR /><BR /><B>Smiling Mind</B><I> </I>provides personal insight from the perspective ...
The Kids' Book of Courage
by Anders Hanson
by Andy Merrifield
Modern life is being destroyed by experts and professionals. We have lost our amateur spirit and need to rediscover the radical and liberating pleasure of doing things we love.<br>In <i>The Amateur</i>, thinker Andy Merrifield shows us how the ...
A Philosopher's Search for Ecstatic Experience
by Jules Evans
A wise, witty and dynamic guide to the philosophy of human ecstasy from the leading expert in the modern science of ecstatic experience. ...
by Shyam Ranganathan
Featuring leading scholars from philosophy and religious studies, <i>The Bloomsbury Research Handbook of Indian Ethics</i> dispels the myth that Indian thinkers and philosophers were uninterested in ethics.<br>This comprehensive research ...