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  • Nietzscheby Michael Tanner

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99

    This accessible introduction to the philosopher Nietzsche's life and work examines the numerous ambiguities inherent in his writings. It also explodes the many misconceptions fostered in the century years since Nietzsche wrote, prophetically "Do not, above all, confound me with what I am not!" more...

  • The Faber Pocket Guide to Wagnerby Michael Tanner

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 13.11

    An authoritative and accessible guide to the most controversial composer in history. more...

  • The Great Philosophers:Schopenhauerby Michael Tanner

    Orion 2011; US$ 10.33

    Schopenhauer 1788 ? 1860 Western philosophy?s most profound and unrelenting pessimist, Schopenhauer hymned the miseries of human existence with a joylessness that was little short of lyrical. Yet he thrilled to the beauties of music and art. How did such deep bleakness and such sublime enthusiasm come to coincide in one man, one mind? Only by squaring... more...

  • Wagnerby Michael Tanner

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available

    ?A fine, intellectually sparkling and always engaging little book ? a welcome addition to any Wagner library? Hans Vaget, Opera Quarterly more...

  • The Suffragette Derbyby Michael Tanner

    Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 24.78

    On Wednesday 4 June 1913, fledgling newsreel cameras captured just over two-and-a-half minutes of neverto-be-forgotten British social and sporting history. The 250,000 people thronging Epsom Downs carried with them a quartet of combustible elements: a fanatical, publicity-hungry suffragette; a scapegoat for the Titanic disaster and the pillar of the... more...

  • Wagnerby Michael Tanner

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available

    ?A fine, intellectually sparkling and always engaging little book ? a welcome addition to any Wagner library? Hans Vaget, Opera Quarterly more...

  • Social security and its discontentsby Michael D. Tanner

    Cato Institute 2004; US$ 17.00

    Social Security is the largest government program in the world. But it is also a deeply troubled one, on the verge of financial collapse. Within 15 years, Social Security will begin running a deficit. Overall, the program is more than $26 trillion in debt. more...

  • The Poverty of Welfareby Michael D. Tanner

    Cato Institute 2003; US$ 11.00

    Citing the failure of the 1996 Welfare Reform Act, Tanner, director of health and welfare studies at the Cato Institute, a pubic policy research foundation dedicated to traditional American principles of limited government and individual liberty, argues that the American welfare system should be dis more...

  • Leviathan on the Rightby Michael D. Tanner

    Cato Institute 2007; US$ 12.00

    For conservatives generally and the Republican Party in particular, now is a time of intense soul-searching. For the first time in a dozen years, Republicans have lost control of Congress. As a result, they are being forced to reexamine who they are and what they stand for. It?s about time. After all, more than a decade has passed since President Bill... more...

  • Healthy Competitionby Michael F. Cannon; Michael Tanner

    Cato Institute 2005; US$ 9.95

    America's healthcare system is ata crossroads, faced with rising costs, quality concerns, and a lack of patient control. Some blame market forces. Yet many troubles can be traced directly to pervasive government influence: entitlements, tax laws, and costly regulations. Consumer choice and competition deliver higher quality and lower prices in other... more...