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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
A New York Times Notable Book Sixteen years after René Descartes' death in Stockholm in 1650, a pious French ambassador exhumed the remains of the controversial philosopher to transport them back to Paris. Thus began a 350-year saga that saw Descartes' bones traverse a continent, passing between kings, philosophers, poets, and painters.... more...
- Worldwide Center for Organizational Development 2002; US$ 4.95
INFJs take their energy from the inner world of thoughts and emotions. They prefer dealing with patterns and possibilities, particularly for people, and they make decisions using personal values. Psychological Type Indicator (PTI) booklets provide an easy-to-understand reference for this type (based on Carl Jungs psychological type theory). Each... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
Conversations between sisters reveal a deep and constant tug between two dynamics?an impulse toward closeness and an impulse toward competition. It takes just a word from your sister to start you laughing, or to summon up a past you both share. But it also takes just a word to send you into an emotional tailspin. For many women, a sister is both a... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 4.45
This expanded edition of John Stuart Mill?s Utilitarianism includes the text of his 1868 speech to the British House of Commons defending the use of capital punishment in cases of aggravated murder. The speech is significant both because its topic remains timely and because its arguments illustrate the applicability of the principle of utility to questions... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 49.95
A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy is a milestone along the complex and difficult road to significant understanding by Westerners of the Asian peoples and a monumental contribution to the cause of philosophy. It is the first anthology of Chinese philosophy to cover its entire historical development. It provides substantial selections from all... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 36.95
A revision of the most comprehensive and richly diverse anthology available for the teaching of medieval philosophy, this third edition features judicious new selections, a completely redesigned page, and greatly improved translations based on new critical editions. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 7.95
This expanded edition of James Ellington?s preeminent translation includes Ellington?s new translation of Kant?s essay ?Of a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns? in which Kant replies to one of the standard objections to his moral theory as presented in the main text: that it requires us to tell the truth even in the face of disastrous... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 10.95
Includes generous selections from the Essay, topically arranged passages from the replies to Stillingfleet, a chronology, a bibliography, a glossary, and an index based on the entries that Locke himself devised. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 5.95
A landmark of Enlightenment thought, Hume's An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is accompanied here by two shorter works that shed light on it: A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh , Hume's response to those accusing him of atheism, of advocating extreme skepticism, and of undermining the foundations of morality; and his... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 15.98
The constants of nature are the numbers that define the essence of the Universe. They tell us how strong its forces are, and what its fundamental laws can do: the strength of gravity, of magnetism, the speed of light, and the masses of the smallest particles of matter. They encode the deepest secrets of the Universe and express at once our greatest... more...