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- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.99
A challenging new look at the great thinkers whose ides have shaped our civilization From Socrates to Sartre presents a rousing and readable introduction to the lives, and times of the great philosophers. This thought-provoking book takes us from the inception of Western society in Plato?s Athens to today when the commanding power of Marxism has... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 14.50
The best available introduction to the political thought of Augustine, if not to Christian political thought in general. Included are generous selections from City of God , as well as from many lesser-known writings of Augustine. more...
- Quercus 2015; Not Available
The story of a search for a new art of living. How can one escape from work colleagues who are bores and from organisations that thrive on stress? What new priorities can people give to their private lives? When the romantic ideal is disappointing, how else can affections be cultivated? If only a few can become rich, what substitute is there for dropping... more...
- Parallax Press 2014; US$ 6.99
How to Love is the third title in Parallax?s Mindfulness Essentials Series of how-to titles by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, introducing beginners and reminding seasoned practitioners of the essentials of mindfulness practice. This time Nhat Hanh brings his signature clarity, compassion, and humor to the thorny question of how to love. He distills... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1974; US$ 15.98
Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary and subversive thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustra remains his most famous and influential work. It describes how the ancient Persian prophet Zarathustra descends from his solitude in the mountains to tell the world that God is dead and that the Superman, the human embodiment of divinity,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 8.99
many men compete in digging and kicking but no one at all in the pursuit of human excellence.'Diogenes the Cynic is best remembered today for having lived in a storage-jar, and walking the streets with a lamp in daylight, looking for an honest man. Such stories formed part of a rich tradition of sayings and anecdotes; his biting wit and eccentric... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 14.31
Alle Menschen betrifft das Werden und Vergehen. Nicht nur die Dinge und Wesen, die uns umgeben, sondern vor allem wir selbst und unsere Liebsten scheinen diesem Prozeß unterworfen zu sein. Wir feiern die Geburt und betrauern den Tod. Man denkt an Hölderlins späten, enigmatischen Text ?Das Werden im Vergehen?; an Nietzsches Diktum, daß dem Werden die... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 28.99
Jared Diamond and other leading scholars have argued that the domestication of animals for food, labor, and tools of war has advanced the development of human society. But by comparing practices of animal exploitation for food and resources in different societies over time, David Nibert reaches a strikingly different conclusion. He finds in the domestication... more...