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- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99
Benedict de Spinoza was one of the great rationalists of 17th century philosophy, he helped lay the groundwork for the 18th century Enlightenment and modern biblical criticism. His correspondences help shed light on his ethical opinions and positions. Required reading for those who wish a deeper understanding of the writings of Benedict de Spinoza. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 6.99
Socrates? ancient words are still true, and the ideas found in Plato?s Dialogues still form the foundation of a thinking person?s education. This superb collection contains excellent contemporary translations selected for their clarity and accessibility to today?s reader, as well as an incisive introduction by Erich Segal, which reveals Plato?s life... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2009; US$ 9.99
A riveting memoir of a girl's painful coming-of-age in a wealthy Chinese family during the 1940s. A Chinese proverb says, "Falling leaves return to their roots." In Chinese Cinderella, Adeline Yen Mah returns to her roots to tell the story of her painful childhood and her ultimate triumph and courage in the face of despair. Adeline's affluent, powerful... more...
- OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
This Very Short Introduction provides a concise overview of the main themes of contemporary philosophy of science. Beginning with a short history of science to set the scene, Samir Okasha goes on to investigate the nature of scientific reasoning, scientific explanation, revolutions in science, and theories such as realism and anti-realism. He also... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 15.95
This book is an introduction in the very best sense of the word. It provides the beginner with an accurate, sophisticated, yet accessible account, and offers new insights and challenging perspectives to those who have more specialized knowledge. Focusing on the period in Chinese philosophy that is surely most easily approachable and perhaps is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
Continental philosophy is one of the twentieth century's most important and challenging philosophical movements. This major volume includes fourteen chapters on its major representatives and schools, including phenomenology, existentialism and postmodernism. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 11.27
In this profound and playful book, Nassim Nicholas Taleb presents his ideas about life in the form of aphorisms, the world's earliest - and most memorable - literary form. Procrustes was a character from Greek mythology who abducted travellers and invited them to spend the night in a special bed, which they had to fit to perfection. They never... more...