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  • Cracking Philosophyby Martin Cohen

    Octopus 2016; US$ 18.99

    This guide covers the main schools of thought from the Ancient Chinese philosophies of Confucius and Lao Tzu, Ancient wisdom from Aristotle, Plato, Zeno and Pythagoras through to those most influential of philosophers studied the world over - Hegel, Marx, Descartes, Kant, Kierkegaard and Wittgenstein to name but a few. It also discusses the big questions... more...

  • Treatise on Tolerationby Voltaire; Desmond M. Clarke

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 12.68

    A new translation of Voltaire's Treatise on Toleration, one of the most important essays on religious tolerance and freedom of thought A powerful, impassioned case for the values of freedom of conscience and religious tolerance, Treatise on Toleration was written after the Toulouse merchant Jean Calas was falsely accused of murdering his... more...

  • Timeby Amy Elias; Joel Burges

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 25.50

    The concept of time in the post-millennial age is undergoing a radical rethinking within the humanities. Time: A Vocabulary of the Present newly theorizes our experiences of time in relation to developments in post-1945 cultural theory and arts practices. Wide ranging and theoretically provocative, the volume introduces readers to cutting-edge temporal... more...

  • So, You Want to Be a Leader?by Patricia Wooster

    Aladdin/Beyond Words 2016; US$ 11.99 US$ 8.50

    Have you ever been excited by the idea of leading a group or being in charge? This comprehensive guide reveals a whole host of careers you can pursue with leadership skills you can start building today. We have all known kids who say they want to grow up to be President of the United States, but what about becoming an educational leader or the CEO... more...

  • WJEC Eduqas GCSE History: Germany in transition, 1919-39by Steve Waugh; John Wright

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 15.99

    Bring out the best in every student, enabling them to develop in-depth subject knowledge and historical skills with the market-leading series for WJEC Eduqas, fully updated for 2016 to help you navigate the new content and assessment requirements with ease. - Maps the content against the key questions in the 2016 specification, with thorough... more...

  • Figures of Buddhist Modernity in Asiaby Jeffrey Samuels; Justin Thomas McDaniel; Mark Michael Rowe

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 65.00

    This book introduces contemporary Buddhists from across Asia and from various walks of life. Eschewing traditional hagiographies, the editors have collected sixty-six profiles of individuals who would be excluded from most Buddhist histories and ethnographies. In addition to monks and nuns, readers will encounter artists, psychologists, social workers,... more...

  • The Total Work of Artby David Imhoof; Margaret Eleanor Menninger

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    For two centuries, Gesamtkunstwerk -the ideal of the "total work of art"-has exerted a powerful influence over artistic discourse and practice, spurring new forms of collaboration and provoking debates over the political instrumentalization of art. Despite its popular conflation with the work of Richard Wagner, Gesamtkunstwerk 's lineage and legacies... more...

  • The Eroticization of Distanceby Joseph D. Kuzma

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    The Eroticization of Distance engages with the theme of eroticism in Blanchot?s writings, and uncovers the nature of Nietzsche?s influence upon Blanchot?s writings of the 1940s and early 1950s. more...

  • Interests and Epistemic Integrity in Scienceby Jan De Winter

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book aims to distinguish acceptable from unacceptable interest influences in science. Jan De Winter criticizes existing views on the integrity of science and the roles of financial, political, and other interests in science, and develops an alternative view to shed new light on cases from medical science, aerospace science, climate science,... more...

  • Science and Christianityby J. B. Stump

    Wiley 2016; US$ 99.95 US$ 86.62

    Science and Christianity is an accessible, engaging introduction to topics at the intersection of science and Christian theology.   A philosophically orientated treatment that introduces the relationship of science to Christianity and explores to what extent the findings of science affect traditional Christian theology Addresses important... more...