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- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 12.99
This book is the essential introduction to the history of Western thought. Covering all the key thinkers, both ancient and modern, and all the major branches of philosophy, it will give you new insights about the world we live in. Packed full of examples and clear explanations, and with key terms defined and explained, it is ideal whether you are... more...
- Michigan State University Press 2013; US$ 23.95
A systematic introduction into the mimetic theory of the French-American literary theorist and philosophical anthropologist René Girard, this essential text explains its three main pillars (mimetic desire, the scapegoat mechanism, and the Biblical ?difference?) with the help of examples from literature and philosophy. This book also offers an overview... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 19.95
The best players know that golf is a game of confidence, and most important, concentration?the ability to focus and block out distraction. The goal of achieving clear thought is also at the heart of Buddhist teachings. In his highly original and groundbreaking book, noted PGA coach and Buddhist instructor, Dr. Joseph Parent, draws on this natural connection... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The Pensees (literally, "thoughts") represented a defense of the Christian religion by Blaise Pascal, the renowned 17th century philosopher and mathematician. Pascal's religious conversion led him into a life of asceticism, and the Pensees was in many ways his life's work."Pascal's Wager" is found here. The Pensees is... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1993; US$ 14.99
Learn to grow and care for decorative bonsai trees with this user-friendly Japanese gardening book. For those with no bonsai tree growing experience, Beginning Bonsai: The Gentle Art of Miniature Tree Growing covers everything from buying the first plant for beginning bonsai to creating a miniature landscape of rocks, grasses and trees. Authors... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2003; US$ 6.79
Recent polls show that 96% of Americans believe in God. Why are people turning to religion in greater numbers than ever before? In How We Believe , Michael Shermer presents the results of an exhaustive empirical study in which he asked 10,000 Americans how and why they believe and about details of their faith. The result offers fresh and startling... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25
This edition replaces the earlier translation by Walter Lowrie that appeared under the title The Concept of Dread . Along with The Sickness unto Death , the work reflects from a psychological point of view Søren Kierkegaard's longstanding concern with the Socratic maxim, "Know yourself." His ontological view of the self as a synthesis of body, soul,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 25.95 US$ 23.61
A companion piece to The Concept of Anxiety , this work continues Søren Kierkegaard's radical and comprehensive analysis of human nature in a spectrum of possibilities of existence. Present here is a remarkable combination of the insight of the poet and the contemplation of the philosopher. In The Sickness unto Death , Kierkegaard moves beyond... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35
This volume contains a new translation, with a historical introduction by the translators, of two works written under the pseudonym Johannes Climacus. Through Climacus, Kierkegaard contrasts the paradoxes of Christianity with Greek and modern philosophical thinking. In Philosophical Fragments he begins with Greek Platonic philosophy, exploring the... more...