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JOHN DEWEY and the High Tide of American Liberalis

By: ALAN RYAN

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NOTEBOOKS, 1935-1942

By: ALBERT CAMUS

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ISBN: 1569249938

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TREATISE ON RHETORIC

By: ARISTOTLE

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The art of rhetoric, or persuasive public speaking, was brought to perfection in classical Athens. During the fifth and fourth centuries B.C.E., rhetoric came under the scrutiny of the philosophers. While Plato dismissed public speaking as mere hackwork devoid of a rational basis, Aristotle defended it as a true art. In his great work, Treatise on Rhetoric, which laid the foundations of philosophical rhetoric, Aristotle deals at length with the processes of argument ... View more info

NICOMACHEAN ETHICS

By: ARISTOTLE

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ISBN: 0192815180

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This revised translation of Aristotle's classic treatise contains ten books based on the famous doctrine of the golden mean which advocates taking the middle course between excess and deficiency. Topics that Aristotle treats include the good for humanity, moral virtue, intellectual virtue, pleasure, friendship, and happiness. View more info

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POETICS

By: ARISTOTLE

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ISBN: 0199608369

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"What is poetry, how many kinds of it are there, and what are their specific effects?" Aristotle's Poetics is the most influential book on poetry ever written. A founding text of European aesthetics and literary criticism, it has shaped much of our modern understanding of the creation and impact of imaginative writing, including poetry, drama, and fiction. This brief volume brims with Aristotle's timeless insights into such topics as the nature of tragedy and plot-a ... View more info

ANCIENT HISTORY : THE 20TH CENTURY

By: AVRAHAM BEN-YUSEF

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ISBN: 1199453609

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30-SECOND PHILOSOPHIES

By: BARRY LOEWER

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CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHY

By: BOETHIUS

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'Why else does slippery Fortune change So much, and punishment more fit For crime oppress the innocent?'Written in prison before his brutal execution in AD 524, Boethius's The Consolation of Philosophy is a conversation between the ailing prisoner and his 'nurse' Philosophy, whose instruction restores him to health and brings him to enlightenment. Boethius was an eminent public figure who had risen to great political heights in the court of King Theodoric w... View more info

SOCRATES AN ESSAY IN CONTEMPORARY POLITI

By: C.B. GARNETT Jr.

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ISBN: 1199360694

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REGULATING TOXIC SUBSTANCES: A Philosophy of Scien

By: CARL F. CRANOR

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ISBN: 0195113780

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The proliferation of chemical substances in commerce poses scientific and philosophical problems. The scientific challenge is to develop data, methodologies, and techniques for identifying and assessing toxic substances before they cause harm to human beings and the environment. The philosophical problem is how much scientific information we should demand for this task consistent with other social goals we might have. In this book, Cranor utilizes material from ethics, p... View more info

AGE OF POWER

By: CARL FRIEDRICH

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ISBN: 1199283045

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LEISURE FOR LEISURE: Critical Essays

By: CHRIS ROJEK

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ISBN: 0415900654

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HOW TO MAKE A HUMAN BEING

By: CHRISTOPHER POTTER

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ROUSSEAU'S DOG : TWO GREAT THINKERS AT

By: DAVID EDMONDS

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ISBN: 006074491X

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In 1766 philosopher, novelist, composer, and political provocateur Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a fugitive, decried by his enemies as a dangerous madman. Meanwhile David Hume--now recognized as the foremost philosopher in the English language--was being universally lauded as a paragon of decency. And so Rousseau came to England with his beloved dog, Sultan, and willingly took refuge with his more respected counterpart. But within months, the exile was loudly accusing his... View more info

Wittgenstein's Poker

By: DAVID EDMONDS

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DEEP PLAY

By: DIANE ACKERMAN

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ISBN: 0679771352

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Conversations With Elie Wiesel

By: ELIE WIESEL

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ISBN: 0805241922

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JIMMY BUFFETT AND PHILOSOPHY

By: ERIN MCKENNA

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WEALTH OF THE MIND

By: ERNA WISSMANN

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ISBN: 0802220479

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CREATIVE MIND AND SUCCESS

By: ERNEST HOLMES

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ISBN: 1614274754

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2013 Reprint of 1919 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Although similar in title, theme and structure to his book "Creative Mind," this is a completely different book. "Creative Mind" has more of a focus on "Mental Healing." This book is principally about what is today called in New Age circles "Prosperity Consciousness." Holmes discusses how to focus one's thoughts to create monetary wealth, as well as inc... View more info

ILLUSTRATIONS ON THE MORAL SENSE

By: FRANCIS HUTCHESON

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ISBN: 0674443268

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LIVES ON THE LEFT: A Group Portrait

By: Francis Mulhern

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ISBN: 1844676994

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The extended critical interview is especially flexible as a form, by turns tenacious and glancing, elliptical or sustained, combining argument and counter-argument, reflection, history and memoir with a freedom normally denied to its subjects in conventional writing formats. Lives on the Left brings together sixteen such interviews from New Left Review in a group portrait of intellectual engagement in the twentieth century and since.Four generations of intellectual... View more info

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HELLFIRE AND LIGHTNING RODS

By: FREDERICK FERRE

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Valences of the Dialectic

By: FREDRIC JAMESON

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After half a century exploring dialectical thought, renowned cultural critic Fredric Jameson presents a comprehensive study of a misrepresented, vital strain in Western philosophy. The dialectic, the concept of the evolution of an idea through internal contradiction and conflict, transformed two centuries of Western philosophy. To Hegel, who dominated nineteenth-century thought, it was a metaphysical system. In the works of Marx, the dialectic became a tool for materiali... View more info

BIRTH OF TRAGEDY and The Genealogy of Morals

By: FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE

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ISBN: 1199052000

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