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The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and ...
Jonathan Haidt.
 
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ISBN: 9780307455772
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How Proust Can Change Your Life
Alain de Botton.
 
Publisher: Picador
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780330354912
Daedalus Item Code: 41256
 
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Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing
Barry Schwartz & Kenneth Sharpe.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594487835.  Daedalus Item Code: 40724
 
More than two millennia ago, Aristotle suggested a merging of our individual experiences with our empathy and intellect. But in the 21st century, the legal system and the medical profession are mired ... (Read More)
 
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Socrates in Sichuan: Chinese Students Search for Truth, Justice, and the (Chinese) Way
Peter J. Vernezze.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781597976725.  Daedalus Item Code: 34990
 
When philosophy professor Peter Vernezze took a sabbatical to serve as a Peace Corps volunteer in China, he also started a weekly philosophical discussion group with students at Sichuan Normal ... (Read More)
 
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A Philosophy of Evil
Lars Svendsen. Kerri A Pierce, trans.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564785718.  Daedalus Item Code: 34024
 
"It’s normal to be evil," writes Lars Svendsen, who suggests that we've lost the vocabulary to talk about it. Due to the overuse of the word "evil" in movies, political speeches, and news reports, ... (Read More)
 
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The Big Questions: Ethics
Julian Baggini. Simon Blackburn, series ed.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780870342.  Daedalus Item Code: 34424
 
Is morality relative? What is a "just war"? Do animals have rights? The author of Do You Think What You Think You Think? plunges into many of the "hot topics" of our time—including abortion, ... (Read More)
 
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Political Descartes: Reason, Ideology, and the Bourgeois Project
Antonio Negri.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844675821.  Daedalus Item Code: 40700
 
Renowned as the Father of Modern Philosophy, René Descartes was also an important political thinker, posits Italian philosopher Antonio Negri. First published in 1970 and reflecting tensions in ... (Read More)
 
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42: Deep Thought on Life, the Universe, and Everything
Mark Vernon.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851685608.  Daedalus Item Code: 36197
 
Taking his inspiration from 42 of the funniest, wisest, and quirkiest quotations about the big questions in life, Mark Vernon uses these as starting points for brilliant observations, explaining what ... (Read More)
 
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Socrates: A Man for Our Times
Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670023035.  Daedalus Item Code: 38252
 
Hailed as one of the greatest thinkers of all time, and often identified as the father of philosophy, Socrates left no writing of his own; all that we know of his life and ideas comes to us from the ... (Read More)
 
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Big Ideas in Brief: 200 World-Changing Concepts Explained in an Instant
Ian Crofton.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857386182.  Daedalus Item Code: 41235
 
Whether you need a refresher or a crash course, the author of Science Without the Boring Bits and The Kings and Queens of England serves up these 200 key concepts of science, ... (Read More)
 
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Confucius
Meher McArthur.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381644.  Daedalus Item Code: 38462
 
One of the most important figures in Chinese history, Confucius is often overlooked outside his native country, even though his philosophical and ethical teachings have shaped world culture, and ... (Read More)
 
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War Diaries: Notebooks from a Phoney War, 1939–1940
Jean-Paul Sartre.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844677849.  Daedalus Item Code: 38446
 
During the so-called phony war that preceded Hitler's invasion of France, between late 1939 and the summer of 1940, the young Jean-Paul Sartre was stationed in his native Alsace as part of a ... (Read More)
 
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1. The Wisdom Books: Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes
Robert Alter.
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2. Heidegger and a Hippo Walk Through Those Pearly Gates: Using Philosophy (and Jokes!) to Explore Life, Death, the Afterlife, and Everything in Between
Thomas Cathcart & Daniel Klein.
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3. A Philosophy of Evil
Lars Svendsen. Kerri A Pierce, trans.
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4. The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Jonathan Haidt.
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5. Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing
Barry Schwartz & Kenneth Sharpe.
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6. The Big Questions: Ethics
Julian Baggini. Simon Blackburn, series ed.
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7. Unlearning the Basics: A New Way of Understanding Yourself and the World
Rishi Sativihari. Mu Soeng, foreword.
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8. Socrates in Sichuan: Chinese Students Search for Truth, Justice, and the (Chinese) Way
Peter J. Vernezze.
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9. The Trolley Problem, or Would You Throw the Fat Guy Off the Bridge?: A Philosophical Conundrum
Thomas Cathcart.
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10. Socrates: A Man for Our Times
Paul Johnson.
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