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1001 Ideas That Changed the Way We Think
Robert Arp, ed. Arthur Caplan, preface.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476705729.  Daedalus Item Code: 52486
 
From the ancient wisdom of Confucius and Plato to today's cutting-edge thinkers, this chunky, abundantly illustrated history of ideas offers a smorgasbord of enlightenment and amusement for the ... (Read More)
 
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The Age of Atheists: How We Have Sought to Live Since the Death of God
Peter Watson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476754314.  Daedalus Item Code: 54893
 
Friedrich Nietzsche's 1882 declaration that "God is dead" provided an impetus for many artists, writers, and thinkers to find their own paths, suggests the author of The Great Divide. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Can A Robot be Human?: 33 Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles
Peter Cave.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851686476.  Daedalus Item Code: 54607
 
Can a murderer be innocent? Are you really unique? What does it mean to be in love? Can you ever believe anyone who says, "I'm telling the truth?" What separates a saint, a sinner, and a suicide ... (Read More)
 
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The Cave and the Light: Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization
Arthur Herman.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780553807301.  Daedalus Item Code: 54684
 
(Nominated for the Pulitzer Prize) Believing that contemplation can lead to enlightenment, Plato eventually found himself at odds with his greatest pupil Aristotle, who posited that ... (Read More)
 
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Common Sense and Rights of Man: Bold-Faced Thoughts on Revolution, Reason, and Personal Freedom
Thomas Paine. Laura Ross, ed.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781402778674.  Daedalus Item Code: 52212
 
One of the most influential publications in American history, Thomas Paine's 1776 Common Sense eloquently protested the injustice of British rule in the New World. This sturdy, compact edition ... (Read More)
 
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The Conference of the Birds
Peter Sís.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203060.  Daedalus Item Code: 53190
 
The author of the Caldecott Honor Book The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain, and the seven-time recipient of New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year honors, ... (Read More)
 
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Derrida/Searle: Deconstruction and Ordinary Language
Raoul Moati. Maureen Chun & Timothy Attanucci, trans. Jean-Michel Rabaté, foreword.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780231166713.  Daedalus Item Code: 54802
 
In the 1950s, British philosopher J.L. Austin advanced a theory of speech acts, or "the performative," that Jacques Derrida and John R. Searle interpreted in fundamentally different ways. Their ... (Read More)
 
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Downton Abbey and Philosophy: Thinking in That Manor
Adam Barkman & Robert Arp, eds.
Publisher: Open Court.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812699036.  Daedalus Item Code: 69021
 
We all know we love Downton Abbey—but why? How has this enactment of a vanished world of decorum and propriety become so enthralling for millions of viewers in the 21st century? In this ... (Read More)
 
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The Handy Philosophy Answer Book: Your Smart Reference
Naomi Zack.
Publisher: Visible Ink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781578592265.  Daedalus Item Code: 60049
 
What was the Enlightenment? Why did Greek mathematician Pythagoras avoid fava beans? How was skepticism related to the scientific revolution? What are the current trends in philosophy and how are ... (Read More)
 
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The Inner Chapters: The Classic Taoist Text
Chuang Tzu. Solala Towler, trans.
Publisher: Watkins.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781780280202.  Daedalus Item Code: 60419
 
The writings of Chuang Tzu stand alongside the Tao Te Ching as foundational classics of Taoism. Dating to the 4th century BC, The Inner Chapter is full of fantastical tales—for example, ... (Read More)
 
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An Introduction to Kierkegaard
Peter Vardy.
Publisher: Hendrickson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801047954.  Daedalus Item Code: 60293
 
The author of The Puzzle of God and Being Human, Peter Vardy here offers an accessible introduction to one of the most influential philosophers of the 19th century, in a revised and ... (Read More)
 
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An Introduction to Nietzsche
Lucy Huskinson.
Publisher: Hendrickson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801046650.  Daedalus Item Code: 60294
 
What can Christians learn from the philosopher best remembered for his "God is dead" summation, so often taken out of context? Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900) has often been referred to as one of the ... (Read More)
 
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