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The Big Questions: God
Mark Vernon. Simon Blackburn, series editor.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781780870328.  Daedalus Item Code: 43077
 
Formerly a priest in the Church of England, philosopher Mark Vernon now writes as a journalist and author on subjects like friendship, belief, well-being, and philosophical meaning, and is the ... (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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Democratic Enlightenment: Philosophy, Revolution, and Human Rights, 1750–1790
Jonathan Israel.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199668090.  Daedalus Item Code: 50935
 
That the Enlightenment shaped modernity is uncontested, and yet remarkably few historians or philosophers have attempted to trace the process of ideas from the turmoil of the late 18th century to the ... (Read More)
 
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Fruitlands: The Alcott Family and Their Search for Utopia
Richard Francis.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300177909.  Daedalus Item Code: 50804
 
Fruitlands was one of history's most unsuccessful yet most significant utopian experiments. It was established in Massachusetts in 1843 by Bronson Alcott (whose daughter Louisa May was among the ... (Read More)
 
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Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love
Andrew Shaffer.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061969812.  Daedalus Item Code: 51356
 
Although we associate philosophy with wisdom, it is nonetheless true that many philosophers proved to be disastrously ignorant or ill-fated in affairs of the heart. Abelard was castrated for his ... (Read More)
 
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Paradise: A History of the Idea that Rules the World
Kevin Rushby.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845294847.  Daedalus Item Code: 51104
 
The paradise myth has been one of the most powerful motivators in human history, from the Assassins of 12th-century Persia to the Puritan founders of America. The hope for an earthly paradise drives ... (Read More)
 
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Pathways to Nonviolent Resistance: Bold-Faced Wisdom from the Early Writings
Mahatma Gandhi. Laura Ross, ed.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781454906216.  Daedalus Item Code: 44413
 
Reverently called Mahatma, or Great Soul, Mohandas Gandhi (1869–1948) led India's struggle for independence and crusaded for the basic human rights of people everywhere, while his teachings and ... (Read More)
 
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Philosophy Bites: 25 Philosophers on 25 Intriguing Subjects
David Edmonds & Nigel Warburton.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199576326.  Daedalus Item Code: 51807
 
Sit down with some of the liveliest philosophers our time, and talk to each one about a favorite topic, from ethics or infinity to aesthetics or atheism. The result is a Philosophy Bite—an informal, ... (Read More)
 
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The Prophet
Kahlil Gibran.
Publisher: Amber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782740704.  Daedalus Item Code: 52204
 
The best known and best loved of Kahlil Gibran's many writings, The Prophet was first published in 1923 and since then has been translated and read around the world. Gibran lets his ... (Read More)
 
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A Slap in the Face: Why Insults Hurt—And Why They Shouldn't
William B. Irvine.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199934454.  Daedalus Item Code: 50871
 
Insults may be part of the fabric of daily life, but why do we insult each other? Why do insults cause us such pain? Can we do anything to counteract them, or to overcome our inclination to ... (Read More)
 
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Teach Yourself: Understand Philosophy of the Mind: Explore Who You Are
Mel Thompson.
Publisher: Hodder.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781444157628.  Daedalus Item Code: 52100
 
What is the nature of your mind? How is it related to your body? How has our concept of "self" changed over centuries and millennia? This accessible handbook provides in essence a written course on ... (Read More)
 
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Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed: Educating for the Virtues in the Twenty-First Century
Howard Gardner.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465021925.  Daedalus Item Code: 51272
 
From ancient times, philosophers, theologians, and artists have attempted to describe and categorize the defining virtues of civilization. The author of Multiple Intelligences and Changing ... (Read More)
 
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