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 Philosophy

We live in a time of unprecedented upheaval, when technology and so-called progress have made us richer but more uncertain than ever before. We have questions about the future, society, work, happiness, family and money, and yet no political party is providing us with the ans... read more

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: 9781408893210
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Rutger Bregman
: Paperback
: 318
: English
: 909.83
: 336
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Utopia for Realists
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 Philosophy

Series:Pelican Bks.

What is reality, really? Are humans more special or important than the non-human objects we perceive? How does this change the way we understand the world? We humans tend to believe that things are only real in as much as we perceive them, an idea... read more

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: 9780241269152
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
: 181mm X 111mm
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: Graham Harman
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 111
: 336
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Object-oriented Ontology : A New Theory of Everything
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'This moving account of the life [Rowlands] lived with an adopted wolf will be recognized as a seminal work of philosophy that forces us to re-evaluate our view of the human animal' John Gray, author of Straw DogsThis fa... read more

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: 9781783784578
: Granta Books
: Granta Books
: 198mm X 129mm X 15mm
: United Kingdom
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: Mark Rowlands
: Paperback
: 2
: English
: 128
: 256
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The Philosopher and the Wolf : Lessons from the Wild on Love, Death and Happiness
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What do we think about when we think about football? Football is about so many things: memory, history, place, social class, gender (especially masculinity, but increasingly femininity too), family identity, tribal identity, national identity, the na... read more

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: 9781781259221
: Profile Books Limited
: Profile Books Limited
: ---length:- '17.8'width:- '11.1'units:- Centimeters
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: Simon Critchley
: Paperback
: English
: 796.33401
: 208
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What We Think about When We Think about Football
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 Philosophy

Series:Object Lessons Ser.

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. A 3-year-old asks her physician father about his job, and his inability to provide a succinct and accurate answer inspires a critical look at the profession of modern medicine. In sorti... read more

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: 9781501338175
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Academic
: --- length: - '6.5' width: - '4.75' units: - Inches
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: Andrew Bomback; Christopher Schaberg (Contribution by); Ian Bogost (Contribution by)
: Paperback
: English
: 610.695
: 160
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Doctor
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 Philosophy

Series:Object Lessons Ser.

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. "You are what you eat." Never is this truer than when we use medications, from beta blockers and aspirin to Viagra and epidurals-and especially psychotropic pills that transform our minds... read more

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: 9781501341946
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Academic
: --- length: - '6.5' width: - '4.75' units: - Inches
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: Robert Bennett
: Paperback
: English
: 615.78
: 176
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Pill
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 Philosophy

Series:Object Lessons Ser.

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. Fetishized, demonized, celebrated, and outlawed, the high heel is central to the iconography of modern womanhood. But are high heels good? Are they feminist? What does it mean for a ... read more

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: 9781501325991
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Academic
: --- length: - '6.5' width: - '4.75' units: - Inches
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: Summer Brennan; Christopher Schaberg (Contribution by); Ian Bogost (Contribution by)
: Paperback
: English
: 391.413082
: 176
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High Heel
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 Philosophy

Series:Penguin Great Ideas Ser.

Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives -... read more

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: 9780141023991
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
: 181mm X 111mm X 8mm
: United Kingdom
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: Albert Camus
: Paperback
: 2005
: English
: 194
: 144
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Myth of Sisyphus (Penguin Great Ideas)
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In Building and Dwelling, Richard Sennett distils a lifetime's thinking and practical experience to explore the relationship between the good built environment and the good life. He argues for, and describes in rich detail, the idea of an open city, one in ... read more

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: 9780141022116
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
: --- length: - '19.8' width: - '12.9' units: - Centimeters
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: Richard Sennett
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 307.76
: 368
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Building and Dwelling - Ethics for the City
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Category:

 Philosophy

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

One of the world's greatest thinkers tells the heroic story of human progress - and why we neglect it at our peril.Is modernity really failing? Or have we failed to appreciate progress and the ideals that make it possible?If you... read more

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: 9780141979090
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
: ---length:- '19.8'width:- '12.9'units:- Centimeters
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: Steven Pinker
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 303.44
: 576
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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
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"A stimulating book about combating despair and complacency with searching reflection." --Heller McAlpin, NPR.org Named a Best Book of 2018 by NPR. One of Lit Hub's 15 Books You Should Read in September and one of Outside's Best Books of FallA revelatory A... read more

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: 9781783784943
: Granta Books
: Granta Books
Special Fields
: John Kaag
: Hardback
: 193
: 272
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Hiking With Nietzsche: Becoming Who You Are
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Category:

 Philosophy

Series:Object Lessons Ser.

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. We are born into blankets. They keep us alive and they cover us in death. We pull and tug on blankets to see us through the night or an illness. They shield us in mourning and witness ... read more

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: 9781628922653
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Academic
: --- length: - '6.5' width: - '4.75' units: - Inches
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: Kara Thompson; Ian Bogost (Contribution by); Christopher Schaberg (Series edited by); Ian Bogost (Series edited by)
: Paperback
: English
: 645.4
: 192
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Blanket
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