Where do we go when we die? Or is there nowhere to go? Is death something we can do or is it just something that happens to us?
Now in his ninth decade, former Bishop of Edinburgh Richard Holloway has spent a lifetime at the bedsides of t... read more

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: 9781786890214
: Canongate Books
: Canongate Books
: 214mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
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: Richard Holloway
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Waiting for the Last Bus : Reflections on Life and Death
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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
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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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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
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What We Think about When We Think about Football
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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
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Object-oriented Ontology : A New Theory of Everything
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This illuminating study of Benjamin's final essay helps unlock the mystery of this great philosopher Revolutionary critic of the philosophy of progress, nostalgic of the past yet dreaming of the future, romantic partisan of materialism... read more

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: 9781784786410
: Verso Books
: Verso Books
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: Michael Lowy
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Fire Alarm Reading Walter Benjamin's 'on the Concept of History'
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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
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Myth of Sisyphus (Penguin Great Ideas)
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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
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: 2
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The Philosopher and the Wolf : Lessons from the Wild on Love, Death and Happiness
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'Wonderful and timely a Hugely recommended' STEPHEN FRY What do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? It turns out much more than you might thinka Aristotle was an extraordinary thinker, perhaps the greatest in history. Yet he was preoccupied by an ordinary question- ho... read more

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: 9781847924087
: penguin random house
: Jonathan Cape
: 2.1 Centimeters X 15.3 Centimeters X 23.4 Centimeters
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: Edith Hall
: Paperback
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: 158.1
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Aristotle's Way
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Studies on contemporary art and culture by one of the most original, critical and analytical minds of this century.

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: 9780805202410
: Random House USA Inc
: Random House Inc
: 202mm X 135mm X 17mm
: United States
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: Walter Benjamin
: Paperback
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Illuminations
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Reason, we are told, is what makes us human, the source of our knowledge and wisdom. If reason is so useful, why didn't it also evolve in other animals? If reason is that reliable, why do we produce so much thoroughly reasoned nonsense? In th... read more

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: 9780241957851
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Dan Sperber
: Paperback
: 1
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: 121.3
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The Enigma of Reason: A New Theory of Human Understanding
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No Marketing Blurb

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: 9781408893210
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Rutger Bregman
: Paperback
: 318
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: 909.83
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Utopia for Realists
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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
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: 645.4
: 192
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Blanket
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