Philosophy + Religion

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WHY RELIGION?: A PERSONAL STORY

Written by Pagels, Elaine
Why is religion still around in the twenty-first century? Why do so many still believe? And how do various traditions still shape the way people experience everything from sexuality to politics, whether they are religious or not? In Why Religion? Elaine Pagels looks to her own life to help address these questions.
November 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Ecco Press | 256 Pages |
$27.99
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STUFF: UNLOCK YOUR POWER TO OVERCOME CHALLENGES, SOAR, AND SUCCEED

Written by Davis, Sampson
"Sampson and Sharlee's message of the power of positivity, hard work, and resilience is one that we need to hear right now." --Chris Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling The Pursuit of Happyness Everyone has difficult moments in life.
May 15, 2018 | Hardcover | Gallery/Jeter Publishing | 368 Pages |
$27.00
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COURAGE TO BE DISLIKED: THE JAPANESE PHENOMENON THAT SHOWS YOU HOW TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE AND ACHIEVE REAL HAPPINESS

Written by Koga, Fumitake
The Courage to Be Disliked, already an enormous bestseller in Asia with more than 3.5 million copies sold, demonstrates how to unlock the power within yourself to be the person you truly want to be.
May 8, 2018 | Hardcover | Atria Books | 288 Pages |
$25.00
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WHY BUDDHISM IS TRUE: THE SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY OF MEDITATION AND ENLIGHTENMENT

Written by Wright, Robert
From one of America's most brilliant writers, a New York Times bestselling journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness. At the heart of Buddhism is a simple claim: The reason we suffer--and the reason we make other people suffer--is that we don't see the world clearly.
May 8, 2018 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 336 Pages |
$17.00
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NOTE TO SELF: INSPIRING WORDS FROM INSPIRING PEOPLE

Written by King, Gayle
Gayle King shares her favorite inspiring letters from the popular CBS This Morning segment Note to Self, in which twenty-first century luminaries pen advice and encouragement to the young people they once were. What do Congressman John Lewis, Dr. Ruth, Kesha, and Kermit the Frog wish they could tell their younger selves?
May 8, 2018 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 176 Pages |
$20.00
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SURFING WITH SARTRE: AN AQUATIC INQUIRY INTO A LIFE OF MEANING

Written by James, Aaron
Jean-Paul Sartre once declared waterskiing to be "the ideal limit of aquatic sports." Aaron James, who is both an avid surfer and a professor of philosophy, vigorously disagrees.
May 1, 2018 | Paperback | Anchor Books |
$15.95
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ON TRUTH

Written by Blackburn, Simon
Truth is not just a recent topic of contention. Arguments about it have gone on for centuries. Why is the truth important? Who decides what the truth is? Is there such a thing as objective, eternal truth, or is truth simply a matter of perspective, of linguistic or cultural vantage point?
July 2, 2018 | Paperback | Oxford University Press, USA | 144 Pages |
$12.95
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CAVE AND THE LIGHT: PLATO VERSUS ARISTOTLE, AND THE STRUGGLE FOR THE SOUL OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION

Written by Herman, Arthur
Arthur Herman has now written the definitive sequel to his New York Times bestseller, How the Scots Invented the Modern World, and extends the themes of the book--which sold half a million copies worldwide--back to the ancient Greeks and forward to the age of the Internet.
June 3, 2014 | p | Random House Trade |
$18.00
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MYTHOLOGY BOOK: BIG IDEAS SIMPLY EXPLAINED

Written by DK
Eighty of the world's greatest myths and characters, from the gods of Greek mythology to the Norse heroes, retold and explained with engaging text and bold graphics. From early creation stories to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the afterlife, experience each myth and unravel the meanings behind the stories, getting to the heart of the importance of mythology to dif
May 15, 2018 | Hardcover | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) | 352 Pages |
$25.00
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KABBALAH: THE WAY OF THE JEWISH MYSTIC

Written by Besserman, Perle
Unraveling the web of ancient traditions hidden in such texts as the Sefer Yetzirah and the Zohar, this book traces history and offers an accessible introduction to understanding Kabbalah and its practices. Jewish mysticism has flourished--sometimes brilliantly, sometimes darkly--over five thousand years.
August 21, 2018 | Paperback | Shambhala | 224 Pages |
$12.95

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