Philosophy + Religion

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Written by Nhat Hanh, Thich
The most popular book in the "How To" series: advice, practices, and food for thought from a Zen Master on our most universal emotion. The third book in the bestselling Mindfulness Essentials series, a back-to-basics collection from world-renowned Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh that introduces everyone to the essentials of mindfulness practice.
December 1, 2014 | Paperback | Parallax Press |
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Written by Machiavelli, Niccolo
A new translation by Peter Constantine
February 5, 2008 | Paperback | Modern Library |
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Written by Camus, Albert
By one of the most profoundly influential thinkers of our century, The Rebel is a classic essay on revolution. For Albert Camus, the urge to revolt is one of the "essential dimensions" of human nature, manifested in man's timeless Promethean struggle against the conditions of his existence, as well as the popular uprisings against established orders throughout history.
January 1, 1992 | Paperback | Vintage |
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Written by Kohn, Jerome
From the author of Eichmann in Jerusalem and The Origins of Totalitarianism, "a book to think with through the political impasses and cultural confusions of our day" (Harper's Magazine) Hannah Arendt's insightful observations of the modern world, based on a profound knowledge of the past, constitute an impassioned contribution to political philosophy.
October 1, 2006 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 320 Pages |
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Written by Aurelius, Marcus
A leading translation of Stoic philosophy in wise and practical aphorisms that have inspired Bill Clinton, Ryan Holiday, Anna Kendrick and many more. Written in Greek by an intellectual Roman emperor without any intention of publication, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius offer a wide range of fascinating spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled
November 1, 2006 | Paperback | Penguin Group |
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Written by Kierkegaard, Soren
Writing under the pseudonym of "Johannes de slientio, " Kierkegaard uses the form of a dialectical lyric to present his conception of faith. Abraham is portrayed as a great man, who chose to sacrifice his son, Isaac, in the face of conflicting expectations and in defiance of any conceivable ethical standard.
January 7, 1986 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 160 Pages |
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Written by Hitchens, Christopher
Whether you're a lifelong believer, a devout atheist, or someone who remains uncertain about the role of religion in our lives, this insightful manifesto will engage you with its provocative ideas. With a close and studied reading of the major religious texts, Christopher Hitchens documents the ways in which religion is a man-made wish, a cause of dangerous sexual repression, and a dis
April 1, 2009 | Paperback | Twelve | 336 Pages |
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Written by Hamilton, Edith
Dive into the timeless tales of gods and heroes in this bestselling A-to-Z encyclopedia detailing classic myths and legends--perfect for curious readers and academics alike.
April 30, 2013 | Paperback | Back Bay Books | 496 Pages |
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Written by Walter Benjamin
Studies on contemporary art and culture by one of the most original, critical and analytical minds of this century. Illuminations includes Benjamin's views on Kafka, with whom he felt the closest personal affinity, his studies on Baudelaire and Proust (both of whom he translated), his essays on Leskov and on Brecht's Epic Theater.
January 1, 1986 | Paperback | Schocken Books |
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Written by Nietzsche, Friedrich
On the Genealogy of Morals (1887) is a book about the history of ethics and about interpretation. Nietzsche rewrites the former as a history of cruelty, exposing the central values of the Judaeo-Christian and liberal traditions - compassion, equality, justice - as the product of a brutal process of conditioning designed to domesticate the animal vitality of earlier cultures.
December 17, 1989 | Paperback | Vintage | 384 Pages |

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