Philosphy + Religion
Written by Bertolucci, Domonique
So many people are waiting to feel happy. They think they will be happy when they have this or they've done that, that perhaps money, a partner, or that new position is the key. But the truth is, lasting happiness is something that you create, each and every day, through the simple choices that you make.
Written by Zizek, Slavoj
Philosophical materialism in all its forms from scientific naturalism to Deleuzian New Materialism has failed to meet the key theoretical and political challenges of the modern world. This is the burden of philosopher Slavoj i[ek s argument in this pathbreaking and eclectic new work.
Written by Batchelor, Stephen
A renowned Buddhist teacher s magnum opus, based on his fresh reading of the tradition s earliest texts Some twenty-five centuries after the Buddha started teaching, his message continues to inspire people across the globe, including those living in predominantly secular societies. What does it mean to adapt religious practices to secular contexts?
Written by Greif, Mark
A brilliant collection of essays by a young writer who is already a star in the intellectual firmament. As William Deresiewicz has written in Harper's Magazine, -[Mark Greif ] is an intellectual, full stop . . . There is much of [Lionel] Trilling in Greif . . . Much also of Susan Sontag . . .
Written by Han, Byung-Chul
Byung-Chul Han is one of the most widely read philosophers in Europe today, a member of the new generation of German thinkers that includes Markus Gabriel and Armen Avanessian. In The Agony of Eros, a bestseller in Germany, Han considers the threat to love and desire in today's society. For Han, love requires the courage to accept self-negation for the sake of discovering the Other.
Written by Wilser, Jeff
The life--and lessons--of the Founding Father who mastered the arts of wit, war, and wealth, long before becoming the subject of Broadway's Hamilton: An American Musical Two centuries after his death, Alexander Hamilton is shining once more under the world's spotlight--and we need him now more than ever.