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Current Controversies in Political Philosophy

Thom Brooks · Routledge
Pages: 155
Format: Print book

Current Controversies in Political Philosophy brings together an international team of leading philosophers to explore and debate four key and dynamic issues in the field in an accessible way. Should we all be cosmopolitans? - Gillian Brock and Cara Nine Are rights important? - Rowan...
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Philosophy in Minutes

Marcus Weeks · Quercus
Format: Book

Philosophy in Minutes distills 200 of the most important philosophical ideas into easily digestible, bite-sized sections.The core information for every topic - including debates such as the role of philosophy in science and religion, key thinkers from Aristotle to Marx, and introductions...
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In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and Its Ironies

David Rieff · Yale University Press
Pages: 145
Format: Print book

The conventional wisdom about historical memory is summed up in George Santayana's celebrated phrase, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Today, the consensus that it is moral to remember, immoral to forget, is nearly absolute. And yet is this...
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Write it up : Practical strategies for writing and publishing journal articles

Paul Silvia · American Psychological Association
Format:  Print book : English

247 s.
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Making Out Like a Virgin: Sex, Desire & Intimacy After Sexual Trauma

Catriona McHardy · Portlyn Media
Pages: 170
Format: Print book

Making Out Like a Virgin: Sex, Desire & Intimacy After Sexual Trauma is a unique and moving collection of personal nonfiction essays that detail how each writer has moved beyond mere survival of sexual trauma to unapologetically discover a sexually and emotionally thriving life. Making...
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The Public and Its Problems: An Essay in Political Inquiry

John Dewey · Swallow Press
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

More than six decades after John Dewey's death, his political philosophy is undergoing a revival. With renewed interest in pragmatism and its implications for democracy in an age of mass communication, bureaucracy, and ever-increasing social complexities, Dewey's The Public and Its Problems,...
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The Quotable Kierkegaard

Søren Kierkegaard · Princeton Univ. Press
Pages: 234
Format: Print book

"Why I so much prefer autumn to spring is that in the autumn one looks at heaven--in the spring at the earth."--Søren Kierkegaard The father of existentialism, Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) was a philosopher who could write like an angel. With only a sentence or two, he could...
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Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights

Sherry F Colb · Columbia University Press
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

How can someone who condemns hunting, animal farming, and animal experimentation also favor legal abortion, which is the deliberate destruction of a human fetus? The authors of Beating Hearts aim to reconcile this apparent conflict and examine the surprisingly similar strategic and tactical...
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Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism's Stealth Revolution

Wendy Brown · Zone Books
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

Neoliberal rationality -- ubiquitous today in statecraft and the workplace, in jurisprudence, education, and culture -- remakes everything and everyone in the image of homo oeconomicus. What happens when this rationality transposes the constituent...
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The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Inquiry into Human Freedom

John Gray · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

Compared with that of humans, the life of the marionette looks more like an enviable state of freedomIn his brilliantly enjoyable and freewheeling new book, John Gray draws together the religious, philosophic, and fantastical traditions that question the very idea of human freedom. We flatter...
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Becoming who I am : young men on being gay

Ritch C Savin-Williams · Harvard University Press
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

Proud, happy, grateful gay youth describe their lives in terms that would have seemed surprising only a generation ago. Yet many adults, including parents, seem skeptical about this sea change in perceptions and attitudes. Even in an age of growing tolerance, coming out as gay is supposed...
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Does Santa Exist?: A Philosophical Investigation

Eric Kaplan · Dutton
Pages: 275
Format: Hardcover

A humorous philosophical investigation into the existence of Santa - from a co-executive producer of The Big Bang TheoryMetaphysics isn't ordinarily much of a laughing matter. But in the hands of acclaimed comedy writer and scholar Eric Kaplan, a search for the truth about old St. Nick...
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