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The One-Week Insomnia Cure: Learn to Solve Your Sleep Problems

Jason Ellis · Random House UK
Pages: 214
Format: Paperback

With over a decade of pioneering research and clinical practice in sleep disorder management, the author of The One-Week Insomnia Cure provides a fast and long-lasting approach to identifying and managing insomnia and other sleep disorders. To maximize treatment success and prevent relapse,...
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Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most

Steven Johnson · Riverhead Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking book about making once-in-a-lifetime decisions, from the bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good Ideas Come FromPlenty of books offer useful advice on how to get better at making quick-thinking, intuitive choices. But what about more consequential decisions,...
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The Practicing Stoic: A Philosophical User's Manual

Ward Farnsworth · David R Godine
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

The great insights of the Stoics are spread over a wide range of ancient sources. This book brings them all together for the first time. It systematically presents what the various Stoic philosophers said on every important topic, accompanied by an eloquent commentary that is clear and concise....
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Why We Need Religion

Stephen T Asma · Oxford University Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

How we feel is as vital to our survival as how we think. This claim, based on the premise that emotions are largely adaptive, serves as the organizing theme of Why We Need Religion. This book is a novel pathway in a well-trodden field of religious studies and philosophy of religion. Stephen...
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I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Nietzsche

Sue Prideaux · Tim Duggan Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking new biography of philosophy's greatest iconoclast Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most enigmatic figures in philosophy, and his concepts - the √úbermensch, the will to power, slave morality - have fundamentally reshaped our understanding of the human condition. But what...
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On Truth

Simon Blackburn · Oxford University Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

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?In...
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The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity

KWAME ANTHONY APPIAH · Liveright
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Cosmopolitanism comes this revealing exploration of how the collective identities that shape our polarized world are riddled with contradiction. We all know how identities -- notably, those of nationality, class, culture, race, and religion -- are at the root...
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Tech Generation: Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-Connected World

MIKE BROOKS · Oxford University Press
Pages: 328
Format: Hardcover

Parents often worry about raising kids in a tech-saturated world - the threats of cyberbullying, video game violence, pornography, and sexting may seem inescapable. And while these dangers exist, there is a much more common and subtle way that technology can cause harm: by eroding our attention...
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How to Be Yourself: Quiet Your Inner Critic and Rise Above Social Anxiety

Ellen Hendriksen · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 298
Format: Hardcover

Picking up where Quiet ended, How to Be Yourself is the best book you'll ever read about how to conquer social anxiety."This book is also a groundbreaking road map to finally being your true, authentic self." -- Susan Cain, New York Times, USA Today and nationally bestselling...
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Can Democracy Work?: A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens to Our World

Jim Miller · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A new history of the world's most embattled ideaToday, democracy is the world's only broadly accepted political system, and yet it has become synonymous with disappointment and crisis. How did it come to this? In Can Democracy Work? James Miller, the author of the classic history...
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