1001 Ideas That Shaped the Way We think is a comprehensive guide to the most interesting and imaginative thoughts from the finest minds of the past 3000 years. Ranging from the ancient wisdom of Confucius and Plato to today's cutting-edge thinkers, it ... read more

2014, Reprint. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine d/w.

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In a democracy, should everyone--absolutely everyone--get a vote? Does it really matter if tigers become extinct? Why does murder carry a heavier penalty than attempted murder? If you don't like the socks your grandma gives you for Christmas, should you ... read more

101 Dilemmas for the Armchair Philosopher
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A new and original anthology that introduces the key writings on rhetoric in the classical world, from Aristotle to Cicero and beyond.Classical rhetoric is one of the earliest versions of what is today known as media studies. It was absolutely crucial... read more

Ancient Rhetoric: From Aristotle to Philostratus
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1958, First edition. A near fine copy in a very good d/w with light edge wear and sunfading to the spine.

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We've all heard the saying "Seize the day". It's one of the oldest pieces of life advice in Western history, and its promise of radical aliveness has inspired us for centuries. But what does it really mean? And how can we use it to reinven... read more

Carpe Diem Regained: The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day
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Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., 1942. First edition. A very good copy with a previous owners name to the front free endpaper. The d/w is only fair with spotting, short tears and a small amount of loss from the base of the spine.

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Insightful, surprising and with ground-breaking revelations about our society, Everybody Lies exposes the secrets embedded in our internet searches, with a foreword by bestselling author Steven Pinker Everybody lies, to friends, l... read more

Everybody Lies: What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really are
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Who are we? How should we live? Professor James Miller introduces twelve great philosophers who dedicated their lives to answering these questions. From Plato, who risked his reputation to tutor a tyrant, t... read more

Examined Lives: Twelve Great Thinkers and the Search for Wisdom, from Socrates to Nietzsche
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Griffith's first book that introduces the reader to the issue of the human condition and his biological explanation of it. It describes how the anger and selfis... read more

First edition. A very good copy in stiff card wraps with light sunfading to the spine.

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Featuring Freud! Groucho Marx! Socrates! Lily Tomlin! Kierkegaard! Buddha! New Yorker cartoonists! Zombies! And of course, Heidegger! Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein first made a name for themselves with the outrageously funny New York Tim... read more

Heidegger and a Hippo Walk Through Those Pearly Gates
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Most of us don't want to think, writes the American essayist Alan Jacobs. Thinking is trouble. It can force us out of familiar, comforting habits, and it can complicate our relationships with like-minded friends. Finally, thinking is slow, and that's a prob... read more

How To Think: A Guide for the Perplexed
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