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  • Sapiens
    Sapiens (English, Paperback) Yuval Noah Harari

    ** The global phenomenon**** The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller **** The New York Times Top Ten Bestseller **Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old.

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  • A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful
    A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful (English, Paperback) Edmund Burke

    In his Enquiry Edmund Burke overturned the Platonic tradition in aesthetics and replaced metaphysics with psychology. His revolutions in method and sensibility influenced later philosophers and literary and artistic movements from the Gothic novel to Romanticism and beyond. This new edition guides the reader through Burke's arguments.

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  • Event
    Event (English, Paperback) Slavoj Zizek

    An Event can be an occurrence that shatters ordinary life, a radical political rupture, a transformation of reality, a religious belief, the rise of a new art form, or an intense experience such as falling in love. This book examines the new and highly-contested concept of Event.

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  • How We Invented Freedom & Why It Matters
    How We Invented Freedom & Why It Matters (Paperback) Daniel Hannan

    A timely, ambitious and vivid history of freedom - and how it happens to be a uniquely British invention.

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  • A New History of Western Philosophy
    A New History of Western Philosophy (English, Paperback) Anthony Kenny

    Sir Anthony Kenny presents a fascinating and authoritative new history of Western philosophy. Specially written for a broad popular readership, Kenny's lucid and stimulating history will become the definitive work for anyone interested in the people and ideas that shaped the course of Western thought.

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  • The Art Of Memory
    The Art Of Memory (English, Paperback) Frances A. Yates

    A history of human knowledge that focuses on Dante's Divine Comedy, the form of the Shakespearian theatre and the history of ancient architecture.

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  • The Conquest of Bread
    The Conquest of Bread (English, Paperback) Peter Kropotkin

    Focuses on the beliefs which surged around the world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and which have a renewed relevance and poignancy. This book shows how modern society is organized with the brutal, narrow few clinging onto their wealth and privileges at the expense of the many.

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  • The Origins and History of Consciousness
    The Origins and History of Consciousness (English, Paperback) Erich Neumann

    The Origins and History of Consciousness draws on a full range of world mythology to show how individual consciousness undergoes the same archetypal stages of development as human consciousness as a whole. Erich Neumann was one of C. G. Jung's most creative students and a renowned practitioner of analytical psychology in his own right. In this influential book, Neumann shows how the stages begin...

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  • Economics of Good and Evil
    Economics of Good and Evil (English, Paperback) Tomas Sedlacek, Vaclav Havel

    In The Economics of Good and Evil, Sedlacek challenges widely-held beliefs about economics and culture by tracing the study and themes of economics throughout history.

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  • Secret History and Historical Consciousness From Renaissance to Romanticism
    Secret History and Historical Consciousness From Renaissance to Romanticism (Paperback) Peter Burke

    The leading cultural historian Professor Peter Burke offers here several innovative approaches to cultural history. A key topic, from which the volume derives its name, is 'secret history'

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  • Lost Enlightenment
    Lost Enlightenment (English, Paperback) S. Frederick Starr

    In this sweeping and richly illustrated history, S. Frederick Starr tells the fascinating but largely unknown story of Central Asia's medieval enlightenment through the eventful lives and astonishing accomplishments of its greatest minds--remarkable figures who built a bridge to the modern world. Because nearly all of these figures wrote in Arabic, they were long assumed to have been Arabs. In...

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  • The Last of the Light
    The Last of the Light (English, Hardback) Peter Davidson

    Peter Davidson's The Last of the Light is a meditation on twilight in the Western arts and imagination, in thought, painting and literature.

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  • A Case of Hysteria
    A Case of Hysteria (English, Paperback) Sigmund Freud

    A Case of Hysteria reveals how Freud dealt with patients and interpreted their statements. A crucial text in the development of his theories, it is famous for its literary qualities, and the story of 'Dora' and her unhappy family is as dramatic as a modern novel. This new translation includes a fascinating introduction to the work.

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  • Danube
    Danube (Paperback) Claudio Magris

    Guides the reader from the source of the Danube in the Bavarian hills through Austro-Hungary and the Balkans to the Black Sea. Along the way, the author raises the ghosts that inhabit the houses and monuments and in so doing sets his finger on the pulse of Central Europe, the vital crucible of a culture that draws on influences of East and West.

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  • The Discarded Image
    The Discarded Image (English, Paperback) C. S. Lewis

    Paints a lucid picture of the medieval world view, providing the historical and cultural background to the literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

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  • Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires
    Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires (English, Paperback) Richard Sugg

    Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires charts in vivid detail the largely forgotten history of European corpse medicine, which saw kings, ladies, gentlemen, priests and scientists prescribe, swallow or wear human blood, flesh, bone, fat, brains and skin in an attempt to heal themselves of epilepsy, bruising, wounds, sores, plague, cancer, gout and depression. In this comprehensive and accessible text,...

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  • How We Invented Freedom & Why It Matters
    How We Invented Freedom & Why It Matters (Hardback) Daniel Hannan

    A timely, ambitious and vivid history of a most extraordinary notion: FREEDOM - and how it happens to be a uniquely British invention.

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  • The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
    The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes (English, Paperback) Jonathan Rose

    Presents the history of the British working classes from the preindustrial era to the twentieth century. This title discovers which books people read, how they educated themselves, and what they knew. It includes a preface that uncovers the author's journey into labour history, and its link to intellectual history.

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  • The Machiavellian Moment
    The Machiavellian Moment (English, Paperback) J. G. A. Pocock

    The description for this book, The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition, will be forthcoming.

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  • Freud
    Freud (English, Hardback) Joel Whitebook

    This book presents a radical look at the founder of psychoanalysis in his broader cultural context, addressing critical issues and challenging stereotypes.

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