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  • Daily Rituals
    Daily Rituals (English, Paperback) Mason Currey

    "Utterly fascinating" Daisy Goodwin, Sunday Times

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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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  • 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

    Based on a technique of impressing 'places' and 'images' on the mind, the ancient Greeks created an elaborate memory system which in turn was inherited by the Romans and passed into the European tradition, to be revived, in occult form, during the Renaissance.

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 History Manifesto
    The History Manifesto (English, Paperback) Jo Guldi, David Armitage

    A call to arms to historians and everyone interested in history in contemporary society. This title is also available as Open Access.

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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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  • A Revolution of the Mind
    A Revolution of the Mind (English, Paperback) Jonathan Israel

    Democracy, free thought and expression, religious tolerance, individual liberty, political self-determination of people, sexual and racial equality - these values have firmly entered the mainstream in the decades since they were enshrined in the 1948 UN Declaration of Human Rights. This book deals with this topic.

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  • Couple and Family Therapy
    Couple and Family Therapy (English, Hardback) Jay Lebow

    This book looks beyond competing models of treatment and instead presents an integrative model of couple and family therapy from which therapists can shape their own best methods of practice.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Athanasius Kircher's Theatre of the World
    Athanasius Kircher's Theatre of the World (Paperback) Joscelyn Godwin

    Athanasius Kircher (1602-80) was acknowledged to be the most learned man of his age. By profession a Jesuit priest, he made himself an authority on every subject under (and above) the sun and published the results of his researches in over thirty illustrated volumes in Latin. This book deals with his work.

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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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