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  • On the Shore of Nothingness
    On the Shore of Nothingness (English, Hardback) Reuven Tsur

    This book studies how poetic structure transforms verbal imitations of religious experience into concepts. The book investigates how such a conceptual language can convey such non-conceptual experiences as meditation, ecstasy or mystic insights...

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  • Illusionism
    Illusionism (English, Paperback) Keith Frankish

    Illusionism is the view that phenomenal consciousness is an illusion. This book is a reprint of a special issue of the Journal of Consciousness Studies devoted to this topic. It takes the form of a target paper by the editor, followed by commentaries from various thinkers representing various academic disciplines.

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  • Freedom's Progress?
    Freedom's Progress? (English, Hardback) Gerard Casey

    Freedom's Progress is a history of Western political thought, a conceptual map as it were, tracking the fitful journey of one particular concept ? liberty ? through time. The book covers the full philosophical canon ? from Plato to Rawls ? but is written from the perspective of the libertarian tradition of Ludwig von Mises and Murray Rothbard.

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  • Get Over Yourself
    Get Over Yourself (English, Paperback) Patrick West

    Get Over Yourself both uses Nietzsche's philosophy to understand our society, and takes our society to explain his philosophy.

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  • New Labour's Old Roots
    New Labour's Old Roots (English, Paperback) Patrick Diamond

    Fully updated and revised edition of New Labour's Old Roots.

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  • John MacMurray
    John MacMurray (English, Paperback) John MacMurray

    The philosophy of John Macmurray is only now receiving the attention it deserves. It is in the contemporary climate of dissatisfaction with individualism that Macmurray's emphasis on the relations of persons has come to the fore. Moreover, Macmurray's recognition of the central importance of acknowledging human embodiment is being favourably received by a wide range of fields, which includes...

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  • Thomas Sebeok and the Biosemiotic Legacy
    Thomas Sebeok and the Biosemiotic Legacy (English, Paperback) Soren Brier

    Dedicated to the life and work of Thomas Sebeok, this is an issue of the journal "Cybernetics and Human Knowing".

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  • Our Last Great Illusion
    Our Last Great Illusion (English, Paperback) Rob Weatherill

    RE-ISSUED WITH INDEX?Therapy may be mad,' declares Rob Weatherill in this outspoken volume. Therapy here means particularly psychotherapy and counselling, but should be also taken to signify the universal logic of the post-modern therapeutic culture...

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  • View from Within
    View from Within (English, Paperback) Francisco J. Varela

    Over the last decade there has been a resurgence of interest in the scientific study of consciousness ? an area that has been largely ignored since the time of William James. This renaissance has primarily been stimulated by developments in PET, fMRI...

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  • New Idea of a University
    New Idea of a University (English, Paperback) Duke Maskell, Ian Robinson

    Something has gone deeply wrong with the university ? too deeply wrong to be put right by any merely bureaucratic means. What's wrong is, simply, that our official idea of education, the idea that inspires all government policies and 'initiatives', is...

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  • Francisco J. Varela 1946-2001
    Francisco J. Varela 1946-2001 (English, Paperback) Soren Brier

    Dedicated to the life and work of Francisco Varela, this is an issue of the journal "Cybernetics and Human...

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  • Scottish Philosophical Theology
    Scottish Philosophical Theology (English, Paperback) David Fergusson

    This volume concentrates on the period from the beginning of the 18th century to the latter part of the 20th, covering several schools of philosophical theology that suggest some recurrent themes or intellectual habits.

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  • Art and the Brain
    Art and the Brain (English, Paperback) Joseph Goguen

    A three-volume series of the "Journal of Consciousness Studies", which asks if it is possible to take a natural science approach to art and uncover general laws of aesthetic experience, or is that taking reductionism too...

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  • The Concept of a Philosophical Jurisprudence
    The Concept of a Philosophical Jurisprudence (English, Hardback) Michael Oakeshott

    This volume brings together for the first time over a hundred of Oakeshott's essays and reviews, written between 1926 and 1951, that until now have remained scattered through a variety of scholarly journals, periodicals and newspapers.

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  • The Political Potential of Sortition
    The Political Potential of Sortition (English, Hardback) Oliver Dowlen

    The central feature of every true lottery is that all rational evaluation is deliberately excluded. Once this principle is grasped, the author argues, it is possible to understand exactly what benefits sortition can bring to the political community.

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  • Your Brain's Politics
    Your Brain's Politics (English, Paperback) George Lakoff, Elisabeth Wehling

    In this brief introduction, Lakoff and Wehling reveal how cognitive science research has advanced our understanding of political thought and language, forcing us to revise common folk theories about the rational voter.

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  • Why Rape Culture is a Dangerous Myth
    Why Rape Culture is a Dangerous Myth (English, Paperback) Luke Gittos

    This book argues that the belief in a 'rape culture' is seriously distorting our discussion of sexual violence.

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  • Immortal Longings
    Immortal Longings (English, Paperback) Trevor Hamilton

    Immortal Longings: FWH Myers and the Victorian search for life after death is the first full-length biography of Frederic W.H. Myers, leading figure in the Society for Psychical Research and friend and associate of Browning, Gladstone, Ruskin...

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  • The Chamberlain Legacy
    The Chamberlain Legacy (English, Paperback) Charles Nettlefold

    In this book, the author has sought to re-examine the reputations of the Chamberlains by concentrating as much on their personal lives and the motives that drove them as on the mighty political events that dominated their times. His conclusions may surprise the reader.

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  • Morse Code Wrens of Station X
    Morse Code Wrens of Station X (English, Paperback) Anne Glyn-Jones

    Morse Code Wrens of Station X is a very personal memoir of a young woman's experiences of war time service, as well as providing fascinating insights into the daily realities of the battle for military intelligence superiority.

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