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  • A Scientist in Wonderland
    A Scientist in Wonderland (English, Paperback) Professor Edzard Ernst

    This memoir provides a unique insight into the cutthroat politics of academic life and offers a sobering reflection on the damage already done by pseudoscience in the field of medicine.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • A Guide to the Classics
    A Guide to the Classics (English, Hardback) Guy Griffith, Michael Oakeshott

    A Guide to the Classics is a light-hearted manual on how to pick the Derby winner. This long-awaited edition of Griffith and Oakeshott's classic text includes a new preface and foreword by horse racing journalist and author Sean Magee, and political commentator Peter Oborne.

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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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  • Before Consciousness
    Before Consciousness (English, Paperback) Zdravko Radman

    This book aims to integrate the non-conscious as a constitutive dimension of the mind and also to outline how it is indispensable in virtually everything we do.

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  • Paradigm Shift
    Paradigm Shift (English, Paperback) Martin Cohen

    This book offers vital clues for understanding not only the way knowledge develops, but also into the dangers of accepting too readily or too uncritically the claims of experts of all kinds ? even philosophical ones! The claims are invariably presented as objective fact, yet are rooted in human subjectivity.

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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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  • Tell My Mother I'm Not Dead
    Tell My Mother I'm Not Dead (English, Paperback) Trevor Hamilton

    This book divides into two parts. The first is a personal narrative of the impact of the death of the author's son Ralph on him and his family and his efforts to see if there was any evidence for his continued existence (generated largely through visits to mediums) that a thinking person could take seriously. The second is an attempt to evaluate that evidence objectively (based on an extensive...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Plato's Political Philosophy
    Plato's Political Philosophy (English, Paperback) Evangelia Sembou

    The aim of the book is to introduce the reader to Plato's political philosophy. The book is directed towards an audience that approaches Plato for the first time....

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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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