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The 15-Minute Philosopher
Anne Rooney.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782126423.  Daedalus Item Code: 70032
 
With digestible nuggets of information in clear, everyday language, Anne Rooney introduces us to some of the most significant ideas in the realm of philosophy—the questions of life, reality, and ... (Read More)
 
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Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict Between Faith and Reason
Russell Shorto.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307275660.  Daedalus Item Code: 70310
 
(A New York Times Notable Book) Sixteen years after René Descartes's death in Stockholm in 1650, says Russell Shorto, a pious French ambassador exhumed the remains of the controversial ... (Read More)
 
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Divine Enticement: Theological Seductions
Karmen MacKendrick.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823242900.  Daedalus Item Code: 64078
 
"Theology seduced me," declares Karmen MacKendrick in this study, casting a different light on a topic more often considered dogmatic, judgmental, condescending, or perhaps therapeutic at best. Here ... (Read More)
 
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Downton Abbey and Philosophy: Thinking in That Manor
Adam Barkman & Robert Arp, eds.
Publisher: Open Court.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812699036.  Daedalus Item Code: 69021
 
We all know we love Downton Abbey—but why? How has this enactment of a vanished world of decorum and propriety become so enthralling for millions of viewers in the 21st century? In this ... (Read More)
 
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Essays in Love
Alain de Botton.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447235224.  Daedalus Item Code: 70115
 
Originally published in 1993, this book by the philosopher and author of How Proust Can Change Your Life and Religion for Atheists is his wildly successful debut, in which the ... (Read More)
 
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The Essence of Vedanta
Brian Hodgkinson.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841934457.  Daedalus Item Code: 64738
 
Exploring existential philosophy from the viewpoint of the Veda, the most ancient of Indian scriptures, this introduction also outlines the work of Sankara, the early medieval master of Vedanta's ... (Read More)
 
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The Human Eros: Eco-Ontology and the Aesthetics of Existence
Thomas M. Alexander.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823251216.  Daedalus Item Code: 64050
 
Finding underlying links between the philosphies of John Dewey, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and George Santayana—and referencing Buddhism and Native American culture—Thomas Alexander posits here that all ... (Read More)
 
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Is There a Universal Grammar of Religion?
Henry Rosemont Jr. & Huston Smith.
Publisher: Open Court.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812696448.  Daedalus Item Code: 62936
 
In this insightful exploration of the essential basis of religion, scholars Huston Smith and Henry Rosemont engage in a probing conversation about the source of religious faith and practice. Smith, ... (Read More)
 
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Love and Lies: An Essay on Truthfulness, Deceit, and the Growth and Care of Erotic Love
Clancy Martin.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374281069.  Daedalus Item Code: 70050
 
Wondering if it is possible to love well without lying, philosopher Clancy Martin explores the question in this provocative and unsettling look at the nature of love and deception. At least since the ... (Read More)
 
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Loyalty to Loyalty: Josiah Royce and the Genuine Moral Life
Mathew A. Foust.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780823242696.  Daedalus Item Code: 64066
 
Uniquely among American philosophers, Josiah Royce (1855–1916) based an ethical system upon the virtue of loyalty; in the pluralistic 21st century, however, loyalty can be viewed more subjectively, ... (Read More)
 
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Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life
Sissela Bok.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375705281.  Daedalus Item Code: 70334
 
Is it ever all right to lie? Philosopher and sociologist Sissela Bok here explores the dynamics and the ramifications of falsehood and deception in public and private life, in government, medicine, ... (Read More)
 
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On Aristotle: Saving Politics from Philosophy
Alan Ryan.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871407061.  Daedalus Item Code: 64019
 
The author of On Politics as well as biographies of John Dewey and Bertrand Russell, political theorist Alan Ryan here offers an essential and accessible introduction to Plato's most famous ... (Read More)
 
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