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London Youth, Religion, and Politics

Young Generation Awakening

Being British: Our Once And Future Selves

by Chris Parish

How liberals can discover and be part of a new post-traditional story and feel proud of being British.


How to get order from noise into the law: Would it be possible to add social complexity to the legal system?

by Germano Schwartz

Throughout our discussions at the Luhmann Workshop during the Unisinos Post-Graduation in Law Programme, one of our favourite subjects was the limits of the legal system and its consequences to society. Within...


This Is Where You Belong: The Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live

by Melody Warnick

In the spirit of Gretchen Rubin’s megaseller The Happiness Project and Eric Weiner’s The Geography of Bliss, a journalist embarks on a project to discover what it takes to love where you live

The average...


Death by Video Game: Danger, Pleasure, and Obsession on the Virtual Frontline

by Simon Parkin

"The finest book on video games yet. Simon Parkin thinks like a critic, conjures like a novelist, and writes like an artist at the height of his powers—which, in fact, he is." —Tom Bissell, author of Extra...


White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

by Nancy Isenberg

"White Trash will change the way we think about our past and present."

—T.J. Stiles, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Custer's Trials

In her groundbreaking history of the class system in America, extending...


Flyover Nation: You Can't Run a Country You've Never Been To

by Dana Loesch

Dana Loesch believes in Christianity, patriotism, traditional marriage, and the right to bear arms, among other “quaint”  ideas. For the elites in DC, Los Angeles, New York, and Silicon Valley, that makes...


Unlocking Your Inner Courage: Five Winning Strategies to Achieve the Life You Want and the World We Need

by Melvyn L. Fein

Courage is not just for heroes. It is a virtue that everyone can possess. This book will teach you how to develop the courage you never knew you had.

               

Building upon his fifty-year...


Barons of the Beltway: Inside the Princely World of Our Washington Elite--and How to Overthrow Them

by Michelle Fields

From reporter and Fox News star Michelle Fields, a revelation of how the corruption and waste in American politics begins with our elected politicians, and how to take the country back from those that extort...


Standing Alone

by Asra Nomani

As President Bush is preparing to invade Iraq, Wall Street Journal correspondent Asra Nomani embarks on a dangerous journey from Middle America to the Middle East to join more than two million fellow Muslims...


The War on Cops: How the New Attack on Law and Order Makes Everyone Less Safe

by Heather Mac Donald

Violent crime has been rising sharply in many American cities after two decades of decline. Homicides jumped nearly 17 percent in 2015 in the largest 50 cities, the biggest one-year increase since 1993. The...


Face Value: The Hidden Ways Beauty Shapes Women's Lives

by Autumn Whitefield-Madrano

A thought-provoking examination of how we think and talk about beauty today—and the unexpected and often positive ways that beauty shapes our lives.

For decades, we’ve discussed our insecurities in the face...


My Father and Atticus Finch: A Lawyer's Fight for Justice in 1930s Alabama

by Joseph Madison Beck

The story of Foster Beck, the author’s late father, whose defense of a black man accused of rape in 1930s Alabama foreshadowed the trial at the heart of To Kill a Mockingbird.

As a child, Joseph Beck heard...


Protagoras

by Plato

The Protagoras, like several of the Dialogues of Plato, is put into the mouth of Socrates, who describes a conversation which had taken place between himself and the great Sophist at the house of Callias-'the...


Sophist

by Plato

There are no descriptions of time, place or persons, in the Sophist and Statesman, but we are plunged at once into philosophical discussions; the poetical charm has disappeared, and those who have no taste for...


Ion

by Plato

The Ion is the shortest, or nearly the shortest, of all the writings which bear the name of Plato, and is not authenticated by any early external testimony. The grace and beauty of this little work supply the...


Laws

by Plato

The Laws are discussed by three representatives of Athens, Crete, and Sparta. The Athenian, as might be expected, is the protagonist or chief speaker, while the second place is assigned to the Cretan, who, as...


Meno

by Plato

This Dialogue begins abruptly with a question of Meno, who asks, 'whether virtue can be taught.' Socrates replies that he does not as yet know what virtue is, and has never known anyone who did. 'Then he cannot...


Euthyphro

by Plato

In the Meno, Anytus had parted from Socrates with the significant words: 'That in any city, and particularly in the city of Athens, it is easier to do men harm than to do them good;' and Socrates was anticipating...