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The 48 Laws of Power in 30 Minutes - The Expert Guide to Robert Greene's Critically Acclaimed Book

by The 30 Minute Expert Series

The 48 Laws of Power ...in 30 minutes is the essential guide to quickly understanding the important lessons outlined in Robert Greene's best-selling book, The 48 Laws of Power. - Concise synopsis, which examines...


Dead Man Working

by Carl Cederstrom & Peter Fleming

Capitalism has become strange. Ironically, while the ‘age of work’ seems to have come to an end, working has assumed a total presence – a ‘worker’s society’ in the worst sense of the term – where...


Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation

by Richard Sennett

Living with people who differ—racially, ethnically, religiously, or economically—is the most urgent challenge facing civil society today. We tend socially to avoid engaging with people unlike ourselves,...


A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

by Mary Wollstonecraft

M. Wollstonecraft was born in 1759. Her father was so great a wanderer, that the place of her birth is uncertain; she supposed, however, it was London, or Epping Forest: at the latter place she spent the first...


How to be a conservative

by Roger Scruton

What does it mean to be a conservative in an age so sceptical of conservatism? How can we live in the presence of our 'canonized forefathers' at a time when their cultural, religious and political bequest is...


Small Towns, Austere Times: The Dialectics of Deracinated Localism

by Steve Hanson

This book explores small town austere Britain. The text argues for a return to both dialectical thinking and politicized community research, in light of the current 'austere' landscape, in order to intellectually...


Speed Limits: Where Time Went and Why We Have So Little Left

by Mark C. Taylor

We live in an ever-accelerating world: faster computers, markets, food, fashion, product cycles, minds, bodies, kids, lives.  When did everything start moving so fast? Why does speed seem so inevitable?  Is...


Jealousy

by Peter Toohey

Compete, acquire, succeed, enjoy: the pressures of living in today’s materialistic world seem predicated upon jealousy—the feelings of rivalry and resentment for possession of whatever the other has. But...


Social Inquiry After Wittgenstein and Kuhn: Leaving Everything as It Is

by John G. Gunnell

John G. Gunnell argues that a distinctive feature of Ludwig Wittgenstein’s work after 1930 was his turn to a conception of philosophy as a form of social inquiry and that Thomas Kuhn’s approach to the philosophy...


The 60-Second Philosopher: Expand your Mind on a Minute or so a Day!

by Andrew Pessin

Philosophy means "love of knowledge" in Greek. Unfortunately, as much as we all love knowledge, we don’t all have the time to spend acquiring it! This fabulous little book provides the perfect antidote. Split...


The Moral Discourses of Epictetus (Annotated)

by Epictetus

The Moral Discourses of Epictetus. This edition includes the Discourses and Selected Writings, The Enchiridion. Translated by Elizabeth Carter. Epictetus (AD c. 55–135) was a Greek sage and Stoic philosopher....


Alienation

by Rahel Jaeggi, Frederick Neuhouser & Alan E. Smith

The Hegelian-Marxist idea of alienation fell out of favor during the post-metaphysical rejection of humanism and essentialist views of human nature. In this book Jaeggi draws on phenomenological analyses grounded...


Cultural Renewal: Restoring the Liberal and Fine Arts

by Arthur Pontynen

The decline of interest in the liberal and fine arts is widely lamented. At issue is why this decline happened and how we might restore qualitative standards by which to live. Arthur Pontynen establishes that...


DARS magazine n° 217

by Dars

D’ARS Magazine è una collana in formato ePub che dal 2014 offre al pubblico una raccolta di articoli tratti da D’ARS - periodico di arti e culture contemporanee in due lingue (italiano e inglese). Diretto...


Think Like a Commoner: A Short Introduction to the Life of the Commons

by David Bollier

A new world based on fairness, participation, accountability is closer than you think…if you learn to think like a commoner


Escape from Quantopia: Collective Insanity in Science and Society

by Ted Dace

An impassioned call to restore our integrity and sense of reality in a world reduced to numbers.


Fair Play: The Ethics of Sport

by Robert L. Simon, Cesar R. Torres & Peter F. Hager

 A comprehensive and accessible exploration of competitive sports, and their connection to the concrete moral dilemmas in athletic competition.


How to Read Montaigne

by Terence Cave

These [How to Read] books let you encounter thinkers eyeball to eyeball by analysing passages from their work' Terry Eagleton, New Statesman


How to Read Machiavelli

by Maurizio Viroli

Niccolo Machiavelli is one of the most influential modern political thinkers. This work argues that, far from being a justifier of political immorality, Machiavaelli was concerned instead with the best way to...


The Element of Fire: Science, Art and the Human World: Science, Art and the Human World

by Anthony O'Hear

First published in 1988, the aim of this book can be stated in Nietzsche's words: 'To look at science from the perspective of the artist, but at art from that of life'. The title contests the notions that science...