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Engineering Ethics Contemporary and Enduring Debates
ISBN: PB: 9780300209242, Yale University Press, July 2020
216 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
The first engineering ethics textbook to use debates as the framework for presenting engineering ethics topics, this engaging, accessible survey explores the most difficult and controversial issues that engineers face in daily practice. Written by a...
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£18,00
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Lions' Den Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky
ISBN: PB: 9780300251845, ISBN: HB: 9780300222982, Yale University Press, July 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In this lively intellectual history of the political Left, cultural critic Susie Linfield investigates how eight prominent twentieth-century intellectuals struggled with the philosophy of Zionism, and then with Israel and its conflicts with the Arab...
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£15,00
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£25,00
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Science and the Good The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality
ISBN: PB: 9780300251821, ISBN: HB: 9780300196283, Yale University Press, May 2020
312 pp., 21x14 cm
In this illuminating book, James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky recount the centuries-long, passionate quest to discover a scientific foundation for morality. The "new moral science" led by such figures as E.O. Wilson, Patricia Churchland and Josh...
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£14,99
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That One Should Disdain Hardships The Teachings of a Roman Stoic
ISBN: HB: 9780300226034, Yale University Press, April 2020
160 pp., 17.7x12 cm
The Stoic philosopher Musonius Rufus was one of the most influential teachers of his era, imperial Rome, and his message still resonates with startling clarity today. Alongside Stoics like Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius, he emphasized ethics...
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Radical Sacrifice
ISBN: PB: 9780300251500, ISBN: HB: 9780300233353, Yale University Press, March 2020
216 pp., 21x14 cm
The modern conception of sacrifice is at once cast as a victory of self-discipline over desire and condescended to as destructive and archaic abnegation. But even in the Old Testament, the dual natures of sacrifice, embodying both ritual slaughter an...
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£10,99
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£18,99
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Book of Sleep
ISBN: HB: 9780857427410, Seagull Books, March 2020
168 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
What is sleep? How can this most unproductive of human states – metaphorically called death's shadow or considered the very pinnacle of indolence – be envisioned as action and agency? And what do we become in sleep? What happens to the waking selves...
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£16,99
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Essential Works of Thomas More
ISBN: HB: 9780300223378, Yale University Press, February 2020
1520 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 102 black&white illus.
In this book, Wegemer and Smith assemble More's most important English and Latin works for the first time in a single volume. This volume reveals the breadth of More's writing and includes a comprehensive selection of his works on theology, political...
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£75,00
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New Science
ISBN: PB: 9780300191134, Yale University Press, February 2020
480 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
"The New Science" is the major work of Italian philosopher Giambattista Vico. First published in 1725 and revised in 1730 and 1744, it calls for a reinterpretation of human civilization by tracing the stages of historical development shared by all so...
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Glance of the Medusa The Physiognomy of Mysticism
ISBN: HB: 9780857426086, Seagull Books, February 2020
296 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 8 halftones
In "The Glance of the Medusa", Laszo F. Foldenyi offers a mesmerizing examination of the rich history of European culture through the lens of mythology and philosophy. Embracing the best traditions of essay writing, this volume invites readers on a s...
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£21,99
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Logical Alien Conant and His Critics
ISBN: HB: 9780674335905, Harvard University Press, January 2020
944 pp., 23.5x16.1 cm
Could there be a logical alien – a being whose ways of talking, inferring, and contradicting exhibit an entirely different logical shape than ours, yet who nonetheless is thinking? Could someone, contrary to the most basic rules of logic, think that...
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