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Treatise On Toleration
Treatise On Toleration
A powerful, impassioned case for the values of freedom of conscience and religious belief, Voltaire's Treatise on Toleration was written after the Toulouse merchant Jean Calas was falsely accused of murdering his son and executed on the wheel in 1762.
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The History of Philosophy
The History of Philosophy A C Grayling
The first truly authoritative and accessible history of philosophy to cover both Western and Eastern traditions.
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Ornament and Crime
Ornament and Crime Adolf Loos
Revolutionary essays on design, aesthetics and materialism - from one of the great masters of modern architecture.
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The Course Of Love
The Course Of Love Alain De Botton
This is a modern love story. It is a story about learning to survive, endure and flourish in a relationship. Above all, it is a story full of tenderness and sympathy for the hard work of keeping love going, and full of hope that we can make it through.
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The Pleasures And Sorrows Of Work
The Pleasures And Sorrows Of Work Alain De Botton
Work makes us. Without it we are at a loss; in work we hope to have a measure of control over our lives. Yet for many of us, work is a straitjacket from which we cannot free ourselves.
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The Kabbalistic Tradition
The Kabbalistic Tradition Alan Unterman
This selection offers a comprehensive survey of the 'Kabbalah', the body of writings in the Jewish mystical tradition.
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Plato's Republic
Plato's Republic angie hobbes
An accessible, authoritative and timely introduction to Plato's Republic for adult readers.
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Anecdotes Of The Cynics
Anecdotes Of The Cynics Anon
What makes us happy? For over 800 years the Cynic philosophers of ancient Greece and Rome argued that the answer lay in a simple, self-sufficient life.
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The Rule Of Benedict
The Rule Of Benedict Anon
How do you create a community? How can we work together? How do we stay true to our ideals? For almost fifteen centuries this extraordinary book has provided guidance.
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The Dream Of Enlightenment
The Dream Of Enlightenment Anthony Gottlieb
The author of the celebrated The Dream of Reason vividly explains the rise of modern thought from Descartes to Rousseau.
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The Nicomachean Ethics
The Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle
One of the most important philosophical works of all time, in a lively new translation by Adam Beresford.
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