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  • George Prochnik boeken
    George Prochnik - Stranger in a Strange Land

    "Prochnik creates a nonfiction Bildungsroman of one of the twentieth century's most important humanist thinkers, while also telling an intimate story of his own youth, marriage and spiritual quest in Jerusalem. In Stranger in a Strange Land, Prochnik revisits… (Harde kaft)

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    29,95
  • Christopher J. Preston boeken
    Christopher J. Preston - Saving Creation

    Known as the "father of environmental ethics," Rolston is celebrated for his advocacy to protect the Earth's biodiversity and for his critical work reconciling evolutionary biology and Christianity. --from publisher description (Harde kaft)

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    27,95
  • Gyorgyi, Ph.D. Szabo boeken
    Gyorgyi, Ph.D. Szabo - The Laszlo Chronicle

    "Author gives the history of the work of Professor Ervin Laszlo, the philosopher, systems theorist, and integral theorist whose five decades of research and evolution of his thinking about consciousness and existence resulted in his formulation of what he… (Harde kaft)

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    24,95
  • Paige McKenzie boeken
    Paige McKenzie - The Sacrifice of Sunshine Girl

    Sunshine Griffith, a luiseach who talks to ghosts and is a benevolent spirit guide for humans, must determine who or what is working against her and the other luiseach (Harde kaft)

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    19,95
  • Evelyn Barish boeken
    Evelyn Barish - The Double Life of Paul De Man

    Describes the life of the Yale University professor behind the deconstruction movement, who at the time of his death was one of the most influential literary critics in America but was later revealed to be a Nazi collaborator and anti-Semite. 13,000 first… (Zachte kaft)

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    23,95
  • Nicholas Phillipson boeken
    Nicholas Phillipson - David Hume

    This revised and updated edition of the 1989 classic reveals that one of the most important philosophers during the 18th-century Enlightenment was also a brilliant historian who applied his groundbreaking philosophical outlook on the world to Britain's history… (Zachte kaft)

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    18,95
  • Carole Seymour-Jones boeken
    Carole Seymour-Jones - A Dangerous Liasion

    Traces the more than fifty-year friendship shared by the writing-philosophy duo, describing how their romance was shaped by evolving modes of thought and sexual experimentation as well as Sartre's alcoholism, DeBeauvoir's lesbianism, and their controversial… (Zachte kaft)

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    21,95
  • Benoit Peeters boeken
    Benoit Peeters - Derrida

    The definitive biography of the philosopher Jacques Derrida (1930-2004). In writing this biography, Benoît Peeters talked to over a hundred individuals who knew and worked with Derrida. (Harde kaft)

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    36,95
  • Joakim Garff boeken
    Joakim Garff - Søren Kierkegaard

    History, philosophy, and psychological insights are integrated into a penetrating analysis of Søren Kierkegaard's life, works, and lasting influence on world intellectual history (Zachte kaft)

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    46,95
  • Eugene Kamenka boeken
    Eugene Kamenka - The Portable Karl Marx

    Writings by Karl Marx concerning communism, politics, and economics are accompanied by a selection of his letters and reminiscences (Zachte kaft)

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    24,95
  • Sarah Bakewell boeken
    Sarah Bakewell - At the Existentialist Cafe

    The best-selling author of How to Live presents a spirited account of the Existentialist intellectual and philosophical movement of the 1930s while sharing insights into the contributions of key revolutionary thinkers and the movement's present-day legacy (Harde kaft)

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    26,95
  • Hazel Rowley boeken
    Hazel Rowley - Tete-a-tete

    An intimate dual portrait discusses Sartre and de Beauvoir's Existentialist philosophies, their notorious open union, and the controversy surrounding their relationship that has endured throughout the past twenty-five years. Reader's Guide available. Reprint.… (Zachte kaft)

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    17,95
  • Tristram Hunt boeken
    Tristram Hunt - Marx's General

    Recovers the co-founder of communism from the shadows of history, portraying how one of the great "bon viveurs" of Victorian Britain reconciled his exuberant personal life with his radical political philosophy. (Zachte kaft)

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    28,95
  • Michael White boeken
    Michael White - The Pope and the Heretic

    Profiles Catholic priest and natural philosopher Giordano Bruno, whose pursuit of an all-encompassing system of thought and radical theories earned him the patronage of powerful royals, inspired top thinkers throughout history, and caused him to be executed… (Zachte kaft)

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    16,95
  • Ray Monk boeken
    Ray Monk - Ludwig Wittgenstein

    Wittgenstein possessed one of the most acute philosophical minds of the 20th century. In this incisive portrait, Monk offers a unique insight into the life and work of a modern genius who radically redirected philosophical thought in our time (Zachte kaft)

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    26,95
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau boeken
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau - The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    The French author looks at the first fifty-three years of his life, from his childhood in Geneva, to his fame as a novelist and philosopher in Paris, to his persecution by governments and his wanderings as an exile. (Zachte kaft)

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    15,95
  • Osho boeken
    Osho - Autobiography of a Spiritually Incorrect Mystic

    Drawn from the late provocative spiritualist's recorded talks, a portrait of his life and teachings covers his youth and education, his life as a professsor of philosophy, his years of travel during which he cited the importance of meditation, and the legacy… (Zachte kaft)

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    18,95
  • The Legacy of Leo Strauss

    Leo Strauss was a political philosopher who died in 1973 but came to prominent attention around the beginning of the war in Iraq. Charges began emerging that architects of the war had studied with, or been influenced by, Strauss' works. This volume explores… (Zachte kaft)

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    36,95
  • Desmond M. Clarke boeken
    Desmond M. Clarke - Descartes

    Looks at the life and ideas of the seventeenth century French philosopher. (Harde kaft)

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    58,95
  • Gillian Rose boeken
    Gillian Rose - Love's Work

    The philosopher reflects on life as the dies from cancer (Zachte kaft)

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    16,95
  • Mary Gabriel boeken
    Mary Gabriel - Love and Capital

    An acclaimed biographer tells the story of the Karl and Jenny Marx's marriage, painting a unique and human picture of the revolutionary German socialist as a protective father, loving husband and a jokester. 25,000 first printing (Zachte kaft)

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    21,95
  • Ernst Glasersfeld boeken
    Ernst Glasersfeld - Partial Memories

    These autobiographical sketches by the esteemed philosopher and semioticist reveal a fascinating, eventful life spent pursuing knowledge (Zachte kaft)

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    36,95
  • Robert Sullivan boeken
    Robert Sullivan - The Thoreau You Don't Know

    An alternate profile of the iconic American and environmental writer explores Thoreau's contributions as an activist, organizer, and adventurer who was more social than his reclusive persona suggested (Zachte kaft)

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    16,95
  • Prophet for Our Times

    Looks at the life and work of Peter Deunov, who lived in Bulgaria from 1864 to 1944, and was a teacher of the Perennial Wisdom, the essential thread of truth running through all religions. With a foreword by Dr Wayne D. Dyer (Zachte kaft)

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    20,95
  • Sarah Bakewell boeken
    Sarah Bakewell - How to Live

    Examines the essays of Michel de Montaigne that explored the search for the meaning of life, and profiles the philosopher using the questions he posed and the answers he explored (Zachte kaft)

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    18,95