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  • Hans Kloosterman boeken
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    Hans Kloosterman - Van snob tot monnik

    Ondernemer en boeddhist Hans Kloosterman (50) heeft een autobiografisch boek geschreven over een opmerkelijke ommekeer in zijn leven: Van snob tot monnik. Mensen inspireren op zoek te gaan naar hun eigen levenspad. Met dat doel heeft Hans Kloosterman Van snob… (E-book)

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    19,95
  • Daniël Mok, Philip C. Almond boeken
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    Daniël Mok, Philip C. Almond - Rudolf Otto

    Vijfenzeventig jaar geleden overleed Rudolf Otto na een dramatische val van de toren van Stauffenberg. Verslaafd aan morfine, zwaar depressief en gesloopt door een tropische ziekte, opgelopen tijdens een van zijn vele reizen, kwam er een gewelddadig einde aan… (E-book)

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      4,95
  • Gerrit Teule boeken
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    Gerrit Teule - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was een Franse priester en paleontoloog, die tijdens zijn leven (1881 - 1955) ernstig in conflict kwam met zijn oversten in de Rooms Katholieke Kerk. Dat conflict ging zelfs zover dat hij een levenslang publicatieverbod opliep. Pas… (E-book)

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      8,95
  • Jesse Norman boeken
    Jesse Norman - Adam Smith

    A political philosopher offers an account of the life and times of a man thought of as the greatest economist, and a pioneering theorist, exploring his work as a whole and tracing his influence over two centuries to the present day. 15,000 first printing (Harde kaft)

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    33,95
  • 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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    61,95
  • 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
  • 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
  • Julia Kristeva boeken
    Julia Kristeva - Hannah Arendt

    Interlacing the life and work of this seminal 20th century philosopher, Kristeva provides an elegant, sophisticated biography replete with historical and philosophical insight. 4 illustrations (Zachte kaft)

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    29,95
  • Gyorgyi Szabo boeken
    Gyorgyi 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
  • Sebastian de Grazia boeken
    Sebastian de Grazia - Machiavelli in Hell

    Offers a fresh look at the fifteenth century Florentine philosopher, recounts his life, and discusses his major work, "The Prince" (Zachte kaft)

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    20,95
  • Jeremy Adelman boeken
    Jeremy Adelman - Worldly Philosopher

    "Worldly Philosopher chronicles the times and writings of Albert O. Hirschman, one of the twentieth century's most original and provocative thinkers. In this gripping biography, Jeremy Adelman tells the story of a man shaped by modern horrors and hopes, a… (Zachte kaft)

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    26,95
  • Anne C. Heller boeken
    Anne C. Heller - Hannah Arendt

    Presents the life and accomplishments of the German-born political philosopher, detailing her early affair with Martin Heidegger, her escape from Nazi Germany, her political writings and controversial work on Adolf Eichman and the banality of evil (Harde kaft)

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    21,95
  • 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
  • George Gibian boeken
    George Gibian - The Portable Nineteenth-century Russian Reader

    Collects writings by Aleksandr Pushkin, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Leo Tolstoy, Anton Chekhov, and other notable nineteenth-century Russian writers (Zachte kaft)

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    21,95
  • 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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    20,95
  • Sarah Bakewell boeken
    Sarah Bakewell - At the Existentialist Café

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Angela Voss boeken
    Angela Voss - Marsilio Ficino

    "A selection of writings by the fifteenth-century philosopher and magus Marsilio Ficino, on the subject of astrology and natural magic. The editor's introduction provides a substantial historical and philosophical context for this figure and explains Ficino's… (Zachte kaft)

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    20,95
  • Olivier Todd boeken
    Olivier Todd - Albert Camus

    Explores the life of internationally acclaimed author Albert Camus, drawing from sources including personal correspondence, notebooks, and public records, as well as interviews with Camus's family, friends, fellow workers, mentors, and lovers. Reprint. women,… (Zachte kaft)

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    26,95
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Paul Johnson boeken
    Paul Johnson - Socrates

    Illuminates key tenets in the influential philosopher's beliefs through the story of his life, tracing his middle-class existence against a vibrant backdrop of fifth century B.C. Athens while sharing intimate analyses of specific aspects of his personality. By… (Zachte kaft)

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    18,95