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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Dick Van Dyke, Todd Gold boeken
    Dick Van Dyke, Todd Gold - Keep Moving

    A movie and TV star, as he approaches his 90th birthday, shares how to embrace old age with a positive attitude. By theNew York Times best-selling author of My Lucky Life. 100,000 first printing (Harde kaft)

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    27,95
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Roger Woolhouse boeken
    Roger Woolhouse - Locke

    The first comprehensive biography of John Locke to be published in nearly half a century (Zachte kaft)

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    33,95
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ben Rogers boeken
    Ben Rogers - A.J. Ayer

    The first authorized biography of the great twentieth-century philosopher unravels the enigma surrounding this complicated man whose book Language, Truth and Logic rocked the world of philosophy. Reprint. (Zachte kaft)

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    19,95
  • 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
  • Annping Chin boeken
    Annping Chin - The Authentic Confucius

    Documents the political life and intellectual development of the influential moral thinker, drawing on top-credited Chinese texts to separate historical from popularized facts to offer insight into Confucius's daily life, belief systems, and relationships with… (Harde kaft)

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    27,95
  • 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
  • Peter Sloterdijk boeken
    Peter Sloterdijk - Philosophical Temperaments

    Sloterdijk delves into the work and times of Aristotle, Augustine, Bruno, Descartes, Foucault, Fichte, Hegel, Husserl, Kant, Kierkegaard, Leibniz, Marx, Nietzsche, Pascal, Plato, Sartre, Schelling, Schopenhauer, and Wittgenstein. He provocatively juxtaposes… (Zachte kaft)

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    21,95
  • Thomas Sugrue boeken
    Thomas Sugrue - Story of Edgar Cayce There Is a River

    Profiles the life of the late psychic, who could provide answers to questions on subjects ranging from medical problems to world events while in a hypnotic state (Zachte kaft)

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    11,95
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mahatma Gandhi boeken
    Mahatma Gandhi - The Essential Writings

    Mahatma Gandhi was a profound and original thinker as well as one of the most influential figures in the history of the twentieth century. A religious and social reformer, he became a notable leader in the Indian nationalist movement, made famous for his… (Zachte kaft)

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    21,95