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  • 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
  • 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
  • David Edmonds boeken
    David Edmonds - Rousseau's Dog

    The best-selling authors of Wittgenstein's Poker offer an in-depth analysis of the bitter quarrel between Jean-Jacques Rousseau and David Hume, the two most important and influential philosophers of intellectual Europe during the Age of Enlightenment. Reprint.… (Zachte kaft)

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    16,95
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Kenji Tokitsu boeken
    Kenji Tokitsu - Miyamoto Musashi

    Musashi, best known for The Book of Five Rings, is the most famous samurai of all time, and this biography critically examines his life and writings, separates fact and fiction, and gives a clear picture of the man behind the myth, as well as puts the… (Zachte kaft)

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    41,95
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Erica Benner boeken
    19,95
  • Michael Perry boeken
    Michael Perry - Montaigne in Barn Boots

    The New York Times best-selling author of The Jesus Cow reflects on the lessons he has gleaned from French Renaissance philosopher Michel de Montaigne, contrasting his own life to that of the intellectual and explaining how de Montaigne's views shaped his… (Harde kaft)

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    27,95
  • Peter Selg boeken
    31,95
  • Peter Selg boeken
    36,95
  • Anselm Jappe boeken
    23,95
  • Bernard Henri Levy boeken
    Bernard Henri Levy - Sartre

    In this ground breaking biography, Bernard Henri Lévy shows how Sartre cannot be understood without taking into account his relations with the intellectual forebears and contemporaries, the lovers and friends, with whom he conducted a lifelong debate. (Harde kaft)

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    36,95
  • Annie Cohen-Solal boeken
    Annie Cohen-Solal - Jean-Paul Sartre

    From a description of Sartre's hitherto unknown father to the painful last moments of Sartre's declining years, this intimate portrait incorporates previously untold aspects of Sartre's private, political, and literary life, in a new edition of the acclaimed… (Zachte kaft)

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    25,95
  • Majid Fakhry boeken
    Majid Fakhry - Averroes

    An in-depth portrait of the great Muslim philosopher introduces readers to the fascinating and controversial ideas that landed Averroes in hot water on more than one occasion. Original . (Zachte kaft)

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    31,95
  • Ann Ping Chin boeken
    Ann Ping 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
  • Stanley Cavell boeken
    Stanley Cavell - Little Did I Know

    Speaking to the American experience, this philosophical diary reflects on Cavell's journey from early childhood in Atlanta, through his musical studies at UC Berkeley and Julliard, to his subsequent veering off into philosophy at UCLA, his Ph.D. studies at… (Harde kaft)

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    36,95
  • 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
  • Jon Nixon boeken
    100,95