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Philosophy
#1
The Wisdom Books: Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes
Robert Alter.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068122.  Daedalus Item Code: 23900
 
A recipient of the Robert Kirsch Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Los Angeles Times, Hebrew and American literature professor Robert Alter's ongoing translation of the Hebrew Bible won ... (Read More)
 
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#2
Heidegger and a Hippo Walk Through Those Pearly Gates: Using Philosophy (and Jokes!) to Explore Life, Death, the Afterlife, and Everything in Between
Thomas Cathcart & Daniel Klein.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670020836.  Daedalus Item Code: 31100
 
Q.: Why are there almost as many jokes about death as there are about sex? A.: Because they both scare the pants off us. First making a name for themselves with the outrageously funny Plato and a ... (Read More)
 
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#3
A Philosophy of Evil
Lars Svendsen. Kerri A Pierce, trans.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564785718.  Daedalus Item Code: 34024
 
"It’s normal to be evil," writes Lars Svendsen, who suggests that we've lost the vocabulary to talk about it. Due to the overuse of the word "evil" in movies, political speeches, and news reports, ... (Read More)
 
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#4
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Jonathan Haidt.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307455772.  Daedalus Item Code: 49102
 
America seems to be plunging ever deeper into social polarization and political gridlock, posits social psychologist Jonathan Haidt. In this subtle yet accessible book he challenges conventional ... (Read More)
 
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Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing
Barry Schwartz & Kenneth Sharpe.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594487835.  Daedalus Item Code: 40724
 
More than two millennia ago, Aristotle suggested a merging of our individual experiences with our empathy and intellect. But in the 21st century, the legal system and the medical profession are mired ... (Read More)
 
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#6
The Big Questions: Ethics
Julian Baggini. Simon Blackburn, series ed.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780870342.  Daedalus Item Code: 34424
 
Is morality relative? What is a "just war"? Do animals have rights? The author of Do You Think What You Think You Think? plunges into many of the "hot topics" of our time—including abortion, ... (Read More)
 
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#7
Unlearning the Basics: A New Way of Understanding Yourself and the World
Rishi Sativihari. Mu Soeng, foreword.
Publisher: Wisdom.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780861715725.  Daedalus Item Code: 23314
 
In fresh and engaging language, with visualization diagrams and illustrations, this book challenges many commonsense understandings of who we are, what the mind is, and the relationship of the self ... (Read More)
 
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#8
Socrates in Sichuan: Chinese Students Search for Truth, Justice, and the (Chinese) Way
Peter J. Vernezze.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781597976725.  Daedalus Item Code: 34990
 
When philosophy professor Peter Vernezze took a sabbatical to serve as a Peace Corps volunteer in China, he also started a weekly philosophical discussion group with students at Sichuan Normal ... (Read More)
 
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#9
The Trolley Problem, or Would You Throw the Fat Guy Off the Bridge?: A Philosophical Conundrum
Thomas Cathcart.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780761175131.  Daedalus Item Code: 39063
 
In his first solo effort since he and college pal Danny Klein co-authored Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar and other books about how jokes can illuminate philosophical ideas, Thomas ... (Read More)
 
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#10
Socrates: A Man for Our Times
Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670023035.  Daedalus Item Code: 38252
 
Hailed as one of the greatest thinkers of all time, and often identified as the father of philosophy, Socrates left no writing of his own; all that we know of his life and ideas comes to us from the ... (Read More)
 
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