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On Politics
On Politics ALAN RYAN
This is a book about the answers that historians, philosophers, theologians, practising politicians and would-be revolutionaries have given to one question: how should human beings best govern themselves?
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Brand Luther: How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Centerof Publishing, Made Himself the Most Famous Man in Europe - and Started the Protestant Reformation
Brand Luther: How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Centerof Publishing, Made Himself the Most Famous Man in Europe - and Started the Protestant Reformation Andrew Pettegree
Publishing in advance of the Reformation's 500th anniversary, Brand Luther fuses the history of religion, of printing, and of capitalism—the literal marketplace of ideas—into one enthralling story, revolutionizing our understanding of one of the pivotal figures and eras in human history.
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Promised You A Miracle
Promised You A Miracle Andy Beckett
We still live in the outward-looking, market-driven, polarized, colourful and cruel country that the early eighties brought into being. Why did Britain change so dramatically? What was destroyed, and created? This is the untold story of what it felt like and how it made us who we are. 
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The Dream Of Enlightenment
The Dream Of Enlightenment Anthony Gottlieb
The author of the celebrated The Dream of Reason vividly explains the rise of modern thought from Descartes to Rousseau.
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The Dream Of Reason
The Dream Of Reason Anthony Gottlieb
The definitive introduction to early Western philosophy, now fully revised and updated.
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Self: Philosophy in Transit
Self: Philosophy in Transit Barry Dainton
Far-reaching and witty, Self is a spirited exploration of the idea that in a constantly changing world, we and our bodies can go their separate ways.
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The First Love Story
The First Love Story Bruce Feiler
From the New York Times bestselling author of Walking the Bible and Abraham comes a revelatory journey across four continents and 4,000 years exploring how Adam and Eve introduced the idea of love into the world, and how they continue to shape our deepest feelings about relationships, family, and togetherness.
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First Confession
First Confession Chris Patten
The acclaimed memoir by the bestselling author and the best politician-writer since Alan Clark.
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The World Turned Upside Down
The World Turned Upside Down Christopher Hill
A gripping, extraordinary account of England in an era of revolutionary turmoil.
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How To Plan A Crusade
How To Plan A Crusade Christopher Tyerman
Thousands left their homelands in the Middle Ages to fight wars abroad. But how did the Crusades actually happen? From recruitment propaganda to raising money, ships to siege engines, medicine to the power of prayer, this vivid, surprising history shows holy war - and medieval society - in a new light.
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Philosopher of the Heart
Philosopher of the Heart Clare Carlisle
A highly original approach to the life and thought of one of the world's most compelling philosophers.
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Intuition Pumps And Other Tools For Thinking
Intuition Pumps And Other Tools For Thinking Daniel C. Dennett
Thinking is hard. A few of us may be natural geniuses; others are blessed with reserves of willpower. Then there are the rest of us: not prodigies and short on time, but still aspiring to understand the world. What can we do?
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From Bacteria To Bach And Back
From Bacteria To Bach And Back Daniel C. Dennett
One of the world's most original and provocative thinkers offers a major new account of the origins of the conscious mind.
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The Undivided Past
The Undivided Past David Cannadine
Throughout history, humanity has defined itself by the mutually-exclusive and adversarial identities of nationhood, race or civilization; religion, gender or class. David Cannadine's provocative, masterly book shows why this is at best misleading and often wrong.
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Meetings With Remarkable Manuscripts
Meetings With Remarkable Manuscripts de Hamel Christopher, Christopher de Hamel
The most beguiling and acclaimed history book of the year, now in paperback.
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