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Meditations: Popular Penguins
Meditations: Popular Penguins Marcus Aurelius
These spiritual reflections of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) show a leader trying to make sense of himself and the universe, and cover diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality and the nature of the gods.
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Seven Types of Atheism
Seven Types of Atheism John Gray
A meditation on the importance of atheism in the modern world - and its inadequacies and contradictions - by one of Britain's leading philosophers.
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Discipline And Punish
Discipline And Punish Michel Foucault
In the Middle Ages there were gaols and dungeons, but punishment was for the most part a spectacle.
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This Orient Isle
This Orient Isle Jerry Brotton
A richly detailed account of the little-known cultural and political relationship between Elizabethan England and the Islamic world.
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Is Shame Necessary?
Is Shame Necessary? Jennifer Jacquet
It's time to give shame a good name. In this galvanizing, optimistic book, Jennifer Jacquet shows how, when used in the right way, it is the most effective tool of resistance we have.Β 
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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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