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At The Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being And Apricot Cocktails
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|October 3, 2017

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Great philosophy meets powerful biography in this entertaining and immensely readable portrait of mid-20th century Paris and the fascinating characters of Sartre, de Beauvoir, Camus, and their circle, who loved and hated, drank and debated with each other--and…
Socrates: A Man for Our Times
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|November 27, 2012

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“Spectacular . . . A delight to read.” — The Wall Street Journal   From bestselling biographer and historian Paul Johnson, a brilliant portrait of Socrates, the founding father of philosophy In his highly acclaimed style, historian Paul…
At The Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, And Apricot Cocktails
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|October 25, 2016

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From the best-selling author of How to Live , a spirited account of one of the 20th century's major intellectual movements and the revolutionary thinkers who came to shape it. Paris, 1933: Three contemporaries meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on…
Do What Thou Wilt: A Life Of Aleister Crowley
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|January 16, 2002

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Aleister Crowley was a blustery coward, an arrogant, misogynistic racist with fascist leanings, and a callous user, as often threatened by his sexuality as he claimed to be liberated by it. But he was also a groundbreaking poet and an iconoclastic visionary whose…
The Harvard Psychedelic Club: How Timothy Leary, Ram Dass, Huston Smith, And Andrew Weil Killed The…

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It is impossible to overstate the cultural significance of the four men described in Don Lattin's The Harvard Psychedelic Club. Huston Smith, tirelessly working to promote cross-cultural religious and spiritual tolerance. Richard Alpert, a.k.a. Ram Dass,…
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A collection of the essential works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, one of leading thinkers of the Enlightenment. "The Confessions", regarded as the first modern autobiography, combines a retelling of the first fifty three years of his eventful with life, with astute…
Nietzsche
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|October 16, 2001

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This English translation of Friedrich Nietzsche in seinen Werke offers a rare, intimate view of the philosopher by Lou Salome, a free-thinking, Russian-born intellectual to whom Nietzsche proposed marriage at only their second meeting. Published in 1894 as its…
The Murder of Rosa Luxemburg
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On the tracks of the killers of Rosa Luxemburg The cold-blooded murder of revolutionary icons Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht in the pitched political battles of post-WWI Germany marks one of the greatest tragedies of the 20th century. No other political…
The Many Lives Of Michel Foucault
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The classic biography of the radical French philosopher When he died of an AIDS-related condition in 1984, Michel Foucault had become the most influential French philosopher since the end of World War II. His powerful studies of the creation of modern medicine,…
The Republic of Plato
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|August 4, 2018

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The Republic is Plato's most intellectually and historically influential work of philosophy and political theory. In it, Socrates along with various Athenians and foreigners discuss the meaning of justice and examine whether or not the just man is happier than…
The Correspondence Of Hannah Arendt And Gershom Scholem
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|November 17, 2017

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Few people thought as deeply or incisively about Germany, Jewish identity, and the Holocaust as Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem. And, as this landmark volume reveals, much of that thinking was developed in dialogue, through more than two decades of…
Blaise Pascal: Miracles And Reason
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|May 15, 2017

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Few people have had as many influences on as many different fields as true Renaissance man Blaise Pascal. At once a mathematician, philosopher, theologian, physicist, and engineer, Pascal’s discoveries, experiments, and theories helped usher in a modern…
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