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Beginnings of Philosophy in Greece
Sassi, Maria Michela
This acclaimed book, available in English for the first time, reconstructs the intellectual world of the early Greek "Presocratics" to provide a riche... (more)

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Concluding Unscientific Postscripts to Philosophical Fragments, Volume 1
Kierkegaard, Soren
Intended by Kierkegaard to be his concluding work as an author, these essays deal with what it takes to be a real Christian and examine the truth of C... (more)

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Ethics for Adversaries: The Morality of Roles in Public and Professional Life
Applbaum, Arthur Isak
The adversary professions -- law, business, and government, among others -- typically claim a moral permission to violate persons in ways that, if not... (more)

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Ethics in the Real World: 82 Brief Essays on Things That Matter
Singer, Peter
In this book of brief essays, Singer considers issues like climate change, extreme poverty, animals, abortion, euthanasia, human genetic selection, sp... (more)

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How to Be a Friend: An Ancient Guide to True Friendship
Cicero, Marcus Tullius & Philip Freeman
In a world where social media, online relationships, and relentless self-absorption threaten the very idea of friendship, the search for true friends... (more)

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How to Be Free: An Ancient Guide to the Stoic Life
Epictetus
Born a slave, the Stoic philosopher Epictetus taught that mental freedom is supreme, since it can liberate one anywhere, even in a prison. In this vol... (more)

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Midlife: A Philosophical Guide
Setiya, Kieran
How can you reconcile yourself with the lives you will never lead, with possibilities foreclosed, and with nostalgia for lost youth? How can you accep... (more)

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On Purpose
Ruse, Michael
Teleological explanation -- consideration of what Aristotle called “final causes” -- seems to be making a comeback today, as both religious proponents... (more)

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Philosophy after Darwin: Classic and Contemporary Readings
Ruse, Michael, ed.
This invaluable anthology and sourcebook traces philosophy's complicated relationship with Darwin's dangerous idea, and shows how this relationship re... (more)

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Sensational Past: How the Enlightenment Changed the Way We Use Our Senses
Purnell, Carolyn
As often as we use our senses, we rarely stop to think about their place in history. But perception is not dependent on the body alone. Carolyn Purnel... (more)

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Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics
Nussbaum, Martha C.
The Epicureans, Skeptics, and Stoics practiced philosophy not as a detached intellectual discipline, but as a worldly art of grappling with issues of... (more)

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