The Philosophical BabyThe Philosophical Baby
Alison Gopnik
In the last decade there has been a revolution in our understanding of the minds of infants and young children. We used to believe that babies were irrational, and that their thinking and experience were limited. Now Alison Gopnik ― a leading psychologist and philosopher, as well as a mother ― explains the cutting-edge scientific and psychologi ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2010-07-06 | ISBN-13: 9780312429843

Thinking About LoveThinking About Love
Does love command an ineffability that remains inaccessible to the philosopher?Thinking About Love considers the nature and experience of love through the writing of well-known Continental philosophers such as Hannah Arendt, Simone de Beauvoir, Jacques Derrida, and Maurice Merleau-Ponty.Evolving forms of social organization, rapid developments in t ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2017-02-10 | ISBN-13: 9780271070971

On Romantic LoveOn Romantic Love
Berit Brogaard
Romantic love presents some of life's most challenging questions. Can we choose who to love? Is romantic love rational? Can we love more than one person at a time? And can we make ourselves fall out of love? Berit Brogaard here attempts to get to the bottom of love's many contradictions. This short book, informed by both historical and cutting edge ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2018-01-30 | ISBN-13: 9780190691998

Death by LivingDeath by Living
N. D. Wilson
A poetic portrait of faith, futility, and the joy of this mortal life.In this astoundingly unique book, bestselling author N.D. Wilson reminds each of us that to truly live we must recognize that we are dying. Every second we create more of our past—more decisions, more breathing, more love and more loathing, all of it slides by into the gone a ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2013-08-06 | ISBN-13: 9780849920097

A Common HumanityA Common Humanity
Raimond Gaita
The Holocaust and attempts to deny it, racism, murder, the case of Mary Bell. How can we include these and countless other examples of evil within our vision of a common humanity? These painful human incongruities are precisely what Raimond Gaita boldly harmonizes in his powerful new book, A Common Humanity.Hatred with forgiveness, evil with love, ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2002-02-10 | ISBN-13: 9780415241144

The Alpha and the OmegaThe Alpha and the Omega
H. M. Charley Ada
Monday, March 28, 2016 begins like any other day for Zack, a devout atheist with a profitable appointment as an equity fund manager at a top Wall Street firm. He squeezes into the last seat on the subway car and does not say anything to the man sitting next to him selfishly hogging all the space. He grabs a coffee at his favorite newsstand and head ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2014-06-21 | ISBN-13: 9781496033079

The Smart Words and Wicked Wit of William ShakespeareThe Smart Words and Wicked Wit of William Shakespeare
“Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit,” said the world’s greatest and most preeminent English writer of all time, William Shakespeare.Have you ever wanted to quote the most quoted writer in the English language? Deliver the most inventive and debasing Shakespearean insult (“Would thou wert clean enough to spit upon!”)? Recite titillati ...
Number of pages: 160 | Publication Date: 2017-09-05 | ISBN-13: 9781510715806

The Typewriter's TaleThe Typewriter's Tale
Michiel Heyns
“Live all you can; it’s a mistake not to.”This is the maxim of celebrated author Henry James and one which his typist Frieda Wroth tries to live up to. Admiring of the great author, she nevertheless feels marginalized and undervalued in her role. But when the dashing Morton Fullerton comes to visit, Frieda finds herself at the center of an in ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2017-02-28 | ISBN-13: 9781250119001

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