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The Mystery of Things

By: A. C. Grayling

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2004

Seller ID: 001648


In is new book, A. C. Grayling shows how much understanding people can gain about themselves and their world by reflecting on the lessons offered by science, the arts, and history. In the book's essays, Grayling illustrates what each area offers to thought, and in doing so, he covers subjects as wide-ranging as Jane Austen's "Emma, "The Rosetta Stone, Shakespeare, the Holocaust, and the brain. View more info

Political Ideas in the Modern World

By: D. B. Heater

Price: $4.99

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.: 1967

Seller ID: 002353


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Peace With Justice: Selected Addresses

By: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1961

Seller ID: 002324


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Questions That Matter: An Invitation to Philosophy

By: Ed. L. Miller

Price: $9.99

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: 1993

Seller ID: 001684


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The Revolution of Hope: Toward a Humanized Technology

By: Erich Fromm

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 000396


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Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution

By: Francis Fukuyama

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Picador: 2003

Seller ID: 001643


A decade after his now-famous pronouncement of "the end of history," Francis Fukuyama argues that as a result of biomedical advances, we are facing the possibility of a future in which our humanity itself will be altered beyond recognition. Fukuyama sketches a brief history of man's changing understanding of human nature: from Plato and Aristotle to the modernity's utopians and dictators who sought to remake mankind for ideological ends. Fukuyama argues that the ability ... View more info

On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

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Publisher: Vintage Books: 1989

Seller ID: 001590


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The Roving Mind

By: Isaac Asimov

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Prometheus Books: 1983

Seller ID: 001023


Isaac Asimov's death on April 6, 1992, was a great loss to literature, science, and freethought. The vision of one of America's most prolific authors is unmatched today, and his pointed honesty shines through in this fascinating collection of essays. Asimov demonstrates his extraordinary skill at disseminating knowledge from across the spectrum of scientific disciplines as his "roving mind" ranges from the polemical to the persuasive, from the speculative to the realisti... View more info

German Ideology, Part 1 and Selections from Parts 2 and 3

By: Karl Marx; Friedrich Engels

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Publisher: International Publishers: 1989

Seller ID: 001716


One section in book heavily marked up. View more info

Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844

By: Karl Marx; Friedrich Engels

Price: $4.99

Publisher: International Publishers: 1988

Seller ID: 001717


The first draft of the philosophy of Marxism. View more info

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The Communist Manifesto

By: Karl Marx; Friedrich Engels

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1985

Seller ID: 001805


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Human Cloning and Human Dignity: The Report of the President's Council On Bioethics

By: Leon R. Kass

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Publisher: PublicAffairs: 2002

Seller ID: 001644


Few avenues of scientific inquiry raise more thorny ethical questions than the cloning of human beings, a radical way to control our DNA. In August 2001, in conjunction with his decision to permit limited federal funding for stem-cell research, President George W. Bush created the President's Council on Bioethics to address the ethical ramifications of biomedical innovation. Over the past year the Council, whose members comprise an all-star team of leading scientists, do... View more info

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The Scientific Renaissance: 1450-1630

By: Marie Boas Hall

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2013

Seller ID: 001593


Stimulating, illuminating, and thoughtfully presented, this study explores the early stages of the scientific revolution. A noted historian of science examines the Copernican revolution, the anatomical work of Vesalius, the work of Paracelsus, Harvey's discovery of the circulatory system, the effects of Galileo's telescopic discoveries, and much more. View more info

The New Class: An Analysis of the Communist System

By: Milovan Djilas

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1957

Seller ID: 001289


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The Prince

By: Niccolo Machiavelli

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1981

Seller ID: 001804


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Britain and the Beast

By: Peter Howard

Price: $14.99

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1963

Seller ID: 000343


"Howard call for a revolution of the best of Britain - an uprising of all those who believe the ways of moral straightness and patriotism are best, and that the nation can be rearmed morally in time to arrest the decline and give us a new lease of leadership." Red cloth. View more info

More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement

By: Ramez Naam

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Broadway Books: 2005

Seller ID: 001680


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Leviathan

By: Thomas Hobbes

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1985

Seller ID: 001565


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Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai

By: Yamamoto Tsunetomo; William Scott Wilson

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Avon Books: 1981

Seller ID: 001740


Water stains/damage at back of book. View more info