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Sapiens
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THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLERFire gave us power. Farming made us hungry for more. Money gave us purpose. Science made us deadly. This is the thrilling a...
Start with why
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Why are some people and organizations more inventive, pioneering and successful than others? And why are they able to repeat their success again and a...

Talking to my daughter about the economy
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERYanis Varoufakis, the world-renowned economist and #1 bestselling author, uses personal stories and famous myths to explain...
Homo deus
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THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLERSapiens shows us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going.Yuval Noah Harari envisions a near future in whic...

Utopia for realists
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE VIRAL SENSATION TAKING ON THE BILLIONAIRES 'Listen out for Rutger Bregman. He has a big future shaping the futur...
Civilisations
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Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama The idea of 'civilisation' h...

Between Quran and Kafka
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What connects Shiite passion plays with Brechts drama? Which of Goethes poems were inspired by the Quran? How can Ibn Arabis theology of sighs explain...
The end of the French intellectual
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Charting the decline of the French intellectual, from the Dreyfus Affair to IslamophobiaThe best-selling author of The Invention of the Jewish People,...

Age of discovery
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Now is humanity's best moment. And our most fragile. Global health, wealth and education are booming. Scientific discovery is flourishing. But the sam...
A history of economic thought
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Lionel Robbins's now famous lectures on the history of economic thought comprise one of the greatest accounts since World War II of the evolution of e...

100 books that changed the world
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A chronological survey of the world's most influential books. Many books have become classics, must-reads or overnight publishing sensations, but ho...
The Civilizing Process
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This work traces the civilizing of manners in Western Europe since the Middle Ages, and shows how this was related to the formation of states and the monopolization of power within them. Originally published as two volumes: The History of Manners and State Formation and Civilization .

The fearless Benjamin Lay
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'The Fearless Benjamin Lay' chronicles the transatlantic life and times of a singular and astonishing man - a Quaker dwarf who became one of the first white people ever to demand the total, unconditional emancipation of all enslaved Africans around the world. He performed public guerrilla theatre to shame slave masters, insisting that human bondage
The intellectual struggle for Florence
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The Intellectual Struggle for Florence is an analysis of the ideology that developed in Florence with the rise of the Medici, during the early fifteen...

Money
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Selected from the books Sapiens and Homo Deus by Yuval Noah HarariHow did money come to be invented? Why does it now have such significance in our liv...
Barbarism and religion. Volume 6 Barbarism, triumph in the west
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This sixth and final volume in John Pocock's acclaimed sequence of works on Barbarism and Religion examines Volumes II and III of Edward Gibbon's Decl...

De Civitate Dei
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After completing the first ten books of De Civitate Dei, in which Augustine sought to refute the claim that pagan deities had ensured that Rome enjoy...
Austerity
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VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.How do we choose between what is fair and just, and what our debtors demand of us? Yanis Varoufaki...

Rousseau and German idealism
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The claim that Rousseau's writings influenced the development of Kant's critical philosophy, and German idealism, is not a new one. As correct as the ...
Leaders eat last
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Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work, feels trusted and valued during the day, then returns home feeling fulfilled. T...

The descent of man
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'A breeze of a read, makes you see our male-manufactured world a little differently' Matt Haig'GRAYSON PERRY FOR KING AND QUEEN OF ENGLAND. Imagine h...
Danube
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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY RICHARD FLANAGANIn this fascinating journey Claudio Magris, whose knowledge is encyclopaedic and whose curiosity limitless, gu...

The land of the green man
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Beyond its housing estates and identikit high streets there is another Britain. This is the Britain of mist-drenched forests and unpredictable sea-fre...
Politics, language, and time
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In his first essay, Languages and Their Implications, J. G. A. Pocock announces the emergence of the history of political thought as a discipline ap...

Flattery and the history of political thought
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Flattery is an often overlooked political phenomenon, even though it has interested thinkers from classical Athens to eighteenth-century America. Draw...
The history of philosophy
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The first truly authoritative and accessible history of philosophy to cover both Western and Eastern traditions'If there is any such person in Britain...

The infinite game
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The New York Times-bestselling author of Start With Why, Leaders Eat Last, and Together Is Better offers a bold new approach to business strategy by a...
Jung
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Though he was a prolific writer and an original thinker of vast erudition, Jung lacked a gift for clear exposition and his ideas are less widely appre...

Heidegger and politics
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In this fresh interpretation of Heidegger, Alexander S. Duff explains Heidegger's perplexing and highly varied political influence. Heidegger and Poli...
The swerve
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WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2012Almost six hundred years ago, a short, genial man took a very old manuscript off a library shelf. Wit...

Transgression
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Transgression is truly a key idea for our time. Society is created by constraint and boundaries, but as our culture is increasingly subject to uncerta...
The 'conspiracy' of free trade
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Following the Second World War, the United States would become the leading 'neoliberal' proponent of international trade liberalization. Yet for nearl...

The world turned upside down
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'His finest work and one that was both symptom and engine of the concept of history from below ... Here Levellers, Diggers, Ranters, Muggletonians...
The Radical Reformation
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This 1991 book is a collection of writings by early Reformation radicals which illustrates both the diversity and the areas of agreement in their poli...

The Cambridge companion to Kant and modern philosophy
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The philosophy of Immanuel Kant is the watershed of modern thought, which irrevocably changed the landscape of the field and prepared the way for all ...
How to survive a plague
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Winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-FictionWinner of The Green Carnation Prize for LGBTQ literatureWinner of the Lambda Literary Award for LGB...

Visions of politics
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The first of three volumes of essays by Quentin Skinner, one of the world's leading intellectual historians. This collection includes some of his most...
The Cambridge companion to Foucault
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For Michel Foucault, philosophy was a way of questioning the allegedly necessary truths that underpin the practices and institutions of modern society...

Class in archaic Greece
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Archaic Greece saw a number of decisive changes, including the emergence of the polis, the foundation of Greek settlements throughout the Mediterranea...
Naturalism and realism in Kant's ethics
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In this comprehensive assessment of Kant's metaethics, Frederick Rauscher shows that Kant is a moral idealist rather than a moral realist and argues t...

Fichte's republic
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The Addresses to the German Nation (1808) is one of Fichte's best-known works. It is also his most controversial work because of its nationalist eleme...
Educating China
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In this major study, Peter Zarrow examines how textbooks published for the Chinese school system played a major role in shaping new social, cultural, ...

The philosophy of Karl Popper
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Karl Popper is one of the greatest and most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. Perhaps his greatest book, The Logic of Scientific Disc...
A philosophical enquiry into the origin of our ideas of the sublime and beautiful
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'Pain and pleasure are simple ideas, incapable of definition.' In 1757 the 27-year-old Edmund Burke argued that our aesthetic responses are experienc...

Historicism and the human sciences in Victorian Britain
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Historicism and the Human Sciences in Victorian Britain explores the rise and nature of historicist thinking about such varied topics as life, race, c...
The law and religious market theory
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With comparative case studies from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, Jianlin Chen's new work offers a fresh, descriptive and normative perspective on law a...

The transformation of the world
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A monumental history of the nineteenth century, The Transformation of the World offers a panoramic and multifaceted portrait of a world in transition....
Nature, action and the future
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Climate change is one of the great challenges of modern politics. In this volume, leading political theorists and historians investigate how the histo...

Strategy
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Selected as a Financial Times Best Book of 2013 In Strategy: A History, Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of the world's leading authorities on war and inte...
Provincializing Europe
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First published in 2000, Dipesh Chakrabarty's influential Provincializing Europe addresses the mythical figure of Europe that is often taken to be the...