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On Bullshit
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One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this. Each of us contributes his share. But we tend to take the situation for granted. Most people are…
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Assholes: A Theory
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Don't take this personally*, but assholes seem to be everywhere lately, and we need a rigorous theory to account for and deal with them. In the spirit of the mega-selling On Bullshit, philosopher Aaro…
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Pandemic! 2: Chronicles of a Time Lost
What do sex doll sales, locust swarms, and a wired-brain pig have to do with the coronavirus pandemic? Everything—according to that “Giant of Lubliana,” the inimitable Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žiž…
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Have breakfast with Socrates, go to work with Nietzsche, head to the gym with Foucault, then have sex with Ovid (or Simone de Beauvoir).

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"One of the greatest problems of education," Kant observes, "is how to unite submission to the necessary restraint with the child's capability of exercising his free will." He explores potential solut…
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Freedom Evolves
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Can there be freedom and free will in a deterministic world? Renowned philosopher Daniel Dennett emphatically answers "yes!" Using an array of provocative formulations, Dennett sets out to show how we…
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Emotionally Dumb: An Overview of Alexithymia
Alexithymia is an inability to identify and describe both one's own, and other people's emotions. Although individuals with alexithymia display the typical physical responses associated with emotions …
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On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
A historian of fascism offers a guide for surviving and resisting America’s turn towards authoritarianism.

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Mars showcases a series of unique and twisted universes, where every character is tasked with making sense of their strange reality. One woman will be freed from purgatory once she writes the perfect …
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Math Without Numbers
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An illustrated tour of the structures and patterns we call math

The only numbers in this book are the page numbers.

Math Without Numbers is a vivid, conversational, and wholly original guide to the thre…
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„Pakeleivingų stotys“ – labai trumpų novelių ciklas. Autorius per detales, per graudžius, komiškus, tragiškus ar iš pirmo žvilgsnio visai kasdieniškus nutikimus atveria skaitytojui žmogaus sielos erdv…
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50 Philosophy Classics: Thinking, Being, Acting, Seeing: Profound Insights and Powerful Thinking from Fifty Key Books
For over 2000 years, philosophy has been our best guide to the experience of being human, and the true nature of reality.

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Poeto, Nacionalinės kultūros ir meno premijos laureato Antano A. Jonyno eilėraščių rinkinys, kurį sudaro nauji, 2018-2020 metais parašyti sonetai. Klasikinė forma ir skambesys paradoksaliai dera su ir…
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Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from Bunk

Recent polls suggest that fewer than 40 percent of Americans believe in Darwin’s theory of evolution, despite it being one of science’s best-established findings. More and more parents are refusing to…

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The DAO of Capital: Austrian Investing in a Distorted World
As today's preeminent doomsday investor Mark Spitznagel describes his Daoist and roundabout investment approach, "one gains by losing and loses by gaining." This is Austrian Investing, an archetypal, …
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The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America is Tearing Us Apart
The untold story of why America is so culturally and politically divided.

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Calling Bullshit: The Art of Skepticism in a Data-Driven World
Bullshit isn't what it used to be. Now, two science professors give us the tools to dismantle misinformation and think clearly in a world of fake news and bad data.

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The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
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Driving with Plato: The Meaning of Life's Milestones
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An engaging conversation with our most respected public intellectual around how a global Green New Deal has the potential to save humanity and the planet.

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Feline Philosophy: Cats and the Meaning of Life
In Feline Philosophy, the philosopher John Gray discovers in cats a way of living that is unburdened by anxiety and self-consciousness, showing how they embody answers to the big questions of love and…
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The Modularity of Mind
3.93 avg. rating
· 201 Ratings
This study synthesizes current information from the various fields of cognitive science in support of a new and exciting theory of mind. Most psychologists study horizontal processes like memory and i…
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چهل سالگی
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MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman
MBS is the untold story of how a mysterious young prince emerged from Saudi Arabia’s sprawling royal family to overhaul the economy and society of the richest country in the Middle East—and gather as …
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St. Augustine in 90 Minutes
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· 280 Ratings
"Each of these little books is witty and dramatic and creates a sense of time, place, and character....I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one's friends to Western civilization."--…
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