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  • Liquidated

    An Ethnography of Wall Street, 1st Edition

    By Rodolfo Maggio

    Liquidated is a work of anthropology that treats an unusual, despised subculture – that of the Wall Street banker – much as anthropologists have traditionally treated remote ‘savage’ tribes. But using the techniques of ethnography, including interviews, analysis of daily lives, and fieldwork to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
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  • Iran

    A People Interrupted, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Gibson

    Hamid Dabashi’s 2007 Iran: A People Interrupted is simultaneously subtle, passionate, polarizing and polemical. A concise account of Iranian history from the early 19th-century onward, Dabashi’s book uses his incisive analytical skills as a basis for creating a persuasive argument against the views…

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  • Modern Moral Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Jonny Blamey, Jon W. Thompson

    Elizabeth Anscombe’s 1958 essay “Modern Moral Philosophy” is a cutting intervention in modern philosophy that shows the full power of good evaluative and analytical critical thinking skills. Though only 16 pages long, Anscombe’s paper set out to do nothing less than reform the entire field of…

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  • The Enquiry for Human Understanding

    1st Edition

    By Michael O'Sullivan

    David Hume’s 1748 Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a modern philosophical classic that helped reshape epistemology – the philosophy of knowledge. It is also a classic of the critical thinking skills of analysis and reasoning. Analysis is all about understanding how arguments work and fit…

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  • The Wealth of Nations

    1st Edition

    By John Collins

    Adam Smith’s 1776 Inquiry into The Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations – more often known simply as The Wealth of Nations – is one of the most important books in modern intellectual history. Considered one of the fundamental works of classical economics, it is also a prime example of the…

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  • The Human Condition

    1st Edition

    By Sahar Aurore Saeidnia, Anthony Lang

    Hannah Arendt’s 1958 The Human Condition was an impassioned philosophical reconsideration of the goals of being human. In its arguments about the kind of lives we should lead and the political engagement we should strive for, Arendt’s interpretative skills come to the fore, in a brilliant display…

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  • Debt

    The First 5000 Years, 1st Edition

    By Sulaiman Hakemy

    Debt is one of the great subjects of our day, and understanding the way that it not only fuels economic growth, but can also be used as a means of generating profit and exerting control, is central to grasping the way in which our society really works. David Graeber's contribution to this debate…

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  • Meditations

    1st Edition

    By James Orr

    Despite being written between 170 and 180, Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations often resonates with modern readers because of its remarkable resemblance to a self-help book. Written as a series of personal notes in the last decade of his reign as Roman emperor, the meditations were never intended for…

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  • The Phenomenology of Spirit

    1st Edition

    By Ian Jackson

    Hegel’s 1807 Phenomenology of Spirit is renowned for being one of the most challenging and important books in Western philosophy. Above all, it is famous for laying out a new approach to reasoning and philosophical argument, an approach that has been credited with influencing Karl Marx, Jean-Paul…

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  • Is Justified True Belief Knowledge?

    1st Edition

    By Jason Schukraft

    For 2,000 years, the standard philosophical model of knowledge was that it could be defined as a justified true belief. According to this way of thinking, we can know, for example, that we are human because [1] we believe ourselves to be human; [2] that belief is justified (others treat us as…

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  • Fear and Trembling

    1st Edition

    By Brittany Pheiffer Noble

    Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard’s 1843 book Fear and Trembling shows precisely why he is regarded as one of the most significant and creative philosophers of the nineteenth century. Creative thinkers can be many things, but one of their common attributes is an ability to redefine, reframe and…

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  • Blue Ocean Strategy

    How to Create Uncontested Market Space, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Mebert, Stephanie Lowe

    In Blue Ocean Strategy, W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne tackle the central problem facing all businesses: how to perform better than your competitors? Their solution involves taking a creative approach to the normal view of competition. In the normal framework, competition is a zero-sum game: if…

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