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  • Meditations on First Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Vrahimis

    René Descartes’s 1641 Meditations on First Philosophy is a cornerstone of the history of western thought. One of the most important philosophical texts ever written, it is also a masterclass in the art of critical thinking – specifically when it comes to reasoning and interpretation. Descartes…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • The Republic

    1st Edition

    By James Orr

    The Republic is Plato's most complete and incisive work – a detailed study of the problem of how best to ensure that justice exists in a real society, rather than as merely the product of an idealized philosophical construct. The work considers several competing definitions of justice, and looks…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • The Sickness Unto Death

    1st Edition

    By Shirin Shafaie

    Søren Kierkegaard’s The Sickness unto Death is widely recognized as one of the most significant and influential works of Christian philosophy written in the nineteenth century. One of the cornerstones of Kierkegaard’s reputation as a writer and thinker, the book is also a masterclass in the art of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • A Theology of Liberation

    1st Edition

    By Marthe Hesselmans, Jonathan Teubner

    Peruvian priest Gustavo Gutiérrez wanted to solve the problem of how the church could conduct itself to improve the lives of the poor, while consistently positioning itself as politically neutral. Despite being a deeply religious man, Gutiérrez was extremely troubled by the lukewarm way in which…

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  • Who Governs?

    1st Edition

    By Astrid Noren Nilsson, Jason Xidias

    American political theorist Robert Dahl’s 1961 work of political theory exhibits deep levels of creative thinking. When Dahl wrote, the American system of liberal democracy was generally considered to be shaped by a small group of powerful individuals who dominate because they are wealthy and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

    1st Edition

    By John Collins

    John Maynard Keynes’s 1936 General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money is a perfect example of the global power of critical thinking. A radical reconsideration of some of the founding principles and accepted axioms of classical economics at the time, it provoked a revolution in economic…

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  • Capital

    1st Edition

    By Macat Team

    A critical analysis of Karl Marx’s Capital, which is without question one of the most influential books to be published in the course of the past two centuries. Controversial in its politics, and arriving at conclusions that are passionately debated to this day, it is nonetheless a fine…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • Two Treatises of Government

    1st Edition

    By Jeremy Kleidosty, Ian Jackson

    John Locke’s 1689 Two Treatises of Government is a key text in the history of political theory – one whose influence remains marked on modern politics, the American Constitution and beyond. Two Treatises is more than a seminal work on the nature and legitimacy of government. It is also a…

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  • The Sacred Wood

    Essays on Poetry and Criticism, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Teubner

    The essay for which The Sacred Wood is primarily remembered is one of the most famous pieces of criticism in English: “Tradition and the Individual Talent” helped to re-orientate arguments about the study of literature and its production by redefining the nature of tradition and the artist's…

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  • Course in General Linguistics

    1st Edition

    By Laura E.B. Key, Brittany Pheiffer Noble

    Ferdinand de Saussure’s Course in General Linguistics is one of the most influential texts of the 20th-century – an astonishing feat for what is, at heart, a series of deeply technical lectures about the structure of human languages. What the Course’s vast influence shows, fundamentally, is the…

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  • Gaia

    A New Look at Life on Earth, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Shamsudduha

    Gaia: A New Look At Life on Earth may continue to divide opinion, but nobody can deny that the book offers a powerful insight into the creative thinking of its author, James E. Lovelock. Published in 1979, Gaia offered a radically new hypothesis: the Earth, Lovelock argued, is a living entity.…

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  • On the Origin of Species

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen Bryson, Nadezda Josephine Msindai

    Charles Darwin called on a broad and unusually powerful combination of critical thinking skills to create his wide-ranging explanation for biological change, On the Origin of Species. It’s one of those rare books that takes a huge problem – the enormous diversity of different species – and seeks…

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