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  1. The Nature of Order, Four-Volume Set

    In the four books in The Nature of Order, Alexander constructs an entirely new cosmology, grounded in the latest scientific knowledge, and integrating the perennial wisdom of the centrality of human experience and values. In this way, he reunifies for the field of architecture the 400-year old split of Body (structure) and Soul (feeling). Learn More
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  2. Bioethics

    Offers a case-based introduction to ethical issues in health care. Through seventy-eight compelling scenarios, the authors demonstrate the practical importance of ethics, showing how the concerns at issue bear on the lives of patients, health care providers, and others. Each chapter includes a selection of important legal cases as well as clinical case studies for critical analysis. Learn More
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  3. Modern Japanese Aesthetics

    An examination of the history of the Japanese philosophy of art. The text explores the historical background and discusses aesthetic issues, while assessing the efforts made by Japanese thinkers to assimilate and transform Western philosophical systems to discuss their own artistic heritage. Learn More
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  4. On Liberty

    First published in 1859, John Stuart Mill's On Liberty is an exhaustive exploration of social and civic liberty, its limits, and its consequences. Mill's work is a classic of political liberalism that contains a rational justification of the freedom of the individual in opposition to the claims of the state. Drawing upon the empiricism of John Locke, George Berkeley, and David Hume and the utilitarianism of Jeremy Bentham, On Liberty defends the representative democracy as the culmination of society's progression from lower to higher stages, even as it recognizes one of the unique dangers of this type of government–namely, the "tyranny of the majority. Learn More
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  5. Modernity and Subjectivity

    This work proposes a new view of modernity, arguing that although it may variously be associated wtih the Renaissance, the discovery of the New World and other significant ruptures with primitive or premodern society, modernity fails as an idea if it only defines itself against what it replaces. Learn More
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  6. Hitler and the Germans

    Interpreting the Nazi era using the basic diagnostic tools provided by the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle, Judaeo-Christian culture, and contemporary German-language writers, this book provides an alternative approach to the topic of the individual German's entanglement with the Hitler regime. Learn More
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  7. Modern Jewish Thinkers

    Comprehensively restructures the history of modern Jewish thought, providing first-time English translations of Reggio, Krokhmal, Maimon, Samuel Hirsch, Formstecher, Steinheim, Ascher, Einhorn, Samuel David Luzzatto and Hermann Cohen. The availability of these sources fills a gap in the field and stimulates new directions for teaching and scholarly research. Learn More
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  8. Civil Disobedience

    Robert Pepperman Taylor's new edition clarifies the specific political and philosophical contexts in which Thoreau composed Civil Disobedience.

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  9. Death

    Despite the fact that we all die, humans do not share the same view of death. In Death: A Reader, Mary Ann G. Cutter explores prominent themes that emerge and reemerge in the history of ideas regarding the nature of death from prominent global perspectives that span ancient to contemporary discussions. Learn More
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  10. The Nature of Order, Book 1: The Phenomenon of Life

    Alexander proposes a scientific view of the world in which all space-matter has perceptible degrees of life and sets this understanding of order as an intellectual basis for a new architecture. He introduces the concept of living structure and defines the fifteen properties from which, according to his observations, all wholeness is built. Learn More
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  11. In the Shadow of Hegel

    A study examining Hegel's significance for Marx, Nietzsche, Freud, Bataille and Derrida, and exposing facets of the relationship between the Hegelian and post-structuralist understanding of history. It also looks at mathematics and science and the possibilities of traffic between disciplines. Learn More
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  12. The Christian Moral Life

    A handbook for moral theology that uses the theme of a journey to explain its key ethical concepts. Based on an examination of the moral methodology in the bible, the book discusses the importance of participating in divine nature through grace in order to attain eternal happiness. It further notes the role of law, virtue, and the gifts of the Holy Spirit in guiding and transforming humans into friends of God. Learn More
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  13. Inequity in the Global Village

    Growing refugee populations and increased nationalism are just two of the negative side effects of increased globalization that Black (international policy studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies, California) discusses in this book. She argues that the narrow distribution of benefits f Learn More
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  14. After Capitalism

    Brings together leading scholars to offer competing perspectives on capitalism's past incarnations, present conditions, and possible futures. Some contributors reassess classic theorizations of capitalism in light of recent trends. Others examine Marx's writings, unemployment, hoarding, capitalist realism, and coyote (trickster) capitalism, among many other topics. Learn More
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  15. Why They Die

    Why do civilians suffer most during times of violent conflict? Why are civilian fatalities as much as eight times higher, calculated globally for current conflicts, than military fatalities? In Why They Die, Daniel Rothbart and Karina V. Korostelina address these questions through a systematic study of civilian devastation in violent conflicts. Learn More
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  16. Moral Tales

    Offers a selection of five short fictions by Hannah More, Amelia Opie, and Maria Edgeworth - the best-known writers of the moral tale - prefaced by a critical introduction to the genre and its place in the complex and fascinating debates surrounding the writing and reading of fiction in the Romantic period. Learn More
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