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Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry I...

Matthew B. Crawford

Shop Class as Soulcraft brings alive an experience that was once quite common but now seems to be receding from society — the experience of making and fixing things with our hands. Those of us who sit in an office often feel a lack ...

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Published: May 2009

Status Anxiety

Alain De Botton

Alain de Botton turns his attention to the concept of status: what it is, why we need it, what we will do to get it. In his usual quirky and entertaining--but intelligent and provocative--fashion, de Botton finds insight in some unusu...

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Published: Jun 2006

Gift from the Sea: 50th Anniversary E...

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Over a quarter of a century after its first publication, the great and simple wisdom in this book continues to influence women's lives.brFrom the Hardcover edition.

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2005

Status Anxiety

Alain De Botton

Alain de Botton turns his attention to the concept of status: what it is, why we need it, what we will do to get it. In his usual quirky and entertaining--but intelligent and provocative--fashion, de Botton finds insight in some unusu...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jul 2006

Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry I...

Matthew B. Crawford

Shop Class as Soulcraft brings alive an experience that was once quite common but now seems to be receding from society — the experience of making and fixing things with our hands. Those of us who sit in an office often feel a lack ...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2009

Hegel in 90 Minutes (Philosophers in ...

Paul Strathern

In Hegel in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Hegel's life and ideas, and explains their influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world. The book also includes selections from Hegel's...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2006

When You Come to a Fork in the Road, ...

Yogi Berra

Everyone knows Yogi Berra for his famous non sequiturs : "It ain't over 'til it's over." "It gets late early out here." "The future ain't what it used to be." They seem like throwaway lines, but over tim...

Abridged CD
Published: Mar 2001

Aristotle in 90 Minutes (Philosophers...

Paul Strathern

Aristotle wrote on everything from the shape of seashells to sterility, from speculations on the nature of the soul to meteorology, poetry, art, and even the interpretation of dreams. Apart from mathematics, he transformed every field...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2003

Buddhism: A Beginner's Guide to Inner...

Jack Kornfield

Why are so many contemporary westerners drawn to Buddhist philosophy? Because it offers a practical means to achieving the inner peace, fulfilment, and happiness that we all want. Buddhism: A Beginner's Guide to Inner Peace and Fulfil...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2010

For the New Intellectual

Ayn Rand

One of the most controversial figures on the intellectual scene, Ayn Rand was the proponent of a moral philosophy of rational self-interest that stands in sharp opposition to the ethics of altruism and self-sacrifice. Her unique philo...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2010

Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for T...

Daniel C. Dennett

"A philosopher of rare originality, rigor, and wit." — Jim Holt, Wall Street Journal Over a storied career, Daniel C. Dennett has engaged questions about science and the workings of the mind. His answers have combined rigo...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2013

Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson (First ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson

[Read by Jeff Riggenbach] Here in one volume are both the Essays: First Series and Essays: Second Series from one of the most influential philosophers in American history. Although Ralph Waldo Emerson, perhaps America's most famous ph...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2012

On Truth

Harry G. Frankfurt

Having outlined a theory of bullshit and falsehood, Harry G. Frankfurt turns to what lies beyond them: the truth, a concept not as obvious as some might expect.Our culture's devotion to bullshit may seem much stronger than our appare...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2006

John Dewey: The United States (1859-1...

Charleton Heston

John Dewey was America’s most influential philosopher. He wanted philosophy to rise above old tired disputes to address new, more vital questions and problems. Dewey’s views are known as "pragmatism," which emphasizes action and r...

Abridged CD
Published: Apr 2006

The Tao of Pooh

Benjamin Hoff

Winnie-the-Pooh has a certain Way about him, a way of doing things that has made him the world's most beloved bear. In The Tao of Pooh, Benjamin Hoff shows that Pooh's Way is amazingly consistent with the principles of living envision...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2012

Fundamental Principles of the Metaphy...

Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant's Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals, first published in 1785, lays out Kant's essential philosophy and defines the concepts and arguments that would shape his later work. Central to Kant's doctrine is t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2011

The Consolations of Philosophy

Alain De Botton

Alain de Botton has performed a stunning feat: he has transformed arcane philosophy into something accessible and entertaining, useful and kind. Drawing on the work of six of the world's most brilliant thinkers, de Botton has arranged...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2006

Virtue of Selfishness

Ayn Rand

One of four of Ayn Rand's non-fiction books. The moral principles of Objectivism, Rand's unique philosophy, are presented as the standard of moral values.

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2006

Blessed: A History of the American Pr...

Kate Bowler

How have millions of American Christians come to measure spiritual progress in terms of their financial status and physical well-being? How has the movement variously called Word of Faith, Health and Wealth, Name It and Claim It, or s...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jun 2016

Selections from the Writings of Cicer...

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Roman statesman and philosopher Marcus Tullius Cicero wrote on a wide range of subjects, from Greek philosophy to moral duty to friendship. Though he considered philosophy secondary to politics and often used his writings for explicit...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Mar 2011

Measuring America: How an Untamed Wil...

Andro Linklater

"This expertly written and eminently enjoyable chronicle is highly recommended for history and history of science collections." —Library Journal "Make room on the library shelf for the never-before-told saga of the survey that c...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2003

Symposium, The Apology, and The Alleg...

Plato

This collection brings together three of Plato's most enduring classics: the Symposium, the Apology and the "Allegory of the Cave" from the Republic.

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2011

Symposium, The Apology, and The Alleg...

Plato

This collection brings together three of Plato's most enduring classics: the Symposium, the Apology and the "Allegory of the Cave" from the Republic.

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Mar 2011
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