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Kritik der Urteilskraft (Critique of Judgement) 

Title: Kritik der Urteilskraft (Critique of Judgement) Author: Kant, Immanuel Publisher: Oxford World's Classics, Oxford University Press, 2007 Ebook: You can read it here. From the Publisher: Kant's Critique of Judgement is a massively influential contribution to modern philosophy. It treats of aesthetics, morality, religion and metaphysics and represents the summation of Kant's projects of transcendental …

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Three Historical Philosophies of Education 

Title: Three Historical Philosophies of Education: Aristotle, Kant, Dewey Author: Frankena, William K. Publisher: Scott, Foresman; 1st edition, 1965 About the Author: Frankena was an American philosopher who wrote extensively in moral philosophy. He is widely known for his landmark essay "The Naturalistic Fallacy", which gives a critical analysis of G. E. Moore's argument that …

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Hamlet’s Blackberry 

Title: Hamlet's BlackBerry: A Practical Philosophy for Building a Good Life in the Digital Age Author: William Powers Publisher: HarperCollins Call Number: HM851 .P688 2010 From the Publisher: Our computers and mobile devices do wonderful things for us. But they also impose a burden, making it harder for us to focus, do our best work, …

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Enhancing Humanity: The Philosophical Foundations of Humanistic Education 

Title: Enhancing Humanity: The Philosophical Foundations of Humanistic Education Author: Nimrod Aloni Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers Call No.: LC1011 .A57 2002 From the publisher: Drawing on the tradition of Pragmatic Humanism, this book offers an alternative approach to thinking and talking about liberal and humanistic education that breaks free from what Richard Rorty has called …

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Marxism and the Philosophy of Language 

Title: Marxism and the philosophy of language Author: V.N. Volosinov/ translated by Ladislav Matejka and I.R. Titunik Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1986, c1973 Check it out: B809.8 .V59413 1986 From the Publisher: Volosinov’s important work, first published in Russian in 1929, had to wait a generation for recognition. This first paperback edition …

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Maternal Theory 

Title: Maternal theory : essential readings Editor: Andrea O'Reilly Publisher: Toronto : Demeter Press, c2007 Check It OutHQ1190 .M3776 2007 From the Publisher: Theory on mothers, mothering and motherhood has emerged as a distinct body of knowledge within Motherhood Studies and Feminist Theory more generally. This collection, the first ever anthology on maternal theory, …

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Philosophy as a Way of Life: Spiritual Exercises from Socrates to Foucault 

Title: Philosophy as a Way of Life: Spiritual Exercises from Socrates to Foucault Author: Pierre Hadot Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell, 1995 & 2003 Call Number: B105.S66 H3313 1995 From the Publisher: "This book presents a history of spiritual exercises from Socrates to early Christianity, an account of their decline in modern philosophy, and a …

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Work, Society, and Culture 

Title: Work, Society, and Culture Author: Simon, Yves R. , Vukan Kuic (ed.) Publisher: Fordham University Press Call No.:  HD4904 .S495 1986 About the Author: Yves R. Simon is a world-renowned philosopher, and author of several books, including The Definition of Moral Virtue, Foresight and Knowledge, Freedom of Choice, An Introduction to Metaphysics of Knowledge, Practical Knowledge, …

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The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Education 

Title: The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Education Editor: Harvey Siegel Publisher: Oxford Toronto : Oxford University Press, 2009 Call Number: LB14.7 .O93 2009 About the Book: "Philosophy of education has an honored place in the history of Western philosophical thought. Its questions are as vital now, both philosophically and practically, as they have ever …

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Examined Lives: From Socrates to Nietzsche 

Title: Examined Lives: From Socrates to Nietzsche Author: James Miller Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011 Call Number: B104 .M56 2011 From the Publisher: "We all want to know how to live. But before the good life was reduced to ten easy steps or a prescription from the doctor, philosophers offered arresting …

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Thinking Critically 

Title: Thinking Critically Author: John Chaffee Publisher: Boston: Wadsworth/Clengage Learning, 2011 Call Number: B105.T54 C42 2011 From the Publisher: "THINKING CRITICALLY teaches the fundamental thinking, reasoning, reading, and writing abilities that students need to succeed in the classroom and beyond. The text begins with basic skills related to personal experience and then carefully progresses to …

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The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination 

Title: "The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination" Authors: Chrisoula  Andreou and Mark D. White Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c2010 Call Number: BF637.P76 T45 2010 From the Publisher: When we fail to achieve our goals, procrastination is often the culprit. But how exactly is procrastination to be understood? It has been described as imprudent, irrational, …

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Philosophy and Real Politics 

Title: Philosophy and real politics Author: Raymond Geuss Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008 Check it Out: A71 .G46 2008 From the Publisher: Many contemporary political thinkers are gripped by the belief that their task is to develop an ideal theory of rights or justice for guiding and judging political actions. But in Philosophy and …

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Big Ideas for Little Kids 

Title: Big ideas for little kids: teaching philosophy through children's literature Author: Thomas E. Wartenberg Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, c2009 Check It Out: B52 .W378 2009 From the Publisher: Written in a clear and accessible style, this book explains why it is important to allow young children access to philosophy during …

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Predicative Minds 

Title: Predicative minds: the social ontogeny of propositional thinking Author: Radu J. Bogdan Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2009. Check it Out:  BF441 .B625 2009 From the Publisher: The predicative mind singles out and represents an item in order to attribute to it a property, a relation, an action, an evaluation; it thinks, …

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The Fabulous Imagination: On Montaigne’s Essays 

Title: The fabulous imagination: on Montaigne's Essays Author: Lawrence D. Kritzman Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2009 Check It Out: PQ1643 .K75 2009 Recommendations: “This is one of the few books on Montaigne that fuses analytical skill with humane awareness of why Montaigne matters.”—Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of Humanities, Yale University From the …

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Shop Class as Soul Craft 

Title: Shop Class as Soul Craft Author: Matthew B. Crawford Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2009 Check It Out: HD4824 .C72 2009 From the Publisher: A philosopher/mechanic's wise (and sometimes funny) look at the challenges and pleasures of working with one's hands. Called "the sleeper hit of the publishing season" (The Boston Globe), Shop …

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