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            Philosophers: Their Lives and Works
             

            Philosophers: Their Lives and Works (Hardback)

            By DK; Foreword by Blackburn, Simon

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            rom Confucius and Plato to Karl Marx and Noam Chomsky, this book brings together more than 100 illustrated biographies of the world's great philosophers. Introduced with a stunning portrait of each featured philosopher, the biographies trace the ideas, friendships, loves, and riv...alries that inspired the great thinkers and influenced their work, providing revealing insights into what drove them to question the meaning of life, and come up with new ways of understanding the world and the history of ideas. Lavishly illustrated with photographs and paintings of philosophers, their homes, friends, studies, and their personal belongings, together with pages from original manuscripts, first editions, and correspondence, this book introduces the key ideas, themes, and working methods of each featured individual, setting their ideas within a wider historical and cultural context. Charting the development of ideas across the centuries in both the East and West, from ancient Chinese philosophy to the work of contemporary thinkers, Philosophers provides a compelling glimpse into the personal lives, loves, and influences of the great philosophers as they probed into life's big ideas .
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            ISBN 9780241301722
            Released NZ 5 Sep 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Coffee

            Coffee (Paperback)

            By Lenney, Dinah

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            An intimate look at how coffee comforts and inspires and restores-how it works against time, with time, in time, to wake us up, to slow us down, to let us savor, ponder, prepare, reach out, remember, resolve, and dream --

            ISBN 9781501344350
            Released NZ 16 Apr 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Series Object Lessons
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            How Philosophy Works: The concepts visually explained

            How Philosophy Works: The concepts visually explained (Hardback)

            By DK

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            Demystifying the key ideas of the world's greatest philosophers, and exploring all of the most important branches of thought including philosophy of science, philosophy of religion and feminist philosophy in a uniquely visual way, this book is the perfect introduction to the hist...ory of philosophy. A clear and accessible guide to philosophy, How Philosophy Works combines bold infographics and jargon-free text to demystify fundamental concepts. Covering everything from ethics to epistemology and phenomenology, the book presents the ideas and theories of key philosophical traditions and philosophers - from Plato and Socrates to Nietzsche and Wittgenstein via Kant - in a novel, easy-to-understand way. Its infographics will help you to understand the elements of philosophy on a conceptual level and, by tackling life's big questions , it will help you to look at the world in an entirely new way. With its unique graphic approach and clear, authoritative text, How Philosophy Works is the perfect introduction to philosophy, and the ideal companion to DK's The Philosophy Book in the Big Ideas series.
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            ISBN 9780241363188
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Shopping Mall
             

            Shopping Mall (Paperback)

            By Newton, Matthew; Edited by Schaberg, Christopher; Bogost, Professor Ian

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            Part memoir and part study of modern life, Shopping Mall examines the modern mythology of the shopping mall and the place it holds in our shared cultural history.

            ISBN 9781501314827
            Released NZ 7 Sep 2017
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            High Heel

            High Heel (Paperback)

            By Brennan, Summer; Edited by Schaberg, Christopher; Bogost, Professor Ian

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            High Heel is a dive into the labyrinthine nature of modern womanhood and sexual politics, with the world's most provocative fashion accessory as its point of entry --

            ISBN 9781501325991
            Released NZ 21 Mar 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Deleuze and Cinema: The Aesthetics of Sensation
             

            Deleuze and Cinema: The Aesthetics of Sensation (Hardback)

            By Kennedy, Barbara M.

            Through discussions of Orlando , The English Patient , Romeo and Juliet , Strange Days and Leon , this volume posits a creative collusion between Deleuzian philosophy and contemporary film studies.

            ISBN 9780748611348
            Released NZ 15 Dec 2000
            Publisher Edinburgh University Press
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Collapse: Concept-Horror: Volume 4
             

            Collapse: Concept-Horror: Volume 4 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Contributions by Mackay, Robin; Sieg, George J.; Thacker, Eugene; Rafani

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            Investigations into the existential, aesthetic, theological, and political dimensions of horror, its peculiar affinity with philosophical thought, and what lies in wait for those who pursue rational thought beyond the bounds of the reasonable.

            ISBN 9780956775061
            Released NZ 16 May 2008
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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            The Palgrave Handbook of German Idealism
              

            The Palgrave Handbook of German Idealism (Hardback)

            Edited by Altman, M.

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            The Palgrave Handbook of German Idealism features essays from leading scholars on German philosophy. It is the most comprehensive secondary source available, covering not only the full range of work by Kant, Fichte, Schelling and Hegel, but also idealists such as Reinhold and Sch...openhauer, critics such as Jacobi, Maimon, and the German Romantics
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            ISBN 9781137334749
            Released NZ 31 Oct 2014
            Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Palgrave Handbooks in German Idealism
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            Newfoundland and Labrador English
             

            Newfoundland and Labrador English (Paperback)

            By Clarke, Sandra

            This text provides concise up-to-date documentation on Newfoundland and Labrador English. It covers the background, phonetics, phonology, morphosyntax, lexis and history of the dialect.

            ISBN 9780748626168
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2010
            Publisher Edinburgh University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Dialects of English
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            Escape from Phalaris: An Odyssey Through the Creative Process in Brief Meditations
              

            Escape from Phalaris: An Odyssey Through the Creative Process in Brief Meditations (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hazard, Frank

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            The title as well as the thematic impetus of ESCAPE FROM PHALARIS are derived from the legend of Perilaus and Phalaris as related by the ancient Greek satirist Lucian. Perilaus, a gifted sculptor, created for Phalaris, tyrant of Agrigentum, an ornate bronze bull reputed to be a m...agnificent work of art, into which was carved a secret chamber in which the tyrant imprisoned hapless victims. And victims, when flames were ignited underneath the statue, inside were roasted to death as their shrieks of agony were transformed into dulcet music through ancillary pipes attached to the beautiful statue. The first victim whom the tyrant, Phalaris, tortured was Perilaus, the artist. ESCAPE FROM PHALARIS comprises a deft and original concept of art and creative impulse, examining (among other eminent themes) the necessity of the solitary artist to transcend minatory environmental inhibitions-to escape, as it were, from Phalaris-that impede or negate his own profound freedom and purpose affirmed in the distant chance of artistic achievement. The book is divided into three parts. Part One comprises twenty sections of varied length including meditations, a dialogue, and analysis, and establishes essential questions and themes addressed and elaborated and fulfilled in the ensuing narrative. (For instance: the dialogue in Section 12 is a complete autonomous statement in itself, but it is also continued and developed in Part Three-Section 7, which is also a complete and autonomous statement in itself.) Themes addressed in Part One include the fundamental-and questionable-validity of critical analysis of art, and evaluations of time, history, authenticity and inauthenticity, science, aesthetic choice and compulsion, elaborated both analytically and among vivid poetic impressions that establish mood and raise questions and ideas and themes which, again, the overall narrative fulfills. Part Two consists of fourteen sections and it comprises a bridge (mostly but not exclusively analytic) t
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            ISBN 9781436302883
            Released NZ 12 May 2008
            Publisher XLIBRIS
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