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Heretics!: The Wondrous (and Dangerous) Beginnings of Modern Philosophy

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Heretics!: The Wondrous (and Dangerous) Beginnings of Modern Philosophy

Reviewed by Peter Lewis ×

Philosophy seem like a dry subject? A tour through its "revolutionary era" in comics format may change your mind. Review by Peter Lewis.
From the Ruins of Empire

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From the Ruins of Empire

by James Mustich ×

An enthralling group portrait of the Asian intellectuals -- among them Gandhi, Sun Yat-sen, and Jamal al-Din al-Afghani -- who sought to create a tradition independent of the Western...

Loyalty: The Vexing Virtue

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Loyalty: The Vexing Virtue

Reviewed by Troy Jollimore ×

Do we underrate the value of faithfulness?

 

What?

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What?

by James Mustich ×

A small book packed with life-enriching mysteries, Mark Kurlanksy's latest distills the musings of thinkers from Confucius to Freud to arrive at a set of questions that may ever remain...

Living in Parallel

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Living in Parallel

Essay by Jessa Crispin ×

Reading Brian Greene, Dezső Kosztolányi, and HenryJames—and discovering the quandaries of the infinite.

The Art of Asking Your Boss for a Raise

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The Art of Asking Your Boss for a Raise

Reviewed by David O'Neill ×

An unlikely guide togetting ahead in business, from the verbally inventive author of A Void.

David Brooks

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David Brooks

A conversation with James Mustich ×

In his latest book, The Social Animal, New York Times columnist David Brooks explores who we are andhow we got that way. He discusses his findings in a conversation with...

The Immaterial

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The Immaterial

by James Mustich ×

French social philosopherGorz, idealogue of innovative leftist thought, pins our current economic woessolely on our misunderstanding of the radical transformations engendered by"the knowledge...

Where Good Ideas Come From

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Where Good Ideas Come From

Reviewed by Adam Hanft ×

Astimulating and wide-ranging investigation of the genesis of innovation, by aculturally omnivorous reader and thinker (you'll learn a lot).

The Honor Code

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The Honor Code

Reviewed by Troy Jollimore ×

A philosopher argues for honor as a key moral concept—and as the catalyst for moral revolutions.