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Philosophy

  • Abu Hayyan Al-Tawhidi and Abu 'ali Miskawayh

    The Philosopher Responds

    $120.00

    Why is laughter contagious? Why do mountains exist? Why do we long for the past, even if it is scarred by suffering? Spanning a vast array of subjects that range from the philosophical to the theological, from the philological to the scientific, The Philosopher Responds is the record of a set of questions put by the litterateur Abu Hayyan al-Tawhidi to the philosopher and historian Abu 'Ali Miskawayh. Both figures were foremost contributors to the remarkable flowering of cultural and intellec...

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  • Abu Hayyan Al-Tawhidi and Abu 'ali Miskawayh

    The Philosopher Responds

    $24.00

    Translated by Sophia Vasalou and James E. Montgomery Why is laughter contagious? Why do mountains exist? Why do we long for the past, even if it is scarred by suffering? Spanning a vast array of subjects that range from the philosophical to the theological, from the philological to the scientific, The Philosopher Responds is the record of a set of questions put by the litterateur Abu Hayyan al-Tawhidi to the philosopher and historian Abu 'Ali Miskawayh. Both figures were foremost contributors...

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  • Jordan Alexander Stein

    Theory

    $20.00

    As an avowed "theory head," Jordan Alexander Stein confronts a contradiction: that the abstract, and often frustrating rigors of theory also produced a sense of pride and identity for him and his friends: an idea of how to be and a way to live. Although Stein explains what theory is, this is not an introduction or a how-to. Organized around five ways that theory makes us feel-silly, stupid, sexy, seething and stuck-Stein travels back to the late nineties to tell a story of coming of age at a ...

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