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The Beatles and Philosophy: Nothing You Can Think That Can't Be Thunk

The Beatles and Philosophy

by Michael Baur

Essays by twenty philosophers explore the influence and significance of the "Fab Four′s" lyrics, music, and lives, in a volume that discusses such topics as John Lennon and the Cold War, Paul McCartney′s beliefs about love and community, and the ethics of chemically altered states of consciousness.

The Beatles and Philosophy

 

A newly designed second edition of the classic translation of Plato's timeless work, The Republic, by the author of The Closing of the American Mind.

The Republic of Plato

by Allan Bloom

A newly designed second edition of the classic translation of Plato′s timeless work, The Republic, by the author of The Closing of the American Mind.

The Republic of Plato

 

The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11

The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11

by Lawrence Wright

A gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the intelligence failures that culminated in the attacks on the World Trade Centre. Lawrence Wright re-creates firsthand the transformation of Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri from incompetent and idealistic soldiers in Afghanistan to leaders of the most successful terrorist group in history.

The Looming Tower

 

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