Sontag: Her Life and Work

Sontag: Her Life and WorkOne of the New York Times 17 New Books to Watch For in September One of the Washington Post s Ten Books to Read this September One of O magazine s 18 Must Read Books of Fall 2019 The definitive portrait of one of the American Century s most towering intellectuals her writing and her radical though

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Conjunction (The Wise Society, #1)

Conjunction (The Wise Society, #1)In 2625, the Earth is ahead of big changes, the biggest superpowers have been just tricked by a genius man called Erin , which leads to a completely new world order The story continues in the year 3800, where a future artificial intelligence technology so called CIS Central Intelligent System

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Economy of Truth: Practical Maxims and Reflections

Economy of Truth: Practical Maxims and ReflectionsEconomy of Truth is a valiant attempt to urge philosophers to become action takers and action takers to become philosophers In an impactful and enjoyable manner, Vizi s work will challenge your mental models it will encourage you to become an artist among robots and a student of life to be humbl

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Savage Gods

Savage GodsAfter moving with his wife and two children to a smallholding in Ireland, Paul Kingsnorth expects to find contentment It is the goal he has sought to nest, to find home after years of rootlessness as an environmental activist and author Instead he finds that his tools as a writer are failing h

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The Assault on American Excellence

The Assault on American ExcellenceA New York Times Editors Choice The former dean of Yale Law School argues that the feverish egalitarianism gripping college campuses today is out of place at institutions whose job is to prepare citizens to live in a vibrant democracy In his tenure at Yale, Anthony Kronman has watched students mar

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Blade Runner 2049 and Philosophy: This Breaks the World

Blade Runner 2049 and Philosophy: This Breaks the WorldBlade Runner 2049 is a 2017 sequel to the 1982 movie Blade Runner, about a world in which some human looking replicants have become dangerous, so that other human looking replicants, as well as humans, have the job of hunting down the dangerous models and retiring destroying them Both films hav

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When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes AirFor readers of Atul Gawande, Andrew Solomon, and Anne Lamott, a profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis who attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living At the age of thirty six, on the verge of completing a dec

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Stillness Is the Key

Stillness Is the KeyIn The Obstacle Is the Way and Ego Is the Enemy, bestselling author Ryan Holiday made ancient wisdom wildly popular with a new generation of leaders in sports, politics, and technology In his new book, Stillness Is the Key, Holiday draws on timeless Stoic and Buddhist philosophy to show why slowing

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