Ikhwân al-Safâ’

[Revised entry by Carmela Baffioni on July 8, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The Ikhwan al-Safa' or "Brethren of Purity", as their name is commonly translated, are the authors of one
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Søren Kierkegaard

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When governments throw books on the bonfire, it's censorship. When writers <strong>burn their own words,</strong> it&rsquo;s &hellip; what, exactly? An act of catharsis? Of sadism?

When governments throw books on the bonfire, it&#39;s censorship. When writers burn their own words, it&amp;rsquo;s &amp;hellip; what, exactly? An act of catharsis? Of
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<strong>Jonah Lehrer</strong> is back from exile. Chastened, but ready to return to the rarefied bubble of pop-science gurudom. His bid for redemption: a book about love that has no heart

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Silencer

Put a bit simply, a silencer is a device attached to a gun for the purpose of suppressing the sound it makes. This is usually done to avoid drawing attention to the shooter. This makes an excellent
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Husserl's Transcendental Phenomenology: Nature, Spirit, and Life

2016.07.03 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Andrea Staiti, Husserl&#39;s Transcendental Phenomenology: Nature, Spirit, and Life, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 313pp., $95.00
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Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-41

2016.07.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ingo Farin and Jeff Malpas (eds.), Reading Heidegger&#39;s Black Notebooks 1931-41, MIT Press, 2016, 361pp., $38.00 (hbk), ISBN
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Merleau-Ponty and the Art of Perception

2016.07.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Duane H. Davis and William S. Hamrick (eds.), Merleau-Ponty and the Art of Perception, SUNY Press, 2016, 309pp., $95.00
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When governments throw books on the bonfire, it's censorship. When writers <strong>burn their own words</strong> it&rsquo;s &hellip; what, exactly? An act of catharsis? Of sadism?

When governments throw books on the bonfire, it&#39;s censorship. When writers burn their own words it&amp;rsquo;s &amp;hellip; what, exactly? An act of catharsis? Of
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<strong>Jonah Lehrer</strong> is back from exile. Chastened, sure, but ready to return to the rarefied bubble of pop-science gurudom. His bid for redemption: a book about love that has no heart

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Jonah Lehrer is back from exile. Chastened, sure, but ready to return to the rarefied bubble of pop-science gurudom. His bid for redemption: a book about love that has no [More]