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Philosophy, June 2014 | Best Sellers

October 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. Would You Kill the Fat Man? The Trolley Problem and What Your Answer Tells Us About Right and Wrong
    Edmonds, David
    Princeton University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780691154022. $19.95
  2. Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil
    Bloom, Paul
    2013. ISBN 9780307886842. $26
  3. A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for Meaning
    Zaretsky, Robert
    Belknap: Harvard University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780674724761. $22.95
  4. Friendship
    Grayling, A.C.
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300175356. $26
  5. Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away
    Goldstein, Rebecca
    2014. ISBN 9780307378194. $29.95
  6. Novelty: A History of the New
    North, Michael
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226077871. $26
  7. Maimonides: Life and Thought
    Halbertal, Moshe
    Princeton University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780691158518. $35
  8. Fire and Light: How the Enlightenment Transformed Our World
    Burns, James MacGregor
    St Martin’s Press
    2013. ISBN 9781250024893. $27.99
  9. Death and the Afterlife
    Scheffler, Samuel
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199982509. $29.95
  10. The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved To Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art
    Chatterjee, Anjan
    Oxford University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780199811809. $34.95
  11. From Plato to Platonism
    Gerson, Lloyd P.
    Cornell University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780801452413. $59.95
  12. The Deepest Human Life: An Introduction to Philosophy for Everyone
    Samuelson, Scott
    University of Chicago Press
    2014. ISBN 9780226130385. $22.50
  13. The Quest of the Absolute: Birth and Decline of European Romanticism
    Dupré, Louis K.
    University of Notre Dame Press
    2013. ISBN 9780268026165. $36
  14. Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them
    Greene, Joshua
    Penguin Books
    2013. ISBN 9781594202605. $29.95
  15. The Call of Character: Living a Life Worth Living
    Ruti, Mari
    Columbia University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780231164085. $25
  16. Lectures on the History of Moral and Political Philosophy
    Cohen, G.A.
    Princeton University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780691149004. $35
  17. The Fairness Instinct: The Robin Hood Mentality and Our Biological Nature
    Sun, Lixing
    2013. ISBN 9781616148478. $24.95
  18. Cut of the Real: Subjectivity in Poststructuralist Philosophy
    Kolozova, Katerina
    Columbia University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780231166102. $35
  19. Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shi’ite South Beirut
    Deeb, Lara
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691153650. $75
  20. After the Beautiful: Hegel and the Philosophy of Pictorial Modernism
    Pippin, Robert B.
    University of Chicago Press
    2014. ISBN 9780226079493. $30