LJ Best Books 2016

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Philosophy, March 2017 | Best Sellers

June 2016 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

  1. A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age
    Levitin, Daniel J.
    Dutton
    2016. ISBN 9780525955221. $28
  2. The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy
    Gottlieb, Anthony
    Liveright: Norton
    2016. ISBN 9780871404435. $27.95
  3. Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice
    Nussbaum, Martha C.
    Oxford University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780199335879. $24.95
  4. Identity: The Necessity of a Modern Idea
    Izenberg, Gerald N.
    University of Pennsylvania Press
    2016. ISBN 9780812248081. $59.95
  5. Unforbidden Pleasures
    Phillips, Adam
    Farrar, Straus & Giroux
    2016. ISBN 9780374278021. $25
  6. Honor Bound: How a Cultural Ideal Has Shaped the American Psyche
    Brown, Ryan P.
    Oxford University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780199399864. $29.95
  7. Messy: The Power of Disorder To Transform Our Lives
    Harford, Tim
    Riverhead Books
    2016. ISBN 9781594634796. $28
  8. Heidegger: The Question of Being and History
    Derrida, Jacques
    University of Chicago Press
    2016. ISBN 9780226355115. $40
  9. Existentialism and Excess: The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre
    Cox, Gary
    Bloomsbury Academic
    2016. ISBN 9781474235334. $29.95
  10. The Philosopher: A History in Six Types
    Smith, Justin E.H.
    Princeton University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780691163277. $27.95
  11. The Wisdom of Frugality: Why Less Is More—More or Less
    Westacott, Emrys
    Princeton University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780691155081. $27.95
  12. The Edge of Reason: A Rational Skeptic in an Irrational World
    Baggini, Julian
    Yale University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780300208238. $26
  13. Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity
    Struck, Peter T.
    Princeton University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780691169392. $45
  14. As Wide as the World Is Wise: Reinventing Philosophical Anthropology
    Jackson, Michael
    Columbia University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780231178280. $35
  15. Heidegger: His Life & His Philosophy
    Badiou, Alain
    Columbia University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780231157964. $60
  16. Confessions of a Born-Again Pagan
    Kronman, Anthony T.
    Yale University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780300208535. $50
  17. A Short History of German Philosophy
    Hösle, Vittorio
    Princeton University Press
    2017. ISBN 9780691167190. $35
  18. Cultural Graphology: Writing After Derrida
    Fleming, Juliet
    University of Chicago Press
    2016. ISBN 9780226390420. $30
  19. Tolerance Among the Virtues
    Bowlin, John R.
    Princeton University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780691169972. $39.50
  20. Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution After the Enlightenment
    Ghamari-Tabrizi, Behrooz
    University of Minnesota Press
    2016. ISBN 9780816699483. $94.50
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