Best Sellers: Philosophy, June 21, 2012

September 2011 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas
Ratner-Rosenhagen, Jennifer
University of Chicago Press
2011. ISBN 9780226705811. $30

2) The Ethical Project
Kitcher, Philip
Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674061446. $49.95

3) The Origins of Morality: An Evolutionary Account
Krebs, Dennis L.
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780199778232. $49.95

4) A Book Forged in Hell: Spinoza’s Scandalous Treatise and the Birth of the Secular Age
Nadler, Steven
Princeton University Press
2011. ISBN 9780691139890. $29.95

5) Hello Avatar: Rise of the Networked Generation
Coleman, B.
MIT Press
2011. ISBN 9780262015714. $29.95

6) Locke on Personal Identity: Consciousness and Concernment
Strawson, Galen
Princeton University Press
2011. ISBN 9780691147574. $39.50

7) The Pursuits of Philosophy: An Introduction to the Life and Thought of David Hume
Baier, Annette C.
Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674061682. $24.95

8) Ethics and War: An Introduction
Lee, Steven P.
Cambridge University Press
2012. ISBN 9780521898836. $95

9) The Virtues of Our Vices: A Modest Defense of Gossip, Rudeness, and Other Bad Habits
Westacott, Emrys
Princeton University Press
2012. ISBN 9780691141992. $26.95

10) Nietzsche’s Enlightenment: The Free-Spirit Trilogy of the Middle Period
Franco, Paul
University of Chicago Press
2011. ISBN 9780226259819. $40

11) Discourse, Figure
Lyotard, Jean-François
University of Minnesota Press
2011. ISBN 9780816645657. $39.95

12) Walter Benjamin: A Philosophical Portrait
Friedlander, Eli
Harvard University Press
2012. ISBN 9780674061699. $39.95

13) Grand Theories and Everyday Beliefs: Science, Philosophy, and Their Histories
Matson, Wallace
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780199812691. $35

14) Plato’s Camera: How the Physical Brain Captures a Landscape of Abstract Universals
Churchland, Paul M.
MIT Press
2012. ISBN 9780262016865. $35

15) Gossip: The Untrivial Pursuit
Epstein, Joseph
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
2011. ISBN 9780618721948. $25

16) Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides? Abortion, Neonatal Care, Assisted Dying, and Capital Punishment
Ekland-Olson, Sheldon
2012. ISBN 9780415892469. $155

17) A User’s Guide to Thought and Meaning
Jackendoff, Ray
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199693207. $29.95

18) The Queer Art of Failure
Halberstam, Judith
Duke University Press
2011. ISBN 9780822350286. $79.95

19) A Little History of Philosophy
Warburton, Nigel
Yale University Press
2011. ISBN 9780300152081. $25

20) Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Science
Nye, Mary Jo
University of Chicago Press
2011. ISBN 9780226610634. $45

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