With the clarity, insight, and sheer exuberance of language that make her one of The New York Times's premier stylists, Pulitzer Prize-winner Natalie Angier lifts the veil of secrecy from that most enigmatic of evolutionary masterpieces, the female body.
Written by Dave Robinson and illustrated by Judy Groves, Introducing Philosophy is a comprehensive graphic guide to the thinking of all the significant philosophers of the Western world from Heraclitus to Derrida.
An investigation of global attitudes and beliefs, from the ancient East to Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Hippies, CND and world wide dissedence. Peace for Beginners is instructive, stimulating, essential- precisely timed now that 'peace parties' everywhere are having political impact.
Translated with an introduction by George Bull and Notes on the artists by Peter Murray. In writing his Lives, Vasari revealed a literary talent that matched, or even outshone, his abilities as an artist and architect.
Introducing Plato provides a clear account of Plato's theory of knowledge and explains how this directed his provocative views on politics, ethics, and individual liberty. Offering detailed critical commentaries on all of the key doctrines of Platonism, it also charts Plato's influence on modern thinkers such as Jacques Derrida.
Blending history, sociology, and spirituality, The Battle for God is a compelling and compassionate study of a radical form of religious expression that is critically shaping the course of world history.