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  • Powers and Thrones

    A New History of the Middle Ages

    by Dan Jones ...
    The instant Sunday Times bestsellerA Times, New Statesman and Spectator Book of the Year'Simply the best popular history of the Middle Ages there is' Sunday Times'A great achievement, pulling together many strands with aplomb' Peter Frankopan, Spectator, Books of the Year'It's so delightful to encounter a skilled historian of such enormous energy ... ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The War on the West: How to Prevail in the Age of Unreason

    SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER‘The most important book of the year’ Daily MailThe brilliant and provocative new book from one of the world’s foremost political writers‘The anti-Western revisionists have been out in force in recent years. It is high time that we revise them in turn…’In The War on the West, international bestselling author Douglas Murray ... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Fermat’s Last Theorem

    by Simon Singh ...
    ‘I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.’It was with these words, written in the 1630s, that Pierre de Fermat intrigued and infuriated the mathematics community. For over 350 years, proving Fermat’s Last Theorem was the most notorious unsolved mathematical problem, a puzzle whose basics most children could grasp but whose solution ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Prince

    [ Free Audiobooks Download ]

    * Illustrated * Author Biography * Interactive Table of Contents * Free Audiobook Download The Prince [ Free Audiobooks Download ] The Prince is a political treatise by the Italian diplomat, historian and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. From correspondence a version appears to have been distributed in 1513, using a Latin title, De Principatibus (About Principalities). However, the ... Read more

    $1.91 AUD

  • A New History of Western Philosophy

    by Anthony Kenny ...
    series New History of Western Philosophy
    This book is no less than a guide to the whole of Western philosophy -- the ideas that have undergirded our civilization for two-and-a-half thousand years. Anthony Kenny tells the story of philosophy from ancient Greece through the Middle Ages and the Enlightenment into the modern world. He introduces us to the great thinkers and their ideas, starting with Plato, Aristotle, and the other founders ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • The Wreck of Western Culture

    humanism revisited

    by John Carroll ...
    Humanism built Western civilisation as we know it today. Its achievements include the liberation of the individual, democracy, universal rights, and widespread prosperity and comfort. Its ambassadors are the heroes of modern culture: Erasmus, Holbein, Shakespeare, Velázquez, Descartes, Kant, and Freud.Those who sought to contain humanism’s pride within a frame of higher truth — Luther, Calvin, ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Aristotle's Children

    How Christians, Muslims, and Jews Rediscovered Ancient Wisdom and Illuminated the Middle Ages

    A true account of a turning point in medieval history that shaped the modern world, from “a superb storyteller” and the author of When Jesus Became God (Los Angeles Times).Europe was in the long slumber of the Middle Ages, the Roman Empire was in tatters, and the Greek language was all but forgotten—until a group of twelfth-century scholars rediscovered and translated the works of Aristotle.The ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Utopia

    by Thomas More ...
    De Optimo Republicae Statu deque Nova Insula Utopia (translated On the Best State of a Republic and on the New Island of Utopia) or more simply Utopia is a 1516 book by Sir (Saint) Thomas More.The book, written in Latin, is a frame narrative primarily depicting a fictional island society and its religious, social and political customs. The name of the place is derived from the Greek words οὐ u ( ... Read more

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  • Inventing the Individual

    The Origins of Western Liberalism

    The new book from Larry Siedentop, acclaimed author of Democracy in Europe, Inventing the Individual is a highly original rethinking of how our moral beliefs were formed and their impact on western society today'Magisterial, timeless, beautifully written ... Siedentop has achieved something quite extraordinary. He has explained us to ourselves' SpectatorThis ambitious and stimulating book ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Complete Essays

    Translated by M. A. Screech ...
    Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularising the essay as a literary form. This Penguin Classics edition of The Complete Essays is translated from the French and edited with an introduction and notes by M.A. Screech.In 1572 Montaigne retired to his estates in order to devote himself to leisure, reading and reflection. ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Bright Ages

    A New History of Medieval Europe

    "The beauty and levity that Perry and Gabriele have captured in this book are what I think will help it to become a standard text for general audiences for years to come….The Bright Ages is a rare thing—a nuanced historical work that almost anyone can enjoy reading.”—Slate"Incandescent and ultimately intoxicating." —The Boston GlobeA lively and magisterial popular history that refutes common ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Life of St. Anthony of Egypt (Illustrated Edition)

    *Includes artwork by famous Christian artists like Durer, Andrea Sacchi, and more. St. Anthony of Egypt, or Anthony the Great, lived from 251 to 356 A.D. One of the first monks, he was a hermit, and lived in the deserts of Egypt. The primary source of information on St. Anthony is this biography by St. Athanasius. ... Read more

    $2.92 AUD

  • Princes of the Renaissance

    A beautifully illustrated history of the Renaissance told through the lives of its most important and influential patrons.'Exceptionally sumptuous... This vivid history brings to life the vices and virtues of the feuding ruling families of Italy.' Michael Prodger, The Times'Full of treasures to be uncovered... A chance to visit a glittering, at times rather gory, world that is different and yet ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Divine Comedy (Illustrated + Audiobook Download Link + Active TOC)

    FEATURES:      •     Includes beautiful artworks and illustrations      •     A link of a FREE audio book to download at the end of the book      •     Active Table of Contents for an easy navigation within the book      •     Manually coded and crafted by professionals for highest formatting quality and sta... ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD

  • City of God

    Translated by Henry Bettenson ...
    City of God is an enduringly significant work in the history of Christian thought, by one of its central figuresWritten as an eloquent defence of the faith at a time when the Roman Empire was on the brink of collapse, this great theological and philosophical work by St Augustine, bishop of Hippo, examines the ancient pagan religions of Rome, the arguments of the Greek philosophers and the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Killing the Deep State

    The Fight to Save President Trump

    The truth behind how well-funded hard-left extremists, the mainstream media, and Obama/Clinton holdovers in the government bureaucracy have combined with clandestine forces within the US intelligence apparatus – the “Deep State” -- to block and undermine Trump’s every move. At 2:45 a.m. ET on Nov. 8, 2016, television networks announced to a stunned nation that Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral had gone ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • On Friendship

    series Penguin Great Ideas
    Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Blessed John Duns Scotus: The Case for the Existence of God and the Immaculate Conception

    History has confirmed that Blessed John Duns Scotus was one of the most gifted and influential philosophers ever to come out of the Middle Ages. But while Scotus’ philosophy has been universally esteemed by scholars for centuries, little is known of his theological teachings outside of the Christian faith, and even there, little of it is known beyond the Church’s innermost ecclesiastic circles. ... Read more

    $3.80 AUD

  • Discourse on Voluntary Servitude

    Étienne de La Boétie (November 1, 1530 August 18, 1563) was a French judge, writer, anarchist, and political philosopher often credited with founding modern political philosophy in France. La Boétie was also a distinguished poet and humanist, translating Xenophon and Plutarch. Though he only lived a short life, his friendship with eminent essayist Michel de Montaigne helped immortalize him through ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD

  • The Dream of Reason

    A History of Western Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance

    Already a classic, this landmark account of early Western thought now appears in a new edition with expanded coverage of the Middle Ages. The Dream of Reason takes a fresh look at the writings of the great thinkers of classic philosophy and questions many pieces of conventional wisdom. The book invites comparison with Bertrand Russell's monumental History of Western Philosophy, "but Gottlieb's ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Medieval Philosophy: A Practical Guide to Duns Scotus

    The following is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "The Essence of Medieval Philosophy".It is intended to serve as a primer for students of medieval philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of Duns Scotus. ... Read more

    $2.51 AUD

  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: Encyclopedia of the Philosophical Sciences in Basic Outline, Part 1, Science of Logic

    Book 1 - Cambridge Hegel Translations
    Hegel's Encyclopaedia Logic constitutes the foundation of the system of philosophy presented in his Encyclopaedia of the Philosophical Sciences. Together with his Science of Logic, it contains the most explicit formulation of his enduringly influential dialectical method and of the categorical system underlying his thought. It offers a more compact presentation of his dialectical method than is ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Praise of Folly

    Translated by Betty Radice ...
    Erasmus of Rotterdam (c. 1466-1536) is one of the greatest figures of the Renaissance humanist movement, which abandoned medieval pieties in favour of a rich new vision of the individual's potential. Praise of Folly, written to amuse his friend Sir Thomas More, is Erasmus's best-known work. Its dazzling mixture of fantasy and satire is narrated by a personification of Folly, dressed as a jester, ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Scotus for Dunces

    An Introduction to the Subtle Doctor

    This book is a simple guide to theological and philosophical aspects of the thought of the medieval Franciscan, John Duns Scotus. Known as the Subtle Doctor, Scotus has a reputation for intricate and technical reasoning. Ingham provides an insightful and creative introduction to his thought in this book. Philosophical and theological principles are explored with clarity and demonstrated by the use ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus