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  • Women's Company - The Minerva Girls

    by Lynne Schall ...
    One Army. Three enlisted women. Meet Rebecca, Charlotte, and Dallas in Women’s Company – The Minerva Girls. You’ll never forget them.In the late 1960s, women constituted less than two percent of the U.S. Army, and most Americans agreed that was more than enough girls for any man’s army. When three young women enlist in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) anyway, they discover life is not quite like the ... Read more

    $4.00 USD

  • Cloud County Persuasion

    by Lynne Schall ...
    It’s 1947, and English war bride Marian Parker wonders if she married the wrong Yank after two years of waiting for him and a 5,000-mile voyage from home. Marian’s mother-in-law, the spiky Hazel Anna Parker, thinks so and complicates everything.And everything in this new land is different.Marian’s husband James assures her that farming in Oklahoma with his parents is only a way station to their ... Read more

    $4.00 USD

  • On the Unseriousness of Human Affairs

    Teaching, Writing, Playing, Believing, Lecturing, Philosophizing, Singing, Dancing

    Teaching, Writing, Playing, Believing, Lecturing, Philosophizing, Singing, DancingEchoing philosophers such as Josef Pieper, Schall explains how the modern world has inverted the rational order of human affairs, devaluing the activities of leisure and placing an exaggerated emphasis on utilitarian concerns. Though he does not deny the importance of those necessary and prosaic activities that take ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • A Student's Guide to Liberal Learning

    series ISI Guides to the Major Disciplines
    A Georgetown professor’s look at the subjects one needs to study for a truly well-rounded education.A Student’s Guide to Liberal Learning is an inviting conversation with a learned scholar about the content of an authentic liberal arts education. It surveys ideas and books central to the tradition of humanistic education that has fundamentally shaped our country and our civilization. This ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • The Mind That Is Catholic

    Philosophical & Political Essays

    In this wide-ranging collection of philosophical essays, the acclaimed Catholic intellectual presents his vision of Catholic thought applied in the world.In The Mind That Is Catholic, political philosopher and Catholic intellectual James V. Schall presents a retrospective collection of his academic and literary essays written in the past fifty years. In these essays, exploring topics from war to ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Jacques Maritain

    The Philosopher in Society

    series 20th Century Political Thinkers
    The engaging and inquiring mind of French philosopher Jacques Maritain reflected on subjects as varied as art and ethics, theology and psychology, and history and metaphysics. Maritain's work on the theoretical groundings of politics arose from his diverse studies. In this book, distinguished theologian and political scientist James V. Schall explores Maritain's political philosophy, demonstrating ... Read more

    $39.19 USD

  • The Craft of Theatre: Seminars and Discussions in Brechtian Theatre

    Translated by John Davis ...
    The Craft of Theatre is a first-hand account by one of the greatest actors and directors of the Berliner Ensemble, whose work with the company spanned over forty years. It offers an unparalleled insight to working on Brecht's texts and in some of the great Brechtian roles and will appeal to actors, directors and students of theatre.Ekkehard Schall's life was devoted to the theatre. In this ... Read more

    $28.19 USD

  • Love Poems

    Translated by David Constantine, Tom Kuhn ...
    Longlisted for the PEN Award for Poetry in TranslationAn historic publication in which the legendary German poet and dramatist emerges, quite like Goethe, as a poet driven by Eros.Bertolt Brecht is widely considered the greatest German playwright of the twentieth century, and to this day remains best known as a dramatist, the author of Mother Courage, The Threepenny Opera, and The Caucasian Chalk ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • The Life of the Mind

    On the Joys and Travails of Thinking

    In The Life of the Mind, Georgetown University’s James V. Schall takes up the task of reminding us that, as human beings, we naturally take a special delight and pleasure in simply knowing. Because we have not only bodies but also minds, we are built to know what is. In this volume, Schall, author of On the Unseriousness of Human Affairs (ISI Books), among many other volumes of philosophical and ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • Comments on James V. Schall S.J.’s (2017) Political Philosophy and Catholicism

    by Razie Mah ...
    series Intimations of Political Philosophy
    James V. Schall S.J. is a professor emeritus of Georgetown University. He has written many books on reason, revelation and political philosophy. In this article, he argues that political philosophy differs from other philosophies. It must be open to “something” beyond the city (polis). For ancient Greek philosophers, such as Plato, this “something” required the immortality of the soul. Otherwise, ... Read more

    $1.80 USD

  • Planet of the Apes: The Time of Man #1

    series Planet of the Apes #1
    Celebrate over 50 years of one of cinema’s most important franchises with this one-shot collection of stories highlighting the Planet of the Apes’ most dangerous enemy: the beast called man! Featuring stories from both the original films and new series canon, including the early years of Armando and Caesar before Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, and for the first time ever, a story set after ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Historic Photos of San Francisco

    series Historic Photos
    The 1950s, 60s, and 70s were defining moments in our nation's history, and San Francisco was at the forefront of the avant-garde artistic, intellectual, and cultural movements of the time. San Francisco gave rise to the most significant countercultural revolutions of the century, including the Beatniks of the 1950s, the hippies in the 1960s, and the gay rights movement in the 1970s. This volume, ... Read more

    $27.39 USD