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The Courage to Be (Yale Nota Bene)
1.  The Courage to Be (Yale Nota Bene) by Paul Tillich
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  "sometimes difficult to follow, but a worthwhile exploration into the courage of being"
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Schopenhauer: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
2.  Schopenhauer: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Christopher Janaway
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  "excellent introduction to this important philosopher who inspired Freud, Wagner, Mahler and Nietzche to name  a few"
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Freud: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
3.  Freud: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Anthony Storr
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  "although psychology some of Freud's concepts stray into philosophy"
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Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle. (From Vol. 8. of the Collected Works of C. G. Jung) (Jung Extracts)
4.  Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle. (From Vol. 8. of the Collected Works of C. G. Jung) (Jung Extracts) by Sonu Shamdasani
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  "the important theory put forward by Jung and the physicist Wolfgang Pauli that events are connected by meaning"
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Jung: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
5.  Jung: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Anthony Stevens
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  "introduction to this important thinker"
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The Great Philosophers: An Introduction to Western Philosophy
6.  The Great Philosophers: An Introduction to Western Philosophy by Bryan Magee
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  "an excellent and sympathetic look at some of the greats of western philosophy"
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Modern Philosophy: An Introduction and Survey
7.  Modern Philosophy: An Introduction and Survey by Roger Scruton
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  "a primer of the modern approach to philosophical problems"
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Beauty: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
8.  Beauty: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Roger Scruton
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  "very readable and intelligent exploration of aesthetics"
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Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
9.  Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Edward Craig
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  "a wise and well written introduction to the subject"
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Kierkegaard: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
10.  Kierkegaard: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Patrick Gardiner
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  "really good overview of the man and his ideas and his place in existentialist thought"
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Meetings With Remarkable People
11.  Meetings With Remarkable People by Osho
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  "osho gives a creative account of some of the greatest people"
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The Spiritual Dimension: Religion, Philosophy and Human Value
12.  The Spiritual Dimension: Religion, Philosophy and Human Value by John Cottingham
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  "Cottingham gives a cogent and enlightening defence of religious belief"
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Heidegger: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
13.  Heidegger: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Michael Inwood
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  "very good attempt to put forward the key ideas of this great man"
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Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking (Dover Philosophical Classics)
14.  Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking (Dover Philosophical Classics) by William James
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  "the psychological aspect to philosophy"
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Henri Bergson: The Philosophy of Change
15.  Henri Bergson: The Philosophy of Change by Herbert Carr
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  "exposition of the central idea in this much neglected philosopher"
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Existentialism and Humanism
16.  Existentialism and Humanism by Jean-Paul Sartre
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  "much easier and more succinct thesis on existentialism than his Being and Nothingness"
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Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
17.  Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Michael Tanner
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  "some moments of wonder in this guide to Nietzche"
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Aristotle: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
18.  Aristotle: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Jonathan Barnes
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  "intro to one of the founders"
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Conditions of Love: The Philosophy of Intimacy
19.  Conditions of Love: The Philosophy of Intimacy by John Armstrong
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  "thoughtful and insightful study of this topic"
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Kant: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
20.  Kant: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Roger Scruton
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  "very well written account of Kant"
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God and the New Physics (Penguin Science)
21.  God and the New Physics (Penguin Science) by Paul Davies
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  "a physicist's approach to some of the big questions"
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Philosophy of Science: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
22.  Philosophy of Science: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Samir Okasha
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  "covers many ideas in this subject"
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The Art Question
23.  The Art Question by Nigel Warburton
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  "different approaches to aesthetics"
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Wholeness and the Implicate Order (Routledge Classics)
24.  Wholeness and the Implicate Order (Routledge Classics) by David Bohm
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  "beautiful attempt by the late physicist to see the connectedness of everything"
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Porcupines: A Philosophical Anthology
25.  Porcupines: A Philosophical Anthology by Graham Higgin
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  "collection of quotes by the great thinkers"
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