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History Books

John Henry Newman

John Henry Newman

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This Biography of John Henry Newman is a comprehensive examination of the man, the thinker, and the writer. Buy Now

Augustine of Hippo

Augustine of Hippo

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Peter Brown’s biography of Augustine of Hippo is the standard account of the life and teaching of St. Augustine. Buy Now

Ideas Have Consequences

Ideas Have Consequences

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In what has become a classic work, Richard M. Weaver unsparingly diagnoses the ills of our age and offers a realistic remedy. Buy Now

Landmark Herodotus

The Landmark Herodotus

Price: $19.65

The Histories is considered the first true piece of historical writing in Western literature. Buy Now

The Landmark Thucydides

The Landmark Thucydides

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Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta "a possession for all time." Buy Now

History of the Kings of Britain

History of Kings of Britain

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This history captured the imagination of subsequent generations. Buy Now

Literature Books

Confederacy of Dunces

A Confederacy of Dunces

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A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero is a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. Buy Now

Lost in the Cosmos

Lost in the Cosmos

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Walker Percy's mordantly funny contribution to the self-help book craze deals with the Western mind's tendency toward heavy abstraction. Buy Now

Out of the Silent Planet

Out of the Silent Planet

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The first in C. S. Lewis’s Space Trilogy. Dr. Ransom is abducted and taken via spaceship to the red planet of Malacandra. Buy Now



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Beowulf is an Anglo-Saxon epic that features the feats of strength of a young warrior-hero and his rise to fame. Buy Now

Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot

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Waiting for Godot has become of the most important and enigmatic plays of the past fifty years and a cornerstone of twentieth-century drama. Buy Now

Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov

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The award-winning translation of Dostoevsky's last and greatest novel. One of the greatest novels of all time. Buy Now

Philosophy Books

After Virtue

After Virtue

Price: $23.22

An examination of the historical and conceptual roots of the idea of virtue. Buy Now

the morality of Everyday Life

The Morality of Everyday Life

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Thomas Fleming offers an alternative to enlightened liberalism. Buy Now

the Idea of a University

The Idea of a University

Price: $22.57

The Idea of a University is an eloquent defense of a liberal education which is perhaps the most timeless of all Newman's books. Buy Now

An Introduction to Philosophy

An Introduction to Philosophy

Price: $24.59

This book has stood the test of time as a clear guide to what philosophy is and how to philosophize. Buy Now

The Principles of Art

The Principles of Art

Price: $21.44

A philosophic treatise on aesthetics that explores the many ways we use the term "art," what they mean, and how they relate to each other. Buy Now

The Philosophies of Art and Beauty

Philosophies of Art and Beauty

Price: $27.52

An anthology of aesthetic writings ranging from Plato to Heideggar. Buy Now