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Logic : a very short introduction —Priest, Graham, author.
Book
2017
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"Logic is often perceived as having little to do with the rest of philosophy, and even less to do with real life. In this lively and accessible introduction, Graham Priest shows how wrong this conception is. He explores ...

Pandemics : a very short introduction —McMillen, Christian W., 1969- author.
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2016
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"The 2014 Ebola epidemic demonstrated the power of pandemics and their ability not only to destroy lives locally but also to capture the imagination and terrify the world. Christian W. McMillen provides a concise yet com...

Native American literature : a very short introduction —Teuton, Sean Kicummah, 1966- author.
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2018
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"North American indigenous literature began over thirty thousand years ago when indigenous people began telling stories of emergence and creation, journey and quest, and heroism and trickery. By setting indigenous litera...

Jesus : a very short introduction —Bauckham, Richard.
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2011
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Explores Jesus' symbolic practices, his teachings, and his public career, and emphasizes how his actions, such as his healings, were just as important as his words. Placing Jesus in his proper historical context by consi...

Sleep : a very short introduction —Lockley, Steven W.
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2012
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"This Very Short Introduction addresses the biological and psychological aspects of sleep, providing a basic understanding of what sleep is and how it is measured, a look at sleep through the human lifespan, and the caus...

The Devil : a very short introduction —Oldridge, Darren, 1966- author.
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2012
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"The Devil has fascinated Christians since the time of the New Testament, and inspired many haunting works of art. This very short introduction looks at the Devil in the history of ideas and in the lives of real people. ...

Hegel : a very short introduction —Singer, Peter, 1946-
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2001
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Many people regard Hegel's work as obscure and extremely difficult, yet his importance and influence are universally acknowledged. In his short introduction, the author eliminates any excuse for remaining ignorant of the...

Science fiction : a very short introduction —Seed, David.
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2011
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This book doesn't offer a history of science fiction, but instead attempts to tie examples of science fiction to different historical moments, in order to demonstrate how science fiction has evolved over time, especially...

Russell : a very short introduction —Grayling, A. C.
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2002
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The Soviet Union : a very short introduction —Lovell, Stephen, 1972-
Book
2009
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This introduction blends political history with an investigation into the society and culture at the time. Stephen Lovell examines aspects of patriotism, political violence, poverty, and ideology; and provides answers to...

Beauty : a very short introduction
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2011
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"Beauty can be consoling, disturbing, sacred, profane; it can be exhilarating, appealing, inspiring, chilling. It can affect us in an unlimited variety of ways. Yet it is never viewed with indifference. In this Very Shor...

Nietzsche : a very short introduction —Tanner, Michael, 1935-
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2000
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This introduction to the philosopher's life and work examine the numerous ambiguities inherent in his writings and corrects many misconceptions fostered in the hundred years since Nietzsche wrote, 'Do not, above all, con...

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