Poems by Emily Dickinson, Three Series, Complete

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Speeches that Changed the World

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But Is It Art?: An Introduction to Art Theory

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The Elements of Moral Philosophy

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Man is the Measure Cordial Invitation to the Central Problems of Philosophy

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Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes

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The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar

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The Structure of Scientific Revolutions: 50th Anniversary Edition

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Causes and Effects of 20th Century Wars: IB History Course Book: Oxford IB Diploma Program

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Rights and Protest: IB History Course Book: Oxford IB Diploma Program

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The Importance of Being Earnest

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