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  1. A Student's Guide to Liberal Learning

    A Student's Guide to Liberal Learning

    By James V. Schall, S.J.

    Regular Price: $8.00

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    The one book you need as you head back to school

    What is an authentic liberal arts education? And how can you get one? Legendary Georgetown professor James V. Schall answers these questions in this quick, entertaining, and remarkably insightful guide.

    “These slim volumes come close to constituting mini–great books in themselves.” —Wall Street Journal

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  2. A Student's Guide to Literature

    A Student's Guide to Literature

    By R. V. Young

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $6.40

    Learn how great fiction and poetry are integral to a liberal education, and visit the classic works of literature again—or for the first time.

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  3. A Student's Guide to Music History

    A Student's Guide to Music History

    R.J. Stove

    Regular Price: $8.00

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    R. J. Stove’s A Student’s Guide to Music History is a concise account, written for the intelligent lay reader, of classical music’s development from the early Middle Ages onwards.

    “A short, lively, opinionated book that is a miracle of compression.” Libretto

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  4. A Student's Guide to Natural Science

    A Student's Guide to Natural Science

    By Stephen M. Barr

    Regular Price: $8.00

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    Physicist Stephen M. Barr's lucid Student's Guide to Natural Science aims to give students an understanding, in broad outline, of the nature, history, and great ideas of natural science from ancient times to the present, with a primary focus on physics.

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  5. A Student's Guide to Philosophy

    A Student's Guide to Philosophy

    By Ralph M. McInerny

    Regular Price: $8.00

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    A Student's Guide to Philosophy examines these questions: Who is a philosopher? Can philosophical thought be avoided? What have philosophers written over the ages? And why should we care? In this critical essay, these and other questions are posed and answered by one of America's leading philosophers, Ralph McInerny of the University of Notre Dame.

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  6. A Student's Guide to Political Philosophy

    A Student's Guide to Political Philosophy

    By Harvey C. Mansfield

    Regular Price: $8.00

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    A little book packed with wisdom desperately needed in this confused and contentious political climate

    Harvard’s Harvey C. Mansfield, one of America’s leading political theorists, directs our gaze past scandals and attack ads and polls to the great thinkers and classic books that should shape our understanding of the proper ends of politics. An education in one sitting.

    “These slim volumes come close to constituting mini–great books in themselves.” —Wall Street Journal

    “Pocket mentors.” —Chronicle of Higher Education 

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  7. A Student's Guide to Psychology

    A Student's Guide to Psychology

    By Daniel N. Robinson

    Regular Price: $8.00

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    Psychology is frequently the most popular major on campus, but it can also be the most treacherous. In this guide, Daniel N. Robinson surveys the philosophical and historical roots of modern psychology and sketches the major schools and thinkers of the discipline.

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  8. A Student's Guide to Religious Studies

    A Student's Guide to Religious Studies

    ISI Books

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    D. G. Hart explores the conundrums of the ambiguous position of religious studies in the academy and offers advice about the best way to approach and benefit from the teaching and study of religion in contexts often hostile to faith.

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  9. A Student's Guide to the Core Curriculum

    A Student's Guide to the Core Curriculum

    By Mark C. Henrie

    Regular Price: $8.00

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    In a series of penetrating essays, A Student's Guide to the Core Curriculum explains the value of a traditional core of studies in Western civilization and then surveys eight courses available in most American universities which may be taken as electives to acquire such an education. This guide puts "the best" within reach of every student.

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  10. A Student's Guide to the Study of History

    A Student's Guide to the Study of History

    By John Lukacs

    Regular Price: $8.00

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    John Lukacs, one of today's most widely published historians, explains what the study of history entails, how it has been approached over the centuries, and why it should be undertaken by today's students. This guide is an invitation to become a master of the historian's craft.

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