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In Search of World Peace

A political concept

The world is completely out of joint and most of us haven't even noticed. However there are some people who are only too well aware of this predicament: terrorists and heads of state. They are taking advantage of the cracks in failing states for their own gain-and the number of failed and ...


Gardening

This series on the philosophy of passions is a search for a free time in the truest sense of the word, when the everyday ego takes "time out" and loses itself in the passionate pursuit of sports, hobbies or tricks. The authors describe their passions subjectively, likably and self-ironically, even ...

dtv-Atlas Philosophy

With 115 charts in colour by Axel Weiß

Contents:

Eastern philosophy (Upanishades, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism) - Antiquity (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Epicure) - Patristic - Scholasticism - Arab philosophy - The Enlightenment (Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Hume, Voltaire, Montesquieu) - Idealism (Kant, Fichte, ...
Rights sold: Bulgaria, PR China, Croatia, Estonia, France, Hungary, Japan, Korea, Latvia, The Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, Ukraine, Arabic language, Turkey

Never Alone

Johann, Nick, Florian and Mark are best friends. They have been inseparable for nearly ten years. But somewhere along the line, something has subtly changed. They have all begun to notice how different they are, and realise that each of them needs to grow up in their own way. But what is the ...


Night Without Angel

Tegel airport, Berlin, 2015: a woman who has just arrived from Munich hails a taxi. Nico, the driver, soon realises that he recognises the passenger in his rearview mirror. Back in 1991 Nico and Jule spent a short but intensely passionate night together in the wake of a demonstration against the ...

Whitsun Sacrifice

Just how free are we?

A bizarre murder: the body of a prostitute is discovered in the garden of a Free Church parish hall. There's a note in her skull bearing the religious epigram: "the truth will set you free".

When Detective Anton Glauberg returns home ...


What Love Is

Roland Ziegler is a confident 36-year-old entrepreneur. One day he bumps into Zoe, a young jazz singer, in Berlin. To his surprise, she agrees to go with him to Amsterdam, where he falls deeply in love with her. But his family history and his company's shady past are beginning to close in.


Joana Mandelbrot And I

»Everything that happens to us is a mixture of chance and necessity, but the only thing we can rely on is chance.«

A professor of mathematics in Berlin practises chaos-theory in his own life. When he is inadvertently taken for the author of a sensational novel he lets his agent ...


Schrödinger's Bedroom


Erwin Schrödinger, the father of quantum mechanics, was an infamous bohemian and womaniser. So it is only natural that when Alex Gatlieb meets his new neighbour Balthasar Schrödinger, who claims to be the grandson of the great physicist, he is rather alarmed. His suspicions increase

Einstein On The Lake

A Summer Tale

Did the great physicist hide his most secret papers at the bottom of Lake Templin before fleeing from Germany?

Originally the Berlin Senate had intended to give the lovely house on the lake to the world famous physicist and noble prize winner as a present for his fiftieth birthday. ...
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The Sound of Hidden Rooms

The secret of Stone Abbey

After her mother's death, Nina Altmann, a 24-year-old concert pianist, inherits Stone Abby, a wildly romantic estate in the heart of England. However, her inheritance is tied to specific commission: Nina is instructed to prove the innocence of her ...


The Manor on the Moor

Shadows over Lynhybrook Hall
A dilapidated manor becomes the key to the past for Laura Milton. Two timelines illuminate the fates of Laura (today) and Victoria (100 years ago). The fate of Lady Victoria Milton has cast a long shadow into the present day. Exmoor in the late ...