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Ethics at 3:AM: Questions and Answers on How to Live Well

RICHARD MARSHALL · Oxford University Press
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

What do ethicists and moral philosophers really think about? What are the most pressing concerns in the discipline today? This collection of interviews with a range of interesting and original thinkers in the field provides a snapshot of contemporary ethics in all its complexity and nuance....
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Emotional Resiliency in the Era of Climate Change: A Clinician's Guide

LESLIE DAVENPORT · Jessica Kingsley Pub
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Although the environmental and physical effects of climate change have long been recognised, little attention has been given to the profound negative impact on mental health. Leslie Davenport presents comprehensive theory, strategies and resources for addressing key clinical themes specific...
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Are Racists Crazy?: How Prejudice, Racism, and Antisemitism Became Markers of Insanity

Sander L Gilman · New York University Press
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

In 2012, an interdisciplinary team of scientists at the University of Oxford reported that - based on their clinical experiment - the beta-blocker drug, Propranolol, could reduce implicit racial bias among its users. Shortly after the experiment, an article in Time Magazine cited the study,...
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On Human Nature

Roger Scruton · Princeton University Press
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

In this short book, acclaimed writer and philosopher Roger Scruton presents an original and radical defense of human uniqueness. Confronting the views of evolutionary psychologists, utilitarian moralists, and philosophical materialists such as Richard Dawkins and Daniel Dennett, Scruton...
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It Takes One to Tango: How I Rescued My Marriage with

Winifred M Reilly · Touchstone
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

With a focus on self-empowerment and resilience, this refreshing and witty relationship guide has a reassuring counterintuitive message for unhappy spouses: you only need one partner to initiate far-reaching positive change in a marriage.Conventional wisdom says that "it takes two"...
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Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science

Clair Brown · Bloomsbury
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

In the tradition of E. F. Schumacher's Small Is Beautiful, renowned economist Clair Brown argues persuasively for a new economics built upon equality, sustainability, and right living."Buddhist Economics will give guidance to all those who seek peace, fairness, and environmental...
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Against Democracy

Jason Brennan · Princeton University Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Most people believe democracy is a uniquely just form of government. They believe people have the right to an equal share of political power. And they believe that political participation is good for us--it empowers us, helps us get what we want, and tends to make us smarter, more virtuous,...
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When strangers meet

Kio Stark · TED Books
Pages: 107
Format: Print book

Discover the unexpected pleasures and exciting possibilities of talking to people you don't know - how these beautiful interruptions can change you, and the world we share.When Strangers Meet argues for the pleasures and transformative possibilities of talking to people you don't know....
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The Power of Off: The Mindful Way to Stay Sane in a Virtual World

Nancy Colier · Sounds True
Pages: 229
Format: Paperback

Effective mindfulness practices for transforming your relationship with technology and reconnecting with your real life Our reliance on technology is rapidly changing how each of us experiences life. We're facing new issues and difficulties, we're encountering new emotional triggers,...
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Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception

Bence Nanay · Oxford University Press
Pages: 214
Format: Print book

Aesthetics is about some special and unusual ways of experiencing the world. Not just artworks, but also nature and ordinary objects. But then if we apply the remarkably elaborate and sophisticated conceptual apparatus of philosophy of perception to questions in aesthetics, we can make...
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Civil Wars: A History in Ideas

David Armitage · Alfred A Knopf
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A highly original history, tracing the least understood and most intractable form of organized human aggression from Ancient Rome through the centuries to the present day. We think we know civil war when we see it. Yet ideas of what it is, and what it isn't, have a long and contested history,...
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The Origin of Others

TONI MORRISON · Harvard University Press
Pages: 136
Format: Hardcover

America's foremost novelist reflects on the themes that preoccupy her work and increasingly dominate national and world politics: race, fear, borders, the mass movement of peoples, the desire for belonging. What is race and why does it matter? What motivates the human tendency to construct...
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The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness

Jill Filipovic · Nation Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

What do women want? It's a time-old question, but if you head out into America and talk to women one-on-one, as Jill Filipovic has done, you discover that what they want is happiness. Despite what recent books, articles, or tv shows would have you believe, real women are less concerned...
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