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The God Argument: The Case against Religion and for Humanism
The God Argument: The Case against Religion and for Humanism

A.C. Grayling · Bloomsbury USA; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

What are the arguments for and against religion and religious belief--all of them--right across the range of reasons and motives that people have for being religious, and do they stand up to scrutiny? Can there be a clear, full statement of these arguments that once and for all will show...
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Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

Andrew Solomon · Scribner; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From the National Book Award-winning author of the "brave ... deeply humane ... open-minded, critically informed, and poetic" (The New York Times) The Noonday Demon, comes a book about the consequences of extreme personal and cultural differences between parents and children.From...
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Talk With Your Kids: Conversations About Ethics -- Honesty, Friendship, Sensitivity, Fairness, Dedication, Individuality -- and 103 Other Things That Really Matter
Talk With Your Kids: Conversations About Ethics -- Honesty, Friendship, Sensitivity, Fairness, Dedication, Individuality -- and 103 Other Things That Really Matter

Michael Parker · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Format: Paperback

A guide for parents to help their children better understand the world around them by helping them think through the questions they face regarding honesty, friendship, sensitivity, fairness, dedication, individuality and 103 other character-building issuesMany families and almost all schools...
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Otherhood: Modern Women Finding A New Kind of Happiness
Otherhood: Modern Women Finding A New Kind of Happiness

Melanie Notkin · Pgw
Pages: 291
Format: Hardcover

More American women are childless than ever before - nearly half those of childbearing age don't have children. While our society often assumes these women are "childfree by choice," that's not always true. In reality, many of them expected to marry and have children,...
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Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World
Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World

Jill Rigby · Howard Books; Revised edition
Format: Paperback

This inspirational parenting guide offers proactive and positive steps to raising respectful, engaged, and grateful children.In an effort to raise children with a healthy view of themselves, parents often focus on self-esteem rather than self-respect. And author Jill Rigby says there’s...
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The Mind Club: Who Thinks, What Feels, and Why It Matters
The Mind Club: Who Thinks, What Feels, and Why It Matters

Daniel M Wegner · Viking, 2016.
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

From dogs to gods, the science of understanding mysterious minds - including your own. Nothing seems more real than the minds of other people. When you consider what your boss is thinking or whether your spouse is happy, you are admitting them into the "mind club." It's easy...
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The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy
The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy

Anthony Gottlieb · Liveright Publishing Corp
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The author of the classic The Dream of Reason vividly explains the rise of modern thought from Descartes to Rousseau. "Never has the story been told so well," said the New York Review of Books of Anthony Gottlieb's The Dream of Reason, an "endlessly entertaining and frequently...
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The Price of Silence: A Mom's Perspective on Mental Illness
The Price of Silence: A Mom's Perspective on Mental Illness

Liza Long · Hudson Street Press
Format: Hardcover

Liza Long is the mother of a child who has bipolar disorder When she heard about the Newtown shooting her first thought was What if my son does that someday She wrote an emotional response to the tragedy which the Boise State University online journal published as I Am Adam Lanzas Mother...
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You Are Now Less Dumb: How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness, and All the Other Ways to Ou tsmart Yourself
You Are Now Less Dumb: How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness, and All the Other Ways to Ou tsmart Yourself

David McRaney · Gotham; 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

The author of the bestselling You Are Not So Smart shares more discoveries about self-delusion and irrational thinking, and gives readers a fighting chance at outsmarting their not-so-smart brains David McRaneys first book, You Are Not So Smart, evolved from his wildly popular blog of the same...
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The Brain Warrior's Way: Ignite Your Energy and Focus, Attack Illness and Aging, Transform Pain into Purpose
The Brain Warrior's Way: Ignite Your Energy and Focus, Attack Illness and Aging, Transform Pain into Purpose

Daniel G. Amen · New American Library
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling authors Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are ready to lead you to victory... When trying to live a healthy lifestyle, every day can feel like a battle. Forces are destroying our bodies and our minds. The standard American diet we consume is making us sick; we are constantly...
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Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging

Sebastian Junger · Twelve
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

We have a strong instinct to belong to small groups defined by clear purpose and understanding--"tribes." This tribal connection has been largely lost in modern society, but regaining it may be the key to our psychological survival. Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin...
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The Family Guide to Mental Health Care
The Family Guide to Mental Health Care

Lloyd I. Sederer MD · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Expert advice from the medical director of the countrys largest state mental health system and the mental health editor of The Huffington Post. More than fifty million people a year are diagnosed with some form of mental illness. It spares no sex, race, age, ethnicity, or income level....
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