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A New Republic of Letters: Memory and Scholarship in the Age of Digital Reproduction
A New Republic of Letters: Memory and Scholarship in the Age of Digital Reproduction

Jerome J McGann · Harvard University Press, 2014.
Pages: 238
Format: Print book

A manifesto for the humanities in the digital age, A New Republic of Letters argues that the history of texts, together with the methods by which they are preserved and made available for interpretation, are the overriding subjects of humanist study in the twenty-first century. Theory and philosophy,...
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Maimonides: Life and Thought
Maimonides: Life and Thought

Moshe Halbertal · Princeton Univ Pr
Pages: 385
Format: Hardcover

Maimonides was the greatest Jewish philosopher and legal scholar of the medieval period, a towering figure who has had a profound and lasting influence on Jewish law, philosophy, and religious consciousness. This book provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to his life and work,...
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Beauty: The Fortunes of an Ancient Greek Idea
Beauty: The Fortunes of an Ancient Greek Idea

David Konstan · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

What does it mean to say something is beautiful? On the one hand, beauty is associated with erotic attraction; on the other, it is the primary category in aesthetics, and it is widely supposed that the proper response to a work of art is one of objective contemplation. At its core, then,...
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Suddenly Single After 50: The Girlfriends' Guide to Navigating Loss, Restoring Hope, and Rebuilding Your Life
Suddenly Single After 50: The Girlfriends' Guide to Navigating Loss, Restoring Hope, and Rebuilding Your Life

Barbara Ballinger · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 199
Format: Print book

A stressful, protracted divorce. A difficult, painful death of a beloved husband. And suddenly, after age 50, you're on your own again. Your children have moved out, your parents are aging fast or deceased, your friends' lives continue onward, seemingly unchanged. Being suddenly single...
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Murderous Minds: Exploring the Criminal Psychopathic Brain: Neurological Imaging and the Manifestation of Evil
Murderous Minds: Exploring the Criminal Psychopathic Brain: Neurological Imaging and the Manifestation of Evil

Dean A. Haycock · W W Norton & Co Inc
Pages: 254
Format: Hardcover

"An informed, masterful account of the theory, research, controversies, and issues surrounding the construct of psychopathy . . . His balanced and scientifically sound coverage of the literature and issues are admirable and refreshing. Readers not familiar with the technology and procedures...
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Ordinary Jews: Choice and Survival during the Holocaust
Ordinary Jews: Choice and Survival during the Holocaust

Evgeny Finkel · Princeton University Press
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

Focusing on the choices and actions of Jews during the Holocaust, Ordinary Jews examines the different patterns of behavior of civilians targeted by mass violence. Relying on rich archival material and hundreds of survivors' testimonies, Evgeny Finkel presents a new framework for understanding...
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Roger Waters and Pink Floyd: The Concept Albums
Roger Waters and Pink Floyd: The Concept Albums

Phil Rose · Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Format: Hardcover

Beyond its elucidation and critique of traditional ‘notation-centric’ musicology, this book's primary emphasis is on the negotiation and construction of meaning within the extended musical multimedia works of the classic British group Pink Floyd. Encompassing the concept...
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Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked
Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

Adam Alter · Penguin Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

An urgent and expert investigation into behavioral addiction, the dark flipside of today's unavoidable digital technologies, and how we can turn the tide to regain control. Behavioral addiction may prove to be one of the most important fields of social, medical, and psychological research...
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A Psychiatrist's Guide to Successful Retirement and Aging: Coping with Change
A Psychiatrist's Guide to Successful Retirement and Aging: Coping with Change

H Michael Zal · Lexington Books
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

As the baby boomer generation becomes senior citizens and starts to flood into the last stage of life, a new definition and new expectations of retirement and aging are evolving. This is not your father's way of being an older adult. People today tend not to retire in a traditional...
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Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure
Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure

Lynne Segal · Verso; Reissue edition
Format: Book

Is heterosexual sex inherently damaging to women? This is the central question of Straight Sex, Lynne Segals account of twentyfive years of feminist thinking on sexuality. Covering the thought of sixties-era sexual liberationists, alongside the ensuing passionate debates over sex and love...
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Prosody Intervention for High-Functioning Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Enhancing communication and social engagement through voice, rhythm, and pitch
Prosody Intervention for High-Functioning Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Enhancing communication and social engagement through voice, rhythm, and pitch

Michelle Dunn · Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

When making the transition to adulthood, young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder can find their opportunities limited by their impaired prosody. Through a program of evidence-based lessons and resources, this book helps to develop verbal and nonverbal skills essential to adult life,...
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An Abbreviated Life: A Memoir
An Abbreviated Life: A Memoir

Ariel Leve · Harper
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A beautiful, startling, and candid memoir about growing up without boundaries, in which Ariel Leve recalls with candor and sensitivity the turbulent time she endured as the only child of an unstable poet for a mother and a beloved but largely absent father, and explores the consequences...
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Philosophy Between the Lines: The Lost History of Esoteric Writing
Philosophy Between the Lines: The Lost History of Esoteric Writing

Arthur M. Melzer · University Of Chicago Press
Format: Hardcover

Philosophical esotericism—the practice of communicating one’s unorthodox thoughts “between the lines”—was a common practice until the end of the eighteenth century. The famous Encyclopédie of Diderot, for instance, not only discusses this practice in over...
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Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939
Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939

Volker Ullrich · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 1008
Format: Print book

A landmark biography that gives us an unprecedented understanding of the man who has become the personification of evil. Volker Ullrich draws on previously unseen papers and recent scholarly research to shed new light on the man behind the public persona: from Hitler's childhood and his failures...
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Anatomy of malice : the enigma of the Nazi war criminals
Anatomy of malice : the enigma of the Nazi war criminals

Joel E Dimsdale · Yale University Press
Pages: 243
Format: Print book

When the ashes had settled after World War II and the Allies convened an international war crimes trial in Nuremberg, a psychiatrist, Douglas Kelley, and a psychologist, Gustave Gilbert, tried to fathom the psychology of the Nazi leaders, using extensive psychiatric interviews, IQ tests,...
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