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Life After Faith: The Case for Secular Humanism

Philip Kitcher · Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

Although there is no shortage of recent books arguing against religion, few offer a positive alternative—how anyone might live a fulfilling life without the support of religious beliefs. This enlightening book fills the gap. Philip Kitcher constructs an original and persuasive secular...
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Human Predicaments: And What to Do about Them

John Kekes · University Of Chicago Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In his latest book, esteemed philosopher John Kekes draws on anthropology, history, and literature in order to help us cope with the common predicaments that plague us as we try to take control of our lives. In each chapter he offers fascinating new ways of thinking about a particular problem...
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Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin & Free

Susan Peirce Thompson · Hay House
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In this book, Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D. shares the groundbreaking weight-loss solution based on her highly acclaimed Bright Line Eating Boot Camps. Rooted in cutting-edge neuroscience, psychology, and biology, Bright Line Eating explains why people who are desperate to lose weight fail...
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Reset: How to Beat the Job-Loss Blues and Get Ready for Your Next Act

Dwain Schenck · Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Pages: 242
Format: Paperback

Welcome to the new world of job insecurity. Layoff. If you haven't experienced one, you know someone who has. Dwain Schenck speaks with authority; not only has he seen energetic, talented, and accomplished friends undergo the stress of job loss, but he, too, has felt the sting...
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Coming Back Together: A Guide to Successful Reintegration After Your Partner Returns from Military Deployment

Steven L. Sayers PhD · New Harbinger Publications; 1 edition
Format: Book

When a partner or spouse returns from war, it is a time of joy; but it is also a time of transition, challenges, and uncertainty. The truth is that the process of reintegration can last for years, and it can be a particularly difficult time for both returning heroes and their families....
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When Your Daughter Has BPD: Essential Skills to Help Families Manage Borderline Personality Disorder

Daniel S. Lobel PhD · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

In this groundbreaking book, psychologist Daniel Lobel offers essential skills based in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help you understand your daughter's disorder, define appropriate boundaries, put an end to daily emergencies, and rebuild...
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Ethics 101: From Altruism and Utilitarianism to Bioethics and Political Ethics, an Exploration of the Concepts of Right and Wrong

BRIAN BOONE · Adams Media
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Explore the mysteries of morality and the concept of right and wrong with this accessible, engaging guide featuring basic facts along with an overview of modern-day issues ranging from business ethics and bioethics to political and social ethics.Ethics 101 offers an exciting look into the history...
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Ancestors: Who We Are and Where We Come From

David Hertzel · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

People involve their ancestors in every aspect of culture. Individuals and societies worldwide and throughout history have incorporated ancestors into rituals public and private, religious and secular. Societies often organize their aristocracies, tribes, and other kinship groups around...
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Socrates: The Best of Socrates: The Founding Philosophies of Ethics, Virtues & Life

William Hackett · Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 100
Format: Paperback

Learn the Fundamental Philosophies from Socrates, the Famous Ancient Greek Philosopher Update: 3rd Edition on Sept 19, 2016 - With Added Content! Get it Now Before the Price Increases! ~BONUS RIGHT AFTER THE CONCLUSION - ACT NOW BEFORE GONE! You've come to the right place to learn...
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The Stress-Proof Brain: Master Your Emotional Response to Stress Using Mindfulness and Neuroplasticity

Melanie Greenberg · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

"For people suffering from stress, this book is a godsend." - Kristin Neff, PhD, author of Self-Compassion "Highly recommended for mental health professionals and consumer health readers looking to manage stress." - Library Journal (starred review) Modern times...
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How to Analyze People: Analyze & Read People with Human Psychology, Body Language, and the 6 Human Needs

Michael Draper · Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 158
Format: Paperback

How to Analyze & Read People with Human Psychology, Body Language, and the 6 Human Needs In How to Analyze & Read People with Human Psychology, Body Language, and the 6 Human Needs, you will learn how to decipher body language, break down others fears, values, beliefs, and attitudes,...
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Badiou and His Interlocutors: Lectures, Interviews and Responses

A J Bartlett · Bloomsbury Academic
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

This is a unique collection presenting work by Alain Badiou and commentaries on his philosophical theories. It includes three lectures by Badiou, on contemporary politics, the infinite, cinema and theatre and two extensive interviews with Badiou - one concerning the state of the contemporary...
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The Hungry Mind: The Origins of Curiosity in Childhood

Susan Engel · Harvard University Press
Format: Hardcover

Despite American educations recent mania for standardized tests, testing misses what really matters about learning the desire to learn in the first place. Curiosity is vital, but it remains a surprisingly understudied characteristic. The Hungry Mind is a deeply researched, highly readable...
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The Cambridge Handbook of Meeting Science

JOSEPH A ALLEN · Cambridge University Press
Pages: 808
Format: Paperback

This first volume to analyze the science of meetings offers a unique perspective on an integral part of contemporary work life. More than just a tool for improving individual and organizational effectiveness and well-being, meetings provide a window into the very essence of organizations...
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Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity

Ronald Epstein · Scribner
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most - safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care - from the foremost expert in the field.As a third-year Harvard Medical...
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