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The Promise of Wholeness: Cultivating Inner Peace, Mindfulness, and Love in a Divided World

Eric Ehrke · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Henosis is the Greek word for oneness/unity. Since time immemorial this universal concept has been championed within traditional wisdom, ancient philosophy and theology. The psychoanalyst, Carl Jung referred our shared human experience with the phrase "collective unconscious,"...
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Why I Am a Hindu

Shashi Tharoor · Scribe US
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

India's leading public intellectual, Shashi Tharoor, lays out Hinduism's origins and its key philosophical concepts, major texts and everyday Hindu beliefs and practices, from worship to pilgrimage to caste. He is unsparing in his criticism of extremism and unequivocal in his belief...
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Seven Types of Atheism

John Gray · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

From the provocative author of Straw Dogs comes an incisive, surprising intervention in the political and scientific debate over religion and atheismWhen you explore older atheisms, you will find that some of your firmest convictions -- secular or religious -- are highly questionable. If this...
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The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction

Meghan Cox Gurdon · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A Wall Street Journal writer's conversation-changing look at how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the other direction.A miraculous alchemy occurs when one person reads to another,...
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Duped: Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost Married

Abby Ellin · PublicAffairs
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Abby Ellin was shocked to learn that her fiancé was leading a secret life. But as she soon discovered, double lives are everywhere.From Abby Ellin's first date with The Commander, she was caught up in a whirlwind. Within five months he'd proposed, and they'd moved in together....
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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

Edith Hall · Penguin Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From renowned classicist Edith Hall, ARISTOTLE'S WAY is an examination of one of history's greatest philosophers, showing us how to lead happy, fulfilled, and meaningful livesAristotle was the first philosopher to inquire into subjective happiness, and he understood its essence...
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Social Empathy: The Art of Understanding Others

Elizabeth Segal · Columbia University Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Our ability to understand others and help others understand us is essential to our individual and collective well-being. Yet there are many barriers that keep us from walking in the shoes of others: fear, skepticism, and power structures that separate us from those outside our narrow groups....
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The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread

Cailin O'Connor · Yale University Press
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

The social dynamics of "alternative facts": why what you believe depends on who you know Why should we care about having true beliefs? And why do demonstrably false beliefs persist and spread despite bad, even fatal, consequences for the people who hold them? Philosophers of science...
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Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel's Classroom

Ariel Burger · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In the vein of Tuesdays with Morrie, a devoted protégé and friend of one of the world's great thinkers takes us into the sacred space of the classroom, showing Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel not only as an extraordinary human being, but as a master...
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Women Rowing North: Navigating Life's Currents and Flourishing As We Age

Mary Bray Pipher · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Reviving Ophelia, a guide to wisdom, authenticity, and bliss for women as they age.Women growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss. Yet as Mary Pipher shows, most older women are deeply happy and filled with gratitude for the gifts...
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