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What Love Is: And What It Could Be

Carrie Jenkins · Basic Books
Pages: 213
Format: Hardcover

A rising star in philosophy examines the cultural, social, and scientific interpretations of love to answer one of our most enduring questionsWhat is love? Aside from being the title of many a popular love song, this is one of life's perennial questions. In What Love Is, philosopher...
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The Warrior Within: The Philosophies of Bruce Lee

John R Little · Chartwell Books
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Inspire and educate yourself with this comprehensive guide to the tactful and legendary ways of renowned martial arts master, Bruce Lee!During his lifetime, legendary martial artist Bruce Lee formulated a complex personal philosophy--a synthesis of Eastern and Western ideals--that extolled...
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The Sensational Past: How the Enlightenment Changed the Way We Use Our Senses

Carolyn Purnell · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch -- as they were celebrated during the Enlightenment and as they are perceived today.Blindfolding children from birth? Playing a piano made of live cats? Using tobacco to cure drowning? Wearing "flea"-colored clothes? These actions may seem...
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The Boy Who Loved Too Much: A True Story of Pathological Friendliness

Jennifer Latson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The poignant story of a boy's coming-of-age complicated by Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder that makes people biologically incapable of distrust.What would it be like to see everyone as a friend? Twelve-year-old Eli D'Angelo has a genetic disorder that obliterates social inhibitions,...
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What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen

KATE FAGAN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From noted on-air commentator and sports journalist Kate Fagan, the heartbreaking and vital story of college athlete Maddy Holleran, whose death by suicide rocked the University of Pennsylvania campus and whose life reveals with haunting detail and uncommon understanding the struggle of young...
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Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

ROBERT WRIGHT · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From one of America's greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human brain. The mind is designed...
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Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction

Thom Van Dooren · Columbia University Press
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

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How to Weep in Public: Feeble Offerings on Depression from One Who Knows

Jacqueline Novak · Three Rivers Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

In her darkly funny memoir meets brother-in-arms guide to the depression life, comedian Jacqueline Novak provides the first and only book for depression sufferers -- short term visitors or lifers -- that promises not to offer any help overcoming depression...only comfort, company, and tips...
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Tinker Dabble Doodle Try: Unlock the Power of the Unfocused Mind

Srinivasan S Pillay · Ballantine Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Harness your mind's innate tendency to wander, stall, rest, and unfocus and become more productive - in the boardroom, living room, or classroom. To finish tasks and achieve goals, most people believe that more focus is the solution. We rely on to-do lists, calendar reminders, noise-blocking...
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Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8: A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism

Naoki Higashida · Random House
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the bestselling The Reason I Jump, an extraordinary self-portrait of life as a young adult with autism Naoki Higashida was only thirteen when he wrote The Reason I Jump, a revelatory account of autism from the inside by a nonverbal Japanese child, which became an international...
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