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A Slap in the Face: Why Insults Hurt—And Why They Shouldn't
William B. Irvine.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199934454.  Daedalus Item Code: 50871
Insults may be part of the fabric of daily life, but why do we insult each other? Why do insults cause us such pain? Can we do anything to counteract them, or to overcome our inclination to ... (Read More)
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Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed: Educating for the Virtues in the Twenty-First Century
Howard Gardner.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465021925.  Daedalus Item Code: 51272
From ancient times, philosophers, theologians, and artists have attempted to describe and categorize the defining virtues of civilization. The author of Multiple Intelligences and Changing ... (Read More)
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An Unknown World: Notes on the Meaning of the Earth
Jacob Needleman.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585429011.  Daedalus Item Code: 53176
(Winner of a Silver 2013 Nautilus Book Award for an Ecology/Environment Book) What is the purpose of life on Earth? The author of The American Soul, Lost Christianity, and ... (Read More)
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A User's Guide to Thought and Meaning
Ray Jackendoff.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199693207.  Daedalus Item Code: 50957
The author of the groundbreaking Foundations of Language and the co-director of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University, Ray Jackendoff here presents a radically new theory of the ... (Read More)
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What Are You Optimistic About?: Today's Leading Thinkers Lighten Up
John Brockman, ed.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849832168.  Daedalus Item Code: 52381
In a rising tide of doomsday scenarios—climate change, global terrorism, pandemics, and more—it seems that things are bad and getting worse. Yet despite such dire predictions, scientists see many ... (Read More)
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When I Am Playing with My Cat, How Do I Know That She Is Not Playing with Me?: Montaigne and Being in Touch with Life
Saul Frampton.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375424717.  Daedalus Item Code: 53269
In the year 1570, at the age of 37, Michel de Montaigne gave up his job as a magistrate and retired to his château to brood on the deaths of his best friend, his father, his brother, and his ... (Read More)
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The Wisdom Books: Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes
Robert Alter.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068122.  Daedalus Item Code: 23900
A recipient of the Robert Kirsch Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Los Angeles Times, Hebrew and American literature professor Robert Alter's ongoing translation of the Hebrew Bible won ... (Read More)
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You Are Not Special: And Other Encouragements
David McCullough Jr.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062393340.  Daedalus Item Code: 59521
The son of the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning historian, David McCullough Jr. became famous practically overnight when his 2012 commencement speech at Wellesley High School became an ... (Read More)
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