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Risk Savvy: How to Make Good Decisions
Gerd Gigerenzer.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025657.  Daedalus Item Code: 62914
 
In the age of Big Data we often believe that our predictions about the future are better than ever before. But as risk expert Gerd Gigerenzer reveals in this follow-up to Gut Feeelings, the ... (Read More)
 
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Robert Nisbet: Communitarian Traditionalist
Brad Lowell Stone.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781882926480.  Daedalus Item Code: 31158
 
"The conservative sociologist Robert Nisbet (1913–96) wrote extensively on community and social breakdown, articulating a principled perspective of the decline of civic-minded solidarity in light of ... (Read More)
 
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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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Spectrum: From Right to Left in the World of Ideas
Perry Anderson.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844671359.  Daedalus Item Code: 40702
 
Focusing on the range of contemporary ideas that run from conservative to liberal to radical conceptions of state and society, British historian and essayist Perry Anderson considers here the ... (Read More)
 
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The Story of Spanish
Jean-Benoît Nadeau & Julie Barlow.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312656027.  Daedalus Item Code: 62063
 
Just how did a dialect spoken by a handful of shepherds in northern Spain become the world's second most spoken language? From the Phoenicians' discovery of Spain to Cervantes penning Don ... (Read More)
 
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Sudden Genius?: The Gradual Path to Creative Breakthroughs
Andrew Robinson.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199569953.  Daedalus Item Code: 61151
 
Where do ideas come from? And why do the best ideas sometimes strike in a flash of supposed "sudden genius"? Andrew Robinson—the former literary editor of London's Times Higher Education ... (Read More)
 
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The Tastemaker: Carl van Vechten and the Birth of Modern America
Edward White.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374201579.  Daedalus Item Code: 54557
 
One of the early 20th century's most influential cultural impresarios, Carl Van Vechten was a patron and dealmaker of the Harlem Renaissance, a photographer who captured the era's icons, and a ... (Read More)
 
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Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat
John McQuaid.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451685008.  Daedalus Item Code: 53062
 
Taste has long been considered the most basic of the five senses because its principal mission is simply to discern food from everything else. Yet taste is really the most complex and subtle sense, ... (Read More)
 
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What Makes a Hero?: The Surprising Science of Selflessness
Elizabeth Svoboda.
Publisher: Current.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781591845287.  Daedalus Item Code: 62921
 
It's a common misconception that heroes are heroic just because they're innately predisposed to be that way, science journalist Elizabeth Svoboda assures us. But how do biology, upbringing, and ... (Read More)
 
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Where's the Truth?: Letters and Journals, 1948–1957
Wilhelm Reich. James E. Strick, intro. Mary Boyd Higgins, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374288839.  Daedalus Item Code: 41688
 
A student of Sigmund Freud's and a prominent research physician in the early psychoanalytic movement, Wilhelm Reich fled from the Nazis to America in 1939, and pursued his research into the ... (Read More)
 
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Works in Political Philosophy: Volume 2: 1828–1841
Orestes A. Brownson.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933859064.  Daedalus Item Code: 31168
 
This substantive collection of writings from New England intellectual, activist, preacher, labor organizer, and later Catholic convert Orestes Augustus Brownson (1803–76) spans his early theological ... (Read More)
 
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