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Minding What Matters: Psychotherapy and the Buddha Within
Robert Langan. Robert Coles, foreword.
Publisher: Wisdom.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780861713530.  Daedalus Item Code: 60424
 
This unique and intriguing book weaves expositions of Buddhist thought into fictional dialogues between a patient and a psychotherapist. Robert Langan—the director of the Center for Applied ... (Read More)
 
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Monty Python and Philosophy: Nudge Nudge, Think Think!
Gary L. Hardcastle & George A. Reisch, eds.
Publisher: Open Court.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812695939.  Daedalus Item Code: 61605
 
With its logical paradoxes, clever wordplay, and focus on the absurdities of life, the work of Monty Python appeals to everyone with a philosophical bent—the more bent the better. This book from the ... (Read More)
 
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The New Geography of Jobs
Enrico Moretti.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547750118.  Daedalus Item Code: 43638
 
We're used to thinking of the United States in opposing terms: red versus blue, haves versus have-nots. But today there are three Americas, argues economics professor Enrico Moretti. At one extreme ... (Read More)
 
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The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
Jeffrey Toobin.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400096794.  Daedalus Item Code: 62288
 
(A New York Times Best Book of 2007 and winner of the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize) Here New Yorker staff writer and CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of ... (Read More)
 
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The Nixon Tapes: 1971–1972
Douglas Brinkley & Luke A. Nichter, eds.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544274150.  Daedalus Item Code: 60868
 
Between 1971 and 1973, President Richard Nixon's voice-activated taping system captured 3700 hours of recordings, yet less than 5 percent have ever been made public. Luke Nichter transcribed a trove ... (Read More)
 
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On the Subjection of Women
John Stuart Mill. Fay Weldon, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916031.  Daedalus Item Code: 50394
 
Convinced that the subordination of women is an irrational and outmoded social custom with no grounds for continuation, philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill (1806–73) frequently made the case ... (Read More)
 
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Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
Adam Grant. Sheryl Sandberg, intro.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780525429562.  Daedalus Item Code: 69170
 
The author of Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, workplace psychologist Adam Grant again addresses the challenge of improving the world, this time from the approach of ... (Read More)
 
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The Origins of Sex: A History of the First Sexual Revolution
Faramerz Dabhoiwala.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199892419.  Daedalus Item Code: 60933
 
A man admits that, when drunk, he tried to have sex with an 18-year-old girl; she is arrested and denies they had intercourse, but finally begs God's forgiveness. Then she is publicly hanged ... (Read More)
 
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The Oxford Handbook of Language and Social Psychology: Oxford Library of Psychology
Thomas M. Holtgraves, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199838639.  Daedalus Item Code: 60943
 
Language pervades everything we do as social beings; it is, in fact, difficult to disentangle language from social life, and hence its importance is often missed. The emergence of new communication ... (Read More)
 
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The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb
Philip Taubman.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061744006.  Daedalus Item Code: 33194
 
Offering a clear analysis of the present danger of nuclear terrorism and how it can be prevented, Philip Taubman—a former New York Times bureau chief for both Washington and Moscow—sheds light ... (Read More)
 
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The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison & Pursuit
Carol Baxter.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780742434.  Daedalus Item Code: 43737
 
A sincere Quaker if a sinning one, John Tawell had been convicted of forgery and transported to Sydney; he returned to England a wealthy man, having become Australia's first pharmacist, though he ... (Read More)
 
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The Physics of Wall Street: A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable
James Owen Weatherall.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544112438.  Daedalus Item Code: 51437
 
During the economic meltdown of 2008, many of the mathematicians and software engineers on Wall Street were baffled when their abstract concepts failed in practice. Taking us from fin-de-siècle Paris ... (Read More)
 
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