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  • Qualia and Mental Causation in a Physical World

    Themes from the Philosophy of Jaegwon Kim

    How does mind fit into nature? Philosophy has long been concerned with this question. No contemporary philosopher has done more to clarify it than Jaegwon Kim, a distinguished analytic philosopher specializing in metaphysics and philosophy of mind. With new contributions from an outstanding line-up of eminent scholars, this volume focuses on issues raised in Kim's work. The chapters cluster around ... Read more

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  • Great River

    The Rio Grand in North American History

    by Paul Horgan ...
    The Pulitzer Prize– and Bancroft Prize–winning epic history of the American Southwest from the acclaimed twentieth-century author of Lamy of Santa Fe.Great River was hailed as a literary masterpiece and enduring classic when it first appeared in 1954. It is an epic history of four civilizations—Native American, Spanish, Mexican, and Anglo-American—that people the Southwest through ten centuries. ... Read more

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  • The End Of Science

    Facing The Limits Of Knowledge In The Twilight Of The Scientific Age

    by John Horgan ...
    As staff writer for Scientific American, John Horgan has a window on contemporary science unsurpassed in all the world. Who else routinely interviews the likes of Lynn Margulis, Roger Penrose, Francis Crick, Richard Dawkins, Freeman Dyson, Murray Gell-Mann, Stephen Jay Gould, Stephen Hawking, Thomas Kuhn, Chris Langton, Karl Popper, Stephen Weinberg, and E.O. Wilson, with the freedom to probe ... Read more

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  • Rethinking Intuition

    The Psychology of Intuition and its Role in Philosophical Inquiry

    series Studies in Epistemology and Cognitive Theory
    Ancients and moderns alike have constructed arguments and assessed theories on the basis of common sense and intuitive judgments. Yet, despite the important role intuitions play in philosophy, there has been little reflection on fundamental questions concerning the sort of data intuitions provide, how they are supposed to lead us to the truth, and why we should treat them as important. In addition ... Read more

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  • Rational Mysticism

    Spirituality Meets Science in the Search for Enlightenment

    by John Horgan ...
    The author of The End of Science chronicles the most advanced research into such experiences as prayer, fasting, and trances in this “great read” (The Washington Post).How do trances, visions, prayer, satori, and other mystical experiences “work”? What induces and defines them? Is there a scientific explanation for religious mysteries and transcendent meditation? John Horgan investigates a wide ... Read more

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  • Loris Malaguzzi and the Reggio Emilia Experience

    series Bloomsbury Library of Educational Thought
    The Municipal preschools of Reggio Emilia, in Northern Italy, are renowned world-wide for the excellence of their provision. This approach provides a unique collaboration between children, parents, teachers and the wider community.Loris Malaguzzi and the Reggio Emilia Experience brings together the history and context of the Reggio Emilia experience, and explores the principles espoused by Loris ... Read more

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  • Lost in Work

    Escaping Capitalism

    by Amelia Horgan ...
    series Outspoken by Pluto
    ***Evening Standard's best non-fiction 2021***'A brilliant, searing exposé of the lies underpinning work' - Owen Jones'Work hard, get paid.' It's simple. Self-evident. But it's also a lie—at least for most of us. For people today, the old assumptions are crumbling; hard work in school no longer guarantees a secure, well-paying job in the future. Far from a gateway to riches and fulfilment, 'work' ... Read more

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  • Lamy of Santa Fe

    by Paul Horgan ...
    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History (1976). The extraordinary biography of a pioneer hero of the frontier Southwest from the author of Great River.Originally published in 1975, this Pulitzer Prize for History–winning biography chronicles the life of Archbishop Jean Baptiste Lamy (1814–1888), New Mexico’s first resident bishop and the most influential, reform-minded Catholic official in the ... Read more

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  • The Psychology of Terrorism

    series Political Violence
    This new edition of John Horgan's critically acclaimed book is fully revised and expanded.The book presents a critical analysis of our existing knowledge and understanding of terrorist psychology. Despite the on-going search for a terrorist pathology, the most insightful and evidence-based research to date not only illustrates the lack of any identifiable psychopathology in terrorists, but ... Read more

    $69.99 USD

  • Can't Fight The Addiction

    by A.M. Horgan ...
    He's the hotshot fighter turned millionaire; she's the one woman he never forgot.Amara Martin left Providence fifteen years ago to make her fortune. And she did it. Now she's back where it all started determined that Providence is her last stop. Thankfully, she's got her best friends around her and her faithful boyfriend in tow. All that's left is to put down new roots in her old town. What she ... Read more

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  • The End of War

    by John Horgan ...
    War is a fact of human nature. As long as we exist, it exists. That's how the argument goes.But longtime Scientific American writer John Horgan disagrees. Applying the scientific method to war leads Horgan to a radical conclusion: biologically speaking, we are just as likely to be peaceful as violent. War is not preordained, and furthermore, it should be thought of as a solvable, scientific ... Read more

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  • Helmi's Shadow

    A Journey of Survival From Russia to East Asia to the American West

    by David Horgan ...
    Helmi’s Shadow tells the sweeping true story of two Russian Jewish refugees, a mother (Rachel Koskin) and her daughter (Helmi). With determination and courage, they survived decades of hardship in the hidden corners of war-torn Asia and then journeyed across the Pacific at the end of the Second World War to become United States citizens after seeking safe harbor in the unlikely western desert town ... Read more

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