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  • The Stone Reader: Modern Philosophy in 133 Arguments

    by Peter Catapano and 1 more

    A timeless volume to be read and treasured, The Stone Reader provides an unparalleled overview of contemporary philosophy.Once solely the province of ivory-tower professors and college classrooms, contemporary philosophy was finally emancipated from its academic closet in 2010, when The Stone was launched in The New York Times. First appearing as an online series, the column quickly attracted ... Read more

    $28.79 USD

  • Modern Ethics in 77 Arguments: A Stone Reader

    by Peter Catapano and 1 more

    From the editors of the widely influential The Stone Reader comes the most thorough and engaging guide to modern ethical thought available.Since 2010, The Stone— an enormously popular column in the New York Times— has interpreted and reinterpreted age-old inquires that speak to our contemporary condition. Having done for modern ethics what The Stone Reader did for modern philosophy, this portable ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • The Byline Bible

    Get Published in Five Weeks

    by Susan Shapiro and 1 more

    Newspaper, magazine, and web editors are desperate for new voices and anyone, in any field, can break in. So why not you?Over the last two decades, writing professor Susan Shapiro has taught more than 25,000 students of all ages and backgrounds at NYU, Columbia, Temple, The New School, and Harvard University. Now in The Byline Bible she reveals the wildly popular "Instant Gratification Takes Too ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • About Us: Essays from the Disability Series of the New York Times

    by Peter Catapano and 1 more

    Based on the pioneering New York Times series, About Us collects the personal essays and reflections that have transformed the national conversation around disability.Boldly claiming a space in which people with disabilities can be seen and heard as they are—not as others perceive them—About Us captures the voices of a community that has for too long been stereotyped and misrepresented. Speaking ... Read more

    $18.89 USD

  • The Hollywood Brand

    Movies and American Modernity

    by Peter M. Catapano

    The Hollywood Brand traces the development of the moving picture from its humble roots as an object of mass amusement to its transformation into an art form worthy of exhibition in museums and academic study in leading universities. This book provides historical context to the ideas that coalesce to create the iconic Hollywood brand that comes to define American identity. ... Read more

    $53.99 USD

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    The Stone Reader

    Modern Philosophy in 133 Arguments

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    Narrated by Marguerite Gavin and 1 more

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    26 hours 29 min

    The Stone Reader provides an unparalleled overview of contemporary philosophy. Once solely the province of ivory-tower professors and college classrooms, contemporary philosophy was finally emancipated from its academic closet in 2010, when The Stone was launched in The New York Times. First appearing as an online series, the column quickly attracted millions of readers through its accessible ... Read more

    $39.98 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    About Us

    Essays from the Disability Series of the New York Times

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    Narrated by Jonathan Todd Ross and 1 more

    Unabridged

    9 hours 38 min

    Boldly claiming a space in which people with disabilities can be seen and heard as they are-not as others perceive them-About Us captures the voices of a community that has for too long been stereotyped and misrepresented. Speaking not only to those with disabilities, but also to their families, coworkers, and support networks, the authors in About Us offer intimate stories of how they navigate a ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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  • The End of Education

    Redefining the Value of School

    by Neil Postman

    In this comprehensive response to the education crisis, the author of Teaching as a Subversive Activity returns to the subject that established his reputation as one of our most insightful social critics. Postman presents useful models with which schools can restore a sense of purpose, tolerance, and a respect for learning. ... Read more

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  • A Short History of Truth

    Consolations for a Post-Truth World

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    How did we find ourselves in a "post-truth" world of "alternative facts"? And can we get out of it? A Short History of Truth sets out to answer these questions by looking at the complex history of truth and falsehood. It identifies ten types of supposed truth and explains how easily each can become the midwife of falsehood. There is no species of truth that we can rely on unquestioningly, but that ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • The Monarchy of Fear

    A Philosopher Looks at Our Political Crisis

    by Martha C. Nussbaum

    From one of the world’s most celebrated moral philosophers comes a thorough examination of the current political crisis and recommendations for how to mend our divided country.For decades Martha C. Nussbaum has been an acclaimed scholar and humanist, earning dozens of honors for her books and essays. In The Monarchy of Fear she turns her attention to the current political crisis that has polarized ... Read more

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  • Against Fairness

    by Stephen T. Asma

    From the school yard to the workplace, there’s no charge more damning than “you’re being unfair!” Born out of democracy and raised in open markets, fairness has become our de facto modern creed. The very symbol of American ethics—Lady Justice—wears a blindfold as she weighs the law on her impartial scale. In our zealous pursuit of fairness, we have banished our urges to like one person more than ... Read more

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