Juvenescence

Author: Robert Pogue Harrison
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022617199X
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Argues that humanity is growing steadily younger, as society retains more physical and mental characteristics of youth, which is a luxury required for flashes of genius and innovative drive.

Cracking The Code

Author: Jim Mellon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119969379
Size: 23.66 MB
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This book details these fast-moving trends and innovations and offers extensive advice on how to profit from them in business and investing. WAKE UP TO THE MOST IMPORTANT TREND IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD There is a new gold rush on.

The Dominion Of The Dead

Author: Robert Pogue Harrison
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226317922
Size: 55.90 MB
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The Dominion of the Dead is a profound meditation on how the thought of death shapes the communion of the living. A work of enormous scope, intellect, and imagination, this book will speak to all who have suffered grief and loss.

Forests

Author: Robert Pogue Harrison
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226318059
Size: 24.61 MB
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Consistently insightful and beautifully written, this work is especially compelling at a time when the forest, as a source of wonder, respect, and meaning, disappears daily from the earth.

Why Grow Up

Author: Susan Neiman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374289964
Size: 38.19 MB
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A wry and witty meditation on modernity's obsession with youth and its denigration of maturity In Why Grow Up? the philosopher Susan Neiman asks not just why one should grow up but how.

Death Is Wrong

Author: Gennady Stolyarov II
Publisher: Rational Argumentator Press
ISBN: 0615932045
Size: 33.72 MB
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Read this book, and become part of the most important quest in human history. This book was written by the philosopher and futurist Gennady Stolyarov II and illustrated by the artist Wendy Stolyarov.

Gardens

Author: Robert Pogue Harrison
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226317862
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Voltaire famously urged us to cultivate our gardens; with this compelling volume, Robert Pogue Harrison reminds us of the nature of that responsibility—and its enduring importance to humanity.

The Amorous Heart

Author: Marilyn Yalom
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465094716
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In The Amorous Heart, Marilyn Yalom tracks the heart metaphor and heart iconography across two thousand years, through Christian theology, pagan love poetry, medieval painting, Shakespearean drama, Enlightenment science, and into the ...