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Exploring the Mind: Discovering Humps and How they shape us by Gary W. Cross Price verified one hour ago

The mind is perhaps the most complex thing in the universe. Use it well and we can be wise, and help make a good life for our self and those around us. Use it poorly and... Yet we spend little time, if any, trying to understand our mind and how to better use it. In this book, we explore the mind, so that we may better understand it, and thus better use it. Explorations are offered throughout the book to help you, the reader, to explore the mind yourself. When you explore something yourself (rather than just read the results of ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 362 Pages (4,174 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Mar 29th, 2020

Exploring a Good Life with Humps in Mind by Gary W. Cross Price verified one hour ago

We all seek a good life for ourselves, but even more so, for our children and grandchildren. But what is a good life? What stops us from having a good life? And how can we achieve a good life, or at least a better life? In this book, we use our knowledge of the mind, in particular our knowledge about humps, to help us to better understand what a good life is, and how to better achieve a good life (or at least have a better life). Importantly, this book won't (and can't) tell you what your specific directions to a good life are. ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 346 Pages (1,728 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Mar 29th, 2020

Creativity/Anthropology (The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues) by Smadar Lavie (Cornell University Press) Price verified 18 hours ago

Creativity and play erupt in the most solemn of everyday worlds as individuals reshape traditional forms in the light of changing historical circumstances. In this lively volume, fourteen distinguished anthropologists explore the life of creativity in social life across the globe and within the study of ethnography itself. Contributors include Barbara A. Babcock, Edward M. Bruner, James W. Fernandez, Don Handelman, Smadar Lavie, José E. Limon, Barbara Myerhoff, Kirin Narayan, Renato Rosaldo, Richard Schechner, Edward L. Schieffelin, ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 368 Pages (2,916 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Mar 23rd, 2020

Regeneration of the Built Environment from a Circular Economy Perspective (Research for Development) by Stefano Della Torre (Springer) Price verified 21 hours ago

This open access book explores the strategic importance and advantages of adopting multidisciplinary and multiscalar approaches of inquiry and intervention with respect to the built environment, based on principles of sustainability and circular economy strategies. A series of key challenges are considered in depth from a multidisciplinary perspective, spanning engineering, architecture, and regional and urban economics. These challenges include strategies to relaunch socioeconomic development through regenerative processes, the ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 386 Pages (47,927 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Mar 18th, 2020

American Government 2e by Glen Krutz (OpenStax) 5.0 Stars (5 Reviews)    Price verified 11 hours ago

American Government 2e is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the single-semester American Government course. This title includes innovative features designed to enhance student learning, including Insider Perspective features and a Get Connected module that shows students how they can get engaged in the political process. The book provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of American Government and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. This ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 1,355 Pages (61,577 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Mar 15th, 2020
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