An unrivaled look at the fight to save the American economy.
. Published on the heels of the 2015 landmark Supreme Court same-sex marriage legalization ruling, Kaplan s narrative is accessible and provides a greater understanding and valuing of the great strides and sacrifices made on behalf of same-sex civil rights. Kaplan delivers a well-rounded, informative, and illuminating perspective on the complexities of nontraditional marriage."
The reform of Islam is shaping up to be the most important issue in political ideology of the twenty-first century. This honest and intelligent dialogue is a superb exploration of the intellectual and moral issues involved.--Steven Pinker, author of "The Better Angels of Our Nature"
Piketty s "The Economics of Inequality" is an excellent book and a great companion to "Capital." This book is a remarkable mix of extensive data, attention to theory, and concern for policy.--Axel Gosseries, Fund for Scientific Research (FRS-FNRS) and University of Louvain (UCL)"
"In a world where the popular perception of Artificial Intelligence is often driven by Hollywood fiction, it's refreshing to read such a realistic and insightful analysis to help inform public discourse about this important technology."--Ron Moore, producer and screenwriter for Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica
This book is a brilliant demonstration of what philosophy can do and how it is essential to human integrity and identity. Gutting s is a distinctly American voice: straightforwardly intelligent, generously sympathetic, but always forcefully critical, without ever being mean or scornful. Reading this book, one feels whole clouds of dogma and nonsense suddenly evaporate and one sees the landscape of a whole series of debates. Highly recommended.--Simon Critchley, co-editor of The Stone Reader: Modern Philosophy in 133 Arguments"
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States” (The New York Observer)
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For anyone who seeks to understand the economy, this book is pure inspiration. What could be better than looking into the minds and souls of the world's greatest economic thinkers?
Everyone is a potential caregiver.
Fifty-four million Americans already serve as unpaid caregivers to family members, and that number is likely to grow as the population continues to age.
Two-thirds of these caregivers are women—many of them in the “sandwich generation,” simultaneously caring for both children and older family members.
Award-winning journalist Stephen Petranek says humans will live on Mars by 2027. Now he makes the case that living on Mars is not just plausible, but inevitable.
A judicious and incisive analysis of one of the most pressing new issues of our time, written by a true expert. --Steven Pinker, Johnstone Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, and author of The Better Angels of Our Nature"
This is a gorgeously illustrated book on a riveting subject: the charismatic bird and mammal species that we have already lost or are at risk of losing, the reasons for their demise, and what we can do to minimize our future losses.