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Those They Called Idiots The Idea of the Disabled Mind from 1700 to the Present Day
ISBN: HB: 9781789143010, Reaktion Books, October 2020
304 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 62 illus.
"Those They Called Idiots" traces the little-known lives of people with learning disabilities from the communities of eighteenth-century England to the nineteenth-century asylum and care in today's society. Using evidence from civil and criminal cour...
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£25,00
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Anatomy of Grief
ISBN: HB: 9780300226232, Yale University Press, October 2020
328 pp., 21.6x14 cm
Grief happens to everyone. Universal and enveloping, grief cannot be ignored or denied. This original new book by psychologist Dorothy P. Holinger uses humanistic and physiological approaches to describe grief's impact on the bereaved. Taking examp...
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Return on Courage A Playbook for Courageous Change
ISBN: HB: 9780999191354, Bookport, Greenleaf Book Group, July 2020
224 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Learn to Lead with Courage Ryan Berman has spent the last two years studying the most courageous people and leaders on the planet. So what do an astronaut, a Navy SEAL, the cofounder of Method, the former VP of communications at Apple, and the presid...
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You vs. You 12 Ways to Kick Your Own Ass and Win
ISBN: HB: 9781626344839, Bookport, Greenleaf Book Group, July 2020
200 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
The greatest battles we face are with ourselves In You vs. You, author Todd Cahill starts with a simple premise: As people strive for any improvement in their lives – whether it's more income, a better relationship, a promotion, a bigger business, or...
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Anger The Conflicted History of an Emotion
ISBN: HB: 9780300221428, Yale University Press, May 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 13 colour illus.
All of us think we know when we are angry, and we are sure we can recognize anger in others as well. But this is only superficially true. We see anger through lenses colored by what we know, experience, and learn. Barbara H. Rosenwein traces our man...
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Mental Traveler A Father, a Son, and a Journey through Schizophrenia
ISBN: HB: 9780226695938, University of Chicago Press, April 2020
192 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 18 halftones
How does a parent make sense of a child's severe mental illness? How does a father meet the daily challenges of caring for his gifted but delusional son, while seeking to overcome the stigma of madness and the limits of psychiatry?  W. J. T. Mitchell...
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£18,00
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Misinformation Age How False Beliefs Spread
ISBN: PB: 9780300251852, ISBN: HB: 9780300234015, Yale University Press, April 2020
280 pp., 21x14 cm
Why should we care about having true beliefs? And why do demonstrably false beliefs persist and spread despite consequences for the people who hold them? Philosophers of science Cailin O'Connor and James Weatherall argue that social factors, rather t...
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Sciences of the Soul The Early Modern Origins of Psychology
ISBN: PB: 9780226710365, ISBN: HB: 9780226855868, University of Chicago Press, March 2020
432 pp., 23x15 cm, 8 tables, 3 halftones, 14 line illus.
"The Sciences of the Soul" is the first attempt to explain the development of the disciplinary conception of psychology from its appearance in the late sixteenth century to its redefinition at the end of the seventeenth and its emergence as an instit...
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£52,00
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Chemically Imbalanced Everyday Suffering, Medication, and Our Troubled Quest for Self-Mastery
ISBN: PB: 9780226686684, ISBN: HB: 9780226686547, University of Chicago Press, March 2020
256 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Everyday suffering – those conditions or feelings brought on by trying circumstances that arise in everyone's lives – is something that humans have grappled with for millennia. But the last decades have seen a drastic change in the way we approach it...
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£72,00
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Minds Make Societies How Cognition Explains the World Humans Create
ISBN: PB: 9780300248548, ISBN: HB: 9780300223453, Yale University Press, February 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
"There is no good reason why human societies should not be described and explained with the same precision and success as the rest of nature". Thus argues evolutionary psychologist Pascal Boyer in this uniquely innovative book. Integrating recent in...
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