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Empowering Education: Critical Teaching for Social Change

by Ira Shor University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1992
ISBN:
9780226753577
Format:
Pbk 294 pages

Ira Shor is a pioneer in the field of critical education who for over twenty years has been experimenting with learning methods....

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Child's Work: The Importance of Fantasy Play

by Vivian Gussin Paley University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
05/2005
ISBN:
9780226644899
Format:
Pb+ 111 pages

The buzz word in education today is accountability. But the federal mandate of ''no child left behind'' has come to mean curriculums...

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Theory and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science

by Peter Godfrey-Smith University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
07/2003
ISBN:
9780226300634
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

How does science work? Does it tell us what the world is ''really'' like? What makes it different from other ways of understanding...

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Iliad of Homer (Newly Updated)

by Richmond Lattimore University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
11/2011
ISBN:
9780226470498
Format:
Pb+ 528 pages

This long-awaited new edition of Lattimore's Iliad is designed to bring the book into the twenty-first century—while leaving the...

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What Is Contemporary Art?

by Terry Smith University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
09/2009
ISBN:
9780226764313
Format:
Pb+ 344 pages

Who gets to say what counts as contemporary art? Artists, critics, curators, gallerists, auctioneers, collectors, or the public?...

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Democracy in America

by Alexis de Tocqueville University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
03/2000
ISBN:
9780226805368
Format:
Pb+ 722 pages

When it was first published last year, Harvey Mansfield and Delba Winthrop's new translation of Democracy in America was lauded...

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Metaphors We Live By

by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1980
ISBN:
9780226468013
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

The now-classic Metaphors We Live By changed our understanding of metaphor and its role in language and the mind. Metaphor, the...

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Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from Bunk

by Massimo Pigliucci University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
05/2010
ISBN:
9780226667867
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

Recent polls suggest that fewer than 40 per cent of Americans believe in Darwin's theory of evolution, despite it being one of...

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Human Condition 2ed

by Hannah Arendt University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1998
ISBN:
9780226025988
Format:
Pb+ 370 pages

In this text, Hannah Arendt considers humankind from the perspective of the actions of which it is capable. The problems are identified...

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Sex and Death: An Introduction to Philosophy of Biology

by Kim Sterelny and Paul E. Griffiths University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1999
ISBN:
9780226773049
Format:
Pb+ 456 pages

Is the history of life a series of accidents or a drama scripted by selfish genes? Is there an ''essential'' human nature, determined...

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Prince 2ed

by Niccolo Machiavelli, Harvey C. Mansfield University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1998
ISBN:
9780226500447
Format:
Pb+ 184 pages

The most famous book on politics ever written, The Prince remains as lively and shocking today as when it was written almost five...

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Structure of Scientific Revolutions: 50th-Anniversary Edition

by Thomas S Kuhn University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
04/2012
ISBN:
9780226458120
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

A good book may have the power to change the way we see the world, but a great book actually becomes part of our daily consciousness,...

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Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition

by Robert Pogue Harrison University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
08/2009
ISBN:
9780226317908
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

Humans have long turned to gardens - both real and imaginary - for sanctuary from the frenzy and tumult that surrounds them. Those...

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Deep: Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss

by Claire Nouvian University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
03/2007
ISBN:
9780226595665
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

On dry land, most organisms are confined to the surface, or at most to altitudes of a hundred meters—the height of the tallest...

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Arrernte Present, Arrernte Past: Invasion, Violence, and Imagination in Indigenous Central Australia

by Diane Austin-Broos University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
12/2008
ISBN:
9780226032641
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

The Arrernte people of Central Australia first encountered Europeans in the 1860s as groups of explorers, pastoralists, missionaries,...

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