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Productive Imagination

by Saulius Geniusas & Dmitri Nikulin Rowman & Littlefield International (June 15, 2018)

Although the concept of productive imagination plays a fundamental role in Kant, German Idealism, Romanticism, Phenomenology and Hermeneutics, the meaning of this central concept remains largely undetermined....


Five Stars

by Carmine Gallo St. Martin's Press (June 05, 2018)

“As technology threatens to displace countless jobs and skills, the ability to communicate is becoming more important than ever. This book is full of examples to help you get better at transporting your thoughts...


In Our Own Voices, Redux

by Jorge R. López-McKnight, Teresa Y. Neely & Camila A. Alire Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 01, 2018)

In the 20-year reboot of Neely and Abif’s 1996 In Our Own Voices, fifteen of the original contributors revisit their stories alongside the fifteen new voices that have been added. This Collective represents...


Bad at Adulting, Good at Feminism

by Prudence Geerts Mango (May 31, 2018)

#1 Amazon New Release ? Relationships ? expectations vs. reality

Planet Prudence comics: A top online illustrator, Prudence ""Planet Prudence"" Geerts, presents her take on the struggles of adulting and finding...


Post-Truth

by Steve Fuller Anthem Press (May 25, 2018)

‘Post-Truth’ was Oxford Dictionary’s 2016 word of the year. While the term was coined by its disparagers, especially in light of the Brexit and US Presidential campaigns, the roots of post-truth lie deep...


Psychoanalytic Trends in Theory and Practice

by Mary Davis, Inga Blom, M. Hossein Etezady & Theodore Fallon Jr. et al. Lexington Books (May 24, 2018)

Psychoanalytic Trends in Theory and Practice serves as a guide for the novice, and a refresher for the expert, into the history and current status of major psychoanalytic concepts. Each chapter author, reviews...


Natural Disasters and Risk Communication

by C. Vail Fletcher, Jennette Lovejoy, Do Kyun Kim & Robert F. Butler et al. Lexington Books (May 23, 2018)

Natural Disasters and Risk Communication: Implications of the Cascadia Subduction Zone Megaquake asks and addresses how we communicate about natural disasters and what effect our communication has on natural...


Communication, Digital Media, and Popular Culture in Korea

by Nojin Kwak, Dal Yong Jin, Yeuseung Kim & Ji-Hyun Ahn et al. Lexington Books (May 16, 2018)

In recent decades, Korean communication and media have substantially grown to become some of the most significant segments of Korean society. Since the early 1990s, Korea has experienced several distinctive...


When Einstein Walked with Gödel

by Jim Holt Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 15, 2018)

From Jim Holt, the New York Times bestselling author of Why Does the World Exist?, comes an entertaining and accessible guide to the most profound scientific and mathematical ideas of recent centuries in When...


In Praise of Wasting Time

by Alan Lightman Simon & Schuster/ TED (May 15, 2018)

In this timely and essential book that offers a fresh take on the qualms of modern day life, Professor Alan Lightman investigates the creativity born from allowing our minds to freely roam, without attempting...


The Stuff

by Marcus Brotherton, Sharlee Jeter, Sampson Davis & Derek Jeter Gallery/Jeter Publishing (May 15, 2018)

“Sampson and Sharlee’s message of the power of positivity, hard work, and resilience is one that we need to hear right now.” —Chris Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling The Pursuit of Happyness

Everyone...


Art of the Ordinary

by Richard Deming Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

Cutting across literature, film, art, and philosophy, Art of the Ordinary is a trailblazing, cross-disciplinary engagement with the ordinary and the everyday. Because, writes Richard Deming, the ordinary is...


The Shorter Writings

by Xenophon & Gregory A. McBrayer Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

This book contains new, annotated, and literal yet accessible translations of Xenophon’s eight shorter writings, accompanied by interpretive essays that reveal these works to be masterful achievements by a...


Learning English at School

by Dr. Kelleen Toohey Multilingual Matters (May 11, 2018)

This fully revised edition provides a comprehensive discussion of how insights and concepts from new materialism and posthumanism might be used in investigating second language learning and teaching in classrooms....


Learning Pragmatics from Native and Nonnative Language Teachers

by Prof. Andrew D. Cohen Multilingual Matters (May 11, 2018)

This book deals with intercultural pragmatics and how both nonnative teachers (NNTs) and native teachers (NTs) may enhance their classroom instruction regarding target language (TL) pragmatics. It focuses primarily...


Portraits of Second Language Learners

by Chie Muramatsu Multilingual Matters (May 11, 2018)

Using second language (L2) socialization theory as a theoretical framework, this book investigates the ways in which four advanced learners of Japanese on an immersion program in the USA exercise their agency...


Critique as Social Practice

by Robin Celikates & Naomi van Steenbergen Rowman & Littlefield International (May 08, 2018)

Can critical theory diagnose ideological delusion and false consciousness from above, or does it have to follow the practices of critique ordinary agents engage in? This book argues that we have to move beyond...


Aristocratic Souls in Democratic Times

by Ethan Alexander-Davey, Richard Avramenko, Ian Crowe & Jerry Salyer et al. Lexington Books (May 07, 2018)

Great statesmen and gentlemen, men of honor and rank, seem to be phenomena of a bygone Aristocratic era. Aristocracies, which emphasize rank, and value difference, quality, beauty, rootedness, continuity, stand...


Navigating Everyday Life

by Peter J. Adams Lexington Books (May 07, 2018)

Navigating Everyday Life explores the special moments, big and small, that rupture the surface of everyday life and that can help readers adjust to the disrupting effects of major life crises. Peter Adams delves...


Adulthood, Morality, and the Fully Human

by John J. Shea Lexington Books (May 07, 2018)

In Adulthood, Morality, and the Fully Human, John J. Shea describes an adult, moral, and fully human self in terms of integrity and mutuality. Those who are fully human are caring and just. Violence is the absence...


Rhetoric at the Non-Substantialistic Turn

by Therese Boos Dykeman Lexington Books (May 04, 2018)

Rhetoric at the Non-Substantialistic Turn: The East-West Coin presents a unique theory of rhetoric that encompasses both Eastern and Western approaches. Based on the Field-Being philosophy founded by Lik Kuen...


From Enlightenment to Rebellion

by James G. Buickerood, Kurt Edward Milberger, Carole Fabricant & Declan Kiberd et al. Bucknell University Press (May 04, 2018)

This book is a collection of essays and a short story written to honor Christopher Fox of Notre Dame, arguably the most influential figure in Irish Studies for the past quarter century. The essays address topics...


Stretching the Limits of Productive Imagination

by Saulius Geniusas Rowman & Littlefield International (April 30, 2018)

How has the concept of productive imagination been developed in post-Kantian philosophy? This important and innovative volume explores this question, with particular focus on hermeneutics, phenomenology and...


Ecologies of Participation

by Zayin Cabot Lexington Books (April 30, 2018)

In this daring debut, Zayin Cabot challenges the wise homebodies of academia. A profoundly interdisciplinary approach to comparative scholarship, Ecologies of Participation offers a methodology whereby we can...


Politics, Propaganda, and Public Health

by Laura Crosswell & Lance Porter Lexington Books (April 30, 2018)

Politics, Propaganda, and Public Health: A Case Study in Health Communication and Public Trust takes an in-depth look at Merck Pharmaceutical's groundbreaking launch of the Gardasil vaccination and ways in which...


Practicing Psychotherapy in Constructed Reality

by Stephen Bacon Lexington Books (April 26, 2018)

In Practicing Psychotherapy in Constructed Reality: Ritual, Charisma, and Enhanced Client Outcomes, Stephen Bacon charts a radical and provocative new direction forward for psychotherapy. Based on the research...


The Existentialist's Survival Guide

by Gordon Marino HarperOne (April 24, 2018)

“When it comes to living, there’s no getting out alive. But books can help us survive, so to speak, by passing on what is most important about being human before we perish. In The Existentialist’s Survival...


Existential Medicine

by Kevin Aho Rowman & Littlefield International (April 23, 2018)

Existential Medicine explores the recent impact that the philosophies of existentialism, phenomenology, and hermeneutics have had on the health care professions. A growing body of scholarship drawing primarily...


Political Conversion

by Don Waisanen Lexington Books (April 20, 2018)

Stories of religious conversion have been told for millennia. Yet many prominent figures such as Ronald Reagan, Hillary Clinton, and Rick Perry have also used stories of their change from one political worldview...


Games Girls Play

by Carolyn M. Cunningham Lexington Books (April 20, 2018)

Games Girls Play examines the role that video games play in girls’ lives, including how games structure girls’ leisure time, how playing video games constitutes different performances of femininity, and...


Music Preservation and Archiving Today

by Norie Guthrie & Scott Carlson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 18, 2018)

Music Preservation and Archiving Today moves beyond the how-to and assembles the work currently being done to preserve music and "scenes" via essays, case studies, and overviews of work by academic archives...


Understanding Language Use in the Classroom

by Susan J. Behrens Multilingual Matters (April 17, 2018)

It is clear that a proper understanding of what academic English is and how to use it is crucial for success in college, and yet students face multiple obstacles in acquiring this new 'code', not least that...


Immersion Education

by Pádraig Ó Duibhir Multilingual Matters (April 17, 2018)

The body of research in this volume offers a detailed account of the success of young immersion learners of Irish in becoming competent speakers of the minority language. Taking account of in-class and out-of-class...


Understanding Language Use in the Classroom

by Susan J. Behrens Multilingual Matters (April 17, 2018)

It is clear that a proper understanding of what academic English is and how to use it is crucial for success in college, and yet students face multiple obstacles in acquiring this new 'code', not least that...


Mobile Communication and Low-Skilled Migrants’ Acculturation to Cosmopolitan Singapore

by Rajiv George Aricat & Rich Ling Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

Mobile Communication and Low-Skilled Migrants’ Acculturation to Cosmopolitan Singapore examines the role of mobile communication in the acculturation of South Asian labor migrants to Singapore, adopting a...


US Public Memory, Rhetoric, and the National Mall

by Roger C. Aden, Jennifer Keohane, Timothy J. Brown & Karen A. Franck et al. Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

US Public Memory, Rhetoric, and the National Mall examines “the nation’s front yard,” understanding it as both a public face the United States presents to the world and a site where its less apparent moral...


Critical Environmental Communication

by Murdoch Stephens Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

How do contemporary critical thinkers find a way to work between the doubt that grounds their thinking and the knowing needed to ground emancipatory political struggles? In this overview of four contemporary...


The Gamma Paradoxes

by Jeremy Kirby Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

In this book, Jeremy Kirby analyzes Book Gamma of Aristotle's Metaphysics and introduces the debates (or paradoxes as he refers to them) such as relativism versus the idea of a ready-made world, the possibility...


Backlash

by George Yancy & Cornel West Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 15, 2018)

When George Yancy penned a New York Times op-ed entitled “Dear White America” asking white Americans to confront the ways that they benefit from racism, he knew his article would be controversial. But he...


The Psychology of Red and Yellow

by Henry Havelock Ellis Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

Among all colors, the most poignantly emotional tone undoubtedly belongs to red... In all parts of the world red is symbolical of joyous emotion. Often, either alone or in association with yellow, occasionally...


The Psychology of Joking

by John Hughlings Jackson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

Punning is well worthy of the psychologist's attention. I seriously mean that the analysis of puns is a simple way of beginning the methodical analysis of the process of normal and abnormal mentation. This,...


The Psychology of Genius

by William Hirsch & Sully James Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

This book deals with the Psychology of Genius and the relation between Genius and Insanity.

"The psychological analysis of famous poets will show that the intellectual function is no whit less important a factor...


The Training of Dog and its Psychology

by John Monteith & Thomas Wesley Mills Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

This book deals with the training of Dog and the Psychology of the animal.

“Dogs are not filthy in their habits, but some people who keep them are, and others do not understand what is required to enable a...


Difficult Boys

by Madison J. Taylor Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

The difficult boy stands clearly differentiated in my mind from the backward-minded or irresponsible boy, although there are grounds on which they may become merged. The difficult boy, as I conceive him, is...


Borders and Debordering

by Lenart Skof, Eduardo Mendieta, Tomaž Grušovnik & Victor Forte et al. Lexington Books (April 11, 2018)

Borders / Debordering: Topologies, Praxes, Hospitableness engages from interdisciplinary and transnational perspectives some of the most important issues of the present, which lay at the intersection of physical,...


Historical Dictionary of Medical Ethics

by Laurence B. McCullough Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 11, 2018)

Medical ethics is the disciplined study of medical morality, with two goals: critically appraising current medical morality and identifying how it should be improved. Medical morality has three components. Physicians,...


Emotional Competence

by Eveline Lonoce Panoma Press (April 10, 2018)

Did you know your emotions are powerful resources? Or do you deal with them when they pop up, either wanting them to stay when the feelings are nice or to go away when they are unpleasant? Every human being...


The Constitutive A Priori

by Arthur Sullivan Lexington Books (April 06, 2018)

The question of a priori (i.e., Can an adequate epistemology be developed without appeal to a non-empirical source of justification?) is a core issue running throughout the history of philosophy, and recent...


The Task of Philosophy in the Anthropocene

by Richard Polt & Jon Wittrock Rowman & Littlefield International (April 06, 2018)

In its early modern form, philosophy gave a decisive impetus to the science and technology that have transformed the planet and brought on the so-called Anthropocene. Can philosophy now help us understand this...


Library Teen Advisory Groups

by Diane P. Tuccillo & Joni Richards Bodart Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 05, 2018)

Teen advisory groups (TAGs) may flourish in many libraries today, but many others are newly initiating them or hoping to revitalize ones that are floundering. But even successful groups need tips and best practices...