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tHe Humble lIttle ConDom
A History Aine Collier
e story of this humble piece of paraphernalia is full of intriguing insights into human character with all its flaws and foibles as well as many fascinating historical details.
ne of the most basic—and ancient—forms of birth control is the condom. Utilized by all cultures for millennia, and referred to by many colorful euphemisms—baudruche, preservativo, machine, peau divine, rubber, and safety— it has featured in the lives, loves, and letters of some of the most famous men in history. Shakespeare, Casanova, George Bernard Shaw, to mention only a few, all appreciated and wrote about the importance of using “preventatives.” Aine Collier provides a unique glimpse into human sexual habits, customs, beliefs, and attitudes in this first history of the prophylactic device that goes back to at least the ancient Egyptians. As she amply demonstrates, the story of this humble piece of paraphernalia is full of intriguing insights into human character with all its flaws and foibles as well as many fascinating historical details: • Clergymen of the Middle Ages have left records of birth control methods, including condoms, documenting just “what worked.” • The modern history of the condom begins when Columbus’s men returned from the New World infected with the “Great Pox” (syphilis). This led to the rediscovery of the condom as a disease preventative. • Sixteenth-century Italian anatomist Gabriello Fallopio (discoverer of the Fallopian tube) should be considered the father of the modern condom; he was the first to add a pink ribbon to his sheaths, a flourish that remained standard for centuries. • When women had few choices in the world of commerce, a significant number found a legitimate and profitable business niche producing and selling sheaths. • During the Great Depression, while other businesses went bankrupt, condom manufacturers found themselves doing a booming trade throughout the 1930s, one of Wall Street’s few successes. Sadly, it was cheaper to pay 25 cents for a rubber than to have children. • German gummis were acknowledged to be the finest in the world, until the Nazis made them illegal, fearing Jewish doctors had coerced innocent young Germans into using them as birth control. • AIDS has brought the condom full circle. Not for the first time in history has the little device been vilified as a promoter of dirty, illicit sex and lauded as a lifesaving device. Thoroughly researched yet presented in a witty, enjoyable style that will keep you turning the page for more, The Humble Little Condom is both an entertaining read and an educational, impeccably researched popular history. Aine Collier, EdD, is an assistant professor of English at the University of Maryland. She holds degrees in European history, international business, and English education. She has been a historian for the Hughes Flying Boat Museum and a 1932 Olympics archival project, as well as an oral historian for a series of interviews with famous figures from the peace movements of the 1930s and 1960s.

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evIl genes
Why Rome Fell, Hitler Rose, Enron Failed, and My Sister Stole My Mother’s Boyfriend Barbara oakley
Foreword by David Sloan Wilson, author of Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin's Theory Can Change the Way We Think About Our Lives Preface by Jim Phelps, MD, author of Why Am I Still Depressed? and Founder of PsychEducation.org A tour de force of popular science writing that brilliantly melds scientific research with intriguing family history and puts both a human and a scientific face to evil.

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ave you ever met a person who left you wondering, “How could someone be so twisted? So evil ?” Prompted by clues in her sister’s diary after her mysterious death, author Barbara Oakley takes the reader inside the head of the kinds of malevolent people you know, perhaps all too well, but could never understand. Starting with psychology as a frame of reference, Oakley uses cutting-edge images of the working brain to provide startling support for the idea that “evil” people act the way they do mainly as the result of a dysfunction. In fact, some deceitful, manipulative, and even sadistic behavior appears to be programmed genetically—suggesting that some people really are born to be bad. But there are unexpected fringe benefits to “evil genes.” We may not like them—but we literally can’t live without them. Oakley deftly ties together the big picture implications of revolutionary neuroscientific and genetic discoveries, showing the eerily similar behavioral tics of Mao, Stalin, Hitler, and Slobodan Milosevic. The dramatic recent scientific findings presented in Evil Genes shed light not only on dictators far afield, but on politics at home, as well as business, religion, and everyday life. In fact, history itself has been shaped by the strange confluence of genes and environment that science is just now beginning to understand. Oakley links the latest findings of molecular research to a wide array of seemingly unrelated historical and current phenomena, from the harems of the Ottomans and the chummy jokes of “Uncle Joe” Stalin, to the remarkable memory of investor Warren Buffet. Throughout, she never loses sight of the personal cost of evil genes as she unravels the mystery surrounding her sister’s enigmatic life—and death. Evil Genes is a tour de force of popular science writing that brilliantly melds scientific research with intriguing family history and puts both a human and a scientific face to evil. Barbara oakley, PhD (Rochester, MI), is a recent vice president of the world’s largest bioengineering society, the IEEE’s Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. She holds a doctorate in the integrative discipline of systems engineering. She is now an associate professor of engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, but her background extends far beyond academia. Among other adventures, she has worked as a translator on Soviet trawlers in the Bering Sea, served as a radio operator at the South Pole Station in Antarctica, and risen from private to regular army captain in the US Army.

POPULAR SCIENCE / POPULAR PSYCHOLOGY

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unDer tHe gun In Iraq
My Year Training the Iraqi Police robert Cole, as told to Jan hogan
“One moment, I was standing there with my buddies unloading a truck. The next moment, my ears picked up the distinct ‘pssst’ sound homing in on us… . “‘Hit the ground!’ someone yelled. “Right behind the first mortar was a second, then a third, then a fourth. They each slammed into the earth with an enormous impact. The ground shook. The eight-story building above us shuddered, and we all covered our heads when the windows blew out. “As I lay there with glass and debris raining down on me, all I could think was, ‘Holy shit, what did I get myself into?’”

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CURRENT EVENTS Essential reading for all Americans seeking an honest understanding of the dire situation in Iraq.
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resident Bush is fond of saying, “When Iraq can stand up, America can stand down.” A large part of “standing up” is having a well-trained police force in place to maintain peace and order. Why is it taking so long to put a solid police force together? How prepared are the Iraqis to carry out their duties? What pitfalls are Americans facing as they try to get Iraqi police up to speed? In this book Robert Cole—a retired California police officer hired by DynCorp as an international police trainer—presents a vivid account of the challenges of training the Iraqis to handle their own security. In blunt, everyday language, Cole gives the reader an unusually candid and often hair-raising glimpse into reality at the street level as he and his colleagues navigate the dangerous sectors of Baghdad, Tikrit, and Kirkuk, dodging explosions and bullets aimed at them by young Iraqi wannabe heroes. Cole describes situations not shown in the media that fly in the face of the party line from Washington: men in their sixties being hired as policemen, Iraqi detectives who extract information from people by ramming toothpicks under their fingernails, officers suggesting that the best way to subdue potential suspects who flee is by shooting them in the back, police hunkered down in their barracks who refuse to patrol neighborhoods for fear of violence, an enemy that easily blends into a population armed to the teeth with loaded AK-47s, and the routine frustrations of cultural and language barriers to communication. In sharp contrast to the usual bromides about staying the course, Under the Gun in Iraq paints a brutally realistic picture of the bleak, perilous road ahead. This is essential reading for all Americans seeking an honest understanding of the dire situation in Iraq. robert Cole currently works for the United Nations on a security assignment in Haiti doing high-profile VIP close protection work for the Haitian president, Director-General of the Haitian National Police, and visiting dignitaries. After working as a police officer for over 25 years and retiring from the police force in East Palo Alto, California, he then worked for DynCorp as an international police trainer in Iraq. Jan hogan (Las Vegas, NV) is an award-winning staff writer for Stephens Media who writes for View newspapers and has published numerous articles in AAA’s Motorland (now Via ), Law & Order, and other publications. She is currently writing her next book on dyslexia.

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energY vICtorY
Winning the War on Terror by Breaking Free of Oil robert Zubrin
“To win the war on terror, we need to remove the yoke of our oil dependence and cut the flow of petrodollars to regimes that spread radical Islam. Energy Victory is a bold, yet realistic plan to do just that. It is a vitally important book about the most critical issue we face today.” —Dr. Gal Luft, executive director Institute for the Analysis of Global Security

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n this compelling argument for a new direction in US energy policy, worldrenowned engineer and best-selling author Robert Zubrin lays out a bold plan for breaking the economic stranglehold that the OPEC oil cartel has on our country and the world. Zubrin presents persuasive evidence that our decades-long relationship with OPEC has resulted in the looting of our economy, the corruption of our political system, and now the funding and protection of terrorist regimes and movements that are committed to our destruction. Debunking the false solutions and myths that have deterred us from taking necessary action, Zubrin exposes the fakery that has allowed many politicians—including current US President George W. Bush—to posture that they are acting to resolve this problem while actually doing nothing significant toward that goal. Zubrin’s plan is straightforward and practical. He argues that if Congress passed a law requiring that all new cars sold in the USA be flex-fueled—that is, able to run on any combination of gasoline or alcohol fuels—this one action would destroy the monopoly that the oil cartel has maintained on the globe’s transportation fuel supply, opening it up to competition from alcohol fuels produced by farmers worldwide. According to Zubrin’s estimates, within three years of enactment, such a regulation would put 50 million cars on the road in the USA capable of running on high-alcohol fuels, and at least an equal number overseas. He further advocates tariff policies favoring alcohol over petroleum imports. Energy Victory shows how we could be using fuel dollars that are now being sent to countries with ties to terrorism to help farmers here and abroad, boosting our own economy and funding world development. Furthermore, by switching to alcohol fuels, which pollute less than gasoline and are made from plants that draw carbon dioxide from the air, this plan will facilitate the worldwide economic growth required to eliminate global poverty without the fear of greenhouse warming. Energy Victory offers an exciting vision for a dynamic, new energy policy, which will not only go a long way toward safeguarding homeland security in the future but will also provide solutions for global warming and Third World development. robert Zubrin (Indian Hills, CO) is president of Pioneer Astronautics and also president of the Mars Society. For many years he worked as a senior engineer for Lockheed Martin. In addition, he is the author of the critically acclaimed nonfiction books The Case for Mars, Entering Space, and Mars on Earth ; the science-fiction novels The Holy Land and First Landing ; and articles in Scientific American, the New Atlantis, and the American Enterprise. He has appeared on major media including CNN, CSPAN, the BBC, the Discovery Channel, NBC, ABC, and NPR.

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“In Energy Victory, Zubrin supplies a forceful plan to finally break oil's global stranglehold and seriously address world development. This is something we've really needed for some time. Washington should sit up and take notice.” —James P. Clark Chairman, World Technology Network

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tHe Woman’s Heart
An Owner’s Guide John A. Elefteriades, MD, and Teresa Caulin-Glaser, MD

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CONSUMER HEALTH / WOMEN'S HEALTH In this enlightening guide to the woman’s heart, two leading heart specialists focus on the unique factors affecting women’s cardiovascular health.

Of related interest
Your Heart An Owner’s Guide John Elefteriades and Lawrence Cohen

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f you ask the average American what the leading cause of mortality in women is, most would probably guess breast cancer. Even among physicians, attitudes and assumptions about heart disease are influenced by the quintessential image of a middle-aged man clutching his chest in pain. In fact, more women die each year from heart disease than men, and the symptoms of heart problems in women are very different from those in men, making detection more difficult. Furthermore, the mortality rate for women undergoing coronary artery bypass or angioplasty is three times that for men. These are just some of the vital gender differences affecting the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in women. In this enlightening guide to the woman’s heart, two leading heart specialists focus on the unique factors affecting women’s cardiovascular health. Writing in language that is completely accessible to the average reader, they provide crucial, potentially lifesaving information to help women monitor their own heart health. Among the topics discussed are: • In what ways is a woman’s heart different from a man’s? • How do pregnancy and childbirth affect the heart and circulation? • Will hormone therapy increase the risk of heart disease? • What are the typical symptoms of heart disease in women? • What treatment options are best for women? • How is the heart affected by menopause and aging? • What are the future prospects for improving heart health and treatment for women? For both healthy women and those already coping with heart disease, this comprehensive “owner’s guide” on the female heart provides essential information for living life to its fullest. John A. Elefteriades, MD (New Haven, CT), is the William W. L. Glenn Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, chief of cardiothoracic surgery, and professor of surgery at Yale University School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital. He is a past president of the International College of Angiology and serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Cardiology, the Journal of Cardiac Surgery, and Cardiology. The winner of the prestigious “Socrates Award” for the teaching of cardiac surgery, he is the author, with Lawrence S. Cohen, MD, of Your Heart: An Owner’s Guide and House Officer Guide to ICU Care. Teresa Caulin-Glaser, MD, FACC (Columbus, OH), is Director of Preventive Cardiology and Research at the McConnell Heart Health Center, Riverside Methodist Hospital (OhioHealth), and a clinical associate professor of Internal Medicine at Ohio State University. She is the coauthor of four medical textbooks and numerous journal articles.

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pressureD parents, stresseD-out kIDs
Dealing with Competition While Raising a Successful Child Wendy S. Grolnick, PhD, and Kathy Seal

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t begins harmlessly. Parents casually chatting on the playground or over dinner compare their babies' first milestones: "Has Erin started talking? Danielle's already using five-word sentences!” Inevitably, Erin’s mom and dad feel anxious. Later, as report cards, standardized tests, tryouts, playoffs, auditions, admission interviews, and social cliques fill their child's world, parents' anxiety intensifies. The older children get, the more competition they face, whether in sports, academics, or the arts. Hovering in the background, inciting everyone, is the race for admission to a top-tier college. To help panicky parents deal with the torrential emotions stirred up by our competitive society, and to give them scientific knowledge about their children's growing years, leading child researcher Wendy S. Grolnick and educational and parenting journalist Kathy Seal offer this illuminating and accessible guide to channeling competitive anxiety into positive parenting. While evolution has given parents a genetic predisposition toward this protective anxiety whenever their children face today's heightened competition, the authors guide parents to avoid pushing and pressuring, turning fear instead into calm guidance. Distilling the results of thirty years of research in child psychology, the authors then focus on three essential feelings—autonomy, competence, and connectedness— which parents can foster in their children to maximize the child’s chances of success and minimize family conflict. They explain that granting kids autonomy lets them feel that they can solve their own problems and are responsible for their own actions. At the same time, providing structure gives kids the guidelines, information, limits, and consequences that they need to act in the world, instilling them with a feeling of competence. Finally, support from adults in the form of time and other resources provides children with a necessary feeling of connection and helps them internalize the ideas and values of their caring parents. Reassuring and empathic, Grolnick and Seal show parents how to avoid the burnout—in both parents and children—that afflicts so many in our highly competitive society, while raising children who thrive and excel. Wendy S. Grolnick, PhD (Longmeadow, MA), professor of psychology at Clark University, is one of the nation’s leading parenting researchers. She has conducted pioneering studies on the role parents play in children’s motivation and achievement. Dr. Grolnick has been interviewed on National Public Radio’s The Public Eye and is frequently quoted in Parents magazine, Family Circle, and Newsday, among other journals. She is the author of The Psychology of Parental Control in addition to many scholarly articles. Kathy Seal (Santa Monica, CA) is a nationally known parenting journalist and coauthor of Motivated Minds—a Los Angeles Times best seller. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Family Circle, and the Columbia Journalism Review, among other publications.

CHILD PSYCHOLOGY / PARENTING

An illuminating and accessible guide to channeling competitive anxiety into positive parenting.

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WHY smart CompanIes Do Dumb tHIngs
Avoiding Eight Common Mistakes in New Product Development
Lessons Learned from Innovation Blunders

Calvin L. hodock
“This book rocks with practical and perceptive candor, and down-to-earth advice. Any company can improve its new product marketing and financial success batting average by adopting Cal's principles.” —Peter Klein, recent Senior vice President for Strategy and Development, at the Gillette Company, and founder of PK Associates

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BUSINESS Shows how even modest improvements in the innovation process can double the bottom line for any company while making its shareholders more prosperous and happier.

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nnovation is the lifeblood of American business. Without the creativity to find the next must-have product or service, companies quickly lose their competitive edge. Knowing this, corporate leaders invest heavily in research and development. Notwithstanding the dollars spent on R & D, the fact remains that better than 90 percent of innovation initiatives fail to achieve their return-on-investment targets. Poor management decisions and lack of marketplace savvy often undermine even huge research efforts. Can America continue to be a formidable global competitor with this kind of failure rate? Taking a case history approach, Calvin Hodock examines eight typical innovation blunders that continually doom new product development. From misjudging the market and “dead-on-arrival products” to “fatal frugality” and “timetable tyranny,” he discusses not only why such mistakes occur but also the dire consequences to both investors and employees. When Polaroid declared bankruptcy, because it missed the digital imaging trend, the company’s employees lost their retirement and pension benefits. Now the failure of the American automobile industry to create “gotta have” cars threatens to wreak long-term havoc in a large segment of American workers. Among the problems Hodock points to are breakdowns in the marketing research process, marketing dishonesty, lack of real-world preparation among newly graduated MBAs, CEOs under pressure to deliver unrealistic earning targets, clueless boards of directors, and the general absence of accountability. After analyzing each problem, Hodock emphasizes the lesson learned and concludes with a list of best practices for successful innovation. He shows how even modest improvements in the innovation process can double the bottom line for any company while making its shareholders more prosperous and happier. Hodock’s incisive analysis and illuminating new approaches to successful development and marketing are must reading for students of business, seasoned corporate executives, and anyone interested in the future of American business.

Calvin L. hodock (Skillman, NJ) is professor of marketing at Berkeley College, Garret Mountain and Middlesex Campuses, an adjunct professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, and a guest lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. He is the former chairman of the board of the American Marketing Association, the world’s largest professional marketing society. He is also on the board of directors for NuVim, Inc. He has previously september 2007 published for the American Marketing Association, McGraw-Hill, and the Advertising hArDCovEr 300 pp / ISBN 978-1-59102-568-9 / $25.95 (6" x 9") Research Foundation. 8 www.prometheusbooks.com • Prometheus Books

poker strategIes for a WInnIng eDge In busIness
Foreword by Bill Costello, CFO and President for QVC International, Inc.

David Apostolico

Whether you are negotiating a deal, running a business, or trying to climb the corporate ladder, a solid poker strategy can prove invaluable.

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ver since poker proliferated along the Mississippi in the early 1800s, it has been the quintessential American game. Poker, if played correctly, embodies all of the qualities cherished in our free society including ingenuity, hard work, and perseverance. The ability to read and outwit your opponents, which is so essential to success at the poker table, is equally important in forging ahead in a capitalist society. Of course, luck is prevalent in all aspects of our lives, and anyone who has spent time in a poker room can attest to the large and random role that luck plays. How one deals with it can go a long way in determining success. In this book, experienced poker player, tournament champion, attorney, and businessman David Apostolico takes core poker philosophies and applies them to various business situations. Readers learn how to develop a poker mind-set to help them in all aspects of their business lives. Apostolico, who has matched wits with the world’s top professionals on the invitationonly Professional Poker Tour and negotiated mergers and acquisitions on Wall Street, says there are no hard and fast rules to either poker or business success, yet the skills involved in both are extremely similar. Reading the opposition, adapting to changing circumstances, being innovative, and thinking like a winner are necessary to making a living on the felt or in the boardroom. Whether you are negotiating a deal, managing your finances, marketing products, running a business, or trying to climb the corporate ladder, a solid poker strategy can prove invaluable. Before you make a move in any of these areas, you should read this insightful book to learn how to play your hand for maximum strength. David Apostolico (West Chester, PA), the winner of numerous poker tournaments in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and the burgeoning online casino scene, is the author of Tournament Poker and the Art of War, Machiavellian Poker, Pocket Idiot’s Guide to Poker Bets and Bluffs, and three other books on poker. In the business world, Apostolico has been an attorney for law firms in New York and Philadelphia, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, debt and equity financings, and general corporate advice. He has also appeared on NBC’s hit show The Apprentice.

BUSINESS / POKER

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amerICan JurIes
The Verdict Neil vidmar and valerie P. hans

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lthough the right to trial by jury is enshrined in the US Constitution, in recent years both criminal and civil juries have been criticized as incompetent, biased, and irresponsible. For example, the O. J. Simpson criminal jury’s verdict produced a racial divide in opinions about that trial. And many Americans still hold strong views about the jury that awarded millions of dollars to a woman who spilled a cup of McDonald's coffee on herself. It’s said that there are “judicial hellholes” where local juries provide “jackpot justice” in medical malpractice and product liability cases with corporate defendants. Are these claims valid? This monumental and comprehensive volume reviews over fifty years of empirical research on civil and criminal juries and returns a verdict that strongly supports the jury system. Rather than relying on anecdotes, Vidmar and Hans—renowned scholars of the jury system—place the jury system in its historical and contemporary context, giving the stories behind important trials while providing fact-based answers to critical questions. How do juries make decisions and how do their verdicts compare to those of trial judges and technical experts? What roles do jury consultants play in influencing trial outcomes? Can juries understand complex expert testimony? Under which circumstances do capital juries decide to sentence a defendant to die? Are juries biased against doctors and big business? Should juries be allowed to give punitive damages? How do juries respond to the insanity defense? Do jurors ignore the law? Finally, the authors consider various suggestions for improving the way that juries are asked to carry out their duties. After briefly comparing the American jury to its counterparts in other nations, they conclude that our jury system, despite occasional problems, is, on balance, fair and democratic, and should remain an indispensable component of the judicial process for the foreseeable future. Neil vidmar, PhD (Durham, NC), is both the Russell M. Robinson II Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law and a professor of psychology at Duke University. He has published over 100 research articles and is the author, coauthor, or editor of four books including Hans and Vidmar’s widely acclaimed Judging the Jury (1986), Medical Malpractice and the American Jury (1995), and World Jury Systems (2000). valerie P. hans, PhD (Ithaca, NY), is professor of law at Cornell University. She has published more than ninety research papers and articles and is the author, coauthor, or editor of five books including Business on Trial (2000), Judging the Jury (1986), and The Jury System (2006). She also serves on the editorial boards of major professional journals in the field of law and social science.

is monumental and comprehensive volume reviews over fi fty years of empirical research on civil and criminal juries and returns a verdict that strongly supports the jury system.

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serIal kIllers anD saDIstIC murDerers—up Close anD personal
Foreword by Robert K. Ressler, FBI (ret.), Founder and Former Director of the Violent Criminal Apprehension Program A chilling glimpse into the minds of some of the worst criminals.

Jack Levin

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fter twenty-five years of investigating, analyzing, and interviewing serial killers, their family members, neighbors, and even surviving victims, Jack Levin has become one of the world’s most respected experts on the motivations and modus operandi of dangerous criminals. In this gripping book, he taps his wealth of experience with the criminal mind to offer lessons for law enforcement and the general public about how serial killers think, as well as the conditions under which hideous murders typically occur. These lessons, he hopes, will lead to more effective ways to thwart such crimes in the future. Levin’s face-to-face meetings and correspondence with such notorious murderers as the Hillside strangler (Kenneth Bianchi) and Orville Lynn Majors (the male nurse who was convicted of killing numerous patients in his charge) reveal that these types of killers are not motivated by money, revenge, or rage. In fact, the only motivation seems to be a sadistic craving for power and a need to feel in control. Levin also, for the first time, lets down his guard and reveals what it feels like to be seated so close to such cold-blooded killers. Many killers, as Levin points out, are meticulous planners. Levin has found that even in situations that appear spontaneous, for instance a workplace shooting by a disgruntled employee, the deed is carefully thought out and prepared for in advance. Another factor that consistently emerges in conversations with killers who have committed the most heinous of acts is the total absence of remorse or any notion of moral responsibility. Murder appears to be easy for these criminals and they kill with a feeling of complete impunity. Levin also notes the skillfully deceptive facades that such murderers are able to affect. They are extremely adept liars (he admits to having been fooled!) who enjoy playing mind games, even though outwardly they seem above suspicion. This is one reason they are so dangerous and difficult for investigators to track down and prosecute. This chilling glimpse into the minds of some of the worst criminals makes a valuable contribution to criminology and is a must-read for both true-crime buffs and law enforcement professionals.

TRUE CRIME / CRIMINOLOGY

Also by Jack Levin
WHY We Hate Jack Levin and Gordana rabrenovic

276 pp (Illustrations) ISBN 978-1-59102-191-9 / HC / $28 See page 62.

Jack Levin, PhD (Boston, MA), is the Brudnick Professor of Sociology and National Publicity • Criminology at Northeastern University, as well as the director of the Brudnick Major review Attention • Center on Violence and Conflict. He is the author of many critically acclaimed online Marketing and Publicity • books on criminology, including Why We Hate (with Gordana Rabrenovic), Overkill World rights • (with James Alan Fox), Hate Crimes Revisited (with J. McDevitt), and The Violence of Hate, and is frequently quoted in the national media. He often appears on national februarY 2008 television, including Today, Oprah, The O’Reilly Factor, Larry King Live, 20/20, 48 hArDCovEr Hours, Dateline NBC, and many other programs. 235 pp (Illustrations) / ISBN 978-1-59102-576-4 / $25.95 (6" x 9") Prometheus Books • (800) 421-0351 • Fax (716) 691-0137 11

tHe legaCY of IslamIC antIsemItIsm
From Sacred Texts to Solemn History Edited by Andrew G. Bostom
Foreword by Ibn Warraq

his comprehensive, meticulously documented collection of scholarly articles presents indisputable evidence that a readily discernible, uniquely Islamic antisemitism—a specific Muslim hatred of Jews—has been expressed continuously since the advent of Islam. Debunking the conventional wisdom, which continues to assert that Muslim animosity toward Jews is entirely a 20th-century phenomenon fueled mainly by the protracted Arab-Israeli conflict, leading scholars provide example after example of antisemitic motifs in Muslim documents reaching back to the beginnings of Islam. The contributors show that the Koran itself is a significant source of hostility toward Jews, as well as other foundational Muslim texts including the hadith (the words and deeds of Muhammad as recorded by pious Muslim transmitters) and the sira (the earliest Muslim biographies of Muhammad). Many other examples are adduced in the writings of influential Muslim jurists, theologians, and scholars, from the Middle Ages through the contemporary era. These primary sources, and seminal secondary analyses translated here for the first time into English—such as Hartwig Hirschfeld’s mid-1880s essays on Muhammad’s subjugation of the Jews of Medina and George Vajda’s elegant, comprehensive 1937 study of the hadith—detail the sacralized rationale for Islam’s anti-Jewish bigotry. Numerous complementary historical accounts illustrate the resulting plight of Jewish communities in the Muslim world across space and time, culminating in the genocidal threat posed to the Jews of Israel today. Scholars, educators, and interested lay readers will find this collection an invaluable resource for understanding the phenomenon of Muslim antisemitism, past and present. Andrew G. Bostom is the author of the highly acclaimed The Legacy of Jihad: Islamic Holy War and the Fate of Non-Muslims. He has published articles and commentary on Islam in the Washington Times, National Review Online, Revue Politique, FrontPage Magazine.com, American Thinker, and other print and online publications. More on Andrew Bostom's work can be found at www.andrewbostom.org.

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Presents indisputable evidence that Muslim hatred of Jews has been expressed continuously since the advent of Islam.

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tHe legaCY of JIHaD Islamic Holy War and the Fate of Non-Muslims
Foreword by Ibn Warraq
759 pp / ISBN 978-1-59102-307-4 / HC / $29 See page 61.

Also by Andrew Bostom

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tHe paperbaCk apoCalYpse
How the Christian Church Was Left Behind robert M. Price

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he great popularity of The Left Behind novels by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins attests to the strong appeal of apocalyptic beliefs in many conservative Christian communities. As biblical scholar Robert M. Price reveals in this history and critique of Christian end-time beliefs, LaHaye and Jenkins’s famous novels are just the latest examples of a long tradition of popular fundamentalist eschatology. Price traces the origin and scriptural basis, which is sometimes astonishingly skimpy, for such beliefs as the Rapture, the Second Coming, the Antichrist, and Messianic prophecy. He emphasizes that the writers of the New Testament consistently set a first-century deadline for the return of Jesus Christ, and yet the stubborn fact that the Second Coming obviously did not occur has not deterred fundamentalist Christians from blindly predicting the event throughout the centuries up to the present day. Price then critiques the raft of previous apocalyptic novels before turning to the Left Behind series. He offers both literary and theological criticism, while explaining the psychological appeal of the books. Finally, he offers a parody chapter on the Left Behind series called “Tribulation Farce.” With its approachable, engaging style, The Paperback Apocalypse makes complex scholarly research accessible to the interested lay reader. Seminarians, religion scholars, interested observers of the American religious scene, and even fans of the Left Behind series will learn much from Price’s in-depth scholarship. robert M. Price (Selma, NC), professor of scriptural studies at the Johnnie Colemon Theological Seminary, is the editor (with Jeffery Jay Lowder) of The Empty Tomb: Jesus Beyond the Grave and the Journal of Higher Criticism. He is also the author of The Reason-Driven Life : What Am I Here on Earth For ? ; The Da Vinci Fraud: Why the Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction ; The Incredible Shrinking Son of Man: How Reliable Is the Gospel Tradition? ; Deconstructing Jesus ; The Widow Traditions in Luke-Acts ; and Beyond Born Again.

RELIGION / LITERATURE

A popular history and critique of Christian end-time beliefs.

tHe reasonDrIven lIfe

Also by Robert M. Price

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Why the Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction
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What Am I Here on Earth For?
363 pp / HC / $24 ISBN 978-1-59102-476-7 See page 59.

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sImpsonologY
There’s a Little Bit of Springfield in All of Us TIM DELANEY
In e Simpsons, sociologist Tim Delaney finds a gold mine of insights couched in parody.

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n this amusing and informative appreciation of The Simpsons, sociologist Tim Delaney looks at the many ways America’s longest-running sitcom and animated TV program reflects American culture. For more than fifteen years, the Simpsons have touched upon nearly every aspect of the American social scene—from family dynamics and social mores to local customs and national institutions. With over four hundred episodes aired so far, Delaney finds a gold mine of insights couched in parody on any number of perennial topics: • On television’s influence on American culture, Krusty the Clown says, “Would it really be worth living in a world without television? I think the survivors would envy the dead.” • On New Age religion, Homer says, “To think, I turned to a cult for mindless happiness when I had beer all along.” • On the thorny issue of gun ownership and home security, Homer purchases a pistol at “Bloodbath and Beyond” and then tells Marge, “I don’t have to be careful, I got a gun.” • On the theme of community spirit, Bart thoughtlessly signs up with a local Boy Scout troop while on a sugar rush from eating a “Super-Squishee.” The next day he realizes what he has done: “Oh, no. I joined the Junior Campers!” To which his sister Lisa responds: “The few, the proud, the geeky.” Delaney finds many more episodes relevant to major sociological issues such as environmentalism, feminism, romance and marriage, politics, education, health, aging, and more. Students of popular culture and laypersons alike will learn basic sociological concepts and theories in a refreshing, jargon-free work that offers plenty of entertainment.
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seInologY
The Sociology of Seinfeld
317 pp / PB / $20 ISBN 978-1-59102-395-1 See page 63.

Tim Delaney (Oswego, NY) is assistant professor of sociology at the State University of New York at Oswego and the author of Seinology: The Sociology of Seinfeld, American Street Gangs, and Contemporary Social Theory, among other works.

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tHe JoY of pHYsICs
Arthur W. Wiggins
Cartoons by Sidney Harris
Here is your chance not only to understand physics, but to do physics.

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or those who have always wanted to discover the joy of physics, this is the book that they’ve been waiting for. Many people remember their struggles with the topic in high school and have wished for the right opportunity to gain an appreciation of this significant area of knowledge. Now is their chance not only to understand physics, but to do physics. Physics professor and popular science writer Arthur W. Wiggins provides the general reader with a fun-filled, entertaining, and truly educational tour of this all-important science. What makes the study of physics so worthwhile? Wiggins says that, despite its reputation for difficulty, physics has an enormously ambitious goal, which appeals to people’s innate curiosity: to understand the workings of the entire universe, from the smallest quarks to the largest galaxies. Learning and comprehending as much as we can about the inner and outer workings of the universe is what evokes the joy of physics. Taking a hands-on approach, he invites the reader to share the joy. Easy, practical experiments pepper the book and connect the ideas of physics with the reality of the universe. The yo-yo, flying disc, shake flashlight, laser pointer, LED, and even a microwave experiment with an edible result add to the fun. Understanding and enjoyment go hand in hand as the whole enterprise of physics is explored, explained, and illustrated with clear, recognizable examples and with good humor. Explanations of motion, energy, sound, electricity, and magnetism lead to intriguing discussions of such groundbreaking ideas as relativity, quarks, string theory, and dark energy. Complete with lively, memorable cartoons by Sidney Harris—America’s premier science cartoonist—The Joy of Physics reveals the inherent fun, intellectual pleasure, and supreme importance of a subject that we can now finally tackle and enjoy. Arthur W. Wiggins (Bloomfield Hills, MI) is the coauthor, with Charles M. Wynn, of the critically acclaimed The Five Biggest Ideas in Science, Quantum Leaps in the Wrong Direction, The Five Biggest Unsolved Problems in Science, and the textbook Natural Science: Bridging the Gaps. Now retired, Wiggins was the head of the Department of Physical Sciences at Oakland Community College, where he was also a professor of physics. For over thirty-five years he taught physics, astronomy, and general science courses. distinguished professor emeritus of physics, Oakland Community College

POPULAR SCIENCE

The Amazing Science of Familiar Things

tHe JoY of CHemIstrY

Of Related Interest

Cathy Cobb and Monty L. Fetterolf
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tHe makIng of fDr
The Story of Stephen T. Early, America's First Modern Press Secretary Linda Lotridge Levin

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hough practically unknown to the public today, Stephen T. Early was one of the most influential men in mid-twentieth-century America. As the press secretary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, he was chiefly responsible for getting the president’s message out to the press and he helped to shape Roosevelt’s image in the eyes of Americans through the dramatic years of the Great Depression and World War II. It is no exaggeration to say that, had there been no Stephen Early, the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the longest-serving president in US history, would probably have been limited to one term. In an engrossing narrative that brings to life key people and events during a calamitous time in American history, journalist Linda Lotridge Levin documents how Early remade what had been just a routine White House briefing function into the modern high-visibility role of today’s presidential press secretary. A highly respected Associated Press reporter, Early launched a breathtaking reorganization of the way government informed the public. For the first time, the president held two news conferences a week. Under Early’s guidance, the press evolved from just print journalism into the use of radio and newsreels, so he was the first press secretary to have the luxury and the frustrations of dealing with both broadcast and print media on a daily basis. Among his most important contributions, Early helped the president create the famous “Fireside Chats,” which were a hallmark of Depression era and wartime America.

POLITICS / HISTORY / JOURNALISM A long-overdue account of one of the last century’s most important government officials.

Levin chronicles Early’s lifelong loyalty to Roosevelt and their close but sometimestumultuous personal and professional relationship, from Roosevelt’s appearance on the political stage as a New York delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1912 through his four terms as president of the United States. She offers many intriguing glimpses into the personalities within Roosevelt’s inner circle, including Eleanor Roosevelt, Louis Howe, Harry Truman, and many others. Levin concludes this engaging story of Early’s influential life with an account of his state funeral, which was attended by President Truman, the vice president, the chief justice of the Supreme Court, the secretaries of defense, army, and navy, and numerous other dignitaries. The Making of FDR is a long-overdue account of one of the last century’s most important government officials. Linda Lotridge Levin (Kingston, RI), professor of journalism and chair of the Department of Journalism at the University of Rhode Island, is the author of Mass Communication Law in Rhode Island ; To Understand: The History of a 10-Year Dialogue Between New England and Soviet Editors ; and Rhode Island: The Independent State ; as well as numerous articles in the Providence Journal and other publications.

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robert e. lee
With a New Preface by the Author Foreword by Julian Thompson

Icon for a Nation Brian holden reid

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ne of the most impressive monuments to an American military hero is found in Richmond, Virginia. Weighing twelve tons and standing almost sixty-two feet high, this great marble statue depicts Gen. Robert E. Lee on horseback. It projects an air of defiance as well as celebration, implying that, despite the tragic outcome of the Civil War for the South, this general was not defeated. By the time this monumental icon was unveiled in 1890, twenty years after Lee’s death, the apotheosis of the great Confederate leader’s life and career was well underway. He came to symbolize the great lost cause–the unfulfilled, idealized achievements that were central to the romanticized imagery that quickly enveloped the Old South after the war. In this in-depth examination of the career of Gen. Robert E. Lee, noted historian Brian Holden Reid looks beyond the legend to arrive at an objective assessment of the man and his military career. Holden Reid argues that Lee’s qualities as a general do not require any exaggeration or embellishment. Tracing the military campaigns of the Civil War, he shows that Lee’s short period of field command, just under three years, was marked by imagination, decisiveness, stamina, and a determination to win the war against the better-equipped Union army, rather than just avoid losing it. Some historians have criticized Lee’s offensive strategy as an error that became ultimately self-defeating. By contrast, Holden Reid asserts that it was the only realistic way for the Confederacy to win its independence. Nonetheless, he acknowledges that Lee exhibited occasional overconfidence, sometimes underestimated his enemy, and failed to develop his staff in any modern sense. As a British historian, Holden Reid brings a fresh, detached eye to his evaluation of General Lee, and in the end he presents an authoritative and balanced assessment of a great American commander. Marked by clarity of style and filled with fascinating historical details, this new reconsideration of a legendary Southern general will be a welcome addition to the bookshelves of Civil War enthusiasts as well as students and scholars of American history and military history. Brian holden reid (London, England) is professor of American history and military institutions and head of the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. Since 1993, he has been a member of the Council of the Society for Army Historical Research and from 1998 to 2004 served as chairman. In 2004-2005, he was the first non-American to serve as a member of the Lincoln Prize jury panel, which awards the most important literary prize in the field of Civil War history. His many books include The Origins of the American Civil War and The Civil War and the Wars of the Nineteenth Century.
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AMERICAN HISTORY / THE CIVIL WAR

Looks beyond the legend to arrive at an objective assessment of the man and his military career.

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Hot Issues, Cool CHoICes
Facing Bullies, Peer Pressure, Popularity, and Put-Downs Sandra McLeod humphrey
Illustrated by Brian Strassburg
“Bullying, social aggression, and harassment are more pervasive in schools than at any other time in our education history. It’s time we train our kids how to respond to various bullying situations before they occur. Sandra Humphrey does exactly that. …” —Gene Bedley, PTA National Educator of the Year “This is an engaging book of stories that will empower parents and teachers to help kids deal with challenges like peer pressure and bullying.” —rep. Jim ramstad, United States Congress

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id you know that there are kids out there who don’t even want to get out of bed in the morning because they know what going to school means for them? • Being teased and taunted… • Being excluded and rejected… • Being afraid that you’re going to be assaulted and possibly hurt… • Sometimes it can even mean that you just can’t hang in there any longer, so you give up and take your own life.

If you are one of the cool kids at school, this book is for you. But if you’re not one of the cool kids, this book is especially for you. Emerson Elementary isn’t a real school, but it could be your elementary school. And the students at Emerson aren’t real kids, but the problems they face are real, and so are the choices they make.

YOUNG READERS
AGES 10 AND UP

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The Golden Rule is an old rule, but it's still a good rule to live by, and after reading this book, you may just possibly become a kinder, more compassionate human being, someone who treats others the way you want them to treat you. So come along and join the students at Emerson Elementary and help them make some cool choices! Sandra McLeod humphrey (Minnetonka, MN), a retired clinical psychologist, is a writer and consultant for the Heroes & Dreams Foundation, which provides character education materials to grades K-8 throughout North America. She is the author of the highly praised If You Had to Choose, What Would You Do?, Dare to Dream!, and many other books focused on moral education for children.

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Dare to Dream!
25 Extraordinary Lives
121 pp (Illustrations, Bibliography) / ISBN 978-1-59102-280-0 / PB / $14

“[T]here is no question that this book achieves its inspirational purpose. Especially suited to reluctant readers, this book encapsulates the meaning of persistence and courage.” —Voya “[T]his will make a useful addition to collections supporting values or character education.” —multicultural review “The role models in Dare to Dream! provide a ‘north star’ that brings meaning and purpose to young people everywhere.” —Gene Bedley, PTA National Educator of the Year “In our current media-driven society, too many of our children lack authentic heroes. …Sandra Humphrey's inspirational new book provides a viable alternative by chronicling the lives of exemplary individuals, both contemporary and historic, whose lives and life lessons should be admired and emulated. It is the type of book all young people need to read." —Philip Bigler, Director of the Madison Center, James Madison University, 1998 National Teacher of the Year

If You HaD to CHoose, WHat WoulD You Do?
Illustrations by Brian Strassburg
115 pp (Illustrations Throughout) / ISBN 978-1-57392-010-0 / PB / $13

“[A]n excellent tool and a good opportunity for parents and teachers to engage in a meaningful dialogue with children; encourage them to think and talk about their values; help them express their feelings, relate to certain personalities, and sometimes, stand alone against peers. The episodes are fun to read and are followed by questions as starters for discussion.” —Children’s House "I believe that anything we can do to encourage kids to have a chance to have honest discussions with adults will help them in a rather tough world. I like the fact that your book uses humor and directness to get at some of the important stuff in kids' lives." —Mary Beth Blegen, National Teacher of the Year, 1996 "[C]arefully crafted. It's suitable for discussion of values in many settings, including the home, Sunday or parochial school, and public school." —metro lutheran "[A] super collection…will push a lot of hot buttons with your kids and open the door for helping them to form strong character traits." —Teaching pre K–8

More—If You HaD to CHoose, WHat WoulD You Do?
Illustrations by Brian Strassburg
110 pp (Illustrations Throughout) / ISBN 978-1-59102-077-6 / PB / $13

This is a fun book! Kids will enjoy reading through each short situation and then deciding what they would do. Best of all, they’ll learn that just as their bodies need exercise to build strong muscle and bone, moral character also needs “sets” and “reps” to keep it fit. In a society where rules are ambiguous and role models transient, this excellent book will guide children through everyday problems and instill in them a sense of responsibility for their own choices and actions.

It’s up to You…WHat Do You Do?
Illustrations by Brian Strassburg
115 pp (Illustrations Throughout) / ISBN 978-1-57392-263-0 / PB / $14

It’s Up to You…What Do You Do? offers challenging situations involving school-age children who must make their own choices in life. Whether reading alone or sharing these stories with an adult, young readers are asked to think about what they would do.

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savIngraCe

Calling on the New Talented Tenth

Kimberlee Nichole Payton
In 1903, W. E. B. Du Bois wrote a very influential essay entitled “The Talented Tenth,” in which he said it was the responsibility of the best-educated and top-earning blacks in America to work toward uplifting the educational and economic standards of all African Americans—in effect, to save the race. In this insightful assessment of how far black Americans have come since Du Bois’s day, attorney Kimberlee Nichole Payton suggests that the concept of the talented tenth is still waiting to be put into practice. She urges her own post–civil rights generation, the most privileged generation of blacks to date, to follow the prescription outlined by Du Bois. Focusing on the problem of class distinctions within the black community, Payton is critical of the trend toward materialism and the “I got mine” attitude of the generation heavily influenced by Hip Hop culture. She notes not only an increasing separation between poor blacks and members of the upper and middle-class black community, but even a desire for separation on the part of those who are better off. She urges the middle-class and wealthy members of her generation to take inspiration from other oppressed minorities in America, such as Jews and Asians, who have become very successful through a tradition of helping one another. Rather than indifference or a judgmental blame-the-victim stance, Payton believes that a new talented tenth could start making real differences in the lives of impoverished African Americans. Kimberlee Nichole Payton (Oakland, CA) is an attorney and writer who has written numerous articles for the Legal Times and the Washington Post, among other publications. Currently, she works for LexisNexis as the Manager for Strategy and Development for the South and Mid-Atlantic Markets. Raised in Washington, DC, she was a Congressional Black Caucus Scholar, worked in the office of Eleanor Holmes Norton, and won the Juvenile Justice Clinical Advocacy Award.

Current Events
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sWeet release

The Last Step to Black Freedom

James Davison Jr.
African Americans have come a long way in the difficult upward struggle from slavery to the relatively broad freedoms enjoyed today. Together, as a potent and well-knit group, they have battled endlessly in their march toward freedom. Finally, according to psychologist James Davison Jr., the last step to freedom for black Americans has arrived. But, that last step must be taken as individuals—not as a collective. In this assessment of the problems and potentials facing African Americans, Dr. Davison argues that in order for achieving individuals to advance to the final step of freedom, they must break free from the mental shackles created by the black community. The central theme of Sweet Release is that the forces that impinge most upon psychological freedom for black Americans come from within. Guilt for being successful, shame in reaction to the misbehaviors of race peers, demands to give back to the community, and accusations of trying to be white are just a few of the mechanisms that thwart psychological freedom for black persons. Dr. Davison argues that individual lifestyles, aspirations, even identities are constrained by the specter of racial unity. As a result, for black advancers, what remains to be overcome is not “the system” or “them,” but internalized community attitudes that put a choke hold on individual freedom. Unafraid of controversy or candid assessment, Dr. Davison addresses these and other thorny issues with psychological insight while offering strategies to move beyond group constrictions toward personal freedom. James Davison Jr., PhD (Sacramento, CA), is a psychologist in private practice and also works in the criminal justice system for the California State Prison system. In addition, he is the author of Prisoners of Our Past.

Current Events

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pHIlIp pullman’s His Dark Materials a multIple allegorY
Leonard F. Wheat

Attacking Religious Superstition in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Paradise Lost
Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy is one of the most popular fantasy works of our time. Both the trilogy and a new movie based on it are being marketed chiefly as YA (young adult) fare. But Leonard F. Wheat shows in this fascinating analysis that His Dark Materials is far more than a YA tale. At a deeper level it is a complex triple allegory—a surface story that uses 231 symbols to tell three hidden stories. As such, it is among the most profound, intellectually challenging, and thoroughly adult works ever written. Wheat brings the hidden stories to light. He demonstrates how Pullman retells two prominent works of British literature—C. S. Lewis's The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and John Milton's Paradise Lost. Pullman's aim is to counter Lewis's pro-Christian allegory with his own anti-Christian allegory. Pullman does this in his second allegory by turning Paradise Lost upside down. Satan and his daughter, Sin, along with Adam's murderous son Cain, become heroes; God and Jesus become villains. This retold story depicts our society's warfare between knowledge (symbolized by Dust) and religious superstitions (symbolized by Specters). Pullman adds an original third hidden story featuring Christian missionaries, Charles Darwin, agnostics, and atheists. Wheat's intriguing interpretation of Pullman's work is the first to point out the many allegorical features of His Dark Materials and to highlight the ingenious ways in which Pullman subtly attacks religious institutions and superstitions. Pullman fans as well as readers interested in fantasy or concerned about religious coercion will find Wheat's book not only stimulating but overflowing with surprises. Leonard F. Wheat, a retired economist living in Alexandria, VA, received his PhD from Harvard University in 1958 and is the author of five previous books dealing with economics, film, and religion. His books include Kubrick's 2001: A Triple Allegory and Paul Tillich's Dialectical Humanism: Unmasking the God above God.

Literary Criticism
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relICs of eDen

The Powerful Evidence of Evolution in Human DNA

Daniel J. Fairbanks

Since the publication in 1859 of Darwin’s Origin of Species, debate over the theory of evolution has been continuous and often impassioned. In recent years, opponents of “Darwin’s dangerous idea” have mounted history’s most sophisticated and generously funded attack, claiming that evolution is “a theory in crisis.” Ironically, these claims are being made at a time when the explosion of information from genome projects has revealed the most compelling and overwhelming evidence of evolution ever discovered. Much of the latest evidence of human evolution comes not from our genes, but from so-called “junk DNA,” leftover relics of our evolutionary history that make up the vast majority of our DNA. Relics of Eden explores the powerful DNA-based evidence of human evolution. The “relics” are the millions of functionally useless but scientifically informative remnants of our evolutionary ancestry trapped in the DNA of every person on the planet. For example, the analysis of the chimpanzee and Rhesus monkey genomes shows indisputable evidence of the human evolutionary relationship with other primates. Over 95 percent of our genome is identical with that of chimpanzees and we also have a good deal in common with other animal species. Author Daniel J. Fairbanks also discusses what DNA analysis reveals about where humans originated. The diversity of DNA sequences repeatedly confirms the archeological evidence that humans originated in sub-Saharan Africa (the “Eden” of the title) and from there migrated through the Middle East and Asia to Europe, Australia, and the Americas. In conclusion, Fairbanks confronts the supposed dichotomy between evolution and religion, arguing that both science and religion are complementary ways to seek truth. He appeals to the vast majority of Americans who hold religious convictions not to be fooled by the pseudoscience of Creationists and Intelligent Design advocates and to abandon the false dichotomy between religion and real science. This concise, very readable presentation of recent genetic research is completely accessible to the nonspecialist and makes for enlightening and fascinating reading. Daniel J. Fairbanks is a distinguished university professor, research geneticist, artist, and author. He is the coauthor (with A. Franklin, A.W.F. Edwards, D.L. Hartl, and T. Seidenfeld) of The Mendel-Fisher Controversy, and (with W. R. Andersen) of Genetics: The Continuity of Life in addition to numerous journal articles.

Popular Science

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tHe JInn from HYperspaCe
Martin Gardner

And Other Scribblings—Both Serious and Whimsical
For over fifty years Martin Gardner has been delighting readers with elegant, witty, and highly intelligent writing on an amazing array of topics. Best known for his works on popular science and mathematics, and as an incisive skeptical commentator on the paranormal, Gardner is also an accomplished writer of children's literature, a novelist, and a prolific essayist on religion, philosophy, and other issues. This new collection of Gardner gems takes its name from an essay on a mathematical theme, about a jinn (or genie) trapped in a “Klein Bottle”—an amusing tale that also teaches the math phobic something interesting about a theoretical one-sided object with no distinction between inside and outside. Other topics in math and physics include speculations about universes where time runs in reverse; the Banach-Tarski paradox (whereby a sphere, after being deconstructed, can be reassembled at twice its size); and a vigorous defense of the objective reality of mathematical theorems independent of human culture. On the literary side, Gardner discusses two neglected works by G. K. Chesterton, one of which concerns an imaginary but now very topical war between Islam and Christianity. He also considers the fantasies of L. Frank Baum that don’t take place in Oz, Clement Moore’s ever-popular The Night Before Christmas , and the many fascinating books by Lewis Carroll that are sometimes overshadowed by his famous Alice in Wonderland. A treat for longtime Gardner readers or the perfect introduction for newcomers, The Jinn from Hyperspace offers a rich selection of stimulating intellectual wonders. Martin Gardner (Norman, OK), the creator of Scientific American’s “Mathematical Games” column, which he wrote for more than twenty-five years, is the author of almost one hundred books, including The Annotated Night Before Christmas, The Annotated Snark, Martin Gardner’s Favorite Poetic Parodies, From the Wandering Jew to William F. Buckley Jr., and Science: Good, Bad and Bogus. For many years he was also a contributing editor to the Skeptical Inquirer. See pages 41 and 53 for other books by Martin Gardner.

Popular Science Math / Literature
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but Is It sCIenCe?
Updated Edition

The Philosophical Question in the Creation/Evolution Controversy

Edited by robert T. Pennock and Michael ruse
On December 20, 2005, a US district court in Dover, Pennsylvania, ruled in Kitzmiller et al. v. Dover Area School Board that teaching Intelligent Design in public school biology classes violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. The judge explained that Intelligent Design is not science and “cannot uncouple itself from its creationist, and thus religious, antecedents.” This case was just the latest attempt by proponents of Intelligent Design or Creationism to undermine the teaching of evolution in high school biology classes. The emotionally charged controversy, which has been going on since the publication of Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species, shows no sign of letting up. This excellent collection, now fully updated, will inform readers about the history of the debate and bring philosophical clarity to the complex arguments on both sides. The editors, both of whom served as expert witnesses in two different court cases, start by chronicling the heated discussion that surrounded the publication of Darwin’s famous work. In the next part, they present articles that explicate modern evolutionary theory, including philosophical critiques by Karl Popper and others. The selections that follow discuss so-called Creation Science, focusing in particular on the 1981 McLean court case in Arkansas. In the final section, the philosophical issues surrounding the distinction between religion and science in the most recent Kitzmiller case are considered. This outstanding overview of an important contemporary debate shows that philosophy has a vital role to play in major decisions affecting education and interpretations of science and religion. robert T. Pennock (East Lansing, MI) is a professor at Michigan State University, holding joint positions in the Lyman Briggs School of Science, the department of philosophy and computer science and engineering, and the ecology and evolutionary biology and behavior graduate program. He is the author of Tower of Babel: The Evidence against the New Creationism ; the editor of Intelligent Design, Creationism, and Its Critics ; and many scholarly articles. Michael ruse (Tallahassee, FL) is the Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University and the author or editor of The Stem Cell Controversy ; Cloning: Responsible Science or Technomadness? ; Taking Darwin Seriously ; Philosophy of Biology ; and But Is It Science?, among many other works.

Philosophy / Popular Science

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stepHen HaWkIng
A Biography

Kristine Larsen

With a New Afterword by the Author
“His devilishly complex cosmological theories are handled engagingly in accessible language for the lay reader. … [T]his is a touching portrait that will grace any bookshelf.” –Astronomy now Stephen Hawking is arguably the most famous physicist since Albert Einstein. His decades-long struggle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), combined with his singular brilliance as a cosmologist, has fascinated both the public and his colleagues in science. In this engagingly written biography, Kristine Larsen, a physicist and astronomer herself, presents a candid and insightful portrait of Hawking’s personal and professional life. Avoiding the hero-worship sometimes found in popular works on Hawking, Larsen emphasizes that Hawking is first and foremost a scientist whose work has made significant contributions to our understanding of the nature and origins of the universe. Writing in nontechnical language for the lay reader, Larsen clearly explains Hawking’s complex scientific accomplishments, while telling the story of his challenging life. Topics include Hawking’s early lack of focus as a college student; the impact of ALS on his career and personal life; his groundbreaking work on radiating black holes; his later cutting-edge theories of black holes, cosmology, and the anthropic principle; the amazing publishing success of A Brief History of Time ; and his status as a pop icon and spokesperson for the interplay of science and society. Larsen situates Hawking’s sometimes-controversial work within the broader context of scientific peer review and public debate, and discusses his personal life with compassion, respect, and honesty. Kristine M. Larsen (New Britain, CT), professor of physics and astronomy at Central Connecticut State University, is the author of Cosmology 101 and numerous articles in scholarly journals.

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sYmmetrY anD tHe beautIful unIverse
Leon M. Lederman and Christopher T. hill
“The authors have done an excellent job; the book is fascinating and is an important contribution to the subject. … Strongly recommended.” —Choice When scientists peer through a telescope at the distant stars in outer space or use a particle-accelerator to analyze the smallest components of matter, they discover that the same laws of physics govern the whole universe at all times and all places. Physicists call the eternal, ubiquitous constancy of the laws of physics symmetry. Nobel Laureate Leon M. Lederman and physicist Christopher T. Hill explain the supremely elegant concept of symmetry and all its profound ramifications to life on Earth and the universe at large in this eloquent, accessible popular science book. They not only clearly describe concepts normally reserved for physicists and mathematicians, but they also instill an appreciation for the profound beauty of the universe’s inherent design. Central to the story of symmetry is an obscure, unpretentious, but extremely gifted German mathematician named Emmy Noether. In some of her earliest work she proved that the law of the conservation of energy was connected to the idea of symmetry and thus laid the mathematical groundwork for what may be the most important concept of modern physics. Lederman and Hill reveal concepts about the universe, based on Noether’s work, that are largely unknown to the public and have wide-reaching implications in connection with the Big Bang, Einstein’s theory of relativity, quantum mechanics, and many other areas of physics. Through ingenious analogies and illustrations, they bring these astounding notions to life. This book will open your eyes to a universe you never knew existed. Leon M. Lederman (Aurora, IL), Nobel Laureate, is the Resident Scholar for the Great Minds Program of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Director Emeritus of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, the Pritzker Professor of Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology, the author of the highly acclaimed The God Particle, the editor of Portraits of Great American Scientists, and a contributor to Science Literacy for the TwentyFirst Century. Christopher T. hill, PhD (Batavia, IL), is a theoretical physicist (Scientist III) at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

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tHe multICultural mYstIque
The Liberal Case against Diversity

h. E. Baber

Philosophy / Current Events
JanuarY 2008 hArDCovEr 271 pp ISBN 978-1-59102-553-5 $25.95 (6" x 9") World rights

Most literature on multiculturalism assumes, without argument or compelling empirical evidence, that immigrants and members of ethnic minorities prefer to identify with their ancestral cultures. According to the received view, multiculturalism benefits ethnic minorities, who want to maintain distinct cultures and keep to themselves. And it protects them from the pressure to assimilate to the majority culture. Philosopher H. E. Baber scrutinizes these assumptions in this critique of the notion of multiculturalism. Baber asks whether it could be that many, or even most, members of ethnic minorities want to shed their ethnic identities and assimilate to the dominant culture. She suggests that multiculturalism imposes ethnic scripts on minorities and thus locks them out of the opportunity to assimilate. In effect, it becomes a form of ethnic stereotyping and discrimination. Multiculturalism, when transformed into an ideology as it often is, benefits cultural preservationists at the expense of members of ethnic minorities who wish to assimilate—arguably the majority. Perversely, it then labels those who would resist such stereotyping as atypical, inauthentic, or even self-hating. Baber argues that liberals, or anyone who favors the expansion of individual liberty, should reject a multiculturalism that restricts personal freedom by classifying and identifying people on the basis of unchosen characteristics such as ancestry and appearance. Like all Americans, ethnic minorities should be encouraged to “invent themselves,” to affiliate with groups of their own choosing and be identified as they wish. h. E. Baber (San Diego, CA) is a professor of philosophy at the University of San Diego and the author of many scholarly articles.

tHe CIa’s blaCk ops
John Jacob Nutter

Covert Action and Foreign Policy, from the Cold War to the War on Terror
The recent publicity concerning secret “renditions,” whereby suspected enemies in the War on Terror are interrogated overseas, has turned the spotlight on the murky history of the CIA’s “black ops” (operations). In this revealing analysis of US covert operations, intelligence expert Dr. John Jacob Nutter documents this disturbing history and analyzes how black ops have fit into the big picture of US foreign policy and world politics. Embracing controversial issues, Nutter provides keen insight into the pros and cons of assassinating foreign leaders, overthrowing foreign governments (of both foe and friend), developing secret armies to fight secret wars, and partnering with terrorists, the mafia, drug lords, arms dealers, and con men allegedly for reasons of national security. Among the many questions raised by his analysis are the following: • What is the relationship between CIA covert action in Afghanistan, a mujahedin named Osama bin Laden, and the founding of Al Qaeda? • How has the United States used private armies in the War on Terror and in Iraq? • Are there “shadow” organizations that carry out their own black ops, defying the president, congress, and even the CIA? • How did covert operations contribute to winning the Cold War? • Did American black ops actually strengthen Saddam Hussein? • Is congressional oversight possible, or is the system that “controls” covert action fatally flawed? • What are the conditions for successful covert operations? • Why have covert actions become de-emphasized in the War on Terror? • What is the future of black operations in fighting terrorism? John Jacob Nutter, PhD (Toledo, OH), earned his PhD in political science from Northwestern University. He has served as a full-time faculty member at two major universities and as a consultant on counterterrorism with numerous state and federal agencies. He is the founder and senior analyst for the Conflict Analysis Group.

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sCIenCe anD nonbelIef
Taner Edis
With a New Preface by the Author
Scientists have raised questions about religious belief since the earliest development of scientific thought. Over the centuries, as science has become ever more sophisticated and answered many of the questions previously in the domain of religion, more and more people have developed a skeptical point of view regarding religion. Today, many scientists are nonbelievers with a secular, science-based perspective. In this wide-ranging overview, physicist and acclaimed science writer Taner Edis examines the relationship between today’s sciences and religious nonbelief. Beginning with a brief history of science and philosophical doubt, Edis goes on to describe those theories in contemporary science that challenge spiritual views by favoring a naturalistic conception of the world. He provides a very readable, nontechnical introduction to the leading scientific ideas that impinge upon religious belief in the areas of modern physics and cosmology, evolutionary biology, and cognitive and brain science. He also shows how science supplies naturalistic explanations for allegedly miraculous and paranormal phenomena and explains widespread belief in the supernatural. Finally, he addresses the political context of debates over science and nonbelief as well as questions about morality. Complete with an historical chronology, an extensive annotated bibliography, and selections from primary sources, Science and Nonbelief is an indispensable and accessible reference work on the subject. Taner Edis (Kirksville, MO) is an associate professor of physics at Truman State University and the author of The Ghost in the Universe: God in Light of Modern Science and An Illusion of Harmony: Science and Religion in Islam , among other publications. See also page 51 for other books by Taner Edis.

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fIftY reasons people gIve for belIevIng In a goD
Guy P. harrison
Many books that challenge religious belief from a skeptical point of view take a combative tone that is almost guaranteed to alienate believers or they present complex philosophical or scientific arguments that fail to reach the average reader. Journalist Guy B. Harrison argues that this is an ineffective way of encouraging people to develop critical thinking about religion. In this unique approach to skepticism regarding God, Harrison concisely presents fifty commonly heard reasons people often give for believing in a God and then he raises legitimate questions regarding these reasons, showing in each case that there is much room for doubt. Whether you’re a believer, a complete skeptic, or somewhere in between, you’ll find Harrison’s review of traditional and more recent arguments for the existence of God refreshing, approachable, and enlightening. From religion as the foundation of morality to the authority of sacred books, the compelling religious testimony of influential people, near-death experiences, arguments from Intelligent Design, and much more, Harrison respectfully describes each rationale for belief and then politely shows the deficiencies that any good skeptic would point out. As a journalist who has traveled widely and interviewed many highly accomplished people, quite a number of whom are believers, Harrison appreciates the variety of belief and the ways in which people seek to make religion compatible with scientific thought. Nonetheless, he shows that, despite the prevalence of belief in God or religious belief in intelligent people, in the end there are no unassailable reasons for believing in a God. For skeptics looking for appealing ways to approach their believing friends or believers who are not afraid to consider a skeptical challenge, Harrison’s book makes for very stimulating reading. Guy P. harrison (Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands) is an award-winning journalist who has published in Free Inquiry magazine among other publications.

Philosophy / Religion

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abnormal pap smears

What Every Woman Needs to Know, Updated Edition
Includes the Newest Information on HPV Testing and Vaccine

Recent Updates by Nancy Joste, MD

Lynda rushing, MD, and Nancy Joste, MD

Women's Health

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Forewords by Christopher P. Crum, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, and Alan G. Waxman, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine This comprehensive guide for the more than 4 million women each year who experience abnormal Pap smears discusses the relationship of cervical cancer to infection by the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) and underscores how crucial Pap smears are for cervical cancer prevention. The book covers the meaning of different Pap-smear diagnoses, ranging from atypical to full-blown cervical cancer. Simple and clear line drawings illustrate pertinent female anatomy and normal-to-abnormal cell changes. Since suboptimal tests can produce misleading results, tips are provided to help women improve their chances of receiving the most accurate Pap smear. This updated edition details the most recent developments in HPV testing, as well as the new liquid-based Pap test. Lastly, the future of Pap smears and cervical-cancer prevention is explored, with special emphasis on the recently approved HPV vaccine and a new set of national treatment guidelines. Vital to the book are interspersed personal interviews, which provide firsthand information on women's feelings about their abnormal Pap smears as well as their experiences with cervical disease. These personal vignettes offer insights into the social and emotional effects that often result from an abnormal Pap smear. The first edition was chosen by Nurse Practitioner and by Library Journal as one of the best books of the year. Now fully updated, this clearly written, very approachable guide fills a vital consumer-health need. Lynda rushing, MD (Boston, MA), is a pathologist affiliated with Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and a clinical assistant professor at Tufts University Medical School. Nancy Joste, MD (Albuquerque, NM), is Professor of Pathology at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Director of Anatomic Pathology and Cytopathology at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, and Codirector of Anatomic Pathology at TriCore Reference Laboratories.

lIvIng long anD lovIng It
Achieving a Healthy and Active Lifestyle

Irvin M. Korr, PhD, and rene J. McGovern, PhD
Stereotypes about the elderly are so prevalent that elders themselves often buy into them. People young and old assume that retirement is a time of inactivity, less social involvement, and inevitable physical decline. For over nine decades Dr. Irvin M. Korr was a living refutation of that dreary stereotype. Through a holistic approach to health, based on principles of osteopathic medicine, he proved that healthy, vigorous, fulfilling old age and long life are the natural culmination of healthy living. In this inspiring guide to achieving a healthy lifestyle at any time of life, Dr. Korr explains with enthusiasm and great clarity how any reader can apply scientifically based osteopathic principles to improve quality of life and promote successful aging. Among the principles he stresses is that the human body incorporates its own healing and defensive systems, as well as a health maintenance system. Together they form an indwelling healthcare system that is the ultimate source of health and for which each individual must take primary responsibility. Dr. Korr also emphasizes the beneficial effects that freedom of motion and physical activity bring, not only to our musculoskeletal system but also to our various internal organs, as well as our state of mind. Finally, he makes the point that healthy aging is a choice that anyone can make at any time of life by making beneficial attitude and lifestyle changes. Irvin M. Korr, PhD (1909–2004), was widely known and regarded for his osteopathic research and writing in the fields of medical education, medical philosophy, and heath promotion. He spent most of his career at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He wrote numerous articles and several books, mostly on the human nervous system and the physiological basis for osteopathic medicine. rene J. McGovern, PhD (Kirksville, MO), is a clinical geriatric and health psychologist and professor of neurobehavioral sciences and community and family medicine at A. T. Still University in Kirksville, MO. She is also on the faculty of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH. She has headed the federally funded ElderLynk project and is the coauthor, with J. J. McGovern, of Your Healer Within: A Unified Field Theory of Healthcare, as well as many articles in peer-reviewed academic journals.

Health

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WHen gooD tHInkIng goes baD
How Your Brain Can Have a Mind of Its Own

Todd C. riniolo

In 1975, the Environmental Fund sponsored a full-page advertisement in leading newspapers, which predicted that “the world as we know it will likely be ruined before the year 2000,” due to the assumed inability of world food production to keep pace with the increase in population. The statement was endorsed by some of the finest thinkers of the time—scientists, scholars, and other professionals who had spent their careers applying the principles of critical thinking to their chosen disciplines. Nonetheless, in this instance, they all failed to use the same rigor in assessing the probability of looming disaster and badly miscalculated. This is just one example of how even the best thinkers can sometimes go astray, and it illustrates how easily unconscious biases can undermine the critical thinking process. In this insightful analysis of the mental pitfalls that trip up even elite critical thinkers, psychologist Todd C. Riniolo makes a compelling case that under certain circumstances everyone is vulnerable to accepting erroneous beliefs. Riniolo begins by reviewing the hallmarks of critical thinking related to the evaluation of claims, such as the use of the double-blind procedure and the law of parsimony. He then provides an evolutionary framework and empirical supporting evidence from cognitive psychology to explain why being inconsistent in the use of critical thinking is part of our evolutionary heritage. Each of us possesses cognitive biases that make us prone to maintaining our current beliefs (both true and false). He concludes by focusing on a wide range of claims—environmental, political, economic, multicultural—to illustrate how in certain contexts we all are tempted to abandon critical thinking. Thoroughly researched yet written in a lively, witty style, this unique approach to critical thinking will interest students, teachers, and anyone who wishes to become a better thinker. Todd C. riniolo (Grand Island, NY) is an associate professor of psychology at Medaille College. He has written many peer-reviewed articles in the psychological literature.

Critical Thinking / Psychology
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WHat If It’s not alzHeImer’s?

A Caregiver’s Guide to Dementia, Updated and Revised
Includes Vital Information on Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)

Edited by Lisa radin and Gary radin

Foreword by John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Center, University of Pennsylvania Hospital
Although the public most often associates dementia with Alzheimer’s disease, the medical profession now distinguishes various types of “other” dementias. This book is the first comprehensive guide dealing with frontotemporal dementia (FTD), one of the largest groups of non-Alzheimer’s dementias. The contributors are either specialists in their fields or have exceptional hands-on experience with FTD sufferers. Beginning with a focus on the medical facts, the first part defines and explores FTD as an illness distinct from Alzheimer’s disease. Also considered are clinical and medical care issues and practices, as well as such topics as finding a medical team and rehabilitation interventions. The next section on managing care examines the daily care routine including exercise, socialization, adapting the home environment, and behavioral issues. In the following section on caregiver resources, the contributors identify professional and government assistance programs along with private resources and legal options. This newly revised edition follows recent worldwide collaboration in research and provides the most current medical information available, a better understanding of the different classifications of FTD, and more clarity regarding the role of genetics. A completely new chapter 5 enlightens the reader about the various drugs that are now being used with FTD patients and also delves into a number of nonmedical options. The wealth of information offered in these pages will help both healthcare professionals and caregivers of someone suffering from frontotemporal dementia. Lisa radin (Blackwood, NJ) and her son, Gary radin (Philadelphia, PA), provided complete in-home care for husband and father Neil Radin over a four-year period. In 1998, they established the Neil L. Radin Caregivers Relief Foundation. They are both support-group facilitators and have been involved in planning and coordinating FTD caregiver conferences, most recently in June 2007.

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so far out tHat He's In
robert Winthrop Curley Sr.

Opinions from an Opinionated Journalist
For thirty-three years Robert Curley worked as a reporter and photographer for newspapers in Rome, Oneida, and Syracuse, New York. In this colorful memoir he vividly recounts the many remarkable events and personal encounters of his long career and rich family life. Through a series of imaginary dialogues with his alter ego “Win,” Curley (aka Prof. Quirky) examines the politics, history, and popular culture of the last two decades. There are opinions galore here, plus prognostications and some Irish blarney as well. One might assume that a newspaperman in central New York State would be confined to issues of only regional interest. But in fact Mr. Curley had opportunities to meet and interview several world-class newsmakers, including Robert Kennedy; New York Governors W. Averell Harriman, Nelson Rockefeller, and Hugh Carey; New York City Mayor John Lindsey; Henry Kissinger; Mikhail Gorbachev; and author Alex Haley. Among the highlights of these meetings was a handshake and “photo-op” with Mikhail Gorbachev, Henry Kissinger predicting in an interview that the Soviet Union would collapse, and a gift from Alex Haley of an unpublished chapter from his soon-to-be released biography of Malcolm X. Many more similar episodes of interest fill this work, along with political commentary and much appreciation for his wife of many years and family of six children and numerous grandchildren. robert Winthrop Curley Sr. (Oneida, NY) received a degree in journalism from Rider College in Trenton, NJ, in 1954, and then spent the next thirty-three years as a reporter and photographer in Rome, Oneida, and Syracuse, NY. A veteran of both the Coast Guard and the U.S. Army, in his youth he won the base middleweight boxing championship and served as the supply sergeant for an army field bakery that fed 100,000 men a day. Later in life he founded the 1988 Peace Club in an effort to bring an end to the Cold War, which eventually led to a meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev.

Regional Interest
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HumanItY agaInst Itself
The Retreat from Reason

Benjamin Kovitz, MD
In this broad overview of humanity’s predicament, psychiatrist Benjamin Kovitz illustrates the parallels between anxiety in the individual and discord in civilization as a whole. Kovitz emphasizes that civilization rests upon the precarious foundation of human nature, with its age-old tendencies toward self-deception, violence, and pursuit of power. He argues that resistance to facing our hidden motives is what lies at the core of political and religious strife as well as individual anxiety. At the heart of the book is an illuminating chapter on the meaning of anxiety, explaining with clarity and detail how the pathology arises, how it is expressed, and how it can be relieved. The complexities of the condition are portrayed in vivid clinical examples, often using the patients’ own words. Kovitz takes issue with the current practice of relying solely on psychiatric medication without addressing the patient’s understanding of what his or her symptoms mean. On the societal level, Kovitz shows how evasion of reality complicates our efforts at progress and peaceful coexistence, despite the advances of science and democracy, and how defensive behavior among nations can culminate in war. Turning to religion, Kovitz explores the psychological underpinnings of our need for religion and briefly summarizes the major world faiths with an eye to their underlying attitudes and assumptions. While pointing out the contradictions inherent in a literal approach to religious dogma, the author appreciates the need for faith that transcends logic. In a psychiatric evaluation of the life of Saint Teresa of Avila, Kovitz recognizes pathological anxiety yet respects the therapeutic value of her religious visions. Writing with eloquence while avoiding psychological jargon, Kovitz elucidates our human dilemmas with a clarity and depth that can help us move toward sanity in an unpredictable and troubled world. Benjamin Kovitz, MD (San Bernardino, CA), is professor emeritus of psychiatry at Loma Linda University.

Current Events

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freeDom of tHe press
The First Amendment
Its Constitutional History and the Contemporary Debate

Edited by Garrett Epps

“Congress shall make no law …abridging the freedom…of the press.”

—From the First Amendment

The press in the United States is freer than in any other country in the world, and virtually any in history. American courts give critics of society and government extraordinary freedom to disseminate views that are unpopular, subversive, and even hateful. How did freedom of the press evolve over the centuries, what values does American press freedom claim to serve today, and what challenges will this right face in the twenty-first century? These are some of the important questions addressed in this scholarly but accessible volume on one of our most important freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment. Award-winning legal scholar Garrett Epps has selected significant historical and contemporary articles in addition to a sampling of key cases on freedom of the press in this outstanding collection. Beginning with a history of the idea of press freedom in England and America, he includes classic essays by John Milton, Thomas Jefferson, and John Stuart Mill, among others. A selection of landmark cases follows, which span the twentieth century and include such major issues as censorship vs. national security, reporters’ protected sources, the definition of obscenity, and other issues. A section of contemporary essays includes contributions by Justice Hugo Black, Justice Potter Steward, Alexander Meiklejohn, Robert Bork, and others. In conclusion, Epps offers brief selections from other cultures on freedom of the press and he examines the unprecedented challenges to a free press in the twenty-first century from a global Internet culture that allows information to cross all borders and makes the definition of journalism fuzzy. Garrett Epps (Eugene, OR) is the Orlando John & Marian H. Hollis Professor of Law at the University of Oregon School of Law. He is the author of Democracy Reborn: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Fight for Equal Rights in Post-Civil War America ; To an Unknown God: Religious Freedom on Trial ; two novels; and many scholarly articles.

Bill of Rights Series Series Editor: David B. Oppenheimer Associate Dean, Golden Gate University School of Law

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WHY I beCame an atHeIst
A Former Preacher Rejects Christianity

John W. Loftus

For about two decades John W. Loftus was a devout evangelical Christian, an ordained minister of the Church of Christ, and an ardent apologist for Christianity. With three degrees—in philosophy, theology, and philosophy of religion—he was adept at using rational argumentation to defend the faith. But over the years, as he ministered to various congregations and taught at Christian colleges, doubts about the credibility of key Christian tenets began to creep into his thinking. By the late 1990s he experienced a full-blown crisis of faith, brought on by emotional upheavals in his personal life as well as the gathering weight of the doubts he had long entertained. In this honest appraisal of his journey from believer to atheist, Loftus carefully explains the experiences and the reasoning process that led him to reject religious belief. The bulk of the book is his “cumulative case” against Christianity. Here he lays out the philosophical, scientific, and historical reasons that can be raised against Christian belief. From the implications of religious diversity, the authority of faith vs. reason, and the problem of evil, to the contradictions between the Bible and the scientific worldview, the conflicts between traditional dogma and historical evidence, and much more, Loftus covers a great deal of intellectual terrain. For every issue he succinctly summarizes the various points of view and provides references for further reading. In conclusion, he describes the implications of life without belief in God, some liberating, some sobering. This frank critique of Christian belief from a former insider will interest freethinkers as well as anyone with doubts about the claims of religion. John W. Loftus (Angola, IN) earned MA and MDiv degrees in theology and philosophy from Lincoln Christian Seminary under the guidance of Dr. James D. Strauss. He then attended Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where he studied under Dr. William Lane Craig and received a ThM degree in philosophy of religion. Before leaving the church, he had ministries in Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana, and taught at several Christian colleges. Today he still teaches as an adjunct instructor in philosophy at Kellogg Community College and has an online blog at http://debunkingchristianity.blogspot.com .

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hUMANITY BooKS An imprint of Prometheus Books Culture anD ConflICt In tHe mIDDle east
Philip Carl Salzman
In an era of increasing interaction between the United States and the countries of the Middle East, it has become ever more important for Americans to understand the social forces that shape Middle Eastern cultures. Based on years of his own field research and the ethnographic reports of other scholars, anthropologist Philip Carl Salzman presents an incisive analysis of Middle Eastern culture that goes a long way toward explaining the gulf between Western and Middle Eastern cultural perspectives. Salzman focuses on two basic principles of tribal organization that have become central principles of Middle Eastern life—balanced opposition (each group of whatever size and scope is opposed by a group of equal size and scope) and affiliation solidarity (always support those closer against those more distant). On the positive side, these pervasive structural principles support a decentralized social and political system based upon individual independence, autonomy, liberty, equality, and responsibility. But on the negative side, Salzman notes a pattern of contingent partisan loyalties, which results in an inbred orientation favoring particularism: an attitude of my tribe against the other tribe, my ethnic group against the different ethnic group, my religious community against another religious community. For each affiliation, there is always an enemy. Salzman argues that the particularism of Middle Eastern culture precludes universalism, rule of law, and constitutionalism, which all involve the measuring of actions against general criteria, irrespective of the affiliation of the particular actors. The result of this relentless partisan framework of thought has been the apparently unending conflict, both internal and external, that characterizes the modern Middle East. Philip Carl Salzman (Montreal, Canada) is professor of anthropology at McGill University; the founding chair of the Commission on Nomadic Peoples of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences; the founding editor of Nomadic Peoples ; and the author of Black Tents of Baluchistan ; Pastoralism : Equality, Hierarchy, and the State ; Thinking Anthropologically ; and Understanding Culture. DeCember 2007 / hardcover / World rights 250 pp / ISBN 978-1-59102-587-0 / $34.95 (6" x 9")

neW InterpretatIons of berkeleY’s tHougHt
Edited by Stephen h. Daniel
In this set of previously unpublished essays, noted scholars from North America and Europe describe how the Irish philosopher George Berkeley (1684–1753) continues to inspire debates about his views on knowledge, reality, God, freedom, mathematics, and religion. Here discussions about Berkeley’s account of physical objects, minds, and God’s role in human experience are resolved within explicitly ethical and theological contexts. This collection uses debates about Berkeley’s immaterialism and has theory of ideas to open up a discussion of how divine activity and human experience are reconciled in a recurring appeal to the laws of nature. In that context, objects in the world are linked to one another by means of the perceptions and affections whereby minds come into being. The laws of nature thus become crucial for Berkeley in revealing how objects are unintelligible apart from being apprehended by minds that are themselves connected to one another in virtue of their ideas. Overall, the essays indicate that, for Berkeley, our apprehension of the world as real depends on recognizing how the world expressed by our ideas is not a mere aggregate of disconnected bodies but is rather an integrated unity of the things we experience. This provides an antidote against the loss of unity created by Descartes’ isolation of the self from nature and Locke’s account of objects in terms of simple, discrete ideas. In juxtaposing discussions of Berkeley’s later writings with his earlier works, this volume shows not only how, for Berkeley, mind is intrinsically linked to things in nature as the principle of their determination in law-governed ways, but also how minds are practically related to the objects of the physical world, one another, and ultimately God. The contributors include Charles McCracken, Daniel Flage, Martha Bolton, Margaret Atherton, Robert Muehlmann, Jeffrey Barnouw, Talia Mae Bettcher, Stephen H. Daniel, Geneviève Brykman, Douglas Jesseph, Timo Airaksinen, and Sébastien Charles. Stephen h. Daniel (College Station, TX) is professor of philosophy and the Murray and Celeste Fasken Chair in Distinguished Teaching at Texas A&M University, the president of the International Berkeley Society, the senior editor of Berkeley Studies, and the author of The Philosophy of Jonathan Edwards, Contemporary Continental Thought, and other works. september 2007 / hArDCovEr / JHp books / World rights 300 pp / ISBN 978-1-59102-557-3 /$80 (5 3/8" x 8 3/8")

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eCologY
Second Edition

ContemporarY etHICal Issues
A Personalistic Perspective
Second Edition

Edited by Carolyn Merchant
As we survey the negative effects of modernism, we are forced to grapple with the consequences of the domination of nature by human beings. Clearly, for the earth and its peoples to survive, new ways of thinking about the human relationship to nature are needed. The readings gathered in this popular reader join these issues with critical theory to examine the ongoing struggle to rediscover the nature within human beings and to reconnect it with external nature. A critical theory of the environment offers both an analysis of current problems of the domination of people and nature and ways of attaining sustainability in the future. Distinguished environmental scholar Carolyn Merchant has brought together some of the foremost environmental thinkers of the twenty-first century who present new philosophies, theories of justice, spiritual relations, and scientific thought. This second edition contains new material on globalization, natural capitalism, the ecofeminist and environmental justice movements, feminist green socialism, conservation and third world peoples, and the ecology of order and chaos, while retaining many of the most provocative selections from the first edition. The conclusion presents the “Principles of Environmental Justice,” adopted by the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit. Scholars, teachers, and anyone concerned about the future of the planet will find in this excellent collection an array of new directions, ideas, and possibilities for healing the wounds of the past. Carolyn Merchant (Berkeley, CA) is professor of environmental history, philosophy, and ethics in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of the Columbia Guide to American Environmental History and Reinventing Eden, among other works. In addition, she is the editor of Major Problems in American Environmental History. DeCember 2007 / PAPErBACK / Key Concepts in Critical Theory / World rights 400 pp / ISBN 978-1-59102-578-8 / $25.95 (6" x 9")

Walter G. Jeffko
This insightful series of essays explores contemporary ethical problems from a personalistic perspective influenced by the Scottish philosopher John Macmurray (1891–1976). In many books, articles, and other publications spanning fifty years, most notably his Gifford Lectures, “The Form of the Personal,” Macmurray developed a robust personalism that emphasizes the primacy of persons as rational agents whose self-realization is achieved in community. Walter G. Jeffko utilizes key elements of Macmurray's thought in developing his own viewpoint; and he relates Macmurray's ideas to those of a wide variety of important philosophers, ethicists, and behavioral scientists. In the first two chapters Jeffko develops a personalistic anthropological and ethical theory within a framework that views the person as a communicative and rational agent, reason as the standard of value, and the principle of community as the supreme ethical standard. In successive chapters, this theory is applied to the issues of suicide, abortion, embryonic stem cell research, euthanasia (including assisted suicide), the death penalty, privacy (including private property and capitalism), Rawl's theory of political liberalism, same-sex marriage, the moral treatment of animals, affirmative action, and environmental problems. Jeffko connects ethics with logic in a lucid style that blends scholarship with readability. This is a fresh and absorbing examination of the key ethical dilemmas of our time. Walter G. Jeffko (Fitchburg, MA) is professor of philosophy at Fitchburg State College, where he has been the recipient of a Presidential Award and three Distinguished Service Awards for outstanding achievement. He is a recognized authority on the philosophy of John Macmurray. DeCember 2007 / PAPErBACK / World rights 350 pp / ISBN 978-1-59102-570-2 / $27.95 (5 3/8" x 8 3/8")

germaIne De staël, DaugHter of tHe enlIgHtenment
The Writer and Her Turbulent Era

Sergine Dixon

One of the most fascinating and influential women in French history was Germaine de Staël (1766–1817). Raised in a stimulating intellectual environment by parents connected to the court of Louis XVI, she became an internationally known writer, intellectual, and political activist. As the engaging, intelligent host of a popular salon in Paris and through frequent travels, she met some of the leading Enlightenment figures of the day, many of whom became her friends and confidants: William Pitt the Younger, Benjamin Constant, Lord Byron, August Wilhelm Schlegel, Johann Wolfgang Goethe, and Czar Alexander I, to name a few. Later in life she gained much notoriety and had to flee the country because of her outspoken opposition to the tyranny of Napoleon Bonaparte. In this engrossing biography, Sergine Dixon traces both the personal and public life of this very accomplished woman. She recounts her early life in the waning years of the French royal court, the turbulent period of the French Revolution, her exiles to Switzerland and England, and her unwavering defense of republicanism during the reign of Napoleon. Analyzing De Staël’s novels, correspondence, and writings on politics and the intellectual trends of the time, Dixon presents an appealing portrait of the woman whose life and career bridged the end of the Enlightenment and the beginning of Romanticism. Sergine Dixon (Dorset, VT) holds a doctorate in education from Columbia University. For many years she taught French language, literature, and civilization in Quebec, Ontario, and in Westchester, NY. She is the author of Stars of Two Millennia: Observations on Men and Women of Quality. oCtober 2007 / PAPErBACK / Gateway Bookshelf / World rights / 340 pp / ISBN 978-1-59102- 560-3 / $39 (5 3/8" x 8 3/8")

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A Life Examined Luis E. Navia
336 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-501-6 • HC • $28

“Navia’s very accessible, engaging, and balanced account of Socrates (the man and his philosophy) should be the starting point for anyone approaching the ‘Socratic problem’ for the first time. It is also essential reading for those who having tried to unlock the enigma remain confused about what Socrates stands for.” —Ian Cutler, author of Cynicism from diogenes to dilbert

lInColn

And the American Manifesto Allen Jayne
384 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-502-3 • HC • $28

In this compelling study of the moral principles that most influenced the thinking of Abraham Lincoln, historian Allen Jayne argues persuasively that Lincoln regarded the Declaration of Independence, above all other documents, as the most important embodiment of American principles. This “American manifesto,” as Jayne calls it, with its eloquent expression of the ideals of individual liberty and government created to protect and preserve that liberty, was the script that Lincoln followed in his struggle to preserve the Union and extend individual liberties to African Americans. Moreover, Jayne demonstrates that Lincoln’s philosophy was rooted, not in a Bible-based evangelical Christian perspective, but in the European Enlightenment and deism, which so profoundly influenced the thinking of Thomas Jefferson and other Founding Fathers. This insightful historical study is highly relevant in today’s climate of religious extremism and debates over the balance between individual liberty and national security.

baD faItH

The Danger of Religious Extremism Neil J. Kressel
264 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-503-0 • HC • $26 • July 2007

What separates constructive religious impulses from destructive ones? How does someone who begins by contemplating his relationship with God end by committing an act of murder? This is the first book to journey to the heart of religious militancy. Dr. Neil J. Kressel, who has spent decades researching genocide, terrorism, and anti-Semitism, brings to bear the insights of psychology and social science on this significant and critical problem. Are some religions, religious doctrines, and religious practices more apt to inspire hatred and extremism than others? Which sorts of people are most prone to extremism? Which types of societies are most likely to become breeding grounds for extremists? These are some of the key issues considered. Beyond analyzing the nature of religious militancy, Kressel offers sensible recommendations for addressing what is to date the 21st century’s most serious challenge.

tHe last DaYs of DemoCraCY
265 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-504-7 • PB • $20 • April 2007

How Big Media and Power-Hungry Government Are Turning America into a Dictatorship Elliot D. Cohen and Bruce W. Fraser
“ The Last Days of Democracy is a compelling and alarming last call to awaken the slumbering promise of our Constitution —or to watch our freedom slither away forever. …This book is a wake-up call to save us from the final descent into an Orwellian world from which we will not be able to return.” —Mark Karlin, editor and publisher of BuzzFlash.com In this chilling account of an America in political and cultural decline, media critics Elliot D. Cohen and Bruce W. Fraser show how mainstream media corporations like CNN, Fox, and NBC (General Electric) together with giant telecoms like Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T have become administration pawns in a well-organized effort to hijack America. Cohen and Fraser show in blunt terms how incredible power, control, and wealth have been amassed in the hands of an elite few while the rest of us have been systematically manipulated, deceived, and divested of our freedom.

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CrIme sCene CHemIstrY for tHe armCHaIr sleutH
Cathy Cobb, Monty L. Fetterolf, and Jack G. Goldsmith Illustrations by Linda Muse
400 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-505-4 • HC • $26 • June 2007

“This book is a fresh and engaging look at forensic chemistry. Witty stories frame explanations and real experiments. The perps are in for it, time and time again, because they don't know their chemistry!” —roald hoffman, Nobel laureate, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University Chemists and science authors Cathy Cobb and Monty L. Fetterolf have teamed up with Jack G. Goldsmith, fellow chemist and reserve police officer, to create another intriguing trek through the science of chemistry, this time using the fascinating field of forensic chemistry as their framework. All new hands-on demonstrations and fictional minute mysteries illustrate chemical concepts as the authors present the science—and the realities—of forensic chemistry in a narrative style that makes this timely topic accessible to the nonchemist.

preDators

Who They Are and How to Stop Them Gregory M. Cooper and Michael r. King, with Thomas Mchoes
336 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-506-1 • HC • $26 • May 2007

This book takes readers through the mind-set of predatory criminals—their motives, various plans of attack, and way of thinking—and then teaches simple lifestyle techniques that will help reduce the risk of becoming victimized. Criminal behavior specialists Greg Cooper and Mike King provide expert analysis based on real-life cases, in addition to moving insights from victims and criminals themselves. To protect our loved ones and ourselves requires that we truly educate ourselves about the predators who live in our society and then take appropriate action. This excellent, in-depth study will help readers lead safer lives.

raDICal eYe for tHe InfIDel guY
Inside the Strange World of Militant Islam Kevin J. ryan
235 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102- 507-8 • HC • $24

“Kevin Ryan manages to pull off the impossible: he tells the truth about Islam and Sharia while keeping a light, humorous touch. Gallows humor, sure, but it packs a punch: this book will go a long way toward waking up sleeping infidels to the magnitude of the problem we face." —robert Spencer, author of the new york Times best sellers The Truth About muhammad and The politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades) “It takes considerable courage to write anything remotely critical of Islam. It takes even greater courage to write anything satirical or humorous about a religion that has no sense of irony, as the Danish cartoon affair recently reminded us. Hence, Kevin Ryan’s irreverent and hilarious look at Islam is doubly welcome, though the humor should not blind us to the underlying grim reality that Mr. Ryan documents so well.” —Ibn Warraq

tHe DaY of Islam

The Annihilation of America and the Western World Paul L. Williams
300 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-508-5 • HC • $25 • April 2007

“A fascinating, perfectly documented narrative about a real, but often neglected, threat to America and the West by Islamist nuclear terrorism and organized crime. Paul Williams is a master of investigative writing, with an exceptional power of persuasion. His book is a timely warning. A must-read for every concerned citizen.” —David Dastych, journalist and nuclear policy expert “I always turn to Williams for cutting-edge research on the threat of Militant Islam. The Day of Islam confirms my belief. It makes me ‘think of the unthinkable.' We all need to read Williams's chilling analysis.” —harvey Kushner Author of Holy War on the Home Front

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blInD spots

Why Smart People Do Dumb Things Madeleine L. van hecke, PhD
224 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-509-2 • PB • $18 • April 2007

“Van Hecke's engaging writing style, personal anecdotes, and real-world examples of the numerous blind spots that all of us have—including and especially intelligent and educated people—brings to a wide audience decades of scientific research on cognitive fallacies and critical thinking. A fun read!” —Michael Shermer, publisher of skeptic magazine, monthly columnist for scientific American, and author of Why people believe Weird Things “I have no reservations about wholeheartedly recommending this book. There are many humorous anecdotes that gently nudge us into a deeper understanding of our human fallabilities. Behind each stupid mistake, each wrong-headed viewpoint, is a person every bit as rational as we think ourselves to be. Madeleine's book allows us to see ourselves more clearly, and assess others more tolerantly.” —Wendy Northcutt, www.DarwinAwards.com

a plaCe to Call Home

The Amazing Success Story of Modern Orphanages Martha randolph Carr
336 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-510-8 • HC • $26 • August 2007

A Place to Call Home is the untold story of present-day orphanages—now called residential education facilities (REFs) and academies—and how they fit into the spectrum of choices for children who no longer have a family to return home to every night. Noted journalist Martha Randolph Carr tells the story of nine residential education facilities including the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. Go along with Carr on an amazing journey of discovery as she opens the doors of REFs to reveal the lives of the thousands of children who now thrive in these places and call them home.

beYonD aI

Creating the Conscience of the Machine J. Storrs hall, PhD
400 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-511-5 • HC • $28 • May 2007

“Dr. Hall combines a highly accessible survey of artificial intelligence research with a glance at the distant future, where the implications of this field will play out in ways that are probably unimaginable by present-day thinkers.” —Professor David S. Touretzky, Computer Science Department & Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University “Taking us on an eloquent journey through an astonishingly diverse intellectual terrain, J. Storrs Hall’s Beyond AI articulates an optimistic view—in both capability and impact—of the future of AI. This is a must-read for anyone interested in the future of the human-machine civilization.” —ray Kurzweil, AI scientist, inventor, and author of The singularity Is near

tHe HaunteD observatorY
Curiosities from the Astronomer’s Cabinet richard Baum
400 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-512-2 • HC • $28 • June 2007

“Beachcombing the little-known shores of astronomical history, Baum takes his readers on an immensely enjoyable ramble across worlds both real and imagined.” —richard McKim, director, British Astronomical Association, Mars Section In this elegant narrative about the mysteries and wonders of celestial exploration, astronomer Richard Baum describes the quaint curiosities and spectral “ghosts” that led scientists astray during the early years of modern astronomy. The fabled “mountains of Venus,” a “city in the moon,” ghostly rings around Uranus and Neptune, bright inexplicable objects seen near the sun, and the truth behind Coleridge’s “Star dogged Moon” in his famous poem about the Ancient Mariner—these are just some of the intriguing twists and turns that astronomers took while investigating our starry neighbors.

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puttIng “amerICa” on tHe map

The Story of the Most Important Graphic Document in the History of the United States Seymour I. Schwartz
400 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-513-9 • HC • $29.95 • August 2007

In 1507, a German cartographer created a world map that, for the first time, included the continental landmasses in the Western Hemisphere, discovered within the 15 previous years. He inserted the name “America” on the southern continent, honoring Amerigo Vespucci, who had erroneously been credited with setting foot on South American soil before Christopher Columbus. With the aid of the newly invented printing press, the name “America” became the accepted designation of land in the New World. Schwartz’s compelling story, which includes many amazing twists and turns, also features cameo appearances by Alexander von Humboldt, Washington Irving, Frederic Chopin, George Sand, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Ogden Nash, J. Pierpont Morgan, Paul Mellon, and German Chancellors Helmut Kohl and Gerhard Schroeder.

DeatH In tHe pot

The Impact of Food Poisoning on History Morton Satin
262 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-514-6 • HC • $24 • August 2007

In 2005, the Argonne National Laboratory proved that the great German composer Ludwig van Beethoven died prematurely from lead poisoning. This is just one example of how poisoning, both natural and deliberate, has affected the course of history. Battles have been lost or won—as internationally renowned food expert Morton Satin shows–because of unclean, adulterated food. In this engrossing narrative, Satin spans the ancient world to the present day, documenting events both tragic and bizarre through the ages. From the great plague of ancient Athens, which was probably caused by contaminated cereals, and the madness of King George III, which played a role in the American Revolution, to the current hazards of food bioterrorism, Death in the Pot offers an entertaining and informative read for laypersons as well as experts in food technology and public health.

tHe ruses for War
Newly Updated and Revised

American Interventionism since World War II John Quigley
365 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-516-0 • PB • $18 • March 2007

“Quigley writes with intellectual fire.”

—The Washington post

In this damning indictment of U.S. military interventionism since World War II, law professor John Quigley analyzes each instance of military intervention abroad by the United States since World War II from the perspective of what the government told the public, or did not tell it, about the reasons for war. Quigley concludes that the government’s explanations differed greatly from reality. What emerges from his research is a tale of coverups, distortions, and manipulation of the media by our country's leaders for the purpose of gaining public support.

tHe establIsHment of relIgIon Clause
The First Amendment Its Constitutional History and the Contemporary Debate Edited by Alan Brownstein
320 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-517-7 • PB • $18 • July 2007

Bill of Rights Series Editor: David B. Oppenheimer, Associate Dean, Golden Gate University School of Law “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.” —The establishment Clause of the First Amendment Unlike many areas of constitutional law, there is very little settled doctrine interpreting the Establishment Clause. Put simply, there is no consensus on what the Establishment Clause means. Recognizing the range and depth of intellectual tension that underlies this constitutional mandate, editor Alan Brownstein addresses both the historical debate surrounding the original understanding of this constitutional provision as well as current controversies regarding its interpretation and application by the courts. The reader will thus find a balanced account of the competing perspectives on core questions. With a focus on broad themes and core ideas, this excellent collection of articles will be of great use to both undergraduate and law students (and their professors), as well as lay readers interested in the history of the Constitution, Establishment Clause, and current debates surrounding its interpretation.

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tHe free exerCIse of relIgIon Clause
The First Amendment Its Constitutional History and the Contemporary Debate Edited by Thomas C. Berg
320 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-518-4 • PB • $18 • August 2007

Bill of Rights Series Editor: David B. Oppenheimer, Associate Dean, Golden Gate University School of Law “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” —From the First Amendment This superb volume presents key excerpts from a range of scholarship on issues concerning the free exercise of religion. The selections cover the historical background of religious freedom in the founding period; the challenges of drawing the proper boundary between religious freedom and legal duties; the protection of religious freedom by legislatures through statutes as well as by courts through judicial decisions; the challenges of defining “religion” in a pluralistic society; and much more. Because the recent story of religious freedom and the law involves questions concerning which institution should act to protect that freedom – legislatures or courts, states or the federal government – this book will be of great use for classes not only in religion and law or civil rights, but also in political institutions and governmental structure.

tHe unafforDable natIon
Searching for a Decent Life in America Jeffrey Jones
170 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-515-3 • PB • $17.95 • May 2007

Attorney Jeffrey Jones argues that regardless of political leanings, economic class, gender, and ethnic and racial differences, Americans remain united in the conviction that individuals who work hard should receive decent wages and other resources in return. He goes on to propose a “covenant on affordability,” outlining the respective obligations of government, corporations, and individuals in ensuring a life that is affordable for every person who is willing to work hard. A must-read for every American concerned about the decreasing value of his or her labor.

sCIenCe anD etHICs

Can Science Help Us Make Wise Moral Judgments? Edited by Paul Kurtz With the assistance of David Koepsell
350 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-537-5 • PB • $21 • June 2007

In a world confronted by conflicting moral beliefs and values, the question is often raised, “Can science help us to solve our moral problems?” This volume presents a unique collection of authors who generally maintain that science can help us make wise choices and that an increase in scientific knowledge can help modify our ethical values and bring new ethical principles into social awareness. Editor Paul Kurtz maintains that there is a modified form of naturalistic ethics that is directly relevant to both science and ethics and provides guidelines for our moral choices.

moralItY, JustICe, anD tHe laW
288 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-524-5 • PB • $20 • May 2007

The Continuing Debate Edited by M. Katherine B. Darmer and robert M. Baird
To what extent should lawyers and lawmakers be influenced by considerations of morality? Few questions have had and will continue to have a more compelling effect on the human community. For this reason the editors have brought together this collection of intellectually stimulating articles, which grapple with the tough issues involving morality, justice, and the law. Part One contains articles on the connection between morality and the law. Part Two focuses on issues of morality and lawyering by looking at such questions as how lawyers should represent clients with whom they disagree ethically. Part Three addresses the question concerning when civil disobedience is justified. Part Four explores moral and legal questions related to capital punishment and includes the Supreme Court's most recent decision on capital punishment. Finally, Part Five examines the highly charged debate about immigration. This balanced anthology will be of interest to philosophers, legal scholars, and anyone concerned about the relation of law to morality.

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tHe art of DeCeptIon
An Introduction to Critical Thinking
Fully Revised and Updated

Nicholas Capaldi and Miles Smit
256 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-532-0 • PB • $22 • April 2007

This classic work on critical thinking—now fully updated and revised—uses a novel approach to teach the basics of informal logic. On the assumption that “it takes one to know one,” the authors have written the book from the point of view of someone who wishes to deceive, mislead, or manipulate others. Having mastered the art of deception, readers will then be able to detect the misuse or abuse of logic when they encounter it in others Using a host of real-world examples, the authors show you how to win an argument, defend a case, recognize a fallacy, see through deception, persuade a skeptic, and turn defeat into victory. Whether you’re preparing for law school or you just want to become more adept at making your points and analyzing others’ arguments, The Art of Deception will give you the intellectual tools to become a more effective thinker and speaker.

tHe Immeasurable mInD
The Real Science of Psychology William r. Uttal
300 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-525-2 • HC • $29 • June 2007

Is psychology a science? Unlike Darwinian theory in biology or relativity and quantum theory in physics, psychology lacks the basic quantitative or conceptual foundation for a consensus view about how the mind works. Is psychology on the verge of developing such a foundation? “Probably not,” answers psychologist William R. Uttal in this iconoclastic and critical examination of psychology’s underlying principles, assumptions, and concepts. Among many topics, he considers the definition of science, the role of mathematics in psychology, and the current fragmented state of the discipline. Uttal comes to the conclusion that psychology is a science only to the extent that it is behaviorist in orientation. By comparing his discipline to other sciences, he identifies its limits, establishes a set of principles that help to define psychology as a science, and suggests plausible future developments.

I mIss You!

A Military Kid’s Book about Deployment Beth Andrews
Illustrated by Hawley Wright
56 pp (Illustrations throughout) • ISBN 978-1-59102-534-4 • PB • $12 • April 2007

This book is designed to help children from military families cope with the absence of one of their parents during deployment. Based on many years of experience as a social worker who has assisted military families experiencing stress, author Beth Andrews has created an excellent tool for allowing children and their loved ones to deal with the many emotions caused by deployment. The text and illustrations encourage children to discuss their feelings and to draw their own pictures to express themselves. The parents’ section is designed to validate parents’ feelings and give them ways to help their children cope. At a time when military families are asked to make many sacrifices in the service of their country, this reassuring book will be a welcome resource.

eInsteIn’s braInCHIlD
Relativity Made Relatively Easy! Barry Parker
280 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-522-1 • PB • $17 • April 2007

“Students and others looking for fascinating and painless introductions to this particular, well-traveled, but still-startling corner of the sciences will be happy with Parker as their guide.” —publishers Weekly In 2000, Time magazine named Albert Einstein "Person of the Century." Given the ongoing interest in Einstein’s enduring contributions to science, physicist and popular science writer Barry Parker has dedicated this accessible book to explaining in the clearest possible terms the meaning and beauty of Einstein's theories. Parker's incomparable gift for language captures Einstein's uniqueness, singular brilliance, and stunning theories, while helping lay readers to understand why so many consider Einstein to be the greatest scientist who ever lived.

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tHe agnostIC reaDer
Edited by S. T. Joshi
336 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-533-7 • PB • $21 • August 2007

Agnosticism—the philosophical argument that it is impossible to know whether God exists or not—has been the point of view of many distinguished thinkers from the 19th century to the present. Agnosticism holds that reason and the best scientific evidence do not allow one to reach a decisive conclusion regarding the existence of God. This reader contains selections of some of the most profound and pioneering discussions of agnosticism over the past two centuries. Beginning with early formulations of the agnostic perspective by Thomas Henry Huxley (who coined the term), Bertrand Russell, and others, editor S. T. Joshi also includes selections from such notable thinkers as Arthur Schopenhauer, Robert G. Ingersoll, Edward Westermarck, W. E. H. Lecky, Walter Lippmann, Albert Einstein, Isaac Asimov, H. L. Mencken, Corliss Lamont, and others. Overall, The Agnostic Reader shows how agnosticism can provide a framework for living with courage and dignity.

What is secular Humanism?
Paul Kurtz
40 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-499-6 • PB • $9.95 • March 2007

In this succinct, engaging overview of the secular humanist perspective, philosopher Paul Kurtz describes the many ways in which secular humanism’s scientific, philosophical, and ethical outlook has exerted a profound influence on civilization from the ancient world to the present. Today many schools of thought broadly identify with humanist ideas and values. But Kurtz suggests that secular humanism is especially suitable for the needs of our increasingly secular world because it rejects supernatural accounts of reality and seeks to optimize the fullness of human life in a naturalistic universe. In tune with the most progressive trends of the contemporary world, secular humanism finds meaning in life here and now and expresses confidence in the power of human beings to solve their problems and conquer uncharted frontiers.

notHIng

Something to Believe In Nica Lalli
224 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-529-0 • PB • $17

“An engaging personal account of non-belief. …This memoir is well written and often acerbically funny, an edgy quest for meaning outside the boundaries of organized religion.” —publishers Weekly “In this appealing memoir, an art educator in New York City chronicles her journey of acceptance as she came of age in a family that refused to embrace organized religious belief. …Whatever readers’ beliefs, they will find this search for acceptance enlightening.” —library Journal Nothing is an appealing, sensitively written story that offers hope, humor, and reason to millions of similar Americans who feel alienated in an ever more religiously polarized nation.

C. s. leWIs

and the Search for Rational Religion
Revised and Updated

John Beversluis

250 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-531-3 • PB • $20 • July 2007

C. S. Lewis was one of the most influential Christian apologists of the 20th century. In advocating Christianity, Lewis did not appeal to blind faith, but to reason. Convinced that Christianity is rationally defensible, he boldly declared: “I am not asking anyone to accept Christianity if his best reasoning tells him that the weight of the evidence is against it.” But do Lewis’s arguments survive critical scrutiny? In this revised and expanded edition of his book originally published in 1985, philosopher John Beversluis takes Lewis at his word, sympathetically considers his “case for Christianity,” and concludes that it fails. Beversluis examines Lewis’s moral argument for the existence of a Power behind the moral law, his solution to the Problem of Evil, and many other issues. As the only critical study of C. S. Lewis’s apologetic writings, this readable and intellectually stimulating book should be on the bookshelves of anyone interested in the philosophy of religion.

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stakeHolDer tHeorY

Essential Readings in Ethical Leadership and Management Edited by Abe J. Zakhem, Daniel E. Palmer, and Mary Lyn Stoll
320 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-526-9 • PB • $30 • July 2007

Foreword by Norman E. Bowie, Elmer Andersen Chair in Corporate Responsibility, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
Stakeholder theory is presently the dominant framework for analyzing ethical issues within the field of business ethics. The theory goes beyond the conventional idea that stockholders are the main group to whom corporate managers owe responsibility by arguing that all groups having a stake in a firm—suppliers, customers, employees, the local community, and others—should be considered by managers in decision making. Up till now there has been no reader that presents scholars and students interested in the theory with a resource covering the major developments and debates surrounding the theory. This anthology contains the most important, influential, and innovative work written on stakeholder theory over the course of the last twenty years. It provides those working in areas of business, professional, and applied ethics with a unique resource for research and teaching.

DefenDIng tHe West

A Critique of Edward Said’s Orientalism Ibn Warraq
500 pp • (Illustrations) ISBN 978-1-59102-484-2 • HC • $29.95 • August 2007

This is the first systematic critique of Edward Said's influential work, Orientalism, a book that for almost three decades has received wide acclaim, voluminous commentary, and translation into more than fifteen languages. In this thorough reconsideration of Said’s famous work, Ibn Warraq argues that Said’s case against the West is seriously flawed. Warraq accuses Said of not only willfully misinterpreting the work of many scholars, but also of systematically misrepresenting Western civilization as a whole. With example after example, he shows that ever since the Greeks Western civilization has always had a strand in its very makeup that has accepted non-Westerners with open arms and has ever been open to foreign ideas. Warraq further looks at the destructive influence of Said's study on the history of Western painting, especially of the 19th century. An extended appendix reconsiders the value of 18th- and 19th-century Orientalist scholars and artists, whose work fell into disrepute as a result of Said’s work.

HYpatIa of alexanDrIa
Mathematician and Martyr Michael A. B. Deakin
240 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-520-7 • HC • $28 • May 2007

In the late fourth and early fifth centuries of our era, Hypatia of Alexandria was the world’s greatest living mathematician and astronomer. A strikingly beautiful woman and a devoted celibate, she lived in a city as turbulent and troubled as Baghdad or Beirut is today. This is the first biography of Hypatia to integrate all aspects of her life. Mathematician Michael Deakin emphasizes that, though she was a philosopher, she was first and foremost a mathematician and astronomer of great accomplishment. In a fascinating narrative that brings to life a richly diverse ancient society, he describes her work so that the mathematics, presented in straightforward terms, finds its true place in the context of her life as a whole. He also analyzes the pattern of her life and thought, and finally gives an account of the events leading up to her tragic death.

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“[A] great book! It's not only easy to read but also packed with useful and up-to-date information concerning the innumerable ways in which humans selfishly use animals, why animals need to be protected now more than ever, and how we all can play a role in this social movement by making humane choices that are good for animals and our one and only planet. I will recommend it to people worldwide.” —Marc Bekoff, University of Colorado, Boulder Author of The Ten Trusts (with Jane Goodall) and The emotional lives of Animals, and editor of the encyclopedia of Human-Animal relationships Highly informative yet very reader-friendly, this book integrates solid information with positive case studies of rescued animals and inspiring stories of individual successes.

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Essays on Science, Religion, Law, Literature, and Life
This wide-ranging collection of Susan Haack’s new and recent essays offers applied philosophy in a new key and a fresh voice—subtle, penetrating analyses of vital issues about science, society, religion, law, literature, even about what makes a life meaningful. Whether she is telling the “sad, sleazy saga” of a drug company’s efforts to suppress the unfavorable results of a clinical trial it had funded, disentangling the many senses of “coherent,” or reflecting on the growth of intellectual character, Haack writes with the clarity, verve, and wit her readers have come to expect.

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Biologists study life in its various physical forms, while philosophers of biology seek answers to questions about the nature, purpose, and impact of this research. What permits us to distinguish between living and nonliving things even though both are made of the same minerals? Is the complex structure of organisms proof that a creative force is working its will in the physical universe, or are existing life-forms the random result of an evolutionary process working itself out over eons of time? What moral and social questions arise regarding modern advances in biotechnology? Is Darwinism the death-knell of God? This second edition contains material on design without selection, testing macroevolutionary claims, recent biotechnological issues, key ecological concerns, the Gaia hypothesis, genetically modified foods, and the so-called Intelligent Design movement.

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In this fascinating study of the origins of Islam, historian Mondher Sfar reveals that there is no historical, or even theological, basis for the orthodox view that Muhammad or his earliest followers intended the Koran to be treated as the inviolable word of God. With great erudition and painstaking historical research, Sfar demonstrates that passages from Islam’s sacred book clearly indicate that the revealed text should not be equated with the perfect text of the original “celestial Koran.” This original historical exploration into the origins of Islam makes an important contribution to the growing movement for reform of Islam initiated by courageous Muslim thinkers convinced of the necessity of bringing Islam into the modern world.

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hector Avalos
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“I highly recommend this book to the general reader as a readable and reliable guide to understanding the important results of biblical research.” —Gerald A. Larue, emeritus professor of biblical history and archaeology, University of Southern California In this radical critique of his own academic specialty, biblical scholar Hector Avalos calls for an end to biblical studies as we know them. He outlines two main arguments for this surprising conclusion. First, since academic biblical scholarship has clearly shown that the Bible espouses an ancient worldview that is fundamentally opposed to the views of modern society, the Bible is largely irrelevant to the needs and concerns of contemporary human beings. Second, Avalos criticizes his colleagues for applying a variety of flawed and specious techniques aimed at maintaining the illusion that the Bible is still relevant in today’s world. In effect, he accuses his profession of being more concerned about its self-preservation than about giving an honest account of its own findings to the general public and faith communities.

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A Basic Guide to Astronomy, Outer Space, and Space Exploration

Melanie Melton Knocke

300 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-288-6 • PB • $21

Deep skY obJeCts David h. Levy

The Best and Brightest from Four Decades of Comet Chasing Foreword by Stephen James O’Meara
260 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-361-6 • PB • $21

“[A] comprehensive catalog of objects which can be observed in all light conditions and usually with lowpower equipment. … [Levy’s] excitement over these stars is palpable and infectious.” —publishers Weekly

“This is a fabulous treasure trove of space-related information. Delightfully written and illustrated, it is loaded with specific scientific and historical facts about—as the name impishly suggests—everything ‘from blue moons to black holes,’ including major space exploration milestones, key characteristics of planets in our solar system, and a wide array of astronomical phenomena and methods.” —Kathy Sullivan President and CEo, CoSI (ohio’s Center of Science & Industry), and NASA astronaut (ret.)

CosmIC DIsCoverIes
The Wonders of Astronomy

sCIenCe anD sensIbIlItY Keith J. Laidler

David h. Levy, with Wendee Wallach-Levy
282 pp (Color Photos) • ISBN 978-1-57392-931-8 • HC • $28

The Elegant Logic of the Universe
233 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-138-4 • HC • $29

“A must-read.” —Buzz Aldrin “David makes you feel as though he knew each discoverer personally and were supplying firsthand accounts of their work.” —Neil deGrasse Tyson Director, hayden Planetarium

“[A] unique and fascinating examination of science literacy and the nature of science for the sophisticated high school or college reader. This book will intrigue even the most reluctant lay reader of science.” —Journal of College science Teaching

tHe transIts of venus William Sheehan and John Westfall

tHe HarmonIous unIverse Keith J. Laidler

The Beauty and Unity of Scientific Understanding
370 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-187-2 • HC • $29

407 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-175-9 • HC • $30

“[A]n exciting and highly readable account of four centuries of scientific adventures to remote corners of the world. In The Transits of Venus science history becomes science adventure.” —Dale P. Cruikshank NASA planetary astronomer “[A] fascinating, insightful, and eminently readable book.” —Gary Seronik Associate editor, sky & Telescope

“[Covers] a remarkable amount of material in a small space and in an accessible way. This is a good place to start if you want to get up to speed on a wide range of modern stuff.” —new scientist

on tHe beautY of sCIenCe herbert A. hauptman

Dna

A Nobel Laureate Reflects on the Universe, God, and the Nature of Discovery As Told to and Edited by D. J. Grothe Introduction by Paul Kurtz
235 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-460-6 • HC • $26

How the Biotech Revolution Is Changing the Way We Fight Disease

Frank h. Stephenson

Foreword by Herbert Boyer, Founder of Genentech
333 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-482-8 • HC • $26

Biochemist and veteran lab researcher Frank H. Stephenson tells the compelling story of how scientists on many fronts are succeeding in the battle against disease. With a gift for making the complexities of genetics and biochemistry understandable to the average reader, Stephenson offers a fascinating tour of the mechanisms of our body and the therapeutic techniques that are gaining in sophistication and effectiveness every year.

In this memoir of a long, distinguished career devoted to scientific research, world-renowned mathematician and Nobel Prize laureate Herbert A. Hauptman recounts both the joys and the disappointments of his lifelong quest to induce nature to “reveal her secrets.” In addition, he provides a personal account of his background, his family, his formative studies in high school and college, and the experiences that motivated him to pursue a life devoted to scientific research.

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brIllIant!
Shuji Nakamura and the Revolution in Lighting Technology

goD: tHe faIleD HYpotHesIs victor J. Stenger

How Science Shows That God Does Not Exist
294 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-481-1 • HC • $28

Bob Johnstone

300 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-462-0 • HC • $28

Brilliant! tells the story of Shuji Nakamura, a gifted Japanese engineer who created the last piece in the puzzle needed for manufacturing solid-state white lights. In June 2006, he won the prestigious Millennium Technology prize. Author Bob Johnstone provides an exciting preview of the technological, entrepreneurial, and artistic creativity that will soon be unleashed by Nakamura’s inventions.

an IllusIon of HarmonY
Science and Religion in Islam

Taner Edis

265 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-449-1 • HC • $28

“Edis makes a compelling case that classical Islamic thought cannot accommodate a modern scientific culture whose basis is experimentation, quantification, and prediction. He exposes the vacuity of faith-based science using a range of examples. But Edis does not rule out an eventual reinterpretation of Muslim theology that will, as in other world religions, eventually allow science and Islam to go their own separate ways.” —Pervez hoodbhoy Author of Islam and science: religious orthodoxy and the battle for rationality Professor of physics at Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad

A new york Times Best Seller! "Darwin chased God out of his old haunts in biology, and he scurried for safety down the rabbit hole of physics. The laws and constants of the universe, we were told, are too good to be true: a setup, carefully tuned to allow the eventual evolution of life. It needed a good physicist to show us the fallacy, and Victor Stenger lucidly does so. The faithful won't change their minds, of course (that is what faith means), but Victor Stenger drives a pack of energetic ferrets down the last major bolt hole and God is running out of refuges in which to hide. I learned an enormous amount from this splendid book." —richard Dawkins, author of the new york Times best seller The God delusion

Has sCIenCe founD goD? victor J. Stenger

The Latest Results in the Search for Purpose in the Universe
295 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-018-9 • HC • $32

“ [A]n interesting dispatch from the skeptical end of the spectrum.” —TechCentralStation.com “[A] well-informed and thorough treatment.” —perspectives on science and Christian Faith

tHe gHost In tHe unIverse
God in Light of Modern Science

tImeless realItY victor J. Stenger

Taner Edis

Symmetry, Simplicity, and Multiple Universes
396 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-57392-859-5 • HC • $35

326 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-977-6 • HC • $30

“[S]hould be read by anyone who has even the remotest interest in science, religion, or both.” —Choice Bringing together ideas from many disciplines in a style that remains accessible to nonspecialists, and also interesting to scientists and philosophers, Edis provides an informative, in-depth statement of the case for scientific naturalism as the most accurate and powerful description of our world today.

“In clear, simple prose, physicist Stenger bravely explores quantum theory’s most complex and challenging implications—that reality is fundamentally timeless and that time itself may be reversible.” —discover

π (pI)

A Biography of the World’s Most Mysterious Number Afterword by Dr. Herbert A. Hauptman, Nobel Laureate

Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
324 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-200-8 • HC • $27

sCIenCe anD relIgIon
Are They Compatible?

Edited by Paul Kurtz

With the assistance of Barry Karr and Ranjit Sandhu
368 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-064-6 • PB • $21

“This is strong stuff. … An important counterweight to the accommodationism that has dominated recent discourse.” —Times literary supplement “[P]resent[s] important and provocative voices too often drowned out.” —publishers Weekly

“This delightful book reveals an incredibly interesting history of the development of our knowledge of this ubiquitous number in mathematics. … I recommend this book to anyone who remembers ever hearing about pi!” —Stanley h. Kaplan, founder, Stanley h. Kaplan Educational Center

tHe fabulous fIbonaCCI numbers Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman, Nobel Laureate
450 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-475-0 • HC • $28

matH CHarmers

Tantalizing Tidbits for the Mind

Alfred S. Posamentier

Foreword by Dr. Herbert A. Hauptman, Nobel Laureate
250 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-067-7 • PB • $21

“ This is a wonderful introduction. … You may end up amazed and incredulous.” —Leon M. Lederman, Nobel laureate “I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to experience the power and beauty of mathematics.” —Stanley h. Kaplan, founder, Stanley h. Kaplan Educational Center

“I love this book. I made the mistake of starting to read it late one evening only to find I could not put it down.” —Arthur Levine, president, Teachers College, Columbia University

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HoW matHematICs HappeneD
The First 50,000 Years

tHe JoY of CHemIstrY

The Amazing Science of Familiar Things

Peter S. rudman

Cathy Cobb and Monty L. Fetterolf

314 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-477-4 • HC • $26

393 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-231-2 • HC • $27

“If you thought humans were primitive 4,000 years ago, think again. In fascinating detail, Peter Rudman tells the story of how mathematics developed to a high level of sophistication in early civilizations.” —victor J. Stenger, professor emeritus of physics and astronomy, University of hawaii Author of The Comprehensible Cosmos

“Whether or not readers fully understand the principles of chemistry by the end of the book, they will at least have a better understanding of the world around them and enough everyday trivia to hold their own at a cocktail party.” —publishers Weekly

floWers

How They Changed the World

William C. Burger albert eInsteIn’s vIsIon Barry Parker
Remarkable Discoveries That Shaped Modern Science
330 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-186-5 • HC • $28

337 pp (Color Illustrations) • HC • $23 ISBN 978-1-59102-407-1

“[S]timulating and engaging.”

—new scientist

quantum legaCY Barry Parker

The Discovery That Changed Our Universe
282 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-57392-993-6 • HC • $31

“Behind its provocative title stands an engaging and beautifully written look at how flowering plants, over more than 100 million years, have ‘transformed terrestrial ecosystems, supported the origin of primates, and helped us humans become the masters of our planet.’ Burger convincingly argues that, while plants have changed the world, it’s now time for humans, who have gained so much from plants, to protect their future existence.” —publishers Weekly

“Read this book. …You’ll come away understanding a little bit more about how really smart people think and what they think makes our world—and the universe—tick.” —oakland press

InsIgHts from InseCts
What Bad Bugs Can Teach Us

Gilbert Waldbauer

311 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-277-0 • PB • $19

eInsteIn

The Passions of a Scientist

Barry Parker

300 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-063-9 • HC • $28

“A who’s who of the insect world. Twenty chapters on 20 insects, each a marvel, distinctly adapted, and unique in its interaction with humans. A wonderfully fashioned book, spell-binding, and bound to delight. Waldbauer ranks among the very best of insect raconteurs.” —Thomas Eisner, Schurman Professor of Chemical Ecology, Cornell University

“Enjoyable! There are lots of books about Einstein’s relativity, but this is a book about Einstein’s humanity…a splendid job.” —Dr. Paul hodge, professor of astronomy, University of Washington

Just a tHeorY Moti Ben-Ari

Exploring the Nature of Science
237 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-285-5 • PB • $21

Dear professor eInsteIn Edited by Alice Calaprice

Albert Einstein’s Letters to and from Children Foreword by Evelyn Einstein Introduction by Robert Schulmann, former director of Princeton University Press’s Einstein Papers Project
232 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-015-8 • HC • $24

“In this accessible, engaging, and surprisingly complete book, Ben-Ari addresses the big issues: what science is, what the sciences do, how scientific knowledge is produced, why religion and science are not at odds, and why it makes no sense to say that something is just a theory.” —William F. McComas, PhD Director, Program to Advance Science Education, University of Southern California

“[A] hugely rewarding book, liberally scattered with gems.” —new scientist

our moleCular future Douglas Mulhall

How Nanotechnology, Robotics, Genetics, and Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Our World
392 pp (Illustrations, Bibliography, Index) ISBN 978-1-57392-992-9 • HC • $29

gloWIng genes

A Revolution in Biotechnology

Marc Zimmer, PhD

221 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-253-4 • HC • $28

“A timely alert on a fast-changing biotechnology.” —booklist

“[Mulhall] neatly outlines why our increasing ability to manipulate single atoms and molecules is a concern, and lays out the opportunities and threats this technology presents. And it’s surprisingly readable, unlike most of the nanobabble in the science journals. In the end, as Mulhall admits, he poses more questions than he answers. But that’s a good place to start.” —new scientist

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nano-HYpe
The Truth behind the Nanotechnology Buzz

David M. Berube

great essaYs In sCIenCe Edited by Martin Gardner
“A wonderful collection.”

Foreword by Mihail C. Roco, National Science Foundation Senior Advisor on Nanotechnology
521 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-351-7 • HC • $28

442 pp • ISBN 978-0-87975-853-0 • PB • $25

“A huge leap in understanding the small scale of nanotechnology. It’s about time! An important read for those interested in learning about the next technological revolution.” —Sonia E. Miller Converging Technologies Bar Association

—science books & Films Gardner spreads before the reader “a sumptuous feast of great writing—absorbing, thought-disturbing pieces that have something important to say about science and say it forcibly and well.”

tHe annotateD NiGHt BeFore CHristMas nanofuture
What’s Next for Nanotechnology

A Collection of Sequels, Parodies, and Imitations of Clement Moore’s Immortal Ballad about Santa Claus

J. Storrs hall, PhD

Foreword by K. Eric Drexler
333 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-287-9 • HC • $29

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Martin Gardner

253 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-303-6 • HC • $32

“Readers excited by the promises of nanotechnology will find this book a gripping read.” —publishers Weekly “If you want to understand how technology is unfolding —and where the world is going—read Nanofuture.” —K. Eric Drexler, Foresight Institute

“Martin Gardner collects these diverse imitations and I recommend them. … This book is a tribute to the appeal of [Moore’s] words.” —Wall street Journal

tHe annotateD anCIent marIner Samuel Taylor Coleridge

masterWorks of teCHnologY E. E. Lewis

With an Introduction and Notes by Martin Gardner Illustrations by Gustave Doré
210 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-125-4 • HC • $32

The Story of Creative Engineering, Architecture, and Design
328 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-243-5 • HC • $29

“With a light touch but with compelling detail and skill, Lewis pulls off the feat of explaining a complex and multifaceted discipline in a way that is entertaining and enlightening and that manages to tell prospective engineers what they need to know and seasoned pros plenty that they don’t know.” —Civil engineering

“[Gardner’s] writing is helpful…and the poem is wonderful. The engravings by Gustave Doré are exquisite and worth the price on their own.” —bloomsbury review

unloCk Your CreatIve genIus Bernard Golden, PhD

291 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-456-9 • PB • $19

It’s been a gooD lIfe Isaac Asimov

Edited by Janet Jeppson Asimov
309 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-57392-968-4 • HC • $27

“An excellent introduction to his vision and personality.” —Times literary supplement “[T]his readable and idiosyncratic self-portrait should attract a whole new generation of readers to Asimov’s fine creative works.” —publishers Weekly

“Bernard Golden has provided a comprehensive manual of cognitive behavioral therapy for alleviating creative block. This book is a must-read for all students of creativity, as well as for writers, artists, inventors, and all individuals who feel their creative powers percolating just out of reach. It will become required reading for my course.” —Shelley h. Carson, PhD, harvard University, lecturer and assistant head tutor, Psychology

notes for a memoIr Janet J. Asimov

tHe evolvIng braIn r. Grant Steen

On Isaac Asimov, Life, and Writing
220 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-405-7 • HC • $26

The Known and the Unknown
437 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-480-4 • HC • $28

“While writing an in-depth book on as strong a character as Isaac Asimov, Janet still manages to be seen above the seriously important anecdotes she relates, as a real person, one who stood with her husband in his task of enlightening the world; she nicely avoids being lost in his glow.” —James randi

“[A]n accessible view of the inner workings of the human brain for the nonscientist reader…a masterful job of bridging the ever-widening gulf between science and the general public.” —Margaret McFall-Ngai, PhD Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public health

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tHe unHappY CHIlD
What Every Parent Needs to Know

Kenneth N. Condrell, PhD

overComIng DestruCtIve belIefs, feelIngs, anD beHavIors Albert Ellis, PhD
421 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-879-3 • HC • $28

New Directions for Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

254 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-419-4 • PB • $18

"Unhappiness is widespread in our children, and this book will help alleviate the problem. Ken Condrell has written a very useful guidebook for adults seeking to help children navigate the troubled waters of American life at home and at school. It is clearly written and well grounded in professional practice." —James Garbarino, PhD, Maude C. Clarke Chair in humanistic Psychology Loyola University, Chicago " The Unhappy Child has many excellent suggestions for the ordinary parent (the parent who is not a professional). It is direct and simple and wonderful." —Sol Gordon, PhD, author of raising a Child Conservatively in a sexually permissive World

“[A]ccessible to readers of many backgrounds, from the layperson to the student of psychotherapy to the professional therapist.” —Choice

Don’t belIeve everYtHIng You tHInk
The 6 Basic Mistakes We Make in Thinking

Thomas Kida

286 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-408-8 • PB • $19

tHe roaD to toleranCe Albert Ellis, PhD

The Philosophy of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
271 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-237-4 • PB • $22

“How can we tell the difference between what is true and false? The answer is science and critical thinking, a process that Thomas Kida, in this exceptionally readable and delightfully informative book, explicates with clarity. His ‘six basic mistakes we make in thinking’ should be printed on a laminated wallet-sized card and examined every morning before we go out into the world.” —Michael Shermer, publisher, skeptic Magazine Columnist, scientific American

“Ellis’s fans will enjoy his characteristically forthright engagement with definitions of spirituality and his honest, lively reappraisal of his own thought.” —publishers Weekly "[A] book filled with wisdom, the wisdom of a man who has observed his fellow creatures, interacted with them and become very acquainted with their positive and negative aspects. In this book [Ellis] does not spare himself or anyone else. It allows anyone who reads it to get closer to other people and to himself also. This is a rare opportunity to share what has been accumulating in Albert Ellis's head for almost 90 years." —William Glasser, MD Author of Warning: psychiatry Can be Hazardous to your mental Health

ConquerIng DepressIon anD anxIetY tHrougH exerCIse Keith Johnsgard
305 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-192-6 • PB • $20

“In this meticulously researched and elegantly written book, Keith Johnsgard convincingly demonstrates that exercise is good for body and soul. Required reading for anyone looking for a safe, effective, inexpensive way to manage moods, assuage anxiety, and enhance mental health.” —Carol Krucoff, founding editor Washington post health Section

ratIonal emotIve beHavIor tHerapY
It Works for Me—It Can Work for You

realItY CHeCk

What Your Mind Knows, but Isn’t Telling You

Albert Ellis, PhD

David L. Weiner

304 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-302-9 • PB • $19

270 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-184-1 • PB • $21

“[A] surprisingly candid memoir … useful for all professionals. Highly recommended for academic libraries supporting the helping professions and for larger public libraries.” —library Journal

tHe mYtH of self-esteem Albert Ellis, PhD

“David Weiner has written a delightful and impressively researched tour de force on how the brain works that includes wonderful side trips about DNA, the size of the universe, and the foibles of religiosity. This is popular science writing at its best—clear, witty, and marvelously informative.” —Benjamin J. hubbard, PhD California State University, Fullerton

How Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Can Change Your Life Forever
344 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-354-8 • PB • $20

poWer freaks

Dealing with Them in the Workplace or Anyplace

“Dr. Albert Ellis is without doubt one of the most influential figures in modern psychology. … Dr. Ellis notes that ‘acceptance is largely compassion,’ and this wonderful book, as it helps us move toward greater compassion for ourselves, for others, and for our troubled world, is one more significant contribution by Dr. Ellis—not only toward greater personal happiness, but also toward a better world.” —howard C. Cutler, MD Coauthor with the Dalai Lama of The Art of Happiness, A Handbook for living

David L. Weiner

Foreword by Robert E. Lefton, PhD, CEO and president of Psychological Associates
287 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-013-4 • PB • $20

“[I]n Power Freaks, David Weiner advises us on coping with our bosses, coworkers, friends, and even family members who are obsessed with power. … An insightful, comprehensive, and practical guide.” —Prof. Charles T. Snowdon University of Wisconsin–Madison

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battlIng tHe Inner DummY
The Craziness of Apparently Normal People
467 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-747-5 • PB • $21

trutH, knoWleDge, or Just plaIn bull
How to Tell the Difference

David L. Weiner, with Gilbert hefter, MD
“[I]nformative, entertaining, and well-researched.” —booklist “Id” stands for “Inner Dummy,” says David Weiner. He illustrates how we can apply “id prevention” in our daily lives.

Bernard M. Patten

363 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-246-6 • PB • $21

“Patten doesn’t minimize the mental effort required to master clear thinking, but his own clear writing and downto-earth tone make it as painless as it can be to strengthen your ability to reason and see the faults in the reasoning of others.” —publishers Weekly

DeCIsIons, DeCIsIons David A. Welch

The Art of Effective Decision Making
295 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-934-9 • PB • $21

Clear tHInkIng

“This is a ‘must-read’—a thought-provoking book written for a broad audience in an easy and entertaining manner.” —booklist “Professor Welch has done a marvelous job of translating the complex language of decision theory into a witty and compelling read.” —Professor Debora Spar harvard Business School

A Practical Introduction

hy ruchlis, with Sandra oddo
Foreword by Isaac Asimov
271 pp (Illustrations Throughout, Index) • PB • $22 ISBN 978-0-87975-594-2

WHat WoulD arIstotle Do? Elliot D. Cohen, PhD

“[B]ecause it is fun to read and it invites discussion, it might stimulate students’ interest in either the psychological or normative aspects of thinking. Junior colleges and high schools would do well to include it in their libraries.” —Teaching philosophy

Self-Control through the Power of Reason
251 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-070-7 • PB • $21

HoW to tHInk straIgHt Antony Flew

“Cohen has produced a very readable book … [he] is to be commended for his efforts to expand the applications of philosophy in everyday life. Recommended.” —library Journal

An Introduction to Critical Reasoning
164 pp (Index) • ISBN 978-1-57392-239-5 • PB • $20

tHe WIsDom of HarrY potter Edmund M. Kern

What Our Favorite Hero Teaches Us about Moral Choices
296 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-133-9 • PB • $18

Flew lays the foundation for critical reasoning by illustrating the many and varied faults that occur in argument, the power of reason, how to challenge assertions and find evidence, and how not to be taken in by half-truths. With study questions and exercises, this enlightening book will help you develop the skills necessary to argue and reason effectively.

“[I]nsightful … recommended for both child rearing and popular culture collections.” —library Journal “[R]eassuring in its analysis of the moral core of the series.” —ForeWord

meDICal marvels

The 100 Greatest Advances in Medicine

Eugene W. Straus, MD, and Alex Straus
425 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-373-9 • HC • $28

tHInkIng lIke eInsteIn Thomas G. West

Returning to Our Visual Roots with the Emerging Revolution in Computer Information Visualization
222 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-251-0 • HC • $28

“A persuasive, provocative argument for the societal benefits of visual thinking. Recommended for all computer science collections.” —library Journal

“This book provides a fascinating overview of the history of modern medicine. With figures ranging in time from the beginnings of medicine with Hippocrates, to the cutting edge of modern discoveries, it’s an essential addition to the general interest literature on medical history.” —Dr. rosalyn S. Yalow, Nobel laureate

mom’s ok, sHe Just forgets In tHe mInD’s eYe
Visual Thinkers, Gifted People with Dyslexia and Other Learning Difficulties, Computer Images, and the Ironies of Creativity

The Alzheimer’s Journey from Denial to Acceptance

Evelyn McLay and Ellen P. Young

Foreword by Barry Gordon, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
182 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-469-9 • PB • $16

Thomas G. West

397 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-155-8 • HC • $30

“Every once in a while a book comes along that turns one's thinking upside down. In the Mind's Eye is just such a book.” —roeper review

“McLay and Young give readers thoughtful suggestions on how to adjust their attitudes toward Alzheimer's, accept their situations and learn to appreciate the time they still have with those they love. Sage advice for those dealing with a relative with Alzheimer's.” —Kirkus reports

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Your Heart
An Owner’s Guide

CHIlD obesItY

A Parent’s Guide to a Fit, Trim, and Happy Child

John A. Elefteriades, MD, and Lawrence S. Cohen, MD

Goutham rao, MD

247 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-377-7 • PB • $18

Foreword by Robert Jarvik, MD, president, Jarvik Heart, New York City
330 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-451-4 • PB • $20

“A comprehensive, accessible guide to your internal metronome. Study hard, there might be a test.” —Mehmet oz, MD, author of you: on a diet and you: The owner's manual “ This remarkable book—this owner's guide—is so userfriendly that it reads like a fascinating conversation between ourselves and two of our nation's most experienced and eminent cardiac specialists. Not only will it be of immense value to everyone with an interest in heart disease, but it serves also as a model of clarity to help physicans learn how to answer their patients' questions in completely lucid and authoritative terms." —Sherwin B. Nuland, MD, clinical professor of surgery, Yale University; author of How We die and The Art of Aging

“Finally, straight talk about child obesity without the hype! An accurate appraisal of this epidemic—and what we as parents can do to raise healthy and active children.” —Jeff Susman, MD, professor and chair, Family Medicine, University of Cincinnati; editor, Journal of Family practice

HealtHY transItIons

A Woman’s Guide to Perimenopause, Menopause, and Beyond

Neil Shulman, MD, and Edmund S. Kim, MD, oB/GYN
Foreword by Dr. Marianne Legato

354 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-150-6 • PB • $21

Beating the Odds

lIvIng WItH Colon CanCer

“This outstanding book furnishes a wide spectrum of practical advice that is well founded and replete with excellent references.” —Dr. harrison rogers Jr. Former president, American Medical Association

Eliza Wood Livingston

Foreword by David Spiegel, MD
352 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-347-0 • PB • $18

pelvIC HealtH anD CHIlDbIrtH
What Every Woman Needs to Know Foreword by Linda Brubaker, MD

“Ms. Livingston’s book is useful, candid, moving, courageous, and inspiring … a terrifically readable guidebook to the emotional as well as the practical issues.” —Laura Ziskin, motion picture producer (pretty Woman , spider-man, spider-man 2, etc.) and a cancer survivor

Magnus Murphy, MD, and Carol L. Wasson
312 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-078-3 • PB • $21

“[M]urphy’s useful guide will help [patients] assess their options. It also provides excellent information for others who are considering childbirth options. A fine addition to consumer childbirth collections.” —library Journal

tHe Complete prostate book

What Every Man Needs to Know J. Stephen Jones, MD, Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
425 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-304-3 • PB • $20

elDerCare 911

The Caregiver’s Complete Handbook for Making Decisions

“This is an excellent book that thoroughly covers the evaluation and treatment of both benign and malignant diseases of the prostate. Dr. Jones has done a tremendous job of critically summarizing and reviewing the data on all prostate conditions and has produced a clear, concise synopsis for the public.” —Joseph Presti Jr., MD Director, Urologic oncology Program Stanford University School of Medicine

Susan Beerman, MSW, and Judith rappaport-Musson, CSA

486 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-014-1• PB • $25

“Invaluable… . Before making any important choices for your elderly parents, read this book.” —Gloria Cavanaugh, president and CEo American Society on Aging

overComIng ImpotenCe J. Stephen Jones, MD

A Leading Urologist Tells You Everything You Need to Know
318 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-128-5 • PB • $20

tHe elDerCare 911 questIon anD ansWer book Susan Beerman, MS, MSW, and Judith rappaport-Musson, CSA
304 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-293-0 • PB • $20

“[M]ay be the best book of its kind that I have read.” —Michael L. Blute, MD, chairman Urology Department, Mayo Clinic “[A]n accessible and complete review of the condition and its various therapies, mechanical assists, and alternative herbal remedies.” —library Journal

“Indispensable and insightful! Two experts deliver helpful, practical, and honest answers to the questions you’ve always wanted to ask. A must-read, along with their first book, Eldercare 911. Both provide thorough, useful, and invaluable advice!” —Jacqueline Marcell Author of elder rage and host of Coping with Caregiving radio program

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tHe enCYClopeDIa of elDer Care
The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care

tHe Case of terrI sCHIavo
Ethics at the End of Life

Edited by Mathy D. Mezey, rN, EdD

With the assistance of Barbara J. Berkman, DSW; Christopher M. Callahan, MD; Terry T. Fulmer, RN, PhD; Ethel L. Mitty, RN, EdD; Gregory J. Paveza, MSW, PhD; Eugenia L. Siegler, MD; Neville E. Strumpf, RN, PhD; and Melissa M. Bottrell, MPH
824 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-189-6 • PB • $35

Edited by Arthur L. Caplan, James J. McCartney, and Dominic A. Sisti
Foreword by Jay Wolfson, DrPH, JD
377 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-398-2 • PB • $21

Features nearly 300 articles written by experts, providing practical information on how to care for elders.

ConquerIng rHeumatoID artHrItIs
The Latest Breakthroughs and Treatments

Thomas F. Lee

250 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-886-1 • PB • $22

“This is likely to be the definitive resource on this landmark case for years to come. It is readable by persons with a passing acquaintance of the case as well as expert audiences. It provides the background to the Schiavo case that a novice might need as well as the kind of in-depth information that legal scholars, moral theologians, ethicists, and healthcare professionals can use to educate themselves and their students.” —Mark G. Kuczewski, PhD Director, Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and health Policy, Stritch School of Medicine Loyola University, Chicago, IL

“A splendid book. Literate and endlessly interesting. It is perhaps the best detailed explanation of rheumatoid arthritis and its treatment in existence. I highly recommend it to patients with this illness.” —Frederick Wolfe, MD Arthritis research Center Foundation

tHe strangest song

One Father’s Quest to Help His Daughter Find Her Voice The Compelling Story of the Link Between a Rare Genetic Disorder and Musical Talent

Teri Sforza with howard and Sylvia Lenhoff Your moneY anD Your HealtH Jordan Braverman, MPh, MSFS
How to Find Affordable, High-Quality Healthcare
572 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-393-7 • PB • $24

296 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-478-1 • HC • $24

“Braverman’s recommendations are well researched and sound. Readers who seek even more information will benefit from the supplementary directory of Web sites and addresses for various health-related organizations. In summary, I highly recommend this book to anyone who wishes to make sense of America’s healthcare system.” —Denton A. Cooley, MD, president and surgeon-in-chief, Texas heart Institute, houston

“Gloria Lenhoff's story—of living with a rare congenital disorder and enormous musical talent—is extraordinary, like Williams syndrome itself. The Strangest Song is a marvelous achievement, beautifully and compellingly written by Teri Sforza, who interweaves Gloria's poignant and dramatic personal story with a fascinating history of the scientific investigation of a puzzling brain condition.” —oliver Sacks, MD, author of Awakenings, The man Who mistook His Wife for a Hat, and many other works

HoW are We to lIve? YelloW fever
A Deadly Disease Poised to Kill Again

Ethics in an Age of Self-Interest

Peter Singer

James L. Dickerson

272 pp (Index) • ISBN 978-0-87975-966-7 • PB • $23

245 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-399-9 • HC • $25

“Dickerson suggests that yellow fever is a prime candidate for use as a biological weapon, and he considers disturbing evidence that global warming could bring a resurgence of the virus in North America.” —publishers Weekly

“[V]ery uplifting and optimistic … should give pause to cynics who claim that ethics is merely an ideal.” —philosophical review "After completing each section, the reader will be compelled to stop and ponder for a while." —san Antonio Current

WHo oWns lIfe? Edited by David Magnus, Arthur Caplan, and Glenn McGee
291 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-986-8 • HC • $26

tHe transCenDental temptatIon
A Critique of Religion and the Paranormal

Paul Kurtz

516 pp (Index) • ISBN 978-0-87975-645-1 • PB • $28

“A valuable work. Recommended.” —Choice “[A] valuable reference work to give educated lay readers a starting point to make their own judgments about future bioethical matters.” —Human reproduction and Genetic ethics

“A very important book … clearly written and forcefully argued.” —Journal of the American Academy of religion “Well-written, readable, and carefully researched. …This is a must.” —Choice

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HumanIst manIfesto 2000 Drafted by Paul Kurtz
A Call for a New Planetary Humanism
76 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-783-3 • PB • $12

Honest Doubt

Essays on Atheism in a Believing Society

James A. haught

152 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-459-0 • PB • $20

“[A] timely, emphatic, and inspiring case for nurturing optimism about the human prospect.” —International Humanist news

HumanIst manIfestos I anD II Edited by Paul Kurtz
31 pp • ISBN 978-0-87975-031-2 • PB • $8

“Haught thinks really, really clearly and writes really, really well. Honest Doubt showcases the workings of a questing intellect, unafraid to pose hard questions and unroll barbed wire in the path of society’s sacred cows.” —Tom Flynn, editor of Free Inquiry magazine and The new encyclopedia of unbelief; author of nothing sacred

Published in 1933 and 1973, respectively, the first two Humanist Manifestos provide humanist recommendations for the future in religion and ethics and examine humanist views on the meaning of life, civil liberties, democracy, individual rights, and much more.

CrItIques of goD

Making the Case against Belief in God

Edited by Peter A. Angeles
381 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-123-7 • PB • $24

tHe neW enCYClopeDIa of unbelIef Edited by Tom Flynn
Foreword by Richard Dawkins
800 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-391-3 • HC • $199

Leading scholars critically evaluate belief in God, the arguments for God’s existence, the validity of mystical experience, and the importance of the God concept for the development of morality and meaning in life.

The New Encyclopedia of Unbelief is a comprehensive reference work on the history, beliefs, and thinking of America’s fastest-growing minority: those who live without religion. Compared to the original edition, this new encyclopedia includes a larger number of biographical entries and much-expanded coverage of the linkages between unbelief and social reform movements of the 19th and 20th centuries. This unparalleled reference work provides comprehensive knowledge about unbelief in its many varieties and manifestations.

atHeIsm
A Reader

Edited by S. T. Joshi
346 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-855-7 • PB • $21

“[W]ell-argued and thoughtful essays on atheism, agnosticism, and skepticism.” —los Angeles Times

atHeIsm

The Case against God

George h. Smith

atHeIsts

A Groundbreaking Study of America’s Nonbelievers

367 pp (Suggested Reading, Index) • PB • $21 ISBN 978-0-87975-124-1

Bruce E. hunsberger and Bob Altemeyer
160 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-413-2 • PB • $20

A popular classic that refutes arguments made over the centuries to prove the existence of God. Smith insists that reason, not faith, should guide our thought and culture.

“This slender, conversational, but methodologically sound treatise on the inner world of atheists will pleasantly surprise readers accustomed to the soporific ‘academese’ of most sociological studies. …The writing is so fresh, honest, compelling and entertaining, that it is bound to become an important launching point for more studies of what makes atheists tick.” —publishers Weekly

atHeIsm, moralItY, anD meanIng Michael Martin
235 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-987-5 • PB • $22

WHY atHeIsm? George h. Smith
250 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-268-5 • PB • $19

Distinguished philosopher Michael Martin defends atheism as a both moral and meaningful philosophy of life. Martin shows not only that objective morality and a meaningful life are possible without belief in God but that the predominantly Christian worldview of American society is seriously flawed as the basis of morality and meaning.

“[C]lear, straightforward … worth a look.” —Journal of Church and state Smith reviews the historical roots of nonbelief going back to the ancient Greeks and defends reason as the most reliable method humans have for establishing truth.

“Ye WIll saY I am no CHrIstIan” Edited by Bruce Braden

The Thomas Jefferson/John Adams Correspondence on Religion, Morals, and Values
258 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-356-2 • HC • $26

WHat Is atHeIsm?
A Short Introduction

Douglas E. Krueger
241 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-214-2 • PB • $21

Krueger contends that atheism is a powerful alternative to the religious outlook so prevalent today, yet it is also one of the most misunderstood because people harbor preconceived ideas about atheism.

“If you’re interested in knowing at firsthand what John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, those two wonderful letter-writers, thought about philosophy, ethics, and religion (particularly Christianity), Bruce Braden’s carefully edited collection of their correspondence during the early years of the American republic is indispensable. The two men stimulated each other by their exchanges, and this compilation will stimulate you too.” —Paul F. Boller Jr., emeritus professor of history at Texas Christian University

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tHe emptY tomb
Jesus beyond the Grave

tHe InCreDIble sHrInkIng son of man
How Reliable Is the Gospel Tradition?

Edited by robert M. Price and Jeffery Jay Lowder
500 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-286-2 • HC • $32

robert M. Price

389 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-121-6 • HC • $27

“It is not new for a few lonely, persecuted radicals to deny the resurrection of Jesus. What is new in this book is that such a number of competent, scrupulous scholars are agreeing that it did not happen.” —Dr. Barbara Thiering, author of the best seller Jesus and the riddle of the dead sea scrolls

“Surveying centuries of scholarship, Robert M. Price tells you everything you need to know about Jesus, the Bible, and the Christian Church. Everything no church will tell you.” —A. Q. Morton, fellow of the royal Society of Edinburgh; author of Gathering the Gospels

tHe reason-DrIven lIfe
What Am I Here on Earth for?

Can We be gooD WItHout goD? robert Buckman, MD

Biology, Behavior, and the Need to Believe
262 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-974-5 • HC • $22

robert M. Price

363 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-476-7 • HC • $24

Buckman explores whether we can develop better, nontheistic belief systems that avoid the destructive aspects of religious beliefs. This ambitious work, synthesizing research from many disciplines, provides much insight into the mechanisms of belief.

“The wittiest, most thorough and most devastating critique of the religion of the Evangelicals that I have ever read. It left me wondering how the religion of great Protestant heroes of faith like Luther and Bunyan could have turned into the inane religion of Ned Flanders, Homer Simpson’s neighbor.” —Don Cupitt Anglican priest, fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, and author of 40 books

affIrmatIons Paul Kurtz

Joyful and Creative Exuberance
123 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-389-0 • PB • $14

IntoleranCe anD tHe gospel
Selected Texts from the New Testament

Gerd Lüdemann

“Whether you are a humanist or a religionist, this book will provide a refreshing look at our shared human condition and offers optimism.” —epinions.com

281 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-468-2 • HC • $28

tHe future of CHrIstIanItY
Can It Survive?

Arthur J. Bellinzoni
195 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-406-4 • HC • $25

“Lüdemann’s exegesis is impeccable, and the answer he comes up with is as straightforward as it is convincing: the representatives of the early church followed Jewish monotheists in their intolerance toward unbelievers and heretics. A fascinating book to read and to ponder.” —Dr. Bernhard Lang, editor of the International review of biblical studies

In this probing assessment of the state of Christianity, biblical scholar Arthur J. Bellinzoni boldly asserts that Christianity must break with the past and offer a new vision of the future if it hopes to survive. A work of erudition that is also completely accessible to the lay reader, The Future of Christianity provides a stimulating critique that forward-thinking Christians will welcome.

tHe Causes of antI-semItIsm
A Critique of the Bible Revised Edition

Arthur Blech

462 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-446-0 • PB • $21

tHe resurreCtIon of CHrIst
A Historical Inquiry

Gerd Lüdemann
248 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-245-9 • HC • $27

“[A] book written with great intensity, carefully researched arguments, and dispassionately analyzed citations containing a wealth of ideas.” —Prof. Dr. helmut Böhme, former university president, Institute for history, Technische hochschule Darmstadt, Germany

“[C]lear and succinct. The translation and historical assessment of resurrection accounts that constitute the bulk of the book make it useful for students.” —booklist

In tHe name of Heaven Mary Jane Engh

tHe Da vInCI frauD robert M. Price

3,000 Years of Religious Persecution
269 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-454-5 • HC • $25

Why the Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction
296 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-348-7 • PB • $19

“In this accessible answer to the Gospel according to Brown, Price, a member of the Jesus Seminar, examines the facts behind (or perhaps not to be found anywhere near) The Da Vinci Code…Price's bibliography is especially helpful for settling those seemingly eternal cocktail party debates.” —reference & research book news

“Engh puts her narrative skills to good use by launching these twenty-two articles on episodes of religious persecution throughout the world in an attention-grabbing, dramatic manner. …[She] maintains reader friendliness…often covering vast swathes of time remarkably succinctly. …Unlike the historical figures she sketches, Engh herself manifests neither bigotry nor religious partisanship.” —booklist

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tHe top ten mYtHs about evolutIon Cameron M. Smith and Charles Sullivan DefenDIng sCIenCe—WItHIn reason
Between Scientism and Cynicism
200 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-479-8 • PB • $14

Susan haack

“Passionate in their support of evolutionary science, the authors nonetheless adopt a straightforward and ecumenical approach, precisely distilling each hot-button issue to its cogent essence. The result is a meticulously researched and distinctly presented overview of a complex and contentious issue. …A clear, understandable approach makes this an excellent student resource.” —booklist

With a New Preface by the Author
411 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-458-3 • PB • $19

“[A] searching look at how science interacts with and is influenced by other areas of human endeavor…one thought-provoking discussion after another.” —publishers Weekly "[Susan Haack is] one of those rare contemporary philosophers I can read with pleasure.” —Steven Weinberg Nobel laureate in Physics, from Facing up: science and Its Cultural Adversaries

tHe one anD tHe manY
Reading Isaiah Berlin

Edited by George Crowder and henry hardy
300 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-448-4 • HC • $28

JIHaD InCorporateD

A Guide to Militant Islam in the US

“[A] fitting tribute to Berlin. It is a multidimensional exploration of the man and the ideas: his Judaism, his moderate nationalism, his ambivalence about the Enlightenment, his reaction to Stalinism, and a great deal more. It is a rich, original, and nourishing volume." —Alan ryan, warden of New College, oxford

Steven Emerson and the Investigative Project on Terrorism

535 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-453-8 • HC • $28

unfInIsHeD DIalogue Sir Isaiah Berlin and Beata Polanowska-Sygulska
Foreword by Henry Hardy
317 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-376-0 • HC • $28

“ Jihad Incorporated is an incredibly informative look into the infiltration of terrorism into American society both before and after 9/11. The extent of the radical activity here in the United States that is uncovered by Emerson's book is truly eye opening. …A scary reminder of the prevalence of terrorism in American society.” —richard Clarke Chair of the Counter-Terrorism Security Group (1992–2003)

“[A]n invaluable guide to the thought of one of the twentieth century’s great liberal thinkers … indispensable to anyone interested in political theory and the history of ideas in the twentieth century.” —John Gray, professor of European thought, London School of Economics

osama’s revenge Paul L. Williams

The Next 9/11 What the Media and the Government Haven’t Told You
261 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-252-7 • HC • $28

skeptICIsm
An Anthology

Edited by richard h. Popkin and José r. Maia Neto

“This coherent wake-up call to the complacent concludes with the warning that terrorist cells have been established in several major American cities, that they have the motive and the means and just await the opportunity.” —ForeWord

350 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-474-3 • PB • $29

tHe al qaeDa ConneCtIon Paul L. Williams

This anthology contains the principal texts of the skeptical tradition from its origins in antiquity to contemporary philosophy. Selections include the writings of both well-known and lesser-known but influential philosophers of the Western tradition who either advanced skeptical views or dealt with skeptical issues for other philosophical or religious purposes. An introduction on the origins, kinds, and significance of philosophical skepticism puts the various readings in the context of the history of Western philosophy.

International Terrorism, Organized Crime, and the Coming Apocalypse
280 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-349-4 • HC • $26

“Dr. Paul L. Williams is one of a precious few investigative journalists with the real facts and the courage to sound the alarm … before it is too late. This is a MUST-read for every American.” —Michael Levine retired DEA agent and the host of New York City’s expert Witness radio show

tHe kalam CosmologICal argument for goD Mark r. Nowacki
330 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-473-6 • HC • $59

al qaeDa In europe Lorenzo vidino

The New Battleground of International Jihad Foreword by Steven Emerson, director of the Investigative Project on Terrorism
403 pp (Maps) • ISBN 978-1-59102-433-0 • HC • $27

Despite being one of the most widely discussed and hotly debated arguments in philosophy today, it has been more than twenty-five years since any systematic presentation of the Kalam Cosmological Argument (KCA) as a whole has been attempted. The present book helps remedy that situation, laying bare the logical structure of the KCA as it has emerged from continuous philosophical refinement.

“[A] compelling study of the evolution, ideology, and operations of radical extremist elements residing in Europe. This work is a reflection of Mr. Vidino’s exceptional insight and experience.” —Dennis M. Lormel Former chief, Terrorist Financing operations Section (TFoS), Counterterrorism Division, FBI

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tHe losIng battle WItH Islam David Selbourne
420 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-362-3 • HC • $30

tHe quest for tHe HIstorICal muHammaD Edited with Translations by Ibn Warraq
554 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-787-1 • HC • $40

“ [S]erves both as a chronicle of the past 50 years of the Islamic 'reawakening' and a warning that Western responses to it are misguided and counter-productive.” —middle east Journal

tHe legaCY of JIHaD
Foreword by Ibn Warraq

Islamic Holy War and the Fate of Non-Muslims

“[T]here is … much useful scholarship here; not only has Warraq provided a highly readable critical survey of the literature of this quest, he has also collected the most important texts needed to begin a more objective evaluation of Islam’s sacred tradition.” —publishers Weekly

Edited by Andrew G. Bostom, MD

WHY I am not a muslIm Ibn Warraq

759 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-307-4 • HC • $29

Foreword by R. Joseph Hoffmann
428 pp (Glossary, Bibliography, Index) ISBN 978-0-87975-984-1 • HC • $28 ISBN 978-1-59102-011-0 • PB • $20

“[P]rovides a comprehensive history of jihad.” —middle east Journal “[A]n impressive compendium that meticulously documents the terror that is jihad. … [A] sober warning of the mortal challenge posed to free societies by the ongoing jihad of the militants.” —national review

“Warraq may well be the most prominent authority on Islamic history and culture who is not a Muslim apologist or a political partisan but a critic.” —Weekly standard

tHe mYtH of IslamIC toleranCe
How Islamic Law Treats Non-Muslims

WHat tHe koran reallY saYs
Language, Text, and Commentary

Edited by robert Spencer
Preface by Ibn Warraq

Edited with Translations by Ibn Warraq
600 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-945-5 • HC • $36

593 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-249-7 • HC • $26

“Robert Spencer has here assembled a collection of documents devastating to PC myth and multiculturalist wishful thinking. Anyone concerned about the dangers of politically motivated distortions of Islamic theology and history should not miss this explosive and enlightening volume.” —Jeffrey rubin Editor, Conservative book Club

“Scholars, students, and those with a keen interest in Islam … are sure to get a lot out of this collection.” —About.com An excellent collection of critical commentaries on the Koran published by noted scholars from the beginning of the 20th century to recent times.

tHe Just War anD JIHaD

Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

leavIng Islam

Edited by r. Joseph hoffmann

303 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-371-5 • HC • $29

Apostates Speak Out

Edited by Ibn Warraq
471 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-068-4 • HC • $29

“These stories make eye-opening reading. Warraq is, understandably, a controversial figure in the world of Islam. Yet one needn’t endorse all his conclusions to wish him well in his quest to nurture a culture of self-criticism and respect for human rights in the Islamic world. …[T]he discussion he is bravely trying to spark is long overdue.” —boston Globe

The papers collected in this volume represent the independent and considered thinking of internationally known scholars from a variety of disciplines concerning the relationship between religion and violence, with special reference to the theories of “just war” and “jihad.”

mIrage

Power, Politics, and the Hidden History of Arabian Oil

Aileen Keating

552 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-346-3 • HC • $30

WHICH koran?

Variants, Manuscripts, and the Influence of Pre-Islamic Poetry

Edited by Ibn Warraq

450 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-429-3 • HC • $36

Few Muslims realize that there are several Korans in circulation in the Islamic world, with textual variations whose significance, extent, and meaning have never been properly examined. Ibn Warraq has here assembled important scholarly articles that address the history, linguistics, and religious implications of these not-trifling variants in Islam’s sacred book. As a visual aid, Warraq has compiled a unique and valuable chart of thirty-two Koranic variants found in Korans available in the Islamic world, along with remarks on their significance. In-depth yet accessible to nonspecialists interested in Islam, Which Koran? raises important questions about Islam’s holy book.

“[E ]xcellent microanalysis. …Strong on documentation and factual evidence, this high-quality volume will surely serve historians and those interested in the oil industry. … Highly recommended.” —Choice Keating’s authoritative narrative is based on years of research in original archives across the world. Mirage is both a work of in-depth scholarship and an engaging story with striking relevance for our time.

fIgHtIng WorDs hector Avalos

The Origins of Religious Violence
430 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-284-8 • HC • $28

“The events surrounding 9/11 forced a rethinking of the relationship between violence and religion. … [T]here is no doubt that [Avalos’s] book provides an important perspective and a creative challenge. I strongly recommend it.” —Anthony B. Pinn, Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of humanities, rice University

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WHY We Hate Jack Levin and Gordana rabrenovic
276 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-191-9 • HC • $28

tHe geek gap

“ [D]raws skillfully from recent conflicts and offers valuable insights in dealing more effectively with the terrorist threats we face today.” —United States Senator Edward M. Kennedy

Why Business and Technology Professionals Don’t Understand Each Other and Why They Need Each Other to Survive

Bill Pfleging and Minda Zetlin

251 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-415-6 • HC • $25

erasIng raCIsm

“ The Geek Gap is thoroughly original, virtually unique, of paramount importance, and, on top of ALL that, a ‘great read.’ Bill Pfleging and Minda Zetlin deserve a giant ‘Hats off’ for this wonderful piece of work.” —Tom Peters

The Survival of the American Nation

Molefi Kete Asante

busIness etHICs
Third Edition

294 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-59102-069-1 • HC • $28

“Molefi Asante is a pioneering thinker who delves deeply into the complex dynamics of the legacy of white supremacy in America. …This book must be read by all those concerned about the future of the American nation.” —Cornel West, Princeton University Author of race matters

Edited by Milton Snoeyenbos, robert Almeder, and James humber
651 pp • ISBN 978-1-57392-903-5 • PB • $32

Enhanced by many new case studies, questions for discussion, and valuable bibliographies, Business Ethics focuses on the issues that will confront entrepreneurs and workers well into the new century.

100 greatest afrICan amerICans
A Biographical Encyclopedia

DIgItal CopYrIgHt Jessica Litman
220 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-420-0 • PB • $18

Molefi Kete Asante

345 pp (Illustrations) • ISBN 978-1-57392-963-9 • HC • $51

“ 100 Greatest African Americans, a unique encyclopedia that spans four centuries of African American history, will certainly make an original and invaluable contribution to the Black Studies canon.” —Dr. Joyce E. King, provost and professor of education, Spelman College (Atlanta, GA)

“Readers with an interest in doing business on the Internet, or in the specific issue of copyright, should not be without this book. … [C]learly written and sensibly argued. A timely and very useful resource.” —booklist

tHe fatHer faCtor

How Your Father’s Legacy Impacts Your Career

Stephan B. Poulter, PhD talkIng Your WaY to tHe top
Business English That Works

239 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-410-1• PB • $18

Gretchen S. hirsch

304 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-461-3 • PB • $18

“This book is as helpful to a ten-year corporate veteran as it is to a recent college graduate. Anyone aspiring to climb the corporate ladder should have Talking Your Way to the Top tucked firmly under his/her arm.” —Sanford Livingston Jr., senior vice president & chief of staff for commercial banking, Wells Fargo

“A must-read recommendation from career and life coaches to help you understand the impact of your father on your life and your impact as a father or mother on your children’s lives.” —Bradley Ann Morgan and Stephan Marais Walks Beside Life Coaching, Marina Del rey, CA

flIm-flam!

The Truth about Unicorns, Parapsychology, and Other Delusions

James randi Corporate Crooks Greg Farrell

Introduction by Isaac Asimov
357 pp • ISBN 978-0-87975-198-2 • PB • $22

How Rogue Executives Ripped Off Americans … and Congress Helped Them Do It! Foreword by Joseph Wells, founder of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
225 pp • ISBN 978-1-59102-455-2 • HC • $25

(Photos and Illustrations Throughout, Appendix, Bibliography, Index) Available in North America Only

Internationally known magician James Randi exposes years of media deception in reports of ESP, levitation, psychic surgery, UFOs, astrology, and more.

Degree mIlls

“What a great read! Every investor should heed Farrell’s call to action. This is a fascinating, fast-moving narrative to guide stockholders in understanding how self-serving executives, seduced boards, and politicians poisoned our markets during the go markets of recent years.” —Arthur Levitt, former chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission

The Billion-Dollar Industry That Has Sold over a Million Fake Diplomas

Allen Ezell and John Bear

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Abbott, Edwin A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Abnormal Pap Smears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Adams, Henry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Affirmations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Affirmative Action . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Age of reason, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Agnostic reader, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Agnosticism and Christianity and other Essays. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Al Qaeda Connection, The. . . . . . . . . . . 60 Al Qaeda in Europe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Albert Einstein’s vision . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Alexander Fox & the Amazing Mind reader . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 All Families Are Different . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Almeder, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Altemeyer, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 America on Notice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 American Juries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Andrews, Beth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Angeles, Peter A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Angry right, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Animal Experimentation . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Annotated Ancient Mariner, The . . . . 53 Annotated night Before Christmas, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Antichrist, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Apostolico, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Are You Politically Correct? . . . . . . . . . 43 Aristophanes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Aristotle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Art of Deception, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Asante, Molefi Kete. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Asimov, Isaac . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41, 53 Asimov, Janet J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Assembly of Women (Ecclesiazusae), The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Atheism: A reader. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Atheism: The Case against God. . . . . . 58 Atheism, Morality, and Meaning. . . . . 58 Atheists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Aurelius, Marcus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Austin, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Autobiography of Charles Darwin, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Avalos, Hector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40, 61 Awakening, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Babbitt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Baber, H. E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Bacon, Francis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Bad Faith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Baird, M. Katherine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Baird, Robert M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36, 43 Bakunin, Mikhail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Barber, Nigel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Barker, Dan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Barton, Judy Spain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Basic Bakunin, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Battling the Inner Dummy . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Baum, Richard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Bauman, Michael E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Bayou Folk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Bear, John. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Beckwith, Francis J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Beerman, Susan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Bellinzoni, Arthur J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Ben-Ari, Moti . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Bennett, Helen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Bentham, Jeremy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Berg, Thomas C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Berkeley, George . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Berlin, Isaiah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Bertrand russell on Ethics, Sex, and Marriage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Bertrand russell on God and religion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Berube, David M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Better Safe Than Sorry Book, A. . . . . . 41 Beversluis, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Beyond AI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Beyond Good and Evil. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Birthday Present for Daniel, A . . . . . . . 41 Blech, Arthur . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Blind Spots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Boole, George . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Borjesson, Kristina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Bostom, Andrew G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12, 61 Braden, Bruce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Braverman, Jordan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Brilliant! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Bringing UFos Down to Earth. . . . . . . . 41 Brockman, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Bronowski, Jacob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Brown, Charles Brockden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Brykman, Beth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Brownstein, Alan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Buckman, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Budapest Connection, The . . . . . . . . . . 48 Buhk, Tobin T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Burger, William C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50, 52 Burke, Edmund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Bury, J. B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Business Ethics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 But Is It Science? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Butler, Samuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 C. S. Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Calaprice, Alice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Campbell, John H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Can We Be Good without God? . . . . . . 59 Capaldi, Nicholas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Caplan, Arthur L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43, 57 Caring for the Dying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Carr, Martha Randolph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Carroll, Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Case of Terri Schiavo, The . . . . . . . . . . 57 Castle, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Casualty of War . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Cather, Willa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Caulin-Glaser, Teresa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Cause of Death . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Causes of Anti-Semitism, The . . . . . . 59 Charles S. Peirce. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Chekhov, Anton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Child obesity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Chopin, Kate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 CIA's Black ops, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Cicero, Marcus Tullius . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 City on the Edge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Civil Disobedience, Solitude, and Life without Principle . . . . . . . . 42 Civil Liberties vs. National Security in a Post-9/11 World. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Classic Tales and Fables for Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Clayton, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Clear Thinking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Clifford, W. K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Cloning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Cobb, Alice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Cobb, Cathy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15, 33, 52 Coelho, Daniel H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Cohen, Elliot D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32, 49, 55 Cohen, Lawrence S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6, 56 Cohle, Stephen D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Cole, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Coleridge, Samuel Taylor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Collier, Aine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Collins, Nigel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Common Sense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Complete Prostate Book, The . . . . . . . 56

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Concept of Nature, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Condrell, Kenneth N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Confidence Man, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Conquering Depression and Anxiety through Exercise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Conquering rheumatoid Arthritis . . . . 57 Conquest of Time, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Considerations on representative Government. . . . . . . 45 Contemporary Ethical Issues . . . . . . . 31 Cooper, Gregory M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33, 63 Copernicus, Nicolaus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Corporate Crooks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Cosmic Discoveries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Cracking Cases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Cracking more Cases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Crane, Stephen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Crick, Francis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Crime Scene Chemistry for the Armchair Sleuth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Critique of Judgment, The . . . . . . . . . . 44 Critique of Practical reason. . . . . . . . . 44 Critique of Pure reason. . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Critiques of God . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Crowder, George . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Cruse, Howard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Culture and Conflict in the Middle East . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Curie, Marie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Curley Sr., Robert Winthrop . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Curriden, Mark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Cyberethics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 da Vinci, Leonardo (See Leonardo da Vinci) Da vinci Fraud, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13, 59 Dadge, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Damnation of Theron Ware, The . . . . 42 Daniel, Stephen H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Dare to Dream!. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Darmer, M. Katherine B. . . . . . . . . . . . . 36, 43 Darwin, Charles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Darwin, Francis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Davison Jr., James . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Day of Islam, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 De Anima . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Deakin, Michael . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Dear Professor Einstein . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Death in the Pot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Decency Wars, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Decisions, Decisions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Deep Sky objects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Defending Science—Within reason . . 60 Defending the West . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Degree Mills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Delaney, Tim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14, 63 DeMello, Margo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 DeNevi, Don . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48, 49, 63 Descartes, René . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44, 47 Descent of Man, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 DeVenzio, Dick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Dewey, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Dialogues Concerning Natural religion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Diaries of Adam and Eve, The . . . . . . 42 Dickerson, James L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Did the Sun Shine before You Were Born? 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Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Flat Earth? round Earth? . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Flatland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Flew, Antony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Flim-Flam! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Flowers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Flynn, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Food for Thought . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Footprints of heroes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Forces of Matter, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Fraser, Bruce W. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Frederic, Harold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Free Exercise Clause, The . . . . . . . . . . 36 Freedom and Culture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Freedom of the Press . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Freedom of Thought . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Freud, Sigmund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 From Blue Moons to Black holes . . . . 50 Fruit of the Tree, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals, The . . . . . . . 44 Funny Ladies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Future of Christianity, The . . . . . . . . . . 59 Galilei, Galileo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Galton, Francis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Gambling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Gardner, Martin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22, 41, 53 Geek Gap, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money, The . . . . . . . . . 46 Generations Apart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Genetically Modified Foods . . . . . . . . . 43 Germ Theory and Its Applications to Medicine (Louis Pasteur) and on the Antiseptic Principle of the Practice of Surgery (Joseph Lister) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Germaine de Staël, Daughter of the Enlightenment . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 German Ideology including Theses on Feuerbach and Introduction to the Critique of Political Economy, The . . 45 Ghost in the Universe, The . . . . . . . . . . 51 Gibbon, Edward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Gilman, Charlotte Perkins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Girls Are Girls and Boys Are Boys . . . 41 Glowing Genes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 God: The Failed hypothesis . . . . . . . . . 51 Golden, Bernard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Goldman, Mark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Goldsmith, Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Good Sense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Gordon, Henry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Gordon, Judith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Gordon, Sol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Gouinlock, James S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Great Essays in Science . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Griffin, Joe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Grob, Leonard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Grolnick, Wendy S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Gun Control Debate, The . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Haack, Susan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40, 60 Haeckel, Ernst. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Hall, J. Storrs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34, 53 Hamilton, Alexander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Hans, Valerie P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Hardy, Henry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 harmonious Universe, The . . . . . . . . . 50 Harris, Frank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Harrison, Guy P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Harvey, William. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 has Science Found God?. . . . . . . . . . . . 51 hatred, Bigotry, and Prejudice . . . . . . 43 Haught, James A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41, 58 haunted observatory, The . . . . . . . . . . 34 Hauptman, Herbert A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Hawthorne, Nathaniel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 healthy Transitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Heflin, Jay S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Hefter, Gilbert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Hegel, G. W. F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 hereditary Genius . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Herodotus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Herrick, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Hill, Christopher T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Hirsch, Gretchen S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 history (Herodotus), The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 history of the Peloponnesian War . . . 46 history of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom, A . . 46 Hobbes, Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Hodock, Calvin L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Hoffmann, R. Joseph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Hogan, Jan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Holbach, Paul Henry Thiry, Baron d’ . . . . . . 44 Holden Reid, Brian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 homosexuality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 honest Doubt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Hook, Sidney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 hooking Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 hot Issues, Cool Choices . . . . . . . . . . . 18 how Are We to Live? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 how Do You Know It’s True?. . . . . . . . . 41 how Mathematics happened . . . . . . . 52 how to Think Straight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 how We Think. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Hoyle, Fred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 human Nature and Conduct . . . . . . . . . 44 humanism, What’s That? . . . . . . . . . . . 41 humanist Manifesto 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . 58 humanist Manifestos I & II. . . . . . . . . . 58 humanity Against Itself . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Humber, James. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 humble Little Condom, The . . . . . . . . . . 2 Hume, David. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Humphrey, Sandra McLeod . . . . . . . . . . 18, 19 Hunsberger, Bruce E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Huxley, Julian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Huxley, Thomas Henry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46, 47 hypatia of Alexandria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 I Miss You! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Identity of Man, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 If You had to Choose, What Would You Do? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Illusion of harmony, An . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Immeasurable Mind, The . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Immigration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 In Search of the original Koran . . . . . 40 In the Mind’s Eye . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 In the Name of heaven . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Incredible Shrinking Son of Man, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

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Stephen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Jones, Todd E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Joshi, S. 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Popkin, Richard H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Pornography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Posamentier, Alfred S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Poulter, Stephan B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Poverty of Philosophy, The. . . . . . . . . . 45 Powell, Angela . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Power Freaks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Pragmatism. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Praise of Folly, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Predators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Preface to Politics, A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Pressured Parents, Stressed-out Kids . . 7 Price, Robert M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13, 59 Prince, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Principia, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Principia Ethica . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Principles of Economics . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 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