1 edition of A stranger"s knowledge found in the catalog.
A stranger"s knowledge
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||JC71.P314 M37 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9781930972797, 9781930972803|
|LC Control Number||2012009027|
Our texts caution us repeatedly to treat the stranger fairly, kindly and justly, because we were once strangers. From that experience, we were to learn an ethics born of empathic knowledge. Eventually, our ancestors became the dominant culture in a homeland where other people sojourned as strangers. J. Courtney Sullivan is the New York Times best-selling author of the novels Commencement, Maine, The Engagements, and Saints For All work has been translated into 17 languages. Sullivan's writing has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, New York magazine, Elle, Glamour, Allure, Real Simple, and O: The Oprah Magazine, among many.
4 Why We Trust Strangers. Most adults are wary of strangers. Years of warnings about kidnappers, media stories of crime victims, and personal experiences all make people mistrust a new r, there are times when a perfect stranger seems trustworthy without an obvious reason. In Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, Arlie Russell Hochschild explores the ‘deep story’ behind the rise of the Tea Party and Donald Trump in the USA, drawing on close contact with her research subjects over a five-year period of living in Louisiana. While the book may struggle to ultimately explain the origins of this phenomenon, Hochschild’s intense.
The guru to the gurus at last shares his knowledge with the rest of us. Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman's seminal studies in behavioral psychology, behavioral economics, and happiness studies have influenced numerous other authors, including Steven Pinker and Malcolm Gladwell. talking to strangers. The book is about misjudging people and. Sleeping with Strangers is a beautiful, mysterious book, both learned and wickedly entertaining. It is an intimate, passionate interrogation (and celebration) of how cinema has shaped our erotic imaginations and, ultimately, both our secret and public expressions of desire.” —Dana Spiotta, author of Eat the Document.
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The Statesman is a difficult and puzzling Platonic A Stranger's Knowledge Marquez argues that Plato abandons here the classic idea, prominent in the Republic, that the philosopher, qua philosopher, is qualified to d, the dialogue presents the statesman as different from the philosopher, the possessor of a specialist expertise that cannot be reduced to by: 1.
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STRANGERS TO OURSELVES is a book of great breadth and depth that will captivate anyone with an interest in consciousness, self-knowledge, and the very essence of being human.” ―James W. Pennebaker, author of Opening Up: The Healing Power of Expressing EmotionsCited by: Strangers comes from the mind of David A.
Robertson, an award-winning writer of children's books, who has taken his first foray into the YA genre. So welcome to the nowhere town of Wounded Sky. A peculiar place inhabited by denizens still haunted by the tragic fire that broke out at the local school where so many children died/5.
The principal author of this book is famous for discovering the Meadowcroft Rockshelter in Pennsylvania in the s.
This discovery was one of the earliest discoveries that challenged the scientific-dogmatic theory of "Clovis-first" in how people first came to the American continents, since Meadowcroft predated by: 3. In Strangers in Their Own Land, the renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild embarks on a thought-provoking journey from her liberal hometown of Berkeley, California, deep into Louisiana bayou country - a stronghold of the conservative right.
As she gets to know people who strongly oppose many of the ideas she famously champions, Hochschild nevertheless finds common Reviews: Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers -- and why they often go wrong.
How did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation. Why did Neville Chamberlain think he could trust Adolf Hitler. Originally published inthis book is a good choice for very young children, because the use of animals makes it a bit less scary.
I recommend using this book to introduce the concept of “stranger danger” with kids ages 2 to 3, and then building upon that foundation with other books as children get older.
General Knowledge Books Showing of 3, A Short History of Nearly Everything (Paperback) by. Bill Bryson (shelved 48 times as general-knowledge) Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know (Hardcover) by. Malcolm Gladwell. Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious by Timothy D.
Wilson. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious” as Want to Read: Want to Read.4/5(). The Stranger is Albert Camus’s first novel, published in It follows the life of Meursault, a French Algerian whose apathetic responses to life get him in trouble socially and eventually get him killed.
The novel is concerned with the absurd and touches on the French colonization of Algeria. In Strangers in Their Own Land, the renowned sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild embarks on a thought-provoking journey from her liberal hometown of Berkeley, California, deep into Louisiana bayou country – a stronghold of the conservative right.
A stranger is a person who is unknown to another person or group. Because of this unknown status, a stranger may be perceived as a threat until their identity and character can be ascertained. Different classes of strangers have been identified for social science purposes, and the tendency for strangers and foreigners to overlap has been examined.
The Stranger appears out of nowhere, perhaps in a bar, or a parking lot, or at the grocery store. His identity is unknown. His motives are unclear. His information is undeniable. Then he whispers a few words in your ear and disappears, leaving you picking up the pieces of your shattered world.
In his new book, “Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know,”Gladwell dissects the assumptions we make when we. Strangers to Ourselves is a book of great breadth and depth that will captivate anyone with an interest in consciousness, self-knowledge, and the very essence of being human.
” —James W. Pennebaker, author of Opening Up: The Healing Power of Expressing Emotions. The Stranger Things Book List. Did you binge Stranger Things in one sitting. If you’re impatiently waiting for the next season, we recommend a few science fiction, fantasy, and horror books that will take you into another world.
You can never have enough strange monsters, spooky scenarios, and alternate realities to pass the time. The first edition of the novel was published in September 18thand was written by Liane Moriarty. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.
The main characters of this fiction, contemporary story are Masha (Maria) Dmitrichenko, Frances Welty. Get this from a library. A stranger's knowledge: statesmanship, philosophy, and law in Plato's Statesman. [Xavier Márquez] -- "The Statesman is a difficult and puzzling Platonic dialogue.
In A Stranger's Knowledge Marquez argues that Plato abandons here the classic idea, prominent in the Republic, that the philosopher, qua. The Stranger is a novel with which Camus had his first success. It was influenced by Nietzsche and Sartre. The novel is showing us a meaningless and absurd life.
Strangers to Ourselves is a clearly written and important book identifying the various internal walls impeding self-knowledge and providing advice on how we might enhance our ability to surmount them.
The former constitutes the more interesting aspect of Wilson's book.Talking to strangers is something author, journalist, and podcaster Malcolm Gladwell does all the time. His job is to ask questions -- lots of them -- to people he's never met before.This book answers two main questions: why it is that people often do not know themselves very well.
And how they can increase their self-knowledge. Much of what we want to know about ourselves resides outside of conscious awareness. The idea that a large portion of the human mind is nonconscious was Freud's greatest insight.