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Mental Penguins

Mental Penguins The Neverending Education Crisis and the False Promise of the Information Аge This fascinating book is a sobering look at the ongoing crisis in civic learning and the fatal attraction of information technology. Professor Ivelin Sardamov draws on key findings in neuroscience to explain the waning interest in and knowledge of complex social

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Mental Penguins

Mental Penguins The Neverending Education Crisis and the False Promise of the Information Аge This fascinating book is a sobering look at the ongoing crisis in civic learning and the fatal attraction of information technology. Professor Ivelin Sardamov draws on key findings in neuroscience to explain the waning interest in and knowledge of complex social

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Pandeism: Criticism and Analysis from Other Views

An excerpt from the Pandeism Anthology: Throughout its history, Pandeism has drawn both a critical and comparative eye from adherents to other theological models. The conventional practice in organizing comparative religious literature seems to be to order pieces so that conventional Westernworld views are given prominence. Here, we upend this tendency by putting ahead of

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Why read Earth Books?

Earth Books are practical, scientific and philosophical publications about our relationship with the environment. Earth Books explore sustainable ways of living; including green parenting, gardening, cooking and natural building, and all manner of diet and lifestyle insights, so if you’re looking for inspiration you can apply to your life, to enable you to live in

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Philosophical Implications of Pandeism

An excerpt from the Pandeism Anthology: “Omniscience, Omnipotence and Pantheism,” by Richard Francks PhD, sets the stage with an observation on the nature of omniscience as applied to experiential knowledge. Next, “Leibniz’s Best World Claim Restructured,” by William C. Lane, presents a tour-de-force of moral consequence, explaining how a creator wholly becoming the creation— without

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Reviews for The Seven Deadly Whites

The Seven Deadly Whites, by Karl Elliot-Gough reveals how the modern diet is directly linked to the diseases of modern civilization (cancer, heart disease, diabetes, depression, dementia, ADD and more). Here’s what the reviewers have been saying… “This immensely well-researched book looks at our modern-day diet and all that is wrong with the food chain today,

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Fundamentals of Pandeism

An excerpt from the Pandeism anthology: What is the essence of Pandeism? This section contains articles broadly examining the heart of the proposition. It is logic-based, friendly to science and scientific discovery, and yet accounts for spirituality, and for characteristics of the human experience that defy quantification. First, in “The Idealist Interpretation of Pandeism,” Bernardo

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Why read Business Books?

Business Books is one of the many non-fiction imprints here at John Hunt Publishing. Business Books brings you books from the freshest thinkers and the most successful business practitioners from all aspects of working life, offering sustainable and ethical business, heart business, people management, leadership, motivation, biographies, business recovery and development and personal/executive development. If you’re

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Promotions

Meaning in Absurdity – Bernardo Kastrup

Extract The calls of the absurd – with their simultaneous contradictoriness, symbolism, and physical reality – have led us to review some of the latest, groundbreaking results coming out of experimental physics. These results, among which one finds the experimental confirmation of quantum entanglement and the correlation between global mind states and physical events, have

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Black Holes by Dr. Manjir Samanta-Loughton

A mini adventure Since their discovery, microquasars have provided an opportunity to gain information about black holes. As England’s Astronomer Royal, Martin Rees says, “Black holes of different masses behave in qualitatively the same way. Almost everything about them simply scales up or down with the black hole’s mass.” Microquasars were first discovered within our

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Punk Science – Inside the Mind of God, Manjir Samanta-Laughton

In September 2003, I had a profound insight that would change my entire worldview and fuel the writing of this book. At the time, I had actually begun to write, not knowing how the book would end. Having decided on the content of the first few chapters, I turned my attention to some of the

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Events & Announcements

Upcoming Sages & Scientists event

  Iff Books author Bernardo Kastrup will be joining Deepak Chopra and 30 other experts in Los Angeles, California for a 3-day symposium where consciousness and science meet. At Sages & Scientists they will explore life’s deepest mysteries and seek answers to its biggest questions in an effort to further understand themselves, one another, and the universe.

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Call for Contributors: American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore

ABC-CLIO is publishing a three-volume reference collection titled American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore in early 2016. The editors seek contributors from fields of literature, history, anthropology, sociology, folklore, and allied subjects to write entries ranging from 750-2500 words on a wide range of topics. The purpose of the encyclopedia

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Introducing Liberalis Books

LIBERALIS – LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION & STORYTELLING We bring classical ways of thinking and learning in touch with traditional storytelling and the latest thinking in terms of educational research and pedagogy in an approach that combines the best of the old with the best of the new. As classical education publishers, our books are designed

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Book News

Mental Penguins

Mental Penguins The Neverending Education Crisis and the False Promise of the Information Аge This fascinating book is a sobering look at the ongoing crisis in civic learning and the fatal attraction of information technology. Professor Ivelin Sardamov draws on key findings in neuroscience to explain the waning interest in and knowledge of complex social

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New books for 2017

Here’s some of what is in the pipeline for 2017 – new non-fiction titles that are already available for pre-order if you want the paperback. Ebooks will release later, watch this blog for news. DISCover the Power of You by Robert Adams DISCover the Power of You is for individuals who have a desire to

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Going back to College?

Thinking of going to college in 2017? The Scholarship Game is a guide to the college application and scholarship selection processes in the US written from the perspective of someone who just finished them. The book provides a step-by-step walkthrough of the application process beginning with developing a resume and deciding where to apply, and

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Pandeism, out now!

Pandeism, an anthology of revolutionary theological thinking, was due to release at the end of January. However, AMAZON US have stepped the release date up to the 3rd January – today. For readers buying from AMAZON UK the release date is still (at time of writing this) at the end of the month, but you can jump in and

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