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Product Description: Por que trabajamos? La pregunta parece muy simple, pero la respuesta es compleja. Nos han ensenado que la razon por la cual trabajamos es primordialmente por la paga a fin de mes, y la sociedad se ha estructurado conforme a esa creencia...read more

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9788492921485, titled "¿Por que trabajamos?/ Why We Work" | Urano, September 30, 2016, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Por que trabajamos?

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Product Description: In the spirit of Alvin Toffler’s Future Shock, a social critique of our obsession with choice, and how it contributes to anxiety, dissatisfaction and regret. This paperback includes a new preface from the author.Whether we're buying a pair of jeans, ordering a cup of coffee, selecting a long-distance carrier, applying to college, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions—both big and small—have become increasingly complex due to the overwhelming abundance of choice with which we are presented...read more

Hardcover:

9780060005689 | 1 edition (Ecco Pr, December 1, 2003), cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Explains why too much choice has led to the ever increasing complexity of everyday decisions, why too much of a good thing has become detrimental to human well-being, and how to focus on making the right choices.

Paperback:

9780062449924 | Revised edition (Ecco Pr, May 17, 2016), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: In the spirit of Alvin Toffler’s Future Shock, a social critique of our obsession with choice, and how it contributes to anxiety, dissatisfaction and regret.
9780060005696 | Reprint edition (Perennial, January 1, 2005), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The author of The Battle for Human Nature explains why too much choice has led to the ever increasing complexity of everyday decisions, why too much of a good thing has become detrimental to human psychological and emotional well-being, and how to focus our lives on making the right choices.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781491514238 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, April 22, 2014), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Whether we’re buying a pair of jeans, selecting a long-distance carrier, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions—from the mundane to the profound challenges of balancing career, family, and individual needs—have become increasingly complex due to the overwhelming abundance of choice with which we are presented.
9781455883653 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, June 26, 2012), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Whether we’re buying a pair of jeans, selecting a long-distance carrier, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions—from the mundane to the profound challenges of balancing career, family, and individual needs—have become increasingly complex due to the overwhelming abundance of choice with which we are presented.

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Product Description: An eye-opening, groundbreaking tour of the purpose of work in our lives, showing how work operates in our culture and how you can find your own path to happiness in the workplace.Why do we work? The question seems so simple. But Professor Barry Schwartz proves that the answer is surprising, complex, and urgent...read more

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9781442378148 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, September 1, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: An eye-opening, groundbreaking tour of the purpose of work in our lives, showing how work operates in our culture and how you can find your own path to happiness in the workplace.

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Product Description: Whether we’re buying a pair of jeans, selecting a long-distance carrier, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions—from the mundane to the profound challenges of balancing career, family, and individual needs—have become increasingly complex due to the overwhelming abundance of choice with which we are presented...read more
By Ken Kliban (narrator) and Barry Schwartz

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9781511361699, titled "The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less, How the Culture of Abundance Robs Us of Satisfaction" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, April 5, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Whether we’re buying a pair of jeans, selecting a long-distance carrier, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions—from the mundane to the profound challenges of balancing career, family, and individual needs—have become increasingly complex due to the overwhelming abundance of choice with which we are presented.
9781455884438 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, June 26, 2012), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Whether we’re buying a pair of jeans, selecting a long-distance carrier, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions—from the mundane to the profound challenges of balancing career, family, and individual needs—have become increasingly complex due to the overwhelming abundance of choice with which we are presented.

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Product Description: Whether we’re buying a pair of jeans, selecting a long-distance carrier, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions―from the mundane to the profound challenges of balancing career, family, and individual needs―have become increasingly complex due to the overwhelming abundance of choice with which we are presented...read more

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9781455884049, titled "The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, June 26, 2012), cover price $49.97 | About this edition: Whether we’re buying a pair of jeans, selecting a long-distance carrier, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions―from the mundane to the profound challenges of balancing career, family, and individual needs―have become increasingly complex due to the overwhelming abundance of choice with which we are presented.
9781455884827, titled "The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less: Library Edition" | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, June 26, 2012), cover price $39.97 | About this edition: Whether we’re buying a pair of jeans, selecting a long-distance carrier, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions―from the mundane to the profound challenges of balancing career, family, and individual needs―have become increasingly complex due to the overwhelming abundance of choice with which we are presented.

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Product Description: A reasoned and urgent call to embrace and protect the essential human quality that has been drummed out of our lives: wisdom. In their provocative new book, Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe explore the insights essential to leading satisfying lives...read more

Hardcover:

9781594487835 | Riverhead Books, December 30, 2010, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A reasoned yet urgent call to embrace and protect the essential, practical human quality that has been drummed out of our lives: wisdom.

Paperback:

9781594485435 | Reprint edition (Riverhead Books, November 1, 2011), cover price $17.00 | also contains Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing | About this edition: A reasoned and urgent call to embrace and protect the essential human quality that has been drummed out of our lives: wisdom.

Miscellaneous:

9780061748998 | Harpercollins, October 13, 2009, cover price $10.99

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Product Description: By the 1920s, Abraham Lincoln had transcended the lingering controversies of the Civil War to become a secular saint, honored in North and South alike for his steadfast leadership in crisis. Throughout the Great Depression and World War II, Lincoln was invoked countless times as a reminder of America’s strength and wisdom, a commanding ideal against which weary citizens could see their own hardships in perspective...read more

Hardcover:

9780226741888 | Univ of Chicago Pr, January 15, 2009, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: By the 1920s, Abraham Lincoln had transcended the lingering controversies of the Civil War to become a secular saint, honored in North and South alike for his steadfast leadership in crisis.

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Product Description: Abraham Lincoln has long dominated the pantheon of American presidents. From his lavish memorial in Washington and immortalization on Mount Rushmore, one might assume he was a national hero rather than a controversial president who came close to losing his 1864 bid for reelection...read more

Hardcover:

9780226741970 | Univ of Chicago Pr, July 1, 2000, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Abraham Lincoln has long dominated the pantheon of American presidents.

Paperback:

9780226741987 | Univ of Chicago Pr, August 1, 2003, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Abraham Lincoln has long dominated the pantheon of American presidents.

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Product Description: Now in its Fifth Edition, Psychology of Learning and Behavior is one of the most highly regarded texts in its field. Barry Schwartz, Steven Robbins, and new coauthor Edward Wasserman offer students an engaging introduction to the basic principles of Pavlovian conditioning, operant conditioning, and comparative cognition...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780393975918 | 5th edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 2001), cover price $136.20 | About this edition: Now in its Fifth Edition, Psychology of Learning and Behavior is one of the most highly regarded texts in its field.
9780393966619 | 4th edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, March 1, 1995), cover price $83.80 | also contains Panda School | About this edition: This text, now thoroughly updated and revised, is for use on courses in conditioning, human learning, animal learning and theories of learning.
9780393957518 | 3 sub edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 1, 1989), cover price $59.65

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Product Description: We all value freedom, family, friends, work, education, health, and leisure-"the best things in life." But the pressure we experience to chase the dollar in order to satisfy both the demands of the bottom line and the demands of our seemingly insatiable desire to consume are eroding these best things in life...read more

Paperback:

9780738852522 | Xlibris Corp, March 1, 2001, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: We all value freedom, family, friends, work, education, health, and leisure-"the best things in life.

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Product Description: We all value freedom, family, friends, work, education, health, and leisure-"the best things in life." But the pressure we experience to chase the dollar in order to satisfy both the demands of the bottom line and the demands of our seemingly insatiable desire to consume are eroding these best things in life...read more

Hardcover:

9780738852515 | Xlibris Corp, March 1, 2001, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: We all value freedom, family, friends, work, education, health, and leisure-"the best things in life.
9780393036466 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 1994, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Argues that materialism has eroded the value of freedom, family, friends, work, education, health, and leisure and that students are turning from idealism to cynicism

Explores why values--honesty, loyalty, discipline, and commitment to marriage and family--are being ignored by many people today, and traces the dissatisfaction that many feel to this rejection of traditional morality and institutions. National ad/promo. Tour.

Hardcover:

9780871135131 | Atlantic Monthly Pr, March 1, 1994, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Explores why values--honesty, loyalty, discipline, and commitment to marriage and family--are being ignored by many people today, and traces the dissatisfaction that many feel to this rejection of traditional morality and institutions.

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Product Description: This new textbook offers at once an introduction to learning, its early Pavlovian and operant origins up through the most recent developments, and complete coverage of the psychology of human memory from acquisition and storage to retrieval and forgetting...read more

Hardcover:

9780393959116 | W W Norton & Co Inc, May 1, 1991, cover price $111.20 | About this edition: This new textbook offers at once an introduction to learning, its early Pavlovian and operant origins up through the most recent developments, and complete coverage of the psychology of human memory from acquisition and storage to retrieval and forgetting.

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George Washington: The Making of an American Symbol by Schwartz, Barry

Hardcover:

9780029281413 | Free Pr, July 1, 1987, cover price $35.00 | also contains Make Yourself at Home | About this edition: George Washington: The Making of an American Symbol by Schwartz, Barry

Paperback:

9780801497476 | Reprint edition (Cornell Univ Pr, September 1, 1990), cover price $15.95

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Suggests that modern science equates human nature with the single-minded pursuit of self-interest and presents examples from economics, evolutionary biology, and psychology that show this view will lead to society's destruction

Paperback:

9780393304459 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 1987, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Suggests that modern science equates human nature with the single-minded pursuit of self-interest and presents examples from economics, evolutionary biology, and psychology that show this view will lead to society's destruction

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Examines the use of research in animal learning to develop theories of human behavior and analyzes the applications of these theories in management and other areas

Paperback:

9780393951974 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 1982, cover price $40.70 | About this edition: Examines the use of research in animal learning to develop theories of human behavior and analyzes the applications of these theories in management and other areas

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