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Product Description: Our culture is obsessed with youth--and why not? What's the appeal of growing old, of gaining responsibilities and giving up on dreams, of steadily trading possibility for experience?The philosopher Susan Neiman argues that the absence of appealing models of maturity is not an accident: by describing life as a downhill process, we prepare young people to expect--and demand--very little from it...read more

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9780374289966 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 5, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Our culture is obsessed with youth-and why not?

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9780374536145 | Revised edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 26, 2016), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Our culture is obsessed with youth--and why not?
9780380795949, titled "12 Drummers Drumming: A Novel of Suspense" | Avon Books, June 1, 1999, cover price $6.99 | also contains 12 Drummers Drumming: A Novel of Suspense | About this edition: When a plane explodes shortly after taking off from Europe, Casey Collins, a U.

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Product Description: This collection of essays demonstrates the range of approaches that some of the leading scholars of our day take to basic questions at the intersection of the natural and human worlds. Reason stakes a bigger territory than the enclosed yard of universal rules...read more
By Susan Neiman (editor)

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9783110453393 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, May 23, 2016, cover price $154.00 | About this edition: This collection of essays demonstrates the range of approaches that some of the leading scholars of our day take to basic questions at the intersection of the natural and human worlds.

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Product Description: Evil threatens human reason, for it challenges our hope that the world makes sense. For eighteenth-century Europeans, the Lisbon earthquake was manifest evil. Today we view evil as a matter of human cruelty, and Auschwitz as its extreme incarnation...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780691096087 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 1, 2002, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Evil threatens human reason, for it challenges our hope that the world makes sense.

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9780691117928 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 1, 2004, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Evil threatens human reason, for it challenges our hope that the world makes sense.
9780536570352, titled "Introduction to Mathematics" | 4th edition (Ginn Pr, June 1, 1987), cover price $13.26 | also contains Introduction to Mathematics

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Product Description: In Why Grow Up, the latest volume in the Philosophy in Transit series, world-renowned philosopher Susan Neiman looks at growing up as an ideal with urgent relevance today Becoming an adult today can seem a grim prospect. As you grow up, you are told to renounce most of the hopes and dreams of your youth, and resign yourself to a life that will be a pale dilution of the adventurous, important and enjoyable life you once expected...read more

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9780141977560 | Gardners Books, September 25, 2014, cover price $13.60 | About this edition: In Why Grow Up, the latest volume in the Philosophy in Transit series, world-renowned philosopher Susan Neiman looks at growing up as an ideal with urgent relevance today Becoming an adult today can seem a grim prospect.

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Product Description: The Tanner Lectures on Human Values, founded July 1, 1978, at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, was established by the American scholar, industrialist, and philanthropist Obert Clark Tanner. Lectureships are awarded to outstanding scholars or leaders in broadly defined fields of human values and transcend ethnic, national, religious, or ideological distinctions...read more
By Rebecca Newberger Goldstein (editor), Spike Lee (editor), Susan Neiman (editor), Elinor Ostrom (editor) and Robert Putnam (editor)

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9781607811862 | Univ of Utah Pr, July 31, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The Tanner Lectures on Human Values, founded July 1, 1978, at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, was established by the American scholar, industrialist, and philanthropist Obert Clark Tanner.

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Product Description: EL MAL EN EL PENSAMIENTO MODERNO. UNA HISTORIA NO CONVENCIONAL DE LA FILOSOFÍA

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9786071608802, titled "El mal en el pensamiento moderno / The Bad in the Modern Thinking: Una historia no convencional de la filosofía" | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, January 26, 2012, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: EL MAL EN EL PENSAMIENTO MODERNO.

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9780151011919 | Houghton Mifflin, December 31, 2013, cover price $24.00

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Product Description: For years, moral language has been the province of the Right, as the Left has consoled itself with rudderless pragmatism. In this profound and powerful book, Susan Neiman reclaims the vocabulary of morality--good and evil, heroism and nobility--as a lingua franca for the twenty-first century...read more

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9780151011971 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, May 5, 2008), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Susan Neiman is a moral philosopher committed to making the tools of her trade relevant to real life.

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9780691143897 | Revised edition (Princeton Univ Pr, August 17, 2009), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: For years, moral language has been the province of the Right, as the Left has consoled itself with rudderless pragmatism.

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Product Description: The Unity of Reason is the first major study of Kant's account of reason. It argues that Kant's wide-ranging interests and goals can only be understood by redirecting attention from epistemological questions of his work to those concerning the nature of reason...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780195067682 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 26, 1994, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The Unity of Reason is the first major study of Kant's account of reason.

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9780195113884 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, October 23, 1997), cover price $61.00 | About this edition: The Unity of Reason is the first major study of Kant's account of reason.

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The author, an American philosophy professor, recounts the six years she spent living and teaching in Berlin, and describes Germany's attempts to come to terms with its past

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9780805241129 | Schocken Books, March 1, 1992, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: The author, an American philosophy professor, recounts the six years she spent living and teaching in Berlin, and describes Germany's attempts to come to terms with its past

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