The "Nicomachean Ethics" is one of Aristotle's most widely read and influential works. Drawing on their intimate knowledge of Aristotle's thought, the authors have produced an... Læs mere
"The Companion Species Manifesto" is about the implosion of nature and culture in the joint lives of dogs and people, who are bonded... Læs mere
Drawing on the work of authors such as Oliver Sacks, Anatole Broyard, Norman Cousins, and Audre Lorde, as well as the people he met during the years he spent among different illness groups, the author recounts a collection of illness stories.
The authors look to the laws of thermodynamics for answers to the questions of evolution, ecology, economics, and even life's origin.
George Lakoff and Mark Johnson suggest that basic metaphors used in everyday speech not only affect the way we communicate ideas, but actually structure our perceptions and understandings from the beginning.