Current Issues and Enduring Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking and Argument, with Readings
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Current Issues and Enduring Questions

Learn the rigorous critical thinking skills you need toto make solid arguments and write persuasively as Current Issues and Enduring Questions presents the necessary tools for writing with logic and elegance.

Dennett's Philosophy: A Comprehensive Assessment
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Dennett's Philosophy: A Comprehensive Assessment

The influential philosopher Daniel Dennett is best known for his distinctive theory of mental content, his elucidation of how the complex components of mental processing seem to come together in the relatively coherent narratives that we tell ourselves about ourselves and in his vivid accounts of how to think about minds in their evolutionary setting. The essays in this collection step back to ask: Do the complex components of Dennet...

The Very Next New Thing: Commentaries on the Latest Developments That Will Be Changing Your Life
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The Very Next New Thing

New breakthroughs in society, science, technology, and business keep upending our lives. This fascinating collection of articles explains how our world is constantly evolving, and predicts why your life may be transformed next. • Includes nearly 90 articles on breakthroughs in science, technology, business, and society as well as little-known facts about the development of these trends • Written by an internationally known authority ...

Hallucination: Philosophy and Psychology
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Hallucination: Philosophy and Psychology

Hallucination is the definitive collection on the philosophy and psychology of hallucination, offering a wide range of perspectives on this fascinating phenomenon. Macpherson provides a marvelous introduction, zeroing in with characteristic acuity on issues surrounding hallucination raised by experimental psychology, the metaphysics of perception, and epistemology.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD and Its Subtypes, Second Edition
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD and Its Subtypes, Second Edition

"This fantastic resource offers comprehensive and updated information about the theory, science, and practice of treating both common and rarer manifestations of OCD, from one of the field’s leading experts. I can think of no other recent volume that weaves together so well the latest advances in understanding and treatment of this disorder. The expansion of the previous edition to include new CBT theories as well as different OCD su...

Creativity: A Handbook for Teachers
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Creativity: A Handbook for Teachers

The strength of the book is in its extremely useful, very in-depth exploration of a wide range of theories concerning creativity ... it is a handbook to be dipped into by those who wish to read and understand contemporary views concerning a very wide range of important issues concerning creativity such as new concepts, theories, models, frameworks, research and teaching experiences. --Design and Technology Education

Using Expressive Arts to Work with Mind, Body and Emotions: Theory and Practice
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Using Expressive Arts to Work with Mind, Body and Emotions: Theory and Practice

Using Expressive Arts to Work with Mind, Body and Emotions combines theory, research and activities to produce practical suggestions for enhancing client participation in the therapy process. It surveys the literature on art therapy; somatic approaches; emotion-activating models; use of music, writing and dreamwork; and the implications of the new findings in neuroscience. The book includes step-by-step instructions for implementing ...

The Dark Side of Transformational Leadership: A Critical Perspective
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The Dark Side of Transformational Leadership: A Critical Perspective

"This book is a very welcome addition to the still small, but now rapidly growing literature which offers substantive and detailed challenges to the grandiose and heroic notions of leadership which have been so heavily promoted over last few decades…Tourish’s method of drawing on empirical studies as the main basis for his critique renders this work highly accessible to both practitioner and student audiences who might otherwise find...

Happiness Is Overrated
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Happiness Is Overrated

Happiness Is Overrated begins with an historical overview of the development of the concept of 'happiness' from Plato to contemporary writers, highlighting the best scholarship emerging from philosophy, psychology, and sociology. Belliotti includes practical advice on how to attain happiness and addresses issues centered on the meaning of life. Happiness, he argues, is not the greatest personal good, or even a great good in itself. I...

Unshackled: Education for Freedom, Student Achievement, and Personal Emancipation
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Unshackled: Education for Freedom, Student Achievement, and Personal Emancipation

Harnessing conceptual inspiration through the work of Harriet Tubman and Queen Nanny the Maroon of Jamaica, this book explores the historical and contemporary role that education has - and can continually play as an instrument of personal and group liberation. The book discusses the early formations of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, the enslavement of native populations, and the subsequent development of the Underground Railroad and ...