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The Flamingo’s Smile Reflections in Natural History [Audiobook]

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English | ASIN: B0CGRYJSV6 | 2023 | 13 hours and 33 minutes | M4B@64 kbps | 394 MB
Author: Stephen Jay Gould
Narrator: Jonathan Sleep

Evolutionary theory in the theme that binds together these essays on such seemingly disparate topics as the feeding habits of flamingos, flowers and snails that change from male to female and sometimes back again, and the extinction from baseball of the .400 hitter.


Difference is Born on the Lips Reflections on Sexuality, Stigma and Society [Audiobook]

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English | May 04, 2023 | ASIN: B0C2QGJZNQ | MP3@VBR kbps | 8h 48m | 172.78 MB
Author: Michael Handrick
Narrator: George Naylor

Raw and stunningly written, Handrick takes us on a journey through his experiences as a gay working-class man, confronting the toxic narratives and myths that society has built up around masculinity, class, and sexuality.


The Political Turn in Analytic Philosophy Reflections on Social Injustice and Oppression

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English | ISBN: 3110604876 | 2022 | 325 pages | PDF | 3 MB
A new wave of thinkers from across different disciplines within the analytical tradition in philosophy has recently focused on critical, societal challenges, such as the silencing and questioning of the credibility of oppressed groups, the political polarization that threatens the good functioning of democratic societies across the globe, or the moral and political significance of gender, race, or sexual orientation.



Free Download Reflections By Thampi, G B Mohan
2012 | 104 Pages | ISBN: 8131767884 | PDF | 2 MB
The second edition of Reflections, an anthology of prose pieces, explores the myriad forms this genre has taken over the centuries, from Francis Bacon’s ‘On Studies’, which explores the virtues of reading, to Charles Lamb’s ‘Dream Children: A Reverie’, an imaginative rendering of the author’s fancies. The new edition also includes the 1957 Nobel Banquet Speech of the French writer Albert Camus. Speaking in the aftermath of the Second World War, Camus had stressed on the writer’s duty to use his craft in the service of those who fight for freedom.A prescribed textbook for the B.A. English and Communicative English as well as the B.A. English Language and Literature programmes of the University of Kerala, each essay in Reflections includes an introduction about the author, a summary, detailed annotations and questions.The collection is a mix of the serious and the light-hearted. Students will discover that Joseph Addison’s ‘Sir Roger at the Assizes’, though written more than 300 years ago, can still raise a smile, while the extracts from The Diary of Anne Frank will throw light on the indomitable spirit of a young girl living through the horrors of the Holocaust.FeaturesOn Studies – Francis BaconThe Diary of Samuel Pepys – Samuel PepysSir Roger at the Assizes – Jospeh AddisonThe Life of Samuel Johnson – James BoswellDream Children: A Reverie – Charles LambOn Familiar Style – William HazlittOn Books and Reading – John RuskinIndifference – Robert LyndThe Diary of A Young Girl – Anne FrankNobel Banquet Speech – Albert CamusWalking Tours – R L Stevenson


The Internet Galaxy Reflections on the Internet, Business, and Society

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English | 2001 | ISBN: 0199241538, 0199255776 | PDF | pages: 302 | 17.2 mb
Manuel Castells is one of the world’s leading thinkers on the new information age, hailed by The Economist as "the first significant philosopher of cyberspace," and by Christian Science Monitor as "a pioneer who has hacked out a logical, well-documented, and coherent picture of early 21st


Handbook of Happiness Reflections and Praxis from Around the World

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English | 2023 | ISBN: 981992636X | 923 Pages | EPUB (True) | 10 MB
This book contains contributions from diverse perspectives and traditions that focus on reflections and happiness practices. It addresses diversity in happiness and eastern and western thoughts and practices by contributing authors from around the world from varied backgrounds. The book provides ample avenue for readers and researchers to broaden their horizons and deepen their understanding of various aspects of happiness culturally and conceptually. It opens opportunities for exploring and understanding how happiness can be practiced, experienced, taught, and learned in various contexts, thus assisting both educators and interested readers to create opportunities for themselves or their students to engage in diverse and creative happiness explorations. This book is a crucial resource for teachers, educators, students, and researchers involved in the science and practice of happiness. It enables them to find new avenues to understand happiness from different perspectives, understanding inner and outer spaces and other dimensions of happiness. It serves as an essential reference for academicians in related fields of psychology, such as cross-cultural, social, and developmental, as well as in the upcoming field of happiness studies.


Reflections on Captivity A Tapestry of Stories by a Vietnam War POW

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English | November 15th, 2022 | ISBN: 1682478254 | 216 pages | True EPUB | 16.35 MB
On October 17, 1965, Navy LTJG Porter Halyburton was shot down over North Vietnam on his 76th mission and listed as killed in action. One-and-a-half years later he was found to be alive and a prisoner of war. Halyburton was held captive for more than seven years. Reflections on Captivity, is a collection of fifty short stories about this young naval officer’s experiences as a POW in North Vietnam.


Reflections Underwater A Multidisciplinary Exploration of Coral Reef Wonders

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English | March 30, 2023 | ISBN: 1784274135 | 332 pages | PDF | 19 Mb
Why are we as humans so attracted to water and to colorful reefs? Indeed, why are reefs so dazzling? How did cleaning station symbiosis evolve? How come there are so many extraordinary defense mechanisms among reefs animals? Do the denizens of reefs have consciousness? How did warning coloration evolve? In what ways do fundamental mathematical rules manifest in coral reefs? For answers to these questions and many more, take a dive into Reflections Underwater.