SPONTANEOUS ACTS OF SCHOLARLY COMBUSTION

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Love Don’t Need a Reason: The Life & Music of Michael Callen

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April 25, 1993, Washington, D.C. From a stage erected in front of the US Capitol, Michael Callen surveyed the throng: an estimated one million people stretched across the National Mall in the largest public demonstration ...

Down to Earth

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Can one have something in common with a lava field? Can one identify with a mountain, or connect with a contemporary event in the history of the earth, in the way that some people feel ...

Animal Emotions: How They Drive Human Behavior

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Animal Emotions: How They Drive Human Behavior gives a concise overview about ancient mammalian emotions deeply rooted in the human brain. Jaak Panksepp, a world-renowned neuroscientist from the USA, dedicated his life career to the ...

Testing Knowledge: Toward an Ecology of Diagnosis, Preceded by the Dingdingdong Manifesto

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This volume presents the collective adventure of Dingdingdong, the Institute for the Co-production of Knowledge about Huntington’s Disease, founded in 2012 between Paris and Brussels. Katrin Solhdju’s Testing Knowledge: Toward an Ecology of Diagnosis pursues the ...

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