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Hershovitz, Scott

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Summary: "From a Michigan professor of law and philosophy, a thought-provoking investigation into life's biggest questions with the help of great philosophers old and new-including his two young children. Like any new parent, Scott Hershovitz closely observed histwo young sons, Rex and Hank, from their early days. From the time they could talk, he noticed that they raised philosophical questions and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 107 HER

Worley, Peter.

Summary: This is a practical resource packed with 'philosophical thought experiments' - imaginary situations designed to test an idea or intuition though profound thinking. Can computers think? What makes something human? How big is infinity? From Sartre to Searle, this practical book is rooted in accepted philosophical theory, and introduced at a level suitable for children. Each chapter offers an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Continuum 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 370.15 WOR

Van Noy, Rick

Summary: In the spirit of Rachel Carson's The Sense of Wonder, Rick Van Noy journeys out of his suburban home with his children and describes the pleasures of walking in a creek, digging for salamanders, and learning to appreciate vultures. Through these and other "walks to school," the Van Noys discover what nature has to teach and why this matters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2083 VAN

Summary: A first-ever look into an intense training ground that recruits born-again Christian children to become an active part of America's political future. Follow these children at summer camp in Devil's Lake, North Dakota as they hone their 'prophetic gifts'.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF JES

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