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Summary: "What happens when humanity's infatuation with itself and an untethered free market meet 45 billion cameras? Filmmakers Axel Danielson and Maximilien Van Aertryck once again turn their cameras directly on society, this time to explore, explain, and expose how our unchecked obsession with image has grown to change our human behavior. From Camera Obscura and the Lumiere Brothers to YouTube and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Summary: A compilation of excerpts of Wilson's lectures and interviews. Wilson addresses themes pertaining to human consciousness and perception and touches upon a variety of topics, including conspiracies, the occult, and medical marijuana.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Co. 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ROB

Ruiz, Miguel

Summary: Presents advice on how to gain personal freedom by following the wisdom of the Toltecs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hierophant Publishing 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 299.7 RUI

Leaman, Oliver

Summary: "An extensive glossary of the main terms and concepts used in Eastern philosophy. including concepts from: Zoroastrianism, Sufism, Concucianism, Taoism, Hinduism, Islam, Shintoism, & Buddhism."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 181 LEA

Wallander, Disa

Summary: "Was it always like this? What if your self portrait was a collection of weird shapes? Have you ever felt like an abstract painting? Do you ever simultaneously wish and worry that the boundaries of your body will melt away and you'll become a magnificent horse? Becoming Horses is a book about squinting hard and looking from the right angle to find that everything around you sparkles--just a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 WAL

Lao-tzu.

Summary: The book examines one of the world's most enduring and influential literary works, the Dao De Jing, through the timeless art of qigong, investigating the original text's relevance for mental, spiritual and physical health practices. In his words, Lao Tzu (or Laozi), author of the Dao De Jing, embodies qigong principles, advocating the cultivation of mind and body. Only when we know qigong can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: YMAA Publication Center 2018

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Rosen, Jeffrey

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Summary: "The Declaration of Independence identified "the pursuit of happiness" as one of our unalienable rights, along with life and liberty. Jeffrey Rosen, the president of the National Constitution Center, profiles six of the most influential founders--Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton--to show what pursuing happiness meant in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2024

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Vieweg, Klaus

Summary: "A monumental new biography of a pivotal yet poorly understood pioneer in modern philosophy. When a painter once told Goethe that he wanted to paint the most famous man of the age, Goethe directed him to Georg Friederich Wilhelm Hegel. Hegel, the most famous figure in modern philosophy, arguably its father, believed that to philosophize is to learn to live freely. He was slow and cautious in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stanford University Press 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEGEL, GEORG WILHELM FRIEDRICH VIE

Kimmerer, Robin Wall

Summary: "Botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer's best-selling book Braiding Sweetgrass is adapted for a young adult audience by children's author Monique Gray Smith, bringing Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the lessons of plant life to a new generation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. 2022

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Summary: The power of the photographic image remains undiminished in the latter part of the 20th century, even though it faces new challenges from television, technology, motion pictures, and elsewhere. Photography Transformed examines surveillance photography and the Cuban Missile crisis, searing images from the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights violence—while highlighting the transformation to the new...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1999

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Magee, Bryan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 1999

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Laing, Olivia

Summary: Olivia Laing examines the long struggle for bodily freedom, using the life of the renegade psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich to explore gay rights and sexual liberation, feminism, and the civil rights movement.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 323 LAI

Markey, Charlotte N.

Summary: "From early childhood boys often feel pressured to be athletic and muscular. But what impact does this have on physical and mental well-being through their teens and beyond? Worryingly, a third of teen boys are trying to 'bulk up' due to body dissatisfaction, and boys and men account for 25% of eating disorder cases. What can we tell our boys to help them feel happy and confident simply being...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2022

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Health Markey

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.4 MAR

Adamson, Peter

Summary: In the history of philosophy, few topics are so relevant to today's cultural and political landscape as philosophy in the Islamic world. Yet, this remains one of the lesser-known philosophical traditions. In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Adamson explores the history of philosophy among Muslims, Jews, and Christians living in Islamic lands, from its historical background to thinkers in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 181.07 ADA

Confucius

Summary: The Analects was compiled by the disciples of Confucius, China s earliest teacher and moral thinker, from his remarks and his conversations with rulers, political operators, and people he happened to meet. It laid the foundation of the Chinese idea of what is moral and what is politically viable, what is a good government and who has integrity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 181 CON

Confucius.

Summary: The classic collection of conversations and sayings by the ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius, containing his teachings on ethics, politics, and religion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1979

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 181 CON

Gunderson, Jessica

Summary: Kamilla has a wonderful singing voice, but she does not want to sign up for the Memorial Middle School musical because she sees herself as overweight, even though the doctor tells her she is not--so can exercise and the support of her family and friends help her overcome her negative image and lead her to the starring role her talent demands?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 JUN

González, Echo Elise

Summary: A graphic-style nonfiction adventure into fundamental concepts in computer science. -- adapted from publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, a Scott Fetzer Company 2020

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Weeks, Marcus

Summary: Demystifies complex philosophical ideas and debates in a comprehensive format that introduces the major theories of such great philosophers as Socrates, Aristotle, Plato, Friedrich Nietzsche, Epicurus, and Thomas Aquinas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Belief Phil Weeks

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 100 WEE

Schwitzgebel, Eric

Summary: "How all philosophical explanations of human consciousness and the fundamental structure of the cosmos are bizarre--and why that's a good thing. Do we live inside a simulated reality or a pocket universe embedded in a larger structure about which we know virtually nothing? Is consciousness a purely physical matter, or might it require something extra, something nonphysical? According to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2024

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Grann, David

Summary: In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. The family of an Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, became a prime target. Her relatives were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2017

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Brooks, David

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Summary: "As David Brooks observes, "There is one skill that lies at the heart of any healthy person, family, school, community organization, or the ability to see someone else deeply and make them feel seen--to accurately know another person, to let them feel valued, heard, and understood." And yet we humans don't do this well. All around us are people who feel invisible, unseen, misunderstood. In How...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2023

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Dyball, Rennie

Summary: Letter by letter, B Is for Bellies is a joyous picture book celebration of every body from A to Z! This ode to self-love and kindness encourages us to remember that every body is worthy of respect, whether it be letting go on the dance floor or engaging in peaceful rest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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1 available in JE Concept Crates, Call number: JE DYB

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Grann, David

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Summary: Presents a true account of the early twentieth-century murders of dozens of wealthy Osage and law-enforcement officials, citing the contributions and missteps of a fledgling FBI that eventually uncovered one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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