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Flynn, Sarah Wassner

Summary: "Information about why certain people, animals and things are considered "cute" and the scientific background, for children"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Kids 2019

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

Aldrin, Buzz

Summary: Everywhere he goes, crowds gather to meet Buzz Aldrin. He's a world-class hero, a larger-than-life figurehead, and the best known of a generation of astronauts whose achievements surged in just a few years from first man in space to first men on the moon. Now he pauses to reflect and share what he has learned, from the vantage point not only of outer space but also of time: still a nonstop...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 ALDRIN, BUZZ ALD

Aldrin, Buzz.

Summary: "Beloved American hero Buzz Aldrin reflects on the wisdom, guiding principles, and irreverent anecdotes he's gathered through his event-filled life--both in outer space and on Earth--in this inspiring guide-to-life for the next generation. Everywhere he goes, crowds gather to meet Buzz Aldrin. He is a world-class hero, a larger-than-life figurehead, best known of a generation of astronauts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALDRIN, BUZZ ALD

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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Page, Scott E.

Summary: Professor Scott E. Page from University of Michigan introduces you to complexity science. You learn how this vibrant and still evolving discipline helps you understand the nature and behavior of systems formed of financial markets, corporations, native cultures, governments, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2009

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.3 UND
Call number: DVD 302.3 UND

Moore, Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 MOO

Byers, William

Contents: Turing on the light -- The light of ambiguity. Ambiguity in mathematics -- The contradictory in mathematics -- Paradoxes and mathematics : infinity and the real numbers -- More paradoxes of infinity : geometry, cardinality, and beyond -- The light as idea. The idea as an organizing principle -- Ideas, logic, and paradox -- Great ideas -- The light and the eye of the beholder. The truth of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 510 BYE

Hardy, Grant

Summary: "[This series] is an epic, comprehensive survey of the East's most influential philosphers and thinkers. In 36 lectures, [the student will be introduced to] the men and women responsible for molding Asian philosophy and for giving birth to a wide variety of spiritual and ideological systems, including Hinduism, Daoism, Confucianism, Sufism, and Buddhism."--Www.thegreatcourses.com.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2011

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 109 GRE
Call number: DVD 109 GRE

Nadler, Steven M.

Summary: "This entertaining and enlightening graphic narrative tells the exciting story of the seventeenth-century thinkers who challenged authority--sometimes risking excommunication, prison, and even death--to lay the foundations of modern philosophy and science and help usher in a new world ... Heretics! tells the story of their ideas, lives, and times in a vivid new way. Crisscrossing Europe as it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Masley, Steven

Summary: "The innovative guide that reveals how eating more fat--the smart kind--is the key to health, longevity, and permanent weight loss,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 613 MAS

Ries, Eric

Summary: "Most startups are built to fail. But those failures, according to entrepreneur Eric Ries, are preventable. Startups don't fail because of bad execution, or missed deadlines, or blown budgets. They fail because they are building something nobody wants. Whether they arise from someone's garage or are created within a mature Fortune 500 organization, new ventures, by definition, are designed to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Business 2011

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 658.1 RIE

Summary: The Lunch Lab experience encourages families to make smarter food choices while having fun. Each topic includes three segments: Webisode; Freezer Burn Music Video; and a Lunch Lab Live!; all related to the Fizzy's Lunch Lab online animated series. The DVD will also include associated activities and recipes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV FIZ

Lamb, Anne

Summary: When Grumpy Toad claims he doesn't eat bananas, Pete the Cat encourages Grumpy to try the banana casserole Pete brought for the class potluck.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperFestival, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Ross, Catherine Sheldrick

Summary: "This book focuses on a key problem that occurs in a reference transaction at the very first step: finding out, quickly and efficiently what the user really wants to know. We offer readers a comprehensive way to tackle the problem though a multi-faceted approach that includes the following elements: explanatory text that summarizes key aspects of each topic together with relevant research on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ALA Neal-Schuman 2019

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1 available in Reference Office, Call number: R OFF 025.5 ROS

Luna, J. J.

Summary: "From cyberspace to crawl spaces, new innovations in information gathering have left the private life of the average person open to scrutiny, and worse, exploitation. Using real life stories and his own consulting experience, J.J. Luna shows you legal methods for protecting yourself from information predators and how to secure your bank accounts, business dealings, computer files, and even your...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 323.44 LUN

Summary: In recent decades, the philosophy of humor has been recognized as a legitimate subfield of philosophy. The reason for this? Because to understand how humor works is to better understand the nature of human experience. In these 24 insightful, informative, illuminating, and (yes) humorous lectures, explore the philosophical theories and explanations of humor, from blatantly obvious puns to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 128 TAK
Call number: DVD 128 TAK

Bakewell, Sarah

Summary: Paris, 1933: three contemporaries meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse. They are the young Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and longtime friend Raymond Aron, a fellow philosopher who raves to them about a new conceptual framework from Berlin called Phenomenology. “You see,” he says, “if you are a phenomenologist you can talk about this cocktail and make...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2016

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: 109 Bakewell 2016

Goldstein, Rebecca

Summary: "From the acclaimed writer and thinker--whose award-winning books include both fiction and non-fiction--a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden but essential role in today's debates on love, religion, politics, and science. Imagine that Plato came to life in the 21st century and set out on a multi-city speaking tour: How would he handle a host on Fox News...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: 184 GOL

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: 184 Goldstein 2014

McCarthy, Michael

Summary: "The moth snowstorm, a phenomenon Michael McCarthy remembers from his boyhood when moths 'would pack a car's headlight beams like snowflakes in a blizzard,' is a distant memory. Wildlife is being lost, not only in the wholesale extinctions of species but also in the dwindling of those species that still exist. The Moth Snowstorm records in painful detail this rapid dissolution of nature's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2015

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Schuette, Bill.

Summary: "Inspired by growing up in a small town, the author conveys the lessons learned from family, friends and politicians from his childhood to a successful career in politics"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbutus Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 328 SCH

Gordon-Reed, Annette.

Summary: Thomas Jefferson is still presented today as a hopelessly enigmatic figure, despite being written about more than any other Founding Father. Lauded as the most articulate voice of American freedom, even as he held people in bondage, Jefferson is variably described by current-day observers as a hypocrite, an atheist, and a simple-minded proponent of limited government. The authors team up to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 JEFFERSON, THOMAS GOR

Schumacher, Julie

Summary: Enduring budget cuts at his small liberal arts college, literature professor Jason Fitger despairs of his writing ambitions and imposed role in a star pupil's would-be opus while writing wryly comic, passive-aggressive letters to students and colleagues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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Andrews, Colman.

Summary: The Taste of America is a compendium of the best food in the USA. From the finest artisan cheeses to the fieriest chili sauce to the juiciest oysters, it is a celebration of the very best food produced in America, selected by renowned food expert and passionate eater, Colman Andrews. It covers 250 of the most exceptional food products manufactured and on sale in the USA (whether on a small or a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.3 AND