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The Spell of the Sensuous by David Abram
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Abram makes a compelling case for the rediscovery of our senses as a way of knowing. A beautiful read that said some things I had been thinking in language better than mine.
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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard
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A gorgeous quiet yet startling 308 page poem. One of my favorite pieces of nature writing for Dillard's ability to express her individual intimate connection to the world in which she lives.
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Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
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Of the various translations of the Tao Te Ching that I have read I continuously return to Mitchell's as the most poetic and inspiring. His notes on the history of the text and various modern applications add a great deal of depth to the reading exper ...more
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The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
The Selfish Gene
by Richard Dawkins (Goodreads Author)
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Dawkins presents a view of evolution that focuses on the gene as the appropriate level of analysis (rather than the species or individual organism). He also presents for the first time the concept of 'memes' or discrete pieces of cultural information ...more
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Freedom Evolves by Daniel C. Dennett
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Using evolutionary theory Dennett argues that free will, self awareness and consciousness can emerge from a physical universe without the need for the divine as explanation.
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Darwin's Dangerous Idea by Daniel C. Dennett
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Dennett (a philosopher at Tufts)takes evolutionary theory out of its biological realm and explores it as a philosophical construct with profound implications for our understanding of how the universe works and what it means to be human.
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