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Nancy E. Shaffer

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Nancy E. Shaffer has been an experimental psychologist, a philosopher, and a software developer. She taught history and philosophy of science at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec and the University of Nebraska Omaha.

Her philosophical work has appeared in the journal Philosophy of Science and her pop-culture philosophy website, All Things Philosophical on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel: the Series.

Her first novel, Dis/inhbition, turns a state university lab into an emotional crucible for exploring the complex relationship between a young neuroscientist and her mentor. Nancy is currently working on the first novel of a science fiction series, Aethersphere.

She currently resides in Tempe, Arizona.
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Madman in the Woods: Life Next Door to the UnabomberMadman in the Woods: Life Next Door to the Unabomber by Jamie Gehring
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Not what I expected. I listened to the audiobook version, which is read by the author. She has a sweet, feminine voice that is jarring at first simply because you get used to procedural books about crime and criminals read by voice actors taking on the gravitas of the law enforcement, legal, or psychology p

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Published on December 31, 2022 14:23
Average rating: 3.69 · 13 ratings · 1 review · 1 distinct work
Dis/inhibition

3.69 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Albert Einstein
“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”
Albert Einstein, The World As I See It

“Life is a drag most of the time--birth, school, work, death.... I wish something magic would happen." --Aiden, "Blood and Chocolate”
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“I never change, I simply become more myself.”
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“The more I read, the hungrier I become. Each book seemed promising, each page I turned offered an escapade, the allure of another world, other destinies, other dreams.”
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“You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.”
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