The First 5,000 Years

By: David Graeber

Publisher: Melville House
ISBN: 9781612194196
Publication Date: October 28, 2014

David Graeber (1961-2020) was a professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics.

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Does Altruism Exist?
Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others

By: David Sloan Wilson

Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300189490
Publication Date: January 13, 2015

David Sloan Wilson is president of the Evolution Institute and SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at the University of Binghamton.

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Excellent Sheep
The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life

By: William Deresiewicz

Publisher: Free Press
ISBN: 1476702713
Publication Date: August 19, 2014

William Deresiewicz was a professor at Yale until 2008. He is the author of the landmark essays “The Disadvantages of an Elite Education” and “Solitude and Leadership” and is a frequent speaker on campuses around the country.

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Guns, Germs, and Steel
The Fates of Human Societies

By: Jared Diamond

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393317552
Publication Date: July 17, 2005

Jared Diamond is professor of geography at UCLA and author of the best-selling Collapse and The Third Chimpanzee. He is a MacArthur Fellow and was awarded the National Medal of Science.

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A Hopeful History

By: Rutger Bregman

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
ISBN: 0316418536
Publication Date: June 2, 2020

Rutger Bregman a historian and writer at The Correspondent, is one of Europe’s most prominent young thinkers. His last book, Utopia for Realists, which was translated into thirty-two languages, was a New York Times bestseller. He lives in Holland.

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Is Work Killing You?
A Doctor’s Prescription for Treating Workplace Stress

By: David Posen, MD

Publisher: House of Anansi Press
ISBN: 9781770892750
Publication Date: February 2, 2013

David Posen, M.D., is a physician, popular speaker, and the bestselling author of The Little Book of Stress Relief. His previous books also include Staying Afloat When the Water Gets Rough and the classic, Always Change a Losing Game. His writing has appeared in Canadian Living, Reader’s Digest, Men’s Health, USA Weekend, and his TV and radio appearances have aired nation-wide.

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What’s the Right Thing to Do?

By: Michael J. Sandel

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374532508
Publication Date: August 17, 2010

Michael J. Sandel is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government at Harvard University. His work has been the subject of television series on PBS and the BBC. His recent books include Times Literary Supplement’s Book of the Year 2020 The Tyranny of Merit.

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Manias, Panics, and Crashes
A History of Financial Crises

By: Charles P. Kindleberger and Robert Aliber

Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471467146
Publication Date: October 4, 2005

Charles P. Kindleberger was the Ford Professor of Economics at MIT for thirty-three years. He is a financial historian and prolific writer who has published over thirty books.

Robert Aliber is a Professor of International Economics and Finance at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, where he has been a faculty member since 1965.

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Martial Virtues
Lessons in Wisdom, Courage, and Compassion from the World’s Greatest Warriors

By: Charles Hackney

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 0804840237
Publication Date: January 10, 2010

Charles Hackney, Ph.D. has been a student of the martial arts since 1995. He has a doctorate in psychology and is currently a psychology professor at Redeemer University College in Hamilton, Ontario.

Metaphors we live by
Metaphors We Live By

By: George Lakoff and Mark Johnson

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 878-0-226-46801-3
Publication Date: April 15, 2003

George Lakoff is a professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of, among other books, Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things and Moral Politics, both published by the University of Chicago Press.

Mark Johnson is the Knight Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Oregon. He is the author of The Body in the Mind and Moral Imagination, both published by the University of Chicago Press. Johnson and Lakoff have also coauthored Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind and its Challenge to Western Thought.

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