David Lodge´s novels have earned comparisons to those of John Updike and Philip Roth and established him as ´´a cult figure on both sides of the Atlantic´´ (The New York Times). Thinks . . . , his witty new novel about secret infidelities and the nature of consciousness, unfolds in the alternating voices of Ralph Messenger, director of the Centre for Cognitive Science at the University of Gloucester, and Helen Reed, a novelist and writer in residence at the university. Mutually attracted, the two end up in a moral standoff that is shattered by events that dramatically confirm the truth of Ralph´s dictum: ´´we can never know for certain what another person is thinking.´´
Drawing on examples in the work of Marilynne Robinson, basketball hero Wilt Chamberlain, John Stuart Mill and C.S. Lewis, Jacobs advises on orienting the self through the chaos of modern life, in the tradition of ´On Bullshit´ and ´This Is Water´.
´´365 musings and reflections drawn from the work of international best-selling author and beloved spiritual teacher, Dr. Wayne W. Dyer. Spend a year contemplating some of the best inspiring stories and observations of beloved best-selling author Dr. Wayne W. Dyer´´--
This introduction to philosophy considers big issues related to life, the universe, and everything, such as God, truth, justice, knowledge and consciousness. New in paperback. Written by the author of ´´The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy´´.