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When Prophecy Fails

by Stanley W. Riecken Schac Leon Festinger

The study reported in this volume grew out of some theoretical work, one phase of which bore specifically on the behavior of individuals in social movements that made specific (and unfulfilled) prophecies. We...


Plurality and Perspective in Psychoanalysis

by Adam Rosen-Carole

The book provides a defense of the rational authority of psychoanalytic knowledge that does justice to the plurality of psychoanalytic perspectives and resolves central impasses in the psychoanalytic literature...


The Enlightenment: And Why It Still Matters

by Anthony Pagden

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

One of our most renowned and brilliant historians takes a fresh look at the revolutionary intellectual movement that laid the foundation for the modern...


The Promiscuity Papers

by Matjaž Regovec

In The Promiscuity Papers, archetypal roots of promiscuity are explored. In classical Greek and Roman mythology some promiscuous father figures may be found viz. Chronos (Saturn), and Zeus (Jupiter). Another...


Mathematical Statistical Physics: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School 2005

by Anton Bovier, François Dunlop & Aernout Van Enter

The proceedings of the 2005 les Houches summer school on Mathematical Statistical Physics give and broad and clear overview on this fast developing area of interest to both physicists and mathematicians.

· introduction...


Conversations with Anorexics: Compassionate and Hopeful Journey through the Therapeutic Process

by Hilde Bruch, Danita Czyzewski & Melanie A. Suhr

From Publisher's Weekly: This posthumous collection of case material illustrates the treatment modality successfully employed by psychiatrist Bruch with patients suffering from the eating disorder of anorexia....


The Meaning of Truth

by William, Dr. James

The Meaning of Truth is one of William James' most important books. It is a necessary read for anyone looking to understand the nature of truth. Does it exist independently of man or does man make truth what...


Therapeutic Conversations with Queer Youth: Transcending Homonormativity and Constructing Preferred Identities

by Julie Tilsen

Therapeutic Conversations with Queer Youth is for practitioners who seek culturally responsive, socially-just ways of engaging queer youth in conversations that evoke imagination, provoke possibility, and honor...


A Free Will: Origins of the Notion in Ancient Thought

by Michael Frede, A. A. Long & David Sedley

Where does the notion of free will come from? How and when did it develop, and what did that development involve? In Michael Frede's radically new account of the history of this idea, the notion of a free will...


The Little Book of Neuroscience Haiku

by Eric Chudler

Fun, informative poetry about the brain. Elephant on brain

"You have a lot on your mind"

Neurologist says.

The brain has fascinated philosophers and scientists for centuries. And why not? It is perhaps the most...


Handbook of Cognition and Emotion

by Michael D. Robinson, Edward R. Watkins & Eddie Harmon-Jones

Comprehensively examining the relationship between cognition and emotion, this authoritative handbook brings together leading investigators from multiple psychological subdisciplines. Biological underpinnings...


The Prince

by Niccolo Machiavelli & George Bull

Here is the world's most famous master plan for seizing and holding power.  Astonishing in its candor The Prince even today remains a disturbingly realistic and prophetic work on what it takes to be a prince...


Buddha's Little Finger

by Victor Pelevin

Russian novelist Victor Pelevin is rapidly establishing himself as one of the most brilliant young writers at work today. His comic inventiveness and mind-bending talent prompted Time magazine to proclaim him...


A Safe Place for Caleb: An Interactive Book for Kids, Teens and Adults with Issues of Attachment, Grief, Loss or Early Trauma

by Kathleen A. Chara, Paul J. Chara & Jane M. Berns

The book is aimed to help people who are dealing with attachment problems and aid understanding into such conditions. It follows the experience of a young boy , Caleb, as he encounters difficulties forming and...


The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

by Anthony Attwood

This is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome, with a new introduction explaining the DSM-5. It brings together information on all aspects of the syndrome for children through to...


A Practical Art Therapy

by Susan Buchalter

A Practical Art Therapy is written in an easy-to-read format that is filled with practical creative experiences for therapists to use with individuals and groups. Chapters cover various media and methods, including...


Tics and Tourette Syndrome: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals

by Uttom Chowdhury

This book explains the clinical signs and symptoms of Tourette and related conditions, and their possible causes. Presenting strategies for dealing with associated difficulties, including low self-esteem, anger-management...


Authorial Ethics: How Writers Abuse Their Calling

by Robert Hauptman

Authorial Ethics is a study of the ways in which writers abrogate their implicit and explicit commitment to honesty and truth. It encompasses all disciplines and is both theoretical and applied.


Individual Differences and Personality

by Michael C. Ashton

How do we come to be who we are? Why do we differ in our personalities? How do these differences matter in life? Individual Differences and Personality aims to describe how and why personality varies among people....


The Twelve Steps And Dual Disorders: A Framework Of Recovery For Those Of Us With Addiction & An Emotional Or Psychiatric Illness

by Tim Hamilton & Pat Samples

With compassion and encouragement, this book helps us to begin and strengthen our recovery from our addictions and emotional or psychiatric illnesses. A gentle, spiritual and supportive approach to bolster our...