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Nigel Warburton on How E.H. Gombrich Inspired A Little History of Philosophy

As we are soon to publish A Little History of Philosophy, a lively and accessible introduction to Western philosophy and its thinkers, author Nigel Warburton reflects on his first encounter with the works of the eminent art historian, Ernst Gombrich, who wrote the bestselling A Little History of the World,

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Boys Will Be Boys—So They’re All the Same?

Follow @yaleSCIbooks Everyone has to grow up sometime. The always accompanying question is: how? From birth, we are set on different developmental paths, most outwardly distinguished by gender. But somehow this idea seems overly simplified to explain individual experience. Boys will be boys; girls will be girls, but does that

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Mary Gentile’s Talks at the Carnegie Council, “Giving Voice to Values”

Giving Voice to Values author, Mary C. Gentile, wrote in last week about the current approaches and practices in ethical leadership, and what that means for business educators and their curricula. Earlier this year, she spoke at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, presenting the ideas and topics

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9/11 Victims Embrace Dignity

Follow @yaleSCIbooks For nearly two decades Donna Hicks, Ph.D. has been in the field of international conflict resolution facilitating dialogue between communities in conflict in the Middle East, Sri Lanka, Colombia, Cuba, and Northern Ireland. She was a consultant to the BBC where she co-facilitated a television series, Facing the

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Mary C. Gentile on Ethical Leadership: Asking the Wrong Questions

Mary C. Gentile, Ph.D., author of Giving Voice to Values and developer of the GVV curriculum at Babson College, writes on the current state of business education and proposes how a change in perspective can be used to fill the missing gaps facing the integration of ethical messages with business

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September Theme: Education

Our September celebration of education isn’t only because the kiddies are going back to school. As a scholarly publisher, our mission is to publish serious works that educate both within and outside the classroom. From museum programs and school reform to learning about animals and the place of rap in

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Goodreads Giveaway: Elizabeth and Hazel

The names Elizabeth Eckford and Hazel Bryan Massery may not be well known, but the image of them from September 1957 surely is: a black high school girl, dressed in white, walking stoically in front of Little Rock Central High School, and a white girl standing directly behind her, face

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