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Book Review: Homo Deus, by Harari, Y,N. Oxford U. Press, NY 2017

This book will be reviewed again, in more detail. This note is to recommend it to you as a useful and clear prediction of the near future that provides enough evidence and coherent ...

Book Review: Soul Dust ,The Magic of Consciousness by Nicholas Humphrey. Princeton U. Press, Princeton, NJ. 2011.

Soul Dust ,The Magic of Consciousness by Nicholas Humphrey. Princeton U. Press, Princeton, NJ. 2011. This book has an unusual way of addressing the issues of whether humans have souls ...

Review: Hoffman, J.M. The Bible Doesn’t Say That. 40 Biblical Mistranslations, etc.T. Dunne Books, NY. 2016.

Hoffman, J.M. The Bible Doesn’t Say That. 40 Biblical Mistranslations, Misconceptions, and Other Misunderstandings. Thomas Dunne Books, NY. 2016. What are we to think of a ...

Review: Mittendorf, J. and D. Sagan. CRACKIING THE AGING CODE

Book Review: Mittendorf, J. and D. Sagan. CRACKIING THE AGING CODE: The new science of growing old—and what it means for staying young. Flatiron Books, NY: 2016. This is a remarkably ...

Russell’s Conclusion: Modern Analytic Empiricism and a Better World

Russell’s Conclusion: Modern Analytic Empiricism Will Make a Better World There is so much of value and interest in Bertrand Russell’s History of Western Philosophy that ...

Thoughts on Philosophy–Bertrand Russell’s “History.”

Thoughts on Philosophy A number of important writers have addressed the topic “how to read a book.” Because they themselves write books, their understanding of it is very helpful. ...

Book review: The Hunt for Vulcan–How Albert Einstein…Deciphered the Universe

Levenson, Thomas. The Hunt for Vulcan: Random House, NY. 2015. ..And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe. Clear, coherent, ...

Finance and Economics: The Still-too-Secret World of Greed

Finance and Economics: The Still-too-Secret World of Greed After the financial disaster of 2008, economists, financial experts and writers on such topics tried to explain and take ...

Review:Burke, Jason. The New Threat: The past, present, and future of Islamic militancy.

Burke, Jason. The New Threat: The past, present, and future of Islamic militancy. The New Press, NY: 2015. The world’s Muslim population is approximately one-and-a-half billion ...

Callwood, J. Emotions. Doubleday and Co. Inc. Garden City, NY. 1986.

Callwood, J. Emotions. Doubleday and Co. Inc. Garden City, NY. 1986. (Originally published in 1964 as, Love Hate Fear Anger and Other Lively Emotions), revised and updated. ...