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Drawing on literature and life as much as on philosophy, this is a book that prompts both argument and wonder.

Author: Galen Strawson

Publisher: New York Review of Books

ISBN: 9781681372204

Category: Literary Collections

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An original collection of lauded philosopher Galen Strawson's writings on the self and consciousness, naturalism and pan-psychism. Galen Strawson might be described as the Montaigne of modern philosophers, endlessly curious, enormously erudite, unafraid of strange, difficult, and provocative propositions, and able to describe them clearly—in other words, he is a true essayist. Strawson also shares with Montaigne a particular fascination with the elastic and elusive nature of the self and of consciousness. Of the essays collected here, “A Fallacy of Our Age” (an inspiration for Vendela Vida’s novel Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name) takes issue with the commencement-address cliché that life is a story. Strawson questions whether it is desirable or even meaningful to think about life that way. “The Sense of the Self” offers an alternative account, in part personal, of how a distinct sense of self is not at all incompatible with a sense of the self as discontinuous, leading Strawson to a position that he sees as in some ways Buddhist. “Real Naturalism” argues that a fully naturalist account of consciousness supports a belief in the immanence of consciousness in nature as a whole (also known as panpsychism), while in the final essay Strawson offers a vivid account of coming of age in the 1960s. Drawing on literature and life as much as on philosophy, this is a book that prompts both argument and wonder.
2018-03-13 By Galen Strawson

Cows are usually calm animals. Not many things bother them. But in this story, a pesky fly won't leave one cow alone no matter what she does. To see what happens, turn the page and sing along! Shoo, fly, don't bother me.

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Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9781632903631

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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A playful twist on a classic song, this Tangled Tune tells the story of a cow that is annoyed by a tiny fly.
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allowed me to avoid my circumstances and double up on the challenge that was visually in front of me. I did not keep an ongoing daily ... Not right now—I feel fine now. what is it? things bother me now that never used to bother me.

Author: Dana Lorene Creighton

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476641959

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

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Dana Creighton and her mother both were affected by the same inherited cerebellar degeneration, known as ataxia--a loss of control over body movements. Both were treated by a healthcare system that failed them in different ways. Yet their experiences were disparate. Creighton eventually found the right tools to piece together meaning in her life; her mother resisted accepting her condition, in part because doctors repeatedly said nothing was wrong with her. Twenty-five years after her mother's suicide, Creighton's memoir finds striking similarities and differences in their lives and traces a lineage of family trauma. Drawing on research in neuroplasticity, medical records, personal correspondence and genealogy, the author highlights the gap between the lived experience of a debilitating ailment and the impersonal aims of clinicians. She shows how the stories parents tell themselves about living with a genetic disorder influences how they communicate it to their children.
2020-12-29 By Dana Lorene Creighton

Things to INOL Doner me AS MUCH AS Pray ior me that all my sins and tran They Used To ” gressions will be blotted out so ... temper . had spent my moments alone wonderii Now things do not bother me as much as why about a lot of things .

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ISBN: WISC:89067499327

Category: African American churches

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And the point is, none of the stuff she has in the book would bother me, I'm sure, because I'm sure I'd think it's fascinating. But the one thing that bothers me is that she calls me a “social climber.” Isabel Eberstadt let that slip ...

Author: Andy Warhol

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780446571241

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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The classic, scandalous, and bestselling tell-all-and-then-some from Andy Warhol—now a Netflix series produced by Ryan Murphy. This international literary sensation turns the spotlight on one of the most influential and controversial figures in American culture. Filled with shocking observations about the lives, loves, and careers of the rich, famous, and fabulous, Warhol's journal is endlessly fun and fascinating. Spanning the mid-1970s until just a few days before his death in 1987, THE ANDY WARHOL DIARIES is a compendium of the more than twenty thousand pages of the artist's diary that he dictated daily to Pat Hackett. In it, Warhol gives us the ultimate backstage pass to practically everything that went on in the world-both high and low. He hangs out with "everybody": Jackie O ("thinks she's so grand she doesn't even owe it to the public to have another great marriage to somebody big"), Yoko Ono ("We dialed F-U-C-K-Y-O-U and L-O-V-E-Y-O-U to see what happened, we had so much fun"), and "Princess Marina of, I guess, Greece," along with art-world rock stars Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francis Bacon, Salvador Dali, and Keith Haring. Warhol had something to say about everyone who crossed his path, whether it was Lou Reed or Liberace, Patti Smith or Diana Ross, Frank Sinatra or Michael Jackson. A true cultural artifact, THE ANDY WARHOL DIARIES amounts to a portrait of an artist-and an era-unlike any other.
2009-11-29 By Andy Warhol

For example , if something ' s not exact enough , not punctual enough , not in proper order , these things bother me . I ' m a foreigner who has largely adapted to the Swiss way of thinking . " One thing that bothers Bharj deeply is the ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105113566108

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I don't go around thinking that unauthorized people can't get my driving record or things like that. So the idea of somebody flipping through the DMV files looking for some information that might pertain to me doesn't bother me.

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There are two things that bother me a bit about this , Mr. Finger . One is that you are stepping from this engine ... Another thing that bothers me is the lack of continuity of direction on the part of this program by you , because I ...

Author: United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy

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ISBN: UOM:39015003424739

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My way of doing things is apt to be misunderstood by others. ... I sometimes wake up to find myself thinking about some impractical or irrelevant problem. ... It doesn't bother me when things are uncertain and unpredictable.

Author: Harry Bernhardt Stehr

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ISBN: UCAL:C3475119

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But in that letter he wrote to me that parents always like to be able to say to a child , “ I know what you're going through , ” to have the experience to help a child go through it . Yet he said , “ One of the things that bothers me ...

Author: Marjorie Ryerson

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 0472030787

Category: Family & Relationships

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"In a society which denies death Marjorie Ryerson's book can help everyone awaken to the beauty and meaning of life. Death is the greatest teacher I know of, about life, and by sharing the stories within this book with us she will help us all to live fuller, more meaningful lives." -Bernie Siegel, M.D., author of Help Me to Heal and 365 Prescriptions for the Soul "Ryerson offers us the rare opportunity to free ourselves from fear and recognize in our own lives the power of love and the presence of mystery. A book for anyone who has ever wondered what it takes to face the unknown." -Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D., author of Kitchen Table Wisdom and My Grandfather's Blessings "Companions for the Passage provides a unique look at the ways people adapt to loss. These are powerful stories for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one." ---J. Donald Schumacher, President and CEO, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Companions for the Passage, from the author of the acclaimed Water Music, is an unforgettable book on a rarely visited subject: the personal stories of those who have witnessed the death of a loved one. Similar to works of Studs Terkel, author Marjorie Ryerson's interviews capture the human condition through their wide variety of experiences and voices. Some of the interviewees are religious, some not; some encouraged their loved ones to accept death, others to fight it to the end. There are stories of heroic nurses and of indifferent hospital bureaucracies, of deaths that came too soon, and those that came at the end of a long, rich life. Possessing an affirmative quality that is anything but sentimental, ultimately these stories celebrate the experience of being present at the death of a loved one.