Maybe it's the great selection of philosophical works in the series, or possibly the excellent book design. Either way, we were instantly drawn to the Peng

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You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You’re Deluding Yourself — an illuminating and just the right magnitude of uncomfortable almanac of some of the most prevalent and enduring lies we tell ourselves.

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After spending some time with Sagan, you may find Kant's argument against only thinking analytically rather refreshing. Your feelings and intuitions do matter (and in your 20s, you have a lot of them). He's a fan of a metaphysical understanding of the world and has some pretty good points to back it up.

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Incognito a fascinating, dynamic, faceted look under the hood of the conscious mind to reveal the complex machinery of the subconscious. Equal parts entertaining and illuminating, the book’s case studies, examples, and insight are more than mere talking points to impressed at the next dinner party, poised instead to radically shift your understanding of the world, other people, and your own mind. Source brain Pickings

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‘Philosophy: The Pursuit of Wisdom’ by Louis P. Pojman “In a sense, philosophy is just hard thinking about the important issues of life.” ~ This sounds like a good remembrance of what I think I learned in college. lol ih

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