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- Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.00
?An insightful meditation.? - The New York Times Book Review ?Along the way, Klein touches on the ideas of Bertrand Russell, Erik Erikson, Aristotle, and William James. Klein's narrative is a delightful and spirited conversation, offering up the ingredients inherent to the art of living well in old age.? ? Publisher?s Weekly ?Charming and... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2012; US$ 19.99
Travels with Epicurus: A Journey to a Greek Island in Search of an Authentic Old Age is a humorous, uplifting meditation on finding the pleasures of old age, by the New York Times bestselling co-author of Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar. When philosopher, jokester and septuagenarian Daniel Klein goes to the dentist for a regular check-up,... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 9.99
Our society worships at the fountain of youth. Each year, we seek to avert the arrival of old age using everything at our disposal, from extreme exercise and botox to pilates and cosmetic dentistry. But in the process, are we missing out on a distinct and extraordinarily valuable stage of life? Daniel Klein ponders whether it is better to be forever... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 20.00
A humorous and philosophical trip through life, from the New York Times?bestselling coauthor of Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . . Daniel Klein?s fans have fallen in love with the warm, humorous, and thoughtful way he shows how philosophy resonates in everyday life. Readers of his popular books Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2001; US$ 140.00
The title of this book raises a provocative question that should make all economists think. What is our raison d'etre? Only a few economists have specifically addressed the issue. Several of the more challenging efforts are included here. Do economists have much influence on government policy, particularly over, say, five or ten years? Is that because... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 48.99
Too often in economics the understanding of how things work by and large--not axiomatically or categorically--and the idea that we generally cannot know the economic system well enough to intervene into it beneficially are done less than justice. Yet they were Adam Smith's central messages for public policy, and they authorized a presumption of... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 80.16
Verfahrensrecht stellt eine notwendige Ergänzung des materiellen Umweltrechts dar. Verfügbarkeit von Information für den Einzelnen und die Öffentlichkeit ist dabei Grundvoraussetzung für aktive Teilhabe und effektiven Rechtsschutz in Umweltangelegenheiten. In Konsequenz haben das Völker- und das Europarecht vielfältige Pflichten der Staaten zu aktiver... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 13.00
Q. Why are there almost as many jokes about death as there are about sex? A. Because they both scare the pants off us. Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein first made a name for themselves with the outrageously funny New York Times bestseller Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . Now they turn their attention to the Big D and share the... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 7.99
An uproariously funny daily inspirational guide for manly men. Ralph and Reggie?two regular, blue-collar buds from Boston?offer one-a-day mcnuggets of affirmation, inspiration, manly wisdom and earth-shaking epiphanies from the end of the bar on the inner issues that truly matter?everything from sex to sports to sex to imported vs. domestic to sex... more...