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  • Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change Itby Daniel Klein

    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...

  • Travels with Epicurusby Daniel Klein

    Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.00

    Advice on achieving a fulfilling old age from one of the bestselling authors of Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . . After being advised by his dentist to get tooth implants, Daniel Klein decides to stick with his dentures and instead use the money to make a trip to the Greek island Hydra and discover the secrets of aging happily. Drawing... more...

  • Travels with Epicurusby Daniel Klein

    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...

  • Travels with Epicurusby Daniel Klein

    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...

  • Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change Itby Daniel Klein

    The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 29.99

    A humorous and philosophical trip through life, from the New York Times -bestselling author of Travels with Epicurus . As a young college student studying philosophy, Klein filled a notebook with short quotes from the world's greatest thinkers, hoping to find some guidance on how to live the best life he could. Now, from the vantage point of his... more...

  • Nothing Seriousby Daniel Klein

    The Permanent Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    Stoned out of his skull! This is how we find washed-up New York Magazine writer, Digby Maxwell, when he is offered his last chance to redeem himself by becoming editor of a small philosophy magazine headquartered in a rural Vermont college town. Digby's assignment: to make the philosophy magazine relevant to contemporary culture. For starters, that... more...

  • The History of Nowby Daniel Klein

    The Permanent Press 2009; US$ 11.99

    Small. almost imperceptible changes are rippling through the New England village of Grandville, altering it in ways its inhabitants cannot yet imagine. Laced through a narrative of one recent year in Grandville's history are stories that reach back to a 17th century family in Rotterdam, and 18th century migration by a farmer's lonely son in the Massachusetts... more...

  • Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change Itby Daniel Klein

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 8.99

    Fifty years ago, Daniel Klein began studying philosophy at Harvard University, hoping to find an answer to that most burning of questions: what is the best way to live my life? He thought the great philosophers would be able to give him some ideas, or at least some clues. But, aside from the occasional hint, all he got were more questions, ones which... more...

  • What do Economists Contribute?by Daniel B. Klein

    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...

  • Knowledge and Coordinationby Daniel B. Klein

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 25.99

    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...