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- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 16.99
One of the bestselling authors of Plato and a Platypus travels to Greece with a suitcase full of philosophy books, seeking the best way to achieve a fulfilling old age Daniel Klein journeys to the Greek island Hydra to discover the secrets of aging happily. Drawing on the lives of his Greek friends, as well as philosophers ranging from Epicurus... 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...
- 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$ 90.08
Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 13.00
This New York Times bestseller is the hilarious philosophy course everyone wishes they?d had in school Outrageously funny, Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . . has been a breakout bestseller ever since authors?and born vaudevillians?Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein did their schtick on NPR?s Weekend Edition . Lively, original, and... more...
- Penguin Group US 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; Not Available
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...
- NYU Press 2003; US$ 75.00
The Half-Life of Policy Rationales argues that the appropriateness of policy depends on the state of technology, and that the justifications for many public policies are dissolving as technology advances. As new detection and metering technologies are being developed for highways, parking, and auto emissions, and information becomes more accessible... more...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 12.99
New to Penguin Classics and the perfect companion volume to bestselling author Daniel Klein's new book, Travels with Epicurus The teachings of Epicurus?about life and death, religion and science, physical sensation, happiness, morality, and friendship?attracted legions of adherents throughout the ancient Mediterranean world and deeply influenced... more...