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Juvenescence: A Cultural History of Our Age
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Juvenescence: A Cultural History of Our Age

Robert Pogue Harrison

How old are you? The more thought you bring to bear on the question, the harder it is to answer. For we age simultaneously in different ways: biologically, psychologically, socially. This book ranges across cultures and history,...

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The Dominion of the Dead
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The Dominion of the Dead

Robert Pogue Harrison

In The Dominion of the Dead, Robert Pogue Harrison explores the many places where the dead cohabit the world of the living - the graves, images, literature, architecture, and monuments that house the dead in their afterlife among...

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Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition
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Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition

Robert Pogue Harrison

Humans have long turned to gardens - both real and imaginary - for sanctuary from the frenzy and tumult that surrounds them. This book offers an examination of the many ways gardens evoke the human condition. It shows how the...

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The Body of Beatrice
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The Body of Beatrice

Robert Pogue Harrison

Harrison's elegant poems follow in the steps of his work on interpreting the classic Divine Comedy by Dante. (Poetry)

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Forests: The Shadow of Civilization
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Forests: The Shadow of Civilization

Robert Pogue Harrison

In a wide-ranging exploration of the role of forests in Western thought, Harrison enriches our understanding not only of the forest's place in the cultural imagination of the West, but also of the ecological dilemmas that now...

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Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition
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Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition

Robert Pogue Harrison

Humans have long turned to gardens - both real and imaginary - for sanctuary from the frenzy and tumult that surrounds them. This book offers an examination of the many ways gardens evoke the human condition. It shows how the...

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The Dominion of the Dead
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The Dominion of the Dead

Robert Pogue Harrison

How do the living maintain relations to the dead? Why do we bury people when they die? This work devotes particular attention to the practice of burial, considering major writers such as Virgil, Dante, Pater, Nietzsche, Heidegger...

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What is Life?: The Intellectual Pertinence of Erwin Schrodinger
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What is Life?: The Intellectual Pertinence of Erwin Schrodinger

Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Robert Pogue Harrison, Michael R. Hendrickson, Robert B. Laughlin, Michael Hendrickson

In this volume, four leading American scientists and humanists unfold the controversial potential of Schrodinger's thought.

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