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Was Shakespeare Shakespeare? 11 Rules for Critical Thinking
Was Shakespeare Shakespeare? 11 Rules for Critical Thinking

To be or not to be certain — an exercise in the art and science of doubt.

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The Art of Observation and Why Genius Lies in the Selection of What Is Worth Observing
The Art of Observation and Why Genius Lies in the Selection of What Is Worth Observing

How to master the crucial difference between the empirical and the intuitive.

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Viktor Frankl on the Human Search for Meaning
Viktor Frankl on the Human Search for Meaning

“Live as if you were living already for the second time and as if you had acted the first time as wrongly as you are about to act now!”

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How Abraham Maslow and His Humanistic Psychology Shaped the Modern Self
How Abraham Maslow and His Humanistic Psychology Shaped the Modern Self

What 1960s counterculture had to do with the timeless quest for self-actualization.

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Afterwords: Moving Letters of Condolence on Virginia Woolf’s Death
Afterwords: Moving Letters of Condolence on Virginia Woolf’s Death

T.S. Eliot, Edith Sitwell, E.M. Foster, Elizabeth Bowen, H.G. Wells, and others grapple with the ineffable.

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The Mortality Paradox
The Mortality Paradox

“Our overblown intellectual faculties seem to be telling us both that we are eternal and that we are not.”

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