Oscar E. Fernandez on The Calculus of Happiness

If you think math has little to do with finding a soulmate or any other "real world" preoccupations, Oscar Fernandez says guess again. According to his new book, The Calculus of Happiness, math offers powerful insights into health, wealth, and love, … [Read More...]

Darrin Pratt: Mission Possible

This post by director of the University Press of Colorado and president of the Association of American University Presses Darrin Pratt appears concurrently on the University Press of Colorado blog. In a previous post, I wrote about the minor … [Read More...]

A peek inside The Art of Philosophy

Delving into the intersections between artistic images and philosophical knowledge in Europe from the late sixteenth to the early eighteenth centuries, The Art of Philosophy shows that the making and study of visual art functioned as important … [Read More...]

Bird Fact Friday – The most loquacious geese

From page 235 in Waterfowl of North America, Europe, and Asia: A snow goose can be very loquacious, even noisy, especially in flight, when taking off or landing. It produces loud, raucous, barking calls gwok or ga-ik, as well as other sounds more … [Read More...]

Saint Patrick’s Day special offer from Princeton University Press

Saint Patrick's Day was made an official Christian feast day in the early 17th century to celebrate the arrival of Christianity in Ireland and the heritage of the Irish people. Today, it is celebrated in countries all over the world. As a nod to … [Read More...]

Sean W. Fleming on Where the River Flows

Rivers are essential to civilization and even life itself, yet how many of us truly understand how they work? Why do rivers run where they do? Where do their waters actually come from? How can the same river flood one year and then dry up the next? … [Read More...]

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