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Latest Aristotle Items
We know Aristotle both from museums that display him in those monumental curly-haired busts, and from textbooks that present him as the Greek polymath, whose ideas shaped our world. Now, in Annabel Lyon's masterful historical novel, "The Sweet Girl," we see him also as parent to a strong-willed girl. It is she who drives the story.
Fear is sometimes good for you. It can help you anticipate and avoid danger, and remain safe.
Nearly every state in the union has — and the District of Columbia is considering — anti-bullying laws that allow school employees to determine whether a student is a bully.
The claim that there is a conflict between science and religion and that Christianity is to blame is one of our most treasured pieces of cultural baggage. In "The Genesis of Science," James Hannam exposes it as a stubborn lie. His principal goal is to restore the good name of the Middle Ages, and in this he succeeds admirably.
Judging by the number of individual objects stolen one by one, the world's busiest thief may be John Gilkey. Day in and day out, he stole rare books, many of them worth five figures.
Many people worry about global warming today. They fear the polar ice caps will melt, raising sea levels and creating environmental chaos. Such concerns are not new. The historical record tells us of many warming episodes — and subsequent cooling periods — that have bedeviled humans for thousands of years.