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Перед вами собрание работ Буковски на тему, которая вдохновляла и губила его всю жизнь: алкоголь. Сам себя называвший «старым пьянчугой», Буковски относился к выпивке как к топливу и даже музе. Бутылка приводила его и к самым темным мыслям, и к самым светлым и духоподъемным. Алкоголь стал методом Буковски, его способом оставаться в одиночестве, быть с людьми, быть поэтом, быть любовником и другом – хоть часто и дорогой ценой.

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More than six decades after John Dewey’s death, his political philosophy is undergoing a revival. With renewed interest in pragmatism and its implications for democracy in an age of mass communication, bureaucracy, and ever-increasing social complexities, Dewey’s The Public and Its Problems, first published in 1927, remains vital to any discussion of today’s political issues. This edition of The Public and Its Problems, meticulously annotated and interpreted with fresh insight by Melvin L. Rogers, radically updates the previous version published by Swallow Press. Rogers’s introduction locates Dewey’s work within its philosophical and historical context and explains its key ideas for a contemporary readership. Biographical information and a detailed bibliography round out this definitive edition, which will be essential to students and scholars both.

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For the first decade of the twenty-first century, every weekend, people throughout Uganda converged to participate in ebimeeza, open debates that invited common citizens to share their political and social views. These debates, also called “People’s Parliaments,” were broadcast live on private radio stations until the government banned them in 2009. In Talkative Polity, Florence Brisset-Foucault offers the first major study of ebimeeza, which complicate our understandings of political speech in restrictive contexts and force us to move away from the simplistic binary of an authoritarian state and a liberal civil society. Brisset-Foucault conducted fieldwork from 2005 to 2013, primarily in Kampala, interviewing some 150 orators, spectators, politicians, state officials, journalists, and NGO staff. The resulting ethnography invigorates the study of political domination and documents a short-lived but highly original sphere of political expression. Brisset-Foucault thus does justice to the richness and depth of Uganda’s complex political and radio culture as well as to the story of ambitious young people who didn’t want to behave the way the state expected them to. Positioned at the intersection of media studies and political science, Talkative Polity will help us all rethink the way in which public life works.

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Can psychology’s fundamental ideas be organized into a scientific study? That’s a question only readers of this book can answer. It will supply sufficient evidence for pondering the issues and wondering what will come next from this author’s quest to make sense of the whys and hows of unnecessary, mental, and emotional suffering.
This first volume in a series gets the ball rolling, as it were, by uncovering and carefully examining political minds driven to control minds willing to be controlled and minds that will exploit every sinister strategy hoping to build an impossibly perfect world on the backs of struggling, helpless masses. When the human mind makes a mockery of good people who wish to build societies upon humanity’s best traits, as America’s founders have done, only psychology is prepared for the challenge.
This volume’s introduction into a scientific psychology not only opens the door to public examination of undiscovered realities in psychology’s therapy, diagnosis, management, and prevention, it permits us, the people of America, to more carefully examine the worlds of education, the criminal justice system, and parenting, for example, and guide them in their efforts to make sense of who we are as individuals struggling on our social environment.
This series doesn’t have all the answers; nonetheless, it may be a significant first step toward eventually awakening all people to their unlimited psychological potential and the dangers inherent in losing it to misunderstanding or external manipulation.

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Steve Chapman is a nationally syndicated columnist known for his discerning commentary, wry humor, and optimism in the face of an ever-changing world. His newest book, Recalculating: Steve Chapman on a New Century, compiles the best of his popular twice-a-week Chicago Tribune column. It is the first such collection of his work, covering topics ranging from politics and pop culture to business and international affairs.Comprising more than 220 columns published between 2000 and 2015, Recalculating: Steve Chapman on a New Century is a fascinating compendium of Chapman's matter-of-fact opinions on everything from sports to the Iraq War. His column, which is featured in over 50 newspapers, delivers straightforward insight into current events and pressing social issues. Known for both his libertarian views and his eschewing of dogmatic ideology, Chapman's columns are simultaneously skeptical and optimistic in their shrewd examination of our world.Chapman is also a contributor to outlets such as Slate, American Spectator, Weekly Standard, Reason, and National Review. He appears regularly on TV and radio programs, including CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, as well as National Public Radio's Fresh Air, Talk of the Nation, and On Point.