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Halloween Treats: Simply Spooky Recipes for Ghoulish Sweet Treats
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Halloween Treats: Simply Spooky Recipes for Ghoulish Sweet Treats

Every child loves the thrill of Halloween - the costumes, the trick-or-treating, the ghost stories and the sweets! And there's nothing more exciting for them than hosting their own Halloween party, complete with ghoulish sweet treats.
 
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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Milestones in Modern World History)
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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Milestones in Modern World History)

When the United Nations General Assembly approved the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in December 1948, it was hailed as a major advancement for humanity. In the aftermath of the horrors of World War II, the majority of nations around the world worked together for the first time in history to affirm the importance of human life and dignity. This new book details how the Declaration was written through the tireless efforts of the drafting committee and of the Human Rights Commission, composed of former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt of the United States, René Cassin of France, Charles Malik of Lebanon, P.C. Chang of China, and John Humphrey of Canada.
 
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Philosophy and the Precautionary Principle: Science, Evidence, and Environmental Policy
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Philosophy and the Precautionary Principle: Science, Evidence, and Environmental Policy

Scholars in philosophy, law, economics and other fields have widely debated how science, environmental precaution, and economic interests should be balanced in urgent contemporary problems, such as climate change.

 
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The Death Penalty, Volume I (The Seminars of Jacques Derrida)
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The Death Penalty, Volume I (The Seminars of Jacques Derrida)

In this newest installment in Chicago’s series of Jacques Derrida’s seminars, the renowned philosopher attempts one of his most ambitious goals: the first truly philosophical argument against the death penalty. While much has been written against the death penalty, Derrida contends that Western philosophy is massively, if not always overtly, complicit with a logic in which a sovereign state has the right to take a life.
 
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Wrong-doing, Truth-telling: The Function of Avowal in Justice
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Wrong-doing, Truth-telling: The Function of Avowal in Justice

Three years before his death, Michel Foucault delivered a series of lectures at the Catholic University of Louvain that until recently remained almost unknown. These lectures - which focus on the role of avowal, or confession, in the determination of truth and justice-provide the missing link between Foucault's early work on madness, delinquency, and sexuality and his later explorations of subjectivity in Greek and Roman antiquity. Ranging broadly from Homer to the twentieth century, Foucault traces the early use of truth-telling in ancient Greece and follows it through to practices of self-examination in monastic times.
 
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Anxious Parents: A History of Modern Childrearing in America
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Anxious Parents: A History of Modern Childrearing in AmericaAnxious Parents: A History of Modern Childrearing in America

The nineteenth and twentieth centuries saw a dramatic shift in the role of children in American society and families. No longer necessary for labor, children became economic liabilities and twentieth-century parents exhibited a new level of anxiety concerning the welfare of their children and their own ability to parent effectively. What caused this shift in the ways parenting and childhood were experienced and perceived? Why, at a time of relative ease and prosperity, do parents continue to grapple with uncertainty and with unreasonable expectations of both themselves and their children?
 
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Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition: Cultural Contexts in Monty Python
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Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition: Cultural Contexts in Monty PythonNobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition: Cultural Contexts in Monty Python

This volume offers a distinguished discussion of Monty Python’s oeuvre, exhibiting highly varied approaches from a number of perspectives, including gender studies, post-structuralism, psychoanalysis, and cultural studies. Featuring a foreword by Python alum Terry Jones, Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition will appeal to anyone interested in cultural history and media studies, as well as the general fans of Monty Python who want to know more about the impact of this groundbreaking group.
 
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