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The Essence of Thought (May, $29.95) by Douglas Hofstadter and Emmanuel Sander argues that analogy is the basis for all human thoughts.
STANFORD UNIV. PRESS
Little Did I Know: Excerpts from Memory (July, $34.95) by Stanley Cavell. The author describes the events of his life and the discovery of his intellectual passions.
Heaven and Its Discontents (May, $39.95) by Bernard J. Paris envisions God, Satan, Adam, and Eve as psychologically motivated characters torn by inner conflicts.
UNIV. PRESS OF KANSAS
Beyond: On Life After Death (Mar., $29.95) by Fred M. Frohock explores the possibility that human existence is not defined by or limited to the purely physical.
YALE UNIV. PRESS
Absence of Mind: The Dispelling of Inwardness from the Modern Myth of the Self (May, $24) by Marilynne Robinson challenges postmodern atheists who use science to discredit religion.