As more and more consumers begin reading digital books on phones and reading devices, its no wonder e-books are a hot topic amongst publishers.
The Chronicle Review
, which is the section of The Chronicle of Higher Education
that focuses on all things book-related, ran an intriguing feature article last month. The article, titled "Reading Dickens Four Ways
," examined the novel Little Dorritt
through four different text formats.
For some time, the effect of the market economy on moral values has been strongly debated amongst many.
Recently, Pope Benedict XVI released his third encyclical titled Caritas in Veritate
or "Charity in Truth." The encyclical addressed a variety of issues but it focused on ethics and the economy.
Tomorrow will mark the anniversary of the passing of our founder, Sir John Templeton. You can read more about his legacy as an investor, philanthropist, and visionary in our memorial post
from last year.
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One of the hallmarks of his personal philos
was a professor of physics and astronomy at Colgate University. Along with a wide range of science courses, he taught courses focusing on Tibetan Buddhism and Jungian psychology.
If you will be in the Phoenix area next month, you might want to check out the annual Metanexus Conference
at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel.
We need your help! Amazon
is a wonderful resource, but sometimes our lines of communication get crossed, and our data doesn't always quite make it to their systems in tact.
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Recently, scientists announced that they discovered a 47-million-year-old fossil of a human ancestor. The History Channel
stated, “An incredible 95 percent complete fossil of a 47-million-year-old human ancestor dubbed Ida has been discovered and, after two years of secret study, an international team of scientists has revealed it to the world. The fossil’s remarkable state of preservation allows an unprecedented glimpse into early human evolution.”
Evolution is a common topic for those in the science field.
Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, one of the editors of our new book, Franklin's Thrift,
is participating in a very interesting new series through the Opinion pages of the New York Times
called "Room for Debate: A Running Commentary on the News." Recently, she and her fellow commentators discussed the new credit card regulations that have been proposed.
Here's our favorite bit from Barbara, ever the thrift-advocate, on why the latest g