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Social Sciences and Humanities


This guide focuses on the academic study of psychology.


Encyclopedias or Reference Books

Some major figures in philosophy

Philosophy and the Emotions-October lecture series

For most of us , our emotions play a significant role in determining the quality and meaning of our lives. Join us for a series of lectures called Philosophy and the Emotions. Every Wednesday in October at 7pm will be an interesting talk in the Stevenson & Hunt room in Central Library;

October 14th - Our Inner Nag: Conscience, Shame and Guilt

Against the machine : being human in the age of the electronic mob

Essayist Siegel is known for passionately arguing contrarian points of view, which is why he's the perfect person to write a critical book,
Against the machine : being human in the age of the electronic mob, about the Web that has almost nothing to do with technology and everything to do with what it's doing to the people who use it.

Dead Sea Scrolls: a second helping

One of the world's leading experts on the Dead Sea Scrolls spoke to a full house at the Central branch library in 2005. Unfortunately, I was too busy making sure the projector worked. Thanks to the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), however, I have another chance to learn.