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    • Wondrous Truths

    • The Improbable Triumph of Modern Science
    • By: J. D. Trout
    • Narrated by: Michael Butler Murray
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Explaining the world around us, and the life within it, is one of the most uniquely human drives, and the most celebrated activity of science. Good explanations are what provide accurate causal accounts of the things we wonder at, but explanation's earthly origins haven't grounded it: we have used it to account for the grandest and most wondrous mysteries in the natural world. Explanations give us a sense of understanding, but an explanation that feels right doesn't mean it is true.

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    • The Empathy Gap

    • Building Bridges to the Good Life and the Good Society
    • By: J. D. Trout
    • Narrated by: J. D. Trout
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Drawing on his sweeping and innovative research, philosopher and cognitive scientist J. D. Trout recruits the latest findings in psychology, behavioral economics, and neuroscience to answer the question: How can we make better personal decisions and design social policies that improve the lives of everyone?

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    • By reggie p on 10-15-09
    • Building Bridges to the Good Life and the Good Society
    • By: J. D. Trout
    • Narrated by: J. D. Trout
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 02-05-09
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 15 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99