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The Empathy Exams: Essays By Leslie Jamison Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555976712
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Published: Graywolf Press - April 1st, 2014

One of the greatest essay collections I've ever read. Jamison draws together medical actors, hypochondriacs, voluntourists, and more to ask the big questions: what ties us together, and how do we feel for each other? Jamison's eye and wit are equally sharp. Read this book!

Psychopolitics: Neoliberalism and New Technologies of Power By Byung-Chul Han, Erik Butler (Translated by) Cover Image
By Byung-Chul Han, Erik Butler (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781784785772
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Published: Verso - December 5th, 2017

How do we define what makes us human in today's world dominated by technology and driven by Big Data? In a culture where everything is commodified, what value to emotions hold? Han's careful observations take surprising turns, revealing new technological terrors and capitalism's cruel clutches where most would see only the everyday.