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Isolation Reading for the Week of April 6

Isolation Reading for the Week of April 6

Here at UTP, we’ve decided to bring you some great books chosen by our staff for your work-from-home reading. Check in with us every Monday for some fantastic book recommendations. Kicking off our weekly staff picks is our marketing manager of humanities and trade books, Anna Maria Del Col.

Urban Resilience in a Time of Global Uncertainty

Urban Resilience in a Time of Global Uncertainty

Sadly but not unexpectedly, the Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference, originally scheduled for this weekend in Washington, D.C., was cancelled due to the current coronavirus outbreak. However, we reached out to acquisitions editor Jodi Lewchuk and asked her to talk us through some of the books she would have been displaying at UAA. Enjoy this virtual book exhibit!

UTP’s Physical Distancing Reading List

UTP’s Physical Distancing Reading List

For those who are looking for a little context – or just something to focus your mind while you’re maintaining physical distance from others – we offer a few suggestions of books that we’ve published over the years that might provide exactly the perspective you need.

Kuhn, Paradigms, and Aristotle’s Physics

Kuhn, Paradigms, and Aristotle’s Physics

Although Aristotle’s contribution to biology has long been recognized, there are many philosophers and historians of science who call him the man who held up the Scientific Revolution by two thousand years. In this post, Christoper Byrne, author of Aristotle’s Science of Matter and Motion, criticizes these views, including that of Thomas Kuhn, a well-known historian and philosopher of science, who was one of many historians that labelled Arisitotle of being the great delayer of natural science.

Unpacking the Everyday

Authors of Power and Everyday Practices discuss their new book that provides students with the tools to think sociologically through the lens of everyday life and encourage students to explore everyday practices that are familiar and that might, at first glance, seem benign.

The End of Pride?

In the first of a series of weekly posts to celebrate Pride Month, Growing Into Resilience author André P. Grace discusses his views on Pride, and what has changed since his book’s 2015 publication.

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