scientism

The Universe, Life and Everything…: Dialogues on our changing understanding of reality

Co-written by Sarah Durston and Ton Baggerman (with other contributors), this book has relevance to the creation of a well-being society and some of the changes in cultural values and perspectives that are needed for this. The publishers say: “Our current…
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Scientific Pollyannaism: From Inquisition to Positive Psychology

This book has been written by Oksana Yakushko. The publishers say: “This book argues that the story of the orphan girl Pollyanna (namely, her strategy of playing the ‘glad games’ to manage loss, abuse, and social prejudice) serves as a framework…
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CBT: The Cognitive Behavioural Tsunami

This book has been written by Farhad Dalal. The publishers say: “Is CBT all it claims to be? The Cognitive Behavioural Tsunami: Managerialism, Politics, and the Corruptions of Science provides a powerful critique of CBT’s understanding of human suffering, as well as the…
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The Politics of Well-being and Ecstasy

Jules Evans is a Fellow at the Centre for the History of the Emotions. He writes : “What Use is the History of Emotions? The history of the emotions can often seem a rather niche field. I sometimes receive incredulous looks…
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