Richard E. Nisbett
The Geography of Thought | Hachette
A remark from a Chinese student inspired the author to dismantle his universalist conceptions regarding human thought and explore how Asians and Westerners think differently. He delves into social structures, philosophies and whether the world is “made up of nouns or verbs” to tease out our underlying assumptions.
Madam, Give Me My Sex | Bloomsbury
A gay professor is fired at the behest of a feminist firebrand. It soon explodes into a controversy, one of the many engulfing the university. Faction fights and a hungerstrike by students lead to an unprecedented administrative order. The author, a professor...