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University Press Audiobooks

University Press Audiobooks is published by award-winning Redwood Audiobooks, a leading publisher of quality nonfiction audiobooks since 1990.

University Press Audiobooks debuted in 1995 with the mission to publish academic audiobooks. Among the famous authors whose works have been published by University Press Audiobooks on cassette and CD are Carl Sagan, Stephen Jay Gould, Steven Pinker, Jared Diamond, Richard Feynman, Stephen Hawking, Noam Chomsky, E. O. Wilson, Patricia Churchland, Paul Churchland, Hilary Putnam, Daniel Dennett, Umberto Eco, Michel Foucault, John McPhee, and many others. For its work, University Press Audiobooks received the Publisher Weekly award for “Best Continuing Audiobook Series.”

Now available on audio download, University Press Audiobooks presents dozens of new titles, representing the best of the university presses and featuring distinguished authors and award-winning narrators.

In addition, University Press Audiobooks presents dozens of informative introductory texts on a range of subjects. The books are published by a leading educational publisher and are available in most libraries. They offer essential information for the interested listener, written in an engaging style.


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by Marion Nestle
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An accessible and balanced account, Food Politics laid the groundwork for today's food revolution and changed the way we respond to food industry marketing practices.

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by Robert A. Dahl
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The last half of the twentieth century has been an era of democratic triumph. The main antidemocratic regimes - communist, facist, Nazi - have disappeared, and new democracies are emerging vigorously or tentatively throughout the world.

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by Keith Ward
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Can religious beliefs survive in the scientific age? Are they resoundingly outdated? Or, is there something in them of great importance, even if the way they are expressed will have to change given new scientific context?

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by Bryan Caplan
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The greatest obstacle to sound economic policy is not entrenched special interests or rampant lobbying, but the popular misconceptions, irrational beliefs, and personal biases held by ordinary voters

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by Paul Davies
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In the preface to the 2004 edition, Paul Davies writes, "If the laws of the universe really are a sort of cosmic blueprint, as I suggest, they may also be a blueprint for survival."

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by Frans de Waal
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"It's the animal in us," we often hear when we've been bad. But why not when we're good? Primatologist Frans de Waal tackles this question by exploring the biological foundations of one of humanity's most valued traits: morality.

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by Robert Coles
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Child psychiatrist and best-selling author Robert Coles offers a profound meditation on how secular culture has settled into the hearts and minds of Americans.

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by Robert Pinsky
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The place of poetry in modern democracy is no place, according to conventional wisdom. The poet, we hear, is a casualty of mass entertainment and prosaic public culture, banished to the artistic sidelines to compose variations on insipid themes for a dwindling audience.

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by Edward O. Wilson
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With characteristic pungency and simplicity of style, Edward O. Wilson challenges old prejudices and current misconceptions about the nature-nurture debate.

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by Fred I. Greenstein
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From George Washington's decision to buy time for the new nation by signing the less-than-ideal Jay Treaty with Great Britain in 1795 to George W. Bush's order of a military intervention in Iraq in 2003, the matter of who is president of the United States is of the utmost importance.

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