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June6, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 14

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The Politics of Precaution: Regulating Health, Safety and Environmental Risks in Europe and the United States (Posted on May31, 2012)

By David Vogel *74

(Princeton University Press) Vogel examines the shift in the politics of consumer and environmental risk regulation in the United States and Europe over the past...

When Victory is Not an Option: Islamist Movements in Arab Politics (Posted on May31, 2012)

By Nathan Brown *87

(Cornell University Press) In this work, Brown examines the role that Islamist political movements are playing in the electoral process in Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, and Palestine....

The Wonder of Consciousness: Understanding the Mind through Philosophical Reflection (Posted on May31, 2012)

By Harold Langsam ’83 *94

(MIT Press) In this book, Langsam examines the phenomenon of consciousness, arguing that the intelligibility of consciousness is what makes it so interesting to the public and...

D is for Digital: What a Well-Informed Person Should Know about Computers and Communications (Posted on May31, 2012)

By Brian Kernighan *69

(CreateSpace) In a user-friendly guide to computers, Kernighan makes computing understandable to non-programmers. Based on his popular Princeton class, Computers in Our World,...

(Posted on Dec.7, 2011)


Ab Nou Cor
(Posted on May31, 2012)

(Furious Artisans/Innova) This album features music by composer Frank Brickle ’73 *80 written for and performed by the Cygnus Ensemble, with sopranos Haleh Abghari and Elizabeth Farrium. Brickle won a 2010 Artistic Excellence Award from the...

(Posted on Dec.7, 2011)

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