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Prometheus Books is committed to testing the boundaries of established thought and providing readers with thoughtful and authoritative books in a wide variety of categories.Publishing intelligent nonfiction for the thoughtful lay reader, Prometheus Books has focused on several core categories including popular science, critical thinking, philosophy, history, atheism, humanism, current events, psychology, and true crime. Taking its name from the courageous Greek god who gave fire to humans—lighting the way to reason, and independence—Prometheus Books was founded in 1969 by the late philosopher Paul Kurtz and is headquartered in Amherst, New York. Prometheus Books is sold and distributed worldwide by National Book Network and publishes both print and ebooks under the Globe Pequot family of imprints. Globe Pequot is the trade imprint of Rowman & Littlefield. Prometheus Books titles have been translated into more than 50 different languages.

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How Madness Shaped History: An Eccentric Array of Maniacal Rulers, Raving Narcissists, and Psychotic Visionaries
Christopher J. Ferguson
Prometheus Books | Hardcover | 2020 | 1633885747
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The New Evil: Understanding the Emergence of Modern Violent Crime
Michael H. Stone
Prometheus Books | Softcover | 2019 | 1633885321
True Crime | Forensic
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Remembering: What 50 Years of Research with Famous Amnesia Patient H.M. Can Teach Us about Memory and How it Works
Donald G. MacKay
Prometheus Books | Hardcover | 2019 | 1633884074
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The Well-Spoken Woman Speaks Out: How to Use Your Voice to Drive Change
Christine K. Jahnke
Prometheus Books | Softcover | 2018 | 1633885003
Communication | Women's Issues
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Finding Purpose in a Godless World: Why We Care Even If the Universe Doesn't
Ralph Lewis, MD | Foreword by Michael Shermer
Prometheus Books | Hardcover | 2018 | 163388385X
Philosophy | Toronto-Area Authors
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Belief: What It Means to Believe and Why Our Convictions Are So Compelling
James E. Alcock
Prometheus Books | Hardcover | 2018 | 1633884031
Cognitive Psychology & Cognition
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What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite: Updated and Revised
David DiSalvo | Foreword by Wray Herbert
Prometheus Books | Softcover | 2018 | 1633883493
The Brain - for the layperson
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Guilt, Shame, and Anxiety: Understanding and Overcoming Negative Emotions
Peter R. Breggin, MD
Prometheus Books | Softcover | 2014 | 1616141492
Anxiety, Phobia & Panic | Mood Disorders
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The New Science of Consciousness: Exploring the Complexity of Brain, Mind, and Self
Paul L. Nunez
Prometheus Books | Softcover | 2021 | 1633886964
price: $28.95 (not in stock - price may be subject to change)
The Consuming Instinct: What Juicy Burgers, Ferraris, Pornography, and Gift Giving Reveal About Human Nature
Gad Saad
Prometheus Books | Softcover | 2020 | 1633886433
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The Art of the Lie: How the Manipulation of Language Affects Our Minds
Marcel Danesi, PhD
Prometheus Books | Softcover | 2020 | 1633885968
Language Arts & Disciplines
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Stephen Hawking: His Science in a Nutshell
Florian Freistetter
Prometheus Books | Hardcover | 2020 | 1633885763
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The Shame Factor: Heal Your Deepest Fears and Set Yourself Free
Poulter, Stephan, PhD
Prometheus Books | Softcover | 2019 | 1633885224
Self Help
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Sex, Power, and Partisanship: How Evolutionary Science Makes Sense of Our Political Divide
Garcia, Hector A.
Prometheus Books | Softcover | 2019 | 1633885143
Evolutionary Psychology | Social & Political Issues
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Distracted: Reclaiming Our Focus in a World of Lost Attention
Jackson, Maggie
Prometheus Books | Softcover | 2018 | 1633884627
price: $19.00 (not in stock - price may be subject to change)
Isaac Newton, The Asshole Who Reinvented the Universe
Freistetter, Florian
Prometheus Books | Hardcover | 2018 | 1633884562
Biography and Memoir
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Gamer Nation: The Rise of Modern Gaming and the Compulsion to Play Again
Geissinger, Eric
Prometheus Books | Hardcover | 2018 | 1633883795
Psychology & Technology
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From Medicine to Manuscript: Doctors with a Literary Legacy
Schwartz, Seymour I.
Prometheus Books | Hardcover | 2018 | 1633884333
Biography and Memoir
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The Power of Context: How to Manage Our Bias and Improve Our Understanding of Others
Stalder, Daniel
Prometheus Books | Hardcover | 2018 | 1633884015
Social Psychology
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My Plastic Brain: One Woman's Yearlong Journey to Discover If Science Can Improve Her Mind
Williams, Caroline
Prometheus Books | Hardcover | 2018 | 1633883914
The Brain - for the layperson | Biography and Memoir
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