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Drunk Driving and Perception

Introduction             When Bernard Williams (1981) introduced the idea of Moral Luck, it led many to question the underpinnings of responsibility and culpability. The term describes how individuals often receive moral blame for circumstances that were evidently out of their control. Thomas Nagel (1979, p. 24) describes a situation in which a truck driver accidently […]

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How To Overcome Worry

A book about overcoming worry, should not go against its purpose by inciting worry in its reader. Dr. Winfred Neely does a good job of that. The brevity of this book, with its short chapters, and short subsections, and relatable narrative, makes it easily digestible and appetizing. The author is speaking to you, as opposed to lecturing you, a style of […]

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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

Early in 2011 I was wandering around my college library, apprehensive about going to class. I already had an interest in the field of psychology and neuroscience, but I didn’t know much about it. I found this book out of curiosity. I had already heard about Dr. Oliver Sacks too, after having watched his biopic […]

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