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American Ideals 04. The Nature of reality

Our relation to God and God’s judgment is, for the man of faith, the realm of truth. Mere appearance is the realm of ignorance and falsehood. The Greek philosophers, Dr. Konvitz explains, also…

From  DCAPS CUL on September 3rd, 2015 26 plays 0  

Losing Paradise: The Water Crisis in the Mediterranean

"Losing Paradise" presents case studies from across the Mediterranean region to provide an interdisciplinary framework for understanding problems of diminished and polluted water supplies.…

From  DCAPS on February 5th, 2013 34 plays 0  

The College on Wheels and Post WWII Extreme Home Makeovers

Karen Dunn-Haley, 2007 recipient of the College of Human Ecology’s History of Home Economics Fellowship, examines the history of post-War Cornell extension demonstration trains and their impact…

From  DCAPS on February 5th, 2013 31 plays 0  

The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Obesity

The need to better understand the causes and consequences of obesity, and how to prevent and treat it, has become urgent worldwide. In a Chats in the Stacks book talk at Mann Library, John Cawley…

From  DCAPS on February 5th, 2013 24 plays 0  

Pleasure and Comfort: The Allure of Chocolate

Professor Jordan Le Bel of Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration explores the history of chocolate consumption from the Olmec Indians of Mexico to the current frenzy for all things chocolaty.

From  DCAPS on February 5th, 2013 42 plays 0