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Nagy, Liz

Overview
Works: 14 works in 14 publications in 1 language and 79 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Rules  Personal narratives  Folklore 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: DS422.C3, 851.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Liz Nagy
Untouchables, The( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their name evokes images of the wretched of the earth. The Untouchables are India's lowest of the low on the caste ladder. Still facing violence and discrimination, they are demanding a share of political and economic power. Richard Phinney travels to the villages and high-tech cities of modern India to explore what it means to be an Untouchable today
Dante poet of the impossible by Greg Kelly( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Degrowth Paradigm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The degrowth movement is a relatively new contender in the economic and political debates that swirl around humanity's future. Degrowthers believe we need a more modest and sane alternative to the constant pressures of expansion that are destroying the ecological basis of our existence. Author and essayist Richard Swift explores the degrowth alternative, in theory and in practice
The Fool's Dilemma( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bertrand Russell said, "the trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure, while the intelligent are full of doubt." Recent research in psychology suggests that our confidence often exceeds our competence. Our brains, researchers claim, take shortcuts and jump to conclusions that flatter us. Can we accurately assess what we know, or are we all subject to the fool's dilemma? Author Laura Penny talks to psychologists and writers about new perspectives on the age-old philosophical problem of human ignorance and self-delusion
The evolution of Charles Darwin by Sara Wolch( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ideas pays tribute to Charles Darwin and celebrates the 150th anniversary of the publication of his transformational and contentious book, On the Origin of Species. Darwin's theory of evolution through natural selection completely changed how we think about the world. In this 4-part series, Seth Feldman guides us through the life and ideas of Charles Darwin, a creative genius." -- from CBC
Trust( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Noah Richler talks to artists, bankers, philosophers, politicians and religious figures as he investigates the concept of Trust and how we confuse this principle with honesty. As he moves through realms of finance, love and art, he discovers that rare occasion when the two ideas are one and the same
The dog ate my homework( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

We all use excuses {u2013} reasonable or not {u2013} to get us off the hook. Opinions, stories, and ideas about excuses in part one. In part two, philosophers Michael Blake, Simone Chambers and Arthur Ripstein join IDEAS host Paul Kennedy to see how and why excuses work and what they tell us about ourselves
Jefferson foundation recognlized for work with refugees by Liz Nagy( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

From Here to Maternity( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

For decades men have donated sperm for baby-making. But in recent years egg donation has become a growing business and concern. Moms-in-waiting can purchase tourism packages to the Czech Republic or pay a university student in Boston for her eggs. Science journalist and IDEAS contributor Alison Motluk deconstructs the new motherhood
Minding Memory( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

What's in a memory? An original in the field of memory research, Endel Tulving shares his insights. Mental time-travel through what he terms "episodic memory" may have been one of "the drivers of the evolution of culture". A free-wheeling conversation with Marilyn Powell about memory and the mind
Time Kaleidoscope( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

What is time? How have we imagined it through the ages? Is time travel possible? Toronto essayist and poet Christopher Dewdney, author of The Soul of the World: Unlocking the Secrets of Time, and freelance broadcaster Cindy Bisaillon immerse us in time - how we imagine it, invent it and flex it
Walking at the edge of reason and awe( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reason has been a blessing for humanity, but often at the cost of dulling our ability to appreciate the ineffable, that dimension of human experience that evokes wonder and awe. Frank Faulk seeks a balance between reason and the ineffable
The Degrowth Paradigm( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The degrowth movement is a relatively new contender in the economic and political debates that swirl around humanity's future. Degrowthers believe we need a more modest and sane alternative to the constant pressures of expansion that are destroying the ecological basis of our existence. Author and essayist Richard Swift explores the degrowth alternative, in theory and in practice
The Fool's Dilemma( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bertrand Russell said, "the trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure, while the intelligent are full of doubt". Recent research in psychology suggests that our confidence often exceeds our competence. Our brains, researchers claim, take shortcuts and jump to conclusions that flatter us. Can we accurately assess what we know, or are we all subject to the fool's dilemma? Author Laura Penny talks to psychologists and writers about new perspectives on the age-old philosophical problem of human ignorance and self-delusion. Laura Penny is an Assistant Professor of Contemporary and Early Modern Studies at University of King's College, in Halifax, Nova Scotia
 
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Dante poet of the impossible
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