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12 rules for life : an antidote to chaos / Jordan B. Peterson ; foreword by Norman Doidge ; illustrations by Ethan Van Sciver.

Peterson, Jordan B., (author.). Doidge, Norman, (writer of foreword.). Van Sciver, Ethan, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 12 of 31 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

30 current holds with 31 total copies.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 170.44 PET TWE (Text) 34207002145234 Adult Non-Fiction Reshelving -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 170.44 PET (Text) 36803001044895 NONFIC Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 170.44 PET (Text) 33118000183496 Adult: New Book Available -
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Colfax-Perry Twp PL 170.44 PET (Text) 74121000093131 Adult Non - Fiction 1st Floor Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza 158.1 PET (Text) 840191002494872 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) 170.44 PET (Text) 33187004331308 Nonfiction In transit -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library 170.44 PET (Text) 33187004331290 Nonfiction In process -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 170.44 PET (Text) 33187004331282 Nonfiction On holds shelf -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 170.44 PETERSON (Text) 32826014133714 New Books Checked out 05/09/2018
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780345816023
  • ISBN: 0345816021
  • Physical Description: xxxv, 409 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Random House Canada, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-389) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Stand up straight with your shoulders back -- Treat yourself like someone you are responsible for helping -- Make friends with people who want the best for you -- Compare yourself to who you were yesterday, not to who someone else is today -- Do not let your children do anything that makes you dislike them -- Set your house in perfect order before you criticize the world -- Pursue what is meaningful (not what is expedient) -- Tell the truth--or, at least, don't lie -- Assume that the person you are listening to might know something you don't -- Be precise in your speech -- Do not bother children when they are skateboarding -- Pet a cat when you encounter one on the street.
Summary, etc.:
"What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. Humorous, surprising and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate awaits those who criticize too easily, and why you should always pet a cat when you meet one on the street. What does the nervous system of the lowly lobster have to tell us about standing up straight (with our shoulders back) and about success in life? Why did ancient Egyptians worship the capacity to pay careful attention as the highest of gods? What dreadful paths do people tread when they become resentful, arrogant and vengeful? Dr. Peterson journeys broadly, discussing discipline, freedom, adventure and responsibility, distilling the world's wisdom into 12 practical and profound rules for life. 12 Rules for Life shatters the modern commonplaces of science, faith and human nature, while transforming and ennobling the mind and spirit of its readers."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Conduct of life > Philosophy.

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