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This list of books authored or co-authored by current UT Knoxville faculty is a sample of the rich creativity and rigorous scholarship of our researchers and instructors.

To suggest additions to this list, please contact Charles Primm at 865-974-5180 or primmc@utk.edu.
 


 

Glass Half Full: The Decline and Rebirth of the Legal Profession

Author: Benjamin H. Barton
In this book, Barton discusses the challenges facing today’s legal profession—including a smaller job market and fewer law school applicants—and how these struggles may transform the practice of law and benefit consumers.

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Reading Instruction That Works: The Case for Balanced Teaching

Co-author: Richard Allington
This book demonstrates how successful literacy teachers combine explicit skills instruction with an emphasis on reading for meaning. It explains the theories and findings that guide balanced teaching and illustrates what exemplary lessons look like in action.

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A Companion to Rawls

Co-editor: David Reidy
This book is a comprehensive treatment of the most influential political philosopher of the 20th century, John Rawls, providing a survey that reflects the surge of Rawls scholarship since his death, and the lively debates that have emerged from his work.

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Beyond Good and Evil/On the Genealogy of Morality

Translator: Adrian Del Caro
Beyond Good and Evil is Nietzsche’s first sustained philosophical treatment of issues important to him. On the Genealogy of Morality applies Nietzsche’s celebrated genealogical method to the problem of morality’s influence on the human species.

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Archaeology of the War of 1812

Contributor: Timothy Baumann
This is the first summary of archaeological contributions to the academic understanding of the War of 1812, published as the war commemorated its 200th anniversary.

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