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Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations

A Reader's Guide

by Jerry Evensky

<p>Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations is regarded by many as the most important text in the history of economics. Jerry Evensky's analysis of this landmark book walks the reader through the five 'Books' of The Wealth of Nations, analyzing ...

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Adam Smith’s Moral Sentiments in Vanity Fair

Lessons in Business Ethics from Becky Sharp

by Rosa Slegers

<p>According to Adam Smith, vanity is a vice that contains a promise: a vain person is much more likely than a person with low self-esteem to accomplish great things. Problematic as it may be from a moral perspective, vanity makes a person more ...

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Adaptive Education

An Inquiry-Based Institution

by Robert VanWynsberghe & Andrew Christopher Herman

<p>The obstacles that prevent the latest educational research reaching the classroom are daunting: few channels to communicate the results of educational research, fewer opportunities for teachers to participate in research themselves, and ...

ISBN: 9781442630420

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Addicted to love

the path to self-acceptance and happiness in relationships

by Jan Geurtz

<p>In Addicted to Love, Jan Geurtz clearly demonstrates how our search for love and approval stems from a fundamental self-rejection. We try to compensate for this by seeking other people’s appreciation. But this is counterproductive: it ...

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Addiction and Choice

Rethinking the relationship

by Nick Heather & Gabriel Segal

<p>The central problem in the study of addiction is to explain why people repeatedly behave in ways they know are bad for them. For much of the previous century and until the present day, the majority of scientific and medical attempts to solve ...

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Addiction and Weakness of Will

by Lubomira Radoilska

<p>The way in which society views addiction underlies how it treats, understands, blames, or even punishes those with addictive behaviours. This thought-provoking new book presents an original philosophical analysis bringing together addiction ...

ISBN: 9780191006869

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Adorno and Philosophical Modernism

The Inside of Things

by Roger S. Foster

<p>Adorno and Philosophical Modernism: The Inside of Things offers an original interpretation and vigorous defense of Theodor Adorno’s idea of philosophy as the practice of what Roger Foster calls “philosophical modernism.” Adorno’s ...

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Adorno and the Modern Ethos of Freedom

by Colin Hearfield

<p>Delivering a concise and lucid account of Adorno's response to the modern question of freedom, Hearfield sets into critical relief six other modern philosophies of freedom from Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault and Habermas. The ...

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Adorno Reframed

Interpreting Key Thinkers for the Arts

by Dr Geoff Boucher

<p>Dismissed as a miserable elitist who condemned popular culture in the name of 'high art', Theodore W. Adorno (1903-1969) is one of the most provocative and important yet least understood of contemporary thinkers. This book draws on new ...

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Adorno's Modernism

Art, Experience, and Catastrophe

by Espen Hammer

<p>Theodor W. Adorno's aesthetics has dominated discussions about art and aesthetic modernism since World War II, and continues to inform contemporary theorizing. Situating Adorno's aesthetic theory in the context of post-Kantian European ...

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Adorno's Practical Philosophy

Living Less Wrongly

by Fabian Freyenhagen

<p>Adorno notoriously asserted that there is no 'right' life in our current social world. This assertion has contributed to the widespread perception that his philosophy has no practical import or coherent ethics, and he is often accused of ...

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Adorno’s Philosophy of the Nonidentical

Thinking as Resistance

by Oshrat C. Silberbusch

<p>This book focuses on a central notion in Theodor. W. Adorno’s philosophy: the nonidentical. The nonidentical is what our conceptual framework cannot grasp and must therefore silence, the unexpressed other of our rational engagement with the ...

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Advance Directives

by Peter Lack, Nikola Biller-Andorno & Susanne Brauer

<p>This volume gives an overview on the currently debated ethical issues regarding advance directive<strong>s</strong> from an international perspective. It focuses on a wider understanding of the known and widely accepted concept of patient ...

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Advance Philosophy of Education

by Bharati chand

The book offers a concrete theory and practice of philosophy of education. It explores educational aspects of the Indian and western philosophy and philosophers. It can help students and teachers as well as teacher educators to analyze, reflect ...

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Advanced Social Psychology

The State of the Science

by Roy F. Baumeister & Eli J. Finkel

<p>Social psychology is a flourishing discipline. It explores the most essential questions of the human psyche (e.g., Why do people help or harm others? How do influence professionals get us to do what they want, and how can we inoculate ...

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Advancements in the Philosophy of Design

by Pieter E. Vermaas & Stéphane Vial

<p>This volume presents 25 essays on the philosophy of design. With contributions originating from philosophy and design research, and from product design to architecture, it gives a rich spectrum of state of the art research and brings together

ISBN: 9783319733029

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Advances in Animal Welfare Science 1986/87

by M.W. Fox & Linda D. Mickley

<p>This third volume of articles dealing with advances in animal welfare science and philosophy covers a wide variety of topics. Major areas of discussion include the ethics and use of animals in biomedical research, farm animal behavior and ...

ISBN: 9789400933316

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Advances in Experimental Philosophy and Philosophical Methodology

by Dr Jennifer Nado

<p>The rise of experimental philosophy is generating pressing methodological questions for philosophers. Can findings from experimental studies hold any significance for philosophy as a discipline? Can philosophical theorizing be improved ...

ISBN: 9781474223201

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Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Aesthetics

by Florian Cova & Sébastien Réhault

<p>Experimental philosophy has blossomed into a variety of philosophical fields including ethics, epistemology, metaphysics and philosophy of language. But there has been very little experimental philosophical research in the domain of ...

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Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics

by Professor Andrew Aberdein & Matthew Inglis

<p>This book explores the results of applying empirical methods to the philosophy of logic and mathematics. Much of the work that has earned experimental philosophy a prominent place in twenty-first century philosophy is concerned with ethics or

ISBN: 9781350039032

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