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Culture: Living in the Places of God

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Author: Scott Nelson  |  Isbn: 9780830810451  |  File size: 0.8MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 80  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The mission of God has a church. So the church needs to be in sync with the mission of God. This is the guiding philosophy of the Forge Missions Training Network, which has helped church leaders and laypeople alike all over the world to reach their neighbors, their...

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Philodemus, On Property Management

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Author: Voula Tsouna  |  Isbn: 9781589836679  |  File size: 3.3MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 172  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Philodemus was an important Epicurean philosopher active in southern Italy in the first century B.C.E. His treatise On Property Management, whose surviving part is completely translated here into English for the first time, focuses primarily on the vices or virtues involved...

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Aggression & Crimes Against Peace

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Author: Larry May  |  Isbn: 9780521894319  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 366  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In this volume, the third in his trilogy on the philosophical and legal aspects of war and conflict, Larry May locates a normative grounding for the crime of aggression-the only one of the three crimes charged at Nuremberg that is not currently being prosecuted-that is similar to...

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Philosophy East / West: Exploring Intersections between Educational & Contemplative Practices

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Author: Oren Ergas and Sharon Todd  |  Isbn: 9781119147336  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Philosophy East/West showcases new scholarship in the philosophy of education and contemplative studies, paying particular attention to the intersection of mindfulness, evidence-based science, and wisdom traditions.Moves beyond simplistic explanations of...

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In Defense of Good Teaching

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Author: Ken Goodman  |  Isbn: 9781571100863  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This book is dedicated to all the courageous and highly professional teachers, administrators, and teacher educators who have borne the brunt of these attacks. A lesson that those mandating curriculum and methodology have not understood is that only teachers can change what...

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Quality Teaching; Reflection as the Heart of Practice

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Author: Joelle K. Jay  |  Isbn: 9780810847156  |  File size: 11MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Quality teaching is the single most important factor in student learning. But what counts as quality teaching? This book explores one of the most fundamental characteristics of accomplished practice: teachers' reflection. By examining the role of reflection, we see how this...

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Science 7-11: Developing Primary Teaching Skills (Curriculum in Primary Practice)

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Author: Carrie Ovens and Clive Carre  |  Isbn: 9780415105095  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 1994  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy As one of the core areas of the curriculum, science provides particular challenges, especially to teachers working at the top end of the elementary school range. Science 7-11 invites science teachers working with preteens to examine their practice in the light...

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Darwin après Darwin

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Author:  |  Isbn: 2760503585  |  File size: 73MB  |  Year: 1984  |  Pages: 220  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy L'année 1982 marquait le centième anniversaire de la mort de Charles Darwin, fondateur de la théorie de l'évolution qui allait modifier profondément les paradigmes scientifiques utilisés dans les sciences tant biologiques que sociales. Afin de commémorer cet anniversaire, un groupe de...

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Buddhist Forum Volume V: Philological Approach to Buddhism

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Author: K. R. Norman  |  Isbn: 9780728602762  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 1997  |  Pages: 213  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This volume contains slightly revised versions of the lectures given by Professor Norman as Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai Visiting Professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies from January to March 1994. The lectures are designed for readers with little Download book...

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Logical Modalities from Aristotle to Carnap: The Story of Necessity

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Author: Adriane Rini, Edwin Mares, and Max Cresswell  |  Isbn: 9781107077881  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 366  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Interest in the metaphysics and logic of possible worlds goes back at least as far as Aristotle, but few books address the history of these important concepts. This volume offers new essays on the theories about the logical modalities (necessity...

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Jeux d'éveil à l'écriture (French Edition)

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Author:  |  Isbn: 9782212544541  |  File size: 15MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy En tant que graphologue- graphothérapeute. Agnés Daubricourt a eu tout loisir de constater les graves difficultés rencontrées par bien des enfants pour apprendre à écrire. Comme mére de famille. eiie a natureiiement cherché à faire échapper ses propres enfants à ces problëme.s en ieur...

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Error & Uncertainty in Scientific Practice

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Author:  |  Isbn: 1848934165  |  File size: 1.5MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 249  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Assessment of error and uncertainty is a vital component of both natural and social science. Empirical research involves dealing with all kinds of errors and uncertainties, yet there is significant variance in how such results are dealt with. Contributors to this volume present case...

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Handlungstheorie bei Platon: Platon auf dem Weg zum Willen

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Author: Hans-Ulrich Baumgarten  |  Isbn: 9783476452023  |  File size: 7.4MB  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Handlungstheorie bei Platon: Platon auf dem Weg zum Willen Download book...

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Rousseau & German Idealism: Freedom, Dependence & Necessity

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Author: David James  |  Isbn: 9781107037854  |  File size: 2.9MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 243  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The claim that Rousseau's writings influenced the development of Kant's critical philosophy, and German idealism, is not a new one. As correct as the claim may be, it does not amount to a systematic account of Rousseau's place within this philosophical tradition. It also...

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Essays on Kant

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Author: Henry E. Allison  |  Isbn: 019964702X  |  File size: 1.3MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This volume comprises seventeen essays by Henry E. Allison, one of the world's leading Kant scholars. They cover virtually the full spectrum of Allison's work on Kant, ranging from his epistemology, metaphysics, and moral theory to his views on teleology, political...

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The Impossibility of Perfection: Aristotle, Feminism, & the Complexities of Ethics

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Author: Allen R. Huang and Louise Mallet  |  Isbn: 3319323024  |  File size: 0.7MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 261  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Comprising a single repository of knowledge and scientific evidence in the field, this book provides strategies to mitigate fall risk by providing information on the complex interactions between aging processes, co-morbid conditions and prescribed...

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"Les Passions ordinaires : Anthropologie des émotions"

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Author: Le Breton  |  Isbn: 9782200017286  |  File size: 37.9MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 223  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy L'homme est affectivement au monde. L'existence est un fil continu de sentiments et d'émotions qui se mêlent, se succèdent, se contredisent selon les circonstances. Les émotions ne sont pas spontanées, mais rituellement organisées ; reconnues en soi et signifiées aux autres,...

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Discursive Framings of Human Rights : Negotiating Agency & Victimhood

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Author: Jonas Ross Kjaergard and Karen-Margrethe Simonsen  |  Isbn: 9781138944503  |  File size: 5.86MB  |  Year: 2017  |  Pages: 297  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy What does it mean to be a subject of human rights? The status of the subject is closely connected with the form and rhetoric of the framing discourse, and this book investigates the relationship between the status of the subject and the...

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Philosophy Outside-In: A Critique of Academic Reason

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Author: Christopher Norris  |  Isbn: 9780748684557  |  File size: 0.9MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Christopher Norris raises some basic questions about the way that analytic philosophy has been conducted over the past 25 years. In doing so, he offers an alternative to what he sees as an over-specialisation of a lot of recent academic work. Arguing that analytic...

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In Defense of Shame: The Faces of an Emotion

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Author: Julien A. Deonna  |  Isbn: 9780199793532  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Is shame social? Is it superficial? Is it a morally problematic emotion? Researchers in disciplines as different as psychology, philosophy, and anthropology have thought so. But what is the nature of shame and why are claims regarding its social nature and moral standing...

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The Human Eros: Eco-ontology & the Aesthetics of Existence

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Author: Thomas M. Alexander  |  Isbn: 0823251217  |  File size: 2.2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 456  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The Human Eros: Eco-ontology and the Aesthetics of Existence explores themes in classical American philosophy, primarily that of John Dewey, but also in the thought of Ralph Waldo Emerson, George Santayana, and Native American traditions. The primary claim is that human...

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Education Is Upside-Down: Reframing Reform to Focus on the Right Problems

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Author: Eric Kalenze  |  Isbn: 9781475809930  |  File size: 1.39MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 200  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Education Is Upside Down cuts through adjustments being made at technical levels of educational practice and accountability, challenging ideals and philosophies that have powered American Education for most of the last century. This book explains how and why long-standing...

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The Aesthetics of Design

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Author: Jane Forsey  |  Isbn: 9780199964369  |  File size: 1.58MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The Aesthetics of Design offers the first full treatment of design in the field of philosophical aesthetics. Aesthetic theory has traditionally occupied itself with fine art in all its forms, sometimes with craft, and often with notions of beauty and sublimity in art and...

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An Introduction to Fictional Worlds Theory

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Author: Bohumil Fort  |  Isbn: 9783631670767  |  File size: 0.7MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 105  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The author extensively details, analyses and compares key concepts and strategies of fictional worlds theory: a theory which has, over recent years, developed rather rapidly and is connected with leading scholars in the area of literary studies, such as Lubomír Doležel,...

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Causal Reasoning in Physics

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Author: Mathias Frisch  |  Isbn: 9781107031494  |  File size: 1.1MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Much has been written on the role of causal notions and causal reasoning in the so-called 'special sciences' and in common sense. But does causal reasoning also play a role in physics? Mathias Frisch argues that, contrary to what influential philosophical arguments purport...

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Five Ways of Saying "Therefore"

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Author: Richard L. Epstein  |  Isbn: 9780534580667  |  File size: 23MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 400  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Logic is the art of making inferences, of how to say "therefore". In this book, Richard L. Epstein surveys the five main ways to do that: arguments, proofs, conditionals, cause and effect, and explanations. He does so in an exceptionally clear and simple way, unifying...

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Reason & Responsibility: Readings in Some Basic Problems of Philosophy, 16th Edition

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Author: Joel Feinberg and Russ Shafer-Landau  |  Isbn: 9781305502444  |  File size: 69MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 756  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy REASON AND RESPONSIBILITY: READINGS IN SOME BASIC PROBLEMS OF PHILOSOPHY, 16th Edition, has a well-earned reputation for clarity and breadth, with a selection of high-quality readings that cover centuries of philosophical debate. The anthology covers...

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Twelve Links of Interdependent Origination

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Author: Thrangu Rinpoche  |  Isbn: 9781877294136  |  File size: 1.6MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 61  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy When the Buddha taught, he said that achieving enlightenment is due entirely to receiving correct teachings and then how diligently one implements these teachings. One may ask, how does this whole phenomenal world work? The Buddha taught that it all follows the process of...

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Moonshadows: Conventional Truth in Buddhist Philosophy

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Author: The Cowherds  |  Isbn: 0199751439  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The doctrine of the two truths–a conventional truth and an ultimate truth–is central to Buddhist metaphysics and epistemology. The two truths (or two realities), the distinction between them, and the relation between them is understood variously in different Buddhist schools and...

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The Revolt of Unreason: Miguel de Unamuno & Antonio Caso on the Crisis of Modernity

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Author: Michael Candelaria and Stella Villarmea  |  Isbn: 9789042035508  |  File size: 1.4MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 212  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This book examines solutions to the crisis of modernity proposed by the Spanish philosopher Miguel de Unamuno and the Mexican philosopher Antonio Caso. Acceptance of the objective claims of modern scientific rationality and the consequent rejection...

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