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release date: Feb 17, 2016
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An Introduction to Political Philosophy
Why should some have the right to pass power?

What would happen without government?

How much power should the state have?

An ideal introduction for students with no background in the subject, An Introduction to Political Philosophy, Third Edition, combines clarity and a conversational style with a thought-provoking account of the central questions in political philosophy.

Author Jonathan Wolff explores the subject through a series of enduring and timeless questions, jumping centuries and millennia to explore the most influential answers and demonstrate how political philosophy is relevant to contemporary issues.
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release date: Sep 29, 2017
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An Introduction to Moral Philosophy

Stimulate independent thought with this brief introduction to ethics.

Rather than telling students what to think about moral issues, this NEW text teaches students how to think for themselves. Using real-world examples and vivid illustrations drawn from other disciplines, it challenges preconceived notions about morality and demonstrates why ethics matters. A companion volume, Readings in Moral Philosophy, provides primary selections that amplify issues discussed in the text and extends them to problems in applied ethics.
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release date: Dec 16, 1999
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Political Thought (Oxford Readers)
Human beings live together in societies which, by their very nature, give rise to institutions governing the behavior and freedom of individuals. This raises important questions about how these institutions ought to function, and the extent to which actual systems of government succeed or fail in meeting these ideals.

This Oxford Reader contains 140 key writings on political thought, covering issues about human nature and its relation to society, the extent to which the powers of the State are justified, the tension between liberty and rights, and the way resources should be distributed. Topics such as international relations, minority rights, democracy, socialism, and conservatism are also discussed by contributors ranging from Plato and Aristotle to Foucault, Isaiah Berlin, and Martin Luther King.
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release date: Sep 29, 2017
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Readings in Moral Philosophy

Diverse and inclusive, with plenty of student support

This NEW reader provides a more diverse selection of philosophers and ethical issues than any other book of its kind. Used on its own or as a companion to Jonathan Wolff’s An Introduction to Moral Philosophy, it offers an ideal collection of important readings in moral theory and compelling issues in applied ethics. Smart pedagogy and an affordable price make it an outstanding value for students.
release date: Feb 11, 2013
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The Human Right to Health (Norton Global Ethics Series)

“A broad-ranging, insightful analysis of the complex practical and ethical issues involved in global health.”―Kirkus Reviews

Few topics in human rights have inspired as much debate as the right to health. Proponents would enshrine it as a fundamental right on a par with freedom of speech and freedom from torture. Detractors suggest that the movement constitutes an impractical over-reach. Jonathan Wolff cuts through the ideological stalemate to explore both views. In an accessible, persuasive voice, he explores the philosophical underpinnings of the idea of a human right, assesses whether health meets those criteria, and identifies the political and cultural realities we face in attempts to improve the health of citizens in wildly different regions. Wolff ultimately finds that there is a path forward for proponents of the right to health, but to succeed they must embrace certain intellectual and practical changes. The Human Right to Health is a powerful and important contribution to the discourse on global health.
release date: Oct 30, 2003
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Why Read Marx Today?
The fall of the Berlin Wall had enormous symbolic resonance, marking the collapse of Marxist politics and economics. Indeed, Marxist regimes have failed miserably, and with them, it seems, all reason to take the writings of Karl Marx seriously.
Jonathan Wolff argues that if we detach Marx the critic of current society from Marx the prophet of some never-to-be-realized worker's paradise, he remains the most impressive critic we have of liberal, capitalist, bourgeois society. The author shows how Marx's main ideas still shed light on wider concerns about culture and society and he guides the reader through Marx's notoriously difficult writings. Wolff also argues that the value of a great thinker does not depend on his or her views being true, but on other features such as originality, insight, and systematic vision. From this perspective, Marx still richly deserves to be read.
Why Read Marx Today? reinstates Marx as an important critic of current society, and not just a figure of historical interest.
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Singing Our Heart's Song: A Guide to the Five Elements and Plant Spirit Healing
SECOND EDITION This book is a beautiful synthesis of Marlow’s decades of internal cultivation and study of the Five Element system of medicine. This is most poignantly illustrated by her inclusion of the works from her students. Chinese medicine has always been a collective endeavor. For thousands of years, human beings have drawn upon a deep desire to know themselves and how to apply those discoveries to the process of healing. This is how Chinese medicine evolves and grows to continuously meet the needs of the current era. The sign of a wise and cultivated teacher, in my opinion, is one who creates spaces for his or her students to discover their own wisdom in ways that vitalize and perpetually transform the field of medicine. In this endeavor, Chinese medicine continues to evolve through the eager hearts of empowered leaders. The multiplicity of voices forms a larger melody that contains a kind of beauty, elegance, and potency only available through collective expression. This book is an exquisite example of a collective offering that will add to the development of Chinese medicine as a healing art. —Alexander Love M. Ac., Acupuncturist & Coach, Professor, Academy for Five Element Acupuncture, Associate Professor, Southwest Acupuncture College Marlow Brooks has taught Five Element Plant Spirit Healing to students at Naropa University in Boulder, CO for twenty years. Singing Our Heart’s Song includes the fresh and lively voices of students from as far back as 1998, woven together by a thread of Marlow’s voice and her artwork. May it open doors to a new way of knowing and being human, and provide a path for greater transformation within ourselves and our community.
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release date: Dec 20, 2005
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By Jonathan Wolff - An Introduction to Political Philosophy (2nd Revised edition) (12/20/05)
Will be shipped from US. Used books may not include companion materials, may have some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include CDs or access codes. 100% money back guarantee.
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release date: Aug 01, 2014
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Unity: Awakening the One New Man
Unity - Awakening the One New Man reveals: Since the beginning, our Lord planned to single out the Nation of Israel. Then, after Messiah comes, to reunify Israel and the other Nations. The appointed time has arrived. This is the hour for Unity. Unity - Awakening the One New Man confirms: Yeshua's sacrifice as the Passover Lamb satisfies all of God's requirements for redemption and restoration to reunify the Kingdom of God. Yeshua has become our peace. This is God's plan for Unity. Unity - Awakening the One New Man explores: God's sovereign alliance between Jews and Gentiles will reunify believers. These 12 noteworthy authors, Messianic Jews and Christians, show us that understanding this vital connection fulfills the call to Unity. Grasp our True Identity in Unity - Awakening the One New Man: • One New Man is the Identity Given to Us by God • Recognize the Lord's Calling on My Life • Understand God's Plan to Build His Kingdom • Allow the Spirit to Refocus My Identity • One New Man is the Harbinger to Messiah's Bride
release date: Oct 17, 2020
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Cryptic All-Stars, Volume 3
If you thought Volumes 1 and 2 were mind-blowingly awesome, then you'll think Volume 3 is mind-blowingly awesome as well. 45 more variety cryptic crosswords from Bob Stigger, Brendan Emmett Quigley, Dan Katz, Dave Shukan, Henri Picciotto, Jeffrey Harris, John Forbes, Jonathan Berkowitz, Joshua Kosman, Kevin Mulcahy, Mark Halpin, Paul Henderson, Rebecca Kornbluh, Roger Wolff, and Todd Rew. What more could you possibly ask for? Besides a fourth volume...
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