Author: Chris Cowley
Publisher: Palgrave Macmilla
Keywords: ordinary, lives, concepts, medical, ethics
Number of Pages: 256
Published: 2007-12-15
List price: $90.00
ISBN-10: 0230506909
ISBN-13: 9780230506909

Mainstream philosophical discussions of ethics usually involve either a search for a problem-solving theory (such as utilitarianism), or an exploration of ontological status (of things like obligations or reasons). This book will argue that such efforts are often misplaced. Instead, the proper starting point should always be the actual words and deeds of ordinary people in ordinary disagreements; for the ethical concepts in play can only derive their full meaning within the context of ordinary human lives. This will require a better understanding of the ’ordinary’, and of what it m

Author: Ric Edelma
Publisher: Harper Paperback
Keywords: ordinary, successful, investors, americans, wealth, people, extraordinary, secrets
Number of Pages: 336
Published: 2000-12-26
List price: $15.00
ISBN-10: 0062736868
ISBN-13: 9780062736864

How did a secretary, a firefighter, a retired naval officer, a housewife, a construction worker, a schoolteacher, and a pharmacist become wealthy? Bestselling author Ric Edelman has studied the wealth-making habits of these 5,000 other ordinary Americans and reveals his findings in this extraordinary book that outlines in eight easy, practical steps to secrets to achieving and maintaining wealth.Here you’ll find a lifetime of wealth-building experience from people just like you -- people who have figured out how to arrange their finances and make wise investment decisions so that they c

Author: Antonio Cazorla Snchez
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Keywords: lives, ordinary, blackwell, wiley, franco, progress, spain
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 2009-09-01
List price: $99.95
ISBN-10: 1405133155
ISBN-13: 9781405133159

Utilizing hundreds of confidential documents from authorities in the Franco government, Fear and Progress: Ordinary Lives in Franco’s Spain, 1939-1975 recounts the experiences of Spanish citizens who lived during the 40-year Franco dictatorship. Rejects traditional explanations of the length of Franco’s power and the dictator’s legacyUtilizes hundreds of confidential documents from authorities in the Franco governmentProvides insights into life during the Franco era: how political violence and repression were experienced; how the dictatorship exploited illusions of peace and

Author: V. I. Arnold
Publisher: The MIT Pre
Keywords: equations, differential, ordinary
Number of Pages: 290
Published: 1978-07-15
List price: $40.00
ISBN-10: 0262510189
ISBN-13: 9780262510189

Although there is no lack of other books on this subject, even with the same title, the appearance of this new one is fully justified on at least two grounds: its approach makes full use of modern mathematical concepts and terminology of considerable sophistication and abstraction, going well beyond the traditional presentation of the subject; and, at the same time, the resulting enhancement of mathematical abstractness is counterbalanced by a constant appeal to geometrical and physical considerations, presented in the main text and in numerous problems and exercises. In terms of mathematical

Author: Amie L. Thomasso
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: objects, ordinary
Number of Pages: 256
Published: 2007-06-11
List price: $85.00
ISBN-10: 0195319915
ISBN-13: 9780195319910

Arguments that ordinary inanimate objects such as tables and chairs, sticks and stones, simply do not exist have become increasingly common and increasingly prominent. Some are based on demands for parsimony or for a non-arbitrary answer to the special composition question; others arise from prohibitions against causal redundancy, ontological vagueness, or co-location; and others still come from worries that a common sense ontology would be a rival to a scientific one.Until now, little has been done to address these arguments in a unified and systematic way. Ordinary Objects is designed to fil

Author: Kathleen Stewart
Publisher: Duke University Press
Keywords: affects, ordinary
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 2007-10-30
List price: $18.95
ISBN-10: 0822341077
ISBN-13: 9780822341079

Ordinary Affects is a singular argument for attention to the affective dimensions of everyday life and the potential that animates the ordinary. Known for her focus on the poetics and politics of language and landscape, the anthropologist Kathleen Stewart ponders how ordinary impacts create the subject as a capacity to affect and be affected. In a series of brief vignettes combining storytelling, close ethnographic detail, and critical analysis, Stewart relates the intensities and banalities of common experiences and strange encounters, half-spied scenes and the lingering resonance of passing

Author: John Gardam
Publisher: General Store Publishing House
Keywords: heroes, ordinary
Number of Pages: 206
Published: 1992-01-01
List price: $17.95
ISBN-10: 0919431585
ISBN-13: 9780919431584

More than forty stories of Canadian men and women in WWII, revealing gallantry, courage and perseverance.
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