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- University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 72.99
New Testaments examines sequelization in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries from two perspectives: 1) the cognitive perspective, which explores the cognitive and evolutionary foundations of the contradictory desires to produce, and to resist, narrative closure; and 2) the biblical perspective, which explains that the connections between... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Our parents often have a significant impact on the content of our beliefs, the values we hold, and the goals we pursue and becoming a parent can also have a similar impact on our lives. In Conceptions of Parenthood Michael Austin provides a rigorous and accessible philosophical analysis of the numerous and distinct conceptions of parenthood. Issues... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2008; US$ 17.95
Football and Philosophy: Going Deep investigates many of the issues surrounding the nation's biggest sport. From a review of the flaws of the Bowl Championship Series, to a study of the violence inherent in the game, to an examination of Vince Lombardi's views on winning, the essays in this collection tackle the moral and philosophical principles... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.02
Covering interesting and varied philosophical terrain, Cycling - Philosophy for Everyone explores in a fun but critical way the rich philosophical, cultural, and existential experiences that arise when two wheels are propelled by human energy. Incorporates or reflects the views of high-profile and notable past-professional cyclists... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.50
Offering philosophical insights into the popular morning brew, Coffee -- Philosophy for Everyone kick starts the day with an entertaining but critical discussion of the ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics, and culture of coffee. Matt Lounsbury of pioneering business Stumptown Coffee discusses just how good coffee can be Caffeine-related chapters... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.02
Fatherhood - Philosophy for Everyone offers fathers wisdom and practical advice drawn from the annals of philosophy. Both thought-provoking and humorous, it provides a valuable starting and ending point for reflecting on this crucial role. Address the roles, experiences, ethics, and challenges of fatherhood from a philosophical perspective ... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 40.00
Saul Bellow is one of the twentieth century's most influential, respected, and honored writers. His novels The Adventures of Augie March , Herzog , and Mr. Sammler's Planet won the National Book Award, and Humboldt's Gift was awarded the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. In addition, his plays garnered popular and critical acclaim, and some... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99
This book calls for a renewed examination of the professions as public or semi-public institutions with significant influence on civic culture. It offers a treatment of twelve different professions, showing how each traditionally understood itself, how it functioned within society, and how it understands itself today. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2012; US$ 40.00
It is said the champions of the ancient Olympic Games received a crown of olive leaves, symbolizing a divine blessing from Nike, the winged goddess of victory. While the mythology of the ancient games has come to exemplify the highest political, religious, community, and individual ideals of the time, the modern Olympic Games, by comparison, are widely... more...