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- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95
An exploration of spirituality, values, and sustainability in business When Jochen Zeitz and Anselm Grün first met onstage as "the manager and the monk," Zeitz was CEO and Chairman of Puma, and Father Grün was a monk serving as cellarer, the business manager of his Benedictine abbey. They came together to discuss their shared goal: what... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 22.00
How can we take happiness seriously as an aim of education? Noddings discusses the contributions of making a home, parenting, cherishing a place, the development of character, interpersonal growth, finding work that one loves, and participating in a democratic way of life. She explores ways to make schools happy places. more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
Nel Noddings, one of the central figures in the contemporary discussion of ethics and moral education, argues that caring--a way of life learned at home--can be extended into a theory that guides social policy. Tackling issues such as capital punishment, drug treatment, homelessness, mental illness, and abortion, Noddings inverts traditional philosophical... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 22.00
Critical Lessons concentrates on the critical, reflective thinking that should be taught in high schools. Taking seriously the Socratic advice, 'know thyself', it focuses on topics that will help students to understand the forces - good and bad - that work to socialize them. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 116.00
From stars to terrestrial networks and satellites From outdoors to indoors From ancient to future applications From techniques to technologies . . . The field of radionavigation signals and systems has seen significant growth in recent years. Satellite systems are very efficient, but owing to their limited exposure and/or availability in some environments,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00
Inequalities of wealth and income have a significant impact for the achievement of economic, political and human development in developing counties. This book argues that a high level of economic inequality undermines a country's growth potential, retards the development of social capital, and encourages corruption. more...
- University of California Press 1991; US$ 31.95
Author of Caring: A Feminine Approach to Ethics and Moral Education (1984), Noddings (Education/Stanford) offers here a provocative definition of evil from women's perspective, contrasts it with our society's traditional male-oriented view, and points out ways in which an acceptance of the presence of evil in all of us could help correct some... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 84.00
At the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century, a large and varied group of the Russian intelligentsia became fascinated by Friedrich Nietzsche, whose provocative ideas inspired many of them to overcome obsolete traditions and to create new values. Paradoxically, the German philosopher, who vigorously challenged the established... more...