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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
Terrorism, Security and Nationality shows how the ideas and techniques of political philosophy can be applied to the practical problems of terrorism, State violence and national identity. In doing so it clarifies a wide range of issues in applied political philosophy including ethics of war; theories of state and nation; the relationship between... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95
What is compassion, how does it affect the quality of our lives and how can we develop compassion for ourselves and others? Humans are capable of extreme cruelty but also considerable compassion. Often neglected in Western psychology, this book looks at how compassion may have evolved, and is linked to various capacities such as sympathy, empathy,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 77.99
The relatively new and controversial evolutionary approaches to psychopathology are examined in this collection edited by Paul Gilbert. Leading contributors explore some of the central evolutionary concepts that may have implications for cognitive theory and practice. The collection also focuses on specific problems where evolutionary-cognitive... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 52.00
Robert L. Leahy, President, International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy This is a popular and practical guide to working with people suffering from depression. Greatly revised, expanded and updated it: explores in depth the biopsychosocial processes underpinning depression; shows how a compassionate mind approach can be incorporated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 20.95
Research into the beneficial effect of developing compassion has advanced enormously in the last ten years, with the development of inner compassion being an important therapeutic focus and goal. This book explains how Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) ? a process of developing compassion for the self and others to increase well-being and aid recovery... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
This volume explores the implications of humans as evolved social animals. Gilbert suggests that evolution has given rise to a varied set of social competencies which form the basis of our personal knowledge and understanding. These competencies are classified as: a) Care eliciting b) Care giving c) Co?operating and d) Competing. Each of these are... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 13.99
The bestselling self-help guide Overcoming Depression has been combined with Beating Depression: Inspirational stories of hope and recovery to offer the reader an effective and appealing self-help package. These two titles not only set out practical techniques to overcome depression, but offer inspiration to the reader to confront the challenges... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2009; US$ 13.99
Throughout history people have sought to cope with a life that is often stressful and hard. We have actually known for some time that developing compassion for oneself and others can help us face up to and win through the hardship and find a sense of inner peace. However in modern societies we rarely focus on this key process that underpins successful... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95
Depression: The Evolution of Powerlessness offers a fresh perspective on research, theory and conceptualisations of the depressive disorders, derived from evolution theory and arguing for the adoption of the biopsychosocial model. The book is split into three parts. Part I explores the major distinctions between all types of depression and Part... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95
Human Nature and Suffering is a profound comment on the human condition, from the perspective of evolutionary psychology. Paul Gilbert explores the implications of humans as evolved social animals, suggesting that evolution has given rise to a varied set of social competencies, which form the basis of our personal knowledge and understanding. ... more...