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- Shepheard-Walwyn 2016; US$ 15.99
In Eradicating Ecocide , international environment lawyer and Ecocide law expert Polly Higgins sets out to demonstrate how our planet is fast being destroyed by the activities of corporations and governments, facilitated by ?compromise? laws that offer insufficient deterrence. She offers a solution that is radical yet pragmatic, and, as she explains,... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2009; US$ 31.95
Describing the use of symbols in philosophy and religion, this book connects the Taoist symbol of the selfthe diamond bodyto the tetrahedron, as well as to the four valences of the carbon molecule, the basis of all life. Following these ideas further, the discussion details the close correspondence between the ancient wisdom of Lao Tsu and the symbolism... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2012; US$ 19.99
Advocating a new form of leadership that places the health and well-being of people and the planet first, this book proposes a new Earth law, a framework for sustainable development and international environmental governance. As it argues that the planet is not the exclusive preserve of the executives of the world?s top corporations, this volume illustrates... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2014; US$ 15.99
An account of how the philosophy of the East came to be so integrated into the everyday lives of millions in the West, this book focuses on a select group of men and women who endeavored tirelessly to inject Eastern wisdom into a lacking Western worldview. From G. I. Gurdjieff and P. D. Ouspensky, who first perceived a missing element in Western thought,... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2004; US$ 13.99
This historical analysis of the political and religious relationship of Britain and Spain, from 12th-century dynastic alliances to the Spanish support of the English-American invasion of Iraq, asserts that there have been many significant links between the two countries over the past 800 years. While England and Spain were rivals in the New World,... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2006; US$ 27.95
Under the patronage of the Medici family, Marsilio Ficino translated into Latin and commentated on the meaning and implications of key works by Platoincluding 25 of Plato?s dialogues and 12 letters ascribed to the philosopher. The 40 concise articles in this collection comprise the first English translation of Ficino?s works and provide an insightful... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2010; US$ 31.95
Considered one of the most controversial figures in modern historyhighly revered by some and heavily criticized by othersWinston Churchill is defended in this collection of essays covering a variety of topics throughout his life. Arranged in chronological order to show his life and career in context of 20th-century world history, these short essays... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2010; US$ 11.95
Providing a firsthand account of the land enclosure movement of the 19th century from a major English poet, this extensively researched study gives modern readers an appreciation of the divisive effects of such policies. Structured chronologically, this exploration of John Clare?s life highlights the socioeconomic and environmental aspects of his... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2015; US$ 11.99
This engaging poem depicts Winston Churchill as a hero, in traditional epic style and echoes the works of Homer and Virgil. The metre adds an emotional intensity to the events of 20th century history more usually found within Classical literature. The narrative covers the period from 1940, when Great Britain faced perhaps the greatest threat to its... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2010; US$ 27.95
Marsilio Ficino, a leading scholar of the Italian Renaissance who translated all the works of Plato into Latin, examines Plato?s Timaeus , the most widely influential and hotly debated of the Platonic writings. Offering a probable account of the creation and nature of the cosmos, the discussion incorporates such questions as What is the function... more...