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- Shepheard-Walwyn 2006; US$ 27.95
Presenting insights into how income and wealth are produced and distributed, this study analyzes how, despite two centuries of capital accumulation, poverty persists in rich nations. Relying on the theories of David Ricardo—a 19th-century economist credited with developing the theory of rent—a thorough presentation of the history of this economic... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2008; US$ 31.95
Featuring philosophical commentary from Marsilio Ficino—a leading scholar of the Italian Renaissance who translated all the works of Plato into Latin—this work is the first English translation of Ficino's commentary of Plato's dialogue between the philosopher Parmenides and the youthful Socrates. In the scene, the older man instructs his student... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2008; US$ 23.95
A personal account of searching for spiritual understanding initially outside Christian teaching, this book takes the position that there are as many ways to God as there are paths up a mountain. Interpreting his own spiritual breakthroughs, the author describes them as "windows of realization" and likens them to the sensation of being made whole.... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2010; US$ 14.95
Britain is in crisis. Unrest and inner city tensions feed on unemployment. And as the Government struggles to contain the soaring debt, no one listens. Most are tired of ‘PR-savvy? words, tired of the ‘blame-game? that poses as debate. Divisions in the Cabinet force the premier?s resignation. Because circumstances are too dire to afford the luxury... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2011; US$ 19.99
With modesty and conviction, this edition offers a viewpoint seldomly considered: an unusual and exceptionally clear insight into Shakespeare?s philosophy. Appreciating the danger Shakespeare faced in writing at a time of major religious intolerance, this fresh examination demonstrates how subtly his plays allegorically explore aspects of the perennial... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2011; US$ 23.99
Pinpointing a flaw in prevailing economic practices that explains why so many families in the richest nation on earth are mired in poverty, homelessness, joblessness, and hunger, this study suggests that a reform is available to correct this flaw that is corroding the enterprise system. This flaw is widely accepted and enshrined in law; certain taxation... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2009; US$ 14.95
Beings from a distant planet impact the political, economic, and spiritual life of both Britain and the world in this tale that uses a touch of science fiction to explore human potential. Dealing with a suffering economy and rising inflation, the prime minister is a year into office and faces nothing but frustration. Then, visitors with impressive... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2009; US$ 9.95
A collection of rhyming couplets, these wry and witty poems ponder the foibles and vanities of mortals. Cartoon pen-and-ink drawings by well-known illustrator Barrington Barber accompany the limerick-like lyrics, which capture the ridiculous—such as absurdly trimmed mustaches and outrageous hairstyles—with humorous rhymes and amusing titles. Perfect... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2010; US$ 28.95
Exploring the life of Kathleen Raine, who played an important role in the literary history of 20th-century England, this authorized biography tells how she developed from a small girl who only wanted to be a poet into a world-renowned poet and literary scholar. Starting with Kathleen?s struggle against the constrictions of her suburban childhood,... 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...