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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
How do the intellectual origins and historical background of western and other theories of development affect their relevance to contemporary Third-World conditions? This is the central question behind Gavin Kitching?s examination of ?development studies?, first published in 1982, from its origins in the late 1940s through to the contemporary era.... more...
- RHCP 2013; US$ 9.86
Prepare to enter a world of magicians, enchanted forests, talking animals and wicked witches . . . Here are six magical stories to thrill and enchant you. Watch Blackberry Blue rise from the bramble patch; follow Emeka the pathfinder on his mission to save a lost king; join Princess Desire as she gallops across the Milky Way on her jet-black... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 330.99 US$ 286.86
This single-source reference draws together the current knowledge of the vitamins' biological properties in the context of human nutrition. Vitamins are co-enzymes, antioxidants or precursors of hormones and are therefore involved in a great many biochemical and physiological processes. They play a vital role in the maintenance of health, and there... more...
- BRILL 2002; US$ 171.00
This work covers Flavius Josephus' presentation of the Feast of Passover in his works. It analyzes the texts in which Flavius Josephus mentions this Feast in his paraphrase of the Bible. Then the references to Passover in the rest of his works are considered. more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 64.99 US$ 58.49
Based on a non-consequentialist ethical theory, this book critically examines the prevalent view that if a fetus has the moral standing of a person, it has a right to life and abortion is impermissible. Most discussion of abortion has assumed that this view is correct, and so has focused on the question of the personhood of the fetus. Kamm begins... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 64.99 US$ 58.49
Why is death bad for us, even on the assumption that it involves the absence of experience? Is it worse for us than prenatal nonexistence? Kamm begins by considering these questions, critically examining some answers other philosophers have given. She explores in detail suggestions based on our greater concern over the loss of future versus past... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 29.95
When Gemma gets the job at The Beacon residential unit, little does she realize how much impact she is to have on the lives of its residents and how they will shape her own. Showing how a caring community can be much more than a place where people wait to die, this book is a 'must read' for teenager and all those with an older person in their life. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 195.00
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- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 27.99 US$ 25.19
F.M. Kamm is one of the leading theorists working in philosophy today. In Intricate Ethics, Kamm makes a significant contribution to normative ethical theory by showing how fine distinctions can be important. The first section provides a general introduction to non-consequentialist ethical theory; the second deals with the notions of moral status... more...