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- John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2008; US$ 52.95
In this brief history, philosopher Nicholas White reviews 2,500 years of philosophical thought about happiness. Addresses key questions such as: What is happiness? Should happiness play such a dominant role in our lives? How can we deal with conflicts between the various things that make us happy? Considers the ways in which major thinkers from... more...
- Clarendon Press 2002; US$ 49.99
Nicholas White opposes the long-standard view that ancient Greek ethics is fundamentally different from modern ethical views, especially those prevalent since Kant. Since the eighteenth century, and indeed since before Hegel, moral philosophers wishing to oppose the dualism of rationality-cum-morality vs. inclination, especially as it is manifested... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95
This book explores the limits of the idea of 'neo-colonialism' - the idea that in the period immediately after independence Malaya/Malaysia enjoyed only a 'pseudo-independence', largely because of the entrenched and dominant position of British business interests allied to indigenous elites. The author argues that, although British business did indeed... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 40.00
Nicholas White examines how novels represent the crisis in 'family values' in late nineteenth-century France. A wide cultural perspective informs close readings of tales of adultery, illegitimacy, incest and divorce by popular novelists such as Zola and Maupassant as well as by hitherto neglected figures of the period. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 134.95
This book reconsiders the nature and formation of Asia's economic order during the 1930s and 1950s in light of the new historiographical developments in Britain and Japan. Recently several Japanese economic historians have offered a new perspective on Asian history, arguing that the economic growth was fuelled by the phenomenon of intra-Asian trade... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1983; US$ 4.95
The Handbook , or The Encheiridion , by Epictetus (c. A.D. 50-130) is a collection of extracts from his four books of Discourses complied by Flavius Arrianus. Included in this annotated translation by Nicholas. P. White is an Introduction referencing Epictetus? life and thought along with a general understanding of Stoic philosophy as a movement and... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 40.00
This book brings together a team of world-class critical theory scholars. more...