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by Edward T. Chambers
The successor to the legendary activist Saul Alinsky, Edward T. Chambers pioneered a set of principles and practices that have guided community organizations throughout the US and the world. <i>Roots for Radicals</i><b> </b>remains his ...
by John Warner
by William James Earle
by E. M. Cioran
The fanatic is incorruptible- if he kills for an idea, he can just as well get himself killed for one; in either case, tyrant or martyr, he is a monster.' <br><br><i>A Short History of Decay </i>(1949) is E. M. Cioran's nihilistic and witty ...
Mindfulness Made Easy
by Jane Martino
<DIV><P>Mindfulness has become a popular tool to help people manage anxiety and stress and to increase focus and productivity in the busy modern world.<BR /><BR /><B>Smiling Mind</B><I> </I>provides personal insight from the perspective ...
by Thomas Mappes
These two dialogues explore a vital concern of a democratic society: how to define the special abilities and qualities that make a genuine statesman. They further examine the distinction between an authentic statesman and the sophist, an ...
The Kids' Book of Courage
by Anders Hanson
Practical wisdom for everyday life: embrace perseverance, strength and happiness with stoic philosophy
by Donald Robertson
by Lao Tzu
Written more than two thousand years ago, the <i>Tao Teh Ching</i>, or "The Classic of the Way and Its Virtue," is one of the true classics of the world of spiritual literature. Traditionally attributed to the legendary "Old Master," Lao Tzu, ...
by Andy Merrifield
Modern life is being destroyed by experts and professionals. We have lost our amateur spirit and need to rediscover the radical and liberating pleasure of doing things we love.<br>In <i>The Amateur</i>, thinker Andy Merrifield shows us how the ...
A Philosopher's Search for Ecstatic Experience
by Jules Evans
A wise, witty and dynamic guide to the philosophy of human ecstasy from the leading expert in the modern science of ecstatic experience. ...
The Quintessential Collection of Military Strategy
by Erik O. Ronningen
Collected in an elegant volume are four of the most important and influential military and political treatises in history: The Art of War, The Prince, On War, and Instructions to His Generals. ...
by Susan Schneider
<p>Updated and revised, the highly-anticipated second edition of <i>The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness </i>offers a collection of readings that together represent the most thorough and comprehensive survey of the nature of consciousness ...
by Sor-hoon Tan
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by Kakuzi Okakura
Kakuzo Okakura celebrates the Way of Tea from its ancient origins in Chinese Taoism to its culmination in the Zen discipline known as the Japanese tea ceremony--an enchanting practice bringing together such arts as architecture, pottery, and ...