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Nicomachean Ethics: Complete Edition by Aristotle (e-artnow) 1.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 6 hours ago

The Nicomachean Ethics is the Aristotle's best-known work on ethics. The work, which plays a pre-eminent role in defining Aristotelian ethics, consists of ten books, originally separate scrolls, and is understood to be based on notes from his lectures at the Lyceum. The theme of the work is a Socratic question previously explored in the works of Plato, Aristotle's friend and teacher, of how men should best live. In his Metaphysics, Aristotle described how Socrates, the friend and teacher of Plato, had turned philosophy to human questions, whereas pre-Socratic philosophy had only been theoretical. Ethics, as now separated out for discussion by Aristotle, is practical rather than theoretical, in the original Aristotelian senses of these terms. In other words, it is not only a contemplation about good living, because it also aims to create good living. It is therefore connected to Aristotle's other practical work, the Politics, which similarly aims at people becoming good. Ethics is about how individuals should best live, while the study of politics is from the perspective of a law-giver, looking at the good of a whole community.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x]
Length: 349 Pages (1,340 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: May 31st, 2020

Ignite Female Change Makers: Dynamic Women Making an Exceptional Difference for the Future of Women Around the World by JB Owen (JBO Global) 4.6 Stars (19 Reviews)    Price verified 5 hours ago

Have you ever wanted to make a difference in the world? Do you have a deep desire to create change in your life and in the lives of others? Do you feel that change is in front of you and you are ready to dive right in? If you wish to make a change on the planet but don't know where to begin, or if you are making change already and want to make more, come enjoy 50 stories of powerful and dynamic Ignite Moments by courageous & determined women who are stepping into change in every area of their lives. Ignite moments are those moments that change us, define us, and set us on a new path. They inspire, motivate, and encourage. This book is filled with those moments told in the most vulnerable and heartfelt way. They show that life-altering moments not only impact us but ultimately inspire us to be the greatest versions of who we are. Each story ends with a tangible Action Step to help you take action in your own life. This is a book filled with everything you need to become the Change Maker you were born to be! Have you ever wanted to make a difference in the world? Do you have a deep desire to create change in your life and in the lives of those around you? Do you feel that change is in front of you and you are ready to dive right in? If you wish to make a change on the planet but don't know where to begin, or if you are making change already and want to make more, come enjoy 50 stories of powerful and dynamic Ignite Moments by courageous and determined women who are stepping into change in every area of their lives. Ignite moments are those moments that change us, define us, and set us on a new path. They inspire, motivate, and encourage. This book is filled with those stories told in the most vulnerable and heartfelt way. They show that life-altering moments not only impact us but ultimately inspire us to be the greatest versions of ourselves. Each story ends with a tangible Action Step to help you take action in your own life. This is a book filled with ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x]
Length: 438 Pages (38,483 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: May 30th, 2020

TALES FROM THE MALL: Fact & Fiction from the lost age of Globalisation by Ewan Morrison (Litmus) 3.9 Stars (21 Reviews)    Price verified 11 hours ago

Tales From the Mall is a great book. It s touching and emotional and part of a new form of literary storytelling. It s worth reading, worth loving. James Frey, author of A Million Little Pieces Ewan Morrison captures beautifully the point at which anecdote becomes urban myth and reportage slides into fiction. This feels like a really important step towards a literature of the 21st century. Claire Armistead, Books Editor, The Guardian Morrison continues Ballard's tradition of locating menace beneath the sleekness and shine of postindustrial life. You also learn a lot along the way. A truly interesting book. - Douglas Coupland, author of Generation X Winner of the Not The Booker Prize 2012. Finalist in the Saltire Society Book of the Year & Creative Scotland Writer of the Year 2012. From the Glenfiddich Scottish Writer of the Year 2013. Fashion. Food Courts. Lingerie. Fire Bombing. Suicide. Free Parking. Welcome to the Mall. Why would one woman threaten to kill another for a pair of discounted shoes? Why are cross-dressers drawn to mall car parks? What do impulse buys have to do with rioting? And why are market research companies hiding the truth from us? From one of the UK s most acclaimed literary and media talents, Tales From The Mall, is a mash-up of fiction, essays and true stories, that tells the rise of the most iconic symbol of our modern age the shopping mall. From over a hundred interviews and confessions, Morrison re-tells the true-life tales of those who work, shop and even find love inside their walls. With wry wit, insight and compassion, Morrison uncovers the secrets of retail heaven and hell, to reveal how malls manipulate our emotions in cleverly calculated ways, how they are an ideal space to meet a new lover or to kill yourself and how they are taking over the world. A startling window on our time, to make you think, fear and laugh. Retail will never be therapy again.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x]
Length: 303 Pages (2,466 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: May 30th, 2020

The Group Mind: A Sketch of the Principles of Collective Psychology by William McDougall (e-artnow) 4.4 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 12 hours ago

"Until the later decades of the nineteenth century, psychology continued to concern itself almost exclusively with the mind of man conceived in an abstract fashion, not as the mind of any particular individual, but as the mind of a representative individual considered in abstraction from his social settings as something given to our contemplation fully formed and complete... " William McDougall was an early 20th century psychologist who wrote a number of highly influential textbooks, and was particularly important in the development of the theory of instinct and of social psychology in the English-speaking world. He was an opponent of behaviourism and stands somewhat outside the mainstream of the development of Anglo-American psychological thought in the first half of the 20th century; but his work was very well known and respected among lay people.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x]
Length: 458 Pages (2,340 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: May 29th, 2020

Experience Is Divinity: Matter as Metaphor (Return to Grace Book 8) by Michael Adzema (Gonzo Sage Media) 5.0 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 5 hours ago

There are an infinite number of poignant dramas... infinite horrors and heroines and tragic figures and heroic figures and demonic and angelic people. There are all of the characters beyond imagining, and they are all God. This is the way God continues not just experiencing Himself, but experiences Himself as multiple. We are all God, each acting our part, but, being human, forgetting who we are and fully identifying with our characters. The part of ourselves who is God, She knows She is God still. She knows She's God... playing all these parts. Life, Experience, That Which Is is perfect in its seeming imperfection. It is fantastic and wonderful. Ultimately, as Sathya Sai Baba said, All of Reality is God's divine leela or play. More than anything else, Existence is fun.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x]
Length: 368 Pages (1,469 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: May 27th, 2020

Stoic Six Pack (Illustrated): Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, Golden Sayings, Fragments and Discourses of Epictetus, Letters from a Stoic and The ... by Marcus Aurelius (Enhanced Media Publishing) 4.2 Stars (98 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

"You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts." - Marcus Aurelius, Meditations. Stoic Six Pack brings together the six essential texts of Stoic Philosophy: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius The Golden Sayings of Epictetus Fragments of Epictetus Selected Discourses of Epictetus Seneca's Letters from a Stoic The Enchiridion of Epictetus In addition to these six master texts, there is also: *Biography of Marcus Aurelius. *Link to free audio recording of Seneca's Letters. *Seneca Image gallery. *Epictetus Image gallery. For students of Stoicism, there is the convenience of having all six texts in one searchable volume. People new to the ideas of Zeno, Seneca, Aurelius et al could ask for no better introduction than this awesome anthology. *Two image galleries. *Dynamic Table of Contents.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x]
Length: 520 Pages (2,537 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: May 26th, 2020
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