Text Book

A Series by David Tuffley

Tao Te Ching: Lao Tzu's Timeless Classic for Today
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Series: Text Book, Book 1 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 2 · Applied Psychology, Book 2 · Applied Philosophy, Book 1 · Leadership, Book 2 · Creativity, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
The Tao Te Ching was written 2,500 years ago. Its longevity is due to the power and simplicity of its message. This edition presents this timeless message in plain English for all to understand. This book exercises a powerfully transformative effect on those who contemplate it. Let it do so for you.
Guide to Effective Report Writing
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Series: Text Book, Book 2 · For Writers, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Guide to Effective Report Writing outlines a practical method for professionals in a wide range of disciplines to develop and maintain reports that address the needs of the reader and which are expressed in language easily understood by the reader.
The Writing Process
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Series: Text Book, Book 3 · For Writers, Book 5 · Creativity, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Writing Process is a practical, plain English guide for people who are not experienced writers of non-technical prose. By diligently applying the principles outlined here, you will extend your writing capability towards a professional level.
The Artful Traveller: The Flâneur's Guidebook
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Series: Text Book, Book 4 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 13 · Applied Psychology, Book 8 · Applied Philosophy, Book 5 · Travel, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The Artful Traveller is a person who seeks an authentic experience of a city by strolling about it in an unstructured way, responding intuitively to what they encounter. The Artful Traveller remains detached, non-judgmental; appreciating the nuanced perceptions that come their way. Use this book to give your travel a whole new dimension.
Communications for ICT: The Essential Guide
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Series: Text Book, Book 5 · For Writers, Book 6. Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 42,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
Communications for ICT is an essential guide to technical communication for IT professionals. Whether you want to become a Technical Writer, or simply an IT professional who wants to become better at doing documentation (and that can boost your career), this handy guide is for you. It was written as a text book for a first year University course for IT students.
The Art of Strategic Non-Action: Learning to go with the Flow
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Series: Text Book, Book 6 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 14 · Buddhism, Book 7 · Applied Psychology, Book 10 · Leadership, Book 6 · Travel, Book 5 · Creativity, Book 8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Strategic non-action is a powerful yet under-rated method of influencing events. In the West, action is considered a virtue while inaction is little more than laziness or cowardice. An understanding of strategic non-action gives you access to a deeper intuitive awareness than that gained through action, since knowledge that comes through action is obscured by situation-specific reactions.
The Enchiridion of Epictetus
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Series: Text Book, Book 7 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 15 · Applied Psychology, Book 11 · Applied Philosophy, Book 6 · Leadership, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The Enchiridion of Epictetus is a classic Stoic text, now written in modern English. Long considered an excellent manual of practical philosophy, you can apply it beneficially to your everyday life. The timeless message of the Enchiridion is as practical today as it was in ancient Greece. Perhaps this is where the it gets its enduring power and long-life. It really does work, start using it today.
The Ethical Technologist
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Series: Text Book, Book 8 · Applied Philosophy, Book 7. Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The Ethical Technologist is an exploration of what it is to be a change agent during this most dynamic period of human history. Ethical conduct in technology development comes down to a simple, two-part proposition; people must be told what the consequences of using a technology will be and give their informed consent, and secondly, that they must not be harmed by using it.
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius: A Primer
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Series: Text Book, Book 9 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 16 · Applied Psychology, Book 12 · Applied Philosophy, Book 8 · Leadership, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius is a perennial, belonging to a very special category of book that has but a few members out of the millions of books ever published; longevity. It has a simple, powerful message that is as fresh and useful today as it was nearly two thousand years ago. The greater the Truth, the more simply it can be put. Put it to work in your own life and live better.
Desolation Row: Bob Dylan’s epic poem revisited
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Series: Text Book, Book 10 · For Writers, Book 7 · Applied Philosophy, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics
In Desolation Row, Bob Dylan takes a collection of classic themes and weaves a rich fabric that expresses the reality of 1960’s America. Dylan is not only a deep thinker, but also a broad thinker who articulates and condenses his ideas into elegant verse. He has been described as one of the most significant poets of the Twentieth Century, this epic poem is arguably his finest work.
Doing a PhD: The Hero’s Journey
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Series: Text Book, Book 11 · For Writers, Book 9 · Applied Philosophy, Book 13 · Leadership, Book 13 · Creativity, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
Do you want to do a PhD? Not sure if you have what it takes? David Tuffley paints a picture of the successful PhD student; how they think, how they act, how they get the job done. Use it to put yourself in this picture. Maybe you want to do academic research, or maybe become a highly paid knowledge worker whose analytical skills and discipline put you at the top of your league.