Books tagged: fairness

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Winning His Spurs
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
1191: In a clash of two faiths, a boy knight destined to be a hero…Cuthbert, hungry for adventure and glory, joins King Richard on his way to free Jerusalem from the Saracens. Even before reaching their goal the Crusaders are torn by jealousy and intrigue. Cuthbert finds that chivalry and honour are little valued as he faces desperate obstacles to his quest for knighthood and his own castle.
Understanding John Rawls: Justice as Fariness
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This guide explains Rawls's concept of 'justice as fairness'. It covers such topics as the two principles of justice, the principle of fairness, the original position and the veil of ignorance, and the difference principle, as well as examining some of the criticisms levelled at Rawls's arguments.
Why Liberalism? How our Sense of Empathy and Fairness Determines our Political Orientation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Ever wonder why it's virtually impossible to change someone's mind on a political issue? It's because political opinion is not based on philosophy, rational thinking or facts. But instead on the culture we've been socialized into. And specifically, how much that culture prizes empathy vs self-interest and the desire for fairness vs the desire for social stability.
Debating Reason
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
This book is a collection of musings on humanity’s actions, inactions and desires regarding issues that affect everyday life, including the environment, religion, sexuality, government, war, the legal system and even our own attitudes. Throughout this text is the idea that at times reason is overlooked or even lost when it comes to what we do and want.
Gideon McGee's Dream
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Gideon McGee's Dream addresses the question we have all asked: Why is the world unfair. During a near-death experience 14 year old Gideon McGee finds himself traveling through black holes and multiple universes visiting worlds that explain why his world is put together the way it is. He emerges from his experience to find his own world changed forever.
Cross Currents
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Psychological novel about family drama, with deep characterization.
The Eve of Destruction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
An absolute must-read for anyone interested in fully appreciating the mindset and motivations of the fictitious militants who emerge to capture the collective imagination of an impatient generation of Black folks living in Indianapolis, Indiana in the wake of the election of Mitt Romney.
The Everyman's Guide to knowing which way to vote
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
"The Everyman's Guide to knowing which way to vote" is a Political Party Comparison Chart that clarifies the key differences--on 50 major issues--between Liberals & Democrats on the one hand...and Conservatives & Republicans on the other. It is a user-friendly 'Voter's Guide' that summarizes--and simplifies--the basic stand that each party has on the most important issues facing America today.
Tweaky and Friends Teach Character
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
Tweaky and Friends Teach Character Lessons is the users manual to accompany the Tweaky Character Building videos.
Gehru, the White Shark
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying
Can a great white shark and a killer whale be friends, even though they look very different? Gehru (ghay-roo) the bully of his school, until he learns from Jorka (York-ah) the Orca shows him not everything you hear about others is always true, as Gehru learns it's more fun to get to know someone, than to judge them before getting a chance to.