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Alternative to Darwinism and Creationism Based on Free Will
By Shaun Johnston
Price: Free! Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Voyaging to a world where people really do have free will we encounter a theory of evolution that supports traditional thinking about the self. Who should care? Anyone whose work affects the opinions others have of themselves. And the humanities generally, under threat from encroachment on their turf by the sciences, all of whose specialties depend on traditional notions of free will.
Thoughts and Reflections on Language, Literature, and Performance
By Ruth Finnegan
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
What is language and how do humans use and analyze it? And how is it that literature exists, dreamlike, in human culture? In this readable collection the eminent British anthropologist Ruth Finnegan reflects on both the questions and her own answers.
The Automated Economy
By Isuru Abeysinghe
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Analyzes the current economic system from a structural perspective, free market principals and proposes a future where robotics and automation are used in place of human labor.
How to Really Be a Better Writer: A Meta-Method of Learning and Playing with Words, Figures of Speech, Rhetoric, and Tropes
By Dave V
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,210. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013 by Lennox Mumpsfield. Category: Nonfiction
I hope to provide what you might not be getting out of a traditional English or Humanities curriculum. We are in search of a meta-method of learning and playing with words, figures of speech, rhetoric, and tropes. We'll talk about flashcards, spaced repetition, and other processes that you can use to supplement such practices. Learn how to cultivate your literacy and vocabulary using many sources.
Feeling the Unthinkable, Vol. 4: Power of the Pen - Iconoclasts to the Rescue
By Donald Gutierrez
Series: Social Justice. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,450. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Amador Publishers. Category: Essay
Donald Gutierrez's essays and reviews have been collected in a passionate appeal for sensitivity, change, and action in confronting government abuses and social inequity. Vol.4 focuses on a humanistic and poetic perspective against the preceding darkness that Feeling the Unthinkable explores. "Surely there is no more astute and sensitive observer of our political culture than Don Gutierrez."
Teaching Humanities
By Valerie Hockert, PhD
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Justice Gray. Category: Nonfiction
This book contains helpful guides in teaching humanities including: response questions, essay questions, discussion questions, essay topics, short essay questions, exams and answer keys. From poets to Thomas Hobbes, to Renee Descartes to John Locke, this book will give you enough material to successfully teach a course in humanities.
Teaching Philosophy
By Valerie Hockert, PhD
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Justice Gray. Category: Nonfiction
Do you need a guide for teaching philosophy? This book gives you some basic discussion questions, essay questions, assignments, and even includes grading rubrics! Includes are notes on Thomas Hobbes, Renee Descartes, and John Locke. This book gives you enough material to teach an introductory philosophy class. Whether you teach in an institution, or home school, you will find this book to be