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Monkey Business: A History Of Nonhuman Primate Rights
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Nonhuman primates have a dual role in modern society: revered for their intelligence, uncanny mimicry, and biological relation to humans, yet often forced to spend entire lifetimes as unwilling participants in the bioresearch, entertainment, and pet industries. Monkey Business examines the diverse issues involved with accepting mankind's closest relative into its circle of ethical consideration.
'Of Pipers and Pigs'
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
‘Of Pipers and Pigs’, tells of an individual dealing with social and political uncertainties. It’s about a man watching big things happening, while simultaneously questioning his own role in the events. After all, it’s an important thing for everyone to consider their role in the world, and what they can best do to improve things.
Sex, Pain and Ethics: An Essay
You set the price! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual behavior, Essay » Sociology
Pain is deemed unnecessary to human health. A description of sexual behavior from anal sex to voyeurism follows. The influence of conditioning is stressed. The pros and cons of each behavior are laid out. The author weighs in from time to time for or against. Sexual ethics are teleological. The ethical considerations are off in the distance, unlike theft where consequences are immediate.
The Food Eatery Manager's Bible
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,920. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
How do you systematize excellence or automate continuous improvement in the restaurant industry? From establishing and executing goals for superior customer service, to menu engineering, to building ethical teams, Ron Hallagan shows you how in "The Food Eatery Manager’s Bible", an indispensable tool for restaurant and foodservice managers, district managers, COOs, and corporate training directors
Ethical Empowerment: Virtue Beyond the Paradigms
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 121,770. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Essay » Political
This book presents an ethical theory designed to go beyond ideology in order to develop a basis for morality that transcends rigid and sometimes inapplicable rules by returning to the principle of universal love. By so doing, it provides an ethical framework for unconventional ideas and research that challenges traditional beliefs which are vested in ideological, financial and political interests
The translator's ABCs - how to get started as a translator/interpreter
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Do you have high knowledge of a foreign language you want to put to use? Want to get started as a translator/interpreter as a part-time job? This guide will help you start out in the exciting world of translations. This concise guide covers topics from advertising yourself to ethics to CAT tools. Nebraska Association for Translators and Interpreters board member Matthew Cserhati shows you how.
Dominant Species: Thoughts on the Evolution of Ideas and the Minds in which They Live
You set the price! Words: 22,540. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book examines the most important aspect of evolution for us--cultural evolution, the natural selection of ideas. Religions, scientific theories, and concepts of all sorts live or die depending on how they affect the people who believe them. Darwinian insights help explain how ideas survive, spread, and influence minds and behavior. 2nd Edition, Revised 2017.
JAPAN Understanding & Dealing With the New Japanese Way of Doing Business!
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 60,620. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business etiquette
A detailed description of the new hybrid way the Japanese do business--a combination of traditional and modern factors that present both challenges and advantages.
Sentences
Price: Free! Words: 175,910. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Thoughts and aphorisms on art and style, psychology and self-knowledge, religion, happiness, self-interest, pride, vices and virtues, politics, thinking, illusion, and the purpose of life. Includes many quotes from a range of writers such as Blake, Dickinson, Yeats, Montaigne, Pascal, Emerson, Nietzsche and Wilde.
Mapenzi's Project
Series: Coping With Life, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
In this children's picture book story winning doesn't always bring what the winner expects and shows that by simply taking part, unexpected rewards can result. Jabu wins the project competition but Mapenzi is the real winner. A learning about life book.