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Alternative to Darwinism and Creationism Based on Free Will
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Price: Free! Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
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
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Series: In search of human culture. Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
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
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Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,210. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013 by Lennox Mumpsfield. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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
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Series: Social Justice. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,450. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Amador Publishers. Category: Essay » Literature
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Justice Gray. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Justice Gray. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
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