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The Art of Rhetoric and the Art of Sophistry By Thomas Hobbes
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Hobbes was a champion of absolutism for the sovereign but he also developed some of the fundamentals of European liberal thought: the right of the individual; the natural equality of all men; the... More > artificial character of the political order (which led to the later distinction between civil society and the state); the view that all legitimate political power must be "representative" and based on the consent of the people; and a liberal interpretation of law which leaves people free to do whatever the law does not explicitly forbid. He was one of the founders of modern political philosophy.< Less
The Alternative: A Teacher's Story and Commentary By Galen Leonhardy
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This is the hardcover version of The Alternative. In terms of audience, this work can be read by most anyone interested in the realities of teaching, though it is mostly within the scope of English... More > education. Special education teachers, educational administrators, critical theorists, and those studying alternative schools and rural education might find interest in the narrative as well as the subsequent contemplations on the practice of teaching. Beyond being an artifact, a documentary of a time and place and perspective, this text is, ultimately, a source for future teachers, who might be encouraged to establish a reflective, process-oriented theory of teaching and a deepened sense of professionalism through critique of the thoughts and actions presented.< Less
The Alternative: A Teacher's Story and Commentary By Galen Leonhardy
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While facilitating rehearsal and promoting reflective practice, this text allows readers to experience pedagogical realities and develop a more nuanced understanding of the profession and... More > professionalism. It is commentary with a plot, the critical theory unfolding as the journal-based story develops. As a journalistic documentary, the text presents the stories of students who attended a rural alternative high school. The author, Galen Leonhardy, explains their lives as both students and community members while presenting a practice of teaching that offers hope and the potential of social change.< Less