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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 what the future of college-level textbooks for aspiring public educators looks like. While facilitating rehearsal and promoting reflective practice, this text allows future educators to... More > experience pedagogical realities and develop a more nuanced understanding of the profession and professionalism. It is a textbook with a plot, the critical theory unfolding as the journal-based story develops. As a documentary, the text presents the stories of real students who attended a rural alternative high school in Idaho. 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