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Reflections; Or, Sentences and Moral Maxims By Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld et al.
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The classic collection of wise phrases and advisory maxims by Rochefoucauld is published here complete with annotations. Originally written in the aftermath of decades spent in the lively and... More > politically charged French court, Rochefoucauld had honed his wit and wisdom through having lived among and dealt with people. Admired in France for his shrewd conduct and opinions, Rochefoucauld neither praised humanity for its achievements and virtues nor condemned it for its flaws, excess pride and sins. His famous Reflections encapsulate an attitude cultivated by experience at a time of intellectual awakening in France. Rochefoucauld’s even-handed nature receives due prominence in this book: his maxims are pithy and incisive, witty and occasionally profound. Something of a progenitor to Oscar Wilde for his sharp brevity, Rochefoucauld nevertheless carefully pruned and edited his maxims during his lifetime, while a few were added by admirers posthumously.< Less
The Power of Dharma: The Universal Moral Principle By Hemal Randerwala & Nicholas Sutton
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By being intimately concerned with the welfare of others we are on the path to true happiness. Dharma the law of virtue and caring for all is the greatest gift we can give our children. Through... More > ancient Hindu scriptures a way of viewing the world which opens our hearts and minds. They illustrate how Compassion, non-violence and truth are the flags for this philosophy and how our lives should not be dictated by dogma but thoughtfully examined at every level. They show us the significance and importance of ancient knowledge for the global village. As we become embodiments of Dharma and compassion we naturally extend our circles of care to include greater numbers becoming agents of moral transformation in society. The Power of Dharma gives seekers of all faiths and those of no faith the tools to fulfil human responsibility – to care for the earth and all living beings- to manifest Dharma. With all of the global issues we face It is quite possible that the messages of this book have never been so important.< Less
The Morality Plays V: Busy Bees By Amanda Hall
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The Morality Plays V: Busy Bees In the fifth of ten Classical Dialogues, Industry and Sloth preside over a homemaker’s kitchen in which the industrious beekeeper is harassed by her neighbor,... More > of fashionable debt-spending patterns. With aphoristic quips in envelope-rhymed and blank verse, the Virtue and Vice remark upon the situation: Should one fired from her job and in a financial bind be granted a job by the homemaker of opposite approach to skill-development and earning a living? The Chorus of Furies poses the Conflict and Resolution, in Strophe, Antistrophe and Epode.< Less
Chanakya Neeti - Chanakya's Moral Principles By Vijay Kumar M
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This book contains the translation and commentary in English on Chanakya's famous book "Chanakya Neeti", which is originally composed in Sanskrit language. As per Chanakya, he composed the... More > verses based on his understanding of the most ancient Vedic Scriptures (śruti) and based on what he has heard from his predecessor teachers (smṛti). There are 17 chapters in this book and each chapter contains around 17 to 24 Sanskrit verses. Each Sanskrit verse has Roman transliteration, English equivalents and purport in English. Chanakya was a great politician from India who lived during 370 BC to 283 BC. Chanakya made many uncommon feats during his lifetime, one of it is: he made a commoner into a King (Chandragupta Maurya) of a powerful state (Magadh). Chanakya was also expert in governance and politics and wrote other books on those subjects. Chanakya left this knowledge of moral principles for the benefit of future generations.< Less
A MORAL DIMENSION: TECH PERFORMANCE AS DISCOURSE By PHILLIP BALDWIN
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It is a book of project proposals, research, musing, and project completions. we began to explore the social and psychological dimension of the new 'room scale' Virtual Reality and the emotions and... More > 'history' of an ancient city. Within every new technology, as famously stated by the architect and social critic Paul Virilio, there is also the attending 'new disaster'. Will this be wholesale solipsism and alienation? Why do we travel? What is the new post-materiality? Do we value experience more than material possessions. Within performance and VR We find a take on questioning reality and the implicit authority making us accept that 'consensus reality' and its questions. Has human empathy plummeted in the new economies of 'isolated connectivity'? Should we 'bunker down' in our lives but experience a 'buffet' of travel? It is a book that looks at the ways we have changed in our expression and storytelling because of the new means of communication: mobile, pervasive, obsessive, limiting, thanatic,< Less
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MORAL PHILOSOPHY, FROM SOCRATES TO THE 21ST AEON By Andreas Sofroniou
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Ethics are a set of human rules, which morally allow an individual to interact in, or live freely within a group of people. This may be in society at large, a team, a professional body, or a group of... More > people with similar interests. Historically, ethics or moral philosophy, are as old as human comprehension. These can be traced back to the pre-historic prohibited and accepted patterns of attitudes. Through the ages, attempts were made by thinkers to clarify the way people behave, share things, mix in numbers, and maintain standards. In modern times, the catalogue of such values and rules become part of all professions. Ethical contacts change with the advent of a new belief, codes of practice and reliance on each other. People live in societies for what they can get out of it. What exactly and how much one can get out of society will depend on the ethical standards set in the respective state. Ethics as such, will include the religious beliefs, the laws, and social norms.< Less
MORAL PHILOSOPHY, FROM SOCRATES TO THE 21ST AEON By Andreas Sofroniou
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Ethics are a set of human rules, which morally allow an individual to interact in, or live freely within a group of people. This may be in society at large, a team, a professional body, or a group of... More > people with similar interests. Historically, ethics or moral philosophy, are as old as human comprehension. These can be traced back to the pre-historic prohibited and accepted patterns of attitudes. Through the ages, attempts were made by thinkers to clarify the way people behave, share things, mix in numbers, and maintain standards. In modern times, the catalogue of such values and rules become part of all professions. Ethical contacts change with the advent of a new belief, codes of practice and reliance on each other. People live in societies for what they can get out of it. What exactly and how much one can get out of society will depend on the ethical standards set in the respective state. Ethics as such, will include the religious beliefs, the laws, and social norms.< Less
Reflections; Or, Sentences and Moral Maxims (Hardcover) By Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld et al.
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The classic collection of wise phrases and advisory maxims by Rochefoucauld is published here in hardcover, complete with annotations. Originally written in the aftermath of decades spent in the... More > lively and politically charged French court, Rochefoucauld had honed his wit and wisdom through having lived among and dealt with people. Admired in France for his shrewd conduct and opinions, Rochefoucauld neither praised humanity for its achievements and virtues nor condemned it for its flaws, excess pride and sins. His famous Reflections encapsulate an attitude cultivated by experience at a time of intellectual awakening in France. Rochefoucauld’s even-handed nature receives due prominence in this book: his maxims are pithy and incisive, witty and occasionally profound. Something of a progenitor to Oscar Wilde for his sharp brevity, Rochefoucauld nevertheless carefully pruned and edited his maxims during his lifetime, while a few were added by admirers posthumously.< Less
Moral Philosophy, from Socrates to the 21st Aeon By Andreas Sofroniou
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CONCEPT OF ETHICS Ethics are a set of human rules, which morally allow an individual to interact in, or live freely within a group of people. This may be in society at large, a team, a professional... More > body, or a group of people with similar interests. Historically, ethics or moral philosophy, are as old as human comprehension. These can be traced back to the pre-historic prohibited and accepted patterns of attitudes. Through the ages, attempts were made by thinkers to clarify the way people behave, share things, mix in numbers, and maintain standards. In modern times, the catalogue of such values and rules become part of all professions. Ethical contacts change with the advent of a new belief, codes of practice and reliance on each other. People live in societies for what they can get out of it. What exactly and how much one can get out of society will depend on the ethical standards set in the respective state. Ethics as such, will include the religious beliefs, the laws, and social norms.< Less

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