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The Social Contract & Discourses By Jean Jacques Rousseau
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The role of government and whether it is required was a great topic of discussion around the revolt against the French nobility at the time this book was written. The argument focuses around whether... More > the idea of law and good conscious is written within each of us and that we all know how government should act and be carried out. The work then goes over the various forms of government and of them all which would fit the proposed “Social Contract” the best. Each as its own merits.< Less
A Content and Discourse Analysis Synopsis By Henry Willoughby
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Content and discourse analysis, respectively, are social science techniques which (critically) analyse texts, to aid in greater positive reflexivity, over how knowledge is being produced and in... More > producing meaningful knowledge (of texts) (in different contexts) itself/themselves. This exposition traces the philosophical genealogical rise of these techniques, acknowledging their rise in predecessor philosophical synthesis< Less
Creed and Deed: A Series of Discourses By Felix Adler
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Felix Adler (August 13, 1851 – April 24, 1933) was a German... More > American professor of political and social ethics, rationalist, influential lecturer on euthanasia, religious leader and social reformer who founded the Ethical Culture movement.Felix Adler was born in Alzey, Grand Duchy of Hesse, Germany, the son of a rabbi, Samuel Adler, a leading figure in European Reform Judaism. The family immigrated to the United States from Germany when Felix was six years old so that his father could accept the appointment as head rabbi at Temple Emanu-El in New York.Adler attended Columbia Grammar School and graduated from Columbia University in 1870 with honors. He continued at Heidelberg University where he studied as part of his training to become a rabbi. He received a PhD from Heidelberg in 1873. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felix_Adler_(professor)< Less
Rutgers Political Discourse 1837 By Hon. Daniel D. Barnard
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About This Book: Rutgers Political Discourse, 1837. By the Honorable Daniel D. Barnard. ...Secrecy and Political Strategems for Social Revolution... This Discourse by Congressman Barnard to... More > Rutgers College's Philoclean and Peithessophian Societies uncovers the "secret arts" of political intrigues used by unscrupulous seekers of political office, and the resultant evils produced... His radical solution calls for Gospel preachers only, and not politicians to be the moral guide for both society and those who seek political office. Very politically incorrect today, but perfectly Constitutionally sound in the U.S. of 1837... This book makes for a ready reference of political manipulation techniques rampant in his day, and quite recognizable in ours, thereby proving the validity of Barnard's opinions.< Less
Rutgers Political Discourse 1837 By Hon. Daniel D. Barnard
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About This Book: Rutgers Political Discourse, 1837. By the Honorable Daniel D. Barnard. ...Secrecy and Political Strategems for Social Revolution... This Discourse by Congressman Barnard to... More > Rutgers College's Philoclean and Peithessophian Societies uncovers the "secret arts" of political intrigues used by unscrupulous seekers of political office, and the resultant evils produced... His radical solution calls for Gospel preachers only, and not politicians to be the moral guide for both society and those who seek political office. Very politically incorrect today, but perfectly Constitutionally sound in the U.S. of 1837... This book makes for a ready reference of political manipulation techniques rampant in his day, and quite recognizable in ours, thereby proving the validity of Barnard's opinions.< Less
HIKIMA: Journal of multidisciplinary Discourses By The Department of Philosophy , Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State, Nigeria
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HIKIMA: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Discourses is a publication of the Department of Philosophy, Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State, Nigeria. HIKIMA: Is an International and... More > Multidisciplinary referred Journal with the mission to promote and foster cross fertilization of ideas through scholarly research. The Journal is not restricted to any particular discipline as it seeks to promote multidisciplinary approach to current academic issues and researchers without bias to any Philosophy, Ideology or Religion. The Journal aims at publishing scholarly articles that will promote development globally, but with particular interest in Africa and Nigeria. It publishing articles in several disciplines such as liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Education, Natural and Applied Sciences, Management Sciences, and other Developmental Sciences.< Less
A True Discourse of the Present Estate of Virginia By Raphe Hamor
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Written in 1614, Raphe Hamor describes Virginia at that time, the environment, intrigues, and politics of the time. Written in the style of the time.
Adorning the Dawn: Discourses on Neohumanist Education By Shrii Shrii Anandamurti
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The Neohumanist educational paradigm is one of the lesser known but most unique in the world today. The present volume is intended as a comprehensive volume on Neohumanist education that reveals the... More > context of this educational paradigm within the context of the kaleidoscopic dimensions of Neohumanism. It aims to serve as a resource for those who desire to study Neohumanist education in depth by providing information concerning the conceptual and existential background of the philosophy of Shrii Shrii Anandamurti. By exploring unique features of its vision of cardinal values, psychology, epistemology, culture, social justice, aesthetics and mystical love, the roles of the Neohumanist educator is revealed. Unique to most pedagogical paradigms are explorations of the nature of spiritual practice or meditation as well an introduction to the spiritual cosmology of the author. Finally various aspects of Neohumanism and education are explained in a series of discourses.< Less
The Social Contract By Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Rousseau’s classic treatise of political philosophy espouses ideas and reforms radical for their time. The Social Contract explores the conflict between a society devoted to a prospering and... More > healthy community, and the interests of commercial enterprise. The thoughtful analysis of society, which at the time was on the cusp of beginning the industrial revolution, and crucially Rousseau's rejection of the monarch's principle of the Divine Right, led to the document becoming an inspiration for the French Revolution. Rousseau argued for personal freedoms and a community where every member has a say. He was vigorously against slavery, and the subjugation of populations brought under the sway of a state. Instead, Rousseau proposed a system whereby the state represents and serves the best interest of its population, to the enrichment and betterment of the general society - it is this principle which encapsulates the philosophy espoused in The Social Contract.< Less
Walking upright here: Countering prevailing discourses through reflexivity and methodological pluralism By Ruth DeSouza
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'Walking upright here' explores the dual transition of migration and motherhood for women from Goa, India now living in New Zealand. Based on Ruth’s Masters research, this is an in-depth... More > descriptive exploring the experiences of new mothers in a new country. The book also considers issues faced researchers in ethnic communities and provides strategies and suggestions to manage the competing tensions between communities and academia. As a research exemplar, it uses the dual transition of migration and motherhood to illustrate the applicability of reflexivity and methodological pluralism in countering the hegemonic deficiency discourse associated with migrant women. The book provides an insight into the Goan community in New Zealand and supports and encourages other ethnic researchers. It will be of interest to anyone who wants to know about the Goan diaspora, ethnic communities in New Zealand, women's health or doing research amongst minority and ethnic groups.< Less

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