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Buddhism, or the Protestantism of the East

by Thomas W.R. Davids & James Clarke Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

This book deals with the History and Philosophy of the Buddhism.

"On first becoming acquainted with the mighty and ancient religion of Buddhism, one may be tempted to deny the correctness of this title "The Protestantism...


The Psychological Origin and Nature of Religion

by James Henry Leuba Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

This book deals with:

- The psychological origin and the fundamental Nature of Religion

-The Original Emotion of Primitive Religious Life.

- and the Function of Religion.


The Psychology of Relaxation

by Hamilton W. Mabie & George T.W. Patrick Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

This book treats of the psychology of relaxation and the methods to escape from Stress of the modern life.

“Some of us manage to escape neurasthenia, but few of us are free from fatigue, chronic or acute....


The Art of Persuasion

by Blaise Pascal Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

The art of persuasion has a necessary relation to the manner in which men are led to consent to that which is proposed to them, and to the conditions of things which it is sought to make them believe.

No one...


Society and Solitude, Love and Friendship

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

Content :

- Society and Solitude

- Love

- Friendship

“We have known many fine geniuses with that imperfection that they cannot do anything useful, not so much as write one clean sentence: 'T is worse, and tragic,...


Nervous ills : their cause and cure

by Boris Sidis Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 10, 2019)

This book deals with the cause and cure of the nervous ills.

As I carry on my work on nervous ills I become more and more convinced that a knowledge of Social Psychology is essential to a clear comprehension...


Mythologic Philosophy

by John Wesley Powell Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 10, 2019)

"There are two grand stages of philosophy the mythologic—and the scientific. In the first, all phenomena are explained by analogies derived from subjective human experiences; in the latter, phenomena are explained...


How to Raise a Reader

by Pamela Paul, Maria Russo, Lisk Feng & Dan Yaccarino et al. Workman Publishing Company (September 03, 2019)

An indispensable guide to welcoming children—from babies to teens—to a lifelong love of reading, written by Pamela Paul and Maria Russo, editors of The New York Times Book Review.

 

Do you remember your...


Where and How We Remember

by Moses-Allen Starr Lm Publishers (September 05, 2019)

The degree of power to remember differs in our various kinds of memory. One man can remember things seen; another can remember things heard; a third is skillful in the performance of certain motions, and may...


The Source and Aim of Human Progress

by Boris Sidis Lm Publishers (September 05, 2019)

This book deals with the source and aim of Human Progress.

If we wish social life not to become stationary and stagnant, we should give free scope to all individuality and originality, no matter how eccentric...


The History of Human Speech and the Significance of Language

by Michel Breal & Edward Sapir Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 05, 2019)

Perhaps no single feature so markedly sets off man from the rest of the animal world as the gift of speech, which he alone possesses. No community of normal human beings, be their advance in culture ever so...


Origin and Nature of Pleasure and Pain

by Alfred Fouillée & Herbert Nichols Lm Publishers (September 05, 2019)

“Nearly all the greatest thinkers from the beginning of philosophy have grappled with the subject, yet we are inclined to believe that, from the first, no subject has been more profoundly misunderstood. Whatever...


Bodily Conditions as Related to Mental States

by Francis Warner & Charles Fayette Taylor Lm Publishers (September 04, 2019)

"It is held that the health of the body may be affected, beneficially or injuriously, by certain states of the mind, as of hope or despondency. Or, more in detail, medical men have observed that certain mental...


Fear, Anxiety, and Psychopathic Diseases

by Boris Sidis Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

The causation of all psychopathic diseases can be referred to one fundamental instinct, the instinct of fear with its concomitant manifestation, the feeling of anxiety. Fear is one of the most primitive instincts...


Theaetetus

by Plato Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Theaetetus is one of the middle to later dialogues of the ancient Greek philosopher Plato. Plato was Socrates' student and Aristotle's teacher. As in most of Plato's dialogues, the main character is Socrates....


The Writer in the Garden

by Jane Garmey Algonquin Books (June 01, 2012)

Show me a person without any prejudice of any kind on any subject and I'll show you someone who may be admirably virtuous but is surely no gardener.--Allen Lacy. Idiosyncratic, determined, and occasionally...


The Art of Procrastination

by John Perry Workman Publishing Company (August 28, 2012)

This is not a book for Bill Gates. Or Hillary Clinton, or Steven Spielberg. Clearly they have no trouble getting stuff done. For the great majority of us, though, what a comfort to discover that we’re not...


The Real-World Guide to Coming Out

by Sally Chew & Steven Petrow Workman Publishing Company (May 02, 2011)

We’ve come a long way. But that doesn’t mean that the process of coming out is clear-cut or without obstacles. Introducing an e-book for today’s times—adapted from Steven Petrow’s Complete Gay & Lesbian...


The clash of the trinities : a new theoretical analysis of the general nature of war

by Maurer, Daniel, Major Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

An examination of war that first looks at its portrayals in numerous fields as a way of contextualizing conflict at all levels and then defines an “ecology of war” that examines conflict as a facet of entropy...


Essays in the Art of Writing

by Robert Louis Stevenson Editions Le Mono (August 08, 2019)

There is nothing more disenchanting to man than to be shown the springs and mechanism of any art...

The art of literature stands apart from among its sisters, because the material in which the literary artist...


Critique of Identity Thinking

by Michael Jackson Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Recent world-wide political developments have persuaded many people that we are again living in what Hannah Arendt called “dark times.” Jackson’s response to this age of uncertainty is to remind us how...


Using Film and Media in the Language Classroom

by Dr. Carmen Herrero & Isabelle Vanderschelden Multilingual Matters (July 02, 2019)

This book demonstrates the positive impact of using film and audiovisual material in the language classroom. The chapters are evidence-based and address different levels and contexts of learning around the world....


Grammatical Profiles

by Dr. Martin J. Ball, Paul Fletcher & David Crystal Multilingual Matters (July 02, 2019)

This book brings together 12 previously unpublished language profiles based on the original Language Assessment, Remediation and Screening Procedure (LARSP). The languages featured are: Bangla, Croatian, Colombian...


Profiling Learner Language as a Dynamic System

by Dr. ZhaoHong Han Multilingual Matters (July 02, 2019)

This volume sheds empirical light on Complex Dynamic Systems Theory (CDST) by providing five sets of analyses of two longitudinal, interactional datasets, involving two dyads exchanging emails over one academic...


Contemporary Case Studies in School Counseling

by Marguerite Ohrtman & Erika Heltner Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 17, 2019)

Contemporary Case Studies in School Counseling is not a guide to school counseling but rather a conversation starter on the challenges that school counselors face on a daily basis. From cyber- sexting to unmotivated...


CBT Express

by Marisa Keller, Jessica M. McClure, Micaela A. Thordarson & Robert D. Friedberg et al. The Guilford Press (July 16, 2019)

Offering vital tools for working with 4- to 18-year-olds in a wide range of settings, this book presents engaging cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) activities that can be implemented rapidly and flexibly. Concise...


Discipline with Love and Limits

by Barbara C. Unell & Jerry Wyckoff Hachette Books (July 09, 2019)

"The tools in this beloved book change everyday struggles into teachable moments." -- Wendy Webb, Mother, Grandmother, and National Trainer, Parents as Teachers

Filled with parent-tested advice for over 100 asked-for...


Fantasia of the Unconscious

by David Herbert Lawrence Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

I am not a proper archaeologist nor an anthropologist nor an ethnologist. I am no "scholar" of any sort. But I am very grateful to scholars for their sound work. I have found hints, suggestions for what I say...


The Art of War

by Niccolo Machiavelli Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Art of War (Dell'arte della guerra), is one of the lesser-read works of Florentine statesman and political philosopher Niccolò Machiavelli.

The format of 'The Art of War' was in socratic dialogue. The purpose,...


Thoughts are Things

by Prentice Mulford Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

Prentice Mulford was instrumental in the founding of the popular philosophy, New Thought, along with other notable writers including Ralph Waldo Emerson. Mulford's book, Thoughts are Things served as a guide...


Practice-driven Research: A practical approach to aged care knowledge development

by Tracey McDonald Woodslane Press (September 18, 2015)

This book provides a short, sharp, relevant approach and simple tools that will help time-poor leaders in the medical profession to better engage and motivate their people.


Treating Addiction, Second Edition

by William R. Miller, Alyssa A. Forcehimes & Allen Zweben The Guilford Press (July 16, 2019)

This widely respected text and practitioner guide, now revised and expanded, provides a roadmap for effective clinical practice with clients with substance use disorders. Specialists and nonspecialists alike...


Rethinking Health Care Ethics

by Stephen Scher Open BookShelf (August 06, 2018)

?The goal of this open access book is to develop an approach to clinical health care ethics that is more accessible to, and usable by, health professionals than the now-dominant approaches that focus, for example,...


Universe and Inner Self in Early Indian and Early Greek Thought

by Richard Seaford Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

From the sixth century BC onward, there occurred a revolution in thought with novel ideas such as the understanding that inner self is both vital for human well-being and central to understanding the universe....


Vladimir Soloviev and the Spiritualization of Matter

by Oliver Smith Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

While he is widely acknowledged as the most important Russian thinker of the nineteenth century, Vladimir Soloviev’s place in the landscape of world philosophy nevertheless remains uncertain. Approaching him...


Nature-Based Therapy

by Nevin Harper, Kathryn Rose & David Segal New Society Publishers (June 25, 2019)

  • Research published in Psychological Bulletin shows that millennials suffer more from anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts than any other generation, and the number of people seeking help for mental health...


Real stories of dealing with Depression

by Amrita Tripathi S&S India (June 25, 2019)

Depression in urban India is something we are learning to talk about. But are we really having the conversations we need to? How will we defeat the stigma associated with mental illness in India without being...


Essentials of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

by Barbara A. Wilson & Shai Betteridge The Guilford Press (July 29, 2019)

For people with disabilities caused by nonprogressive brain injury, challenges in everyday living can be multifaceted and overwhelming. This book presents key principles of holistic neuropsychological rehabilitation,...


Beyond Autism

by Helena Hjalmarsson Skyhorse (June 11, 2019)

A Passionate Memoir about Life with a Teenage Daughter with Severe Autism, Following the Progress of Acclaimed Book, Finding Lina.

Like her passionate first book, Finding Lina, about her daughter with severe...


Depression Hates a Moving Target

by Nita Sweeney Mango (May 15, 2019)

Depression Hates a Moving Target: How Running with My Dog Brought Me Back from the Brink, recounts Nita Sweeney's transformation from a 49-year-old, chronically depressed, sometimes manic central Ohio woman...


Engaging Evil

by William C. Olsen & Thomas J. Csordas Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

Anthropologists have expressed wariness about the concept of evil even in discussions of morality and ethics, in part because the concept carries its own cultural baggage and theological implications in Euro-American...


Out of Our Minds

by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto University of California Press (June 06, 2019)

To imagine—to see what is not there—is the startling ability that has fueled human development and innovation through the centuries. As a species we stand alone in our remarkable capacity to refashion the...


Creativity and Copyright

by John L. Geiger & Howard Suber University of California Press (May 14, 2019)

Inspired by Strunk & White's The Elements of Style, this elegant, short reference is the perfect guide for screenwriters and creative artists looking to succeed as industry professionals. Readers will quickly...


Language and Literacy Development, Second Edition

by James P. Byrnes & Barbara A. Wasik The Guilford Press (July 09, 2019)

This established text--now revised and updated--reveals how spoken language skills are acquired and how they affect children’s later reading and writing achievement. With a unique focus on the needs of educators,...


Nanotechnology

by Iris Eisenberger, Angela Kallhoff & Claudia Schwarz-Plaschg Rowman & Littlefield International (April 11, 2019)

Over the last decades, nanoscience and nanotechnology has been ascribed the potential to contribute beneficial applications in fields such as medicine, cosmetics, or environmental remediation. At the same time...


Oral Communication in the Disciplines: A Resource for Teacher Development and Training

by Deanna P. Dannells & Patricia R. Palmerton Parlor Press, LLC (October 01, 2016)

Oral Communication in the Disciplines: A Resource for Teacher Development and Training is divided into three sections.  The first section provides a rationale for using oral communication as an instructional...


Verge

by Morgan Lucas Schuldt Parlor Press, LLC (March 28, 2006)

The poems in Morgan Lucas Schuldt’s debut collection, Verge, speak at once both brokenly and reparably of the body, of its lusts and devotions, its violences and “satisflictions.” Schuldt’s lyrics exploit...


Creepiness

by Adam Kotsko Zero Books (February 27, 2015)

A sequel to Awkwardness and Why We Love Sociopaths, Creepiness explores popular culture to examine the worst character trait of all.


Awkwardness: An Essay

by Adam Kotsko John Hunt Publishing (November 26, 2010)

Argues that the awkwardness of our age is a key to understanding human experience.


Breaking through Schizophrenia

by Wilfried Ver Eecke Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 10, 2019)

Breaking through Schizophrenia builds on the ideas of Jacques Lacan who argued that schizophrenia is a deficient relationship to language, in particular the difficulty to master the metaphoric dimension of language,...