The Fundamentals of Ethics

The Fundamentals of Ethics


by Russ Shafer-Landau
  • Release Date : 2017-06-21
  • Genre: Philosophy

In The Fundamentals of Ethics, Fourth Edition, author Russ Shafer-Landau employs a uniquely engaging writing style to introduce students to the essential ideas of moral philosophy. Offering more comprehensive coverage of the good life, normative ethics, and metaethics than any other text of its kind, this book also addresses issues that are often omitted from other texts, such as the doctrine of doing and allowing, the doctrine of double effect, ethical particularism, the desire-satisfaction theory of well-being, moral error theory, and Ross's theory of prima facie duties. Shafer-Landau carefully reconstructs and analyzes ...

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The Fiery Cross

The Fiery Cross


by Diana Gabaldon
  • Release Date : 2010-12-17
  • Genre: Fiction

Crossing the boundaries of genre with its unrivalled storytelling, Diana Gabaldon’s new novel is a gift both to her millions of loyal fans and to the lucky readers who have yet to discover her. In the ten years since her extraordinary debut novel, Outlander, was published, beloved author Diana Gabaldon has entertained scores of readers with her heart-stirring stories and remarkable characters. The four volumes of her bestselling saga, featuring eighteenth-century Scotsman James Fraser and his twentieth-century, time-travelling wife, Claire Randall, boasts nearly 5 million copies in the U.S. The story of Outlander begins ...

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The New Atkins for a New You

The New Atkins for a New You


by Dr. Eric C. Westman
  • Release Date : 2010-03-02
  • Genre: Health & Fitness

The all-new international bestseller! Think you know the Atkins Diet? Think again. This completely updated, easier-than-ever version of the scientifically-proven Atkins diet has helped millions of people around the world lose weight—and maintain that weight loss for life. The New Atkins is... Powerful: Learn how to eat the wholesome foods that will turn your body into an amazing fat-burning machine. Easy: The updated and simplified program was created with you and your goals in mind. Healthy: Atkins is about eating delicious and healthy food—a variety of protein, leafy greens, and other vegetables, nuts, fruits, and wh...

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On Food and Cooking

On Food and Cooking


by Harold McGee
  • Release Date : 2007-03-20
  • Genre: Cooking

Harold McGee's On Food and Cooking is a kitchen classic. Hailed by Time magazine as "a minor masterpiece" when it first appeared in 1984, On Food and Cooking is the bible to which food lovers and professional chefs worldwide turn for an understanding of where our foods come from, what exactly they're made of, and how cooking transforms them into something new and delicious. Now, for its twentieth anniversary, Harold McGee has prepared a new, fully revised and updated edition of On Food and Cooking. He has rewritten the text almost completely, expanded it by two-thirds, and commissioned more than 100 new illustrations. As c...

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Gossie and Gertie  Read aloud

Gossie and Gertie Read aloud


by Olivier Dunrea
  • Release Date : 2015-05-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Gossie and Gertie are best friends. They splash in the rain, play hide-and-seek, and they dive in the pond together. Everywhere Gossie goes, Gertie does too. Or does she? With charming illustrations and gentle text, Olivier Dunrea has created two lovable, sweet characters that will appeal to the youngest listeners....

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How to Sell Your Land Faster

How to Sell Your Land Faster


by Pat Porter
  • Release Date : 2016-05-22
  • Genre:

Eleven proven steps that can help you add value to your land are identified and clearly explained by a leading land broker. The steps offered in this short book can help you sell your land faster by improving its overall desirability and helping it stand out among other rural real estate tracts on the market. Top land real estate agents and brokers will try to guide their clients to making reasonable improvements on their property in an effort to get a better price for their land and to help it sell faster. You, as the land owner, can often get these improvements done in simple and cost-effective ways. Your informed effort...

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Love That Boy

Love That Boy


by Ron Fournier
  • Release Date : 2017-04-04
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Love That Boyis a multilayered story about one father's journey to acceptance. Ron Fournier's son has Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism that makes Tyler socially awkward. With a stiff nudge from his wife, Ron traveled the country with Tyler to various presidential sites and visited with former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, in a series of oguilto trips that help him appreciate Tyler for who he is, rather than what he wanted him to be. On a broader level, it's a story about every parent's stratospheric expectations for their children-where and why the dreams are made, how these aspirations distort childhood...

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Communicate

Communicate


by Kathleen S. Verderber
  • Release Date : 2016-01-01
  • Genre: Drama

Now in its 15th edition, this groundbreaking human communication text equips students with the communication skills they need to be successful communicators. COMMUNICATE! engages students in active learning through theory, application and tools for practicing and assessing specific communication skills in interpersonal, intercultural, group, and public speaking settings, and in face-to-face and virtual environments. Skill-building exercises, including speech-plan action step activities, guide students through the speech preparation process. COMMUNICATE! provides lively contemporary examples and sample student speeches that...

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I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter


by Erika L. Sanchez
  • Release Date : 2019-03-05
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction

National Book Award Finalist! Instant New York Times Bestseller! The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant but often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican American home. Perfect Mexican daughters do not go away to college. And they do not move out of their parents' house after high school graduation. Perfect Mexican daughters never abandon their family. But Julia is not your perfect Mexican daughter. That was Olga's role. Then a tragic accident on the busiest st...

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Ordinary Men

Ordinary Men


by Christopher R. Browning
  • Release Date : 2013-04-16
  • Genre: History

The shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews....

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