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Image for Guide Right: Fundamental Tactics of Warfare Against an Insidious Enemy: Counsel for The Soldier-Sailor-Marine

Guide Right: Fundamental Tactics of Warfare Against an Insidious Enemy: Counsel for The Soldier-Sailor-Marine

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Central Bureau Press, St. Louis / Catholic Central Verein of America: 1941

Seller ID: 2021409


Minor rust to staples, wrappers lightly toned. 1941 Stapled Binding. 30 pp. Stapled binding, printed wrappers. A guide printed by an American Catholic organization for members of the American armed forces, designed to aid them in helping avoid some of the dangers associated with service. Nearly half of the booklet appears to deal with the consequences of indulging sexual appetites, with sections on prostitutes, venereal diseases, etc. View more info

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The Path of Peace: or; A Practical Guide to Duty and Happiness.

By: Abbott, John S.C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Crocker & Brewster: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262521


First edition. Boards a bit soiled, pages foxed throughout. 1836 Small Hard Cover. viii, 192 pp. 12mo. Green cloth with elaborate blind-stamped design. Includes hand-colored engraved frontispiece of a man, his two daughters, and his wife before a fireplace. An analysis of moral culture and how it relates to the family, the church, and one's neighbors. Abbott made sure to disabuse us all of a misapprehension of happiness by entitling the first chapter Merriment is Not Hap... View more info

My Son's Manual, Comprising A Summary View of the Studies, Acomplishments, and Principles of Conduct, Best Suited for Promoting Respectability and Success in Life

By: Anonymous

Price: $35.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.: 1838

Seller ID: 1523287


Boards rubbed, spine sunned, pages foxed throughout, ink & pencil marks on endpapers (text unmarked). 1838 Small Hard Cover. 288 pp. A book from the early 19th century meant as a guide to lead the boy into manhood. Includes sections on: Classical learning, industry, The Imagination and the Importance of its proper regulation, A good heart necessary to enjoy the beauties of nature, Filial love, Fraternal love, The want of Decision of Character, On Buffoonery in Conversati... View more info

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Leadership (Harper Colophon Books/CN697)

By: Burns, James MacGregor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper Colophon Books: 1979

Seller ID: 2200205


Tape adhesive to front and rear wrappers, wrappers lightly rubbed. 1979 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 530 pp. Classic text on the study of leadership. Sections include: Leadership: power and purpose, Origins of leadership, Transforming leadership, Transactional leadership, Implications: theory and practice.Keywords: JAMES MACGREGOR BURNS LEADERSHIP PULITZER PRIZE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD POLITICAL SCIENCE HISTORY MANAGEMENT BUSINESS LIFEST... View more info

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Sanatana Dharma: An Elementary Text-Book of Hindu Religion and Ethics

By: Central Hindu College, Benares

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Board of Trustees, Central Hindu College, Benares: 1916

Seller ID: 1532782


Hinges weak, pages toned. 1916 Hard Cover. 275 pp. plus index. 1916 reprint. A brief but comprehensive overview of the Hindu religion, with some text in Sanskrit. View more info

Image for Every Man's Monitor; or, The Universal Counsellor, in Prose and Verse. Being a Collection of Select Sentences, Choice Maxims, and Divine Precepts; Suited both for Youth and Age of Every Sect and Denomination, as Long as Time Endures. To Which Are Added, Fruits of a Father's Love; A Plain and Serious Address to the Master of a Family, and Instructions for Educating a Family.

Every Man's Monitor; or, The Universal Counsellor, in Prose and Verse. Being a Collection of Select Sentences, Choice Maxims, and Divine Precepts; Suited both for Youth and Age of Every Sect and Denomination, as Long as Time Endures. To Which Are Added, Fruits of a Father's Love; A Plain and Serious Address to the Master of a Family, and Instructions for Educating a Family.

By: Coltman, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: John Fordyce / Dickinson, Printer.: 1813

Seller ID: 1865242


Boards rubbed, pages foxed throughout, bookplate from Social Library at Salisbury Ferry and ink name on front endpapers, pencil notes on front & rear endpapers. 1813 Full-Leather. vi, 398 pp. Original full leather, red leather spine label, gilt titles & double rules. A collection of maxims designed to encourage the successful raising of a family using moral principles. View more info

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And the Poor Get Welfare: The Ethics of Poverty in the United States (The Churches' Center for Theology and Public Policy)

By: Copeland, Warren R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 1994

Seller ID: 2200201


Laminate bumped, page corners lightly dog-eared. 1994 Trade Paperback. 210 pp. Cries for the elimination of welfare rise at the very time that the amount of poverty in the United States grows. And the Poor Get Welfare is an ethical and theological analysis of both of these realities. It sets the context for this analysis by surveying the current situation and the histories of poverty and welfare as public policy issues in the United States.The heart of Copeland's ethic... View more info

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The Rationality of Emotion (MIT Press)

By: De Sousa, Ronald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MIT Press / Bradford Books: 1997

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2260991


5th printing. An exceptional copy. 1997 Trade Paperback. In this urbane and witty book, Ronald de Sousa disputes the widespread notion that reason and emotion are natural antagonists. He argues that emotions are a kind of perception, that their roots in the paradigm scenarios in which they are learned give them an essentially dramatic structure, and that they have a crucial role to-play in rational beliefs, desires, and decisions by breaking the deadlocks of pure reason. View more info

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The Christian Way of Life for Young People

By: Ellis, C.C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Elgin Press: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1629322


First edition. Lacks jacket. 1924 Hard Cover. A guide for young people on how to develop and flourish as a good Christian. View more info

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Bolshevik Ideology and the Ethics of Soviet Labor, 1917-1920: The Formative Years

By: Kaplan, Frederick I.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Philosophical Library: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1768229


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed & toned. 1968 Hard Cover. ix, 521 pp. A theoretical framework of Bolshevism showing its philosophical and psychological underpinnings, and placing it in a context with Russian labor. View more info

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Machiavelli's Virtue

By: Mansfield, Harvey C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268325


First printing. A very nice copy. 1998 Trade Paperback. xvi, 371 pp. Uniting thirty years of authoritative scholarship by a master of textual detail, Machiavelli's Virtue is a comprehensive statement on the founder of modern politics. Harvey Mansfield reveals the role of sects in Machiavelli's politics, his advice on how to rule indirectly, and the ultimately partisan character of his project, and shows him to be the founder of such modern and diverse institutions as the... View more info

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For People and the Planet: Holism and Humanism in Environmental Ethics

By: Marietta, Don E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Temple: 1994

Seller ID: 2196200


Ink underlining & marginalia. 1994 Trade Paperback. The view of nature has begun to move away from a traditionally Western humans-apart-from-nature attitude toward one that sees humans as a part of nature. This book describes these changes and what the author perceives as a philosophical shift toward a different holistic models of environmental ethics. View more info

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Ethical Imperative: The Crisis in American Values

By: Means, Richard L.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1970

Seller ID: 1520062


A few pages dog-eared, page ridges foxed. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. 270 pp. CONTENTS: 1. The Crisis in American Society 2. Sociology and Human Values 3. Social Values and Social Problems 4. The Self as a Social Value 5. Man and Nature 6. The Human Image 7. Man and Society 8. Time and History 9. Alienation and Objectivity; Index. View more info

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Values and Interests in Social Change

By: Neal, Sister Marie Augusta

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall: 1965

Seller ID: 1294077


Covers & pages toned, spine creased. 1965 Trade Paperback. CONTENTS: The Function of Values and Interests: The Theoretical Problem; Doctrinal and Historical Bases of Pressures to Change; Measuring Orientation to Values: Interests, Change; The Diocesan Clergy: Sample and Target Population; Experimenting with Pressures to Change; Contents Analysis: Patterns of Assent and Dissent; Content Analysis: Orientation to the World; Content Analysis: Style of Response; Content Analy... View more info

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Ramblings: A Compilation of Commentaries on Various Christian and Moral Subjects

By: Pellingra, S.J.

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Friesen Press: 2012

Seller ID: 2263597


First paperback printing. Brand new. 2012 Trade Paperback. vii, 90 pp. A compilation of S.J. Pellingra Sr.'s commentaries on a wide variety of topics regarding Christian and Biblical living. This is his interpretation of Scripture as he has faithfully applied to his own daily living throughout his life. Christians may attend Biblical studies and read commentaries in order to satisfy an inner longing to know God's Word on a deeper and more personal level. It is the Christ... View more info

Image for The Philosophy Commonly Called the Morals, Written by the Learned Philosopher Plutarch of Chaeronea. Translated out of Greek into English, and Conferred with the Latine Translations and the French, Whereunto Are Annexed the Summaries Necessary to be Read Before Every Treatise.

The Philosophy Commonly Called the Morals, Written by the Learned Philosopher Plutarch of Chaeronea. Translated out of Greek into English, and Conferred with the Latine Translations and the French, Whereunto Are Annexed the Summaries Necessary to be Read Before Every Treatise.

By: Plutarch; Holland, Philemon

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Printed by S.G. and are to be sold by Abel Roper, at the Sun against Saint Dunstans Church in Fleetstreet: 1657

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2263991


Second English translation, newly revised and corrected. ESTC R31920. Wing P2655A. 1 inch tear along spine head, leather dried, boards rubbed, title page and first two text pages reinforced with additional material along edges. 1657 Half-Leather. [8], 1008 [i.e. 1004], [59] pp. Half leather - leather spine and corners, morocco spine label, gilt titles, marbled boards and endpapers. A collection of essays and transcribed speeches by the philosopher best known for his Live... View more info

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On the Corruption of Morals in Russia

By: Shcherbatov, M.M.; Lentin, A. (Editor / Translator / Introduction / Notes)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 1293580


Faint stain on jacket reverse and cover / page base, minimal pencil marks in text, jacket price clipped.Good. 1969 Hard Cover. The most celebrated work of the Russian historian, philosopher and publicist Prince M. M. Shcherbatov (1733-90). Written towards the close of the reign of Catherine the Great, it is half memoir, half polemic, comprising a survey of Russian history in the eighteenth century from the point of view of a moral censor, and an outspoken attack on the d... View more info

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One World: The Ethics of Globalization

By: Singer, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Yale: 2004

Seller ID: 2259920


An exceptional copy. 2004 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. One of the world’s most influential philosophers here considers the ethical issues surrounding globalization. Peter Singer discusses climate change, the role of the World Trade Organization, human rights and humanitarian intervention, and foreign aid, showing how a global ethic rather than a nationalistic approach can provide illuminating answers to important problems. View more info