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Overall, Christine
N.B. Previous owner's signature on ffep. Slight fading to spine. With the help of medicine and technology we are living longer than ever before. As human life spans have increased, the moral and political issues surrounding longevity have become more complex. Should we desire to live as long as possible? What are the social ramifications of longer lives? How does a longer life span change the way we think about the value of our lives and about death and dying? Christine Overall offers a clear and intelligent discussion of the philosophical and cultural issues surrounding this difficult and often emotionally charged issue. Her book is unique in its comprehensive presentation and evaluation of the arguments - both ancient and contemporary - for and against prolonging life. It also proposes a progressive social policy for responding to dramatic increases in life expectancy. Writing from a feminist perspective, Overall highlights the ways that our biases about race, class, and gender have affected our views of elderly people and longevity, and her policy recommendations represent an effort to overcome these biases. She also covers the arguments surrounding the question of the 'duty to die' and includes a provocative discussion of immortality. After judiciously weighing the benefits and the risks of prolonging human life, Overall persuasively concludes that the length of life does matter and that its duration can make a difference to the quality and value of our lives. Her book will be an essential guide as we consider our social responsibilities, the meaning of human life, and the prospects of living longer. 264pp.
University of California Press, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0520232984
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Inventory #24494
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Cragg, Kenneth
This study explores the taxing question of whether Christ-Learning should be an ongoing process by presenting examples of the critical and personal learning undertaken by minds exercised with scholarship, ecclesiology, poetry, the novel and sexuality. While the responses to faith in Christ of the seven chosen figures Chr(45) Richard Hooker, John Henry Newman, Robert Browning, William Faulkner, Rudyard Kipling, Friedrich Nietzsche and Oscar Wilde Chr(45) are highly personal, it is the theme of "education", which was at the heart of every Messianic achievement, that throws up confrontations to the orthodox approach to faith. These individuals are eminently representative of biography wrestling with what the New Testament Scripture first understood. Their experiences can be signified in a New Testament play on words: "emathen apathen" Chr(45) "suffering they learned, learning they suffered". 279pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1902210492
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Inventory #23047
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.45 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Edited By Kauffman, Linda S.
In this outstanding collection of essays, contributed by some of America's leading feminist writers, the current terrain of American feminism is charted as never before. Covering a broad range of subjects and a diversity of approaches, this volume demonstrates just how far American feminism has come in developing distinctive and sophisticated strategies for combining theory and practice. 477pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Blackwell Publishers, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 1557863474
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Inventory #25651
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Martin, Lambert S.
The interaction among national economies is critical to today's globalised society; no country can survive without trade. Major international organisations like the World Trade Organisation attempt to oversee and regulate these important relations. The United States, as the world's leading economic power is intimately involved with other countries and its own policies impact each nation. This book presents analyses of major international trade issues, emphasising their effects and relevance to the U.S. This overview is valuable to understanding the status of the global economy and America's role in it.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590333071
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Inventory #6523
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Edited and with an Introduction By Shafer, Ronald G.
A compilation of lectures presented at the first international Milton Symposium,London and Buckinghamshire ,England July 7-9 1981.150pp.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1982, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
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Inventory #18513
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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