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Aristotle; Translated By Welldon, J. E. C.
What is the good life? How can we attain true happiness? How are we to understand the concepts of good, bad, right, wrong, virtue, and vice as they intermingle and pervade the human actions that make up society? In one of the earliest and most comprehensive attempts to offer a systematic treatment of ethics and the principles upon which it rests, the Greek philosopher Aristotle seeks to give substance and meaning to human action and to the manner in which we judge our own behaviour and that of others. Here Aristotle not only offers a discussion of morality that later culminated in a full-blown analysis of political life, but he also sets forth principles and advice that served as the touchstone for many subsequent moral philosophies. 358pp. N.B. Bump to base of spine.
Prometheus Books, 1987, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0879753781
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Inventory #26594
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Pieters,D
The one-job wage earner, for so many generations a bulwark of industrialized society, has all but passed away. We perceive this as contemporary reality, yet it has not been easy to cite the facts and figures necessary to build a stable foundation for the social security of tomorrow's population. Now the European Institute of Social Security, a leading multidisciplinary research group dedicated to exploring the frontiers of social security, has taken the crucial first steps with an in-depth examination of the new and atypical work relations that are emerging. The research and conclusions in this book should help policymakers to identify the areas in which existing social security systems can meaningfully accommodate the new realities of work. The volume records the proceedings of the 1999 Conference of the EISS, held at Limassol in Cyprus, to consider the relations of atypical work patterns and social protection. Among the important issues raised are: the real extent of the atypical work phenomenon; difficulties relating to the assessment of the incomes of the self-employed; social protection of farmers in Europe; and the shortcomings of existing social security systems vis-a-vis self-employment and part-time work. The analysis of trends presented in this book should be useful and informative for anyone - whether in government, business or academia - concerned with the development and future of social protection systems, not only in Europe but throughout the world. 171pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 904111369X
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Inventory #14896
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Grier, Philip T.
Inscribed by Author on ffep. Includes letter from the Author to Errol Harris. N.B. Rubbing to corners and edges of D/J. Corners of boards slightly bumped.
D. Reidel Publishing Company, 1978, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Signed First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9027709270
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Inventory #28336
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Thomas, Norman
Previous owner's signature on ffep.This volume is a reflection on some of the changes that have taken place in primary education over the last 20 years or so and that are likely to take place during the next few years. For the most part, the changes considered are those touching on the curriculum and methodology. Some important developments, like the changing relations between schools and parents, the changing roles of governing bodies and the local management of schools are considered only in passing.187pp.
The Falmer Press, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1850007098
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Inventory #28983
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.82 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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Brake, Ted
Corners slightly bumped. Edges of D/J very slightly creased. 446pp.
Lawrence & Wishart, 1985, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0853155801
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Inventory #22408
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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