Thematically introduces students to the major philosophic thinkers.
Fundamentals of Philosophy offers a broad scope of classic and contemporary selections from the world’s major thinkers via a narrative format that presents difficult issues and readings in a simplified manner for students.
Its readings are grouped around nine major themes/chapters, and are organized as a debate on one central issue. This approach helps students understand the argumentative style of philosophy, and learn how philosophic issues and solutions they encounter can be applied to their everyday life.
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Several chapters focus on the International Criminal Court, in particular its substantive jurisdiction (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and aggression), modes of liability and available defenses. Additional chapters cover the purposes and procedures of extradition (and its alternatives, such as “rendition”) and mutual legal assistance (obtaining evidence abroad for use in criminal cases). Attention is also given to the major “transnational crimes,” including in particular terrorism, corruption, trafficking and organized crime. A final chapter addresses the “future” of international criminal law and alternatives to international prosecutions. The book is written so that readers will not require prior experience in the field of international law.
In One Day, One Life, he has approached the struggles of addiction and anxiety with candour and balance. This is just the sort of book that can not only change lives, it can save them. His story is told with power, humour, humility, and no shortage of tough love. This is a powerful book.
Offering short snippets, One Day, One Life narrates a raw and intimate story of Stewart’s struggles with addiction while at the same time showing an easier softer way to live—with love and freedom.
p>Contributors include Elliot Dorff and Martin Marty discussing religious interpretations, followed by social implications explained by Kenneth Pargament and Mark Rye. Roy Baumeister, Julie Exline, and Kristin Sommer present the victim's point of view. Other contributors focusing on the forgiveness research are: Everett Worthington, Robert Enright, Catherine Coyle, Carl Thoresen, Frederic Luskin, and Alex Harris. An annotated bibliography by Michael McCullough, Julie Exline, and Roy Baumeister, covers the empirical literature on the subject. Lewis Smedes concludes with the four steps necessary for forgiveness: moving from estrangement to forgiveness to reconciliation to hope.