The Freedom Paradox

Author: Clive Hamilton
Editor: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1742375782
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A radical reconsideration of the meaning of freedom and morality in the modern world.

The Freedom Paradox

Author: Bobby Albert
Editor: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 164279645X
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Cutting through the haze of hatred and polarizing politics of our time, The Freedom Paradox offers an unexpected solution to re-unite America. It was the best of times, and it now seems like the worst of times. The chaos, discord and hostility gripping America today are evident to all. The root cause of these woes, however, is not so obvious. Using his keen sense of cultural awareness, Bobby Albert answers the questions that are on our hearts and minds, “What happened to the America of our youth?” and “How can we re-claim it?”. Many are fighting for and celebrating their freedoms, but few realize that unrestrained freedom today results in chaos and constraints tomorrow. Within The Freedom Paradox, readers discover: The “Life and Liberty Equation” and why it’s out of balance The competing approaches of principle and expediency The contrasts and consequences associated with scarcity and abundance mindsets The impact of what they say and how they say it The root cause of the problems of their great nation and how they can help

Freedom As A Task

Author: Wolfgang Fikentscher
Editor: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161467653
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Illuminations

Author: Rosemarie Rizzo Parse
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763711108
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Intended as a reference and guide for instructors teaching life science and any discipline at the high school and/or college level where evolution is likely to be covered. In addition, it is an excellent read for anyone interested in the creation/evolution controversy.Course Names--Biological Sciences 53: Evolution, Diversity, and History of Life-BIO. 455 Evolution-330 Evolution-BIN 200: Biology of VertebratesSample Course DescriptionsA study of the process of organic evolution and its result: the structural, functional, and genetic diversity of organisms. Emphasis on recent advances in understanding phylogenetic relationships among the primary groups of organisms, major events in the history of life, and the fundamental concepts and methods of evolutionary biology. A study of organic evolution and its theoretical basis. This course develops three major themes: the history of evolutionary thought, the mechanisms of evolution, amd highlights in the history of life. Offered in alternate years. Study of the processes of evolution from macromolecules to the genesis of major groups of life. Examination of Neo-Darwinian theories of adaptation and natural selection as well as competing scientific explanations of evolutionary change. Assessment of contemporary criticism of Darwinian theory. Three class hours per week in seminar format with emphasis on reading of primary literature and discussion.

Freedom In America

Author: William Muir
Editor: CQ Press
ISBN: 1483301389
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If you want students to really understand the concept of power, moving beyond a survey book's quick discussion of Laswell's "who gets what and how," Muir's thoughtful Freedom in America might be the book for you. Exploring the words and ideas of such thinkers as Madison, Jefferson, Hamilton, and Tocqueville, Muir discusses the nature and limits of three types of power—coercive, reciprocal, and moral—and then uses this framework to explain how American political institutions work. If looking for an alternative to a long survey text—or itching to get students grappling with The Federalist Papers or Democracy in America with more of a payoff—Muir's meditation on power and personal freedom is a gateway for students to take their study of politics to the next level. His inductive style, engaging students with well-chosen and masterfully written stories, lets him draw out and distill key lessons without being preachy. Read a chapter and decide if this page turner is for you.

The Paradox Of Freedom

Author: Shiva Rahbaran
Editor: Dalkey Archive Press
ISBN: 1564784886
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As the first book-length study of Nicholas Mosley, "The Paradox of Freedom" combines a discussion of the author's incredible biography with an investigation of his writing, nearly all of which is published by Dalkey Archive Press. The son of Oswald Mosley (the leader of Britain's fascistic Blackshirts), a British Lord, a Christian convert, a war veteran, a voracious reader, and an important thinker, Nicholas Mosley has, this book argues, employed all of these experiences and ideas in novels and memoirs that seek to describe the paradoxical nature of freedom: how can man be free when limiting structures are necessary? Can it be achieved, and how? The answer lies in the books themselves, in the ways telling and re-telling stories allows one to escape the seemingly logical bounderies of life and discover new meanings and possibilities. This is a much-needed companion to the work of one of Britain's most important post-War writers.

Why Freedom

Author: Jason A. Junge
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781462841318
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What is the importance and meaning of freedom to self-fulfillment? How does our environment-- our family, the government, and the media-- mix with our biology to shape and taint our behavior, and therefore impact our ability to make choices? "Why Freedom" draws from philosophy and the sciences to answer these questions in light of mans search for meaning. Thoroughly researched, "Why Freedom" synthesizes Existentialism, Pragmatism, Evolutionary and Social Psychology, Biology, Physics, and Economics into an interdisciplinary paradigm of human intent. Unveiling mans abilities and freedoms to seek self-fulfillment, this is a book you wish youd read at 21!

Bound To Be Free

Author: Graham Tomlin
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472939514
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Freedom is one of the most cherished ideals of Western culture. Yet that ideal is threatened from without and within in alarming ways in our increasingly polarised world. Could it be that at the heart of our secular vision of freedom there is a fatal flaw, which means it can never square the circle of personal liberty and social cohesion that we all long for? In this accessible, significant and deeply thoughtful book, Graham Tomlin argues that the Christian vision of freedom offers a way to think about liberty that can bring together both personal fulfilment and the health of community life in a way that secular versions have failed to do.

Faireconomy

Author: Wolfgang Fikentscher
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642361072
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​FairEconomy is a concept for a free and fair market economy. In response to the financial and economic crises of the past years, the authors develop fundamental ideas of how a market economy works, what rules markets need and who safeguards fairness and equal opportunity in such an economy. The book sets out the design of a sustainable market order: Going back to the very roots of doing business it offers a fascinating insight into the cultural and anthropological premises of the market economy. Fairness and free competition can be identified as key elements of successful markets, sometimes neglected in politics and business. Legal rules need to ensure that fairness and economic freedom work. The same holds true for the relationship of risk and liability that has been overlooked in the banking sector. The ideas of a FairEconomy, sketched in this book, are fit to become a reality: The authors point to institutions and mechanisms that could integrate the concept into global law. They place their trust less upon ever-larger institutions and more on private entitlement and enforcement at the global, regional, and local levels. ​

Hard To Get

Author: Leslie C. Bell
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520261496
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Examines the love lives of twenty-something American women, revealing that young women have more opportunies and information than previous generations, but that unsatisfying sex and relationships tend to stem from sexual freedom.