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  1. Desire and Motivation in Indian Philosophy

    By Christopher G. Framarin

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Desireless action is typically cited as a criterion of the liberated person in classical Indian texts. Contemporary authors argue with near unanimity that since all action is motivated by desire, desireless action is a contradiction. They conclude that desireless action is action performed without...

    Published August 6th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Women and Their Money 1700-1950

    Essays on Women and Finance

    Edited by Anne Laurence, Josephine Maltby, Janette Rutterford

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    This book examines women's financial activity from the early days of the stock market in eighteenth century England and the South Sea Bubble to the mid-twentieth century. The essays demonstrate how many women managed their own finances despite legal and social restrictions and show that women were...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Armana Age

    By James Baikie

    When we consider the Cretans and Hittites, the powers of Babylonia and Assyria, and the internal conditions in Syria and Palestine, it can hardly be doubted that the reign of Akhetaten marks a turning point, notably in Egyptian history, but also in the wider history of the ancient world. Here the...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Everyday Life In Ancient Egypt

    By Masparo

    Published in the year 2005, Everyday Life In Ancient Egypt is a valuable contribution to the field of Ancient Egyptian History....

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Lost Pharaohs

    By Cottrell

    Published in the year 2006, Lost Pharaohs is a valuable contrubution to the field of History....

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Experience and the growth of understanding (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 11)

    By D.W. Hamlyn

    This volume examines some of the arguments that have been put forward over the years to explain the way in which understanding is acquired. The author looks firstly at the empricist thesis of genesis without structure, and secondly at the opposing theory, represented by Chomsky of...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Concept of Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 17)

    Edited by R.S. Peters

    A series of public lectures given at the Institute of Education, University of London provides the nucleus around which this collection, originally published in 1967, is gathered. This collection provides comprehensive coverage of a complex theme which will be of interest to those involved in the...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Aims of Education Restated (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 22)

    By John White

    John White's study is the most substantial work on what the aims of education should be since Whitehead's Aims of Education of 1929. It draws on material not only from schools and colleges, but also from the broader educative or miseducative nature of the 'ethos' of society and some of its...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Moral Judgement from Childhood to Adolescence (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 5)

    By Norman J. Bull

    Originally published in 1969 this book analyzes the development of moral judgement in children and adolescents. Interviews were held with 360 children aged 7 to 17, with equal numbers of either sex. Original visual devices were planned to elicit judgements in moral areas known to be of universal...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Tutankhamen & The Discovery of His Tomb

    By Howard Carter, Lord Carnarvon

    The discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb in 1922 aroused unprecedented excitement in the field of Egyptology. In the tomb of a "colourless youth, who reigned for a few years only" were found unmatched riches, the study of which has led to numerous insights into ancient Egyptian civilization. The author...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge


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