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August
Anti-Human Theology - Peter Manley ScottPeter Manley Scott offers a theological and ethical reading of our present situation. Due to the vigour of its re-engineering of the world by its technologies, western society has entered into a postnatural condition in which standard divisions between the natural and the artificial are no longer convincing. This postnatural development is liberating - both theologically and politically. Scott develops an 'anthropology' that does not repeat Christianity's history of anthropocentrism but instead criticises it by exploring the mutual entanglement of animals, humans and other creatures. Deeply
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August
Manager's Toolkit: The 13 Skills Managers Need to Succeed - Harvard Business School PressZeroing in on the specific skills that make great managers stand out from the pack, this comprehensive guide is both an essential primer for new managers and a valuable resource for seasoned executives. From hiring and retaining good people to motivating and developing team members, from understanding key financial statements to delegating work effectively, and from setting goals for others to managing your own career, this actionable guide walks readers through every aspect of managing in a complex business world. Filled with practical tools and tips, this essential toolkit helps managers to stay
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August
Beowulf - Unknown, Seamus HeaneyThe national bestseller and winner of the Whitbread Award. Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the classic Northern epic of a hero’s triumphs as a young warrior and his fated death as a defender of his people. The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, and then having to live on, physically and psychically exposed in the exhausted aftermath. It is not hard to draw parallels in this story to the historical curve of consciousness in the twentieth century, but the poem also transcends such considerations, telling us psychological and spiritual truths that are
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August
Bioethics: A Primer for Christians - Gilbert MeilaenderIn the face of rapid advances in medical research and treatment, bioethics has become a serious social concern. Originally published in 1996 and later chosen by World magazine as one of the top 100 books of the twentieth century, Gilbert Meilaender's Bioethics covers a wide range of pressing bioethical issues and offers discerning guidance on how Christians ought to think about them. In admirably clear language Meilaender discusses abortion, assisted reproduction, genetic advance and prenatal screening, care for the dying and euthanasia, human experimentation, and more. This new edition of his
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August
Abnormal Psychology - James H. Hansell, Lisa K. DamourHansell & Damour's Abnormal Psychology, 2e will empower your students with the critical thinking skills to better detail, classify, explain and ultimately better understand abnormal behavior. Written by practicing clinicians and featuring a streamlined table of contents, Abnormal Psychology, 2e offers a new, innovative approach that encourages the critical thinking skills which will help students see the "forest for the trees." By placing the DSM-IV in a larger context using a wide variety of examples, situations and applications, students better understand and contextualize the numerous
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August
Security in Computing - Charles P. Pfleeger, Shari Lawrence PfleegerThe New State-of-the-Art in Information Security: Threats, Vulnerabilities, Attacks, and Countermeasures For years, IT and security professionals have turned toSecurity in Computingas the definitive guide to information-security attacks and countermeasures. In this newFourth Edition, Charles P. Pfleeger and Shari Lawrence Pfleeger have thoroughly updated their classic guide to reflect today's newest technologies, standards, and trends. The authors first introduce the core concepts and vocabulary of computer security, including cryptography. Next, they systematically identify and assess threats now
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August
Devavanipravesika: An Introduction to the Sanskrit Language - Robert P. GoldmanPresents the facts of Sanskrit language primarily as they show themselves in use in literature, and only secondarily as they laid down by the native grammarians.
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August
Study Guide for Pharmacology for Nursing Care - Richard A. LehneComplex pharmacologic information is simple to learn with this complete study resource! Designed to accompany Pharmacology for Nursing Care, critical thinking study questions, case studies, and patient teaching scenarios connect pharmacology concepts with their impact on patient care. Plus, an emphasis on priority nursing care with NCLEX examination-style review questions prepares you for success on the exam.
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August
Further Pure Mathematics - Brian GaulterFollowing on from Introducing Pure Mathematics by Smedley and Wiseman, Further Pure Mathematics covers in one volume all the pure mathematics required by students taking further mathematics. It also provides the basics for mathematics encountered in Higher Education. The two books cover the requirements of Pure Mathematics as part of double-certification Mathematics for any examinations board. Clearly written explanations and graded worked examples are provided to help students when they are studying alone, along with a wide variety of exercises and a comprehensive selection of recent exam