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The Traumatised Society
How to Outlaw Cheating and Save our Civilisation
Finalist in 2012-13 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832871 - Paperback£17.95 Add to basket
"[This] is a staggering work that presents nothing less than a new paradigm – yet it is based in an historical narrative and overview of political, economic and cultural history that is ancient. Simply stated the premise is this: the theft of the nation’s economic surplus is the root cause of all the world’s major problems." Wayne Sturgeon, Fourth World Review
Eradicating Ecocide – 2nd Edition
Laws and Governance to Stop the Destruction of the Planet
Winner of THE PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction, 2010-11
ISBN: 9780856835087 - Paperback£14.95 Add to basket
This is the updated version of Polly Higgins' Prize-winning book which explains the crime of Ecocide, how it will apply and who can stop the ecocide, for present and for future generations.
"… lays the framework for us to lobby our leaders for real environmental laws and contains tips on taking action [and] outlines the steps you can take towards becoming an Erin Brockovich in your own right."
No Debt, High Growth, Low Tax
Hong Kong’s Economic Miracle Explained
ISBN: 9780856835070 - Paperback£11.95 Add to basket
"This is an excellent book. It brings a highly informed, exterior perspective to the debate on the particulars of the remarkable Hong Kong Revenue Regime." Richard Cullen, University of Hong Kong
Saviour of the Nation
An epic poem of Winston Churchill’s finest hour
Chosen for Summer 2015-16 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION
ISBN: 9780856835063 - Paperback£10.00 Add to basket
Winston Churchill led the British people from the brink of utter disaster to the expectation of victory in the Second World War. This engaging poem depicts him as a hero, in traditional epic poetry style, echoing the works of Homer and Virgil.
From Here to Prosperity
An Agenda for Progressive Prosperity based on an inequality–busting strategy of income for me, wealth for we
ISBN: 9780856835032 - Paperback£14.95 Add to basket
The author proposes creating a society where the wealth produced goes to the wealth producers so that the vast inequalities and the high level of poverty can be reduced significantly within a generation.
The Devil’s Dance
ISBN: 9780856835018 - Paperback£6.95 Add to basket
“John Symons has done it again. This is a complex and deeply rewarding work. But don’t let that put you off! I loved the menace of the book and its tranquil resolution. I think it is a really great book. Like A Tear in the Curtain, it is about children, could be enjoyed by older children and is an absorbing read for adults. It also raises several important issues.”
William Wood, www.williamwoodswords.co.uk
East Meets West
Chosen for Spring 2014 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832864 - Paperback£13.95 Add to basket
"In East Meets West John Adago engagingly describes some of the most significant figures in this subtle and profound history. It is a welcome addition to the global conversation." Philip Goldberg, author of American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation, How Indian Spirituality Changed the West
The Science of Economics
The Economic Teaching of Leon MacLaren
ISBN: 9780856832918 - Paperback£14.95 Add to basket
This book is based on a three-year course prepared by Leon MacLaren for the School of Economic Science in London in the late 1960s. The editor, Raymond Makewell, presents the original subject matter revised with more recent examples and statistics from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK and USA.
On the Nature of Poetry
Chosen for June 2009 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832468 - Hardback£25.00 Add to basket
Almost a library in one volume, this unusual book, written by an accomplished poet, examines the 4000 years old phenomenon of poetry. It explains the underlying power of this art form and how its effect is exerted over human hearts and understanding.
Sketches Sartorial, Tonsorial and the Like
A Collection of Light Humorous Verse
ISBN: 9780856832666 - Paperback£8.95 Add to basket
In rhyming couplets these wry and witty poems ponder the foibles and vanities of mortals.
Shakespeare and Platonic Beauty
ISBN: 9780856832949 - Paperback£14.95 Add to basket
'Original and stimulating ... Mr Vyvyan's thesis is important and serious: serious in the sense that his reading of the plays and his supporting reading into Shakespeare's climate of ideas is deep, connected and wide.' Times Literary Supplement
Chosen for August 2009 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832369 - Hardback£9.95 Add to basket
The Dialogues afford Marcus and his guests the opportunity to express their views on such topics as the brevity of life and the need to seek meaning; the pursuit of purpose; the supreme good and the pursuit of a virtuous life.
Wonders of Spiritual Unfoldment
ISBN: 9780856832604 - Paperback£17.95 Add to basket
Wonders of Spiritual Unfoldment is based on notes of the author's unfolding spiritual experience, which taught him that the wholeness he sought is actually the Spirit.
The Diamond and the Star
An Exploration of their Symbolic Meaning in an Insecure Age
ISBN: 9780856832550 - Hardback£14.95 Add to basket
With the world and the human race facing serious problems ranging from global warming, environmental despoliation, terrorism, war and a major economic downturn, many writers are trying to goad mankind into action. The author's aim is to "open some eyes" so that responsible action may follow.
When Philosophers Rule
Ficino on Plato's Republic, Laws and Epinomis (3rd volume in the Commentaries by Ficino on Plato's Writings series)
ISBN: 9780856832574 - Hardback£18.95 Add to basket
"This is a good, readable translation of Ficino's Latin commentary." Faith and Freedom
Gardens of Philosophy
ISBN: 9780856832406 - Hardback£18.95 Add to basket
Gardens of Philosophy provides the first English translation of the 25 short commentaries by Ficino on the dialogues and the 12 letters traditionally ascribed to Plato.
Evermore Shall Be So
Ficino on Plato's Parmenides
ISBN: 9780856832567 - Hardback£19.95 Add to basket
Ficino's crucial influence upon the unfolding of the Renaissance and his presentation of Plato's understanding of the One and the so-called Platonic Ideas or Forms make Evermore Shall Be So an important work in the history of thought.
All Things Natural
Ficino on Plato's Timaeus
ISBN: 9780856832581 - Hardback£18.95 Add to basket
Ficino's commentary on Plato's Timaeus offers the English reader, for the first time, an opportunity to share the insights of this highly influential Renaissance philosopher into one of Plato's most important and controversial works.
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