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Author(s): Patrick Kenny
Does it Follow? A First Course in Logic guides first-time students of formal logic through the fundamentals of the discipline. Traditionally, logic has been a part of the discipline of philosophy, but throughout this book you will see different symbols that suggest a addition to another academic discipline; mathematics. This informal and user-friendly text addresses difficult concepts and methods in hopes to empower readers to apply what they learn in logic to issues they encounter in other disciplines.
Author(s): Tyler N. Tapps, Timothy Baghurst, MATTHEW L. SYMONDS, BRYAN DORREL
Wellness is a comprehensive term used to describe the influence of multiple aspects which contribute to one’s overall well-being including the physical, mental, social, occupational etc. Also, other areas, Such as nutritional, spiritual, financial, and emotional components, also impact our ability to develop a holistic wellness.
Author(s): Robert Smith
Theatre: Its Nature, Its Variety, Its Development is laid out in a nontraditional format for introductory theatre courses. The nature of theatre is difficult enough to understand without imposing a 2,500 year barrier to that process. Accordingly, this text starts with an understanding of the nature of theatre in our own time. After students have a solid understanding of the nature of theatre and significant awareness of the variety of theatre, then they will be better equipped to begin studying theatre in its historical context.
Author(s): Paul Kagundu, Glenwood Ross
Introduction to the Global Economy is first and foremost an economics textbook. It assumes that the reader has had little or no formal exposure to the economics discipline. It is designed as a core curriculum text. The purpose of Introduction to the Global Economy is to:
Author(s): Courtland Lewis, Timothy Dick
Medical Ethics: The 16 Week Consult is designed to dispel the myth that it is intolerant and rude to criticize others moral positions and actions, and it will achieve its goal by carefully teaching students how to critically analyze moral reasoning, especially how it relates to common cases that arise during the practice of medicine.
Author(s): Frank Primiani
Processing the Law: A Holistic Approach uses the case study approach to teach textbook concepts. It gives students a total immersive experience in learning not only how the law functions in society, but also what it feels like to resolve a conflict or dispute in a work setting.
Author(s): Deborah Scaggs
Kaleidoscope: Shaping Language, Shaping Identity focuses on “academic discourse,” the kind of thinking, reading, and writing expected at university. Intended to speak directly to inexperienced and underprepared student writers, this text introduces students to a number of genres that are typical at college or university with emphasis on creating thoughtful, purposeful, independent writers.
Author(s): Adam B Lawrence
In recent years, there has been increasing concern that Americans are becoming more and more apathetic about government. The number of people who turn out to vote has declined. People are volunteering less, and being less active citizens of their communities and their government. Yet, the role of government in peoples’ lives has increased significantly.