This is the first book devoted to an examination of Kant's lectures on ethics, which provide a unique and revealing perspective on the development of his views. In fifteen newly commissioned essays, leading Kant scholars discuss four sets of student notes reflecting different periods of Kant's career: those taken by Herder (1762-4), Collins (mid-1770s), Mrongovius (1784-5) and Vigilantius (1793-4). The essays cover a diverse range of topics, from the relation between Kant's lectures and the Baumgarten textbooks, to obligation, virtue, love, the highest good, freedom, the categorical imperative, moral motivation and religion.
Prepared by noted critical care experts at the National Institutes of Health and leading medical centers, this handbook is a quick-reference guide to the choice and administration of drugs in critical care. It contains 126 easy-to-scan tables listing drugs of choice for specific clinical situations; dosages, dilutions, and infusion rates; and indications and adverse effects of drugs. Emphasis is on toxicities, compatibilities, and clinical considerations that would guide the choice of drug. This thoroughly updated Third Edition includes many new drugs and has an expanded section on neurologic and psychiatric therapeutics.
Living or dead, present or absent, sadly dysfunctional or merrily adequate, the figure of the mother bears enormous freight across a child's emotional and intellectual life. Given the vital role literary mothers play in books for young readers, it is remarkable how little scholarly attention has been paid to the representation of mothers outside of fairy tales and beyond studies of gender stereotypes. This collection of thirteen essays begins to fill a critical gap by bringing together a range of theoretical perspectives by a rich mix of senior scholars and new voices.
As communities around the world continue to attract international immigrants, schools have become centers for learning how to engage with people's multiple ethnic and cultural origins. Ethnocultural minority immigrant students carry diverse histories and perspectives-which can serve as resources for critical reflection about social conflicts.
Emphasizes writing as a process and incorporates new critical approaches to writing about literature. Offers students sound advice on how to become critical thinkers and enrich their reading response through accessible, step-by-step instruction. This highly respected text is ideal as a supplement to any course where writing about literature or literary studies is emphasized.
This volume brings together a group of leading academics from Europe, North America and Australasia to address a question of considerable contemporary concern: the nature and management of knowledge in relation to rapidly changing arenas of theory and practice. The contributors reframe management as a dynamic, creative and versatile field of knowledge that is both multidisciplinary and multi-contextual. The book provides a structured and informed set of readings for management educators as well as students and academics in the fields of critical management, organisational behaviour, human resource management and management development.
Critical Conversation: 30 Days To Master Small Talk With Anyone
You will learn secret conversation Tactics that will teach you everything you need to confidently engage in effective small talk with anyone AND anywhere. In fact, you’ll get the in-depth guide to quickly see how powerful small talk really is… and how you can use it to build rapport in ANY situation.