Download Reframing Singapore: Memory - Identity - Trans-Regionalism by Derek Heng, Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied PDF

By Derek Heng, Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied

During the last 20 years, Singapore has complex swiftly in the direction of turning into a either an international city-state and a key nodal aspect within the overseas financial sphere. those advancements have prompted us to reconsider how we comprehend this altering kingdom, together with its background, inhabitants, and geography, in addition to its transregional and transnational stories with the exterior global. This assortment spans numerous disciplines within the humanities and social sciences and attracts on numerous theoretical ways and methodologies so one can produce a extra subtle figuring out of Singapore and to reconceptialize the demanding situations confronted through the rustic and its peoples.

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Download Space and Eternal Life: A Dialogue Between Daisaku Ikeda and by Daisaku Ikeda (Author), N. C. Wickramasinghe (Author) PDF

By Daisaku Ikeda (Author), N. C. Wickramasinghe (Author)

This attention-grabbing and thought-provoking booklet probes a few of the inner most points of our very lifestyles, whereas tackling essentially the most arguable social problems with glossy instances: from euthanasia, abortion, AIDS, schooling, kin, and the surroundings, to the opportunity of alien encounters. provided as a discussion, the viewpoints of an eminent astronomer and a Buddhist student are expounded, part by way of facet. because the discussion unfolds, fascinating comparisons among the 2 units of simple tenets could be simply pointed out, whereas conventional ideals approximately 'unsophisticated' Buddhist philosophy are confirmed fallacious. Wickramasinghe and Ikeda's discussions concentration round numerous key parts: the universe; technology and faith; eternity of lifestyles; Buddhist pacifism and the construction of an international civilisation. area and everlasting lifestyles is an illuminating philosophical learn.

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Download Adam Smith’s Lost Legacy by G. Kennedy PDF

By G. Kennedy

During this available e-book, Gavin Kennedy takes a clean examine Adam Smith's ethical philosophy and its hyperlinks to his political economic climate and his lectures on Jurisprudence. The publication presents a brand new research of Wealth of countries , and argues that Adam Smith's highbrow legacy used to be thoroughly remodeled within the 19th and 20th centuries by means of economists pursuing diverse agendas, to create rules and regulations that Smith didn't recommend. It additionally offers a brand new reason for the most mysteries approximately Smith's later existence.

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