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State As Parent Locke, Rousseau, and the Transformation of the Family
ISBN: PB: 9781589662032, University of Scranton Press, May 2018
300 pp., 23x15 cm,
Much of modern political and social thought tends to take for granted the fact that traditional conceptions of the family – with their accompanying duties and privileges – are an inherent imposition on individual freedom. With "The State As Parent",...
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£21,00
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Privilege of Intellect Conscience and Wisdom in Newman's Narrative
ISBN: PB: 9781589662100, University of Scranton Press, September 2013
400 pp., 25x15 cm,
Based on decades of research, "A Privilege of Intellect" is D. A. Drennen's portrait of the English cardinal John Henry Newman (1801-1890), whose conversion to the Roman Catholic Church in 1845 significantly boosted the presence of the Catholic Churc...
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£26,00
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West Side Carbondale, Pennsylvania Mine Fire
ISBN: PB: 9781589662124, University of Scranton Press, April 2013
100 pp., 22.4x15.2 cm, 20 halftones
In early 1947 residents of the west side of Carbondale, Pennsylvania began noticing a peculiar steam escaping from the ground. An investigation into this phenomenon revealed that Carbondale was slowly but steadily being destroyed by a burning inferno...
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£11,00
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Death with Dignity Ethical and Practical Considerations for Caregivers of the Terminally Ill
ISBN: PB: 9781589662148, University of Scranton Press, July 2011
200 pp., 21.1x14.2 cm,
End-of-life issues and questions are complex and frequently cause confusion and anxiety. In "Death with Dignity", theologian, medical ethicist, and pastoral caregiver Peter A. Clark examines numerous issues that are pertinent to patients, family memb...
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£15,00
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Surprising Adventures of Balthazar
ISBN: HB: 9781589662186, University of Scranton Press, July 2011
160 pp., 25x15 cm,
A parable rich in imagery and meaning, "The Surprising Adventures of Balthazar" provides readers of all ages with profound insights into the nature of authority, power, and freedom. The tale begins when a polar bear named Balthazar is captured by hun...
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£11,00
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Thomism and Tolerance
ISBN: PB: 9781589662155, University of Scranton Press, December 2010
130 pp., 21.5x13 cm,
In this incisive study, John F. X. Knasas grounds the ideal of tolerance in Aquinas's natural law ethics and connects the virtue of civic tolerance to the concept of being. If God is the source of being, argues Knasas, then we are the articulation of...
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£15,00
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South Street Gang vs. the Coalcracker Cyclops
ISBN: PB: 9781589662087, University of Scranton Press, November 2010
151 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
When Bob Capek's mother is killed in a hit-and-run accident in 1956, his father moves the family from Virginia back to his hometown of Mauch Chunk, a small town in the middle of the eastern Pennsylvania anthracite coal region. From the moment Bob boa...
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£6,00
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Religion, Fundamentalism, and Violence An Interdisciplinary Dialogue
ISBN: PB: 9781589662049, University of Scranton Press, November 2010
312 pp., 23x15 cm,
In "Religion, Fundamentalism, and Violence", Andrew Gluck brings together distinguished scholars to address a fiercely debated topic: the intersection of religion and violence. Among the contributions is an anthropological analysis of the violence as...
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£20,00
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Medieval Philosophy Redefined
ISBN: HB: 9781589662162, University of Scranton Press, November 2010
450 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm,
With "Medieval Philosophy Redefined" John Deely provides an in-depth, original history of medieval philosophy, tracing a common thread that coherently unifies and defines what he calls "the Latin Age" – which reaches unbroken from the fifth-century w...
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£30,00
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Mysticism of Kindness The Lucie Christine Story
ISBN: PB: 9781589662063, University of Scranton Press, November 2010
270 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 20 halftones
On the surface, Lucie Christine – the pseudonym given to a nineteenth-century Frenchwoman named Mathilde Boutle – was a very ordinary upper-middle-class woman, fulfilling her daily responsibilities to her husband and children. But underneath, Lucie C...
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£19,00
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