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The Lion And The Jewel

Author : Wole Soyinka
ISBN : 9783535919
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Children S Speech Sound Disorders

Author : Caroline Bowen
ISBN : 9781118634028
Genre : Medical
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Asia S Quest For Balance

Author : Jay L. Batongbacal
ISBN : 9781538106341
Genre : Political Science
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This book is designed examine the changing security landscape across the Indo-Pacific as it relates to China’s rise and the growing attractiveness of Balancing policies and postures among several Asian capitals and the United States.

Consequences Of Compassion

Author : Charles Goodman
ISBN : 9780190205324
Genre : Religion
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To many Westerners, the most appealing teachings of the Buddhist tradition pertain to ethics. Many readers have drawn inspiration from Buddhism's emphasis on compassion, nonviolence, and tolerance, its concern for animals, and its models of virtue and self-cultivation. There has been, however, controversy and confusion about which Western ethical theories resemble Buddhist views and in what respects. In this book, Charles Goodman illuminates the relations between Buddhist concepts and Western ethical theories. Every version of Buddhist ethics, says Goodman, takes the welfare of sentient beings to be the only source of moral obligations. Buddhist ethics can thus be said to be based on compassion in the sense of a motivation to pursue the welfare of others. On this interpretation, the fundamental basis of the various forms of Buddhist ethics is the same as that of the welfarist members of the family of ethical theories that analytic philosophers call 'consequentialism.' Goodman uses this hypothesis to illuminate a variety of questions. He examines the three types of compassion practiced in Buddhism and argues for their implications for important issues in applied ethics, especially the justification of punishment and the question of equality.

Lions 324b1 District Directory 1999 2000

Author : MJF Lion Alagu Jayabalan, District Governor
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Printed Directory of 1999-2000 Edition Lions District 324B1, was released by MJF Lion Alagu Jayabalan, during his regime. This Digital Edition is released in 2016 October as an Archive, as a part of Centennary Celebrations of Lions Clubs International, by Lion Dr Er J Shivakumaar, DC-Information Technology, District 324B1. This Digital Edition will certainly enable Lions read the older Directories in their Mobile Phones and eReaders.

Instructions Of Gampopa

Author : Lama Yeshe Gyamtso
ISBN : 1559399287
Genre : Religion
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Specific and pragmatic, these instructions are applicable to every state of practice.--Booklist, American Library Association

Death And The King S Horseman

Author : Wole Soyinka
ISBN : 0393322998
Genre : Drama
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Colonial District Officer Simon Pilkings and his protege, Olunde, whose medical training in England Pilkings arranged, clash over Pilkings' determination to interfere with Olunde's father's ritual suicide, traditionally required of a dead king's chief horseman.

The Tempest

Author : William Shakespeare
ISBN : 9781903436080
Genre : Drama
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A new edition of The Tempest which brings alive the rich interpretative possibilities of this most popular play.

Collected Plays A Dance Of The Forests The Swamp Dwellers The Strong Breed The Road The Bacchae Of Euripides

Author : Wole Soyinka
ISBN : 0192811363
Genre : Drama
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The Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka has been hailed as `one of the finest poetic playwrights who have ever written in English' (Martin Esslin) and `a writer of genius' (Irish Times). The five plays in this collection are linked by their concern with the spiritual and the social, with belief and ritual as integrating forces for social cohesion. A Dance of the Forests (1960), a confrontation between the living and the dead, between history and reality; The Swamp Dwellers (1961),a tale of perilous dependence on the favour of the gods; The Strong Breed (1963), a play of expiation, all take place in Africa. So also does The Road (1965), `a rich and beautiful tragedy' (Times Literary Supplement) The most recent work, an adaptation of The Bacchae of Euripides (1973), remains set in and around the Thebes of ancient Greece, but draws deeply on Africa and the themes of the earlier plays in this book. In all these plays - whether concerned with the corruption of urban life or the power ofsuperstition - Soyinka's language and imagination transcend the plays' immediate social contexts.

Bird

Author : Crystal Chan
ISBN : 9781442450905
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Entrenched secrets, mysterious spirits, and an astonishing friendship weave together in this extraordinary and haunting debut that School Library Journal calls “a powerful story about loss and moving on.” Nothing matters. Only Bird matters. And he flew away. Jewel never knew her brother Bird, but all her life she has lived in his shadow. Her parents blame Grandpa for the tragedy of their family’s past: they say that Grandpa attracted a malevolent spirit—a duppy—into their home. Grandpa hasn’t spoken a word since. Now Jewel is twelve, and she lives in a house full of secrets and impenetrable silence. Jewel is sure that no one will ever love her like they loved Bird, until the night that she meets a mysterious boy in a tree. Grandpa is convinced that the boy is a duppy, but Jewel knows that he is something more. And that maybe—just maybe—the time has come to break through the stagnant silence of the past.

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