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Product Description: In our personal and public life we encounter many perplexing problems: How to make a living? How to divide the national wealth among the population? Are our political institutions perfect, or are they flawed? Has modern democracy resolved once and for all the problem of a good government? Is human dignity preserved and cherished in the chaos of pursuits of the modern man? And what about our cultural life? Is every loud noise music? Is each bestseller a worthy book? Is modern painting true art? In order to comprehend the ways of our so-called Western civilization, Paths through Mankind’s Perplexities explores the nature of its antecedents, namely the Hellenic heritage and the Israelite legacy...read more

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9781606934616 | Lightning Source Inc, October 30, 2008, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: In our personal and public life we encounter many perplexing problems: How to make a living?

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Product Description: This book explores the meaning and the justification of slogans and principles—virtually mantras—that dominate contemporary America and are believed to offer guidance for the rest of the world. Democracy, market economy, trust in science and religion, looking to the future, proclaim the way to happiness or even salvation...read more

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9781424156887 | Publishamerica Inc, October 30, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This book explores the meaning and the justification of slogans and principles—virtually mantras—that dominate contemporary America and are believed to offer guidance for the rest of the world.

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Product Description: Level 7 is the diary of Officer X-127, who is assigned to stand guard at the "Push Buttons," a machine devised to activate the atomic destruction of the enemy, in the country’s deepest bomb shelter. Four thousand feet underground, Level 7 has been built to withstand the most devastating attack and to be self-sufficient for five hundred years...read more

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9780299200640 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, June 24, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Level 7 is the diary of Officer X-127, who is assigned to stand guard at the "Push Buttons," a machine devised to activate the atomic destruction of the enemy, in the country’s deepest bomb shelter.

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Product Description: The history of mankind is fraught with clashes in the quest for liberty―in the name of often contradictory ideals of freedom. Roshwald explores the diverse understandings of the term liberty and its spectrum of application, in order to achieve a coherent and consistent definition of the concept in respect to both the individual and society...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780313312755 | Praeger Pub Text, June 30, 2000, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: The history of mankind is fraught with clashes in the quest for liberty―in the name of often contradictory ideals of freedom.

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Product Description: The two principles of the Transient and the Absolute are fundamental to man's self-perception. While we perceive ourselves as transient biological phenomena, with a limited span of existence, we also view ourselves as immaterial creatures whose personalities persist and are not subject to change...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780313309366 | Praeger Pub Text, May 1, 1999, cover price $127.00 | About this edition: The two principles of the Transient and the Absolute are fundamental to man's self-perception.

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9780809506002 | Borgo Pr, December 1, 1997, cover price $33.00

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9780809516001 | Borgo Pr, March 1, 1999, cover price $23.00

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Officer X-127 describes his duties as one of those assigned to control the launch of nuclear weapons from deep inside an underground military facility

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9781556520655 | 1 edition (Lawrence Hill Books, August 1, 1989), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Officer X-127 describes his duties as one of those assigned to control the launch of nuclear weapons from deep inside an underground military facility

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