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Product Description: From childhood, we're taught one central, non-controversial idea about morality: self-sacrifice is a virtue. It is universally accepted that serving the needs of others, rather than our own, is the essence of morality. To be ethical―it is believed―is to be altruistic...read more

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9781137280169 | St Martins Pr, June 2, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: From childhood, we're taught one central, non-controversial idea about morality: self-sacrifice is a virtue.

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Product Description: Edited by Peter Schwartz, this illustrated book contains an extraordinary collection of contemporary photographs of Adolf Hitler, dictator of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.Hitler, although born in Austria, always considered himself German...read more
By Peter Schwartz (editor)

Paperback:

9781782811190 | G2 Entertainment Ltd, September 15, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Edited by Peter Schwartz, this illustrated book contains an extraordinary collection of contemporary photographs of Adolf Hitler, dictator of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.

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Product Description: Obtaining a future based on sustainable energy requires using energy more efficiently in transportation, buildings and appliances. Even If consumption is reduced by one-half, there will always be a need to obtain new energy sources...read more
By David Hafemeister (editor), Daniel Kammen (editor), Barbara G. Levi (editor) and Peter Schwartz (editor)

Hardcover:

9780735409729 | Amer Inst of Physics, December 14, 2011, cover price $178.00 | About this edition: Obtaining a future based on sustainable energy requires using energy more efficiently in transportation, buildings and appliances.

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Product Description: The future has never been more complex and uncertain; yet leaders of companies, governments, and nonprofits must act and adapt with confidence. Peter Schwartz, the acclaimed futurist and business strategist, first popularized scenario planning—a powerful tool for navigating uncertainty—in "The Art of the Long View" in 1991...read more

Paperback:

9781466305045 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 30, 2011, cover price $5.38 | About this edition: The future has never been more complex and uncertain; yet leaders of companies, governments, and nonprofits must act and adapt with confidence.

By Peter Schwartz (editor)

Miscellaneous:

9780739131961 | Lexington Books, February 16, 2009, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: Textile structure and mechanics are fundamental to the way textiles are designed, manufactured, tested and used. Structure and mechanics of textile fibre assemblies discusses aspects of fabric structure and mechanical properties such as tensile, bending and shear properties for a range of fabrics...read more
By Peter Schwartz (editor)

Hardcover:

9781845691356 | Woodhead Pub Ltd, October 7, 2008, cover price $245.00 | About this edition: Textile structure and mechanics are fundamental to the way textiles are designed, manufactured, tested and used.

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Product Description: As members of the American Physical Society’s Forum on Physics and Society, we are concerned with the need to produce and use energy more wisely. One contribution we feel we can make is to educate fellow physicists, especially those who teach in our colleges and universities, about the technical details of some of the more promising techniques for efficient and renewable energy...read more
By David Hafemeister (editor), Barbara G. Levi (editor), Mark D. Levine (editor) and Peter Schwartz (editor)

Hardcover:

9780735405721 | Amer Inst of Physics, October 1, 2008, cover price $239.00 | About this edition: As members of the American Physical Society’s Forum on Physics and Society, we are concerned with the need to produce and use energy more wisely.

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An exploration of the plausible prospects for tomorrow's history, and the implications they suggest for the decisions we should make today.

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9781592400270 | Gotham Books, June 1, 2003, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Offers a look into the possible changes of the future in areas such as technology, medicine, and demographics, and discusses how society and businesses can prepare for the challenges and capitalize on the advantages.

Paperback:

9780743239110 | New edition (Gardners Books, August 2, 2004), cover price $13.60 | About this edition: An exploration of the plausible prospects for tomorrow's history, and the implications they suggest for the decisions we should make today.
9781592400690 | Reprint edition (Avery Pub Group, May 1, 2004), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: In a paperback edition featuring a new foreword, the author of The Art of the Long View makes predictions about the business world of tomorrow, arguing that such challenges as terrorism, a dynamic global economy, and rapidly changing technology, rather than threatening today's companies, are presenting predictable opportunities for growth.

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Product Description: The fourth volume in this series deals with one of the ubiquitous higher and further education subjects. With a practice-based approach, the text avoids being overly academic and instead uses a case study format to detail a wide range of approaches to assessment. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Peter Schwartz (editor) and Graham Webb (editor)

Hardcover:

9780749436896 | Routledge, March 1, 2002, cover price $195.00 | About this edition: The fourth volume in this series deals with one of the ubiquitous higher and further education subjects.

Paperback:

9780749436230 | Routledge, March 1, 2002, cover price $55.95 | About this edition: The fourth volume in this series deals with one of the ubiquitous higher and further education subjects.

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Product Description: Ninguna compañía desconoce la importancia de una buena reputación, pero hoy la opinión pública tiene otras exigencias en lo que respecta a la responsabilidad de las empresas para con la sociedad. No basta con rendir pleitesía o doblegarse ante la correcci

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9788475777894 | Juan Granica S A, October 1, 2001, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Ninguna compañía desconoce la importancia de una buena reputación, pero hoy la opinión pública tiene otras exigencias en lo que respecta a la responsabilidad de las empresas para con la sociedad.

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Product Description: Problem-based learning (PBL) is becoming widely used in higher education. Popular in the medical sciences, PBL is now finding applications beyond - in engineering, sciences and architecture - and is widely applicable in many fields...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Stewart Mennin (editor), Peter Schwartz (editor) and Graham Webb (editor)

Paperback:

9780749434922 | Routledge, April 1, 2001, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Problem-based learning (PBL) is becoming widely used in higher education.

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Product Description: Problem-based learning (PBL) is becoming widely used in higher education. Popular in the medical sciences, PBL is now finding applications beyond - in engineering, sciences and architecture - and is widely applicable in many fields...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780749435301 | Routledge, March 1, 2001, cover price $205.00 | About this edition: Problem-based learning (PBL) is becoming widely used in higher education.

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A comprehensive look at the current state of the economic world discusses how that world will change in the future, as we stand on the brink of the greatest global economic expansion the world has ever seen. Reprint. 20,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780738200743 | Perseus Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Argues a long period of prosperity will provide businesses with an historic opportunity to alleviate many of the world's problems

Paperback:

9780738203645 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, October 18, 2000), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive look at the current state of the economic world discusses how that world will change in the future, as we stand on the brink of the greatest global economic expansion the world has ever seen.

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Product Description: As it emerges from centuries of social, military, and political strife, China--which represents one fifth of the world's population and its third largest economy--is poised to play a major role in global business. But what will that role be? In this book, two experts, who have created business scenarios for some of the world's largest organizations--including Royal Dutch/Shell, AT&T, IBM, and Motorola--present three very informed versions of how China's future may unfold in the coming years and what it means to the rest of the world...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780787952006 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, January 24, 2000, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: As it emerges from centuries of social, military, and political strife, China--which represents one fifth of the world's population and its third largest economy--is poised to play a major role in global business.

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Product Description: A good reputation is certainly an asset for any company, but to a public that has raised its expectations of business' responsibility to society, being good just isn't good enough. More than public relations posturing or kowtowing to political correctness, social responsibility in corporations is proving essential to the long-term success of companies in today's globalized economy...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780471323327 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 1, 1999, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: A good reputation is certainly an asset for any company, but to a public that has raised its expectations of business' responsibility to society, being good just isn't good enough.

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Product Description: For those who seek to understand the state of American culture today, Return of the Primitive is required reading. The New Left cultural movement of the 1960s and early 1970s condemned everything America stood for: individualism, material wealth, science, technology, capitalism...read more
By Ayn Rand and Peter Schwartz (editor)

Paperback:

9780452011847 | New exp edition (New Amer Library, January 1, 1999), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: In the tumultuous late 60s and early 70s, a social movement known as the "New Left" emerged as a major cultural influence, especially on the youth of America.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781433226809 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 1, 2011), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: For those who seek to understand the state of American culture today, Return of the Primitive is required reading.

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Product Description: This book is a collection of essays / opinions submitted to a column in the L.A Times by Ayn Rand . These writings are as relevant today , as they were when they were created .

Paperback:

9781561142927 | 2nd edition (Second Renaissance Pr, October 1, 1998), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This book is a collection of essays / opinions submitted to a column in the L.

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Tells how to plan a company's future using creativity by awakening the 'seer' within, and contends that beliefs, hopes, and fears influence corporate performance as much as numbers and facts

Hardcover:

9780385267311 | 1 edition (Doubleday, April 1, 1991), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Tells how to plan a company's future using creativity by awakening the 'seer' within, and contends that beliefs, hopes, and fears influence corporate performance as much as numbers and facts

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Presenting a revolutionary approach to developing strategic vision in business and in life, a guide for managers, entrepreneurs, and investors explains how to apply creative and intuitive skills to corporate practices. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780385267328 | Reprint edition (Crown Pub, April 1, 1996), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Tells how to plan a company's future using creativity by awakening the 'seer' within, and contends that beliefs, hopes, and fears influence corporate performance as much as numbers and facts

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Product Description: Using the techniques Peter Schwartz presents for the first time in The Art of the Long View, can begin to chart the course of their own future or their company's, not with hard numbers, but with intangibles: belief in the company, their own hopes and fears, and their reaction to events...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Paperback:

9780471977858, titled "Art of the Long View: Planning for the Future in an Uncertain World" | John Wiley & Sons Inc, May 1, 1997, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Using the techniques Peter Schwartz presents for the first time in The Art of the Long View, can begin to chart the course of their own future or their company's, not with hard numbers, but with intangibles: belief in the company, their own hopes and fears, and their reaction to events.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780553473629 | Bantam Audio, November 1, 1995, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Advises investors, corporate strategists, and managers to use creativity to achieve success in business.

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Product Description: Between 1961, when she gave her first talk at the Ford Hall Forum in Boston, and 1981, when she gave the last talk of her life in New Orleans, Ayn Rand spoke and wrote about topics as varied as education, medicine, Vietnam, and the death of Marilyn Monroe...read more

Hardcover:

9780453006347 | New Amer Library, December 1, 1988, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Essays discuss Objectivism, Apollo II, the quota system, public TV, foreign aid, socialized medicine, religion, and Vietnam

Paperback:

9780452010468 | New Amer Library, July 1, 1990, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Between 1961, when she gave her first talk at the Ford Hall Forum in Boston, and 1981, when she gave the last talk of her life in New Orleans, Ayn Rand spoke and wrote about topics as varied as education, medicine, Vietnam, and the death of Marilyn Monroe.

Paperback:

9780553014754 | Reissue edition (Bantam Dell Pub Group, February 1, 1982), cover price $7.95

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