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rational good

L. T. Hobhouse

rational good

a study in the logic of practice.

by L. T. Hobhouse

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Published by Allen and Unwin .
Written in English


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Pagination165p.
Number of Pages165
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Open LibraryOL13696354M


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Rational Male is a misnomer. "Rationality" is praised in the modern times, thus the naming of the book seems like it would be good. After all, its "rational". This book is anything but. A frustrating deception, Rollo promises wisdom but delivers a turd. I, like many others, experienced trouble with women and looked to Rollo for help/5.

This book gives a good, fairly thorough look at the properties of rational and (particularly) irrational numbers in a fairly concise manner, with a minimum of heavy-handed reliance on complex equations and a maximum of actual verbal by: read this book after my therapy finished,a guide to rational living,great read,im back on track and fully understand the content of the book,reading this has helped me so much,to change the way l deal with certain is good again thanks to the wellbeing centre l was referred tooCited by:   The works of Albert Ellis (Albert Ellis) in the field of Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (Rational emotive behavior therapy) is simply amazing and mind blowing.

One you learn to apply his work to your thinking, you can get a lot more effective. The book is easy to understand, and at times funny, but because it is written for readers with grade 2 education, its tone is a bit condescending and it leaves out major areas that one expects to be covered in a book that deals with a scientific issue/5.

The Rational Male is a rational and pragmatic approach to intergender dynamics and the social and psychological underpinnings of intergender relations. The book is the compiled, ten-year core writing of author/blogger Rollo Tomassi from This book, sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs in the United States, was written specifically for the purpose of giving therapists a beginner’s foundation in CBT.

The authors explicitly say this book is not meant for advanced practitioners, meaning absolute beginners can pick this book up and start learning about how to administer CBT. The promise of this book is enticing. Rationality, a long and meandering collection of posts from the blog Less Wrong, purports to instruct people how to leverage probability and and understanding human biases to be better but squanders the premise digressing and bashing religion.

The promise of this book is enticing/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hobhouse, L.T. (Leonard Trelawney), Rational good. New York, H. Holt and company, (OCoLC) I recently reread one of my favorite novellas, The Emperor's Soul.

I believe that in addition to being a fantastic book, it is rational-adjacent. In this world, all objects and people have a sense of self - that is, a sense of what they are and should be. A chair will not think itself to be pieces of wood nailed together, but as a whole, rational good book chair.

A Rational Fic is one which makes a deliberate effort to reward a reader's thinking. It's the opposite of Bellisario's Maxim. The world-building is intended to stand up to careful thought; the plot is driven by characters or circumstances that themselves are part of the story, the heroes generally think clearly.

Who’s it for: Anybody working in a skilled profession, or who regularly practice a hobby. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art Of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell. Yes you’ve read correctly, Malcolm Gladwell makes our top 10 list for the second time with this brilliant book.

In using a dense array of examples, as is the Author: Michael Milne. A good, practical introduction to rational - emotive behavior rational good book. The book is a series of autobiographical anecdotes about how the author's life experiences colored his therapeutic approach.

The anecdotes are followed by extended discussions to explain how the author's ideas derived from or perhaps are illustrated by to the various events by: Interested in personal development and self improvement.

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The Case For Rational Optimism. The Case for Rational Optimism By Frank S. Robinson: Here is the ultimate “feel good” book – but much more. It not only shows how life and the state of the world are good and getting better, but explains the reasons, and why they will continue toward a bright future.

This comprehensive "big picture. If you have heard of Emotional Intelligence, chances are you have heard of Emotional Intelligence – it is one of the most famous books on the topic. Lots of readers also consider the popular Emotional Intelligence to be one of the best books on Emotional Intelligence.

Authors Drs Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves are the co-founders of EQ assessment providers. "Rationality" is a specific quality of any fictional work, independent of genres and settings.

It describes the extent to which the work explores thoughtful behaviour of people in honest pursuit of their goals, as well as consequences of their behaviour on the fictional world or the story's highly-rational fiction, realistic intellectual agency is put above established literary.

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides Rationale by Abby Cole Bibliographic citation: Eugenides, Jeffrey (). Middlesex. New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux. Intended audience: Middlesex would be most suited for upper-level high school English classes, i.e.

11th- or 12th-grade honors/AP classes. Its use with older, more advanced students is necessitated by the book’s substantial. Rational Expectations does borrow heavily from other books Bill has written, but there is enough new stuff in there to keep even old hands interested.

Plus, he’s a darn good finance writer. If I can read a few chapters of this book starting at 7 am after a night shift in a completely darkened room without falling asleep, that’s some real. Another good follow up to the original Rational Male book, but make sure you read the original book and it's follow up, Vol II, before you read this book, despite what the author says it makes a lot of the material in this book easier to understand, and the original book is the reference guide that every man should have/5().

I am a Science student, so naturally, my answers are inclined towards that angle. I hope others can write answers that are inclined towards other angles. Anyway, four great books come to mind. One comes along with a fantastic MOOC (I think very. In his new book, The Good Book: A Secular Bible, the philosopher sets out his manifesto for rational thought.

He talks about why religion angers him, the power of philosophy – and his mane of. Book Description Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) is one of the most widely used counselling approaches in the world and is one of the original forms of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT).

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise is the first and only book to date to examine the use of REBT in sport and exercise. "NO BOOK CAN TEACH YOU "HOW TO TAKE RIGHT DECISIONS" I learned from my Experiences When I was in College or Job, I took so much time to take a decision.

I wanted to buy Smart-phone and took so long to decide which is best or come with most feature. The areas of addition and subtraction, algebra, rational numbers, and geometry are notable examples. Whether a similar organizational structure will prevail for programs of research that integrate the study of teaching, learning, curriculum, and assessment is an open question.5/5(1).

He prefers a kind of rational compassion—a mixture of caring and detached cost-benefit analysis. His book is a systematic attempt to show why this is so More than any book I've read this year, Against Empathy is an overt, joyful conversation with readers.

The New York Times - Jennifer Senior. 09/19/Brand: HarperCollins Publishers. The Rational Bible: Exodus by Dennis Prager. The reader is never asked to accept anything on faith alone.

The Rational Bible is the fruit of Dennis Prager’s forty years of teaching the Bible to people of every faith, and no faith.5/5(30). It shows how rational Bayesian agents become ignorant of their private observations. However, I think this book is kind of hard to fully understand because sometimes readers have to go over the mathematical derivation in several key references.

In sum, I think this is a very good book for researchers with mathematical background/5(2). The Rational Bible is the fruit of Dennis Prager’s forty years of teaching the Bible to people of every faith, and no faith. On virtually every page, you will discover how the text relates to the contemporary world and to your life.

In his groundbreaking book Predictably Irrational, social scientist Dan Ariely revealed the multiple biases that lead us into making unwisein The Upside of Irrationality, he exposes the surprising negative and positive effects irrationality can have on our ng on our behaviors at work and in relationships, he offers new insights and eye-opening truths about.

rationalism [Lat.,=belonging to reason], in philosophy, a theory that holds that reason alone, unaided by experience, can arrive at basic truth regarding the world. Associated with rationalism is the doctrine of innate ideas and the method of logically deducing truths about the world from "self-evident" premises.

Proverbs - Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. James - If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all [men] liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. Jeremiah - For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and.

There are a lot of 'rationalist' themes present in various Discworld books, and as such some of those books are very definitely worth a read for people interested in 'rational' literature. MOST of Terry Pratchett's work qualifies as deconstructionist - deconstructing and subverting popular tropes of everything from genre fantasy to modern day.

'This book is the foundation of a good course in rational choice [it] makes us think about how we pursue political science inquiry and, ultimately, how much we want to take from the limited science of economics and how much we still want to be able to tell a traditional good story.' - Stuart Astill, Political Studies ReviewPrice: $   It is a good story because people enjoy reading it through to the end, and, when they put it down, want to think more rationally themselves.

Terry Goodkind's Wizard's First Rule (the first Sword of Truth book), though not rational, is a good book. It's enjoyable to read, and gets the author's message across that you need to make sure you're not. Biblical literalism is the theological view that one should regard the contents of the Bible as literally true and "inerrant".

The text is not (according to this view) to be interpreted as allegory, literature, or mythology, and is without fault in its claims; unimpeachably true in all lism provides the bedrock for several different pseudoscientific positions, such as young-Earth.

Matt Ridley is the award-winning, bestselling author of several books, including The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves; Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters; and The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human books have sold more than one million copies in thirty languages : HarperCollins US.