Voici réunis 52 histoires philosophiques, contes, mythes et paraboles du monde entier, qui donnent à réfléchir sur la vie en société, la solidarité, le respect... Chaque philo-fable est accompagnée de questions, de repères, de mots-clés... pour aider les enfants, dès 9 ans, à interroger le monde qui les entoure, à s'ouvrir aux autres et à mieux vivre ensemble.
Author: Michel Piquemal, Philippe Lagautrière
Voici réunis 52 histoires philosophiques, contes, mythes et paraboles du monde entier qui donnent à réfléchir sur la vie en société, la solidarité, le respect... Chaque philo-fable est accompagnée de questions, de repères, de mots-clés... pour aider les enfants, dès 9 ans, à interroger le monde qui les entoure, à s'ouvrir aux autres et à mieux vivre ensemble.
At its most basic, philosophy is about learning how to think about the world around us. It should come as no surprise, then, that children make excellent philosophers! Plato & Co. introduces children--and curious grown-ups--to the lives and work of famous philosophers, from Socrates to Descartes, Einstein, Marx, and Wittgenstein. Each book in the series features an engaging--and often funny--story that presents basic tenets of philosophical thought alongside vibrant color illustrations. In Hannah Arendt's Little Theater, the philosopher Hannah Arendt is about to finish her last book, but she is sure something is missing. As she puzzles over her words, she is visited by a friend from the past--none other than her nine-year-old self! Reluctantly, she accepts young Hannah's helping hand, joining the small blue-cardiganed girl on an adventure through the streets of New York City to a tiny theater where they watch a frightening play about a town terrorized by an evil wolf and his pack of puppets. But, even in the blackest moments, when evil seems sure to prevail, it is always possible to turn things around. Could the same be said of the "theater" of the real world, in which real people come together to create change? Plato & Co.'s clear approach and charming illustrations make this series the perfect addition to any little library.
The culmination of de Certeau's lifelong engagement with the human sciences, this volume is both an analysis of Christian mysticism during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and an application of this influential scholar's transdisciplinary historiography.
The Poems of Victor Hugo
Author: Victor Hugo
Publisher: Charles River Editors via PublishDrive
Victor Hugo was a great French writer during the Romantic Movement in the nineteenth century. Hugo was also an esteemed poet and his classic novels Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame are still among the most widely read books throughout the world. This edition of The Poems of Victor Hugo includes a table of contents.
At its most basic, philosophy is about learning how to think about the world around us. It should come as no surprise, then, that children make excellent philosophers! Plato & Co. introduces children--and curious grown-ups--to the lives and work of famous philosophers, from Socrates to Descartes, Einstein, Marx, and Wittgenstein. Each book in the series features an engaging--and often funny--story that presents basic tenets of philosophical thought alongside vibrant color illustrations. On a peaceful winter night while the rest of the town sleeps, Mister Descartes stays up late reading the great books of the world. Suddenly, by the light of the moon, he sees a strange and fearsome shape in the shadow of his pet parrot, Baruch. Is it an illusion, or could it be that his faithful pet is but a figment of his imagination? Could the same be true of his room and all of sleepy Holland? Quite obviously, he cannot rely on his senses, so how can Mister Descartes arrive at any certainty about the world around him? How will he determine what is a clever trick and what is real? Plato & Co.'s clear approach and charming illustrations make this series the perfect addition to any little library.
Author: David McKee
Publisher: NorthSouth (NY)
Six men have the power to choose between war and peace.
Therese the Philosopher
Author: Marquis D'Argens
This first-person narrative by Therese is the charming tale of an innocent's initiation into sexual happiness. Self-discovery in a convent leads her to her confessor, Father Dirrag, and she is soon launched upon the path of reason that convinces her that passion and love of the Deity are equal gifts of God. With additional mentors, Therese learns that sensations are but a part of temperament, as natural as hunger and thirst, and all may be satisfied as long as it does not harm others.
Author: Sylvie Germain
Publisher: Dedalus Limited
Magnus is a deeply moving and enigmatic novel about the Holocaust. Magnus is a man searching for his own identity, attempting to piece together the complex puzzle of his life. But his true story turns out to be closer to a painting by Edward Munch than the romantic tale of family heroism and self-sacrifice on which he was nurtured by the woman he believed was his mother. In Magnus, Sylvie Germain uses imagination and intuition to unlock the enigma of human life and confer on history the power of myth and fable.
Patterns of Rationality
Author: Tommaso Bertolotti
This book proposes an applied epistemological framework for investigating science, social cognition and religious thinking based on inferential patterns that recur in the different domains. It presents human rationality as a tool that allows us to make sense of our (physical or social) surroundings. It shows that the resulting cognitive activity produces a broad spectrum of outputs, such as scientific models and experimentation, gossip and social networks, but also ancient and contemporary deities. The book consists of three parts, the first of which addresses scientific modeling and experimentation, and their application to the analysis of scientific rationality. Thus, this part continues the tradition of eco-cognitive epistemology and abduction studies. The second part deals with the relationship between social cognition and cognitive niche construction, i.e. the evolutionarily relevant externalization of knowledge onto the environment, while the third part focuses on what is commonly defined as “irrational”, thus being in a way dialectically opposed to the first part. Here, the author demonstrates that the “irrational” can be analyzed by applying the same epistemological approach used to study scientific rationality and social cognition; also in this case, we see the emergence of patterns of rationality that regulate the relationships between agents and their environment. All in all, the book offers a coherent and unitary account of human rationality, providing a basis for new conceptual connections and theoretical speculations.
Confiance, estime et maîtrise de soi : voilà ce que peuvent inculquer les arts martiaux et les sports de combat lorsqu’enseignés dans une perspective psychosociale plutôt que purement technique. Quand la parole s’avère difficile, le corps devient un médiateur crucial pour extérioriser ses émotions et réactiver sa capacité à l’introspection. Sa mise en action canalise l’agressivité dans une voie positive pour faire la paix en soi et autour de soi.Promouvant les arts martiaux et les sports de combat à des fins éducatives, thérapeutiques ou préventives, ce livre contient des récits de pratique témoignant de leur utilisation dans différents milieux (dojo, école, internat, hôpital et centre communautaire) et auprès de diverses populations sans difficulté ou avec difficulté aux plans psychique et relationnel. Les professionnels des sciences humaines, de l’éducation et de la santé y trouveront des moyens de prolonger ou d’amorcer leurs plans d’intervention pour favoriser le mieux-être des personnes. Les enseignants de disciplines martiales y verront des expériences novatrices pour stimuler leurs pratiques. Les parents et les pratiquants y puiseront des informations qui les aideront à choisir une école qui favorise le développement personnel et social.
Le collectif "Vivre le CDI" est de retour avec du sang neuf en provenance de lycées généraux, de lycées professionnels mais aussi de collèges. De nouveaux articles, de nouvelles thématiques (l'orientation, la presse à l'école...) des initiatives pédagogiques innovantes, des réalisations surprenantes, etc. Lieu du savoir et de la réflexion, le CDI peut aussi devenir un lieu d'apprentissage. Cet ouvrage propose ainsi des analyses, des approches nouvelles des TICE, de l'information et de la culture.
Author: Mark Beech, Ruth Brocklehurst, Rosie Dickins
Publisher: Usborne Books
This is a beautifully presented introduction to the lives and works of 35 of the world's best-known artists. It includes photographs of the artists at work, their personal belongings, homes and places that were important to them. It also illustrates timelines that provide the key dates in each artist's life.