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Pilgrams Progress

  • It?s on the televisions, in the papers and in our minds. Every day we?re bludgeoned by news of how bad everything is financial collapse, unemployment, growing poverty, environmental disasters, disease, hunger, war. But the rarely acknowledged reality is that our progress over the past few decades has been unprecedented. By almost any index you care...

    Publisher : Oneworld Publications
    published : 2016
  • The idea of progress guided human expectations and actions for over two centuries. From the Enlightenment onwards, it was widely believed that the condition of humankind could be radically improved. History had embarked on an unstoppable forward trajectory, realizing the promise of freedom and reason. The scientific revolution, the industrial revolution,...

    Publisher : Wiley
    published : 2016
  • In Progress, Isabella Wallace and Leah Kirkman explore our understanding of this core educational concept, drawing together ideas from leading international thinkers and practical strategies for busy teachers. The Best of the Best series brings together ? for the first time ? the most influential voices in education in a format that is concise, insightful...

    Publisher : Crown House Publishing
    published : 2017
  • Survey chapters analyse advances in studies of Pictish culture during the last fifty years. Inter-disciplinary case studies cover archaeology, place-names, history, liturgy, and history within a wider European framework.

    Publisher : BRILL
    published : 2010
  • This show-all romp through design-world darling Jessica Hische's sketchbook reveals the creative and technical process behind making award-winning hand lettering. See everything, from Hische's rough sketches to her polished finals for major clients such as Wes Anderson, NPR, and Starbucks. The result is a well of inspiration and brass tacks information...

    Publisher : Chronicle Books LLC
    published : 2015
  • Rethinking Progress provides a challenging reevaluation of one of the crucial ideas of Western civilization; the notion of progress. Progress often seems to have become self-defeating, producing ecological deserts, overpopulated cities, exhausted resources, decaying cultures, and widespread feelings of alienation. The contributors, from all over...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2002
  • New reproductive technologies, such as in vitrio fertilization, have been the subject of intense public discussion and debate worldwide. In addition to difficult ethical, moral, personal and political questions, new technologies of assisted conception also raise novel socio-cultural dilemmas. How are parenthood, kinship and procreation being redefined...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2002
  • Can fairy tales subvert consumerism? Can fantasy and children's literature counter the homogenizing influence of globalization? Can storytellers retain their authenticity in the age of consumerism? These are some of the critical questions raised by Jack Zipes, the celebrated scholar of fairy tales and children's literature. In this book, Zipes argues...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2013
  • First published in 1936, this volume contains six of the Halley Stewart Lectures ? originally founded "For Research towards the Christian Ideal in All Social Life" ? by some of the greatest of English scientists of the mid-20 th century, each a leading authority in his respective field: cosmology, physics, meteorology, medicine and genetics. The...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2014
  • Do new innovations and products improve our lives? Has our relentless pursuit of technological progress eliminated the blight of poverty, of inequality, of discrimination, of crime, of war? Has the advance of technology increased our happiness and led us to fulfillment and social harmony? The ads would have us think so. But not all technological innovation...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2014