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An Invitation To Health 11th Edition

Start making healthier choices now for a lifestyle of healthy living. AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH, BRIEF EDITION, 11th Edition, helps you assess your health behaviors, encourages positive behavior change, and gives you effective ways to achieve it. Covering body, mind, and spirit, the book addresses current issues related to health and wellness that can affect you now and throughout your life. The book empowers you with practical ideas and tools that you can immediately apply to your own life. "Health on a Budget" features demonstrate practical ways you can achieve your health goals in low- and no-cost ways, while "Consumer Alert" features help you evaluate health care. AN INVITATION TO HEALTH helps you build your foundation for a healthier future. Read More

Dianne Hales

©2021

An Invitation To Health 19th Edition

From physical and mental to social and sexual, Dianne Hales' AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH helps students achieve a healthier lifestyle now and in the future. The 19th Edition covers new research on such topics as happiness and health, current statistics on life expectancy and death rates, mental health and anxiety, screen time and online presence, Dietary Guidelines, immunization, sleep habits, stress levels, safe sex practices, substance abuse including new information on the opioid epidemic, dubious diets and trendy foods, fitness monitors, vaping and cannabinoids. It also addresses healthy living on a budget, preventive measures and practical strategies that turn small changes into big benefits. Read More

Dianne Hales

©2021

Stress Management For Life 5th Edition

Finally, a textbook that you don’t mind reading. In fact, you’ll probably share it with your stressed-out family and friends. And when the class has finished, you probably won’t sell it back. STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR LIFE: A RESEARCH-BASED EXPERIENTIAL APPROACH, 5th Edition, and the accompanying stress-reducing audio files, contain all the leading-edge tools, principles, and experiences you need to help you profoundly reduce and even prevent stress. More than just a book about how to manage stress, this book offers you a life-changing experience. If you’re tired of headaches, difficulties sleeping, feeling burned out or depressed, or experiencing a host of other chronic stress symptoms; if you’d like to master mindfulness, meditation, yoga, positive self-talk, find meaning, manage your time, and dozens of other stress-managing tools, this is the only stress management book you’ll ever need. Read More

Michael Olpin| Margie Hesson

©2021

Fitness And Wellness 14th Edition

Take control of your health—and life—with FITNESS & WELLNESS. Reflecting the latest research and practical guidelines on nutrition, fitness, and disease prevention, the 14th Edition equips you with the tools you need to make positive choices for your health. After assessing your current habits, you can immediately use the book's step-by-step instruction and hands-on activities to start making positive behavior changes in your own life. In addition, engaging photos, illustrations, and descriptive examples in each chapter help you visualize key concepts, while online resources, including behavior modification planning activities, practice tests, online labs, and a behavior change planner, extend your learning beyond the classroom. Empower yourself to make positive changes and improve your health and quality of life with FITNESS & WELLNESS. Read More

Werner W.K. Hoeger| Sharon A. Hoeger| Cherie I. Hoeger| Amber L. Fawson

©2021

Principles And Labs For Fitness And Wellness 15th Edition

Accept the wellness challenge with PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 15th Edition! Designed to get you off the couch and into an active lifestyle, this book challenges you to be your best self and inspire others while you’re at it. By adopting key behavior modification techniques and making small changes in your life, obstacles disappear--along with bad habits. This book also gives you the tools to create the right exercise program for your values, make solid nutrition choices, lead an active lifestyle and overcome any barriers to personal change you may face. To support you all the way, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 15th Edition, offers interactive tools such as exercise videos, online labs and self-assessments for maintaining your healthy lifestyle. Read More

Werner W.K. Hoeger| Sharon A. Hoeger| Cherie I. Hoeger| Amber L. Fawson

©2020

Drugs Across The Spectrum 8th Edition

DRUGS ACROSS THE SPECTRUM invites you to examine the motivation for drug use, the social implications of drug use, legal ramifications and factors affecting how drugs interact with the human body. The eighth edition looks at the history and culture surrounding drug use and abuse, provides key information regarding specific types of drugs and reviews drug treatment, education and prevention approaches and programs. Using active learning features like "Fact or Fiction" and "Thinking Critically" questions, authors Goldberg and Mitchell help readers personally understand the issues of drugs in society today. Available with MindTap Health, the digital learning solution that enables you to study when and where you want--even on your mobile. Read More

Raymond Goldberg| Pardess Mitchell

©2019

Roots Of Wisdom 8th Edition

Mitchell's ROOTS OF WISDOM: A TAPESTRY OF PHILOSOPHICAL TRADITIONS, Eighth Edition, explores worldviews by examining universal and current philosophical issues through a rich tapestry of perspectives, including the ideas and traditions of men and women from the West, Asia, the Americas and Africa. Worldviews reveal core beliefs and determine who is and who is not a person, what an Ultimate Reality might be like and how to resolve the personal, political and social questions that shape ethical decision making. The text couples unrivaled breadth of multicultural coverage with a clear and concise presentation. Striking images from fine art, cartoons, poetry, movies, current events and popular music illustrate our diverse cultural inheritance. Lively discussions include the Confucian Socially Molded Self, issues of sovereignty and citizenship and the philosophical concept of personhood. Read More

Helen Buss Mitchell

©2019

Foundations Of Kinesiology 1st Edition

Explore your career options and sharpen your professional skills with Murray/Eldridge/Kohl's FOUNDATIONS OF KINESIOLOGY: A MODERN INTEGRATED APPROACH. Combining digital and traditional delivery methods so you can learn the way that works best for you, the text focuses on physical activity as the center of the Kinesiology universe. It emphasizes the evolving and ever-changing career opportunities available working with individuals and populations across the lifespan--children, adolescents, adults and older adults--and in a variety of settings, including work, leisure, transportation, home, schools, sport, fitness facilities and rehabilitation centers. It equips you with a solid foundation in basic Kinesiology and helps you develop the skills you need for a career in personal training, occupational and physical therapy, athletic training, sports psychology or sports management. Read More

Tinker D. Murray, Ph.D., FACSM| James A. Eldridge, Ed.D.| Harold W. Kohl III, Ph.D., FACSM, FNAK

©2019

Lifetime Physical Fitness And Wellness 15th Edition

Helping you take control of your health, LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 15th Edition, provides the information and tools you need to make positive choices and lasting change. Assess your current behaviors, identify potential problem areas and apply practical steps to start positive changes. Vivid illustrations, descriptive examples and personal testimonies from other students bring chapter concepts to life. Hands-on activities help you assess your fitness and wellness level and put chapter concepts into personal practice, while Chapter 9 gives you the confidence to write your own exercise programs for every stage of life. Online resources reinforce key concepts through behavior modification planning activities, practice tests, online labs and a behavior change planner. Empower yourself to make positive changes and improve your health with LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS. Read More

Werner W.K. Hoeger| Sharon A. Hoeger| Cherie I. Hoeger| Amber L. Fawson

©2019

Engineering Ethics 6th Edition

Successful engineers need more than strong technical skills; they also need a rock-solid ethical foundation. ENGINEERING ETHICS, Sixth Edition, equips you with the tools for the highest ethical standards and practice. It helps you understand the importance of your conduct as a future professional engineer and shows how your actions can affect the health, safety and welfare of the public and environment. Packed with examples of engineering achievements and failures, it offers intriguing case studies to give you hands-on experience grappling with modern-day ethical dilemmas, and a proven method for analysis walks you step by step through ethical problem-solving techniques. It emphasizes practical application of the Engineering Code of Ethics, sustainability and economic development, risk management, globalized standards for engineering and future challenges relating to evolving technology. Read More

Charles E. Harris, Jr.| Michael S. Pritchard| Michael J. Rabins| Ray W. James, P.E.| Elaine E. Englehardt

©2019

Fitness And Wellness 13th Edition

Take control of your health--and life--with FITNESS AND WELLNESS. Reflecting the latest research and practical guidelines on nutrition, fitness and disease prevention, the 13th Edition equips you with the tools you need to make positive choices for your health. After assessing your current habits, you soon will be following the book's easy steps to start positive behavior changes. Hands-on activities let you immediately apply what you learn to your own life, while engaging visuals and descriptive examples in each chapter help you visualize key concepts. A wealth of online resources extend your learning beyond the classroom and reinforce key concepts through behavior modification planning activities, practice tests, online labs and a behavior change planner. Empower yourself to make positive changes and improve your health with FITNESS AND WELLNESS. Read More

Werner W.K. Hoeger| Sharon A. Hoeger| Cherie I. Hoeger| Amber L. Fawson

©2019

An Invitation To Health 18th Edition

From physical and mental to social and sexual, Dianne Hales' AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: YOUR LIFE, YOUR FUTURE helps students achieve a healthier lifestyle now and in the future. The 18th Edition covers new research on such topics as happiness and health, current statistics on life expectancy and death rates, mindfulness for college students, 2015-2020 USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans, immunization, sleep habits, stress levels, safe sex practices, healthier fast-food choices, substance abuse, dubious diets, fitness monitors and e-cigarettes. It also addresses healthy living on a budget, preventive measures and practical strategies that turn small changes into big benefits. Read More

Dianne Hales

©2019

A Concise Introduction To Logic 13th Edition

Over a million students have learned to be more discerning at constructing and evaluating arguments with the help of A CONCISE INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC, 13th Edition. The text's clear, friendly, thorough presentation has made it the most widely used logic text in North America. The book shows you how the content connects to real-life problems and gives you everything you need to do well in your logic course. Doing well in logic improves your skills in ways that translate to other courses you take, your everyday life, and your future career. The accompanying technological resources offered through MindTap, a highly robust online platform, include self-grading interactive exercises, a new digital activity that allows you to apply the skills you learn to a real-world problem, and videos to reinforce what you learn in the book and hear in class. Read More

Patrick J. Hurley| Lori Watson

©2018

The Big Questions 10th Edition

THE BIG QUESTIONS, 10th Edition, covers philosophy's central ideas in an accessible, approachable manner. You'll explore timeless "big questions" about the self, God, justice, and other meaningful topics, gaining the context you need for an understanding of the foundational issues, as well as the confidence to establish your own informed positions on these "big questions." This edition is now also available with MindTap Philosophy, a system of tools and apps -– from note taking to flashcards -- that help you understand course concepts, achieve better grades, and set the groundwork for your future courses. Read More

Robert C. Solomon| Kathleen M. Higgins

©2018

Personal Stress Management 1st Edition

Don’t be a Stress Head! Manage the pressures of college life with PERSONAL STRESS MANAGEMENT: FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING. This book equips you with the insights and skills you need to conquer the demands ahead, and give you relief when stress levels rise. Written by health and psychology experts, this book delivers specific strategies for tackling common campus stressors, including academics, time management, and relationship issues. You’ll learn helpful, easy strategies for changing your perspective and responding to stress with confidence and resilience, empowering you to manage even the most difficult situations and come out on top--in the classroom, in the workplace, and in life. PERSONAL STRESS MANAGEMENT: FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING engages you with practical tools you can use immediately, incorporating the latest insights from neuroscience, exercise physiology, nutrition, and medicine, while highlighting healthy habits like regular exercise and good nutrition to prevent burnout. Read More

Dianne Hales| Julia Hales

©2018

Principles And Labs For Fitness And Wellness 14th Edition

Exercise, eat right, and thrive! Emphasizing the importance of a fitness and wellness lifestyle, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 14th Edition, challenges you to meet your personal fitness and wellness goals, and shows you how to inspire others to do the same. This includes behavior modification techniques through sensible approaches and a strong focus on the practical ways you can incorporate changes into in your daily life. By the end of the course, you will feel proficient in creating an exercise program suited to your values, making nutrition choices, crafting an active lifestyle, and overcoming barriers to personal change. PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 14th Edition, also offers interactive learning tools such as exercise videos, online labs, and self-assessments, which bring topics to life and help you maintain your new healthy lifestyle. Read More

Werner W.K. Hoeger| Sharon A. Hoeger| Amber L. Fawson| Cherie I. Hoeger

©2018

An Invitation To Health, Brief Edition 10th Edition

Start making healthier choices now for a lifestyle of healthy living. AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: The Power of NOW, BRIEF, 10th Edition, helps you assess your health behaviors, encourages positive behavior change, and gives you effective ways to achieve it. Covering body, mind, and spirit, the book addresses current issues related to health and wellness that can affect you now and throughout your life. The book empowers you with practical ideas and tools that you can immediately apply to your own life. "Health on a Budget" features demonstrate practical ways you can achieve your health goals in low- and no-cost ways, while "Consumer Alert" features help you evaluate health care. AN INVITATION TO HEALTH helps you build your foundation for a healthier future. Read More

Dianne Hales

©2018

Ethics 9th Edition

Explore the major perspectives in ethical theory and contemporary moral debates using ETHICS: THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, 9th Edition. Overviews and a selection of readings from traditional and contemporary sources make complex philosophical concepts reader-friendly. Comprehensive introductions to general and specific areas of ethical debate cover such influential ethical theories as religion and global ethics, utilitarianism and deontology, natural law ethics, and feminist and care ethics. Contemporary moral issues include euthanasia, sexual morality, economic justice, war, violence, globalization, structural racism, and same-sex marriage. MindTap offers assessments along with animated ethics simulations that allow you to engage with the philosophical issues and concepts discussed in the text. Read More

Barbara MacKinnon| Andrew Fiala

©2018

Logic And Contemporary Rhetoric 13th Edition

LOGIC AND CONTEMPORARY RHETORIC: THE USE OF REASON IN EVERYDAY LIFE, 13th Edition, introduces you to sound reasoning using current, relevant, and stimulating examples in a witty and invigorating writing style. Combining examples from television, newspapers, magazines, advertisements, and our nation's political dialogue, this classic text brings the concepts to life and puts critical-thinking skills into a context that you will retain and use throughout your life. Read More

Frank Boardman| Nancy M. Cavender| Howard Kahane

©2018

Food Ethics 2nd Edition

FOOD ETHICS, 2E explores the ethical choices we make each time we eat. With twenty-six readings that bring together a diverse group of voices, this textbook dives into such issues as genetically modified foods, animal rights, population and consumption, the food industry's impact on pollution, centralized versus localized production, and more. In addition, this edition includes introductions and study questions that help frame these significant issues for discussion and reflection. Read More

Louis P. Pojman| Paul Pojman| Katie McShane

©2017

Business Ethics 9th Edition

BUSINESS ETHICS, 9th Edition is a comprehensive and practical guide that will help you with real life ethical issues that rise in the business world. It will assist you through the process of developing the critical thinking and analytical skills needed to successfully navigate the unique set of problems that emerge when ethics and commerce collide. This book focuses on key ethical concepts and emphasizes the real world importance of critical topics such as the nature of morality, major theories of ethics and economic justice, and competing views of capitalism and corporate responsibility. It is thorough, flexible, and designed to bolster student involvement with the material for better comprehension and understanding. Read More

William H. Shaw

©2017

The Elements Of Reasoning 7th Edition

THE ELEMENTS OF REASONING is a concise and lucid introduction to the basic elements of argumentative prose and the conceptual tools necessary to understand, analyze, criticize, and construct arguments. This text is not only perfect for a college course in argument analysis, but also as a reference tool when confronted with arguments outside the classroom experience. While THE ELEMENTS OF REASONING covers the standard formal tools of introductory logic, its emphasis is on practical applications to the kinds of arguments students most often encounter. Read More

Ronald Munson| Andrew Black

©2017

Ethics 8th Edition

ETHICS: DISCOVERING RIGHT AND WRONG, 8E is a conversational and non-dogmatic overview of ethical theory. Written by one of contemporary philosophy's top teachers and revised by a best selling author, this textbook even-handedly raises important ethical questions and challenges students to develop their own moral theories by applying them. This revision also presents an even broader presentation of various positions, featuring more feminist and multicultural perspectives as well. ETHICS: DISCOVERING RIGHT AND WRONG, 8E begins with easy to read chapters that introduce questions of meta-ethics and major moral theories. Later chapters address special topics in personal and religious ethics as well as the most recent developments in moral theory, including a new chapter on Biology and Ethics. Study questions for each chapter, along with useful bibliographies, make grasping the material more accessible than ever. Read More

Louis P. Pojman| James Fieser

©2017

Fitness And Wellness 12th Edition

Create your own personal fitness and wellness success stories with Hoeger and Hoeger’s FITNESS AND WELLNESS. This text helps you take control of your personal fitness and wellness by providing current, practical information and tips that you can incorporate to start living a healthier life. This succinct nine-chapter text offers balanced coverage on health-related physical fitness components with valuable information on wellness. The authors emphasize motivation and behavior modification to help you make a constant and deliberate effort to stay fit and realize your highest potential for good health. Use the interactive study tools to extend your learning beyond the text. FITNESS AND WELLNESS offers you the most current coverage and practical guidelines to take charge of your health. Read More

Werner W.K. Hoeger| Sharon A. Hoeger

©2017

Lifetime Physical Fitness And Wellness 14th Edition

LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS can help you take control of your personal fitness and wellness by providing current, practical information and tools to make positive choices for your health. The authors encourage you to assess your current behaviors in order to apply the practical steps you learn in the text to start positive behavior changes. The text's unique design integrates activities throughout each chapter to relate the content to your own life and provides dynamic visuals and descriptive examples to help you visualize important concepts. Use the robust, online resources to extend your learning beyond the classroom and reinforce key concepts through research activities, online labs, and a behavior change planner. Feel empowered to make positive changes and improve your health with LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS. Read More

Werner W.K. Hoeger| Sharon A. Hoeger

©2017

Reason And Responsibility 16th Edition

REASON AND RESPONSIBILITY: READINGS IN SOME BASIC PROBLEMS OF PHILOSOPHY, 16th Edition, has a well-earned reputation for clarity and breadth, with a selection of high-quality readings that cover centuries of philosophical debate. The anthology covers the central issues in metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of religion, philosophy of mind, and ethics, as well as debates over the value of philosophy and the meaning of life. The book is clearly organized: the readings complement each other, guiding you through contrasting positions on key philosophical issues. Clear, concise introductions provide reading tips and background information to help you engage directly and meaningfully with the primary sources. Read More

Joel Feinberg| Russ Shafer-Landau

©2017

Philosophy 13th Edition

Explore philosophical topics, such as human nature, reality, truth, ethics, the meaning of life, diversity, and social/political philosophy with PHILOSOPHY: A TEXT WITH READINGS, 13th Edition. Manuel Velasquez's clear and engaging prose and the nontechnical primary source readings make complex philosophical concepts easier to understand, and carefully crafted built-in learning aids help you quickly master the material and succeed in your course. Read More

Manuel Velasquez

©2017

Environmental Ethics 7th Edition

ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS, 7th Edition presents the main issues in environmental ethics using a diverse set of readings arranged in dialogue format. The seventh edition of this popular anthology features selections from contemporary authors as well as readings from classic writers, all chosen for their clarity and accessibility. By exploring both sides of every topic, this edition helps students quickly grasp each subject and move from theory to application. Making this textbook even more enjoyable to read include new sections on Environmental Justice, Climate Change, Food Ethics, Nature and Naturalness, Sustainability, Population and Consumption, Future Generations, and Holism. Read More

Louis P. Pojman| Paul Pojman| Katie McShane

©2017

Principles And Labs For Fitness And Wellness 13th Edition

Exercise, eat right, and thrive! PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 13th Edition challenges you to meet your personal fitness and wellness goals, and perhaps teach others to do the same. Fully updated by fitness experts Hoeger and Hoeger, this text emphasizes behavior modification through sensible approaches and provides a strong focus on the practical ways you can incorporate changes into in your daily life. Student friendly chapters include supporting features such as "My Profile," "Behavior Modification Planning," and “FAQs,” all designed to highlight important practices. PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 13th Edition also offers interactive learning tools such as exercise videos, online labs, and self-assessments that bring topics to life and help you maintain your new healthy lifestyle. Available with InfoTrac® Student Collections at http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Read More

Werner W.K. Hoeger| Sharon A. Hoeger

©2016

Ethics 3rd Edition

ETHICS: THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, 8E CONCISE presents the major areas of ethical theory through an engaging collection of contemporary moral debates. First, readers are introduced to such ethical subjects as religion and global ethics, utilitarianism and deontology, natural law ethics, virtue ethics, non-Western paradigms, feminist ethics, and care ethics. Then, these and other ethical concepts provide the framework for in-depth discussions on moral dilemmas such as euthanasia, sexual morality, economic justice, animal ethics, war, violence, and globalization. Plus, this edition brings the debate up-to-date with detailed discussions of timely moral topics such as same-sex marriage, structural racism, factory farming, pacifism, and global distributive justice. Read More

Barbara MacKinnon| Andrew Fiala

©2016

Principles And Labs For Physical Fitness 10th Edition

Discover the benefits of an active, healthy lifestyle with PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, 10th Edition! Emphasizing behavioral modification approaches, husband-and-wife fitness gurus Werner and Sharon Hoeger challenge you to improve your life with cardiovascular exercise, strength training, better nutrition, weight management, and overall wellness. Thoughtfully written with a variety of learning features, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, 10th Edition guides you toward adopting healthy behaviors with "My Profile" and "Behavior Modification Planning" boxes, test-test questions, exercise videos, online labs, and other helpful tools. Whether you choose a traditional text or interactive eBook, the road to achieving and maintaining personal health and wellness goals has never been so easy to follow. Read More

Werner W.K. Hoeger| Sharon A. Hoeger

©2016

Critical Thinking 2nd Edition

CRITICAL THINKING: A USER'S MANUAL offers an innovative skill-based approach to critical thinking that provides step-by-step tools for examining arguments. Users build a complete skill set by recognizing, analyzing, diagramming, and evaluating arguments. Later chapters encourage application of the basic skills to categorical, truth-functional, analogical and inductive, and causal arguments as well as fallacies. Exercises throughout the book engage readers in active learning, integrate writing as part of the critical thinking process, and emphasize skill transference. Read More

Debra Jackson| Paul Newberry

©2016

Logic 1st Edition

LOGIC: THE ESSENTIALS concentrates on the fundaments of introductory logic. Practical in orientation and content, Essentials is loaded with class-tested, proven practice exercises. This new text is based on the classic and bestselling textbook, A Concise Introduction to Logic, and nearly all of the exercises in the correlative chapters, so central to the effectiveness of that text, have been retained to ensure more than enough practice for students to master the central concepts. The book focuses largely on deductive logic, but it contains sufficient treatment of induction to provide a solid footing for informal fallacies. The result is a contemporary approach--more focused, more practical, less theoretical--built on a tradition of precise, elegant, and clear presentation of the subject matter of logic, both formal and informal. Read More

Patrick J. Hurley

©2016

Archetypes Of Wisdom 9th Edition

ARCHETYPES OF WISDOM, 9E uses a historical approach to bring philosophy to life through lively narratives, engaging illustrations, and a student-friendly writing style. Using its signature conversational prose, the textbook guides students through the lives and works of history’s greatest philosophers, drawing from both canonical primary sources and the latest philosophical critiques. Read More

Douglas J. Soccio

©2016

Moral Issues In Business 13th Edition

MORAL ISSUES IN BUSINESS, 13E examines the moral dilemmas that are common to today's business climate and gives readers the analytical tools to resolve those issues. Using a combination of true stories, interesting reading selections, and a conversational writing style, this edition prepares readers for the moral quandaries awaiting them in the professional world. Featured topics include: the nature of morality, individual integrity and responsibility, economic justice, pitfalls of capitalism, and corporations' responsibilities to consumers and the environment. Plus, this edition also discusses situation-specific concepts such as downsizing, whistle blowing, sexual harassment, job discrimination, animal abuse, and drug testing. Read More

William H. Shaw| Vincent Barry

©2016

Stress Management For Life 4th Edition

Clearly explaining the "how to" of stress management and prevention, STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR LIFE, 4th Edition emphasizes experiential learning and encourages readers to personalize text information through practical applications and a "tool box" of stress-reducing resources, including activities and online stress-relief audio files. Michael Olpin and Margie Hesson offer more than just a book about stress; they offer readers a life-changing experience. Well-researched and engaging, the book empowers students to experience personal wellness by understanding and managing stress, gives stress-related topics a real-life context, and motivates students to manage stress in a way that accommodates their lifestyle, values, and goals. Read More

Michael Olpin| Margie Hesson

©2016

Cengage Advantage Books: Understanding Arguments, Concise Edition 9th Edition

CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: UNDERSTANDING ARGUMENTS, CONCISE EDITION, 1E uses everyday life experiences to teach the basics of informal logic. By taking out the non-essential instruction, this edition hones in on the "argument construction" involved in day-to-day life, and how to do it better. Plus, to round out the discussion, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: UNDERSTANDING ARGUMENTS, CONCISE EDITION, 1E includes a three-chapter overview of formal logic as well. Read More

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong| Robert J. Fogelin

©2015

Cengage Advantage Books: Understanding Arguments 9th Edition

ADVANGEBOOKS - UNDERSTANDING ARGUMENTS: AN INTRODUCTION TO INFORMAL LOGIC, 9E shows readers how to construct arguments in everyday life, using everyday language. In addition, this easy-to-read textbook also devotes three chapters to the formal aspects of logic including forms of argument, as well as propositional, categorical, and quantificational logic. Plus, this edition helps readers apply informal logic to legal, moral, scientific, religious, and philosophical scenarios, too. Read More

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong| Robert J. Fogelin

©2015

Cengage Advantage Series: Voyage Of Discovery 4th Edition

Philosophy is a dynamic historical conversation rather than a collection of fixed opinions and conclusions. With VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY: A HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY, you'll be able to retrace each philosopher's intellectual journey and add your voice to the philosophical conversation. The book's biographical stories, striking examples, diagrams, photos, and study tools help you master concepts and understand their practical implications. Read More

William F. Lawhead

©2015

A Concise Introduction To Logic 12th Edition

Unsurpassed for its clarity and comprehensiveness, Hurley's A CONCISE INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC is the #1 introductory logic book on the market. In this Twelfth Edition, Hurley continues to build upon the tradition of a lucid, focused, and accessible presentation of the basic subject matter of logic, both formal and informal. The edition's new Previews connect a section's content to real-life scenarios, using everyday examples to "translate" new notions and terms into concepts that readers unfamiliar with the subject matter can relate to. An extensive, carefully sequenced collection of exercises guides readers toward greater proficiency with the skills they are learning. Read More

Patrick J. Hurley

©2015

Ethics 8th Edition

Explore the major perspectives in ethical theory and a broad range of contemporary moral debates using MacKinnon/Fiala's acclaimed ETHICS: THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, Eighth Edition. Illuminating overviews and a selection of readings from traditional and contemporary sources make even complex philosophical concepts reader-friendly. Comprehensive, clear-sighted introductions to general and specific areas of ethical debate cover influential ethical theories, including religion and global ethics, utilitarianism and deontology, natural law ethics, virtue ethics, and feminist and care ethics. Contemporary moral issues discussed include euthanasia, sexual morality, economic justice, animal ethics, war, violence, and globalization. A broader range of voices and philosophical traditions in this edition includes continental and non-Western philosophers, with new readings from prominent ethicists such as Kwame Anthony Appiah, Angela Y. Davis, Mohandas Gandhi, and Richard Rorty. Increased coverage of contemporary dilemmas highlights issues of widespread interest, such as same-sex marriage, structural racism, factory farming, pacifism, and global distributive justice. Read More

Barbara MacKinnon| Andrew Fiala

©2015

Applying Ethics 11th Edition

Discover the ethical implications and issues surrounding today's most compelling social dilemmas--from genetic engineering and cloning to terrorism and the use of torture--with APPLYING ETHICS: A TEXT WITH READINGS, 11th Edition. Framed by the authors' helpful introductions and supported by a variety of readings and cases that reflect both sides of the topics being explored, this best-selling book offers a balanced introduction to ethics today. Read More

Julie C. Van Camp| Jeffrey Olen| Vincent Barry

©2015

Roots Of Wisdom 7th Edition

ROOTS OF WISDOM, Seventh Edition, invites readers to explore universal and current philosophical issues through a rich tapestry of perspectives including the ideas and traditions of men and women from the West, Asia, the Americas, and Africa. No other book offers such breadth of multicultural coverage coupled with a clear, concise, and approachable writing style. The author presents striking images to illustrate our diverse cultural inheritance, using fine art, cartoons, poetry, movies, current events, and popular music to bring the issues of philosophy to life. This edition includes a new discussion of "logos" and "mythos" as laid out by Karen Armstrong, material on calculative vs. meditative thinking from Heidegger, expanded treatment of sovereignty and citizenship with new discussion on the so-called "Arab Spring," and more. Read More

Helen Buss Mitchell

©2015

Fitness And Wellness 11th Edition

Create your own personal fitness and wellness success stories with Hoeger and Hoeger's FITNESS AND WELLNESS. This text helps you take control of your personal fitness and wellness by providing current, practical information and tips that you can incorporate to start living a healthier life. This succinct nine-chapter text offers balanced coverage on health-related physical fitness components with valuable information on wellness. The authors emphasize motivation and behavior modification to help you make a constant and deliberate effort to stay fit and realize your highest potential for good health. Use the interactive study tools online to extend your learning beyond the text. FITNESS AND WELLNESS offers you the most current coverage and practical guidelines to take charge of your health. Read More

Werner W.K. Hoeger| Sharon A. Hoeger

©2015

Lifetime Physical Fitness And Wellness 13th Edition

LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 13th Edition, provides students with current information, tools, and guidelines to implement and adhere to a lifetime physical fitness and wellness program. Throughout the text, Werner W. K. Hoeger and Sharon A. Hoeger encourage students to take a critical look at their current behaviors in order to help them identify and abandon negative habits and adopt and maintain healthy behaviors. The authors' emphasis throughout the book is on teaching students how to take control of their personal lifestyles and make changes to promote overall health and wellness. In order to achieve this goal, the authors personalize the information to show students how content relates to their individual lives and provide easy steps to help students begin the process of behavior change. The unique design of this text integrates activities throughout each chapter, which allows students to learn core concepts and immediately apply their knowledge through self-review and application activities. In addition, LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS is part of an integrated textbook program that extends beyond the text to online resources that further students' understanding through personalized learning plans, online labs, and tracking their behavior change progress. Read More

Werner W.K. Hoeger| Sharon A. Hoeger

©2015

Philosophy Of Religion 7th Edition

PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION: AN ANTHOLOGY, 7E uses a balanced blend of classic and contemporary articles to make the philosophy of religion easy to understand. This engaging textbook begins by outlining the traditional concepts of God, then moves into other interesting topics, such as the problem of evil, feminist perspectives of God, and mystical experiences. In addition, PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION: AN ANTHOLOGY, 7E presents readers with both the traditional proofs of God's existence, and the counter arguments. This edition also discusses the interplay between religion and science, religion and faith, and religion and "knowing". Read More

Louis P. Pojman| Michael Rea

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Critical Thinking 2nd Edition

With a complete, approachable presentation, CRITICAL THINKING: THE ART OF ARGUMENT, 2nd Edition, is an accessible yet rigorous introduction to critical thinking. The text emphasizes immediate application of critical-thinking skills to everyday life. The relevance of these skills is shown throughout by highlighting the advantages of basing decisions on a thoughtful understanding of arguments and presenting the overarching commonalities across arguments. With its conversational writing style and carefully selected examples, the book employs a consistent and unified treatment of logical form and an innovative semiformal method of standardizing arguments that illustrates the concept of logical form while maintaining a visible connection to ordinary speech. Without sacrificing accuracy or detail, the authors have clearly presented the material with appropriate study tools and exercises that emphasize application rather than memorization. Read More

George W. Rainbolt| Sandra L. Dwyer

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Contemporary Issues In Business Ethics 6th Edition

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN BUSINESS ETHICS, 6E introduces readers to business ethics by focusing on the influence of market mechanisms and social values on workplace norms. And because business is increasingly a global enterprise, this edition emphasizes the role of ethics both at home and abroad. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN BUSINESS ETHICS, 6E also takes time to look at ethics from the unique perspectives of either employee or employer. Along the way, readers also learn about such topics as ethical relativism, ethics and the law, virtue ethics, and ethical decision-making. Read More

Joseph R. DesJardins| John J. McCall

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