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On Knowing and the Known: Introductory Readings in Epistemology

by Kenneth G. Lucey

What do we mean when we say we "know" something? What is this knowledge and how do we come by it? What exactly counts as an object of knowledge? And on what basis do we defend our claims to know against those the skeptics who deny that knowledge is possible or that our criteria for knowing can ever be satisfied? These questions and many others are addressed in this fascinating collection of essays by leading philosophers, who discuss the nature, meaning, and extent of human knowledge. Included are works by Robert Almeder, William P. Alston, Robert P. Amico, Roderick M. Chisholm, Edmund L. Gettier, Richard Feldman, Peter D. Klein, Keith Lehrer, Kenneth G. Lucey, John Pollock, and others. Several essays are original to this collection and break new ground on such issues as the Problem of the Criterion.

On The Moon

by Emily Wortman-Wunder

NIMAC-sourced textbook

On Our Way to English: Under the Canopy

by Rigby

Tropical rain forests are hot, wet, and steamy. Trees are so thick they block sunlight. Plants have had to adapt to get enough sun and water. Here are some amazing rain forest plants.

On The Philosophy Of Logic

by Jennifer Fisher

Jennifer Fisher's ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF LOGIC explores questions about logic often overlooked by philosophers. Which of the many different logics available to us is right? How would we know? What makes a logic right in the first place? Is logic really a good guide to human reasoning? An ideal companion text for any course in symbolic logic, this lively and accessible book explains important logical concepts, introduces classical logic and its problems and alternatives, and reveals the rich and interesting philosophical issues that arise in exploring the fundamentals of logic. THE WADSWORTH PHILOSOPHICAL TOPICS SERIES (under the general editorship of Robert Talisse, Vanderbilt University) presents readers with concise, timely, and insightful introductions to a variety of traditional and contemporary philosophical subjects. With this series, students of philosophy will be able to discover the richness of philosophical inquiry across a wide array of concepts, including hallmark philosophical themes and themes typically underrepresented in mainstream philosophy publishing. Written by a distinguished list of scholars who have garnered particular recognition for their excellence in teaching, this series presents the vast sweep of today's philosophical exploration in highly accessible and affordable volumes. These books will prove valuable to philosophy teachers and their students as well as to other readers who share a general interest in philosophy.

On A Raft

by Kate Chase Stan Tusan

NIMAC-sourced textbook

On Saturday, Unit 3: Home and Family

by Daniel Mahoney Nadia Harris

NIMAC-sourced textbook

On the Beach [Grade 1]

by Joanna Solins Katherine Lucas

NIMAC-sourced textbook

On Writing Short Stories (2nd Edition)

by Tobias Wolff Tom Bailey

On Writing Short Stories, Second Edition, explores the art and craft of writing short fiction by bringing together nine original essays by professional writers and thirty-three examples of short fiction. The first section features original essays by well-known authors--including Francine Prose, Joyce Carol Oates, and Andre Dubus--that guide students through the process of writing. Focusing on the characteristics and craft of the short story and its writer, these essays take students from the workshopping process all the way through to the experience of working with agents and publishers. The second part of the text is an anthology of stories--many referred to in the essays--that give students dynamic examples of technique brought to life. In this second edition, author-editor Tom Bailey brings the text up-to-date with new and revised essays and a freshened anthology that retains many of the classics while adding new styles and diverse voices. In doing so, Bailey gives readers a broader scope of the short fiction landscape. New to this Edition: * Includes new and revised essays: Two new essays on workshopping by award-winning fiction writers Robert Boswell ("After the Workshop: Transitional Drafts") and Antonya Nelson ("Whose Story Is It? The Anonymous Workshop") introduce the latest techniques in the process. C. Michael Curtis updates his essay on "Publishers and Publishing" in order to take into account the rise of electronic and online publishing. Offers an expanded, diversified anthology of thirty-three stories , including works by short-short fiction and non-Western authors.

On Your Own: A Personal Budgeting Simulation, 3e

by Mary Queen Donnelly

This activity-based simulation depicts a recent high school graduate finding out what it means to be on their own financially. The simulation allows students to experience the process of opening a checking account, renting an apartment, applying for credit, looking for a job, buying a car, shopping online, banking electronically, paying taxes, and more. Students complete parallel activities for themselves as they work through the simulation, completing budgets and creating filing systems for personal financial information.

Once Upon a Life Science Book: 12 Interdisciplinary Activities to Create Confident Readers

by Jodi Wheeler-Toppen

Wheeler-Toppen, a science teacher and children's author, presents 12 inquiry-based classroom lessons to help middle school teachers improve students' reading abilities and teach science content at the same time. Each lesson consists of a science activity, a reading about an important life science concept (easier to follow than those typically found in textbooks), an application that asks students to connect the activity with what they read, and a reading comprehension exercise, such as previewing illustrations, identifying text structures, and context clues to the meanings of new words. Each lesson also includes a graphic organizer and a writing activity. Six of the lessons ask students to make a claim and support it with evidence, and an introductory chapter suggests activities to help students understand claims and evidence.

Once upon an Open Book

by staff of Bob Jones University Faculty

Literary anthology for Christian schools.

One-Celled Organisms [On Level, Grade 5]

by Sunita Apte

NIMAC-sourced textbook

One Nation, Many People, Volume 1: The United States to 1900

by Globe

Students of all ability levels can access the dramatic human story of our nation's diverse and compelling history. The inclusive, culturally diverse perspective - along with graphs, illustrations, and timelines of main events and dates - makes history relevant and exciting for students.

One World Many Cultures (Ninth Edition)

by Stuart Hirschberg Terry Hirschberg

The best of all possible worlds! This truly global multicultural reader features contemporary selections by sixty-one internationally acclaimed authors from twenty-six countries. These compelling readings explore cultural differences in relation to race, class, gender and nationality, challenging students to compare their experiences with those of others in radically different cultural circumstances. Thematic chapters explore cultural perspectives on human experiences around the globe; family life, adolescent relationships, gender roles, work, race and class conflicts, customs, rituals and values. A new chapter focuses on the role of food in different cultures.

Open Court Reading: Anthology (Level 3, Book 1)

by Sra Mcgraw-Hill

Children's literature textbook.

Open Court Reading, Book 4

by Marilyn Jager Adams Carl Bereiter Michael Pressley Marsha Roit Anne Mckeough Robbie Case Jan Hirshberg Marlene Scardamalia Ann Brown Joe Campione Iva Carruthers Gerald H. Treadway

This book is a comprehensive collection of literary work by various authors falling under various genres that deals with wide range of topics.

Open Court Reading (Level 2, Book 2)

by Sra Mcgraw-Hill

Reading book for level 2.

Open Court Reading (Level 3, Book 1)

by Sra Mcgraw-Hill

Learn literature through a collection of stories and poems.

Open Court Reading (Level 3, Book 2)

by Sra Mcgraw-Hill

This book ensures students become confident readers by use of stories and poems.

Open Court Reading: Spelling And Vocabulary

by Sra

Spelling and Vocabulary helps students become more confident and successful in their reading.

Open Court Reading: Spelling And Vocabulary (Level 4)

by Sra

A book that helps students become more confident and successful in their reading.

Open Court Reading (Spelling and Vocabulary Skills, Level 1)

by Sra Mcgraw-Hill

A concept word is the name of a general idea. Look for other words that describe parts of the concept.

Open Source Chemistry Course (Grades 9-12)

by Curriki

An open source textbook.

Open Your Eyes: Deaf Studies Talking

by H-Dirksen L. Bauman

This volume introduces readers to the key concepts and debates in deaf studies, offering perspectives on the relevance and richness of deaf ways of being in the world. In Open Your Eyes, leading and emerging scholars, the majority of whom are deaf, consider physical and cultural boundaries of deaf places and probe the complex intersections of deaf identities with gender, sexuality, disability, family, and race.

Operations Management 10th Edition

by Jay Heizer Barry Render

This Custom Edition for Temple University presents a state-of-the-art view of the activities of the operations function.

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