Brave New World

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ISBN: OCLC:742661721
Release Date: 2001
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Brave New World Revisited

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ISBN: 9781407020914
Release Date: 2008-12-26
Number of pages: 176
Author: Aldous Huxley
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Brave New World Revisited in PDF and EPUB In his 1932 classic dystopian novel, Brave New World, Aldous Huxley depicted a future society in thrall to science and regulated by sophisticated methods of social control. Nearly thirty years later in Brave New World Revisited, Huxley checked the progress of his prophecies against reality and argued that many of his fictional fantasies had grown uncomfortably close to the truth. Brave New World Revisited includes Huxley's views on overpopulation, propaganda, advertising and government control, and is an urgent and powerful appeal for the defence of individualism still alarmingly relevant today.

Brave New World

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ISBN: 9781987955354
Release Date: 2015-06-02
Number of pages: 272
Author: Aldous Huxley
Publisher: HarperCollins

Download and read online Brave New World in PDF and EPUB Far in the future, in a world where people are assigned their lot in life at birth, Bernard Marx believes himself to be the only person who is disillusioned with predestination and social control. He sets off on a journey to visit one of the few remaining Savage Reservations, where the old lifestyle still continues.

Brave New World

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ISBN: 3125798507
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 238
Author: Aldous Huxley
Publisher: Ernst Klett Sprachen

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Filename: brave-new-world.pdf
ISBN: 9788026874263
Release Date: 2017-02-19
Number of pages: 287
Author: Aldous Huxley
Publisher: e-artnow

Download and read online BRAVE NEW WORLD in PDF and EPUB This carefully crafted ebook: “BRAVE NEW WORLD” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Set in London in the year AF 632 (2540 AD) this political and dystopian science fiction novel, paints a chilling picture of a consumerist society where being a misfit spells utter doom for a person. Here assisted reproductive technologies, mindless sex and orgies, and guided rules for expressing of human emotions reduce relationships to mechanical farces. Written in 1931, the novel is still relevant today and more so because, as Huxley mentioned in “Brave New World Revisited”, our real world is turning into the world of the novel much faster than we originally thought! Aldous Huxley (1894–1963) was an English writer, novelist, philosopher, humanist, pacifist, and satirist. He later became interested in spiritual subjects such as parapsychology and philosophical mysticism. By the end of his life, Huxley was widely acknowledged as one of the pre-eminent intellectuals of his time. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in seven different years.

This Brave New World

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ISBN: 9781501121982
Release Date: 2017-03-21
Number of pages: 384
Author: Anja Manuel
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online This Brave New World in PDF and EPUB "In the next decade and a half, China and India will become two of the world's indispensable powers--whether they rise peacefully or not. During that time, Asia will surpass the combined strength of North America and Europe in economic might, population size, and military spending. Both India and China will have vetoes over many international decisions, from climate change to global trade, human rights, and business standards. From her front row view of this colossal shift, first at the State Department and now as an advisor to American business leaders, Anja Manuel escorts the reader on an intimate tour of the corridors of power in Delhi and Beijing. Her encounters with political and business leaders reveal how each country's history and politics influences their conduct today. Through vibrant stories, she reveals how each country is working to surmount enormous challenges--from the crushing poverty of Indian slum dwellers and Chinese factory workers, to outrageous corruption scandals, rotting rivers, unbreathable air, and managing their citizens' discontent. We wring our hands about China, Manuel writes, while we underestimate India, which will be the most important country outside the West to shape China's rise. Manuel shows us that a different path is possible--we can bring China and India along as partners rather than alienating one or both, and thus extend our own leadership in the world"--

Brave New World of Health

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ISBN: 186287672X
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 289
Author: Belinda Bennett
Publisher: Federation Press

Download and read online Brave New World of Health in PDF and EPUB Within contemporary society the meaning of 'health' is surprisingly unstable. Guiding principles that once seemed self-evident have been challenged by new social, scientific and economic forces. This book argues that the foundational terms and concepts, which form the basic building blocks of dialogue about health, are now in flux. While the forces in play differ, and the pace of change is varied, there is now a 'brave new world' of health which characterises policy debate about health (and illness or disability). This permeates even the more narrow technical issues within clinical medicine, the law and medical science. This construction and reconstruction of health has important implications for the development of law and policy. The book draws on international and local experts to explore these issues. It opens with consideration of the economic and social forces of 'globalisation' - the macro level forces which now shape the 'lived realities' of health for the world's people. This is then contextualised through a series of detailed 'case studies' of more localised examples including; pharmaceuticals, preimplantation genetic diagnosis, body modification, abortion, anorexia and post-traumatic stress disorder. The book also interrogates the way modern health research influences public conceptions of health. Across these issues the book canvasses the social forces at work in the construction of health, disability and illness in shaping our understandings of such concepts by the public, by individuals, by the courts, and by international bodies. Brave New World of Health is an important contribution to advancing that understanding.

Journey to a Brave New World

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ISBN: 9781475974836
Release Date: 2013-02-14
Number of pages: 140
Author: David Watts
Publisher: iUniverse

Download and read online Journey to a Brave New World in PDF and EPUB Our Way of life and our very existence are under threat. Get educated and resist. In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, published in 1932, we are provided with a view into a possible future that shows humanity under total control. It’s a world in which babies are created in the laboratory to fit specific job functions and a small number of savages live in the restricted wild lands. Journey to a Brave New World uses examples of news reports and the real history— not always the version taught in the classroom —to show how we are being managed and manipulated to allow for a total tyrannical takeover and massive depopulation that could lead us to Huxley’s vision. For over six years, author David Watts has undertaken deep research into the real history of the world and the ways in which it is being manipulated toward a future that only benefits an elite few. He provides many news reports, official documents and quotes from the so called ‘elites’ to piece the puzzle together. He presents a cohesive exploration of what to expect in the future if we don’t become involved in determining our own fate. Journey to a Brave New World seeks to help everyone to put the pieces together, deprogram, and understand both how we are being manipulated and how we can change direction now.

Brave New World

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ISBN: 0567089363
Release Date: 2003-11-01
Number of pages: 343
Author: Celia Deane-Drummond
Publisher: A&C Black

Download and read online Brave New World in PDF and EPUB One of the key issues facing us in the next millennium is the ability to manipulate the genetics of living organisms. The possibility of manipulating human genetics raises many theological, ethical and socio-political issues. These include specific decisions about whether the technology will be developed, how it will be applied and more general questions about the technical manipulation of 'natural' processes. From a theological perspective the human genome project not only challenges particular doctrines, such as that of creation, eschatology and anthropology, but also raises particular issues of social justice and medical ethics. The purpose of this book is to bring together the collective expertise of theologians, scientists and social scientists in order to provide a forum for critique and public debate focused on the human genome project.It is hoped that the results presented in this book offer a sophisticated theological and ethical response.

Aldous Huxley s Brave New World

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ISBN: 0812034058
Release Date: 1984
Number of pages: 87
Author: Anthony Astrachan
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Download and read online Aldous Huxley s Brave New World in PDF and EPUB A guide to reading "Brave New World" with a critical and appreciative mind encouraging analysis of plot, style, form, and structure. Also includes background on the author's life and times, sample tests, term paper suggestions, and a reading list.

The Brave New World of eHR

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ISBN: 9781119104315
Release Date: 2015-02-27
Number of pages: 352
Author: Hal Gueutal
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online The Brave New World of eHR in PDF and EPUB The Brave New World of eHR is an important resource, filled with the most current information and practical advice on eHR for human resource professionals and industrial and organizational psychologists. Written by an expert group of scholars, practitioners, and subject matter experts, this book offers an overview of the major technological trends in eHR, and shows how to use technology to enhance organizational effectiveness. Comprehensive in scope, the book includes information on a wide variety of topics and Reviews the transformation of human resources from manual processes to sophisticated CRM and ERP systems Examines the effectiveness of online strategies for attracting talent Offers valuable guidelines that can help organizations design, deliver, implement, and sustain e-selection systems Includes a review of the recent research on the effectiveness of distance learning in educational and organizational settings Analyzes the potential advantages and disadvantages of using eHR to manage employee performance Shows how technology supports the administration of compensation systems Outlines recent trends in delivering HR products and services Considers the functional and dysfunctional consequences of using eHR to attract, select, and manage the performance of employees in organizations Presents a fascinating and futuristic look at HR and technology for decades to come

Aldous Huxley s Brave new world

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ISBN: 0760708177
Release Date: 1997
Number of pages: 93
Author: Paul W. Gannon

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Brave New World Book

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ISBN: 1405880279
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 121
Author: Aldous Huxley
Publisher: Longman

Download and read online Brave New World Book in PDF and EPUB "It is the Brave New World, 600 years in the future. Science has produced a highly ordered world of happiness and social stability. In his search for something more meaningful, Bernard marx takes beautiful Lenina to see the savages of the Old World -- and discovers more truth than he might have wanted!" --rear cover.

A Brave New World of Knowledge

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ISBN: 0838639259
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 274
Author: B. J. Sokol
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press

Download and read online A Brave New World of Knowledge in PDF and EPUB This study of an extraordinary work of dramatic literature also addresses questions of the nature and dissemination of the scientific revolution. These facets are locked together: although the book does not deny that 'The Tempest' had deep roots in classical literature and elsewhere, it maintains that the play's remarkable dramaturgy and symbolism reflect subtle matters uniquely pertinet to its own fascinating time. A 'Brave New World of Knowledge' uncovers a number of previously little-appreciated connections of 'The Tempest' with specific problems or advances of knowledge, thus showing that the play reflected innovative proto-scientific modes of confronting the physical, biological, and human realms. It also argues that Shakespeare's play mirrored a new tendency to repudiate earlier Renaissance dreams of achieving omniscience and omnipotence. The play reflected a newer hope for knowledge based on speculative boldness linked with close observation, rational and sober precision, and a radical capacity to accept limitation and not-knowing.