The philosophical basis for all Asian martial arts was originally the Sunzi Bing-fa, known in English as Sun Tzu's The Art of War. If you practice or even teach any of the martial arts, this book is will give you a unique and valuable insight to the true founding spirit of your training. Originally, martial arts practices was designed to train the mind, body, and spirit. However, the intellectual basis of martial arts practice was lost because its source, the Bing-fa, was suppressed by China's rulers and intentionally replaced with the spiritual teachings of first Taoism and later Buddhism. The book starts with the complete history of martial arts in China, showing how the whole concept of martial training began with Sun Tzu's work and how and why the practice of martial arts was disconnected from the teaching of strategy.
Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992), winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, was an influential economist and political philosopher. The increased attention he received in the late 20th century with the rise of conservatism in the US and UK, led him to publish "Why I Am Not a Conservative," an essay in which he berated conservatism. He preferred to be identified as what Edmund Burke called an "Old Whig." Amongst his most important contributions are his writings on general equilibrium, central planning and social justice as well as his political theory work, The Constitution of Liberty, in which he explained the proper role of the government.
The examining team reviewed F6 Study Text covers all the relevant ACCA F6 syllabus topics. Computations are the most important part of this paper so there are plenty of detailed, worked examples throughout the text to help build your understanding and reinforce learning.
Women's football is the fastest growing participation sport in the UK. This book critically explores women's elite football from a sociological perspective, analysing the growth, governance and impact of the FA Women's Super League from its inception onwards.
Francis (FA) Mann was among the most brilliant of an exceptional group of German-Jewish émigrés who came to Britain in the 1930s to escape persecution in Hitler's Germany. Born and educated in Germany, he was in time to become one of Britain's most distinguished international lawyers; a scholar of English, German and international law, a practitioner admired for his skill and tenacity, and the author of countless books and articles on international and domestic law whose views were very much shaped by his personal experiences and who in turn helped to shape international law in the 20th century. Mann enjoyed a traditional German education and was set for a career in the law when Hitler cam...