March 23rd 2002


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COVER STORY: The US steel decision

Ansett's collapse highlights failure of deregulation

Government's currency gamble goes bad

Straws in the Wind: All you need is love / What's in a name?

NSW Anglican Bishops support stem cell research ... but not at the cost of human life

Media: Courageously un-PC / Sudden 'enthusiasm' for Crean

Captive market (letter)

Misdirected (letter)

US steel (letter)

Show trials (letter)

Adult stem cells: the better option

Comment: Enron's collapse - the net widens

ASIA: How should the West respond to the terrorist threat?

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TEN GREAT WORKS OF PHILOSOPHY
Robert Wolff (ed)

Ranging from ancient Greece to nineteenth-century America, this anthology, complete with notes and commentaries, traces the history of human philosophy, in a collection that includes works by Plato, Aristotle, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Anslem, Rene Descartes, Immanuel Kant, David Hume, John Mill and William James.
Paperback, 592 pages, $19.95

THIS LAND IS ALL HORIZONS: Australian fears and visions
Geoffrey Blainey

The 2001 Boyer Lecture, Professor Blainey addresses the rift between big cities and regional Australia, the attitude of Australians towards the old goal of national development, the rise of the green movement and Aboringal land rights. He also addresses feelings of pride and guilt about Australia's past, along with some thoughts on war and peace.
Paperback, 106 pages, $19.95


MEANINGLESSNESS: The Solutions of Nietzsche, Freud and Rorty
Michael Casey

Perhaps the most important book published this year.
"Fascinating . . . Casey's critique of Rorty is one of the most pungent and compelling I've run across . . . It is also an enormous relief to find Freud discussed intelligently rather than reductively."
Paperback, 154 pages, $33.00


DEMONS OR DEMOCRATS: 1950s Labor at the Crossroads
Gavan Duffy

The 1950s Labor split resulted in the formation of the Democratic Labor Party. This account is a study of the events which led to its formation with Hon. Bill Hayden writing the Foreword and Clyde Cameron the Postscript.
Paperback, 200 pages, $27.95

THE WANDERING JEW
Joseph Roth.
Translated by Michael Hoffmann

The first English edition of a history written in 1927 by a correspondent in Berlin. Joseph Roth examined the concept of Jewish identity, the schism between Eastern and Western Jews, and the coming horrors of Nazism.
Paperback, 168 pages, $22.95

1921: A Book of the Irish Century
Morgan Llywelyn

This historical novel deals with the Irish Civil War, and the divisions caused within Ireland after the rebellion. A passionate novel about a passionate cause.
Paperback, 560 pages, $16.95




























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