New PDF release: Fatherhood: The Dao of Daddy (Philosophy for Everyone)

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By Michael W. Austin, Lon Nease

ISBN-10: 1444330314

ISBN-13: 9781444330311

Foreword by: Adrienne Burgess
Series Editor: Fritz Allhoff

"Fatherhood - Philosophy for Everyone" bargains fathers knowledge and useful suggestion drawn from the annals of philosophy. either thought-provoking and funny, it presents a helpful beginning and finishing aspect for reflecting in this the most important function.

Address the jobs, reviews, ethics, and demanding situations of fatherhood from a philosophical perspective.

Includes essays on Confucius, Socrates, the adventure of African fatherhood, and the point of view of 2 girls writers

Explores the altering position of fatherhood and investigates what it ability to be a father

An perfect supplement to "Motherhood - Philosophy for Everyone" (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)

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But there will be times when I very appropriately express a desire or need only to be faced with disappointment when it is not be satisfied. This is when the real challenge to let go of anger occurs. 28 Understanding and Recognizng Anger in Children and Teens Learning Specific Anger Management Skills Is Essential for Healthy Emotional Well-being As I emphasized in the introduction, the ability to accept and more comfortably manage anger is a major ingredient in our capacity for comforting ourselves when under stress.

Bill was an underachieving fourteen-year-old junior high school student whose parents brought him to me for help because he constantly bullied his younger brother, who was a much better student. Hardly a day went by when Bill did not taunt Kevin, order him around, or “accidentally” bump into him. Over time I helped Bill to see that he felt inferior and inadequate when he compared himself to his brother. Bill resented that he could not live up to his own expectations about how he should achieve in school.

W Physical: nervousness, muscle tension, increased rate of breathing, increased heart rate, shallow breathing, sleep or eating disturbances, indigestion, skin rash, muscle spasms • Emotional: anxiety, guilt, shame, depression, escalating anger, insecurity, fear, feelings of inadequacy, sadness, embarrassment, selfdevaluation • 29 30 Understanding and Recognizng Anger in Children and Teens Social: withdrawal, developing friendships with others who are similarly angry, scapegoating, racism and bigotry, hate, aggression, hostility, relational aggression, passive-aggressiveness, negativism, irritability, sarcasm, cynicism • Intellectual: decreased capacity for concentration, blocking, forgetfulness, poor judgment, errors in reasoning or speech or action, decreased quality in comprehension and expression • Spiritual: decrease in spiritual or religious convictions and practices, attitude of hate and vengefulness • Global outlook: pessimism, minimization of the positive, increased sense of helplessness and alienation • Let’s look at each of these in more detail.

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