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  • Natural Gas Hydratesby John Carroll

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    Rarely covered in formal engineering courses, natural gas hydrates are a common problem and real-life danger for engineers worldwide. Updated and more practical than ever, Natural Gas Hydrates, Third Edition helps managers and engineers get up to speed on all the most common hydrate types, how to forecast when they will appear, and safely mitigate... more...

  • Ego and Soulby John Carroll

    Scribe Publications 2008; US$ 26.99

    The Western tradition relies on a balance between fulfilling the ego and allowing the soul freedom to speak. But, with modernity, the old certainties that guided human life have faded. A crisis of meaning has followed. In this substantially revised edition of Ego and Soul, John Carroll examines the battlegrounds across which a struggle for meaning... more...

  • Greek Pilgrimageby John Carroll

    Scribe Publications 2010; US$ 21.99

    This is a travel book in the grand sense. The horizons it explores are of land and sea, and of the mind. Greek Pilgrimage is a meditation on classical Greece, journeying through its great sites, monuments, and cultural works. On the way, it examines the country's pivotal role in the foundation of the modern world. We who are born into the West are... more...

  • The Wreck of Western Culture: humanism revisitedby John Carroll

    Scribe Publications 2009; US$ 21.99

    Humanism built Western civilisation as we know it today. Its achievements include the liberation of the individual, democracy, universal rights, and widespread prosperity and comfort. Its ambassadors are the heroes of modern culture: Erasmus, Holbein, Shakespeare, Velázquez, Descartes, Kant, and Freud. Those who sought to contain humanism?s pride... more...

  • Break-Out from the Crystal Palaceby John Carroll

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 115.00

    Before Marcuse and Laing, before Heidegger and Sartre, even before Freud, the way was prepared for the anarcho-psychological critique of economic man, of all codes of ideology or absolute morality, and of scientific habits of mind. First published in 1974, this title traces this philosophical tradition to its roots in the nineteenth century, to the... more...

  • The Western Dreamingby John Carroll

    HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 17.06

    We are used to the term 'dreaming' being associated with the spirituality of the Aboriginal people. Here, John Carroll argues that there is also a Western Dreaming, originating in the 16th Century as part of a Third Reformation. At the heart of this western dreaming is story. In 'The Western Dreaming', John Carroll identifies and explores these key... more...

  • The Existential Jesusby John Carroll

    Scribe Publications 2011; US$ 20.99

    Jesus is the man who made the West. What kind of man was he? Is he relevant to a modern world shaken by crises of meaning? The churches have mainly projected him as Jesus the carer and comforter, Jesus meek and mild, friend of the weak. This is Jesus the Good Shepherd, who preaches on sin and forgiveness. He is Lord and Saviour. But this church... more...

  • Out of Sight, Out of Mindby John Carroll

    Rosenberg Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99

    Out of Sight, Out of Mind identifies and dispels various myths which have developed around the importance of sea transport and logistical support, and argues for a new appreciation of the service of the 13,000 members of the RAN who participated in this vitally important task. Many of the illustrations were taking by serving military personnel which... more...

  • Sceptical Sociologyby John Carroll

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    John Carroll contends that since 1918 sociology has distinguished itself by making society appear as dull as it is at its worst. Using barbaric jargon, legalistic syntax and vacuous statistical tables, and driven by an obsession with the humdrum, it has exhibited some of the worst traits of the culture it should have been laying bare. Sceptical Sociology... more...