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  • Computational Neurostimulationby Sven Bestmann

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 288.00

    Computational Neurostimulation , the latest volume in the Progress in Brain Research series provides an introduction to a nascent field with contributions from leading researchers. In addition, it addresses a very timely and relevant issue which has long been known to require more treatment. Part of a well-established international series... more...

  • Physicalism and Mental Causationby Sven Walter; Heinz-Dieter Heckmann

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 20.49

    Physicalism—the thesis that everything there is in the world, including our minds, is constituted by basic physical entities—has dominated the philosophy of mind during the last few decades. But although the conceptual foundations of the physicalist agenda—including a proper explication of notions such as ‘causation’, ‘determination’,... more...

  • Economics of Deforestationby Sven Wunder

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00

    Tropical forests are disappearing at an unaltered pace, giving way to alternative land uses. This book gives an economic perspective on deforestation. Following a survey of different deforestation definitions, theories and empirical evidence, a case-study of Ecuador provides a versatile historical picture of factors affecting forest loss throughout... more...

  • Oil Wealth and the Fate of the Forestby Sven Wunder

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Reduction in the size of the world's remaining rainforests is an issue of huge importance for all societies. This new book - an analysis of the impact of oil wealth on tropical deforestation in South America, Africa and Asia - takes a much more analytical approach than the usual fare of environmental studies. The focus on economies as a whole leads... more...

  • Building Democracy and Civil Society East of the Elbeby Sven Eliaeson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    This book explores the idea of civil society and how it is being implemented in Eastern Europe. The implosion of the Russian empire fifteen years ago and the new wave of democratization opened a new field of inquiry. The wide-ranging debate on the transition became focused on a conceptual battle, the question of how to define "civil society". Because... more...

  • Offenders' Memories of Violent Crimesby Sven A. Christianson

    Wiley 2007; US$ 155.00

    Claims of amnesia for violent and sexual crimes are common as guilty suspects allege memory loss to avoid punishment. The key issue then becomes whether the memory loss is genuine or feigned. Offenders’ Memories of Violent Crimes takes a new approach to the subject by focusing not on eyewitness or bystander testimonies, but on the... more...

  • The Secret Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations in Osloby Sven Behrendt

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 46.95

    The Oslo secret negotiations from 1992 to 1993 were some of the most astonishing and also successful negotiations in the Middle East, leading to the mutual recognition between the PLO and Israel. Through an in-depth examination of the Oslo negotiations, this book argues that at the core of the negotiations was a fascinating dilemma of recognition.... more...

  • Lexicography in the Borderland between Knowledge and Non-Knowledgeby Sven Tarp

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    The book contains a state-of-the-art summary of the theoretical discussions within the field of lexicography during the last decades. On this basis it presents and argues for a new general theory, called the function theory. It goes on to develop this theory in one single field, i.e. learners lexicography where it both formulates the basic... more...

  • The Metaphysics of Memoryby Sven Bernecker

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 209.00

    This book investigates central issues in the philosophy of memory and is the first book on the metaphysics of memory in four decades. It defends a version of the causal theory of memory and argues for direct realism about memory. more...

  • The Aptamer Handbookby Sven Klussmann

    Wiley 2006; US$ 260.00

    In The Aptamer Handbook, leading scientists from academia as well as biotech and pharma companies introduce the revolutionary concept of designing RNA and DNA oligonucleotides with novel functions by in vitro selection. These functions comprise high affinity binding (aptamers), catalytic activity (ribozymes and deoxyribozymes) or combinations of binding... more...