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  • The Solution of the K(Gv) Problemby Peter Schmid

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 163.00

    The k(GV) conjecture claims that the number of conjugacy classes (irreducible characters) of the semidirect product GV is bounded above by the order of V . Here V is a finite vector space and G a subgroup of GL(V) of order prime to that of V . It may be regarded as the special case of Brauer's celebrated k(B) problem dealing with p -blocks B... more...

  • Rationality and Commitmentby Fabienne Peter; Hans Bernhard Schmid

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 109.99

    Thirteen leading philosophers and economists discuss the Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's trenchant critique of rational choice theory, and propose their own answers to the question of how to account for the rationality of committed action. The volume concludes with a specially-written reply by Sen. - ;Rational choice theory forms the core of the economic... more...

  • Das Leasinggeschäftby Bernd Peters; Klaus Schmid-Burgk

    Bank-Verlag 2012; US$ 46.37

    Die Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise, die sich auch entsprechend auf die deutsche Leasingbranche auswirkt, hat an der Bedeutung der Investitionen mittels Leasing als wichtigem Wirtschaftsfaktor nichts geändert. Die Verfasser beschäftigen sich insbesondere mit den rechtlichen und steuerlichen Fragen, die auch im Zuge der (re-)Finanzierung des Leasinggebers... more...

  • "Ich bestreite den Hass im Menschenherzen"by Pierfrancesco Fiorato; Peter A. Schmid

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2015; US$ 22.99

    Wie soll mit dem allgegenwärtigen Phänomen des Hasses umgegangen werden? In dem vorliegenden Sammelband beschäftigen sich Philosophen, Psychoanalytiker, Theologen und Politikwissenschafter mit verschiedenen Facetten dieses Gefühls. Ausgangspunkt ihrer Beiträge sind Hermann Cohens Reflexionen über den talmudischen Begriff des grundlosen Hasses. Das... more...

  • Principles of Architectural Detailingby Stephen Emmitt; John Olie; Peter Schmid

    Wiley 2009; US$ 73.00

    Why are buildings detailed the way they are? Why do architects and engineers seem to come to the same kind of solutions to their detailing problems? Are we satisfied with such a situation? With environmental concerns so high on designers? agendas, the answer to this third question has to be ?no?. Collectively architects,... more...

  • Point of View, Perspective, and Focalizationby Peter Hühn; Wolf Schmid; Jörg Schönert

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    Stories do not actually exist in the world but are created and structured? modeled? through the process of mediation, i.e. through the means and techniques by which they are represented. This is an important field, not only for narratology but also for literary and media studies. The articles in this volume, contributed by international scholars... more...

  • Handbook of Narratologyby Peter Hühn; John Pier; Wolf Schmid; Jörg Schönert

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    This handbook in English provides a systematic overview of the present state of international research in narratology. Detailed individual studies by internationally renowned narratologists elucidate 34 central terms. The articles present original research contributions and are all structured in a similar manner. Each contains a concise... more...

  • The Old Fashionedby Albert W. A. Schmid; John Peter Laloganes

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 14.95

    American tavern owners caused a sensation in the late eighteenth century when they mixed sugar, water, bitters, and whiskey and served the drink with rooster feather stirrers. The modern version of this "original cocktail," widely known as the Old Fashioned, is a standard in any bartender's repertoire and holds the distinction of being the only mixed... more...

  • Biologische Vielfalt Perspektiven für das Neue Jahrhundertby Gregor Klaus; Jörg Schmill; Bernhard Schmid; Peter Edwards

    Birkhäuser Basel 2013; US$ 49.99

    Die Vielfalt des Lebens.- 100 000 000.- Weshalb gibt es so viele Arten von Lebewesen?.- Hot-Spots der Artenvielfalt.- Biologische Vielfalt in unserer Kulturlandschaft.- Kalkmagerrasen ? Perlen der Schweizer Artenvielfalt.- Was kümmert uns die biologische Vielfalt?.- Öosystem-Dienstleistungen.- Biodiversität macht die Welt stabil.- Die Bedrohung.- Dassechste... more...

  • Handbook of Narratologyby Peter Hühn; Jan Christoph Meister; John Pier; Wolf Schmid

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 321.00

    This handbook provides a systematic overview of the present state of international research in narratology and is now available in a second, completely revised and expanded edition.Detailed individual studies by internationally renowned narratologists elucidate central terms of narratology, present a critical account of the major research... more...