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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
The political changes of recent years and the problems of poverty, the environment and nationalism have led to calls for the establishment of a just world order. But what would such a world be like? This book considers the concept of international justice as it has developed in traditional political theory from Hobbes to Marx and in contemporary writing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95
Ethical disagreement is a fact of social life. We disagree about issues such as abortion, euthanasia, the meaning of justice and the treatment of animals, and our debates often fail to reach a consensus. Some philosophers think that this means there is no objective knowledge about morality. Discourse and Knowledge takes a radically different approach... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
In this timely study, Thompson presents a theory of intergenerational justice that gives citizens duties to past and future generations, showing why people can make legitimate demands of their successors and explaining what relationships between contemporary generations count as fair. What connects these various responsibilities and entitlements is... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00
Kurt Gödel?s Incompleteness Theorems sent shivers through Vienna?s intellectual circles and directly challenged Ludwig Wittgenstein?s dominant philosophy. Alan Turing?s mathematical genius helped him break the Nazi Enigma Code during WWII. Though they never met, their lives strangely mirrored one another?both were brilliant, and both met with tragic... more...
- University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 69.95
Almost all remnants of culture--past and present--degrade over time, whether sculpture or scrolls, painting or papyrus, books or clay tablets. Perhaps no major cultural record dissolves more rapidly than film, arguably the predominant medium of the twentieth century. Given the fragility of early nitrate film, much has already been lost. The fragments... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Developmental Neuropsychology draws upon the research of Alexander Luria and Lev Vygotsky to present a comprehensive study of developmental neuropsychology from a Russian, and Western perspective. Janna Glozman offers a fresh and accessible analysis of Luria and Vygotsky?s collaboration, which greatly influenced the field of neuropsychology as we... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 35.00
The author of the acclaimed The Book of New Israeli Food returns with a cookbook devoted to the culinary masterpieces of Jewish grandmothers from Minsk to Marrakesh: recipes that have traveled across continents and cultural borders and are now brought to life for a new generation. For more than two thousand years, Jews all over the world developed... more...
- Kensington 2008; US$ 12.00
From an extraordinary new voice in fiction comes a haunting, powerful novel about mothers and daughters, choice and regret, the mistakes we make and the ones we hope we can correct before it's too late. Nothing much ever happens in Falling Rock, Kentucky. So when Virginia Lemmons' husband takes off in his Trans Am to take up with a beautician,... more...
- Kensington 2010; US$ 5.59
"A beautifully crafted, mesmerizing read which I highly recommend." --Cassandra King, author of The Sunday Wife Life changes in an instant. One day, Emmett and Lauren Sullivan's biggest worries revolve around the escalating taxes on their gorgeous Victorian beach house on Pawley's Island, South Carolina. The next, they're facing a devastating... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 26.95
The authoritative story of the headline-making discovery of gravitational waves?by an eminent theoretical astrophysicist and award-winning writer. From the author of How the Universe Got Its Spots and A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines, the epic story of the scientific campaign to record the soundtrack of our universe. Black holes are... more...