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- Springer 2007; US$ 209.00
Goguen categories extend the relational calculus and its categorical formalization to the fuzzy world. Starting from the fundamental concepts of sets, binary relations and lattices this book introduces several categorical formulations of an abstract theory of relations such as allegories, Dedekind categories and related structures. It is shown that... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
Rethinking Virtue Ethics offers a model of Aristotelian virtue ethics based on a deductive paradigm. This book argues that, contrary to what many contemporary thinkers are inclined to believe, Aristotelian virtue ethics is consistent with at least some action-guiding moral principles being true unconditionally, and that a justification for general... more...
- House of Anansi Press 2013; US$ 14.95
Michael Winter?s brilliant fictional memoir depicts one man?s descent from love to fury over a calendar year. In this journal-a-clef, we are exposed to the kernel of truth that exists in each day. Told from the viewpoint of Gabriel English, This All Happened opens windows onto a richly textured, fast-paced filmic compilation of daily vignettes... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 9.99
A novel confronting the deeply personal effects of war with the emotional resonance of The Shipping News and the power of Tim O?Brien Henry Hayward is a drowning man. In a quest to find meaning in an emotionally arid life, Henry travels to Afghanistan as an army-affiliated contractor, where he becomes embedded in the regiment with which his friends... more...
- Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt 2005; US$ 110.00
Während die vertikale Haftung im Konzern bereits Gegenstand zahlreicher Entscheidungen und Untersuchungen war, fand die horizontale Haftung bisher weniger Beachtung. In der Praxis sind jedoch Fälle nicht selten, in denen sich die Frage nach der Haftung für die Schulden einer insolvent gewordenen Konzernschwestergesellschaft stellt. Die dogmatischen... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2008; US$ 21.99
Read an extract from The Big Why here.Michael Winter's powerful new novel, The Big Why , brilliantly fictionalizes a pivotal year in the life of celebrated American artist Rockwell Kent. In 1914, at the age of thirty, Kent decides to escape the superficial world of New York City and move to Brigus, Newfoundland, with his wife and three children... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2014; US$ 32.00
? In June a few years ago I set out to visit some of the World War One battlefields of Europe ? the slope and valley and river and plain that the Newfoundland Regiment trained on, and fought over and through and under .? So begins Michael Winter?s extraordinary narrative that follows two parallel journeys, one laid on top of the other like a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Michael Winter's book presents a panoramic view of Ottoman Egypt from the overthrow of the Mamluk Sultanate in 1517 to Bonaparte's invasion of 1798 and the beginning of Egypt's modern period. Drawing on archive material, chronicle and travel accounts from Turkish, Arabic, Hebrew and European sources as well as up-to-date research, this comprehensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95
The rural areas of Britain, Europe and the developed world are undergoing massive changes, with increasing concern about productivity, agricultural methods and environmental policy. Rural Politics examines the issues affecting rural areas, such as water pollution, forestry, and the greening of agricultural policy. It looks in particular at the political... more...