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- Springer Fachmedien 2008; US$ 79.99
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 63.63
Wann bezeichnen wir etwas als Kunst? Lässt sich über Geschmack wirklich streiten? Ist das, was schön ist, auch gut? Auf der Suche nach Antworten auf diese Fragen unternimmt Thomas Baumeister in seinem Buch einen Streifzug durch die Philosophiegeschichte mit Blick auf die Ästhetik. Dieser beginnt bei Plato, führt über zahlreiche Philosophen von Augustinus... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 27.99
Provides an explanation of human nature, which is to say how people think, act, and feel, what they want, and how they interact with each other. The central idea of this book is that the human psyche was designed by evolution to enable people to create and sustain culture. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 18.99
Have men really been engaged in a centuries-old conspiracy to exploit and oppress women? Have the essential differences between men and women really been erased? Have men now become unnecessary? Are they good for anything at all? In Is There Anything Good About Men?, Roy Baumeister offers provocative answers to these and many other questions about... more...
- SPIE 2004; US$ 94.00
Baumeister organizes this book around the key subjects associated with functions of optical thin film performance, and provides a valuable resource in the field of thin film technology. The information is widely backed up with citations to patents and published literature. The author draws from 25 years of experience teaching classes at the UCLA Extension... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
Shows how modern political theory can be enriched through an engagement with works of literature. Uses the resources of literature to explore issues such as nationalism, liberal philosophy, utopianism, narrative and the role of theory. more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 12.99
Pioneering research psychologist Roy F. Baumeister collaborates with New York Times science writer John Tierney to revolutionize our understanding of the most coveted human virtue: self-control. Drawing on cutting-edge research and the wisdom of real-life experts, Willpower shares lessons on how to focus our strength, resist temptation, and redirect... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available
Can you resist everything except temptation? In a hedonistic age full of distractions, it's hard to possess willpower - or in fact even understand why we should need it. Yet it's actually the most important factor in achieving success and a happy life, shown to be more significant than money, looks, background or intelligence. This book reveals the... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00
This book aims to educate readers about the Internet. The authors illuminate the early history of the Internet and its various services, tracing the milestones in its development from the first computer network to the virtually ubiquitous Internet of the present day. A particular focus is placed on anticipated future developments. more...