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  • Danteby John Davenport

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 30.00

    This famous Italian poet wrote The Divine Comedy, which was an imaginary journey by the poet through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise. This work is recognised as a masterpiece of world literature. more...

  • Will as Commitment and Resolveby John Davenport

    Fordham University Press 2007; US$ 104.99

    In contemporary philosophy, the will is often regarded as a sheer philosophical fiction. In Will as Commitment and Resolve, Davenport argues not only that the will is the central power of human agency that makes decisions and forms intentions but also that it includes the capacity to generate new motivation different in structure from prepurposive... more...

  • The Bolshevik Revolutionby John Davenport

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    It was a revolution that would change the world by bringing about the global transition from capitalism to communism in a single generation?or so its supporters believed. Vladimir Lenin and the Bolshevik Party hoped to carry humanity into a new day of equality, justice, and freedom. Toward this end, they brought down the Russian tsarist government... more...

  • Kierkegaard After MacIntyreby John J. Davenport; Anthony Rudd; Alasdair MacIntyre; Philip L. Quinn

    Open Court 2015; US$ 49.00

    In his extraordinarily influential book on ethics, After Virtue , Alasdair MacIntyre maintained that Kierkegaard's notion of "choosing" to interpret one's choices in ethical terms implies an arbitrary and irrational leap. MacIntyre's critique of Kierkegaard has become the focal point for several new interpretations of Kierkegaard that seek to answer... more...

  • Environmental Stress and Behavioural Adaptationby John Davenport

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    It is generally agreed that animal life originated in the sea and that adaptive radiation subsequently led to the colonisaHon of other environments - shores and estuaries, streams and lakes, bog, mountain and desert. In their invasion of these habitats animals left the equable, relatively stabl.e surroundings of the open sea and subjected themselves... more...

  • The Ecology of Transportation: Managing Mobility for the Environmentby John Davenport; Julia L. Davenport

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 279.00

    Human transport by land, sea and air has increased exponentially through time in intensity, paralleling rises in population, prosperity and rates of technological change. Transport has considerable ecological effects, many of them detrimental to environmental sustainability. This volume brings together international experts from a variety of disciplines... more...

  • The Internment of Japanese Americans During World War IIby John C. Davenport

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Describes the tragic tale of injustice and racial hatred against a minority caught in the crosshairs of a world war. more...

  • D-Day and the Liberation of Franceby John C. Davenport

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00

    On the morning of June 6, 1944, the largest and most powerful armada of warships the world had ever seen left southern England bound for the beaches of Normandy. The thousands of American, British, Canadian, Polish, and Norwegian soldiers on board had one mission: invade France and liberate it from the occupation by Nazi Germany. Over the course of... more...

  • The French Revolution and the Rise of Napoleonby John C. Davenport

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00

    Charles Dickens famously called the era of the French Revolution the best and worst of times. For 10 years, from 1789 to 1799, France struggled to inaugurate a new European order based on the principles of liberty, equality, and fraternity. In the process, men wrote constitutions, women marched for bread, politicians condemned innocent people to death,... more...

  • Narrative Identity, Autonomy, and Mortalityby John J. Davenport

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In the last two decades, interest in narrative conceptions of identity has grown exponentially, though there is little agreement about what a "life-narrative" might be. In connecting Kierkegaard with virtue ethics, several scholars have recently argued that narrative models of selves and MacIntyre's concept of the unity of a life help make sense of... more...