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  • Approximations and Endomorphism Algebras of Modulesby Jan Trlifaj; Rüdiger Göbel

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 238.00

    This monograph provides a thorough treatment of module theory, a subfield of algebra. The authors develop an approximation theory as well as realization theorems and present some of its recent applications, notably to infinite-dimensional combinatorics and model theory. The book is devoted to graduate students interested in algebra as well as to experts... more...

  • Auroux, Sylvain; Koerner, E.F.K.; Niederehe, Hans-Josef; Versteegh, Kees: History of the Language Sciences / Geschichte der Sprachwissenschaften / Histoire des sciences du langage. 3. Teilbandby

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 699.00

    Writing in English, German, or French, more than 300 authors provide a historical description of the beginnings and of the early and subsequent development of thinking about language and languages within the relevant historical context. The gradually emerging institutions concerned with the study, organisation, documentation, and distribution are considered... more...

  • Abbreviatur ? einfachby

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 307.00

    The Nietzsche Dictionary elucidates in detail some 300 terms from Nietzsche's vocabulary. The first volume presents 67 of them. The account of each term includes the number of occurrences, main uses, synonyms, the various meanings, components of meanings and semantically relevant contexts (with examples), and the historical linguistic and philosophical... more...

  • Cognitive Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, and Foreign Language Teachingby Michel Achard; Susanne Niemeier

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 196.00

    This book shows that the notions developed within the Cognitive Linguistics movement afford an insightful perspective on several important areas of second language acquisition and pedagogy. The key concepts commonly invoked in cognitive analyses such as the usage-based conception of grammar, the radial organization of categories, metaphors, or cultural... more...

  • Die Geschichte des philosophischen Begriffs der Wahrheitby Jan Szaif

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 42.00

    This reference work offers a representative and reliable survey of classical, medieval, and modern history in regards to the philosophical term, ?truth?. Unrivalled, this all-encompassing study about the history of one of philosophy?s most central concepts is not only for academics in the field, but also for students of other faculties, as well as,... more...

  • Biblische Dramenby Monika Lemmel

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 321.00

    This volume contains Klopstock?s biblical dramas ?Der Tod Adams? (The Death of Adam), ?Salomo? and ?David? from the years 1757, 1764 and 1772 respectively. The critical apparatus includes all extant evidence on the creation and printing of the works, together with the most important accounts of their effects. The Appendix includes an explanatory index... more...

  • Adam Smith als Moralphilosophby Christel Fricke; Hans-Peter Schütt

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 196.00

    Adam Smith?s Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) has been attracting increasing attention for several years now. Working from the moral philosophy of Adam Smith, who is known principally as a political economist, it is possible to develop a many-facetted contribution to present-day debates (liberalism, business ethics). This volume, with papers by renowned... more...

  • Agrippina. Epicharisby Lothar Mundt

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 447.00

    This double volume contains two tragedies by Lohenstein that are based on two events from the reign of the emperor Nero: his mother's murder and the conspiracy of Piso. Presented here to modern standards of critical scholarship are the texts of the 1665 first editions from Breslau. 'Agrippina' and 'Epicharis' are annotated at length here for the first... more...

  • Transitus Mariaeby Hans Förster

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 147.00

    The discussion about the beginnings of Transitus-Mariae literature (apocryphal texts about the life and death of the Mother of Jesus) is marked by two hypotheses. The first is marked by the history of dogma and sees this literature in the context of the development of dogmatic doctrine, while the second, alternative, approach sees the origins of this... more...

  • Standardvariationby Werner Kallmeyer; Ludwig Eichinger

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 137.00

    The papers in this volume focus on the following questions: what does the term 'standard language' comprise, how has Standard German developed since the 19th century, how can linguistics adequately describe its present state, and what longerterm developmental tendencies can be identified in it? The answers to these questions also reflect the necessity... more...