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- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 57.50
Technology, perhaps the most salient feature of our time, affects everything from jobs to international law yet ranks among the most unpredictable facets of human life. Here Robert McC. Adams, renowned anthropologist and Secretary Emeritus of the Smithsonian Institution, builds a new approach to understanding the circumstances that drive technological... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1979; US$ 6.50
"A model of what an edition of a philosohic text for an introductory level should be. Introduction does an admirable job of putting Berkeley's thought in the intellectual context of its time." --Gary C. Hatfield more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 175.95
This book demonstrates that trade-offs can be very important for conservationists. Its various chapters show how and why trade-offs are made, and why conservationists need to think very hard about what, if anything, to do about them. The book argues that conservationists must carefully weigh up, and be explicit about, the trade-offs that they make... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 19.95
Most people, including philosophers, tend to classify human motives as falling into one of two categories: the egoistic or the altruistic, the self-interested or the moral. According to Susan Wolf, however, much of what motivates us does not comfortably fit into this scheme. Often we act neither for our own sake nor out of duty or an impersonal concern... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 26.95
Like the original Harvest of Violence , published in 1988, this volume reveals how the contemporary Mayas contend with crime, political violence, internal community power struggles, and the broader impact of transnational economic and political policies in Guatemala. However, this work, informed by long-term ethnographic fieldwork in Mayan communities... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 48.99
The new edition of this leading reader for courses in American foreign policy offers students an up-to-date, highly accessible introduction to the broad array of domestic factors influencing U.S. policymakers. Editor James M. McCormick has carefully selected two dozen current insightful and sometimes controversial essays by a distinguished group... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 72.74
Der Raum und das Verständnis des Raums sind als große neue Themen der Philosophie im Gespräch. Die damit zusammenhängenden Fragen gewinnen derart an Bedeutung, dass von einem "spatial turn" der Wissenschaft gesprochen wird, in Entsprechung zum "linguistic turn", der das Gesicht der Philosophie bereits komplett verändert hat. Dieses... more...