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- OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 7.99
Our self-image as moral, well-behaved creatures is dogged by scepticism, relativism, hypocrisy, and nihilism, by the fear that in a Godless world science has unmasked us as creatures fated by our genes to be selfish and tribalistic, or competitive and aggressive. In this 'sparklingly clear' (Guardian) introduction to ethics Simon Blackburn tackles... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Intellectual property protection is increasingly becoming a central issue for businesses. This book provides a wealth of original research on intellectual property management in small and medium sized enterprises, while also addressing the context of innovation and knowledge management. more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 64.99
This volume collects some influential essays in which Simon Blackburn, one of our leading philosophers, explores one of the most profound and fertile of philosophical problems: the way in which our judgments relate to the world. This debate has centered on realism, or the view that what we say is validated by the way things stand in the world, and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
This is the story of three people: acclaimed writer Julia Blackburn; her father, Thomas - a poet and alcoholic with an addiction to barbiturates; and her mother, Rosalie - a flirtatious painter with no boundaries.After Julia's parents divorced, her mother took in male lodgers with the hope they would become her lovers. When one of the lodgers began... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 15.99
Blackburn here offers a sharp-edged probe into the heart of lust, blending together insight from some of the world's greatest thinkers on sex, human nature, and our common cultural foibles. Blackburn takes a wide ranging, historical approach, discussing lust as viewed by Aristophanes and Plato, and lust in the light of the Stoic mistrust of emotion... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 100.00
Apatani oral tradition, in the eastern Himalayas, illustrates key cultural ideas, social practices and identity construction. A comparative analysis of Apatani stories reveals parallels across the extended eastern Himalayas, from Arunachal Pradesh to upland Southeast Asia and southwest China. more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 33.95
In the 1980s, ecofeminism and the U.S. Green movement seemed to offer some of this country's most powerful and promising solutions to problems of social and environmental justice. A decade later, ecofeminism has become more a perspective than a movement, and divisions within the Greens have deepened as its national focus has shifted from issue-based... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 249.00
This monograph was assembled to honor Professor Norman Bowery and his work on the 30 th anniversary of his discovery of the GABA B receptor. In the present volume, leading neuroscientists from academia and industry provide a perspective of current research, both basic and translational, in the discovery of drugs acting at the GABA B receptor. The... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 98.00
A shaman chants to make the sun rise in the Apatani valley, high in the eastern Himalayas. A comparative analysis of this oral text, its ritual context and performer reveal the core ideas of local society, including fertility and cohesion. more...