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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
Ethics and the University brings together two closely related topics, the practice of ethics in the university ("academic ethics") and the teaching of practical or applied ethics in the university. This volume is divided into four parts: * A survey of practical ethics, offering an explanation of its recent emergence as a university subject, situating... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 124.99
Offers both an exploration of engineering ethics and a philosophical analysis of engineering as a profession. After putting engineering in historical perspective, the book turns to the Challenger disaster to consider the complex relationship between engineering ideals and practice. more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 17.00
"Davis tracks down every Sesame anecdote and every Sesame personality in his book...Finally, we get to touch Big Bird's feathers."? The New York Times Book Review Sesame Street is the longest-running-and arguably most beloved- children's television program ever created. Today, it reaches some six million preschoolers weekly in the... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 22.50
The understanding of the soul in the West has been profoundly shaped by Christianity, and its influence can be seen in certain assumptions often made about the soul: that, for example, if it does exist, it is separable from the body, free, immortal, and potentially pure. The ancient Greeks, however, conceived of the soul quite differently. In this... more...
- HigherLife Publishing 2013; US$ 9.95
Life isnt easy, especially for young men growing up without a role model that offers encouragement and direction. Most of these young men never find a safe place to go for straight answers that will help them find the direction and courage to be the man they want to become. Straight Up! is filled with sound fatherly advice for a fatherless generation.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 36.99
In the most original interpretation of Aristotle's Politics in years, Michael Davis delivers many memorable and provocative formulations of Aristotle's messages concerning the constitutive tensions of political life. He traces the uncanny parallel between politics and philosophy in Aristotle, arguing that their connection is much deeper than it is... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 37.95
In making the condition for its own possibility its deepest concern, philosophy is necessarily about itself_it is autobiographical. The first part of The Autobiography of Philosophy interprets Heidegger's Being and Time, Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals, Aristotle's Metaphysics, and Plato's Lysis as examples of the implicitly autobiographical... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 160.00
The spectre of revolution and the nature of radicalism in Britain from the late eighteenth century through to the age of the Chartists has for some time been the topic of much debate. A series of stimulating essays explores and re-examines the threats and ideas of revolution and the byzantine networks between 1775 and 1848. more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 105.00
The Geometry and Topology of Coxeter Groups is a comprehensive and authoritative treatment of Coxeter groups from the viewpoint of geometric group theory. Groups generated by reflections are ubiquitous in mathematics, and there are classical examples of reflection groups in spherical, Euclidean, and hyperbolic geometry. Any Coxeter group can be... more...
- Biota Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Local control of microvascular perfusion refers to the ability of individual tissues to maintain a relative constancy of hemodynamics in the face of changing perfusion pressure while meeting metabolic demands appropriately. The regulation of local blood flow, or autoregulation, and its underlying mechanisms have been a subject of considerable interest... more...