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  • From reason to practice in bioethicsby John Coggon; Sarah Chan; Soren Holme

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 109.99

    No area of practical philosophy receives stronger or more sustained attention than bioethics. It has been established as a staple course on university curricula across the world, influences the practice of professions within and beyond health care, and increasingly features in the public consciousness. This anthology gathers together original works... more...

  • Darwin's Bardsby John Holmes

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2013; Not Available

    The first comprehensive study of how poets have responded to the ideas of Charles Darwin in over fifty years. In Darwin’s Bards John Holmes argues that poetry can have a profound impact on how we think and feel about the human condition in a Darwinian world. Including over fifty complete poems and substantial extracts from several more, Holmes... more...

  • The Politics Of Humanityby John Holmes

    Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 14.57

    <p>A searingly honest evaluation of the frustrations and difficulties of the world of humanitarian relief.</p> more...

  • Reduction of a Ship's Magnetic Field Signaturesby John Holmes

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    Decreasing the magnetic field signature of a naval vessel will reduce its susceptibility to detonating naval influence mines and the probability of a submarine being detected by underwater barriers and maritime patrol aircraft. Both passive and active techniques for reducing the magnetic signatures produced by a vessel's ferromagnetism, roll-induced... more...

  • Science in Modern Poetryby John Holmes

    Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 60.00

    This is the first collection of essays to focus specifically on what poets in the 20th and 21st centuries have made of the scientific developments going on around them. Leading experts on modern poetry and on literature and science explore how poets have used scientific language in their poems, how poetry can offer new perspectives on science, and... more...

  • Science in Modern Poetryby John Holmes

    Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 72.99

    Over the last thirty years, more and more critics and scholars have come to recognize the importance of science to literature. 'Science in Modern Poetry: New Directions' is the first collection of essays to focus specifically on what poets in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have made of the scientific developments going on around them.... more...

  • "So Wise Were Our Elders"by John Holmes McDowell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    "So wise were our elders!" Thus exclaims Mariano Chicunque, himself an elder, expressing in a single phrase the thrust of the mythic narrative tradition he simultaneously presents and represents in his storytelling. A remarkable body of mythology is documented for the first time in this volume. John Homes McDowell's study revolves around thirty-two... more...

  • Exploitation of a Ship's Magnetic Field Signaturesby John J. Holmes

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2006; US$ 40.00

    Surface ship and submarine magnetic field signatures have been exploited for over 80 years by naval influence mines, and both underwater and airborne surveillance systems. The generating mechanism of the four major shipboard sources of magnetic fields is explained, along with a detailed description of the induced and permanent ferromagnetic signature... more...

  • Get Home Freeby John Clellon Holmes

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    The chief chronicler of the Beat Generation portrays the hangover that followed the giddy early days of the movement in this poignant follow-up to Go Dan Verger and May Delano share a loft in New York City, but the passion that brought them together has turned brittle and sour, much like the boozy parties and late-night discussions that so... more...

  • Goby John Clellon Holmes

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    The novel that introduced the world to the Beat Generation Published 5 years before On the Road , this candid and perceptive roman clef chronicles the adventures of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and Neal Cassady before they became literary icons. In dive bars and all-night diners, cabs racing across Manhattan and squalid apartments sticky with... more...