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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 36.50
How does Carlyle, Macaulay, Newman sustain the values of old traditions and at the same time meet the challenge of contemporary Victorian experience is the subject of Professor Levine?s book. Like the novelists of the period upon whom they had great influence, these three writers were seeking stability and permanence in an age of tremendous change.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 27.95
Jesus and Darwin do battle on car bumpers across America. Medallions of fish symbolizing Jesus are answered by ones of amphibians stamped "Darwin," and stickers proclaiming "Jesus Loves You" are countered by "Darwin Loves You." The bumper sticker debate might be trivial and the pronouncement that "Darwin Loves You" may seem merely ironic, but George... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 26.99
Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, arguably the most important book written in English in the nineteenth century, transformed the way we looked at the world. It is usually assumed that this is because the idea of evolution was so staggeringly powerful. Prize-winning author George Levine suggests that much of its influence was due, in fact,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 70.00
" Dying to Know is the work of a distinguished scholar, at the peak of his powers, who is intimately familiar with his materials, and whose knowledge of Victorian fiction and scientific thought is remarkable. This elegant and evocative look at the move toward objectivity first pioneered by Descartes sheds new light on some old and still perplexing... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00
Global Secularisms addresses the state of and prospects for secularism globally. It brings together theoretical discussion and empirical case studies that illustrate the ?on-the-ground,? actually existing secularisms as they interact with various religious, political, social, and economic contexts. The anthology provides unparalleled... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 158.00
Neuroendocrinology, the discipline concerned with how the nervous system controls hormonal secretion and how hormones control the brain, is pivotal to physiology and medicine. Neuroendocrinology has disclosed and underpins fundamental physiological, molecular biological and genetic principles such as the regulation of gene transcription and translation,... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 179.00
Justice-related and human rights issues have recently gained prominence on the international political agenda. This book addresses the legal challenges of these issues and the merits of contending approaches to the promotion of international justice norms. more...