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  • Remapping Realityby John A. McCarthy

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 105.00

    This book is about intersections among science, philosophy, and literature. It bridges the gap between the traditional “cultures” of science and the humanities by constituting an area of interaction that some have called a “third culture.” By asking questions about three disciplines rather than about just two, as is customary in... more...

  • You Can't Hide the Sunby John McCarthy

    Transworld 2012; US$ 15.98

    ?Fascinating and timely? Jeremy Bowen Held hostage for many years by terrorists in Lebanon, John McCarthy is all too familiar with the pain and injustice of being denied your home. Determined to understand the day-to-day complexities of being a Palestian-Arab in modern-day Israel, he embarks on a deeply personal journey from the shores of the Mediterranean... more...

  • Doing Optimality Theoryby John J. McCarthy

    Wiley 2009; US$ 128.95

    Doing Optimality Theory brings together examples and practical, detailed advice for undergraduates and graduate students working in linguistics. Given that the basic premises of Optimality Theory are markedly different from other linguistic theories, this book presents the analytic techniques and new ways of thinking and theorizing that are required.... more...

  • Hidden Generalizationsby John J. McCarthy

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 37.95

    Hidden Generalizations is the first monograph devoted exclusively to the problem of phonological opacity. Opacity arises when the conditions for or results of an active phonological process are not evident in the speech signal. Opacity is particularly important in Optimality Theory, which lacks the standard means of analyzing opacity, rule ordering. more...

  • Optimality Theory in Phonologyby John J. McCarthy

    Wiley 2008; US$ 186.95

    Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader is a collection of readings on this important new theory by leading figures in the field, including a lengthy excerpt from Prince and Smolensky’s never-before-published Optimality Theory: Constraint Interaction in Generative Grammar . Compiles the most important readings about Optimality Theory... more...

  • A Thematic Guide to Optimality Theoryby John J. McCarthy

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 44.00

    Explains and explores the central premises of OT and the results of their praxis. more...

  • Between Extremesby Brian Keenan; John McCarthy

    Transworld 2011; US$ 14.38

    In 1986 Brian Keenan and John McCarthy were forced to take a journey without maps. For the next four years they were incarcerated in a Lebanese dungeon. From the blank outlook of a tiny cell, with only each other and a few volumes of an ancient American encyclopaedia to sustain them, they could only wander the wide open spaces of their imagination.... more...

  • Casson's Invariant for Oriented Homology Three-Spheresby Selman Akbulut; John D. McCarthy

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 32.00

    In the spring of 1985, A. Casson announced an interesting invariant of homology 3-spheres via constructions on representation spaces. This invariant generalizes the Rohlin invariant and gives surprising corollaries in low-dimensional topology. In the fall of that same year, Selman Akbulut and John McCarthy held a seminar on this invariant. These notes... more...

  • Charles II: The Last Rallyby Hilaire Belloc; Dr. John McCarthy

    IHS Press 2003; US$ 14.95

    In The Last Rally , Belloc narrates with clarity and vigor a central episode in the decline of the English Monarchy. Restored to the throne following the interlude of Cromwell's "Commonwealth," Charles II devoted his life as King of England to maintaining the integrity of the throne against all the forces arrayed against it: the power of the great... more...

  • Community, Environment and Local Governance in Indonesiaby Carol Warren; John F. McCarthy

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the forces reconfiguring local resource governance in Indonesia since 1998, drawing together original field research undertaken in a decade of dramatic political change. Case studies from across Indonesia?s diverse cultural and ecological landscapes focus on the most significant resource sectors ? agriculture, fisheries, forestry,... more...