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  • Infinite Potentialby Lothar Schafer

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2013; US$ 26.00

    A hopeful and controversial view of the universe and ourselves based on the principles of quantum physics, offering a way of making our lives and the world better, with a foreword by Deepak Chopra      In Infinite Potential , physical chemist Lothar Schäfer presents a stunning view of the universe as interconnected, nonmaterial, composed of a field... more...

  • The History of the Jews in the Greco-Roman Worldby Peter Schäfer

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    The History of the Jews in the Greco-Roman World examines Judaism in Palestine throughout the Hellenistic period, from Alexander the Great's conquest in 334BC to its capture by the Arabs in AD 636. Under the Greek, Roman and finally Christian supremacy which Hellenism brought, Judaism developed far beyond its biblical origins into a form which was... more...

  • States and Regions in the European Unionby Tanja A. Börzel

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 41.00 US$ 33.62

    This book analyses the impact of Europeanization on domestic politics and the relationship between states and regions. more...

  • Natural Organics Removal Using Membranesby Andrea Schafer

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 220.00

    Natural Organics Removal Using Membranes: Principles, Performance, and Cost provides a unique combination of important new data and operational parameters on the role of membranes in removing natural organic materials during water treatment. It examines and compares the three pressure-driven membrane processes of choice-ultrafiltration, microfiltration,... more...

  • Albrecht Ritschl: Vorlesung "Theologische Ethik"by Rolf Schäfer

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 164.83

    This first published edition of his lectures on ethics reflects the theology of Albrecht Ritschl (1822-1889) at a time when he advanced to become the most significant Protestant theologian in Germany with his major work  "Rechtfertigung und Versöhnung" (Justification and Reconciliation) (1870 - 74). It demonstrates the impulses emanating... more...

  • Kaiser Julian 'Apostata' und die philosophische Reaktion gegen das Christentumby Christian Schäfer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 109.87

    During his short reign in the 4th century, Emperor Julian II, known as the Apostate, attempted to combat Christianity philosophically and to set up a pagan Neo-Platonic doctrine as a counter-programme. The volume presents a collection of papers on the general relationship between Platonism and Christianity, on Julian's character and his philosophical... more...

  • Jesus in the Talmudby Peter Schäfer

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 30.95 US$ 24.76

    Scattered throughout the Talmud, the founding document of rabbinic Judaism in late antiquity, can be found quite a few references to Jesus--and they're not flattering. In this lucid, richly detailed, and accessible book, Peter Schäfer examines how the rabbis of the Talmud read, understood, and used the New Testament Jesus narrative to assert, ultimately,... more...

  • Plato and Levinasby Tanja Staehler

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    In the second half of the twentieth century, ethics has gained considerable prominence within philosophy. In contrast to other scholars, Levinas proposed that it be not one philosophical discipline among many, but the most fundamental and essential one. Before philosophy became divided into disciplines, Plato also treated the question of the Good... more...

  • Comparing European and U.S. Securities Regulationsby Tanja Boskovic

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 19.99

    The paper compares the EU and US securities regulations, and specifically MiFID with the corresponding US regulations. It primarily focuses on the regulatory and supervisory framework, trading venues, and the provision of investment services.The paper argues that the architecture and some of the rules regarding securities markets are different in the... more...

  • A Hero's Many Facesby Tanja Schult

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 34.00

    Raoul Wallenberg is remembered for his humanitarian activity on behalf of the Hungarian Jews at the end of World War II, and as the Swedish diplomat who disappeared into the Soviet Gulag in 1945. This book examines how thirty-one Wallenberg monuments, in twelve countries on five continents commemorate the man. more...