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- BRILL 2004; US$ 170.00
This work deals with the role of saints and exemplary individuals in Judaism and Christianity. It examines Jewish and Christian perspectives upon saints and role models from the Biblical period to the 21st century. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95
2011 David Easton Award, presented for the best book by the Foundations of Political Theory section of APSA: "The Future of Democratic Equality , by Joseph Schwartz, takes on three tasks, and accomplishes all brilliantly. Any one of these tasks well fulfilled would have been a laudable achievement. First, Schwartz argues for the centrality... more...
- Princeton University Press 1995; US$ 45.96
Why have radical political theorists, whose thinking inspired mass movements for democracy, been so suspicious of political plurality? According to Joseph Schwartz, their doubts were involved with an effort to transcend politics. Mistakenly equating all social difference with the harmful way in which particular interests dominated marketplace societies,... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 11.99
The 20 th anniversary edition of the definitive classic on defeating obsessive-compulsive behavior, with all-new material from the author. An estimated 5 million Americans suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and live diminished lives in which they are compelled to obsess about something or to repeat a similar task over and over. Traditionally,... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 98.80
The book begins with a chapter on traditional methods of supervised learning, covering recursive least squares learning, mean square error methods, and stochastic approximation. Chapter 2 covers single agent reinforcement learning. Topics include learning value functions, Markov games, and TD learning with eligibility traces. Chapter 3 discusses two... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 28.56
The scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) is one of the most dynamic areas of research in the field of higher education today. Optimizing Teaching and Learning will serve as a guide for anyone who is interested in improving their teaching, improving the learning of their students, and contributing to the scholarship of teaching and learning.... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.74
A groundbreaking work of science that confirms, for the first time, the independent existence of the mind?and demonstrates the possibilities for human control over the workings of the brain. Conventional science has long held the position that 'the mind' is merely an illusion, a side effect of electrochemical activity in the physical brain.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 36.00
This book demonstrates how housing systems are built from political struggles over the distribution of welfare and wealth. The contributors analyze varieties of residential capitalism through a range of international case studies, as well as investigating the links between housing finance and the current international financial crisis. more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.24
Dear Patrick, For five years I have been witness to your struggles to grow up without a father. As a family friend, I can't make that up to you. What I can do is stand by you, and teach you how to be the kind of man you wish your father had been ... So begins the correspondence of two unlikely friends, Patrick Buckley, a sixteen-year-old New York... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 50.00
There is mounting interest in services to strengthen families and, if possible, to keep them together, preventing unnecessary and costly out-of-home placements. Unfortunately, although these programs are proliferating throughout the country, many are developing without the benefit of existing historical, conceptual, and scholarly data, information... more...