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  • The Promiseby Victor Davich

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 18.99

    Imagine what it would feel like to be effortlessly confident, powerful, and happy ? to reap the riches you're entitled to, just by being born? From the creator of the program Time magazine calls "the most American form of meditation yet" comes an exciting new 8-minute action plan that will empower you to reclaim the true joy and fulfillment that... more...

  • Controversies and Subjectivityby Pierluigi Barrotta; Marcelo Dascal

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 188.00

    This collective volume focuses on two closely connected issues whose common denominator is the embattled notion of the subject. The first concerns the controversies on the nature of the subject and related notions, such as the concepts of ?I? and ?self?. From both theoretical and historical viewpoints, several of the contributors show how different... more...

  • Emotions, Ethics, and Authenticityby Mikko Salmela; Verena Mayer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00

    This paper begins by exploring the ways, including moral ways, in which emotions are evaluated, and the ways in which emotions are considered – by semi-emotivists and by semi-rationalists – to track moral value. The notion of emotional authenticity is discussed and also the need to move beyond authenticity into the moral realm. The question... more...

  • Fact and Value in Emotionby Louis C. Charland; Peter Zachar

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00

    There is a large amount of scientific work on emotion in psychology, neuroscience, biology, physiology, and psychiatry, which assumes that it is possible to study emotions and other affective states, objectively. Emotion science of this sort is concerned primarily with 'facts' and not 'values', with 'description' not 'prescription'. The assumption... more...

  • Narrative Intelligenceby Michael Mateas; Phoebe Sengers

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 108.00

    Narrative Intelligence (NI) ? the confluence of narrative, Artificial Intelligence, and media studies ? studies, models, and supports the human use of narrative to understand the world. This volume brings together established work and founding documents in Narrative Intelligence to form a common reference point for NI researchers, providing perspectives... more...

  • On Apologising in Negative and Positive Politeness Culturesby Eva Ogiermann

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00

    This book investigates how speakers of English, Polish and Russian deal with offensive situations. It reveals culture-specific perceptions of what counts as an apology and what constitutes politeness. It offers a critical discussion of Brown and Levinson's theory and provides counterevidence to the correlation between indirectness and politeness underlying... more...

  • Psychological Concepts and Biological Psychiatryby Peter Zachar

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 108.00

    This interdisciplinary work addresses the question, What role should psychological conceptualization play for thinkers who believe that the brain is the organ of the mind? It offers readers something unique both by systematically comparing the writings of eliminativist philosophers of mind with the writings of the most committed proponents of biological... more...

  • Spatial Cognitionby Seán Ó Nualláin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 108.00

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  • Stratification in Cognition and Consciousnessby Bradford H. Challis; Boris M. Velichkovsky

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 102.00

    The notion of stratification has played an important role in linguistics and evolutionary studies for some time, but its role in cognitive science has not yet been well articulated and identified. What is meant by stratification? What is the role and value of stratification in the contemporary study of cognition and consciousness? This collective volume... more...

  • Girlfriends' Getawayby Kathleen Laing; Elizabeth Butterfield

    The Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.99

    It?s time for a weekend with the girls. If we are to live full, healthy, and balanced lives, we need to spend significant time with other women who understand, support, and encourage us. No one does this better than our girlfriends. Here is your complete guide to putting together a low-demand, high-reward time of refreshment, encouragement,... more...