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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 24.60
In Software gegossene Algorithmen, die Schachweltmeister besiegen oder bei Fragespielen erfolgreich gegen Menschen bestehen, zeigen die radikalen Änderungen in einer durch Software gtriebenen Welt, für deren Verständnis Brücken zwischen Informatikern sowie Technikern und Philosophen notwendig sind. In diesem Sinne argumentiert der Autor für... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 35.00
Naturalism as a guiding philosophy for modern science both disavows any appeal to the supernatural or anything else transcendent to nature, and repudiates any philosophical or religious authority over the workings and conclusions of the sciences. A longstanding paradox within naturalism, however, has been the status of scientific knowledge itself,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 37.99
Infinite Awareness pairs Woollacott?s research as a neuroscientist with her self-revelations about the her mind?s spiritual power. Between the scientific and spiritual worlds, she breaks open the definition of human consciousness to investigate the existence of a non-physical mind. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
The Enlightenment era saw European thinkers increasingly concerned with what it meant to be human. This collection of essays traces the concept of ?humanity? through revolutionary politics, feminist biography, portraiture, explorer narratives, libertine and Orientalist fiction, the philosophy of conversation and musicology. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Today we are used to clear divisions between science and the arts. But early modern thinkers had no such distinctions, with ?knowledge? being a truly interdisciplinary pursuit. Each chapter of this collection presents a case study from a different area of knowledge. more...
- University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 16.99
For building sustainable peace and security, the time is always now. Violence in our world extends beyond armed conflicts: it exists in our social and economic structures, not to mention in our destruction of the environment. How can we build more sustainable development and peace? In this innovative, ambitious book, Dr Luc Reychler argues that we... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 75.88
How have different civilizations throughout different epochs mastered fundamental challenges of life? The series analyses the basic questions of cultural anthropology. All epochs and the most significant civilizations worldwide, as well as different epistemological aspects including historical sciences, sociology, ethnology, art, literature... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 54.19
Since 1923 the Sammlung Tusculum has published authoritative editions of Greek and Latin works together with a German translation. The original texts are comprehensively annotated, and feature an introductory chapter. In the new volumes, additional essays delve into specific aspects of the works, illuminating their historical context... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 41.95
Autonomous Nature investigates the history of nature as an active, often unruly force in tension with nature as a rational, logical order from ancient times to the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century. Along with subsequent advances in mechanics, hydrodynamics, thermodynamics, and electromagnetism, nature came to be perceived as an orderly,... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.66
Companion Animal Ethics explores the important ethical questions and problems that arise as a result of humans keeping animals as companions. The first comprehensive book dedicated to ethical and welfare concerns surrounding companion animals Scholarly but still written in an accessible and engaging style Considers the idea of animal companionship... more...