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  • Genetics and Philosophyby Paul Griffiths; Karola Stotz

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 28.00

    This book integrates the work of philosophers of science seeking to make sense of genetics with an accessible introduction to the science. more...

  • Lost Londonsby Paul Griffiths

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 41.00

    A study of the swift growth and transformation of early modern London. more...

  • The Penguin Companion to Classical Musicby Paul Griffiths

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 42.29

    This superbly authoratitive new work provides a comprehensive A-Z guide to some 1000 years of Western music. It explores in detail the lives and achievements of a vast range of composers, as well as looking at such key topics as music history (from medieval plainchant to contemporary minimalism), performers, theory and jargon. Throught Griffiths skilfully... more...

  • Olivier Messiaen and the Music of Timeby Paul Griffiths

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 23.32

    Olivier Messiaen was one of the outstanding creative artists of his time. The strength of his appeal, to listeners as well as to composers, is a measure of the individuality of his music, which draws on a vast range of sources: rhythms of twentieth-century Europe and thirteenth-century India, ripe romantic harmony and brittle birdsong, the sounds... more...

  • Strategy-Technology Alignment: Deriving Business Value from ICT Projectsby Paul Griffiths

    Academic Conferences Publishing International 2011; US$ 15.99

    The book is suitable for both ICT professionals and for members of senior management including CEOs. more...

  • Modern Music and Afterby Paul Griffiths

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 22.99

    Over the course of three decades, Modern Music and After has earned its place as the standard work on the processes of musical renewal that began in 1945. It is essential reading for the enquiring listener, and is used widely in university and conservatory courses. more...

  • SUMO (Shut Up, Move On)by Paul McGee; Fiona Griffiths

    Wiley 2006; US$ 22.46

    S.U.M.O. stands for Shut Up, Move On. It's a phrase to say to ourselves (and sometimes others) when we are acting or thinking in a way that is hindering our ability to succeed. It doesn't necessarily mean 'get over it' or 'pull yourself together' (although there may be occasions when both responses are necessary). 'Shut Up' means stop what you're doing,... more...

  • Penal Practice and Culture, 1500-1900by Paul Griffiths; Dr Simon Devereaux

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 170.00

    The English were punished in many different ways in the five centuries after 1500. This collection stretches from whipping to the gallows, and from the first houses of correction to penitentiaries. Punishment provides a striking way to examine the development of culture and society through time. These studies of penal practice explore violence, cruelty... more...

  • Religious Readingby Paul J. Griffiths

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 114.99

    What social conditions and intellectual practices are necessary in order for religious cultures to flourish? Paul Griffiths finds the answer in "religious reading" --- the kind of reading in which a religious believer allows his mind to be furnished and his heart instructed by a sacred text, understood in the light of an authoritative tradition. He... more...

  • What Emotions Really Areby Paul E. Griffiths

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 23.38

    In this provocative contribution to the philosophy of science and mind, Paul E. Griffiths criticizes contemporary philosophy and psychology of emotion for failing to take in an evolutionary perspective and address current work in neurobiology and cognitive science. Reviewing the three current models of emotion, Griffiths points out their deficiencies... more...