Added by: avro | Karma: 728.63 | Other | 26 November 2014
Culture/Metaculture is a stimulating introduction to the meanings of 'culture' in contemporary Western society. Francis Mulhern's interdisciplinary approach allows him to draw out the fascinating links between key political issues and the changing definitions of culture. The result is an unrivalled introduction to a concept at the heart of contemporary critical thought.
TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science.
Added by: decabristka | Karma: 42501.05 | Coursebooks, KET | 22 November 2014
KET for Schools prepares students for University of ESOL Examinations' KET for Schools exam. It provides essential exam practice, tips and strategies combined with fun, communicative activities, ensuring lessons are varied and engaging - and that students are ready for the exam. With its contemporary design and up-to-date material, Key for Schools Result is the complete preparation pack for the exam.
This unique study explores how Quebec's landscapes have been represented in both literature and visual art throughout the centuries, from the writing of early explorers such as Cartier and Champlain to work by prominent contemporary authors and artists from the province.
Philosophy and the Precautionary Principle: Science, Evidence, and Environmental Policy
Added by: avro | Karma: 728.63 | Other | 28 September 2014
Scholars in philosophy, law, economics and other fields have widely debated how science, environmental precaution, and economic interests should be balanced in urgent contemporary problems, such as climate change.
In 1938, just after publication of his all-time best-seller Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill reveals that he broke the Devil’s Code, forcing him to confess his secrets. The resulting manuscript — Outwitting the Devil — proved so controversial, it was hidden for more than seventy years. Now Sharon Lechter brings us this important book, annotating and editing it for a contemporary audience. Using his legendary ability to get to the root of human potential, Hill digs deep to identify the greatest obstacles we face in reaching our personal goals
The Handbook of Contemporary Phenomenology presents twenty-eight essays by some of the leading figures in the field, and gives an authoritative overview of the type of work and range of topics found and discussed in contemporary phenomenology. The essays aim to articulate and develop original theoretical perspectives. Some of them are concerned with issues and questions typical and distinctive of phenomenological philosophy, while others address questions familiar to analytic philosophers, but do so with arguments and ideas taken from phenomenology.