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The power of appreciation in everyday life.

Nelson, Noelle C.

(2018)  | 9781897178225 | Insomniac Press | pbk. | book | 212pp
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One of the biggest stumbling blocks we hit when setting out to make our dreams come true is appreciating what is going well. Most of us have an unfortunate tendency to dwell on the problems rather than on the good things in our lives... and then we wonder why things just seem to keep getting worse instead...

Encyclopedia of Adolescence

Levesque, Roger J. R.

(2018)  | 9783319332277 | Springer | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 4000pp | Availability last checked: 19/3/2018
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The second edition of this encyclopedia continues to break new ground as an important resource for the study of adolescence. Comprehensive in breath and textbook in depth, the second edition – with entries presented in easy-to-access A to Z format – serves as a reference repository of knowledge in the...

The Parva naturalia in Greek, Arabic and Latin Aristotelianism: Supplementing the Science of the Soul

Bydén, Börje. Radovic, Filip.

(2018)  | 9783319269030 | Springer | hbk. | book | viii, 333pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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This book investigates Aristotelian psychology through his works and commentaries on them, including De Sensu, De Memoria and De Somno et Vigilia. Authors present original research papers inviting readers to consider the provenance of Aristotelian ideas and interpretations of them, on topics ranging...

Interprétations phénoménologiques de la 'physique' d'aristote chez heidegger et patočka.

Spaak, Claude Vishnu.

(2018)  | 9783319565439 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 344pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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Cet ouvrage met en œuvre une confrontation philosophique entre Heidegger et Patocka, deux figures majeures de la tradition phénoménologique, en prenant pour fil conducteur leurs interprétations respectives des concepts fondamentaux de la Physique d’Aristote. Mais tout d’abord, le point d’accord :...

Now i get it! : understand yourself and take charge of your behavior.

Kuhl, Julius. Morgenegg, Corinne. Storch, Johannes. Storch, Maja.

(2018)  | 9780889375413 | Verlag Hogrefe GMBH & CO.KG | hbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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So thats how my mind works Now I get it!Using the example of four colleagues working together in a small company, Now I Get It! shows us the main personality types and their strengths and weakness in such a way that we get real now I get it! insights into what is going on in our own and others subconscious.How...

Motivation and Action

Heckhausen, Jutta.

(2018)  | 9783319650937 | Springer | hbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | x, 932pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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This third edition provides translations of all chapters of the most recent fifth German edition of Motivation and Action, including several entirely new chapters. It provides comprehensive coverage of the history of motivation, and introduces up-to-date theories and new research findings. Early sections...

Infinite Awareness: The Awakening of a Scientific Mind

Woollacott, Marjorie Hines.

(2018)  | 9781538110195 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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Book Award of the Parapsychological Association, 2017 Winner of the Eric HofferBook Awards 2017 (Spiritual) First Place, Nautilus Book Awards 2017 (Science,Cosmology and Expanding Consciousness) First Place, International ExcellenceMind, Body Spirit Book Awards, 2017 (Human Consciousness) Bronze Medal,Feathered...

Self concept clarity : perspectives on assessment, research, and applications.

DeMarree, Kenneth G. Lodi-Smith, Jennifer.

(2018)  | 9783319715469 | Springer | hbk. | book | xx, 256pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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I.                    Introduction to the volume (DeMarree* & Lodi-Smith*) – This chapter will provide an overview of the goals of the volume with an eye to a brief definition of self-concept clarity and the...

The theoretical individual : imagination, ethics and the future of humanity.

Morrison, Jane Gray. Tobias, Michael Charles.

(2018)  | 9783319714424 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 138pp | Availability last checked: 25/10/2017
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PrefaceChapter 1 – What does Humanity Mean?Chapter 2 – The Lost Tribes of TamaulipasChapter 3 – Edward Curtis’ Vision of TranscendenceChapter 4 – A Genetic Cul de SacChapter 5 – The Crisis and Redemption of the IndividualChapter 6 – The Separation of Mind from SpeciesChapter 7 – Ecological ExistentialismChapter...

Systemisch finale intelligenz : theoretisches übergangskonzept auf dem weg von der intelligenz zur weisheit.

Godina, Bojan.

(2018)  | 9783658205805 | Springer | pbk. | book | v, 246pp | Availability last checked: 3/1/2018
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Die Autoren dieses Sammelbandes illustrieren anhand theoretischer Konzepte und zahlreicher Anwendungsbeispiele, dass das Konzept der systemisch finalen Intelligenz als eine Zwischenstufe auf dem Weg zur Weisheit fungieren kann. Die großen gesellschaftlichen Herausforderungen benötigen erweiterte denkpsychologische...

Philosophical pragmatism in context.

Rescher, Nicholas.

(2018)  | 9781433150258 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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International Ethics: Concepts, Theories, and Cases in Global Politics

Amstutz, Mark R.

(2018)  | 9781538110232 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 5 ed.,  | book | 296pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2018
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Mark Amstutz illustrates the role of moral norms in global politics and theethical foundation of the rules, institutions, and structures of global societywith twenty-six new and revised case studies, including the ethics of climatechange, the refugee crisis, and the Syrian civil war. The cases address...

Evolution science and ethics in the third millennium.

Avramov, Dragana. Cliquet, Robert.

(2018)  | 9783319730899 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 538pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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The book aims to revitalise the interdisciplinary debate about evolutionary ethics and substantiate the idea that evolution science can provide a rational and robust framework for understanding morality. It also traces pathways for knowledge-based choices to be made about directions for future long-term...

Understanding the Other and Oneself

Ruschman, Eckart. Staude, Detlef. , Ruschman, Eckart. Staude, Detlef.

(2018)  | 9781527505483 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Philosophy is more than just an academic subject; it is useful and enriching in everyday life as well. This is the main conviction of philosophical practitioners. Philosophical practice has been developing as a new movement within philosophy for several decades now, although it has ancient roots. Today,...

The Principle of Relations: Paradigma Principia Relationum

Nordström, Thomas.

(2018)  | 9781527505360 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 170pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This volume presents a significantly different interpretation of nature and society compared with existing theories of logic, relativity, quanta, evolution, medicine and international relations. For the first time in a number of years, it offers a new paradigm dealing with the entirety of reality.


Thomas Aquinas on Virtue and Human Flourishing

Theron, Stephen.

(2018)  | 9781527505490 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 120pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Thomas Aquinas offers teleological systematisation of the habits needed for human flourishing. His metaphysical jurisprudence remodels ethics upon this, rather than on a moral precept. “Eternal law” governing the world determines “natural law”, reflected in human legislation (a variety of the “anthropic...

The Mirage of International Criminal Law: Kant’s Metaphysics of Mens Rea

Malekian, Farhad.

(2018)  | 9781527504066 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 210pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book explores, from various perspectives, Kant’s codex of the categorical imperative and the supreme principle of morality in juxtaposition with the monopolisation of the rules of international criminal law. Kant’s reference to the term ‘propensity to evil in human nature’ is a much more serious...

The Future of Creation Order: Vol. 1, Philosophical, Scientific, and Religious Perspectives on Order and Emergence

de, Ridder Jeroen. Glas, Gerrit.

(2018)  | 9783319708805 | Springer | hbk. | book | viii, 347pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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-          Chapter 1: G. Glas & Jeroen de Ridder – Introduction   Part 1                    The Concept of Creation Order -          Chapter 2: E. Stump – Natural Law, Metaphysics, and the Creator -          Chapter 3: D.F.M. Strauss – Is the Idea of ''Creational Order'' Still Fruitful? -          Chapter...

Psychecology and transitions in the global culture of conscience : emerging research and opportunities.

Schafer, Stephen Brock.

(2018)  | 9781522551003 | Information Science Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Psychoanalysis from the Indian Terroir: Emerging Themes in Culture, Family, and Childhood

MARGULIES, Kumar Kuma. , Dhar, Anup. Kumar, Manasi. Mishra, Anurag.

(2018)  | 9781498559416 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 307pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2018
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The focus of Psychoanalysis from the Indian Terroir is to connect problematicsaround culture, family, traditions and the burgeoning political changes in theIndian landscape. The papers provide critical rejoinders to thematic ofmaternal-feminine in Indian cultural psyche, issues around ethnic violence,therapist’s...

More Harm than Good?: The Moral Maze of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Ernst, Edzard. Smith, Kevin.

(2018)  | 9783319699400 | Springer | pbk. | book | xxv, 223pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book reveals the numerous ways in which moral, ethical and legal principles are being violated by those who provide, recommend or sell ‘complementary and alternative medicine’ (CAM). The book analyses both academic literature and internet sources that promote CAM. Additionally the book presents...

The essential caputo : selected writings.

Putt, B. Keith.

(2018)  | 9780253032225 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 504pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This landmark collection features selected writings by John D. Caputo, one ofthe most creative and influential thinkers working in the philosophy of religiontoday. B Keith Putt presents 21 of Caputo’s most significant contributionsfrom his distinguished 40-year career. Putt’s thoughtful editing...

A Feminist Companion to the Posthumanities

Åsberg, Cecilia. Braidotti, Rosi.

(2018)  | 9783319621388 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 245pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This companion is a cutting-edge primer to critical forms of the posthumanities and the feminist posthumanities, aimed at students and researchers who want to catch up with the recent theoretical developments in various fields in the humanities, such as new media studies, gender studies, cultural studies,...

Psychological and Social Measurement: The Career and Contributions of Benjamin D. Wright

Fisher, William P. Wilson, Mark.

(2018)  | 9783319673035 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 278pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Chapter 1: Introduction to Benjamin Wright and his Contributions to Measurement Science.- Chapter 2: Cogitations on invariant measurement.-Chapter 3: Isn’t Science Wonderful?.-Chapter 4: Ben Wright: A Multi-Facet Analysis.-Chapter 5: Reflections on Benjamin D. Wright: Pre- and Post-Rasch.-Chapter 6:...

Living Off Landscape: or the Unthought-of in Reason

Jullien, Francois.

(2018)  | 9781786603371 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 148pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2018
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Is it only through vision that we can perceive a landscape? Is the space openedby the landscape truly an expanse cut off by the horizon? Do we observe alandscape in the way that we watch a 'show'? What, ultimately, does it mean to'look'? In this important new book, one of France's most influential livingtheorists...

Deep Experiencing: Dialogues Within the Self

Lehmann, Olga V. Valsiner, Jaan.

(2018)  | 9783319686929 | Springer | pbk. | book | xiii, 108pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This Brief brings together empirical accounts that contribute to the investigation of the cultural phenomena of deep personal experiences. It examines everyday life experiences and its influence on the development of successful social interactions. Issues of silence, the subjective feelings of opportunities,...

The Ethics of Research with Human Subjects: Protecting People, Advancing Science, Promoting Trust

Resnik, David B.

(2018)  | 9783319687551 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 316pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book provides a framework for approaching ethical and policy dilemmas in research with human subjects from the perspective of trust. It explains how trust is important not only between investigators and subjects but also between and among other stakeholders involved in the research enterprise,...

The Palgrave Handbook of Practical Animal Ethics

Linzey, A.

(2018)  | 9781137366702 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | xxiv, 569pp | Availability last checked: 13/2/2018
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Series Editors’ Preface Acknowledgments Editors and Contributors   Introduction The Challenge of Animal Ethics Andrew Linzey and Clair Linzey   Section I: The Ethics of Control 1.         Introduction: The Ethics of Control Lisa Johnson 2.         Animal Justice as Non-Domination Valéry Giroux and Carl...

Social Epistemology and Epistemic Agency: Decentralizing Epistemic Agency

Reider, Patrick J.

(2018)  | 9781783483488 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2018
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The field of epistemology is undergoing significant changes. Primary among thesechanges is an ever growing appreciation for the role social influences play onone’s ability to acquire and assess knowledge claims. Arguably, socialepistemology’s greatest influence on traditional epistemology is its...

Vygotsky’s Notebooks: A Selection


(2018)  | 9789811046230 | Springer | hbk. | book | 523pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book consists of previously unpublished manuscripts by Vygotsky found in the first systematic study of Vygotsky’s family archive. The notebooks and scientific diaries gathered in this volume represent all periods of Vygotsky’s scientific life, beginning with the earliest manuscript, entitled The...

Lacan and the Nonhuman

Basu, Thakur Gautam. Dickstein, Jonathan Michael.

(2018)  | 9783319638164 | Springer | hbk. | book | vii, 286pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book initiates the discussion between psychoanalysis and recent humanist and social scientific interest in a fundamental contemporary topic – the nonhuman. The authors question where we situate the subject (as distinct from the human) in current critical investigations of a nonanthropoentric universe....

Schopenhauer on Self, World and Morality: Vedantic and Non-Vedantic Perspectives

Barua, Arati.

(2018)  | 9789811059537 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 184pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This volume is a unique collection of philosophical essays on various aspects of Schopenhauer's understanding of the nature and character of the world through the classical philosophies of the Vedanta and Buddhism and classical and modern thinkers like Bhart?hari, Tagore, and Wittgenstein. It includes...

Aristotle’s Practical Philosophy: On the Relationship between His Ethics and Politics

Brouwer, René. Cohen, de Lara Emma.

(2018)  | 9783319648248 | Springer | hbk. | book | vi, 194pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book is the first collection of essays in English devoted solely to the relationship between Aristotle’s ethics and politics. Are ethics and politics two separate spheres of action or are they unified? Those who support the unity-thesis emphasize the centrality for Aristotle of questions about...

Toolkit for Counseling Spanish-Speaking Clients: Enhancing Behavioral Health Services

Benuto, Lorraine.

(2018)  | 9783319648781 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 538pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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 This timely practical reference addresses the lack of Spanish-language resources for mental health professionals to use with their Latino clients. Geared toward both English- and Spanish-speaking practitioners in a variety of settings, this volume is designed to minimize misunderstandings between...

Research Ethics in the Arab Region

Silverman, Henry.

(2018)  | 9783319652641 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 399pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book addresses the pressing issues involved with the ethical conduct of research in one developing world region – the Arab Region. Clinical research has soared in the developing world -as pharmaceutical companies continue their search for regions with large, treatment naive populations - including...

Analytic Islamic Philosophy

Booth, Anthony.

(2018)  | 9781137541567 | Springer Palgrave | pbk. | book | xv, 218pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book is an introduction to Islamic Philosophy, beginning with its Medieval inception, right through to its more contemporary incarnations. Using the language and conceptual apparatus of contemporary Anglo-American ‘Analytic’ philosophy, this book represents a novel and creative attempt to rejuvenate...

The Changing Faces of Space

Catena, Maria Teresa. Masi, Felice.

(2018)  | 9783319669106 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 327pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book focuses on various concepts of space and their historical evolution. In particular, it examines the variations that have modified the notions of place, orientation, distance, vacuum, limit, bound and boundary, form and figure, continuity and contingence, in order to show how spatial characteristics...

Wittgenstein’s Philosophy in Psychology: Interpretations and Applications in Historical Context

Sullivan, Gavin Brent.

(2018)  | 9781137456908 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | xxvi, 394pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Chapter 1. The Relevance of Wittgenstein’s Philosophy to Psychology Chapter 2. A Wittgensteinian Stance on Psychological Methods, Objectivity, Ontology and Explanations Chapter 3. Wittgenstein’s Influence and Impact in Areas of Psychology Chapter 4. Concluding Remarks: Wittgensteinian Philosophy and...

The Palgrave Kant Handbook

Altman, Matthew C.

(2018)  | 9781137546555 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | xliv, 851pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Contents Series Editor’s Preface Preface Notes on Contributors Note on Sources and Key to Abbreviations Introduction: Kant the Revolutionary: Matthew C. Altman Part I. Biographical and Historical Background 1. Kant’s Life: Steve Naragon 2. Kant and His Philosophical Context: The Reception...

Heidegger and the global age.

CERELLA, Odysseos.

(2018)  | 9781786602312 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/1/2018
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Globalization is one of the most contested and (ab)used concepts of our time. Whether one interprets it as a 'collective illusion' or as the final stage of capitalism, as 'uncontrollable multitude' or as a radical opening of new spaces of freedom, the 'global age' represents the conceptual and existential...

Transforming IQ into “Orthopédie Mentale“: An Introduction to A. Binet and V. Vaney on Mental Orthopedics

Siemsen, Hayo. Testelin, John Martin-Hansen, Lisa Siemsen, Karl Hayo Andrieu, Bernard Fevre, Jean Marie.

(2018)  | 9783319519937 | Springer | pbk. | book | ix, 65pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This volume discusses Alfred Binet's works on pedagogy based on his " Orthopdie Mentale ". Binet had empirically found that his idea of a test of general intelligence could be replaced by a test on "problem areas". These problem areas were then to be specifically addressed and improved within a relatively...

A Scientific Approach to Ethics: Developing Greater Respect for Ethics in Business and Society

Storchevoy, Maxim.

(2018)  | 9783319691121 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 148pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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1 Why Science? What Science?2 A Scientific Approach to Normative Ethics 3 Evolutionary Model of Man 4 Normative Ethics Before the Twentieth Century 5 Moore, Vienna Circle, and Meta-Ethics 6 Contractarianism and Rational Choice 7 Other Approaches Index

Baudrillard and the Culture Industry: Returning to the First Generation of the Frankfurt School

Khandizaji, Amirhosein.

(2018)  | 9783319698731 | Springer | hbk. | book | viii, 112pp | Availability last checked: 12/2/2018
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This book argues for the importance of the theory of the culture industry in today's world. It begins by considering the neglect of the culture industry in the second and third generation of the Frankfurt School, presenting historical background information and criticisms on the theories of Habermas...

Gender and Sexuality in Stoic Philosophy

Grahn-Wilder, Malin.

(2018)  | 9783319536934 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 306pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Part I        The Body: Gender From Generation to Decoration1.       Introduction2.      The Origin of Gender: Myths and Biology 2.1.    Plato’s Philosophical Myths of Gender and Sexuality 2.1.1. Genders, Planets, and Lust: Aristophanes’ Speech 2.1.2.  Noble Birth without Sex – Phaedrus, Pausanias and...

Documents of the salem witch trials : eyewitness to history.

Goss, K. David.

(2018)  | 9781440853203 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 181pp
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The Salem witch trials are one of the most fascinating events in American history. Despite being commonly covered in school curricula, the nature of the trials are often misunderstood. This book enables readers to get unique perspective and insight into the nature of this event through a representative...

Theoretical Orientations and Practical Applications of Psychological Ownership

Olckers, Chantal. van, der Vaart Leoni. van, Zyl Llewellyn.

(2018)  | 9783319702469 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 332pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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This book shares the theoretical advancements that have been made regarding psychological ownership since the development of the construct and specifically the practical applications within multi-cultural and cross-cultural environments. Enriched by empirical data and case studies by subject specialists...

The Language of Thought in Late Medieval Philosophy: Essays in Honor of Claude Panaccio

Pelletier, Jenny. Roques, Magali.

(2018)  | 9783319666334 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 463pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This edited volume presents new lines of research dealing with the language of thought and its philosophical implications in the time of Ockham. It features more than 20 essays that also serve as a tribute to the ground-breaking work of a leading expert in late medieval philosophy: Claude Panaccio.Coverage...

Präsentismus: Krank zur Arbeit – Ursachen, Folgen, Kosten und Maßnahmen

Lohaus, Daniela.

(2018)  | 9783662557006 | Springer | pbk. | 1,  | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 25/1/2018
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Ist Präsentismus eines der teuersten und gefährlichsten Phänomene der Weltwirtschaft? Das Buch bietet erstmalig eine umfassende und strukturierte Darstellung von Präsentismus und erspart so mühevolle Recherchearbeit in verstreuten Publikationen. Wissenschaftlich Interessierte, Personalverantwortliche...

Meaning and Proscription in Formal Logic: Variations on the Propositional Logic of William T. Parry

Ferguson, Thomas Macaulay.

(2018)  | 9783319708201 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 198pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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This book aids in the rehabilitation of the wrongfully deprecated work of William Parry, and is the only full-length investigation into Parry-type propositional logics.A central tenet of the monograph is that the sheer diversity of the contexts in which the mereological analogy emerges – its effervescence...

Fable, Method, and Imagination in Descartes

Griffith, James.

(2018)  | 9783319702377 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 213pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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1. Introduction2. The Fable in The World and the Discourse3. Fable-structure or -logic4. Method5. Imagination6. Conclusion

Macroscopic Metaphysics: Middle-Sized Objects and Longish Processes

Needham, Paul.

(2018)  | 9783319709987 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 224pp | Availability last checked: 25/1/2018
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Ch. 1  Mereology Ch. 2  Occupying Space Ch. 3  Constitution Ch. 4  Distributivity and Cumulativity Ch. 5  The Ancients’ Ideas of Substance Ch. 6  The Nature of Matter Ch. 7  The Relation of Macroscopic Description to Microstructure Ch. 8  Longish Processes Ch. 9  Modal Properties of Quantities

Genmanipulierte Menschheit: Evolution selbst gemacht

Knoepfler, Paul.

(2018)  | 9783662560006 | Springer | pbk. | 1,  | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 2/2/2018
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Dieses Buch erläutert die neusten Technologien im Bereich Genmanipulation, Gentherapie und Klonierungen, insbesondere auch beim Menschen, die in den kommenden Jahren zunehmend in der Praxis eingesetzt werden könnten. Der Fortschritt in Gebieten wie Genetik, Reproduktionsmedizin und Stammzellforschung...

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This book, at the crossroads of creativity, design and interdisciplinary studies, offers an overview of these major trends in scientific research, society, culture and economics. It brings together different approaches and communities around a common reflection on interdisciplinary creative design thinking....

The Moral Psychology of Contempt

Mason, Michelle.

(2018)  | 9781786604156 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2018
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The eye roll, the smirk, the unilateral lip curl. These, psychologists tell us,are typical expressions of contempt. Across cultures, such expressions manifestan emotional response to norm violations, among them moral norms. As such,contempt is of tremendous personal and social significance – whether...

Communicating Revenge in Interpersonal Relationships

Boon, Susan D. Yoshimura, Stephen M.

(2018)  | 9781498544870 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 164pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2018
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Communicating Revenge in Interpersonal Relationships explores how and why peopletake revenge on others in modern social life. Stephen M. Yoshimura and Susan D.Boon draw from research across academic disciplines to show the times and placesat which revenge occurs, the types of acts that people engage...

Interpretation, Relativism, and Identity: Essays on the Philosophy of Michael Krausz

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This volume addresses three major philosophical themes: interpretation,relativism, and identity. It does so by focusing on Michael Krausz’sdistinctive contribution to exploring the relation between interpretation andontology, the varieties of relativism, and the interpretive dimension ofidentity-construction....

Logos and Psyche in the Phaedo

Bailey, Jesse I.

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The concept of chiasm has played major role in continental philosophy where ithas referred to various phenomenological and hermeneutic structures ofreversibility, intertwining, and encounter. In the book Chiasmatic Encounters:Art, Ethics, Politics, fourteen international authors representing variousfields...

Ted Honderich on Consciousness, Determinism, and Humanity

Caruso, Gregg.

(2018)  | 9783319667539 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 351pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Chapter 1: Introduction: Three Sides of Ted Honderich’s Philosophy, Ted Honderich.SECTION I: ConsciousnessChapter 2: Mentality Beyond Consciousness, Noam ChomskyChapter 3: Ted Honderich on Consciousness, Paul SnowdonChapter 4: Actual Consciousness and the Tripartite Division, Barry SmithChapter 5: On...

Well-Being of Youth and Emerging Adults across Cultures : Novel Approaches and Findings from Europe, Asia, Africa and America

Dimitrova, Radosveta.

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The current volume presents new empirical data on well-being of youth and emerging adults from a global international perspective. Its outstanding features are the focus on vast geographical regions (e.g., Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America), and on strengths and resources for optimal well-being....

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Würdevoll und ohne Leiden sterben – Das ist der Wunsch vieler Menschen. Wie dies gelingen kann, zeigt das vorliegende Werk. Der Palliativmediziner Dr. Thomas Sitte erklärt, auf welche Vorsorgemaßnahmen es ankommt solange man gesund ist, woran man denken muss, wenn einen eine lebensbedrohliche Erkrankung...

Berkeley's theory of radical dependence.

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