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Forster, Penny; Sutton, Imogen
N.B.Previous owner's name on ffep.136pp.
The Woman's Press Ltd., 1989, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0704350440
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Inventory #26163
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 10.28 approx. - € 8.48 approx.)
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Diprose, Rosalyn
What sort of ethics do we need? Rosalyn Diprose argues that the usual approaches to ethics both perpetuate and remain blind to the mechanisms of the subordination of women. In Bodies of Women: Ethics, Embodiment and Sexual Differences, she claims that injustice against women is found in the social discourses and practices which both evaluate and constitute their modes of embodiment as improper in relation to men. Diprose critically analyses the attempts in both feminist and non-feminist ethics to recognise the role of sexual difference and the biomedical discourses whose descriptions mask a constitution and regulation of the 'body'. Her critiques draw on insights from Anglophone feminist theory and continental philosophy, and are supported by critical readings of Irigaray, Cornell and Fraser, Hegel, Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty, Derrida and Foucault. What emerges is a new ethics of sexual difference which not only better locates the mechanisms of discrimination but also provides the means to subvert them. 148pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners slightly bumped.
Routledge, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0415097835
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Inventory #25540
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 20.55 approx. - € 16.95 approx.)
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Edited By Foyer,Christine H. And Noctor,Graham
This book focuses on the very latest developments in our understanding of how plants use light energy and fixed carbon to assimilate nitrate and ammonium into the organic compounds required for growth. From the partitioning of organic nitrogen within the photosynthetic apparatus, through the primary processes of reduction of nitrate and nitrite and the assimilation of ammonium and its cycling in photorespiration, the complex interactions inherent in the crosstalk between carbon and nitrogen assimilation are considered and exciting new developments such as nitric oxide production evaluated. Attention is paid throughout to the close coordination of photosynthetic and respiratory processes in nitrogen assimilation. Emerging concepts of the interdependence of chloroplasts and mitochondria are described, and essential communication, transport and signalling processes are highlighted. Volume 12 in the Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration Series.284pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0792363361
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Inventory #14629
Price: £ 90.00 GBP ($ 123.30 approx. - € 101.70 approx.)
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Edited By Bengt-Pedersen,Carsten and Thomassen,Niels
The 20th century has seen numerous critiques of metaphysics rooted either in the scientific- technological project, in the historization of man, or in modern forms of enlightenment. The theme of the 19 philosophical essays in this volume is the metaphysical questions about man and nature and the relationship between them as these questions emereg in the human lifeworld beyond the critique of metaphysics of the 20th century. Internordic Philosophy Symposium 1995 Odense University.345pp.
Odense University Press, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8778383110
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Inventory #15572
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 27.40 approx. - € 22.60 approx.)
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Hubbard, Ruth
Previous owners inscription to ffep.238pp.
Common Courage Press, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Printing. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
ISBN: 156751040X
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Inventory #25872
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 10.28 approx. - € 8.48 approx.)
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