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Edited By Hyman, Arthur & Walsh, James J.
Contents: Early Mediaeval Christian Philosophy. Augustine, Boethius, John Scotus Eriugena, Anselm of Canterbury, Peter Abailard and John of Salisbury. Islamic Philosophy. Alfarabi, Avicenna, Algazali, Averroes. Jewish Philosophy. Saddia, Solomon Ibn Gabirol, Moses Maimonides, Levi Ben Gerson (Gersonides), Hasdai Crescas. Latin Philosophy in the Thirteenth Century. Bonaventure, Robert Grosseteste and Roger Bacon, Siger of Brabant, Thomas Aquinas, the Condemnation of 1277. Latin Philosophy in the Fourteenth Century. John Duns Scotus, William of Ockham, Nicholas of Autrecourt, Marsilius of Padua, John Buridan. 747pp. N.B. Fading to covers and spine. Reading creases to spine. Corners and edges slightly rubbed. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Hackett Publishing Company, 1974, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Printing. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Inventory #26979
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Marlowe, Edith V. (editor)
It has been estimated that of the approximately six billion people currently living on the Planet Earth, there are seven billion writers. But why? Some want to instruct, others to entertain or to share experience with others to reduce their inner stresses by letting it all hang out. Publishers have reacted to this situation by publishing a non-stop torrent of books on how to do-it writing. This bibliography gathers citations from the literature for the past 10 years and provides easy access with subject, author and title indexes. 231pp.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590332865
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Inventory #4544
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Edited By Rodger,Dr Ian,Botting,Dr Jack and Dahlen,Prof.Sven-Erik
This volume contains the proceedings of the William Harvey Research Conference held in London on the 12th and 13th June 1997. It covers the biosynthesis of leukotrienes, their release in pathological conditions, progress in the characterization of leukotriene receptors, and the elucidation of signal transduction mechanisms following receptor activation. Particular attention has been directed at the use of the increasing number of available leukotriene receptor antagonists and biosynthesis inhibitors in diseases such as asthma and rhinitis. 143pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0792387384
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Inventory #15072
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Andrews III,William Lee
Outer space is in constant use. Most obviously, billions of "packets" of information travel through it every day, for the infinitely various purposes of countless people and organizations. Space platforms increasingly provide important research data for businesses, institutions, and governments. Taxation issues are inevitable. In fact, tax planners have for several years been engaged in designing tax incentives to enhance the development of space commerce. A significant focus of this book is an in-depth evaluation of the current US discussion of tax rules designed to stimulate space commerce in 2001. The debate is placed squarely in its complete context of historic developments and constraints, prevailing tax law (in this case the US internal revenue code), and the body of international and national space law that began with the 1967 Space Treaty. Comparative analysis is provided by examination of corresponding schemes evolving in Canada, Japan, Australia, and France. Specific events, developments, issues, and probabilities dealt with in "The Taxation of Space Commerce" include the following: the economic significance of the Challenger launch in 1986; the value of F.J. Turner's classic "frontier" thesis for understanding the "new frontier" of space; the Commercial Space Launch Act of 1984 (US); the role of the US internal revenue code's foreign tax credit; the 1979 Moon Treaty; remote-sensing and nuclear power; the 1998 Inter-Governmental Space Station Agreement; case law, especially Smith v. United States; multinational vs. unilateral taxation schemes; benefits of space commerce for society as a whole; and competitiveness and economic efficiency. As a major contribution to the literature of space law and tax law, this text aims to fill an important need. Beyond that, it is a work which should be of value not only for taxation specialists and communications industry executives and their counsel, but for any enterprise with an eye to the not-too-distant future. 144pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 9041198458
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Inventory #14773
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Hall, Stuart; Held, David; McGrew, Tony
Modernity and its Futures is a major introductory textbook which examines the forces reshaping modern industrial societies and the new patterns, structures and relationships that are emerging in the contemporary world. The key debates about these changes are introduced and critically discussed; they include the transformation of Eastern Europe, the collapse of the USSR, globalisation, environmental challenges, post industrialism, cultural change and post–modernism. The book also looks back to the formation of modern societies, and of social science, to explore the character of 'modernity' and the relationship between 'early–modern' and 'post–modern' societies, and assess whether the paradigms and theories used to analyse 'modern' societies are adequate for social formations today. 391pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners of covers slightly rubbed.
The Open University & Polity Press, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 074560966X
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Inventory #25712
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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