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Oppenheimer, Paul
Guilt makes no compromises. One may be a little in love or a little bit angry, but the idea of degrees of guilt is meaningless. Any guilt, whether of the emotional, religious or legal variety, is fiendishly intense. The word itself points to a mysterious intensity of indebtedness, and this with an absolution extraordinary in human affairs. This book aims to go to the heart of the mystery. Its theme, that of the absolutism of guilt, is explored from a variety of different perspectives and through a series of anecdotes. The author examines the sources of the word "guilt"; languages and cultures without the concept of guilt; the religious importance and meaning of guilt, in Judaism, Christianity and other religions; psychological investigations of guilt, by Freud and Jung, among others; guilt and criminal behaviour; guilt and mourning; the effect of guilt as a creative stimulant in modern times, on literature, art, politics, law and film; and the mysterious persistence of guilt in modern secular societies Throughout, the text is supported with quotations from authors ancient and modern. 127pp.
Duckworth, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0715627597
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Inventory #26691
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Catherwood, Christopher
Previous owners inscription to ffep.Mass murder, ethnic cleansing, genocide, hatred and rage: all these have taken on new meaning for Americans after the horrors of September 11th 2001. But that infamous day was not one on which the world changed. Rather, it was the day that the USA joined the rest of the world in a struggle far older than most Americans realize. Suddenly, remote spots like Bosnia or Kosovo have become easier to understand, places that have faced death and destruction for centuries. This text explores much of the background to the strife that the globe faces. In particular, Christopher Catherwood shows how religion and national pride, which are supposed to be positive forces, can become perverted ideologies that arouse hatred, slaughter and war. Religion has often been ignored as a vital component in understanding the awakened forces of nationalism. Catherwood not only seeks to correct that imbalance but to empower the reader to comprehend our troubled world. If we understand our history and experiences, and the ways in which they can be manipulated for evil ends, then we are much better placed to solve the problems that grow from them in the present.185pp.
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Revised and Updated Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 074250090X
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Inventory #25471
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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Barnes, Douglas
N.B. Previous owners inscription to top edge of ffep. Edges of covers slightly rubbed. Fading to spine. Slight mark to top edge of rear cover and rear pages. 510pp.
Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0710009798
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Inventory #28935
Price: £ 4.00 GBP ($ 5.28 approx. - € 4.64 approx.)
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Heath, Christopher; Liu, Kung-Chung; Winkler, Robin; Shieh, Ming-Yan; Wu, Li-Chi; Chen, Che-Hung; Fong, Jerry; Lei, Grace
Legal scholars from Taiwan, Britain, and the US review the Taiwanese legal system in general and laws, administrative and organizational structures, and enforcement tools regarding intellectual property in particular. Then they focus on specific topics, among them patents, utility models, plant breeders' rights, design patents, trade marks etc.380pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041199209
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Inventory #14939
Price: £ 65.00 GBP ($ 85.80 approx. - € 75.40 approx.)
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Catto, G.R.D.
Four chapters address recurrent urinary tract infections including covert bacteriuria, vesico-ureteric reflux, urinary tract infection in old age, urological problems. Practical aspects of patient management are emphasized. 128pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 074620115X
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Inventory #15496
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 33.00 approx. - € 29.00 approx.)
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