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Brown, Neville
Written by an experienced author with a strong background in both History and Earth Sciences, this text explores the philosophic implications of the dramatic developments now under way in astrophysics and astrobiology. How close may this progress, empirical and theoretical, bring us to a definitive understanding of ultimate realities? What could it connote for the future of the great religious obediences? What might it mean for the evolution of a planetary consciousness that could be the key to the survival of our overburdened world? Are there not alarming possibilities, yet also very positive ones? Discussion takes full account of hard science in a manner accessible to lay people, where the arguments and observations presented are set firmly in a deep historical perspective. A fundamental conclusion and imperative for the coming century is that there are some shaky but tangible grounds for believing we are poised to enter an era in which relations much improve within and between the great religious obediences; between them and philosophical agnosticism - to the many who subscribe to no established faith but who would lay claim to a broad ethical concern and spiritual aspiration; and between all of these and the natural sciences. Throughout, the author provides compelling examples of cosmic norms - rooted in Earth Science, Astronomy/Astrophysics and Historical Example - to demonstrate the issues mankind faces in coming to terms with the Universe, of which we are but a small part.367pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1903900662
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Inventory #20774
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Newbury, Tim
Intended as a general introduction to Italian Renaissance ceramics - each piece illustrated is chosen from amongst the finest and characteristic of the major centres of production including Florence, Siena and Urbino. The techniques and processes of Renaissance Maiolica are briefly discussed and the subject matter of each painted piece is related to the wider artistic culture of the time. 88pp.
Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . Second Edition,Enlarged. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1854441779
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Inventory #8534
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Mullen, Peter
N.B. On e Library stamp, one sticker. Lacks ffep. 200pp.
Edgeways Books, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Ex Library. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0907839649
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Inventory #23056
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Edited By Minnen, Cornelius A. Van and Hilton, Sylvia L.
The authors of the essays in this book amass considerable historical evidence illustrating various forms of political repression and its relationship with democracy in the United States, from the late-eighteenth century to the present. They discuss efforts, made mostly but not only by government agencies, to control actions and expressions of dissent, criticism, unpalatable truths, political opposition, or, indeed, any kind of opinions that threatened or inconvenienced powerful and privileged groups in the United States. The authors examine the justifications and multiple means of political repression, and identify individuals and social groups that have been victims of repressive attitudes and policies, because of their political ideology or opinions, or because they represented diverse racial, ethnic and religious minorities. This volume, then, is a contribution to the discussion about the paradox of the historical and ongoing existence of political repression in the United States, within a democracy which theoretically guarantees individual rights and freedoms based on equality under the law. 242pp. N.B. Bottom edge of rear cover rubbed.
Vu University Press, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789086593194
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Inventory #27491
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Fuchibe,Yoshihiko;Daniel,Jason and Komyo,Hiroyuki
158pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #15622
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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