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Mulder, Anne Claire
N.B. Fading to spine. Corners bumped. Covers slightly marked. 389pp.
Printed By Anraad Press, 2000, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9090138307
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Inventory #24786
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Norris, Christopher
Previous owner's signature on ffep.On 29 March 1991, shortly after the cessation of hostilities in the Gulf War, Jean Baudrillard published an article entitled "The Gulf War has not taken place", in which he argued that "the true belligerents are those who thrive on the ideology of the truth of this war". It is in response to such excesses of post-modernism that Christopher Norris has written this extended polemical essay. He argues that the extreme cognitive scepticism and relativism of this school of thought is profoundly disabling for critical theory. Reviewing the writings of Derrida, Foucault, Lyotard and Baudrillard, as well as the American neo-pragmatist school as represented by Rorty and Fish, he meticulously examines the flaws in their arguments, and makes an impassioned plea for the continuance of the philosopher's role as intellectual critic of real world politics and governments.218pp.
Lawrence & Wishart, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0853157529
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Inventory #25292
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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Edited By Shimonishi,Yasutsugu
These are the proceedings of the 1st International Peptide Symposium, held in Kyoto, Japan, in December 1997. Science and technology in this area has advanced considerably, allowing traditional peptide chemists to expand into areas of peptide science encompassing physics, biology and medicine. Furthermore, improvements in procedures for chemical and bio-syntheses, purification, analysis and related areas, have removed barriers with respect to the size of molecules. These proceedings include plenary lectures and oral and poster presentations collected from a wide diversity of topics providing a comprehensive overview of the field of peptide science. 842pp.N.B.Some fading to base of spine.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792352718
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Inventory #14882
Price: £ 75.00 GBP ($ 90.00 approx. - € 79.50 approx.)
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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 ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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Gokhale, Balkrishna Govind
The history of India covered by this book ranges over four millennia from the Harappan age to the Nehru era. Each of its chapters deals with a distinct age enmeshing political facts with facets of development in social and economic life, literature and the arts, religions and philosophies. 360pp. Slight scuffing to spine, small tear to d/j at head of rear inset flap.
Sterling Publishers Private Limited, 1982, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #12434
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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