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Hirst, R. J.
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Some foxing to end papers and foredge of pages. Light rubbing to corners of boards and spine. Wear to edges and corners of D/J with several small tears and fading to spine. 330pp.
George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1959, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good/Price Clipped. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #29221
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Morford, Mark
The philosophers of the Roman world were asking questions whose answers had practical effects on people's lives in antiquity, and which still influence our thinking to this day. In spite of being neglected in the modern era, this important age of philosophical thought is now undergoing a revival of interest. Mark Morford's lively survey makes these recent scholarly developments accessible to a wide audience, examining the writings and ideas of both famous and lesser known figures - from Cato the Censor in 155 BCE to Marcus Aurelius in 180 CE. Based around extensive and fully translated quotations from the philosophical texts of the era, full consideration is given throughout to historical, political and cultural context. 292pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Routledge, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415188520
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Inventory #24600
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Sandler, Gerald; etc.
Part of the 'Clinical Handbooks' series. The problem of time wasting, unnecessary referral to specialists by primary care practitioners is universal. This book provides young doctors with a series of cases from which they can develop their judgement of whether to refer or not. 143pp.
Clinical Press Ltd, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1854570196
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Inventory #15089
Price: £ 4.00 GBP ($ 5.16 approx. - € 4.42 approx.)
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Aberg, Martin
At the start of the twentieth century, political parties had the potential to focus grass-roots interest in the development of modern, democratic nation-states. Yet all the new parties were met with suspicion across Europe, particularly among liberals. These popular misgivings and the way the liberals nevertheless managed to build a party are the subject of this book. In this book, historian Martin Aberg argues that because of liberalism's individualistic traits, which left liberals less susceptible to political organisation on a mass basis, party members had to come to an uneasy compromise between individual and collective action. Aberg compares two regions - Varmland in Sweden and Schleswig-Holstein in Germany - which historically both had a significant liberal presence. Despite its organisational shortcomings, liberalism in Sweden paved the way for the peaceful democratisation of the state. In Germany, however, liberalism turned conservative, foreshadowing the extreme nationalism and Nazism that was to come. Aberg argues that the peculiarities of organisational behaviour go some way to explain the very different outcomes. 246pp.
Nordic Academic Press, 2011, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789185509546
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Inventory #28237
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Ritrovato,P. Et al.(Eds.)
Volume 127 in the Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications Series.There is a paradigm shift in Informatics in general and in technologies enhancing human learning in particular. The debate between the "evolutionaries" - those that wish to optimize and refine current approaches - and the "revolutionaries" - those that support a fundamental change of approach - is quite actual. Within the Internet communities, the debate is hidden behind the words "semantic WEB" versus "semantic Grid"; within educational technologists between "content/resource centered" and "conversation centered" e-learning, or either between "teaching" and "pedagogy" on the one side, and "learning" and "communities of practice" on the other. In general, in Informatics, the shift from a product-page oriented to a service-conversation oriented view may possibly impact most if not all the foreseen applications, in e-learning, but also in e-science, e-democracy, e-commerce, e-health, etc. Part A of the book is dedicated to Position papers: visions about what to do and why to do it in the next years. The remaining parts (B to D) offer partial answers to "how" to do it. Part B concerns what we called: Content-centered services.239pp.
IOS Press, 2005, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1586035347
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Inventory #13231
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 38.70 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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