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Nielsen, Kai; Edited By Seymour, Michel and Fritsch, Matthias
Kai Nielsen has been the towering figure of Canadian philosophy over the last forty years. In this discussion and appreciation of Nielsen's work, highly respected specialists in the philosophy of religion, philosophical methodology (or metaphilosophy), and moral and political philosophy consider various aspects of his voluminous contributions and, at the same time, provide broad access to current philosophical debates. The volume contains not only twenty original papers on Nielsen's thought, but also his detailed responses to these critical essays. Among the outstanding contributors are Antony Kenny (philosophy and religion), Richard Rorty(methodology/metaphilosophy), Steven Lukes (Marxism), Norman Daniels (global justice), and Kok Chor Tan (nationalism). Despite the wide variety of these themes, Nielsen's body of work and his responses here show that it is possible to develop a systematic approach that links difference areas of philosophy within one perspective. This stimulating collection will thus attract readers in many different specialities. 431pp.
Humanity Books, 2007, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781591024187
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Inventory #21750
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Rubinstein, Marv
522pp.This compendium picks up where the common dictionaries leave off. It provides a quick reference to the most amazing language in the world - the American language. More than just a reference book containing 'Ten Dictionaries in One', this compendium tells the story of American English in an enlightening and entertaining way. It will help you to gain a whole new perspective on and a much deeper understanding of the most popular language in today's world. Now it is in its third revised edition.
Schreiber Publishing, 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Third Revised Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780884003168
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Inventory #18837
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is an international court with competence to settle disputes concerning the law of the sea. It provides a central forum for the settlement of disputes relating to the interpretation and application of the United Nation Convention on the Law of the Sea under the comprehensive system for the settlement of disputes established by the Convention. This volume contains the Judgments and Orders delivered by the Tribunal in the year 1999 in English and French.336pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041118225
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Inventory #14941
Price: £ 65.00 GBP ($ 84.70 approx. - € 71.83 approx.)
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Small, Robert G.
This volume is designed specifically for the medical student, and should provide the reader with a working, clinical knowledge of the subject. It provides a practical foundation course in diseases of the eye. Part one shows the student how to examine and treat patients with acute conditions of the eye. Part two has chapters devoted to each major division of ophthalmology. Top right corner front cover creased.
Parthenon Publishing Group Ltd, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1850705844
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Inventory #14433
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Portugali, Nili
In this book Nili Portugali, presents her particular interpretation of the holistic-phenomenological worldview in theory and in practice, a worldview which stands in recent years at the forefront of the scientific discourse, and is tightly related to Buddhist philosophy. The purpose of architecture is first and foremost to create a human environment for human beings. The real challenge of current architectural practice is to make the best use of the potential inherent in our modern technological age. Yet, modern society has lost the value of man and thus created a feeling of alienation between man and the environment. Contemporary architecture sought to dissociate itself from the world of emotions and connect the design process to the world of ideas, thus creating a rational relation between building and man, devoid of any emotion. Portugali argues that in order to change the feeling of the environment and create places and buildings we really feel 'at home' and want to live in, what is needed is not a change of style or fashion, but a transformation of the mechanistic worldview underlying current thought and approaches. Based on Christopher Alexander's basic assumption that behind human architecture there are universal and eternal codes common to us all as human beings, and that there is absolute truth underlying beauty and comfort, Portugali demonstrates how this approach, as well as her unique planning process stemming from it (based on the way things actually exist already on site) generates that common spiritual experience people undergo in buildings endowed with soul, no matter where or from what culture they come from. That she demonstrates through a variety of her buildings and projects (with over 600 color illustrations and drawings), in relation to the physical, cultural and social reality of the place they were planned and built on, an Israeli reality which reflects a unique interface between the orient and the west, a cultural interface she personally represents.245pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 3936681058
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Inventory #21057
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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