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Fujita, Hamido; Mejri, Mohamed
Software is the essential enabler for the new economy and science. It creates new markets and new directions for a more reliable, flexible, and robust society. It empowers the exploration of our world in ever more depth. However, software often falls short behind our expectations. Current software methodologies, tools and techniques remain expensive and not yet reliable for a highly changeable and evolutionary market. Many approaches have been proven only as case-by-case oriented methods. This book presents a number of new trends and theories in the direction in which we believe software science and engineering may develop to transform the role of software and science in tomorrow's information society. This publication is an attempt to capture the essence of a new state-of-art in software science and its supporting technology. It also aims at identifying the challenges such a technology has to master. 475pp.
IOS Press, 2006, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1586036734
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Inventory #22895
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 59.40 approx. - € 52.20 approx.)
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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 ($ 39.60 approx. - € 34.80 approx.)
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Benjamin, Andrew
Previous owner's signature on ffep.211pp.
Routledge, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415095298
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Inventory #24773
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Borch, Marianne
Covers both Latin and vernacular texts and,in assessing medieval textuality,or more properly textualities,it moves from questions of the production,disposition and illumination of texts over varying impilications of the use of Latin auctoritas,of generic experiment,and surprising absences to a consideration of various medieval textualities existing alongside one another.272pp.
University Press of Southern Denmark, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8778388023
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Inventory #15569
Price: £ 13.50 GBP ($ 17.82 approx. - € 15.66 approx.)
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Edited By Hyman, Arthur & Walsh, James J.
Contents: Early Mediaeval Christian Philosophy. Augustine, Boethius, John Scotus Eriugena, Anselm of Canterbury, Peter Abailard and John of Salisbury. Islamic Philosophy. Alfarabi, Avicenna, Algazali, Averroes. Jewish Philosophy. Saddia, Solomon Ibn Gabirol, Moses Maimonides, Levi Ben Gerson (Gersonides), Hasdai Crescas. Latin Philosophy in the Thirteenth Century. Bonaventure, Robert Grosseteste and Roger Bacon, Siger of Brabant, Thomas Aquinas, the Condemnation of 1277. Latin Philosophy in the Fourteenth Century. John Duns Scotus, William of Ockham, Nicholas of Autrecourt, Marsilius of Padua, John Buridan. 747pp. N.B. Fading to covers and spine. Reading creases to spine. Corners and edges slightly rubbed. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Hackett Publishing Company, 1974, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Printing. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #26979
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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