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September
A Brief Guide to Writing Academic Arguments - Stephen WilhoitA Brief Guide to Writing Academic Arguments prepares the reader to read and write the types of argument-related source-based writing they are most likely to encounter in college.
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September
Functional Analysis - Walter RudinPart of the Student Series in Advanced Mathematics, this text is written for graduate courses in functional analysis. Used in modern investigations in analysis and applied mathematics, it includes Kakutani's fixed point theorem, Lamonosov's invariant subspace theorem, and an ergodic theorem.
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September
About Philosophy - Robert Paul WolffThis classic introduction to philosophy explores the major fields, problems, theories, and personalities of philosophy through the biographies and writing of leading thinkers. Contemporary Applications sections in each chapter show how classic philosophy connects to contemporary issues. Each chapter begins with a biography of a great philosopher, combines simple, clear explanations with short selections from classic texts, and focuses on WHAT the great philosophers said, and WHY they said it. Theory of Knowledge. Philosophy of Science. Ethical Theory. The Ethical Dimensions of Medicine. Social and
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September
The Calculus Lifesaver: All the Tools You Need to Excel at Calculus - Adrian BannerFor many students, calculus can be the most mystifying and frustrating course they will ever take. "The Calculus Lifesaver" provides students with the essential tools they need not only to learn calculus, but to excel at it. All of the material in this user-friendly study guide has been proven to get results. The book arose from Adrian Banner's popular calculus review course at Princeton University, which he developed especially for students who are motivated to earn A's but get only average grades on exams. The complete course will be available for free on the Web in a series of videotaped
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September
Moral Issues in Business - William H. Shaw, Vincent BarryOne of the most popular business ethics texts available, MORAL ISSUES IN BUSINESS, Eleventh Edition, guides students in thinking deeply about important moral issues that frequently arise in business situations and helps them develop the reasoning and analytical skills to resolve those issues. Combining insightful and accessible textbook chapters by the authors, cases that highlight the real-world importance of key ethical concepts, and reading selections from the most influential voices in contemporary ethical debates, this book provides a comprehensive, flexible, and pedagogically proven course
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September
Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment - W. Richard StevensBestselling UNIX author Stevens offers application and system programmers his professional, experienced-based guidance on using the system call interface with C. Since good examples are the key to a book like this, a simple shell program is developed in the first chapter and then expanded throughout the book to demonstrate the principles.
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September
The Bhagavad Gita - Anonymous, Simon Brodbeck, Juan MascaróThe Bhagavad Gita is an intensely spiritual work that forms the cornerstone of the Hindu faith, and is also one of the masterpieces of Sanskrit poetry. It describes how, at the beginning of a mighty battle between the Pandava and Kaurava armies, the god Krishna gives spiritual enlightenment to the warrior Arjuna, who realizes that the true battle is for his own soul. Juan Mascaró's translation of The Bhagavad Gita captures the extraordinary aural qualities of the original Sanskrit. This edition features a new introduction by Simon Brodbeck, which discusses concepts such as dehin, prakriti and
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September
Abnormal Child Psychology - Eric J. Mash, David A. WolfeThrough their thoughtful and accurate balance of developmental, clinical-diagnostic, and experimental approaches to child and adolescent psychopathology, Eric Mash and David Wolfe's ABNORMAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGY remains the most authoritative, scholarly book in today's abnormal child psychology market. Appropriate for novice and expert alike, this book traces the developmental course of each disorder and shows how biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors interact with a child's environment. This MEDIA EDITION gives students a chance to see how troubled children behave in their homes, in