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July
Science and Religion, 400 B.C. to A.D. 1550: From Aristotle to Copernicus - Edward GrantHistorian Edward Grant illuminates how today's scientific culture originated with the religious thinkers of the Middle Ages. In the early centuries of Christianity, Christians studied science and natural philosophy only to the extent that these subjects proved useful for a better understanding of the Christian faith, not to acquire knowledge for its own sake. However, with the influx of Greco-Arabic science and natural philosophy into Western Europe during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, the Christian attitude toward science changed dramatically. Despite some tensions in the thirteenth
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July
Poetry: An Introduction - Michael MeyerAdapted from Michael Meyer's best-selling Bedford Introduction to Literature, this anthology responds to the needs of all kinds of poetry courses. Instructors across the country report that especially at schools where there is a decreased emphasis on literature and the humanities, students do not necessarily see literature as relevant to their lives. They are sometimes totally new to poetry and are often intimidated by it; they sometimes have difficulty approaching and reading a poem and lack confidence in their critical and interpretive abilities. With these factors and students in mind, Meyer
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July
The Male Brain - Louann BrizendineFrom the author of the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller The Female Brain, here is the eagerly awaited follow-up book that demystifies the puzzling male brain.   Dr. Louann Brizendine, the founder of the first clinic in the country to study gender differences in brain, behavior, and hormones, turns her attention to the male brain, showing how, through every phase of life, the "male reality" is fundamentally different from the female one. Exploring the latest breakthroughs in male psychology and neurology with her trademark accessibility and candor, she reveals that the male brain:     
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July
Feminism and Religion - Rita M. GrossRita M. Gross offers an engaging survey of the changes feminism has wrought in religious ideas, beliefs, and practices around the world, as well as in the study and understanding of religion itself.
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July
Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis - Sigmund Freud, James Strachey, Angela RichardsThese lectures were delivered by Freud during World War I. Never before, in the course of 30 years of lecturing at the University of Vienna, had he deliberately set down, with a view to publication, the full range of his theories and observations. This series, therefore, represents a stock-taking of psychoanalysis as it stood after the secession of Adler and Jung.
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July
The Emperor's New Mind Concerning Computers, Minds and the Laws of Physics - Roger Penrose, Martin GardnerFor many decades, the proponents of artificial intelligence have maintained that computers will soon be able to do everything that a human can. The author, Sir Roger Penrose, takes the reader through the basic principles of physics, cosmology, mathematics, and philosophy to show that human thinking can never be emulated by a machine.
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July
Existentialism: Basic Writings - Charles B. Guignon, Derk Pereboom"An invaluable source for undergraduate courses in continental philosophy." --Giovanna Borradori, Vassar College
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July
Introduction to English Linguistics - Ingo Plag, Maria Braun, Sabine Lappe, Mareile SchrammThis successful textbook introduces beginning university students of English to the study of English linguistics. Now updated and expanded, the second edition features a more detailed discussion of the differences between British and North American English, and explains the differences in the two traditions of phonetic transcription. Introduction to English Linguistics concentrates on gaining expertise and analytical skills in the traditional core areas of linguistics, i.e. phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics. Each chapter is accompanied by exercises and suggestions for further
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July
The Little Book of Plagiarism - Richard A. PosnerA concise, lively, and bracing exploration of an issue bedeviling our cultural landscape�plagiarism in literature, academia, music, art, and film�by one of our most influential and controversial legal scholars. Best-selling novelists J. K. Rowling and Dan Brown, popular historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Stephen Ambrose, Harvard law professor Charles Ogletree, first novelist Kaavya Viswanathan: all have rightly or wrongly been accused of plagiarism�theft of intellectual property�provoking widespread media punditry. But what exactly is plagiarism? How has the meaning of this notoriously
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July
Principles of Sequence Stratigraphy - Octavian CatuneauPrinciples of Sequence Stratigraphy provides an in-depth coverage and impartial assessment of all current ideas and models in the field of sequence stratigraphy. Even though widely popular among all groups interested in the analysis of sedimentary basin fills, both in academia and in the industry, sequence stratigraphy is yet a difficult undertaking due to an overwhelming jargon and the persistence of conflicting approaches as to how the sequence stratigraphic method should be applied to the rock record. This textbook examines the relationship between such conflicting approaches from the