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December
A Summary of Philosophy - Thomas Aquinas, Richard J. ReganThis compact collection of philosophical texts from the Summa Theologica--on God, creation, the soul, human acts, moral good and evil, love, habits, virtue, and law--is presented newly translated in abridged form and cast in a modified version of the medieval quaestio. Included are only the most important objections and Aquinas’ replies; appeals to scriptural, theological, and philosophical authorities have been omitted. Unlike the ordering of the originals, questions and answers are here presented prior to objections and replies; the result is a sharp, rich, topically organized question-answer
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December
The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness: A True Story - Joel Ben Izzy"Wonderful!” (Grace Paley). “Heartwarming and smart and wonderfully written” (Detroit Free Press). “Provides edifying advice, intimately given, like the best-selling Tuesdays with Morrie” (the Dallas Morning News). “Altogether original” (Dr. Laura Schlessinger). “This story will speak to the humanity of the reader” (Jewish Book World). The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness is that rare, magical book—a book that tells a good story but also shows us how the tales we learned when we were children shed light on our adult lives. Joel ben Izzy had the unusual opportunity to relive those
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December
Statistics for Business and Economics [with CD-ROM and InfoTrac] - David R. Anderson, Dennis J. Sweeney, Thomas A. WilliamsThis market leading text offers a proven, comprehensive, applications-oriented approach. Written by authors who are highly regarded in the field, the text provides sound methodological development. The discussion and development of each technique is presented in an application setting, with the statistical results providing insights to decisions and solutions to problems. Statistics for Business and Economics, 9e offers proven accuracy that has led instructors to adopt it simply for its superior examples and exercises alone.
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December
Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry - Albert L. Lehninger, David L. Nelson, Michael M. Coxwhfreeman.com/lehninger offers numerous features including PowerPoint images, animated mechanisms and living graphs. MARKET 1: Undergratuate students taking introductory courses in biochemistr
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December
Principles of Highway Engineering and Traffic Analysis - Fred L. Mannering, Walter P. Kilareski, Scott S. WashburnUpdated to take into account changes in highway design manuals and procedures, this book offers an in-depth treatment of highway engineering and traffic analysis.
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December
Film Narratology - Peter Verstraten, Stefan van der LecqMost modern studies of narrative tend to focus predominantly on literature with only some reference to film. In "Film Narratology," Peter W.J. Verstraten makes film narratives his primary focus, while noting the unexplored and essentially different narrative effects that film can produce with mise-en-sc?ne, cinematography, and editing. Reworking the definitive theory of narration offeredby literary scholar Mieke Bal, "Film Narratology" examines cinematic techniques such as external and internal narration, visual and auditive focalization, the narrative force of sound, and the ambiguities caused
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December
The Complete Diagnosis Coding Book - Shelley SafianThe Complete Diagnosis Coding Book introduces students to the coding process and uses case studies, examples, and a lighter writing style to sit side-by-side with the student and help them through learning to code. This book speaks directly to students with respect and helps them to overcome the intimidation of learning such an important new skill. Case studies, examples, and exercises are salted generously throughout the book to connect the reader with real life scenarios and to help them relate to the issues at hand.
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December
Taxonomy of Educational Objectives Book 1: Cognitive Domain - Benjamin S. BloomTaxonomy-- 'Classification, esp. of animals and plants according to their natural relationships...'Most readers will have heard of the biological taxonomies which permit classification into such categories as phyllum, class, order, family, genus, species, variety. Biologist have found their taxonomy markedly helpful as a means of insuring accuracy of communication about their science and as a means of understanding the organization and interrelation of the various parts of the animal and plant world.
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December
Pure Mathematics at Advanced Level - L.Harwood ClarkeThis text covers pure mathematics for A-Level students.
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December
Signs of Life in the U.S.A.: Readings on Popular Culture for Writers - Sonia Maasik, Jack SolomonIts unique critical method of cultural analysis continues to make this the most widely adopted of all composition readers that focus on American popular culture -- now revised to respond to students' increasing need to understand and analyze visual culture.