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January
Introductory Lectures on Aesthetics - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Bernard Bosanquet, Michael InwoodFor Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831), art almost ranked with religion and philosophy in its power to reveal the fundamental nature of existence. But although he lived in the German golden age of Goethe, Schiller and Mozart, he also believed that art was in terminal decline. To resolve this apparent paradox, as Michael Inwood explains in his incisive Introduction, we must understand the particular place of aesthetics in Hegel's vast intellectual edifice. Its central pillars consist of logic, philosophy of nature and philosophy of spirit. Art derives its value from offering a sensory
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January
Smart Drugs & Nutrients - Ward Dean, John MorgenthalerHow to improve your memory and increase your intelligence using the latest discoveries in neuroscience.
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January
Clinical Immunology and Serology: A Laboratory Perspective - Christine Dorresteyn StevensThe 2nd Edition continues to provide a practical introduction to clinical immunology, covering essential theoretical principles along with serology techniques most commonly used in the lab. Now with case studies added, each chapter is a concentrated learning exercise, first presenting theory and then detailing procedures for simulated clinical testing. The instructive illustrations and practical laboratory exercises have also been updated and visually enhanced with the addition of color. "Case studies and review questions are excellent." -- Michele G. Harms, MS, MT(ASCP), WCA Hospital, Jamestown,
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January
Mathematical Ideas Expanded Edition (11th Edition) - Charles David Miller, John HornsbyEditorial Reviews Product Description One of the biggest issues college math instructors face is capturing and keeping student interest. Over the years, John Hornsby has refined a creative solution--bringing the best of Hollywood into his mathematics classroom. Mathematical Ideas applies this same strategy of engaging students through video clips from popular cinema and television to the textbook. Alongside fresh data and tools, this Eleventh Edition uses up-to-the-minute images as well as old favorites of math being done in Hollywood. In addition, examples are clarified with additional
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January
Current Paleoethnobotany: Analytical Methods and Cultural Interpretations of Archaeological Plant Remains - Christine A. Hastorf, Christine A. HastorfPaleoethnobotany offers powerful tools for reconstructing past cultures by examining the interaction of human populations with the plant world. Plant remains from archaeological sites can provide information for a number of disciplines: archaeologists may use such remains to examine how plants were used, how agriculture changed over time, or how plant offerings in burials signaled social status; ecologists and botanists may use them to study morphological changes in plants due to domestication. Combining case studies and theoretical discussions, Current Paleoethnobotany presents the first full
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January
Foundations of Computer Science: C Edition - Alfred V. Aho, Jeffrey D. UlmanAho and Ullman have created a C version of their groundbreaking text. As in that text, this book combines the theoretical foundations of computing with essential discrete mathematics. It follows the same organizations as its predecessor, with all examples and exercises in C.
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January
Core Java, Volume II--Advanced Features - Cay S. Horstmann, Gary CornellThis book covers user-interface programming and the enterprise features of the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE). It contains sample programs to illustrate practical solutions to the type of real-world problems professional developers encounter.
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January
Elements of Engineering Electromagnetics - Nannapaneni Narayana RaoFor a first course in Electrical Engineering as well as in Computer Engineering, followed by one or more required or elective courses for electrical engineering students, that build on the first course. This successful text with its versatile approach includes thorough coverage of statics with an emphasis on the dynamics of engineering electromagnetics. It integrates practical applications, numerical details, and completely covers all relevant principles.
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January
Information Resource Description: Creating and Managing Metadata - Philip HiderProviding effective access to information resources remains a critical role of the information professional in today's digital world. If anything, it has become an even greater challenge, as domains converge and the amount of information available continues to grow exponentially. This book provides a systematic overview of the ways in which information resources are being described so as to facilitate their access across a wide range of contexts. The focus is on metadata used in contemporary systems and environments: Who creates it? How is it created? What makes some better than others? How is it
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January
Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age - Robert P. Merges, Peter S. Menell, Mark A. LemleyIntellectual Property in the New Technological Age addresses the full range of legal protections for IP: trade secret, patent law, copyright law, trademarks/trade dress, state and federal intellectual property protections, protections for computer software, and a general overview of antitrust law. Top authors in the field integrate cases and materials with challenging practice problems to help students begin to think like practitioners, and their website provides continual updates. The text is deeply enriched by a law and economics perspective, giving students analytical tools to examine the