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The Cambridge Companion to the Philosophy of Biology - David L. Hull, Michael RuseThe philosophy of biology is one of the most exciting new areas in the field of philosophy and one that is attracting much attention from working scientists. This Companion, edited by two of the founders of the field, includes newly commissioned essays by senior scholars and up-and-coming younger scholars who collectively examine the main areas of the subject - the nature of evolutionary theory, classification, teleology and function, ecology, and the problematic relationship between biology and religion, among other topics. Up-to-date and comprehensive in its coverage, this unique volume will be
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Oryx and Crake - Margaret AtwoodOryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the loss of his best friend, Crake, and the beautiful and elusive Oryx whom they both loved. In search of answers, Snowman embarks on a journey–with the help of the green-eyed Children of Crake–through the lush wilderness that was so recently a great city, until powerful corporations took mankind on an uncontrolled genetic engineering ride. Margaret Atwood
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Chemistry: Matter and Its Changes - James E. Brady, Fred SeneseWritten by Jim Brady, an author well known for his ability to communicate chemistry, and Fred Senese, the architect of the most visited general chemistry Web site, this book and its media are designed to support a variety of backgrounds. It maintains its hallmark feature of accurate, lucid, and interesting explanations of the basic concepts of chemistry as well as its comprehensive coverage and aid to readers in developing problem solving skills.
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The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics - Stanley Hauerwas"The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics" presents a comprehensive and systematic exposition of Christian ethics, seen through the lens of Christian worship. An innovative exposition of Christian ethics, seen through the lens of Christian worshipChallenges conventional approaches to the subjectRestores a sense of the integral connection between Christian ethics and theologyStanley Hauerwas is one of the most influential figures in Christian ethics around the worldEmbraces contributors from the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Methodist, Presbyterian, Mennonite and Pentecostal traditionsDesigned to
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August
Modernist Cuisine at Home - Nathan Myhrvold, Maxime BiletThe culinary revolution that has transformed restaurant menus around the world is also making its way into home kitchens. The Cooking Lab, publisher of the encyclopedic six-volume set Modernist Cuisine, which immediately became the definitive reference for this revolution, has now produced a lavishly illustrated guide for home cooks, complete with all-new recipes tailored for cooking enthusiasts of all skill levels. Modernist Cuisine at Home, by Nathan Myhrvold with Maxime Bilet, is destined to set a new standard for home cookbooks. The authors have collected in this 456-page volume all the
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August
Programming the World Wide Web - Robert W. SebestaNow in the Fourth Edition, Programming the World Wide Web provides a comprehensive introduction to the tools and skills required for building and maintaining server sites on the Web, teaching readers how to develop platform-independent sites using current Web development technology. Essential programming exercises are presented using a manageable progression: Readers begin with a foundational XHTML Web site and employ new languages and technologies to add features. Fundamentals; Introduction to XHTML; Cascading Style Sheets; The Basics of JavaScript; JavaScript and HTML Documents; Dynamic
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Monetary Policy, Inflation, and the Business Cycle: An Introduction to Thenew Keynesian Framework - Jordi GaliThe New Keynesian framework has emerged as the workhorse for the analysis of monetary policy and its implications for inflation, economic fluctuations, and welfare. It is the backbone of the new generation of medium-scale models under development at major central banks and international policy institutions, and provides the theoretical underpinnings of the inflation stability-oriented strategies adopted by most central banks throughout the industrialized world. This graduate-level textbook provides an introduction to the New Keynesian framework and its applications to monetary policy. Using a
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August
Medical Physiology: The Big Picture - Jonathan Kibble, Colby HalseyGet the BIG PICTURE of Medical Physiology -- and focus on what you "really" need to know to ace the course and board exams! 4-Star Doody's Review! "This excellent, no-frills approach to physiology concepts is designed to help medical students and other health professions students review the basic concepts associated with physiology for the medical profession. The information is concise, accurate and timely." If you don't have unlimited study time "Medical Physiology: The Big Picture" is exactly what you need! With an emphasis on what you "need to know" versus "what's nice to know," and enhanced
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August
Ethical Practice in Forensic Psychology: A Systematic Model for Decision Making - Shane S. Bush, Robert L. DenneyWhile most psychologists working in forensic contexts aspire to practice in a manner consistent with the highest ideals of ethical practice, they face numerous and complex concerns and may be unclear about how to apply the Ethics Code and Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychologists to their real-world issues. In Ethical Practice in Forensic Psychology, Shane S. Bush, Mary A. Connell, and Robert L. Denney explore common ethical dilemmas forensic psychologists may encounter in procedures including referrals, evaluations, documentation of findings and opinions, and testimony and termination. The
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August
5 Steps to a 5 AP World History, 2010-2011 Edition - Peggy MartinA Perfect Plan for the Perfect Score We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of your AP course, strategies to give you the edge on test day, and plenty of practice with AP-style test questions. You'll sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your thinking skills, and build your test-taking confidence with Full-length practice exams modeled on the real test All the terms and concepts you need to know to