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November
The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World - Edward DolnickThe Clockwork Universe is the story of a band of men who lived in a world of dirt and disease but pictured a universe that ran like a perfect machine. A meld of history and science, this book is a group portrait of some of the greatest minds who ever lived as they wrestled with nature’s most sweeping mysteries. The answers they uncovered still hold the key to how we understand the world. At the end of the seventeenth century—an age of religious wars, plague, and the Great Fire of London—when most people saw the world as falling apart, these earliest scientists saw a world of perfect order. They
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November
Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction - Michael J. LouxMetaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction is aimed at students of metaphysics who have already completed an introductory philosophy course. This third edition of the successful textbook provides a fresh look at key topics in metaphysics and includes two new chapters on time and causation. Wherever possible, Loux links contemporary views to their classical sources in the history of philosophy. This new edition also keeps the user-friendly format, the chapter overviews summarizing the main topics and examples to clarify difficult concepts.
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November
Fit & Well Alternate W/ Connect Plus Access Card - Thomas D. Fahey, Paul Insel, Walton RothThe best-selling and most trusted title in fitness and wellness, Fit & Well is a learning system that teaches the science and the skills students need to enjoy a lifetime of wellness. The new edition of Fit & Well utilizes innovative technologies to engage and motivate students to take their health seriously and make healthy lifestyle behavior choices. Fit & Well motivates students through science - Fit & Well's respected text, which is available both in print and as an integrated multimedia eBook, provides the information students need to start their journey to fitness and
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November
Basic Types of Pastoral Care & Counseling: Resources for the Ministry of Healing and Growth - Howard ClinebellBasic Types of Pastoral Care and Counseling remains the standardinpastoral and counseling. This third editionis enlarged and revised with updatedresources, methods, exercises, and illustrations from actual counseling sessions. This book will help readers be sensitive to cultural diversity, ethical issues, and power dynamicsas they practice holistic, growth-oriented pastoral care and counseling in the parish. "
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November
Mathematical Thinking: Problem-Solving and Proofs - John P. D'Angelo, Douglas B. WestAims to prepare students in the logical thinking skills, necessary to understand the fundamental ideas and proofs in mathematics. This text discusses mathematical language and proof techniques, applies them to questions in elementary number theory, and then develops additional techniques of proof through discrete and continuous mathematics.
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November
The Global Negotiator: Making, Managing and Mending Deals Around the World in the Twenty-First Century - Jeswald W. SalacuseIn today's global business environment, an executive must have the skills and knowledge to navigate all stages of an international deal, from negotiations to managing the deal after it is signed. The aim of Global Negotiator is to equip business executives with that exact knowledge. Whereas most books on negotiation end when the deal is made, Jeswald W. Salacuse will guide the reader from the first handshake with a potential foreign partner to the intricacies of making the international joint venture succeed and prosper, or should things go poorly, how to deal with getting out of a deal gone
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November
New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2012: Comprehensive - June Jamrich Parsons, Dan OjaGet Synched! Learning happens when you can effectively connect with the topic you are studying. NEW PERSPECTIVES ON COMPUTER CONCEPTS 2012 makes it possible. Creating a fully integrated and interactive learning environment, NEW PERSPECTIVES ON COMPUTER CONCEPTS 2012 combines a printed book with media-rich assets, enabling you to work in sync to explore, understand, and apply computer technology in everyday life.
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November
Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties - James L. Shanker, Ward Cockrum'Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties' is a reading diagnostic and intervention handbook. Organised around the subskills of reading, experienced teachers can find assessment resources to document a child's strengths and areas of need, and find effective instructional strategies to teach missing skills.
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November
The Analysis of Biological Data - Michael C. Whitlock, Dolph SchluterThe Analysis of Biological Data is a new approach to teaching introductory statistics to biology students. To reach this unique audience, Whitlock and Schluter motivate learning with interesting biological and medical examples; they emphasize intuitive understanding; and they focus on real data. The book covers basic topics in introductory statistics, including graphs, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, comparison of means, regression, and designing experiments. It also introduces the principles behind such modern topics as likelihood, linear models, meta-analysis and computer-intensive