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January
An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals - David Hume, J.B. SchneewindA splendid edition. Schneewind's illuminating introduction succinctly situates the Enquiry in its historical context, clarifying its relationship to Calvinism, to Newtonian science, and to earlier moral philosophers, and providing a persuasive account of Hume's ethical naturalism. --Martha C. Nussbaum, Brown University
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January
The Art & Science of Java: An Introduction to Computer Science - Eric RobertsIn The Art and Science of Java, Stanford professor and well-known leader in Computer Science Education Eric Roberts emphasizes the reader-friendly exposition that led to the success of The Art and Science of C. By following the recommendations of the Association of Computing Machinery's Java Task Force, this first edition text adopts a modern objects-first approach that introduces readers to useful hierarchies from the very beginning. Introduction; Programming by Example; Expressions; Statement Forms; Methods; Objects and Classes; Objects and Memory; Strings and Characters; Object-Oriented
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January
Numerical Methods with MATLAB - Amos GilatA comprehensive guide to the latest version MATLABProviding you with concise coverage on the essential topics of numerical methods, this new edition presents the latest version of the MATLAB software and focuses on the use of anonymous functions instead of inline functions, along with the uses of subfunctions and nested functions.The author has added a new chapter on the subject of Eignvalues and Eigenvectors as well as on FFT. Plus, the number of end of chapter problems has been increased and revised, encouraging you to test your understanding of the material while also reinforcing key concepts.
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January
Exotics and Wildlife: A Manual of Veterinary Nursing Care - Caroline GosdenOffering practical advice on nursing care for the exotic pet, this much-needed resource provides everything veterinary nurses need on the subject - in one valuable book! Ideal as a reference tool for daily use in the clinical management of exotic pets, it applies information on the treatment of domestic species to exotic pets with coverage that is specifically relevant to these species. Providing a hands-on approach, a nursing focus, and a concentration on exotics, it includes discussions of common diseases, anesthesia, radiography, supportive nursing, administering medication, housing and
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January
Lectures On Phase Transitions And The Renormalization Group - Nigel GoldenfeldCovering the elementary aspects of the physics of phases transitions and the renormalization group, this popular book is widely used both for core graduate statistical mechanics courses as well as for more specialized courses. Emphasizing understanding and clarity rather than technical manipulation, these lectures de-mystify the subject and show precisely "how things work." Goldenfeld keeps in mind a reader who wants to understand why things are done, what the results are, and what in principle can go wrong. The book reaches both experimentalists and theorists, students and even active
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January
Bantam New College Latin and English Dictionary - John TraupmanThis totally revised and expanded edition of Bantam's revolutionary Latin reference work, based on the foremost Classical authorities and organized to achieve the utmost clarity, precision, and convenience, now features more than 70,000 new entries that correspond to current English usage, in addition to a larger range of illustrative phrases.
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January
First Time Up: An Insider'S Guide For New Composition Teachers - Brock Dethier"First time up?"—an insider’s friendly question from 1960s counter-culture—perfectly captures the spirit of this book. A short, supportive, practical guide for the first-time college composition instructor, the book is upbeat, wise but friendly, casual but knowledgeable (like the voice that may have introduced you to certain other firsts). With an experiential focus rather than a theoretical one, First Time Up will be a strong addition to the newcomer’s professional library, and a great candidate for the TA practicum reading list. Dethier, author of The Composition Instructor’s Survival Guide and
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January
Programming Microsoft® Visual Basic® 6.0 - Francesco Balena, James FawcetteCreate professional-quality applications, components, and user interfaces faster and more efficiently than ever with the powerful object-oriented programming capabilities in the Visual Basic 6.0 development system. From Windows® common controls to data access, Internet, and ActiveX® programming, this book covers core development topics for version 6.0—providing insightful explanations and expertly rendered examples for rapid acceleration of your Win32® productivity. Expedite development with the object-oriented capabilities in Visual Basic 6.0—including events, polymorphism, and object
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January
Micro Fiction: An Anthology of Fifty Really Short Stories - Jerome SternTen years ago, Jerome Stern, director of the writing program at Florida State, initiated the World's Best Short Short Story Contest. Stories were to be about 250 words long; first prize was a check and a crate of oranges.Two to three thousand stories began to show up annually in Tallahassee, and National Public Radio regularly broadcast the winner. But, more important, the Micro form turned out to be contagious; stories of this "lack of length" now dot the literary magazines. The time seemed right, then, for this anthology, presenting a decade of contest winners and selected finalists. In