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Monthly Archive for March, 2015

Download The Art and Thought of Heraclitus An Edition of the Fragments with Translation and Commentary by Heraclitus – Interesting But There Are AlternativesPDF Summary:Behind the superficial obscurity of what fragments we have of Heraclitus thought Professor Kahn claims that it is possible to detect a systematic view of human existence a theory of language [...]

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Download Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age 1798-1939 by Albert Hourani – The Clash Of Islamic CulturesPDF Summary:Arabic thought in the liberal age is the most comprehensive study of the modernizing trend of political and social thought in the Arab Middle East Albert Hourani studies the way in which ideas about politics and society changed [...]

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Download Cradle of the Middle Class The Family in Oneida County New York 1790-1865 Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modern History by Mary P Ryan – Couldnt Put It DownPDF Summary:Focusing primarily on the middle class this study delineates the social intellectual and psychological transformation of the American family from 1780-1865 Examines the emergence of the privatized [...]

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Download The Foundations of Newtons Alchemy Cambridge Paperback Library by Betty Jo Teeter Dobbs – A Great Window Onto An Extraordinary Scientists MethodsPDF Summary:Sir Isaac Newton left at his death a large collection of papers on alchemy mostly in his own handwriting the importance of this legacy has been debated ever since When it first [...]

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Download War and Change in World Politics by Robert Gilpin – Excellent BookPDF Summary:War and Change in World Politics introduces the reader to an important new theory of international political change Arguing that the fundamental nature of international relations has not changed over the millennia Professor Gilpin uses history sociology and economic theory to identify [...]

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Download German Industry and Global Enterprise BASF The History of a Company by Raymond G Stokes – Dyes Nitrogen War CrimesPDF Summary:This corporate history of BASF offers a view of the functioning of an industrial organization that has managed to thrive and expand since 1865 Moreover it reveals much about the reasons for the extraordinary [...]

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Download How Animals Work by Knut Schmidt-Nielsen – An Absolute Must For Anyone Who Wants To Understand AnimalsPDF Summary:An elegant analysis of how animals work and function Professor Schmidt-Nielsens incisive account gives a clear understanding of comparative physiology in relation to body size form and function energy supply and environment The author is concerned with [...]

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Download Criticism and the Growth of Knowledge Volume 4 Proceedings of the International Colloquium in the Philosophy of Science London 1965 – If You Want To Understand Kuhn Buy ItPDF Summary:Two books have been particularly influential in contemporary philosophy of science Karl R Poppers Logic of Scientific Discovery and Thomas S Kuhns Structure of Scientific [...]

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Download The Reason of Rules Constitutional Political Economy by Buchanan James M – Short Readable Persuasive Work Of Political PhilosophyPDF Summary:Societies function on the basis of rules These rules rather like the rules of the road coordinate the activities of individuals who have a variety of goals and purposes Whether the rules work well or [...]

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Download Computational Electromagnetics for RF and Microwave Engineering by David B Davidson – A Nice Book For Cem PractitionersPDF Summary:The numerical approximation of Maxwells equations Computational Electromagnetics CEM has emerged as a crucial enabling technology for radio-frequency microwave and wireless engineering The three most popular full-wave methods – the Finite Difference Time Domain Method the [...]

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