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By Walter S. Avis (auth.), Lawrence J. Raphael, Carolyn B. Raphael, Miriam R. Valdovinos (eds.)

We are happy so that it will honor Arthur J. Bronstein with this quantity of essays. we're the entire extra happy as the quantity has think of­ capable intrinsic benefit, yet neither the reader nor Arthur must have any doubts approximately our fundamental objective in assembling this e-book. That the col­ lection is intrinsically important is, in itself, a tribute to the fellow whom it honors: The contributing authors are all colleagues, scholars, and neighbors of Arthur. Readers who're conversant in Arthur aren't stunned through the large diversity of educational services which has been delivered to undergo as regards to language during this booklet. they're going to realize that Arthur's personal diversity of craftsmanship and curiosity is barely slightly matched by way of the contents of the essays and the backgrounds in their authors. nevertheless, those that understand little approximately Arthur can have considered him basically in slim organization with phonetics and lin­ guistics, probably because the writer of The Pronunciation of yank English, without doubt the main influential of yankee phonetics texts over the past zone of a century. even though such an organization is in lots of respects acceptable, it really is altogether too constrained, yet this can now not deter us from utilizing it because the foundation for a proper and, we are hoping, revealing metaphor approximately Arthur J.

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Download E-books Perfect Figures: The Lore of Numbers and How We Learned to Count PDF

By Bunny Crumpacker

Since the start of civilization, numbers were greater than only a technique to hold count number. Perfect Figures tells the tales of how each quantity got here to be and what outstanding institutions and superstitions were connected to them ever since. Along the way in which are some of the nice oddities of numbers' prior as:
-a time when finger-counting was once an indication of intelligence (the Venerable Bede could count to one million on his hands)
-the medieval Algorists, who have been burnt on the stake for his or her use of Arabic rather than Roman numerals
-the financial institution of britain, which stubbornly stored accounts on notched wooden sticks till 1826
Filled with Crumpacker's eloquent wit and large intelligence, Perfect Figures brings the background of numbers to existence simply as invoice Bryson did for the English language in The mom Tongue.

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Download E-books Punishment and Responsibility: Essays in the Philosophy of Law, 2° Edition PDF

By Herbert Lionel Adolphus Hart, John Gardner

This vintage selection of essays, first released in 1968, has had a permanent influence on educational and public debates approximately felony accountability and legal punishment. 40 years on, its arguments are as strong as ever. H.L.A. Hart bargains a substitute for retributive considering felony punishment that however preserves the imperative contrast among guilt and innocence. He additionally offers an account of legal accountability that hyperlinks the excellence among guilt and innocence heavily to the best of the guideline of legislations, and thereby makes an attempt to by-pass unnerving debates approximately loose will and determinism. regularly engaged with reside problems with legislation and public coverage, Hart makes tough philosophical puzzles available and rapid to quite a lot of readers.For this re-creation, differently a duplicate of the unique, John Gardner provides an advent attractive severely with Hart's arguments, and explaining the ongoing value of Hart's principles despite the intervening revival of retributive pondering in either educational and coverage circles.Unavailable for ten years, the recent version of Punishment and accountability makes to be had back the important textual content within the box for a brand new new release of lecturers, scholars and pros engaged in legal justice and penal coverage.

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Download E-books Critical Essays on D.H. Lawrence: In Honour of Dr. R.K. Sinha PDF

By Sunita Sinha

Critical Essays on D.H. Lawrence: In Honour of Dr. R.K. Sinha is a humble attempt to provide an essential, complicated, multifaceted, unique and provocative Lawrence. The editor has carefully commissioned eighteen essays that remove darkness from the fulfillment of 1 of England’s so much flexible and influential sleek writers. applying a number of perspectives—historical, cultural, theoretical and feminist—the students offered during this anthology, handle issues approximately Lawrence’s works that experience emerged within the fresh years; angle in the direction of operating classification, paintings, girls and his conceptions approximately guy girl sexuality, relationships, schooling, and his position within the evolution of the English novel. Thomas L. Jeffers had remarked, “The fog of intercourse wars has obscured (Lawrence’s) candescent many-sidedness. This publication focuses intimately on that ‘many sidedness,’ and examines Lawrence as an innovator, visionary, social observer, a great psychologist, and an anti-intellectual thinking about the darkish gods of paganism, a contemporary insurgent and a champion of sexual liberation.

In honour to the popular student, Dr. R.K. Sinha, this booklet with its varied techniques confirms Lawrence not just as an excellent novelist yet a primary determine within the improvement of recent brain, and invitations the scholars and students of English Literature to affix the exhilarating fray. the entire essays locate renewed religion within the problem of Lawrence’s works making this quantity necessary for Lawrence scholars and scholars.

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Download E-books Journalismus als Kultur: Analysen und Essays PDF

By Verena Blaum (auth.), Wolfgang Duchkowitsch, Fritz Hausjell, Walter Hömberg, Arnulf Kutsch, Irene Neverla (eds.)

Dr. Wolfgang Duchkowitsch ist Universitätsdozent am Institut für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft der Universität Wien.
Dr. Fritz Hausjell ist Universitäts-Assistent am Institut für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft der Universität Wien.
Dr. Walter Hömberg ist Professor am Lehrstuhl für Journalistik I der Katholischen Universität Eichstätt.
Dr. Arnulf Kutsch ist Professor am Institut für Kommunikations- und Medienwissenschaft der Universität Leipzig.
Dr. Irene Neverla ist Professorin am Institut für Journalistik der Universität Hamburg.

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