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The New Vision and Abstract of an Artist by László Moholy-Nagy

By László Moholy-Nagy

The recent imaginative and prescient and summary of an Artist'' through Laszlo Moholy-Nagy. layout and typography by means of Paul Rand. big apple: Wittenborn: 1947. The files of recent artwork quantity 3, letterpress version, edited by way of Robert Motherwell. and visually expresses Moholy-Nagy's Bauhaus modernist imaginative and prescient via paintings, structure, sculpture, screens, motion picture units, furnishings, etc.

no isbn in basic terms asin: B000T67Z30

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Gespräche analysieren: Eine Einführung by Arnulf Deppermann

By Arnulf Deppermann

Konversationsanalyse, interaktionale Linguistik, ethnographische Gesprächsanalyse und Kontextualisierungstheorie sind die Grundlagen dieser Einführung in die empirische Methodik der Gesprächsanalyse. Der textual content diskutiert zunächst unterschiedliche Typen gesprächsanalytischer Fragestellungen und ihren Zusammenhang mit den Methoden der Datenerhebung und -analyse. Er behandelt die ethnographische Datenerhebung im Feld und führt in die Transkription nach dem gesprächsanalytischen Transkriptionssystem GAT ein. Den Kern des Textes bildet die Darstellung der detaillierten Sequenzanalyse einzelner Datenausschnitte. Darauf aufbauend werden Strategien zur fallübergreifenden Kollektionsbildung und zur Validierung der Analysen diskutiert. Der textual content eignet sich zur schrittweisen systematischen Einführung in den gesprächsanalytischen Forschungsprozess. Er richtet sich an Studierende und ForscherInnen, die bereits über Vorkenntnisse im Bereich der Konversationsanalyse verfügen.

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Transitional Justice in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia by Domenica Preysing

By Domenica Preysing

Domenica Preysing bargains a serious interpreting of “transitional justice” that specializes in political dynamics in post-revolutionary Tunisia, from the ouster of president Ben Ali in January 2011 until eventually the adoption of transitional justice invoice in December 2013. She explores the function, constitution and features of evolving transitional justice coverage discourse to supply a greater figuring out of ways, through who, and to what impact the coverage label “transitional justice” is gradually packed with that means. She indicates that conflicting interpretations of either the prior and the current were either deeply embedded in and an expression of the dynamic context of household political transformation, as outdated and new elites fight over the political identification and path of post-Ben Ali Tunisia.

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The Kalachakra Tantra by the Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso

By the Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso

Associated with the merchandising of worldwide peace, the Kalachakra — or ''Wheel of Time'' — tantra is among the so much distinctive and encompassing structures of thought and perform inside Tibetan Buddhism. Kalachakra Tantra features a whole translation of the Kalachakra initiation ritual as conferred by means of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Toronto in April 2004, with his remark, and a entire advent through Professor Jeffrey Hopkins that explores the Kalachakra's wealthy symbolism, which means, and historical past. The ebook additionally contains the Six-Session Yoga.

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A Research Annual by Sjoerd L. Bonting (Eds.)

By Sjoerd L. Bonting (Eds.)

This primary quantity has contributions from the USA (4), the USSR (2), Europe (2), and Japan (1). They contain experiences of a basic organic challenge aided by way of a few house experiments, investigations of organic difficulties encountered in spaceflight, use of microgravity for a biotechnological function, and technical amenities constructed for animal and cellphone learn in area. issues comprise: the consequences of long term house missions at the human physique (Grigoriev, USSR); skeletal responses to microgravity (Morey-Holton an Arnaud, United States); gravity results on animal replica, advancements, and getting older (Miquel and Souza, Spain/United States); neurovestibular body structure in fish (Watanabe, Takabayashi, Tanaka, and Yanagihara, Japan); gravity notion and movement in vegetation (Brown, United States); improvement of upper crops lower than altered gravitational stipulations (Merkys and Laurniavcius, Lithunaia, USSR); gravity results on unmarried cells (Cogoli and Gmunder, Switzerland); protein crystal development in area (Bonting, Kishiyama, and Arno, United States).

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The Search for a Methodology of Social Science: Durkheim, by Stephen P. Turner (auth.)

By Stephen P. Turner (auth.)

Stephen Turner has explored the ongms of social technology during this pioneering research of 2 19th century topics: the hunt for legislation of human social habit, and the buildup and research of the evidence of such habit via statistical inquiry. The disputes have been vigorously argued; they have been over questions of process, standards of rationalization, interpretations of chance, understandings of causation as such and of ancient causation specifically, and many times over the methods of utilizing a common technological know-how version. From his cautious elucidation of John Stuart Mill's proposals for the method of the social sciences directly to his unique research of the methodological claims and practices of Emile Durkheim and Max Weber, Turner has superbly traced the clash among statistical sociology and a technological know-how offactual description at the one aspect, and causal legislation and a technological know-how of nomological rationalization at the different. We see the works of Comte and Quetelet, the serious observations of Herschel, Buckle, Venn and Whewell, and the harsh scepticism of Pearson, all of those as necessary to the works of the classical founders of sociology. With Durkheim's essay on Suicide and Weber's monograph at the Protestant Ethic, Turner offers either philosophical research to illustrate the continued puzzles over reason and likelihood and likewise a perceptive and wry account of simply how the puzzles of our past due 20th century are of a section with theirs. The phrases are nonetheless normal: purposes vs.

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Ulrich Beck: Pioneer in Cosmopolitan Sociology and Risk by Ulrich Beck

By Ulrich Beck

This ebook offers Ulrich Beck, one of many world’s best sociologists and social thinkers, as a Pioneer in Cosmopolitan Sociology and possibility Society. His international possibility society concept has been proven through fresh failures – occasions that experience shaken smooth society to the middle, signaling the tip of an period within which complete assurance might preserve us secure. because of its personal successes, sleek society now faces failure: whereas long ago experiments have been performed in a lab, now the complete international is a try out mattress. even if nuclear vegetation, genetically changed organisms, nanotechnology – if any of those experiments went mistaken, the implications may have a world influence and will be irreversible. Beck recommends ignoring the mathematical morality of professional evaluations, which search to spot the extent of a given possibility by way of calculating the chance of its prevalence. as an alternative, man’s worry of cave in may still supply a chance for overseas cooperation and a worldly flip within the social sciences.

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Wittgenstein At His Word by Duncan Richter

By Duncan Richter

Wittgenstein's paintings is notoriously obscure and, at the least superficially, offers nearly completely with imprecise and technical difficulties in common sense and the philosophy of language. He has been blamed for best philosophers clear of the issues of the true global. although, Wittgenstein himself definitely was once a guy of the true global. He as soon as requested rhetorically: 'What is using philosophy ... if it doesn't increase your brooding about the real questions of daily life?'. From this and different feedback it's transparent that his philosophical paintings was once intended to have actual useful price. This ebook explains how Wittgenstein's inspiration of the price of philosophy formed his philosophical approach and led him to speak and write in regards to the abstruse questions he handled in such a lot of his work.
This is not only one other introductory review of Wittgenstein's philosophy. it truly is one of many few that supply such an summary whereas additionally referring continuously to ethics and faith (which is critical simply because Wittgenstein famously acknowledged that he observed each challenge from a spiritual viewpoint and that his target, at the very least within the Tractatus, used to be ethical). furthermore, its interpretation of Wittgenstein is much from orthodox. usual remedies of his paintings omit or downplay his claims approximately what he was once doing and why. Duncan Richter takes him at his notice, exhibiting the connections among Wittgenstein's goals, many of the matters he labored on (psychology, faith, aesthetics, etc.) and how during which he labored on them.

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Selected Writings 1909-1953 by Reichenbach, Hans

By Reichenbach, Hans

Those volumes shape an entire portrait of Hans Reichenbach, from the varsity boy and college pupil to the maturing and artistic student, who used to be besides an immensely committed instructor and a talented renowned author and speaker on technology and philosophy. We chosen the articles for a number of purposes. lots of them haven't pre­ viously been on hand in English; many are out of print, both in English or in German; a few, specially the early ones, were little recognized, and take care of subject-matters except philosophy of technology. The genesis and evolu­ tion of Reichenbach's principles seemed to be of deep curiosity, and so we in­ cluded papers from 4 many years, regardless of occasional redundancy. We have been, for instance, happy to incorporate his large overview article from the encyclo­ pedic Handbuch der Physik of 1929 on 'The goals and strategies of actual Knowledge', written at a time of artistic collaboration among Reichenbach's Berlin staff and the Vienna Circle of Schlick and Carnap. Reichenbach used to be a pioneer, establishing new pathways to the answer of age-old difficulties in lots of fields: area, time, causality, induction and likelihood - philosophical research and interpretation of classical physics, relativity and quantum physics - good judgment, language, ethics, medical rationalization and technique, severe appreciation and reconstruction of previous metaphysical thinkers and scientists from Plato to Leibniz and Kant. certainly, his personal philosophical trip was once initiated through his passage from Kant to anti-Kant.

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Generalized Continuum Mechanics and Engineering Applications by Angela Madeo

By Angela Madeo

The new suggestion of metamaterial is more and more attracting the curiosity of physicists and mechanical engineers. Such fabrics are acquired by way of definitely assembling a number of person parts yet frequently prepared in (quasi-)periodic substructures which will convey unique worldwide mechanical houses. certainly, the actual form, geometry, measurement, orientation and association in their constituting parts can impact, the propagation of waves of sunshine or sound in a way no longer saw in average fabrics, developing fabric houses that can provide upward thrust to unforeseen engineering functions. relatively promising within the layout and outline of metamaterials are these micro-structures which current excessive contrasts of their mechanical houses: those micro-structures, as soon as homogenized, may perhaps produce generalized continuum media, for instance, moment gradient or micromorphic.

Many medical demanding situations concerning the applying of generalized continuum theories to the characterization and belief of high-performance metamaterials could be pointed out. during this e-book we determine and talk about 4 major power fields of purposes of generalized continuum theories, specifically, mechanical habit of fibrous composite reinforcements, wave propagation in metamaterials, mechanical habit of concrete and automatically pushed home improvement of bone in presence of bio-resorbable materials.

For each one box, we underline how using a generalized continuum idea might be of support for describing how the presence of microstructure can have an effect on the worldwide mechanical habit of the thought of metamaterials.

  • Covers 4 major fields of the applying of continuum theories
  • Learn tips to follow generalised continuum idea to explain the consequences of microstructure at the mechanical habit of materials
  • Decipher the cloth houses which reduction your engineering applications

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