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  • An Introduction to Comparative Law

    An Introduction to Comparative Law
    av Konrad Zweigert

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198268598

    This third edition of the modern classic Zweigert & Koetz's Introduction to Comparative Law is fully revised and updated, but its familiar structure and easy style remain the same. The book first discusses the nature of Comparative Law, its function…

  • Sampling Theory in Fourier and Signal Analysis: Foundations

    Sampling Theory in Fourier and Signal Analysis: Foundations
    av J. R. Higgins

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198596998

    Containing important new material unavailable previously in book form, this book covers a wide variety of topics which will be great interest to applied mathematicians and engineers. Introducing the main ideas, background material is provided on Fou…

  • Deeper than Reason

    Deeper than Reason
    av Jenefer Robinson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199204267

    Deeper than Reason takes the insights of modern psychological and neuroscientific research on the emotions and brings them to bear on questions about our emotional involvement with the arts. Robinson begins by laying out a theory of emotion, one tha…

  • Deeper than Reason

    Deeper than Reason
    av Jenefer Robinson

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199263653

    Deeper than Reason takes the insights of modern psychological and neuroscientific research on the emotions and brings them to bear on questions about our emotional involvement with the arts. Robinson begins by laying out a theory of emotion, one tha…

  • A Greek-English Lexicon

    A Greek-English Lexicon
    av H. G. Liddell

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198642268

    Liddell & Scott's Greek-English Lexicon (9/e 1940) is the most comprehensive and up-to-date ancient Greek dictionary in the world. It is used by every student of ancient Greek in the English-speaking world, and is an essential library and scholarly…

  • Conceptions of Truth

    Conceptions of Truth
    av Wolfgang Kunne

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199280193

    Truth is one of the most debated topics in philosophy; Wolfgang Kunne presents a comprehensive critical examination of all major theories. Conceptions of Truth is organized around a flow-chart comprising sixteen key questions, ranging from Is truth…

  • Conceptions of Truth

    Conceptions of Truth
    av Wolfgang Kunne

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199241316

    Truth is one of the most debated topics in philosophy; Wolfgang Kunne presents a comprehensive critical examination of all major theories, from Aristotle to the present day. He argues that it is possible to give a satisfactory 'modest' account of tr…

  • The Existence of God

    The Existence of God
    av Richard Swinburne

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199271689

    Richard Swinburne presents a substantially rewritten and updated edition of his most celebrated book. No other work has made a more powerful case for the probability of the existence of God. Swinburne gives a rigorous and penetrating analysis of the…

  • The Existence of God

    The Existence of God
    av Richard Swinburne

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199271672

    Richard Swinburne presents a substantially rewritten and updated edition of his most celebrated book. No other work has made a more powerful case for the probability of the existence of God. Swinburne argues compellingly that the existence of the un…

  • The Aesthetics of Music

    The Aesthetics of Music
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198167273

    Now available in paperback, this is perhaps the first comprehensive account of the nature and significance of music from the perspective of modern philosophy, and the only treatment of the subject which is properly illustrated with music examples. T…

  • About Law: An Introduction

    About Law: An Introduction
    av Tony Honore

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198763888

    This work provides a useful introduction for anyone wondering whether to study law or those who are simply curious to know more about it. It is not confined to English law, but deals with the Western tradition of law as a whole. It outlines the key…

  • Well-Being

    Well-Being
    av James Griffin

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198248439

    The author offers answers to three central questions about well-being: the best way to understand it; whether it can be measured; and where it should fit in moral and political thought.This is a paperback reissue of the title published in hardback i…

  • Multicultural Citizenship

    Multicultural Citizenship
    av Will Kymlicka

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198290919

    The increasingly multicultural fabric of modern societies has given rise to many new issues and conflicts, as ethnic and national minorities demand recognition and support for their cultural identity. This book presents a new conception of the right…

  • Ancient Philosophy, Mystery, and Magic

    Ancient Philosophy, Mystery, and Magic
    av Peter Kingsley

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198150817

    Empedocles played a crucial role in the development of western culture; yet little is known or understood about this man, who lived in Sicily in the fifth-century BC. This is mainly becuase his teaching has been reconstructed by modern shcolars firs…

  • Introduction to Special Relativity

    Introduction to Special Relativity
    av Wolfgang Rindler

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198539520

    This book is intended for undergraduates taking an introductory course on special relativity which is rather more conceptually and mathematically than experimentally orientated. A suitably prepared reader could use it for self-study. It assumes no p…

  • Cicero De Officiis

    Cicero De Officiis

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198146735

    The De Officiis (`On Duties'), written hurriedly not long before Cicero's death, has always commanded attention. It is based on the moral philosophy of the Greek Stoic Panaetius; but Cicero adapted the material to his audience in such a way that the…

  • The Language of Music

    The Language of Music
    av Deryck Cooke

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198161806

    This important and controversial book has come to be regarded as a modern classic. Originally published in 1959, it has exerted a profound influence on all subsequent discussion in the field of musical aesthetics. The author's thesis is that the mai…

  • The Principles of Quantum Mechanics

    The Principles of Quantum Mechanics
    av P. A. M. Dirac

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198520115

  • Moral Realism

    Moral Realism
    av Russ Shafer-Landau

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199280209

    Moral Realism is a systematic defence of the idea that there are objective moral standards. In the tradition of Plato and G. E. Moore, Russ Shafer-Landau argues that there are moral principles that are true independently of what anyone, anywhere, ha…

  • Moral Realism

    Moral Realism
    av Russ Shafer-Landau

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199259755

    Moral Realism is a systematic defence of the idea that there are objective moral standards. In the tradition of Plato and G. E. Moore, Russ Shafer-Landau argues that there are moral principles that are true independently of what anyone, anywhere, ha…

  • Knowledge in a Social World

    Knowledge in a Social World
    av Alvin I. Goldman

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198238201

    Knowledge in a Social World offers a philosophy for the information age. Alvin Goldman explores new frontiers by creating a thoroughgoing social epistemology, moving beyond the traditional focus on solitary knowers. Social, cultural, and technologic…

  • Knowledge in a Social World

    Knowledge in a Social World
    av Alvin I. Goldman

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198237778

    Knowledge in a Social World offers a philosophy for the information age. Alvin Goldman explores new frontiers by creating a thoroughgoing social epistemology, moving beyond the traditional focus on solitary knowers. Social, cultural, and technologic…

  • Novel to Film

    Novel to Film
    av Brian McFarlane

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198711506

    This text looks at the way in which works of literature are transformed into the medium of cinema. Drawing upon recent literary and film theory, the book provides analysis of the theory and practice of metamorphosis. Films such as "Great Expectation…

  • Continuo Playing According to Handel

    Continuo Playing According to Handel

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780193184336

    An edition with commentary of Handel's exercises for continuo playing which he wrote for the daughters of George II.

  • Autonomy in International Contracts

    Autonomy in International Contracts
    av Peter Nygh

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198262701

    This book explores the source and extent of the right of parties to an international contract to make appropriate arrangements for the determination of their legal relationship, primarily by selecting the applicable law, but also by selecting the ju…

  • Homer on Life and Death

    Homer on Life and Death
    av Jasper Griffin

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198140269

    This book demonstrates how Homeric poetry manages to confer significance on persons and actions, interpreting the world and the lives of the people who inhabit it. Taking central themes like characterization, death, and the gods, the author argues t…

  • Punishment and Modern Society

    Punishment and Modern Society
    av David Garland

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198762669

    Winner of the 1991 Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Sociological AssociationWinner of the Outstanding Scholarship Award of the Crime and Delinquency Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, USAThe first comprehensive ac…

  • A History of Bel Canto

    A History of Bel Canto
    av Rodolfo Celletti

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198166412

    Bel canto singing was a historical phenomenon which embraced Italian opera of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It required infinite variety of sound, in particular a lyrical ecstacy, a faultless technique to dispatch the vocal pyrotechnics d…

  • The Law of Obligations

    The Law of Obligations
    av Reinhard Zimmermann

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198764267

    This book is widely regarded as one of the most remarkable achievements in Roman Law and Comparative Law scholarship this century - a fact attested to by the universal acclaim with which it has been received throughout Europe, America, and beyond. A…

  • The Gestapo and German Society

    The Gestapo and German Society
    av Robert Gellately

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198202974

    This book examines the everyday operations of the Gestapo, the Nazi secret police. How were the Gestapo able to detect the smallest signs of non-compliance with Nazi doctrines, especially `crimes' pertaining to the private spheres of social, family,…

  • The Gestapo and German Society

    The Gestapo and German Society
    av Robert Gellately

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198228691

    This book is an examination of the everyday operations of the Gestapo, the Nazi secret police. How were the Gestapo able to detect the smallest signs of non-compliance with Nazi doctrines, especially `crimes' pertaining to the private spheres of soc…

  • Thinking about Consciousness

    Thinking about Consciousness
    av David Papineau

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199271153

    Consciousness is widely regarded as an intractable mystery. Many scientists and philosophers view it as an enigma whose solution waits on some unforeseeable theoretical breakthrough. David Papineau argues that this pessimism is quite misplaced. Cons…

  • Thinking about Consciousness

    Thinking about Consciousness
    av David Papineau

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199243822

    This text analyzes the mode of consciousness in detail. At the heart of the book lies a distinction between two ways of thinking about conscious states. The author argues that it is invalid to move from a distinctive phenomenal mode of thought to a…

  • Introduction to Polymer Physics

    Introduction to Polymer Physics
    av M. Doi

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198517894

    A polymer is a very large molecule consisting of many atoms covalently bonded like a chain. Polymers take a random coil conformation in solution and entangle each other when the polymer concentration is high. The unique structure gives unique physic…

  • The East Face of Helicon

    The East Face of Helicon
    av M. L. West

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198152217

    Ever since Neolithic times Greek lands lay open to cultural imports from western Asia: agriculture, metal-working, writing, religious institutions, artistic fashions, musical instruments, and much more. Over the last sixty years scholars have increa…

  • The Forms and Orders of Western Liturgy from the Tenth to the Eighteenth Century

    The Forms and Orders of Western Liturgy from the Tenth to the Eighteenth Century
    av John Harper

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198162797

    This book is intended as an introduction to the principal forms and orders of Western liturgy between about 900 and 1700, to explain their nature and basic historical origin, and to present in detail the contents and orders of principal services as…

  • The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

    The Church in Africa, 1450-1950
    av Adrian Hastings

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198263999

    "I can merely admire his courage in tackling so complex and difficult a subject; he should succeed in stimulating a fresh generation of research... this well-written, intelligent and lively study will greatly stimulate anyone fortunate enough to rea…

  • The Politics of Environmental Discourse

    The Politics of Environmental Discourse
    av Maarten A. Hajer

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198293330

    Dr Hajer's path-breaking study opens the way for a better understanding of the environmental conflict, showing how language can be seen to shape our view of what environmental politics is really about and how those perceptions can differ between cou…

  • The Politics of Environmental Discourse

    The Politics of Environmental Discourse
    av Maarten A. Hajer

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198279693

    This path-breaking study open the way for a better understanding of the environmental conflict, showing how language can be seen to shape our view of what environmental politics is really about and how those perceptions can differ between countries.…

  • Early Modern European Witchcraft

    Early Modern European Witchcraft

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198203889

    The history of witchcraft and sorcery has attracted a great deal of interest and debate, but until now studies have been largely from the Anglo-Saxon perspective. This book shows how what has hitherto been seen as peculiar to Britain was in fact cha…

  • Editing Early Music

    Editing Early Music
    av John Caldwell

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198165446

    Designed as a guide for those editing music written from the Middle Ages to about 1830, this work has been revised to incorporate a number of corrections, an updated bibliography, and a new postscript on stemmatics and textual criticism.

  • The Essayistic Spirit

    The Essayistic Spirit
    av Claire De Obaldia

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198151944

    Despite the recognition of a 'great tadition' of essayists who have been admitted to the literary canon, the genre remains underrated and somewhat neglected in literary studies. Clare de Obaldia's wide-ranging study argues that to relegate the essay…

  • The Physics of Particle Accelerators

    The Physics of Particle Accelerators
    av Klaus Wille

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198505495

    The complex technology of particle accelerators is based upon a series of often rather simple physical concepts. This comprehensive introduction to the subject focuses on providing a deep physical understanding of these key ideas. The book surveys t…

  • The Physics of Particle Accelerators

    The Physics of Particle Accelerators
    av Klaus Wille

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198505501

    The complex technology of particle accelerators is based upon a series of often rather simple physical concepts. This comprehensive introduction to the subject focuses on providing a deep physical understanding of these key ideas. The book surveys t…

  • Inventing the Barbarian

    Inventing the Barbarian
    av Edith Hall

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198147800

    Incest, polygamy, murder, sacrilege, impalement, castration, female power, and despotism: these are some of the images by which the Greek tragedians defined the non-Greek, `barbarian' world. This book explains for the first time the reasons behind t…

  • Studies in Capital Formation in the United Kingdom 1750-1920

    Studies in Capital Formation in the United Kingdom 1750-1920

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198284086

    Capital formation plays a large part in any evaluation of economic growth and decline. In recent years the provision of capital in the British industrial revolution has received renewed attention. This interest arises out of attempts to trace the co…

  • Truth and the End of Inquiry

    Truth and the End of Inquiry
    av C.J. Misak

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199270590

    C. S. Peirce, the founder of pragmatism, argued that truth is what we would agree upon, were inquiry to be pursued as far as it could fruitfully go. In this book C. J. Misak argues for and elucidates the pragmatic account of truth, paying attention…

  • Sophocles Fabulae

    Sophocles Fabulae
    av Sophocles

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198145776

    This new Oxford Classical Text of Sophocles is the product of many years of close collaboration between the two editors. Most of the major difficulties of text and interpretation have been discussed in graduate seminars held in Oxford. The evidence…

  • The Evolution of the Soul

    The Evolution of the Soul
    av Richard Swinburne

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198236986

    Men have evolved from animals, and animals from inanimate matter, but what has evolved is qualitatively different from the inanimate matter from which it began. Both men and the higher animals have a mental life of sensation, thought, purpose, desir…

  • The Evolution of the Soul

    The Evolution of the Soul
    av Richard Swinburne

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198236993

    Men have evolved from animals, and animals from inanimate matter, but what has evolved is qualitatively different from the inanimate matter from which it began. Both men and the higher animals have a mental life of sensation, thought, purpose, desir…

  • The Heirs of Plato

    The Heirs of Plato
    av John Dillon

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199279463

    The Heirs of Plato is the first book exclusively devoted to an in-depth study of the various directions in philosophy taken by Plato's followers in the first seventy years or so following his death in 347 BC. - the period generally known as 'The Old…

  • The Heirs of Plato

    The Heirs of Plato
    av John Dillon

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198237662

    The Heirs of Plato is the first book exclusively devoted to an in-depth study of the various directions in philosophy taken by Plato's followers in the first seventy years or so following his death in 347 BC - the period generally known as 'The Old…

  • The Philosophy of Schopenhauer

    The Philosophy of Schopenhauer
    av Bryan Magee

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198237228

    This is a revised and enlarged version of Bryan Magee's widely praised study of Schopenhauer, the most comprehensive book on this great philosopher. It contains a brief biography of Schopenhauer, a systematic exposition of his thought, and a critica…

  • The Philosophy of Schopenhauer

    The Philosophy of Schopenhauer
    av Bryan Magee

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198237235

    This is a revised and enlarged version of Bryan Magee's widely praised study of Schopenhauer, the most comprehensive book on this great philosopher. It contains a brief biography of Schopenhauer, a systematic exposition of his thought, and a critica…

  • Problems and Process

    Problems and Process
    av Rosalyn Higgins

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198764106

    Based upon the revised text of her Hague Academy lectures, Professor Higgins presents an original and thought-provoking study of the nature and processes of international law, and reveals the complex relationship between legal norms and the policy o…

  • The Scientific Image

    The Scientific Image
    av Bas C. van Fraassen

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198244271

    In this book van Fraassen develops an alternative to scientific realism by constructing and evaluating three mutually reinforcing theories.

  • The Elements of Theology

    The Elements of Theology
    av Proclus

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198140979

    Proclus' Elements of Theology is a concise summa of the Neoplatonic system in its fully developed form; and for the student of late Greek thought second in importance only to the Enneads of Plotinus. Professor Dodds has provided a critical text base…

  • The Right and the Good

    The Right and the Good
    av David Ross

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199252657

    This text examines ethical intuitionism, which was the dominant moral theory in British philosophy for much of the 19th and early 20th century. Intuitionism is now enjoying a considerable revival, and Stratton-Lake provides the context for an unders…

  • Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies

    Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies
    av P. M. S. Hacker

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199271139

    Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies consists of thirteen thematically linked essays on different aspects of the philosophy of Wittgenstein, by one of the leading commentators on his work. After an opening overview of Wittgenstein's philosoph…

  • Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies

    Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies
    av P. M. S. Hacker

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199245697

    Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies consists of thirteen thematically linked essays on different aspects of the philosophy of Wittgenstein, by one of the leading commentators on his work. After an opening overview of Wittgenstein's philosoph…

  • Syntagma Musicum II

    Syntagma Musicum II
    av Michael Praetorius

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198162605

    Over the last dozen or so years the musical landscape has been changed significantly by the revival of early instrumental music. People are now making and playing many Renaissance and early baroque instruments which until recently were not even ment…

  • Aesthetics: Volume 2

    Aesthetics: Volume 2
    av G. W. F. Hegel

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198238171

    In his Aesthetics Hegel gives full expression to his seminal theory of art. He surveys the history of art from ancient India, Egypt, and Greece through to the Romantic movement of his own time, criticizes major works, and probes their meaning and si…

  • Hegel's Philosophy of Nature

    Hegel's Philosophy of Nature

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199272679

    This is a much-needed reissue of the standard English translation of Hegel's Philosophy of Nature, originally published in 1970. The Philosophy of Nature is the second part of Hegel's Encyclopaedia of the Philosophical Sciences, all of which is now…