Download E-books Two essays on the geography of ancient Asia: Intended partly to illustrate the campaigns of Alexander, and the Anabasis of Xenophon PDF

It is a copy of a publication released sooner than 1923. This booklet could have occasional imperfections reminiscent of lacking or blurred pages, terrible photos, errant marks, and so forth. that have been both a part of the unique artifact, or have been brought through the scanning procedure. We think this paintings is culturally very important, and regardless of the imperfections, have elected to deliver it again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the protection of published works all over the world. We savor your knowing of the imperfections within the upkeep approach, and wish you take pleasure in this priceless publication.

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Download E-books Castles, Customs, and Kings: True Tales by English Historical Fiction Authors PDF

By Debra Brown, M.M. Bennetts

A compilation of essays from the English old Fiction Authors weblog, this booklet offers a wealth of historic info from Roman Britain to early 20th century England. Over fifty diversified authors percentage 1000s of genuine lifestyles tales and tantalizing tidbits came upon whereas doing study for his or her personal old novels.

From the 1st English observe to Tudor ladies-in-waiting, from Regency eating and get dressed to Victorian crime and expertise, immerse your self within the lore of significant Britain. learn the background at the back of the fiction and become aware of the real stories surrounding England's castles, customs, and kings.

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Download E-books Essays in Production, Project Planning and Scheduling: A Festschrift in Honor of Salah Elmaghraby PDF

By Wedad J. Elmaghraby, Karima N. Radwan (auth.), P. Simin Pulat, Subhash C. Sarin, Reha Uzsoy (eds.)

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This festschrift is dedicated to acknowledge the occupation of a guy who not just witnessed the expansion of operations study from its inception, but in addition contributed considerably to this progress. Dr. Salah E. Elmaghraby bought his doctorate measure from Cornell collage in 1958, and because then, his scholarly contributions have enriched the fields of creation making plans and scheduling and venture scheduling. This selection of papers is contributed in his honor by way of his scholars, colleagues, and neighbors. It bargains a tribute to the foundation bought from his paintings, and from his information and recommendation through the years, and acknowledges the legacy of his many contributions.

Dr. Elmaghraby is a pioneer within the quarter of venture scheduling (in specific, venture making plans and keep watch over via community types, for which he coined the time period ‘activity networks’.) In his preliminary paintings during this quarter, he constructed an algebra in response to sign circulate graphs and semi-Markov methods for studying generalized job networks concerning actions with probabilistic intervals. This paintings ended in the advance of what was once later referred to as the Graphical evaluate and evaluation method (GERT), and GERT simulation versions. He has made basic contributions in settling on criticality indices for actions, in constructing methodologies for undertaking compression and time/cost research, and within the use of stochastic and chance-constrained programming and Petri Nets for the research of task networks.

This quantity brings jointly fourteen contributions, which are considered less than the subsequent 3 major subject matters: operations study and its program in construction making plans; venture scheduling, and creation scheduling, encouraged through, and in lots of instances in response to, Dr. Elmaghraby’s paintings in those parts. the 1st 5 chapters are dedicated to the 1st subject, through 4 chapters each one dedicated to the opposite , respectively. an extra bankruptcy is dedicated to the vulnerability of multimodal freight systems.

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Download E-books Correspondence, Invariance and Heuristics: Essays in Honour of Heinz Post PDF

By H. R. Post (auth.), Steven French, Harmke Kamminga (eds.)

This quantity is gifted in honour of Heinz put up, who based a distinc­ tive and exotic tuition of philosophy of technological know-how at Chelsea university, college of London. The 'Chelsea culture' in philosophy of technological know-how takes the content material of technological know-how heavily, as exemplified by way of the papers offered right here. The unifying subject matter of this paintings is that of 'Correspondence, Invariance and Heuristics', after the identify of a vintage and seminal paper by way of Heinz publish, released in 1971, that's reproduced during this quantity with the sort permission of the editors and publishers of reviews in background and Philosophy of technological know-how. defined by way of Paul Feyerabend in opposed to procedure as "brilliant" and " . . . a partial antidote opposed to the view which i attempt to safeguard" (1975, p. sixty one, fn. 17), this paper, peppered with illustrative examples from the background of technology, brings to the fore a few of Heinz Post's imperative issues: the heuristic standards utilized by scientists in developing their theories, the intertheoretic relationships which those standards mirror and, particularly, the character of the correspondence that holds among a concept and its predecessors (and its suc­ cessors). the looks of this quantity greater than two decades later is an indica­ tion of the fruitfulness of Post's contribution: philosophers of technology proceed to discover the problems raised in his 1971 paper.

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Download E-books God, Reason and Religions: New Essays in the Philosophy of Religion PDF

By Eugene Thomas Long (auth.), Eugene Thomas Long (eds.)

The first factor of the foreign magazine for the Philosophy of faith seemed within the Spring, 1970. This number of essays is gifted in cele­ bration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the magazine. members to the quantity are to count number between modern major philosophers of faith. They symbolize various ways to the philosophical attention of faith and their released paintings helps form discussions of the philos­ ophy of faith as we procedure the start of the twenty-first century. thought of through a few to be terminal at mid-century, the philosophy of reli­ gion has passed through a renaissance in the course of the moment half the century. And the magazine might be acknowledged to supply the various reason behind this strengthen­ ment. a distinct debt of gratitude is owed to Edgar Henderson, Robert Leet Patterson and Henry Sprinkle, founders of the magazine. with no their imaginative and prescient and backbone it will now not have come into existence.

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Download E-books Postmetaphysical Thinking: Philosophical Essays (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought) (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought (Paperback)) by Jurgen Habermas (1994-04-05) PDF

By Jurgen Habermas

This choice of Habermas's fresh essays on philosophical themes maintains the research started within the Philosophical Discourse of Modernity. In a quick introductory essay, he outlines the resources of twentieth-century philosophizing, its significant subject matters, and the diversity of present debates. the rest of the essays should be obvious as his contribution to those debates.Habermas's essay on George Herbert Mead is a focus of the e-book. In it he sketches a postmetaphysical, intersubjective method of questions of individuation and subjectivity. In different essays, he develops his special, communications-theoretic method of questions of which means and validity. The ebook as an entire expands on his past efforts to outline a center floor among nostalgic revivals of metaphysical conceptions of cause and radical deconstructions of cause. J?rgen Habermas is Professor of Philosophy on the college of Frankfurt.The Essays: The Horizon of Modernity is moving. Metaphysics after Kant. topics in Postmetaphysical considering. towards a Critique of the idea of that means. Peirce and communique. The solidarity of cause within the range of Its Voices. Individuation via Socialization: On George Herbert Mead's concept of Subjectivity. Philosophy and technological know-how as Literature?

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Download E-books Party, Parliament and Personality: Essays Presented to Hugh Berrington PDF

By Peter Jones

It is a selection of essays on political psychology commissioned to commemorate the retirement of Hugh Berrington and to have a good time his contribution to the sector, the authors contain the very best identified names in Political technology within the united kingdom, together with Ivor Crewe, Vincent Wright, David Hine and Iain McLean. The valuable concentration of the amount is British Politics, however the booklet additionally encompasses a variety of comparative chapters together with David Hine's at the political psychology of corruption, which makes a speciality of Italy. The booklet additionally comprises theoretical chapters, together with Albert Weale's at the significant nature of confrontation in democratic politics. the majority of the chapters are desirous about the psychology of person political actors, yet there's additionally a bankruptcy at the psychology of person political theorists, which specializes in Thomas Hobbes and Jean Jacques Rousseau.

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