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The Making of Wind in the Willows

The Making of Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows has its origins in the bedtime stories that Kenneth Grahame told to his son Alastair and then continued in letters (now held in the Bodleian Library) while he was on holiday. But the book developed into something much... Zobraziť viac

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16,09€

What Editors Do

What Editors Do (e-kniha)

Peter Ginna, University of Chicago (2017)
The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing

Editing is an invisible art where the very best work goes undetected. Editors strive to create books that are enlightening, seamless, and pleasurable to read, all while giving credit to the author. This makes it all the more difficult to truly unders... Zobraziť viac

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22,04€

Rorty's Politics of Redescription

Rorty's Politics of Redescription

Richard Rorty is among the most cited, influential and notorious of recent philosophers. This book seeks to take Rorty seriously as a social and political philosopher, and to argue that his work is not as flippant, as frothy, or as easily ... Zobraziť viac

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18,41€

Morality for Humans

Morality for Humans

Mark Johnson, University of Chicago (2015)
Ethical Understanding from the Perspective of Cognitive Science

What is the difference between right and wrong? This is no easy question to answer, yet we constantly try to make it so, frequently appealing to some hidden cache of cut-and-dried absolutes, whether drawn from God, universal reason, or societal... Zobraziť viac

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18,49€

Plant Sensing and Communication

Plant Sensing and Communication

The news that a flowering weed mousear cress (Arabidopsis thaliana) can sense the particular chewing noise of its most common caterpillar predator and adjust its chemical defenses in response led to headlines announcing the discovery of the first ... Zobraziť viac

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39,95€

Dr. Freud, Fish Whisperer

At its most basic, philosophy is about learning how to think about the world around us. It should come as no surprise, then,... Zobraziť viac

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13,95€
12,97€

The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright

William Allin Storrer, University of Chicago (2017)
A Complete Catalog (Fourth Edition)

From sprawling houses to compact bungalows and from world-famous museums to a still-working gas station, Frank Lloyd Wright's designs can be found in nearly every corner of the country... Zobraziť viac

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41,95€
39,01€

The Linguistic Turn

Richard Rorty, University of Chicago (1992)
Essays in Philosophical Method

The Linguistic Turn provides a rich and representative introduction to the entire historical and doctrinal range of the linguistic philosophy movement. In two retrospective essays titled "Ten Years After" and "Twenty-Five Years After," ... Zobraziť viac

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29,99€
27,89€

Image Science

W.J.T. Mitchell, University of Chicago (2018)
Iconology, Visual Culture, and Media Aesthetics

Almost thirty years ago, W. J. T. Mitchell's Iconology helped launch the interdisciplinary study of visual media, now a central feature of the humanities. Along with his subsequent Picture Theory and What Do Pictures Want?, ... Zobraziť viac

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26,95€
25,06€

The Beginnings of Western Science

The Beginnings of Western Science

When it was first published in 1992, The Beginnings of Western Science was lauded as the first successful attempt to present a unified account of both ancient and medieval science in a single volume. Chronicling the development of scientific ideas, ... Zobraziť viac

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29,86€

Social Theory Now

The landscape of social theory has changed significantly over the three decades since the publication of Anthony Giddens and... Zobraziť viac

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27,95€
25,99€

Personalities on the Plate

Personalities on the Plate

Barbara J. King, University of Chicago (2017)
The Lives and Minds of Animals We Eat

In recent years, scientific advances in our understanding of animal minds have led to major changes in how we think about, and treat, animals in zoos and aquariums. The general public, it seems, is slowly coming to understand that animals like... Zobraziť viac

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27,50€

How Dogs Work

How well do we really know dogs? People may enjoy thinking about them as "man's best friend," but what actually drives the things they do? What is going on in their fur-covered heads as they look at us with their big, expressive eyes? ... Zobraziť viac

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18,95€
17,62€

Affective Circuits

Jennifer Cole, University of Chicago (2016)
African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration

The influx of African migrants into Europe in recent years has raised important issues about changing labor economies, new technologies of border control, and the effects of armed conflict. But attention to such broad questions often... Zobraziť viac

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36,95€
34,36€

Jellyfish

Jellyfish

Lisa-Ann Gershwin, University of Chicago (2016)
A Natural History

Jellyfish, with their undulating umbrella-shaped bells and sprawling tentacles, are as fascinating and beautiful as they are frightening and dangerous. They are found in every ocean at every depth, ... Zobraziť viac

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44,99€

Metaphors We Live by

Metaphors We Live by

The now-classic "Metaphors We Live By" changed our understanding of metaphor and its role in language and the mind. Metaphor, the authors explain, is a fundamental mechanism of mind, one that allows us to use what we know about our physical... Zobraziť viac

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17,29€

Normality

Peter Cryle, Elizabeth Stephens, University of Chicago (2017)
A Critical Genealogy

The concept of normal is so familiar that it can be hard to imagine contemporary life without it. Yet the term entered... Zobraziť viac

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39,50€
36,74€

City

First published in 1925, The City is a trailblazing text in urban history, urban sociology, and urban studies. Its innovative combination of ethnographic observation and social science theory epitomized the Chicago school of sociology... Zobraziť viac

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25,50€
23,72€

English Verb Classes and Alternations

English Verb Classes and Alternations

Beth Levin, University of Chicago (1993)
A Preliminary Investigation

In this rich reference work, Beth Levin classifies over 3,000 English verbs according to shared meaning and behavior. Levin starts with the hypothesis that a verb's meaning influences its syntactic behavior and develops it into a ... Zobraziť viac

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47,99€

Mythology in Our Language

Ludwig Wittgenstein, University of Chicago (2017)
Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough

In 1931 Ludwig Wittgenstein wrote his famous Remarks on Frazer’s “Golden Bough,” published posthumously in 1967. At that... Zobraziť viac

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37,50€
34,88€