By Nitzan Lebovic
The various first figures the Nazis conscripted of their upward push to energy have been rhetoricians dedicated to popularizing the German vocabulary of Leben (life). This attention-grabbing examine reexamines this flow via certainly one of its such a lot well-known exponents, Ludwig Klages, revealing the philosophical-cultural crises and political volatility of the Weimar period.
By D. Dowling
This finished research levels from Irving's Knickerbockers, Emerson's Transcendentalists, and Garrison's abolitionists to the preferred serial fiction writers for Robert Bonner's big apple Ledger to unearth remarkable convergences among such doubtless disparate circles.
By Francis X. Connor (auth.)
By Tom Perrin
In the course of the chilly warfare, many well known American novels have been labelled "middlebrow," resulting in a common trust that those texts held much less highbrow benefit. Perrin debunks those unfair assumptions via works via James Michener, Harper Lee, and Leon Uris, arguing that such writers made a huge contribution to the culture of yank literature.
By Stuart Brown, N. J. Fox
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) used to be one of many first glossy philosophers, and as such, probably the most major. His contributions have been frequently pathbreaking and his imprint nonetheless is still on fields similar to common sense, arithmetic, technological know-how, overseas legislations, and ethics. whereas publishing really little in the course of his existence, he used to be in usual correspondence with vital philosophers or even political leaders.The old Dictionary of Leibniz's Philosophy sheds gentle not just on his philosophical notion but additionally the influence it had at the taking into consideration his contemporaries. They, and he, are defined in several cross-referenced dictionary entries. additionally incorporated are different entries that current his writings, clarify his suggestions, and hint his motion in particular fields. The advent sums a lot of this up and—along with the bibliography—provides a powerful beginning for additional examine.
By Sebastien Gandon
Sebastien Gandon goals at reversing the viewpoint. His target is to provide an image of Russell's logicism according to a close studying of the advancements facing complex arithmetic - specifically projective geometry and the speculation of volume. This ebook isn't just the 1st learn ever made from the 'later' parts of PoM and PM, it additionally exhibits how this shift of standpoint compels us to alter our view of the logicist application taken as a whole.
By B. Bennett
Why did such a lot of americans stopover at and write approximately, sÃ©ances? What are the connections among the 'emergence' of spiritualism in 1848 and previous sorts of supernatural phenomena? This booklet asks concerning the cultural and political meanings of spiritualism within the nineteenth century United States. which will re-assess either transatlantic spiritualism and the tradition within which it emerged, Bennett locates spiritualism inside a hugely technologized transatlantic capitalist tradition. She argues that, via performances within which the useless converse via and to the dwelling, white american citizens' so much profound anxieties approximately political and cultural dispossession, particularly of Indians, are articulated.
By L. Starks-Estes
Utilizing psychoanalysis, trauma thought, and materialist views, this e-book examines Shakespeare's appropriations of Ovid's poetry in his Roman poems and performs. It argues that Shakespeare makes use of Ovid to discover violence, trauma, and virtus - the worrying results of aggression, sadomasochism, and the transferring notions of selfhood and masculinity.
By Rainer Wolf, Gennady E. Zaikov, A. K. Haghi
Pathways to fashionable actual Chemistry: An Engineering technique with Multidisciplinary Applications specializes in fresh tendencies and takes a scientific and useful examine theoretical points of fabrics chemistry. The ebook describes the characterization and research equipment for fabrics and explains actual delivery mechanisms in quite a few fabrics. not just does this ebook summarize the classical theories of fabrics chemistry, however it additionally shows their engineering purposes in accordance with the present key matters. contemporary tendencies in numerous parts are explored, together with polymer technological know-how, cloth engineering, and chemical engineering technological know-how, that have vital software to practice.
By J. Thompson
Jane Austen wrote whilst sociology was once being demonstrated because the new self-discipline to appreciate social matters akin to urbanization and industrialization. Drawing on landmark sociologists equivalent to Durkheim and Bourdieu, this research argues that the novels of Austen have been seriously stimulated via those early advancements in sociology.