Download The Pine Island Paradox: Making Connections in a by Kathleen Dean Moore PDF

By Kathleen Dean Moore

Can the affection reserved for friends and family be prolonged to a spot? In her most up-to-date e-book, acclaimed writer Kathleen Dean Moore displays on how deeply the surroundings is entrenched within the human spirit, regardless of the concept that nature and people are someway separate. Moore's essays, deeply felt and infrequently humorous, make connections in what can seem to be a disconnected international. Written in parable shape, her tales of friends and family — of desert tours along with her husband and youngsters, tenting journeys with scholars, blowing up a dam, her daughter's arrest for protesting the struggle in Iraq — confirm an impulse of worrying that belies the summary department of people from nature, of the sacred from the mundane. Underlying those splendidly enticing tales is the author’s trust in a brand new ecological ethic of care, person who expands the belief of neighborhood to incorporate the surroundings, and embraces the land as relatives.

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Download Physik im 21. Jahrhundert: Essays zum Stand der Physik by Wolfgang Frühwald Prof. Dr. (auth.), Werner Martienssen, PDF

By Wolfgang Frühwald Prof. Dr. (auth.), Werner Martienssen, Dieter Röß (eds.)

Physik: 10 Essays aus berufener Hand.

Physik ist eine höchst lebendige Wissenschaft! Einmal gewonnene Grundlagen-Erkenntnisse lassen sich auf unübersehbar viele Anwendungsbereiche anwenden. Experimentell gesichertes Detailwissen wächst heute in wenigen Dekaden lawinenartig in eine Größenordnung, die selbst für den Fachmann im Ganzen nicht mehr überschaubar ist.

Dieses Werk wählt einen neuen Zugang: Beschränkung auf wenige, exemplarische Teilgebiete der modernen Physik bei Darstellung ihrer Zusammenhänge in aller Tiefe. Verfasser der Beiträge sind herausragende Wissenschaftler mit großer Lebenserfahrung, die dem Leser in ihrem Fachgebiet Zusammenhänge erschließen und Ausblicke in zukünftige Möglichkeiten eröffnen. Mit ihrer in langjähriger Lehrtätigkeit gesammelten Erfahrung formulieren sie das in einem reichen Forscherleben gesammeltes Wissen ohne Abstriche an den Erkenntniswert so, dass es von einer elementaren foundation aus zugänglich ist.

Es werden jeweils bedeutende, in sich zusammenhängende Gebiete präsentiert. Sie vermitteln dem Leser über die reine Sachinformation hinaus:

  • Staunen über die Zusammenhänge in der Natur,
  • Einsicht in die Möglichkeit und Grenze von Erkenntnis,
  • Faszination des über das Alltägliche Hinausgehenden,
  • Schönheit und Ästhetik in der Physik,
  • Einblick in die Lebendigkeit der Forschung
  • Eine Ahnung von der Anwendungsrelevanz von Grundlagenforschung

    Das Werk bietet concept für alle, die einen Zugang zu der bedeutenden „Kulturleistung Physik“ suchen. In gleichem Rang bietet es aber auch Orientierung gebende Vertiefung im Rahmen einer professionellen Beschäftigung mit Physik.

    • Physik im Diskurs der Gesellschaft
      Wolfgang Frühwald
    • Quantennormale
      Ernst O. Göbel
    • Chaos Siegfried Großmann
    • Strukturentstehung im Kosmos
      Günther Hasinger
    • Energie für unser Leben
      Klaus Heinloth
    • Elementarteilchen
      Herwig Schopper
    • Halbleiter-Quantenpunkte
      Dieter Bimberg, Sven Rodt und Udo W. Pohl
    • Förderung der Physik in Deutschland
      Hermann Schunck
    • Organische Elektronik
      Markus Schwoerer
    • Materie im Kosmos
      Joachim Trümper

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Download And Yet ...: Essays by Christopher Hitchens PDF

By Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens used to be identified for his erudition and pitch-perfect, generally argumentative prose, and during this new selection of essays that span his storied profession, he's no various. No topic is secure: Bosnia, Norman Mailer, Helen Mirren, Hitler--and sure, invoice and Hillary Clinton.
Lively and clever, indignant and considerate, and an ideal spouse to his bestselling Arguably, And but, And but is vintage Christopher Hitchens. it is going to pride enthusiasts and critics alike.

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Download Correct Reasoning: Essays on Logic-Based AI in Honour of by Jack Minker (auth.), Esra Erdem, Joohyung Lee, Yuliya PDF

By Jack Minker (auth.), Esra Erdem, Joohyung Lee, Yuliya Lierler, David Pearce (eds.)

This Festschrift released in honor of Vladimir Lifschitz at the party of his sixty fifth birthday offers 39 articles by means of colleagues from worldwide with whom Vladimir Lifschitz had cooperation in a variety of respects. The 39 contributions mirror the breadth and the intensity of the paintings of Vladimir Lifschitz in good judgment programming, circumscription, default good judgment, motion conception, causal reasoning and solution set programming.

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Download Gender and Genre: Essays on David Mamet by Christopher Hudgins, Leslie Kane PDF

By Christopher Hudgins, Leslie Kane

Severe and well known debate approximately Mamet’s paintings usually facilities at the meanings of his misogynist, unloving personality. The essays during this assortment procedure those arguable themes of gender and style with verve, starting from these which forged Mamet as a misogynist to these which comprehend his paintings as deeply ironic or even feminist. The individuals study performs from the early Sexual Perversity in Chicago to the new Jolly, motion pictures, condominium of video games and murder, and Mamet’s first novel, The Village.

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Download Great Feuds in History: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever by Colin Evans PDF

By Colin Evans

Книга nice Feuds in heritage: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever nice Feuds in historical past: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever Книги Исторические Автор: Colin Evans Год издания: 2002 Формат: pdf Издат.:Wiley Страниц: 256 Размер: 1,3 Mb ISBN: 0471225886 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Praise for excellent Feuds in heritage "Everyone loves a very good struggle, specifically at the global level, and Evans calls those contests with ability and flair."–– Kirkus reports (starred evaluate) "Evans captures the entire drama and controversy in those streamlined money owed brimming with invigorated, well-paced prose."–– Publishers Weekly In nice Feuds in heritage, Colin Evans places us in the course of ten of history’s most important struggles–high-stakes own conflicts that had an enduring effect at the societies round them and on generations that undefined. Spanning years of political competition, non secular clash, and ancestral discord, listed below are ten attention-grabbing precise stories of ambition, greed, jealousy, ardour, and worry which are as gripping and significant at the present time as they have been of their personal turbulent instances. Queen Elizabeth I as opposed to Mary, Queen of Scots English parliament as opposed to King Charles IAaron Burr as opposed to Alexander HamiltonThe Hatfields as opposed to the McCoysJoseph Stalin as opposed to Leon TrotskyRoald Amundsen as opposed to Robert ScottThe Duchess of Windsor as opposed to the Queen MotherBernard legislations Montgomery as opposed to George Patton Lyndon B. Johnson as opposed to Robert F. KennedyJ. Edgar Hoover as opposed to Martin Luther King Jr.

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