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The Causal Universe - ebook/epub

The Causal Universe - ebook/epub
The Causal Universe - ebook/epub
Copernicus Center Press
A collection of essays dealing with causality, a core issue for both science and philosophy. The Reader will learn about different types of causality in complex systems and about new perspectives on this issue based on physical and cosmological considerations. In addition, the collection includes essays pertaining to the problem of causality in ancient Greek philosophy, and to the problem of God’s relation to the causal structures of nature viewed in the light of contemporary physics and cosmology.
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The Many Faces of Normativity - ebook/epub
The Many Faces of Normativity - ebook/epub
Copernicus Center Press

A collection of essays which deal with the issue of normativity from various theoretical perspectives. The Reader will learn how such phenomena as linguistic and mathematical rules, as well moral and legal norms, are explained in philosophy, psychology, neuroscience and linguistics. In addition, a discussion of the naturalistic fallacy is included.

Philosophy in neuroscience - ebook/epub
Philosophy in neuroscience - ebook/epub
Copernicus Center Press

A collection of essays dealing with the fundamental issues in neuroscience from methodological and philosophical perspectives. The Reader will learn about the methodological difficulties connected with the use of neuroscientific experiments in philosophical argumentation and about the nature of scientific explanation in neuroscience. In addition, the collection includes case studies of several issues lying at the intersection of neuroscience and...

The Concept of Explanation - ebook/epub
The Concept of Explanation - ebook/epub
Copernicus Center Press

A collection of essays devoted to the problem of explanation in various disciplines of science and humanities namely mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, neuroscience, economics as well as theology.

The issues covered include such topics as the interplay between explanation and understanding, the problem of a priori explanation, the limits of causal explanations in physics, the application of mathematics in biology...

Foundations of Legal Negotiations. Studies in the Philosophy of Law vol. 8 - ebook/epub
Foundations of Legal Negotiations. Studies in the Philosophy of Law vol. 8 - ebook/epub
Copernicus Center Press

A collection of essays from the leading scholars in the field dealing with various dimensions of legal negotiations. The contributions concern the logical structure of legal negotiations, as well as the possible philosophical assumptions behind the process of negotiating. The collection covers also the problem of the economic mechanisms and the psychological underpinnings of negotiationg in the shadow of the law...

The Emergence of Normative Orders - ebook/epub
The Emergence of Normative Orders - ebook/epub
Copernicus Center Press

Key points

  • addresses philosophical and scientific issues connected with the origins of morality, rationality, justice and other normative orders
  • brings together contributions by philosophers and psychologists

Description

A collection of essays assessing the origins of various rule-based systems including, but not limited to, morality, rationality and justice from the perspectives of both philosophy and psychology...

The Normative Mind - ebook/epub
The Normative Mind - ebook/epub
Copernicus Center Press

Key points

  • addresses philosophical and scientific issues connected with rule-following and decision-making
  • brings together contributions by philosophers, psychologists and neuroscientists

Description

A collection of essays dealing with issues connected with rule-following and decision-making from the perspectives of philosophy and various sciences. The Reader will learn about the diverse relations to rule-following behaviour of such phenomena...

Logic in Theology - ebook/epub
Logic in Theology - ebook/epub
Copernicus Center Press

A collection of essays devoted to the peculiarities of theological language and logic. The issues covered include such topics as the logic of miracles, the problem of God’s omniscience, the application of non-classical logics to theology and the relationships between science and theology, viewed from the perspective of logic.

The Atom of the Universe - ebook/epub
The Atom of the Universe - ebook/epub
Dominique Lambert
Copernicus Center Press

This book takes us from the early childhood to the last days of George Lemaîitre, the man behind the theory of the primeval atom, now better known as Big Bang theory. But who was George Lemaître? A clergyman, a genius astronomer, an audacious cosmologist, a computer enthusiast ahead of his time, a professor with his head in the clouds, a bon vivant mathematician and gourmand? Dominique Lambert's book peels away these layers...

Collected Short Stories Vol. 2: Collected Short Stories. Volume 2 - ebook/epub
Collected Short Stories Vol. 2: Collected Short Stories. Volume 2 - ebook/epub
Arthur Conan Doyle
KtoCzyta.pl

In this second volume of all the collected works that feature Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr. John Watson, the reader gets reacquainted with the great detective and his friend through 33 short stories and 2 novels with the added bonus of two Doyle written parodies as well as two essays by the author. Volume 2 begins with „The Hound of the Baskervilles”, a haunting novel of murder on eerie Grimpen Moor...

Revolution and Other Essays - ebook/epub
Revolution and Other Essays - ebook/epub
Jack London
Avia Artis

“Revolution and Other Essays” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.

 

Revolution and Other Essays is a series of essays by Jack London. The collection consists of these titles: Revolution, The Somnambulists, The Dignity of Dollars, Goliah, The Golden Poppy, The Shrinkage of the Planet...

Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays - ebook/epub
Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays - ebook/epub
George Orwell
Avia Artis

“Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays“ is a book by George Orwell, an English novelist, essayist, and journalist. He is best known for the allegorical novella Animal Farm and the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.

“Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays“ is a collection of 9 essays and a number of articles written by George Orwell. The collection consists of these titles:

Shooting an Elephant...

In Quest of Identity. Studies on the Persianate World - ebook/epub
In Quest of Identity. Studies on the Persianate World - ebook/epub
Opracowanie zbiorowe
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red. Mirosław Michalak, Magdalena RodziewiczStability and changeability of identities, especially in the context of their disappearance and revival, is one of the leitmotifs of the current publication, which is a fruit of a collective effort of scholars who represent diverse areas of the humanities and varied approaches to the issue of identity in the lands occupied by the Persian-language civilization...
England Your England and Other Essays - ebook/epub
England Your England and Other Essays - ebook/epub
George Orwell
Avia Artis

“England Your England and Other Essays“ is a book by George Orwell, an English novelist, essayist, and journalist. He is best known for the allegorical novella Animal Farm and the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.

“England Your England and Other Essays“ is a collection of 11 essays written by George Orwell. The collection consists of these titles:

Why I Write (Gangrel, 1947), Writers and Leviathan (Politics and Letters...

Critical Essays - ebook/epub
Critical Essays - ebook/epub
George Orwell
Avia Artis

“Critical Essays“ is a book by George Orwell, an English novelist, essayist, and journalist. He is best known for the allegorical novella Animal Farm and the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.

 

Critical Essays (1946) is a collection of wartime pieces by George Orwell. It covers a variety of topics in English literature and also includes some pioneering studies of popular culture. It was acclaimed by critics...

Naturalism, Normativity and Explanation - ebook/epub
Naturalism, Normativity and Explanation - ebook/epub
Robert Audi
Copernicus Center Press

This book critically examines philosophical naturalism, evaluates the prospects for naturalizing such normative properties as being a reason, and proposes a theory of action-explanation.  This theory accommodates an explanatory role for both psychological properties such as intention and normative properties such as having an obligation or being intrinsically good.  This overall project requires distinguishing philosophical from methodological...

Faith and Reason in Russian Thought - ebook/epub
Faith and Reason in Russian Thought - ebook/epub
Copernicus Center Press

In Russian culture there was neither Scholasticism nor Renaissance, and the problem of faith and reason was formulated most of all on the ground of  Patristic tradition. This collection of essays explores various dimensions of this alternative Russian account. It shows peculiarities of Orthodox interpretation of faith, traces the interrelations between Eastern and Western thinkers, and investigates the heritage of Russian religious philosophy...

The Human Drift - ebook/epub
The Human Drift - ebook/epub
Jack London
Avia Artis

“The Human Drift” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.

 

'The Human Drift' is a collection of essays and short sketches by Jack London, also including a number of plays. The collection consists of these titles:

 

The Human Drift, Small-Boat Sailing, Four Horses and a Sailor...

Short guide to become UK nurse - ebook/epub
Short guide to become UK nurse - ebook/epub
Marcin Bill
Ridero

In the last few years it has increased interest in undertaking work in medical professions beyond the borders of our country. In particular, this issue has attracted those who are female and Male representatives or representatives of the nursing profession. At the same time on the internet there are many different, often conflicting and inaccurate information. This publication is based on my own experience in working abroad...

Living in the Land of Ashes - ebook/epub
Living in the Land of Ashes - ebook/epub
Konstanty Gebert
Wydawnictwo Austeria
Is there Jewish life in Poland after the Shoah? Should there be? This is the main topic of a collection of essays on post-war Polish Jewry written by Konstanty Gebert.

Is there Jewish life in Poland after the Shoah? Should there be? How do present-day Polish Jews, children and grand-children of survivors, relate both to the wartime horrors and to the glorious history of Polish Jewry which preceded them...

The Great Portrait Mystery and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Great Portrait Mystery and Other Stories - ebook/epub
R. Austin Freeman
KtoCzyta.pl

A daring daylight art theft from a crowded museum, a secret document centuries old, and a hidden treasure, these are the elements of the title story in this collection of tales by R. Austin Freeman. Though best known for his famous forensic sleuth, Dr. John Thorndyke, Freeman also on occasion wrote stories featuring other characters. In addition to „The Great Portrait Mystery”, this collection features four more of these tales which show a more...

Człowiek w sytuacji nie tylko z perspektywy psychologa - ebook/pdf
Człowiek w sytuacji nie tylko z perspektywy psychologa - ebook/pdf
Barbara Bokus, Ewa Kosowska
Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego

Zbiór esejów z różnych dziedzin psychologii, a także antropologii kulturowej, paleogeografii i geologii, socjologii, filozofii politycznej, filozofii religii, teologii, historii, orientalistyki, kulturoznawstwa, leksykografii, pedagogiki, genetyki i archeologii, inspirowanych teorią czynności Profesora Tadeusza Tomaszewskiego i powiązanym z nią modelem sytuacji. Autorzy pokazują, co współczesna nauka wnosi do rozumienia pojęcia sytuacji...



The Emotional Brain Revisited - ebook/epub
The Emotional Brain Revisited - ebook/epub
Copernicus Center Press

A collection of essays which tackles various issues at play in the current neuroscientific, psychological and philosophical research on emotions. The authors discuss such topics as the role of amygdala in the emergence of emotions, the place of the affect within the psychological construction of the agent, insights from the research on emotions in animals or the relation between emotions, rationality...

Some Renaissance/ Early Modern Topoi in the Twenty First Century - ebook/pdf
Some Renaissance/ Early Modern Topoi in the Twenty First Century - ebook/pdf
Krystyna Kujawińska Courtney, Grzegorz Zinkiewicz
Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego
This collection of essays is in part the result of an international research project “Revisiting the Renaissance: Poland and the Low Countries in Early Modern Europe – The Culture of Self-Deception”, which was carried out by the British and Commonwealth Department of the University of Lodz in Poland and the Vakgroep Nederlandse Literatur en Alegemene Literatuuretenschap of the University of Ghent in Belgium (2009–2012)...
War of the Classes - ebook/epub
War of the Classes - ebook/epub
Jack London
Avia Artis

“War of the Classes” is a book by Jack London, an American novelist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction.

 

War of the Classes is a series of essays by Jack London. The collection consists of these titles: The Class Struggle, The Tramp, The Scab, The Question of the Maximum,A Review, Wanted: A New Land of Development...

Byzantium and the Arabs. The Encounter of Civilizations from Sixth to Mid-Eighth Century - ebook/pdf
Byzantium and the Arabs. The Encounter of Civilizations from Sixth to Mid-Eighth Century - ebook/pdf
Teresa Wolińska, Paweł Filipczak
Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego

This book is an attempt at a reconstruction of complex relations between Byzantium and the Arabs from the sixth to the eighth century. It discusses the religious and political situation in the Middle East on the eve of the Arab conquest, characterises the attitude adopted by the inhabitants of Byzantine provinces toward the Arab invaders, analyses the administrative structures of Byzantium and the Umayyad state...

Philosophy as the Foundation of Knowledge, Action and Ethos - ebook/pdf
Philosophy as the Foundation of Knowledge, Action and Ethos - ebook/pdf
Janusz Kaczmarek, Ryszard Kleszcz
Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego

The volume contains a selection of texts presented during the Conference: University – Philosophy as the Foundation of Knowledge, Action and Ethos, which was organized by the University of Łódź (on 11–13th June 2015) to celebrate the 70th anniversary of its foundation. The works contained in the volume pertain to very diverse topics, and for this reason the content of the book is divided into four chapters...

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - ebook/epub
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - ebook/epub
Arthur Conan Doyle
Avia Artis

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - a collection of short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, a British writer and medical doctor. He created the characters of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. The Sherlock Holmes stories are considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.

 

This collection of stories consists of: 

  1. 'The Adventure of Silver Blaze'
  2. 'The Adventure of the Cardboard Box'
  3. 'The Adventure of the Yellow Face'
  4. 'The Adventure of the Stockbroker's...
Leviathan. Or, The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil - ebook/epub
Leviathan. Or, The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil - ebook/epub
Thomas Hobbes
Ventigo Media

Leviathan is a multilevel treatise that, by the type of gradation, begins to explain simple concepts, moving on to more complex categories, revealing the essence of a persons life, his actions and actions; essence of the state, supreme authority and contract; religion and Christianity. This book is very useful for understanding how the English Revolution influenced peoples minds; to understand some of the basics of English courts...

Leviathan - ebook/epub
Leviathan - ebook/epub
Thomas Hobbes
KtoCzyta.pl

Leviathan is a multilevel treatise that, by the type of gradation, begins to explain simple concepts, moving on to more complex categories, revealing the essence of a person’s life, his actions and actions; essence of the state, supreme authority and contract; religion and Christianity. This book is very useful for understanding how the English Revolution influenced people’s minds; to understand some of the basics of English courts...

Bettina’s Tales - audiobook
Bettina’s Tales - audiobook
Bettina Varese
Matrix Digital Publishing

A collection of erotic short stories containing sex and erotica. Explicit adult fiction which includes: heterosexual sex, group sex, swinging, lesbian sex and bondage. The stories are presented to the reader by Bettina Varese and will be enjoyed by both men and women. Bettina's titles are written to tease, tantalise and explicitly show the reader how great sex can be. Her women are in charge, or come out on top in the end...

Tales of Fishes - ebook/epub
Tales of Fishes - ebook/epub
Zane Grey
KtoCzyta.pl

Zane Gray is best known as a fishing writer for wild adventure catching giants of the world record in oceans around the world. He published a collection of stories about individual places and types of fish. Fish tales are a great collection of stories that cover the most popular types of fish found in salt water. These are turtles, sailboats, marlins, swordfish and tuna. This is a perfect example for the shade of appetite of every fisherman...

Beyond Good and Evil. Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future - ebook/epub
Beyond Good and Evil. Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future - ebook/epub
Ventigo Media

Beyond Good and Evil is one of the most scathing and powerful critiques of philosophy, religion, science, politics and ethics ever written. This work rejects the tradition of Western thought with its notions of truth and God, good and evil and demonstrates that the Christian world is steeped in a false piety and infected with a slave morality. It promotes a philosophy that celebrates the present and demands that the individual imposes their own...

Cost Management in Business Activity - ebook/pdf
Cost Management in Business Activity - ebook/pdf
Karolina Rybicka
Politechnika Częstochowska

The aim of the work is to present – based on literature studies – definitions and issues connected with cost accounting and indication of key instruments of cost management in modern enterprises. There are used in the work following research methods: literature research as well as case studies. The first chapter of the work contains an introduction to management accounting and cost management. There are presented here considerations connected...