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Edited By Jokic, Aleksandar
This work contains contributions by leading philosophers on the vast influence of Adolf Grunbaum on the philosophies of religion and science. A reprint of Grunbaum's "The Poverty of Theistic Cosmology" enriches the book. A highlight of this volume is an extended "Autobiographical-Philosophical Narrative" in which Grunbaum traces his intellectual journey, beginning with a poignant account of his early experiences with anti-Semitism in Nazi Germany and his intellectual queries about religious belief, continuing through the major milestones of his career, and concluding with his current interests. 476pp.
Prometheus Books, 2009, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781591023692
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Inventory #21752
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 51.60 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Brown, F.A.S.
Edges of D/J creased and slightly rubbed. Head and tail of spine slightly bumped. 252pp.
George Allen & Unwin, 1966, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #22551
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Shohov, Serge P. (editor)
A collection of papers written by academics from Europe, Asia, and North America discuss research in the areas of cognitive, behavioral, and biological psychology. Specific topics include abduction in postmodern research; psychology as the study of mind and behaviour; the development of alcohol habits in a Swedish male birth cohort etc. 229pp.
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590334108
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Inventory #6569
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 51.60 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Zhivov, Victor
Victor Zhivov's magisterial "Language and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Russia" tells the story of the creation of a new vernacular literary language in modern Russia, an achievement arguably on a par with the nation's extraordinary military successes, territorial expansion, development of the arts and formation of a modern empire. The language served as the primary vehicle for Russia's modernization and for its entry into the Western European cultural sphere, and Zhivov demonstrates that the unusually intense debates over it, down to violent disagreements over particular grammatical endings, have profound implications for understanding the basic social, political, and cultural dynamics of the era. "Language and Culture" analyzes the European theories concerning modern literary languages that were transplanted into Russia and demonstrates the ways in which they were creatively transformed when adapted to the complex legacy of medieval and seventeenth-century literary culture. Zhivov traces this creative adaptation from the "hybrid Slavonic" of the late seventeenth century; through Peter the Great's demand for a new Russian vernacular literary language; to the "Slaveno-Russian" linguistic and cultural synthesis of mid-century and the beginnings of a Russian literary tradition; to the early nineteenth-century debates between "archaists and innovators"; and fi nally to the subsequent decoupling of secular and religious language and culture that in his view represented the last echo of eighteenth-century debates. Language and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Russia fundamentally revises much of the received wisdom concerning the development of the literary language and offers fundamentally new perspectives on the genesis and development of modern Russian language, literature, and culture. 506pp. N.B. Head and tail of spine and D/J spine very slightly bumped.
Academic Studies Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781934843123
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Inventory #27388
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.15 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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The Palaeontological Association, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #29098
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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