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Brown, Neville
Written by an experienced author with a strong background in both History and Earth Sciences, this text explores the philosophic implications of the dramatic developments now under way in astrophysics and astrobiology. How close may this progress, empirical and theoretical, bring us to a definitive understanding of ultimate realities? What could it connote for the future of the great religious obediences? What might it mean for the evolution of a planetary consciousness that could be the key to the survival of our overburdened world? Are there not alarming possibilities, yet also very positive ones? Discussion takes full account of hard science in a manner accessible to lay people, where the arguments and observations presented are set firmly in a deep historical perspective. A fundamental conclusion and imperative for the coming century is that there are some shaky but tangible grounds for believing we are poised to enter an era in which relations much improve within and between the great religious obediences; between them and philosophical agnosticism - to the many who subscribe to no established faith but who would lay claim to a broad ethical concern and spiritual aspiration; and between all of these and the natural sciences. Throughout, the author provides compelling examples of cosmic norms - rooted in Earth Science, Astronomy/Astrophysics and Historical Example - to demonstrate the issues mankind faces in coming to terms with the Universe, of which we are but a small part.367pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1903900662
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Inventory #20774
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Malak, Introduction By Nash, Knowlton, Preface By Karsh Barbara
Selected from Malak's vast archive of photographs are 130 breathtaking images that chronical the land and its many faces and moods.Corners of boards and d/j slightly bumped.128pp.
Key Porter Books Limited, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . D/J in Protective Wrapper. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1552634949
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Inventory #5637
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Carabet, Brian G. And Shand, John A.
Presenting hundreds of vibrant photographs and insightful editorial content, each collection showcases award-winning interiors and the talented designers who created them. Whether it is the designer's own home or that of a client, these stunning compositions offer a regional look at the accomplishments and diverse styles of the top design professionals working in the field today. Stylish and contemporary, these are extraordinary homes that captivate and inspire. This title includes an impressive overview of one of British Columbia's first sustainable interior designers, JC Scott, as well as internationally recognised Robert Ledingham, and designer/builder pioneers Les and Liz Stevenson. 203pp.
Panache Partners, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Printing. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781933415710
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Inventory #27381
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Said, Edward W.
A 'beginning,' especially as embodied in much modern thought, is its own method, Edward Said argues in this classic treatise on the role of the intellectual and the goal of criticism. Distinguishing between 'origin', which is divine, mythical, and privileged, and 'beginning,' which is secular and humanly produced, Said traces the ramifications and diverse understandings of the concept of beginning through history. A beginning is a first step in the intentional production of meaning and the production of difference from preexisting traditions. It authorizes subsequent texts - it both enables them and limits what is acceptable. Drawing on the insights of Vico, Valery, Nietzsche, Saussure, Levi-Strauss, Husserl, and Foucault, Said recognizes the novel as the major attempt in Western literary culture to give beginnings an authorizing function in experience, art, and knowledge.Scholarship should see itself as a beginning - as a uniting of theory and practice. Said's insistence on a criticism that is humane and socially responsible is what makes "Beginnings" a book about much more than writing: it is about imagination and action as well as the constraints on freedom and invention that come from human intention and the method of its fulfillment. 414pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Columbia University Press, 1985, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 023105937X
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Inventory #24689
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Gastinel, Eric; Milford, Mark
This is a practical guide to the legal aspects of the Community Trade Mark, which is an intellectual property right created by an European Council Regulation of December 1993, and which entered into force on 1 April 1996. The main attraction of the Community Trade Mark is that it enables an applicant to obtain and maintain, with only one registration, trade mark protection throughout the 15 Member States of the European Union (rather than having to obtain and maintain the registration of essentially the same trade mark in each of those countries). In other words, the Community Trade Mark offers one-stop-shopping; the proprietor of a Community Trade Mark is able to enjoy exclusive rights of use at a significantly reduced cost in order to enjoy comparable rights simultaneously throughout the European Union pursuant to the traditional country-by-country or international registration systems. The Community Trade Mark system is administered by the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM), which is an agency of the European Union. The Community Trade Mark system has been surprisingly successful since its inception. 319pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041198318
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Inventory #16703
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 65.15 approx. - € 55.25 approx.)
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