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Blowout Sale! Up to 81% off on History & Philosophy at Translate This Website. Top brands include Gildan Media, LLC, Brand: Prometheus Books, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Brand: Editions Rodopi B.V., University of Chicago Press, Brand: Springer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Romance Studies, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Springer, Brand: Palgrave Macmillan, Palgrave Macmillan, F R Ankersmit, De Gruyter Mouton, University of Pittsburgh Press, & Brand: Univ Of Minnesota Press. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.

What the F: What Swearing Reveals About Our Language, Our Brains, and Ourselves
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Nearly everyone swears - whether it's over a few too many drinks, in reaction to a stubbed toe, or in flagrante delicto. And yet, we sit idly by as words are banned from television and censored in books. We insist that people excise profanity from their vocabularies, and we punish children for yelling the very same dirty words that we'll mutter in relief seconds after they fall asleep. Swearing, it seems, is an intimate part of us that we have decided to selectively deny. That's a damn shame.

Decoding the Language of God: Can a Scientist Really Be a Believer?: A Geneticist Responds to Francis Collins
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In his bestselling book, The Language of God, Francis Collins—the director of the National Institutes of Health and the scientist who led the Human Genome Project—attempted to harmonize the findings of scientific research with Christian belief. In this response to Collins’s work, fellow geneticist George C. Cunningham presents a point-by-point rebuttal of The Language of God, arguing that there is no scientifically acceptable evidence to support belief in a personal God and much that

Revitalizing Higher Education (Issues in Higher Education) (Issues in Higher Education) (Language & Communication Library)
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This volume focuses on the recent lessons of experience with reform and innovation in higher education that are most relevant to the challenges of developing countries. These lessons are explored in a series of twelve papers which analyze experience and issues in four priority areas. The first examines the relationship between higher education and development in a global environment in which economic growth is expected to be driven increasingly by scientific and technological innovation. To

Health, Science, and Ordinary Language (Value Inquiry)
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ean: 9789042013063, isbn: 9042013060,

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This book is a contribution to the current philosophical discussion on the nature of health and illness. It contains a comparative analysis and reevaluation of four influential contemporary theories in this field. These are the biostatistical theory of Christopher Boorse which represents the mainstream thinking in medicine, and three versions of a holistic and normative understanding of health and illness which are the theories of Lawrie Reznek, K. W. M. Fulford, and Lennart Nordenfelt. In this

Metaphors We Live By
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The now-classic Metaphors We Live By changed our understanding of metaphor and its role in language and the mind. Metaphor, the authors explain, is a fundamental mechanism of mind, one that allows us to use what we know about our physical and social experience to provide understanding of countless other subjects. Because such metaphors structure our most basic understandings of our experience, they are ''metaphors we live by''—metaphors that can shape our perceptions and actions without our

Causation, Coherence and Concepts: A Collection of Essays (Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science)
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In this collection I present 16 of my, I feel, more substantial papers on theoretical philosophy, 12 as originally published, one co-authored with Ulrike Haas-Spohn (Chapter14), one (Chapter 15) that was a brief conference commentary, but is in fact a suitable appendix to Chapter 14, one as a translation of a German paper (Chapter 12), and one newly written for this volume (Chapter 16), which, however, is only my recent attempt to properly and completely express an argument I had given in two

Materia médica: Rareza, singularidad y accidente en la España temprano-moderna (North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures) (Spanish Edition)
By University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Romance Studies
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ean: 9781469626178, isbn: 1469626179,

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Materia medica explores the intersection of the sciences and humanities in Spanish sixteenth and seventeenth century representations of the extraordinary within the larger scheme of the Baroque. Medical and chirurgical treatises, discourses, letters, broadsheets, and paratexts of the period share with the humanities thought processes, methods, patterns, and—most importantly—some forms of description. Archival evidence broadens the spectrum of these texts, and cases are frequently compared

Language and the Study of Language (Perfect Library)
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''Language and the Study of Language'', by William Dwight Whitney. William Dwight Whitney was american linguist, philologist, and lexicographer (1827-1894)..

Principles of Program Analysis
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Program analysis utilizes static techniques for computing reliable information about the dynamic behavior of programs. Applications include compilers (for code improvement), software validation (for detecting errors) and transformations between data representation (for solving problems such as Y2K). This book is unique in providing an overview of the four major approaches to program analysis: data flow analysis, constraint-based analysis, abstract interpretation, and type and effect systems.

Encounters between Analytic and Continental Philosophy (Language, Discourse, Society)
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ean: 9781137290199, isbn: 1137290196,

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Twentieth-century philosophy has often been pictured as divided into two camps, analytic and continental. This study challenges this depiction by examining encounters between some of the leading representatives of either side. Starting with Husserl and Frege's fin-de-siècle turn against psychologism, it turns to Carnap's 1931 attack on Heidegger's metaphysics (together with its background in the Cassirer-Heidegger dispute of 1929), moving on to Ayer's 1951 meeting with Bataille and

‘Am I That Name?’: Feminism and the Category of ‘Women’ in History (Language, Discourse, Society)
By Palgrave Macmillan
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Writing about changes in the notion of womanhood, Denise Riley examines, in the manner of Foucault, shifting historical constructions of the category of ''women'' in relation to other categories central to concepts of personhood: the soul, the mind, the body, nature, the social. Feminist movements, Riley argues, have had no choice but to play out this indeterminacy of women. This is made plain in their oscillations, since the 1790s, between concepts of equality and of difference. To fully

Language, Knowledge, and Representation: Proceedings of the Sixth International Colloquium on Cognitive Science (ICCS-99) (Philosophical Studies Series)
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ean: 9781402020575, isbn: 1402020570,

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Every two years since 1989, an international colloquium on cognitive science is held in Donostia - San Sebastian, attracting the most important researchers in that field. This volume is a collection of the invited papers to the Sixth International Colloquium on Cognitive Science (ICCS-99), written from a multidisciplinary, cognitive perspective, and addressing various essential topics such as self-knowledge, intention, consciousness, language use, learning and discourse. This collection

Knowledge and Language: Volume III Metaphor and Knowledge (Volume 3)
By F R Ankersmit
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mpn: biography, ean: 9789401048149, isbn: 9401048142,

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Metaphor lies at the heart of the contemporary debate in aesthetics, semantics and the philosophy of science. It is generally recognised now that metaphor is not an obfuscation of the truth (as so many philosophers since Plato have argued); on the contrary, it is essential that we consider metaphor if we strive for an optimal understanding of how truth is gained both in science and in our everyday dealings with reality. Hence, metaphor is not of interest only for the literary theorists, but for

Principles of Cognition, Language and Action: Essays on the Foundations of a Science of Psychology
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ean: 9780792362319, isbn: 0792362314,

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This book addresses a growing concern as to why Psychology, now more than a hundred years after becoming an independent research area, does not yet meet the basic requirements of a scientific discipline on a par with other sciences such as physics and biology. These requirements include: agree­ ment on definition and delimitation of the range of features and properties of the phenomena or subject matter to be investigated; secondly, the development of concepts and methods which unambiguously

The Dominance of English as a Language of Science: Effects on Other Languages and Language Communities (Contributions to the Sociology of Language, ... to the Sociology of Language, 84)
By De Gruyter Mouton
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mpn: 21 black & white illustrations, 68 black, ean: 9783110166477, isbn: 9783110166477,

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CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOCIOLOGY OF LANGUAGE brings to students, researchers and practitioners in all of the social and language-related sciences carefully selected book-length publications dealing with sociolinguistic theory, methods, findings and applications. It approaches the study of language in society in its broadest sense, as a truly international and interdisciplinary field in which various approaches, theoretical and empirical, supplement and complement each other. The series invites

Languages of Science in the Eighteenth Century
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mpn: 14 black & white illustrations, 9 black, ean: 9783110255058, isbn: 3110255057,

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The eighteenth century is an important period both in the history of science and in the history of languages. Interest in science, and especially in the useful sciences, exploded and a new, modern approach to scientific discovery and the accumulation of knowledge emerged. It was during this century, too, that ideas on language and language practice began to change. Latin had been more or less the only written language used for scientific purposes, but gradually the vernaculars became

Practical Aspects of Declarative Languages: Second International Workshop, PADL 2000 Boston, MA, USA, January 17-18, 2000. Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)
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This volumecontainsthepaperspresentedattheSecondWorkshoponthePr- tical Applications of Declarative Languages (PADL'00) held in Boston, MA, USA, January 17{18, 2000. PADL'00 was co-located with the 27th ACM C- ference on the Principles of ProgrammingLanguages(POPL'00). The event was organized by COMPULOG AMERICAS. Declarativelanguagesbuildonasoundtheoreticalbasisto provideattractive frameworksfor application development. Indeed, these languages havebeen s- cessfully applied to vastly di erent

Logic, Language, and the Structure of Scientific Theories (Pitt Konstanz Phil Hist Scienc)
By University of Pittsburgh Press
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ean: 9780822937401, isbn: 0822937409,

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This volume honors and examines the founders of the philosophy of logical empiricism. Historical and interpretive essays clarify the scientific philosophies of Carnap, Reichenbach, Hempel, Kant, and others, while exploring the main topics of logical empiricist philosophy of science..

Intangible Materialism: The Body, Scientific Knowledge, and the Power of Language
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ean: 9780816644681, isbn: 0816644683,

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Taking as his point of departure Norbert Weiner’s statement that information is basic to understanding materialism in our era, Ronald Schleifer shows how discoveries of modern physics have altered conceptions of matter and energy and the ways in which both information theory and the study of literature can enrich these conceptions. Expanding the reductive notion of “the material” as simply matter and energy, he formulates a new, more inclusive idea of materialism.Schleifer’s project

Individualism, Decadence and Globalization: On the Relationship of Part to Whole, 1859-1920 (Language, Discourse, Society)
By Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9780230247437, isbn: 0230247431,

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Beginning with a widespread definition of Decadence as when individual parts flourish at the expense of the whole, Regenia Gagnier - a leading cultural historian of late nineteenth-century Britain - shows the full range of meanings of individualism at the height of its promise. From Darwin and Mill to the Fin de Siècle and beyond, Gagnier establishes the individual in relation to its theoretical and practical contexts: the couple and parent/child dyad; the workshop and community; the nation

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