How to Talk About Books You Haven't Read "It may well be that too many books are published, but by good fortune, not all must be read.... A survivor's guide to life in the chattering classes...evidently much in need." --New York Times
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Dictionary of Computing This dictionary provides the user with a comprehensive range of the vocabulary used in the field of computing. It covers all aspects of computing, including hardware, software, peripherals, networks and programming, as well as many applications in which computers are used, such as the Internet or desktop publishing. It also describes the latest... Effective Operations and Performance Management
Effective Operations and Performance Management
is a multi-author volume, written by practitioners and academics in their respective fields of expertise, including Andrew Mayo, Subir Chowdhur, Andrew Cox, and Leslie L. Kossoff providing coverage in all aspects of operations and performance within a company.
The Bloomsbury Companion to Hobbes (Bloomsbury Companions)
Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) is widely held to be one of the most important thinkers in the history of philosophy. His contributions to ethics, political philosophy and psychology in particular were hugely innovative and he was regarded by his contemporaries as a major intellectual figure.
This comprehensive and accessible guide to...
Philosophy After Deleuze (Deleuze Encounters)
Philosophy After Deleuze providesa concise and accessible introduction to Deleuze in relation to philosophicalinquiry. The book shows how Deleuze's work contributes to contemporary debatesin each of the major areas of philosophy: metaphysics, ethics, aesthetics, andpolitical philosophy. Hughes begins by examining Deleuze's style,...
The Bloomsbury Companion to Socrates (Bloomsbury Companions)
Socrates, the largely enigmatic Greek thinker, is universally considered to have laid the foundations of western philosophy. His philosophy, available to us through the early dialogues of Plato and the writings of his contemporaries, has had a remarkably enduring influence on virtually every area of philosophical enterprise .
Understanding Records: A Field Guide To Recording Practice
Recording Practice is musical practice, a technical but artistic affair. Understanding Records explains the musical language of Recording Practice in a way that any interested reader can understand. Drawing on readily available hit records produced since 1945, each section of this book explains a handful of core production and engineering...
Advanced English Grammar: A Linguistic Approach
With more than 50 years of teaching experience between them, Ilse Depraetere and Chad Langford present a grammar pitched precisely at advanced learners of English who need to understand how the English language really works without getting lost in the complex specifics.
Now fully updated and revised throughout, the...
Life Changing: How Humans are Altering Life on Earth
In this post-natural history guide, Helen Pilcher invites us to meet key species that have been sculpted by humanity.
We are now living through the post-natural phase, where the fate of all living things is irrevocably intertwined with our own. We domesticated animals to suit our needs, and altered their...
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