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Paradoxes from A to Z
Paradoxes from A to Z
This essential guide to paradoxes takes the reader on a lively tour of puzzles that have taxed thinkers from Zeno to Galileo and Lewis Carroll to Bertrand Russell. Michael Clark uncovers an array of conundrums, such as Achilles and the Tortoise, Theseus' Ship, Hempel's Raven, and the Prisoners' Dilemma, taking in subjects as diverse as...
Cyberpower: The Culture and Politics of Cyberspace and the Internet
Cyberpower: The Culture and Politics of Cyberspace and the Internet
Cyberspace now touches all lives. For some it has become as essential as the telephone or the letter. For others it is still a fearful whisper of technological promise. Sometimes we look on bemused, uncertain why all those little addresses that begin ‘http://’ appear in advertisements, and sometimes we are shocked by the possibilities,...
The Multimedia Handbook (Blueprint Series)
The Multimedia Handbook (Blueprint Series)
Multimedia has become a very large and diverse field of activity. Its fuzzy boundaries merge into Information Technology. Disk storage, creative aspects like authoring, transmission protocols, standards, politics, and networks called superhighways are examples of activities where technical matters, creative work, applications, politics, and...
The Logic of Scientific Discovery (Routledge Classics)
The Logic of Scientific Discovery (Routledge Classics)
`One of the most important documents of the twentieth century.' - Sir Peter Medawar, New Scientist

`One cannot help feeling that, if it had been translated as soon as it had been originally published, philosophy in this country might have been saved some detours. Professor Popper's thesis has that quality of greatness that, once
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Playing with Videogames
Playing with Videogames
This book enlarges the discussion of mobility from tools and technologies to employees working in multiple places and between them Matti Vartiainen (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland)

Playing with Videogames documents the richly productive, playful and social cultures of videogaming that support, surround and sustain
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Hactivism and Cyberwars: Rebels with a Cause
Hactivism and Cyberwars: Rebels with a Cause
This detailed history of hacktivism's evolution from early hacking culture to its present day status as the radical face of online politics describes the ways in which hacktivism has re-appropriated hacking techniques to create an innovative new form of political protest. The authors provide an explanation of the different strands of hacktivism...
Encyclopedia of Literature and Criticism
Encyclopedia of Literature and Criticism
This Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive guide yet to both the nature and content of literature and to literary criticism. In ninety essays by leading international critics and scholars such as Catherine Belsey, Terrence Hawker, Catherine Hayles, Cora Kaplan, Christopher Norris and Don E. Wayne, the volume covers traditional topics such...
Literary Texts and the Greek Historian
Literary Texts and the Greek Historian

This original survey explores the ways in which non-historical texts as well as historical ones can be used to construct Greek historical accounts.

Funding bodies used to be more relaxed, and when I became a graduate student I was admitted to research on ‘Greek literature and/or Roman history’. That capacious definition more...

Writing Successfully in Science
Writing Successfully in Science
Are you a reluctant writer? If so, you are in good company. Many scientists, even the most successful ones, would rather get on with their next piece of work than settle down to reporting the last piece. But it is a fact of scientific life that every worthwhile research project must lead to publication or a written report of some kind. Each new...
From Writing to Computers
From Writing to Computers
... the broad and clear analysis of writing and language, and of automata theory, formal logic, and computability theory he uses to reach [his conclusion] is well worth reading.
–H. D. Warner, Western New England College

From Writing to Computers takes as its central theme the issue of a
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Social Work, Health and Equality
Social Work, Health and Equality
The authors use this volume to demonstrate how social work can make a significant contribution to creating greater equality in the experience of illness and health care as well as to describe the major adjustments in conceptualization, practice, and organization necessary to achieve this change. The book focuses on four key aspects, health...
Adventures in Criminology
Adventures in Criminology
[The book] is one of great distinction, scholarship and wit. ...a pleasure to read and which, itself, is a primary source of evidence from which much can be learnt.
Punishment and Society

Sir Leon Radzinowicz is one of the key figures in the development of criminology in the twentieth century....

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