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Empiricism and Philosophy of Physics (Synthese Library, 434)
Empiricism and Philosophy of Physics (Synthese Library, 434)

This book presents a thoroughly empiricist account of physics. By providing an overview of the development of empiricism from Ockham to van Fraassen the book lays the foundation for its own version of empiricism. Empiricism for the author consists of three ideas: nominalism, i.e. dismissing second order quantification as unnecessary,...

I. M. Wright's "Hard Code": A Decade of Hard-Won Lessons from Microsoft (Best Practices)
I. M. Wright's "Hard Code": A Decade of Hard-Won Lessons from Microsoft (Best Practices)

Get the brutal truth about coding, testing, and project management—from a Microsoft insider who tells it like it is. I. M. Wright's deliberately provocative column "Hard Code" has been sparking debate amongst thousands of engineers at Microsoft for years. And now (despite our better instincts), we're making...

The Artful Universe Expanded
The Artful Universe Expanded
Our love of art, writes John Barrow, is the end product of millions of years of evolution. How we react to a beautiful painting or symphony draws upon instincts laid down long before humans existed. Now, in this enhanced edition of the highly popular The Artful Universe, Barrow further explores the close ties between our aesthetic appreciation and...
Targeting Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcomas (Cancer Treatment and Research)
Targeting Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcomas (Cancer Treatment and Research)
The last decade we have witnessed a major change in the development of new techniques and agents for the treatment of cancer in general, and for soft tissue sarcomas in particular. The important achievements of molecular biology research have changed the landscape markedly. Increasingly subtypes of soft tissue sarcomas are shown...
Europe in Crisis: Bolt from the Blue?
Europe in Crisis: Bolt from the Blue?

This book analyzes the European Great Recession of 2008-12, its economic and social causes, its historical roots, and the policies adopted by the European Union to find a way out of it. It contains explicit debates with several economists and analysts on some of the most controversial questions about the causes of the crisis and the policies...

Promoting Sustainable Electricity in Europe: Challenging the Path Dependence of Dominant Energy Systems
Promoting Sustainable Electricity in Europe: Challenging the Path Dependence of Dominant Energy Systems
This is a timely and comparative assessment of initiatives to promote renewable electricity sources (RES) in eight European countries. Carried out by the ProSus research programme at the University of Oslo in cooperation with leading research institutions in each country, the study focuses on the promotional schemes used to foster RES in Austria,...
Electronic Monitoring in the Workplace: Controversies and Solutions
Electronic Monitoring in the Workplace: Controversies and Solutions

Due to the use of new technologies, coupled with the fact that there is an increasing amount of work being done online, whether on the Internet, intranets, LANs or other networks, extensive employee monitoring by employers is inexpensive and easy. Employers have legitimate concerns about the efficiency of their employees and the quality of the...

Independence in Central America and Chiapas, 1770–1823
Independence in Central America and Chiapas, 1770–1823
Central America was the only part of the far-reaching Spanish Empire in continental America not to experience destructive independence wars in the period between 1810 and 1824. The essays in this volume draw on new historical research to explain why, and to delve into what did happen during the independence period in Central...
Building Social Web Applications: Establishing Community at the Heart of Your Site
Building Social Web Applications: Establishing Community at the Heart of Your Site
Building a web application that attracts and retains regular visitors is tricky enough, but creating a social application that encourages visitors to interact with one another requires careful planning. This book provides practical solutions to the tough questions you'll face when building an effective community site -- one that makes visitors feel...
Frommer's Alaska 2010 (Frommer's Color Complete Guides)
Frommer's Alaska 2010 (Frommer's Color Complete Guides)

As a child, when my family traveled outside Alaska for vacations, I often met other children who asked, “Wow, you live in Alaska? What’s it like?” I never did well with that question. To me, the place I was visiting was far simpler and easier to describe than the one I was from. The Lower 48 seemed a fairly homogeneous land...

The Syrian Social Nationalist Party: Its Ideology and History
The Syrian Social Nationalist Party: Its Ideology and History
The emergence of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP) during the Syrian civil war as a military and political force has elicited interest and debate among observers and analysts of the Middle East. Long considered as irrevocably marginalized by decades of prohibition and persecution, the SSNP has over the last decade re-asserted itself as...
Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources
Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources
Crime, and the issues that relate to it, arouse compelling curiosity and fervent debate. In the human psyche, crimes and their underlying motives often capture equal measures of fascination and revulsion. In the media, criminals are both condemned and granted celebrity. Accordingly, the readings and resources offered in Crime and Punishment:...
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