Rhetoric and Sociolinguistics in Times of Global Crisis
"The purpose of this book is also to bridge the gap to initiate a discussion on understanding how rhetoric and sociolinguistics could create critical awareness for individuals, societies and learning environments during crisis times"--... 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,...
Philosophy of Time (Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy)
As a growing area of research, the philosophy of time is increasingly relevant to different areas of philosophy and even other disciplines. This book describes and evaluates the most important debates in philosophy of time, under several subject areas: metaphysics, epistemology, physics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind,...
We See It All: Liberty and Justice in an Age of Perpetual Surveillance
This investigation into the legal, political, and moral issues surrounding how the police and justice system use surveillance technology asks the question: what are citizens of a free country willing to tolerate in the name of public safety?
As we rethink the scope of police power, Jon Fasman’s chilling examination...
Last Chance Texaco: Chronicles of an American Troubadour
Have you met Ms. Jones?
One weekend night on primetime television, a then-unknown singer and vital part of the burgeoning Los Angeles jazz pop scene skyrocketed to fame overnight after a now iconic performance on Saturday Night Live. The year was 1979, the song “Chuck E’s in Love,” and the singer, donning her...
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