Download E-books The Greatest Briton: Essays on Winston Churchill's Life and Political Philosophy PDF

By Jeremy Havardi

Considered some of the most debatable figures in sleek history—highly respected via a few and seriously criticized by way of others—Winston Churchill is defended during this number of essays masking various issues all through his lifestyles. prepared in chronological order to teach his lifestyles and profession in context of 20th-century international historical past, those brief essays are either distinctive and analytical whereas nonetheless being hugely obtainable for a normal viewers. each one essay solutions a particular historic query approximately Churchill and argues that not just should still he be remembered for his family coverage along his wartime achievements yet that he additionally expected a couple of concerns and debates dealing with the area today.

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Download E-books Essays in Game Theory: In Honor of Michael Maschler PDF

By Robert J. Aumann, Lloyd S. Shapley (auth.), Nimrod Megiddo (eds.)

This quantity provides a set of papers on online game conception devoted to Michael Maschler. via his commitment and contributions to video game concept, Maschler has develop into a tremendous determine rather within the region of cooperative video games. video game thought has given that turn into an enormous topic in operations learn, economics and administration technological know-how. As befits one of these quantity, the most subject matters lined are cooperative video games, coalitions, repeated video games, and a price allocation video games. the entire contributions are authoritative surveys of a specific subject, so jointly they are going to current a useful evaluation of the sphere to all these engaged on video game thought problems.

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Download E-books Markets, Games, and Organizations: Essays in Honor of Roy Radner (Studies in Economic Design) PDF

We're happy to aid have a good time Roy Radner's seventy fifth birthday, through issuing in a single quantity the papers that initially seemed in his honor in specific problems with overview of monetary layout (Vol. 6/2 and 6/3-4, 2001). via his really unique rules and lucid writing, Roy has inspired and guided the idea group for many years. Many colleagues and scholars have chanced on their very own paintings formed and greater by means of Roy's wide-ranging interest, his encouragement, and his prepared insights. In soliciting contributions to the evaluate of monetary layout Radner matters, we determined to process his former scholars on the college of California, Berke­ ley, his former post-doctoral fellows at Bell Laboratories, and his released co­ authors. We exhibit our honest apology to any power authors who healthy those different types and whom we can have accidentally didn't strategy. Our task as editors of the assessment of financial layout Radner concerns became out to be effortless, because of the enthusiastic reaction we acquired from authors and the standard in their submissions.

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Download E-books Gladstone Centenary Essays PDF

W. E. Gladstone towers over the politics of the 19th century. he's recognized for his rules of economic rectitude, his campaigns to settle the Irish query and his championship of the rights of small countries. He continues to be the single British best Minister to have served for 4 separate phrases. In 1998 a global convention at Chester collage introduced jointly Gladstone students to mark the centenary of his demise, and plenty of of the papers offered on that get together are released during this quantity. overlaying the total of the statesman’s lengthy political lifestyles from the 1st Reform Act to the decade of the 19th century, they vary over subject matters as various as parliamentary reform and unfastened exchange, Gladstone’s English Nonconformist supporters and his Irish Unionist rivals. A decide upon bibliography, prepared by means of topic, offers assistance for additional study. the gathering kinds a tribute, appreciative yet serious, to the Grand previous guy of British politics.

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Download E-books Beyond Legitimation: Essays on the Problem of Religious Knowledge (Library of Philosophy and Religion) PDF

By Donald Wiebe

The early essays during this quantity continue at the assumption compatibility process will be shaped that may not simply convey spiritual wisdom claims into concord with medical claims yet also will exhibit there to be a primary similarity of technique in spiritual and medical pondering. they don't seem to be, in spite of the fact that, unambiguously profitable. for this reason Professor Wiebe units out within the succeeding essays to hunt an knowing of the religion/science dating that doesn't imagine they need to be suitable. That exam, within the bottom line, unearths a primary contradiction within the compatibility approach construction programme which greater than means that non secular trust (knowledge) is past legitimation.

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Download E-books Apples of Gold in Settings of Silver: Stories of Dinner as a Work of Art PDF

By Carolin C. Young

A call for participation to 12 historical dinner events from a eating historian who gracefully traverses ten centuries of Western background in solution to the query, what does it suggest to dine? Carolin younger believes that consuming is organic and that eating is what makes us human. APPLES OF GOLD IN SETTINGS OF SILVER is a party of this philosophy, the place the common impulse to dine elegantly is on beautiful reveal. each one of those twelve time-travelling banquets bargains a chance to dine with a few of Europe's so much interesting personalities; to pattern the meals and tune, the dresser and etiquette that marked such notorious events as Casanova's seduction diners, Talleyran's foreign-affairs soirees, and the entertainments of bell epoque Vienna, encouraged via the traditional Egyptian adage, "Eat, drink and be merry, for the next day we die." within the telling emerge such very important advancements within the historical past of eating because the ecu discovery of porcelain, the advent of the fork, and the arriving of turkeys from the recent international.

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Download E-books Knowledge and Value: Essays in Honor of Harold N. Lee PDF

By Shannon Dubose (auth.), Andrew J. Reck (eds.)

Harold N. Lee retired from Tulane collage in June 1970. in the beginning the development used to be too awesome for us to react. Harold N. Lee is a "character" within the most sensible feel of the time period. definitely he could by no means depart us. He was once an excessive amount of an establishment for our establishment to continue with no him. yet he had attained the necessary retirement age of seventy, as he himself knowledgeable us, and lets no longer refute the calendar. whilst finally we got here to recognize the development, we - his colleagues, occupation­ al neighbors, and previous scholars - learned that we would have liked to honor him in a way extra everlasting than dinners and events. So the assumption of the current selection of essays dawned. Harold N. Lee taught philosophy at Tulane college for forty-five years. As professor of philosophy at Newcomb collage, the undergraduate women's department of Tulane, and head of the Newcomb philosophy division, he carried a heavy burden of training and management. He brought some of the classes which are now a simple a part of the curriculum, resembling the classes in aesthetics and symbolic good judgment. almost immediately after global conflict II he turned chairman of the then newly­ shaped college division of philosophy and performed a huge position within the institution of the doctoral application in philosophy. through the many years he additionally persevered his philosophical researches, and he has released and keeps to submit vital articles and books at normal intervals.

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Download E-books Dynamic Timing Decisions Under Uncertainty: Essays on Invention, Innovation and Exploration in Resource Economics PDF

By Prof. Dr. Nguyen Manh Hung, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Quyen (auth.)

Jay Forrester's financial Dynamics used to be released in 1971 and the bounds to development via Dennis Meadows and his affiliates seemed a yr later. The book of these books gave upward push to 20 years of severe examine into the economics of exhaustible assets, learn which all over has had a considerable impression either on public debate and on educational curricula. And now, simply as that line of analysis is wasting steam, economists are focussing on difficulties linked to the degradation of the average atmosphere, difficulties which demand types which, of their formal constitution, are fairly just like these already built in source economics. this is often hence a suitable second for the looks of a radical exposition of the economics of exhaustible assets. for that's what Nguyen Manh Hung and Nguyen Van Quyen have supplied. Their appropriate new e-book covers both good the older Hotelling-inspired concept of cake-eating and the economics of seek and R&D designed to discover new and less expensive resources of offer. It offers an entree to the full topic of source economics, in addition to many new discoveries in order to be of curiosity to skilled researchers.

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