Reference and Reflexivity

Titre : Reference and Reflexivity
Auteur : John Perry
Éditeur : Stanford Univ Center for the Study
ISBN-13 : 1575865238
Libération : 2012

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In this volume John Perry develops his “reflexive-referential” account of indexicals, demonstratives, and proper names. For this new second edition, Perry has added a new preface and two chapters on the distinction between semantics and pragmatics and on attitude reports. He reveals a coherent and structured family of contents—from reflexive contents that place conditions on their actual utterance to fully incremental contents that place conditions only on the objects of reference—reconciling the legitimate insights of both the referentialist and descriptivist traditions.

Owned and Owner

Titre : Owned and Owner
Auteur : Anneke Jacob
Éditeur : Pink Flamingo Publications
ISBN-13 : 9781936173679
Libération : 2009-10-01

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A story of unconditional slavery, told from inside a woman's bound and naked skin. Far in the future exists a world of men, a planet where the only women are rare and exotic pets. These few women, convicted of crimes, have chosen their punishment: slavery on Henth. The few men who buy them know what they are getting: eager submissives, willing to accept the status of animals in order to be owned by men. Etrin is a young woman who makes this choice; Garid is the man who buys her. Their story is one of dominance and submission taken as far as the imagination can go. Long prior to the time of the book, Henth's colonizers split along gender lines, and the women removed themselves to a separate planet. The two societies have almost lost sight and memory of each other, except for the rare occasions when a woman chooses slavery on Henth over the alternative punishment on her home planet. Driven by a deep need for submission, Etrin pushes her misbehaviour year after year, knowing that she'll eventually be sent to Henth. When finally convicted and sentenced for her crimes, the bound Etrin is overwhelmed by her first contact with the men on the planet Henth. Soon transferred to the care of animal handlers, she's caged for transport along with the other exotic pets, and prepared for the auction that will determine her new owner. Once Garid purchases his new pet, Etrin goes through stages of acceptance and the relinquishment of self as she faces the strict demands required of her. Meanwhile, Garid, driven and possessive, establishes a sense of ownership strong enough that he is finally able to share her. Readers learn of Etrin's struggles in the form of first-person introspection, and Garid's as he talks with his friend Therin, another dominant.

Statics and Strength of Materials for Architecture and Building Construction

Titre : Statics and Strength of Materials for Architecture and Building Construction
Auteur : Barry Onouye
Éditeur : Prentice Hall is a
ISBN-13 : 013507925X
Libération : 2011

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Statics and Strength of Materials for Architecture and Building Construction, Fourth Edition, offers students an accessible, visually oriented introduction to structural theory that doesn't rely on calculus. Instead, illustrations and examples of building frameworks and components enable students to better visualize the connection between theoretical concepts and the experiential nature of real buildings and materials. This new edition includes fully worked examples in each chapter, a companion website with extra practice problems, and expanded treatment of load tracing.

Algebraic theory of lattices

Titre : Algebraic theory of lattices
Auteur : Peter Crawley
Éditeur : Prentice Hall
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015040389127
Libération : 1973

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Afghani and Abduh

Titre : Afghani and Abduh
Auteur : Elie Kedourie
Éditeur : Psychology Press
ISBN-13 : 0714619892
Libération : 1966

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This is a reprint of the late professor's work on Jamal al-Din al-Afghani (1838-1879) and his well-known Egyptian discipline Muhammad 'Abduh (1849-1905), the Mufti of Egypt. These two men have generally been seen as devout Muslims who helped rejuvenate their religion which had been stagnating for many centuries. The author provides evidence which suggests that these two men were involved in Islam's small and silent atheist movement which had a subversive rather than constructive influence on mainstream Islam. He also examines Afghani's and 'Abduh's political activities in Egypt before and during 'Urabi's revolt of 1870 and in the process throws new light on Egypt's politics during this turbulent decade. He argues that Afghani could have been a Russian agent, possibly a French one and probably offered his services to the British.

Lion of Jordan

Titre : Lion of Jordan
Auteur : Avi Shlaim
Éditeur : Penguin UK
ISBN-13 : 9780141903644
Libération : 2008-11-27

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For most of his long reign (1953-1999) Hussein of Jordan was one of the dominant figures in Middle Eastern politics, its most continuous presence, and one of the most consistent proponents of peace with Israel. This is the first major account of his life and reign, written with access to many of his surviving papers, with the co-operation (but not approval) of his family and staff, and extensive interviews with policy-makers of many different nationalities.

Fragments D une

Titre : Fragments D une
Auteur : Abdellatif La[bi
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0956191908
Libération : 2009

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Abdellatif La[bi is an important Morroccan poet and intellectual; his writing in French is highly-regarded in both Morrocco and France, but he is under-represented in English. This book helps to redress this, by presenting this long poem in a fresh new English translation, along with the full text of the French original.