Download Encyclopedia of Modern French Thought by Christopher John Murray PDF

By Christopher John Murray

This wide-ranging advisor to twentieth-century French proposal displays present learn, together with all the significant disciplines, comparable to philosophy, literary conception, sociology, linguistics, political concept, and theology.

The Encyclopedia's nearly 240 entries fall into different types: these on members (which make up the majority of the publication) and people on issues, recommendations, and old historical past. The entries on contributors offer a transparent and informative account of a thinker's rules, impact, and important reception. The articles emphasize the connection among such principles and the social, historic, and cultural lifetime of glossy France, and every incorporates a separate paragraph of biographical info, a listing of chosen works, and recommendations for additional examining. The extra thematic entries disguise particular disciplines, corresponding to anthropology, historiography, and psychology; theories, ideals and methodologies, similar to Catholicism, feminism, and Marxism; the humanities; old, political, social, and highbrow context; and different key topics, akin to freedom, language, media, and society.

The Encyclopedia additionally incorporates a distinct chronology, opting for key highbrow, literary, cultural, and historic occasions, mostly French yet with foreign counterpoints.

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Download Encyclopedia of Membranes by Enrico Drioli, Lidietta Giorno PDF

By Enrico Drioli, Lidietta Giorno

A landmark paintings protecting the foremost elements of the technology, know-how and alertness of membrane operations and similar fields, from uncomplicated phenomena to the main complicated functions and destiny views. Over 1100 concise entries in an A-Z layout hide a colourful box with a large number of functions in different disciplines comparable to biotechnology, drugs, agro-food and petrochemical industries, environmental defense, in addition to ingesting water provide. insurance comprises membrane reactors and catalytic layout (catalytic membrane reactors). virtually all unit operations of technique engineering may be redesigned as membrane unit operations (e. g. membrane distillation, membrane crystallization, membrane stripping, membrane scrubbing). Entries are supplied via a world workforce of specialists from academia, learn associations in addition to from undefined.  

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Download Encyclopedia of Human Relationships by Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher PDF

By Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher

Relationships are primary to almost all domain names of human task, from start to dying. whilst humans perform fit, gratifying relationships, they reside, paintings, and examine extra successfully. whilst relationships are distressed or dysfunctional, individuals are much less chuffed, much less fit, and not more effective. Few features of human adventure have as large or as deep results on our lives.The Encyclopedia of Human Relationships bargains an interdisciplinary view of every kind of human associations-friends, fans, spouses, roommates, coworkers, teammates, mom and dad and kids, cousins, siblings, associates, friends, enterprise affiliates, and so on. even if each one of those connections is exclusive in a few admire, they proportion a typical center of rules and techniques. those 3 volumes offer a state of the art evaluation of the large theories, ideas, and empirical findings approximately human relationships.Key beneficial properties * Compiles modern information regarding how humans imagine, think, and act towards one another * provides the simplest within the field-authors who've contributed major clinical wisdom approximately own relationships over the last numerous many years. * bargains a various method of dating technological know-how with contributions from psychology, sociology, conversation, family members reviews, anthropology, body structure, neuroscience, historical past, economics, and felony reviews

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Download Encyclopedia of Social Psychology (2 Volume Set) by Roy F. Baumeister, Kathleen D. Vohs PDF

By Roy F. Baumeister, Kathleen D. Vohs

The Encyclopedia of Social Psychology is designed as a street map to this quickly growing to be and demanding box and gives people with an easy, transparent, jargon-free advent. those volumes contain greater than six hundred entries selected through a various workforce of specialists to contain an exhaustive checklist of an important recommendations. Entries supply short, transparent, and readable reasons to the mammoth variety of principles and ideas that make up the highbrow and clinical content material within the quarter of social psychology.

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Download Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution, 2 Volume by Bernard Wood PDF

By Bernard Wood

This complete A to Z encyclopedia presents vast assurance of significant medical phrases concerning bettering our knowing of the way we advanced. particularly, the 5,000 entries during this two-volume set disguise facts and techniques used to enquire the relationships one of the dwelling nice apes, facts approximately what makes the habit of recent people specific, and proof concerning the evolutionary background of that strong point, in addition to information regarding smooth tools used to track the hot evolutionary historical past of recent human populations. this article offers a source for everybody learning the emergence of Homo sapiens.

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