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A. Pyle J. Locke verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641

A. Pyle J. Locke

4574.91 RUR
A. Pyle J. Locke verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
John Locke (1632-1704) has a good claim to the title of the greatest ever English philosopher, and was a founding father of both the empiricist tradition in philosophy and the liberal tradition in politics. This new book provides an accessible introduction to Locke’s thought. Although its primary focus is on the Essay Concerning Human Understanding, it also discusses the Two Treatises on Government, the Essay on Toleration, and the Reasonableness of Christianity, and draws on materials from Locke’s correspondence and notebooks to shed light on the contexts of these major works. Locke’s arguments for his central claims are subjected to close scrutiny, and his replies to his main critics evaluated. A.J. Pyle takes as his guiding theme Locke’s own maxim, that God has given humans enough knowledge for our needs. The philosopher who emerges from these pages is a strikingly modern figure, anti-metaphysical in his attitude both to science and to theology, anti-authoritarian in his politics, and cautiously optimistic about human progress. Locke is indeed one of the founding figures of the Enlightenment, but for Pyle the Lockean Enlightenment is a modest affair of slow and hesitant groping towards the light. As well as serving as an introduction to Locke for students, the book also helps to correct a number of significant errors and misunderstandings that have marred our understanding of Locke and will spark discussion and debate amongst scholars of his work.
4574.91 RUR
Arthur Mazer The Ellipse. A Historical and Mathematical Journey verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
Explores the development of the ellipse and presents mathematical concepts within a rich, historical context The Ellipse features a unique, narrative approach when presenting the development of this mathematical fixture, revealing its parallels to mankind's advancement from the Counter-Reformation to the Enlightenment. Incorporating illuminating historical background and examples, the author brings together basic concepts from geometry, algebra, trigonometry, and calculus to uncover the ellipse as the shape of a planet's orbit around the sun. The book begins with a discussion that tells the story of man's pursuit of the ellipse, from Aristarchus to Newton's successful unveiling nearly two millenniums later. The narrative draws insightful similarities between mathematical developments and the advancement of the Greeks, Romans, Medieval Europe, and Renaissance Europe. The author begins each chapter by setting the historical backdrop that is pertinent to the mathematical material that is discussed, equipping readers with the knowledge to fully grasp the presented examples and derive the ellipse as the planetary pathway. All topics are presented in both historical and mathematical contexts, and additional mathematical excursions are clearly marked so that readers have a guidepost for the materials' relevance to the development of the ellipse. The Ellipse is an excellent book for courses on the history of mathematics at the undergraduate level. It is also a fascinating reference for mathematicians, engineers, or anyone with a general interest in historical mathematics.
4578.18 RUR
Conrad Rita-Marie Continuing to Engage the Online Learner. More Activities and Resources for Creative Instruction verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
Continuing to Engage the Online Learner Contributing to both the theoretical and practical literature, Continuing to Engage the Online Learner expands on the work of Conrad and Donaldson's bestselling Engaging the Online Learner. This next-step resource introduces a new phase to their proven model, the Phases of Engagement, and addresses a wide range of online and hybrid learning environments, technology tools, and communication styles. Comprehensive in scope, the book provides an introduction to the theory of engaged learning and its design, assessment, and management in online and blended learning environments and describes the types of activities that motivate the online learner in each phase of engagement. This down-to-earth resource also includes 50 new and illustrative activities paired with each phase of engagement. In Continuing to Engage the Online Learner Rita-Marie Conrad and J. Ana Donaldson provide relevant and theoretically-sound information to enhance teaching and engage learners, offering a practical handbook for instructors. «Conrad and Donaldson have done it again! Not only have they presented a solid and useful discussion of the phases of engagement, they have brought the theory alive through the presentation of practical activities that would work well in any online or hybrid course.» —Rena Palloff, faculty, Fielding Graduate University and author, The Excellent Online Instructor
2223.69 RUR
Charles Colville Frankland Travels to and from Constantinople in 1827 and 1828. Vol. 1 verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
Полный вариант заголовка: «Travels to and from Constantinople in 1827 and 1828, or Personal narrative of a journey from Vienna, through Hungary, Transylvania, Wallaghia, Bulgaria, and Roumelia, to Constantinople, and from that city to the capital of Austria, by the Dardanelles, Tenedos, the Plains of Troy, Smyrna, Napoli di Romania, Athens, Cyprus, Syria, Alexandria, etc. Vol. 1».
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Charles Colville Frankland Travels to and from Constantinople in 1827 and 1828. Vol. 2 verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
Полный вариант заголовка: «Travels to and from Constantinople in 1827 and 1828, or Personal narrative of a journey from Vienna, through Hungary, Transylvania, Wallaghia, Bulgaria, and Roumelia, to Constantinople, and from that city to the capital of Austria, by the Dardanelles, Tenedos, the Plains of Troy, Smyrna, Napoli di Romania, Athens, Cyprus, Syria, Alexandria, etc. Vol. 2».
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Scott Murray Soccer For Dummies verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
Learn to: Get a handle on soccer rules and regulations Grasp the basic moves and plays Improve dribbling, passing, and other skills Appreciate this popular pastime Learn the basics, improve your game knowledge, and reach your soccer playing goals Do you get a kick out of soccer? Whether you're a youth league player, a soccer parent, or a World Cup fan, here at last is the book you've been waiting for. Now updated with the latest history, stats, and rules of this popular sport, Soccer For Dummies is the ultimate guide to the greatest and most popular sport on the planet. Kick off – get a beginner's history of soccer, from its early days in China to the modern game that's showcased in stadiums and played on soccer fields all across the globe Get to the nitty-gritty – discover the rules of the game, what each player on the field is expected to do, the tactics they employ, and the skills they need to play The biggest sport in the world – explore everything about the professional game of soccer, from the biggest show on earth – the FIFA World Cup – to other international tournaments such as the European Championships, Copa America, and the CONCACAF Gold Cup For fans – find out what you can expect at a professional soccer game, as well as the lowdown on where you can find soccer on television, online, in newspapers, magazines, books, movies, and on DVDs Open the book and find: How soccer is played (and scored) Tips on coaching, how to keep fit, and how to play «the beautiful game» An in-depth look at women's soccer How club soccer is organized across the world Important international and club teams Fun soccer facts and interesting tidbits A look at the game's most fascinating players
1506.55 RUR
Laura Schellhardt Screenwriting For Dummies verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
Write a great script and get it into the hands of the Hollywood players! So you want to be a screenwriter? Whether you want to write a feature film or a TV script or adapt your favorite book, this friendly guide gives you expert advice in everything from creating your story and developing memorable characters to formatting your script and selling it to the studios. You get savvy industry tips and strategies for getting your screenplay noticed! The screenwriting process from A to Z – from developing a concept and thinking visually to plotline, conflicts, pacing, and the conclusion Craft living, breathing characters – from creating the backstory to letting your characters speak to balancing dialogue with action Turn your story into a script – from developing an outline and getting over writer's block to formatting your screenplay and handling rewrites Prepare for Hollywood – from understanding the players and setting your expectations to polishing your copy and protecting your work Sell your script to the industry – from preparing your pitch and finding an agent to meeting with executives and making a deal Open the book and find: The latest on the biz, from entertainment blogs to top agents to box office jargon New story examples from recently released films Tips on character development, a story's time clock, dramatic structure, and dialogue New details on developing the nontraditional screenplay – from musicals to animation to high dramatic style Expanded information on adaptation and collaboration, with examples from successful screenwriting duos
1309.95 RUR
Irving M. Zeitlin Jews. The Making of a Diaspora People verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
This book is a comprehensive account of how the Jews became a diaspora people. The term 'diaspora' was first applied exclusively to the early history of the Jews as they began settling in scattered colonies outside of Israel-Judea during the time of the Babylonian exile; it has come to express the characteristic uniqueness of the Jewish historical experience. Zeitlin retraces the history of the Jewish diaspora from the ancient world to the present, beginning with expulsion from their ancestral homeland and concluding with the Holocaust and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In mapping this process, Zeitlin argues that the Jews' religious self-understanding was crucial in enabling them to cope with the serious and recurring challenges they have had to face throughout their history. He analyses the varied reactions the Jews encountered from their so-called 'host peoples', paying special attention to the attitudes of famous thinkers such as Luther, Hegel, Nietzsche, Wagner, Montesquieu, Voltaire, Rousseau, the Left Hegelians, Marx and others, who didn't shy away from making explicit their opinions of the Jews. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of Jewish studies, diaspora studies, history and religion, as well as to general readers keen to learn more about the history of the Jewish experience.
4574.91 RUR
J. Boeckh Anthony The Great Reflation. How Investors Can Profit From the New World of Money verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
A guide to understanding and thriving in today's new economic environment Now that the housing and credit bubbles have burst, toppling banks and sending shockwaves through the stock market and around the world, it may seem like the worst has passed. But the full impact of the crises we have recently faced will create far more problems, and unless you're prepared, you'll struggle to regain your financial footing. In The Great Reflation, author Tony Boeckh helps you understand how these crises, and the policies passed to jumpstart the economy, will play out for investments and business, and provides you with the tools to excel in today's rapidly evolving financial landscape. He reveals how similar episodes compare with the current crises and what this could mean for your financial future. Arms you with practical insights that will allow you to evaluate different investment options Explores the implications of the end of the private debt cycle, the possible rise of a new age of thrift, and the new government debt crisis Reveals how you can profit from once-in-a-lifetime opportunities as well as proper portfolio allocation strategies While things may never return to «normal,» you can still make choices that will allow you to prosper. This book will show you how.
2285.82 RUR
Claus Vogt The Global Debt Trap. How to Escape the Danger and Build a Fortune verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
German bestseller about the best ways to protect oneself financially from the threats posed by government?s interference in the economy After the bursting of the real estate bubble, the U.S. pushed a monetary and fiscal policy that is, at best, blatantly wrong and, at worst, carries enormous financial risk. And because Washington knows this, America?s greatest weapon?its propaganda machine?has been called into service, diverting attention away from the fact that it was and continues to be government interference in the market economy that?s lead us to where we are now, namely at the end of one financial calamity and the beginning of yet another. A plea for the market economy, The Global Debt Trap: How to Escape the Danger and Build a Fortune details the cause of our current economic crisis and argues that political mismanagement endangers finances, health and, in extreme cases, democracy itself. ? Advocates the freedom of the individual and the capitalist economic system derived from it ? Foreword by Martin Weiss, bestselling author of The Ultimate Depression Survival Guide, by Wiley ? Other titles by Leuschel and Vogt: The Greenspan Dossier Every crisis offers opportunities for those who have prepared. The Global Debt Trap: How to Escape the Danger and Build a Fortune shows how to prepare for the aftermath of years of government interference in the market economy.
1958.81 RUR
Screenwriting For Dummies verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
Write a great script and get it into the hands of the Hollywood players! So you want to be a screenwriter? Whether you want to write a feature film or a TV script or adapt your favorite book, this friendly guide gives you expert advice in everything from creating your story and developing memorable characters to formatting your script and selling it to the studios. You get savvy industry tips and strategies for getting your screenplay noticed! The screenwriting process from A to Z - from developing a concept and thinking visually to plotline, conflicts, pacing, and the conclusion Craft living, breathing characters - from creating the backstory to letting your characters speak to balancing dialogue with action Turn your story into a script - from developing an outline and getting over writer's block to formatting your screenplay and handling rewrites Prepare for Hollywood - from understanding the players and setting your expectations to polishing your copy and protecting your work Sell your script to the industry - from preparing your pitch and finding an agent to meeting with executives and making a deal Open the book and find: The latest on the biz, from entertainment blogs to top agents to box office jargon New story examples from recently released films Tips on character development, a story's time clock, dramatic structure, and dialogue New details on developing the nontraditional screenplay - from musicals to animation to high dramatic style Expanded information on adaptation and collaboration, with examples from successful screenwriting duos
990 RUR
Zoe Erotopoulos French Essentials For Dummies verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
Just the core concepts you need to write and speak French correctly If you have some knowledge of French and want to polish your skills, French Essentials For Dummies focuses on just the core concepts you need to communicate effectively. From conjugating verbs to understanding tenses, this easy-to-follow guide lets you skip the suffering and score high at exam time. French 101 – get the lowdown on the basics, from expressing dates and times to identifying parts of speech Gender matters – see how a noun's gender determines the articles, adjectives, and pronouns you have to use The here and now – learn how to conjugate verbs in the present tense, choose subject pronouns, and form the present participle Way back when – get guidance on working with the past tense, including hints about when to use the compound past (passé composé) and when to use the imperfect What lies ahead – discover the different ways to express the future Open the book and find: A review of numbers, dates, and times The parts of speech How to determine a noun's gender How to select the correct preposition Rules for making adjectives agree Tips for asking and answering yes/no questions Ways to spice up your descriptions Ten important verb distinctions Learn: The basics of French grammar and sentence construction How to conjugate regular, irregular, and stem-changing verbs To express ideas about the past, present, and future
654.65 RUR
The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) TMS 2013 142nd Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Annual Meeting verne j from the earth to the moon and round the moon isbn 9785521057641
Presenting papers from the 2013 annual meeting of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), this volume covers developments in all aspects of high temperature electrochemistry, from the fundamental to the empirical and from the theoretical to the applied.
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