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  • The Writers Directory 2010, Volume 1: A-L by Lisa Kumar

    By Lisa Kumar

    This accomplished source good points up to date bibliographical, biographical and make contact with details for about 20,000 residing authors all over the world who've at the least one English e-book. Entries generally contain identify, pseudonyms, addresses, citizenship, beginning date, specialization, occupation info and a bibliography. touch details contains e mail addresses the place on hand.
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  • Transnationalization of Public Spheres (Transformations of by Bernhard Peters, Hartmut Weler, Stefanie Sifft, Michael

    By Bernhard Peters, Hartmut Weler, Stefanie Sifft, Michael Bruggemann, Katharina Kleinen-v.Konigslow, Andreas Wimmel

    The Transnationalization of Public Spheres takes a clean examine a greatly debated query in diplomacy and political communique examine: How can public discourses give a contribution to democratic governance past the country nation? targeting the 'democratic deficit' of the ecu Union it analyzes to what volume household media discourses bridge the gulf among the ecu and its electorate. The ebook combines quantitative and qualitative analyses of media content material and evaluates them from a democratic thought viewpoint.
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  • Natura 2000: Auswirkung und Umsetzung im innerstaatlichen by Erich P rgy, Erich Purgy, Erich Pa1 4rgy

    By Erich P rgy, Erich Purgy, Erich Pa1 4rgy

    Natura 2000 basiert auf zwei EU-Richtlinien: der Vogelschutzrichtlinie und der Fauna-Flora-Habitat-Richtlinie. Die Umsetzung dieser beiden EU-Richtlinien betrifft zahlreiche ?sterreichische Gesetzesmaterien, allen voran die Naturschutzgesetze. Die vorliegende Arbeit befasst sich umfassend mit der Einf?hrung von Natura 2000 ins innerstaatliche Recht. Der Schwerpunkt der Ausf?hrungen liegt bei den Gebietsschutzbestimmungen und den Regelungen ?ber den Artenschutz. Erstmals werden die komplexen rechtlichen Fragestellungen, die sich vor allem materien?bergreifend f?r die Landesgesetzgeber, aber auch f?r die Bundesgesetzgeber stellen und zum Teil sehr heikel zu handhaben sind, strukturiert aufgearbeitet. Ein praktischer Leitfaden nicht nur f?r alle Landesgesetzgeber, den Bundesgesetzgeber sowie alle Vollziehungsbeh?rden, sondern auch f?r Umweltorganisationen, Grundeigent?mer oder Bewilligungswerber.
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  • The Triadic Heart of Siva: Kaula Tantricism of Abhinavagupta by Paul Eduardo Muller-Ortega

    By Paul Eduardo Muller-Ortega

    This e-book explores essentially the most particular and complex theoretical formulations of tantric yoga. It explains Abhinavagupta’s educating in regards to the nature of final fact, concerning the equipment for experiencing this final truth, and in regards to the nature of the kingdom of cognizance, a situation of embodied enlightenment. the writer uncovers the conceptual matrix surrounding the practices of the Kaula lineage of Kashmir Shaivism. the first textual foundation for the publication is supplied by way of Abhinavagupta’s Paratrisika-laghuvrtti, a brief meditation handbook that facilities at the symbolism of the Heart-mantra, SAUH.
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  • Heidegger and the Will: On the Way to Gelassenheit (SPEP) by Bret W. Davis

    By Bret W. Davis

    The matter of the desire has lengthy been considered as relevant to Heidegger's later notion. within the first e-book to target this challenge, Bret W. Davis clarifies key concerns from the philosopher's later period--particularly his critique of the fruits of the background of metaphysics within the technological "will to will" and the opportunity of Gelassenheit or "releasement" from this willful manner of being within the world--but additionally indicates that the query of will is on the very middle of Heidegger's considering, a pivotal factor in his course from Being and Time (1926) to "Time and Being" (1962).Moreover, the e-book demonstrates why well known serious interpretations of Heidegger's relation to the desire are untenable, how his so-called "turn" isn't really an easy "turnaround" from voluntarism to passivism. Davis explains why the later Heidegger's key notions of "non-willing" and "Gelassenheit" don't suggest an insignificant abandonment of human motion; particularly, they're signposts in a look for an opposite direction of being, a "higher task" past the horizon of the need. whereas elucidating this seek, his paintings additionally presents a serious examine the ambiguities, tensions, and inconsistencies of Heidegger's undertaking, and does so in a manner that permits us to keep on with the interior good judgment of the philosopher's struggles. As meticulous because it is daring, this complete reinterpretation will switch the best way we predict approximately Heidegger's politics and in regards to the thrust of his philosophy as a complete.
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  • Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science, 2nd Edition by Martin Gardner

    By Martin Gardner

    This reasonable and witty appraisal examines the various crazes and quackeries that experience masqueraded as technology. Discussions include hollow earth theories; Charles castle and the Fortean Society; Wilhelm Reich and orgone intercourse energy; dianetics; flying saucers; food and clinical fads; even more. "A very capable and even-tempered presentation." — the recent Yorker.
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