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Apocalyptic Movements in Contemporary Politics
Apocalyptic Movements in Contemporary Politics
C. Aldrovandi
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:This book explores Israeli Religious Zionism and US Christian Zionism by focusing on the Messianic and Millenarian drives at the basis of their political mobilization towards a 'Jewish colonization' of the occupied territories.
Arming the Periphery
Arming the Periphery
E. Chew
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:A major historical study of the global arms trade, revolving around the transfer of small arms from metropolitan Europe to the turbulent frontiers of Indian Ocean societies during the 'long' nineteenth century (c.1780-1914).
Asia Pacific in the Age of Globalization
Asia Pacific in the Age of Globalization
R. Johnson
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:The essays in this volume examine United States-East Asian relations in the framework of global history, incorporating fresh insights that have been offered by scholars on such topics as globalization, human rights, historical memory, and trans-cultu...
Assertion
Assertion
M. Jary
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:Assertion is a term frequently used in linguistics and philosophy but rarely defined. This in-depth study surveys and synthesizes a range of philosophical, linguistic and psychological literature on the topic, and then presents a detailed account of ...
At Home in the Institution
At Home in the Institution
J. Hamlett
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:At Home in the Institution examines space and material culture in asylums, lodging houses and schools in Victorian and Edwardian England, and explores the powerful influence of domesticity on all three institutional types.
AthleticEnhancement, Human Nature and Ethics
AthleticEnhancement, Human Nature and Ethics
Jan Tolleneer; Sigrid...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:The book provides an in-depth discussion on the human nature concept from different perspectives and from different disciplines, analyzing its use in the doping debate and researching its normative overtones. The relation between natural talent and e...
Austro-Hungarian War Aims in the Balkans during World War I
Austro-Hungarian War Aims in the Balkans during World...
M. Fried
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:The conquest of Serbia was only one of the goals of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the First World War; beyond this lay the desire to control much of South-East Europe. Employing previously unseen sources, Marvin Fried provides the first complete ana...
Ayurveda Made Modern
Ayurveda Made Modern
R. Berger
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book explores the ways in which Ayurveda, the oldest medical tradition of the Indian subcontinent, was transformed from a composite of 'ancient' medical knowledge into a 'modern' medical system, suited to the demands posed by apparatuses of heal...
Being Shaken: Ontology and the Event
Being Shaken: Ontology and the Event
M. Marder; S. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Being Shaken is a multifaceted meditation by leading philosophers from Europe and North America on ways in which events disrupt the complacency of the ontological paradigm at the personal, ethical, theological, aesthetic, and political levels.
Bellingshausen and the Russian Antarctic Expedition, 1819-21
Bellingshausen and the Russian Antarctic Expedition...
R. Bulkeley
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:This book examines the little studied story of Bellinghausen, and includes the fullest biography of the celebrated Russian explorer ever published, and with thoughtful discussion of the achievements and limitations of the expedition and suggestions f...
Bergson and the Metaphysics of Media
Bergson and the Metaphysics of Media
S. Crocker
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:What is a medium? Why is there always a middle? Can media produce 'immediacy'? Henri Bergson recognized mediation as the central philosophical problem of modernity. This book traces his influence on the 'media philosophies' of Gilles Deleuze, Marshal...
Beyond Humanism
Beyond Humanism
B. Nooteboom
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:This book seeks to set humanism on a new footing. No longer Enlightenment intuitions of an autonomous, disconnected, and rational self but a philosophy oriented towards the relationship between self and other. With this, it seeks to provide an escape...