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Author: Leonard E. Read
Publisher: The Foundation for Economic Educatio
Keywords: read, leonard, tree, family, pencil
Number of Pages: 18
Published: 2011-11-04
ISBN-10: 1572462094
ISBN-13: 9781572462090

I, Pencil by Leonard E. Read, c2006, 6"x9", staple bound, 11 page booklet. Heavy paper cover, glossy paper pages.Introduction BY LAWRENCE W. REED Eloquent. Extraordinary.Timeless. Paradigm- shifting. Classic. Half a century after it first appeared, Leonard Read’s “I, Pencil” still evokes such adjectives of praise. Rightfully so, for this little essay opens eyes and minds among people of all ages. Many first-time readers never see the world quite the same again. Ideas are most powerful when they’re wrapped in a compelling story. Leonard’s main point—economies
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Author: Graham Harman
Publisher: re.press
Keywords: metaphysics, latour, bruno, networks, prince
Number of Pages: 260
Published: 2009-06-30
ISBN-10: 0980544068
ISBN-13: 9780980544060

Prince of Networks is the first treatment of Bruno Latour specifically as a philosopher. It has been eagerly awaited by readers of both Latour and Harman since their public discussion at the London School of Economics in February 2008. Part One covers four key works that display Latours underrated contributions to metaphysics: Irreductions, Science in Action, We Have Never Been Modern, and Pandoras Hope. Harman contends that Latour is one of the central figures of contemporary philosophy, with a highly original ontology centered in four key concepts: actants, irreduction, translation, and alli
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Author: Crispin Hemson
Publisher: HSRC Press
Keywords: south, africa, diversity, challenge, education, teacher
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 2007-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796921571
ISBN-13: 9780796921574

Conflicts in schools over race, fees or language frequently make headlines in South Africa. Such conflicts reflect the multifaceted issue of learner diversity, encompassing racial, class, gender, religious, linguistic, physical and other differences. The need to handle such differences in equitable ways poses new challenges for teachers and teacher education. How are teacher education institutions preparing students for teaching in schools that are different from the ones they experienced as learners? What kinds of skills are they providing to enable teachers to deal with diversity and differe
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Author: Omano Edigheji
Publisher: HSRC Press
Keywords: south, africa, state, developmental, democratic, constructing
Number of Pages: 336
Published: 2010 -01-02
ISBN-10: 0796923337
ISBN-13: 9780796923332

The social and economic successes of Asia have drawn global attention to the developmental state as a possible model for developing countries. In South Africa, many, including government, see this as a possible panacea to the country’s social, economic and institutional crises. However, a government committing itself to constructing a developmental state is one thing; actually implementing the necessary institutional and policy reforms to bring that into reality is another.In this seminal collection, an interdisciplinary team of distinguished scholars examine how South Africa could go ab
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Author: Marijn Haverbeke
Publisher: No Starch Press
Keywords: programming, introduction, modern, javascript, eloquent
Number of Pages: 472
Published: 2014-12-01
ISBN-10: 1593275846
ISBN-13: 9781593275846

Contents On programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Why language matters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 What is JavaScript? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Code, and what to do with it . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Overview of this book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Typographic conventions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 1 Values, Types, and Operators 11 Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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