Author: Daniel J. Kevles
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: human, heredity, uses, genetics, eugenics, name
Number of Pages: 452
Published: 1985
ISBN-10: 0520057635
ISBN-13: 9780520057630

Daniel Kevles traces the study and practice of eugenics--the science of "improving" the human species by exploiting theories of heredity--from its inception in the late nineteenth century to its most recent manifestation within the field of genetic engineering. It is rich in narrative, anecdote, attention to human detail, and stories of competition among scientists who have dominated the field.

Author: Edward Weiss
Publisher: New Age Piano Lessons
Keywords: piano, creative, free
Number of Pages: 344
Published: 2010-04-17

Have you ever wanted to just sit down at the piano and play what you feel? Without worrying if it's good enough or if you have enough 'talent?'Edward Weiss, author of "Free to be Creative at the Piano" says you can!Note: Please read the reviews before purchasing this book. It is not a technical manual. It is a philosophy or approach to playing the piano.

Author: Graham Harman
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

Author: Unknown
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: language, gujarati, grammar, simplified
Number of Pages: 194
ISBN-10: 1440065497
ISBN-13: 9781440065491

Author: Malcolm Beckwith Parkes
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: punctuation, west, history, introduction, effect, pause
Number of Pages: 346
Published: 1993
ISBN-10: 0520079418
ISBN-13: 9780520079410

We often take punctuation for granted, but its evolution has been largely responsible for our ability to communicate meaning and convey emphasis with the written word. Believing that the best way to understand usage is to study it historically, Parkes focuses on how marks have actually been used. He cites examples from a wide range of literary texts from different periods and languages; the examples and plates also provide the reader with an opportunity to test Parkes's observations.This long-awaited book will no doubt stimulate debate among writers, editors, literary critics, philosophers, li

Author: David Stophlet Flattery
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: religion, legacy, language, middle, folklore, eastern, soma, hallucinogen, botanical, harmaline, identity, indo, sacred, iranian, haoma
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 1989
ISBN-10: 0520096274
ISBN-13: 9780520096271

Author: D D Agarwal
Publisher: Sarup & Sons
Keywords: biology, teaching, methods, modern
Number of Pages: 284
Published: 2004-01-01
ISBN-10: 8176252018
ISBN-13: 9788176252010
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