Philosophy of the Social Sciences: Philosophical Theory and Scientific Practice

This quantity is a different contribution to the philosophy of the social sciences, offering the result of state-of-the-art philosophers' study along serious discussions via training social scientists. The publication is stimulated by means of the view that the philosophy of the social sciences can't forget about the explicit medical practices in keeping with which social clinical paintings is being performed, and that it'll be necessary provided that it evolves in consistent interplay with theoretical advancements within the social sciences. With its specific structure ensuring a real dialogue among philosophers and social scientists, this thought-provoking quantity extends the frontiers of the sphere. it's going to attract all students and scholars drawn to the interaction among philosophy and the social sciences.

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Le Suicide français d'Éric Zemmour (Fiche de lecture): Résumé complet et analyse détaillée de l'oeuvre (French Edition)

Décryptez Le Suicide français d'Éric Zemmour avec l'analyse du !

Que faut-il retenir du Suicide français, essai controversé ? Retrouvez tout ce que vous devez savoir sur cette oeuvre dans une fiche de lecture complète et détaillée.

Vous trouverez notamment dans cette fiche :
* Des éclairages sur l. a. constitution et les idées développées dans l'essai
* Une examine des spécificités de l'oeuvre : Le général de Gaulle et los angeles position de l'homme dans l. a. société française, le droit-de-l'hommisme et le consumérisme comme facteurs de los angeles haine de soi, l. a. critique et l'historiographie

Une examine de référence pour comprendre rapidement le sens de l'oeuvre.

Le Mot De L'ÉDiteur :
« Dans cette édition de notre examine du Suicide français, avec Jeremy Lambert, nous fournissons des pistes pour décoder cet essai dénonçant los angeles déchéance de los angeles state française. Notre examine permet de faire rapidement le travel de l'oeuvre et d'aller au-delà des clichés. » Juliette Nève

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LePetitLitté est reconnu d'intérêt pédagogique par le ministère de l'Éducation.

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Sex, Bombs and Burgers: How War, Porn and Fast Food Created Technology as We Know It

By Peter Nowak

Struggle. quickly foodstuff. Pornography. Pervasive in our tradition, those 3 obsessions could appear to symbolize the worst characteristics of humankind. yet what have our lust, greed and rage pushed us to accomplish? during this magnificent and unique publication, Peter Nowak argues that almost all of the key technological advances of the final sixty years have stemmed from the trio of billion-dollar industries that cater to our basest impulses. From grasp movie to aerosols, electronic cameras to chilly drugs and GM meals to Google, some of the contraptions and conveniences we get pleasure from at the present time will be traced again to both the porn, army or speedy nutrients undefined. Nowak unearths such unforeseen hyperlinks as: -how the inventors of toys like Barbie and the Slinky perfected their creations with military-tech knowledge. -why "one colossal bounce for mankind" introduced us larger medical institution nutrients and stricter nutrition qc instructions. -how techniques within the adult-film might help us construct higher robot limbs.

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Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel

By Max Blumenthal

2014 Lannan beginning Cultural Freedom impressive ebook Award

In Goliath, New York Times bestselling writer Max Blumenthal takes us on a trip during the badlands and excessive roads of Israel-Palestine, portray a startling portrait of Israeli society lower than the siege of more and more authoritarian politics because the profession of the Palestinians deepens.

Beginning with the nationwide elections performed in the course of Israel's struggle on Gaza in 2008-09, which introduced into energy the country's such a lot right-wing executive up to now, Blumenthal tells the tale of Israel within the wake of the cave in of the Oslo peace process.

As Blumenthal unearths, Israel has develop into a rustic the place right-wing leaders like Avigdor Lieberman and Bibi Netanyahu are sacrificing democracy at the altar in their energy politics; the place the dependable competition mostly and passively stands apart and watches the equipped attack on civil liberties; the place state-funded Orthodox rabbis put up books that supply directions on how and whilst to kill Gentiles; the place 1/2 Jewish formative years claim their refusal to take a seat in a school room with an Arab; and the place mob violence pursuits Palestinians and African asylum seekers scapegoated through prime govt officers as "demographic threats."

Immersing himself like few different newshounds contained in the global of hardline political leaders and activities, Blumenthal interviews the demagogues and divas of their houses, within the Knesset, and within the watering holes the place their younger acolytes hang around, and speaks with these political leaders at the back of the geared up attack on civil liberties. As his trip deepens, he painstakingly reviews at the occupied Palestinians hard schemes of demographic separation via unarmed protest. He talks at size to the leaders and early life of Palestinian society inside of Israel now detailed by means of safety carrier dragnets and laws suppressing their speech, and offers in-depth reporting at the small band of Jewish Israeli dissidents who've shaken off a conformist approach that permeates the media, faculties, and the military.

Through his far-ranging travels, Blumenthal illuminates the current by means of uncovering the ghosts of the past—the histories of Palestinian neighborhoods and villages now long past and forgotten; how that background has set the level for the present problem of Israeli society; and the way the Holocaust has been became justification for occupation.

A courageous and unflinching account of the true proof at the flooring, Goliath is an unheard of and compelling paintings of journalism.

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Schizophrenia: The Final Frontier - A Festschrift for Robin M. Murray (Maudsley Series)

Schizophrenia is a distinct venture reflecting the contribution that Robin M. Murray has made to the sector of psychiatry over the last 35 years, with a specific specialize in the advances which were made to the certainty and therapy of schizophrenia.

International individuals were introduced jointly to pay tribute to Robin Murray’s paintings and discover the newest findings within the region. Sections cover:

  • neurodevelopment
  • neuroscience and pharmacology
  • neuroimaging
  • genetics
  • cognition
  • social psychiatry
  • treatment.

This ebook may be crucial interpreting for psychiatrists, scientific psychologists, social and simple scientists whose paintings is expounded to significant psychological affliction, in addition to admirers of the paintings of Robin Murray.

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Grundlagen der statistischen Datenanalyse

By Joachim Behnke, Nathalie Behnke

Es ist eine Voraussetzung für Politologen in Studium und Lehre, mit Ergebnissen empirischer Forschung, die in Kennwerten, Grafiken und Tabellen aufbereitet sind, kritisch und kompetent umgehen zu können. Diese kritische Lesekompetenz wird auch als"Statistical Literacy"bezeichnet. Große Teile des Buches sind der Erläuterung und Einübung theoretischer Grundlagen gewidmet, wie der Messtheorie, der Argumentenlogik oder der Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie. Das Verständnis, warum bestimmte Ergebnisse zustande kommen, erhöht die Kritikfähigkeit und befähigt zu eigenen statistischen Auswertungen. Die Autoren haben das Buch aus ihrer eigenen Lehrerfahrung heraus in mehrjähriger Arbeit geschrieben und das didaktische Konzept gezielt für die Bedürfnisse der Politikwissenschaft entwickelt. Die CD zum Buch bietet eine praxisorientierte Einführung in die Statistik-Software SPSS.
Mit Ergebnissen empirischer Forschung, die in Kennwerten, Grafiken und Tabellen aufbereitet sind, kritisch und kompetent umgehen zu können, ist heute für Politologinnen und Politologen in Studium und Forschung eine unverzichtbare Voraussetzung. Diese kritische Lesekompetenz wird auch als "Statistical Literacy" bezeichnet. Dieses Buch vermittelt die "Statistical Literacy", indem es die Leser an ein echtes Verständnis der Annahmen und Vorgehensweisen in der Statistik herangeführt. Große Teile des Buches sind der Erläuterung und Einübung theoretischer Grundlagen gewidmet, wie der Messtheorie, der Argumentenlogik oder der Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie. Die Idee hinter diesem didaktischen Konzept ist, dass ein Verständnis dafür, wie und warum bestimmte Ergebnisse zustande kommen, auch die Kritikfähigkeit erhöht. Zugleich ermöglicht ein solches Verständnis auch, über die reine Lesefähigkeit hinaus, eigene statistische Auswertungen problemadäquat durchzuführen. Die beiden Autoren haben dieses Buch aus ihrer eigenen Lehrerfahrung heraus in mehrjähriger Arbeit geschrieben und das didaktische Konzept gezielt für die Bedürfnisse der Politikwissenschaft entwickelt. Die CD zum Buch erweitert die Möglichkeiten zur autodidaktischen Aneignung der statistischen Verfahren durch eine praxisorientierte Einführung in die Statistik-Software SPSS. Beispiele und vertiefende Exkurse runden das Buch zu einem fundierten und zugleich praxisnahen Lehr- und Nachschlagewerk ab, das für Studierende und Forschende gleichermaßen geeignet ist.

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Accounting for Tastes

By Gary S. Becker

Economists typically settle for as a given the outdated adage that there is no accounting for tastes. Nobel Laureate Gary Becker disagrees, and during this full of life new assortment he confronts the matter of personal tastes and values: how they're shaped and the way they have an effect on our habit. He argues that earlier studies and social impacts shape easy capital shares: own and social. He then applies those innovations to assessing the results of advertisements, the facility of peer strain, the character of dependancy, and the functionality of conduct. This framework grants to light up many different nation-states of social existence formerly thought of off-limits via economists.

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Testing the Waters: The 'un'planned Pregnancy of a Fifteen-Year-Old (The Elements of Life) (Volume 1)

By E. McNew

Testing the Waters is the arriving of age of Elizabeth Jeter. It candidly unearths the provocative and mystery global of deliberate teenage being pregnant and the brutal effects that stick with. well known. pushed. the lady subsequent door. 

Once upon a time a gorgeous youngster seemed ahead to college letting out and the nice and cozy, carefree days to return. yet in the summertime of her 15th 12 months, issues might vastly swap. After studying a romance e-book sensationalizing a tender woman's ideal existence following the hookup with a filthy rich prince fascinating, Elizabeth got down to create her personal fairy story finishing. this is able to develop into the start of the darkest hour in her life. 
Pregnancy. Bridesmaids. Jail. 

If you're this lady, you'll take a deep breath and nod your head knowingly. should you knew this lady, you are going to reconsider your assumptions. If this woman is your daughter, you'll ultimately get an insider's examine what she cannot positioned into words. 

Above all, you may be moved. Moved to tears, to team spirit, to motion. Elizabeth is among the fortunate ones. She survived. unfortunately, many younger women and their childrens are not able to flee the insanity and develop into grave information. no longer every person will get a moment probability and he or she hopes to motivate others together with her user-friendly honesty. 

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Making Social Science Matter: Why Social Inquiry Fails and How it Can Succeed Again

By Bent Flyvbjerg

Making Social technology topic offers a thrilling new method of social technological know-how, together with theoretical argument, methodological instructions, and examples of useful program. Why has social technology failed in makes an attempt to emulate usual technological know-how and convey basic thought? Bent Flyvbjerg argues that the energy of social technology is in its wealthy, reflexive research of values and tool, necessary to the social and fiscal improvement of any society. Richly expert, powerfully argued, and obviously written, this publication presents crucial studying for all these within the social and behavioral sciences.

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La main de l'auteur et l'esprit de l'imprimeur. XVIe-XVIIIe siècle

By Roger Chartier

Tout comme l'histoire, los angeles littérature est attachée à l. a. résurrection des morts. Souffle inspiré de l'épopée, minutie narrative et descriptive du roman historique, ou bien réincarnation des acteurs de l'histoire sur los angeles scène du théâtre – certaines œuvres de fiction donnent au passé une présence souvent plus specialty que celle proposée par les livres des historiens.

Mais Roger Chartier nous met en garde : lorsqu'il les lit, l'historien ne doit jamais oublier l'historicité de ces œuvres et leur mode de movement. Si le XVIIIe siècle fonde los angeles littérature sur l'individualisation de l'écriture, l'originalité des œuvres et le sacre de l'écrivain, il n'en allait pas du tout de même auparavant : fréquence de l'écriture en collaboration, réemploi d'histoires déjà racontées, lieux communs partagés, formules répétées, ou encore, continuelles révisions et continuations de textes jamais clos.

C'est dans ce paradigme de l'écriture de fiction que Shakespeare a composé ses pièces et que Cervantès a écrit Don Quichotte, à une époque de faible reconnaissance de l'écrivain comme tel : ses manuscrits ne méritaient pas conservation, ses œuvres n'étaient pas sa propriété et ses livres, dans leur matérialité (ponctuation, divisions

internes, paragraphes, and so on. qui en fixaient le sens), étaient d'abord l'œuvre des correcteurs, des typographes et de l'imprimeur. Lecteur des textes littéraires, l'historien se doit plus que jamais de savoir faire l. a. half entre l. a. major de l'auteur et l'esprit de l'imprimeur.

About Roger Chartier

Professeur au Collège de France, Roger Chartier est notamment l'auteur, aux Éditions Gallimard, de Cardenio entre Cervantes et Shakespeare. Histoire d'une pièce perdue.

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