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Doing the Best We Can

Several years ago I came across a marvelous little paper in which Hector-Neri Castaneda shows that standard versions of act utilitarian- l ism are formally incoherent. I was...

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Associative algebra

Programming from First Principles (Prentice-Hall International series in computer science)

Freshwater Life

Freshwater life - the first illustrated field guide of its kind for the wider southern African region - describes a vast range of plant and animal groups in a single volume. A...

The Great Superman Book (The Complete Encyclopedia of Comic Book Heroes; Vol. 3)

From A to Z, here is the comprehensive source book containing everything you ever wanted to know about Superman. The complete details of Superman's origins, biographies of every...

Hetty: A Story of Survival

An extraordinary story of the struggle and survival of a group of children in a Nazi concentration camp during World War II, this autobiographical tale details the motherly role...

Skill Formation: Interdisciplinary and Cross-National Perspectives

Skills are the scarcest resource in the 21st century. But there is surprisingly little consensus on how they are best acquired. This is the first book to provide an up-to-date...

Golf Courses

Photographer David Cannon began his career in sports photography twenty-five years ago and is considered the premier golf photographer in the world. Having played at more than...

Geometric Constraints for Object Detection and Delineation

The ability to extract generic 3D objects from images is a crucial step towards automation of a variety of problems in cartographic database compilation, industrial inspection...


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German English Words

Have you ever come across a word you thought was German but weren't sure? Have you ever wondered about the meaning of a German word used in English? Are you a German American? Are...

Racial Theories

This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Michael Banton's classic book reviews historical theories of racial and ethnic relations and contemporary struggles to supersede...