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Download E-books Sanskrit and Indian Studies: Essays in Honour of Daniel H.H. Ingalls (Studies of Classical India) PDF

From the Subhdsitaratnakosa, Verse No. 1729: vahati na pural) kascit pasclill na ko 'py anuyati mam na ca navapadak ul)l)o marga!) katham nv aham ekaka!) bhavatu viditam purvavyu

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Download E-books John R. Commons: Selected Essays PDF

By John Rogers Commons, Malcolm Rutherford, Warren J. Samuels

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Download E-books Aristophanes: Essays in Interpretation (Yale Classical Studies (No. 26)) PDF

By Jeffrey Henderson

Aristophanes, one of many maximum and most crucial poets of the golden age of classical Greek literature, has remained, within the English-speaking international at the very least, probably the most forbidding, simply because least good understood. this can be a selection of serious and interpretative essays in English committed totally to this poet. Addressed to experts and non-specialists alike, its objective is to convey glossy literary and philological ways to undergo on a few points of Aristophanic poetry most vital for our knowing not just of Greek literature yet of Greek heritage and tradition in addition. The essays offer clean insights into 3 of Aristophanes' richest and such a lot not easy performs (Acharnians, Clouds and Lysistrate), a second look of the poet's reputation as a lyricist, and a attention of his notoriety as an opponent of the nice warfare with Sparta. it's was hoping that those essays will stimulate in all scholars of classical antiquity renewed curiosity during this remarkable and provocative poet.

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Download E-books Essays in Game Theory: In Honor of Michael Maschler PDF

By Robert J. Aumann, Lloyd S. Shapley (auth.), Nimrod Megiddo (eds.)

This quantity provides a set of papers on online game conception devoted to Michael Maschler. via his commitment and contributions to online game concept, Maschler has develop into a big determine relatively within the quarter of cooperative video games. online game idea has when you consider that turn into a big topic in operations learn, economics and administration technology. As befits any such quantity, the most issues lined are cooperative video games, coalitions, repeated video games, and a price allocation video games. all of the contributions are authoritative surveys of a specific subject, so jointly they're going to current a useful evaluation of the sphere to all these engaged on online game thought problems.

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Download E-books Paradoxical Effects of Social Behavior: Essays in Honor of Anatol Rapoport PDF

By John C. Harsanyi (auth.), Dr. Andreas Diekmann, Dr. Peter Mitter (eds.)

In the heritage of technological know-how "paradoxes" usually are not in basic terms a laugh puzzles and chal­ lenges to the human brain but in addition riding forces of medical improvement. The concept of "paradox" is in detail on the topic of the thought of "contradiction". Logi­ cal paradoxes let for the derivation of contradictory propositions (e.g. "Rus­ sell's set of all units now not being individuals of themselves" or the traditional challenge with propositions like "I am mendacity" 1), normative paradoxes take care of contradic­ tions between both good authorised normative postulates (Arrow's "impossibility theorem", Sen's "Impossibility of a Paretian Liberal") and "factual" paradoxes confer with conflicts among traditional opinion in keeping with an authorized empirical conception and contradictory empirical proof (e.g. the "St. Petersburg paradox" or the "Allais paradox" in choice theory2). Paradoxes, both logical, normative or actual, additionally contradict our intui­ tions. The counter-intuitive estate which appears a standard function of all paradoxes performs a tremendous half within the empirical social sciences, relatively within the previous study culture of scrutinizing the unintentional results of pur­ posive activities. expectancies according to naive theories ignoring interdependencies among person activities are quite often in clash with "surprising" empirical facts on collective result of social habit. Examples are a number of succeed in­ ing from panic events, the person fight for prestige earnings leading to collective deprivation, the fewer than optimum provide of collective items and so forth. to international difficulties of the armament race and mismanagement of universal resources.

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Download E-books Marxian Economics: A Reappraisal: Volume 2 Essays on Volume III of Capital Profit, Prices and Dynamics PDF

Springing from a convention held in Bergamo college at the get together of the centenary of the e-book by way of Engels of the 3rd booklet of Capital, the papers accumulated in those volumes reinstate Marx's because the first surely evolutionary monetary thought. during this, the capitalist approach frequently brings approximately states on the way to via themselves generate the subsequent ones. therefore as Schumpeter remarked, Marx was once the 1st to 'visualise what even this day continues to be the commercial concept of the longer term for which we're slowly and laboriously collecting stone and mortar, statistical evidence and sensible equations'.

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Download E-books Energy Transfer Dynamics: Studies and Essays in Honor of Herbert Fröhlich on His Eightieth Birthday PDF

By T. B. Grimley (auth.), Terence W. Barrett Ph. D., Professor Herbert A. Pohl (eds.)

On 3 events and at assorted destinations, meetings have been held to honor the 80th birthday of Professor Herbert Frohlich: at the 18th December, 1985, in Liverpool, England; at the 14th February, 1986, in Stuttgart, Germany; and at the eighth March, 1986, at the Palm Coast, Florida. This Festschrift is a compilation of the papers of these meetings. Frohlich's selection of difficulties, from the earliest days, used to be couched within the phy­ sics of intrinsically interacting structures of excitation. One instance, within which he set the process examine that's nonetheless undefined, involved dielectric breakdown, constructed from the 1930's over numerous a long time. The interacting platforms are the electrons (receiving strength from an electrical box) and lattice atom movement (taking power from the electrons through "electron-phonon" interplay, as a result warmth dissipa­ tion). there's a threshold box above which the latter can't stay alongside of the previous, and the mixed procedure (electrons plus phonons) "runs away"; that's to assert, jointly it switches to a brand new state.

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Download E-books Essays in Syntactic Theory (Routledge Leading Linguists) PDF

By Samuel David Epstein

The essays during this very important assortment discover wide-ranging features of the syntax and semantics of human languages. Key issues lined contain circulation phenomena and the syntax of logical shape, tools in generative linguistics and the function of ideas vs. rules in syntactic concept. This quantity makes a necessary contribution to important and methodological debates in linguistic thought.

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Download E-books Lehren vom Leben: Essays über Mensch und Gesellschaft (Sozialwissenschaft) (German Edition) PDF

By Wolfgang Bibel

Die Essays behandeln privates Erfahrungswissen und wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse zu den Themenbereichen Körper, Geist, Seele, zwischenmenschliche Beziehungen,
gesellschaftliche, wirtschaftliche und politische Strukturen sowie Wissenschaft, Religion
und Kunst.

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Download E-books The Culture Cult : Designer Tribalism and Other Essays PDF

By Roger Sandall

The tradition Cultis an acerbic critique of that longing common in society this day to “retreat from civilization.” From Rousseau and the Noble Savage to trendy defenders of ethnicity corresponding to Isaiah Berlin and Karl Polanyi, a well-known highbrow culture has over-romanticized the virtues of tribal lifestyles. by contrast, one other culture, represented via Karl Popper, Michael Polanyi, and Ernest Gellner, defends sleek values and civil society. The tradition Cult discusses either side of this divide among "culture" and "civilization," and among "closed" and "open" societies. The romantic insistence at the superiority of the primitive is more and more grounded in a fictionalized photo of the past-a photo frequently created by means of well-meaning yet erroneous anthropologists. Such idealizations paintings to the detriment of the very humans they're intended to aid, for they isolate minorities from such indisputable merits of contemporary society as literacy and well-being care, and discourage them from engaging in glossy existence. Few will locate convenience within the tradition Cult, yet many will realize a priceless feedback of at present well known social politics.

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