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  • Erwin Panofsky's Meaning in the Visual Arts

    1st Edition

    By Emmanouil Kalkanis

    Erwin Panofsky’s Meaning in the Visual Arts is considered a key work in art history. Its ideas have provoked widespread debate, and although it was first published more than sixty years ago, it continues to feature regularly on numerous university reading lists. Meaning in the Visual Arts…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Teachability and Learnability

    Can Thinking Be Taught?, 1st Edition

    By Paul Fairfield

    Deep disagreements exist regarding what thinking and critical thinking are and to what extent they are teachable. Thinking is learned in some measure by all, but not everything that is learnable is also teachable in an institutional setting. In questioning the relationship between teachability and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Madness as Methodology

    Bringing Concepts to Life in Contemporary Theorising and Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Ken Gale

    Madness as Methodology begins with the following quotation from Deleuze and Guattari, ‘Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be breakthrough.’ This quotation firmly expresses the book’s intention to provide readers with radical and innovative approaches to methodology and research in the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge

  • Human Sciences and Human Interests

    Integrating the Social, Economic, and Evolutionary Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Mikael Klintman

    Within the disciplines of social, economic, and evolutionary science, a proud ignorance can often be found of the other areas’ approaches. This text provides a novel intellectual basis for breaking this trend. Certainly, Human Sciences and Human Interests aspires to open a broad debate about what…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ludwig von Mises's The Theory of Money and Credit

    1st Edition

    By Pádraig Belton

    Ludwig Von Mises’s 1912 contribution to the theory of monetary policy and the current prevailing consensus in modern economic liberalism, The Theory of Money and Credit, was a milestone achievement. The author’s familiarity with the historical literature on banking and credit allows him to present…

    Paperback – 2018-02-22
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Culture's Consequences

    Comparing Values, Behaviors, Institutes and Organizations across Nations, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Erdman

    The Dutch anthropologist Geert Hofstede is recognized as a pioneer in the fields of international management and social psychology – and his work is a perfect example of the ways in which interpretative skills can help solve problems and provide the foundation for strong thinking and understanding…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Situated Learning

    1st Edition

    By Charmi Patel

    Social anthropologist Jean Lave and computer scientist Etienne Wenger’s seminal Situated Learning helped change the fields of cognitive science and pedagogy by approaching learning from a novel angle. Traditionally, theories of learning and education had focused on processes of cognition – the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Burton Malkiel's A Random Walk Down Wall Street

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Burton

    Burton Malkiel’s 1973 A Random Walk Down Wall Street was an explosive contribution to debates about how to reap a good return on investing in stocks and shares. Reissued and updated many times since, Malkiel’s text remains an indispensable contribution to the world of investment strategy – one that…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Centuries of Childhood

    1st Edition

    By Eva-Marie Prag, Joseph Tendler

    A critical analysis of Centuries of Childhood, in which the French historian Philippe Aries offers a fundamentally fresh interpretation of what childhood is and what the institution means for society at large. Aries's core idea is that ‘childhood,’ as we understand it today – a special time…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Old Social Classes And The Revolutionary Movements Of Iraq

    1st Edition

    By Dale J. Stahl

    How do you solve a problem like understanding Iraq? For Hanna Batatu, the solution to this conundrum lay in generating alternative possibilities that effectively side-stepped the conventional wisdom of the time. Historians had long held that Iraq – like other artificial creations of ex-colonial…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Problem of Unbelief in the 16th Century

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Tendler

    Febvre asked this core question in The Problem of Unbelief: “Could sixteenth-century people hold religious views that were not those of official, Church-sanctioned Christianity, or could they simply not believe at all?” The answer informed a wider debate on modern history, particularly modern…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Baruch Spinoza's Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Gary Slater, Andreas Vrahimis

    Baruch Spinoza’s Ethics is a dense masterpiece of sustained argumentative reasoning. It earned its place as one of the most important and influential books in Western philosophy by virtue of its uncompromisingly direct arguments about the nature of God, the universe, free will, and human morals.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

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