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  • The Architecture of the Illusive Distance

    1st Edition

    By Amir H. Ameri

    Focusing on three secular institutional building types: libraries, museums, and cinemas, this book explores the intricate interplay between culture and architecture. It explores the cultural imperatives which have seen to the formation of these institutions, the development of their architecture,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Hero Building

    An Architecture of Scottish National Identity, 1st Edition

    By Johnny Rodger

    Why was it that, across Scotland over the last two and a half centuries, architectural monuments were raised to national heroes? Were hero buildings commissioned as manifestations of certain social beliefs, or as a built environmental form of social advocacy? And if so, then how and why were social…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Architecture RePerformed: The Politics of Reconstruction

    1st Edition

    By Tino Mager

    First emerging at the beginning of the twentieth century, architectural reconstruction has increasingly become an instrument to visually revive a long bygone past. This book deals with the phenomenon of meticulous reconstruction in architecture. It argues that the politics of reconstruction go far…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Tight, Ka Ho Mok, Jeroen Huisman, Christopher Morphew

    This volume is a detailed and up-to-date reference work providing an authoritative overview of the main issues in higher education around the world today. Consisting of newly commissioned chapters and impressive journal articles, it surveys the state of the discipline and includes the examination…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Understanding Community Librarianship

    The Public Library in Post-Modern Britain, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Black, David Muddiman

    In the information society, is the community focused library a real possibility? This book reappraises the relationship between the library and its communities through an examination of the rise and decline of ’community’ librarianship over the last three decades. The authors consider key models…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ivor Grattan-Guinness

    * Examines the history and philosophy of the mathematical sciences in a cultural context, tracing their evolution from ancient times up to the twentieth century * 176 articles contributed by authors of 18 nationalities* Chronological table of main events in the development of mathematics* Fully…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

  • Perspectives in Medical Geography

    Theory and Applications for Librarians, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy J. Blatt

    Medical geography is a fascinating area of rapidly evolving study that aims to analyse and improve worldwide health issues based on the geographical factors which have an impact on them. Perspectives in Medical Geography will appeal to both novice and seasoned researchers looking to be informed on…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • Aristotle and Philoponus on Light

    1st Edition

    By Jean De Groot

    Originally published in 1991. Philoponus’ long commentary on Aristotle’s definition of light sets up the major concerns, both in optics and theory of light, that are discussed here. Light was of special interest in Neoplatonism because of its being something incorporeal in the world of natural…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Aristotle: New Light on His Life and On Some of His Lost Works, Volume 1

    Some Novel Interpretations of the Man and His Life, 1st Edition

    By Anton-Hermann Chroust

    Originally published in 1973. The predominantly historical approach in this book heralds a belief that a better understanding of Aristotle the man, and the salient events of his life, leads to a greater insight into his work as a philosopher. This, the first of two volumes, presents interpretations…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Aristotle: New Light on His Life and On Some of His Lost Works, Volume 2

    Observations on Some of Aristotle's Lost Works, 1st Edition

    By Anton-Hermann Chroust

    Originally published in 1973. Aristotle’s early works probably belong to the formative era of his philosophic thought and as such contribute vitally to the understanding and evaluation of the development of his philosophy. This book shows that the philosophy propagated in these lost works indicates…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Mathematics in Aristotle

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Heath

    Originally published in 1949. This meticulously researched book presents a comprehensive outline and discussion of Aristotle’s mathematics with the author's translations of the greek. To Aristotle, mathematics was one of the three theoretical sciences, the others being theology and the philosophy…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • The Structure of Aristotelian Logic

    1st Edition

    By James Wilkinson Miller

    Originally published in 1938. This compact treatise is a complete treatment of Aristotle’s logic as containing negative terms. It begins with defining Aristotelian logic as a subject-predicate logic confining itself to the four forms of categorical proposition known as the A, E, I and O forms. It…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

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