Download Gramsci: Pre-Prison Writings by Antonio Gramsci, Richard Bellamy, Virginia Cox PDF

By Antonio Gramsci, Richard Bellamy, Virginia Cox

This choice of Gramsci's pre-prison writings, newly translated and together with a few items no longer formerly to be had in English, covers the entire gamut of his journalistic job, from basic cultural feedback to commentaries on neighborhood, nationwide and overseas occasions. it is going to be of curiosity to a extensive variety of students and scholars focused on the background of political, social and cultural concept within the 20th century.

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Download The methodology of scientific research programmes by Imre Lakatos, John Worrall, Gregory Currie PDF

By Imre Lakatos, John Worrall, Gregory Currie

Imre Lakatos' philosophical and clinical papers are released the following in volumes. quantity I brings jointly his very influential yet scattered papers at the philosophy of the actual sciences, and contains one vital unpublished essay at the influence of Newton's medical fulfillment. quantity II offers his paintings at the philosophy of arithmetic (much of it unpublished), including a few serious essays on modern philosophers of technological know-how and a few well-known polemical writings on political and academic matters. Imre Lakatos had a power out of all share to the size of his philosophical profession. This assortment indicates and confirms the originality, diversity and the basic team spirit of his paintings. It demonstrates too the strength and spirit he dropped at each factor with which he engaged, from his such a lot summary mathematical paintings to his passionate 'Letter to the director of the LSE'. Lakatos' principles at the moment are the focal point of common and lengthening curiosity, and those volumes may still make attainable for the 1st time their research as an entire and their right evaluation.

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Download Three Kingdoms and Chinese Culture by Kimberly Ann Besio, Constantine Tung PDF

By Kimberly Ann Besio, Constantine Tung

This can be the 1st book-length therapy in English of 3 Kingdoms (Sanguo yanyi), frequently considered as China’s first nice classical novel. Set within the historic interval of the disunion (220–280 AD), 3 Kingdoms fuses background and well known culture to create a sweeping epic of heroism and political ambition. The essays during this quantity discover the multifarious connections among 3 Kingdoms and chinese language tradition from numerous disciplines, together with heritage, literature, philosophy, paintings historical past, theater, cultural reviews, and communications, demonstrating the range of backgrounds opposed to which this novel will be studied. the most memorable episodes and figures in chinese language literature seem inside its pages, and 3 Kingdoms has had a profound impact on own, social, and political habit, even language utilization, within the everyday life of individuals in China this day. the unconventional has encouraged numerous works of theater and artwork, and, extra lately, has been the resource for video clips and a tv sequence. lengthy renowned in different international locations of East Asia, akin to Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, 3 Kingdoms has additionally been brought to more youthful generations around the world via a chain of very popular laptop video games. This research is helping create a greater realizing of the work’s particular position in chinese language tradition.

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Download Karl Popper: Logik der Forschung by Sir Karl R Popper, Herbert Keuth PDF

By Sir Karl R Popper, Herbert Keuth

Karl Raimund Poppers (1902-1994) Hauptwerk, die Logik der Forschung (1934), gilt als Grundlagenwerk des kritischen Rationalismus. Der kritische Rationalismus zeigt, warum unser Wissen fehlbar ist und versteht den Erkenntnisfortschritt als Resultat von Hypothesenbildung und -widerlegung. Der Sammelband orientiert sich an der Gliederung der Logik der Forschung. Seine Beiträge kommentieren die jeweiligen Themen nach aktueller Forschungslage.

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