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AthleticEnhancement, Human Nature and Ethics
AthleticEnhancement, Human Nature and Ethics
Jan Tolleneer; Sigrid...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:The book provides an in-depth discussion on the human nature concept from different perspectives and from different disciplines, analyzing its use in the doping debate and researching its normative overtones. The relation between natural talent and e...
Austro-Hungarian War Aims in the Balkans during World War I
Austro-Hungarian War Aims in the Balkans during World...
M. Fried
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:The conquest of Serbia was only one of the goals of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the First World War; beyond this lay the desire to control much of South-East Europe. Employing previously unseen sources, Marvin Fried provides the first complete ana...
Authority, Gender and Emotions in Late Medieval and Early Modern England
Authority, Gender and Emotions in Late Medieval and...
Susan Broomhall
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This collection explores how situations of authority, governance, and influence were practised through both gender ideologies and affective performances in medieval and early modern England. Authority is inherently relational it must be asserted over...
Ayurveda Made Modern
Ayurveda Made Modern
R. Berger
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book explores the ways in which Ayurveda, the oldest medical tradition of the Indian subcontinent, was transformed from a composite of 'ancient' medical knowledge into a 'modern' medical system, suited to the demands posed by apparatuses of heal...
Battlefield Emotions 1500-1800
Battlefield Emotions 1500-1800
Erika Kuijpers;...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book explores changes in emotional cultures of the early modern battlefield. Military action involves extraordinary modes of emotional experience and affective control of the soldier, and it evokes strong emotional reactions in society at large....
Becoming Insomniac
Becoming Insomniac
L. Scrivner
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:A study of the history of modern insomnia, this book explores how poets, journalists, and doctors of the Victorian period found themselves in near-universal agreement that modernity and sleep were somehow incompatible. It investigates how psychologis...
Being Shaken: Ontology and the Event
Being Shaken: Ontology and the Event
M. Marder; S. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Being Shaken is a multifaceted meditation by leading philosophers from Europe and North America on ways in which events disrupt the complacency of the ontological paradigm at the personal, ethical, theological, aesthetic, and political levels.
Bellingshausen and the Russian Antarctic Expedition, 1819-21
Bellingshausen and the Russian Antarctic Expedition...
R. Bulkeley
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:This book examines the little studied story of Bellinghausen, and includes the fullest biography of the celebrated Russian explorer ever published, and with thoughtful discussion of the achievements and limitations of the expedition and suggestions f...
Bergson and the Metaphysics of Media
Bergson and the Metaphysics of Media
S. Crocker
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:What is a medium? Why is there always a middle? Can media produce 'immediacy'? Henri Bergson recognized mediation as the central philosophical problem of modernity. This book traces his influence on the 'media philosophies' of Gilles Deleuze, Marshal...
Blind Workers against Charity
Blind Workers against Charity
M. Reiss
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:Founded in 1893, the National League of the Blind was the first nationwide self-represented group of visually impaired people in Britain. This book explores its campaign to make the state solely responsible for providing training, employment and assi...
Body and Soul in Coleridge's Notebooks, 1827-1834
Body and Soul in Coleridge's Notebooks, 1827-1834
S. Webster
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:Through an examination of his later personal notebooks, this study explores the reciprocal effects that Samuel Taylor Coleridge's scientific explorations, philosophical convictions, theological beliefs, and states of health exerted upon his perceptio...
Britain After Empire
Britain After Empire
P. Preston
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Through compelling analysis of popular culture, high culture and elite designs in the years following the end of the Second World War, this book explores how Britain and its people have come to terms with the loss of prestige stemming from the declin...