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This is the first in-depth study of Sino-American relations during the Theodore Roosevelt administration. In its examination of the issues and problems that arose in U.S.-Chinese relations during this time, the book argues that a stereotyped perception of China and its people inhibited American policy responses during Roosevelt's presidency.
By taking an unorthodox approach towards three phenomena that have changed considerably during the past thirty years, this book reveals through conceptual analysis that the three are both private and public, humiliating and empowering, and backward and progressive, and can ultimately be traced by similar social and psychological patterns.
Exploring Certainty: Wittgenstein and Wide Fields of Thought considers how, where, and to what extent the thoughts and ideas found in Wittgenstein's On Certainty can be applied to other areas of thought, including: ethics, aesthetics, religious belief, mathematics, cognitive science, and political theory. Robert Greenleaf Brice opens new avenues of...
By Don Ihde
Acoustic Technics, aware that digital and computer embedded technologies produce data that today can be transformed into acoustic images, notes the transformations these phenomena imply for a diverse set of practices, such as music, communication, medical diagnosis, and scientific knowledge.
This collection examines an aspect of Gilles Deleuze's thought that has largely been neglected; whether or not Deleuze was a metaphysician. Answering this question may reveal the problematic nature of so-called postmodernism and the critique it leveled at the first philosophy, and it may help readers to better understand philosophy's...
This book offers a unique insight on the main far-right actors and ideological trends that push, on both sides, for reshaping the Europe-Russia relations and for the emergence of a new pan-European illiberal ideology.
In many ways, the records of antiquity tell us that active tectonism helped to mold our cultural heritage. Impact of Tectonic Activity on Ancient Civilizations draws from various fields such as tectonics geology, classics, history, archaeology, and anthropology to support this conclusion.
This book uses innovative analysis of the Arabic text of the Qur'an to demonstrate that much of the Qur'an was composed live in oral performance, exploring the rich oral culture that preceded its formative period and showing that only by viewing it through an oral lens can one begin to...