Essays on the Characteristics by John Brown

By John Brown

This ebook was once initially released ahead of 1923, and represents a replica of a huge historic paintings, keeping a similar layout because the unique paintings. whereas a few publishers have opted to observe OCR (optical personality attractiveness) know-how to the method, we think this ends up in sub-optimal effects (frequent typographical mistakes, unusual characters and complicated formatting) and doesn't correctly shield the historic personality of the unique artifact. We think this paintings is culturally very important in its unique archival shape. whereas we try to safely fresh and digitally increase the unique paintings, there are sometimes cases the place imperfections reminiscent of blurred or lacking pages, negative photographs or errant marks can have been brought because of both the standard of the unique paintings or the scanning strategy itself. regardless of those occasional imperfections, we have now introduced it again into print as a part of our ongoing worldwide booklet maintenance dedication, offering consumers with entry to the absolute best ancient reprints. We take pleasure in your realizing of those occasional imperfections, and basically wish you get pleasure from seeing the ebook in a layout as shut as attainable to that meant via the unique writer.

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George Herbert Mead: A Unifying Theory for Sociology by Baldwin

By Baldwin

During this concise, readable synthesis of Mead's paintings within the social sciences, the breadth, scope and persevered relevance of his pragmatic philosophy is emphasized. Baldwin supplies an outline of the parts of Mead's theoretical approach, the philosophical foundations of his unified thought and the functions of his paintings in lots of diverse components of social inquiry.

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Leading the Board: The Six Disciplines of World Class by Andrew Kakabadse

By Andrew Kakabadse

Being the chairman of an organization is the best task. fail to remember the hyperbole and hero-worship surrounding CEOs, it's the world's chairmen who name the genuine company pictures. it truly is chairmen who rent and fireplace CEOs. Little ask yourself that a few CEOs decide to neuter the chairman via combining the 2 roles. best the Board presents precise and strong insights into what it takes to prevail as a md best a contemporary association. in keeping with worldwide examine, the major company lecturers and specialists Andrew and Nada Kakabadse unveil the six disciplines of worldwide category chairmen. because the chairman's position turns into more and more famous because the pre-eminent management position inside of firms, major the Board becomes the normal paintings of reference and idea for the world's chairmen and would-be chairmen, in addition to these looking to higher comprehend boardroom dynamics.

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The Calling of Sociology and Other Essays on the Pursuit of by Edward Shils

By Edward Shils

This 3rd quantity of the Selected Papers of Edward Shils brings jointly ten essays, 3 of that have by no means been released earlier than and all of the others of which were thoroughly revised and elaborated. They take care of the historical past of yankee and eu sociology as an highbrow venture and as a way to the attainment of sensible ends. Professor Shils's major topics are the impression of moral and sensible intentions on scholarly examine within the social sciences, the autonomy of the highbrow culture of sociology, and the importance of the institutional association of sociological instructing and examine.

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Mill (Blackwell Great Minds) by Wendy Donner;Richard Fumerton

By Wendy Donner;Richard Fumerton

John Stuart Mill investigates the principal components of the nineteenth century philosopher’s such a lot profound and influential works, from On Liberty to Utilitarianism and The Subjection of girls . via shut research of his fundamental works, it unearths the very center of the thinker’s principles, and examines them within the context of utilitarianism, liberalism and the British empiricism conventional in Mill’s day.

• offers an research of the complete variety of Mill’s fundamental writings, attending to the middle of the philosopher’s principles. • Examines the primary components of Mill’s writings in simply obtainable prose • locations Mill’s paintings and idea in the greater cultural and social context of nineteenth century Britain • Illustrates the ongoing relevance of Mill’s philosophy to today’s reader

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Collective Wisdom: Principles and Mechanisms by Hélène Landemore, Jon Elster

By Hélène Landemore, Jon Elster

James Madison wrote, "Had each Athenian citizen been a Socrates, each Athenian meeting may nonetheless were a mob." The participants to this quantity speak about and for the main half problem this declare by means of contemplating stipulations below which many minds might be wiser than one. With backgrounds in economics, cognitive technology, political technological know-how, legislation, and heritage, the authors examine details markets, the net, jury debates, democratic deliberation, and using variety as mechanisms for bettering collective judgements. even as, they give thought to voter irrationality and paradoxes of aggregation as almost certainly undermining the knowledge of teams. Implicitly or explicitly, the amount additionally bargains advice and warnings to institutional designers.

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