Author: Andrew Pilsch
ISBN: 9781517901028
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In this book, Andrew Pilsch counters these critiques, arguing instead that transhumanism's utopian rhetoric actively imagines radical new futures for the species and its habitat.

Skeptical Environmentalism

Author: Robert Kirkman
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253214971
Size: 12.69 MB
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Engaging the work of Kant, Hegel, Descartes, Rousseau, and Heidegger, among others, Kirkman reveals the relational worldview as an unreliable basis for knowledge and truth claims, and, more dangerously, as harmful to the intellectual ...

Telling Identities

Author: Rosaura Sánchez
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816625581
Size: 28.20 MB
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Telling Identities scrutinizes the role of gender, class, race, language, and ethnicity in group identity formation as it looks into history to help articulate the cultural politics of contemporary Chicano and Latino culture in the United ...

The Mental And The Physical

Author: Herbert Feigl
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 0816657599
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The essay itself is presented here in full, along with the postscript. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science has called the essay "a 'super-colossal' survey of the mind-body problem.

The Scientific Marx

Author: Daniel Little
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816615056
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Rich with historical and cultural value, these works are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.

Generation In Waiting

Author: Navtej Dhillon
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 9780815704720
Size: 69.97 MB
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This volume presents policy implications and sets an agenda for economic development, creating a more hopeful future for this and future generations in the Middle East.

Speculative Blackness

Author: André M. Carrington
ISBN: 9781452949765
Size: 35.53 MB
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In Speculative Blackness, André M. Carrington analyzes the highly racialized genre of speculative fiction--including science fiction, fantasy, and utopian works, along with their fan cultures--to illustrate the relationship between genre ...

The Nature Of Scientific Explanation

Author: Jude P. Dougherty
Publisher: CUA Press
ISBN: 0813220149
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In his newest work, distinguished philosopher Jude P. Dougherty challenges contemporary empiricisms and other accounts of science that reduce it to description and prediction.

Desire For Development

Author: Barbara Heron
Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
ISBN: 1554580013
Size: 67.73 MB
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Following the narrative arc of the development worker story from the decision to go overseas, through the experiences abroad, the return home, and final reflections, the book interweaves theory with the words of the participants to bring ...

Globalizing City

Author: Richard Grant
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 9780815631729
Size: 12.58 MB
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Drawing on ten years of empirical research in Accra, Ghana's capital city, this book shows how this African metropolis is as deeply transformed by globalization as the cities of other world regions.