At the Interface / Probing the Boundaries

Edited by Rob Fisher, Inter-Disciplinary.Net, Lisa Howard Farmington, St Louis, and Ken Monteith, Universiteit van Amsterdam

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Edited by Peter L. Twohig & Vera Kalitzkus

Health, illness and disease are topics well-suited to interdisciplinary inquiry. This book brings together scholars from around the world who share an interest in and a commitment to bridging the traditional boundaries of inquiry. We hope that this book begins new conversations that will situate...
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11
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042011199
Publication date: 
January 2004
€51,00
$63.00
€85,00
$105.00

Edited by Anne K. Haugestad & J.D. Wulfhorst

Twenty years after the establishment of the World Commission on Environment and Development, the 13 contributions in this interdisciplinary volume offer a broad spectrum of perspectives and research-based recommendations on environmental sustainability, social justice and the human enterprise....
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10
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042011090
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January 2004
€77,00
$96.00

Edited by Andrew Fagan

This book aims to extend upon the growing body of literature concerned with dying and death. The book analyses various experiences and representations of dying and death from the perspective of academic disciplines as diverse as theology, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, and literature. The...
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Volume: 
9
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042016415
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January 2004
€63,00
$80.00

Edited by David Seth Preston

It is clear that the Internet and other global information infrastructures provide a major challenge to Higher Education. Questions such as: the extent to which education should become ‘virtual’, the actual cost and value of such innovation and to what degree such education suits its stakeholders...
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Volume: 
8
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042011298
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January 2004
€53,00
$65.00

Edited by Richard Paul Hamilton and Margaret Sönser Breen

Written across the disciplines of art history, literature, philosophy, sociology, and theology, the ten essays comprising the collection all insist on multidimensional definitions of evil....
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Volume: 
7
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9789042011380
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January 2004
€52,00
$64.00

Richard C. Prust

The notion of a “person” is in deep philosophical trouble. And this has posed a deepening crisis for believers: Christian beliefs are, after all, irreducibly about persons. In response to this situation, Prust proposes a new way to reason about persons, one based on identifying persons as...
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Volume: 
6
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042010888
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January 2004
€40,00
$49.00

Edited by David Seth Preston

This book represents a ‘position statement’ from the intellectually vibrant and challenging debate that emanated from the inaugural conference project launch entitled 'The Idea of Education' held at Mansfield College, Oxford in July 2002. ...
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5
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ISBN: 
9789042011465
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January 2003
€34,80
$43.20
€58,00
$72.00

Wim J. van der Steen, Vincent K.Y. Ho, and Ferry J. Karmelk

Cultural forces shape much of medicine including psychiatry, and medicine shapes much of our culture. Medicine provides us with beneficial treatments of disease, but it also causes harm, increasingly so in the form of overmedication enhanced by the pharmaceutical industry. The book explores...
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4
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ISBN: 
9789042008168
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January 2003
€47,40
$58.80
€79,00
$98.00

Edited by Terrie Waddell

Cultural Expressions of Evil and Wickedness: Wrath, Sex, Crime, is a fascinating study of the a-temporal nature of evil in the West. The international academics and researchers who have contributed to this text not only concentrate on political, social and legally sanctioned cruelty from the past...
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Volume: 
3
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042010154
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January 2003
€67,00
$82.00

Edited by Margaret Sönser Breen

Written across the disciplines of law, literature, philosophy, and theology, Understanding Evil: An Interdisciplinary Approach represents wide-ranging approaches to and understandings of “evil” and “wickedness.”...
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Volume: 
2
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042009356
Publication date: 
January 2003
€59,00
$73.00

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