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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1570-7113
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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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6
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042010888
Publication date: 
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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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042011465
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January 2003
€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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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042008168
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January 2003
€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
Publication date: 
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
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January 2003
€59,00
$73.00

Edited by David Seth Preston

This book began as a collection of papers presented at a conference entitled ‘The Future Business of Higher Education’ held at Oxford University. The contributions range from those who grapple with the question of what a University should do, through those concerned with making Higher Education...
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Volume: 
1
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042015708
Publication date: 
January 2002
€59,00
$73.00

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