As Wide as the World Is WiseAs Wide as the World Is Wise
Professor Michael D. Jackson
Philosophy and anthropology have long debated questions of difference: rationality versus irrationality, abstraction versus concreteness, modern versus premodern. What if these disciplines instead focused on the commonalities of human experience? Would this effort bring philosophers and anthropologists closer together? Would it lead to greater insi ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2016-09-06 | ISBN-13: 9780231178280

The Work of ArtThe Work of Art
Professor Michael D. Jackson
How are we to think of works of art? Rather than treat art as an expression of individual genius, market forces, or aesthetic principles, Michael Jackson focuses on how art effects transformations in our lives. Art opens up transitional, ritual, or utopian spaces that enable us to reconcile inward imperatives and outward constraints, thereby making ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2016-10-25 | ISBN-13: 9780231178181

The Varieties of Temporal ExperienceThe Varieties of Temporal Experience
Professor Michael D. Jackson
What does it mean to live in time, between the unforeseeable and the irreversible? In The Varieties of Temporal Experience, Michael Jackson demonstrates the significance of a phenomenology of time for ethnography, philosophy, and history through a multifaceted consideration of the gap between our cultural representations of temporality and the bewi ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2018-04-10 | ISBN-13: 9780231186018

HarmattanHarmattan
Professor Michael D. Jackson
We all experience qualms and anxieties when we move from the known to the unknown. Though our fulfillment in life may depend on testing limits, our faintheartedness is a reminder of our need for security and our awareness of the risks of venturing into alien worlds. Evoking the hot, dust-filled Harmattan winds that blow from the Sahara to the Gulf ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2015-04-21 | ISBN-13: 9780231172356

The Woodland SoutheastThe Woodland Southeast
This collection presents, for the first time, a much-needed synthesis of the major research themes and findings that characterize the Woodland Period in the southeastern United States.The Woodland Period (ca. 1200 B.C. to A.D. 1000) has been the subject of a great deal of archaeological research over the past 25 years. Researchers have learned that ...
Number of pages: 696 | Publication Date: 2002-05-10 | ISBN-13: 9780817311377

Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing WorldSystems Analysis and Design in a Changing World
by John W. Satzinger, Robert B. Jackson, Stephen D. Burd
Now readers can develop the solid conceptual, technical and managerial foundations needed for effective systems analysis design and implementation as well as the project management skills for systems development with SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN IN A CHANGING WORLD, 6E. This popular text teaches both the traditional (structured) and the object-orien ...
Number of pages: 576 | Publication Date: 2011-11-16 | ISBN-13: 9781111534158

The Tikkun ReaderThe Tikkun Reader
Michael Lerner
For the past twenty years, Tikkun magazine has advanced liberal ideals, featuring articles on such important issues as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Jewish culture, and the intersection of religion and politics in the United States. Tikkun Reader is a collection of the best of Tikkun magazine since its inception, providing the most cohesive col ...
Number of pages: 376 | Publication Date: 2006-10-09 | ISBN-13: 9780742546813

Alabama GovernorsAlabama Governors
An entirely revised and updated edition of the best-selling 2001 original   This collection of biographical essays, written by thirty-four noted historians and political scientists, chronicles the times, careers, challenges, leadership, and legacies of the fifty-seven men and one woman who have served as the state's highest elected official. The b ...
Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 2014-08-31 | ISBN-13: 9780817318437

Crime, Procedure and Evidence in a Comparative and International ContextCrime, Procedure and Evidence in a Comparative and International Context
This book aims to honour the work of Professor Mirjan Damaška, Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a prominent authority for many years in the fields of comparative law, procedural law, evidence, international criminal law and Continental legal history. Professor Damaška 's work is renowned for providing new frameworks for understand ...
Number of pages: 462 | Publication Date: 2008-10-01 | ISBN-13: 9781841136820

Evolution, Games, and GodEvolution, Games, and God
According to the reigning competition-driven model of evolution, selfish behaviors that maximize an organism’s reproductive potential offer a fitness advantage over self-sacrificing behaviors―rendering unselfish behavior for the sake of others a mystery that requires extra explanation. Evolution, Games, and God addresses this conundrum by explo ...
Number of pages: 416 | Publication Date: 2013-05-07 | ISBN-13: 9780674047976

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