Самостоятельное дополнение Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts к известной стратегии в реальном времени вновь перенесет вас во времена Второй мировой. На этот раз вам предстоит командовать 2-й Британской армией.
Альт "Ultimate Argument" поставляется в количестве 5 штук с блоками по 48 листов на скрепках. Страницы разлинованы и имеют красные поля.Тетради Альт "Ultimate Argument" - миниатюрный экскурс в историю современного вооружения. Образцы стрелкового оружия, демонстрирующие передовые достижения военно-промышленной отрасли, эффектно представлены на плотных картонных обложках (200 г/кв. м). Их по достоинству оценят подрастающие защитники Отечества. Внутренние развороты посвящены более детальному рассмотрению отдельного виду оружия и имеют выделенное поле под персональные данные.В отделке задействовано рельефное тиснение и покрытие гибридным лаком. Полноцветная печать на фольгированной обложке помогла реалистично передать структуру рисунка. Тетради формата А5 (167 х 203 мм) выполнены из первосортной белой бумаги плотностью 65 г/кв. м. Листы имеют четкую линовку в клетку и красные поля, совпадающие с обеих сторон. В наборе тетради с пятью видами обложки.
Кварцевый механизм Ronda 6004D. Корпус выполнен в стиле «Cannelure» из нержавеющей стали. 14-каратная золотая эмблема на циферблате. Вынесенная секундная стрелка, индикация даты на позиции 3 часов. Задняя крышка из нержавеющей стали с 4 винтами, гравировка с логотипом. Черный ремешок из натуральной кожи шириной 20 мм с классической застежкой. Сапфировое стекло с антибликовым напылением. Размер 42х10 мм.
NEVER COME SECOND PLACE AGAIN If you’re not winning, you’re losing. And you don’t want to be a loser, do you? Life is full of opportunities to win or lose on a daily basis. Want to win arguments, negotiate better and get your way in more discussions? Want to pitch ideas that win support and plaudits? Want to get yourself noticed and come out on top in the job market? Discover how to triumph when it really counts. How can you gain the competitive advantage and come first more often? Learn how to avoid that frustration of not succeeding – when your point isn’t heard in an argument, or your hard fought pitch is rejected – and to achieve the results you know you deserve. THE SCIENCE OF WINNING Drawing on the latest research and proven psychological principles, bestselling author and psychologist Dr Rob Yeung outlines practical success strategies and powerful scenarios that you can apply to all facets of your life. This is your strategy book for success at work and in life. Get the breaks, beat the others and take your life to a whole new level.
Кварцевый механизм Ronda 6004D. Корпус выполнен в стиле «Cannelure» из нержавеющей стали с PVD покрытием цвета желтого золота. 14-каратная золотая эмблема на циферблате. Вынесенная секундная стрелка, индикация даты на позиции 3 часов. Задняя крышка из нержавеющей стали с 4 винтами, гравировка с логотипом. Коричневый ремешок из натуральной кожи шириной 20 мм с классической застежкой. Сапфировое стекло с антибликовым напылением. Размер 42х10 мм.
Кварцевый механизм Ronda 6004D. Корпус выполнен в стиле «Cannelure» из нержавеющей стали с PVD покрытием цвета желтого золота. 14-каратная золотая эмблема на циферблате. Вынесенная секундная стрелка, индикация даты на позиции 3 часов. Задняя крышка из нержавеющей стали с 4 винтами, гравировка с логотипом. Черный ремешок из натуральной кожи шириной 20 мм с классической застежкой. Сапфировое стекло с антибликовым напылением. Размер 42х10 мм.
An enlightening introduction to the study of logic: its history, philosophical foundations, and formal structures Logic: Inquiry, Argument, and Order is the first book of its kind to frame the study of introductory logic in terms of problems connected to wider issues of knowledge and judgment that arise in the context of racial, cultural, and religious diversity. With its accessible style and integration of philosophical inquiry and real-life concerns, this book offers a novel approach to the theory of logic and its relevance to questions of meaning and value that arise in the world around us. The book poses four problems for logic: Is logic separate from experience? Does logic require dualisms? Can logic reconcile opposed ways of understanding the world? And when things are divided, does the boundary have a logic? The author begins the exploration of these questions with a discussion of the process of analyzing and constructing arguments. Using the logical theories of C. S. Peirce, John Dewey, and Josiah Royce to frame the investigation, subsequent chapters outline the process of inquiry, the concept of communicative action, the nature of validity, categorical reasoning through the theory of the syllogism, and inductive reasoning and probability. The book concludes with a presentation of modal logic, propositional logic, and quantification. Logic is presented as emerging from the activities of inquiry and communication, allowing readers to understand even the most difficult aspects of formal logic as straightforward developments of the process of anticipating and taking action. Numerous practice problems use arguments related to issues of diversity and social theory, and the book introduces methods of proving validity that include Venn diagrams, natural deduction, and the method of tableaux. Logic: Inquiry, Argument, and Order is an ideal book for courses on philosophical methods and critical reasoning at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels. It is also an insightful reference for anyone who would like to explore a cross-cultural approach to the topic of logic.
Superfight is a absurd argument games that you argue with your friends over ridiculous fights. The main deck consists of 500 cards, split between character cards and powers and weaknesses. Suitable for friends or families having fun together.
The game is very simple and fun for all levels and kinds of players.
This Superfight Card Game combines character and attribute cards to make ridiculous fights and argue over who would win.
500-card Core Deck: 160 character cards + 340 power and weakness cards.
The Orange Deck: There are 100 nerdy cards adding to your superfight core deck, and can be playable with or without the core deck. New characters include: Kirk, Loki, and Pick an Internet Cat; New attributes include: Doing A Barrel Roll, Armed With A Sonic Screw Driver, and is a Noob.
The Purple Deck: Superfight Core Deck is required. There are 100 scenario cards adding to your superfight core deck, including Million Bee Swarm, Floor is Lava, and Fighters Used to Date. Play before fighters are drawn to add some strategy, or play after fighters are drawn to take them by surprise.
The Green Deck: There are 100 kid-friendly cards adding to your superfight core deck, and can be playable with or without the core deck. New characters include: Princess, Genie, Big Bad Wolf; New attributes include: Throws Bananna Peels, Can Jump Over The Moon, and is A Liar Whose Pants Are On Fire.
The Red Deck: There are 100 horribly offensive cards adding to your superfight core deck, and do not mix this deck with superfight: The Green Deck. New characters include: Hitler, Human Centipede, and [Censored]; New attributes include: [Censored] Can Stretch And Move At Will, and Generates A Forcefield While [Censored]ing.
The Blue Deck: Superfight core deck is required. There are 100 location cards used as arenas for your Superfights, including a dungeon full of dragons, a deep sea submarine. Play before fighters are drawn to add some strategy, or play after fighters are drawn to take them by surprise.
Version500-card Core Deck (01) The Orange Deck (02) The Purple Deck (03) The Green Deck (04)The Red Deck (05) The Blue Deck (06)
Package Size 20x15x8cm
Package Contents 1 x Superfight Cards
Two men - a boy who grows into early manhood and an old ascetic priest, the lama - are at the center of the novel. A quest faces them both.Born in India, Kim is nevertheless white, a sahib. While he wants to play the Great Game of Imperialism, he is also spiritually bound to the lama. His aim, as he moves chameleon-like through the two cultures, is to reconcile these opposing strands, while the lama searches for redemption from the Wheel of Life.
The United States today cries out for a robust, self-respecting, intellectually sophisticated left, yet the very idea of a left appears to have been discredited. In this brilliant new book, Eli Zaretsky rethinks the idea by examining three key moments in American history: the Civil War, the New Deal and the range of New Left movements in the 1960s and after including the civil rights movement, the women's movement and gay liberation.In each period, he argues, the active involvement of the left – especially its critical interaction with mainstream liberalism – proved indispensable. American liberalism, as represented by the Democratic Party, is necessarily spineless and ineffective without a left. Correspondingly, without a strong liberal center, the left becomes sectarian, authoritarian, and worse. Written in an accessible way for the general reader and the undergraduate student, this book provides a fresh perspective on American politics and political history. It has often been said that the idea of a left originated in the French Revolution and is distinctively European; Zaretsky argues, by contrast, that America has always had a vibrant and powerful left. And he shows that in those critical moments when the country returns to itself, it is on its left/liberal bases that it comes to feel most at home.
An expansive, yet succinct, analysis of the Philosophy of Religion – from metaphysics through theology. Organized into two sections, the text first examines truths concerning what is possible and what is necessary. These chapters lay the foundation for the book’s second part – the search for a metaphysical framework that permits the possibility of an ultimate explanation that is correct and complete. A cutting-edge scholarly work which engages with the traditional metaphysician’s quest for a true ultimate explanation of the most general features of the world we inhabit Develops an original view concerning the epistemology and metaphysics of modality, or truths concerning what is possible or necessary Applies this framework to a re-examination of the cosmological argument for theism Defends a novel version of the Leibnizian cosmological argument
Two men - a boy who grows into early manhood and an old ascetic priest, the lama - are at the center of the novel. A quest faces them both.
Born in India, Kim is nevertheless white, a sahib. While he wants to play the Great Game of Imperialism, he is also spiritually bound to the lama.
His aim, as he moves chameleon-like through the two cultures, is to reconcile these opposing strands, while the lama searches for redemption from the Wheel of Life.
Two women arrive in a village on the Spanish coast. Rose is suffering from a strange illness andher doctors are mystified. Her daughter Sofia has brought her here to find a cure with the infamous and controversial Dr Gomez - a man of questionable methods and motives. Intoxicated by thick heat and the seductive people who move through it, both women begin to see their lives clearly for the first time in years.
Through the opposing figures of mother and daughter, Deborah Levy explores the strange and monstrous nature of womanhood. Dreamlike and utterly compulsive, Hot Milk is a delirious fairy tale of feminine potency, a story both modern and timeless.
A new look at delivering effective shareholder value from Peter Kontes, a true leader in the world of strategic management In The CEO, Strategy, and Shareholder Value, Peter Kontes, a true leader in the strategic management field, outlines the key to creating and growing shareholder value. The proper focus, contends Kontes, is in using quantitative measurements as guideposts on the path to success. The book first outlines the basics of the argument Kontes is making. He then briefly covers the five most important areas for business leaders, followed by a more detailed look at each of the focus areas. Finally, Kontes provides readers with a road map to implementing his suggestions. Presents an argument for a more holistic approach to delivering shareholder value Defines and then elaborates a new approach to strategic management Written by a true thought leader in the field, regularly featured in publications such as Fortune and BusinessWeek Never before have business leaders experienced the kind of tough decisions they are being forced to make as the economy undergoes incredibly rapid shifts. The common sense guide to successful leadership, The CEO, Strategy, and Shareholder Value delivers exactly the kind of solid, dynamic advice that will keep your organization moving on an upward path.
Architecture is on the brink. It is a discipline in crisis. Over the last two decades, architectural debate has diversified to the point of fragmentation and exhaustion. What is called for is an overarching argument or set of criteria on which to approach the design and construction of the built environment. Here, the internationally renowned architect and educator Michael Hensel advocates an entirely different way of thinking about architecture. By favouring a new focus on performance, he rejects longstanding conventions in design and the built environment. This not only bridges the gap between academia and practice, but, even more significantly, the treatment of form and function in design. It also has a far-reaching impact on knowledge production and development, placing an important emphasis on design research in architecture and the value of an interdisciplinary approach. Though ‘performance’ first evolved as a concept in the humanities in the 1940s and 1950s, it has never previously been systematically applied in architecture in an inclusive manner. Here Michael Hensel offers Performance-Orientated Architecture as an integrative approach to architectural design, the built environment and questions of sustainability. He highlights how core concepts and specific traits, such as climate, material performance and settlement patterns, can put architecture in the service of the natural environment. A wide range of examples are cited to support his argument, from traditional sustainable buildings, such as the Kahju Bridge in Isfahan and the Topkapí Palace in Istanbul to more contemporary works by Cloud 9, Foreign Office Architects, Steven Holl and OCEAN.
The Mirror Wall Stickers brings the world of optical illusions onto your walls. This geometric circle of hexagons flowing inward into the vanishing point will be sure to leave your guests in awe of your unique style. Although this material is not an actual mirror, it will reflect light and colors from opposing sides of the room for an eye-catching effect. It works great for any room of the home or office.
High-resolution laser cutting for smooth edges.
Eco-friendly PS plastic material leaves no odor.
Simply peel off the back film and position it as you like.
Applies to any smooth and flat surfaces including wall, windows or others.
Allows you to design the shape by yourself.
Name Wall Mirror Sticker
Product Weight 250 g
Product Size 56 x 56 cm
Package Weight 280 g
Package Size 15 x 15 x 3 cm
The second edition of this popular compendium provides the necessary intellectual equipment to engage with and participate in effective philosophical argument, reading, and reflection Features significantly revised, updated and expanded entries, and an entirely new section drawn from methods in the history of philosophy This edition has a broad, pluralistic approach–appealing to readers in both continental philosophy and the history of philosophy, as well as analytic philosophy Explains difficult concepts in an easily accessible manner, and addresses the use and application of these concepts Proven useful to philosophy students at both beginning and advanced levels
Protestants: A History from Wittenberg to Pennsylvania, 1517-1740 presents a comprehensive thematic history of the rise and influence of the branches of Christianity that emerged out of the Protestant Reformation. Represents the only English language single-volume survey of the rise of early modern Protestantism from its Lutheran beginnings in Germany to its spread to America Offers a thematic approach to Protestantism by tracing its development within the social, political, and cultural context of early modern Europe Introduces innovative argument that the central dynamic of Protestantism was not its struggle with Catholicism but its own inner dynamic Breaks from traditional scholarship by arguing that the rise of Reformation Protestantism lasted at least two centuries Unites Old World and New World Protestant histories
Marking the 50th anniversary of Lewis’ death, The Intellectual World of C. S. Lewis sees leading Christian thinker Alister McGrath offering a fresh approach to understanding the key themes at the centre of Lewis’ theological work and intellectual development. Brings together a collection of original essays exploring important themes within Lewis’ work, offering new connections and insights into his theology Throws new light on subjects including Lewis’ intellectual development, the uses of images in literature and theology, the place of myth in modern thought, the role of the imagination in making sense of the world, the celebrated 'argument from desire', and Lewis’ place as an Anglican thinker and a Christian theologian Written by Alister McGrath, one of the world’s leading Christian thinkers and authors; this exceptional pairing of McGrath and Lewis brings together the work of two outstanding theologians in one volume
Featuring updates and revisions that reflect recent historiography, this new edition of The Portuguese Empire in Asia 1500-1700 presents a comprehensive overview of Portuguese imperial history that considers Asian and European perspectives. Features an argument-driven history with a clear chronological structure Considers the latest developments in English, French, and Portuguese historiography Offers a balanced view in a divisive area of historical study Includes updated Glossary and Guide to Further Reading
The 2nd Edition of Who Owns You, David Koepsell’s widely acclaimed exploration of the philosophical and legal problems of patenting human genes, is updated to reflect the most recent changes to the cultural and legal climate relating to the practice of gene patenting. Lays bare the theoretical assumptions that underpin the injustice of patents on unmodified genes Makes a unique argument for a commons-by-necessity, explaining how parts of the universe are simply not susceptible to monopoly claims Represents the only work that attempts to first define the nature of the genetic objects involved before any ethical conclusions are reached Provides the most comprehensive accounting of the various lawsuits, legislative changes, and the public debate surrounding AMP v. Myriad, the most significant case regarding gene patents
Why Cultural Studies? is a rallying call for a reinvigoration of the project of cultural studies that provides a critical analysis of its meteoric rise to the academic fore and makes a convincing argument for the pressing need for a renewed investment in, and re-evaluation of, its core ideals. Rodman argues that there are valuable lessons we can learn from cultural studies’ past that have the potential to lead cultural studies to an invigorated and viable future Makes the claim that cultural studies isn’t – and shouldn’t be – solely an academic subject, but open to both academics and non-academics alike Asserts that now more than ever cultural studies has a productive role to play in promoting social justice and building a better world Written by one of the leading figures in the area of cultural studies, and the current Chair of the Association for Cultural Studies
Philosophy of Religion: The Basics offers a concise introduction to philosophy of religion, distilling key discussions and concepts of the subject to their succinct essence, providing a truly accessible entry into the subject. A truly accessible introduction to philosophy of religion for beginners Takes a topical approach, starting with the nature of religion and moving the reader through the major concepts, explaining how topics connect and point to one another Offers a thorough and full treatment of diverse conceptions of God, the ontological argument, and divine attributes and dilemmas A genuinely concise introduction, this text can be used alongside other resources without overtaxing students Represents 30 years of experience teaching to undergraduates Includes a free downloadable file with key excerpts and additions to help students study
In this stimulating new text, renowned military historian Jeremy Black unpacks the concept of culture as a descriptive and analytical approach to the history of warfare. Black takes the reader through the limits and prospects of culture as a tool for analyzing war, while also demonstrating the necessity of maintaining the context of alternative analytical matrices, such as technology. Black sets out his unique approach to culture and warfare without making his paradigm into a straightjacket. He goes on to demonstrate the flexibility of his argument through a series of case studies which include the contexts of rationale (Gloire), strategy (early modern Britaisn), organizations (the modern West), and ideologies (the Cold War). These case studies drive home the point at the core of the book: culture is not a bumper sticker; it is a survival mechanism. Culture is not immutable; it is adaptable. Wide-ranging, international and always provocative, War and the Cultural Turn will be required reading for all students of military history and security studies.
Where is American Literature? offers a spirited and compelling argument for rethinking the way we view American literature in relation to the nation while powerfully demonstrating why it continues to matter in a global age. A refreshing and accessible investigation into the various locations – linguistic, geographical, virtual, ideological – where American writing is produced and consumed Takes a highly original approach by viewing US literature spatially rather than chronologically or thematically, retuning our understanding of the subject The book offers a vital intervention in current debates over the impact of digital technologies on the production and reception of literature, ensuring that the field remains lively and dynamic Invites readers to reconsider the subject by questioning current perspectives on, and approaches to, US literature, offering a range of fresh perspectives on familiar texts and topics
A passionate, detailed, quantified argument for state-level tax reform An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States explains why eliminating or lowering tax burdens at the state level leads to economic growth and wealth creation. A passionate argument for tax reform, the book shows that even states with small populations can benefit enormously with the right policies. The authors’ detailed exposition evaluates the impact state and local government policies have on a state’s relative performance and economic growth overall, backed up with economic data and analysis. Facts don’t lie. But they do point clearly to the failure of so-called progressive tax schemes designed more to curry favor with selected constituencies than to create an economic system that leads to individual wealth as the reward for hard work and entrepreneurial risk taking. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States is a detailed and critical look at income taxation across the nation, and drills down into an analysis of the economic growth or malaise that results from tax policy. Arguing eloquently that a state cannot tax itself into prosperity, just as the impoverished cannot spend themselves into wealth, the authors point out what many inherently know but often fear to say out loud. The book provides detailed quantitative analysis, and discusses the policy variables that can have enormous effects on the financial well-being of states and individual residents, such as: Personal and corporate income tax rates Total tax burden as a percentage of personal income Estate and inheritance taxes Right-to-work laws An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States shows everyone how to evaluate state-level fiscal and economic policies to become more competitive.
New York, 1982 - The Legend ContinuesWhen director Tony Silver and partner-producer Henry Chalfant delivered the broadcast version of their prize-winning film to PBS in 1983, the world received its first full immersion in the phenomenon that had taken over New York City. The urban landscape was physically transformed by graffiti artists who invented a new visual language to express both their individuality, and the voice of their community. In Style Wars, New York's ramshackle subway system is their public playground, battleground, and spectacular artistic canvas Opposing them by every means possible are Mayor Ed Koch, the police, and the New York Transit Authorit Meanwhile, as MC's, DJ's and B-boys rock the city with new sounds and new moves, we see street corner breakdance battles turn into performance art. Style Wars has become an emblem of the original, embracing spirit of hip hop as it exploded into the work from underground tunnels, uptown streets, clubs and playgrounds. New York's legendary kings of graffiti own a special place in the hip hop pantheon. This film is regarded by many as the definitive document of tr emerging hip hop culture, and the continuing struggle to keep its authentic spirit alive. "If you want to know what hip hop is really all about, see a film called Style Wars." - KRS-1Style Wars 11983, 70 minutes, color/b&w, 16mm) Over 23 minutes of original outtake footageFeature commentary by director-producer Tony Silver and producer Henry ChalfantInterview with Tony Silver and Henry Chalfant (2002)Interview with Style Wars editors Victor Kanefsky and Sam Pollard (2002)English subtitles for the hearing impairedDigitally remastered 5.1 Dolby soundtrack featuring classic tracks from Grandmaster Flash The Treacherous Three, Trouble Funk, The Fearless Four, Rammellzee vs. K-Rob and more...