An epic adventure uniting the Doctor's friends across time and space, featuring Jago & Litefoot, Counter-Measures, the Vault and Gallifrey! 1: Mind Games, by Justin Richards. In Victorian England, Henry Gordon Jago and Professor Litefoot investigate worrying events on the streets of London - which seem to be linked to the New Regency Theatre's resident act, the mesmerist Mr Rees.... 2: The Reesinger Process, by Justin Richards. London, 1964, and the repercussions of Jago and Litefoot's adventure are dealt with by Sir Toby Kinsella and his crack team of specialists at Counter-Measures. What is the Reesinger Process - and who is behind it? 3: The Screaming Skull, by Jonathan Morris. Disgraced soldiers Ruth Matheson and Charlie Sato are called back into action by Captain Mike Yates when the UNIT Vault is mysteriously locked down by a deadly force. Together they must infiltrate the Vault and get those trapped out alive. But what enemy are they facing? 4: Second Sight, by Nick Wallace and Justin Richards. The actions of Mr Rees have alerted the Time Lords of Gallifrey, and Romana has assigned her best warrior. Independently, the Sixth Doctor has arrived on Earth. A power from the dawn of the Universe is about to be unleashed once more.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Colin Baker, Louise Jameson, Lalla Ward, Daphne Ashbrook, Trevor Baxter, Christopher Benjamin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bgfn/000336/bk_bgfn_000336_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
With 'Cultural Connections', Temple University Press initiates a series about Philadelphia's diverse cultural resources. The William Penn Foundation has generously provided the means to make these thought-provoking guides available. The exquisite design and exacting production standards for this volume have achieved an exciting, almost poster-like display together with a deeply satisfying reading experience. 'Cultural Connections' was designed with a unique structural design concept that totally integrates text, art, and captions within each two-page spread. Relying on neither the art catalog format nor the academic art book format, the designer recognized and balanced the individual and interrelated importance of each element. The printer was chosen from among art book specialists in five different countries for its extraordinary color reproduction. Morris J. Vogel, Professor of History at Temple University, has published several other books, including 'Still Philadelphia' and 'Philadelphia Stories', both co-authored with Fredric M. Miller and Allen F. Davis (Temple).
Operations Management in Service Industries and the Public Sector Text and Cases Christopher Voss, School of Industrial and Business Studies, University of Warwick Colin Armistead, The European School of Management Studies, Oxford Bob Johnston, School of Industrial and Business Studies, University of Warwick Barbara Morris, Department of Management Studies, Sheffield City Polytechnic Aimed at teachers and students on business and management courses teaching and studying Operations as well as those concerned with the management of specific service industries, this book brings together concepts found in the wider literature as well as presenting some new concepts. Written from the standpoint of operations management specialists- rather than marketing managers- the book examines the operational aspects of service operations and includes vital links with marketing, organization and business policy by using a wide range of case studies from both the public and the private sector. Suitable as a teaching text at both graduate and postgraduate levels the book will also be of value to practitioners in service organizations, the public sector and those concerned with the management of internal services in manufacturing.
Proven guidance for expertly using analytics in fraud examinations, financial analysis, auditing and fraud prevention Fraud Analytics thoroughly reveals the elements of analysis that are used in today's fraud examinations, fraud investigations, and financial crime investigations. This valuable resource reviews the types of analysis that should be considered prior to beginning an investigation and explains how to optimally use data mining techniques to detect fraud. Packed with examples and sample cases illustrating pertinent concepts in practice, this book also explores the two major data analytics providers: ACL and IDEA. * Looks at elements of analysis used in today's fraud examinations * Reveals how to use data mining (fraud analytic) techniques to detect fraud * Examines ACL and IDEA as indispensable tools for fraud detection * Includes an abundance of sample cases and examples Written by Delena D Spann, Board of Regent (Emeritus) for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), who currently serves as Advisory Board Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Board Member of the Education Task Force of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists ASIS International (Economic Crime Council) and Advisory Board Member of the Robert Morris University (School of Business), Fraud Analytics equips you with authoritative fraud analysis techniques you can put to use right away.
Thoughtful essays on the history, significance, and pleasures of whiskey Everyone becomes a philosopher with a drink in hand, but Whiskey & Philosophy takes this natural pairing to a new level. It explores a range of philosophical topics related to whiskey through engaging reflections written by philosophers, whiskey writers, and others. You will learn things that are both practical (how do tasting notes vary across guides and whiskey brands?) and thought provoking (why is there the popular conception that drinking whiskey makes people mean, and is it true?). Whether your interest lies in the drink itself or in the philosophical issues surrounding it, you'll find something to interest you in this unusual book. Covers subjects ranging from geographical origin to stylistic differences between whiskey and Scotch Explores philosophical ideas such as the aesthetics, metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics of whiskey and whiskey drinking Includes contributions from academics, journalists, and whiskey specialists, all written in an engaging and accessible style Whether you prefer your whiskey neat or in a Manhattan, from the United States, Scotland, or elsewhere, Whiskey & Philosophy is your perfect drinking companion. 'After decades of cut-and-paste offerings on the subject, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in whisk(e)y--whether single malt, bourbon, or anything else--and all that makes it truly unique.' --Jim McEwan, Production Director, Bruichladdich Distillery 'Does being a philosopher require an appreciation of good whiskey or does having an appreciation of good whiskey make one philosophical? Whichever is the case, Whiskey & Philosophy makes for a thought-provoking and thirst-inducing read. Cheers!' --Chris Morris, Master Distiller, Woodford Reserve Distillery 'Whiskey & Philosophy contains a panacea of spiritual pleasure waiting to be enjoyed and shared. Many books have been written about whiskey, but few take you as deep into its inner world. It is an enlightening journey, and one that crosses boundaries and opens new doors. This is indeed a book that unlocks a treasure chest of pure liquid gold to the whiskey enthusiast.' --Richard Paterson, Master Blender, Whyte and Mackay Ltd. Whiskey & Philosophy explores the heart and soul of this heady potation in a lively collection of essays from philosophers, other academics, and whiskey writers. From the first reference to Scotch in 1494 in the records of King James IV of Scotland to Hillary Clinton tossing back that famous shot of Crown Royal during the 2008 campaign, this spirited book captures the history of whiskey, its various forms, and associated philosophical issues. The talk is lively, the opinions run high, and Whiskey & Philosophy is a satisfying blend. Open and enjoy.
Locating the South African challenges within a broader international perspective, this study covers all the major economic growth challanges from employment, industrial policy, urban governance, and the informal economy to the social challenges of poverty, inequality, HIV/AIDS, and health policy. The key development debates of the post-apartheid era are outlined and the success of a decade of reform and experimentation is considered by a wide range of international development specialists, including American economists Gil Hart and Michael Carter; British economist Jonathan Michie; and South African Scholars Alan Whitesides, Julian May, and Mike Morris.
The one thousand entries in the Encyclopaedia provide the best single volume coverage of psychoanalysis available. With its wide, objective and catholic vision, the Encyclopaedia demonstrates that psychoanalysis is a single discipline, very much greater than any particular movement, school or individual, including its founder, Freud. Thus the book contains authoritative entries on all the most important authors, practitioners, concepts, movements, schools, debates and controversies in psychoanalysis and its offspring, past and present. A précis essay is given of each school amplified by explanations of all key terms within that school. Entries are alphabetically arranged, fully cross-referenced, many with suggestions for further reading. Most importantly the book features both contributors and entries reflecting the various disciplines such as Feminism, Literature, Philosophy, Art and Anthropology that have contributed to the development of psychoanalysis or been influenced by it.Besides an immense array of topics on psychoanalysis contributed by psychoanalysts themselves, there are also entries on many topics written by psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists, philosophers, medical researchers, historians, literary critics, anthropologists, linguists and other specialists. International in scope, the Encyclopaedia also draws on a geographically wide field of authors. The Encyclopaedia caters for readers who require knowledge at a glance as well as those seeking a more detailed account. Besides concise definitions, it includes numerous illuminating longer essays by distinguished contributors including: Peter Fonagy, Michael Eigen, James Grotstein, Eric Laurent, Thomas Ogden, Paul Roazen, Hazel Barnes, Charles Brenner, Marcia Cavell, Morris Eagle, Murray Stein, Allan Schore, Robert Stolorow and Robert Wallerstein.Key Features* Entries on all the concepts of the main psychoanalytic schools of thought including the analytic psychologist, Jung. * Full coverage of: Freud, Fairbairn, Jung, Klein, Bion, Kohut, Winnicott and Lacan. Existential psychoanalysis is covered in detail, as are Group psychoanalysis, Child psychotherapy and Psychiatry.* Some 50 extended essays on links with other subjects including: Philosophy, Ethology, Literature, Film, Politics, Feminism, Neuroscience, Human Nature, Religion and many more.* Entries on all the main figures of psychoanalysis, past and present as well as the history and practice of psychoanalysis in 47 countries worldwide.
Computational Neuroscience is a burgeoning field of research where only the combined effort of neuroscientists, biologists, psychologists, physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, engineers and other specialists, e.g. from linguistics and medicine, seem to be able to expand the limits of our knowledge. The present volume is an introduction, largely from the physicists' perspective, to the subject matter with in-depth contributions by system neuroscientists. A conceptual model for complex networks of neurons is introduced that incorporates many important features of the real brain, such as various types of neurons, various brain areas, inhibitory and excitatory coupling and the plasticity of the network. The computational implementation on supercomputers, which is introduced and discussed in detail in this book, will enable the readers to modify and adapt the algortihm for their own research. Worked-out examples of applications are presented for networks of Morris-Lecar neurons to model the cortical connections of a cat's brain, supported with data from experimental studies. This book is particularly suited for graduate students and nonspecialists from related fields with a general science background, looking for a substantial but 'hands-on' introduction to the subject matter.
This important book is the first serious philosophical examination of the modern state. It inquires into the justification of this particular form of political society. It asks whether all states are 'nation-states,' what are the alternative ways of organizing society, and which conditions make a state legitimate. The author concludes that, while states can be legitimate, they typically fail to have the powers (e.g. sovereignity) that they claim. Christopher Morris has written a book that will command the attention of political philosophers, political scientists, legal theorists, and specialists in international relations.