Author: Silvan S. Tomkins PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Keywords: affects, volume, negative, imagery, positive, affect, consciousness
Number of Pages: 588
Published: 2008-02-15
List price: $105.00
ISBN-10: 0826144047
ISBN-13: 9780826144041

Silvan S. Tomkins was indeed one of history’s most original psychologists, a tireless scientist who contributed much to that discipline. Affect Imagery Consciousness was his life’s work and consumed him from the mid 1950s through the end of his life in 1991. With this book, he took on an enormous task; he sought to explore emotions, or affects, why we had them, why we paid attention to them, and how they motivated us to respond to situations in our daily lives. Tomkins believed that "all life is `affective life,’ all behavior, thought, planning, wishing, doing...there is

Author: Kathleen Stewart
Publisher: Duke University Pre
Keywords: affects, ordinary
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 2007-10-30
List price: $18.95
ISBN-10: 0822341077
ISBN-13: 9780822341079

Ordinary Affects is a singular argument for attention to the affective dimensions of everyday life and the potential that animates the ordinary. Known for her focus on the poetics and politics of language and landscape, the anthropologist Kathleen Stewart ponders how ordinary impacts create the subject as a capacity to affect and be affected. In a series of brief vignettes combining storytelling, close ethnographic detail, and critical analysis, Stewart relates the intensities and banalities of common experiences and strange encounters, half-spied scenes and the lingering resonance of passing

Author: John R. Nofsinger
Publisher: Pearson Education
Keywords: investing, affects, psychology, madness, investment
Number of Pages: 192
Published: 2001-06-21
List price: $24.00
ISBN-10: 0130422002
ISBN-13: 9780130422002

Why’d you fall for that Internet stock? Why do you always seem to buy high and sell low? Why does it look like everyone else is getting rich but you? As an investor, your emotions are your biggest obstacles -- cutting your returns, and raising your risks. Drawing on the new science of behavioral finance, Investment Madness will show you how to take control of your emotions -- and maximize your profits. Nofsinger shows how to think about your investments more clearly, without the overconfidence that leads many investors to take too many risks, and lower their returns. You’ll gain in

Author: David Kassing
Publisher: RAND Corporation
Keywords: programs, army, affects, instability, funding
Number of Pages: 138
Published: 2008-07-25
List price: $24.50
ISBN-10: 0833041770
ISBN-13: 9780833041777

This study looked at how funding instability affects Army acquisition programs. Most funding instability was found to stem from events external to the Army or ambitious Army-set technical goals. Funding instability’s effects took the form of schedule slips, cost increases, and to a lesser degree, technical compromises. No significant association was found between funding instability and the adverse effects of program cost growth and schedule slippage.

Author: Mark Robert Rank
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: poverty, affects, american, underprivileged, nation, one
Number of Pages: 368
Published: 2005-07-28
List price: $21.95
ISBN-10: 0195189728
ISBN-13: 9780195189728

Despite its enormous wealth, the United States leads the industrialized world in poverty. One Nation, Underprivileged unravels this disturbing paradox by offering a unique and radically different understanding of American poverty. It debunks many of our most common myths about the poor, while at the same time provides a powerful new framework for addressing this enormous social and economic problem. Mark Robert Rank vividly shows that the fundamental causes of poverty are to be found in our economic structure and political policy failures, rather than individual shortcomings or attitudes. He e

Author: John A. Sanford
Publisher: Paulist Pre
Keywords: affects, relationships, female, male, partners, invisible
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 1979-01-01
List price: $12.95
ISBN-10: 0809122774
ISBN-13: 9780809122776

An examination of the feminine and masculine qualities in every person.

Author: Stephen K. Moroney
Publisher: Lexington Books
Keywords: sin, affects, thinking, exploration, historical, effects, noetic, contemporary
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 1999-12-15
List price: $82.00
ISBN-10: 0739100181
ISBN-13: 9780739100189

Stephen Moroney’s fascinating study examines the frequently neglected topic of the noetic effects of sin, a phenomenon in which sin distorts human thinking. Drawing on the detailed models formulated by John Calvin, Abraham Kuyper, and Emil Brunner, Moroney sets forth a more contemporary model of the subject. He extends beyond all previous views by relating the noetic effects of sin to the complex and unpredictable interaction between the object of knowledge and the knowing subject. Moroney also futher examines some of the implications of the noetic effects of sin for the rationalist theo
  
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