Author: Gareth Gaskell
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: oxford, psychology, library, psycholinguistics, handbook
Number of Pages: 880
Published: 2009-03-01
List price: $64.95
ISBN-10: 0199561796
ISBN-13: 9780199561797

The ability to communicate through spoken and written language is one of the defining characteristics of the human race, yet it remains a deeply mysterious process. The young science of psycholinguistics attempts to uncover the mechanisms and representations underlying human language. This interdisciplinary field has seen massive developments over the past decade, with a broad expansion of the research base, and the incorporation of new experimental techniques such as brain imaging and computational modelling. The result is that real progress is being made in the understanding of the key compo

Author: P. H. Matthews
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: oxford, reference, paperback, dictionary, concise, linguistics
Number of Pages: 464
Published: 2007-10-15
List price: $18.99
ISBN-10: 0199202729
ISBN-13: 9780199202720

Here is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of linguistics available, fully revised for the second edition. Written by distinguished authority Peter Matthews, this handy reference includes over 3,150 entries providing worldwide coverage of languages and language families, grammatical terms in English as well as grammatical categories in other languages. Matthews also offers extensive coverage of the theory of language, language history, and important ideas and figures in linguistics. A directory of symbols is included for quick and easy reference. The new edition boasts greatly

Author: John Bickle
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: oxford, handbooks, neuroscience, philosophy, handbook
Number of Pages: 656
Published: 2009-07-27
List price: $150.00
ISBN-10: 0195304780
ISBN-13: 9780195304787

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Neuroscience is a state-of-the-art collection of interdisciplinary research spanning philosophy (of science, mind, and ethics) and current neuroscience. Containing chapters written by some of the most prominent philosophers working in this area, and in some cases co-authored with neuroscientists, this volume reflects both the breadth and depth of current work in this exciting field. Topics include the nature of explanation in neuroscience; whether and how current neuroscience is reductionistic; consequences of current research on the neurobiology of learni

Author: Simon Blackburn
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: oxford, reference, paperback, philosophy, dictionary
Number of Pages: 416
Published: 2007-03-05
List price: $16.95
ISBN-10: 0198610130
ISBN-13: 9780198610137

Comprehensive and authoritative the Dictionary of Philosophy contains over 2,500 entries, including biographies of nearly 500 influential philosophers. The dictionary provides wide-ranging and lively coverage of not only Western philosophical traditions, but also themes from Chinese, Indian, Islamic, and Jewish philosophy. This clear and easy to use reference also contains in-depth analysis of philosophical terms and concepts, and a chronology of philosophical events stretching from 10,000 BC to the present day.

Author: Robert Hine
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: oxford, reference, paperback, biology, dictionary
Number of Pages: 717
Published: 2008-03-15
List price: $17.95
ISBN-10: 0199204624
ISBN-13: 9780199204625

Fully revised and updated, this new sixth edition is the perfect guide for those studying biology either in high school or college. The Dictionary offers more than 5,500 clear and concise entries, including more than 300 entries new to this edition. It provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry, includes biographical entries on key scientists, and features highlighted entries on important topics such as bioinformatics, genomics, molecular evolution, and protein structure. The new edition also features web links accessed via a companion website, featuring additiona

Author: Michael Ruse
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: oxford, handbooks, biology, philosophy, handbook
Number of Pages: 656
Published: 2008-07-14
List price: $150.00
ISBN-10: 0195182057
ISBN-13: 9780195182057

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Biology is an exciting collection of new essays written especially to give the reader an introduction to one of the most vibrant areas of scholarship today, and at the same time to move the subject forward dramatically. Written in a clear and rigorous style it will give the more experienced scholar much to think about and will also be of great value to the new student of the subject. The handbook covers the history of the topic, then moves into important analyses of contemporary evolutionary thinking, and continues with discussions of genetics and the moral

Author: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Berkley
Keywords: words, difficult, dictionary, essential, oxford
Number of Pages: 496
Published: 2001-07-01
List price: $8.99
ISBN-10: 0425180700
ISBN-13: 9780425180709
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