Author: Jerry L. Walls
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: oxford, handbooks, handbook, eschatology
Number of Pages: 744
Published: 2007-12-03
List price: $150.00
ISBN-10: 0195170490
ISBN-13: 9780195170498

Eschatology is the study of the last things: death, judgment, the afterlife, and the end of the world. Through centuries of Christian thoughtfrom the early Church fathers through the Middle Ages and the Reformationthese issues were of the utmost importance. In other religions, too, eschatological concerns were central. After the Enlightenment, though, many religious thinkers began to downplay the importance of eschatology which, in light of rationalism, came to be seen as something of an embarrassment. The twentieth century, however, saw the rise of phenomena that placed eschatology back at th

Author: Gail Fine
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: oxford, handbooks, handbook, plato
Number of Pages: 624
Published: 2008-08-13
List price: $150.00
ISBN-10: 0195182901
ISBN-13: 9780195182903

The Oxford Handbooks series is a major new initiative in academic publishing. Each volume offers an authoritative and state-of-the-art survey of current thinking and research in a particular area. Specially commissioned essays from leading international figures in the discipline give critical examinations of the progress and direction of debates. Oxford Handbooks provide scholars and graduate students with compelling new perspectives upon a wide range of subjects in the humanities and social sciences. Plato is the best known, and continues to be the most widely studied, of all the ancient Gre

Author: Shaun Gallagher
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: oxford, philosophy, handbook, handbooks
Number of Pages: 640
Published: 2011-04-01
List price: $150.00
ISBN-10: 0199548013
ISBN-13: 9780199548019

Research on the topic of self has increased significantly in recent years across a number of disciplines, including philosophy, psychology, psychopathology, and neuroscience. The Oxford Handbook of the Self is an interdisciplinary collection of essays that address questions in all of these areas. In philosophy and some areas of cognitive science, the emphasis on embodied cognition has fostered a renewed interest in rethinking personal identity, mind-body dualism, and overly Cartesian conceptions of self. Poststructuralist deconstructions of traditional metaphysical conceptions of subjectivity

Author: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: dictionary, american, oxford, pocket
Number of Pages: 1008
Published: 2008-06-06
List price: $12.95
ISBN-10: 0195301633
ISBN-13: 9780195301632

Completely redesigned and rewritten, the second edition of Pocket Oxford American Dictionary combines its highly popular packaging with a dramatic revision of the copy, with completely reworded entries throughout. With more than 140,000 words, phrases, and definitions, including a wealth of new words, sample sentences, and usage notes, this marvelous edition makes it easier than ever before to find the correct meaning of a word. The editors have completely rewritten the entries, stressing everyday English to make each definition as accessible as possible. Moreover, they have used the latest

Author: Chris Baldick
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: oxford, reference, paperback, literary, dictionary, terms
Number of Pages: 368
Published: 2009-02-15
List price: $16.95
ISBN-10: 0199208271
ISBN-13: 9780199208272

From Jacques Derridas différance to Henry Jamess ficelle, the vocabulary of literary theory and criticism can seem difficult if not opaque. To help remedy the average readers bafflement, this new Third Edition of Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms provides succinct and often witty explanations of almost twelve hundred terms, covering everything from the ancient dithyramb to the contemporary dub poetry, from the popular bodice-ripper to the aristocratic masque, and from the social realism of Stalins era to the magic realism of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Shedding light on some of the most trouble

Author: Stephen Neidle
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: oxford, handbooks, structure, nucleic, handbook, acid
Number of Pages: 698
Published: 1999-06-24
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 0198500386
ISBN-13: 9780198500384

A comprehensive reference on all aspects of nucleic acid structure, with particular emphasis on results from X-ray crystallography and NMR studies. It describes in detail the structural types discovered to date.

Author: Michael Kennedy
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: oxford, reference, paperback, dictionary, concise, music
Number of Pages: 832
Published: 2004-06-24
List price: $17.95
ISBN-10: 0198608845
ISBN-13: 9780198608844

When the Oxford Dictionary of Music first appeared, it was hailed by Music and Musicians as ’without question the most comprehensive, detailed, reliable one-volume reference work on music now available in the English language.’ Fully revised and updated for this new edition, the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music, Fourth Edition is a rich mine of information for lovers of music of all periods and styles, providing over 10,000 entries on musical terms, works, composers, librettists, musicians, singers, and orchestras. The dictionary’s coverage is exceptional, providing compreh
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