Author: R. Po-chia Hsia
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: european, history, approaches, new, catholic, renewal, world
Number of Pages: 282
Published: 2005-06-13
List price: $84.00
ISBN-10: 0521841542
ISBN-13: 9780521841542

This second edition features an updated synthesis of the vast scholarship on the history 0f Catholicism from the Council of Trent in the middle of the sixteenth century to the suppression of the Society of Jesus in the eighteenth century. The book covers the doctrinal and ecclesiastical renewal after Trent and the progress of Catholic reconquest in various lands. It also analyses the social composition of the Tridentine clergy and the papal curia and studies the making of early modern sainthood and the enclosure of religious women. An additional chapter on The Catholic Book as well as an upda

Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: shakespeare, cambridge, new, richard, king
Number of Pages: 252
Published: 2003-05-05
List price: $16.99
ISBN-10: 0521532485
ISBN-13: 9780521532488

Andrew Gurr has added a new section to the Introduction of this updated edition in which he describes the growing interest in new historical and political analysis of the play. He also surveys a number of important professional theatre productions and guides the reader through scholarly criticism of recent years. The Reading List has been revised and augmented. First Edition Hb (1984): 0-521-23010-1 First Edition Pb (1984): 0-521-29765-6Andrew Gurr has added a new section to the Introduction of this updated edition in which he describes the growing interest in new historical and political a

Author: Richard Kraut
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: cambridge, philosophy, companions, plato, companion
Number of Pages: 576
Published: 1992-10-30
List price: $39.99
ISBN-10: 0521436109
ISBN-13: 9780521436106

Plato stands as the fount of our philosophical tradition, being the first Western thinker to produce a body of writing that touches upon a wide range of topics still discussed by philosophers today. In a sense he invented philosophy as a distinct subject, for although many of these topics were discussed by his intellectual predecessors and contemporaries, he was the first to bring them together by giving them a unitary treatment. This volume contains fourteen new essays discussing Plato’s views about knowledge, reality, mathematics, politics, ethics, love, poetry, and religion. There ar

Author: Arthur Hughes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: language, library, teaching, teachers, testing, cambridge
Number of Pages: 264
Published: 2002-12-16
List price: $29.00
ISBN-10: 0521484952
ISBN-13: 9780521484954

This is a second edition of this classic text on language testing. Over the years the first edition has established itself as a core text on many ESL teacher training programs. There is no other text that is as comprehensive and accessible as Testing for Language Teachers. All of the chapters for this second edition have been revised and updated. It also has new chapters on tests for young learners and testing overall ability, as well as new and accessible appendices on statistical analysis and item banking. No other book on language testing covers the areas that all language teachers need to

Author: Roy E. Bailey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: markets, financial, economics
Number of Pages: 548
Published: 2005-07-11
List price: $131.00
ISBN-10: 052184827X
ISBN-13: 9780521848275

The Economics of Financial Markets presents a concise overview of capital markets, suitable for advanced undergraduates and for beginning graduate students in financial economics. Following a brief overview of financial markets--their microstructure and the randomness of stock market prices--this textbook explores how the economics of uncertainty can be applied to financial decision-making. Emphasis is placed on the economic principles underlying all financial markets, focusing on markets for equities, bonds, futures and options contracts.The Economics of Financial Markets presents a concise o

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: technology, law, information, finance, econometrics, introductory
Number of Pages: 672
Published: 2008-06-09
List price: $65.00
ISBN-10: 052169468X
ISBN-13: 9780521694681

This best-selling textbook addresses the need for an introduction to econometrics specifically written for finance students. Key features: • Thoroughly revised and updated, including two new chapters on panel data and limited dependent variable models • Problem-solving approach assumes no prior knowledge of econometrics emphasising intuition rather than formulae, giving students the skills and confidence to estimate and interpret models • Detailed examples and case studies from finance show students how techniques are applied in real research • Sample instructions

Author: Peter McLaughlin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: cambridge, studies, philosophy, biology, systems, reproducing, explain, functional, explanation, functions
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 2000-12-18
List price: $92.00
ISBN-10: 0521782333
ISBN-13: 9780521782333

This book offers an examination of functional explanation as it is used in biology and the social sciences, and focuses on the kinds of philosophical presuppositions that such explanations carry with them. McLaughlin gives a critical review of the debate on functional explanation in the philosophy of science that has occurred over the past fifty years. He discusses the history of the philosophical question of teleology, and provides a comprehensive review of the postwar literature on functional explanation. The book provides a sophisticated and detailed Aristotelian analysis of our concept of
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