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The Age of Stress

Mark Jackson.

March 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 328 pages.

We are living in a stressful world. Approximately half of all British employees suffer from workplace stress and over 13 million working days are lost through stress each year, costing the...

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Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Patrick Sims-Williams.

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval). 432 pages.

In the Middle Ages Ireland's extensive and now famous literature was unknown outside the Gaelic‐speaking world of Ireland, Scotland, and the Isle of Man — with Wales an important exception....

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God and Being

George Pattison.

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Christian Theology. 368 pages.

Western theology has long regarded ‘Being’ as a category pre-eminently applicable to God, the supreme Being who is also the source of all existence. This idea was challenged in the later...

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The Making of Legal Authority

Nils Jansen.

April 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 192 pages.

Accounts of the nature of legal authority typically focus on the authority of officially sanctioned rules issued by legally recognised bodies — legislatures, courts, and regulators — that...

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Philosophical Foundations of European Union Law

Julie Dickson and Pavlos Eleftheriadis.

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: EU Law. 472 pages.

The supranational law of the European Union represents a uniquely powerful, far-reaching, and controversial instance of the growth of international legal governance, one that has forever...

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From Bilateralism to Community Interest

Edited by Ulrich Fastenrath, Rudolf Geiger, Daniel-Erasmus Khan, Andreas Paulus, Sabine von Schorlemer and Christoph Vedder.

March 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Public International Law. 1376 pages.

This Festschrift, dedicated to Judge Bruno Simma, traces the development of international law from regulating bilateral state-to-state relationships towards strengthening the entire...

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Justice, Institutions, and Luck

Kok-Chor Tan.

February 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 224 pages.

This book is a critical survey of the following three questions of egalitarian distributive justice. where does distributive equality matter? Why does it matter? And among whom does it...

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Wittgenstein's Metaphilosophy

Paul Horwich.

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 248 pages.

This book develops an interpretation of Ludwig Wittgenstein's later writings (in particular, his Philosophical Investigations) that differs in substantial respects from what can already be...

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Genocide and Political Groups

David L. Nersessian.

July 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 368 pages.

This book provides an examination of the crime of genocide in connection with political groups. It offers an empirical study of the current status of political groups under customary...

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The Philosopher's Banquet

Edited by Frieda Klotz and Katerina Oikonomopoulou.

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Classical Literature. 288 pages.

This book offers readers a coherent but diverse set of analyses of Plutarch's Table Talk, a late work, which, like many essays in this prolific Middle Platonic philosopher's corpus,...

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