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  • - Reflections on Physics and Finance
    af Emanuel Derman
    175,95 kr.

    In My Life as a Quant, Emanuel Derman relives his exciting journey as one of the first high-energy particle physicists to migrate to Wall Street. Page by page, Derman details his adventures in this field analyzing the incompatible personas of traders and quants, and discussing the dissimilar nature of knowledge in physics and finance.

  • - The Original Classic
    af Napoleon Hill
    167,95 kr.

    Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill is a must-read for anyone seeking personal and financial success. Published in 2009 by John Wiley and Sons Ltd, this book is a classic in the self-help genre. Hill shares his timeless principles of success, drawn from the experiences and insights of leaders and visionaries who have achieved wealth in various fields. His teachings are as relevant today as they were when first published, making 'Think and Grow Rich' an invaluable resource for those who want to improve their lives and reach their goals. Don't miss out on this influential book from one of the greatest self-help authors.

  • - The Philosophy Classic
    af Marcus Aurelius
    112,95 kr.

    Meditations, a book by Marcus Aurelius, is a profound piece of literature that has stood the test of time. Published in 2019 by John Wiley and Sons Ltd, this book delves into the mind of one of history's most influential philosophers. The author, Marcus Aurelius, was not just a philosopher, but also a Roman Emperor, and his writings offer a unique insight into his life and thoughts. The book belongs to the genre of philosophy and is a compilation of personal reflections, offering a deep understanding of the Stoic philosophy. This English version of Meditations is a must-read for those seeking wisdom and tranquility in their lives.

  • - The Economics Classic - A Selected Edition for the Contemporary Reader
    af Adam Smith
    157,95 kr.

    Title: The Wealth of Nations, Author: Adam Smith, Publication Year: 2010-07-23, Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Language: eng

  • - The Philosophy Classic
    af Friedrich Nietzsche
    137,95 kr.

    A deluxe, high-quality edition of Friedrich Nietzsche's seminal workBeyond Good and Evil is one of the final books by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. This landmark work continues to be one of the most well-known and influential explorations of moral and ethical philosophy ever conceived. Expanding on the concepts from his previous work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Nietzsche adopts a polemic approach to past philosophers who, in his view, lacked critical sense in accepting flawed premises in their consideration of morality. The metaphysics of morality, Nietzsche argues, should not assume that a good man is simply the opposite of an evil man, rather merely different expression of humanity's common basic impulses.Controversial in its time, as well as hotly debated in the present, Nietzsche's work moves beyond conventional ethics to suggest that a universal morality for all human beings in non-existent - perception, reason and experience are not static, but change according to an individual's perspective and interpretation. The work further argues that philosophic traditions such as "truth," "self-consciousness" and "free will" are merely inventions of Western morality and that the "will to power" is the real driving force of all human behaviour. This volume:* Critiques the belief that actions, including domination or injury to the weak, can be universally objectionable* Explores themes of religion and "master and slave" morality* Includes a collection of stunning aphorisms and observations of the human conditionPart of the bestselling Capstone Classics Series edited by Tom Butler-Bowdon,this collectible, hard-back edition of Beyond Good and Evil provides an accessible and insightful Introduction by leading Nietzsche authority Dr Christopher Janaway.This deluxe volume is perfect for anyone with interest in philosophy, psychology, science, history and literature.

  • af David M. Taylor, Thomas R. E. Barnes & Allan H. Young
    690,95 kr.

  • - The Ancient Classic
    af Seneca & Donald Robertson
    117,95 kr.

    Throughout the centuries, Seneca has been admired as one of the greatest writers of antiquity. He has a way of expressing Stoic philosophy that makes it seem just as relevant to life today as it was two thousand years ago. Seneca taught that we should remain grounded in the present moment by being fully aware of the impermanence of life.In being clear-sighted and dealing with adversity head-on, it's possible to live a life of meaning and contentment in the here and now, truly enjoying nature, art, friends and loved ones. The rise and rise in popularity of Stoic philosophy has made Seneca's letters bedside reading for many.This collectible, hard-back edition of Letters from a Stoic includes an insightful and original Introduction by psychotherapist and Stoicism expert Donald Robertson, author of How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius (2019).

  • - The Science Classic
    af Charles Darwin
    137,95 kr.

    A new, deluxe hardcover edition of one of the most important scientific works ever writtenIn December 1831, Charles Darwin boarded the HMS Beagle, accompanying her crew on a five-year journey that crossed the Atlantic Ocean to survey the coasts of South America. As the expedition's geologist and naturalist, Darwin collected evidence from the Galapagos Islands and other locations which prompted him to speculate that species evolve over generations through a process of natural selection. In 1859, Darwin published On the Origin of Species, a work of scientific literature considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology. His revolutionary work presented evidence from the Beagle expedition as well as from years of subsequent research and experimentation.Written for non-specialists, Darwin's book gained widespread interest from the scientific community, religious leaders, politicians and the general public. The theory Darwin presented in his book quickly became the subject of heated debate and discussion. Now accepted by the scientific community, Darwin's concepts of evolutionary adaptation via natural selection are central to modern evolutionary theory and form the foundation of modern life sciences. Perhaps the most transformative scientific volume ever published, this volume of the first edition of On the Origin of Species:* Outlines Darwin's ideas, scientific influences and the core of his theory* Details natural selection and address possible objections to the theory* Examines the fossil record and biogeography to support evolutionary adaptation* Features a "Recapitulation and Conclusion" which reviews key concepts and considers the future relevance of Darwin's theoryOn the Origin of Species: The Science Classic is an important addition to the bestselling Capstone Classics series edited by Tom Butler-Bowdon. It includes an insightful Introduction from leading Darwin scholar Dr John van Wyhe of the University of Singapore, which presents new research and an offers an original perspective on Darwin and his famous work.This high-quality, hardcover volume is a must-have for readers interested in science and scientific literature, particularly evolutionary theory and life sciences.

  • - Confident Communication for Work, Life and Relationships
    af Mark Rhodes
    145,95 kr.

    Talk to anyone, anytime, about anything with confidence. How to Talk to Absolutely Anyone is your personal handbook for stepping up your communication game.

  • - The Psychology Classic
    af Sigmund Freud
    112,95 kr.

    Part of the bestselling Capstone Classics Series edited by Tom Butler-Bowdon, this collectible, hard-back edition of The Interpretation of Dreams provides an accessible and insightful edition of this important work of psychologySigmund Freud's The Interpretation of Dreams introduced his ground-breaking theory of the unconscious and explored how interpreting dreams can reveal the true nature of humanity. Regarded as Freud's most significant work, this classic text helped establish the discipline of psychology and is the foundational work in the field of psychoanalysis. Highly readable and engaging, the book both provides a semi-autobiographical look into Freud's personal life - his holidays in the Alps, spending time with his children, interacting with friends and colleagues - and delves into descriptions and analyses of the dreams themselves.Freud begins with a review of literature on dreams written by a broad range of ancient and contemporary figures - concluding that science has learned little of the nature of dreams in the past several thousand years. Although the prevailing view was that dreams were merely responses to 'sensory excitation,' Freud felt that the multifaceted dimensions of dreams could not be attributed solely to physical causes. By the time Freud began writing the book he had interpreted over a thousand dreams of people with psychoses and recognised the connection between the content of dreams and a person's mental health. Among his conclusions were that a person's dreams:* Prefer using recent impressions, yet also have access to early childhood memories* Unify different people, places, events and sensations into one story* Usually focus on small or unnoticed things rather than major events* Are almost always 'wish fulfilments' which are about the self* Have many layers of meaning which are often condensed into a single imageThe Interpretation of Dreams: The Psychology Classic is as riveting today as it was over a century ago. Anyone with interest in the workings of the unconscious mind will find this book an invaluable source of original insights and foundational scientific concepts. This edition includes an insightful Introduction by Sarah Tomley, a psychology writer and practicing psychotherapist. Tomley considers paints a picture of Freud's life and times, reveals the place of The Interpretation of Dreams in the context of Freud's other writings, and draws out the key points of the work.

  • af Winifred (The Nottingham Trent University) Aldrich
    302,95 kr.

    Offers a reference source for the practising designer. This edition includes chapter on computer aided design now has full colour illustrations and reflects the growing importance of CAD to the industry and as a part of fashion and design courses. It is suitable for students of fashion and design.

  • af John Kraus
    195,95 kr.

    At nearly $8,000 for the body only, the impressive Canon 1Ds Mark III DSLR is a top-of-the-line image-making machine designed for professional photojournalists and sports and wildlife photographers. Its many complex features give photographers total control over the picture-making process--but can be difficult to master.

  • af Robert Nozick
    315,95 kr.

    Robert Nozicka s Anarchy, State, and Utopia is a powerful, philosophical challenge to the most widely held political and social positions of our age ---- liberal, socialist and conservative.

  • af Fatima (Teaches at the Mohammed V University Mernissi
    207,95 kr.

    In this extraordinary and powerful book, now available in paperback, Fatima Mernissi, one of the most original and distinctive voices in the Islamic world, uncovers a hidden history of women leaders of Islamic states stretching back over fifteen centuries.

  • af Ludwig Wittgenstein
    290,95 - 349,95 kr.

    In this definitive new en face German-English edition, Wittgenstein experts Peter Hacker and Joachim Schulte have incorporated significant editorial changes to earlier editions of Philosophical Investigations in order to reflect more closely Wittgenstein's original intentions.

  • - The Self-help Classic
    af Florence Scovel Shinn
    137,95 kr.

    The classic self-help guide, full of timeless wisdomFlorence Scovel Shinn's The Game of Life and How to Play It first appeared in bookstores in 1925 and is now considered a classic in the self-help genre. The author's insights into achieving meaning, happiness and success are just as relevant and effective today as they were nearly a century ago, hence its reissue as part of the exciting Capstone Classics line.This collectible, hard-back edition of The Game of Life and How to Play It includes an insightful introduction by series editor and self-help expert Tom Butler-Bowdon. Tom is an authority on classic self-help texts and adroitly connects the content of this book with the concerns of modern readers.* Enjoy the colourful anecdotes of 1920s New York that have made Scovel Shinn's book a cult classic* Discover the original "life hacks" for advancing in every area of your life, from health to wealth to love* Succeed by attuning yourself with the unchanging principles that govern the universeWith the release of this Capstone Classics edition, we finally have an authoritative, collectible version of The Game of Life and How to Play It. Find out why The Game of Life and How to Play It is one of the defining self-help guides of the 20th century.

  • - An Introduction for Students and Practitioners
    af Chris (University College London Barker
    384,95 kr.

    Fully updated to reflect the latest developments, the third edition of Research Methods In Clinical Psychology offers a comprehensive introduction to the various methods, approaches, and strategies for conducting research in the clinical psychology field.

  • af Niccolo Machiavelli
    132,95 kr.

    With simple prose and straightforward logic, this book offers lessons for managers and business leaders. It is suitable reading for anyone in the realm of business or politics.

  • - Sociogenetic and Psychogenetic Investigations
    af Norbert (Late of Universities of Leicester Elias
    349,95 kr.

    * Completely overhauled version of the combined classic texts The History of Manners and State Formation and Civilization. * Revised throughout, updated postscript and bibliography, and line corrections made from the original version. * Contents lists combined and restructured. .

  • af Betty R. (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) Kirkwood
    539,95 kr.

    Blackwell Publishing is delighted to announce that this book has been Highly Commended in the 2004 BMA Medical Book Competition. Here is the judges' summary of this book: "This is a technical book on a technical subject but presented in a delightful way.

  • - How to Get People Lining Up to Do Business with You
    af Daniel Priestley
    145,95 kr.

    Don't fight for customers, let them fight over you! Have you ever queued for a restaurant? Pre-ordered something months in advance? Fought for tickets that sell out in a day? Had a hairdresser with a six-month waiting list? There are people who don't chase clients, clients chase them.

  • - The Spiritual Classic
    af Kahlil Gibran & Tom (Oxford Butler-Bowdon
    112,95 kr.

    Part of the bestselling Capstone Classics Series edited by Tom Butler-Bowdon, this collectible, hard-back edition of The Prophet provides an accessible and insightful introduction to this timeless spiritual workThe Prophet is an inspirational book of 26 poetry fables written in English by Lebanese-American poet and writer Kahlil Gibran. One of the most translated books in history, Gibran's famous work has been translated into over 100 different languages since its first publication in 1923. The book provides timeless spiritual wisdom on universally-shared aspects of life, such as giving, buying and selling, beauty and friendship, eating and drinking, crime and punishment and spirituality and religion.The book follows Almustafa, a man who has waited for twelve years for a ship to take him from the island of Orphalese back to his home. He has come to know the people on the island, who consider him a wise and insightful man. On the day Almustafa's ship finally arrives, he feels a deep sadness. The local elders ask him not to leave. Almustafa speaks of his philosophy of life and the truths he has discovered to the gathered crowd. His words have an almost magical quality to them. As he prepares to board his ship, it becomes clear that Almustafa's words do not refer to his journey home, but rather to the world he came from before he was born. The Prophet is a metaphor for the mystery of life and an exploration of the human condition. Inspirational and extremely readable for modern audiences, this classic text teaches us:* We should be glad of the experience of coming into the world* The separation you feel from other people is not real* True marriage gives both people space to develop their individuality* Enjoying your work is expressing your love for whoever benefits from it* Sorrow makes space for more joy in another season of lifeFeaturing an insightful introduction from the editor, The Prophet: The Spirituality Classic is a must-read book for anyone interested in exploring the undeniable truths of life we all share.

  • - An Introduction
    af Linda Steg
    349,95 kr.

    The updated edition of the essential guide to environmental psychologyThoroughly revised and updated, the second edition, Environmental Psychology: An Introduction offers an overview of the interplay between humans and their environments. The text examines the influence of the environment on human experiences, behaviour and well-being and explores the factors influencing environmental behaviour, and ways to encourage pro-environmental behaviour. The revised edition is a state-of-the art review of relevant theories and research on each of these topics.With contributions from an international panel of noted experts, the text addresses a wealth of topics including the main research methods in environmental psychology; effects of environmental stress; emotional impacts and meanings of natural environment experience; aesthetic appraisals of architecture; how to measure environmental behaviour; cognitive, emotional and social factors explaining environmental behaviour; effects and acceptability of strategies to promote pro-environmental factors; and much more. This important book:* Discusses the environmental factors that threaten and promote human wellbeing* Explores a wide range of factors influencing actions that affect environmental conditions* Discusses the effects and acceptability of approaches that aim to encourage pro-environmental behavior* Presents research results conducted in different regions in the world* Contains contributions from noted expertsWritten for scholars and practitioners in the field, the revised edition of Environmental Psychology offers a comprehensive review of the most recent research available in environmental psychology.

  • - The Power of Being Creative
    af Ken (Los Angeles Robinson
    175,95 kr.

    Ken Robinson argues that organisations everywhere are trying to fix a problem that originates in schools and universities: "It is often said that education and training are the keys to the future. They are, but a key can be turned in two directions. Turn it one way and you lock resources away, even from those they belong to.

  • - A Regulatory Perspective
    af Keith N. (University of Oxford) Frayn
    561,95 kr.

    The updated bestselling guide to human metabolism and metabolic regulationThe revised and comprehensively updated new edition of Human Metabolism (formerly Metabolic Regulation - A Human Perspective) offers a current and integrated review of metabolism and metabolic regulation. The authors explain difficult concepts in clear and concise terms in order to provide an accessible and essential guide to the topic. This comprehensive text covers a wide range of topics such as energy balance, body weight regulation, exercise, and how the body copes with extreme situations, and illustrates how metabolic regulation allows the human body to adapt to many different conditions.This fourth edition has been revised with a new full colour text design and helpful illustrations that illuminate the regulatory mechanisms by which all cells control the metabolic processes necessary for life. The text includes chapter summaries and additional explanatory text that help to clarify the information presented. In addition, the newly revised edition includes more content on metabolic pathways and metabolic diseases. This important resource:* Is a valuable tool for scientists, practitioners and students across a broad range of health sciences including medicine, biochemistry, nutrition, dietetics, sports science and nursing* Includes a full colour text filled with illustrations and additional diagrams to aid understanding* Offers a companion website with additional learning and teaching resources.Written for students of medicine, biochemistry, nutrition, dietetics, sports science and nursing, Human Metabolism has been revised and updated to provide a comprehensive review of metabolism and metabolic regulation.

  • - Smart Tactics for Overcoming the Problem People in Your Life
    af Gill (University of Sussex Hasson
    132,95 kr.

    DON T LET PROBLEM PEOPLE GET TO YOU! Whether it s a manager who keeps moving the goal posts, an uncooperative colleague, negative friend, or critical family member, some people are just plain hard to get along with. Often, your immediate response is to shrink or sulk, become defensive or attack.

  • af Karl E. (University of Michigan) Weick
    375,95 kr.

    This volume brings together the best--known and most influential articles on sensemaking in organizations by one of its most distinguished exponents, Karl Weick. * Brings together the best most influential articles written by one of the gurus of sensemaking -- Karl Weick.

  • af P. M. S. Hacker & Max R. Bennett
    372,95 kr.

  • - The Political Classic
    af Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels
    137,95 kr.

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