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Addiction and Responsibility

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Jeffrey Poland, George Graham, "Addiction and Responsibility"
English | 2011 | ISBN-10: 0262015501 | 320 pages | PDF | 18 MB

Addiction and Responsibility
Addictive behavior threatens not just the addict's happiness and health but also the welfare and well-being of others. It represents a loss of self-control and a variety of other cognitive impairments and behavioral deficits. An addict may say, "I couldn't help myself." But questions arise: are we responsible for our addictions? And what responsibilities do others have to help us? This volume offers a range of perspectives on addiction and responsibility and how the two are bound together. Distinguished contributors — from theorists to clinicians, from neuroscientists and psychologists to philosophers and legal scholars — discuss these questions in essays using a variety of conceptual and investigative tools.

Some contributors offer models of addiction-related phenomena, including theories of incentive sensitization, ego-depletion, and pathological affect; others address such traditional philosophical questions as free will and agency, mind-body, and other minds. Two essays, written by scholars who were themselves addicts, attempt to integrate first-person phenomenological accounts with the third-person perspective of the sciences. Contributors distinguish among moral responsibility, legal responsibility, and the ethical responsibility of clinicians and researchers. Taken together, the essays offer a forceful argument that we cannot fully understand addiction if we do not also understand responsibility.

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Melbourne’s Water Catchments: Perspectives on a World-Class Water Supply

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Melbourne's Water Catchments: Perspectives on a World-Class Water Supply by James Viggers, Haylee Weaver, David Lindenmayer
2013 | ISBN: 1486300065 | English | 144 pages | PDF | 13 MB

Melbourne’s Water Catchments: Perspectives on a World-Class Water Supply
This book charts the history of the water catchments and water supply for the city of Melbourne, which has many unique aspects that are a critical part of the history of Melbourne, Victoria and Australia. Much of the development of the water supply system was many decades ahead of its time and helped buffer the city of Melbourne from major diseases, droughts and water shortages.

The authors present a chronology of the evolution of the catchment and water supply system pre-1900 to today. They discuss major developments, policies, and construction and management activities. Each chapter is illustrated with historical black and white images and also newly taken photos that contrast present scenes with those from the past.

The book includes many extraordinary insights into current and future issues with Melbourne's water supply, including issues associated with the highly controversial north-south pipeline, the desalination plant and the potential for further diversions of the Yarra River.

KEY FEATURES
* Tells the story of how the water catchment system developed for Melbourne has been consistently ahead of its time has had a massive influence on the development of the city and Australia
* Includes both historical and current content and photographs
* Includes issues associated with the highly controversial north-south
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The Autobiography of Jamgon Kongtrul: A Gem of Many Colors

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The Autobiography of Jamgon Kongtrul: A Gem of Many Colors by Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Taye
English | Feb 10, 2003 | ISBN: 1559391847 | 544 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Taye (1813-1899) was one of the most influential figures and prolific writers in the Tibetan Buddhist world. He was a founder and the single most important proponent of the nonsectarian movement that flourished in eastern Tibet and remains popular today.

The Autobiography of Jamgon Kongtrul: A Gem of Many Colors
Two additional texts discuss his previous lives and recount Kongtrul's final days. The Autobiography of Jamgön Kongtrul is part of The Tsadra Foundation Series published by Snow Lion Publications.
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Learning & Behavior, 7th International edition

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James E. Mazur, "Learning & Behavior, 7th International edition"
English | ISBN: 1292022744, 0205246443 | 2014 | 344 pages | PDF | 130 MB

Learning & Behavior, 7th International edition
A thorough survey of the field of learning.

Learning & Behavior covers topics such as classical and operant conditioning, reinforcement schedules, avoidance and punishment, stimulus control, comparative cognition, observational learning, motor skill learning, and choice.

The book includes thorough coverage of classic studies and the most recent developments and trends, while providing examples of real-world applications of the principles discovered in laboratory research. It also emphasizes the behavioral approach but not exclusively so; many cognitive theories are covered as well, and there is a chapter on comparative cognition.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book readers will be able to:
Understand the field of learning
Discuss real-world applications of learning principles
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Experimental Aspects of Quantum Computing

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Experimental Aspects of Quantum Computing By Henry O. Everitt
2005 | 320 Pages | ISBN: 0387230459 | PDF | 15 MB

Experimental Aspects of Quantum Computing
Practical quantum computing still seems more than a decade away, and researchers have not even identified what the best physical implementation of a quantum bit will be. There is a real need in the scientific literature for a dialogue on the topic of lessons learned and looming roadblocks. This reprint from Quantum Information Processing is dedicated to the experimental aspects of quantum computing and includes articles that 1) highlight the lessons learned over the last 10 years, and 2) outline the challenges over the next 10 years. The special issue includes a series of invited articles that discuss the most promising physical implementations of quantum computing. The invited articles were to draw grand conclusions about the past and speculate about the future, not just report results from the present.
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The Facts on File Illustrated Guide To The Human Body – The Diagram Group

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The Facts on File Illustrated Guide To The Human Body – The Diagram Group
Publisher: Facts on File; 1 edition (April 2005)
Language: English | ISBN-10: 0816059799 – ISBN-13: 978-0816059799 | Hardcover: 896 pages | 63 MB
The Facts On File Illustrated Guide to the Human Body provides a wide-ranging, visual reference to the human body. This new eight-volume set contains information on anatomy, physiology, major ailments, and healthy lifestyles, with each volume covering a distinct body system. Volumes include the brain and nervous system, cells and genetics, the digestive system, the heart and circulatory system, the reproductive system, the respiratory system, the senses, and the skeletal and muscular systems. The highly visual presentation and extensive two-color illustrations–more than 2,000 across the set–help simplify complex topics and bring concepts to life. Devised to support the national curriculum, the clear and concise text covers system functions step by step, often using straightforward lists that accompany pictures, for quick and easy understanding. Chapters in each book discuss the structure and function of a body system, major organs and elements, needs and support (food, exercise, etc.), key words, interaction with other body systems, relevant diseases, and more.

The Facts on File Illustrated Guide To The Human Body – The Diagram Group
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Interview Research in Political Science

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Layna Mosley, "Interview Research in Political Science"
English | ISBN: 0801478634, 0801451949 | 2013 | 312 pages | PDF (Scan) | 8 MB

Interview Research in Political Science
Interviews are a frequent and important part of empirical research in political science, but graduate programs rarely offer discipline-specific training in selecting interviewees, conducting interviews, and using the data thus collected. addresses this vital need, offering hard-won advice for both graduate students and faculty members. The contributors to this book have worked in a variety of field locations and settings and have interviewed a wide array of informants, from government officials to members of rebel movements and victims of wartime violence, from lobbyists and corporate executives to workers and trade unionists.

The authors encourage scholars from all subfields of political science to use interviews in their research, and they provide a set of lessons and tools for doing so. The book addresses how to construct a sample of interviewees; how to collect and report interview data; and how to address ethical considerations and the Institutional Review Board process. Other chapters discuss how to link interview-based evidence with causal claims; how to use proxy interviews or an interpreter to improve access; and how to structure interview questions. A useful appendix contains examples of consent documents, semistructured interview prompts, and interview protocols.
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Knots and Applications

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Louis H. Kauffman, "Knots and Applications"
English | ISBN: 9810220049, 9810220308 | 1994 | 500 pages | PDF | 18 MB

Knots and Applications
This volume is a collection of research papers devoted to the study of relationships between knot theory and the foundations of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and psychology. Included are reprints of the work of Lord Kelvin (Sir William Thomson) on the 19th-century theory of vortex atoms, reprints of modern papers on knotted flux in physics and in fluid dynamics, and knotted wormholes in general relativity. It also includes papers on Witten's approach to knots via quantum field theory and applications of this approach to quantum gravity and the Ising model in three dimensions. Other papers discuss the topology of RNA folding in relation to invariants of graphs and Vassiliev invariants, the entanglement structures of polymers, the synthesis of molecular Mobius strips and knotted molecules. The book begins with an article on the applications of knot theory to the foundations of mathematics and ends with an article on topology and visual perception. This volume should be of interest to workers interested in new possibilities in the uses of knots and knot theory.
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Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience, 2nd Edition

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Kurt W. Kolasinski, "Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience, 2nd Edition"
2008 | ISBN-10: 0470033045, 0470033088 | 500 pages | PDF | 8 MB

Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience, 2nd Edition
Surface chemistry is an essential and developing area of physical chemistry and one that has become increasingly interdisciplinary. The Second Edition of Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience has been fully revised and updated to reflect all the latest developments in the field and now includes an extensive discussion about nanoparticle growth and the quantum confinement effects in nanoscale systems. Two new chapters have been added and discuss The Liquid/Solid Interface and Non-Thermal Reactions, and Photon and Electron Stimulated Chemistry and Atom Manipulation. There are now many more worked examples included throughout to help students develop their problem-solving skills.
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