Soul and Body in Husserlian Phenomenology: Man and Nature by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (auth.), Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

By Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (auth.), Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (eds.)

`For the main half those papers have been offered at specialist conferences in 1980. Their provocative personality and ideal caliber show the current richness and destiny chances of the phenomenological enterprise.'
The glossy Schoolman (March 1986)

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Audubon's Birds by John James Audubon

By John James Audubon

Audubon's bold undertaking to color the entire birds of North the USA led to a piece that represents one of many nice steps of ornithology. not just did he determine new species, he additionally depicted birds inside their usual habitat and in bright poses. This remarkable assortment levels from the larger Flamingo and Bald Eagle to the Carolina parakeet. Audubon describes each species in concise texts, declaring the animals' peculiarities. In its handy structure this e-book is the suitable present for either technological know-how connoisseurs and paintings fans.

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The Fish in the Forest: Salmon and the Web of Life by Dale Stokes, Doc White

By Dale Stokes, Doc White

The Fish within the woodland is an elegantly written, superbly illustrated exploration of the complicated internet of relationships among the salmon of the Pacific Northwest and the encircling environment. Dale Stokes indicates how approximately all features of this fragile ecosystem—from streambeds to treetops, from sea urchins to orcas to bears, from rain forests to kelp forests—are in detail associated with the biology of the Pacific salmon. Illustrated with 70 lovely colour photos through document White, The Fish within the woodland demonstrates how the biking of meals among the sea and the land, mediated via the existence and loss of life of the salmon, isn't just key to figuring out the panorama of the north Pacific coast, yet can be a robust metaphor for all of existence in the world.

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Rocks and Minerals by Chris Pellant, Helen Pellant

By Chris Pellant, Helen Pellant

For specialists and armchair lovers like, Rocks and Minerals will attract a person drawn to uncovering the mysteries of this subject.

A basic creation is by means of a close exploration of the 3 teams of rocks: igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary, together with their formation and prevalence, major features and monetary makes use of. a few examples from each one type should be explored and illustrated. the second one a part of the e-book starts with an advent to minerals, together with gems, explaining their class, incidence, formation and features, id and financial makes use of. this is often by way of debts and pictures of a big variety of examples.

This is a brilliant publication for lovers of nature walks and nature images, and for creditors of rocks and gems.

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In the Loyal Mountains: Stories by Rick Bass

By Rick Bass

Rick Bass's fresh trio of novellas, Platte River, was once hailed by means of the San Francisco Chronicle as "a significant step in [his] climb to the pinnacle echelon of yank fiction writers." Now, with this stunning new assortment, Bass establishes himself as a grasp of the fast tale. those stories include bright photographs of human lifestyles and exuberant explorations of the flora and fauna. within the name tale, a guy recollects his formative years within the Texas hill nation whilst he participated in his uncle's raucous escapades, that have taken new form and which means by way of what has occurred on the grounds that. even supposing his paintings is grounded actually, Bass's tales collect great proportions: huge, immense pigs cost throughout the streets and root underneath homes; a narrator meets a lady who runs up and down mountains; wild boys converge deep within the woods to joust. each one of those ten tales is a legendary narrative celebrating the tentative, relocating dating among humans and their setting.

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Woodpeckers of the World: The Complete Guide (Helm by Gerard Gorman

By Gerard Gorman

Woodpeckers stay some of the most renowned households of birds, and they're one among the more odd. Their mythical skill to excavate holes in wooden is widely known, and they're uniquely tailored for residing in bushes - although a couple of species became extra tailored to ground-dwelling. The family members levels from the tiny piculets of tropical forests to the amazing Imperial Woodpecker of Mexico, unfortunately now extinct. In among there's a huge number of species, all of a approximately related form and layout, inhabiting forests and woodlands in the course of the international other than Australasia and Antarctica.

This new publication covers all 239 species of woodpeckers. Concise textual content appears to be like intimately on the biology of the birds, with specific emphasis on box identity, besides voice, habitat, prestige, racial version and distribution. The textual content is followed through a sequence of top quality pictures, rigorously chosen to spotlight id standards. each one species access is done via a correct color diversity map.

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Wild Summer and Fall Plant Foods (Foxfire Americana Library) by Foxfire Fund Inc.

By Foxfire Fund Inc.

A convenient illustrated advisor to the safe to eat vegetation on hand in Appalachia and surrounding parts throughout the summer time and fall seasons. From berries to herbs ideal for teas and tonics, each one access comprises info on the place to discover the plant, tips to spot it, and the simplest how you can consume it, frequently with recipes.

Plants include:

Blue-mountain tea
Black Walnuts

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Pheasants, Partridges, and Grouse : A Guide to the by Tami Davis Biddle

By Tami Davis Biddle

This advisor brings jointly, for the 1st time inside of a unmarried quantity, a finished evaluate of all of the world's pheasants, partridges, quails, grouse, turkeys, guineafowl, buttonquails, sandgrouse, and the enigmatic Plains-wanderer--over 250 species in all. the crowd contains the various world's such a lot primary and lovely birds, similar to the Indian peafowl and the lovely tragopans, in addition to a few of the rarest and so much threatened. This ebook concentrates on unique identity and distribution, but in addition highlights conservation matters the place proper. The seventy-two colour plates, through top chook illustrators, express male, girl, juvenile, and subspecies plumages, and shape the best set of illustrations of those birds so far. there's additionally a colour distribution map for every species.

Pheasants, Partridges, and Grouse is a landmark quantity within the literature of this beautiful and susceptible crew of birds.
* entire id advisor to over 250 species of pheasants, partridges, and grouse through the world
* particular textual content protecting identity, description, geographical version, voice, prestige, habitat and behaviour, distribution, activities, and measurements
* seventy two colour plates depicting male, lady, juvenile, and subspecies plumages
* info on conservation issues
* word list, index, reference, and bibliography

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No Wonder You Wonder!: Great Inventions and Scientific by Claude Phipps

By Claude Phipps

This booklet explores and explains medical mysteries and rules, leavened with tongue-in-cheek humor and an abundance of illustrations. Chapters are brief, yet supply an knowing of expertise and technology now not on hand somewhere else. Questions include:

• What holds a satellite tv for pc up whereas it is going round the Earth?

• Why is the sky (made out of transparent air!) blue rather than eco-friendly, or simply black as evening just like the sky that top altitude jumper Felix Baumgartner saw?

• How is laser mild assorted from “normal” light?

• Did Columbus fairly detect that the Earth is round?
• Which one invention will veritably continue to exist our civilization?

• Why can’t you commute again in time?

If you regularly think embarrassed since you don’t have a clue approximately lasers, the adaptation among volts, amps and watts, or how jet planes quite paintings – yet you need to comprehend the actual rules of our sleek global, no matter if you’re a teenager or a dad or mum – this booklet is for you!

To comprehend the fundamentals of quantum mechanics, or of protons, neutrons and electrons, you don’t want algebra, calculus,
or loads of equations or technical buzzwords. Too many of us were soured on technology via technological know-how academics who've made uncomplicated innovations appear advanced. This booklet is the antidote: all it calls for is your interest.
Advance compliment for No ask yourself You Wonder!:

“From starting to finish, and with snigger after chortle, I loved each be aware of this notable publication. Phipps is a hell of an outstanding author, and the type of physics instructor that i'd have enjoyed as a tender pupil. No ask yourself You ask yourself should be engrossing for an individual with a bit interest, not only the clinical minded.” – Christophe Bonnal, leader Engineer, CNES (French area business enterprise)

“No ask yourself You ask yourself is a fa

ntastic booklet. protecting themes corresponding to area, topic, and the power in the universe, this e-book does a great task of clarifying those issues. It's an exceptional learn for younger scientists and aspiring physicists.” – August R., highschool freshman

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