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Schmidt, Siegfried J. - Histories and Discourses, ebook

Histories and Discourses

Schmidt, Siegfried J.


Schmidt is closely associated in Germany with the cross-disciplinary research programme of Radical Constructivism. In Histories & Discourses he carries out a change of perspective from media and communication studies to studies of culture and the philosophy of language. His

Glasersfeld, Ernst von - Partial Memories, ebook

Partial Memories

Glasersfeld, Ernst von


Autobiographical sketches by the philosopher and semioticist Ernst von Glasersfeld. The author writes: "Memories are a personal affair. They are what comes to mind when you think back, not what might in fact have happened at that earlier time in your…

Booth, Ken - International Relations Theory Today, ebook

International Relations Theory Today

Booth, Ken


International Relations (IR) theorists speak with conviction, and often passion, to the global condition of human society. The result is an important, dynamic and often deeply divided field. This long-awaited new edition of International Relations Theory…

Lawson, Stephanie - International Relations, ebook

International Relations

Lawson, Stephanie


International relations emerged as a distinct academic discipline in the early twentieth century, but its philosophic foundations draw on centuries of thinking about human nature, power and authority, justice and injustice, and their implications for…

Poerksen, Bernhard - The Creation of Reality, ebook

The Creation of Reality

Poerksen, Bernhard


Constructivism has been traded as a new paradigm by its advocates, and criticised by its opponents as legitimating deceit and lies, as justifying a trendy post-modern "Anything goes". In this book, Bernhard Poerksen draws up a new rationale for constructivist thinking and charts out directions

Shanes, Eric - Klee, ebook


Shanes, Eric


Paul Klee verkörpert in seiner Person die Kunstwelt des frühen 20. Jahrhunderts und nahm an einer Reihe von avangardistischen Bewegungen in Deutschland sowie der Schweiz teil. Von der pulsierenden Blaue Reiter-Bewegung über den Surrealismus am Ende…

Chan, Stephen - Plural International Relations in a Divided World, ebook

Plural International Relations in a Divided World

Chan, Stephen


The world is troubled and full of misunderstandings. It seems a new world order of fundamentalist violence and meaningless atrocity is upon us, whilst civilised instruments for cooperation and compromise are becoming increasingly ineffective.
In this…