Sylvie Simon, "La nouvelle dictature médico-scientifique"
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La nouvelle dictature médico-scientifique

ENFIN ON COMPREND MIEUX CE QUE NOUS RACONTE NOS GOUVERNEMENTS ET NOS MEDIAS! Un de ces livres sur "BIG PHARMA" qui est en plein cœur de l’actualité dans nos années 2018 à 2020, il faut l’avoir lu avant de dire : « je suis pour ou « je suis contre » ! Tous les éléments sont donnés, scientifiques, statistiques et de vécu. L'auteur nous dévoile tout ce que l’on nous cache afin de diriger notre avis dans le sens de ceux qui mènent le mon...

Analogical Modeling: An exemplar-based approach to language (Human Cognitive Processing)
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Analogical Modeling: An exemplar-based approach to language

Analogical Modeling (AM) is an exemplar-based general theory of description that uses both neighbors and non-neighbors (under certain well-defined conditions of homogeneity) to predict language behavior. This book provides a basic introduction to AM, compares the theory with nearest-neighbor approaches, and discusses the most recent advances in the theory, including psycholinguistic evidence, applications to specific languages, the p...

How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger
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How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger

Anger is a part of life. We can’t avoid it, we shouldn’t stuff it, and we can’t make it go away. Kids need help learning how to manage their anger. This book speaks directly to them and offers strategies they can start using immediately. Blending solid information and sound advice with jokes and funny cartoons, it guides kids to understand that anger is normal and can be expressed in many ways—some healthy, some not. It teaches them ...

Concepts of Modern Mathematics
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Concepts of Modern Mathematics

We are in 1975, Ian is teasing us with bits of modern mathematics. He warms up remembering us that mathematicians are juggling concepts (instead of numbers) mostly for intellectual satisfaction. Impressive jugglers playing with axioms, functions, sets and so on. Everything connected together by powerful and enjoyable concepts from the "queen of the sciences". Here, we must put emphasis on enjoyable because our math majesty is introdu...

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Shakespeare and the Resistance

"Continuing her learned and provocative account of Shakespeare's religion and politics in Shadowplay, Clare Asquith turns her attention, in this beautifully written and informative book, to the narrative poems ... demonstrating that Shakespeare would have been as gripped by such events as Russian writers were by the communist terror, and as unable as they to express his thoughts directly. If you love Shakespeare, England, and our Chr...

Old English Poetics: The Aesthetics of the Familiar in Anglo-Saxon England
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Old English Poetics: The Aesthetics of the Familiar in Anglo-Saxon England

Traditions are created and maintained by groups of people living in specific times and places: they do not have a life of their own. In this radical new approach to Old English poetics, the author argues that the apparent timelessness and stability of Old English poetic convention is a striking historical phenomenon that must be accounted for, not assumed, and that the perceived conservatism of Old English poetic conventions is the r...

Vali (Amar Chitra Katha)
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Vali (Amar Chitra Katha)

Vali, Sugreeva and Hanuman have key roles in Valmiki's famous epic, Ramayana, from which our Amar Chitra Katha has been drawn. They were begotten in the monkey tribe by Indra, king of the Devas, Surya, the sun-god, and Pavana, the wind-god respectively, to help Vishnu when he manifested himself on earth as Rama, Bharata, Lakshmana and Shatrughna, the four sons of King Dashratha of Ayodhya, to destroy the evil Ravana. Vali became the ...

The Complete Book on Takeout Doubles
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The Complete Book on Takeout Doubles

This text provides an exploration of the oldest - and most useful - convention in bridge, the takeout double. Originally published in 1994, this book has been revised and updated to take into account modern developments in competitive bidding, one of the most rapidly changing parts of the game, not least in the new and varied uses of doubles.

Walter Block, "Défendre les indéfendables"
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Défendre les indéfendables

Attention, ce livre va déplaire, heurter, hérisser! Il va peut-être,…aussi, convaincre. Une fois bien distinguée, en guise d'avant-propos, la différence fondamentale entre une activité moralement condamnable et le droit inaliénable juridiquement reconnu à tel ou telle de l'exercer, Walter Block entend démontrer, en bon économiste utilitariste, que ces activités que notre société rédécouvre sont non seulement acceptables mais bénéfiqu...

Predictions: 10 Years Later
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Predictions: 10 Years Later

You must read this book. It is the most delightful one on forecasting I have encountered in a very long time. Written for the enjoyment of both layperson and professional, it is fascinating and provocative. The author and much of the subject matter presented will be familiar to our readers ... The title originally proposed by the author was The S-curve Adventure, which is far more indicative of the nature of the work. The author has ...