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The Opposite Mirrors

Author : E. Lagerspetz
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How do social institutions exist? How do they direct our conduct? The Opposite Mirrors defends the thesis that the existence of institutions is a conventional matter. Ultimately they exist because we believe in their existence, and because they play a role in our practical reasoning. Human action necessarily has an unpredictable aspect; human institutions perform an important task by reducing uncertainty in our interactions. The author applies this thesis to the most important institutions: the law and the monetary system. In his analysis he connects many traditional topics of the philosophy of law, social philosophy and the philosophy of social sciences in a new way. He discusses the nature of rules, authority, and power and analyzes the Hobbesian presuppositions which have been dominant in legal theory and in the economic analyses of the state. The book is written for legal theorists as well as for political and social philosophers, and theoretically oriented social scientists.

Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office

Author : United States. Patent Office
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The Student s Manual of Natural Philosophy

Author : Charles Tomlinson
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Mirrors and Mirroring from Antiquity to the Early Modern Period

Author : Maria Gerolemou
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This volume examines mirrors and mirroring through a series of multidisciplinary essays, especially focusing on the intersection between technological and cultural dynamics of mirrors. The international scholars brought together here explore critical questions around the mirror as artefact and the phenomenon of mirroring. Beside the common visual registration of an action or inaction, in a two dimensional and reversed form, various types of mirrors often possess special abilities which can produce a distorted picture of reality, serving in this way illusion and falsehood. Part I looks at a selection of theory from ancient writers, demonstrating the concern to explore these same questions in antiquity. Part II considers the role reflections can play in forming ideas of gender and identity. Beyond the everyday, we see in Part III how oracular mirrors and magical mirrors reveal the invisible divine – prosthetics that allow us to look where the eye cannot reach. Finally, Part IV considers mirrors' roles in displaying the visible and invisible in antiquity and since.

Mirrors

Author : Jennifer C. Parker
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Time-travel into two different dimensions to discover two different hauntings thatll change your psychological view of fear. After surviving life on the run as a blacksmith from an old murder mystery that he was unaware of, 10 years later, Chester finds himself in a reality that leaked his haunted conscience into reality to torture his un-rested soul through the eyes of a Gypsy he fell in love with on his journey. Every time he thought he was innocent, the haunting became stronger. Little did he know, he was the haunting of 1920 and his love played a role that would change his life and societal views. Do you think you can solve the mystery? Or, will you become another victim? After encountering a near tragic experience, Jake finds out about a world that appears to be an endangerment to his dimension through his nightmares. When the creatures transitioned into his dimension, they came as a warning in knowing that one day his world would become just like theirs. He finds out that he is the only one who can stop the puzzle behind the worlds development from prevailing and prevent the supernatural force from taking over his dimension. Or did he? Based on the poem called Mirrors from my well-known book, Poetic Visions through the State of Mind. This book takes your fear to its limits of looking into the eyes of the paranormal. The chilling feeling that this science fiction thriller will leave on your soul will alter your views on reality. Will you survive to make it to the end of the book?

Elements of Physics

Author : Neil Arnott
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Elements of Physics Or Natural Philosophy General and Medical

Author : Neil Arnott
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Elements of Physics Or Natural History

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Fundamentals of Physics

Author : David Halliday
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Renowned for its interactive focus on conceptual understanding, its superlative problem-solving instruction, and emphasis on reasoning skills, the Fundamentals of Physics, 12th Edition, is an industry-leading resource in physics teaching. With expansive, insightful, and accessible treatments of a wide variety of subjects, including straight line motion, measurement, vectors, and kinetic energy, the book is an invaluable reference for physics educators and students.

Design and Mounting of Prisms and Small Mirrors in Optical Instruments

Author : Paul R. Yoder
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This text examines the various ways in which prisms and small mirrors typically are designed and mounted in optical instruments. It provides analytical tools for evaluating different designs, and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of various techniques. The book, in part, is an outgrowth of SPIE short courses taught by the author and is a companion to his 1995 volume ""Mounting Lenses in Optical Instruments"". The work should be useful for engineers and other practitioners in the fields of optical engineering and optomechanical design.

The Mirrors of Elangir

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A hunt for a magical treasure that could pay a dowry - or win a war. Raltarn and his uncle are entrepreneurs, struggling to make an honest living - or failing that, any sort of living - as Raltarn scrapes together a dowry for his fiancée Shanu. Shanu's father, tired of waiting, gives Raltarn an ultimatum - double your fortune in three months or the wedding is off. While clearing junk from a dead man's house, Raltarn finds a magic mirror that can communicate instantaneously with an identical mirror over great distances. The pair could provide him with a dowry - and might give his country the edge it needs in the long war with its neighbour. When the other mirror proves to be thousands of miles away, across dangerous seas and unexplored lands, Raltarn and his uncle decide the risks are worth it, but they soon discover they are not the only ones who see the opportunity for power and profit...

On Mirrors Philosophy Art Organization

Author : Luc Peters
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This is a book about mirrors, philosophy, art and organization. It arises from the recognition that we are caught in the mirror. We are under its spell and enchanted by its reflections. Mirrors direct us without our awareness, largely because we do not perceive them as mirrors. This is problematic because mirrors are everywhere. This book explores a philosophy of mirrors, one that investigates the art of painting, cartoons, architecture, music, photography and film, as well as belching and boozing robots, ‘geil’ photographers, monkish cells, cesspools, hairy auditions and clauding. Throughout, the book uses, mutilates and expands the thoughts of philosophers like Heidegger, Sloterdijk, Deleuze, Serres, Baudrillard and Rancière. The philosophic journey offered here results in new insights and unique viewpoints, which open up the hidden, secretive world of mirrors and help us to engage in unexplored and exciting relations with them, offering a critical challenge to contemporary organization theory.

The Mirrors of Tuzun Thune Illustrated

Author : Robert E. Howard
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Kull is a collection of Fantasy short stories by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in 1967 by Lancer Books under the title King Kull. This edition included three stories completed by Lin Carter from unfinished fragments and drafts by Howard. Later editions, retitled as Kull, replaced the stories with the uncompleted fragments. Two of the stories, and the poem, "The King and the Oak", originally appeared in the magazine Weird Tales.

An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors

Author : Curtis Craddock
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An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors is Curtis Craddock's delightful and engrossing fantasy debut featuring a genius heroine and her guardian, a royal musketeer, which Brandon Sanderson calls, "A great read!" Born with a physical disability, no magical talent, and a precocious intellect, Princess Isabelle des Zephyrs has lived her life being underestimated by her family and her kingdom. The only person who appreciates her true self is Jean-Claude, the fatherly musketeer who had guarded her since birth. All shall change, however, when an unlikely marriage proposal is offered, to the second son of a dying king in an empire collapsing into civil war. But the last two women betrothed to this prince were murdered, and a sorcerer-assassin is bent on making Isabelle the third. Isabelle and Jean-Claude plunge into a great maze of prophecy, intrigue, and betrayal, where everyone wears masks of glamour and lies. Step by dangerous step, Isabelle must unravel the lies of her enemies and discovers a truth more perilous than any deception. “A setting fabulous and strange, heroes to cheer for, villains to detest, a twisty, tricky plot — I love this novel!” —Lawrence Watt Evans “A thrilling adventure full of palace intrigue, mysterious ancient mechanisms, and aerial sailing ships!” —David D. Levine At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Mirrors of Tuzun Thune and The Lost Race Esprios Classics

Author : Robert E. Howard
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The Mirrors at Barnard Hall

Author : Jenny Hickman
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Callista Franklyns return to her familys mansion in the English countryside stirs up more than memories of ghostly childhood friends when she discovers the very real, and very handsome, Nick Dalton in the reflection of her antique mirror. The problem? Beyond the fact that he appears to reside in a mirror, historical records say Nick died in 1902. Callista is intrigued by Nicks claim that the year is 1902, so she investigates and uncovers a timeline of suspicious crimes and enchanted mirrors that connect her to the twentieth century. She also realizes that shes falling for Nick, who is condemned to be murdered in August. As the date of Nicks impending death approaches, Callista must decide if shes willing to risk changing history and erasing her place in the modern world in order to prevent the tragic crime and save the man she loves.

MEMS Mirrors

Author : Huikai Xie
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This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "MEMS Mirrors" that was published in Micromachines

Encyclop dia Britannica or A dictionary of arts and sciences compiled by a society of gentlemen in Scotland ed by W Smellie Suppl to the 3rd ed by G Gleig

Author : Encyclopaedia Britannica
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Mirrors and Reflections

Author : Alexandre V. Borovik
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This graduate/advanced undergraduate textbook contains a systematic and elementary treatment of finite groups generated by reflections. The approach is based on fundamental geometric considerations in Coxeter complexes, and emphasizes the intuitive geometric aspects of the theory of reflection groups. Key features include: many important concepts in the proofs are illustrated in simple drawings, which give easy access to the theory; a large number of exercises at various levels of difficulty; some Euclidean geometry is included along with the theory of convex polyhedra; no prerequisites are necessary beyond the basic concepts of linear algebra and group theory; and a good index and bibliography The exposition is directed at advanced undergraduates and first-year graduate students.

Strange Parallels Volume 2 Mainland Mirrors Europe Japan China South Asia and the Islands

Author : Victor Lieberman
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Blending fine-grained case studies with overarching theory, this book seeks both to integrate Southeast Asia into world history and to rethink much of Eurasia's premodern past. It argues that Southeast Asia, Europe, Japan, China, and South Asia all embodied idiosyncratic versions of a Eurasian-wide pattern whereby local isolates cohered to form ever larger, more stable, more complex political and cultural systems. With accelerating force, climatic, commercial, and military stimuli joined to produce patterns of linear-cum-cyclic construction that became remarkably synchronized even between regions that had no contact with one another. Yet this study also distinguishes between two zones of integration, one where indigenous groups remained in control and a second where agency gravitated to external conquest elites. Here, then, is a fundamentally original view of Eurasia during a 1,000-year period that speaks to both historians of individual regions and those interested in global trends.