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Importance of Nietzsche
ISBN: PB: 9780226326382, University of Chicago Press, December 1988
210 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
In this book, one of the most distinguished scholars of German culture collects his essays on a figure who has long been one of his chief preoccupations. Erich Heller's lifelong study of modern European literature necessarily returns again and again...
Handbook of Biological Illustration
ISBN: PB: 9780226997018, University of Chicago Press, October 1988
152 pp., 20.7x14.1 cm, 11 halftones, 57 line drawings
This book is designed to help biologists who must create their own illustrations and artists who are confronted with unfamiliar biological subjects. The author, an experienced biological illustrator, gives practical instructions and advice on the con...
Absorption and Theatricality Painting and Beholder in the Age of Diderot
ISBN: PB: 9780226262130, University of Chicago Press, September 1988
268 pp., 25.5x17.9 cm, 70 halftones
With this widely acclaimed work, Fried revised the way in which eighteenth-century French painting and criticism were viewed and understood. Contents: Preface List of Illustrations 1. The Primacy of Absorption 2. Toward a Supreme Fiction 3. P...
Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages
ISBN: PB: 9780226079370, University of Chicago Press, June 1988
416 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm
Originally published in 1949 and appearing now for the first time in a paperbound edition, Buck's "Dictionary" remains an indispensable tool for diachronic analysis of the Indo-European languages. Arranged according to the meaning of words, the work...
Bertrand Russell
ISBN: PB: 9780226033433, University of Chicago Press, March 1988
175 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
With extraordinary concision and clarity, A. J. Ayer gives an account of the major incidents of Bertrand Russell's life and an exposition of the whole range of his philosophy.
History of Religious Ideas, Volume 3 From Muhammad to the Age of Reforms
ISBN: PB: 9780226204055, University of Chicago Press, March 1988
367 pp., 23x15 cm
This volume completes the immensely learned three-volume "A History of Religious Ideas". Eliade examines the movement of Jewish thought out of ancient Eurasia, the Christian transformation of the Mediterranean area and Europe, and the rise and diffus...
Collected Essays and Criticism, Volume 1 Perceptions and Judgments, 1939-1944
ISBN: PB: 9780226306216, University of Chicago Press, February 1988
296 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm, 2 line drawings
Contents: Acknowledgments Editorial Note Introduction by John O'Brian 1939 1. The Beggar's Opera – After Marx: Review of A Penny for the Poor by Bertolt Brecht 2. Avant-Garde and Kitsch 1940 3. Towards a Newer Laocoon 4. An American View...
Collected Essays and Criticism, Volume 2 Arrogant Purpose, 1945-1949
ISBN: PB: 9780226306223, University of Chicago Press, February 1988
374 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm, 2 halftones
Contents: Acknowledgments Editorial Note Foreword by John O'Brian 1945 1. Trail Blazer: Review of Williatn Sidney Mount by Bartlett Cowdrey and Hermann Warner Williams Jr. 2. Obituary and Review of an Exhibition of Kandinsky 3. Review of Exhibitio...
Natural Language Processing in the 1980s A Bibliography
ISBN: PB: 9780937073285, University of Chicago Press, Center for the Study of Language and Information, January 1988
236 pp., 23x15 cm
This book is the first comprehensive bibliography of recent work in the rapidly developing field of natural language processing and computational linguistics. It contains essentially all the relevant 1980s papers to be found in AAAI, ACL, AISB, COLIN...