The Business of Naming Things

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ISBN: 1934137863
Release Date: 2015-01
Number of pages: 224
Author: Michael Coffey
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Download and read online The Business of Naming Things in PDF and EPUB "Among these eight stories, a fan of writer (and fellow adoptee) Harold Brodkey gains an audience with him at his life's end; two pals take a Joycean sojourn; a man in the business of naming things meets a woman who may not be what she seems; a father discovers his son is suspected in an assassination attempt on the President. In each tale, Coffey's exquisite attention to character and nuance underlies the brutally honest perspectives of his disenchanted fathers, damaged sons, and orphans left feeling perpetually disconnected"--


Shengren

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ISBN: 9780984209118
Release Date: 2011-08-30
Number of pages: 564
Author: Thorsten Pattberg
Publisher: Thorsten Pattberg

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Wittgenstein s Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics Cambridge 1939

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ISBN: 9780226308609
Release Date: 2015-05-14
Number of pages: 300
Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Download and read online Wittgenstein s Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics Cambridge 1939 in PDF and EPUB For several terms at Cambridge in 1939, Ludwig Wittgenstein lectured on the philosophical foundations of mathematics. A lecture class taught by Wittgenstein, however, hardly resembled a lecture. He sat on a chair in the middle of the room, with some of the class sitting in chairs, some on the floor. He never used notes. He paused frequently, sometimes for several minutes, while he puzzled out a problem. He often asked his listeners questions and reacted to their replies. Many meetings were largely conversation. These lectures were attended by, among others, D. A. T. Gasking, J. N. Findlay, Stephen Toulmin, Alan Turing, G. H. von Wright, R. G. Bosanquet, Norman Malcolm, Rush Rhees, and Yorick Smythies. Notes taken by these last four are the basis for the thirty-one lectures in this book. The lectures covered such topics as the nature of mathematics, the distinctions between mathematical and everyday languages, the truth of mathematical propositions, consistency and contradiction in formal systems, the logicism of Frege and Russell, Platonism, identity, negation, and necessary truth. The mathematical examples used are nearly always elementary.


Quality Murders

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ISBN: 9781626944275
Release Date: 2016-03-12
Number of pages: 330
Author: Dan Shine
Publisher: BlackOpalBooks

Download and read online Quality Murders in PDF and EPUB In a hospital, young residents are the princes of night. It’s their magic kingdom, full of terrors, tall stories, and urban legends. But night is always a wild card, and now at College Hospital in Manhattan, nights have turned from magic to horror. One patient after another is being murdered. Strange nurses seem to be involved, but whoever is doing this, Amir Baum, brand new intern, is getting blamed for having a “fund of knowledge deficit.” His girlfriend Grace Paine, statistician and more than eccentric, is on the case to clear his name, but the killings also seem to involve a nearby hospital chain. Why are the sickest patients dying at one place and the least sick at another? How are the fatal complications being chosen? And what is College Hospital’s aging computer guru Evelyn Pearson, the disappointed romantic, up to?


The Crisis of Evangelical Christianity

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ISBN: 9781498238762
Release Date: 2016-04-26
Number of pages: 308
Author: Keith C. Sewell
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Download and read online The Crisis of Evangelical Christianity in PDF and EPUB In the broad context of Christianity as it developed over two millennia, and with special reference to the last three centuries, this discussion finds that Evangelicalism has repeatedly offered a reduced and distorted understanding of the faith. The evangelical outlook is much less scriptural than evangelicals generally assume. When it comes to appreciating the order of creation, our calling to develop integral Christian thinking and living, the religious significance of culture, and the coming of the kingdom, reductionist Evangelicalism struggles with its only rarely acknowledged deficiencies. As a result, we have all too often ended up with a Christianity shorn of its cosmic scope and wide cultural implications, and restricted to institutional church life and the cultivation of private spiritual experience. The consequences are frequently enervating and corrosive. Without disregarding what is important in the past, evangelicals are here challenged to take the Bible much more seriously, and thereby transcend the limitations of their habitual reductionism. Evangelicals are encouraged to embrace an integral and full-orbed understanding of Christian discipleship that will equip the faithful to address the deep and complex challenges of the twenty-first century.


The Mantle of Silence

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ISBN: OSU:32435017829714
Release Date: 1920
Number of pages: 302
Author: E. J. Rath
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The Power of Naming

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ISBN: 9781401950026
Release Date: 2017-04-18
Number of pages: 224
Author: Melanie Dewberry
Publisher: Hay House, Inc

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Who are you, really? This is the central question. The question you might have been asking yourself all these years. Who are you without your title, your gender, your talent, your weight, your income, or your personality? If you strip away all of your niceties, all those embellishments that you’ve added to your persona to be accepted, what is left? If you wriggle out of all the identities that others have foisted on you, if you release all the ways you smooth out your rough edges so you can belong and feel safe, who are you? What is your core identity?

The Power of Naming: A Journey toward Your Soul’s Indigenous Nature is a beautiful guide to answering your soul’s yearning to be known, to live on purpose, and to be authentic. To hear and elicit your name, you will need to be honest with yourself and admit that deep down inside you have always had at least an inkling of your essence, but you’ve played a game of hide-and-seek with your soul.

Through The Power of Naming, peaceful warriors are born, false identities and labels are cast off, and a deeper understanding of the true soul is unearthed. As you work through the chapters of this book, learning to apply the teachings imbued with the author’s rich Native American and African American background, you will rediscover who you are and experience a new sense of freedom, love, and alignment with your highest self.


The Thin Book of Naming Elephants

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ISBN: 9780982206850
Release Date: 2011-02-01
Number of pages: 111
Author: Sue Annis Hammond
Publisher: Thin Book Publishing

Download and read online The Thin Book of Naming Elephants in PDF and EPUB Publisher Provided Annotation There's an elephant in the room that everyone knows about but no one is acknowledging. The elephant is implicit and undiscussable and lurks in every organization. Everyone talks around the elephant and thinks that everyone else knows about the elephant. However, until the elephant's presence is made explicit, the level of dialogue and therefore the quality of decision-making is limited. Sound familiar? Using NASA's tragic accidents and Enron's bankruptcy as examples of the price of not having open, constructive dialogue, The Thin Book of Naming Elephants shows how great companies create an environment that encourages and listens to input from all levels of the organization.


Recovering the Sacred

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ISBN: 0896087123
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages: 294
Author: Winona LaDuke
Publisher: South End Press

Download and read online Recovering the Sacred in PDF and EPUB "An overview of efforts by Native Americans to regain cultural and genetic patrimony and the conditions needed for traditional spiritual practices, including tribal histories, analysis of changes to nutrition, economy, and physical environment, and actions taken toward pollution abatement, dam removal, land and cultural reclamation, and alternative energy production"--Provided by publisher.


The Naming of the Shrew

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ISBN: 9781408820353
Release Date: 2014-11-06
Number of pages: 303
Author: John Wright
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Download and read online The Naming of the Shrew in PDF and EPUB Latin names ? frequently unpronounceable, all too often wrong and always a tiny puzzle to unravel ? have been annoying the layman since they first became formalised as scientific terms in the eighteenth century. Why on earth has the entirely land-loving Eastern Mole been named Scalopus aquaticus, or the Oxford Ragwort been called Senecio squalidus ? 'dirty old man'? What were naturalists thinking when they called a beetle Agra katewinsletae, a genus of fish Batman, and a Trilobite Han solo? Why is zoology replete with names such as Chloris chloris chloris (the greenfinch), and Gorilla gorilla gorilla (a species of, well gorilla)? The Naming of the Shrew will unveil these mysteries, exploring the history, celebrating their poetic nature and revealing how naturalists sometimes get things so terribly wrong. With wonderfully witty style and captivating narrative, this book will make you see Latin names in a whole new light.


The Manas reader

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ISBN: UVA:X002044102
Release Date: 1971-05-24
Number of pages: 483
Author: Editors Manas
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

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The Business of Android Apps Development

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ISBN: 9781430239437
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Number of pages: 244
Author: Mark Rollins
Publisher: Apress

Download and read online The Business of Android Apps Development in PDF and EPUB The growing but still evolving success of the Android platform has ushered in a second mobile technology “gold rush” for apps developers, but with well over 100,000 apps and counting in the Google Android Market and now the Amazon Android Appstore, it has become increasingly difficult for new applications to stand out in the crowd. Achieving consumer awareness and sales longevity for your Android app requires a lot of organization and some strategic planning. Written for today's Android apps developer or apps development shop, The Business of Android Apps Development shows how to incorporate marketing and business savvy into every aspect of the design and development process, giving your application the best possible chance of succeeding in the the various Android app stores and markets. This book takes you step-by-step through cost-effective marketing, public relations and sales techniques that have proven successful for professional Android app creators and indie shops—perfect for independent developers on shoestring budgets. No prior business knowledge is required. This is the book you wish you had read before you launched your first app!



Hello My Name Is Awesome

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ISBN: 9781626561885
Release Date: 2014-09-15
Number of pages: 96
Author: Alexandra Watkins
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Download and read online Hello My Name Is Awesome in PDF and EPUB Every year, 6 million companies and more than 100,000 products are launched. They all need an awesome name, but many (such as Xobni, Svbtle, and Doostang) look like the results of a drunken Scrabble game. In this entertaining and engaging book, ace naming consultant Alexandra Watkins explains how anyone—even noncreative types—can create memorable and buzz-worthy brand names. No degree in linguistics required. The heart of the book is Watkins's proven SMILE and SCRATCH Test—two acronyms for what makes or breaks a name. She also provides up-to-date advice, like how to make sure that Siri spells your name correctly and how to nab an available domain name. And you'll see dozens of examples—the good, the bad, and the “so bad she gave them an award.” Alexandra Watkins is not afraid to name names.