Discourse on Method

Titre : Discourse on Method
Auteur : René Descartes
Éditeur : HarperCollins
ISBN-13 : 9781772754148
Libération : 2016-08-31

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René Descartes (1596-1650) has been called the father of modern philosophy. In this work, he outlines his "Method," which attempts to apply mathematical reasoning to all fields of inquiry. Starting with universal doubt, Descartes passes via his celebrated "I think, therefore I am," to the certainty of the existence of God. Sayre Street Books offers the world's greatest literature in easy to navigate, beautifully designed digital editions.

Grey Souls

Titre : Grey Souls
Auteur : Philippe Claudel
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9781848668690
Libération : 2015-05-07

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A bestseller in France and winner of the Prix Renaudot, Grey Souls is a mesmerising and atmospheric tale of three mysterious deaths in an oddly isolated French village during World War I. The placid daily life of a small town near the front seems impervious to the nearby pounding of artillery fire and the parade of wounded strangers passing through its streets. But the illusion of calm is soon shattered by the deaths of three innocents - the charming new schoolmistress who captures every male heart only to kill herself; an angelic ten-year-old girl who is found strangled; and a local policeman's cherished wife, who dies alone in labour while her husband is hunting the murderer. Twenty years later, the policeman still struggles to make sense of these tragedies, a struggle that both torments and sustains him. But excavating the town's secret history will bring neither peace to him nor justice to the wicked.

Genesis Alpha

Titre : Genesis Alpha
Auteur : Rune Michaels
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781442419919
Libération : 2011-04-26

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Josh worships his older brother, Max. They look alike, they talk alike, and they both have the same interests, including their favorite massively multiplayer online role-playing game, Genesis Alpha. But Josh and Max have an even deeper connection. Because Josh was born for a reason. It was Josh's stem cells, harvested when Josh was newly born, that saved his dying older brother's life. Now that same beloved older brother is arrested, accused of the brutal murder of a teenage girl. Josh is bewildered. Is Max really a monster, or is all of this a terrible mistake? And if the worst is true and Max is guilty, does that mean Josh is guilty too? After all, Max wouldn't exist without him. But this is only the beginning. Before long, Josh will come to a number of searing revelations -- revelations that have dire implications not only for Max's future, but for Josh's as well. Rune Michaels explodes onto the teen literature scene with this gripping, chilling debut -- a compelling picture of the intersection where science, family, and morality collide.

The Hidden Mathematics of Sport

Titre : The Hidden Mathematics of Sport
Auteur : Rob Eastaway
Éditeur : Pavilion Books
ISBN-13 : 9781909396609
Libération : 2014-04-04

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The Hidden Mathematics of Sport takes a novel and intriguing look at sport, by exploring the mathematics behind the action. Discover the best tactics for taking a penalty, the pros and cons of being a consistent golfer, the surprising link between boxing and figure skating, the unusual location of England's earliest 'football' game (in a parish church), and the formula for always winning a game of tennis. Whatever your sporting interests, you will find plenty to absorb and amuse you in this entertaining and unique book and maybe you will even find some new strategies for beating the odds.

Evaluating Training Programs

Titre : Evaluating Training Programs
Auteur : Donald L. Kirkpatrick
Éditeur : ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN-13 : 9781442955844
Libération : 2009-04

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Leaders want to see changes in behavior as a result of what people have learned and may expect these new behaviors to deliver results for the business. With the third edition of this book, readers have an opportunity to update their understanding of this classic evaluation framework and to learn from the case studies about how to effectively apply the framework to a variety of learning programs. Readers are presented with the tools and the know-how to tell their own story of value creation.---Foreword by Merrill C. Anderson, Ph.D, Chief Executive Officer, MetrixGlobal, LLC

Something Out of Nothing

Titre : Something Out of Nothing
Auteur : Carla Killough McClafferty
Éditeur : Farrar Straus & Giroux
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015067702418
Libération : 2006-03-21

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Meet Manya Sklodowska, better known today as Marie Curie, the co-discoverer of radium, and who became the first woman awarded the Nobel prize for her work on the discovery. Learn what life was like for Marie, and the effect her discovery had on the world.

Why Knowledge Matters

Titre : Why Knowledge Matters
Auteur : E. D. Hirsch
Éditeur : Harvard Education Press
ISBN-13 : 1612509525
Libération : 2016-09-20

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In this provocative book, influential scholar E.D. Hirsch, Jr., addresses critical issues in contemporary education reform - over-testing, teacher blaming, preschool fadeout, and the persistence of achievement gaps over time. In each case, he shows how cherished truisms about education and child development have led to unintended and negative consequences. Drawing on recent findings in neuroscience and new data from France, he provides new evidence for the argument that a coherent, knowledge-based elementary curriculum is essential to providing the foundations for children's life success and ensuring equal opportunity for students of all backgrounds.

Made in japon

Titre : Made in japon
Auteur : Akio Morita
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0958637008
Libération : 1999

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Akio Morita A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Made in japon Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.