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Is Belief in God Good, Bad or Irrelevant?: A Professor and a Punk Rocker Discuss Science, Religion, ...
Greg Graffin is frontman, singer and songwriter for the punk band Bad Religion . He also happens to have a Ph.D. in zoology and wrote his dissertation on evolution, atheism and naturalism. Preston Jones is a history professor at a Christian college and a fan of Bad Religion's music. One day, on a whim, Preston sent Greg an appreciative e-mail. That was the start of an extraordinary correspondence. For several months, Preston and Greg sent ...
Social Science Concepts: A User's Guide
Princeton University Press
Concepts lie at the core of social science theory and methodology. They provide substance to theories; they form the basis of measurement; they influence the selection of cases. Social Science Concepts: A Users Guide explores alternative means of concept construction and their impact on the role of concepts in measurement, case selection, and theories. While there exists a plethora of books on measurement, scaling, and the like, there are ...
Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition ...
W. Chan Kim
Harvard Business Review Press
A global phenomenon now published in a record 43 languages. Over 3.5 million copies sold. A bestseller across five continents. Since the dawn of the industrial age, companies have engaged in head-to-head competition in search of sustained, profitable growth. They have fought for competitive advantage, battled over market share, and struggled for differentiation. Yet, as widely practiced as this approach has been, W. Chan Kim and Renée ...
Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant
W. Chan Kim
Harvard Business Review Press
Written by the business world's new gurus, Blue Ocean Strategy continues to challenge everything you thought you knew about competing in today's crowded market place. Based on a study of 150 strategic moves spanning more than a hundred years and thirty industries, authors W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne argue that lasting success comes from creating 'blue oceans': untapped new market spaces ripe from growth. And the business world has caught ...
Carine Roitfeld: Irreverent
"Carine, and her vision of French Vogue, embodies all that the world likes to think of as Parisian style: a sense of chic that's impeccable and sometimes idiosyncratic and which forever lives on a moonlit street as seen through the lens of Helmut Newton."--Anna Wintour Karl Lagerfeld once said that if you close your eyes and imagine the ideal French woman, it would be Carine Roitfeld. She is a fashion visionary and a muse. Since ...
Sum It Up: A Thousand and Ninety-Eight Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective
Pat Head Summitt
Three Rivers Press
Pat Summitt, the all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history and bestselling author of Reach for the Summitt and Raise The Roof , tells for the first time her remarkable story of victory and resilience as well as facing down her greatest challenge: early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Pat Summitt was only 21 when she became head coach of the Tennessee Vols women's basketball team. For 38 years, she has broken records, winning more ...
Blue Ocean Strategy How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant by W. Chan Kim, ...
Harvard Business Review Press,2005
Blue Ocean Strategy How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competiti.... Harvard Business Review Press, 2005.
10 Real LSATs Grouped by Question Type
Manhattan Prep Publishing
Intended to provide students with targeted practice, this book is the first to offer unparalleled, no-frills access to real LSAT questions grouped by question type, with explanations written by Manhattan Prep’s expert LSAT instructors. Designed as a study aid for the students of Manhattan Prep’s elite LSAT prep classes, 10 Real LSATs Grouped by Question Type provides students with an opportunity for targeted practice. Cut from Practice ...
Friedman's Civil Procedure: Essay & Multiple Choice Exams, Second Edition (Friedman's Practice)
Practice makes perfect! Friedman s Practice Series helps you develop the skills for spotting issues and preparing A+ answers for your next exam. Real laws school exams test your knowledge of the key concepts and rules with a collection of essay and multiple-choice questions. Set up to mirror actual exams, the series features long essay questions as well as some that are relatively short and medium-length, giving you great practice in the ...
No Irrelevant Jesus: On Jesus and the Church Today
Is Jesus relevant for today? If you think not, don’t bother with this book. But if you think that Jesus might have something to say to today’s world, which Jesus comes to mind? Is he “gentle Jesus, meek and mild,” offering individual salvation but with no message for a suffering world? Is he to be remembered as a Zealot fighting for a hopeless cause or as an outstanding rabbi? Was he a prophet in the long series of Israel’s prophets or ...
Oxford University Press
Some ethical theories tolerate or require aggregation -- a trade-off between benefits to a group of individuals and losses to another group of individuals. Since aggregation is an essential feature of utilitarianism, many critics of utilitarianism -- including John Rawls, Thomas Nagel, T. M. Scanlon, and others -- rule out aggregation from their proposed theories. However, critics encounter what has become known as the number problem-the problem ...
LSAT Answers: Unauthorized, Unofficial & Unsurpassed Explanations
Those in the know recommend that you prep with real LSAT tests-specifically "10 More Actual Official LSAT PrepTests." Unfortunately, they will caution you, "10 More Actual Official LSAT PrepTests" contains NO explanations for why the correct answers are correct and why the wrong answers are wrong. So, when the answer key says (C) is correct, and you do not understand why, you will be frustrated. Also, the "10 More" book gives no advice for how ...
Brand Relevance: Making Competitors Irrelevant
David A. Aaker
Branding guru Aaker shows how to eliminate the competition and become the lead brand in your market This ground-breaking book defines the concept of brand relevance using dozens of case studies-Prius, Whole Foods, Westin, iPad and more-and explains how brand relevance drives market dynamics, which generates opportunities for your brand and threats for the competition. Aaker reveals how these companies have made other brands in their categories ...
Construction Cost Analysis and Estimating
Phillip F. Ostwald
The most current guide of its kind on the market, this essential book for today's construction managers and engineers provides the latest principles and techniques for the evaluation of construction design by presenting a balanced and cohesive study of construction cost analysis and estimation. Begins with four chapters on the analysis of labor, material, accounting, and forecasting—then systematically segues into the area of estimating, ...
Sum It Up: A Thousand and Ninety-Eight Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective by ...
Every day Christians are faced with an increasing onslaught of criticism from evolutionists for their belief in God and His glorious creation. What do you say when your faith is challenged by those claiming to speak in the name of science or reason? Discerning Truth provides a practical and engaging resource on the use of logic in this critical debate. Filled with anecdotes from both creative examples and real-life illustrations that help ...
Empirical Model Discovery and Theory Evaluation: Automatic Selection Methods in Econometrics (Arne Ryde ...
David F. Hendry
Jurgen A. Doornik
The MIT Press
Economic models of empirical phenomena are developed for a variety of reasons, the most obvious of which is the numerical characterization of available evidence, in a suitably parsimonious form. Another is to test a theory, or evaluate it against the evidence; still another is to forecast future outcomes. Building such models involves a multitude of decisions, and the large number of features that need to be taken into account can overwhelm the ...
The Black Church: Relevant or Irrelevant in the 21st Century?
Reginald F. Davis
Smyth & Helwys Publishing, Incorporated
Reginald F. Davis believes there is a crisis in black America. Disproportionately, black Americans rank at the top in crime, murders, drug abuse, unemployment, incarceration, poverty, education deficiencies, and HIV/AIDS cases. Physical slavery is past and the civil rights bill has been signed, yet the black community is not saved, is not healed, is not organized, is not liberated. Davis’s latest book, The Black Church: Relevant or Irrelevant ...
The Role of 'Experts' in International and European Decision-Making Processes: Advisors, Decision Makers or ...
Cambridge University Press
Experts are increasingly relied on in decision-making processes at international and European levels. Their involvement in those processes, however, is contested. This timely book on the role of 'experts' provides a broad-gauged analysis of the issues raised by their involvement in decision-making processes. The chapters explore three main recurring themes: the rationales for involving experts and ensuing legitimacy problems; the individual and ...
Sum It Up: 1,098 Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective
Large Print Press
A New York Times Bestseller A Publishers Weekly Bestseller Pat Summitt was only 21 when she became head coach of the Tennessee Vols women's basketball team. For 38 years? she's broken records and made basketball history. Then in 2011 she was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Despite her devastating diagnosis? Pat led the Vols to their 16th SEC championship in March 2012 ? facing this new challenge the way she's faced every other: ...
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