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              Democracy Despite Itself: Why a System That Shouldn't Work at All Works So Well

              Democracy Despite Itself: Why a System That Shouldn't Work at All Works So Well (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Oppenheimer, Danny; Edwards, Mike

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              In this work, Danny Oppenheimer and Mike Edwards explore this seeming paradox: How can democracy lead to such successful outcomes when the defining characteristic of democracy, elections, is so flawed?

              ISBN 9780262525213
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2013
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series The MIT Press
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              Against Bioethics

              Against Bioethics (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Baron, Jonathan

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              Argues that applied bioethics should embrace utilitarian decision analysis, thus avoiding recommendations expected to do more harm than good. This work proposes an alternative, arguing that bioethics could have a coherent theory based on utilitarianism and decision analysis.

              ISBN 9780262524780
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2007
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series Basic Bioethics
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              The Situationist City
               

              The Situationist City (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Sadler, Simon

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              The author searches for the Situationist City among the writings and works of art the Situationist International (SI) left behind between 1957 and 1972. The movement was concerned with attacking conservative ideology in the Western world which they saw as a sterilization of cultu...re.
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              ISBN 9780262692250
              Released NZ 15 Nov 1999
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The MIT Press
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              Folkbiology
               

              Folkbiology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Medin, Douglas L.; Atran, Scott

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              The term folkbiology refers to people's everyday understanding of the biological world - how they perceive, categorize and reason about living things. This book takes an interdisciplinary approach, bringing together the work of researchers in anthropology, psychology, biology and... philosophy.
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              ISBN 9780262631921
              Released NZ 15 May 1999
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The MIT Press
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              An Odyssey in Learning and Perception
               

              An Odyssey in Learning and Perception (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Gibson, Eleanor J.; Edited by Rosenschein, Jeffrey S.

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              Brings together Gibson's scientific papers, including difficult-to-find or previously unpublished work, along with studies in perception and action. Gibson introduces each paper, shows why the research was undertaken and provides comments on each section linking the findings to l...ater developments.
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              ISBN 9780262571036
              Released NZ 15 Mar 1994
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Learning, Development, and Conceptual Change
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              Frontiers in Health Policy Research: v. 1

              Frontiers in Health Policy Research: v. 1 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Volume editor Garber, Alan M.

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              This is the first volume in a new annual series that will present policy-relevant economic research on health care and health policy issues. Topics to be covered include the implications of health care policy provisions, health care organization and management and health outcomes....
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              ISBN 9780262571203
              Released NZ 15 Aug 1998
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series NBER Frontiers in Health Policy
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              Innovation and Incentives
               

              Innovation and Incentives (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Scotchmer, Suzanne

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              Provides an introduction to the economics of innovation. This book presents the historical, legal, and institutional contexts in which innovation takes place. It discusses knowledge as a public good, the economic design of intellectual property, patent and copyright enforcement, ...and more. It is useful for legal and economics professionals.
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              ISBN 9780262693431
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2006
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series The MIT Press
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              Asymmetry in Morphology
               

              Asymmetry in Morphology (Hardback)

              By Di Sciullo, Anna Maria

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              A ground-breaking work in the Minimalist program proposes that asymmetry is a hard-wired property of morphological relations and that this property is part of the Language Faculty; with many cross-linguistic examples.

              ISBN 9780262042291
              Released NZ 15 Dec 2005
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
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              Series Linguistic Inquiry Monographs
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              The Seasoned Schemer
               

              The Seasoned Schemer (Trade Paperback / Paperback, second edition)

              By Friedman, Daniel P.; Felleisen, Matthias; Drawings by Bibby, Duane; Foreword by Steele, Guy L.

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              This text introduces computing as an extension of arithmetic and algebra. It introduces programs as recursive functions and briefly discusses the limits of what computers can do. The authors use the programming language SCHEME to illustrate these abstract ideas.

              ISBN 9780262561006
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1996
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series The MIT Press
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              The MIT Guide to Science and Engineering Communication
               

              The MIT Guide to Science and Engineering Communication (Trade Paperback / Paperback, second edition)

              By Paradis, James; Zimmerman, Muriel

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              This guide covers the basics of scientific and engineering communication, including defining an audience, working with collaborators, searching the literature, organizing and drafting documents, developing graphics, and documenting sources.

              ISBN 9780262661270
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2002
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The MIT Press
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