The Horizon

Author: Didier Maleuvre

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520947118

Category: History

Page: 392

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What is a horizon? A line where land meets sky? The end of the world or the beginning of perception? In this brilliant, engaging, and stimulating history, Didier Maleuvre journeys to the outer reaches of human experience and explores philosophy, religion, and art to understand our struggle and fascination with limits—of life, knowledge, existence, and death. Maleuvre sweeps us through a vast cultural landscape, enabling us to experience each stopping place as the cusp of a limitless journey, whether he is discussing the works of Picasso, Gothic architecture, Beethoven, or General Relativity. If, as Aristotle said, philosophy begins in wonder, then this remarkable book shows us how wonder—the urge to know beyond the conceivable—is itself the engine of culture.

Engineering Optimization 2014

Author: Hélder Rodrigues,José Herskovits,Christóvão Mota Soares,José Miranda Guedes,Aurelio Araujo,João Folgado,Filipa Moleiro,José Aguilar Madeira

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315732106

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1078

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Optimization methodologies are fundamental instruments to tackle the complexity of today's engineering processes. Engineering Optimization 2014 is dedicated to optimization methods in engineering, and contains the papers presented at the 4th International Conference on Engineering Optimization (ENGOPT2014, Lisbon, Portugal, 8-11 September 2014). The book will be of interest to engineers, applied mathematicians, and computer scientists working on research, development and practical applications of optimization methods in engineering.

McMaster Journal of Theology and Ministry: Volume 13, 2011-2012

Author: Hughson T. Ong

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1620326884

Category: Religion

Page: 198

View: 9393


The McMaster Journal of Theology and Ministry is an electronic and print journal that seeks to provide pastors, educators, and interested lay persons with the fruits of theological, biblical, and professional studies in an accessible form. Published by McMaster Divinity College in Hamilton, Ontario, it continues the heritage of scholarly inquiry and theological dialogue represented by the College’s previous print publications: the Theological Bulletin, Theodolite, and the McMaster Journal of Theology.

The Johns Hopkins University Circular

Author: Johns Hopkins University

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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Includes University catalogues, President's report, Financial report, registers, announcement material, etc.

Introduction into Capital Theory

Author: Gunter Stephan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3662030810

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 293

View: 9057


Capital theory is a cornerstone of modern economics. Its ideas are fundamental for dynamic equilibrium theory and its concepts are applied in many branches of economics like game theory, resource and environmental economics, although this may not be recognized on a first glance. In this monograph, an approach is presented, which allows to derive important results of capital theory in a coherent and readily accessible framework. A special emphasis is given on infinite horizon and overlapping generations economics. Irreversibility of time, or the failure of the market system appear in a different light if an infinite horizon framework is applied. To bridge the gap between pure and applied economic theory, the structure of our theoretical approach is integrated in a computable general equilibrium model.