A PREFACE TO PHILOSOPHY, 9E prepares students for the challenges of studying philosophy and writing philosophical essays. This classic textbook, in print for over thirty years, addresses such foundational topics as discerning philosophical questions, the purpose of philosophy, and the practice of doing philosophy. With its brief, accessible format and conversational writing style, A PREFACE TO PHILOSOPHY, 9E is a perfect compliment to a traditional Introduction to Philosophy textbook. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This text presents the research findings of international research institutes and organizations who have co-ordinated efforts to use tissue culture methods for the conservation of certain crops. The articles highlight the direction of efforts in germplasm conservation.
The three-volume set LNAI 3213, LNAI 3214, and LNAI 3215 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, KES 2004, held in Wellington, New Zealand in September 2004. The over 450 papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers present a wealth of original research results from the field of intelligent information processing in the broadest sense; among the areas covered are artificial intelligence, computational intelligence, cognitive technologies, soft computing, data mining, knowledge processing, various new paradigms in biologically inspired computing, and applications in various domains like bioinformatics, finance, signal processing etc.
This study of the dioscorea genus or yam, consisting of 600 species, is a synthesis of new information. In this world of famine, the yam must play a leading role in the regions it is grown. Its cultivation may even increase once the problems which this book highlights have been resolved. The text fills a critical gap, summarizing what is known about the yam; it is also significant because it asks many questions, and encourages further experimentation.
Instrumentation and Control Systems addresses the basic principles of modern instrumentation and control systems, including examples of the latest devices, techniques and applications in a clear and readable style. Unlike the majority of books in this field, only a minimal prior knowledge of mathematical methods is assumed. The book focuses on providing a comprehensive introduction to the subject, with Laplace presented in a simple and easily accessible form, complimented by an outline of the mathematics that would be required to progress to more advanced levels of study. Taking a highly practical approach, the author combines underpinning theory with numerous case studies and applications t...
This tightly-focused guide zeroes in on the crucial reporting options available in SAP for Fixed Assets Accounting, teaching readers how to manage and supervise fixed assets with the SAP ERP Financials Asset Accounting (FI-AA) component. Based on ECC 6.0, the author sheds light on the complete reporting solution for the Asset Accounting sub-module of SAP. You will learn about standard SAP ERP-delivered asset reports, including balance-based reports and transaction-based reports. You will also expand your knowledge of asset-specific reporting tools such as sort versions, simulation versions, currency translations, plus how to effectively use all the Asset Accounting reporting options at your disposal. - Basic Asset Accounting Reporting Features - Balance Reports - Transaction Reports - Asset History Sheet Report - Specialty Reports - US Tax Reporting - Reporting Tools
This book is a practical guide to conducting and analysing qualitative research. It explores some of the more commonly used types of qualitative research methods, the management of qualitative research, and the different areas of application.