Download Explorations in the History of Machines and Mechanisms: by Carlos López-Cajún, Marco Ceccarelli PDF

By Carlos López-Cajún, Marco Ceccarelli

This quantity comprises contributions provided on the 5th IFToMM Symposium at the historical past of Machines and Mechanisms, held at Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, Santiago de Queretaro, QRO, Mexico, in June 2016.
It includes paintings on theories and proof bearing on mechanisms and machines from antiquity to present instances as considered at present. themes comprise sleek reports of prior works; humans, heritage, and their works; direct stories of the hot prior; historical improvement theories; the heritage of the layout of machines and mechanisms; advancements of mechanical layout and automation; the historical improvement of training; the background of faculties of engineering and the schooling of engineers.

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Download How Things Are: Studies in Predication and the History of by J. Bogen, J.E. McGuire PDF

By J. Bogen, J.E. McGuire

One of many earliest and such a lot influential treatises as regards to this quantity is Aristotle's different types. Aristotle's name is a kind of the Greek verb for conversing opposed to or filing an accusation in a criminal continuing. by the point of Aristotle, it additionally intended: to suggest or to predicate. strangely, the "predicates" Aristotle talks approximately comprise not just bits of language, but in addition such nonlinguistic goods because the colour white in a physique and the information of grammar in a man's soul. (Categories I/ii) both fabulous are such information as Aristotle's use of the phrases 'homonymy' and 'synonymy' in reference to issues referred to instead of phrases used to speak about them. Judging from the facts within the Organon, the Metaphysics, and somewhere else, Aristotle used to be either conscious of and ready to mark the excellence among utilizing and males­ tioning phrases; and so we needs to finish that during the types, he was once no longer tremendously fascinated with it. For our reasons, besides the fact that, you must deal with the time period 'predication' as though it have been ambiguous and introduce a few jargon to disambiguate it. Code, Modrak, and different authors of the essays which stick with use the phrases 'linguistic predication' and 'metaphysical predication' for this.

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Download Der totale Rausch: Drogen im Dritten Reich by Norman Ohler PDF

By Norman Ohler

Über Drogen im Dritten Reich ist bislang wenig bekannt. Norman Ohler geht den Tätern von damals buchstäblich unter die Haut und schaut direkt in ihre Blutbahnen hinein. Arisch rein ging es darin nicht zu, sondern chemisch deutsch – und ziemlich toxisch. Wo die Ideologie für Fanatismus und »Endsieg« nicht mehr ausreichte, wurde hemmungslos nachgeholfen, während guy offiziell eine strikte Politik der »Rauschgiftbekämpfung« betrieb. Als Deutschland 1940 Frankreich überfiel, standen die Soldaten der Wehrmacht unter 35 Millionen Dosierungen Pervitin. Das Präparat – heute als Crystal Meth bekannt – struggle damals in jeder Apotheke erhältlich, machte den Blitzkrieg erst möglich und wurde zur Volksdroge im NS-Staat. Auch der vermeintliche Abstinenzler Hitler griff gerne zur pharmakologischen Stimulanz: Als er im wintry weather 1944 seine letzte Offensive befehligte, kannte er längst keine nüchternen Tage mehr. Schier pausenlos erhielt er von seinem Leibarzt Theo Morell verschiedenste Dopingmittel, dubiose Hormonpräparate und auch harte Drogen gespritzt. Nur so konnte der Diktator seinen Wahn bis zum Schluss aufrechterhalten. Ohler hat bislang gesperrte Materialien ausgewertet, mit Zeitzeugen, Militärhistorikern und Medizinern gesprochen. Entstanden ist ein erschütterndes, faktengenaues Buch. Der totale Rausch wurde von dem bedeutenden Historiker Hans Mommsen begleitet, der das Nachwort beisteuert. Sein Fazit: »Dieses Buch ändert das Gesamtbild.«

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Download The Correspondence of Leo, Metropolitan of Synada and by Leo of Synada, M. P. Vinson PDF

By Leo of Synada, M. P. Vinson

The corpus of Leo of Synada (937–ca. 1003) includes fifty-three letters, together with one from Stephen of Nicomedia, and a will. relatively very important are a chain of 13 letters written in the course of Leo's diplomatic venture to the West (996–998) and that element the political maneuvering sooner than the election of Patriarch Sisinnius II. as well as their ancient price, the letters additionally supply valuable and now and then hugely exciting insights into the personalities and associations of Byzantium within the past due 10th century. The serious textual content is followed by means of a translation and observation.

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Download Les 100 mots du Moyen Âge by Bénédicte Sère PDF

By Bénédicte Sère

Écrire en a hundred mots les one thousand ans du Moyen Âge est un pari most unlikely. Pari néanmoins relevé par cet ouvrage grâce aux regards croisés d’historienne et de littéraire qui, au travers de cent termes, parviennent à rendre compte d’une réalité souvent difficilement saisissable et d’une littérature aussi complexe que riche. motor vehicle il ne s’agit pas ici de définir exhaustivement chaque mot à l. a. manière d’un dictionnaire ou d’un lexique, mais bien de saisir quelque selected de cette environment du Moyen Âge occidental, dont Jean Huizinga écrivait au début du XXe siècle qu’il s’y mêlait « l’odeur de los angeles rose et du sang ». De los angeles « confrérie » au « village », de l. a. « confession » au « Graal », de l’« ost » à l. a. « fin’amor », ces a hundred mots invitent le lecteur contemporain à se représenter le Moyen Âge entre culture et modernité, un Moyen Âge autre et nôtre.

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Download Abilene History in Plain Sight by Jay Moore PDF

By Jay Moore

Abilene historical past in simple Sight is a consultant to the folk, areas, and occasions that outline Abilene. It presents the excessive vantage aspect from that you come to grasp the lives at the back of the names—Cooper highschool, Shotwell Stadium, and Maxwell golfing Course—and to satisfy those people who are venerated by means of the naming of a park or road (such as Egbert Kirby, Nelson Wilson, Vera Minter, and Walker Ely). during this enticing booklet, the previous is picked up, dusted off, and given a brand new shine. As you study the tale at the back of the church, tuition, or university that you just force earlier, it is going to create a connection that serves to endear Abilene to you extra deeply.This is a e-book that brings the relics of the prior out of the darkish and directly into the homeland on your center.

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