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By Aram Topchyan
David the Invincible’s (6th century advert) statement on Aristotle's past Analytics survives in simple terms in an outdated Armenian translation from Greek. Its severe version with a Russian translation (1967) was once in accordance with the editio princeps of Venice (1833) and 5 manuscripts of the Matenadaran (Institute of old Manuscripts, Erevan). This version comprises the textual content of 1967, revised via cautious rechecking of an analogous 5 manuscripts and the editio princeps, in addition to at the foundation of twenty-three different manuscripts. The booklet comprises the 1st English translation of the paintings, textual parallels with different commentaries on Aristotle, trilingual (Armenian, Greek, English) glossaries and different fabric important to experts. The creation, between different matters, discusses the disputable problems with authorship and the translator.
By Michael Hviid Jacobsen and Poul Poder, Michael Hviid Jacobsen, Poul Poder
Zygmunt Bauman is likely one of the such a lot inspirational and arguable thinkers at the scene of latest sociology. For numerous many years he has supplied compelling analyses and diagnoses of an enormous number of elements of contemporary and liquid glossy dwelling. His paintings is more and more popularized, appraised and followed. This ebook considers the theoretical value of his contribution to sociology, but in addition discusses and adopts a serious stance in the direction of his work.''The Sociology of Zygmunt Bauman'' introduces and significantly appraises essentially the most major in addition to a few of the lesser identified and ignored of Bauman's contributions to modern sociology: ethics, freedom, utopia, genocide, metaphors, ambivalence, politics, strangers, globalization, energy and consumerism. during this assortment, a world crew of students delineates and discusses how Bauman's remedy of those issues demanding situations traditional knowledge in sociology, thereby revising and revitalizing sociological thought. As a unique function, the publication concludes with Bauman's exciting reflections and contemplations on his personal existence and highbrow trajectory released the following for the 1st time in English. during this postscript aptly entitled 'Pro Domo Sua' ('About Myself'), he describes the pushes and pulls that in the course of the years have formed his pondering.
By Heather D'Cruz
Written in a fascinating and obtainable kind, this e-book bridges the distance among conception and fact by means of discussing a number learn paradigms and putting them within the context social paintings. It additionally discusses the political and moral contexts which are intrinsic to social paintings perform.
By Richard T. Schaefer, Robert P. Lamm
This article offers a balanced remedy of 3 sociological views: functionalism, clash and social interactionism. Multi-cultural examples take place all through, giving scholars a wide view of sociological research and relevance. modern social coverage sections are incorporated to inspire scholars to imagine like sociologists; those sections specialize in present and infrequently debatable problems with public coverage corresponding to household violence and nationwide medical health insurance. additionally incorporated are bankruptcy starting vignettes, boxed discussions, and coverage sections.