Book Announcement: Progress in Medical Geology

Progress in Medical Geology now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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Hardback, pp340, £68.99 / $117.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Progress in Medical Geology, edited by Motomu Ibaraki and Hiroko Mori.

This volume represents a compendium of research conducted by international scholars who participated in the 2nd Symposium on Advances in Geospatial held during “The 5th International Conference on Medical Geology” in Arlington, Virginia, USA, in 2013. The research topics dealt with here mainly focus on the new scientific field of medical geology used to address a variety of human health issues and diseases specifically related to geological materials and earth-system processes. This volume will be of interest to those who wish to learn about current and historical health issues relating to geological materials or other environmental factors. It also represents a useful guide to learning the interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving in the field of medical geology.
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Book Announcement: Nietzsche and Transhumanism: Precursor or Enemy?

Nietzsche and Transhumanism: Precursor or Enemy? now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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Hardback, pp295, £61.99 / $104.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Nietzsche and Transhumanism: Precursor or Enemy?, edited by Yunus Tuncel.

This essay collection deals with the question of whether Nietzsche can be seen as a precursor of transhumanism or not. Debates on the topic have existed for some years, particularly in the Journal of Evolution and Technology and The Agonist. This book combines existing papers, from these journals, with new material, to highlight some of the important issues surrounding this argument. The collection addresses a variety of issues to show whether or not there is a close connection between transhumanist concerns for progress and technology and Nietzsche’s ideas.
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Book Announcement: Towards Efficient Photovoltaic Devices: Key Facts and Experiments on Dye Sensitised Solar Cells

Towards Efficient Photovoltaic Devices: Key Facts and Experiments on Dye Sensitised Solar Cells now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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Hardback, pp140, £58.99 / $99.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Towards Efficient Photovoltaic Devices: Key Facts and Experiments on Dye Sensitised Solar Cells by Codrin Alexandru Andrei.

Fossil fuels are limited resources and are anticipated to be exhausted within the next few decades. Solar energy is the only renewable resource capable of adequately meeting today’s total global energy demand.
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Book Announcement: The Nomiotic-Wave Theory of Mind and Inherent Logic

The Nomiotic-Wave Theory of Mind and Inherent Logic now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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Hardback, pp495, £74.99 / $127.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of The Nomiotic-Wave Theory of Mind and Inherent Logic by Mariano L. Bianca.

This book formulates a nomiotic-wave theory of the mind grounded in six fundamental aspects: 1) the mind is different from the brain as a whole because its processes directly involve the neocortex; 2) the mind generates significant processes and configurations; 3) the mind possesses an architecture and works with operational modalities; 4) the mental processes work with the transmission of informational waves; 5) the mind consists of several minds or mental units that operate independently or in synergy with each other in a parallel and syntotic way; and 6) the mind possesses a logic that is called inherent logic.
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Book Announcement: An International Humanitarian Organisation: A United Nations of the People

An International Humanitarian Organisation: A United Nations of the People now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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Hardback, pp157, £58.99 / $99.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of An International Humanitarian Organisation: A United Nations of the People by James David Parker.

This book presents a concise account of our current approach to the climate crisis, and provides a clear view of the current situation, and the history of the protocols and promises that have failed. It offers substantial international solutions, exploring the urgent need for an international ethical and progressive alliance that has authority beyond economic self-interests, and arguing in favour of shifting our focus to reducing the manufacture of greenhouse gases rather than concentrating on the reduction of carbon emissions.
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Book Announcement: Shakespeare’s Ghosts Live: From Shakespeare’s Ghosts to Psychical Research

Shakespeare’s Ghosts Live: From Shakespeare’s Ghosts to Psychical Research now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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Hardback, pp370, £70.99 / $119.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Shakespeare’s Ghosts Live: From Shakespeare’s Ghosts to Psychical Research by Annekatrin Puhle and Adrian Parker-Reed.

Shakespeare has been one of the most-cited authors since his plays were performed, and yet little attention has been paid to his views on psychic phenomena. It took another 300 years of paranormal experiences before scholars at Cambridge University helped to found the Society for Psychical Research, which brought scientific scrutiny to the area, and the UK is now a world leader in university research on this topic. This book throws new light on many historical case reports from Shakespeare’s time onwards. It identifies the core experiences that transcend time and give clues to an understanding of psychic phenomena. The book highlights Shakespeare’s insights, showing how these relate to, and even amplify, the conclusions of later and on-going research. In our time of disconnectedness from nature, the book discusses neglected human experiences which represent an important part of life and which do, in fact, occur to most of us. In doing so, the book raises awareness against the emptiness of a zombie-like existence in today’s society and offers a new approach to life and death, and their deeper meaning. Continue reading