A Vast Machine

Author: Paul N. Edwards
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262290715
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Global warming skeptics often fall back on the argument that the scientific case for global warming is all model predictions, nothing but simulation; they warn us that we need to wait for real data, “sound science.” In A Vast Machine ...

Souls In The Great Machine

Author: Sean Mcmullen
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 1466821582
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She was only a small cog in a vast machine, and a cog in the wrong place, too.
She sipped at the sharp, sweet brandy and pondered the moonlight on the roofs
of Libris. Finally she made up her mind to wait for the message from the Black ...

A Nation Upon The Ocean Sea

Author: Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198039112
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Four. A. Vast. Machine: The. Nation's. Atlantic. Trading. Networks. Since the
1610s officials and observers of the imperial scene had noted a worrisome
slippage of Spain's imperial economy. Everywhere they looked they saw
disturbing trends ...

Philosophy Of Technology

Author: P.T. Durbin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400923031
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For the bulk of philosophy in its modern period, nature was thought to be a vast
machine. Living in the shadow of Darwin as he did, Dewey rejected the machine
as leading metaphor and replaced it with the organism. But even to those who ...

Whatever Happened To The Music Teacher

Author: Donald J. Savoie
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773541101
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The machinery of government is then left to pick up the pieces. The machinery of
government is made up mostly of spenders, not guardians, and it is a field of
specialization in its own right.1 It is a vast machine, performing a wide variety of ...

Japan France And East West Aesthetics

Author: Jan Hokenson
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
ISBN: 9780838640104
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Our Europe, which began wth a Mediterranean marketplace, is thus becoming a
vast machine; a factory in the literal sense, a machine for transformations.] Je ne
sais s'il y a influence directe de l'Extrême-Orient sur la littérature occidentale de ...

The Moon In The Nautilus Shell

Author: Daniel B. Botkin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019997697X
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... called this transition the “death of the Earth,”4 meaning that the Earth was no
longer regarded as an animate creature, but as a vast machine. This change in
perception was primarily a result of the new physics of Galileo, Kepler, and
Newton, ...

The Racial Discourses Of Life Philosophy

Author: Donna V. Jones
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231518609
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Although the idea of an organism as a machine does not figure in Darwin's theory
of evolution proper, he had seemed to ... Richards underlines that if Darwin had
intended to describe nature as a vast machine, he would not have paid such ...