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  1. The Tet Effect

    Intelligence and the Public Perception of War

    By Jake Blood

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    A close examination of the role of intelligence in shaping America’s perception of the Vietnam War, looking closely at the intelligence leadership and decision process. In 1967, intelligence was called upon to bolster support for the Vietnam War and allowed America’s leaders to...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. A Hindu Critique of Buddhist Epistemology

    Kumarila on Perception: The 'Determination of Perception' Chapter of Kumarila Bhatta's <I>Slokavarttika </I>- Translation and Commentary

    By John Taber

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    This is a translation of the chapter on perception of Kumarilabhatta's magnum opus, the Slokavarttika, one of the central texts of the Hindu response to the criticism of the logical-epistemological school of Buddhist thought. In an extensive commentary, the author explains the course of the...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Genealogy of the South Indian Deities

    An English Translation of Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg's Original German Manuscript with a Textual Analysis and Glossary

    By Daniel Jeyaraj

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion

    For the first time Genealogy of the South Indian Deities, the work of Bartholomaeus Ziegenbalg (1682-1719), the first Protestant missionary in India, is made accessible to an English readership. Originally published in 1713, the text reveals Ziegenbalg's ethos in the emerging European Enlightenment...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Churchill and Finland

    A Study in Anticommunism and Geopolitics

    By Markku Ruotsila

    This book examines the intertwined dynamics of Churchill's anticommunist and geopolitical thought. It looks at the ways in which he attempted to use Finland as both tool and ally in the anticommunist projects of the twentieth century. Finland appeared a staunch ally in Churchill's recurring efforts...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Preface to the philosophy of education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 24)

    By John Wilson

    It is sometimes said that the philosophy of education is not a serious and coherent philosophical area of inquiry. John Wilson examines this argument, taking it as the starting point for his book. He believes that most 'philosophy of education' until now has been little more than the promotion of...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Values, Education and the Adult (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 16)

    By R.W.K. Paterson

    In this study of the main conceptual and normative issues to which the education of the adult gives rise, the author demonstrates that these issues can be understood and resolved only by coming to grips with some of the central and most contentious questions in epistemology, philosophy of mind,...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The USA in the Making of the USSR

    The Washington Conference 1921-22 and 'Uninvited Russia'

    By Paul Dukes

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    The USA's contribution to the making of the USSR was accidental. In the belief that the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic could not survive, American statesmen strove to keep the former Tsarist empire intact for a non-communist successor regime in the face of attempts by other powers to...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. New Essays in the Philosophy of Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 13)

    Edited by Glenn Langford, D.J. O'Connor

    The contributors to this collection of essays offer a stimulating and varied range of approaches to this developing area. The volume includes discussions on the concept of education and such related topics as indoctrination and the nature and scope of the theory of education. Aspects of education...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Moral Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 4)

    By Norman J. Bull

    A companion volume to Moral Judgement from Childhood to Adolescence specially written for teachers and students of education. This volume includes analysis of the broad stages in the developmental pattern; of the key variables that must shape it, and of their function in moral judgement; and of the...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Philosophy of Open Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 15)

    Edited by David A. Nyberg

    'Open', 'informal', and 'humanistic' are words used to describe new styles of education which depart from ordinary or traditional education. Too often, however, these adjectives are used in a strongly polemical or self-justifying rather than analytical way. Often too, the grounds for...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

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