Download E-books A Companion to Hrotsvit of Gandersheim (fl. 960): Contextual and Interpretive Approaches (Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition) PDF

Hrotsvit wrote tales, performs, and histories through the reign of Emperor Otto the good (962-973). Twelve unique essays survey her paintings, displaying ancient roots and contexts, Christian values, and a shockingly smooth grappling with questions of id and feminine self-realization.

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Download E-books A Companion to Astrology in the Renaissance (Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition) PDF

It's been referred to as the main singular centaur that faith and technology have ever produced (Franz Boll). Astrology as a cultural shape has questioned and involved generations of humankind. It reached its apogee within the eu Renaissance, whilst it flourished in literature, political expression, medication, artwork, and all of the different components of exercise catalogued during this precise assortment. Brill s "Companion to Renaissance Astrology" brings jointly a wide range of workmanship from world wide to give an explanation for the strategy and subject of this cultural shape, together with the Arab and Classical history, the medieval culture, the conflict with geared up faith, the impression on wisdom and the contest with newly rising methods of realizing, summarizing the present kingdom of analysis and suggesting new paths. individuals comprise: Giuseppe Bezza, Dieter Blume, Claudia Brosseder, Brendan Dooley, William Eamon, Ornella Faracovi, Hiro Hirai, Wolfgang Hubner, Eileen Reeves, Steven Vanden Broecke, and Graziella Federici Vescovini."

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Download E-books Possible Worlds PDF

John Burdon Sanderson Haldane used to be a massive between males. He made significant contributions to genetics, inhabitants biology, and evolutionary conception. He was once without delay cozy in arithmetic, chemistry, microbiology and animal body structure. however it used to be his trust in schooling that ended in his getting ready his renowned essays for e-book. In his personal phrases: "Many medical employees think that they need to confine their courses to realized journals. i believe that the general public has a correct to grasp what's going contained in the laboratories, for a few of which it pays." So starts off Haldane's selection of essays, possibly the main public highbrow speaking technological know-how sooner than the writings of Stephen Jay Gould.

the 1st a part of the amount emphasizes the $64000 advancements in biology and usual technological know-how within the first area of the century. As such, it offers a benchmark for reviews of the subsequent 3 quarters of the century. In an strange creation, rate takes the readers via their paces, discussing the location then and now in supplementations, oxygen wish, illness controls, and the rewards of technology as such. this can be through Haldane's perspectives on society, artwork, faith and economic climate as visible throughout the eyes of a politically alert significant scientist. The editor presents readers surprising with Haldane with a delicately rendered chronology of a existence that all started in 1892 and that spanned a lot of the current century.

regardless of rules on race, category and politics that experience noticeable greater occasions, Haldane was once actually extraordinary in translating the technology of his time into rules that "everyman" may with no trouble take hold of. His predictions on what technology might in attaining have been on track way more usually than now not. yet even his failed predictions are might be the main attention-grabbing of all. They throw into sharp aid the actually novel and progressive advancements in technological know-how during the last seventy five years.

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Download E-books The New European Patent PDF

On December 17, 2012, following a fancy negotiation which lasted 12 years, the ecu Parliament followed rules (EU) 1257/2012 and 1260/2012, and the textual content of the contract on a Unified Patent court docket (UPC Agreement). those tools institute the 'European patent with unitary effect,' the 1st unified approach for the security of innovations in the european. the 2 rules could be acceptable after the access into strength of the UPC contract, which was once signed on February 19, 2013 by way of 24 Member States of the european. This e-book lines the evolution of the belief in the back of the establishment of the ecu patent with unitary impact, together with a comparative research of the present parallel neighborhood and overseas strategies for the safety of innovations. It provides a synthesis of different stages of the negotiations which ended in the adoption of the 1st unitary patent method in the ecu. also, the e-book examines the provisions of the 2 rules, of the UPC contract, and of the jurisdictional approach lower than Brussels I law. The book's Appendix reproduces the texts of rules and of the UPC contract. it is going to be of curiosity to practitioners and teachers operating within the box of copyright and patent legislation. [Subject: eu legislation, Copyright legislation, Patent legislation, Trademark legislation]

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Download E-books Intellectual Property Rights: National Systems and Harmonisation in Europe (Contributions to Economics) PDF

By Nikolaus Thumm

This booklet is the results of the PhD venture i began 4 years in the past at Europa-Kolleg Hamburg. I had the good chance to paintings on it for three hundred and sixty five days on the eu collage Institute in Florence and to finalise the oeuvre in the course of my stick with the eu Commission's Institute for potential Technological experiences in Seville. the subject material of the booklet is highbrow estate rights, patents particularly, and their technique of harmonisation in Europe. firstly of the paintings, the goal used to be to not concentration instantly on one slim box within the large realm of highbrow estate rights yet fairly to open my brain for you to catch a extensive number of new rules and ideas within the booklet. The paintings at 3 assorted institutes in 3 various ecu nations over the interval of 4 years clearly uncovered the paintings to diverging rules and the alternate of perspectives with many folks. this is often one reason behind the broad unfold of issues ordered round the given leitmotif, akin to epistemological foundations, political heritage information,. the security of biotechnological innovations and the build up technique of highbrow estate correct platforms within the nations of relevant and jap Europe. In bankruptcy I soak up Polanyi's differentiation of codifiable and tacit wisdom. utilizing those thoughts to my very own paintings I appreciate that this e-book is just the obvious and codified a part of wisdom i used to be in a position to catch.

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Download E-books Copyright Law in a Nutshell (Nutshells) PDF

By Mary LaFrance

This product bargains a compact but accomplished and up to date evaluation of U.S. copyright legislation in an uncluttered and readable layout. assurance levels from the basic ideas of originality, authorship, and infringement to the hugely technical ideas governing electronic phonorecord deliveries and electronic public functionality rights in sound recordings, the secure harbor provisions that restrict the legal responsibility of web provider prone, and the anti-circumvention and copyright administration details provisions of the electronic Millennium Copyright Act. The evolving doctrines of reasonable use and contributory legal responsibility also are given thorough cognizance.

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Download E-books Free Culture: How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lock Down Culture and Control Creativity PDF

By Lawrence Lessig

A brand new examine at the social size of creativity examines the destruction of the bigger public area of principles, assessing the artistic and cutting edge repercussions of America's lengthy phrases of copyright, in addition to the effect of latest applied sciences, immense media, and cultural monopolies on our freedom to create, build, and picture. 35,000 first printi

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Download E-books The Copyright Handbook: How to Protect & Use Written Works with CDROM with CDROM PDF

By Stephen Fishman

Lack of understanding isn't really bliss within the details age. in the event you create unique works, you want to comprehend copyright legislations or probability turning into a skid mark at the internet.

The Copyright guide offers you the entire info and types you have to to guard all kinds of inventive expression lower than U.S. and overseas copyright legislations. Written in undeniable English, this must-have guide tells you every thing you must find out about:

*how to sign in a written paintings with the copyright workplace

*what works might be secure

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*copyright safeguard for works for rent, diversifications, new variations, electronic message and compilations (databases and catalogs)

*rights and length of possession

*transfer of copyright possession

*what constitutes infringement and the way to prevent it

*how to acknowledge an tailored or recast paintings

*fair use: whilst and the way copyrighted fabric can be utilized

*electronic publishing rights

*registration of multimedia works and multimedia rights

*how to guard written works on the web

The Copyright instruction manual will give you the step by step directions and the entire varieties you want to check in your copyright, as tear-outs and on CD-ROM. thoroughly up-to-date, the sixth variation covers the perfect Court's seminal ruling in Tasini v. the recent York instances, which defines freelancers' rights while their works are reprinted on-line. It additionally covers site rights and registration, copyright licensing case legislations and masses more.

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Download E-books Patent, Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference PDF

A plain-English advisor to highbrow estate legislations.

no matter if you're on the earth of commercial or artistic arts, you must comprehend the legislation that govern your paintings. yet given the convoluted terminology that surrounds patents, copyrights, emblems, and different highbrow estate rights, this isn’t effortless. input, Patent, Copyright & Trademark, and is the reason:

  • what felony rights follow in your work
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  • an evaluate of trademark law
  • what exchange mystery legislation protects

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    The 14th version is totally up-to-date to supply the most recent legislation, court docket judgements, and pattern forms.

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