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CURRENT Diagnosis And Treatment Psychiatry

CURRENT Diagnosis And Treatment: Psychiatry, Second Edition is the ultimate reference for quickly answering day-to-day questions on psychiatric illness in both adults and children. Comprehensive in scope, yet streamlined in its coverage, this time-saving clinical companion reviews essential psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic approaches to the full range of psychiatric disorders.     

Author Name :Michael Ebert, Peter Loosen, Barry Nurcombe

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Psychology: The Key Concepts is a comprehensive overview of 200 concepts central to a solid understanding of Psychology and includes the latest recommendations from the British Psychology Society (BPS). The focus is on practical uses of Psychology in settings such as nursing, education and human resources, with topics ranging from Gender to Psychometrics and Perception.     

Author Name :Graham Richards

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Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts offers a highly accessible introduction to this fascinating subject, its central theories and state-of-the-art research.     

Author Name :Ellis Cashmore

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The Psychology of Strategic Terrorism

This new volume explores terrorism and strategic terror, examining how the public responds to terrorist attacks, and what authorities can do in such situations. The book uses a unique interdisciplinary approach, which combines the behavioural sciences and international relations, in order to further the understanding of the terror generated by strategic terror. The work exam- ines ?ve contemporary case studies of the psychological and behavioural effects of strategic terror, from either terrorist attacks or aerial bombard- ment.     

Author Name :Ben Sheppard

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Contemporary Readings is a comprehensive anthology that includes classic and contemporary readings from leading philosophers. Addressing in depth the major topics within philosophy of psychology, the editor has carefully selected articles .Articles by the following philosophers are included: Blackburn, Churchland, Clark, Cummins, Dennett, Davidson, Fodor, Kitcher, Lewis, Lycan, McDowell, McLeod, Rey, Segal, Stich.Each section includes a helpful introduction by the editor which aims to guide the student gently into the topic. The book is highly accessible and provides a broad-ranging exploration of the subject, including discussion of the leading philosophers in the field. Ideal for any student of philosophy of psychology or philosophy of mind.     

Author Name :Jose Luis Bermudez

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Practical Reasoning and Ethical Decision

Practical Reasoning and Ethical Decision presents an account of practical reasoning as a process that can explain action, connect reasoning with intention, justify practical judgments, and provide a basis for ethical decisions. The first part of the book is a detailed critical overview of the influential theories of practical reasoning found in Aristotle, Hume, and Kant. The second part examines practical reasoning in the light of important topics in moral psychology-weakness of will, self-deception, rationalization, and others. In the third part, Audi describes the role of moral principles in practical reasoning and clarifies the way practical reasoning underlies ethical decisions. He formulates a comprehensive set of concrete ethical principles, explains how they apply to reasoning about what to do, and shows how practical reasoning guides moral conduct.     

Author Name :Robert Audi

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Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology introduces the life, thought, work and impact of some of the most influential figures who have shaped and developed modern psychology.     

Author Name :Noel Sheehy

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Logic brings elementary logic out of the academic darkness into the light of day and makes the subject fully accessible. Paul Tomassi writes in a patient and user-friendly style which makes both the nature and value of formal logic crystal clear. The reader is encouraged to develop critical and analytical skills and to achieve a mastery of all the most successful formal methods for logical analysis. This textbook proceeds from a frank, informal introduction to fundamental logical notions, to a system of formal logic rooted in the best of our natural deductive reasoning in daily life. As the book develops, a comprehensive set of formal methods for distinguishing good arguments from bad is defined and discussed. In each and every case, methods are clearly explained and illustrated before being stated in formal terms.     

Author Name :Paul Tomassi

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The unconscious: a conceptual analysis

Alasdair MacIntyre argues that Freud's conception of the unconscious is complicated by his tendency to use the term in two different ways. MacIntyre shows how Freud uses the term "unconscious" both as a straightforward description of psychological phenomena, and as an evaluative notion to explain the links between childhood events and adult behavior. This clarification helps to shed light on the many misunderstandings of psychoanalysis, and to separate out what is and what is not of lasting value in Freud's account of the unconscious.     

Author Name :Alasdair Macintyre

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Antinaturalism rose to dominance in the debate on psychologism among German academic philosophers at the turn of the century. Psychologism, according to received opinion, was decisively refuted by Frege and Husserl. Kusch therefore examines their arguments and, crucially, relates them to the context that shaped that debate and gave those arguments their persuasive force.     

Author Name :Martin Kusch

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