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Oase 83: Commissioning Architecture

Oase 83: Commissioning Architecture

Often, buildings are realized by not only their architects but by those who commission them, but the role of the latter tends to be omitted from the official account of how any given building is made. This issue of "Oase" addresses the commissioner's influence on how buildings or urban ensembles take shape.

44,50 CHF

The One with the News

The One with the ...

Sandra Sabatini is a gifted new writer whose work explores the nature of faith, loss, hope, and the grace we all need to remain upright. "The One with the News" looks at the ravaging effects of Alzheimer's disease and our own amazing ability to laugh until we cry. Told from the point of view of family members and professional caregivers, ...

20,90 CHF

The Sacred Origin and Nature of Sports and Culture

The Sacred Origin and ...

This unique study defines two aspects of modern society--sports and culture--from a traditional perspective, carefully examining their sacred origin and their relevance throughout history in philosophical and religious thought.

21,90 CHF

Rocking the Church Membership Boat: Counting Members or Having Members Who Count

Rocking the Church Membership ...

Jan Linn challenges the way we think about church membership and proposes that congregations embrace "covenant membership", a new, more spiritual approach that calls church members to be more than names on a list.Covenant membership is based on the concept of church membership as a spiritual discipline. Linn examines the role of membership in most congregations, how it got that ...

26,50 CHF

Sororoscopes: Revised and Expanded

Sororoscopes: Revised and Expanded

In this lyrical volume of poetry, Okoampa-Ahoofe joyously celebrates the magnificent and splendid diversity of global womanhood. It is a sumptuous, musical feast of our common humanity.

20,50 CHF

Sky Changes

Sky Changes

Divorce in America is the subject of Gilbert Sorrentino's relentlessly disturbing first novel. Tracing the New York-to-San Francisco journey of a family as husband and wife try to maintain the illusion that their marriage can be rescued, The Sky Changes records the imaginable damage they inflict upon each other in order to force themselves towards divorce. Along the way, their ...

16,90 CHF

Jo's Triumph

Jo's Triumph

In the 1850s, Joselyn, an orphan at the Carson City Home for Unfortunate Children, disguises herself as a boy and escapes. Her love for and expertise with horses leads her straight to the Pony Express, changing her life to one that demands all her inner strength and resources. Illustrations.

6,50 CHF

The Psychological Technique of Martin Luther Thomas’ Radio Addresses

The Psychological Technique of ...

This study was written in English in the 1930s when Adorno, one of the 20th century's most influential thinkers, was living in the United States. It is a pioneering analysis of a member of what we now call the Radical Right--the now-forgotten Martin Luther Thomas, an American fascist-style demagogue who used the radio to appeal to and to manipulate his ...

31,90 CHF

The Ontology of Cyberspace: Philosophy, Law, and the Future of Intellectual Property

The Ontology of Cyberspace: ...

With the proliferation of computer software and media, controversies have arisen around copyright and patent law. This book is based on the idea that the cyberworld encompasses all computer-mediated phenomena. Koepsell proposes intellectual property protection to cope with the complexities of the virtual world, and argues that the subjects of patents and copyrights are essentially the same -- they are ...

36,50 CHF

The Difficulty of Being a Dog

The Difficulty of Being ...

Raising the subject of dogs to a higher plane, this book features 43 lovingly crafted vignettes introducing readers to dogs real and literary, famous and reviled, and offers a sense of what makes our relationships with them so meaningful.

20,90 CHF

Club Zero-G

Club Zero-G

In his first graphic novel, Douglas Rushkoff presents a strange new tale that takes place on the front lines of the thought wars. Club Zero-G is a mind-expanding work that offers an allegory for today's highly managed collective psyche, and a hint at the power available to anyone willing to step out of the story in which they are living.

27,90 CHF