Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 57

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 57

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophyis a volume of original articles on all aspects of ancient philosophy. The articles may be of substantial length, and include critical notices of major books.OSAPis now published twice yearly, in both hardback and paperback.”‘Have you seen the latestOSAP?’ is what scholars of ancient philosophy say to each other when they … Read more

The Explainability of Experience: Realism and Subjectivity in Spinozas Theory of the Human Mind

The Explainability of Experience: Realism and Subjectivity in Spinozas Theory of the Human Mind

This book reconstructs Spinoza’s theory of the human mind against the backdrop of the twofold notion that subjective experience is explainable and that its successful explanation is of ethical relevance, because it makes us wiser, freer, and happier. Doing so, the book defends a realist rationalist interpretation of Spinoza’s approach which does not entail commitment … Read more

Modern Digital and Analog Communication Systems

Modern Digital and Analog Communication Systems

With exceptionally clear writing, Lathi takes students step by step through a history of communications systems from elementary signal analysis to advanced concepts in communications theory. The first four chapters of the text present basic principles, subsequent chapters offer ample material for flexibility in course content and level. All Topics are covered in detail, including … Read more

The Beethoven Syndrome: Hearing Music as Autobiography

The Beethoven Syndrome: Hearing Music as Autobiography

The “Beethoven Syndrome” is the inclination of listeners to hear music as the projection of a composer’s inner self. This was a radically new way of listening that emerged only after Beethoven’s death. Beethoven’s music was a catalyst for this change, but only in retrospect, for it was not until after his death that listeners … Read more

Economists at War: How a Handful of Economists Helped Win and Lose the World Wars

Wartime is not just about military success. Economists at War tells a different story – about a group of remarkable economists who used their skills to help their countries fight their battles during the Chinese-Japanese War, Second World War, and the Cold War.1935-55 was a time of conflict, confrontation, and destruction. It was also a … Read more