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European Science Foundation

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Works: 1,132 works in 1,833 publications in 1 language and 24,619 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Periodicals 
Roles: Editor, Other, Contributor, Publisher, Funder, Sponsor
Classifications: RA792, 614.42
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GIS and health by Anthony C Gatrell( file )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,586 libraries worldwide
The potential users of GIS for health related analysis and applications are legion. In this edited collection, there are extensive examinations of appropriate methodologies for spatial analysis and spatial statistics in analyzing health data. Chapters explore the links with GIS and consider some of the assumptions and problems associated with such analyses. A range of chapters explore the associations between, for example, air pollution and ill health, and between pesticide exposure and disease risk. The book also covers statistical and cartographic methods for analyzing data for small areas and methods for health assessment needs
Outside in on the margins of the modern Middle East by Eugene L Rogan( file )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,223 libraries worldwide
The contributors to this book explore the boundaries of what constituted marginality in the eastern Mediterranean and how the notion of marginality changed with time. The essays view the individual in the context of his or her society within a specific time frame. With studies in Tunisia, Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon, Iraq, Ottoman Istanbul, and Salonica, the collection covers the breadth of the Mediterranean Muslim world. Most of the essays concentrate on the 19th and 20th centuries, and areorganized around four broad themes: prohibitions, institutions, port cities, and performers
Emotion in dialogic interaction advances in the complex by Edda Weigand( file )
8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,144 libraries worldwide
This volume contains a selection of papers given at the European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshop on 'sEmotion in Dialogic Interaction' at the University of Münster in October 2002. In the literature, the complex network of 'semotion in dialogic interaction' is mostly addressed by reducing the complex and separating emotions or defining them by means of simple artificial units. The innovative claim of the workshop was to analyse emotion as an integrated component of human behaviour in dialogic interaction as demonstrated by recent findings in neurology and to develop a linguistic model which is able to deal with the complex integrated whole. Specific emphasis was laid on communicative means for expressing emotions and on emotional principles in dialogue. Furthermore, the issue of specific European principles for dealing with emotions was highlighted
Audiences and publics when cultural engagement matters for the public sphere by Sonia M Livingstone( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 921 libraries worldwide
In today's thoroughly mass-mediated world, audiences and publics are, of course, composed of the same people. Yet social science traditionally treats them quite differently. Indeed, it is commonplace to define audiences in opposition to the public: in both popular and elite discourses, audiences are denigrated as trivial, passive, individualised, while publics are valued as active, critically engaged and politically significant
The libraries of the Neoplatonists proceedings of the meeting of the European Science Foundation Network "Late antiquity and Arabic thought : patterns in the constitution of European culture", held in Strasbourg, March 12-14, 2004 under the impulsion of the scientific committee of the meeting, composed by Matthias Baltes, Michel Cacouros, Cristina D'Ancona, Tiziano Dorandi, Gerhard Endress, Philippe Hoffmann, Henri Hugonnard Roche by Cristina D'Ancona Costa( file )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
The transmission of Greek learning to the Arabic-speaking world paved the way to the rise of Arabic philosophy. This volume offers a multifarious survey of transmission of Greek philosophy through the schools of late Antiquity to the Syriac-speaking and Arabic-speaking worlds
Literature for Europe? ( file )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 839 libraries worldwide
The Scope of state power in China by Stuart R Schram( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Multinationals--theory and history ( Book )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Bioactive egg compounds by Rainer Huopalahti( file )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Hen eggs have exceptional potential as an inexhaustible source for a variety of products with unique properties. These products are valuable to human health and nutrition and can be used as raw materials for diverse purposes in the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. Bioactive Egg Compounds presents the latest results and concepts in the biotechnological use of egg compounds. Following an introduction to the different compounds of egg white, yolk and shell, the nutritive value of egg compounds is discussed. Procedures for processing egg compounds to improve their nutritive value are described, including the concept of so-called enriched eggs. Also described is the isolation and application of egg compounds with special properties, such as antibiotic action. The chapters are by authors from 12 countries, all renowned specialists, who are active in various fields of egg research, such as quality control, biochemistry, biophysics and biotechnology
Moral philosophy on the threshold of modernity by Jill Kraye( file )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
"This volume investigates the paradigm changes which occurred in ethics during the early modern era (1350-1600). While many general claims have been made regarding the nature of moral philosophy in the period of transition from medieval to modern thought, the rich variety of extant texts has seldom been studied and discussed in detail. The present collection attempts to do this. It provides new research on ethics in the context of Late Scholasticism, Neo-Scholasticism, Renaissance Humanism and the Reformation. It traces the fate of Aristotelianism and of Stoicism, explores specific topics such as probabilism and casuistry, and highlights the connections between Protestant theology and early modern ethics. The book also examines how the origins of human rights, as well as different views of moral agency, the will and the emotions, came into focus on the eve of modernity." "Target audience: students of medieval, Renaissance and Reformation history; students of the history of philosophy, ethics and theology; those interested in humanism, human rights and the history of law."--Jacket
Adult language acquisition : cross-linguistic perspectives by Clive Perdue( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Nuclear instruments & methods in physics research ( serial )
in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Iconography, propaganda, and legitimation ( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Representations of political power play an important role in Western art history from the late Middle Ages up to modern times. This volume by leading experts is a wide-ranging survey of significant trends in the development of political imagery. It is a study in the rhetoric of images as it developed from the late Middle Ages to the early nineteenth century
Spatial analytical perspectives on GIS by M Fisher( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
This text presents the latest information on incorporating spatial analysis tools into GIS, and includes concepts and applications from both the environmental and socio-economic sciences
Cultural exchange in early modern Europe ( Book )
in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
This series of four volumes seeks to uncover the unities shaping a common European past. The volumes identify the links which were strengthened through ceaseless cultural exchanges, even during this time of endless wars. Volume I examines the role of religion as a vehicle for cultural exchange. Volume II surveys the reception of foreigners within the cities of early modern Europe, while Volume III explores the place of communication at that time. Volume IV reveals how cultural exchange played a central role in the fashioning of a
Learning in humans and machines : towards an interdisciplinary learning science ( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
The identification of progress in learning by Torsten Hägerstrand( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Power elites and state building ( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
The 'Origins of the Modern State in Europe' series arises from an important international research programme sponsored by the European Science Foundation. The aim of the series, which comprises seven volumes, is to bring together specialists from different countries, who reinterpret from a comparative European perspective different aspects of the formation of the state over the long period from the beginning of the thirteenth to the end of the eighteenth century. One of the main achievements of the research programme has been to overcome the long-established historiographical tendency to regard states mainly from the viewpoint of their twentieth-century borders
Economic systems and state finance by Richard Bonney( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
This text presents a study of state finance throughout Europe from the 13th to the 18th century. It provides a comparative analysis of economic and fiscal development over many countries and several centuries
Legislation and justice ( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
 
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E.S.F.
E.S.F. (European Science Foundation)
ESF
ESF (European Science Foundation)
EURESCO
Europäische Wissenschaftsstiftung.
European science foundation
Europejska Fundacja Naukowa.
FES
FES (Fondation européenne de la science)
Fondation européenne de la science
Fondation européenne pour la science
Foundation Scientific Europe
Fundação Europeia de Ciência
Fundación Europea de la Ciencia
Strasbourg (Bas-Rhin)
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