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The Penguin Principle

Author : Antarctic Mike
ISBN : 9781941870396
Genre : Business & Economics
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Ten Gifts from the World’s Best Performing Team In the Worst Conditions on Earth The Penguin Principle is a fable for our times about Arthur the Penguin and how the struggle to survive gave the penguins ten gifts of true teamwork.
Category: Business & Economics

The Penguin Principles

Author : David S. Belasic
ISBN : 9780895367990
Genre : Religion
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Question: Why is a parish pastor like a penguin? Answer: Penguins have a way of looking dignified and ridiculous simultaneously. Penguins are sensitive to heat. Penguins have treacherous enemies. Penguins are relatively defenseless. Penguins have a homing instinct. No matter what happens to penguins, they keep their heads high. (from the Authors' Preface) "While the surgeon-general has yet to rule publicly on this matter, the evidence suggests that reading this book could be injurious to the professional health and the personality of those pastors who are without fau Lyle E. Schaller Yokefellow Institute (from the Foreword) "I believe this book will be a balm to veterans in the pastoral office and will help new clergy avoid many of the pitfalls that lie hidden in the path." Paul A. Weber President, Ohio District, LCMS David S. Belasic is pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church and school, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Paul M. Schmidt serves Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, Spokane, Washington. Friends and colleagues for many years, they have also co-authored "The Gospel According to You."
Category: Religion

The Generic Book

Author : Gregory N. Carlson
ISBN : 9780226092928
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In an attempt to address the theoretical gap between linguistics and philosophy, a group of semanticists, calling itself the Generic Group, has worked to develop a common view of genericity. Their research has resulted in this book, which consists of a substantive introduction and eleven original articles on important aspects of the interpretation of generic expressions. The introduction provides a clear overview of the issues and synthesizes the major analytical approaches to them. Taken together, the papers that follow reflect the current state of the art in the semantics of generics, and afford insight into various generic phenomena.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Aspects Of Automated Natural Language Generation

Author : Robert Dale
ISBN : 3540553991
Genre : Computers
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This volume presents the proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Automated Natural Language Generation. It contains 18 research contributions from Japan, North America and Europe on several aspects of automated natural language generation as well as 11 panel statements.
Category: Computers

Grammar Meaning And Pragmatics

Author : Frank Brisard
ISBN : 9789027207821
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The ten volumes of "Handbook of Pragmatics Highlights" focus on the most salient topics in the field of pragmatics, thus dividing its wide interdisciplinary spectrum in a transparent and manageable way. While other volumes select philosophical, cognitive, cultural, social, variational, interactional, or discursive points of view, this fifth volume looks at the field of linguistic pragmatics from a primarily grammatical angle. That is, it asks in which particular sense a variety of older and more recent functional (rather than generative) models of grammar relate to the study of language in use: how this affects their general outlook on language structure, whether issues of language use inform the very makeup of these models or are merely included as possible research themes, and how far the actual integration of pragmatics ultimately goes (is it a module/layer or is the model truly usage-based ?). Each of the authors presenting these models has taken systematic care to highlight the relevant problems and focus on the implications of considering pragmatic phenomena from the point of view of grammar. Furthermore, a limited number of chapters deal with traditional topics in the grammatical literature, and specifically those which are called pragmatic because they either are not strictly concerned with truth (semantics), or receive their (truth) value only from an interaction with context. In the introduction, these theories and topics are set up against the historical background of a gradually changing attitude, on the part of grammarians, towards questions of linguistic knowledge and behavior, and the role of learning in their relationship."
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Penguin Freud Reader

Author : Sigmund Freud
ISBN : 9780141912066
Genre : Psychology
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Here are the essential ideas of psychoanalytic theory, including Freud's explanations of such concepts as the Id, Ego and Super-Ego, the Death Instinct and Pleasure Principle, along with classic case studies like that of the Wolf Man. Adam Phillips's marvellous selection provides an ideal overview of Freud's thought in all its extraordinary ambition and variety. Psychoanalysis may be known as the 'talking cure', yet it is also and profoundly, a way of reading. Here we can see Freud's writings as readings and listenings, deciphering the secrets of the mind, finding words for desires that have never found expression. Much more than this, however, The Penguin Freud Reader presents a compelling reading of life as we experience it today, and a way in to the work of one of the most haunting writers of the modern age.
Category: Psychology