Columbia University Press Textbooks


Social Science Research and Decision-Making

Social Science Research and Decision-Making

  • by Carol H. Weiss, Michael J. Bucuvalas
  • ISBN: 0231046766
  • ISBN-13: 9780231046763

Sources of Japanese Tradition

Sources of Japanese Tradition

  • by Wm. Theodore de de Bary (Editor), Donald Keene (Editor), Ryusaku Tsunoda (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0231086059
  • ISBN-13: 9780231086059
Examines Japanese thought through the traditions of Shinto, Buddhism, Confucianism, liberalism, nationalism, and socialism from earliest times to the present

The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize: Advice for Young Scientists

The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize: Advice for Young Scientists

  • by Peter Doherty
  • ISBN: 0231138962
  • ISBN-13: 9780231138963
"In The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize, Doherty recounts his unlikely path to becoming a Nobel Laureate.

Religion in America Since 1945: A History

Religion in America Since 1945: A History

  • by Patrick Allitt, Columbia University Press
  • ISBN: 0231121555
  • ISBN-13: 9780231121552
Identifying the major trends and telling moments within both major denominations and other less formal religious movements, Allitt asks how these religious groups have shaped, and been shaped by, some of the most important and divisive ...

The Future of Religion

The Future of Religion

  • by Gianni Vattimo, Richard Rorty, Santiago Zabala (Editor), William McCuaig (Translator)
  • ISBN: 0231134959
  • ISBN-13: 9780231134958
Two prominent philosophers explore the place of religion & belief in contemporary society.

Evolution, Literature, and Film: A Reader

Evolution, Literature, and Film: A Reader

  • by Brian Boyd (Editor), Joseph Carroll (Editor), Jonathan Gottschall (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0231150199
  • ISBN-13: 9780231150194
"Extremely well conceived, bringing together classics from the early days and the cutting edge of recent statistical scholarship. The essays are excellent and represent the best work being done right now in the field.

Notes to Literature, Volume 1

Notes to Literature, Volume 1

  • by Theodor W. Adorno, Rolf Tiedemann (Editor), Shierry Weber Nicholson (Translator), Lawrence D. Kritzman (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0231063334
  • ISBN-13: 9780231063333
The author, a noted literary critic, presents a selection of his thought on Balzac, Valery, Dickens, Goethe, Heine, Hoelderlin, lyric poetry, realism, the essay and the contemporary novel.

The Development of Biological Systematics: Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu, Nature, and the Natural System

The Development of Biological Systematics: Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu, Nature, and the Natural System

  • by Peter F. Stevens
  • ISBN: 0231064403
  • ISBN-13: 9780231064408
A reevaluation of the history of biological systematics that discusses the formative years of the so-called natural system of classification in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Life Itself: A Comprehensive Inquiry into the Nature, Origin, and Fabrication of Life

Life Itself: A Comprehensive Inquiry into the Nature, Origin, and Fabrication of Life

  • by Robert Rosen
  • ISBN: 0231075650
  • ISBN-13: 9780231075657
Therefore, organisms are to be studied and characterized the same way "machines" are; the same way any inorganic system is. Robert Rosen argues that such a view is neither necessary nor sufficient to answer the question.

Media, Communication, and Culture: A Global Approach

Media, Communication, and Culture: A Global Approach

  • by James Lull
  • ISBN: 0231120737
  • ISBN-13: 9780231120739
Ideology and consciousness - Hegemony - social rules and power - Media audiences - Culture - Symbolic power and popular culture - Meaning in motion - Globalization and cultural territory - Culture, superculture, sensation.

 

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