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Sunday, June 30, 2019

Suggested Books of the Week 26, 2019 | Books - Helge Scherlund's eLearning News

Check out these books below by Cambridge University Press.

New Learning - Elements of a Science of Education

New Learning
Elements of a Science of Education
In the second edition of New Learning: Elements of a Science of Education, renowned authors Mary Kalantzis and Bill Cope explore the contemporary debates and challenges in education...

Fully revised and updated, the second edition and its companion website include greater coverage of educational psychology and cognitive science perspectives, the use of assessment in education and curriculum developments around the world. New Learning, Second Edition is an inspiring and comprehensive resource for pre-service and in-service teachers alike.
  • Brings concepts and theories to life with exciting and real-world examples
  • Gives students access to cutting edge online tools offered through
  • Raises the intellectual tenor of the discipline of Education with reference to big-picture ideas and important thinkers

The Cambridge Ancient History - Plates to Volumes VII, Part 2 and VIII

The Cambridge Ancient History
The Cambridge Ancient History is the most authoritative history of the ancient world...

All aspects of material culture are considered, with a particular focus on the development of coinage, as well as monumental building, the archaeology of naval and land warfare and the fascinating mixtures of languages and scripts represented in epigraphy. This will become a standard reference work for the period.
  • Accompanies the text Volumes 7 (Part 2) and 8 of the most authoritative history of the ancient world
  • Highly valuable resource for research and teaching
  • Authoritative selection of illustrations, accompanied by substantial captions and introductory essays, by a team of leading experts

Philosophy of Mathematics - Selected Readings 

Philosophy of Mathematics
Selected Readings
The twentieth century has witnessed an unprecedented 'crisis in the foundations of mathematics', featuring a world-famous paradox (Russell's Paradox), a challenge to 'classical' mathematics from a world-famous mathematician (the 'mathematical intuitionism' of Brouwer), a new foundational school (Hilbert's Formalism), and the profound incompleteness results of Kurt Gödel...

It is a substantially revised version of the edition first published in 1964 and includes a revised bibliography. The volume will be welcomed as a major work of reference at this level in the field.
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Kant's Philosophy of Mathematics - The Critical Philosophy and Its Roots

Kant's Philosophy of Mathematics
The Critical Philosophy and Its Roots
The late 1960s saw the emergence of new philosophical interest in Kant's philosophy of mathematics, and since then this interest has developed into a major and dynamic field of study...

The volume will be important for readers seeking a comprehensive picture of the current scholarship about the development of Kant's philosophy of mathematics, its place in his overall philosophy, and the Kantian themes that influenced mathematics and its philosophy after Kant.
  • Engages with a lively and emerging field which will connect Kantian studies with mathematical philosophy in innovative ways
  • Brings together authors from different schools of thought to provide readers with a full spectrum of contemporary approaches to Kant's philosophy of mathematics
  • Explores how Kant's mathematical thought developed over time, with chapters organised thematically to aid readers' navigation of the issues

A Concise History of Mathematics for Philosophers 

A Concise History of  
Mathematics for Philosophers
This Element aims to present an outline of mathematics and its history, with particular emphasis on events that shook up its philosophy...

These themes have evolved under the influence of new mathematical discoveries and the story of their evolution is, to a large extent, the story of philosophy of mathematics.
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Human Intelligence - An Introduction 

Human Intelligence
An Introduction
Human Intelligence is the most comprehensive, current, and readable textbook available today. Written by leading experts in the field, the text includes IQ-test-based, biological, cognitive, cultural, and systems-based perspectives...

Each chapter also includes a 'Focus on Contemporary Research' box that describes in vivid detail the chapter author's current research. A rich program of tables, figures, photos, and samples from research tools throughout help students understand the material in a concrete way.
  • Written by the top psychologists studying human intelligence today, to offer the most up-to-date review of the field and its scholarship
  • Provides a comprehensive introduction to human intelligence from a variety of perspectives
  • Research-based, with clear explanations of how the research has contributed to a fuller understanding of human intelligence over time

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Source: Cambridge University Press