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Berkshire Beyond BuffettThe Enduring Value of Values

Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values

Lawrence Cunningham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170048
eISBN:
9780231538695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170048.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Berkshire Hathaway, the $300 billion conglomerate that Warren Buffett built, is among the world’s largest and most famous corporations. Yet, for all its power and celebrity, few people understand ... More

Better PresentationsA Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks

Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks

Jonathan Schwabish

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175210
eISBN:
9780231542791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175210.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Whether you are a university professor, researcher at a think tank, graduate student, or analyst at a private firm, chances are that at some point you have presented your work in front of an ... More

Beyond BiofatalismHuman Nature for an Evolving World

Beyond Biofatalism: Human Nature for an Evolving World

Gillian Barker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171885
eISBN:
9780231540391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171885.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Beyond Biofatalism is a response to the idea that evolutionary psychology reveals human beings to be incapable of building a more inclusive, cooperative, and egalitarian society. Considering the ... More

Beyond BolañoThe Global Latin American Novel

Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel

Héctor Hoyos

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168427
eISBN:
9780231538664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168427.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book defines and explores new trends in how we read and write in a globalized era. It does this through a comparative analysis of the novels of Roberto Bolaño and the fictional work of César ... More

Beyond Bruce LeeChasing the Dragon Through Film, Philosophy, and Popular Culture

Beyond Bruce Lee: Chasing the Dragon Through Film, Philosophy, and Popular Culture

Paul Bowman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165297
eISBN:
9780231850360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165297.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides an in-depth understanding of Bruce Lee and examines the artist from both a cultural and historical perspective. The work begins by contextualizing Lee, examining his films and ... More

Beyond IndividualismThe Challenge of Inclusive Communities

Beyond Individualism: The Challenge of Inclusive Communities

George Rupp

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174282
eISBN:
9780231539869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174282.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In many places around the world, relations between ethnic and religious groups that for long periods coexisted more or less amicably are now fraught with aggression and violence. This trend has ... More

Beyond NewsThe Future of Journalism

Beyond News: The Future of Journalism

Mitchell Stephens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159388
eISBN:
9780231536295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159388.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book provides an original, sometimes critical, examination of contemporary journalism, both on- and offline, and proposes a new standard for journalism (wisdom journalism) that brings together ... More

Beyond Pure ReasonFerdinand de Saussure's Philosophy of Language and Its Early Romantic Antecedents

Beyond Pure Reason: Ferdinand de Saussure's Philosophy of Language and Its Early Romantic Antecedents

Boris Gasparov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157803
eISBN:
9780231504454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157803.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The Swiss linguist Ferdinand de Saussure (1857–1913) revolutionized the study of language, signs, and discourse in the twentieth century. He successfully reconstructed the proto-Indo-European vowel ... More

Beyond SinologyChinese Writing and the Scripts of Culture

Beyond Sinology: Chinese Writing and the Scripts of Culture

Andrea Bachner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164528
eISBN:
9780231536301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164528.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book looks at the history and usage of Chinese script to pinpoint the multiple connections that exist between languages, scripts, medial expressions, and cultural and national identities. It ... More

Beyond the Secular West

Beyond the Secular West

Akeel Bilgrami (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170802
eISBN:
9780231541015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170802.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

What is the character of secularism in countries that were not pervaded by Christianity, such as China, India, and the nations of the Middle East? To what extent is the secular an imposition of ... More

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