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This compelling study of the origins of all that exists, including explanations of the entire material world, traces the responses of philosophers and scientists to the most elemental and haunting question of all: why is anything here—or anything anywhere? Why is there something rather than nothing? Why not nothing? It includes the thoughts of dozens of luminaries from Plato and Aristotle to Aquinas and Leibniz to modern thinkers such as physicists Stephen Hawking and Steven Weinberg, philosophers Robert Nozick and Derek Parfit, philosophers of religion Alvin Plantinga and Richard Swinburne, and the Dalai Lama. The first accessible volume to cover a wide range of possible reasons for the existence of all reality, from over 50 renowned thinkers, including Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Descartes, Leibniz, Hume, Bertrand Russell, Stephen Hawking, Steven Weinberg, Robert Nozick, Derek Parfit, Alvin Plantinga, Richard Swinburne, John Polkinghorne, Paul Davies, and the Dalai Lama  Features insights by scientists, philosophers, and theologians Includes informative and helpful editorial introductions to each section Provides a wealth of suggestions for further reading and research Presents material that is both comprehensive and comprehensible    
By Robert Lawrence Kuhn (editor) and John Leslie (editor)

Hardcover:

9780470673546 | Blackwell Pub, April 29, 2013, cover price $103.95

Paperback:

9780470673553 | Blackwell Pub, April 22, 2013, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: This compelling study of the origins of all that exists, including explanations of the entire material world, traces the responses of philosophers and scientists to the most elemental and haunting question of all: why is anything here—or anything anywhere?

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Product Description: A fascinating look at China now and in the years to come, through the eyes of those at the helm As China continues its rapid ascent, attention is turning to its leaders, who they are, and how they view the country's incredible transformation over the last thirty years...read more

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9781118085905 | Revised edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, June 15, 2011), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A fascinating look at China now and in the years to come, through the eyes of those at the helm As China continues its rapid ascent, attention is turning to its leaders, who they are, and how they view the country's incredible transformation over the last thirty years.

Miscellaneous:

9781118104255, titled "How China's Leaders Think: The Inside Story of China's Past, Current and Future Leaders" | Revised edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, June 1, 2011), cover price N/A

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Product Description: China impacts everyone-an economic superpower competing in every arena of human endeavor. Here are those who run China, its current and future leaders. Here's how China's leaders think about China's growing global strength-in trade, business and finance; in diplomacy, defense and security; in science, technology and innovation; in culture, media and sports-and what this all means for the future of the world...read more

Hardcover:

9780470824450 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, December 14, 2009, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: China impacts everyone-an economic superpower competing in every arena of human endeavor.

Miscellaneous:

9780470825907 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, November 19, 2009, cover price N/A
9780470825891 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, November 10, 2009, cover price $35.00

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Product Description: "This is a very timely book. With the recapitalization and reform of China's banking sector now well under way, the banks are on the brink of a new era of growth and expansion. This work is the definitive reference on the banking sector in China, and is an essential tool for anyone seeking to understand the dynamics of financial intermediation on the Mainland...read more
By Robert Lawrence Kuhn (editor) and Li Yang (editor)

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9780470822197 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 13, 2007, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: "This is a very timely book.

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A biographical study based upon numerous interviews with the Chinese leader's friends, family, and colleagues offers an intimate account of Jiang Zemin's life and career and the changes he oversaw in China's economy, political arena, and Chinese society in general. 15,000 first printing.

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9781400054749 | Crown Pub, January 11, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A biography based on interviews with the Chinese leader's friends, family, and colleagues offers an account of Jiang Zemin's life and career and the changes he oversaw in China's economy, political arena, and Chinese society in general.

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Product Description: As part of the Closer to Truth audio series, this new title harnesses the intellectual energy of more than 50 of today's most influential minds to offer an exciting, in-depth exploration of the most important trends in science, philosophy, and human understanding.

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9781561707805 | Hay House Audio, November 1, 2000, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: As part of the Closer to Truth audio series, this new title harnesses the intellectual energy of more than 50 of today's most influential minds to offer an exciting, in-depth exploration of the most important trends in science, philosophy, and human understanding.

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Product Description: Dr. Kuhn, the creator and host of the Closer to Truth public television series, presents contributions by the world's most important thinkers as they explore technology and science.

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9781561707836 | Hay House Audio, November 1, 2000, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Dr.

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Product Description: Intellectual all-stars explore many of today's most controversial knowledge issues, including the workings of the brain and mind, genetic engineering, artificial intelligence, longevity, sex and gender, the beginnings and endings of the universe, the nature of consciousness, and the beauty of quantum physics...read more

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9781561707843 | Hay House Audio, November 1, 2000, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Intellectual all-stars explore many of today's most controversial knowledge issues, including the workings of the brain and mind, genetic engineering, artificial intelligence, longevity, sex and gender, the beginnings and endings of the universe, the nature of consciousness, and the beauty of quantum physics.

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Product Description: A veritable Who's Who in the world of ideas, from the mainstream to the avant-garde, is brought together in ecectric combinations that spark with light and heat. Kuhn has assembled the intellectual energy of scientists, philosophers, and visionaries to explore the topics of health and sex...read more

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9781561707812 | Hay House Audio, November 1, 2000, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A veritable Who's Who in the world of ideas, from the mainstream to the avant-garde, is brought together in ecectric combinations that spark with light and heat.

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9781561707829 | Hay House Audio, November 1, 2000, cover price $18.95

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Product Description: MADE IN CHINA: VOICES FROM THE NEW REVOLUTION by author and business consultant Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn, presents a candid, and complex portrait of China today, capturing the nation in change as no other chronicle has. To understand this rapid economic transformation, Kuhn devoted the past ten years of his life to interviewing new Chinese entrepreneurs, private business leaders, government officials and the heads of state-owned factories, as well as the "man-in-the-street...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781575001340 | TV Books Inc, September 1, 2000, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: MADE IN CHINA: VOICES FROM THE NEW REVOLUTION by author and business consultant Dr.

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Roundtable discussions among scientists and philosophers explore trends such as creativity, technology, and cosmology. (view table of contents)

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9780071359962 | McGraw-Hill, July 1, 2000, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Roundtable discussions among scientists and philosophers explore trends such as creativity, technology, and cosmology.

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Product Description: Creative and innovative management has come to be seen as essential in a world buffeted by rapid and dramatic change. Initially seen as characteristic of dynamic, entrepreneurial organizations, creative and innovative management is now seen as critical to the survival of large bureaucracies, whether they are part of the public or the private sectors...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780899307749 | Praeger Pub Text, April 1, 1993, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: Creative and innovative management has come to be seen as essential in a world buffeted by rapid and dramatic change.

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9781556231087 | Irwin Professional Pub, September 1, 1990, cover price $22.95

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9781556232787 | Irwin Professional Pub, March 1, 1990, cover price $475.00

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Discusses the nature of deal making; explains basic strategy, and gives advice on understanding the needs of the negotiating partner

Paperback:

9780471512011 | Reprint edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 1, 1990), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Discusses the nature of deal making; explains basic strategy, and gives advice on understanding the needs of the negotiating partner

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Product Description: Medical information sciences are emerging as a vital field of study and practice. The subsequent explosion of data-- in administration, research, diagnosis, and treatment--along with the associated costs of maintenance, have become overwhelming...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780275927509 | Praeger Pub Text, February 22, 1988, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: Medical information sciences are emerging as a vital field of study and practice.

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Product Description: This highly specialized volume examines the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) for the first time, with critical emphasis on the impact SDI will have on technologically based industries. It reviews the policies and structures in the government, academia, and industry necessary to take full advantage of the commercial potential of the benefits-to-come from the SDI research program...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780275923327 | Praeger Pub Text, October 1, 1987, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: This highly specialized volume examines the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) for the first time, with critical emphasis on the impact SDI will have on technologically based industries.

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