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The 'Recent Additions' of books are kept on display for reference and consultation for a week. These are normally displayed on every Monday and will remain on display till the end of week. However, they can be reserved when they are on display and will be issued on Saturday between 9.00am and 1.00pm. These weekly lists below provide the information on the latest additions to our collection.

Volume 19 No. 28
Period : 12 July - 18 July 2021

Computer science, information & general works (000-099)
  1. Essential discrete mathematics for computer science
  2. by Harry R. Lewis|004.0151 LEW| 032470
    Discrete mathematics is the basis of much of computer science, from algorithms and automata theory to combinatorics and graph theory. This textbook covers the discrete mathematics that every computer science student needs to learn. Guiding students quickly through thirty-one short chapters that discuss one major topic each, this flexible book can be tailored to fit the syllabi for a variety of courses.Read more...

Philosophy and Psychology (100-199)
  1. Innovations of idealism
  2. by Rudiger Bubner|141.0943 BUB| 032502
    This collection of essays, first published in German in 1995, has been written by the foremost representative of the hermeneutical approach in German philosophy. It offers a quite original interpretation of the tradition of German Idealist thought - Kant, Fichte, Schelling, Hegel.Read more...

  1. Spirit of Utopia
  2. by Ernst Bloch|193 BLO| 032523
    These are the opening words of Ernst Bloch's first major work, The Spirit of Utopia, written mostly in 1915-16, published in its first version just after the First World War, republished five years later, 1923, in the version here presented for the first time in English translation.Read more...

Social sciences (300-399)
  1. Representations of the intellectual : the 1993 Reith lectures
  2. by Edward W. Said|305.552 SAI| 032478
    In these impassioned and inspiring essays, based on his 1993 Reith Lectures, Edward Said explores what it means to be an intellectual today. Are intellectuals merely the servants of special interests or do they have a larger responsibility? In these wide-ranging essays, one of our most brilliant and fiercely independent public thinkers addresses this question with extraordinary eloquence.Read more...

  1. Modern spirit of Asia: the spiritual and the secular in China and India
  2. by Peter Van Der Veer|306.6095 VEE| 032467
    The Modern Spirit of Asia challenges the notion that modernity in China and India are derivative imitations of the West, arguing that these societies have transformed their ancient traditions in unique and distinctive ways.Read more...

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (500-599)
  1. Reverse mathematics : proofs from the inside out
  2. by John Stillwell|511.3 STI| 032512
    This book presents reverse mathematics to a general mathematical audience for the first time. Reverse mathematics is a new field that answers some old questions. In the two thousand years that mathematicians have been deriving theorems from axioms, it has often been asked: which axioms are needed to prove a given theorem?Read more...

Literature & rhetoric (800-899)
  1. Jo's boys
  2. by Louisa May Alcott|813 ALC| 032472
    “Jo’s Boys” is a 1886 novel written by an author Louisa May Alcott. The last book in her popular “Little Women” series and sequel to “Little Men”, it revolves around Jo’s now-grown children who find themselves faced with all the problems of adult life.Read more...

Geography & Historyn (900-999)
  1. Age of empire, 1875-1914
  2. by Eric J. Hobsbawm|909.81 HOB| 032481
    The splendid finale to Eric Hobsbawm's study of the nineteenth century, THE AGE OF EMPIRE covers the area of Western Imperialism and examines the forces that swept the world to the outbreak of World War One- and shaped modern society.Read more...

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