The Continuum

A Critical Examination of the Foundation of Analysis

Author: Hermann Weyl

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486679829

Category: Mathematics

Page: 130

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Concise classic by great mathematician and physicist deals with logic and mathematics of set and function, concept of number and the continuum. Bibliography. Originally published 1918.

In the Continuum and Other Plays

Author: Rory Kilalea

Publisher: African Books Collective

ISBN: 1779220847

Category: Drama

Page: 119

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The four thoughtful, interesting plays that make up this anthology raise important issues for discussion and debate while also making us laugh. With plays performed on the stage and on radio, plays with few and with multiple roles, readers will learn much about the act and process of theatre. In the Continuum - by Danai Gurira and Nikkole Salter In the Continuum is the story of two young women, one in Harare and the other in South Central Los Angeles, experiencing a kaleidoscopic weekend of darkly comic, life-changing revelation. With the two playwrights/actors playing all the roles, In the Continuum tells the story of parallel denials and self-discovery in a manner that while bordering on tragedy is often very funny. `Neither preachy nor depressing, this play is moving, smart, spirited and powerfully funny!' Isherwood - New York Times Belonging - by Mirirai Moyo Belonging tells the story of how an adventurous young hen Kuku and the hyena Bere discover shared interests and companionship that the rest of their tribe will not countenance. In the process Mirirai Moyo explores identity and choice and shows how friendship can help us to break down stereotypes. 'The most original and inventive play I have read in a long time.'-Shimmer Chinodya Power Failure - by Jide Olugbenga Afolayan Power Failure is a lively comic drama about the potential dangers of indiscriminate power-cuts when a small boy cannot receive the hospital treatment he needs because there is no electricity. Poking fun at the system, Jide Afolayan explores both corruption and resourcefulness as citizens determine to survive in a place where public facilities are inadequate and subject to the vagaries of the powerful. 'Power Failure addresses real problems as well as exploiting the comic potential of its subject matter to the full.'-Catherine Fellows, BBC Drama When I meet my Mother - by Kathleen McCreery This play explores the lives, hopes and fears of a gang of underage street kids living in a Brazilian suburb. Narrated through eight small, but powerful voices, we experience the bonds of friendship and loyalty that develop in a small fringe society constantly under threat, from not only the forces of law and order but from criminals and thugs. Kathleen McCreery's long experience of working with street children in England, Ghana and South Africa, makes this play one that requires us to think about how society can support those that are marginalised. A thought-provoking and vivid play that reveals friendship, invention and an instinct for justice as powerful bonds of survival for street children everywhere. It is also a call for change.'-Fiona Lesley, Co-Director The MAP Consortium

The Continuum Concept

Author: Jean Liedloff

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 014196247X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 176

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The Continuum Concept introduces the idea that in order to achieve optimal physical, mental and emotional development, human beings - especially babies - require the kind of instinctive nurturing as practiced by our ancient relatives. It is a true ‘back to basics’ approach to parenting. Author Jean Liedloff spent two and-a-half years in the jungle deep in the heart of South America living with indigenous tribes and was astounded at how differently children are raised outside the Western world. She came to the realisation that essential child-rearing techniques such as touch, trust and community have been undermined in modern times, and in this book suggests practical ways to regain our natural well-being, for our children and ourselves.

The Continuum Companion to Aesthetics

Author: Anna Christina Ribeiro

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1847063705

Category: Philosophy

Page: 368

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Sixteen specially commissioned essays from an international team of experts explore key issues, the latest work and future directions in the field of aesthetics.

The Continuum Companion to Kant

Author: Gary Banham,Dennis Schulting,Nigel Hems

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 144111257X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 394

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Including over 500 specially commissioned entries from a team of leading international scholars, this is an essential reference to Kant's thought, writings and continuing influence.

The Continuum Companion to Metaphysics

Author: Neil A. Manson,Robert W. Barnard

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441130225

Category: Philosophy

Page: 352

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The Continuum Companion to Metaphysics offers the definitive guide to a key area of contemporary philosophy. The book covers all the fundamental questions asked in metaphysics - areas that have continued to attract interest historically as well as topics that have emerged more recently as active areas of research. Eleven specially commissioned essays from an international team of experts discuss research problems and methods in metaphysics, reveal where important work continues to be done in the area and, most valuably, indicate exciting new directions the field is taking. The Companion explores issues pertaining to modality, universals and abstract objects, naturalism and physicalism, mind, material constitution, endurantism and perdurantism, personal identity, personal identity, free will, and God. Featuring a series of indispensable research tools, including an A to Z index of key terms and concepts, a detailed list of research resources and a fully annotated bibliography, this is the essential reference tool for anyone working in contemporary metaphysics.

The Continuum

A Constructive Approach to Basic Concepts of Real Analysis

Author: Rudolf Taschner

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 332282036X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 136

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In this small text the basic theory of the continuum, including the elements of metric space theory and continuity is developed within the system of intuitionistic mathematics in the sense of L.E.J. Brouwer and H. Weyl. The main features are proofs of the famous theorems of Brouwer concerning the continuity of all functions that are defined on "whole" intervals, the uniform continuity of all functions that are defined on compact intervals, and the uniform convergence of all pointwise converging sequences of functions defined on compact intervals. The constructive approach is interesting both in itself and as a contrast to, for example, the formal axiomatic one.

The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature

Author: Steven R. Serafin,Alfred Bendixen

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826417770

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1305

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More than ten years in the making, this comprehensive single-volume literary survey is for the student, scholar, and general reader. The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature represents a collaborative effort, involving 300 contributors from across the US and Canada. Composed of more than 1,100 signed biographical-critical entries, this Encyclopedia serves as both guide and companion to the study and appreciation of American literature. A special feature is the topical article, of which there are 70.

Bending the Continuum

Author: Dane Swan

Publisher: Guernica Editions

ISBN: 1550713396

Category: Poetry

Page: 60

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The poems in Bending the Continuum are slave to no genre. Science-fiction, alternative realities, and time are fluid. Form, voice and space in this collection borrow from multiple canons. Dane's first book is equal parts Can-lit, Harlem Renaissance, the Caribbean oral tradition known as Griotism, Roddenberry, hip-hop and dark-humour. This is his first collection of poetry.

A Blip in the Continuum

A Celebration of Grunge Typography

Author: Robin Williams

Publisher: Addison Wesley Longman

ISBN: 9780201886283

Category: Computers

Page: 95

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Graphic designers, illustratos and computer users of every level will feast on this eye-popping tour of design's cutting edge. This book celebrates radical typography, a style creating dramatic controversy among designers and artists. It's the old guard vs. the "grunge" typographers, readability vs. a whole look and feel that exudes energy and breaks the rules.

The Continuum of Know

Author: Stan Stites

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1412062462

Category: Fiction

Page: 129

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A non-verbal, autistic boy is given the ability to converse, in a "frozen moment," and trace ancestors through his DNA. He, incidentally, saves the earth from total destruction.

Managing the Continuum: Certainty, Uncertainty, Unpredictability in Large Engineering Projects

Author: Franco Caron

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 8847052440

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 88

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The brief will describe how to develop a risk analysis applied to a project , through a sequence of steps: risk management planning, risk identification, risk classification, risk assessment, risk quantification, risk response planning, risk monitoring and control, process close out and lessons learning. The project risk analysis and management process will be applied to large engineering projects, in particular related to the oil and gas industry. The brief will address the overall range of possible events affecting the project moving from certainty (project issues) through uncertainty (project risks) to unpredictability (unforeseeable events), considering both negative and positive events. Some quantitative techniques (simulation, event tree, Bayesian inference, etc.) will be used to develop risk quantification. The brief addresses a typical subject in the area of project management, with reference to large engineering projects concerning the realization of large plants and infrastructures. These projects are characterized by a high level of change, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. The brief represents an extension of the material developed for the course Project Risk Analysis and Management of the Master in Strategic Project Management (Erasmus Mundus) developed jointly by Politecnico di Milano, Heriot Watt University (Edimburgh) and Umea (Sweden). The brief may be used both in courses addressing project management subjects and by practitioners as a guide for developing an effective project risk management plan.

The Continuum Encyclopedia of Symbols

Author: Udo Becker

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826412218

Category: Reference

Page: 345

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An alphabetical reference with more than 1,500 entries that trace symbols to their cultural, religious, or mythological origins, and explain the hidden or encoded meaning that lies concealed beneath objects' and concepts' ordinary, outward appearance.

The Continuum Companion to the Philosophy of Language

Author: Manuel Garcia-Carpintero,Max Kolbel

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0826444067

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 293

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With chapters written by leading international scholars in the field, this is an authoritative reference guide for researchers working in the Philosophy of Language today.

Along the Continuum of Care

What Every Case Manager Must Know...

Author: Pauline Sanders RN, MBA, CCM

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1481745476

Category: Medical

Page: 80

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Along the Continuum of Care creates a mind shift for the case manager in the new paradigm to be effective “agents of change” and “resource connectors”. The urgent need to improve health outcomes is resulting in moment-to-moment changes in the world of case management. Along the Continuum of Care focus on helping health care professionals meet the new challenges with Health Care Reform. Case Managers must educate the senior leadership team about the financial contributions that result from appropriate care coordination. The CEO is responsible for the bottom line but the buck stops with case management and leaders should focus on: *Case management support for adequate resources. *Ensuring that case management staff is educated, adequately staffed, and recognized for managing patient flow which maintains financial stability. *Recognizing that effective case managers manage the tipping point to save and/or create millions of dollars for the organization. The healthcare case management field is exploding. The demand will far outweigh the supply for the next three to five years and beyond. The business savvy case manager will lead the field.

The Continuum of Long-Term Care

Author: Connie Evashwick

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1401896375

Category: Medical

Page: 464

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The Continuum of Long-Term Care, 3rd edition offers a conceptual framework for creating a seamless integrated continuum of care, as well as concrete information about the increasing number of components that affect the continuum today. With numerous case studies, examples, service snapshots, and resources for further study, this pragmatic book is an essential resource for anyone involved in providing or paying for long-term care. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.