Brute Force

Brute Force
Author: Dean Wesley Smith
Pages: 275
ISBN: 0345458508
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Release: 2002
Editor: Del Rey
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A prequel novel to the nex Xbox game Brute Force follows the covert paramilitary teams serving the Confederation of Allied Worlds as they take on terrorists, criminals, and the sinister Sword of Shadoon organization. Original. (An Xbox game, releasing Fall 2002) (Science Fiction & Fantasy)

Handsome Brute

Handsome Brute
Author: Sean O'Connor
Pages: 480
ISBN: 9781471101359
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Release: 2014-02-27
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Handsome Bruteexplores the facts of a once-renowned, now little-remembered British murder case, the killings of the charming, but deadly ex-RAF playboy Neville Heath. Since the 1940s, Heath has generally been dismissed as a sadistic sex-killer - the preserve of sensational Murder Anthologies - and little else. But the story behind the tabloid headlines reveals itself to be complex and ambiguous, provoking unsettling questions that echo across the decades to the present day. Handsome Bruteis both an examination of the age of austerity, and a real-life thriller as shocking and provocative as American Psycho or The Killer Inside Me, exploring the perspectives of the women in Heath's life - his wife, his mother, his lovers - and his victims. This collage of experiences from the women who knew him intimately probes the schism at the heart of his fascinating, chilling personality.

Brute Facts

Brute Facts
Author: Elly Vintiadis,Constantinos Mekios
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780198758600
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Release: 2018-10-25
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Brute facts are facts that don't have explanations. They are instrumental in our attempts to provide adequate justifications for other facts or phenomena. Brute facts inform many people's views about the structure of the world, and are part of philosophical interpretations in metaphysics and the philosophy of science. Yet, despite the considerable literature on explanation, the question of bruteness has been left largely unexamined. The chapters in Brute Facts address this gap in academic thought by exploring the central considerations which surround this topic. How can we draw a distinction between facts that can reasonably be thought of as brute and facts for which further explanation is possible? Can we explain something and gain understanding by appealing to brute facts? Is naturalism inconsistent with the existence of (non-physical) brute facts? Can modal facts be brute facts? Are emergent facts brute? This volume brings together contributions by authors who offer different answers to these questions. In presenting a range of different viewpoints on these matters, Brute Facts engages with major debates in contemporary philosophy concerning modality, naturalism, consciousness, reduction and explanation.

Brute Force

Brute Force
Author: Marc Cameron
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9780786035298
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Release: 2015-12-29
Editor: Pinnacle Books
Language: en

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The Last Days Of America.

The Little Brute Family

The Little Brute Family
Author: Russell Hoban
Pages: 40
ISBN: 0312563736
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Release: 2011-11-08
Editor: Square Fish
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

They eat sand and gravel for breakfast and a stew of sticks and stones for dinner. No one says “please” or “thank you.” Instead, they kick and yell and punch and shove. Then one day everything changes, when Baby Brute happens upon “a little wandering lost good feeling in a field of daisies.” When he brings it home in his pocket, nothing is ever the same for the little Brute family.

Brute Science

Brute Science
Author: Hugh LaFollette,Niall Shanks
Pages: 286
ISBN: 0415131138
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Release: 1996
Editor: Psychology Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Animal experimentation is one of the most controversial areas of debate on animal rights, and biomedical research is at the hard edge of this debate. In Brute Science, the authors investigate whether biomedical research is scientifically justified

Brute

Brute
Author: Emily Skaja
Pages: 80
ISBN: 9781555978839
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Release: 2019-04-02
Editor: Graywolf Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Selected by Joy Harjo as the winner of the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets Emily Skaja’s debut collection is a fiery, hypnotic book that confronts the dark questions and menacing silences around gender, sexuality, and violence. Brute arises, brave and furious, from the dissolution of a relationship, showing how such endings necessitate self-discovery and reinvention. The speaker of these poems is a sorceress, a bride, a warrior, a lover, both object and agent, ricocheting among ways of knowing and being known. Each incarnation squares itself up against ideas of feminine virtue and sin, strength and vulnerability, love and rage, as it closes in on a hard-won freedom. Brute is absolutely sure of its capacity to insist not only on the truth of what it says but on the truth of its right to say it. “What am I supposed to say: I’m free?” the first poem asks. The rest of the poems emphatically discover new ways to answer. This is a timely winner of the Walt Whitman Award, and an introduction to an unforgettable voice.

Brute Orbits

Brute Orbits
Author: George Zebrowski
Pages: 232
ISBN: 9781497622838
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Release: 2014-04-01
Editor: Open Road Media
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

“Like his previous tales of technocratically engineered futures (Macrolife; Stranger Suns; etc.), Zebrowski's latest evokes the pioneering SF of social philosopher Olaf Stapledon... In the 21st century, Earth incarcerates its undesirables in mined-out asteroids launched into new orbits for the duration of their sentences. "This use of distance as a better prison wall" is more than just an ingenious application of technology to the penal system: it's also a convenient trick for disposing of the socially misfit, since orbits are "accidentally" miscalculated to prevent their return. The narrative follows the histories of several of these "rocks" as their prisoners fight, unite and ultimately set out to create superior, self-contained cultures free of the taint of earthly ways. Individual asteroids house specific groups of offenders, ranging from hardened convicts to sexual deviants, juvenile delinquents and unwanted foreigners... Zebrowski argues his points with conviction. Publishers Weekly "A brilliant and dramatic philosophical reflection on the nature of society, technology . . . and humanity itself. Zebrowski is a deep thinker who writes about the big questions' in the grand tradition of Wells, Stapledon, and Clarke." -- Jack M. Dann, award-winning author of The Silent and The Memory Cathedral High Crimes Call for High Punishment. It is the twenty-first century. Convicts are sentenced to asteroids that move in ever-widening solar orbits, timed to return when their terms run out. But a few ambitious administrators discover that small "errors" in velocity can rid them of selected groups altogether: the hardcore violent, the mentally defective, and especially the political dissidents. Enduring the black vise of interstellar space-time, these human rejects--men and women mixed together--create their own Darwinian societies, struggling to survive. Back on Earth, a handful of sympathetic and curious scientists have not forgotten these lost citizens. When a technological breakthrough makes it possible to overtake these scattered asteroids, a courageous team sets out to go where none has willingly gone before. What they discover in these "brute orbits" is both provocative and moving--a startling vision of humanity you will never forget.

Brute Force

Brute Force
Author: Matt Curtin
Pages: 292
ISBN: 0387271600
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Release: 2007-10-25
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In 1996, the supposedly uncrackable US federal encryption system was broken. In this captivating and intriguing book, Matt Curtin charts the rise and fall of DES and chronicles the efforts of those who were determined to master it.

Brute Cake A Branches Book The Binder of Doom 1

Brute Cake  A Branches Book  The Binder of Doom  1
Author: Troy Cummings
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9781338314687
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Release: 2019-04-30
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A brand-new, monster-filled, action-packed, early chapter book series from the bestselling author-illustrator of The Notebook of Doom!

The Abysmal Brute

The Abysmal Brute
Author: Jack London
Pages: 329
ISBN: PKEY:SMP2300000058437
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Release: 2018-08-14
Editor: Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"The Abysmal Brute" is a novel by Jack London, written in 1911 and published in 1913. For some time the writer himself had to earn living by boxing, so to some extent the book is autobiographic as other his works. As in many other his novels the author focuses on the world of capitalism, greediness and bloodlust of the show business and society in general.

An Apology for the Brute Creation Or Abuse of Animals Censured in a Sermon on Proverbs Xii 10 Preached in the Parish Church of Shiplake in Oxfordshire October 18 1772 by James Granger

An Apology for the Brute Creation  Or Abuse of Animals Censured  in a Sermon on Proverbs Xii  10  Preached in the Parish Church of Shiplake  in Oxfordshire  October 18  1772  by James Granger
Author: James Granger
Pages: 25
ISBN: OXFORD:N11703322
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Release: 1774
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Brute

Brute
Author: Robert Coram
Pages: 385
ISBN: 9780316128537
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Release: 2010-11-10
Editor: Hachette+ORM
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The author of American Patriot details the life of an innovative U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. From the earliest days of his thirty-four-year military career, Victor “Brute” Krulak displayed a remarkable facility for applying creative ways of fighting to the Marine Corps. He went on daring spy missions, was badly wounded, pioneered the use of amphibious vehicles, and masterminded the invasion of Okinawa. In Korea, he was a combat hero and invented the use of helicopters in warfare. In Vietnam, he developed a holistic strategy in stark contrast to the Army’s “Search and Destroy” methods—but when he stood up to LBJ to protest, he was punished. And yet it can be argued that all of these accomplishments pale in comparison to what he did after World War II and again after Korea: Krulak almost single-handedly stopped the U.S. government from abolishing the Marine Corps. Praise for Brute “Coram captures General Krulak’s striding march across the Marine Corps, and across the American century . . . [and] is a meticulous investigator of the things that drove Brute Krulak, not all of them pretty... Brute is plainspoken and absorbing . . . and captures its subject in strokes that are sharp, simple and often funny.” —Dwight Garner, TheNew York Times “A well-written tale about a complicated yet admirable man.” —James Srodes, The Washington Times “A revealing-and troubling-portrait of a much-revered figure.” —Kirkus Reviews

A Saint Or a Brute

A Saint Or a Brute
Author: Richard Baxter
Pages: 384
ISBN: UOM:39015063633625
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Release: 1662
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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The Progress from Brute to Man

The Progress from Brute to Man
Author: John Fiske
Pages: 329
ISBN: HARVARD:32044106447659
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Release: 1873
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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The Brute

The Brute
Author: Joseph Conrad
Pages: 21
ISBN: EAN:4064066445850
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Release: 2021-04-11
Editor: Good Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"The Brute" by Joseph Conrad. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Brute

Brute
Author: Kim Fielding
Pages: 270
ISBN: 1623802261
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Release: 2012-12
Editor: Dreamspinner Press LLC
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Brute leads a lonely life in a world where magic is commonplace. He is seven and a half feet of ugly, and of disreputable descent. No one, including Brute, expects him to be more than a laborer. But heroes come in all shapes and sizes, and when he is maimed while rescuing a prince, Brute's life changes abruptly. He is summoned to serve at the palace in Tellomer as a guard for a single prisoner. It sounds easy but turns out to be the challenge of his life. Rumors say the prisoner, Gray Leynham, is a witch and a traitor. What is certain is that he has spent years in misery: blind, chained, and rendered nearly mute by an extreme stutter. And he dreams of people's deaths--dreams that come true. As Brute becomes accustomed to palace life and gets to know Gray, he discovers his own worth, first as a friend and a man and then as a lover. But Brute also learns heroes sometimes face difficult choices and that doing what is right can bring danger of its own.

Et Tu Brute

Et Tu  Brute
Author: Greg Woolf
Pages: 199
ISBN: 0674026845
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Release: 2007
Editor: Harvard University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

'Then fall, Caesar!" -- Talking tyrannicide -- Caesar's murdered heirs -- Aftershocks.

The Intellect is a Brute

The Intellect is a Brute
Author: Samuel Hanson Ordway
Pages: 282
ISBN: UOM:39015063948072
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Release: 1929
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Blood Brute Ginger Root

Blood   Brute   Ginger Root
Author: Melissa Wright
Pages: 164
ISBN:
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Release: 2021
Editor: Melissa Wright
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Diana Coulton doesn’t have time for love. She’s got Bad Medicine—the family herb & book shop—to take care of, not to mention her chaotic sisters and censorious cat. No matter what Diana might want, romance is on the backburner for this Coulton sister. Until the night well-meaning Bernadette decides to fix all that. Bernie knows better. Magic used to spur romance has a tendency to go haywire, all witches know that. She’s going to have to stop it. If she can only remember how. Before long, the local fire marshal shows up on Diana’s front step. But he’s not there to inspect the shop. He’s been caught in Bernie’s spell, and worse, he doesn’t even believe magic exists. Miles tries to get away from Bad Medicine, but he’s bewitched, and providence is not on his side. Forces of nature conspire to throw Miles and Diana together, and time is running out to cure the enchantment. If they can’t figure out how to undo the magic hexing them, Diana could lose everything. But if they do, she might lose Miles.