One Piece, Vol. 54

Unstoppable

Author: Eiichiro Oda

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

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Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 207

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With his brother Ace locked up in the Naval prison Impel Down, Luffy doesn't have much time to rescue him before his imminent execution. While he may have found a way to sneak into the maximum-security prison, finding Ace isn't going to be as easy. But a chance reunion with some former enemies just might be a blessing in disguise! -- VIZ Media

New Scientist

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Page: 44

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New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.

Patents for Inventions

Abridgments of Specifications Relating to Printing, Including Therein the Production of Copies on All Kinds of Materials

Author: Great Britain. Patent Office

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Page: 642

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Mechanical Choices

The Responsibility of the Human Machine

Author: Michael S. Moore

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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Category: Law

Page: 616

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Mechanical Choices details the intimate connection that exists between morality and law: the morality we use to blame others for their misdeeds and the criminal law that punishes them for these misdeeds. This book shows how both law and morality presuppose the accuracy of common sense, a centuries-old psychology that defines people as rational agents who make honorable choices and act for just reasons. It then shows how neuroscience is commonly taken to challenge these fundamental psychological assumptions. Such challenges--four in number--are distinguished from each other by the different neuroscientific facts from which they arise: the fact that human choices are caused by brain events; the fact that those choices don't cause the actions that are their objects but are only epiphenomenal to those choices; the fact that those choices are identical to certain physical events in the brain; and the fact that human subjects are quite fallible in their knowledge of what they are doing and why. The body of this book shows how such challenges are either based on faulty facts or misconceived as to the relevance of such facts to responsibility. The book ends with a detailed examination of the neuroscience of addiction, an examination which illustrates how neuroscience can help rather than challenge both law and morality in their quest to accurately define excuses from responsibility.

Annual Report

1891 (1892)

Author: USA Patent Office

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Fifty Ancestors of Henry Lincoln Clapp

Who Came to New England from 1620 to 1650. Pt. [1]-

Author: Henry Lincoln Clapp

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Page: 65

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Thomas Clapp, son of Richard Clapp, was born in Dorchester, England, in 1597. He immigrated to Massachusetts in 1633. He settled first in Dorchester, then Weymouth, and finally in Scituate in 1640. He died in 1684. Descendants lived in Massachusetts and elsewhere.