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TERMCRAFT: The emergence of terminology science — Volume 3: The Road to Athens By J. L. F. LAMBERT
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This monograph continues with hierarchized notions of ancient cosmogonies expounded in the previous volume, linking them to early forms of speculative reasoning that developed into syllogistics and... More > Terminology Science. It concludes with the original words used for the first definitions of 'definition' and 'term' that actually led to today's ISO rules of definition for industrial development.< Less
TERMCRAFT: The emergence of terminology science from the Vinčans and Sumerians to Aristotle By J. L. F. LAMBERT
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Termcraft is a world-heritage story chronicling the origins of naming, writing, and reasoning through the prism of terminology science. Evolving from rock markings, primitive pottery, and early clay... More > tablets and seals, to mythology, religion, and philosophy, it reveals how the Word became the Term, forming the keystone of scientific research, knowledge transfer, and economic development. Termcraft is a bridge spanning pre-historic awareness and antique reasoning; it relates the development of a starting block for medieval and modern analytics—it is a landmark textbook contributing to the limited English-language literature on terminology science. — Prefaced by Pr. Dr. L. G. Kelly; 41 figures; 77 tables; 16 appendixes; 3 indexes; 610 footnotes; 287 sources.< Less
THE QUIET TIDES OF BORDEAUX By J. L. F. LAMBERT
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In a quiet suburb of Bordeaux, France, memories from the last century haunt the thoughts of a retired, lonely widow, night after night. Time is running out for this former schoolmistress: she opens... More > up to a stranger, the narrator, to have her story serve as a lesson for the next generation. In the process, she is led to revisit a wartime decision, involving a forbidden romance, deeply rooted in wolf-pack psychology. In spite of her upbringing and redemption in her career, she finally comes to question her sacrifice. In the end, her ordeal is acknowledged by a coincidence. — Maps, Drawings, Photos, Letters, Poem, Notes.< Less
THE QUIET TIDES OF BORDEAUX By J. L. F. LAMBERT
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In a quiet suburb of Bordeaux, France, memories from the last century haunt the thoughts of a retired, lonely widow, night after night. Time is running out for this former schoolmistress: she opens... More > up to a stranger, the narrator, to have her story serve as a lesson for the next generation. In the process, she is led to revisit a wartime decision, involving a forbidden romance, deeply rooted in wolf-pack psychology. In spite of her upbringing and redemption in her career, she finally comes to question her sacrifice. In the end, her ordeal will be acknowledged by a coincidence. — Maps, Drawings, Photos, Letters, Poem, Notes.< Less
THE QUIET TIDES OF BORDEAUX By J. L. F. LAMBERT
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In a quiet suburb of Bordeaux, France, memories from the last century haunt the thoughts of a retired, lonely widow, night after night. Time is running out for this former schoolmistress: she opens... More > up to a stranger, the narrator, to have her story serve as a lesson for the next generation. In the process, she is led to revisit a wartime decision, involving a forbidden romance, deeply rooted in wolf-pack psychology. In spite of her upbringing and redemption in her career, she finally comes to question her sacrifice. In the end, her ordeal is acknowledged by a coincidence. — Maps, Drawings, Photos, Letters, Poem, Notes.< Less
TERMCRAFT: The emergence of terminology science — Volume 2: The Word of the Priests By J. L. F. LAMBERT
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Volume 2 of Termcraft, The Word of the Priests, is a biography of the Word’s prototerminological manifestations. It is an investigation into the ancestor of the logos and the Term, revisiting... More > mythical constructs through the prism of Terminology Science, and linking the properties of the gods of Southwest Asia and Egypt to Aristotle’s definitional categories. It develops the problematic role of homophony as defined in the first volume. Mythical puns, early cosmogonies, and systems used to classify the elements of the universe are linked to illustrate the myth of the creating Word. The challenge posed by Greek philosophers is introduced in regards to factual knowledge, language, and a theory of reality.< Less
OF EAGLES AND STARS By J. L. F. LAMBERT
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From the cellars of history, this is the story of Voyslav, a Serbian school dropout, sucked into the turmoil of the early 20th century, turned infantry colonel, and twice decorated with the White... More > Eagle with Swords. Beyond sketching family bliss and irritations, this book encapsulates a generation overshadowed by the Allies’ jubilation over the successful end of a world war. As his people are vilified and chased by psychotic enemies breaking all the rules of war, Voyslav’s endurance and resilience are tested by personal loss, two Balkan Wars, a cholera epidemic, four devastating WWI invasions, a typhus pandemic, cataclysmic bombardments, famine, malaria attacks, and an exodus of biblical scale. Testimonials and comments from Serbia’s friends, strangers, and enemies alike attest to the nation’s humble but unwavering resolve to exist. (“The war was lost at Salonika.” – The former German commander-in-chief of the fourth invasion of Serbia, Field Marshal August von Mackensen.) – Photos, maps, notes, bibl., ind.< Less
TERMCRAFT: The emergence of terminology science — Volume 4: A Dictionary of Ancient Terms By J. L. F. LAMBERT
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This Dictionary gives direct access to the ancient words illustrated extensively in Termcraft’s volumes 1, 2, and 3. It mainly regroups the Ancient World's seminal notions Greek philosophers... More > would speculate on and merge into a theory of reasoning and creation, in particular those of the elements, determinatives, Pythagorean opposites, and Aristotelian categories. The use of metaphors and descriptions can be found in reference to early technical concepts, such as 'sky's foundation’, ‘language changer’, and 'words of heaven' for 'horizon,' ‘interpreter’, and 'thunder'. (Vintchan, Sumerian, hieroglyphic Egyptian, Akkadian, Hebrew, Arabic, Eblaite, Ugaritic, Sanskrit, Greek, Latin.)< Less
TERMCRAFT: The emergence of terminology science — Volume 1: The First Scribal Arts and Techniques By J. L. F. LAMBERT
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Jean Lambert’s meticulously elaborated work "Termcraft: The emergence of terminology science from the Vinčans and Sumerians to Aristotle" sheds new light on the emergence of... More > terminology in earliest periods of inter-human language development. – Dr. Christian Galinski, Infoterm (Vienna, Austria) Prof Lambert’s work explores the roots of terminology from the earliest times, tracing the history of the Term from mankind’s very beginnings to modern applications of terminology science. He gives a lucid account of the different philosophical underpinnings which have shaped terminology theory and practice through the ages. – Prof E Taljard, Department of African Languages (U. of Pretoria) Lambert goes much further into the day-today needs, business concerns, religious beliefs, and priorities of these cultures than many history textbooks. Thanks to this, Termcraft nearly doubles as a walk-through of the ancient world. […] Termcraft is well worth the slow read. – Anna Call (ForeWord Clarion Reviews – Five Stars)< Less
PAISIBLE GARONNE By J. L. F. LAMBERT
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Dans la paisible banlieue de Bordeaux, un dilemme vieux de soixante ans vient cloîtrer une veuve retraitée dans un labyrinthe de souvenirs aigres-doux. Lasse de visionner les accidents... More > d’un parcours inchangeable, ancienne institutrice qu’elle est, elle décide de léguer à la jeunesse son histoire sous forme d’exemple. Sa première tentative expiatoire ayant échoué, elle va essayer encore une fois de se livrer à un étranger, le narrateur. Tout en revivant son accession au salut social, elle remontera à la source de son mal-être, une décision mal assumée, déterminée par une psychologie des meutes, alors qu’elle avait cru la fonder sur des valeurs promettant « l’Infini » – un choix existentiel conditionné par son enfance. Elle finira par se réfugier dans des souvenirs raisonnés, mais la nature, à sa manière, restera dépositaire de ce qui fut et de ce qui aurait pu être, tout en lui laissant poser un dernier geste qui symbolisera sa position. — Carte, Plan, Dessins, Photos, Lettres, Poème, Notes.< Less

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