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Dave Doe 02-09-2012 05:06 AM

eBooks - anyone help with this one?
 
I'm looking for this one...

http://www.amazon.com/Art-Instinct-Beauty-Pleasure-
Evolution/dp/1608190552/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1328763913&sr=8-1

Dennis Dutton - The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human Evolution

Can't seem to find an eBook version anywhere. Lodi? :) (yeah I've
looked).

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Duncan.

Malcolm 02-09-2012 05:18 AM

Re: eBooks - anyone help with this one?
 
On Thu, 9 Feb 2012 18:06:37 +1300
Dave Doe <hard@work.ok> wrote:

> I'm looking for this one...
>
> http://www.amazon.com/Art-Instinct-Beauty-Pleasure-
> Evolution/dp/1608190552/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1328763913&sr=8-1
>
> Dennis Dutton - The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human
> Evolution
>
> Can't seem to find an eBook version anywhere. Lodi? :) (yeah I've
> looked).
>

I see a Kindle version?
<http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001FA0RAM/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_1/184-3507207-3610461?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_r=1QA812KZFG2K03J5GHKT&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_p =486539851&pf_rd_i=B002KFOYXW>

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Malcolm 02-09-2012 05:21 AM

Re: eBooks - anyone help with this one?
 
On Wed, 8 Feb 2012 23:18:16 -0600
Malcolm <malcolm_nospamlewis@bellsouth.net> wrote:

> On Thu, 9 Feb 2012 18:06:37 +1300
> Dave Doe <hard@work.ok> wrote:
>
> > I'm looking for this one...
> >
> > http://www.amazon.com/Art-Instinct-Beauty-Pleasure-
> > Evolution/dp/1608190552/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1328763913&sr=8-1
> >
> > Dennis Dutton - The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human
> > Evolution
> >
> > Can't seem to find an eBook version anywhere. Lodi? :) (yeah I've
> > looked).
> >

> I see a Kindle version?
> <http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001FA0RAM/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_1/184-3507207-3610461?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_r=1QA812KZFG2K03J5GHKT&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_p =486539851&pf_rd_i=B002KFOYXW>
>

and
<http://softarchive.net/blogs/thutrang88/the_art_instinct_beauty_pleasure_and_human_evoluti on.844939.html>

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Dave Doe 02-09-2012 05:41 AM

Re: eBooks - anyone help with this one?
 
In article <20120208231816.3de79985@mizz-piggy.muppetwifi.homeunix.net>,
malcolm_nospamlewis@bellsouth.net, Malcolm says...
>
> On Thu, 9 Feb 2012 18:06:37 +1300
> Dave Doe <hard@work.ok> wrote:
>
> > I'm looking for this one...
> >
> > http://www.amazon.com/Art-Instinct-Beauty-Pleasure-
> > Evolution/dp/1608190552/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1328763913&sr=8-1
> >
> > Dennis Dutton - The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human
> > Evolution
> >
> > Can't seem to find an eBook version anywhere. Lodi? :) (yeah I've
> > looked).
> >

> I see a Kindle version?
> <http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001FA0RAM/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_1/184-3507207-3610461?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_r=1QA812KZFG2K03J5GHKT&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_p =486539851&pf_rd_i=B002KFOYXW>


Thanks, why don't they have that linked on the book page? - or am I
*that* blind.

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Duncan.

victor 02-09-2012 06:08 AM

Re: eBooks - anyone help with this one?
 
On 9/02/2012 6:41 p.m., Dave Doe wrote:

> Thanks, why don't they have that linked on the book page? - or am I
> *that* blind.
>


It might be because its got the "not available for your area" feature
activated.

victor 02-09-2012 10:17 AM

Re: eBooks - anyone help with this one?
 
On 9/02/2012 9:43 p.m., Peter Huebner wrote:
> In article<jgvntl$lig$3@speranza.aioe.org>, user1@example.net says...
>>
>> It might be because its got the "not available for your area" feature
>> activated.
>>
>>

>
> I really despise that ****. Amazon.uk point blank refuses to deal with
> me, same goes for amazon.de -- just what do they think they're driving
> at? There are e-books available on amazon.de that amazon.com does not
> list, and I'd like to read some of them.
> And when I tried to download a free (!) ebook from the Barns and Noble
> site they went right through the checkout process, got my special
> security number off the visa card (free book, remember?) and
> _then_finally_ gave me that particular brush-off. "No, can't have it in
> your area" I wasn't half ****ed off. It wasn't that hard to find another
> site that did have the book available i.i.r.c.
>
> And then these idiots wonder why people feel like using pirated
> material?
>
> I recently bought a computer game. Wouldn't start up after installing
> because Securom doesn't like my blu-ray drive. So the first thing I had
> to do is find a cracked copy of the game in order to be able to play it.
> Maybe next time I shouldn't bother giving them money and waiting for the
> parcel to arrive first? Eff-em, I will no longer buy anything published
> by Sony or Ubisoft; I'd rather go without. Now we're gettig the same
> style of crap from the ebook publishers and retailers.>;-(
>
> Yes, I've really had a guts-full of the "entertainment industry". Or
> maybe I'm just another on the way to curmudgeon-dom.
>
> -P.


I have succeeded in purchasing e-books from Amazon that aren't available
to Asia Pacific, I assume its a bug in their distribution license
process that end users have to workaround individually at this stage.

Enkidu 02-09-2012 08:05 PM

Re: eBooks - anyone help with this one?
 
On 09/02/12 21:43, Peter Huebner wrote:
>
> And then these idiots wonder why people feel like using pirated
> material?
>

It's not the e-book vendors in the main. The likes of Amazon have to
deal very carefully with copyright issues and in many cases they can't
get copyright for all countries. Why that is so is another question. If
you buy locally from Whitcoulls, Whitcoulls get their feed from Kobo and
they can only see the books that Kobo allow them to. Presumably Kobo
don't have the copyright for those books in NZ. (Incidentally the
e-books are marked 'out of stock' on Whitcoulls website which led to my
initial inquiry to Whitcoulls about e-books and the selling of them online).

Cheers,

Cliff

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Ted 02-09-2012 09:16 PM

Re: eBooks - anyone help with this one?
 
On Thu, 9 Feb 2012 21:43:20 +1300, Peter Huebner <no.one@this.address>
wrote:

>In article <jgvntl$lig$3@speranza.aioe.org>, user1@example.net says...
>>
>> It might be because its got the "not available for your area" feature
>> activated.
>>
>>

>
>I really despise that ****.


Yep. DVD region coding is similar.

>And then these idiots wonder why people feel like using pirated
>material?


Well, since they are not offering it for sale, then they lose no money
if you get it without paying for it. So IMO "pirating" is not an
appropriate word to use here.

>Yes, I've really had a guts-full of the "entertainment industry".


Things like you describe show their mindset. Dishonest and
despicable. It permeates all their offerings.

Geopelia 02-10-2012 09:04 PM

Re: eBooks - anyone help with this one?
 

"Dave Doe" <hard@work.ok> wrote in message
news:MPG.299e1b83e945ff039898d0@news.eternal-september.org...
> I'm looking for this one...
>
> http://www.amazon.com/Art-Instinct-Beauty-Pleasure-
> Evolution/dp/1608190552/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1328763913&sr=8-1
>
> Dennis Dutton - The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human Evolution
>
> Can't seem to find an eBook version anywhere. Lodi? :) (yeah I've
> looked).
>


Are these Amazon books real books sent through the mail, or just to read on
the computer like Gutenberg's free ones please?




~misfit~ 02-10-2012 11:01 PM

Re: eBooks - anyone help with this one?
 
Somewhere on teh intarwebs Geopelia wrote:
> "Dave Doe" <hard@work.ok> wrote in message
> news:MPG.299e1b83e945ff039898d0@news.eternal-september.org...
>> I'm looking for this one...
>>
>> http://www.amazon.com/Art-Instinct-Beauty-Pleasure-
>> Evolution/dp/1608190552/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1328763913&sr=8-1
>>
>> Dennis Dutton - The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human
>> Evolution Can't seem to find an eBook version anywhere. Lodi? :) (yeah
>> I've
>> looked).
>>

>
> Are these Amazon books real books sent through the mail, or just to
> read on the computer like Gutenberg's free ones please?


You can get either from Amazon. A hunk of tree or a spurt of data. I believe
that it costs a bit more for the tree as they have to print and post it.
However, most of the cost is the IP, the author's work.
--
Shaun.

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