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The Wisdom of God

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Author: Johanne Howard
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God is our father. He is returning to Earth with his army to reclaim his beloved home and to reunite with his children who were taken by Lucifer. This book is about the words he wished his scribe to share with his children, concerning this coming new time on Earth for the reunification and the time of the reckoning. He explains to us how all came to be on Earth and how the ancient wars have divided us and left many to face the dark forces. He warns his children about the coming days, what needs to be seen and understood, and how the works of evil live in our time.

My Fifty Year Nursing Journey

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Author: Barb Burke, BSN, MSN
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In this sometime amusing, sometime challenging journey through fifty years of Nursing, this author presents her favorite memoirs. Beginning as a young sixteen year-old Nurse Aide in the early 1960's, her long walk through Nursing launches in a small town hospital in the south. She moves you through youthful learning experiences, Nurse trainings, personal struggles with choices, and lessons learned in life. Her progression through young adulthood addresses concerns of leaving her own children to care for patients, and all the usual parenting versus career issues young Mothers deal with. Her sometimes joyful, sometimes stressful Nursing world is described from her early education throughout Nursing positions in many settings. Her return to college as a mature woman to achieve further degrees is certainly respectable. Watching a young and naive girl grow into a successful, confident Nurse, with experience in several arenas will delight and entertain you. Anyone who is interested in the field of Nursing must travel this journey with this Nurse. She is now considering retirement, and is in a quandry. Nursing is her life, and walking away is difficult! You will quickly realize "Just Why On Earth Anyone Would Ever Want To Be A Nurse!"

Encyclopedia of Reincarnation and Karma

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Author: Norman C. McClelland
Publisher: McFarland
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Encyclopedia of Reincarnation and Karma by Norman C. McClelland Book Resume:

Featuring over 1,200 topical entries arranged alphabetically, this encyclopedia provides diverse and detailed coverage of the related subjects of reincarnation and karma. Its in-depth examination ranges from ancient beliefs to those of the present, incorporating all relevant world cultures. A series of broad thematic entries cover foundational aspects while over a thousand highly focused entries deal with various societies and organizations which support the concepts of reincarnation and karma; specific religious groups, sects, and associations; key individuals both historic and modern; and related beliefs, concepts, and practices.

Reading Dante

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Author: Jesper Hede
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Reading Dante: The Pursuit of Meaning examines the problem of thematic coherence in Dante's Divina Commedia. Unlike many Dante scholars who maintain that the poem's unity is the account of a journey through the afterworld, Jesper Hede argues that a systematic parallel reading of the poem's three parts (Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise) reveals that it is the vision of divine order that provides the poem with its thematic unity.

To Reap the Spirit

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Author: Sarah Lampkin
Publisher: The Parliament House
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Somehow Brenna Whit has survived to her junior year at Nephesburg College. Despite all odds, she's fought against the Gatekeepers and lived. But the battle for the Fade has only just begun. New pieces have been added to the board. The Fade opens to the Veil. And a Shade from the past returns. With Brenna's secret out, everyone is after her: dead and living alike. Those from across the sea have come, and they're determined to regain control of their broken faction. Questions will be answered. Fires will be lit. Chaos will reign.

Evagrius and Gregory

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Author: Kevin Corrigan
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Evagrius and Gregory by Kevin Corrigan Book Resume:

Evagrius of Pontus and Gregory of Nyssa have either been overlooked by philosophers and theologians in modern times, or overshadowed by their prominent friend and brother (respectively), Gregory Nazianzus and Basil the Great. Yet they are major figures in the development of Christian thought in late antiquity and their works express a unique combination of desert and urban spiritualities in the lived and somewhat turbulent experience of an entire age. They also provide a significant link between the great ancient thinkers of the past - Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, Clement and others - and the birth and transmission of the early Medieval period - associated with Boethius, Cassian and Augustine. This book makes accessible, to a wide audience, the thought of Evagrius and Gregory on the mind, soul and body, in the context of ancient philosophy/theology and the Cappadocians generally. Corrigan argues that in these two figures we witness the birth of new forms of thought and science. Evagrius and Gregory are no mere receivers of a monolithic pagan and Christian tradition, but innovative, critical interpreters of the range and limits of cognitive psychology, the soul-body relation, reflexive self-knowledge, personal and human identity and the soul’s practical relation to goodness in the context of human experience and divine self-disclosure. This book provides a critical evaluation of their thought on these major issues and argues that in Evagrius and Gregory we see the important integration of many different concerns that later Christian thought was not always able to balance including: mysticism, asceticism, cognitive science, philosophy, and theology.

No One Radiates Love Alone

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Author: Jaclyn Maria Fowler
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No One Radiates Love Alone by Jaclyn Maria Fowler Book Resume:

Although the author was born a skeptical seer, she accepted the words of spirit whisperers; they stepped in often to remind her of a mission she accepted in a time between lives. To find it, the author traveled the world searching for clarity. On the way she learned from the people she met: monks and movie stars, philosophers and kings, a trio of Emirati sisters, an accountant on a dusty street corner in Addis Ababa. With each place, each person, each experience, the author came closer to realizing what she had come into this life to do. After reading a book about life between lives, she traveled again to a little office in northern Colorado to find a psychospiritual counselor certified in LBL hypnosis. Through a series of regressions, the author finally found her path. It was never a physical place. Instead, she is an ambassador for The Twelve. You see . . . the spirit world has a message for us. It is a wake-up call, a love letter, an invitation to a life filled with happiness, purpose, love. In No One Radiates Love Alone, twelve ascended masters speak through the author to offer practical, intuitive advice for making our lives more joyous, more purpose-driven. Through them, we rediscover our natural state hidden at the core of our collective soul. So while this book is the culmination of a lifelong spiritual journey for the author, it is only the beginning of a transcendent, joy-inducing vibration that will change all our lives for the better.

Self-Disclosure of God, The

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Author: William C. Chittick
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Explicates the cosmology of Ibn al-Arabi, the greatest mystical thinker of Islamic civilization. The Self-Disclosure of God offers the most detailed presentation to date in any Western language of the basic teachings of Islam’s greatest mystical philosopher and theologian. It represents a major step forward in making available to the Western reading public the enormous riches of Islamic teachings in the fields of cosmology, mystical philosophy, theology, and spirituality. “ this book will serve as the basis for future study on Ibn al-Arabi The translation is so faithful to the original Arabic that it almost corresponds with the original word for word.” — Wiener Zeitschrift Fur die Kunde des Morgenlandes “Chittick has refined his way of translating Ibn al-Arabi’s terminology to a high degree of perfection.” — Gerhard Böwering, Yale University The Self-Disclosure of God continues the author’s investigations of the world view of Ibn al-Arabi, the greatest theoretician of Sufism and the “seal of the Muhammadan saints.” The book is divided into three parts, dealing with the relation between God and the cosmos, the structure of the cosmos, and the nature of the human soul. A long introduction orients the reader and discusses a few of the difficulties faced by Ibn al-Arabi’s interpreters. Like Chittick’s earlier work, The Sufi Path of Knowledge, this book is based primarily on Ibn al-Arabi’s monumental work, al-Futuhat al-makkiyya “The Meccan Openings.” More than one hundred complete chapters and subsections are translated, not to mention shorter passages that help put the longer discussions in context. There are detailed indices of sources, Koranic verses and hadiths. The book’s index of technical terminology will be an indispensable reference for all those wishing to delve more deeply into the use of language in Islamic thought in general and Sufism in particular. “This is the type of work that many will refer to as a tour de force. Among its other accomplishments, it represents a painstaking reading, translation, and analysis of a major Muslim Arab thinker of notoriously intimidating erudition and subtlety. Best of all, it is clear and comprehensible, without sacrificing sophistication and precision.” — R. Kevin Lacey, State University of New York, Binghamton

Science of the Soul

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Author: Cynthia S. Toth PhD
Publisher: Balboa Press
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Science of the Soul by Cynthia S. Toth PhD Book Resume:

Science of the Soul is a compelling and uplifting book that explores the connection between science and spirituality. It provides inspirational stories of self-discovery, overcoming life’s adversities, and personal growth. Dr. Toth uses her background in biophysical science to describe the energetic makeup of the human body, the therapeutic use of energy medicine, and the body’s ability to heal through the alignment and balance of life energy. The book is filled with pointers to show readers how to use the law of attraction to manifest a more positive, happy, healthy, and fulfilled life based on scientific and spiritual principles.

Lost Souls

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Early Modern Philosophy

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Author: Lisa Shapiro,Marcy P. Lascano
Publisher: Broadview Press
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Early Modern Philosophy by Lisa Shapiro,Marcy P. Lascano Book Resume:

This new anthology of early modern philosophy enriches the possibilities for teaching this period by highlighting not only metaphysics and epistemology but also new themes such as virtue, equality and difference, education, the passions, and love. It contains the works of 43 philosophers, including traditionally taught figures such as Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Kant, as well as less familiar writers such as Lord Shaftesbury, Anton Amo, Julien Offray de La Mettrie, and Denis Diderot. It also highlights the contributions of women philosophers, including Margaret Cavendish, Anne Conway, Gabrielle Suchon, Sor Juana Inéz de la Cruz, and Emilie Du Châtelet.

An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics: A Reader

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Author: Russell Marcus,Mark McEvoy
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An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics: A Reader by Russell Marcus,Mark McEvoy Book Resume:

A comprehensive collection of historical readings in the philosophy of mathematics and a selection of influential contemporary work, this much-needed introduction reveals the rich history of the subject. An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics: A Reader brings together an impressive collection of primary sources from ancient and modern philosophy. Arranged chronologically and featuring introductory overviews explaining technical terms, this accessible reader is easy-to-follow and unrivaled in its historical scope. With selections from key thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hume and Kant, it connects the major ideas of the ancients with contemporary thinkers. A selection of recent texts from philosophers including Quine, Putnam, Field and Maddy offering insights into the current state of the discipline clearly illustrates the development of the subject. Presenting historical background essential to understanding contemporary trends and a survey of recent work, An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics: A Reader is required reading for undergraduates and graduate students studying the philosophy of mathematics and an invaluable source book for working researchers.

Better the Devil You Know: The Complete Series

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Author: Odette C. Bell
Publisher: Odette C. Bell
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The complete Better the Devil You Know series. Follow Maggie and Luc on their quest to save Earth in this four-book box set. From now until the day she dies, she will be hunted. When Maggie Brown comes to the attention of Luc, the Seventh Son of Satan, she makes a pact to save her life. He must do everything he can to keep her safe. It will come at a cost. For both of them. Luc is used to getting what he wants, when he wants it. But with Maggie, all that will change. They’ll be thrust into a world of dark revenge, of broken souls, and of twisted desire. …. Better the Devil You Know follows a cursed woman and a demon lord fighting to save her from a devilish plot. If you love your urban fantasies with action, wit, and a splash of romance, grab Better the Devil You Know: The Complete Series today and soar free with an Odette C. Bell boxset.

Metaphysics and Epistemology

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Author: Stephen Hetherington
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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Metaphysics and Epistemology by Stephen Hetherington Book Resume:

Metaphysics and Epistemology: A Guided Anthology presentsa comprehensive introductory overview of key themes, thinkers, andtexts in metaphysics and epistemology. Presents a wide-ranging collection of carefully excerptedreadings on metaphysics and epistemology Blends classic and contemporary works to reveal the historicaldevelopment and present directions in the fields of metaphysics andepistemology Provides succinct, insightful commentary to introduce theessence of each selection at the beginning of chapters whichalso serve to inter-link the selected writings

The Summa Theologica: Complete Edition

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Author: Saint Thomas Aquinas,Catholic Way Publishing
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THE SUMMA THEOLOGICA: COMPLETE EDITION SAINT THOMAS AQUINAS — A Classic in Western Philosophy and the Catholic Church — Complete and Unabridged, contains the Complete Text and Supplements — Three Parts, 38 Tracts, 631 Questions, 3,000 Articles, 10,000 Objections and Answers — Over 2.5 Million words — Includes an Active Index and multiple Table of Contents to every Part, Question and Article — Includes Layered NCX Navigation — Includes Illustrations by Gustave Dore The Summa Theologica, or 'Summary of Theology' was written from 1265 to 1274. It is the greatest achievement of Saint Thomas Aquinas and one of the most influential works of Western literature and Philosophy. His influence on Western thought is considerable, and much of modern Philosophy was conceived as a reaction against, or as an agreement with, his ideas, particularly in the areas of Ethics, Natural Law, Metaphysics, and Political Theory. It is intended as a manual for beginners in Theology and a Compendium of all of the main Theological teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. It presents the reasoning for almost all points of Christian Theology in the West. The book is famous, among other things, for its five arguments for the existence of God, the Quinque viae. The Summa Theologica's topics follow a cycle: The Existence of God; Creation, Man; Man's Purpose; Christ; The Sacraments; and back to God. The first part is on God. In it, he gives five proofs for God’s existence as well as an explication of His attributes. He argues for the actuality and incorporeality of God as the unmoved mover and describes how God moves through His thinking and willing. The second part is on Ethics. Thomas argues for a variation of the Aristotelian Virtue Ethics. However, unlike Aristotle, he argues for a connection between the virtuous man and God by explaining how the virtuous act is one towards the blessedness of the Beatific Vision (beata visio). The last part of the Summa is on Christ and was unfinished when Thomas died. In it, he shows how Christ not only offers salvation, but represents and protects humanity on Earth and in Heaven. This part also briefly discusses the sacraments and eschatology. The Summa remains the most influential of Thomas’s works. Saint Thomas Aquinas was a Dominican Priest, born near Aquino, Sicily in 1225. He was an immensely influential Philosopher and Theologian in the tradition of Scholasticism, known as Doctor Angelicus. He died in 1274. As one of the 33 Doctors of the Church, he is considered the Church's greatest Theologian and Philosopher. Thomas is held in the Catholic Church to be the model teacher for those studying for the priesthood. He was canonized in 1323. PUBLISHER: CATHOLIC WAY PUBLISHING

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

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Author: John Locke
Publisher: Penguin UK
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In An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, first published in 1690, John Locke (1632-1704) provides a complete account of how we acquire everyday, mathematical, natural scientific, religious and ethical knowledge. Rejecting the theory that some knowledge is innate in us, Locke argues that it derives from sense perceptions and experience, as analysed and developed by reason. While defending these central claims with vigorous common sense, Locke offers many incidental - and highly influential - reflections on space and time, meaning, free will and personal identity. The result is a powerful, pioneering work, which, together with Descartes's works, largely set the agenda for modern philosophy.

Hungry Souls

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Author: Gerard J. M. van den Aardweg
Publisher: TAN Books
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After a week of hearing ghostly noises, a man is visited in his home by the spirit of his mother, dead for three decades. She reproaches him for his dissolute life and begs him to have Masses said in her name. Then she lays her hand on his sleeve, leaving an indelible burn mark, and departs... A Lutheran minister, no believer in Purgatory, is the puzzled recipient of repeated visitations from "demons" who come to him seeking prayer, consolation, and refuge in his little German church. But pity for the poor spirits overcomes the man's skepticism, and he marvels at what kind of departed souls could belong to Christ and yet suffer still... Hungry Souls recounts these stories and many others trustworthy, Church-verified accounts of earthly visitations from the dead in Purgatory. Accompanying these accounts are images from the "Museum of Purgatory" in Rome, which contains relics of encounters with the Holy Souls, including numerous evidences of hand prints burned into clothing and books; burn marks that cannot be explained by natural means or duplicated by artificial ones. Riveting!

An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding

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Author: John Locke
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding is a work by John Locke concerning the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. Locke describes the mind at birth as a blank slate (tabula rasa, although he did not use those actual words) filled later through experience. A dominant theme of the Essay is the question: What is the capacity of the human mind for understanding and knowledge? The Essay’s influence was enormous, perhaps as great as that of any other philosophical work apart from those of Plato and Aristotle. Its importance in the English-speaking world of the 18th century can scarcely be overstated. Along with the works of Descartes, it constitutes the foundation of modern Western philosophy.

Soul Kissing

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Author: Michelle Schaper
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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This volume of poems, prose, and musings is the first published work from Michelle, encouraged by her family, friends, and followers of her Facebook page. Michelle has endured much hardship in her life, as so many do, and has found within her a strength she couldnt have imagined she was capable of. By sharing her words and thoughts, Michelle hopes to be an inspiration for others to find their inner strength and chase their dreams. Michelle writes a lot of poetry about she or her, inspired by the women whove inspired and empowered her and others throughout her life and wishes to pass on that empowerment to all sensitive souls and playful hearts.

Performing Maternity in Early Modern England

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Author: Kathryn R. McPherson
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Performing Maternity in Early Modern England by Kathryn R. McPherson Book Resume:

Performing Maternity in Early Modern England features essays that share a common concern with exploring maternity's cultural representation, performative aspects and practical consequences in the period from 1540-1690. The essays interrogate how early modern texts depict fertility, conception, delivery and gendered constructions of maternity by analyzing a wealth of historical documents and images in conjunction with dramatic and non-dramatic literary texts. They emphasize that the embodied, repeated and public nature of maternity defines it as inherently performative and ultimately central to the production of gender identity during the early modern period.

Lost Soul, Wise Soul

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Author: Karen Joy
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
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Lost Soul, Wise Soul by Karen Joy Book Resume:

Drawing on her most compelling client cases, author Karen Joy shows you the natural arc of a soul's journey over many lifetimes—including violent or negative ones—until we finally come back to the light. This book reveals how souls begin, how they enter lives on earth, and how experiencing a diverse range of lives teaches them to be wiser and happier. Your soul's journey is sometimes burdened with difficult past lives, and they can cause your present self to replay or struggle with negative experiences. Through fascinating and inspiring case studies, Lost Soul, Wise Soul shows that you can overcome a history of unethical or shameful behavior and reconnect to your soul’s source energy. This book helps you reclaim your power and step into joy.

Bad Christians, New Spains

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Author: Byron E. Hamann
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Bad Christians, New Spains by Byron E. Hamann Book Resume:

This book centers on two inquisitorial investigations, both of which began in the 1540s. One involved the relations of Europeans and Native Americans in an Oaxacan town (in New Spain, today’s Mexico). The other involved relations of Moriscos (recent Muslim converts to Catholicism) and Old Christians (people with deep Catholic ancestries) in the Mediterranean kingdom of Valencia (in the "old" Spain). Although separated by an ocean, the social worlds preserved in the inquisitorial files share many things. By comparing and contrasting the two inquisitions, Hamann reveals how very local practices and debates had long-distance parallels that reveal the larger entanglements of a transatlantic early modern world. Through a dialogue of two microhistories, he presents a macrohistory of large-scale social transformation. We see how attempts in both places to turn old worlds into new ones were centered on struggles over materiality and temporality. By paying close attention to theories (and practices) of reduction and conversion, Hamann suggests we can move beyond anachronistic models of social change as colonization and place questions of time and history at the center of our understandings of the sixteenth-century past. The book is an intervention in major debates in both history and anthropology: about the writing of global histories, our conceptualizations of the colonial, the nature of religious and cultural change, and the roles of material things in social life and the imagination of time.

Meet the Philosophers of Ancient Greece

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Author: Patricia F. O'Grady
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Ancient Greece was the cradle of philosophy in the Western tradition. Meet the Philosophers of Ancient Greece brings the thoughts and lives of the pioneers of Western philosophy down from their sometimes remote heights and introduces them to a modern audience. Comprising seventy essays, written by internationally distinguished scholars in a lively and accessible style, this book presents the values, ideas, wisdom and arguments of the most significant thinkers from the world of ancient Greece. Commencing with Thales of Miletus and continuing to the end of the Ancient Period of philosophy by way of Heraclitus, Parmenides, Protagoras, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Archimedes, Epictetus this book explores the major contributions of each philosopher as well as looking at archaeological and historical sites where they lived, worked and thought. This book is an outstanding introduction to the world of the philosophers of Ancient Greece.

Emotions, persuasion, and public discourse in classical Athens

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Author: Dimos Spatharas
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Emotions, persuasion, and public discourse in classical Athens by Dimos Spatharas Book Resume:

This book is an addition to the burgeoning secondary literature on ancient emotions. Its primary aim is to suggest possible ways in which recent approaches to emotions can help us understand significant aspects of persuasion in classical antiquity and, especially audiences' psychological manipulation in the civic procedures of classical Athens. Based on cognitive approaches to emotions, Skinner's theoretical work on the language of ideology, or ancient theories about enargeia, the book examines pivotal aspects of psychological manipulation in ancient rhetorical theory and practice. At the same time, the book looks into possible ways in which the emotive potentialities of vision -both sights and mental images- are explained or deployed by orators. The book includes substantial discussion of Gorgias' approach to sights ' emotional qualities and their implications for persuasion and deception and the importance of visuality for Thucydides' analysis of emotions' role in the polis' public communication. It also looks into the deployment of enargeia in forensic narratives revolving around violence. The book also focuses on the ideological implications of envy for the political discourse of classical Athens and emphasizes the rhetorical strategies employed by self-praising speakers who want to preempt their listeners' loathing. The book is therefore a useful addition to the burgeoning secondary literature on ancient emotions. Despite the prominence of emotions in classicists' scholarly work, their implications for persuasion is undeservedly under-researched. By employing appraisal-oriented analysis of emotions this books suggests new methodological approaches to ancient pathopoiia. These approaches take into consideration the wider ideological or cultural contexts which determine individual speakers' rhetorical strategies. This book is the second volume of Ancient Emotions, edited by George Kazantzidis and Dimos Spatharas within the series Trends in Classics. Supplementary Volumes. This project investigates the history of emotions in classical antiquity, providing a home for interdisciplinary approaches to ancient emotions, and exploring the inter-faces between emotions and significant aspects of ancient literature and culture

Lost in MultiSpace

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Author: William Allan
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This is the story of a man’s impossible journey back home. His name is Odis, or Ottis, or some variation of Odysseus, as a nod to another impossible journey, although the similarity ends with his name. It is also the story of humans’ impossible journey to leave the nest, with infinite choices leading to disaster and infinite more leading to stagnation. If one man can find his way home to teach the one way off the planet Earth, humanity may survive the galactic collision with Andromeda. As an author, I see that the current climate is publishers clamoring for LGBTQ characters. It is tempting to pander to that demand. Instead I chose as my main character’s relationship one based on domination and submission. Having the privilege of knowing some extraordinarily loving couples in the D/S community, I observe they are still often treated as politically incorrect in a world supposedly now open to diversity. My main character needed an extraordinary relationship to continue to face impossible odds against getting back home, which for him was wherever his other half was. If you are unfamiliar with the D/S community, you may get a look at a relationship where, like real-world D/S relationships, the sexually submissive half is often the dominant decision maker. The protagonist comes from a world far more medically advanced than our own, where disease is a historical artifact, pregnancy a choice, and even genetic defects have simple cures. In such a world, there is no biological backlash from the sex act, so most of the world has left monogamy behind. Our protagonists choose monogamy in a world that now considers it quaint, but their torrid relationship leaves them forever satisfied.

A New Modern Philosophy

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Author: Eugene Marshall,Susanne Sreedhar
Publisher: Routledge
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A New Modern Philosophy by Eugene Marshall,Susanne Sreedhar Book Resume:

The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries are arguably the most important period in philosophy’s history, given that they set a new and broad foundation for subsequent philosophical thought. Over the last decade, however, discontent among instructors has grown with coursebooks’ unwavering focus on the era’s seven most well-known philosophers—all of them white and male—and on their exclusively metaphysical and epistemological concerns. While few dispute the centrality of these figures and the questions they raised, the modern era also included essential contributions from women—like Margaret Cavendish, Elisabeth of Bohemia, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Émilie Du Châtelet—as well as important non-white thinkers, such as Anton Wilhelm Amo, Julien Raimond, and Ottobah Cugoano. At the same time, there has been increasing recognition that moral and political philosophy, philosophy of the natural world, and philosophy of race—also vibrant areas of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries—need to be better integrated with the standard coverage of metaphysics and epistemology. A New Modern Philosophy: The Inclusive Anthology of Primary Sources addresses—in one volume—these valid criticisms. Weaving together multiple voices and all of the era’s vibrant areas of debate, this volume sets a new agenda for studying modern philosophy. It includes a wide range of readings from 34 thinkers, integrating essential works from all of the canonical writers along with the previously neglected philosophers. Arranged chronologically, editors Eugene Marshall and Susanne Sreedhar provide an introduction for each author that sets the thinker in his or her time period as well as in the longer debates to which the thinker contributed. Study questions and suggestions for further reading conclude each chapter. At the end of the volume, in addition to a comprehensive subject index, the book includes 13 Syllabus Modules, which will help instructors use the book to easily set up different topically structured courses, such as "The Citizen and the State," "Mind and Matter," "Education," "Theories of Perception," or "Metaphysics of Causation." And an eresource offers a wide range of supplemental online resources, including essay assignments, exams, quizzes, student handouts, reading questions, and scholarly articles on teaching the history of philosophy.

The Chakra Energy System

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What is a Chakra? A chakra is a gathering of like energy that forms into a cone shape and resides within the seven major cavities of the physical body. Each body cavity has its own energy field and in that energy field resides a major chakra center. Each major chakra center processes energy. This energy supports the organs associated with its particular body cavity. Each chakra center inter-communicates with all the chakra centers and comprises the comprehensive chakra energy system. The chakra energy system overall supports the wellness of the spiritual energy field. The spiritual energy field works in conjunction with the physical body. Together, these are the elements that support the body-mind-spirit connection, which in turn, brings wellness and the potential to live an empowered life.

Kiln People

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In a perilous future where disposable duplicate bodies fulfill every legal and illicit whim of their decadent masters, life is cheap. No one knows that better than Albert Morris, a brash investigator with a knack for trouble, who has sent his own duplicates into deadly peril more times than he cares to remember. But when Morris takes on a ring of bootleggers making illegal copies of a famous actress, he stumbles upon a secret so explosive it has incited open warfare on the streets of Dittotown. Dr. Yosil Maharal, a brilliant researcher in artificial intelligence, has suddenly vanished, just as he is on the verge of a revolutionary scientific breakthrough. Maharal's daughter, Ritu, believes he has been kidnapped-or worse. Aeneas Polom, a reclusive trillionaire who appears in public only through his high-priced platinum duplicates, offers Morris unlimited resources to locate Maharal before his awesome discovery falls into the wrong hands. To uncover the truth, Morris must enter a shadowy, nightmare world of ghosts and golems where nothing -and no one-is what they seem, memory itself is suspect, and the line between life and death may no longer exist. David Brin's Kiln People is a 2003 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Holographic Universe: An Introduction

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Author: Brahma Kumari Pari
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Through reading this book, you will have a better understanding on the Holographic Universe and your ability to have experiences in the Holographic Universe increases. Through keeping an open, clear mind (as you read), you can experience what the author has experienced and you will be able to understand what the author is explaining. Instead of just reading the words, read it with the intent to understand the depths of what is being explained. Keep contemplating on it until you experience and understand what is being said about the Holographic Universe. Keep reading the book again and again until you have understood it so that your ability to have experiences in the Holographic Universe increases. In this book, the explanations on the Holographic Universe are based on: 1. the guidance from God, 2. the knowledge of the Brahma Kumaris, 3. Quantum Mechanics (nothing in this book is contrary to quantum mechanics), 4. research, 5. experiences of the author, 6. the knowledge on the chakras and aura, 7. the ancient Hindu texts, etc. There are explanations, in this book, about: 1. the various divisions and nature of the Holographic Universe. 2. how everything happens as per the World Drama (Akashic Records). 3. how people live in two kinds of worlds, the Real World and the Holographic World, at the same time. 4. the Holographic Film of the Hologram which we are participating in. 5. how various kinds of worlds exist. 6. how the quantum energies materialise the physical bodies and physical world through the Holographic Universe. 7. how the creation process takes place through the vortices and chakras. 8. Near Death Experiences 9. the Cosmic Consciousness. 10. how subtle dimensions, holographic bodies and subtle bodies are created. 11. how the aura is used during experiences. 12. how quantum energies of different densities materialise a different kind of Real World for us to live in. 13. how the Holographic Universe changes when the world transforms. 14. the meditation and knowledge of the Brahma Kumaris.

The Christian Moses

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Two verses about Moses in the Bible have been the subject of debate since the first century. In Exodus 33:20, God tells Moses that no one can see God and live, but Numbers 12:8 says that Moses sees the form of the Lord. How does one reconcile these two opposing statements? Did Moses see God, and who gets to decide? The Christian Moses investigates how ancient Christians from the New Testament to Augustine of Hippo resolved questions of who can see God, how one can see God, and what precisely one sees. Jared Calaway explains that the decision about whether and how Moses saw God was not a neutral exercise for an early Christian. Rather, it established the interpreter's authority to determine what was possible in divine-human relations and set the parameters for the nature of humanity. As a result, Calaway argues, interpretations of Moses' visions became a means for Jews and Christians to jockey for power, allowing them to justify particular social arrangements, relations, and identities, to assert the limits of humans in the face of divinity, and to create an Other. Seeing early Christians with new eyes, The Christian Moses reassesses how debates on Moses' visions from the first through the fifth centuries were, in reality, debates on the boundaries of humanity.

Central Works of Philosophy v2

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Central Works of Philosophy v2 by John Shand Book Resume:

Central Works of Philosophy is a major multi-volume collection of essays on the core texts of the Western philosophical tradition. From Plato's Republic to Quine's Word and Object, the five volumes range over 2,500 years of philosophical writing covering the best, most representative, and most influential work of some of our greatest philosophers, each of them primary texts studied at undergraduate level. Each essay has been specially commissioned and provides an overview of the work, clear and authoritative exposition of its central ideas, and an assessment of the work's importance then and now. Each essay equips the reader with the resources and confidence to go on to read the works themselves. Together these books provide an unrivaled companion for studying and reading philosophy, one that introduces the reader to the masterpleces of the western philosophical canon and some of the greatest minds that have ever lived talking about the profoundest most exciting problems there are. The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries saw a brilliant outpouring of philosophical thought unprecedented in human history. Together philosophy and science pushed medieval and Renaissance scholasticism aside to lay the foundations of the modern world. Beginning with Descartes' Meditations, the contributors examine some of the period's most seminal philosophical texts: Spinoza's Ethics, which presents a complete picture of reality that has at its heart how we can be good, the Monadology, in which Leibniz describes what must underpin reality if it is to be fully explained, Hobbes' Leviathan, which reminds us of the dangers of the unchecked brutality of humanity; Rousseau's Social Contract, a vision of how human nature can be changed for the better in a new society, Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding which wishes us to grasp that we must make knowledge our own through experience not authority, Berkeley's attack on materialism in his Treatise and Hume's search for rational justification for our most basic beliefs about the world in his Treatise of Human Nature. Together these essays offer students a remarkable survey of the key texts and core ideas that make up the age of rationalism and empiricism.

Classical Arabic Philosophy: An Anthology of Sources

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Author: Jon McGinnis,David C. Reisman
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Classical Arabic Philosophy: An Anthology of Sources by Jon McGinnis,David C. Reisman Book Resume:

This volume introduces the major classical Arabic philosophers through substantial selections from the key works (many of which appear in translation for the first time here) in each of the fields -- including logic, philosophy of science, natural philosophy, metaphysics, ethics, and politics -- to which they made significant contributions. An extensive Introduction situating the works within their historical, cultural, and philosophical contexts offers support to students approaching the subject for the first time, as well as to instructors with little or no formal training in Arabic thought. A glossary, select bibliography, and index are also included.

The Essential St. John of the Cross

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Collected here in this omnibus edition are all three of St. John of the Cross' major works as well as twenty of his magnificent poems. The Ascent of Mount Carmel is the third major work of St. John of the Cross and is considered to be the introductory work on mystical theology. Dark Night of the Soul is one of the greatest religious poems ever written. This masterpiece of Mystic Christianity examines faith and how to keep faith when all seems lost. Think of it as guide to making it through the dark night of the soul to the brighter, happier, faith filled tomorrow that awaits. In A Spiritual Canticle of the Soul and the Bridegroom Christ, St. John states: "I do not purpose here to set forth all that greatness and fullness the spirit of love, which is fruitful, embodies in it. Yes, rather it would be foolishness to think that the language of love and the mystical intelligence - and that is what these stanzas are - can be at all explained in words of any kind, for the Spirit of our Lord who helps our weakness."

JOHN DEWEY Premium Collection – 40+ Books in One Single Volume: Works on Psychology, Education, Philosophy & Politics

JOHN DEWEY Premium Collection – 40+ Books in One Single Volume: Works on Psychology, Education, Philosophy & Politics [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: John Dewey
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JOHN DEWEY Premium Collection – 40+ Books in One Single Volume: Works on Psychology, Education, Philosophy & Politics by John Dewey Book Resume:

This carefully crafted ebook: "JOHN DEWEY Premium Collection – 40+ Books in One Single Volume: Works on Psychology, Education, Philosophy & Politics” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The collection contains: Books on Education Democracy and Education Child and the Curriculum School and Society Schools Of To-morrow The Schools of Utopia Moral Principles in Education Interest and Effort in Education Health and Sex in Higher Education My Pedagogic Creed Books on Philosophy German Philosophy and Politics Leibniz's New Essays Concerning the Human Understanding Studies in Logical Theory Interpretation of Savage Mind Ethics The Problem of Values Soul and Body Logical Conditions of a Scientific Treatment of Morality Evolutionary Method As Applied To Morality Influence of Darwin on Philosophy Nature and Its Good: A conversation Intelligence and Morals Experimental Theory of Knowledge Intellectualist Criterion for Truth A Short Catechism Concerning Truth Beliefs and Existences Experience and Objective Idealism The Postulate of Immediate Empiricism "Consciousness" and Experience Significance of the Problem of Knowledge Essays in Experimental Logic Reconstruction in Philosophy Does Reality Possess Practical Character? Books on Psychology Psychology and Social Practice Psychological Doctrine and Philosophical Teaching Psychology as Philosophic Method New Psychology How We Think Reflex Arc Concept in Psychology Psychology of Effort Creative Intelligence Ego as Cause Terms 'Conscious' and 'Consciousness' On Some Current Conceptions of the term 'Self' Psychological Standpoint Theory of Emotion Psychology of Infant Language Knowledge and Speech Reaction Human Nature and Conduct Books on Politics China, Japan and the U.S.A Letters Criticisms ... John Dewey (1859-1952) is one of the primary figures associated with the philosophy of pragmatism and is considered one of the founders of functional psychology.

Prophecy in Islam

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Author: F Rahman
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Prophecy in Islam by F Rahman Book Resume:

Originally published in 1958. This volume brings into focus an area of Islamic religio-philosophical thought to which relatively little attention has been paid by modern scholars of Muslim thought. The importance of the subject lies in the fact that it constitutes a central point at the confrontation of the traditional Islamic and Hellenic thought currents.

Modern Philosophy

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Author: Roger Ariew,Eric Watkins
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Modern Philosophy by Roger Ariew,Eric Watkins Book Resume:

The most widely read anthology for the study of modern philosophy, this volume provides key works of philosophers and other leading thinkers of the period, chosen to enhance the reader’s understanding of modern philosophy and its relationship to the natural sciences of the time. The third edition incorporates important contributions of women and minority thinkers into the canon of the modern period, while retaining all of the material of the previous edition. Included are works by Princess Elisabeth, Margaret Cavendish Duchess of Newcastle, Lady Anne Conway, Anton Wilhelm Amo, Lady Damaris Masham, Lady Mary Shepherd, and Emilie Marquise Du Châtelet.The 3rd edition of this masterfully edited anthology incorporates important contributions of women and minority thinkers into the canon of the modern period, while retaining all of the material of the previous edition. Included are works by Princess Elisabeth, Margaret Cavendish Duchess of Newcastle, Lady Anne Conway, Anton Wilhelm Amo, Lady Damaris Masham, Lady Mary Shepherd, and Emilie Marquise Du Châtelet.

Western Philosophy

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Author: John G. Cottingham
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Western Philosophy by John G. Cottingham Book Resume:

The new edition of this celebrated anthology surveys the Western philosophical tradition from its origins in ancient Greece to the work of today’s leading philosophers Western Philosophy: An Anthology provides an authoritative guided tour through the great tradition of Western philosophical thought. The seminal writings of the great philosophers along with more recent readings of contemporary interest are explored in 144 substantial and carefully chosen extracts, each preceded by a lucid introduction, guiding readers through the history of a diverse range of key arguments, and explaining how important theories fit into the unfolding story of Western philosophical inquiry. Broad in scope, the anthology covers all the main branches of philosophy: theory of knowledge and metaphysics, logic and language, philosophy of mind, the self and freedom, religion and science, moral philosophy, political theory, aesthetics, and the meaning of life, all in self-contained parts which can be worked on by students and instructors independently. The third edition of the Anthology contains newly incorporated classic texts from thinkers such as Aquinas, Machiavelli, Descartes, William James, and Wittgenstein. Each of the 144 individual extracts is now followed by sample questions focusing on the key philosophical problems raised by the excerpt, and accompanied by detailed further reading suggestions that include up-to-date links to online resources. Also new to this edition is an introductory essay written by John Cottingham, which offers advice to students on how to read and write about a philosophical text. Part of the Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies series, Western Philosophy: An Anthology, Third Edition remains an indispensable collection of classic source materials and expert insights for both beginning and advanced university students in a wide range of philosophy courses.

Mathematics, Logic, and their Philosophies

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Author: Mojtaba Mojtahedi,Shahid Rahman,Mohammad Saleh Zarepour
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Mathematics, Logic, and their Philosophies by Mojtaba Mojtahedi,Shahid Rahman,Mohammad Saleh Zarepour Book Resume:

This volume is a collection of essays in honour of Professor Mohammad Ardeshir. It examines topics which, in one way or another, are connected to the various aspects of his multidisciplinary research interests. Based on this criterion, the book is divided into three general categories. The first category includes papers on non-classical logics, including intuitionistic logic, constructive logic, basic logic, and substructural logic. The second category is made up of papers discussing issues in the contemporary philosophy of mathematics and logic. The third category contains papers on Avicenna’s logic and philosophy. Mohammad Ardeshir is a full professor of mathematical logic at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, where he has taught generations of students for around a quarter century. Mohammad Ardeshir is known in the first place for his prominent works in basic logic and constructive mathematics. His areas of interest are however much broader and include topics in intuitionistic philosophy of mathematics and Arabic philosophy of logic and mathematics. In addition to numerous research articles in leading international journals, Ardeshir is the author of a highly praised Persian textbook in mathematical logic. Partly through his writings and translations, the school of mathematical intuitionism was introduced to the Iranian academic community.

Âmes Perdues

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Author: Daniele Lanzarotta
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Âmes Perdues est une série de nouvelles mettant en scène un groupe d’amis et une maison à l’histoire aussi intrigante que sanglante. Le premier volume suit ces amis dans deux de leurs mésaventures. Traquée Une soirée pyjama tourne au cauchemar quand Brooke Robertson réalise qu’elle est poursuivie par un esprit maléfique. Sept minutes en Enfer Un jeu entre amis dégénère lorsque le passé revient les hanter.