The Immediacy of Mystical Experience in the European Tradition (Sophia Studies in Cross-cultural Philosophy of Traditions and Cultures)

2017 | ISBN-10: 3319450670 | 274 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

This volume examines mystical experiences as portrayed in various ways by "authors" such as philosophers, mystics, psychoanalysts, writers, and peasant women. These "mystical authors" have, throughout the ages, attempted to convey the unsayable through writings, paintings, or oral stories. The immediate exper

Consciousness in the Physical World: Perspectives on Russellian Monism (Philosophy of Mind)

English | 21 May 2015 | ISBN: 0199927359 | 472 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

According to Russellian monism, an alternative to the familiar theories in the philosophy of mind that combines attractive components of physicalism and dualism, matter has intrinsic properties that both constitute consciousness and serve as categorical bases for the dispositional properties described in physics.

Laparoscopic Colorectal Cancer Surgery: Operative Procedures Based on the Embryological Anatomy of the Fascial Composition

English | ISBN: 9811023190 | 2017 | 100 Pages | Epub | 2.4 MB

This unique guide describes colorectal surgery procedures using medical terminology and anatomical terms originating from embryology.

In the last decade, laparoscopic procedures in gastrointestinal surgery have been enhanced and their safety has significantly improved. With the number of cases of colorec

Changing Behavior in DBT®: Problem Solving in Action

English | 2015 | ISBN: 1462522645 | 266 Pages | PDF | 16 MB

This book delves into problem solving, one of the core components of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). The authors are leading DBT trainers who elucidate the therapy's principles of behavior change and use case examples to illustrate their effective application. Particular attention is given to common pitfalls that

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Promoting Men's Mental Health

2010 | ISBN-10: 1846193311 | 288 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

A welcome and important contribution to a thankfully growing debate. Mental illness remains in some ways the last great taboo in our society, a taboo which leads directly to stigma and discrimination which for some can be even worse than the symptoms of their illness. This book in part is about encouraging men who have reached c

Philosophy of Religion: A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy)

1999-01-05 | ISBN: 0415132134, 0415132142 | PDF | 428 Pages | 1.12 MB

Philosophy of Religion provides an account of the central issues and viewpoints in the philosophy of religion but also shows how such issues can be rationally assessed and in what ways competing views can be rationally assessed. It includes major philosophical figures in religious traditions as well as discussi

Cybersecurity Law free ebook

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Cybersecurity Law

Wiley | English | March 2017 | ISBN-10: 1119231507 | 528 Pages | PDF | 2.89 mb
by Jeff Kosseff (Author)

A definitive guide to cybersecurity law

Expanding on the author's experience as a cybersecurity lawyer and law professor, Cybersecurity Law is the definitive guide to cybersecurity law, with an in-depth analysis of U.S. and international laws that appl

Exploring the Self: Philosophical and psychopathological perspectives on self-experience (Advances in Consciousness Research)

English | 2000 | ISBN: 9027251436 | 309 Pages | PDF | 904.28 KB


The aim of this volume is to discuss recent research into self-experience and its disorders,and to contribute to a better integration of the different empirical and conceptual perspectives. Among the topics discussed are questions like 'What is a self?,' 'What is the relation between the se

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The Rationality of Perception

2017 | ISBN-10: 0198797087 | 240 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

On a traditional conception of the human mind, reasoning can be rational or irrational, but perception cannot. Perception is simply a source of new information, and cannot be assessed for rationality. Susanna Siegel argues that this conception is wrong. Drawing on examples involving racism, emotion, self-defense law, and scienti