Deleuze and Buddhism free ebook

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Deleuze and Buddhism

English | ISBN: 1137567058 | 2017 | 161 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

This book explores the resonances between Deleuze's philosophy and a range of philosophical concepts in Buddhism. Focusing on this rarely examined relationship, this book gathers perspectives from scholars around the globe to explore the continuities and discontinuities between Deleuze's and Buddhist thought. They

Time, Astronomy, and Calendars in the Jewish Tradition

English | 2013 | ISBN: 9004259651 | 365 Pages | PDF | 9,4 MB

The study of time, astronomy, and calendars, has been closely intertwined in the history of Western culture and, more particularly, Jewish tradition. Jewish interest in astronomy was fostered by the Jewish calendar, which was based on the courses of the sun and the moon, whilst astronomy, in turn, led to a better unders

Arthur Danto: Philosopher of Pop free ebook

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Arthur Danto: Philosopher of Pop

English | 2011 | ISBN: 1443831492 | 135 Pages | PDF | 869.14 KB

'Arthur Danto is a philosopher with a system, whose much discussed aesthetic theory cannot be understood adequately without grasping how it is embedded in his analysis of action, historiography and knowledge. Although some Americans have written about his system, we have as yet too little comprehen

Infinite Worlds: The People and Places of Space Exploration

English | ISBN: 1476738327 | 2014 | EPUB | 352 Pages | 35 MB

A stunning, unprecedented collection of photographs and essays that goes behind the scenes at NASA, in which the humanity of the astronauts, engineers, scientists, technicians, and ground crews that contributed in saving the Hubble Space Telescope are revealed.

Michael Soluri has been photographing the pe

Auden's O: The Loss of One's Sovereignty in the Making of Nothing

English | 2013 | ISBN: 1438448317 | 327 Pages | PDF | 4.03 MB

Finalist for the 2014 Book Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion, constructive-reflective category, presented by the American Academy of Religion
In this groundbreaking, interdisciplinary history of ideas, Andrew W. Hass explores the ascendency of the concept of nothing into late modernity. He argues tha

Beauvoir and Western Thought from Plato to Butler free ebook

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Beauvoir and Western Thought from Plato to Butler

English | 2012 | ISBN: 1438444559 | 248 Pages | PDF | 2.04 MB

Despite a deep familiarity with the philosophical tradition and despite the groundbreaking influence of her own work, Simone de Beauvoir never embraced the idea of herself as a philosopher. Her legacy is similarly complicated. She is acclaimed as a revolutionary thinker on issues of gender, age, and oppression, but alt

Emotions, the Social Bond, and Human Reality: Part/Whole Analysis (Studies in Emotion and Social Interaction)

English | 1997 | ISBN: 0521584914 | 262 Pages | PDF | 16.47 MB

In his important new book, Thomas Scheff offers an innovative approach to researching human behavior that relates the smallest parts of social interaction to the greatest wholes of social structure. These are the details and connections usually found only in the finest novels, but Scheff combines the insights of the h

Art of Memory free ebook

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Art of Memory

English | 1984 | ISBN: 074480020X | 424 Pages | PDF | 9.62 MB

A revolutionary book about mnemonic techniques, and their relation to the history of philosophy, science, and literature

The ancient Greeks, to whom a trained memory was of vital importance-as it was to everyone before the invention of printing-created an elaborate memory system, based on a technique of i