The Ribhu Gita: First English Translation from the Original by H. Ramamoorthy, Nome

By H. Ramamoorthy, Nome

This e-book is the 1st and simply complete English translation of that element of the traditional Sivarahasya that has end up referred to as The Ribhu Gita. Forty-four chapters of the private, nondual Self-Knowledge teachings as printed by means of the traditional sage, Ribhu, to his disciple, Nidagha. glowing with the symbolism of Siva, this can be a scripture of the purest Advaita Vedanta. this can be a distinct quantity, excellent for these at the route to discover the data of the Self and enjoyed through sages who therefore discovered.

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A Time of Omens by Katharine Kerr

By Katharine Kerr

Drawing on Celtic lore, the Deverry sequence has turn into a well-liked staple of the fashionable fable reader's library. Now A Time of Omens signs the intertwining of the 2 international of the sequence: Deverry, the area of people and elves, and the astral aircraft, the place robust immortals reside.

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Vom Laboratoriumspraktikum zur praktischen Wärmetechnik: by Carl Blacher

By Carl Blacher

Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer e-book records mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser Titel erschien in der Zeit vor 1945 und wird daher in seiner zeittypischen politisch-ideologischen Ausrichtung vom Verlag nicht beworben.

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Homer the preclassic by Gregory Nagy

By Gregory Nagy

Homer the Preclassic considers the advance of the Homeric poems-in specific the Iliad and Odyssey-during the time once they have been nonetheless a part of the oral culture. Gregory Nagy lines the evolution of rival “Homers” and the various types of Homeric poetry during this pretextual interval, reconstructed over a time-frame extending again from the 6th century BCE to the Bronze Age. exact of their linguistic element and striking of their implications, Nagy's insights conjure the Greeks' nostalgia for the imagined “epic area” of Troy and for the resonances and distortions this mythic earlier supplied to some of the Greek constituencies for whom the Homeric poems have been so crucial and definitive.

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The Ghosts of K2: The Epic Saga of the First Ascent by Mick Conefrey

By Mick Conefrey

"Most folks won't ever adventure K2. Mick Conefrey leaves readers with either super admiration for and an appreciation of the implications if you reach an experience so bodily, mentally, and emotionally taxing.”
— Kirkus Reviews

At 28,251 feet, K2 may be nearly 800 toes shorter than Everest, yet it’s a much tougher climb. during this definitive account, Mick Conefrey grippingly describes the early makes an attempt to arrive the summit and gives a desirable exploration of the 1st ascent’s advanced legacy. From the drug-addicted occultist Aleister Crowley to Achille Compagnoni and Lindo Lacedelli, the Italian duo who ultimately made it to the summit, The Ghosts of K2 charts how a slew of serious males grew to become fixated in this mythical mountain.

Through specific interviews with surviving group contributors and their households, and unrivalled entry to diaries and letters which were archived around the globe, Conefrey conjures up the genuine surroundings of the Savage Mountain and explores why it continues to be the ‘mountaineer’s mountain’, regardless of a historical past steeped in controversy and dying. Wrought with pressure, and populated by way of tragic heroes and kooky dreamers, The Ghosts of K2 is a masterpiece of climbing literature.

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The Problem of the Essential Indexical: and Other Essays by John Perry

By John Perry

A suite of twelve essays by way of John Perry and essays he co-authored, this e-book bargains with numerous difficulties on the topic of "self-locating beliefs": the types of ideals one expresses with indexicals and demonstratives, like "I" and "this." Postscripts were additional to some of the essays discussing criticisms through authors resembling Gareth Evans and Robert Stalnaker. incorporated with such recognized essays as "Frege on Demonstratives," "The challenge of the basic Indexical," "From Worlds to Situations," and "The Prince and the telephone sales space" are a couple of vital essays which have been much less obtainable and that debate very important features of Perry's perspectives, often called "Critical Referentialism," at the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind.

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Concepts, Theories, and the Mind-Body Problem (Minnesota by Herber Feigl, Michael Scriven, Grover Maxwell

By Herber Feigl, Michael Scriven, Grover Maxwell

Recommendations, Theories, and the Mind-Body challenge used to be first released in 1958. Minnesota Archive variations makes use of electronic expertise to make long-unavailable books once more obtainable, and are released unaltered from the unique collage of Minnesota Press editions.

This is quantity II of the Minnesota reports within the Philosophy of technology, a chain released in cooperation with the Minnesota middle for Philosophy of technology on the college of Minnesota. The sequence editors are Herbert Feigl and Grover Maxwell, who're additionally co-editors, with Michael Scriven, of this volume.

The ten papers via 11 authors which make up the content material of this quantity are the results of collaborative learn of the heart in philosophical and methodological difficulties of technological know-how quite often and psychology specifically. The members are Paul Oppenheim, Hilary Putnam, Carl G. Hempel, Michael Scriven, Arthur Pap, Wilfrid Sellars,

H. Gavin Alexander, P.F. Strawson, Karl Zener, Herbert Feigl, and Paul E. Meehl. moreover, an in depth dialogue of "Internationality and the Mental" by way of Wilfrid Sellars and Roderick Chisholm is gifted in an appendix.
In a evaluation of this quantity the magazine Psychiatric Quarterly commented: "These essays won't turn out effortless for the layman to learn, yet he can not often fail to discover his attempt rewarded if he's power. For the pro behavioral scientist elevated expertise and caution—in his use of clinical language, and brooding about medical theory—should result."

One of the papers during this quantity, "The 'Mental' and the 'Physical'" by means of Herbert Feigl, has been released via the collage of Minnesota Press with additional dialogue by means of Dr. Feigl as a separate ebook, The "Mental" and the "Physical": The Essay and a Postscript.

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Ambition and Anxiety: Ezra Pound's 'Cantos' and Derek by Line Henriksen

By Line Henriksen

This comparative learn investigates the epic lineage that may be traced again from Derek Walcott's Omeros and Ezra Pound's Cantos via Dante's Divina Commedia to the epic poems of Virgil and Homer, and identifies and discusses intimately a couple of recurrent key topoi. A clean definition of the idea that of style is labored out and offered, in accordance with readings of Homer. The examine reads Pound's and Walcott's poetics within the gentle of Roman Jakobson's notions of metonymy and metaphor, putting their lengthy poems on the respective contrary ends of those language poles. The inspiration of 'epic ambition' refers back to the poetic status connected to the epic style, while the (non-Bloomian) 'anxiety' happens whilst the poet faces not just the danger that his undertaking may well fail, yet in particular the ethical implications of that ambition and the phobia that it could turn out presumptuous. The drafts of Walcott's Omeros are right here tested for the 1st time, and a focus can also be dedicated to Pound's inventive approaches as illustrated via the drafts of the Cantos. even if there has already been an intermittent severe specialize in the 'classical' (and 'Dantean') antecedents of Walcott's poetry, the current learn is the 1st to collect the full variety of epic intertextualities underlying Omeros, and the 1st to learn this Caribbean masterpiece within the context of Pound's fulfillment.

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