Download Foucault by Robert Nola PDF

By Robert Nola

5 eminent critics discover the validity of Foucault's principles on such questions because the healthy among strength and data and the strain among historicist and universalist claims.The very hazard of a severe stance is a habitual topic in all of Foucault's works, and the participants differ within the ways in which they relate to his key perspectives on fact and cause in terms of energy and government.

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Download El viaje de Nietzsche a Sorrento: Una travesía espiritual by Paolo d'Iorio,Luis Enrique de Santiago Guervós PDF

By Paolo d'Iorio,Luis Enrique de Santiago Guervós

Otoño de 1876: Friedrich Nietzsche viaja a Sorrento invitado por su amiga Malwida von Meysenbug. Esta travesía no es sólo el primer gran viaje de Nietzsche al extranjero, su primer gran viaje al Sur, sino el gran punto de inflexión en su vida y en su filosofía. Se produce en un momento en el que Nietzsche padece graves sufrimientos: su salud se ha debilitado e insoportables migrañas le obligan a permanecer en cama al menos una vez por semana. También es el tiempo de hacer un stability intelectual. Aunque ha cumplido 32 años, Nietzsche comienza a lamentarse de haber aceptado demasiado joven los angeles cátedra de profesor en Basilea. Pero más grave todavía es el fervor de su compromiso de propagandista wagneriano, que cede poco a poco el lugar al desencanto. Este libro ilustra esa metamorfosis de una manera amena y acercándonos a su figura desde el ángulo más humano: las cartas de Nietzsche y de sus compañeros de viaje nos abren en primera personality el paisaje de las emociones del filósofo, sus conversaciones en aquella fructífera comunidad de amigos, sus caminatas por esos parajes mediterráneos donde los angeles vida parece cobrar un nuevo sentido, las exploraciones con Paul Rée y el estudiante Albert Brenner, junto a quienes recobra l. a. sociabilidad alegre que fertiliza su impulso creativo. También nos acercan al hombre asediado por l. a. enfermedad y el sufrimiento. Todo ello en el año decisivo en el que Nietzsche viajará hasta los angeles madurez de su filosofía.

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Download La historia de Mencio (Spanish Edition) by Cao Raode PDF

By Cao Raode

Mencio, gran pensador, estadista y pedagogo que vivió durante el período de los angeles historia de China conocido como los Estados Guerreros (475-221 a.C.), fue el intérprete más importante de las doctrinas de Confucio, después de conocerlas a fondo él mismo. este libro ofrece una descripción actual de l. a. escabrosa vida de Mencio y expone su teoría acerca de que "los hombres nacen buenos", y su defendida afirmación de que todos los gobernantes deben practicar una política de "benevolencia". También subraya particularmente l. a. tendencia democrática de Mencio, de respetar, valorar y amar a las personas. Esta obra ayuda al lector a comprender los escritos y las opiniones de Mencio, así como los angeles esencia de los pensamientos contenidos en los angeles colección de sus enseñanzas, titulada El libro de Mencio, uno de los cuatro clásicos de l. a. escuela confuciana.

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Download La Rosa Di Jericho: Il paradigma olivettiano per una nuova by Pietro Condemi PDF

By Pietro Condemi

Attraverso il racconto della storia della Olivetti, dalle origini ai giorni nostri, è possibile rintracciare le ragioni di un successo economico, imprenditoriale, culturale e sociale che non ha avuto precedenti né in Italia né nel mondo: un progetto ricorsivo che pone come reale motore d'impresa los angeles cultura e l'etica, che ne permette l'attualizzazione attraverso los angeles formazione e l'esempio incarnato della proprietà e del most sensible administration, che cavalca l'innovazione tecnologica e organizzativa come epifenomeno dello sviluppo completo delle persone, di individui-che-pensano e che sono in grado di applicare los angeles ricchezza culturale alla soluzione dei propri e altrui problemi. Imprenditori, supervisor, formatori, forze politiche e sindacali sono invitati a compiere un viaggio nella storia della Olivetti; potranno fare tesoro di queste esperienze, compararle con i recenti dibattiti in corso in Europa e negli Stati Uniti, con le raccomandazione di un recente Libro Verde CEE, e avvalersene in keeping with progettare una formazione in grado di sviluppare le potenzialità di ognuno, rendere competitiva e innovativa l'impresa, realizzare un ben-essere diffuso, assolvere a un dovere etico in capo a ogni persona.
“… una dovizia di dati quali-quantitativi affidabili, frutto di una ricerca metodologicamente avanzata e corretta condotta direttamente alle fonti… un’occasione di confronto… los angeles sfida è quella di una formazione che sappia diventare anche Bildung, Alta Scuola, capace di coniugare le irrinunciabili aspettative performative dell’impresa e dell’organizzazione con quelle di senso in step with chi… all’interno vi opera… cogliere in ogni atto formativo l’occasione consistent with un continuo "rigenerarsi" in line with l’organizzazione e l’attore organizzativo è una sfida che l. a. Direzione del Personale italiana è da pace chiamata a raccogliere…” Giuseppe Varchetta, Direzione del Personale, No.2, Maggio 2007

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Download Gershom Scholem: An Intellectual Biography (Studies in by Amir Engel PDF

By Amir Engel

Gershom Scholem (1897–1982) used to be ostensibly a pupil of Jewish mysticism, but he occupies a robust position in today’s highbrow mind's eye, having an influential touch with a unprecedented forged of thinkers, together with Hans Jonas, Martin Buber, Walter Benjamin, Hannah Arendt, and Theodor Adorno. during this first biography of Scholem, Amir Engel indicates how Scholem grew from a student of an esoteric self-discipline to a philosopher wrestling with difficulties that extend to the very foundations of the fashionable human experience.

           

As Engel exhibits, in his look for the reality of Jewish mysticism Scholem molded the substantial literature of Jewish mystical lore right into a wealthy collection of news that unveiled new truths concerning the smooth situation. Positioning Scholem’s paintings and lifestyles inside of early twentieth-century Germany, Palestine, and later the kingdom of Israel, Engel intertwines Scholem’s biography along with his historiographical paintings, which stretches again to the Spanish expulsion of Jews in 1492, in the course of the lives of Rabbi Isaac Luria and Sabbatai Zevi, and as much as Hasidism and the sunrise of the Zionist move. via parallel narratives, Engel touches on a big selection of vital themes together with immigration, exile, Zionism, international struggle One, and the production of the country of Israel, eventually telling the tale of the realizations—and failures—of a dream for a latest Jewish existence.

 

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Download The Song of the Distant Dove: Judah Halevi's Pilgrimage by Raymond P. Scheindlin PDF

By Raymond P. Scheindlin

Judah Halevi (ca. 1075-1141) is the simplest recognized and so much loved of medieval Hebrew poets, in part as a result of his passionate poems of eager for the Land of Israel and in part as a result of legend of his dying as a martyr whereas reciting his Ode to Zion on the gates of Jerusalem. He was once additionally one of many most well known theologians of medieval Judaism, having written a treatise at the that means of Judaism that continues to be studied and honored through conventional Jews.

As a member of the rich Jewish elite of medieval Spain, Halevi loved the cloth pleasures to be had to the higher sessions. along his sacred poetry, he wrote verses approximately younger romance, wine songs, and odes to his neighbors. In midlife, Halevi grew to become extra heavily to faith, ultimately leaving behind his family members and group with hopes of finishing his lifestyles as a pilgrim within the land of Israel.

Miraculously, a few letters in Arabic have been found approximately fifty years in the past, a few written through Halevi, a few written to Halevi, and but others written approximately Halevi via his buddies in Egypt. those letters look after a brilliant checklist of Halevi's travels as a pilgrim and of the final months of his lifestyles. Raymond Scheindlin has written the 1st book-length therapy of Halevi's pilgrimage in any language. He tells the tale of Halevi's trip via decisions from those revealing assets and explores its that means via discussions of his stirring poetry, provided right here in new verse translations with complete commentary.

In Hebrew verse of unheard of attractiveness, Halevi salutes the Holy Land; he argues with associates approximately his intentions; he units out his myth of crossing the sea, of strolling the hills and valleys of the Land of Israel, and of loss of life and mingling his bones with its soil and stones. He even confides his mystery fears and uncertainties, his eager for his relations, and his worry of dying at sea. together with his consummate ability as a translator of Hebrew poetry and his mastery of Judeo-Arabic tradition, Scheindlin presents clean insights into the literary, spiritual, and ancient aspects of Halevi's desirable poetry and fateful journey.

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Download Aleister Crowley: The Biography by Tobias Churton PDF

By Tobias Churton

This definitive biography of Aleister Crowley, the main infamous and debatable non secular determine of the 20 th century, brings jointly a lifetime of world-shaking 'magick', sexual and mental experimentation on the outer limits, world-record-beating climbing and startling prophetic energy - in addition to poetry, event, espionage, knowledge, extra, and highbrow brilliance. This biography unearths the guy in the back of the appalling attractiveness, demolishing a century of scandalmongering that persuaded the area that Crowley was once a black magician, a traitor and a sexual wastrel, hooked on medications and delinquent posing, instead of the extraordinary fact that Crowley was once a genius as major as Jung, Freud or Einstein.

Churton has loved the total co-operation of the world's Crowley students to make sure the accuracy of his riveting narrative.

The booklet includes the 1st ever entire research of Crowley's surprising kin heritage - together with proof he hid in his lifetime for worry of social prejudice.

Tobias Churton additionally offers us an in depth account of Crowley's paintings as a British undercover agent in the course of global battle I in Berlin throughout the early Nineteen Thirties and through international conflict II. this data has now not been on hand to any earlier biographer.

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Download In den Stürmen des Lebens hältst du mich (German Edition) by Kara Tippetts PDF

By Kara Tippetts

Kara Tippetts kennt das Leben in all seinen Facetten. Sie weiß um die mütterliche regimen, die es braucht, um für vier Kinder zu sorgen. Sie freut sich, sie aufwachsen zu sehen. Sie ist glücklich verheiratet mit ihrem Ehemann Jason ... und sie weiß, dass sie mit Mitte dreißig an Krebs erkrankt ist. Im Endstadium.

In ihrem Buch zieht sie keine Schlüsse, warum uns manches im Leben so hart trifft. Sie bittet uns vielmehr darum, sie zu begleiten - auf ihrer inneren Reise castle von der Angst und dem Wunsch nach Kontrolle hin zu jenem gnädigen Frieden, über den Gott verheißt, dass er jegliche menschliche Vernunft übersteigt. Sie erlebt dabei hautnah, wie sehr Gott bei uns ist. Jeden Tag. Und sie spürt, dass die ganz alltägliche Treue der Schlüssel zu jenem Frieden sein kann, der es sogar schafft, Kummer und Schmerz in etwas Wunderschönes zu verwandeln.

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Download Gershom Scholem : From Berlin to Jerusalem and Back (The by Noam Zadoff PDF

By Noam Zadoff

The German-born Gerhard (Gershom) Scholem (1897–1982), the preeminent pupil of Jewish mysticism, delved into the historic research of kabbalistic literature from past due antiquity to the 20 th century. His writings traverse Jewish historiography, Zionism, the phenomenology of mystical faith, and the religious and political of latest Judaism and Jewish civilization. in the course of his lifetime, he released over 40 volumes and shut to 700 articles and knowledgeable no less than 3 generations of students of Jewish inspiration, lots of whom nonetheless educate in Israel, Europe, and North America.

Scholem famously mentioned rejecting his mom and dad’ assimilationist liberalism in prefer of Zionism and immigrating to Palestine in 1923, the place he turned a important determine within the German Jewish immigrant neighborhood that ruled the nation’s highbrow panorama in Mandate Palestine until eventually the area battle II. regardless of Scholem’s public renunciation of Germany for Israel, Zadoff explores how existence and paintings of Scholem mirror ambivalence towards Zionism and his German origins.

Zadoff divides the ebook into 3 components. He first examines how Scholem created new educational and social circles in Palestine, whereas even as carrying on with to post in German and participate in Jewish cultural tasks in his state of starting place. Zadoff then turns to the response of Scholem to the Holocaust and its aftermath, which constituted a turning element in his existence. The 3rd a part of the publication offers with Scholem’s slow go back to the German highbrow international after international battle II.

Zadoff's erudite interpretations of Scholem’s scholarship, embedded in its wealthy social and cultural contexts, convey anew the extraordinary contested worlds Scholem inhabited, resisted, and accommodated to—sometimes in ways in which ran counter to his personal self-portrait.

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Download Life and Soul by John Hendry PDF

By John Hendry

Actor, author, broadcaster – now in his 3rd age simply author – John Hendry has a level in Philosophy and English with event as a Samaritan, a counsellor with brain, and a religious healer. nowadays he lives together with his paintings psychotherapist spouse, Anthea, as a vegetarian peasant with an allotment within the Yorkshire Dales from the place he sends unfastened per thirty days mind-body-spirit newsletters to readers worldwide.
In his mind-body-spirit autobiography John Hendry trawls his seventy years and springs up with major reports that set off insights and reflections. along those are wondrous illustrations illuminating his travels in Libya less than Gaddafi and India, epigrams which are sometimes Wildean – ‘A cynic is an individual who sees via every thing and for this reason sees nothing.’ – hilarious adventures in radio and television, haiku poetry, paintings – ‘For humans like me who can’t draw’ - and remarkable road scenes born of his rejection of ‘the infernal combustion engine’ in favour of lifestyles as a militant pedestrian. yet this learn is whatever yet pedestrian.
The poet, T.F.Griffin, a reader of John’s Newsletters, writes: ‘Gently provocative, frequently a laugh, continually informative, the Newsletters enable us to glimpse either the lifetime of the guy and the man’s internal lifestyles. Juxtaposing own observations with favorite costs from the clever and witty, he invitations us on a now not too strenuous quest to determine what it really is to be human’.

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