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Jules Lefebvre: 67 Masterpieces By Maria Tsaneva
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Jules Joseph Lefebvre (1836–1911) was a French figure painter, educator and theorist. Like a typical academic artist, Lefèbvre started his career with the traditional subject matter of... More > histories and other narratives. It would not be till later in his career that he would focus exclusively on the human figure in portraiture and especially the female nude, with great ability and success. Many of his paintings are single figures of beautiful women. Among his best portraits were those of M. L. Reynaud and the Prince Imperial (1874). He won the prestigious Prix de Rome in 1861. Among his famous students were Fernand Khnopff, Kenyon Cox, Félix Vallotton, Ernst Friedrich von Liphart, Georges Rochegrosse, the Scottish-born landscape painter William Hart, and Edmund C. Tarbell, who became an American Impressionist painter.< Less
Planning Your Year in Italy By Donald Lefebvre
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A step-by-step guide for foreigners who want to legally live in Italy for more than 90 days. Written from an American perspective, this book is an invaluable guide for anyone wanting to experience... More > the magic of Italy. The book is equally valuable to anyone going to Italy on a job assignment, to study or to simply relax. Save time and money by following logical “To-Do” lists which guide the reader through the complicated bureaucratic maze of required forms and permissions, finding housing, transportation, importing your pet, choosing the best seasons, handling your house back home, adjusting to a new life-style, unwinding everything you accomplished while in Italy and much more. Humorous memoirs of the author’s experiences and mistakes while living in Italy, Kenya and the United Kingdom make the book enjoyable reading. If a two week vacation in Italy leaves you wanting more then “Planning Your Year in Italy” is the first step you should take toward making your dream a reality.< Less
Movies for the Moron - 50 Movies to own, watch, and learn about so people don't think you're a movie moron By Paul Lefebvre
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A guide to 50 movies you should watch, learn about, and own so people don't think you're a movie moron.
At the Movies Puzzle Fun By Paul Lefebvre
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Have fun solving 60 word-search puzzles while testing your knowledge about the movies. The one-word movie title puzzles are divided into years from 1965 to 2014. After that are puzzles for... More > Oscar winners for Best Director, Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor and Actress for the years 1973-2014. You might be surprised at how many movies or Oscar-winning Directors or Actors & Actresses you didn’t know about or forgot. Enjoy hours of fun solving puzzles and reminiscing about your favorite movies and stars while solving puzzles.< Less
Conflicting Structures By Vladimir Lefebvre
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The first edition of this book appeared in 1967 (in Russian). In that edition, the author introduced two completely new concepts: that of a reflexive system (a system that has an image of the self)... More > and that of reflexive control (conveying a basis for making the decision that is advantageous to the side conducting the reflexive control); both concepts have since become firmly established in modern theories of decision-making. The book contains the author's model of the Universe as a reflexive system (Janus-Cosmology) as well as the description of a device that turns fears into reality through reflexive control, constructed by the author for the purpose of experimental study. In addition, the author also explains how to use reflexive control over processes of reflexive control.< Less
Lectures on the Reflexive Games Theory By Vladimir Lefebvre
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This book describes an innovative approach to reflexive game theory. The applications of this theory include predicting and influencing choices made by individual subjects belonging to groups that... More > have their own collective goals and interests. The correlation between a subject's individual interests and those of the group is informed by the anti-selfishness principle: a subject belonging to a group, in pursuing his or her own interests, may not cause harm to the interests of the group as a whole. This principle is as foundational to reflexive game theory as the principle of guaranteed results in classical game theory.< Less
What Are Consciousness, Animacy, Mental Activity and the Like? By Vladimir Lefebvre
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The book describes how the representation of certain psychological processes with a chain of heat engines allows modeling a large number of mental phenomena. This relation seems enigmatic in so far... More > as we cannot find any analogues to heat engines in human body. Nevertheless, in his previous book, The Cosmic Subject, the author tried to link the chains of heat engines with objects physically existing in the reality. In his new book, the author chose a fundamentally different way. He revises the very concept of existing by considering that the ideal physical objects may also have a status of real existence. Mental phenomenology, according to the author, is a manifestation of existence of such ideal objects. Along this way the author deduces the main psychophysical laws and the Just Intonation set of musical intervals.< Less
Critical Health Insurance Plans for Critical Health Ailments By Pierre Lefebvre
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There are a lot of health care insurance nowadays with thousands of healthcare insurance companies scattered around the world. Individuals and organizations are slowly starting to appreciate their... More > importance in today’s practical yet expensive lifestyle and health demands. If you are a person living with cancer or a survivor or with any other critical ailment, it is important to make sure that the health insurance plan you choose covers the prescription drugs you mostly need. Westhill Insurance Consulting gives out warnings on the spread of fraudulent insurance that are emerging targeting the need of cancer patients for insurance. Reports have already been shown in the developing city of Jakarta, Indonesia and Mumbai, India. Here are the tips that we must remember when we avail of critical health insurance for critical health ailment: All new health insurance plans must provide a benefit package that includes< Less
Private Mail: Letters to Emily By Paul Lefebvre
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In Private Mail: Letters to Emily, the author tries to escape city life and failed relationships through a self-imposed exile in his hometown, surviving there by maintaining a link to his life in... More > the city with letters to his friend Emily. Therein, he recounts the curious and illicit and often humorously-bizarre events unfolding around him using an almost addictive conversational style, making for an engrossing and entertaining read. Emily soon learns, as does the reader, that life in a small town is not as parochial and idyllically-simple as it's often made out to be.< Less
Private Mail: Letters from the Beach By Paul Lefebvre
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The author's first novel, "Private Mail: Letters to Emily," introduced readers to a variety of characters who populated the author’s world of late, his small hometown where he... More > retreated for a break from city life. Having made the decision to stay for just a little while longer and spend the Summer, this time with a store at the beach, the author continues his descriptive missives to his city-bound friend Emily in "Letters from the Beach," replete with a cast of new beach friends and their perhaps improbable adventures – some kooky and some dastardly, or just downright stupid. None of which will surprise readers of "Letters to Emily."< Less