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Symbolic Logic - 3rd Edition By Daniel R. Kern
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This textbook in Symbolic Logic is aimed at students with no logic background, unlike many textbooks on the market. There is a great deal of discussion of the foundation logical principles; much more... More > than in most Symbolic Logic texts. It introduces students to the terminology of argumentation, logical symbols and operators, truth tables, truth trees, Natural Deduction, and Quantifier Logic.< Less
Remembrances of the Dead - Graveyard Art & Symbolism By Gary R. Varner
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Perhaps some of our most mysterious, impressive and artistic symbolism can be found in our cemeteries. Ancient pagan, classical Greek and Roman, and the eternal symbols of hope, love and despair... More > appear in many of our older places of rest. This book looks at the art, history and meaning of pre-twentieth century grave markers and tombs in the United States, from Nova Scotia and Maine to South Carolina and California. Illustrated with over seventy photographs.< Less
Strangely Wrought Creatures of Life & Death: Ancient Symbolism in European and American Architecture By Gary R. Varner
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In his seventh book on folklore and symbolism, Gary R. Varner provides a look at strange and grotesque images we see everyday on our churches, banks and in our cemeteries. Images with origins far... More > older than the structures they adorn. What are the meanings behind these grotesque creatures, why are carvings of griffins and dragons, unicorns and Green Men found throughout the world on churches and cathedrals, government buildings and even apartment buildings? Illustrated with over 50 original photographs, Varner explores the meanings of the carvings found on both old and contemporary buildings, from France and Great Britain to New York and California. In addition, Varner explores strange images that are commonly seen in our cemeteries, engraved on grave-markers and tombs. This is a book for anyone interested in symbolism and folklore, architectural history and the development of religion. Gary R. Varner is a member of the American Folklore Society and the Foundation for Mythological Studies.< Less
Strangely Wrought Creatures of Life & Death: Ancient Symbolism in European and American Architecture By Gary R. Varner
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In his seventh book on folklore and symbolism, Gary R. Varner provides a look at strange and grotesque images we see everyday on our churches, banks and in our cemeteries. Images with origins far... More > older than the structures they adorn. What are the meanings behind these grotesque creatures, why are carvings of griffins and dragons, unicorns and Green Men found throughout the world on churches and cathedrals, government buildings and even apartment buildings? Illustrated with over 50 original photographs, Varner explores the meanings of the carvings found on both old and contemporary buildings, from France and Great Britain to New York and California. In addition, Varner explores strange images that are commonly seen in our cemeteries, engraved on grave-markers and tombs. This is a book for anyone interested in symbolism and folklore, architectural history and the development of religion. Gary R. Varner is a member of the American Folklore Society and the Foundation for Mythological Studies.< Less
Gargoyles, Grotesques & Green Men: Ancient Symbolism in European & American Architecture By Gary R. Varner
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The symbols and strange images that we find in our cemeteries, religious structures, banks and in our parks are the same symbols that have been part of the framework of the human psyche for thousands... More > of years. While contemporary man may think that they are simply decorative manifestations of a by-gone era, they represent the fears, dreams, ideas, beliefs and struggles that humankind has endured since we began to walk upright. This book surveys many of these icons and will give a meaning for them both in the context of ancient history and folklore as well as a meaning that is suitable for our contemporary times. Illustrated with dozens of photographs, this book will be of interest to anyone interested in historic preservation, ancient symbolism, the Green Man and the universal application of imagery. Gary R. Varner has written numerous books on ancient traditions, folklore, the environment and contemporary issues. He is a member of the American Folklore Society and the Foundation for Mythological Studies.< Less
Gargoyles, Grotesques & Green Men: Ancient Symbolism in European & American Architecture By Gary R. Varner
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The symbols and strange images that we find in our cemeteries, religious structures, banks and in our parks are the same symbols that have been part of the framework of the human psyche for thousands... More > of years. While contemporary man may think that they are simply decorative manifestations of a by-gone era, they represent the fears, dreams, ideas, beliefs and struggles that humankind has endured since we began to walk upright. This book surveys many of these icons and will give a meaning for them both in the context of ancient history and folklore as well as a meaning that is suitable for our contemporary times. Illustrated with dozens of photographs, this book will be of interest to anyone interested in historic preservation, ancient symbolism, the Green Man and the universal application of imagery. Gary R. Varner has written numerous books on ancient traditions, folklore, the environment and contemporary issues. He is a member of the American Folklore Society and the Foundation for Mythological Studies.< Less
Descent The R. Connors Story By Simon Cleveland
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Roy Connors, consultant for a top technology company and the quintessential pursuer of the American dream, through perseverance gains a unique mental disorder. When his only entrusted friend falls in... More > love with a hot brunette, Roy’s already fragile life suddenly spirals out of control. Obsessed with the ancient symbols carved on a 3,500 year-old clay disk and ridden by jealousy, Roy follows the happy couple to their Cayman Island retreat. The fates of the three collide with the arrival of the deadliest hurricane in the islands’ history. Descent The R. Connors Story is a psychological suspense delivering a rare glimpse into the minds of identity-shattered individuals. Written in a vibrant style it reconciles misconceptions about self, sexual duality, and the mysterious raw forces of Nature.< Less
Descent The R. Connors Story By Simon Cleveland
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Roy Connors, consultant for a top technology company and the quintessential pursuer of the American dream, through perseverance gains a unique mental disorder. When his only entrusted friend falls in... More > love with a hot brunette, Roy’s already fragile life suddenly spirals out of control. Obsessed with the ancient symbols carved on a 3,500 year-old clay disk and ridden by jealousy, Roy follows the happy couple to their Cayman Island retreat. The fates of the three collide with the arrival of the deadliest hurricane in the islands’ history. Descent The R. Connors Story is a psychological suspense delivering a rare glimpse into the minds of identity-shattered individuals. Written in a vibrant style it reconciles misconceptions about self, sexual duality, and the mysterious raw forces of Nature.< Less
P O M E G R A N A T E By Anatomy Of A Divine Remedy by Hassan Amjad, M.D.
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In this book, I share some of my enthusiasm as to why the pomegranate is a magnificient, trans-cultural, symbolic icon in medicine, health, and mythology.
[The Fragments] ::(malfunctioning < a / p o e t r y / > By TG Watts
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Tom Watts lives and works in south-east London. His poetry has been published in Equilibrium Magazine, Remark, Plus-Que-Parfait, Streetcake Magazine, zimZalla, and a chapbook is forthcoming on The... More > Arthur Shilling Press. Away from poetry, he writes reviews for Rabbit Hole Urban Music, and his short story 'Wasps' was long-listed for the 2010 Fish Short Story Prize. He is currently grappling man to man with his first novel. So far the novel is winning. He is fascinated by the accidental glimpse of the internet that broken coding provides. When, like the bones of a busted umbrella, the facade of the internet is ripped away and it’s scaffolding revealed, it always has the appearance of a chaotic randomness. It is in fact the opposite as every letter, symbol, and mark must be in exactly the right place for the code to work. This is demonstrated beautifully by the probably simple error of composition that has caused the site or blog to malfunction and blurt out the ugly piece of code. < t h e e n d / a >< Less