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Makers of the Middle Ages: Essays in Honor of William Calin By Richard Utz, Elizabeth Emery
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The twenty well-known scholars featured in this Festschrift for William Calin engage in personal reflection about the ways scholars, writers, musicians, and artists from different periods have... More > "made" the Middle Ages by exploring it in their own work. Contributors: Barbara K. Altman, Pam Clements, Elizabeth Emery, Karl Fugelso, Caroline Jewers, Alicia C. Montoya, Gwendolyn A. Morgan, E.L. Risden, Nils Holger Petersen, William D. Paden, F. Regina Psaki, Carol L. Robinson, Roy Rosenstein, Tom Shippey, Jesse G. Swan, M.J. Toswell, Richard Utz, Kathleen Verduin, Veronica Ortenberg West-Harling, Gayle Zachmann< Less
BEYOND OLD AGE: Essays on Living and Dying By Annemarie Roeper, Ed.D.
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This provocative look at the universal challenges of aging provides a unique view of what it is like to be "beyond old." Annemarie's honesty, as she steps to the edge of existence and... More > embraces the mystery of what it means to be human, gives us all the courage to look at our own lives in a more hopeful, compassionate way.< Less
BEYOND OLD AGE: Essays on Living and Dying By Annemarie Roeper, Ed.D.
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This provocative look at the universal challenges of aging provides a unique view of what it is like to be "beyond old." Annemarie's honesty, as she steps to the edge of existence and... More > embraces the mystery of what it means to be human, gives us all the courage to look at our own lives in a more hopeful, compassionate way.< Less
Essays on Power By eric petracca
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Essays on Power is a collection of closely related essays on the topic of Power as it corresponds to the systems we use to keep ourselves together and tear each other apart. Fans of Foucault,... More > Barthes, Berger, Baudrillard, and Leary will find themselves in familiar territory. Fans of progressive technology and philosophy will find the ideas of those mentioned challenged, extended, and brought in line with the current age. < Less
The Aesthetical Essays By Friedrich Schiller
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The special subject of the greater part of the letters and essays of Schiller contained in this volume is Aesthetics; and before passing to any remarks on his treatment of the subject it will be... More > useful to offer a few observations on the nature of this topic, and on its treatment by the philosophical spirit of different ages. First, then, aesthetics has for its object the vast realm of the beautiful, and it may be most adequately defined as the philosophy of art or of the fine arts. To some the definition may seem arbitrary, as excluding the beautiful in nature; but it will cease to appear so if it is remarked that the beauty which is the work of art is higher than natural beauty, because it is the offspring of the mind. Moreover, if, in conformity with a certain school of modern philosophy, the mind be viewed as the true being, including all in itself, it must be admitted that beauty is only truly beautiful when it shares in the nature of mind, and is mind's offspring.< Less
Three Essays By Tahir Shah
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Tahir Shah's collection of THREE ESSAYS considers aspects of human society and culture that help us to understand both the world around us and ourselves. An extraordinary thought-provoking essay,... More > CANNIBALISM: IT’S ONLY MEAT is certain to horrify a great many readers, and will leave all who reach the end with a sense of revelation at what is the last taboo. THE KUMBH MELA: GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH considers why so many people stake so much to get to the Kumbh Mela in India, and pledge devotion. He considers the logistical triumph of the vast makeshift tent city, speaks to sadhus, gurus, and to plenty of ordinary folk, and reflects on the role of the Kumbh Mela in the modern world. In his fascinating essay THE LEGACY OF ARAB SCIENCE, Shah discusses the often-forgotten contribution of the Arabs of the Abbasid Age, reflecting on how their breakthroughs helped shape the world in which we live. The three essays range in length from just under 5,000 words to over 6,700 each.< Less
Essays of a Middle-Aged School Girl: Party * Pledge * Study By Sylvia Herrera
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Sylvia (Sandi) M. Herrera lived one vodka dream at a time and suddenly faced a sober moment of recognition: Life is more intoxicating living out your purpose. Essays of a Middle-Aged School Girl... More > chronicles Sandi's years before, during and after college, it is an intimate memoir that takes you on a spiritual and an emotional journey. Get comfortable and enjoy the ride! Please note that the author is not responsible for any challenges that the content may bring to your emotional and mental psyche.< Less
After the Crash: An Essay-Novel Of The Post-Hydrocarbon Age By Caryl Johnston
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A novel of the future about a world without cheap oil.
The Lost OBE Essays By Cory Gann
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A rare collection of essays by reclusive astral travel master Cory Gann. The author discusses his adventures with out-of-body experiences, including providing tips and advice on how others can... More > experience astral travel, or out-of-body experiences.< Less
Scientific Astrology Essays By Klaudio Zic
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What is your natal astrology really about? True astronomic zodiac, precessed ascendant, new planet candidates, centaurs and more.