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RUSSIAN LITERATURE By Keltik Excalibur
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1377-word essay on: Please compare and contrast two stories below in terms of their moral visions and characterizations, the meaning and role morality in the society ranging from the Decadent... More > rejection of social responsibility in favour of art for art sake to Nietzsche’s philosophical writings on will, responsibility, in the early 20th century. Stories: "The Kiss of the Unborn (Beauty)" by Fyodor Sologub, AND "Twenty-six Men and a Girl" by Maxim Gorky< Less
The Consolation of Philosophy By Boethius
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Consolation of Philosophy (Latin: Consolatio Philosophiae) is a philosophical work by Boethius written in about the year 524 AD. It has been described as the single most important and influential... More > work in the West in medieval and early Renaissance Christianity, and is also the last great work that can be called Classical. Consolation of Philosophy was written during Boethius’ one year imprisonment while awaiting trial, and eventual horrific execution, for the crime of treason by Ostrogothic King Theodoric the Great. Boethius was at the very heights of power in Rome and was brought down by treachery. It was from this experience he was inspired to write a philosophical book from prison reflecting on how a lord’s favor could change so quickly and why friends would turn against him. It has been described as ‘by far the most interesting example of prison literature the world has ever seen.< Less
tend. field., (a philosophy enters). By Peter Ganick
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experimental writing by Peter Ganick
Open Life: The Philosophy of Open Source By Henrik Ingo
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The hot topics in information technology right now are Linux and Open Source. But what does Open Source offer those, who may not see their computer as a matter of life and death? Open Life: The... More > Philosophy of Open Source spotlights the people, businesses, values and practices of the Open Source world. Divided into four parts, Open Life starts rather philosophically by comparing the concepts of openness and mean-spiritedness highlighting the latter’s devious impact on our life. Part Two explores the Open Source culture from the time Linus Torvalds began writing code for his new operating system, how he behaves as a leader, and stating the virtues of a programmer. Part Three reviews some Open Source business models and evaluates both their economic and ethical sustainability. Leaving the world of software behind, Part Four considers how open business models can be applied in fields as diverse as mining, literature, and fashion design.< Less
The Collected Writings From Soka University of America By Timothy Harada
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From the author of the Buddhist discovery novel, Myth Shattering, the Collected Writings From Soka University contain all of the writings which were previously published as the first 3 volumes of The... More > Selected Writings From Soka University, plus Timothy Harada's yet unpublished senior thesis. Separated into 4 sections, this thick volume contains academic works on politics, human rights, social justice, art and activism, Buddhist philosophy, poetry, historical and cultural criticism and a wide range of other topics that are sure to stimulate many observers of the new 21st century peace institute, Soka University of America.< Less
The Collected Writings From Soka University of America By Timothy Harada
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From the author of the Buddhist discovery novel, Myth Shattering, the Collected Writings From Soka University contain all of the writings which were previously published as the first 3 volumes of The... More > Selected Writings From Soka University, plus Timothy Harada's yet unpublished senior thesis. Separated into 4 sections, this thick volume contains academic works on politics, human rights, social justice, art and activism, Buddhist philosophy, poetry, historical and cultural criticism and a wide range of other topics that are sure to stimulate many observers of the new 21st century peace institute, Soka University of America.< Less
Ananda Sutram: With Commentary from the Writings of the Author By Shrii Shrii Anandamurti
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Ananda Sutram is the basic scripture of modern Yoga composed in Sanskrit by Shrii Shrii Anandamurti (1921-1990) in the year 1961. In the best traditions of sutra literature, the sutras (eighty-five... More > in number), serve with breathtaking conciseness, as a framework for the entire Ananda Marga ideology. Ananda Sutram means, in part, “aphorisms leading to ananda, divine bliss”. The sutra form has been valued over the centuries as a powerful tool for communicating a deep philosophy in a condensed, memorable way. Herein Shrii Shrii Anandamurti has presented humanity with original concepts of metaphysics, epistemology, ethics and macrohistory. He has set out a socio-economic approach conceived in the light of a theistic philosophy, blending subjective approach with objective adjustment, offering the world a progressive social system based on social and economic justice. It consists of five chapters describing the universe, the mind, the spirit and the foundations of a healthy society.< Less
How Much Does Chaos Scare You?: Politics, Religion, and Philosophy in the Fiction of Philip K. Dick By Aaron Barlow
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A series of essays on the writing and ideas of Philip K. Dick presented in eight chapters. This in-depth look at the philosophies behind Dick's SF and mainstream novels is based on Barlow's 1988... More > doctoral dissertation at the University of Iowa.< Less
How Much Does Chaos Scare You?: Politics, Religion, and Philosophy in the Fiction of Philip K. Dick By Aaron Barlow
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A series of essays on the writing and ideas of Philip K. Dick presented in eight chapters. This in-depth look at the philosophies behind Dick's SF and mainstream novels is based on Barlow's 1988... More > doctoral dissertation at the University of Iowa.< Less
How Much Does Chaos Scare You?: Politics, Religion, and Philosophy in the Fiction of Philip K. Dick By Aaron Barlow
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A series of essays on the writing and ideas of Philip K. Dick presented in eight chapters. This in-depth look at the philosophies behind Dick's SF and mainstream novels is based on Barlow's 1988... More > doctoral dissertation at the University of Iowa.< Less