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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
Where Were You? Reflections on Science, Philosophy and Religion By Jan H. van Bemmel
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The author is completely perplexed by the marvels in this world and beyond. His reflections are summarized in four different chapters: on Nature, the Universe, Intelligence, and finally the ultimate... More > question: Why are we here? Of course, answers to such questions are very personal and will be far from complete. Perhaps, more questions are asked than answers can ever be given. The material for his reflections was borrowed from the scientific literature, his own research and from books of wisdom, primarily from the different writings of the prophets and the apostles in ther Bible< Less
i write therefore i am By Roy Anthony Shabla
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The lovechild of Dr Seuss and Philip Glass is a Zen master named, i write therefore i am. Or, i am not. This chapbook is a hall of mirrors which reflects more reality than fantastic or fractured... More > distortion. It is a writer’s handbook on why we write; poems about the soul of poetry. It is music and psychoanalysis and a string of epiphanies knotted like a cat’s cradle. Hypnotic, dizzying… the book is a “must read” for any writer and any reader who considers literature an essential part of life.< Less
Mother Earth, Vol. 1 No. 3, May 1906 Monthly Magazine Devoted to Social Science and Literature By Various
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Emma Goldman (June 27 [O.S. June 15], 1869 – May 14,... More > 1940) was an anarchist known for her political activism, writing, and speeches. She played a pivotal role in the development of anarchist political philosophy in North America and Europe in the first half of the 20th century.Born in Kovno, Russian Empire (present-day Kaunas, Lithuania), Goldman emigrated to the United States in 1885. Attracted to anarchism after the Haymarket affair, Goldman became a writer and a renowned lecturer on anarchist philosophy, women's rights, and social issues, attracting crowds of thousands. She and anarchist writer Alexander Berkman, her lover and lifelong friend, planned to assassinate industrialist and financier Henry Clay Frick as an act of propaganda of the deed. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emma_Goldman< 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
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