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A Selection from the Writings of Guy De Maupassant, Vol. I By Guy de Maupassant
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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: Paul Charles Joseph Bourget (French: [buʁʒɛ];... More > 2 September 1852 – 25 December 1935) was a French novelist and critic.Paul Bourget was born in Amiens in the Somme département of Picardy, France. His father, a professor of mathematics, was later appointed to a post in the college at Clermont-Ferrand, where Bourget received his early education. He afterwards studied at the Lycée Louis-le-Grand and at the École des Hautes Études.Between 1872 and 1873, he produced a volume of verse, Au Bord de la Mer, which was followed by others, the last, Les Aveux, appearing in 1882. Meanwhile, he was making a name in literary journalism and in 1883 he published Essais de Psychologie Contemporaine, studies of eminent writers first printed in the Nouvelle Revue, and now brought together. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Bourget< Less
Gait 32 By Franco Dario Panizza
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How old are you? Where are you now? To answer these question is undoubtedly not difficult. But which answers would we get addressing the same questions to the entire Humanity? At what stage do we... More > find humanity? How long will we be able to live on our planet? Can we measure the speed by which our progress goes on? Centuries and millennium to proceed from the simple wheel to the car and few decades to arrive to robots and mobile phones! How so? Why? An “apprentice philosopher” tries to answer with the aid of Mathematics - History - Philosophy - Science-fiction. A theory which can be resumed, challenged, updated, computed again by everyone of you.< Less
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions By Edwin A. Abbott
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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is an 1884 satirical novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott. Writing pseudonymously as "a Square",Abbott used the fictional... More > two-dimensional world of Flatland to offer pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions, for which the novella is still popular amongst mathematics, physics, and computer science students. Several films have been made from the story, including a feature film in 2007 called Flatland. Other efforts have been short or experimental films, including one narrated by Dudley Moore and a short film with Martin Sheen titled Flatland: The Movie.< Less
Gait 32 By Franco Dario Panizza
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How old are you? Where are you now? To answer these question is undoubtedly not difficult. But which answers would we get addressing the same questions to the entire Humanity? At what stage do we... More > find humanity? How long will we be able to live on our planet? Can we measure the speed by which our progress goes on? Centuries and millennium to proceed from the simple wheel to the car and few decades to arrive to robots and mobile phones! How so? Why? An “apprentice philosopher” tries to answer with the aid of Mathematics - History - Philosophy - Science-fiction. A theory which can be resumed, challenged, updated, computed again by everyone of you.< Less
Matter, Energy and Mentality: Exploring Metaphysical Reality By Richard Rydon
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This book is brief and daring. Matter, Energy and Mentality: Exploring Metaphysical Reality by Richard Rydon is a book of speculative non-fiction. It is something to sink your metaphysical teeth... More > into. It covers the relationships between Matter, Energy and Mentality, using Energy Redistribution (Unnecessary Action) as a common feature in the Universe. The book should appeal, especially, to those of a mathematical bent, where a number of descriptive equations are presented in an attempt to describe certain elusive aspects of Reality. The book also includes some more-detailed sections, which consider the relationships between Information and Entropy in various Systems.< Less
Matter, Energy and Mentality: Exploring Metaphysical Reality By Richard Rydon
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This book is brief and daring. Matter, Energy and Mentality: Exploring Metaphysical Reality by Richard Rydon is a book of speculative non-fiction. It is something to sink your metaphysical teeth... More > into. It covers the relationships between Matter, Energy and Mentality, using Energy Redistribution (Unnecessary Action) as a common feature in the Universe. The book should appeal, especially, to those of a mathematical bent, where a number of descriptive equations are presented in an attempt to describe certain elusive aspects of Reality. The book also includes some more-detailed sections, which consider the relationships between Information and Entropy in various Systems.< Less
Matter, Energy and Mentality By Richard Rydon
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This book is brief and daring. Matter, Energy and Mentality: Exploring Metaphysical Reality by Richard Rydon is a book of speculative non-fiction. It is something to sink your metaphysical teeth... More > into. It covers the relationships between Matter, Energy and Mentality, using Energy Redistribution (Unnecessary Action) as a common feature in the Universe. The book should appeal, especially, to those of a mathematical bent, where a number of descriptive equations are presented in an attempt to describe certain elusive aspects of Reality. The book also includes some more-detailed sections, which consider the relationships between Information and Entropy in various Systems.< Less
The Heaven Virus By Clifford Pickover
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The New York Times writes, "Pickover contemplates realms beyond our known reality." From one of the most original voices in imaginative nonfiction comes a stunning novel of speculation on... More > the afterlife, immortality, and the existence of the human soul. "The Heaven Virus" is inspired by virtual universes making headlines today and offers readers a glimpse of ultimate spiritual technologies for the 22nd century and a mystic encounter in an age of electronic gods. "The Heaven Virus" blends humor, psychedelia, and hope in a meditation on the outer limits of our culture, evolutionary destiny, and inner space. This novel will draw readers who have wondered about their own passage from this existence into the world to come. Cliff Pickover is the author of forty books on science, mathematics, art, religion. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University. His website, Pickover.com, has received several million visits.< Less
The Heaven Virus By Clifford Pickover
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The New York Times writes, "Pickover contemplates realms beyond our known reality." From one of the most original voices in imaginative nonfiction comes a stunning novel of speculation on... More > the afterlife, immortality, and the existence of the human soul. "The Heaven Virus" is inspired by virtual universes making headlines today and offers readers a glimpse of ultimate spiritual technologies for the 22nd century and a mystic encounter in an age of electronic gods. "The Heaven Virus" blends humor, psychedelia, and hope in a meditation on the outer limits of our culture, evolutionary destiny, and inner space. This novel will draw readers who have wondered about their own passage from this existence into the world to come. Cliff Pickover is the author of forty books on science, mathematics, art, religion. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University. His website, Pickover.com, has received several million visits.< Less
The High Illogical: A Collection of Strange Tales By A.A. Garrison
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“When I write bizarro fiction, my goal begins and ends with a concept I’ve come to know as ‘the High Illogical’ ...” This isn’t your everyday weirdness. When it... More > comes to the High Illogical, think David Lynch conducting Beethoven in space. Think sculpting mathematics into a prettier color. How might the Louisiana Purchase taste, Batman? First appearing in various bizarre-friendly publications, these stories pursue the High Illogical in a whirlwind chase. Call them absurd. Call them grotesque. Call them outright incorrect. Just don’t call them normal, unless you want to see a book frown. (Note: The preceding introduction is at least 50% untrue, perhaps more. This book’s true title is 'Dick’s TV,' and you’d do well to heed this, traveler. See prologue for details ...)< Less

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