Download E-books Science and Civilisation in China, Vol. 2, History of Scientific Thought PDF

The second one quantity of Dr Joseph Needham's nice paintings technology and Civilisation in China is dedicated to the heritage of clinical concept. starting with precedent days, it describes the Confucian milieu within which arose the natural naturalism of the good Taoist college, the medical philosophy of the Mohists and Logicians, and the quantitative materialism of the Legalists. therefore we're triggered to the basic principles which ruled clinical pondering within the chinese language heart a long time. the writer opens his dialogue by means of contemplating the distant and pictographic origins of phrases basic in medical discourse, after which units forth the influential doctrines of the 2 Forces and the 5 parts. for that reason he writes of the real sceptical culture, the consequences of Buddhist concept, and the Neo-Confucian climax of chinese language naturalism. final comes a dialogue of the perception of legislation of Nature in China and the West.

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Download E-books History Of Mysticism: The Unchanging Testament (3rd Rev. Ed.) PDF

By Swami Abhayananda

Is a special ebook together with because it does the vast majority of the religious traditions and lots of of the best mystics philosophers and thinkers of all time. their assortment below one disguise and the unifying topic of the singleness in their person messages brings to the reader a transparent knowing of the numerous contribution of every of those person academics and traditions. every one of those disparate mystics from diversified occasions and traditions provides expression to an analogous mystical event and describes the contents of that have in unvaryingly exact phrases. the private familiarity of the writer with such mystical states and his lifelong accumulation of data of the magical literature of the area qualifies him to provide this fabric in a manner that's guaranteed to fascinate and encourage the reader and depart him with an elevated experience of Diving threat.

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Download E-books Certain Number-Theoretic Episodes In Algebra (Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics) PDF

By R Sivaramakrishnan

Many uncomplicated principles of algebra and quantity conception intertwine, making it perfect to discover either while. Certain Number-Theoretic Episodes in Algebra makes a speciality of a few very important features of interconnections among quantity idea and commutative algebra. utilizing a pedagogical procedure, the writer offers the conceptual foundations of commutative algebra coming up from quantity idea. Self-contained, the publication examines events the place particular algebraic analogues of theorems of quantity concept can be found.

Coverage is split into 4 elements, starting with parts of quantity conception and algebra equivalent to theorems of Euler, Fermat, and Lagrange, Euclidean domain names, and finite teams. within the moment half, the e-book information ordered fields, fields with valuation, and different algebraic buildings. this is often through a assessment of basics of algebraic quantity thought within the 3rd half. the ultimate half explores hyperlinks with ring concept, finite dimensional algebras, and the Goldbach problem.

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Download E-books Mysticism and Sacred Scripture PDF

This can be the fourth quantity in an influential sequence that provides a uncomplicated revaluation of the character of mysticism. every one presents a suite of solicited papers via famous specialists within the learn of faith. This new quantity will discover how the nice mystics and mystical traditions use, interpret, and reconstruct the sacred scriptures in their traditions.

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Download E-books Florence Nightingale's Theology: Essays, Letters and Journal Notes: Collected Works of Florence Nightingale, Volume 3 PDF

This 3rd quantity within the Collected Works of Florence Nightingale stories her arguable theological essays (only of that have been formerly released) and an excellent array of correspondence, from such Roman Catholics as Cardinal Manning and the Reverend mom of the Sisters of Mercy of Bermondsey to the liberal Protestant Benjamin Jowett, evangelicals and missionaries. Nightingale’s innovations for a revision of the Bible for schoolchildren and excerpts from her devotional examining are given.

presently, Volumes 1 to eleven come in ebook model by way of subscription or from collage and faculty libraries throughout the following owners: Canadian digital Library, Ebrary, MyiLibrary, and Netlibrary.

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within the Collected Works of Florence Nightingale the entire surviving writing of Florence Nightingale might be released, a lot of it for the 1st time. referred to as the heroine of the Crimean warfare and the foremost founding father of the trendy occupation of nursing, Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) might be printed additionally as a student, theorist and social reformer of large scope and significance.

unique fabric has been bought from over a hundred and fifty data and personal collections around the globe. This abundance of fabric may be mirrored within the sequence, revealing an important quantity of latest fabric on her philosophy, theology and private religious trip, in addition to on her imaginative and prescient of a public future health care process, her activism to accomplish the tough early steps of nursing for the ill negative in workhouse infirmaries and her perspectives on healthiness merchandising and women’s regulate over midwifery. Nightingale’s greater than 40 years of labor for public wellbeing and fitness in India, quite in famine prevention and for broader social reform, might be stated intimately.

The Collected Works of Florence Nightingale demonstrates Nightingale’s astute use of the political strategy and reviews on her broad correspondence with royalty, viceroys, cupboard ministers and overseas leaders, together with such notables as Queen Victoria and W.E. Gladstone. a lot new fabric on Nightingale’s family members is stated, together with a few that would problem her regular portrayal within the secondary literature.

16 revealed volumes are scheduled and should list her huge, immense and mostly unpublished correspondence, formerly released books, articles and pamphlets, lots of that have lengthy been out of print.

there'll be complete e-book in digital shape, allowing readers to simply pursue their specific pursuits. huge databases, significantly a chronology and a names index, can also be released in digital shape, back allowing handy entry to folks not just in Nightingale yet in different figures of the time.

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Download E-books Logic and Transcendence: A New Translation with Selected Letters (Writings of Frithjof Schuon) PDF

By Frithjof Schuon

During this re-creation of his most vital philosophical paintings, Frithjof Schuon confronts the pitfalls of rationalism and relativism inside of sleek philosophy. This re-creation includes an absolutely revised translation from the French unique and includes an intensive Appendix with formerly unpublished letters and different inner most writings.

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Download E-books Alchemist of the Avant-Garde: The Case of Marcel Duchamp (SUNY series in Western Esoteric Traditions) PDF

By John F. Moffitt

A interesting ebook demonstrating the effect of alchemy and esoteric traditions at the mature paintings of Marcel Duchamp.

Acknowledged because the "Artist of the Century," Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968) left a legacy that dominates the paintings global to today. Inventing the mockingly dégagé angle of "ready-made" art-making, Duchamp heralded the postmodern period and changed Pablo Picasso because the position version for avant-garde artists. John F. Moffitt demanding situations as a rule authorized interpretations of Duchamp's paintings and character by way of exhibiting that his mature paintings, after 1910, is basically drawn from the impression of the occult traditions. Moffitt demonstrates that the main to knowing the cryptic which means of Duchamp's various artistic endeavors and writings is alchemy, the main pictorial of all of the occult philosophies and sciences.

This cutting edge artwork historical past is written in a full of life, particular sort. very similar to a prosecuting lawyer's short, Alchemist of the Avant-Garde argues its case with documented old facts, now not theoretical types. a desirable learn, Moffitt's paintings should be welcomed by way of artists, paintings enthusiasts, and all these drawn to the cultural heritage of the trendy and postmodern eras.

“…this large and profound study is extremely informative, thought-provoking and horizon-broadening.” — AMBIX, magazine of the Society for the background of Alchemy and Chemistry

"The entire publication is unforeseen to those that have by no means thought of Duchamp as an alchemist, starting from the professors who comprise him of their paintings background surveys to the authors of even fatter books approximately him. Moffitt's a prolific and intensely greatly cultured writer, with specified services within the Renaissance and within the topic of forgery in addition to in these so much enigmatic of contemporary artists, Joseph Beuys and Marcel Duchamp. i will not identify the other artwork historian who is aware the esoteric box in addition to he does." — Joscelyn Godwin, writer of Theosophical Enlightenment

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Download E-books Mystic Regimes: Sufism and the State in Iran, from the Late Qajar Era to the Islamic Republic (Social, Economic and Political Studies of the Middle East and Asia) PDF

"Mystic Regimes" is a social-scientific and Iranological research of 2 Iranian, Shi ite Sufi orders within the 20th century. It stories their comparative social improvement in terms of political regimes and explores the cultural repertoires that Sufis have used to deal with those. The introductory half examines the translation and the advance, till the tip of the Qajar period, of Iranian Sufism. the second one half explores Sufism within the Pahlavi period. The 3rd half offers with the Sufi orders within the Islamic Republic. The fourth half offers afterthoughts at the kin among Sufi cultural repertoires and civil society. as a result of its designated archival and box fabric, "Mystic Regimes" is mainly very important for students in Iranian and Sufi studies."

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Download E-books LOVE'S WAY: The Union of Body, Ego, Soul and Spirit PDF

By Brenda Schaeffer

During this celebratory ebook, Dr. Schaeffer transports us past her best-seller, Is It Love or Is It dependancy? and makes transparent that love isn't an habit. yet "what is love?" Exploring the soreness, perils and pitfalls of relationships in our time, grounding herself in huge scientific adventure with love habit and different issues of loving, she cracks the secret of affection large open. via an enlightened sequence of "Memos from Love", that got here to her in quiet meditation, the booklet grew to become a lot more than her unique imaginative and prescient and took on a lifetime of its personal. Love's method soars past psychology to develop into the 1st advisor to fashionable love that does complete justice to the ability, attractiveness, secret, and omnipresence of affection itself. With compassion, it reminds us how trauma, betrayal, and the lack of innocence go away our hearts uncooked, wounded and closed to a love that's correct at our fingertips.

Love speaks to us without delay during this booklet, and its voice is robust. in addition to telling us what love is and isn't, love bargains physique, ego, soul and spirit difficult assignments that guarantee a colourful love existence and stroll us into the twenty first Century. Chock-full of recent perception, historical knowledge, and tales and poems that variety from consulting room bills to the ecstatic songs of Rumi, Love's Way, will persuade readers that whether they are in a dating, they're certainly "in love"-already stuck up in love's remodeling strength. routines on the finish of this philosophical and profoundly enjoyable booklet upload the sensible aspect had to take like to the streets. for those who became disconnected from the fun of the guts, this out of the ordinary booklet via Brenda Schaeffer is a needs to read.

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