Bare Soul Book

Bare Soul


  • Author : Kalpna Singh-Chitnis
  • Publisher : Partridge Publishing
  • Date : 2015-07-15
  • Category : Poetry
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9781482850567

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"Ever since "Leaves of Grass" first appeared in 1855, we find Walt Whitman simultaneously falsely imitated and truly manifesting in America. Who would have thought that his latest local incarnation would be in the body and the soul of an exceptional woman born in Gaya, Bihar, India, where the Buddha experienced Enlightenment? Yet here he is..." ~ Jack Foley. "Kalpna Singh-Chitnis' poetry is ladened with original thoughts, spontaneity of expression and sublimity. Her poetic myth and philosophy are self-created and universal to the core. ~ Naseer Ahmed Nasir. "Kalpna's poetry is a saga of struggle between two parts of the dual principle of male-female creation as one. It is the first ever attempt in English to understand, debate and resolve this issue in poetry." ~ Satyapal Anand. "Only a poet of Kalpna's caliber could make words sing and dance or weep and mourn all at the same time." ~ John Harricharan. "These are the verses not only of a major poet, but of a true humanitarian in an era when core human values no longer seem common. Above all, this is a book of love." ~ Jennifer Reeser. "Kalpna's poetry transcends the boundaries of literary analysis, soaring above the need to categorize or dissect, or label with names, as much of English literature is approached." ~ Amata Natasha Goldie.

Bare Soul Book

Bare Soul


  • Author : JeanRené Bazin PierrePierre
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Date : 2022-07-21
  • Category : Poetry
  • Pages : 229
  • ISBN : 9781669838623

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The Voice of Misery Book

The Voice of Misery


  • Author : Gert-Jan van der Heiden
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Date : 2020-01-01
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN : 9781438477626

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A systematic study of testimony rooted in contemporary continental philosophy and drawing on literary case studies. From analytic epistemology to gender theory, testimony is a major topic in philosophy today. Yet, one distinctive approach to testimony has not been fully appreciated: the recent history of contemporary continental philosophy offers a rich source for another approach to testimony. In this book, Gert-Jan van der Heiden argues that a continental philosophy of testimony can be developed that is guided by those forms of bearing witness that attest to limit experiences of human existence, in which the human is rendered mute, speechless, or robbed of a common understanding. In the first part, Van der Heiden explores this sense of testimony in a reading of several literary texts, ranging from Plato’s literary inventions to those of Kierkegaard, Melville, Soucy, and Mortier. In the second part, based on the orientation offered by the literary experiments, Van der Heiden offers a more systematic account of testimony in which he distinguishes and analyzes four basic elements of testimony. In the third part, he shows what this analysis implies for the question of the truth and the truthfulness of testimony. In his discussion with philosophers such as Heidegger, Derrida, Lyotard, Agamben, Foucault, Ricoeur, and Badiou, Van der Heiden also provides an overview of how the problem of testimony emerges in a number of thinkers pivotal to twentieth- and twenty-first-century thought. Gert-Jan van der Heiden is Full Professor of Metaphysics at Radboud University in the Netherlands. His books include Ontology after Ontotheology: Plurality, Event, and Contingency in Contemporary Philosophy and The Truth (and Untruth) of Language: Heidegger, Ricoeur, and Derrida on Disclosure and Displacement.

The Descent of the Soul and the Archaic Book

The Descent of the Soul and the Archaic


  • Author : Paul Bishop
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Date : 2022-09-30
  • Category : Psychology
  • Pages : 293
  • ISBN : 9781000656619

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The Descent of the Soul and the Archaic explores the motif of kátabasis (a "descent" into an imaginal underworld) and the importance it held for writers from antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on its place in psychoanalytic theory. This collection of chapters builds on Jung’s insights into katabasis and nekyia as models for deep self-descent and the healing process which follows. The contributors explore ancient and modern notions of the self, as obtained through a "descent" to a deeper level of imaginal experience. With an awareness of the difficulties of applying contemporary psychological precepts to ancient times, the contributors explore various modes of self-formation as a process of discovery. Presented in three parts, the chapters assess contexts and texts, goddesses, and theoretical alternatives. This book will be of interest to scholars and analysts working in wide-ranging fields, including classical studies, all schools of psychoanalysis, especially Jung’s, and postmodern thought, especially the philosophy of Deleuze.

Appearance and Reality Book

Appearance and Reality


  • Author : Bradley, F H
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Date : 2016-02-11
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Pages : 656
  • ISBN : 9781317832096

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Sermons Preached in St  Paul s Cathedral Book

Sermons Preached in St Paul s Cathedral


  • Author : Joseph Barber Lightfoot
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 1891
  • Category : Sermons, English
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN : UCAL:$B717303

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The Self  Supervenience and Personal Identity Book

The Self Supervenience and Personal Identity


  • Author : Roland G. Alexander
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Date : 2019-05-20
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Pages : 166
  • ISBN : 9780429772740

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First published in 1997, this volume addresses the issue of personal identity by examining the possibility that a person is ascribed identity on the basis of having a supervenient self. Ronald G. Alexander uses the methods of non-eidetic phenomenology and analytic ontology to argue that the self is supervenient on the physical and psychological properties of the human being. Understood through the manner Alexander advocates, the self is not a statis entity, but reflects the temporal nature of the person. Alexander argues that the self is the ‘pattern’, ‘character’, or ‘narrative identity’ that is the outcome of a person’s decision-making and actions.

Aristotle and His Commentators Book

Aristotle and His Commentators


  • Author : Pantelis Golitsis
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Date : 2019-01-29
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Pages : 249
  • ISBN : 9783110626698

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This volume includes twelve studies by international specialists on Aristotle and his commentators. Among the topics treated are Aristotle’s political philosophy and metaphysics, the ancient and Byzantine commentators’ scholia on Aristotle’s logic, philosophy of language and psychology as well as studies of broader scope on developmentalism in ancient philosophy and the importance of studying Late Antiquity.

The Poems of T  S  Eliot Volume I Book

The Poems of T S Eliot Volume I


  • Author : T. S. Eliot
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Date : 2015-11-17
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 1200
  • ISBN : 9780571329403

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Here, for the first time, is a fully scrutinized text of Eliot's poems, carefully restoring accidental omissions and removing textual errors that have crept in over the full century in which Eliot has been so frequently printed and reprinted. The edition also presents many poems from Eliot's youth which were published only decades later, as well as others that saw only private circulation in his lifetime, of which dozens are collected for the first time. The first volume respects Eliot's decisions by opening with his Collected Poems 1909-1962 in the form in which he issued it, shortly before his death fifty years ago. There follow in this first volume the uncollected poems from his youth that he had chosen to publish, along with such other poems as could be considered suitable for publication. The Poems of T. S. Eliot is a work of enlightening scholarship that will delight and inform all those who read Eliot for pleasure, as well as all those who read with pleasure and for study. Here are a new accuracy and an unparalleled insight into the marvels and landmarks from The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock and The Waste Land through to Four Quartets.

Philosophy as Samvada and Svaraj Book

Philosophy as Samvada and Svaraj


  • Author : Shail Mayaram
  • Publisher : SAGE Publishing India
  • Date : 2013-05-30
  • Category : Social Science
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN : 9788132118251

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Philosophy as Samvada and Svaraj discusses Daya Krishna and Ramchandra Gandhi’s respective intellectual contributions and speculates how one might take forward the work of the two persons who were among the most brilliant minds of our times. Both Daya Krishna and Ramchandra Gandhi emphasized freedom and autonomy of thought and upheld the importance of samvada, somewhat inadequate in its English translation as dialogue. And both of them were philosophers concerned with how philosophy might seek its svaraj, free from the orientalist hold of the religious, the colonial crippling of indigenous languages and institutions and the structures and categories of un-freedom that continue to haunt inhabitants of West and non-West. Philosophy must involve samvada—an open dialogue and intimate encounter between self and other. Both philosophers experimented with these concepts and were enormously creative. This book is a testament not only to the core values of philosophy, but also to how these values can be carried forward by new weaves of tradition and modernity.

Plato s Craft of Justice Book

Plato s Craft of Justice


  • Author : Richard D. Parry
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Date : 1996-01-01
  • Category : Political Science
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN : 9781438415567

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This book traces the development of Plato's analogy between craft and virtue from Euthydemus and Gorgias through the central books of the Republic. It shows that Plato's middle dialogues develop and extend, rather than reject, philosophical positions taken in the early dialogues.

Encyclopaedia Of Quotable Couplets Book

Encyclopaedia Of Quotable Couplets


  • Author : M.R. Shetty
  • Publisher : Pentagon Press
  • Date : 2005
  • Category : Couplets
  • Pages : 696
  • ISBN : 8182741254

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Soul  God and Buddha in Language of Science Book

Soul God and Buddha in Language of Science


  • Author : Mathura Prasad
  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Date : 2017-04-18
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN : 9781946869531

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The Buddha answers all questions that a scientist like Stephen Hawking has in his mind. • Two beginning-less, self-existent entities are- the Universe and the Buddha Field. At high energy level both covert in to each other. The Buddha Field gives birth to physical and psychic particles (souls). At high energy level, a soul converts in to the Buddha Field. • Mass is of two kinds. Positive mass is due to souls. A soul is cause of dark matter. • Gravitational force is repulsive in nature between two souls, attractive between matters. • Outer region of the Universe is dark because here beings are without material bodies. Here TIME does exist BUT without SPACE. Psychic matter is the cause of Expanding Universe. • God’s atom does exist. All heavenly bodies including black holes are abodes of beings. • Stars are born due to gravitational instability in the Orion Nebula caused by God. Number of God is uncountable in the Universe. • Very soon, the world will see all religions (barring Buddhism), Marxism and all other Wrong Views, dying of natural death. • I have dedicated this book to Stephen Hawking, one of the brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein.

Medieval Marvels and Fictions in the Latin West and Islamic World Book

Medieval Marvels and Fictions in the Latin West and Islamic World


  • Author : Michelle Karnes
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Date : 2022-07-12
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN : 9780226819754

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"It is a commonplace that marvels like enchanted rings and sorcerers' stones were topics of fascination in the Middle Ages, not only in romance and travel literature, but also in the period's philosophic writing: magical objects with hard-to-explain powers abound. This is the first book to analyze these different bodies of writing alongside one another, comparing texts from both the Latin West (including writings in English, French, Italian, and Spanish) and in Arabic on the topic, attempting a unifying theory of marvels across different disciplines and cultures. Michelle Karnes tells an untold story of the parallels between Arabic and Latin thought, reminding us that the strange and the unfamiliar travel unusually well across a range of genres, spanning geographical and conceptual space, and offers an ideal vantage point from which to understand Arabic and Latin intercultural exchange. Employing the notion of the near-impossibility, Karnes traverses this diverse archive, marking the outer boundaries of both nature's capabilities and human creativity. Imagination, she shows, invests marvels with their character and, ultimately, their power. Skirting the distinction between the real and unreal, the true and the false, imagination, for Karnes, endows marvels with indeterminacy and import, imbuing them with inherently interdisciplinary, boundary-resistant, perplexing properties. These near-impossibilities cannot be conclusively discounted; rather, they challenge readers to discover the highest capabilities of both nature and the human intellect. Karnes offers here a rare, comparative perspective and a new methodology to study a topic long recognized to be central to medieval culture"--