By Christoph Lindenberg,Jon McAlice
By Axel Madsen
By Larissa & Ian Murphy
By Mel B.
On a chilly evening in February 1951, Mel B. set out from Pontiac, Michigan, to listen to a conversation by means of invoice W., cofounder of Alcoholics nameless. Like many that had discovered energy and sobriety an A.A., Mel felt an exceptional debt of gratitude to invoice W., in addition to a deep interest concerning the type of guy who had helped lead to this sort of substantial own and social flow. After approximately fifty years, within which time lifestyles journal named invoice W. one of many century's most crucial american citizens. Mel B.'s look for invoice W. culminates during this publication: a desirable, intensive examine who invoice W. rather used to be and the way, from his personal painful prior and a powerful bent for anonymity, he emerged as a strong presence at the American scene. through the years, via interviews with invoice W. and with invoice W.'s neighbors, colleagues, and relatives, Mel B. found not only one invoice W., yet seven: the power-driving achiever, the fixer, the individualist, the entrepreneur, the communicator, the peacemaker, and the founder/statesman. All of those points of invoice W. come jointly during this portrait of a impressive guy, that's additionally the tale of his profound influence on not just the writer but in addition numerous others stuck up within the look for a greater life.
By Brigitte Levat
Alors qu’il est âgé seulement de dix ans et demi, Gabriel perd subitement l. a. vue. Un jour, un médecin réussit enfin à poser les mots : Gabriel souffre de l. a. maladie de Leber, une neuropathie optique d’origine génétique, qui a été guérie. los angeles vie, enfin, redémarre.
By Patricia Kelly
In großer Offenheit und mit viel Empathie teilt Patricia Kelly mit dem Leser die Höhen und Tiefen ihres Lebens und ihres Glaubens. Als sie 12 Jahre alt conflict, starb ihre Mutter an Brustkrebs. 2009 wurde auch bei Patricia eine competitive Brustkrebs-Vorstufe diagnostiziert und erfolgreich operiert.
Auf den Straßen und Bühnen dieser Welt hat Patricia Kelly tiefe Einsichten gewonnen. In dieser erweiterten Neuausgabe ihrer Biografie erzählt sie mehrere bislang unveröffentlichte Geschichten aus ihrem Familienleben.
By Alain Badiou,Barbara Cassin,Kenneth Reinhard,Susan Spitzer
In Heidegger, Alain Badiou and Barbara Cassin immerse themselves within the philosopher’s correspondence to reply to those questions as they relate to Heidegger and all thinkers liable to their occasions. They concentrate on Heidegger’s tormented dating together with his spouse, Elfrida, Hannah Arendt, and diverse different girls, bringing an strange point of intimacy to his own and highbrow worlds.
By Roger Woolhouse
Gottfried Leibniz has been probably the most vital and influential philosophers of the 17th century and, along Descartes and Spinoza, one among 3 nice early smooth Rationalist thinkers. overlaying the entire key innovations of his paintings, Starting with Leibniz provides an available advent to the tips of this highly major philosopher.
Thematically dependent, the publication leads the reader via an intensive evaluate of Leibniz's idea, leading to a extra whole knowing of the roots of his philosophical matters. providing insurance of the entire diversity of Leibniz's philosophical rules, the ebook explores his paintings on substance, brain, physique, topic, dynamics and the philosophy of technology, God, unfastened will. Crucially the booklet introduces the main affects on Leibniz's suggestion, together with Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, and Malebranche. this is often the correct creation for someone coming to the paintings of this crucial philosopher for the 1st time.
By Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf
Mit großer Kenntnis der Sprachen, dem Renaissanceideal einer klassischen Bildung und tief verwurzelt in der aufklärerischen Moderne kämpfte sie für die Idee eines neuen Verhältnisses zwischen Deutschen und Juden und für eine deutsch-jüdische Aussöhnung jenseits der Schuldfrage. Ihr Blick richtete sich auf jene Stärken des Judentums, die es als Träger einer kritischen Modernität auszeichnen könnten.
Die Heirat des deutschen Avantgardekomponisten und Autors Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf begründete eine besondere, nicht nur intellektuelle Symbiose, in der jeder der beiden den gleichen Lebensentwurf erkannte. In großer Offenheit legt Mahnkopf hier das Porträt seiner geliebten Frau vor. Es zeichnet das Bild einer Frau, deren starvation nach Wirklichkeit die kurze Frist dieses Lebens um so schmerzlicher werden läßt.
By Søren Kierkegaard,Bruce H. Kirmmse,K. Brian Söderquist,Niels Jørgen Cappelørn,Alastair Hannay,David Kangas,George Pattison,Joel D.S. Rasmussen,Vanessa Rumble
For over a century, the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard (1813-55) has been on the heart of a few vital discussions, relating not just philosophy and theology, but in addition, extra lately, fields comparable to social proposal, psychology, and modern aesthetics, specially literary theory.
Despite his fairly brief existence, Kierkegaard was once a very prolific author, as attested to by means of the 26-volume Princeton college Press variation of all of his released writings. yet Kierkegaard left at the back of approximately as a lot unpublished writing, so much of which is composed of what are referred to as his "journals and notebooks." Kierkegaard has lengthy been famous as considered one of history's nice magazine keepers, yet basically fairly small parts of his journals and notebooks are what we often comprehend via the time period "diaries." by means of a ways the larger a part of Kierkegaard's journals and notebooks comprises reflections on a myriad of subjects--philosophical, non secular, political, own. learning his journals and notebooks takes us into his workshop, the place we will be able to see his whole universe of idea. we will be able to witness the genesis of his released works, to be sure--but we will additionally see complete galaxies of techniques, new insights, and fragments, huge and small, of partly (or nearly solely) accomplished yet unpublished works. Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks allows us to work out the philosopher in discussion together with his instances and with himself.
Volume 6 of this 11-volume sequence contains 4 of Kierkegaard's vital "NB" journals (Journals NB11 via NB14), masking the months from early could 1849 to the start of 1850. at present Denmark was once coming to phrases with the 1848 revolution that had changed absolutism with well known sovereignty, whereas the battle with the German states persisted, and the rustic reflected precisely what exchanging the previous country Church with the Danish People's Church may suggest. In those journals Kierkegaard displays at size on political and, in particular, on ecclesiastical advancements. His brooding over the continued results of his struggle with the satirical magazine Corsair keeps, and he additionally examines and re-examines the wider own and non secular importance of his damaged engagement with Regine Olsen. those journals additionally comprise reflections by way of Kierkegaard on a couple of his most crucial works, together with the 2 works written less than his "new" pseudonym Anti-Climacus (The illness unto Death and Practice in Christianity) and his a variety of makes an attempt at autobiographical motives of his paintings. And, the entire whereas, the drumbeat of his radical critique of "Christendom" maintains and escalates.
Kierkegaard wrote his journals in a two-column structure, one for his preliminary entries and the second one for the vast marginal reviews that he extra later. This version of the journals reproduces this layout, comprises a number of photos of unique manuscript pages, and includes wide scholarly statement at the numerous entries and at the historical past of the manuscripts being reproduced.