Rudolf Steiner: A Biography by Christoph Lindenberg,Jon McAlice

By Christoph Lindenberg,Jon McAlice

This biography may still give a contribution to a better knowing of Rudolf Steiner. Whoever follows his existence gets the influence that, from a definite element on, his consistent test used to be to unsleeping, in several methods, an lively, operating realizing for Anthroposophy. Steiner used artistic mind's eye to regard specific topics and initiatives, ever anew, and in lots of types. If we notice the differences of these displays, we see in them the intentions that guided his entire lifestyles. A biography that indicates Steiner’s intentions and efforts within the context of the days and his existence situations won't purely relate what occurred, but in addition why. His paintings doesn't, as in lots of sleek biographies, disappear at the back of the existence tale. this is often the main complete biography of Rudolf Steiner to be had in English, tracing his existence and improvement via an in-depth examine his lifestyles and paintings, which encompassed various components, together with his Goethean learn, philosophy, esoteric paintings, pedagogy, drugs, sociology, agriculture, structure, portray, move arts, and poetry. This biography, which tracks his divergent actions, exhibits how Rudolf Steiner was once such a lot fascinated about bringing a brand new method of wisdom via non secular technology and to revitalizing an important components of human tradition and society. This quantity is a translation of Rudolf Steiner - eine Biographie, 2 vols., Verlag Freies Geistesleben, Stuttgart (1997).

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Hearts and Minds: The Common Journey of Simone de Beauvoir by Axel Madsen

By Axel Madsen

A twin biography of the 2 such a lot influential socio-political moralists of the 20th century, whose lives have been intertwined in my opinion and intellectually for greater than forty-six years. Madsen offers an engrossing view of the luminously obvious dating that was once unconventional but devoted to its ideals.
 

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Ich bleib an deiner Seite: Wenn Liebe nicht aufgibt. Eine by Larissa & Ian Murphy

By Larissa & Ian Murphy

Larissa und Ian waren ein ganz normales junges Paar, das vorhatte, bald zu heiraten. Sie träumten davon, eine Familie zu gründen und gemeinsam alt zu werden. Doch als Ian einen schweren Autounfall hatte, eine significant Gehirnverletzung erlitt und eine Mehrfachbehinderung davontrug, änderte sich alles. Beide ahnten nicht, used to be Liebe alles aushalten kann. In diesem Buch erzählen sie ihre Geschichte.

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My Search for Bill W: Biography by Mel B.

By Mel B.

This e-book is an interesting, intensive examine who invoice W. fairly was once and the way, from his personal painful previous and a powerful bent for anonymity, he emerged as a strong presence at the American scene.

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.

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Der Klang meines Lebens: Erinnerungen an stürmische und by Patricia Kelly

By Patricia Kelly

Patricia Kelly, Mitglied der legendären Kelly kin, erzählt aus ihrem aufregenden Leben. Schon als 5-Jährige stand sie auf der Bühne. Rund 20 Jahre reiste die Kelly family members als Straßenmusiker durch die united states und Europa, bevor ihnen 1994 der große kommerzielle Durchbruch gelang. Anfang der 2000er-Jahre löste sich die Gruppe auf. Ihr Comeback verkündete die Kelly family members Ende 2016 mit mehreren Konzerten, die innerhalb kürzester Zeit ausverkauft waren, und einem neuen Album.

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.

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Heidegger: His Life and His Philosophy (Insurrections: by Alain Badiou,Barbara Cassin,Kenneth Reinhard,Susan Spitzer

By Alain Badiou,Barbara Cassin,Kenneth Reinhard,Susan Spitzer

Martin Heidegger used to be a standard Nazi and a devoted member of the provincial petty bourgeoisie. He was once additionally a seminal philosopher of the Continental culture and one of many 20th century’s most crucial philosophers. How are we to make experience of this mixture? may still we issue Heidegger’s household and political institutions into our knowing of his proposal, or may still we deal with his highbrow paintings independently of his abhorrent politics? How does any philosopher reconcile the mundane with the suitable, or the pursuit of philosophical inquiry with the calls for of civic engagement?

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.

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Starting with Leibniz (Starting with...) by Roger Woolhouse

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.

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Deutschland oder Jerusalem: Das kurze Leben der Francesca by Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf

By Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf

Am 27. März 2011 starb mit nur 36 Jahren die jüdische Religionsphilosophin Francesca Yardenit Albertini, gebürtige Römerin, emphatische Wahldeutsche, Grenzgängerin zwischen Italien, Deutschland, den united states und Israel, eine leidenschaftliche Forscherin und Hochschullehrerin. „Eine Begabung, wie sie nur einmal in einem halben Jahrhundert anzutreffen ist", so der Religionsphilosoph Bernhard Casper.
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.

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Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks, Volume 6: Journals by Søren Kierkegaard,Bruce H. Kirmmse,K. Brian Söderquist,Niels

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.

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