By A.W. Musschenga,A.W. van Haaften,B. Spiecker,M.V. Slors
By Jeffrey Mishlove
So starts Jeffrey Mishlove's The PK Man, the genuine and weird tale of Ted Owens, whose claims of strong psychokinetic skills given to him by means of "Space Intelligences" have been too extraordinary and severe for plenty of to think. whilst those claims have been neglected or challenged, he purportedly used his powers to supply earthquakes, civil unrest, alien craft sightings, unusual climate occasions, and different robust phenomena. Owens even threatened to down airplane to garner attention.
Was there any fact to Owens' skills, or used to be he a fraud with a knack for choosing the days and areas of catastrophes? Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, a revered parapsychologist and host of the preferred public tv application Thinking Allowed, analyzes correspondence, interviews, newspaper experiences, and noteworthy lifetime of "the world's maximum psychic," as Owens claimed to be. even if Owens used to be a prodigious liar and unsafe con-man, or a real yet unbalanced grasp who used his wonderful powers basically for petty acts of revenge, many questions stay, and the consequences for the remainder of us are staggering.
By David Weissman
Hume argued that's doesn't entail ought; that we won't infer necessity or legal responsibility from any description of exact states of affairs. His philosophical heirs proceed to argue that not anything outdoors ourselves constrains us. The Cage keeps, opposite to Humean culture, that fact is a collection of nested contexts, each one exotic via intrinsic norms. writer David Weissman bargains an leading edge exploration of those norms intrinsic to human existence, together with useful affairs, morals, aesthetics, and tradition. during this severe exam of personality formation and the stipulations for freedom, Weissman means that putting off context (because of relating to it as an obstacle to freedom) impoverishes personality and decreases freedom. He concludes that confident freedom—the freedom to decide on and to act—has no leverage except the contexts the place personality kinds and situations offer possibilities to precise one’s recommendations, tastes, or talents.
David Weissman is Professor of Philosophy at urban collage of recent York and the writer of many books, together with misplaced Souls: The Philosophic Origins of a Cultural limitation, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.
By Wendy O'Brien,Lester Embree
addresses. There are worthy chapters and sections that are historic and/or comparative, yet lots of the contents of this paintings seriously research Beauvoir's perspectives on outdated age (whereon she is the 1st phenomenologist to
work), biology, gender, ethics, ethnicity (where she is likely one of the first), and politics (again one of the first). in addition to their systematic in addition to ancient importance, those chapters express her philosophy as on a par
with these of Merleau-Ponty and Jean-Paul Sartre in caliber, richness and forte of problematics, and the penetration of her perception into collective as good as person human lifestyles in the socio-historical
By Mohamed Haj Yousef
Moreover, the only Monad version explains for the 1st time in background the significance of the “week” as a easy unit of house and time jointly. This prodigious idea relies at the concept of the intertwining days the place Ibn Arabi indicates that at each example of time there's certainly one complete week of production that happens within the globe.
Since its ebook in 2008, this booklet has caused an overpowering reaction, and that i wish this multiplied version may also help advertise extra Ibn Arabi's knowledge that continues to be buried in his multitudes of books and treatises.
By Mu Soeng
This is the daring and interesting statement of the center Sutra, a textual content of seminal significance to the Buddhist culture made much more interesting by way of its deep resonance with the slicing edges of quantum physics and cognitive technology. In spare and approachable language, The middle of the Universe deftly explores this gem of worldwide spiritual literature from quite a few perspectives--historical, non secular, linguistic, and scientific--each helping interdependently remove darkness from the other.
By Kidest OM
Whatever quarter of fact you should understand, you accomplish that in the course of the mindsets you carry to shape on your personal box of notion. Dive into the dwelling circulate of knowledge and effort provided in those pages to appreciate what constitution of belief permits one not to purely witness yet perform the widespread emergence of miracles of their own truth.
Merging fields of analysis in cognizance, conception, numerous sciences, and metaphysics, this e-book provide you with a viewpoint and perform at the accessibility of all that you'd outline as stunning. It rests at the fundamental premise that miracles are the norm and their obvious absence on your adventure the exception. In music with Miracles contains forty four attunements configured particularly to permit you to create the perceptual alterations essential to lead to your innate and typical means to stay a lifestyles that's intricately and abundantly full of miracles.
By Hunter Lewis
Kant could be the maximum Western thinker. during this striking little ebook, the most influential in background, he bargains an ethics in keeping with common good judgment. This version makes his personal phrases either readable and comprehensible. Now with linking index.
By Béla Weissmahr
Der vorliegende Band enthält, erstens, drei Texte Weissmahrs, die von der Anwendung seiner ontologischen Grundeinsichten auf existentiell wichtige Teilfragen handeln. Zweitens enthält er zwei kürzere Beiträge, die einen Einblick in die Entstehung fundamentaler philosophischer Erkenntnisse geben. Drittens enthält er den für die Interpretation des Gesamtwerks Weissmahrs wichtigen textual content "Das Eine und das Viele" - zugleich die letzte philosophische Schrift Weissmahrs, die als Entwurf zu dem von ihm geplanten zweiten Teil seiner Metaphysik zu betrachten ist.
By D. C. Schindler
“David Schindler has written a profound booklet on freedom. via his penetrating research of Schiller, Schelling, and Hegel, he deals us not anything under a substitute for the trendy idea of freedom as freedom of selection . . . The Perfection of Freedom wears its erudition flippantly in a compelling demonstrate of philosophical considering and re-visioning that might take us past modernity by way of dealing with it.”
—Cyril O’Regan, collage of Notre Dame
“This is a piece marked via extraordinary erudition and regular, lucid thoughtfulness concerning the nature of freedom as perfection . . . Schindler seems to a couple of the good thinkers of classical German philosophy: Schiller, Schelling, and Hegel specifically. the result's a really enticing and illuminating safeguard of a richer proposal of freedom. The scholarship is impressively expert at the old part, matched at the systematic facet with sustained perception into the problems at stake.”
—William Desmond, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
D. C. Schindler is affiliate Professor of Philosophy within the division of Humanities at Villanova college. he's the writer of Hans Urs von Balthasar and the Dramatic constitution of fact (2004) and Plato’s Critique of Impure cause (2008).