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The Philosophy of Life and Death: Ludwig Klages and the Rise by Nitzan Lebovic

By Nitzan Lebovic

The various first figures the Nazis conscripted of their upward push to energy have been rhetoricians dedicated to popularizing the German vocabulary of Leben (life). This attention-grabbing examine reexamines this flow via certainly one of its such a lot well-known exponents, Ludwig Klages, revealing the philosophical-cultural crises and political volatility of the Weimar period.

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Historical Dictionary of Leibniz's Philosophy by Stuart Brown, N. J. Fox

By Stuart Brown, N. J. Fox

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) used to be one of many first glossy philosophers, and as such, probably the most major. His contributions have been frequently pathbreaking and his imprint nonetheless is still on fields similar to common sense, arithmetic, technological know-how, overseas legislations, and ethics. whereas publishing really little in the course of his existence, he used to be in usual correspondence with vital philosophers or even political leaders.The old Dictionary of Leibniz's Philosophy sheds gentle not just on his philosophical notion but additionally the influence it had at the taking into consideration his contemporaries. They, and he, are defined in several cross-referenced dictionary entries. additionally incorporated are different entries that current his writings, clarify his suggestions, and hint his motion in particular fields. The advent sums a lot of this up and—along with the bibliography—provides a powerful beginning for additional examine.

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Russell's Unknown Logicism: A Study in the History and by Sebastien Gandon

By Sebastien Gandon

One hundred years in the past, Russell and Whitehead released their epoch-making Principia Mathematica (PM), which used to be firstly conceived because the moment quantity of Russell's Principles of Mathematics (PoM) that had seemed ten years sooner than. No different works may be credited to have had such an influence at the improvement of good judgment and on philosophy within the 20th century. even though, earlier, students simply excited by the 1st elements of the books – that's, on Russell's and Whitehead's thought of common sense, set-theory and arithmetic.

Sebastien Gandon goals at reversing the viewpoint. His target is to provide an image of Russell's logicism according to a close studying of the advancements facing complex arithmetic - specifically projective geometry and the speculation of volume. This ebook isn't just the 1st learn ever made from the 'later' parts of PoM and PM, it additionally exhibits how this shift of standpoint compels us to alter our view of the logicist application taken as a whole.

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Transatlantic Spiritualism and Nineteenth-Century American by B. Bennett

By B. Bennett

Why did such a lot of americans stopover at and write approximately, séances? What are the connections among the 'emergence' of spiritualism in 1848 and previous sorts of supernatural phenomena? This booklet asks concerning the cultural and political meanings of spiritualism within the nineteenth century United States.  which will re-assess either transatlantic spiritualism and the tradition within which it emerged, Bennett locates spiritualism inside a hugely technologized transatlantic capitalist tradition. She argues that, via performances within which the useless converse via and to the dwelling, white american citizens' so much profound anxieties approximately political and cultural dispossession, particularly of Indians, are articulated. 

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Violence, Trauma, and Virtus in Shakespeare’s Roman Poems by L. Starks-Estes

By L. Starks-Estes

Utilizing psychoanalysis, trauma thought, and materialist views, this e-book examines Shakespeare's appropriations of Ovid's poetry in his Roman poems and performs. It argues that Shakespeare makes use of Ovid to discover violence, trauma, and virtus - the worrying results of aggression, sadomasochism, and the transferring notions of selfhood and masculinity.

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Pathways to modern physical chemistry: an engineering by Rainer Wolf, Gennady E. Zaikov, A. K. Haghi

By Rainer Wolf, Gennady E. Zaikov, A. K. Haghi

Pathways to fashionable actual Chemistry: An Engineering technique with Multidisciplinary Applications specializes in fresh tendencies and takes a scientific and useful examine theoretical points of fabrics chemistry. The ebook describes the characterization and research equipment for fabrics and explains actual delivery mechanisms in quite a few fabrics. not just does this ebook summarize the classical theories of fabrics chemistry, however it additionally shows their engineering purposes in accordance with the present key matters. contemporary tendencies in numerous parts are explored, together with polymer technological know-how, cloth engineering, and chemical engineering technological know-how, that have vital software to practice.

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