Category: Biographies Memoirs Of Philosophers

Autobiografia (Biblioteca austriaca) (Italian Edition) by Friedrich A. Von Hayek,E. Campani

By Friedrich A. Von Hayek,E. Campani

L’Autobiografia di Friedrich A. von Hayek è un prezioso patrimonio, in cui il lettore può trovare fecondità di idee e varietà di eventi. Uno dei principali protagonisti della cultura del Novecento racconta los angeles sua vita: mostra l. a. sua formazione, le affinità intellettuali, gli scontri teorici, le peripezie, il suo lungo viaggio all’interno delle scienze sociali. È l. a. vita straordinaria di un personaggio straordinario, che ha dato rilevantissimi contributi nel campo dell’economia, della psicologia teorica, della teoria della conoscenza, della filosofia politica, del diritto e della storia delle idee. Hayek ha studiato a Vienna e a brand new York. E ha poi insegnato nella stessa capitale austriaca, a Londra, Chicago, Friburgo (i.B.). Ha vissuto in territorio britannico in step with quasi vent’anni, partecipando in prima linea a quelli che sono stati chiamati gli «anni d’oro» della London tuition of Economics and Political technological know-how. l. a. sua disputa teorica con Keynes costituisce una delle pagine più rilevanti della sua vita e della cultura economica. Da quel periodo e da quelle vicende ha preso avvio los angeles sua riformulazione del liberalismo classico. Il che lo portato a essere, in line with buona parte del Ventesimo secolo, il maggiore punto di riferimento consistent with quanti, pur nelle convulsioni e nelle difficoltà di tanti momenti, hanno continuato a credere nel futuro della civiltà liberale. Hayek è stato insignito del Premio Nobel consistent with l’economia nel 1974. Questa edizione italiana dell’Autobiografia contiene in appendice una lunga conversazione con James M. Buchanan. È un dialogo di altissimo livello, fra uomini ben consapevoli dei problemi del nostro pace e fortemente motivati a porre l. a. loro conoscenza al servizio degli altri. Il quantity si finish con una postfazione di Lorenzo Infantino, che ricostruisce los angeles trama dello scambio culturale svoltosi fra Hayek e alcuni studiosi italiani: Luigi Einaudi, Marco Fanno, Costantino Bresciani-Turroni, Carlo Antoni e Bruno Leoni. Vicende dimenticate o rimaste in penombra, su cui è giusto gettare luce.

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The Inner Life of Krishnamurti: Private Passion and by Aryel Sanat

By Aryel Sanat

Aryel Sanat's meticulously researched and cogently argued exploration of Krishnamurti's internal lifestyles and reports explodes a couple of renowned myths approximately Krishnamurti, relatively that he denied the lifestyles of the Theosophical Masters and disdained the esoteric facet of the non secular direction. fairly, Sanat persuasively demonstrates, Krishnamurti had a wealthy and excessive esoteric lifestyles. in addition, the truths of the traditional knowledge, as published in the course of the Masters, have been a truth to Krishnamurti on a daily basis of his existence, from his boyhood until eventually his loss of life. the true tale of Krishnamurti's internal lifestyles is proven to have serious implications for our knowing of Krishnamurti's existence and concepts and for our perspectives of Theosophy, Buddhism, the lessons of Gurdjieff---indeed, the whole lot of latest religious suggestion.

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Von dem Leben und den Meinungen berühmter Philosophen by Diogenes Laertius,August Ch Borheck

By Diogenes Laertius,August Ch Borheck

Die Berichte über das Leben von sixty two antiken Philosophen, wurden etwa 220 n.Chr. verfasst. Die Darstellungen des Diogenes Laertius, einem spätantiken Philosophiehistoriker, der im three. Jahrhundert n.Chr. lebte, bieten neben den philosophischen Positionen Lebensbeschreibungen der antiken Philosophen und Denker - von Anaximander über Demokrit bis zu Epikur - und stellen damit ein wichtiges und viel diskutiertes philosophiehistorisches Dokument dar. Diogenes gliedert seine Viten in Nachrichten über Herkunft, Lebenslauf, Charakter, Werke und Briefe, schließlich testomony und Todesumstände jedes Denkers und würzt seine Darstellung mit unterhaltsamen Anekdoten. Diogenes' Werk ist die umfangreichste erhaltene Quelle zur Philosophiegeschichte der Antike. Epochales Meisterwerk der antiken Philosophiegeschichte

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A Modern Quest For Eternal Truth by Sharon Janis,Sharon Kumuda Janis

By Sharon Janis,Sharon Kumuda Janis

A Life-Changing non secular experience Memoir via the writer of Spirituality For Dummies and secrets and techniques of religious Happiness.

The goal of this memoir is to rouse readers to new methods of taking a look at their very own lives as they subscribe to writer Sharon Kumuda Janis on a metaphysical cruise via her attention-grabbing and academic lifestyles, with tales that display the humor and pathos of a quest for everlasting fact in our modern day world.

Sharon’s eclectic trip comprises taking a three-month direction in hypnosis together with her psychology instructor mom and dad at age seven, explorations of awareness whereas learning neuroscience on the collage of Michigan, ten years residing a monastic variety lifestyles within the Siddha Yoga ashram of Baba Muktananda and Gurumayi Chidvilasananda, then a transition from the ashram to Hollywood, the place the writer jumps into an award-winning tv and movie profession, modifying and generating the most renowned indicates of the Nineties, and assisting to begin or uplift the profession of many well-known, nonfamous, and notorious humans, ahead of backing out to a calm lifetime of inventive solitude and repair, writing books together with Spirituality For Dummies, and developing the well-stocked evening Lotus web site of unfastened multimedia non secular resources.

A attractive and poignant non secular odyssey that's both provocative and touching, informative and enlightening, funny and heartbreaking.
– Joseph Chilton Pearce

In a bigger feel, this memoir is a discussion among Indian spirituality and Western psychology. The query that Janis solutions is: "Can a westerner come to grasp Indian spirituality and flourish in its depths, even if it's alien to western methods of knowing?'" She solutions with a convincing "yes." – Publishers Weekly

It's a superb tale, and for these folks who're drawn to what precisely is going on in these ashrams, it really is tough to place down... Few writers to date have advised the story of what it truly is prefer to reside and research, center and soul, with the likes of Muktananda. 
 – RALPH: overview of the humanities, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities

Inspired through deep suggestions and internal listening, this booklet goals to deliver readers to "a experience of ask yourself and admire for his or her personal trip" and a better regard for others on their paths. – NAPRA ReVIEW

It is a ebook that's very tricky to place down—the variety that retains you up at evening past your bedtime. – twenty first Century Books

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John Scottus Eriugena by Deirdre Carabine

By Deirdre Carabine

John Scottus Eriugena, the ninth-century Irish thinker and theologian, is named the interpreter of Greek idea to the Latin West. He was once possibly an important philosophical philosopher to seem in Latin Christendom among Augustine within the 5th century and Anselm within the 11th. during this quantity, Deirdre Carabine offers a transparent and obtainable introduction--the just one on hand within the English language--to the concept of this crucial figure.
In half I, Carabine describes the highbrow revival of the 9th century and situates Eriugena's position inside that flow. She seems to be heavily at Eriugena's lifestyles and highbrow achievements, together with his contribution to the theological controversy on predestination and his roles as instructor and translator of Greek idea. She additionally examines the Periphyson, unquestionably Eriugena's most unusual and critical paintings. partially II, Carabine discusses Eriugena's metaphysics, the constitution of truth, the theocentric personality of construction, and the position of the trinity and the primordial factors. specifically, she explores Eriugena's employment of unfavourable theology and his figuring out of human nature. In end, half III seems at Eriugena's interpretation of the go back of all issues to their resource, together with his trust that each one humans, saints and sinners alike, will go back to paradise to the "vision" of a transcendent God.
Revealing the original and compelling nature of Eriugena's proposal, and displaying why his paintings maintains to entice a latest viewers, this quantity is needed examining for college kids and students of medieval philosophy and theology.

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The Letters of George Santayana, Book Two, 1910--1920: The by George Santayana,William G. Holzberger,Herman J.

By George Santayana,William G. Holzberger,Herman J. Saatkamp,Herman J. Saatkamp Jr.

Since the 1st collection of George Santayana's letters used to be released in 1955, almost immediately after his loss of life, many extra letters were situated. The Works of George Santayana, quantity V, brings jointly a complete of greater than 3,000 letters. the amount is split chronologically into 8 books of approximately similar size. ebook covers Santayana's first decade as a "freelance philosopher," following his resignation from Harvard college and circulation to Europe. Of specific curiosity is Santayana's carrying on with correspondence with the yankee thinker Charles Augustus robust and together with his sister Susana Sturgis de Sastre. additionally incorporated is correspondence with such awesome figures as Bertrand Russell, Robert Seymour Bridges, Horace Kallen, and Logan Pearsall Smith. The correspondence covers Santayana's resignation from Harvard, his time in England in the course of international battle I, and reviews on his philosophical paintings in this period.

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Mi sono innamorato della filosofia (Italian Edition) by Giovanni Reale,Armando Torno

By Giovanni Reale,Armando Torno

Qualche studente si è talvolta lamentato con me di non trovare nella filosofia risposte definitive, come desiderava. E los angeles stessa cosa mi è stata detta più volte da varie persone, che respingevano los angeles filosofia according to le sue contraddizioni. In risposta, io citavo loro un pungente aforisma di Nicolás Gómez Dávila: “la filosofia è proprio l’arte di contraddirsi reciprocamente senza annullarsi”; e, aggiungevo, non solo senza annullarsi, ma arricchendosi dialetticamente proprio in questo contraddirsi. L’uomo può trovare nella filosofia quelle ali che gli permettono di volare molto in alto, e di realizzare, in questo continuo cercare, l. a. sua vera natura.

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Spinoza: A Life by Steven Nadler

By Steven Nadler

Baruch Spinoza (1632–1677) was once the most very important philosophers of all time; he used to be additionally arguably the main radical and debatable. This used to be the 1st whole biography of Spinoza in any language and relies on certain archival examine. greater than easily recounting the tale of Spinoza's existence, the booklet takes the reader correct into the guts of Jewish Amsterdam within the 17th century and, with Spinoza's exile from Judaism, correct into the midst of the tumultuous political, social, highbrow and non secular global of the younger Dutch Republic. although the publication may be a useful source for philosophers, historians, and students of Jewish concept, it's been written for any member of the final studying public with a major curiosity in philosophy, Jewish heritage, seventeenth-century eu historical past, and the tradition of the Dutch Golden Age. Spinoza: A existence has lately been offered the Koret Jewish e-book Award.

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Grand Hotel Abyss: The Lives of the Frankfurt School by Stuart Jeffries

By Stuart Jeffries

This fabulous team biography asks who have been the Frankfurt university and why they subject today

In 1923, a gaggle of younger radical German thinkers and intellectuals got here jointly to at Victoria Alle 7, Frankfurt, made up our minds to give an explanation for the workings of the fashionable global. one of the so much fashionable contributors of what turned the Frankfurt institution have been the philosophers Walter Benjamin, Theodor Adorno, Max Horkheimer, and Herbert Marcuse. not just could they alter the way in which we expect, but additionally the topics we deem valuable of highbrow research. Their lives, like their rules, profoundly, occasionally tragically, mirrored and formed the shattering occasions of the 20 th century.

Grand inn Abyss combines biography, philosophy, and storytelling to bare how the Frankfurt thinkers accrued in hopes of figuring out the politics of tradition throughout the upward push of fascism. a few of them, pressured to flee the horrors of Nazi Germany, later stumbled on exile within the usa. Benjamin, along with his final nice work—the incomplete Arcades Project—in his suitcase, used to be arrested in Spain and dedicated suicide whilst threatened with deportation to Nazi-occupied France. at the different facet of the Atlantic, Adorno failed in his bid to turn into a Hollywood screenwriter, denounced jazz, or even met Charlie Chaplin in Malibu.

After the battle, there has been a resurgence of curiosity within the institution. From the relative convenience of sun-drenched California, Herbert Marcuse wrote the vintage One Dimensional guy, which prompted the Sixties counterculture and thinkers corresponding to Angela Davis; whereas in a sad coda, Adorno died from a center assault following confrontations with scholar radicals in Berlin.

By taking pop culture heavily as an item of study—whether it used to be movie, track, rules, or consumerism—the Frankfurt college elaborated upon the character and difficulty of our industrially produced, mechanised society. Grand lodge Abyss indicates how a lot those rules nonetheless let us know approximately our age of social media and runaway consumption.

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