Category: Biographies Memoirs Of Philosophers

Spinoza (Biblioteca Grandes Pensadores) (Spanish Edition) by Baruch Spinoza,LUCIANO ESPINOSA RUBIO,Luciano Espinosa

By Baruch Spinoza,LUCIANO ESPINOSA RUBIO,Luciano Espinosa

El pensador que mejor supo unir racionalidad y alegría ética - Tratado teológico político - Tratado político.
Sostuvo que el sabio es alegre por definición y se opone siempre a los angeles tristeza, y que sin alegría el pensamiento es menos productivo y creador. Tan lejos del optimismo ingenuo como del pesimismo ethical e ideológico, su objetivo fue comprender en vez de juzgar. Serenidad, cautela y honestidad fueron los valores que sustentaron l. a. vida y l. a. obra de Spinoza, con una coherencia poco frecuente en el mundo intelectual.

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I miei giorni con Bhagavan: Memorie di Annamalai Swam by David Godman

By David Godman

Un resoconto vivido e ispirante sulla vita nell'ashram nei primi anni e sulle turn out che Annamalai Swami dovette affrontare nel decennio trascorso con Ramana Maharshi, uno dei più importanti maestri spirituali dell'India.Annamalai Swami (1906-1995) incontrò Ramana Maharshi nel 1928, dopo averne avuta una visione in sogno. los angeles prima volta che gli fece visita, Bhagavan lo shieldò in silenzio in step with diversi minuti, infondendogli una profonda sensazione di speed. Una decina di giorni dopo, Annamalai gli chiese come avrebbe potuto raggiungere los angeles realizzazione del Sé. los angeles risposta fu: Se abbandoni l'identificazione con il corpo e mediti sul Sé puoi raggiungere l. a. realizzazione. Quindi Bhagavan sorprese Annamalai aggiungendo: Ti stavo aspettando. Mi stavo chiedendo quando saresti arrivato.

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Fanon For Beginners by Deborah Baker Wyrick

By Deborah Baker Wyrick

Philosopher, psychoanalyst, flesh presser, propagandist, prophet...although tough to categorize, Frantz Fanon (1925–1961) is among the most crucial thinkers of the 20 th century and one among our strongest writers on race and revolution.

The publication opens with a biography, following Fanon from his birthplace of Martinique via wrestle in global battle II and schooling in France, to his heroic involvement within the fights for Algerian independence and African decolonization. After a short dialogue of Fanon’s political and cultural impacts, the most part of the booklet covers the 3 relevant phases of Fanon’s thought:
  • the look for black identification, as awarded in Black epidermis, White Masks, Fanon's gorgeous prognosis of racism
  • the fight opposed to colonialism, as defined in "A loss of life Colonialism" and "Toward the African Revolution," essays centering on Algeria’s battle of independence
  • the strategy of decolonization, as analyzed in The Wretched of the Earth, the publication that prolonged insights received in Algeria to Africa and the 3rd World

Fanon For Beginners concludes by means of interpreting Fanon’s impression on political perform, reminiscent of the Black energy move within the usa, on literary conception, and on political stories exhibiting how his works and phrases proceed to have a profound influence on modern cultural debate.e. 

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I viaggi di Socrate: La vera storia del guerriero di pace by SCM R. BROCKHAUS,Dan Millman,G. Fiorentini

By SCM R. BROCKHAUS,Dan Millman,G. Fiorentini

Venticinque anni fa, Dan Millman ha scritto l. a. through del guerriero di speed, un racconto autobiografico che ha venduto milioni di copie ed è stato tradotto in ventinove lingue. Descriveva l'incontro con un personaggio straordinario che Dan ha voluto chiamare Socrate, come l'antico saggio greco. cube di lui: 'Quell'incontro casuale e le incredibili avventure che ne seguirono trasformarono completamente los angeles mia vita...'. Ora, con I viaggi di Socrate, Dan Millman ci permette di compiere un viaggio a ritroso, in keeping with conoscere gli anni della formazione di questo sorprendente personaggio. Nella Russia zarista del XIX secolo, un'epoca di ricca aristocrazia, povertà contadina e pogrom, Serghei Ivanov (Socrate), di sangue cosacco ed ebreo, rimane orfano alla nascita. Mandato in un collegio militare alla tenera età di quattro anni, viene educato according to difendere un mondo che non capisce. Quando un tragico evento lo costringe alla fuga, il ragazzo si rifugia nella natura selvaggia. Senza null'altro che un medaglione donatogli dal nonno e un tesoro che lo aspetta sepolto in un campo vicino a San Pietroburgo, Serghei percorre in lungo e in largo los angeles sua patria alla ricerca del suo posto nel mondo.I viaggi di Socrate tuttavia non si concentra sul progredire della rivoluzione esteriore, quella sociale che si sta preparando, bensì sullo sviluppo della rivoluzione che sta avvenendo all'interno del cuore di un uomo.

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Notebooks 1951-1959 by Albert Camus,Ryan Bloom

By Albert Camus,Ryan Bloom

Withheld from book in France for twenty-nine years after his loss of life, and now in English for the 1st time, Camus's ultimate journals supply us our rawest and such a lot intimate glimpse but into probably the most vital voices of French letters and twentieth-century literature. the 1st volumes of his Notebooks all started as uncomplicated tools of his paintings; this ultimate quantity, recorded over the past 9 years of his lifestyles, tackle the features of a extra own diary. Fearing that his reminiscence used to be commencing to fail him, Camus famous right here his reactions to the polemics stirred via The Rebel, his emotions in regards to the Algerian struggle, his sojourns in Greece and Italy, thinly veiled observations on his spouse and enthusiasts, heartaches over his relations, and nervousness over the Nobel Prize that he was once provided in 1957.

As within the previous Notebooks, we see the following additionally the delivery of a few of Camus's maximum works: The Fall, Exile and the Kingdom, and his unfinished masterpiece, The First Man. His lovely shuttle descriptions, his political observations, and his philosophical musings are the main attractive good points of those recorded concepts. Notebooks 1951-1959 completes probably the most very important set of literary "working papers" of the prior century. Ryan Bloom's delicate translation used to be shortlisted for the French-American beginning and Florence Gould beginning translation prize for nonfiction.

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Stranger in a Strange Land: Searching for Gershom Scholem by George Prochnik

By George Prochnik

Taking his lead from his topic, Gershom Scholem—the twentieth century philosopher who cracked open Jewish theology and background with an intensive examining of Kabbalah—Prochnik combines biography and memoir to counter our modern political problem with an unique and pressing reimagining of the way forward for Israel.

In Stranger in an odd Land, Prochnik revisits the existence and paintings of Gershom Scholem, whose as soon as in demand acceptance, as a Freud-like interpreter of the internal international of the Cosmos, has been in eclipse within the usa. He vividly conjures Scholem’s upbringing in Berlin, and compellingly brings to existence Scholem’s transformative friendship with Walter Benjamin, the critic and thinker. In doing so, he unearths how Scholem’s frustration with the bourgeois ideology of Germany throughout the First global warfare led him to become aware of Judaism, Kabbalah, and eventually Zionism, as effective counter-forces to Europe’s suicidal nationalism.
 
Prochnik’s personal years within the Holy Land within the Nineteen Nineties brings him to query the stereotypical highbrow and theological constructs of Jerusalem, and to rediscover the town as a actual position, rife with the unruliness and fecundity of nature. Prochnik finally means that a brand new type of ecological pluralism needs to now inherit the traditionally energizing position as soon as performed by way of Kabbalah and Zionism in Jewish thought.

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Edgar Cayce: Hombre de Milagros (Spanish Edition) by Joseph Millard

By Joseph Millard

En Español. Edgar Cayce, el hombre que sorprendió a much con l. a. precisión de sus asombrosas profecías, es hoy revelado en esta apasionante y encantadora obra. Sus dones psíquicos abarcaron una gran variedad de temas. En esta amena historia novela, Joseph Millard nos presenta los angeles fascinante vida de un hombre extraordinary cuyas maravillas aun no han podido ser explicadas ni duplicadas. Esta es l. a. historia de Edgar Cayce, un hombre de milagros. (This is an Edgar Cayce libros espanol title.)

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Al mercato della felicità (Italian Edition) by Luisa Muraro

By Luisa Muraro

In questo libro Luisa Muraro, tra le più importanti filosofe italiane, lancia una sfida: che cosa sarebbe los angeles nostra vita senza grandi desideri? Si può desiderare ciò che sembra impossibile da ottenere? Nella cultura che cambia senza andare avanti, in un'economia che cresce e si espande ma non si cura di some distance crescere né los angeles gioia né il senso di sicurezza, nella vita che sembra tutta un mercato, con l'umanità stretta fra il troppo e troppo poco, traspare l'intuizione che il reale non è indifferente al desiderio e non assiste indifferente alla passione del desiderare. Il mondo è salvo solo a patto che coloro che lo abitano abbiano aspettative incommensurabili ai propri mezzi e non perdano mai los angeles fiducia di essere destinati a qualcosa di grande.

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Jane Addams: Progressive Pioneer of Peace, Philosophy, by Patricia Shields

By Patricia Shields

This publication examines the existence and works of Jane Addams who used to be presented the Nobel Peace Prize (1931). Addams led a global women's peace circulate and is famous for spearheading a first-of-its-kind foreign convention of ladies on the Hague in the course of global battle I. She helped to stumbled on the Women's foreign League of Peace and Freedom. She was once additionally a prophetic peace theorist whose rules have been pushed aside through her contemporaries. Her critics conflated her activism and ideas with makes an attempt to undermine the struggle attempt. possibly extra very important, her credibility used to be challenged by means of sexist perspectives characterizing her as a “silly” previous lady. Her omission as a pioneering, feminist, peace theorist is a modern challenge. This e-book recovers and reintegrates Addams and her notion of “positive peace,” which has relevancy for UN peacekeeping operations and group policing.

 Addams begun her public lifestyles as a pacesetter of the U.S. revolutionary period (1890 - 1920) social reform circulation. She mixed conception and motion via her payment paintings within the, frequently contentious, immigrant groups of Chicago. those studies have been the springboard for her cutting edge theories of democracy and peace, which she complicated via large public conversing engagements, eleven books and 1000's of articles. whereas this e-book specializes in Addams as peace theorist and activist it additionally exhibits how her eclectic pursuits and female viewpoint resulted in pioneering efforts in American pragmatism, sociology, public management and social work.  every one box, which strains its beginning to this era, is actively recuperating Addams’ contributions.

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