Download Geary’s Guide to the World’s Great Aphorists

Geary’s Guide to the World’s Great Aphorists
Bestselling expert James Geary’s enlightening, entertaining compendium of wit and wisdom, from Sun Tzu to Desmond Tutu–and 350 aphorists in between. Both an expert and a collector, James Geary has devoted his life to aphorisms–and the last few years to organizing, indexing, and even translating them. The result is Geary’s Guide, featuring classic writers like Voltaire, Tw Bestselling expert James Geary’s...

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Prometheus Rising
Imagine trying to make sense of an amalgam of Timothy Leary’s eight neurological circuits, G.I. Gurdjieff’s self-observation exercises, Alfred Korzybskis general semantics, Aleister Crowley’s magical theorems, and the several disciplines of Yoga; not to mention Christian Science, relativity, quantum mechanics, and many other approaches to understanding the world around us! Imagine trying to make sense of an amalgam of...

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Preconceito Linguistico
O preconceito linguistico esta ligado, em boa medida, a confusao que foi criada, no curso da historia, entre lingua e gramatica normativa. Nossa tarefa mais urgente e desfazer essa confusao. Uma receita de bolo nao e um bolo, o molde de um vestido nao e um vestido, um mapa-mundi nao e o mundo… Tambem a gramatica nao e a lingua. A lingua e um enorme iceberg flutuando no m O preconceito linguistico esta ligado, em boa medida, a confusao...

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When the Moon Waxes Red: Representation, Gender and Cultural Politics
In this collection of her provocative essays on Third World art and culture, award-winning filmmaker and theorist Trinh Minh-ha offers new challenges to Western regimes of knowledge.Bringing to her subjects an acute sense of the many meanings of the marginal, Trinh examines Asian and African texts, the theories of Barthes, questions of spectatorship, the enigmas of art, an In this collection of her provocative essays on Third World art and...

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The Great Thoughts
Upon its publication, George Seldes’s The Great Thoughts instantly took its place as a classic–a treasure house of the seminal ideas that have shaped the intellectual history of the world down through the ages.Seldes, a pivotal figure in the history of American journalism and a tireless researcher, spent the better part of his extraordinary lifetime compiling the thoughts Upon its publication, George Seldes’s The Great...

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Perilous Realms: Celtic and Norse in Tolkien’s Middle-Earth
J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) is increasingly recognized as the most influential writer of the twentieth century. Sales of his books remain exceptionally high, and Middle-earth fan clubs flourish around the world. The massive success of the film versions made of “The Lord of the Rings,” and released between 2001 and 2003, have only added to his popularity. Throughout his life, J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) is increasingly recognized as...

Download Eloquent Witness: Nibley on Himself, Others, and the Temple. the Collected Works of Hugh Nibley: Volume 17

Eloquent Witness: Nibley on Himself, Others, and the Temple. the Collected Works of Hugh Nibley: Volume 17
One of the stunning aspects of Dr. Hugh Nibley’s genius was his persistent sense of wonder. That trait induced him to range widely through very disparate subjects of study- all covered in volume 17 of The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley on Himself, Others, and the Temple. In this compilation of materials, most of which have been published previously outside the Collected W One of the stunning aspects of Dr. Hugh Nibley’s genius...