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The Making Of A Philosopher

Author : Colin McGinn
ISBN : 0060957603
Genre : Philosophy
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Part memoir, part study, The Making of a Philosopher is the self–portrait of a deeply intelligent mind as it develops over a life on both sides of the Atlantic. The Making of a Philosopher follows Colin McGinn from his early years in England reading Descartes and Anselm, to his years in the states, first in Los Angeles, then New York. McGinn presents a contemporary academic take on the great philosophical figures of the twentieth century, including Bertrand Russell, Jean–Paul Sartre, and Noam Chomsky, alongside stories of the teachers who informed his ideas and often became friends and mentors, especially the colorful A.J. Ayer at Oxford. McGinn's prose is always elegant and probing; students of contemporary philosophy and the general reader alike will absorb every page.

My Journey Sovereign United Bengal

Author : HP Roychoudhury
ISBN : 9781482812015
Genre : History
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The main features of the book are outlined as follows: 1. A little of the author’s life under political situation of India. 2. Did our political leaders want economic growth or power of the Delhi chair? What is the function of Democracy under religious atmosphere in India? 3. What was the status of Hindus now in Hindu Bengal, and where is their future? 4. Economic growth of India went down but Japan’s went up, why? 5. Why did Indian leaders give importance to religion instead of economic growth? 6. The wonder Taj. 7. How does life prevail in India and in the neighboring countries of India? It is also being remembered here by the two genius of the last century—Prof. S. W.Sudmerson, a British fellow, who dedicated his life in the service of teaching in a college of extreme northeast of India in the beginning of the twentieth century, and Swami Vivekananda, who had not only enlighten the world by his glorious speech on the religion of Hindu philosophy in Chicago but also had thought of the formation of the present existing India hundreds of years before Independence. Is it one nation of one India of Vivekananda?

Journey Through Landscape In Seventeenth Century Holland The Haarlem Print Series And Dutch Identity

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My Journey To The West

Author : Shuyi Hu
ISBN : 1640831266
Genre : Literary Collections
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My Journey to the West was written by Shuyi Hu, a Columbia University graduated educator and writer who lived through the era of the Republic of China. Originally written for Shanghai newspapers and magazines, My Journey to the West was a collection of articles about Shuyi's postwar trips to Europe and the US. The book was published by Zhong Zheng Publishing House in 1948. Due to its popularity, Shuyi planned to continue with a sequel. However, he was unable to write again after 1949 when China entered a new regime of communism. The 1948's print was published in traditional Chinese characters and its foreword was written by renowned Chinese educator Junsheng Wu. This reprint includes some of the precious photos of Hu Shuyi and his family from 1930 to 1940 for the first time. It also included an article by Hu Shuyi's granddaughter Sonia Hu that was published in Taiwan's "Biographical Literature" in 2018. Sonia also wrote the foreword for this reprint regarding the story behind this book and her grandfather. 《战后西游记》原是民国上海教育家胡叔异于民国三十七年(1948 年)在上海正中书局出版的一本小册子,收集了他在上海各报刊杂志上撰写的关于他在欧美旅行的见闻。此书由胡叔异的校友,民国教育家吴俊升作序后结集出版。此次再版收集了胡叔异及家人于1930年到1940年间的珍贵照片,以及胡叔异的孙女,北美作家胡桃原在台湾《传记文学》杂志上发表的文章《民国上海教育家,我的祖父胡叔异)。胡桃还为此书撰写了再版序。

The Lilac Tunnel

Author : Erin Falligant
ISBN : 1609584163
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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"What if you, as a girl trying to adjust to her new stepfamily, suddenly found yourself in Samantha's world at the start of the 20th century? Join Samantha on exciting adventures. Your journey back in time can take whatever twists and turns you choose, as you select from a variety of options in this multiple-ending story"--

Black Is The Journey Africana The Name

Author : Maboula Soumahoro
ISBN : 9781509548347
Genre : Social Science
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In this highly original book, Maboula Soumahoro explores the cultural and political vastness of the Black Atlantic, where Africa, Europe, and the Americas were tied together by the brutal realities of the slave trade and colonialism. Each of these spaces has its own way of reading the Black body and the Black experience, and its own modes of visibility, invisibility, silence, and amplification of Black life. By weaving together her personal history with that of France and its abiding myth of color-blindness, Maboula Soumahoro highlights the banality and persistence of structural racism in France today, and shows that freedom will be found in the journey and movement between the sites of the Atlantic triangle. Africana is the name of that freedom. How can we build and reflect on a collective diasporic identity through a personal journey? What are the limits and possibilities of this endeavor, when the personal journey is that of oft-erased bodies and stories, de-humanized lives, and when Black populations in Africa, the Americas, and Europe identify and misidentify with each other, their sensibilities shaped by the particular locales in which their lives unfold? This book makes an important intellectual contribution to contemporary public conversations and theoretical inquiry into race, racism, blackness, and identity today, as it probes and questions the academic methodologies that have functioned as structures of exclusion.

My Journey Through The Twentieth Century

Author : Sigurd Hartz Rasmussen
ISBN : LCCN:2001335461
Genre : International agency libraries
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My Journey Down The Reincarnation Highway

Author : Frank Mares
ISBN : 9781475959246
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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In this personal account, one man details how he discovered the fact of reincarnation and explores what he did in his prior lives. More people than you would believe have prior life memories. In his new spiritual memoir My Journey down the Reincarnation Highway: The True Story of a Man who found nine of His Past Lives author and businessman Frank Mares tells how he acquired psychic ability in his middle age. With this new gift, he recovered facts about nine of his prior lives, most of which involved violent, bloody deaths. The most recent life was that of a young German Wehrmacht sergeant who was ambushed and killed by Russians during the night of May 1, 1944 in a dark Estonian farmhouse. Not being satisfied with just discovering his past lives, Mares goes on a spiritual mission to find out why he kept dying violently. The answers do not come easily, but by using a team of three world class psychics he eventually tracks down the shocking reason for all his brutal deaths. The psychic team finds that within the soul of this normal small businessman resides a brutal, stone cold killer from the 1600's who surprisingly was the revered founder of a gentile noble family.As part of his soul's continuing quest for redemption, Mares hopes to salvage the dark time in his soul's past into something that could help others today. His experiences show that death is only a transition phase, and that it should not be feared. His book also reveals that reincarnation is actually a well designed, organized system that allows souls to learn personalized life lessons over a surprising number of lives. If you read this book, you will never look at life (and death) in the same way again.

Appalachia The South Pacific And Beyond

Author : Nicholas Christodoulou
ISBN : 0922564035
Genre : Greek Americans
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The Journey

Author : Elyn Aviva
ISBN : 0974959707
Genre : Fiction
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Serving Singapore My Journey

Author : Veluthevar Kanaga Rajan
ISBN : 9789811205590
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book by a pioneer generation civil servant is a fascinating and an engaging account of Singapore's spectacular development from a sleepy backwater village to a first world State within a single generation and defying, in the process, all odds against its survival. This story is unique in many ways and starts right at the beginning when Singapore became a self-governing State in 1959, the same year the author entered the civil service. The author's involvement and participation in the detailed planning of pioneering policies, the strategies adopted and their implementation at the ground level by many front line ministries and institutions, in which he has served for more than four decades, have given him a unique hands-on experience and observations derived in working from the inside — in areas ranging from slum clearance to representing the State overseas. The story also details how the cooperation between an honest and visionary leadership and the citizenry created an effective professional, proactive and productive public administration, which excelled in service delivery at home, and enabled the State to punch above its weight globally, overcoming at the same time many political, economic and security challenges, amongst others, and always ever mindful that nothing in the scheme of things can be taken for granted. The success achieved and the many lessons learnt therefrom have universal application and had attracted global interest.The story is very well illustrated with compelling and illuminating insights and richly complemented by the author's anecdotal observations throughout.

My Story My Journey

Author : Paul Lippok
ISBN : 9781499094107
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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I was born in 1926 in a town in Silesia, Germany’s south eastern Province bordering Poland to the east and Czechoslovakia to the south. That is how it was for 2000 years until 1945 when Hitler’s war ended, and our ‘Heimat Schlesien’ no longer existed. The peace treaty demanded that Silesia be annexed to Poland meaning the eviction of our people. Six months after my 17th birthday, shortly before Christmas 1943, I was called up to military service and after my training sent to Italy, where five months later, on Sunday 4th June 1944 I was captured by the U.S. Army just outside Rome. They brought us to Norfolk Virginia from where a train journey took us to a POW camp in Oklahoma, moving soon to Fort Bliss, El Paso. In autumn 1945 fifty POWs travelled by bus to the Napa Valley to pick tomatoes, prunes, and work in the vineyards, and after New Year 1946 south to pick cotton. In early March 1946 we received black-dyed U.S. Army uniforms, boarded a troop ship in Oakland and were sent back to Europe via the Panama Canal, to arrive three weeks later in Liverpool, UK. From there we travelled by train to the north of Scotland where now over sixty years later, I continue to live. My book will tell my journey.

Recollections From My Journey Through Life

Author : Shaukat Hassan
ISBN : 9781664141902
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Every person has a story to tell. This is the story of a Bangladeshi who was born one cold December morning in the village of Lostimanika in East Pakistan and went on to traverse the world during the next sixty plus years. It is a story of growing up in the peaceful Hindu-Muslim community of Narayanganj, of a Muslim boy being educated in Catholic schools, and of leaving home to study in the West when he was merely seventeen. That started a fifty-year journey from his homeland to his present home in Canada. Through it all, he lived and worked in six continents and experienced the beauty and diversity as well as the complexities and hardships faced by peoples worldwide. This book is a personal story, a collection of snippets from his eventful journey through life. The author shares many delightful anecdotes, the scary moments that spelt danger, and his occasional brush with death. It is also a story of visits to many historical, cultural, and religious sites, and of learning about man’s contribution to humanity. The author has worked with many governments, civil society organizations, academics, the military, and the media under challenging circumstances and often in hazardous environments. It is in the end a story of surmounting all obstacles and of having lived a full and happy life.

My Journey From Islam To Christianity

Author : Kenny Abdulsalam
ISBN : 9781490880457
Genre : Religion
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This book is about my life growing up as a Muslim boy and young Islamic scholar in West Africa. In search for answers, I arrived at the truth through objective study of the Bible and the Quran. I began to discover the errors in the Quran. Many Muslims have been misled, which will be demonstrated in this book, and some have become extremists as a result. For those who have the potential to become Islamic extremists and terrorists, and for the Christian reader, this book is my attempt as a former Muslim to create a bridge between the Islamic and Christian world. Without judgment or condemnation, this is my way of reaching out to my Muslim brethren, so that we can at least have a conversation about Jesus Christ and Mohammed.

Prices And Wages In England From The Twelfth To The Nineteenth Century

Author : William Henry Beveridge Baron Beveridge
ISBN : UOM:39015008887500
Genre : Prices
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Living With Lung Cancer My Journey

Author : Thomas E. Cappiello
ISBN : 9781770977044
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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On October 5 2007, Thomas Cappiello was diagnosed with inoperable Stage IIIA locally-advanced adenocarcinoma (Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer), an incurable disease. This book is the inspirational story of how he beat the odds and survived and thrived in the face of this devastating illness. This book is for patients and caregivers who want to know what life is like after getting a cancer diagnosis. The story is about overcoming the emotional turmoil and devastation of a cancer diagnosis, dealing with the disease, and making choices. Most of all, it's about living a full life each day. Cancer patients suddenly realize that time is a precious gift from God and there is no time to waste. By telling his story Cappiello seeks to inspire cancer patients to fight hard and live, with whatever time they have, with renewed purpose and energy. The journey is different for everyone, but no matter the stage of disease, this book aims to give cancer patients hope for living a cancer-free future. Thomas Cappiello survived late-stage lung cancer. You or your loved one can beat cancer too....

Design Of My Journey

Author : Hans Kasdorf
ISBN : 1877941107
Genre : Mennonites
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My Journey Into The Healing Ministry

Author : Bill Brundage
ISBN : 9781594671845
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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My Journey Off The Beaten Path The Quest For My Roots From Spain To The Philippines

Author : Bernadette Rivas Soto
ISBN : 9781633384897
Genre : Fiction
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An eighteenth-century Spanish friar from Galicia, Spain, became an ancestor to countless descendants in the Philippines. This is a journey of one descendant in her relentless pursuit of discovering her mysterious foreign ancestry. Her near-impossible feat of tracing her roots has brought her to mountainous medieval towns in the northwestern Spain, down to remotely unspoiled provinces of central Philippines. Join her as she travels across the globe to the unbeaten path of her ancestral land of

Eighteen Centuries Of The Church In England

Author : Alexander Hugh Hore
ISBN : HARVARD:32044081123572
Genre : Great Britain
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