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The End Of Imagination

Author : Arundhati Roy
ISBN : 9781608466542
Genre : Social Science
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The End of Imagination brings together five of Arundhati Roy's acclaimed books of essays into one comprehensive volume for the first time and features a new introduction by the author. This new collection begins with her pathbreaking book The Cost of Living—published soon after she won the Booker Prize for her novel The God of Small Things—in which she forcefully condemned India’s nuclear tests and its construction of enormous dam projects that continue to displace countless people from their homes and communities. The End of Imagination also includes her nonfiction works Power Politics, War Talk, Public Power in the Age of Empire, and An Ordinary Person’s Guide to Empire, which include her widely circulated and inspiring writings on the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, the need to confront corporate power, and the hollowing out of democratic institutions globally.

The End Of Imagination

Author : Arundhati Roy
ISBN : 8171308678
Genre : India
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Critical analysis on India's nuclear policy.

The Cost Of Living

Author : Arundhati Roy
ISBN : 0002571870
Genre : Dams
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, flooding the land they've farmed for generations in order to build This text is Arundhati Roy's tale of governmental (and international-agency) arrogance, high-handedness, corruption and idiocy. The Narmada Valley in north-western India is home to 25 million people (i.e. half the population of Britain), and since the 1970s successive federal and state governments have been intent on forcibly evicting these peoplea series of giant dams that will, notionally, allow irrigation to bri ng water to those who need it in the region's cities, allow the land to bear different crops and improve the region's economy.

A History Of The End Of The World

Author : Yuri Rubinsky
ISBN : NWU:35556000507368
Genre : History
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Beautifully illustrated throughout, this survey of apocalyptic visions through the ages provides a fascinating kaleidoscope of religious, philosophical, and literary views

Lighthouse At The End Of The World

Author : Jules Verne
ISBN : 0803246765
Genre : Fiction
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Blends fantasy, adventure, and mystery to present a fictional account of Edgar Allen Poe as seen through the eyes of Poe's legendary detective C. Auguste Dupin.

The Poetic Imagination In Heidegger And Schelling

Author : Christopher Yates
ISBN : 9781472506405
Genre : Philosophy
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The imagination is a decisive, if underappreciated, theme in German thought since Kant. In this rigorous historical and textual analysis, Christopher Yates challenges an oversight of traditional readings by presenting the first comparative study of F.W.J. Schelling and Martin Heidegger on this theme. By investigating the importance of the imagination in the thought of Schelling and Heidegger, Yates' study argues that Heidegger's later, more poetic, philosophy cannot be understood properly without appreciating Schelling's central importance for him. A key figure in post-Kantian German Idealism, Schelling's penetrating attention to the creative character of thought remains undervalued. Capturing the essential manner in which Heidegger's ontology and Schelling's idealism intersect, The Poetic Imagination in Heidegger and Schelling likewise presents an introduction to better understanding Heidegger's later thought. It reveals how his engagement with Schelling encouraged Heidegger to recover and refine the imagination as a poetic, as opposed to reductive and dogmatic, collaborator in the life of truth. Tracing the theme of imagination in new readings of these major thinkers, Yates' study not only acknowledges Schelling's provocative place in post-Kantian German Idealism, but demonstrates as well the significance of Schelling's philosophical focus and style for Heidegger's own concentration on the creative vocation of human artistry and thought.

The Beat Of Imagination

Author : Daleen Van Tonder
ISBN : 9781483682839
Genre : Fiction
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The Beat of Imagination is a compilation of thirty-seven short stories spread over different genres. One of which; the breakdown of Stacey Green, has already been converted into a short novel. These short stories serve as tasters if you will of my novels to come. It is my sincerest hope to convert them all and in so doing transport my readers into a different world every time Watch out for your favourite... it might be next.

From Imagination To Innovation

Author : A. Coskun Samli
ISBN : 1461408547
Genre : Business & Economics
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It is impossible to measure the full economic and psychological benefits of the sewing machine, the polio vaccine, or the Internet. What we know is that these products have changed our lives for the better, generating net benefits well beyond the metric of corporate profits. As forces such as financial market volatility and fragmented markets demonstrate the fragility of the global economy, the imperative to develop products and services that contribute to the well-being of the many—rather than the few—is more pronounced than ever. In this book, A. Coskun Samli explores this imperative of an “innovation culture” and how it can be encouraged at all levels, from the individual to the nation or region. He argues that without a global innovation culture, committed to generating socially valuable products, we are likely to face a deteriorating quality of life, as wealth is concentrated at the top. Integrating insights from management, economics, policy, and psychology, Samli demonstrates how creativity can be channeled into innovation and innovation can be channeled, in turn, toward economic development. He discusses how national policies can be oriented toward encouraging such socially beneficial innovations as sustainable energy, communication technology, and medical discoveries. The aim is to promote the development of products and services that improve quality of life and generate profits for those who invest in them. He argues that all innovations, whether radical or incremental, must demonstrate social value in order to be truly profitable.

The Wonder Working Power Of Imagination

Author : Neville
ISBN : 9781490761824
Genre : Self-Help
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If one is looking for answers to the meaning of life and how to make a happier, richer existence (e.g., relationships, finances, health), then Nevilles teaching from personal experience, testimonies from students, and his amazing visions paralleling and explaining the mysteries of the Old and New Testament will answer those questions. Learn his techniques, unleash your power to create, believe in your imaginary acts, and no power in this world can stop the desired results from appearing in your world. Its the only creative power, one that everyone is operating moment to moment. Learning how to direct it deliberately is essential to producing loving, positive changes in ones life. These 1963 lectures also begin a nine-year odyssey of discovering the deepest meanings of six visions of the end that had unfolded in Neville (19591963). The visions are the signs that this long journey as limited man; the terrible opacity and contraction is over, that the purpose of human life has been completed; man has endured and overcome six thousand years of amnesia plus the fires of experience and has emerged victorious. Hes been transformed by his inner being (I Am or God) back into the divinity he truly is and always was.

Coleridge And The Nature Of Imagination

Author : D. Ward
ISBN : 9781137362629
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Examining a range of Coleridge's writings, this book uses recent scientific research to understand how we have evolved to make mental representations of the counterfactual, how such transformative essays in Imagination have enabled humans to survive, to prosper and to express themselves in the sciences, the arts and particularly in poetry.

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