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Letters On Ethics

Author : Lucius Annaeus Seneca
ISBN : 9780226265209
Genre : Philosophy
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The Roman statesman and philosopher Seneca (4 BCE–65 CE) recorded his moral philosophy and reflections on life as a highly original kind of correspondence. Letters on Ethics includes vivid descriptions of town and country life in Nero’s Italy, discussions of poetry and oratory, and philosophical training for Seneca’s friend Lucilius. This volume, the first complete English translation in nearly a century, makes the Letters more accessible than ever before. Written as much for a general audience as for Lucilius, these engaging letters offer advice on how to deal with everything from nosy neighbors to sickness, pain, and death. Seneca uses the informal format of the letter to present the central ideas of Stoicism, for centuries the most influential philosophical system in the Mediterranean world. His lively and at times humorous expositions have made the Letters his most popular work and an enduring classic. Including an introduction and explanatory notes by Margaret Graver and A. A. Long, this authoritative edition will captivate a new generation of readers.

Epub The Story Of Steve

Author : Dan Remenyi
ISBN : 9781910309162
Genre : Electronic books
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This is a biography and a ghost story set in various parts of the world including the slums of post war Dublin and the plush life of colonial Africa. From his arrival in Ireland from Hungary as a Radio Officer on board the ship Vicia in 1941, Steve Remenyi was faced with what might have been for others, insurmountable problems. His ship was trapped in Dublin. He couldn’t speak English and he didn’t know anyone in Ireland. But Steve was both an optimist and a survivor and made the most of the challenges facing him. So he started a business.

The Four Agreements

Author : Miguel Ruiz
ISBN : 9603641995
Genre : Self-actualization (Psychology)
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Music Science And The Rhythmic Brain

Author : Jonathan Berger
ISBN : 9781136647079
Genre : Music
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This book studies the effects of repetitive musical rhythm on the brain and nervous system, and in doing so integrates diverse fields including ethnomusicology, psychology, neuroscience, anthropology, religious studies, music therapy, and human health. It presents aspects of musical rhythm and biological rhythms, and in particular rhythmic entrainment, in a way that considers cultural context alongside theoretical research and discussions of potential clinical and therapeutic implications. Considering the effects of drumming and other rhythmic music on mental and bodily functioning, the volume hypothesizes that rhythmic music can have a dramatic impact on mental states, sometimes catalyzing profound changes in arousal, mood, and emotional states via the stimulation of changes in physiological functions like the electrical activity in the brain. The experiments presented here make use of electroencephalography (EEG), galvanic skin response (GSR), and subjective measures to gain insight into how these mental states are evoked, what their relationship is to the music and context of the experience, and demonstrate that they are happening in a consistent and reproducible fashion, suggesting clinical applications. This comprehensive volume will appeal to scholars in cognition, ethnomusicology, and music perception who are interested in the therapeutic potential of music.

Walt Whitman

Author : EPUB 2-3
ISBN : 9781438148458
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Chrysippi Fragmenta Logica Et Physica

Author : Hans von Arnim
ISBN : 9783110955019
Genre : History
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Christian Controversies

Author : Scott Haraburda
ISBN : 9780988607217
Genre : Philosophy
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"The Greatest is Love." God wants us to love our neighbors. If this is the premise of being Christian, then why do thousands of denominations claim to be the "right and true" one, implying that all others are false? The author searches for truth and explores real world issues concerning Christians throughout history and today, and the future of Christianity in this ever-changing world. Join the author as he challenges you to think outside of your comfort zone and questions what you might have been told not to question about the Word of God. This book contains many facts and true stories, some you might recognize and some from the author's own life, as he logically discusses controversial subjects such as a Perfect Bible, sex, lying, killing, ethics, Christian leadership, Bible-thumping judgment, and women's rights. It is well documented and written in easy-to-understand language to arm you with the knowledge you need to discuss Scripture in an educated and meaningful way, and to develop a real-world perspective of Christianity; a must-read for all who profess to be Christian!

Letters On India

Author : Lady Maria Callcott
ISBN : OXFORD:N13179299
Genre : India
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Discourses Fragments Handbook

Author : Epictetus,
ISBN : 9780199595181
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 50. 62 MB
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This is the only complete modern translation of Epictetus's Discourses, together with the Handbook and fragments. A major work of Stoic practical ethics, the Discourses teach that the basis of happiness is up to us. This accessible new translation is accompanied by a full introduction and thorough notes.

Letters Of John Quincy Adams To His Son On The Bible And Its Teachings

Author : John Quincy Adams
ISBN : HARVARD:HN6D9S
Genre : Bible
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