Substance And Essence In Aristotle

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Substance and Essence in Aristotle is a close study of Aristotle's most profound—and perplexing—treatise: Books VII-IX of the Metaphysics. These central books, which focus on the nature of substance, have gained a deserved reputation for their difficulty, inconclusiveness, and internal inconsistency. Despite these problems, Witt extracts from Aristotle's text a coherent and provocative view about sensible substance by focusing on Aristotle's account of form or essence. After exploring the context in which Aristotle's discussion of sensible substance takes place, Witt turns to his analysis of essence. Arguing against the received interpretation, according to which essences are classificatory, Witt maintains that a substance's essence is what causes it to exist. In addition, Substance and Essence in Aristotle challenges the orthodox view that Aristotelian essences are species-essences, defending instead the controversial position that they are individual essences. Finally, Witt compares Aristotelian essentialism to contemporary essentialist theories, focusing in particular on Kripke's work. She concludes that fundamental differences between Aristotelian and contemporary essentialist theories highlight important features of Aristotle's theory and the philosophical problems and milieu that engendered it.

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Genre : Philosophy
Author : Charlotte Witt
Publisher : Cornell University Press
Release : 2018-05-31
File : 217 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781501711510


Prince And The Parade And Sign O The Times Era Studio Sessions

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From Prince's superstardom to studio seclusion, this second book in the Prince Studio Sessions series chronicles the years immediately following the Purple Rain era. Interview accounts of over 260 recording sessions and two tours reveal the indistinguishable majesty of Prince's artistry.

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Genre : Music
Author : Duane Tudahl
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release : 2021-06-07
File : 724 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781538144527


Path Of The Swan The Maitreya Chronicles

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A moment of intense silence followed and then the Rigden spoke up, his voice even: ÔYou have all been called today before the sacred court and from now, in every breath, in every heartbeat, in the shadow of every moment, in the intensity of the thoughtless state, in life, and in not-life, in physical or subtle form, we declare you our emissaries, our sacred envoys to the world of men. Shambala has a task for youÉÕ Lama Ozer and hisÊnovitiate Tashi leave the hidden monastery where they have lived all their livesÊin answer to a call from the legendary kingdom of Shambala received by the lama while deep in trance. Battling the freezing cold and snow of high, mist-laden mountain passes and the many evil forces that thwart their progress, they trek through Sikkim and Tibet to arrive at the Silver Fortress. Here they meet a host of divine and dark celestial beings, including the golden dakini, Yeshe Nam Lha, daughter of the Goddess Tara; Prince A-KarO, heir to the Lha Empire; and Prince Narasimha, heir to the Rigdens and the Shambala legacy. Both the princes are YesheÕs guardians and suitors, and she must travel with them to Earth where it is decreed that her child, Maitreya, the saviour, will be born. But before that happens they have the Asur forces to combat, and the dark prince Arden, who holds Yeshe captive, enthralled by his brooding menace, bewitched by his spell. Drawing richly from the vast pantheon of otherworldly beings that populate the myths of the Mahayana school of Buddhism, Path of the Swan, the first part of the surreally beautiful Tibetan-Buddhist fantasy series The Maitreya Chronicles, is a mesmerizingÊsaga of the battle between celestials and dark forces, and the descent of the celestials to Earth.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Charu Singh
Publisher : Hachette India
Release : 2014-04-15
File : 333 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9789350097076


Lectures On The Essence Of Religion

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This book, translated for the first time into English, presents the major statement of the philosophy of Ludwig Feuerbach. Here, in his most systematic work, Feuerbach’s thought on religion and on the philosophy of nature achieves its full maturity. Central to the thought of Feuerbach is the concept that man not God is the creator, that divinities are representations of man’s innermost feelings and ideas. Philosophy should turn from theology and speculative rationalism to sound factual anthropology. “My aim in these Lectures,” writes Feuerbach, “is to transform friends of God into friends of man, believers into thinkers, worshippers into workers, candidates for the other world into students of this world, Christians, who on their own confession are half-animal and half-angel, into men––whole men.”

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Genre : Religion
Author : Ludwig Feuerbach
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release : 2018-06-21
File : 376 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781532646232


Urbanus The Kingdom Chronicles

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In the times before time, a great and glorious kingdom named Urbanus once existed. Urbanus: The Kingdom Chronicles is an epic parable recounting the historical conflict between invisible and universal forces that perpetually contend for the hearts and minds of men. The people of Urbanus were compelled to choose between liberty and tyranny and ultimately life and death. The uniqueness of the characters in the story testifies to the reality that those who cannot rule themselves will be ruled by tyrants. The larger-than-life cast of characters in this multidimensional epic include Abner the Seer, messenger of King Salem; Wain of Lair, captain of the Northern Rangers; his brother, Lothair, lieutenant of the rangers; their ranger cohorts: the Brothers Fairn, the Men of Invar, and Lon of Mark; Macoot, the elusive chieftain of the Toon; Jurius Hanner, guardian of the Jasper Stone and grandfather of Daylin Hanner, a young daydreamer who is the chosen instrument of King Salem; Souteneur, the notorious godfather of crime and corruption of the underworld of Urbanus. They represent the forces of light. Sanballat, the evil emir of the Southern Kingdom along with a complex host of supporting personalities and creatures represent the forces of darkness.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Dwight O. Craver Jr.
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Release : 2016-06-02
File : 362 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781524506421


This Thing Called Life

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A warm and surprisingly real-life biography, featuring never-before-seen photos, of one of rock’s greatest talents: Prince. Neal Karlen was the only journalist Prince granted in-depth press interviews to for over a dozen years, from before Purple Rain to when the artist changed his name to an unpronounceable glyph. Karlen interviewed Prince for three Rolling Stone cover stories, wrote “3 Chains o’ Gold,” Prince’s “rock video opera,” as well as the star’s last testament, which may be buried with Prince’s will underneath Prince’s vast and private compound, Paisley Park. According to Prince's former fiancée Susannah Melvoin, Karlen was “the only reporter who made Prince sound like what he really sounded like.” Karlen quit writing about Prince a quarter-century before the mega-star died, but he never quit Prince, and the two remained friends for the last thirty-one years of the superstar’s life. Well before they met as writer and subject, Prince and Karlen knew each other as two of the gang of kids who biked around Minneapolis’s mostly-segregated Northside. (They played basketball at the Dairy Queen next door to Karlen’s grandparents, two blocks from the budding musician.) He asserts that Prince can’t be understood without first understanding ‘70s Minneapolis, and that even Prince’s best friends knew only 15 percent of him: that was all he was willing and able to give, no matter how much he cared for them. Going back to Prince Rogers Nelson's roots, especially his contradictory, often tortured, and sometimes violent relationship with his father, This Thing Called Life profoundly changes what we know about Prince, and explains him as no biography has: a superstar who calls in the middle of the night to talk, who loved The Wire and could quote from every episode of The Office, who frequented libraries and jammed spontaneously for local crowds (and fed everyone pancakes afterward), who was lonely but craved being alone. Readers will drive around Minneapolis with Prince in a convertible, talk about movies and music and life, and watch as he tries not to curse, instead dishing a healthy dose of “mamma jammas.”

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Neal Karlen
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Release : 2020-10-06
File : 384 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781250135254


Select Works Of Martin Luther An Offering To The Church Of God In The Last Days Translated By The Rev H Cole

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Author : Martin Luther
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Release : 1826
File : 592 Pages
ISBN-13 : BL:A0024367485


Court Of Bitter Thorn

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A royal young adult epic fantasy novel with fae, magic, and enemies to lovers. Faerie wasn’t supposed to be real. Tricked by a fae prince, Elora is stuck in the Faerie realm far from her young sisters who depend on her for survival. Under the terms of her bargain, she can’t go home to the mortal world until Prince Brannick becomes the next High King. Or until he’s taken out of the running… Sabotaging Brannick’s chance at the crown will be much faster than helping him win. The fae prince may be charming, powerful, and wickedly handsome, but that won’t stop Elora from selling his secrets to the highest bidder. By day, she uses her master sword skills to train the prince. By night, she conspires with a rival king in a nearby court whose plans could destroy half of Faerie. Soon, lives are at stake that she never expected. She’ll have to choose who to save: her beloved sisters or half the inhabitants of Faerie. The choice would be easy… if a certain prince weren’t digging his way into her heart. This completed young adult fantasy series includes: Book 1: Court of Bitter Thorn Book 2: Castle of Bitter Thorn Book 3: Crown of Bitter Thorn Book 4: Queen of Bitter Thorn PRAISE FOR THE FAE OF BITTER THORN EPIC FANTASY SERIES "LOVE this. It rates among my absolute favorites of all time.” “Brannick is a typical faerie prince, attractive, arrogant, powerful, and selfish. And like all fae, he has tricks up his sleeve.” “I loved getting bits and pieces about the rules of fae and the other courts that exist. Where creativity is needed, we are given it in spades, and the sense of wonder is palpable.” “This book is a true treasure. I LIVE for books written like this. Absolutely brilliant.” “Full of sneaky court politics, betrayal, hard truths, fantastic world building and magic, as well all the wonderful tricky things pertaining to the High Fae.” Readers who like the following books have also enjoyed this YA fantasy novel The Cruel Prince, Alanna The First Adventure, The Hobbit, A Curse So Dark and Lonely, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Iron King, The Iron Fey, Caraval, Once Upon a Broken Heart, A Wrinkle in Time, The Last Unicorn, The Golden Compass, Throne of Glass, A Court of Thorns and Roses, The Selection, Red Queen, Graceling, The Kiss of Deception, Shadow and Bone, Six of Crows, Harry Potter, Daughter of Smoke and Bone, The Bear and the Nightingale, The City of Brass, A Deal with the Elf King, Air Awakens, Curse of the Wolf King, Oath Taker, Enchanting the Elven Mage, Shattered Kingdom, Curse of Shadows and Thorns, These Hollow Vows, Eragon Readers who like the following authors have also enjoyed this young adult epic fantasy book Holly Black, Tamora Pierce, JRR Tolkien, Brigid Kemmerer, CS Lewis, Stephanie Garber, Julie Kagawa, Madeleine Lengle, Peter S Beagle, Phillip Pullman, Kiera Cass, Victoria Aveyard, Kristin Cashore, Mary E. Pearson, Sarah J. Maas, JK Rowling, Leigh Bardugo, Laini Taylor, Katherine Arden, SA Chakraborty, Elise Kova, Tessonja Odette, Audrey Grey, Alisha Klapheke, Angelina J. Steffort, LJ Andrews, Lexi Ryan, Christopher Paolini, Robin Hobb, Morgan Rice Keywords: Young adult epic fantasy, YA epic fantasy, young adult fantasy, YA fantasy, epic fantasy books, YA fantasy books, epic sagas, animals & nature, top rated books, tricks, Epic of Gilgamesh, spells & charms, slow burn romance, slow-burn romance, enemies to lovers romance, young adult series, druids, top rated teen fantasy collection, heroine, dryads, for teenagers, sword and sorcery, fantasy stories, YA fantasy, young adults romance, magical adventures, fae fantasy, romantic fantasy, portal fantasy, dark fairy tales, fantasy realm, historical fantasy, secondary world fantasy, full length fantasy, fairy tale fantasy, young adult, royalty, fae prince, fae king, romantic book, romantic novel, audiobooks, fantasy audiobooks, dark magic, teen fantasy, war, battle, coming of age, magic books, adventure books, fae books, fantasy romance fae, epic fantasy fiction, action and adventure, young adult fantasy, teen fantasy romance, fantasy series, young adult books, epic fantasy books, young adult romance books, fantasy romance books for young adults, fantasy books for young adults, young adult fantasy, YA fantasy

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Kay L. Moody
Publisher : Marten Press
Release : 2020-08-18
File : 350 Pages
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Become Prince S Wife By Accident

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prince you can't do it right song jinyu's spring peach face dazzled him won't you know whether this king is able to do it or not just by trying a kiss a hug a lift the prince of adherence is becoming more and more indulgent no wonder he was so impudent he actually wanted to get married first and then play if you cause a huge trouble don't be afraid this king will help you the entire world will give up on you so there's no harm in this this king will give you something to rely on the prince was forcing her to marry so she personally shot three arrows those who block me die this king's wangfei is a bit too fierce i still need to teach her well the dark lord unconditionally doted on her song jinyu i will accompany you in everything you carry

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Genre : Fiction
Author : La LaYang
Publisher : Funstory
Release : 2020-04-26
File : 700 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781648976476


Machiavelli And The Politics Of Democratic Innovation

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Presenting a detailed reinterpretation and reconstruction of the political thought of Niccolò Machiavelli, Machiavelli and the Politics of Democratic Innovation uses original readings of Machiavelli's texts to develop a new theoretical model of democratic practice. The book critically and creatively juxtaposes certain concepts drawn from Machiavelli's work in order to produce new political insights. Christopher Holman identifies two unique ideas in Machiavelli through his rearrangement of Machiavellian concepts. The first, drawn primarily from The Prince, is an image of the individual human being as a creative subject that seeks the exteriorization of desire via political creation. The second, drawn primarily from The Discourses on Livy, is an image of the democratic republic as a form of regime in which this desire for creative self-expression is universalized, all citizens being able to affirm their psychic orientation toward innovation through their equal access to political institutions and orders. Such institutions and orders, to the extent that they function as media for the expression of a fundamental human creativity, must be arranged so that they are capable of continual interrogation and refinement. In the final instance, a new ethical ground for the normative defense of democratic life is constructed, one grounded in the orientation of individual beings toward novelty and innovation.

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Genre : Philosophy
Author : Christopher Holma
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Release : 2018-01-01
File : 320 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781487503932