Francis Bacon and the Refiguring of Early Modern Thought: by Catherine Gimelli Martin,Julie Robin Solomon
By Catherine Gimelli Martin,Julie Robin Solomon
The Ethics of Nonviolence: Essays by Robert L. Holmes by Robert L. Holmes,Predrag Cicovacki
By Robert L. Holmes,Predrag Cicovacki
Holmes began his profession via following Dewey and James, after which became towards metaethics. The Vietnam struggle ultimately led him towards ethical difficulties regarding battle and violence. For the final 40 years he has been a good proponent of nonviolence and pacifism within the sort of Tolstoy and Gandhi.
If ethics is intended to be greater than a simply educational workout, the theoretical ethics of philosophy needs to be proven to be appropriate to utilized morality; the continued means of making ethical judgments needs to upload worth to the area we are living in. For Robert Holmes, no point of fact is extra short of moral considering and reform than the tradition of battle and violence that can't be overlooked. There are morally doable possible choices to this violence, Holmes argues, and he scrutinizes the assets and implications of such positions. Holmes indicates that nonviolence and pacifism can lead us towards a extra peaceable and humanely dignified world.
Hinter den Kulissen: Theaterfrauen des BE erzählen (German by Margaret Setje-Eilers
By Margaret Setje-Eilers
Gemeinsam mit Barbara Brecht-Schall erinnern sich dreizehn Theaterfrauen im Gespräch an Erlebnisse und Erfahrungen, das Rampenlicht, Fehler und Erfolge. Von der Assistentin bis zur Inspizientin, von der Maskenbildnerin über die Souffleuse, sie alle sind Teil des BE und machen den Grundstock dieses Theaters aus. Denn Ensemble bedeutet Zusammengehörigkeit. Ganz persönlich und aus der Nähe hat Margaret Setje-Eilers ihre Geschichten erfahren.
Classici americani (Italian Edition) by D.H. Lawrence
By D.H. Lawrence
A Centenary Pessoa by Fernando Pessoa,Eugenio Lisboa,L. C. Taylor,Octavio Paz
By Fernando Pessoa,Eugenio Lisboa,L. C. Taylor,Octavio Paz
Travels with George in Search of Ben Hur and Other by Paul Ruffin
By Paul Ruffin
The first part, "Things Literary, extra or Less," comprises the identify essay, during which Ruffin takes the reader on a rollicking travel with iconic Southern author George Garrett, which results with the 2 males finding the ghostly is still of an imprecise Texas hamlet referred to as Ben Hur and speaking with an eccentric consultant of the town's handful of population. In different essays Ruffin workshops a cowboy poem with a few deputy sheriffs, unearths features of Edgar Allan Poe's lifestyles by no means ahead of released, studies a few strange books, and stocks the tale of a boy who speaks purely in hymns. Ruffin concludes the part with the story of an invigorating flight to San Juan in an outdated DC-6.
In the subsequent part, "On Likker and Guns," Ruffin summarizes his ingesting profession, transcribes the dialog among rats that smash his college workplace, and tells the story of a bowhunter who requested him for his deer bladder. He additionally introduces the reader to a sharpshooter who, whereas attempting to reveal his prowess with an outdated rifle, kills an outdated man's tractor. eventually Ruffin takes the reader on a visit to a Texas gun exhibit to satisfy the menacing Boram, the clueless Billy Wayne, and a vigilant spouse devoted to protecting the relatives budget.
The publication ends with an excerpt from Ruffin's unpublished memoir, "Growing Up in Mississippi negative and White yet now not relatively Trash," within which the writer recollects his agonizing boyhood quest to unencumber the mysteries of intercourse: "Never less than this sunlight was once there a toddler extra blind to the act, the organs concerned, or its exceptional power for excitement and achievement. and not used to be there a toddler who attempted more durable to understand."
Through Ruffin's sly imaginative and prescient of himself and his atmosphere and his skill to concentration recognition on life's curious, defining moments, those essays mirror the very best elements of latest literary nonfiction. each story is vibrantly alive with the honest voice, crisp info, daring photographs, and special discussion that readers have come to have fun with in Ruffin's myriad writings.
Augenblicke mit Jean Améry: Essays und Erinnerungen (German by Hanjo Kesting
By Hanjo Kesting
Jean Amérys Auschwitz-Essay »Jenseits von Schuld und Sühne" gilt als Schlüsselwerk über den Zivilisationsbruch des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts. Es warfare nicht das erste Buch des Autors, aber dasjenige, das ihn schlagartig berühmt machte. Sein Nachdenken über die Folter und deren Nachwirken ist bis heute maßgeblich und in seiner Aktualität bedrängend, es wird zitiert, wann immer über dieses Thema gesprochen wird. Neben Essays hat Améry auch ein erzählerisches Werk geschaffen, etwa sein letztes Buch »Charles Bovary, Landarzt", das heute in seinem Rang vielleicht stärker erkannt ist als zu seinen Lebzeiten.
Hanjo Kesting beschäftigt sich seit 35 Jahren in zahlreichen Aufsätzen, Vorträgen und Radiobeiträgen immer wieder mit dem Werk und der Persönlichkeit des Essayisten und Romanciers Jean Améry. Seit 1977 standen beide im Briefwechsel und pflegten bis zu Amérys Freitod im Oktober 1978 ein freundschaftliches Verhältnis. In diesem Band versammelt Kesting acht grundlegende Aufsätze über den Essayisten, den Erzähler, den Denker. Es sind literaturkritische Texte über einzelne Werke, über den schriftstellerischen Weg Amérys, über die Beziehung von Améry zu Jean Paul Sartre, und es sind sehr persönliche Erinnerungen und Versuche, die Persönlichkeit in all ihrem Facettenreichtum und ihrer Tragik auszuleuchten.
Turn Out the Lights: Chronicles of Texas during the 80s and by Gary Cartwright,Robert Draper
By Gary Cartwright,Robert Draper
Whether the topic is Jack Ruby, Willie Nelson, or his personal leukemia-stricken son Mark, by way of taking a look at the area via one other person's eyes, not anyone does it larger than Gary Cartwright. For over twenty-five years, readers of Texas Monthly have depended on Cartwright to inform the tales at the back of the headlines with pull-no-punches honesty and wry humor. His reporting has advised us not only what is occurred over 3 many years in Texas, yet, extra importantly, what we have turn into as a result.
This e-book collects seventeen of Cartwright's most sensible Texas Monthly articles from the Eighties and Nineteen Nineties, besides a brand new essay, "My so much Unforgettable Year," in regards to the lasting legacy of the Kennedy assassination. He levels broadly in those items, from the explanations for his go back to Texas after a brand new Mexican exile to profiles of Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson. alongside the best way, he strolls via San Antonio's old King William District; attends a Dallas Cowboys old-timers reunion and the Holyfield vs. Foreman struggle; visits front traces of Texas' new variety wars; will get contained in the heads of murderers, gamblers, and revolutionaries; and debunks Viagra miracles, psychic surgical procedure, and Kennedy conspiracy theories. In Cartwright's phrases, those items all list "the renewal of my Texas-ness, a rediscovery of Texas after returning home."
Love, Hell or Right; The Trials, Triumphs & Teachings of by S. Quanaah
By S. Quanaah
Comprised of varied Essays, S. Quanaah stocks his perception into tips to create, look after and perpetuate fit relationships. Love, Hell or correct is a severe research of other demanding situations we are facing while striving to construct robust relatives devices and identify Peace & Happiness in our lives.
"Love transcends feelings; it's the optimum measure of knowing among humans. Hell is the tempering hearth of expertise all relationships battle through; so that it will get rid of its impurities and unveil the substance of our bond. Then and in simple terms then can we exhibit what is Right!" -S. Quanaah
Hitler, mi vecino (Crónicas) (Spanish Edition) by Edgar Feuchtwanger,Bertil Scali,Jaime Zulaika Goicoechea
By Edgar Feuchtwanger,Bertil Scali,Jaime Zulaika Goicoechea