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Brahmasamhara, Yogi
This is a book on meditation that takes people beyond where most other such books have taken them. It is a book of wisdom - wisdom for its understanding of human nature, wisdom for its answers to the unhappiness in modern life, and wisdom for the person-to-person way in which it is written. Among the numerous books written about meditation, this one jumps out - the author is a boy from the country who knows the modern way of life and its stresses and distresses first hand. The book is practical, easy to read and comprehensive. It is written in a warm, gentle, easy-to-follow manner. The author mixes the text with humorous stories about his Masters and drawn from his own life. 296pp.
Rockpool Publishing, 2011, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781921878008
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Inventory #28165
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Horowitz, Asher
Asher Horowitz explores the philosophies of Levinas and the critical theorists of the Frankfurt School, demonstrating the ways in which their works diverge from and complement each other. As Horowitz explains, the manner in which these thinkers are here related to each other resembles Adorno's suggestion, or even program, for thinking in constellations. Demonstrating an authoritative command of both the thinkers themselves - including Benjamin, Horkheimer, and Marcuse - and the various philosophical contexts (German idealism, phenomenology, Marxism, psychoanalysis) in which they are embedded, Horowitz offers a politically thoughtful and philosophically provocative analysis based on a wide range of texts and a critical reconstruction and confrontation between the positions.While a few studies have previously addressed the philosophical relationship between Levinas and Adorno, in particular, "Ethics at a Standstill" is unique in arguing that each of these ways of thinking calls forth from the other, respectively, a social-critical and ethical supplement that is insufficiently developed in their own work. 404pp.
Duquesne University Press, 2008, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780820704081
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Inventory #19590
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Atkins, Annette
Each chapter of this innovative state history focuses on a telling detail, a revealing incident, or a meaningful issue that illuminates a larger event, social trends, or politics during a period in Minnesota's history. A three-act play about Minnesota's statehood vividly depicts the competing interests of Natives, traders, and politicians who lived in the same territory but moved in different worlds. Oranges are the focal point of a chapter about railroads and transportation: how did a St Paul family manage to celebrate their 1898 Christmas with fruit that grew no closer than 1,500 miles from their home? A photo essay brings to life three communities of the 1920s, seen through the lenses of local and itinerant photographers. The much-sought state fish helps to explain the new Minnesota, where pan-fried walleye and walleye quesadillas coexist on the same north woods menu.In "Creating Minnesota" Atkins invites readers to experience the texture of people's lives through the decades, offering a fascinating and unparalleled approach to the history of the state.
Minnesota Historical Press, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 087351596X
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Inventory #17792
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Packard, Anne
This title contains a book & DVD. This book with over 100 colour plates and a 30 minute documentary DVD provides an intimate insight into the life and working process of Anne Packard, an accomplished American artist and the generational struggles of her family to claim their artistic heritage. Award-winning author David Michaelis has written a compelling essay chronicling Anne's life and career in Provincetown as well as providing historical background on Anne's grandfather, Max Bohm, a respected turn-of-the-century Impressionist painter. Writer/producer Emily Lau, known for her work for the History Channel and the Discovery Network wrote, directed and produced a 30-minute documentary DVD that intimately explores the life and working process of the artist who has found national acclaim for her art. New Book but D/J is lightly scratched. 168pp.
Skylark Press, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: Fine. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781424323999
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Inventory #23848
Price: £ 55.00 GBP ($ 71.67 approx. - € 60.78 approx.)
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Marin, Mihail
Here is a world-class chess repertoire for Black against 1.e4. As the title suggests, the repertoire is based on the respected Spanish Opening, or the Ruy Lopez, as it is sometimes called. In his previous book, "Beating the Open Games", Grandmaster Mihail Marin dealt with White's options up to 3.Bb5. Now Marin provides all the answers for Black after 4.Ba4. This depth of chess expertise has rarely been published for a mass audience before, as grandmasters usually prefer to keep their secrets. The complexity of the material could have been daunting, but Marin is also a master of explaining profound ideas to a wide audience. 232pp.
Quality Chess, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789197600507
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Inventory #20749
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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