Download E-books La puissance d'exister : Manifeste hédoniste PDF

By Michel Onfray

«Le cap des trente livres passé, j'éprouve le besoin de faire le aspect sur los angeles query de l'hédonisme. Si je devais le réduire à une interrogation, ce serait évidemment celle de Spinoza : " que peut le corps ? ". A quoi il me faut ajouter : en quoi est-il devenu l'objet philosophique de prédilection ? Puis, questions en cascade : remark penser en artiste ? De quelle manière installer l'éthique sur le terrain esthétique ? Quelle position laisser à Dionysos dans une civilisation totalement soumise à Apollon ? Quelle est los angeles nature de l. a. relation entre hédonisme et anarchisme ? Selon quelles modalités une philosophie est-elle praticable ? Que peut espérer le corps des biotechnologies post-modernes ? Quelles relatives entretiennent biographie et écriture en philosophie ? Selon quels principes sont fabriquées les mythologies philosophiques ? remark déchristianiser l'épistémè occidentale ? De nouvelles communautés sont-elles possibles ?

Répondre à ces interrogations appelle une série de développements constitutifs d'une pensée existentielle radicale. D'où los angeles subjectivité artiste, l'éthique immanente, l'esthétique cynique, l. a. politique libertaire, le nietzschéisme de gauche, le matérialisme sensualiste, l'utilitarisme jubilatoire, l'érotique solaire, l. a. bioéthique prométhéenne, le corps faustien, le hapax existentiel, l. a. vie philosophique, l'historiographie replacement, l'athéologie postchrétienne, les contrats hédonistes, autant d'occasions de réenchanter nos temps mélancoliques avec l. a. proposition d'une pensée à vivre.»
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Download E-books Paracelsus: Speculative Theory & the Crisis of the Early Refor (Suny Series, Western Esoteric Traditions) PDF

By Andrew Weeks

Paracelsus is considered one of many nice scientific innovators of all time, as a prototype of Goethe's Faust and as a founding father of German Renaissance nature philosophy. lately, his position within the renowned "radical Reformation" that coincided with yet went past Luther's church reform has been well-known in addition. A mythical wanderer and insurgent, he's an writer of undisputed value, but additionally one clouded via confusing ambiguities.
Based on an in depth exam and revised relationship of Paracelsus's writings, this publication rejects sure myths about the author's medical orientation and event of nature. The genesis of his proposal is traced to his responses to sectarian conflicts of the early Reformation. it is easy to signify Paracelsus's undertaking as that of a thorough theorist who transgressed the bounds of disciplines and seized upon the irreducible particularities of his phenomena--the transmuted illness or the unrecognized girl pathology--to problem the status quo and beliefs.

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Download E-books Through Time Into Healing: Discovering the Power of Regression Therapy to Erase Trauma and Transform Mind, Body, and Relationships PDF

By Raymond Moody, Brian Weiss

Author Note: creation via Raymond Moody
Publish 12 months note: initially released in 1993
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The ebook that sheds new gentle at the notable therapeutic power of earlier existence remedy, by means of the bestselling writer of Many Lives, Many Masters.

Brian Weiss made headlines together with his ground-breaking study on prior lifestyles remedy in Many Lives, Many Masters. Now, in accordance with his wide medical event, he builds on time-tested recommendations of psychotherapy, revealing how regression to earlier lifetimes offers the required step forward to therapeutic brain, physique, and soul. utilizing shiny prior lifestyles case reviews, Dr. Weiss indicates how regression remedy can heal grief, create extra loving relationships, discover hidden skills, and finally indicates how close to dying and out of physique reviews support determine the lifestyles of earlier lives. Dr. Weiss contains his personal specialist hypnosis, dream keep in mind, meditation and journaling concepts for secure previous existence bear in mind at home.

Compelling and provocative, Through Time Into Healing indicates us the way to aid ourselves lead fit, efficient lives, safe within the wisdom that dying isn't the ultimate be aware and that the doors to therapeutic and wholeness are within us.

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Download E-books Stuff Theory: Everyday Objects, Radical Materialism PDF

By Maurizia Boscagli

Stuff, the hoard of juvenile items that have shed their commodity glamor yet which we refuse to recycle, flashes up in fiction, movies and pictures as pleasing, unruly reminder of ways humans and topic are intertwined. Stuff is smooth materiality out of bounds that refuses to be contained by way of the western semiotic method. It declines its function because the everlasting sidekick of the topic, and hence is definitely the right foundation for a counter-narrative of materiality in flux. Can this type of narrative, built through the hot materialism, reinvigorate the classical materialist account of human alienation from commodities less than capital? through moving the dialogue of materiality towards the cultured and the typical, the publication either embraces and demanding situations the venture of recent materialism. It argues that subject has a politics, and that its new plasticity deals a endured danger of critique.

Stuff Theory's 5 chapters illustrate the intermittent flashes of recent 'minor' materiality in twentieth-century modernity as type, reminiscence item, litter, domestic décor, and waste in a variety of texts: Benjamin's essays, Virginia Woolf's and Elfriede Jelinek's fiction, Rem Koolhaas' feedback, Twenties German images and the cinema of Tati, Bertolucci, and Mendes. to name the commodified, ebullient materiality the booklet tracks stuff, is to foreground its plastic and transformative strength, its fluidity and its means to generate occasions. Stuff thought interrogates the political price of stuff's instability. It investigates the potential for stuff to revitalize the oppositional strength of the object.

Stuff Theory strains a family tree of materiality: flashpoints of 1 type of minor topic in a succession of cultural moments. It asserts that during tradition, stuff turns into a rallying element for a brand new critique of capital, which consistently works to reassign stuff to a subaltern place. Stuff isn't really only unruly: it turns into the terrain on which a brand new relation among humans and subject will be built.

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Download E-books The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge PDF

By Carlos Castaneda

A Yaqui approach of knowledge.

The teachings of don Juan is the tale of a amazing trip: the 1st outstanding steps at the street to changing into a "man of information" -- the line that keeps with A Separate Reality and Journey to Ixtlan.

"For me there's simply the touring on paths that experience middle, on any direction which may have center. There I shuttle, and the one valuable problem is to traverse its complete size. And there I go back and forth, having a look, taking a look, breathlessly." -- Don Juan

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Download E-books Empiricism and the Problem of Metaphysics PDF

By Paul Studtmann

If there's one totally inescapable challenge for the metaphysician, it truly is this: is metaphysics itself a theoretically valid self-discipline? Is it, in different phrases, able to a scientific and well-confirmed set of theoretical effects? And if no longer, why now not? From its inception, metaphysics has stumbled on itself exercised by means of the nagging fear that its personal inquiries may show it to be an issue with no an item, or a style of inquiry and not using a procedure. Such matters have been voiced as early as Plato's dialogue of the conflict among the Gods and Giants. in view that then, no period of its historical past has spared metaphysics a few practice session of this question.

In Empiricism and the matter of Metaphysics, Paul Studtmann defends an empiricist critique of metaphysical theorizing. on the middle of the critique is an empiricist view of a priori wisdom, in response to which all a priori wisdom is empirical wisdom of the result of powerful systems. the sort of view of a priori wisdom areas critical limits at the scope a priori hypothesis and certainly areas past our ken the categories of claims that metaphysicians in addition to conventional epistemologists and ethicists have in most cases desired to make.

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Download E-books Real Metaphysics: Essays in honour of D. H. Mellor PDF

By Hallvard Lillehammer, Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra

Actual Metaphysics brings jointly new articles via top metaphysicians to honour Hugh Mellor's awesome contribution to metaphysics. probably the most striking minds of present occasions shed new mild on all of the major subject matters in metaphysics: fact, causation, tendencies and houses, clarification, and time. on the finish of the ebook, Hugh Mellor responds to the problems raised by means of all the 13 participants and provides us new perception into his personal hugely influential paintings on metaphysics.

Part of the Routledge reviews in 20th Century Philosophy series.

This ISBN is for the hardcover model of the textual content. different ISBNs for this title:
0203164296 (master publication ISBN)
0203258452 (Adobe eReader structure)

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