Peter Lombard

Author: W. Becket Soule
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ISBN: 9781932589740
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On Being And Essence

Author: Saint Thomas Aquinas
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781973972488
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Because a small error in the beginning grows enormous at the end, as the Philosopher remarks in Book 1 of On the Heavens and the World, and being and essence are the first things to be conceived by our understanding, as Avicenna declares in Book 1 of his Metaphysics, in order to avoid falling into error about them, and to reveal their difficulties, we should see what are signified by the names of being and essence, how these are found in various things, and how they are related to the logical intentions of genus, species, and difference. And since we need to arrive at the cognition of simple components from the cognition of what they compose, and from those that are posterior to those that are prior, so that the discussion may suitably progress from the easier subjects, we should proceed from the signification of the name of being to the signification of the name of essence.

Journey To The End Of The Night

Author: Louis-Ferdinand Céline
Publisher: Calder Publications Limited
ISBN: 9780714538006
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When it was published in 1932, this revolutionary first fiction redefined the art of the novel with its black humor, its nihilism, and its irreverent, explosive writing style, and made Louis-Ferdinand Celine one of France's--and literature's--most important 20th-century writers. The picaresque adventures of Bardamu, the sarcastic and brilliant antihero of Journey to the End of the Night move from the battlefields of World War I (complete with buffoonish officers and cowardly soldiers), to French West Africa, the United States, and back to France in a style of prose that's lyrical, hallucinatory, and hilariously scathing toward nearly everybody and everything. Yet, beneath it all one can detect a gentle core of idealism.

The View From Afar

Author: Claude Lévi-Strauss
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226474748
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This collection touches on a wide range of anthropological issues, including family and marriage, myths, and rites, the environment and its representation, and constraint and freedom. The essays encompass more than forty years of analysis and constrain arguments that are as relevant today as they were thirty years ago. "Hardly a field remains untouched—sociobiology, linguistics, botany, genetics, psychiatry, esthetics, ecology, politics, neuroscience, education, morality, psychology. . . . It's all breathtaking and alarming, some of it wonderful, some of it ridiculous. . . . At times the experience is exhilarating."—Richard A. Shweder, New York Times Book Review

The Nuptial Mystery

Author: Angelo Scola
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802828316
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Translated by Michelle K. Borras The idea of love pervades our society, yet it is nearly impossible to answer the question What is love? especially as we witness the divorce of love from sexuality and of sexuality from procreation. Aware that many people today are skeptical about marriage, Angelo Cardinal Scola nevertheless suggests that only in the category of nuptial mystery do we find a way to adequately describe the phenomenon of love. A bright new leader in the Catholic Church, Cardinal Scola argues that the male-female relationship lies near the heart of what it means to bear the image of God. Scola's book explores the essential sexual differences that both separate and unite men and women, and it shows how men and women can realize their purpose in marriage or celibacy. Conversant with papal teaching and Catholic writers from Aquinas to von Balthasar, Cardinal Scola writes with a deep regard for marriage and the family. His Nuptial Mystery will leave readers with a thoroughly Christian appreciation for incarnate love.

Pleistocene Mammals Of Europe

Author: Bjorn Kurten
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351499483
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This book provides a comprehensive treatment of all the Pleistocene species in Europe, classified according to modern taxonomic principles. For each species there is a description of its descent and migration history, its range, and its mode of life. The first version of this book was a semipopular paperback in the Swedish Aldus series.

Literary Fortifications

Author: Joan E. Dejean
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400853753
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This highly original interpretation of the novel of the French Classical age explores military strategy as a central metaphor in Rousseau's Julie and Emile, Laclos' Les Liaisons dangereuses, and Sade's Les 120 Journees de Sodome. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

The Sex Of Knowing

Author: Michèle Le Doeuff
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135301751
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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

99 Affirmations

Author: Aaron Howe
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781986105125
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99 Affirmations is a simple guide that gives you 99 motivational thoughts to focus on. In this New Thought book, I will help you to discover how The Law of Attraction and Positive Thinking can benefit every aspect of your life.