Questions on the Soul by John Buridan and Others:A Companion to John Buridan´s Philosophy of Mind. 1st ed. 2017
Questions on the Soul by John Buridan and Others:A Companion to John Buridan´s Philosophy of Mind. Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Questions on the Soul by John Buridan and Others:A Companion to John Buridan´s Philosophy of Mind
(2005/KENT) 24 tracks - Vietnam through the eyes of black America 1962-1972 (2005/KENT) 24 tracks - Vietnam through the eyes of black America 1962-1972 THE SOUNDTRACK This second volume of Vietnam War-related soul music is presented with an eye to the chronology of the war. Not all of the tracks mention Vietnam by name. but it will fairly obvious to the listener that when, say, Joe Tex sings ´when Johnny comes marching home again. I can´t see you no more´ his hero is not -marching home´ from the nearest Piggly Wiggly, or that when Caldin Gill of the Velvelettes sends her message of fidelity to a lover who´s ´gone to a faraway land´, the lover in question is probably on his way to somewhere that´s a bit more dangerous than Belgium. Even without a direct mention of the ´V´ word, there can be no doubt that Vietnam is at the head of all of the music that this CD contains... ...Well. nearly all of it. anyway. Our opening track actually predates America´s full-on involvement in a war with Vietnam. although the US military was already fully involved in Vietnam´s own civil war when a young Marvin Gaye recorded his ´Soldier´s Plea´ in early 1962. Like other recordings of the period that espoused similar sentiments such as Dee Clark´s ´I´m A Soldier Boy´, ´Soldier´s Plea´ is representative of its era, and of the patriotic stance that records of its kind tended to take in the days before the horrors of war put an altogether different perspective on things. Less than a decade later and based partly on his brother Frankie´s experiences as a serving soldier. Gaye delivered ´What´s Going On´, his long-playing masterwork that succinctly summed up black America´s overall disillusionment with its lot after Jam, message in most of the music was ´I´m proud of you´. rather than the bitterly expressed ´I should be proud´ that is at the heart of Martha Reeves´ stark tale of bad news from the start of the following decade. But in 1965, it was far more common to hear soul records that contained the kind of sentiments expressed in former Pilgrim Traveler. and manager/confidante of the late Sam Cooke. J W Alexander´s ´Keep A Light In The Window Until I Come Home´ than in West Coast bluesman King Solomon´s somewhat more concerned (and decidedly less enthusiastic) `Please Mr President´. If the feelings of those left behind at the time are having lived through half a decade or more of conflict. Like his brothers and sisters. he had come a long way in a short time. By the middle of the decade. and with the conflict well and truly underway, black America´s involvement in the war had increased significantly. thanks to changes in US induction policy that made it virtually impossible for poorly-educated Americans of any colour to avoid call-up With increased participation came increased musical involvement —although at this still-relatively-early stage in the proceedings. the innocently captured by the Velvelettes (´if a pretty girl should pass you by. I won´t mind if you give her the eye...[but] remember that your heart belongs to me´) and also with somewhat more desperation by Stax´s sweet soul trio the Charmers (-please. Uncle Sam, send back my man´), those of the enlisted are fully represented by two men here, who both served in the US military during the 60s. albeit not in Vietnam, and who — although not related — share a surname. William Bell received his ´greetings´ from Uncle Sam in 1964. and recorded his obviously heartfelt ´Soldier´s Goodbye´ around the time of his call-up. A couple of years later Houston-born Archie Bell adapted the Monitors´ 1966 recording of the Valadiers´ 1961 Motown hit ´Greetings This Is Uncle Sam)´ for an even more desperate ´A Soldier´s Prayer 1967´. Happily for both men. their tours of duty did not take them anywhere near the Ho Chi Minh Trail. but the war had a temporarily adverse effect on the chosen career of each. William Bell — Stax´s premier solo male vocalist at the time of his
The little souls (Kids´ Questions About Life #3): Agnes Deglon
In this practical, personal book the authors outline eight key questions that offer deep insight into how people experience soul change and spiritual transformation. These questions help believers unpack where they are stuck and also reveal the path to joy and to the heart of God.
Does the universe embody beautiful ideas? Artists as well as scientists throughout human history have pondered this ´´beautiful question.´´ With Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek as your guide, embark on a voyage of related discoveries, from Plato and Pythagoras up to the present. Wilczek´s groundbreaking work in quantum physics was inspired by his intuition to look for a deeper order of beauty in nature. This is the deep logic of the universe-and it is no accident that it is also at the heart of what we find aesthetically pleasing and inspiring. Wilczek is hardly alone among great scientists in charting his course using beauty as his compass. As he reveals in A Beautiful Question, this has been the heart of scientific pursuit from Pythagoras and the ancient belief in the music of the spheres to Galileo, Newton, Maxwell, Einstein, and into the deep waters of twentieth-century physics. Wilczek brings us right to the edge of knowledge today, where the core insights of even the craziest quantum ideas apply principles we all understand. The equations for atoms and light are almost the same ones that govern musical instruments and sound; the subatomic particles that are responsible for most of our mass are determined by simple geometric symmetries. Gorgeously illustrated, A Beautiful Question is a mind-shifting book that braids the age-old quest for beauty and the age-old quest for truth into a thrilling synthesis. It is a dazzling and important work from one of our best thinkers, whose humor and infectious sense of wonder animate every page. Yes: The world is a work of art, and its deepest truths are ones we already feel, as if they were somehow written in our souls. Praise for A Beautiful Question: ´´An expertly curated tour across 2,500 years of philosophy and physics . . . [Frank Wilczek] has accomplished a rare feat: Writing a book of profound humanity based on questions aimed directly at the eternal.´´ -The Wall Street Journal ´´Both a brilliant exploration of largely uncharted territories and a refreshingly idiosyncratic guide to developments in particle physics.´´ -Nature ´´Inspiring and remarkably accessible . . . Wilczek´s language is lyrical and almost mystical. . . . Whatever the answer Nature will ultimately give us, we have the pleasure of engaging with an enlightened and humble mind.´´ -The Chronicle of Higher Education
´´The Perfect Remedy for Cold Feet!´´ More than half of all couples who become engaged this year will never make it to the altar. Why? Leading experts believe it´s because couples fail to really get to know their potential mate before getting engaged. Relationship expert and noted couples counselor Norm Wright steers potential brides and grooms through a series of soul-searching questions to discern if they´ve really met ´´the One.´´ Couples will be much more confident about whether or not to pursue marriage after completing these in-depth and personal questions. Norm also addresses the delicate subject of calling off the wedding if readers discover that a potential mate isn´t actually meant to be a life partner.
Humanity clings to life on a dying Earth in an epic, far-future SF from an award-winning author. The sun is bloated, diseased, dying perhaps. Beneath its baneful light, Shadrapar , last of all cities, harbours fewer than 100,000 human souls. Built on the ruins of countless civilisations, Shadrapar is a museum, a midden, an asylum, a prison on a world that is ever more alien to humanity. Bearing witness to the desperate struggle for existence between life old and new is Stefan Advani : rebel, outlaw, prisoner, survivor. This is his testament, an account of the journey that took him into the blazing desolation of the western deserts; that transported him east down the river and imprisoned him in the verdant hell of the jungle´s darkest heart; that led him deep into the labyrinths and caverns of the underworld. He will meet with monsters, madman, mutants. The question is, which one of them will inherit this Earth?