The Adventurous Life of Friedrich Georg Houtermans  Physicist  1903 1966  Book PDF

The Adventurous Life of Friedrich Georg Houtermans Physicist 1903 1966

  • Author : Edoardo Amaldi
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-01-30
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN : 9783642328558

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The Adventurous Life of Friedrich Georg Houtermans Physicist 1903 1966 Book Description :

The physicist Friedrich Houtermans (1903-1966) was an essential promoter and proponent of the development of physics in Berne. He introduced a number of activities in the field of elementary particles, with a special focus on the physics of cosmic rays, and important contributions in applied physics. This biography of Houtermans was written by Edoardo Amaldi and was almost finished just before his unexpected death in 1989. The editors have only corrected typographical errors and have introduced only minimal text changes in order to preserve the original content. Additionally they have collected and included unpublished pictures and memories from Houtermans’ students and collaborators. The text is the result of a thorough and intensive study on Houtermans’ life and character carried out by Edoardo Amaldi. It is more than a biography, since the figure of Houtermans is set in a historical perspective of Europe between the two world wars. This book will be of great interest to historians and historians of science.

Delphi Collected Works of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel  Illustrated  Book PDF

Delphi Collected Works of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Illustrated

  • Author : Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Release Date : 2019-02-25
  • Genre : Philosophy
  • Pages : 2333
  • ISBN : 9781788779845

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Delphi Collected Works of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Illustrated Book Description :

The early nineteenth century philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel is an important figure of German idealism, who achieved wide recognition within the continental tradition of philosophy. He has since become increasingly influential in the analytic tradition and his canonical stature within Western philosophy is universally recognised. Hegel’s principal achievement was his development of a distinctive articulation of idealism, in which the dualisms of mind and nature and subject and object are overcome. His philosophy of spirit conceptually integrates psychology, the state, history, art, religion and philosophy. This comprehensive eBook presents Hegel’s collected works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Hegel’s life and works * Concise introductions to the major works * Rare treatises, with individual contents tables * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Special criticism section, with essays by Nietzsche, Marx and Schopenhauer, evaluating Hegel’s contribution to philosophy * Features a bonus biography – discover Hegel’s fascinating life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Books The Phenomenology of Spirit (Translated by J. B. Baillie) The Logic of Hegel (Translated by William Wallace) Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind (Translated by William Wallace) Elements of the Philosophy of Right (Translated by S. W. Dyde) The Philosophy of Fine Art (Translated by F. P. B. Osmaston) The Philosophy of History (Translated by J. Sibree) Lectures on the History of Philosophy (Translated by Elizabeth Sanderson Haldane) Lectures on the Proofs of the Existence of God (Translated by Ebenez

The Saturday Review Book PDF

The Saturday Review

  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1972
  • Genre : American literature
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : UOM:39015018047590

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The Essential Works of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Book PDF

The Essential Works of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

  • Author : Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release Date : 2019-06-03
  • Genre : Philosophy
  • Pages : 4992
  • ISBN : EAN:4057664120311

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The Essential Works of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Book Description :

Musaicum Books presents to you a meticulously edited Hegel collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: Introduction: The Life and Work of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Books: The Phenomenology of Mind The Science of Logic The Philosophy of Mind The Philosophy of Right The Philosophy of Law The Philosophy of Fine Art Lectures on the Philosophy of History Lectures on the History of Philosophy Lectures on the Proofs of the Existence of God The Criticism of Hegel's Work and Hegelianism: The Basis of Morality by Arthur Schopenhauer Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche Key to Understanding Hegel by William Wallace

The Ray Cummings MEGAPACK     25 Golden Age Science Fiction and Mystery Tales Book PDF

The Ray Cummings MEGAPACK 25 Golden Age Science Fiction and Mystery Tales

  • Author : Ray Cummings
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Release Date : 2013-08-26
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 1547
  • ISBN : 9781434443403

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The Ray Cummings MEGAPACK 25 Golden Age Science Fiction and Mystery Tales Book Description :

To anyone interested in the roots of modern science fiction, the name of Ray Cummings should be well known. He wrote science fiction and fantasy before the name "science fiction" had been coined, publishing fantastic yarns in Argosy, Munsey's Magazine, and other mainstream pulp magazines. Of course, as soon as the science fiction pulps debuted, he moved to them, where his work received a hearty welcome from fans. Cummings publishing more than 750 novels and short stories over his long career, producing work in many genres, including the mystery field (see "Atom Boy" in this Megapack for one prime example). We are pleased to showcase 25 of his tales, ranging from science fiction to fantasy to mystery...more than 1,500 pages of great reading! Included are: THE GIRL IN THE GOLDEN ATOM (1919-1920) THE GIRL IN THE GOLDEN ATOM, PART 2 THE SILVER VEIL (1921) THE FIRE PEOPLE (1922) TWO PROPOSALS (1923) JETTA OF THE LOWLANDS (1930) THE WHITE INVADERS (1931) REQUIEM FOR A SMALL PLANET (1958) BRIGANDS OF THE MOON (1931) WANDL THE INVADER (1932) TARRANO THE CONQUEROR (1930) PHANTOMS OF REALITY (1930) DR. FEATHER IN "A SHOT IN THE DARK" (1936) DR. FEATHER IN "MURDER IN THE FOG" (1937) DR. FEATHER IN "THE DEAD MAN LAUGHS" (1938) DR. FEATHER IN "CLUE IN CRIMSON" (1943) THE WORLD BEYOND (1938) GADGET GIRL (1944) PRECIPICE (1945) PHOTOGRAPH OF DEATH (1945) STAMP OF DOOM (1946) THE SCALPEL OF DOOM (1947) ATOM BOY (1947) THE LIFTED VEIL (1947) BEYOND THE VANISHING POINT (1958) THE GIRL FROM INFINITE SMALLNESS (1940) PLANET STORIES' FEATURE FLASH: MEET RAY CUMMINGS And don't forget to search this ebook store for "Wildside Megapack" to see more entries in the series, covering science fiction, fantasy, horror, mysteries, westerns -- and much, much more!

The Space Opera MEGAPACK    Book PDF

The Space Opera MEGAPACK

  • Author : John W. Campbell
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Release Date : 2014-05-07
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 1446
  • ISBN : 9781479408979

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The Space Opera MEGAPACK Book Description :

The Space Opera Megapack collects 20 classic and modern stories, ranging from galaxy-spanning epics by E.E. "Doc" Smith and John W. Campbell, Jr. to modern interpretations by Jay Lake, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Tim Sullivan, and more! Included are: BREATH'S DUTY, by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller SPAWN OF JUPITER, by E. C. Tubb KILLER ADVICE, by Kristine Kathryn Rusch THE WORLD WITH A THOUSAND MOONS by Edmond Hamilton THE SKYLARK OF SPACE, by E.E. “Doc” Smith DEADLINE IN SPACE, by John Russell Fearn PLANETESIMAL DAWN, by Tim Sullivan THE WEIGHT OF HISTORY, THE LIGHTNESS OF THE FUTURE, by Jay Lake BIG PILL, by Raymond Z. Gallun WHERE ARE YOU, MR. BIGGS?, by Nelson S. Bond THE SKY TRAP, by Frank Belknap Long CHANGE OF COMMAND, by Jean Lorrah TULAN, by C.C. MacApp THE BLACK STAR PASSES, by John W. Campbell, Jr. THE GALAXY PRIMES, by E.E. “Doc” Smith TARRANO THE CONQUEROR, by Ray Cummings THE SARGASSO OF SPACE, by Edmond Hamilton SALVAGE IN SPACE, by Jack Williamson THE ULTIMATE WEAPON, by John W. Campbell, Jr. INVADERS FROM THE OUTER SUNS, by Frank Belknap Long, Jr. And if you enjoy this volume, don't forget to search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see all the other entries in this great series, covering science fiction, fantasy, horror, mysteries, westerns, classics -- and much, much more!

Tarrano the Conqueror Book PDF

Tarrano the Conqueror

  • Author : Ray Cummings
  • Publisher : VM eBooks
  • Release Date : 2016-01-21
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 142
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX

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Tarrano the Conqueror Book Description :

Chapter I The New Murders I was standing fairly close to the President of the Anglo-Saxon Republic when the first of the new murders was committed. The President fell almost at my feet. I was quite certain then that the Venus man at my elbow was the murderer. I don't know why, call it intuition if you will. The Venus man did not make a move; he merely stood beside me in the press of the throng, seemingly as absorbed as all of us in what the President was saying. It was late afternoon. The sun was setting behind the cliffs across the river. There were perhaps a hundred and fifty thousand people within sight of the President, listening raptly to his words. It was at Park Sixty, and I was standing on the Tenth Level.[1] The crowd packed all twelve of the levels; the park was black with people. The President stood on a balcony of the park tower. He was no more than a few hundred feet above me, well within direct earshot. Around him on all sides were the electric megaphones which carried his voice to all parts of the audience. Behind me, a thousand feet overhead, the main aerials were scattering it throughout the city, I suppose five million people were listening to the voice of the President at that moment. He had just said that we must remain friendly with Venus; that in our enlightened age controversies were inevitable, but that they should be settled with sober thought--around the council table. This talk of war was ridiculous. He was denouncing the public news-broadcasters; moulders of public opinion, who every day--every hour--must offer a new sensation to their millions of subscribers. He had reached this point when without warning his body pitched forward. The balcony rail caught it; and it hung there inert. The slanting rays of the sun fell full upon the ruffled white shirt; white, but turning pink, then red, with the crimson stain welling out from beneath.

Georg Simmel Book PDF

Georg Simmel

  • Author : Georg Simmel
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-10
  • Genre : Art
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN : 9780226621128

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Georg Simmel Book Description :

Georg Simmel is one of the most original German thinkers of the twentieth century and is considered a founding architect of the modern discipline of sociology. Ranging over fundamental questions of the relationship of self and society, his influential writings on money, modernity, and the metropolis continue to provoke debate today. Fascinated by the relationship between culture, society, and economic life, Simmel took an interest in myriad phenomena of aesthetics and the arts. A friend of writers and artists such as Auguste Rodin, Rainer Maria Rilke, and Stefan George, he wrote dozens of pieces engaging with topics such as the work of Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and Rodin, Japanese art, naturalism and symbolism, Goethe, “art for art’s sake”, art exhibitions, and the aesthetics of the picture frame. This is the first collection to bring together Simmel’s finest writing on art and aesthetics, and many of the items appear in English in this volume for the first time. The more than forty essays show the protean breadth of Simmel’s reflections, covering landscape painting, portraiture, sculpture, poetry, theater, form, style, and representation. An extensive introduction by Austin Harrington gives an overview of Simmel’s themes and elucidates the significance of his work for the many theorists who would be inspired by his ideas. Something of an outsider to the formal academic world of his day, Simmel wrote creatively with the flair of an essayist. This expansive collection of translations preserves the narrative ease of Simmel’s prose and will be a vital source for readers with an interest in Simmel’s trailblazing ideas in modern European philosophy, sociology, and cultural theory.

Georg Letham Book PDF

Georg Letham

  • Author : Ernst Weiss
  • Publisher : Archipelago
  • Release Date : 2010-02-01
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN : 9780982624654

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Georg Letham Book Description :

First published in 1931 and now appearing for the first time in English, Georg Letham: Physician and Murderer is a disquieting anatomy of a deviant mind in the tradition of Crime and Punishment. Letham, the treacherously unreliable narrator, is a depraved bacteriologist whose murder of his wife is, characteristically, both instinctual and premeditated. Convicted and exiled, he attempts to atone for his crimes through science, conceiving of the book we are reading as an empirical report on himself—whose ultimate purpose may be to substitute for a conscience. Yet Letham can neither understand nor master himself. His crimes are crimes of passion, and his passions remain more or less untouched by his reason—in fact they are constantly intruding on his "report," rigorous as it is intended to be. Both feverish and chilling, Georg Letham explores the limits of reason and the tensions between objectivity and subjectivity. Moving from an unnamed Central European city to arctic ice floes to a tropical island prison, this layered novel—with its often grotesquely comic tone and arresting images—invites us into the darkest chambers of the human psyche.

British Columbia Gazette Book PDF

British Columbia Gazette

  • Author : British Columbia
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1901
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : UCAL:C2626522

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Georg Forster Book PDF

Georg Forster

  • Author : Jürgen Goldstein
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-27
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9780226474816

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Georg Forster Book Description :

“Marvelous. . . . Wonderfully imaginative. . . . Sparkling.”—Wall Street Journal “Stunning. . . . Read this book: in equal measure it will give you hope and trouble your dreams.”—Laura Dassow Walls, author of Henry David Thoreau: A Life and Passage to Cosmos: Alexander von Humboldt’s Shaping of America Georg Forster (1754–94) was in many ways self-taught and rarely had two cents to rub together, but he became one of the most dynamic figures of the Enlightenment: a brilliant writer, naturalist, explorer, illustrator, translator—and a revolutionary. Granted the extraordinary opportunity to sail around the world as part of Captain James Cook’s fabled crew, Forster touched icebergs, walked the beaches of Tahiti, visited far-flung foreign nations, lived with purported cannibals, and crossed oceans and the equator. Forster recounted the journey in his 1777 book A Voyage Round the World, a work of travel and science that not only established Forster as one of the most accomplished stylists of the time—and led some to credit him as the inventor of the literary travel narrative—but also influenced other German trailblazers of scientific and literary writing, most notably Alexander von Humboldt. A superb essayist, Forster made lasting contributions to our scientific—and especially botanical and ornithological—knowledge of the South Seas. Having witnessed more egalitarian societies in the southern hemisphere, Forster returned after more than three years at sea to a monarchist Europe entering the era of revolution. When, following the French Revolution of 1789, French forces occupied the German city of Mainz, Forster became a leading political actor in the founding of the Republic of Mainz—the first democratic state on German soil. In an age of Kantian reason, Forster privileged experience. He claimed a deep connection between nature and reason, nature and politics, nature and revolution. His politics was radical in its understanding of revolution

Georg Cruikshank s Omnibus Book PDF

Georg Cruikshank s Omnibus

  • Author : George Cruikshank
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1842
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : NLI:1067655-10

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The Complete Short Works of Georg Ebers Book PDF

The Complete Short Works of Georg Ebers

  • Author : Georg Ebers
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release Date : 2019-12-06
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN : EAN:4064066232009

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The Complete Short Works of Georg Ebers Book Description :

"The Complete Short Works of Georg Ebers" by Georg Ebers (translated by Mary J. Safford). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Social Thought of Georg Simmel Book PDF

The Social Thought of Georg Simmel

  • Author : Horst J. Helle
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-02-04
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9781483310350

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The Social Thought of Georg Simmel Book Description :

This new volume of the SAGE Social Thinkers series, The Social Thought of Georg Simmel provides a concise introduction to the work, life, and influences of Georg Simmel. Horst J. Helle closely examines the writings and ideas of Simmel that introduced a new way of looking at culture and society and helped establish sociology’s place among the academic fields. The book focuses on the key intellectual concerns of Simmel, including the process of individualization, religion, private and family life, cities, and modernization. It is ideal for use as a self-contained volume or in conjunction with other sociological theory books.

Franz Liszt  The virtuoso years  1811 1847 Book PDF

Franz Liszt The virtuoso years 1811 1847

  • Author : Alan Walker
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN : 0801494214

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Franz Liszt The virtuoso years 1811 1847 Book Description :

The second volume in Alan Walker's magisterial biography of Franz Liszt. --D. Kern Holoman, New York Review of Books

Georg B  chner s Dantons Tod Book PDF

Georg B chner s Dantons Tod

  • Author : Dorothy James
  • Publisher : MHRA
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Genre : Literary Collections
  • Pages : 138
  • ISBN : 0900547774

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The Historical Romances of Georg Ebers Book PDF

The Historical Romances of Georg Ebers

  • Author : Georg Ebers
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Release Date :
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : 9781465503534

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The Historical Romances of Georg Ebers Book Description :

"God grant it!" exclaimed the young man. "I have heard nothing from my family for two months. That is hard. Pleasures smile along every path, and I like my profession of soldier, but it often grieves me sorely to hear so little from home. Oh! if one were only a bird, a sunbeam, or a shooting-star, one might, if only for the twinkling of an eye, learn how matters go at home and fill the soul with fresh gratitude, or, if it must be—but I will not think of that. In the valley of the Saale, the trees are blossoming and a thousand flowers deck all the meadows, just as they do here, and did there two years ago, when I left home for the second time. "After my father's death I was the heir, but neither hunting nor riding to court, neither singing nor the clinking of beakers could please me. I went about like a sleep-walker, and it seemed as if I had no right to live without my father. Then—it is now just two years ago—a messenger brought from Weimar a letter which had come from Italy with several others, addressed to our most gracious sovereign; it contained the news that our lost brother was still alive, lying sick and wretched in the hospital at Bergamo. A kind nun had written for him, and we now learned that on the journey from Valencia to Livorno Louis had been captured by corsairs and dragged to Tunis. How much suffering he endured there, with what danger he at last succeeded in obtaining his liberty, you shall learn later. He escaped to Italy on a Genoese galley. His feet carried him as far as Bergamo, but he could go no farther, and now lay ill, perhaps dying, among sympathizing strangers. I set out at once and did not spare horseflesh on the way to Bergamo, but though there were many strange and beautiful things to be seen on my way, they afforded me little pleasure, the thought of Louis, so dangerously ill, saddened my joyous spirits. Every running brook urged me to hasten, and the lofty mountains seemed like jealous barriers. When once beyond St. Gotthard I

Georg B  chner Book PDF

Georg B chner

  • Author : A. H. J. Knight
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-02-12
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN : 9781000768077

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Georg B chner Book Description :

Originally published in 1951 this full length study gives an account of Büchner’s life and personality, together with an account of his three plays, his unfinished short story, his scientific publications and his translations of Hugo.

Georg Luk  cs and His Generation  1900 1918 Book PDF

Georg Luk cs and His Generation 1900 1918

  • Author : Mary Gluck
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 265
  • ISBN : 0674348664

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Georg Luk cs and His Generation 1900 1918 Book Description :

Here is Lukács among friends, lovers, and peers in those important years before 1918, when he converted to Communism and Marxism at the age of 39. Lukács emerges as dramatic and psychologically complex but also as a figure whose dilemmas were echoed in the lives of other radical intellectuals who came of age during the fin de siêcle period.