20614 books for genre «Philosophy»

Page 4 from 100


Author:

Genesis 6:­4: GÇ£And the Nephilim were on the earth in those days GÇô and also afterward GÇô when the Sons of God cohabited with the daughters of humans, and had children by themGǪGÇ¥The ancient books of Genesis and Enoch tell us that sprit beings known as the GÇ£WatchersGÇ¥ descended to the Earth, had sex with women, and begat a hybrid race of offspring known as the Nephilim. Such tales are as old as humanity itself. These histories and accounts of visitations and subsequent mixed-­blood alien-­human races comprise the bulk of mythology, legend, religion, and our superstition. The Rise and Fall of the Nephilim examines: GÇó Elohim and the Bene haElohim GÇô God and the Sons of God GÇó The GÇ£WatchersGÇ¥: UFOs, extraterrestrials, angels, infiltrators, and impregnators GÇó Demonic agendas: incubi, succubi and spirit beings GÇó Biblical and apocryphal sources from Enoch to Moses GÇó The role of the Fae, Elves, Elementals, and ancient godsWhat if the old spiritualities and religions . . .

Book rate:
38 downloads


Author:

Thirty years ago, ecstasy and torment took hold of John Rivers, shocking him out of "half-­baked imbecility into something more nearly resembling the human form.­" He had an affair with the wife of his mentor, Henry Maartens--­a pathbreaking physicist, winner of the Nobel Prize, and a figure of blinding brilliance--­bringing the couple to ruin. Now, on Christmas Eve while a small grandson sleeps upstairs, John Rivers is moved to set the record straight about the great man and the radiant, elemental creature he married, who viewed the renowned genius through undazzled eyes.

Book rate:
86 downloads
  read online  


Author:

WITH A BRAND NEW LOOK!­ON FEBRUARY 22, 1980, KHORSHED AND RUMI BHAVNAGRIS WORLD WAS SHATTERED. ONE MONTH LATER, A NEW ONE OPENED.­Khorshed and Rumi Bhavnagri lost their sons, Vispi and Ratoo, in a tragic car crash. With both their sons gone, the couple felt they would not survive for long. They had lost all faith in God until a miraculous message from the Spirit World gave them hope and sent them on an incredible journey.

Book rate:
60 downloads


Author:

David Chalmers develops a picture of reality on which all truths can be derived from a limited class of basic truths. The picture is inspired by Rudolf Carnap's construction of the world in Der Logische Aufbau Der Welt. Carnap's Aufbau is often seen as a noble failure, but Chalmers argues that a version of the project can succeed. With the right basic elements and the right derivation relation, we can indeed construct the world. The focal point of Chalmers' project is scrutability: the thesis that ideal reasoning from a limited class of basic truths yields all truths about the world. Chalmers first argues for the scrutability thesis and then considers how small the base can be. The result is a framework in "metaphysical epistemology": epistemology in service of a global picture of the world. The scrutability framework has ramifications throughout philosophy. Using it, Chalmers defends a broadly Fregean approach to meaning, argues for an internalist approach to the contents of . . .

Book rate:
16 downloads


Author:

According to Bertrand Russell, science is knowledge; that which seeks general laws connecting a number of particular facts. It is, he argues, far superior to art, where much of the knowledge is intangible and assumed. In Russell delivers one of his most important works, exploring the nature and scope of scientific knowledge, the increased power over nature that science affords and the changes in the lives of human beings that result from new forms of science. Insightful and accessible, this impressive work sees Russell at his very best.

Book rate:
22 downloads


Author:

'Never before has there been so many and such dreadful weapons in so many irresponsible hands.­' - Karl Popper, from the Preface
All Life is Problem Solving is a stimulating and provocative selection of Popper's writings on his main preoccupations during the last twenty-­five years of his life. This collection illuminates Popper's process of working out key formulations in his theory of science, and indicates his view of the state of the world at the end of the Cold War and after the collapse of communism.

Book rate:
58 downloads


Author:

William James was a groundbreaking thinker who made significant contributions to the fields of philosophy and psychology, as well as to the genre of personal essays. This volume brings together a collection of James' essays and scholarly articles that shine light on his doctrine of "radical empiricism,­" which attempts to outline the way the human mind comes to know and recognize not only material objects, but also the relationships and links between various objects.

Book rate:
37 downloads
  read online  


Author:

Angels In My Hair is the autobiography of a modern day mystic, an Irish woman with powers of the saints of old.­When she was a child, people thought Lorna was "retarded" because she did not seem to be focusing on the world around her, instead Lorna was seeing angels and spirits. As Lorna tells the story of her life, the reader meets, as she did, the creatures from the spirit worlds who also inhabit our own - mostly angels of an astonishing beauty and variety -- including the prophet Elijah and an Archangel- but also the spirits of people who have died.­This remarkable document is the testimony of a woman who sees things, beyond the range of our everyday experience.

Book rate:
84 downloads


Author:

In 1831, Charles Darwin embarked on an expedition that, in his own words, determined my whole career. chronicles his five-­year journey around the world and especially the coastal waters of South America as a naturalist on the H.­M.­S. Beagle. While traveling through these unexplored countries collecting specimens, Darwin began to formulate the theories of evolution and natural selection realized in his master work, The Origin of Species. Travel memoir and scientific primer alike, The Voyage of the Beagle is a lively and accessible introduction to the mind of one of history's most influential thinkers.

Book rate:
177 downloads
  read online  


Author:

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to confront the supreme questions of the nature of time and the universe. Was there a beginning of time? Will there be an end? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? From Galileo and Newton to modern astrophysics, from the breathtakingly cast to the extraordinarily tiny, Professor Hawking leads us on an exhilarating journey to distant galaxies, black holes, alternate dimensions--­as close as man has ever ventured to the mind of God. From the vantage point of the wheelchair from which he has spent more than twenty years trapped by Lou Gehrig's disease, Stephen Hawking has transformed our view of the universe. Cogently explained, passionately revealed, A Brief History of Time is the story of the ultimate quest for knowledge: the ongoing...

Book rate:
402 downloads

Books for genre Philosophy