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Ultrapolemici

By: Florentin Smarandache

...nition: PARADOXISM is an avant-garde movement in literature, art, philosophy, science, based on excessive used of antitheses, parables, odd... ...e lived in that society a double life: on official one – propagated by the political system, and another one real. In mass- media it was promulgated ... ...y. I started from politic, social, and immediately got to literature, art, philosophy, even science. Through experiments one brings new literary, ar... ...ible too!”), F. Smarandache initiated “paradoxism” in literature, art, and philosophy in the 1980s. Its main thesis is: “The Sense has a non-sense, a... ...s elements” (Titu Popescu). Readers, attempt to bring in literature, art, philosophy, even science assertions against the common belief, against th... ...inition In 1980’s a new movement of avant-garde arised in literature, art, philosophy, and science. This is based on an excessive use of antinomies,... ...e lived in that society a double life: on official one – propagated by the political system, and another one real. In mass- media it was said that “o...

...PARADOXISM is an avant-garde movement in literature, art, philosophy, science, based on excessive used of antitheses, parables, odds, paradoxes in creations. It was set up and led by the writer Florentin Smarandache since 1980’s who said: “The goal is to enlargement of theartisti sh...

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The Chimes

By: Charles Dickens

...’ll do something. Married! Married!! The ignorance of the first principles of political economy on the part of these people; their improvidence; their ... ...er as it is!” Mrs. Tugby tried to comfort her with kindness. Mr. Tugby tried philosophy. “Come, come!” he said, with his hands in his pockets, “You mu...

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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...sible theory, he might be a thief of the city, a robber of the Campagna, a political 26 The Marble Fawn offender, or an assassin, with blood upon his... ...apitol. It was an admirable idea of those stern old fellows to fling their political criminals down from the very summit on which stood the Senate Hou... ...not uttered in a New England village throughout the year—except it be at a political canvass or town-meeting—as are spoken here, with no especial pur-... ...imposing aspect, and doubtless keep their eyes open wide enough to track a political offender, but are too often blind to private outrage, be it murde... ...be supposed that a melancholy man would here make acquaintance with a grim philosophy. He should learn to bear patiently his individual griefs, that e... ...on to believe that Miriam was suspected of con- nection with some plot, or political intrigue, of which there may have been tokens in the packet. And ...

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The Bostonians

By: Henry James

... was a head to be seen above the level of a crowd, on some judicial bench or political platform, or even on a bronze medal. His forehead was high and ... ...omplished fact, had admitted that North and South were a single, indivisible political organism. Their cousinship—that of Chancellors and Ransoms—was ... ...d him if he wouldn’t like to give the company some account of the social and political condition of the South. He begged to be excused, expressing at ... ...; he had ‘whipped’ him, as he believed, controversially, again and again, at political meetings in blighted Southern towns, during the hor rible peri... ... the result of a considerable intellectual experience, he was, in social and political matters, a reactionary. I suppose he was very conceited, for he... ...k, you come, but here you wouldn’t; that is always the way.’ With this light philosophy Verena beguiled the transit to the library, into which she int...

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He Sat, In Defiance of Municipal Orders

By: Rudyard Kipling

...him. ‘So I should lose Delhi for the sake of a fish,’ was his pro verbial philosophy. It behoved him to forget his holidays (there would always remai... ...iggle into English: “Of course, I tell you this unoffeecialiv to elucidate political situation, Mis ter O’Hara. Offeecially, I am debarred from criti...

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Live an Inspiring Life

By: Wally Amos

...became tens of thousands of dollars. Americans were surprised to see two political enemies, the former presidents George Herbert Walker Bush and Bi... ...tions, industry associations, and universities with his inspiring "do it" philosophy. His fame is grounded in quality, substance, and a positive att...

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The Ulysseans

By: Antonio Mercurio

...he four fundamental forces that make up the history of humanity, Religion, Philosophy, Science and Art, in a single field of energy. This attempt c... ...– The I and history, both modern and ancient. The I and science, the I and philosophy, the I and religion, the I and art. The I and the West. The I a... ...ize the opus of our lives, not through alchemy or asceticism, sainthood or philosophy, but by transferring the principles of art to life itself and b... ...ther. Here is another example. Let’s take it from politics. In a while a political campaign will begin. Imagine what the life of a politician is li... ...and not just to paintings and instruments. No longer are religion, art, philosophy and science separate fields, but religion, philosophy, science... ...to create a new one, and blend together elements that pertain to religion, philosophy, science and art. Let’s take this affirmation as a basic ... ...l to millions of miserable people who didn’t have one. He fought for their political, as well as their human, dignity. Gandhi was very political b... ...re rich and powerful. - Truth that unifies and does not create religious, political, relationship or family warfare. - Truth that unifies instead ... ...geared towards obtaining and developing the freedom of others, both on the political and the spiritual levels. His freedom was always connected to ...

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Towards an Old Architecture

By: Ms. Natalya Nikolaeva

...This article seeks to illuminate a commandeering of a design philosophy to serve capitalist property development. It is proposed to contrast various world renowned projects to their Constructivist forerunners highlighting the abandonment of the movement's social ideals for stylistic ic...

...er this accomplishment clearly owes much to Constructivist architects whose work was achieved nearly a century earlier and was imbued with social and political philosophy which stands in sharp relief against the vapid commercialist structures aping the design vocabulary of Constructivist architecture....

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Paradoxism and Postmodernism in Florenitin Smarandache's Work

By: Ion Soare

...ache himself finds out - in his play Antique Tragedy - paradoxes in the Greek philosophy, without fear or other resentments. The debate among the thr... ...es out that the artistic/literary ground is at least as important as the socio-political source of the movement. It is right that in the beg... ...m the affiliation to logic or aesthetics of this notion -”an old structure in philosophy and a matter of study in logic”(Titu Popescu), Smarandache ... ...beauty behalf, that could be framed within the general-positive principles of philosophy. The absolute reached by Smarandache belongs to the postmode... ...s limit, transforming the literature in something else: informatics, graphics, philosophy etc.(blank pages, signs, drawings etc.). There are signifi... ...e communists’ sin(...) In occident were granted Nobel prizes for literature on political reasons.”(p.46); or “ The American culture has declined to t... ...the science, technics and informational revolution”(p.47). The expression of political ideas and conceptions is unostentatious and without a vindict... ...” (C.M.Popa), brake the radicalization of his approach. If in the case of the political personalities his irreverence reaches the iconoclasty, as re... ... • the paradoxism started as a new contest, as regards the theme - against the political totalitarism and as regards the style - against the “ classi...

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Hypotheses on Ulysses

By: Antonio Mercurio

... creating a scandal, and so they can easily circulate without religious or political censure attacking them, as instead happens later on with Socrat...

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Essays of Michel de Montaigne Book the Third

By: William Carew Hazilitt

...n whom he leads by the hand; a horrid image of justice. There are rules in philosophy that are both false and weak. The example that is proposed to us... ... manity, nay , even the tenderest and most delicate in the whole school of philosophy, to the roughest and most violent hu- man actions. Was it nature... ...ial. I propose a life ordinary and without lustre: ’tis all one; all moral philosophy may as well be applied to a common and private life, as to one o... ...ke themselves. They may also abstract several commodities from history. In philosophy, out of the moral part of it, they may select such instructions ... ...nei- ther did I make choice of any of those methods of consola- tion which philosophy prescribes: that what we complain of is no evil, according to Cl... ...ommodate his desires to his fortune, and satisfy himself with what he had; political philosophy may to much purpose condemn the meanness and sterility... ...eive also the little means I have to supply it; and Plato, a master in all political government himself, nevertheless took care to abstain from it), a...

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Across the Plains

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... Stevenson ligions so old that our language looks a halfing boy along- side; philosophy so wise that our best philosophers find things therein to wond... ...ks, a sense of humour or, if such a thing is to be had, a little religion or philosophy, are the means of treatment. It will be time enough to think o... ...minous; and in both are tall and ancient trees that have outlived a thousand political vicissitudes. But in the one the great oaks prosper placidly up... ...rous and pure. They walked separate: the Cigarette plodding behind with some philosophy, the lean Arethusa posting on ahead. Thus each enjoyed his own...

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The American

By: Henry James

...which seemed to indicate that her opportunities for revealing her esoteric philosophy were indeed rare. She hoped that Newman would never be afraid of... ...atures of the time. The marquis presently replied that he had but a single political conviction, which was enough for him: he believed in the divine r... ...to assent to Valentin’s some- what cynical interpretation of the old man’s philosophy, and, though circumstances seemed to indicate that he had not gi... ...l,” said Newman, rather disgusted at the smooth operation of the old man’s philosophy, “that’s as you please.” M. Nioche seemed to have been prepared ... ...is head in his hands, and Mrs. Tristram contin- ued to temper charity with philosophy and compassion with criticism. At last she inquired, “And what d... ...t-particles. She made no complaint, however, of her loneliness, for in her philosophy a servant was but a mysteriously projected 339 Henry James mach...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...ully hand over the management of our daily lives and the setting of priorities to a political class or elite is thoroughly discredited. Politicians ... ...t closer to the right. Anarchism is an umbrella term covering disparate social and political theories - among them classic or cooperative anarchism... ...n), and communitarian anarchism (Daniel Guerin). The narrow (and familiar) form of political anarchism springs from the belief that human communiti... ...diment of said subversion. The logical outcome is to call for the overthrow of all political systems, as Michael Bakunin suggested. Governments sho... ...ssive, coercive, or bureaucratic." (Honderich, Ted, ed. - The Oxford Companion to Philosophy - Oxford University Press, New York, 1995 - p. 31) A... ...involvement in the economy in his influential and exquisitely-timed "Principles of Political Economy", published in 1848. Undaunted by mounting evi... ...ed: Natural Selection IS the vital power itself. Modern Physics is converging with Philosophy (possibly with the philosophical side of Religion as ... ...ors and, lately, by (neuronal) network metaphors. Metaphors are not confined to the philosophy of neurology. Architects and mathematicians, for inst... ...ck to the future", communism was surely "forward to the past". Competition A. THE PHILOSOPHY OF COMPETITION The aims of competition (anti-trust) l...

...Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics....

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A Unifying Field in Logics : Neutrosophic Logic. Neutrosophy, Neutrosophic Set, Neutrosophic Probability

By: Florentin Smarandache

... by Charles T. Le: 3 0. Introduction: 9 1. Neutrosophy - a new branch of philosophy: 13 2. Neutrosophic Logic - a unifying field in logics: 87 3.... ...nter Florentin Smarandache, especially because the treated subject was of philosophy - revealing paradoxes - and logics. He had generalized the fu... ...osophic statistics” and thus opening new ways of research in four fields: philosophy, logics, set theory, and probability/statistics. It was known t... ...t was an inspired connection he made between literature/arts and science, philosophy. We started a long correspondence with questions and answers. ... ... lived in that society a double life: an official one - propagated by the political system, and another one real. In mass-media it was promulgated t... ... today it will be raining or not. Because any attempt to change the political power ends up in embarking another power, "the revolution is imp... ...account they transform the church into a business and the religion into a political propaganda. "The contradictiousness is a component of indiv... ...s-media partially does this. Social disease, created by mass media's political manipulation: Give citizens the impression/disillusion they are ... ...ine a country or group of people or class to remain neuter in a military, political, ideological, cultural, artistic, scientific, economical, etc. in...

...order to review them for the German journal “Zentralblatt fár Mathematik”. It was an inspired connection he made between literature/arts and science, philosophy....

...Paradoxism is an avant-garde movement in literature, art, philosophy, science, based on excessive used of antitheses, antinomies, contradictions, parables, odds, paradoxes in creations....

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Fourth International Anthology on Paradoxism

By: Florentin Smarandache

...NAL CONFERENCES pARadOXisM is an avant-garde movement in literature, art, philosophy, science, based on excessive use of antitheses, antinomies, ... ... we lived in that society a double life: an official one – propagated by the political system, and another one real. In mass-media it was promulgate... ... be set right on its own 64 IGNORANCE Bliss If the gods bless PHILOSOPHY Aerial view Of any subject SERVICE Comfort created By ... ... out that the artistic/literary ground is at least as important as the socio-political source of the movement. 186 DAN T ĂRCHIL Ă (România) P... ..., Peter Brown Hoffmeister. P.S. I am very interested in your thoughts and philosophy. Please write any time. 245 PETER JAMISON (USA) [LE...

...Paradoxism is an avant-garde movement in literature, art, philosophy, science, based on excessive use of antitheses, antinomies, contradictions, parables, odds, paradoxes in creations. It was set up by the editor since 1980’s and promulgates a counter-time/ counter-sense creation. P...

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Miscellaneous Essays

By: Thomas de Quincey

...ve its ideal or perfect state. Really, gentlemen, I beg pardon for so much philosophy at one time, and now let me apply it. When a murder is in the pa... ...ife at- tempted, rest assured there is nothing in him; and against Locke’s philosophy in particular, I think it an unanswerable objection (if we neede... ...hat if these Friezland hounds had been “game,” we should have no Cartesian philosophy; and how we could have done without that, considering the worlds... ...e said,— ”Dogs, you cannot cut my throat, for you carry Des Cartes and his philosophy,” and might safely have defied them to do their worst. A German ... ...rs is M. Michelet. All these writers are of a revolutionary cast; not in a political sense merely, but in all senses; mad, oftentimes, as March hares;... ... of England—works becoming every hour more indispensable to the inevitably-political man of this day— without perilous openings for assault. If I, for... ...y the abominable spectacle of a double Pope—so that no man, except through political bias, could even guess which was Heaven’s vicegerent, and which t... ...et occupation of a shepherdess, would be led continually to brood over the political condition of her country, by the tra- ditions of the past no less... ...nd-hearted creatures that would have pitied her profoundly as regarded all political charges, had their natural feelings warped by the belief that she...

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Reprinted Pieces

By: Charles Dickens

...ny. They spoke little to each other, and looked as if they might have been politically discon tented if they had had vitality enough. Once, we overhe... ...void us!’ We have never overheard at street corners such lunatic scraps of political and social discussion as among these dear countrymen of ours. The... ...by the whole assembly that this happy statement of our honourable friend’s political views ought, immediately, to have settled Tipkisson’s business an... ...nning, and look at the Houses of Parliament. Now, you know far more of the philosophy of Mind than our bore does, and are much better able to explain ...

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

By: Conan Doyle

... She could trust her own guardianship, but she could not tell what indirect or political influence might be brought to bear upon a business man. Beside... ...ry precise fashion.” “Yes,” I answered, laughing. “It was a singular document. Philosophy, as tronomy, and politics were marked at zero, I remember. ... ...ssee, Louisiana, the Carolinas, Geor gia, and Florida. Its power was used for political purposes, principally for the terrorizing of the negro voters...

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The Most Paradoxist Mathematician of the World

By: Charles Le

..., a being, a phenomenon, a status ... understandable in a universal language. And further, using mathematics and literature, he got to the Paradoxist Philosophy with the thesis that "Nothing is noncontradictorial" ....

.................................... 3 Biography Smarandache's wrong life........................ 4 As a mathematician............................ 6 Political reason to leave his native country............. 10 Smarandache Function......................... 20 Mathematical poems........................... 22 What is the paradoxism?........................ 23 Funny stori...

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Aesthetics

By: Florentin Smaradanche

...n office of “Curentul” in Munich a letter sent from the Istanbul camp for political refugees. A small writing, nervous and legible, expanding on fou... ...icule, the grotesque, the absurd). Although it is an old construction of philosophy and an object of study for logic, the paradox has remained an i... ...us underlines the enormous modern importance, in scientific knowledge, in philosophy and in art of the paradox (gr. para: contrary to; doxa: opinion... ...imension: the pleasure of knowledge, a scholarly delight that involves a “philosophy”. In a similar mode, his compatriot Khalil Raiss discovers a we... ...wards surrealism the Prevertian heredity (Claude Le Roy) and towards “the political significance the holding of silence” (Jean-Michel Levenard). ... ...epressed the hesitation 20 and decided, in compensation, on a resolute political exploration, in which complete actions are taken. Let us come b... ...ious enemy of totalitarianism, which oppresses postmodernism, it was, in a political translation, the necrology of communism. Postmodernism promotes,... ...space, in which are included specific discourses: pragmatic, literary and political discourse, psycho- and biosemiotic matters, design, artificial i... ...sary to link with it the particular paradoxist purgation of the Cioranian philosophy of negation (without the application illustrating it directly)....

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Contributing to Efforts for Greater Financial Markets Stability in Apec Economies

By: Apec Finance Minister Process

...ural problems in the economy, and public dissatisfaction with it may in turn lead to political instability. 2. The corporate sector’s riskiness: it... ...TC), and having the more rules based SEC adopt the more principles-based regulatory philosophy of the CFTC.” • The long term recommendations ent... ...her economies • Possibility of not implementing Dodd-Frank Act, 2010 as it is due to political bickering and wrangles has the potential to underm...

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Howards End

By: E. M. Forster

... Helen. But Helen was now down in the dining room preparing a speech about political economy. At times her voice could be heard declaiming through the... ...It is so slurred over and hushed up, there is so little clear thinking—oh, political economy, of course, but so few of us think clearly about our own ... ...to a few, was the utmost she dare hope for. Between the idealists, and the political economists, Margaret had a bad time. Disagreeing elsewhere, they ... ...ght run inland from the sea, the chauf- feur might conceal all passion and philosophy be- neath his unhealthy skin. They knew their own busi- ness, an... ...her reminds me of Dolly.” Helen looked out at the sea. “Don’t ever discuss political economy with Henry,” advised her sister. “It’ll only end in a cry...

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Hermann and Dorothea

By: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

...of the Rhine fleeing from the turmoil caused by the French Revolution. The political element 3 Goethe is not a mere background, but is woven into the...

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John Bull's Other Island

By: George Bernard Shaw

...orrence. Not even in defence of Free T rade would I lift my hand against a political opponent, however richly he might deserve it. TIM. I’m sure you w... ...ls built for him out of the pennies of the poor. He can’t be intelligently political, he dreams of what the Shan Van Vocht said in ninety-eight. If yo... ...mental expedition for perfectly ridiculous reasons, with your head full of political nonsense that would not take in any ordi- narily intelligent donk... ...n weakened. [Beginning to declaim] He has fallen a victim to the arts of a political charlatan who— DOYLE [interrupting him]. You mean that you keep c... ...out, if I might ask you, Mr Broadbent? BROADBENT [collecting himself for a political deliverance]. Well, you know, Mr Doyle, there’s a strong dash of ...

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The Gorgias

By: Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

... con- sistently maintains that might is right. His great motive of action is political ambition; in this he is characteristically Greek. Like Anytus i... ...ellent weapon of attack and defence. He is a despiser of mankind as he is of philosophy, and sees in the laws of the state only a violation of the ord... ...of human nature, and has easily brought down his principles to his practice. Philosophy and poetry alike supply him with distinctions suited to his vi... ... is met by a corresponding irony on the part of Socrates. He must speak, for philosophy will not allow him to be silent. He is indeed more ironical an... ... and Demos the son of Pyrilampes; the beloved of Socrates are Alcibiades and philosophy. The peculiarity of Callicles is that he can never contradict ... ...and then the wiser, and now something else; what do you mean? I mean men of political ability, who ought to govern and to have more than the governed... ...ions of human life. The greatest statesmen have fallen very far short of the political ideal, and are therefore justly involved in the gen- eral conde... ...dislikes; he does not conceal personal enmity under the disguise of moral or political principle: such meannesses, into which men too often fall unint... ...cknowledges that he cannot take the world by force two or three moves on the political chess board are all that he can fore see two or three weeks mov...

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The Egoist : A Comedy in Narrative

By: George Meredith

...opu- lar accomplishments. Had the standard of the public taste been set in philosophy, and the national enthusiasm centred in philosophers, he would a... ... and Conservative, Miss Middleton.” “I have not a head for politics.” “The political heads I have seen would tempt me to that opinion.” 174 The Egois... ...ruit of temperance, he had a com- fortable pride in his digestion, and his political sentiments were attuned by his veneration of the Powers rewarding... ..., justly relieving a father. With demagogues abroad and daughters at home, philosophy is needed for us to keep erect. Let the girl be Cicero’s T ullia... ...ne is poison. Let that pass—I should rather say, let it not pass!— but our political views are not in accord. True, we are not under the obligation to... ...d the second time it will be entirely his own fault. Inspire him with some philosophy.” “I have none.” “I if I thought so, I would say you have better... ....” “I if I thought so, I would say you have better. There are two kinds of philosophy, mine and yours. Mine comes of coldness, yours of devotion.” “He... ...Her countenance cleared. She conversed with De Craye of the polite and the political world, throwing off her personal burden completely, and charming ... ...speak?” “Of Switzerland, Tyrol, the Iliad, Antigone.” “That was all?” “No, Political Economy. Our situation, you will own, was unexampled: or mine was...

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Dombey and Son

By: Charles Dickens

...de what is so perfectly evident. Change!’ exclaimed Mrs Chick, with severe philosophy. ‘Why, my gracious me, what is there that does not change! even ... ...fe’s mother is on the move, Sir.’ ‘I fear,’ returned Mr Dombey , with much philosophy , ‘that Mrs Skewton is shaken.’ ‘Shaken, Dombey!’ said the Major... ...ect, for it is associated with free sittings. Mrs Miff is not a student of political economy (she thinks the science is connected with dissenters; ‘Ba...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...amous roads became unsafe, and barbarians threatened on every border. Its political and financial systems were foundering. By 410 AD, the empire ... ...nnia, Gutenberg‘s print technology did the following:  Opened paths to political, scientific, and industrial revolutions.  Formed the basis of ... ...‖—common citizens who could afford to hurl their ideas into a democracy’s political ring. Flexible in size, pamphlets could communicate expressi... ...d his insistence on the authority of the Bible. Wycliffe believed that political power would (and should) ultimately rest with the people. Nevert... ...ivisions for shelving books:  (000) Organization of knowledge  (100) Philosophy  (200) Theology  (300) Sociology  (400) Philology  (... ...en when he learned his first word of English but managed to major in both philosophy and math while he was earning his degree from Princeton in just... ...mples of the power social networking can exert. The Internet showed its political clout as early as the Bill Clinton‘s 1992 victory over President...

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Proposed Roads to Freedom

By: Bertrand Russell

... of the ideal to the present sufferings of men, which has enabled powerful political movements to grow out of the hopes of solitary thinkers. It is th... ...ism the same combination of ideal and organization as we find in Socialist political parties. It is from this standpoint that our study of these movem... ...ence to the Syndicalist revolt against Socialist emphasis on the State and political action, and to certain movements outside France which have some a... ... to their own safety or privileges, it includes all who advocate any great political or economic change, and all classes which, through their pov- ert... ...e parliamentary machinery, and aim at a different method of regulating the political affairs of the com- munity . But all alike are democratic in the ... ...a Jew who had nominally accepted Christianity. Marx studied jurisprudence, philosophy, politi- cal economy and history at various German universities.... ...osophy, politi- cal economy and history at various German universities. In philosophy he imbibed the doctrines of Hegel, who was then at the height of... ...rines.[Marx mentions the English Socialists with praise in “The Poverty of Philosophy” (1847). They, like him, tend to base their arguments upon a Ric... ...divided against itself.[“Musings of a Chinese Mystic.” Selections from the Philosophy of Chuang Tzu. With an Introduction by Lionel Giles, M.A. (Oxon....

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Sartor Resartus the Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr Ockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

...hitherto little or nothing of a fundamental character, whether in the way of Philosophy or History, has been written on the subject of Clothes. Our Th... ... toil of a rough journey; as if, forsaking the gold mines of finance and that political slaughter of fat oxen whereby a man himself grows fat, they wer... ...nd how our mercantile great ness, and invaluable Constitution, impressing a political or other immediately practical tendency on all English culture ... ...glish culture and endeavor, cramps the free flight of Thought,—that this, not Philosophy of Clothes, but recognition even that we have no such Philosop... ...last months, did the above very plain considerations, on our total want of a Philosophy of Clothes, occur to him; and then, by quite foreign suggestio... ...t and will exalt the almost new name of Teufelsdr¨ ockh to the first ranks of Philosophy, in our German Temple of Honor.” Mindful of old friendship, th... ...sm of our Friend we detected any practical tendency whatever, it was at most Political, and towards a certain prospective, and for the present quite s... ...may engulf us! Teufelsdr¨ ockh undertakes no less than to expound the moral, political, even reli gious Influences of Clothes; he undertakes to make m... ...re Tables of Sines and Tangents, Codification, and Treatises of what you call Political Economy, are the Meal? And what is that Science, which the scie...

...lluminated,--it might strike the reflective mind with some surprise that hitherto little or nothing of a fundamental character, whether in the way of Philosophy or History, has been written on the subject of Clothes. Our Theory of Gravitation is as good as perfect: Lagrange, it is well known, has proved that the Planetary System, on this scheme, will endure forever; Laplac...

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The Collected Poems

By: William Butler Yeats

.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 CONTENTS vii ON A POLITICAL PRISONER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 THE LEADER... ...be There’s nothing but our own red blood Can make a right Rose Tree.’ ON A POLITICAL PRISONER SHE that but little patience knew, From childhood on, ha... ...ree; The night can sweat with terror as before We pieced our thoughts into philosophy, And planned to bring the world under a rule, Who are but weasel... ...he heart. POLITICS ‘In our time the destiny of man presents its meaning in political terms. ’—THOMAS MANN 358 THE COLLECTED POEMS OF W.B. YEATS HOW c...

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Maximus in Minimis : Aphlorisms in Unistiches

By: Florentin Smarandache

...the mill.......................................................38 Inflexible......................................................................38 Political speeches...............................................................38 Happy death...................................................................38 Deficiency...................................................

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The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. : A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne : Written by Himself

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... pretty one for you to undertake. I don’t know whether ’tis your Cambridge philosophy, or time, that has altered your ways of thinking,” Lady Castlewo... ...d more closely than ever, ’twas known that he was animated not merely by a political hatred, but by personal rage against the old French King: the Imp... ... wisest, the most pious and learned men and women in the world. As for the political question, in that Mr. Esmond could agree with the Father much mor...

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...e a dupe of me, even as he was seeking to make a dupe of himself, wresting philosophy to the needs of his own sorrow. But in the light of this new fac... ...s a contribution to the theory of life. So with the more icy parts of this philosophy of Thoreau’s. He was affecting the Spartan- ism he had not; and ... ... beyond, for which he had found or sought no formula, on which perhaps his philosophy even looked askance, is wanting in my study, as it was wanting i... ... in romance, that has since renewed and vivified history. For art precedes philosophy and even science. People must have noticed things and interested... ...s which arose from his sympathy with the great French Revolution. His only political feeling had been hith- erto a sentimental Jacobitism, not more or... ...domontade, but filled with living indignation, to de- clare his right to a political opinion, and his willingness to shed his blood for the political ... ... and between friends of the same sex, but in the field of the less intense political sympathies; and his ideal man must not only be a generous friend ... ...should prevail.” For his part, he would not “for an instant recognise that political organisation for his government which is the slave’s government a... ... thus did it come twice, though in a subaltern attitude, into the field of political history. NOTE. – For many facts in the above essay, among which I...

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin with Introduction and Notes Edited

By: Charles W. Eliot

...ffered in a manner unex pected.* One of the pieces in our newspaper on some political point, which I have now forgotten, gave offense to the Assembly... ...ving his books, which were a pretty col lection of mathematicks and natural philosophy, to come with mine and me to New York, where he propos’d to wa... ...d produce one or more queries on any point of Morals, Poli tics, or Natural Philosophy, to be discuss’d by the company; and once in three months prod... ... much originality as if you had been conducting discus sions in politics or philosophy; and what more worthy of experiments and system (its importanc... ... found useful, and flour ishes to this day; and I do not remember any of my political manoeuvres, the success of which gave me at the time more The A... ...ation of my improvements and discov eries in the electric branch of natural philosophy. In 1754, war with France being again apprehended, a con gres... ...merica. My plan, with my reasons in sup port of it, is to be found among my political papers that are printed. Being the winter following in Boston, ... ...ted at Paris. The publication offended the Abbe Nollet, preceptor in Natural Philosophy to the royal family, and an able experimenter, who had form’d ... ... old friend Jas. Ralph was still alive; that he was esteem’d one of the best political writers in England; had been employ’d in the dispute between Pr...

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Memories and Portraits

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... a bare name be thus influential on the minds and affections of men, and a political aggregation blind them to the nature of facts? The story of the A... ...ent; and soon after the time of which I write, he made a showy speech at a political dinner, was cried up to heaven next day in the Courant, and the d... ...er by words, but by the instancing of whole biographies, epics, systems of philosophy, and epochs of history, in bulk. That which is understood excels... ...oment he transmigrates, dons the required character, and with moon- struck philosophy justifies the act in question. I can fancy nothing to compare wi... ...men than increase of knowl- edge or clarity of thought. The drama, not the philosophy, of life is the sphere of their intellectual activity. Even when...

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