Download PDF by Aniela Jaffé: Parapsychologie, Individuation, Nationalsozialismus - Themen

By Aniela Jaffé

Wie beurteilt die Tiefenpsychologie die Ergebnisse der Parapsychologie? was once ist unter dem vielzitierten Begriff der Individuation zu verstehen? used to be ist Selbstverwirklichung? was once sagte C.G. Jung über ein Leben nach dem Tod? Dies sind Fragen, denen die Autorin in diesem Buch sachkundig nachgeht. Und schließlich diskutiert sie die oft gestellte Frage: Wie stand C.G. Jung zum Nationalsozialismus? Als ausgezeichnete Kennerin des Werks und der individual C.G. Jungs setzt sie sich kritisch mit diesen brisanten Fragen auseinander.

Aniela Jaffé conflict Analytikerin in Zürich und langjährige Mitarbeiterin C.G. Jungs. Als Herausgeberin von "Erinnerungen, Träume, Gedanken von C.G. Jung" ist sie einem großen Leserpublikum bekannt geworden. Sie hat mit ihren zahlreichen Publikationen maßgeblich dazu beigetragen, daß seine Psychologie einem breiteren Kreis näher gebracht wurde.

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Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli's Lifelong Quest for Freedom - download pdf or read online

By Erica Benner

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'Splendidly vibrant ... does a superb task of bringing to existence Florentine society - the area of the piazzas, the courts, the battlefields' Catherine Fletcher, Literary Review

'Enthralling and relocating' Rosamund Bartlett writer of Tolstoy: A Russian Life

Niccolò Machiavelli lived in a fiercely aggressive international, one the place brute wealth, brazen liars and ruthless self-promoters looked as if it would hold off the entire prizes; the place the rich elite grew richer on the cost in their fellow electorate. In occasions like those, many regarded to crusading faith to resolve their difficulties, or they became to a brand new breed of leaders - super-rich dynasties just like the Medici or army strongmen like Cesare Borgia; upstarts from open air the previous ruling sessions. within the republic of Florence, Machiavelli and his contemporaries confronted a decision: may still they capitulate to those new princes, or struggle to save lots of the city's democratic freedoms?

Be just like the Fox follows Machiavelli's dramatic quest for political and human freedom via his personal eyes. Masterfully interweaving his phrases with these of his associates and enemies, Erica Benner breathes existence into his penetrating, comical, frequently unbelievable reviews on occasions. faraway from the cynical henchman humans imagine he used to be, Machiavelli emerges as his era's staunchest champion of liberty, a profound moral philosopher who refused to compromise his beliefs to slot corrupt occasions. yet he did occasionally need to masks his real convictions, turning into a superb artist of fox-like dissimulation: a grasp of conceal in harmful times.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Mystery of Light by Georg Feuerstein

By Georg Feuerstein

The secret of sunshine is the 1st book-length account of the lifestyles and educating of the Bulgarian-born religious adept Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov (1900-1986), who was once one of many 20th century’s maximum luminaries of Western spirituality. He was once a disciple of the saintly Peter Deunov (Beinsa Douno), sleek Bulgaria’s such a lot awesome non secular determine. In 1937, on the behest of his instructor, Aïvanhov moved to France the place he taught the undying secrets and techniques of a common gnosticism for almost a part century. This booklet holds nice charm for seekers either inside and out of doors confirmed non secular traditions.

Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D., is an the world over popular Yoga researcher and historian of faith with thirty books to his credits, together with the award-winning The Shambhala Encyclopedia of Yoga and the best-selling dwelling Yoga. he's additionally the founder-director of the Yoga learn middle and editor of Yoga global newsletter.

‘In Georg Feuerstein’s fabulous presentation of a modern grasp, i used to be deeply moved by way of Aïvanhov’s bodhisattvic simplicity, veracity, and sturdy humor, and Feuerstein’s self-effacing clarifications the place wanted, that make this ebook a treasure trove for someone open to the nice knowledge traditions.’
—Frederick Franck, M.D., writer of The Zen of Seeing and My Days with Albert Schweitzer

‘The secret of sunshine is a colourful narrative of Aïvanhov’s impressive lifestyles and is certain to the touch a lot of its readers on the “true intensity” that used to be a part of Aïvanhov’s prescription for living.’
—Stanley Krippner, Ph.D, professor of psychology, Saybrook Institute, writer of non-public Mythology

‘This e-book has a large old and cultural standpoint and landscape on which Aïvanhov’s message is masterfully painted.’
—David Frawley, O.M.D., writing in Yoga Journal

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Download e-book for kindle: Max Weber. La pasión del pensamiento (Sociologia) (Spanish by Joachim Radkau,Edda Webels,Claudia Cabrera

By Joachim Radkau,Edda Webels,Claudia Cabrera

Exhaustiva biografía, traducida del alemán, sobre Max Weber, el jurista, historiador, filósofo, político y economista, que con sus estudios sobre l. a. familia, el Estado y los angeles religión despatchedó las bases de los angeles sociología moderna. Mediante una exposición detallada y redactada con técnicas propias de los angeles literatura, Radkau logra vincular los eventos personales en los angeles vida de Weber, con los angeles producción intelectual del autor de l. a. ética protestante.

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A Philosopher and Appeasement: 2 (A Philosopher at War) - download pdf or read online

By Peter Johnson

This booklet is quantity certainly one of a two-part sequence. Taken jointly, the 2 volumes of A thinker at conflict learn the political considered the thinker and archaeologist, R.G. Collingwood, opposed to the history of the 1st and moment international Wars. Collingwood served in Admiralty Intelligence throughout the First global battle and even though he used to be now not bodily strong sufficient to play an lively function within the moment international conflict, he was once rapid to sentence the regulations of appeasement which he concept mostly liable for bringing it approximately. the writer makes use of a mix of political philosophy, heritage and dialogue of political coverage to discover what Collingwood says in regards to the First global struggle, the Peace Treaty which it, and the crises which ended in the second one international conflict in 1939, including the reaction he mustered to it sooner than his loss of life in 1943. the purpose is to bare the type of liberalism he valued and clarify why he valued it. by way of 1940 Collingwood got here to determine liberalism separated from Christianity will be not able to fulfill the mixed evils of Fascism and Nazism. How Collingwood arrived at this place, and the way attainable he eventually thought of it, is the tale informed in those volumes.

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Read e-book online The Letters of George Santayana, Book Three, 1921--1927: The PDF

By George Santayana,William G. Holzberger,Herman J. Saatkamp,Herman J. Saatkamp Jr.

Book 3 of George Santayana's letters covers a interval of excessive highbrow job in Santayana's existence, and the correspondence displays the institution of his mature philosophy. Santayana turns into extra completely validated in Italy, yet maintains to go back and forth in France, Spain, and England. The yr 1927 marks the start of his lengthy friendship with Daniel Cory, who grew to become his literary secretary and at last his literary executor. additionally, with the demise of Santayana's half-brother Robert, George Sturgis, Robert's son, turns into a tremendous a part of Santayana's existence and letters as his monetary supervisor. Santayana maintains to write down to his sister Susana, in addition to to various pals and fellow philosophers, together with Bernard Berenson, Robert Seymour Bridges, Curt John Ducasse, John Erskine, Horace Meyer Kaller, Lewis Mumford, George Herbert Palmer, John Francis Stanley Russell, Herbert Wallace Schneider, Charles Augustus powerful, Paul Weiss, and Harry Austryn Wolfson. different correspondents comprise Wendell T. Bush, Alys Gregory, Marianne Moore, John Middleton Murray, and Frederick J. E. Woodbridge.

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New PDF release: Bob Dylan: A Spiritual Life

By Scott Marshall

by no means earlier than has a publication like this one delved into the non secular odyssey of cultural icon Bob Dylan. monitoring an American original—from his Jewish roots to his arguable embody of Jesus to his enduring legacy because the composer of the Tempest album—Bob Dylan: a non secular existence grants the tale of a guy in dogged pursuit of redemption.

Based on years of analysis and unique interviews, this publication kinds throughout the myths and misunderstandings and divulges Dylan to be either conventional and radical within the manner he expresses his non secular quest for goal and that means. "Call Dylan no matter what you will have, however the identify won’t stick," acknowledged foreword author and picture director Scott Derrickson. "What does stick is his tune, partially simply because his songs comprise a deep, abiding spirituality that strikes listeners like me greater than the songs of the other artist."

Bob Dylan: a religious existence bridges the distance among goal and that means in grand style. It deals readers an informative, exciting, and nuanced check out Bob Dylan’s non secular odyssey. at the present time, there isn't a Dylan e-book in life that completely makes a speciality of his religious odyssey via years of analysis and unique interviews with those that understand him and his trip good, comparable to Barry Beckett, Arthur Blessit, T-Bone Burnett, Carolyn Dennis, Dave Kelly, Regina McCrary, Maria Muldaur, Scott Ross, Jerry Wexler, and Paul Wasserman. The facts abounds and Dylan's buddies and fanatics supply a plethora of perception into this veritable tune icon's non secular side.

“I’ve had a God-given feel of destiny," stated Dylan in 2001. "This is what i used to be wear earth to do.”

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Stuart Brown,Diane Collinson,Robert Wilkinson's Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Philosophers PDF

By Stuart Brown,Diane Collinson,Robert Wilkinson

This Biographical Dictionary presents specified debts of the lives, works, impression and reception of thinkers from all of the significant philosophical colleges and traditions of the twentieth-century.
This detailed quantity covers the lives and careers of thinkers from all components of philosophy - from analytic philosophy to Zen and from formal good judgment to aesthetics. the entire significant figures of philosophy, similar to Nietzsche, Wittgenstein and Russell are tested and analysed. The scope of the paintings isn't in basic terms limited to the foremost figures in western philosophy but additionally covers extensive an important variety of thinkers from the close to and much east and from the non-European Hispanic-language communities.
The Biographical Dictionary additionally incorporates a variety of basic entries facing vital colleges of philosophy, similar to the Vienna Circle, or currents of proposal, comparable to vitalism. those enable the reader to set the person biographies within the context of the philosophical background of the interval. With entries written via over a hundred major philosophy students, the Biographical Dictionary is the main complete survey of twentieth-century thinkers to date.
Structure
The ebook is established alphabetically by means of thinker. every one access is identically dependent for ease of entry and covers:
* nationality
* dates and areas of beginning and death
* philosophical type or school
* components of interest
* larger education
* major influences
* major appointments
* major publications
* secondary literature
* account of highbrow improvement and major ideas
* serious reception and impact
At the tip of the publication a glossary offers debts of the colleges, routine and traditions to which those philosophers belonged, and thorough indexes allow the reader to entry the knowledge in numerous ways:
* by way of nationality
* by way of significant parts of contribution to philosophy e.g. aesthetics
* by means of significant affects at the philosopher involved e.g. Plato, Kant, Wittgenstein

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Maria Rosa Antognazza's Leibniz: Una biografia intellettuale (Italian Edition) PDF

By Maria Rosa Antognazza

Tra tutti i pensatori del secolo dei geni che inaugura los angeles filosofia moderna, nessuno visse una vita intellettuale più ricca e variegata di Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716). Formatosi come giurista e in seguito assunto come consulente, bibliotecario e storiografo di corte, Leibniz diede importanti contributi alla logica, alla matematica, alla fisica e alla metafisica. Allo stesso pace safeguardò alle proprie aspirazioni in termini sostanzialmente etici e teologici, e sposò i propri interessi teoretici con l. a. politica, los angeles diplomazia e un’ampia gamma di riforme pratiche: giuridiche, economiche, amministrative, tecnologiche, mediche ed ecclesiastiche. l. a. pionieristica biografia di Maria Rosa Antognazza non solo esamina l’ampiezza e los angeles profondità di questi interessi teoretici e di queste attività pratiche, ma le intreccia insieme in step with los angeles prima volta in un ritratto a tutto tondo di questo pensatore unico, nonché del mondo da cui proveniva. Al centro della vasta gamma di imprese in apparenza eterogenee di Leibniz, Antognazza rivela un unico progetto dominante che dà unità al lavoro di una vita straordinariamente poliedrica. Attraverso le vicissitudini della sua lunga esistenza, Leibniz perseguì tenacemente il sogno di una riforma sistematica e di un progresso di tutte le scienze, che prosperassero grazie al sostegno di un sovrano illuminato. Queste attività teoretiche erano a loro volta fondate su un obiettivo pratico: il miglioramento della condizione umana e di conseguenza los angeles celebrazione della gloria di Dio. Oltre a tratteggiare i fili che uniscono tali attività teoretiche e pratiche a questo piano onnicomprensivo, l’illuminante studio di Antognazza segue a ritroso questi stessi fili fino alle tradizioni intellettuali del Sacro Romano Impero nel quale Leibniz visse e fino all’ampia rete di legami intellettuali che lo collegò a mecenati e corrispondenti in paesi distanti come los angeles Russia e los angeles Cina.

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Download e-book for kindle: Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life by Jonathan Sperber

By Jonathan Sperber

“Absorbing, meticulously researched. . . . [Sperber] succeeds within the basic activity of all biography, re-creating a guy who leaps off the page.” —Jonathan Freedland, New York instances ebook Review

In this magisterial biography of Karl Marx, “likely to be definitive for a few years to come back” (John grey, New York evaluate of Books), historian Jonathan Sperber creates a meticulously researched and multilayered portrait of either the guy and the progressive instances during which he lived. in keeping with unparalleled entry to the lately opened information of Marx’s and Engels’s entire writings, Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life presents a old context for the non-public tale of 1 of the main influential and arguable political philosophers in Western heritage. by means of elimination Marx from the ideological conflicts of the 20th century that coloured his legacy and putting him inside “the society and highbrow currents of the 19th century” (Ian Kershaw), Sperber is ready to current a whole portrait of Marx as neither a soothsaying prophet of the trendy global nor the writer of its darkest atrocities. This significant biography essentially reshapes our knowing of a towering ancient figure.

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