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Download E-books Essays on the Context, Nature, and Influence of Isaac Newton’s Theology PDF

By James E. Force, Richard H. Popkin (auth.)

This number of essays is the fruit of approximately fifteen years of dialogue and examine by means of James strength and me. As i glance again on it, our curiosity and drawback with Newton's theological rules started in 1975 at Washington college in St. Louis. James strength used to be a graduate scholar in philosophy and that i used to be a professor there. for many years sooner than, I were doing examine and writing on Millenarianism and Messianism within the seventeenth and 18th centuries, touching sometimes on Newton. I had obtained a replica of Newton's Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John for a couple of kilos and, sometimes, learn in it. within the Spring of 1975 i used to be giving a graduate seminar on Millenarian and Messianic rules within the improvement of modem philosophy. strength was once within the seminar. at some point he got here very excitedly as much as me and stated he desired to write his dissertation on William Whiston. At that time in historical past, the single factor that got here to my brain approximately Whiston was once that he had released a, or the, common translation of Josephus (which I additionally occurred to have in my library. ) strength instructed me concerning the notable perspectives he had present in Whiston's notes on Josephus and in the various few writings he may well locate in St. Louis through, or approximately, Whiston, who was once Newton's successor as Lucasian Professor of arithmetic at Cambridge and who wrote inordinately on Millenarian theology.

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Category: Essays

Download E-books Critical Rationalism, the Social Sciences and the Humanities: Essays for Joseph Agassi. Volume II PDF

By Ernest Gellner (auth.), I. C. Jarvie, Nathaniel Laor (eds.)

An impressive function of this booklet is the huge variety of the participants, drawn from Europe, the center East and North the US, attesting either to the variety of Professor Agassi's pursuits and the geographical unfold of his effect.
so much members use Agassi's principles as a springboard to interact in debate on concerns, or supply a contribution in a space that pursuits him. during this quantity members contemplate such questions as Agassi's philosophy of schooling, in perform in addition to in conception; the impression of psychologism in philosophy; the origins of serious rationalism within the Bible; the debates in economics influenced by way of the paintings of Popper and Agassi, and lots of different themes.
along with the distinct themes, the reader profits a few experience of the fruitfulness of serious rationalism within the palms of Agassi's neighbors and co-workers.

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Download E-books Cooking with Italian Grandmothers: Recipes and Stories from Tuscany to Sicily PDF

By Jessica Theroux

WINNER 2011 IACP Judges selection Cookbook Award (International organization of Culinary Professionals)
WINNER 2011 IPPY Gold Award (Independent writer e-book Awards)
Best Italian Cookbook of 2010 - Publisher's Weekly

American chef Jessica Theroux spent a 12 months touring all through Italy, cooking and conversing with Italian grandmothers, studying their secrets and techniques and hearing their tales. the result's a captivating and actual selection of recipes, concepts, anecdotes, and pictures that commemorate the country and sustainable culinary traditions of Italy’s such a lot skilled domestic cooks.

Cooking with Italian Grandmothers
gains the histories and menus of fifteen grandmothers, each one of whom welcomed Ms. Theroux into their kitchens and pantries and shared either their favourite dishes and private wisdoms. From the dramatic iciness beaches if Ustica to the blooming hills of Tuscany in spring, readers will trip via Italy’s so much divers areas and seasons, to find the country’s such a lot delectable dishes, from the conventional to the unforeseen, and meet the storied girls who lead them to.

half commute diary, half picture essay, half cookbook, Cooking with Italian Grandmothers positive factors over a hundred well-known recipes, from the fitting panna cotta to the vintage meat lasagna.

Includes:

Recipes and knowledge from 12 Italian grandmothers
100 vintage Italian recipes
A variety of neighborhood and seasonal menus, entire from appetizer to dessert.
Over a hundred and fifty complete colour photos.

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Download E-books Essays on French History and Historians: Volume XX (Collected Works of John Stuart Mill) PDF

By John Stuart Mill

J.S. Mill's deep curiosity in French highbrow, political, and social affairs all started in 1820 while, in his fourteenth 12 months, he went to France to dwell for a yr with the family members of Sir Samuel Bentham. French turned his moment language, and France his moment domestic, the place he died and was once buried in 1873. His curiosity in historical past begun even past while, as a baby of 7, he attempted to mimic his father's labours at the History of British India; although he by no means wrote a background in his adulthood, research of the previous remained a fondness and contributed to shaping the philosophy of historical past that proficient his perspectives of society and ethics. His extreme curiosity in modern French politics additionally led him to hunt connections among ancient advancements and current traits, either obvious by means of his from an intensive point of view approproate to what he believed to be an age of transition. The English historians of France, together with Walter Scott and Thomas Carlyle, in addition to the French, a few of whom have been themselves political figures, are judged by way of their ancient equipment, yet these equipment are visible as having useful results in shaping in addition to revealing the brain of the times.

This quantity brings jointly for the 1st time the essays, operating from 1826 to 1849, that meld those abiding pursuits. they provide to boot insights into Mill's own aspirations, his constructing view of comparative politics and sociology, his challenge for freedom, and his feminism. in the course of those years Mill labored on a printed his System of Logic, publication VI of which indicates in condensed shape the result of the speculations the following built; examining those essays with that paintings, which made his attractiveness as a thinker, permits one to work out the results of romanticism on analytic notion in a fashion now not as essentially obtrusive even in Mill's Autobiography. Independently vital, then, the essays during this quantity additionally permit us to interpret anew the sensible and theoretical issues basic to his adolescence and maturity.

John C. Cairns' advent demonstrates how the essays show, via their reactions to the Revolutions of 1789, 1830, and 1848, and to French historiography, politics, and idea, the influence of France on Mill's rules, and likewise the best way his different issues stimulated his reactions to France. The texts, with the versions and notes which are the hallmark of this version, are defined in John M. Robson's Textual advent, and is the reason the editorial ideas and methods.

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Download E-books Welfare, Property Rights and Economic Policy: Essays and Tributes in Honor of H. Scott Gordon PDF

This quantity celebrates one in every of Canada's such a lot special social scientists and economics students. The booklet comprises 4 essays, with reviews, written to honour Gordon, with memories through associates and associates from many universities in Canada and the U.S.

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Download E-books Magic without Magic:John Archibald Wheeler: A Collection of Essays in Honor of His Sixtieth Birthday PDF

By John Archibald; Klauder, John R. - Editor Wheeler

On July nine, 1971, John Archibald Wheeler attained the age of 60. It was once obtrusive to
many people who this occasion will be duly famous with an honorary quantity, in
fact, one with an indefinable yet useful additional measurement. one way or the other the
many features of his occupation and governmental provider, the charismatic and
distinctly own variety of his lectures, writings, and different actions, simply needed to be
conveyed. the 1st and the final essays symbolize specific makes an attempt to do
just that. unique medical articles stemming in a single means or one other from the
author’s organization with John make up the remainder of the quantity.
An huge, immense variety of humans have benefited from their touch with John
Wheeler. obstacles of area and time—well-known within the actual global—
have now not authorized the inclusion of applicable contributions from all such
people, yet particularly from a consultant few. among the lines—the vintage
literary option to spatial limitations—lie the unspoken but implicit gratitude of
a host of others who sign up for the individuals in congratulating John on his earlier
achievements and in wishing him all good fortune sooner or later.
The editor is happy to recognize his debt to a few medical colleagues
and additionally to Mrs. J. A. Wheeler and to Professor Wheeler’s secretaries, Mrs. M.
Pratt and Mrs. G. Witt, for recommendation, feedback, and primarily for tips.
In addition, i want to thank my spouse Robbie for encouragement, and my
secretaries, pass over J. Bair, Mrs. B. Chippendale, pass over C. Hoesly, and leave out E.
Kornacki for growing their very own form of “magic with out magic.”

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Download E-books Processes, Terms and Cycles: Steps on the Road to Infinity: Essays Dedicated to Jan Willem Klop on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday PDF

By Robin Milner (auth.), Aart Middeldorp, Vincent van Oostrom, Femke van Raamsdonk, Roel de Vrijer (eds.)

This Festschrift is devoted to Jan Willem Klop at the get together of his sixtieth birthday. the quantity contains a complete of 23 medical papers through shut neighbors and co-workers, written particularly for this publication. The papers are assorted in nature: a few record on new learn, others have the nature of a survey, and back others are customarily expository.

Every contribution has been completely refereed at the very least two times. in lots of situations the 1st around of referee studies resulted in major revision of the unique paper, which was once back reviewed. The articles particularly concentration upon the lambda calculus, time period rewriting and strategy algebra, the fields to which Jan Willem Klop has made basic contributions.

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Download E-books Essays on Control: Perspectives in the Theory and its Applications PDF

By A. G. J. MacFarlane (auth.), H. L. Trentelman, J. C. Willems (eds.)

This e-book comprises the textual content of the plenary lectures and the mini-courses of the ecu keep watch over convention (ECC'93) held in Groningen, the Netherlands, June 2S-July 1, 1993. besides the fact that, the booklet isn't your usu­ al convention complaints. in its place, the authors took this party to take a wide review of the sphere of keep watch over and talk about its improvement either from a theoretical in addition to from an engineering perpective. the 1st essay is by means of the key-note speaker ofthe convention, A.G.J. Mac­ Farlane. It involves a non-technical dialogue of data processing and information acquisition because the key gains of keep watch over engineering tech­ nology. the subsequent six articles are debts of the plenary addresses. The contribution through R.W. Brockett issues a mathematical framework for modelling movement keep an eye on, a crucial query in robotics and imaginative and prescient. within the paper by way of M. Morari the engineering and the commercial relevance of chemical procedure regulate are thought of, specifically statistical qc and the keep an eye on of structures with constraints. the thing through A.C.P.M. Backx is written from an commercial perspec­ tive. the writer is director of an engineering consulting enterprise considering the layout of business keep an eye on gear. in particular, the opportunity of acquiring excessive functionality and trustworthy controllers via modelling, identifi­ cation, and optimizing business methods is discussed.

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