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This scientific approach has been used in many fields of observation and study. I am applying the formula to one aspect of social history: the appearance, development, maturity, decline and disappearance of the vast co-ordinations of collective, experimental human effort called civilizations.
1975 work by Scott Nearing (1883 - 1983), an American radical economist, educator, writer, political activist, and advocate of simple living.
This book belongs to the pen of Philip Mauro who was an outstanding Constitutional Lawyer who knew the Bible very well. Evolution at the Bar is an amazing book which analyzes the topic of evolution and its theory according to the Bible. The book would be interesting for modern readers as well because it provides valuable information.
Sir Ralph Norman Angell (1872 -1967) was an English lecturer, writer, and Member of Parliament for the Labour Party. He was a member of the Council of the Royal Institute of International Affairs and an executive for the World Committee against War and Fascism. Angell was a member of the executive committee of the League of Nations Union, Angell was knighted in 1931 and in 1933 won the Nobel Prize. Peace Theories and the Balkan War was published in 1913. Angell said the benefits of war are not a certainty. The warring parties are not guided by wisdom or folly. “Its (war) futility is proven by the war waged daily by the Turks as conquerors, during the last 400 years. The Balkan peoples have chosen the less evil of two kinds of war, and wll use their victory to bring a system based on force and conquest to an end.” The underlying causes of the Balkan war were economic. The relationship with the Turks based on supreme force is bound to break down. Angell makes many more points in his analysis of the Balkan war.
About a nineteenth century Scottish-American philosopher and lecturer, Thomas Davidson by William Angus Knight: I have prepared this volume on lines somewhat parallel to the biographies or memoirs of others with whose lives it has fallen to me in past years to deal ; namely, Wordsworth, Principal Shairp of St. Andrews, Professor Nichol of Glasgow, and Minto of Aberdeen, as well as other nineteenth-centuiy Scotsmen. The method adopted in the volumes devoted to these men is even more necessary in the case of this wandering scholar and peripatetic teacher.
By Helen Adams Keller, an American author, political activist and lecturer. Helen, who lost her hearing and eyesight at the age of one and a half, became the first American to get bachelor's degree. Today she is remembered also as an advocate of disabled people all over the world. Though she could not write by herself, she was the author of seven books including an autobiography, The Story of My Life (1902), which made her famous.
A Lie Never Justifiable is a definitely a profound study on the moral principles and ethics. The author of the book Henry Clay Trumbull does a fantastic job in collecting the material for his study and providing wonderful examples in support of his theories. The book is highly recommended for readers who like this kind of literature and who want to learn more about the nature of lie and when and why people lie.
1951 work of a German anthroposophist, a teacher, lecturer and writer Ernst Lehrs. The book follows of the development of human present consciousness and it's reflection in his scientific world view. Based on the principals of Goethe, which were presented in his “Metamorphosis of Plants” and “Theory of Color.” The following pages contain results of the author's work along the path thus opened up by Goethe and Rudolf Steiner - a work begun twenty-seven years ago, soon after he had made the acquaintance of Rudolf Steiner. With the publication of these results he addresses himself to everyone - with or without a specialized scientific training - who is concerned with the fate of man's powers of cognition in the present age.
In 1671, an English philosopher and physician John Locke decided to accomplish close look at the human cognitive abilities. That was the author’s message for Locke’s main treatise - An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding, working over which he spent sixteen years of his life. The book in four volumes was published in 1890. It concerns the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. He describes the mind at birth as tabula rasa filled later through experience. The first volume is devoted to an attack on nativism or the doctrine of innate ideas. It was the first time in history of thought when personality was presented through continuity of consciousness.
The book examines the exoteric theory of breath, methods of breathing and respiration, its physiological effects, ways to acquire, including exercises. It coves also the phenomena of rhythmic, psychic and spiritual breathing.
By an American occultist and a pioneer of the New Thought movement William Walker Atkinson.