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  • The Renaissanceby Walter Pater

    The Floating Press 2010; US$ 4.99

    The era now referred to as the Renaissance represented an unparalleled blossoming of art and culture. Take a tour of the period through the imagination of Walter Pater, one of England's most renowned art historians and critics. In this volume, Pater turns his attention to a series of Renaissance masterpieces in visual art and literature. An informative... more...

  • The Renaissanceby Walter Pater

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 8.99

    This fantastic classic text is Pater's graceful collection of essays discussing the achievements of Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and other artists. The book concludes with an uncompromising advocacy of hedonism, urging readers to experience life as fully as possible. His cry of "art for art's sake" became the manifesto of the... more...

  • The Renaissanceby Walter Pater

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 8.95

    "The golden book of spirit and sense, the holy writ of beauty." ? Oscar Wilde Published to equal parts scandal and acclaim in 1873, The Renaissance inspired a generation of Oxford undergraduates, who adapted its credo of "arts for art's sake" for their Aesthetic Movement. Combining the skepticism of empirical philosophy, the materialism of 19th-century... more...

  • Islam and the Divine Comedyby Miguel Asin Palacios

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00

    When first published in 1926 this book aroused much controversy. The theory expounded in the book was that Islamic sources in general, and the writings of Ibn al-`Arabi in particular, formed the basis of Dante?s poem Divine Comedy, the poem which symbolised the whole culture of medieval Christianity. The book shows how fundamental Muslim legends of... more...

  • Marius the Epicureanby Walter Horatio Pater

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    In the exquisite prose style that was profound and perceptive, Pater has united philosophy, truth and moral values. He draws the portrait of a young man whose quest for truth takes him from Stoicism to Cyrenaicism to Epicurianism and finally to Christianity. The book imparts the idea that ethical traditions of religion are important as they are the... more...

  • Imaginary Portraitsby Walter Horatio Pater

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    In this book a series of philosophical essays have been included. With thoughts on different topics some sketches have been presented that are in-depth and stimulating. A great amalgamation of thoughts emotions and ideas that compel the reader to move forward. more...

  • Wer glaubt wird seligby Pater Karl Wallner

    Bastei Entertainment 2009; US$ 6.93

    Warum läuft mein Leben so schnell? Ist der Weg tatsächlich schon das Ziel? Hat mein Leben einen Sinn? Auf diese Urfragen des Menschen gibt es viele Antworten. Doch was sagt einer, der selbst schon fast drei Jahrzehnte als Mönch in einem katholischen Kloster lebt - und davon überzeugt ist, für sich das große Glück und den letzten Sinn gefunden zu haben?... more...

  • Constraints in Phonological Acquisitionby René Kager; Joe Pater; Wim Zonneveld

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 52.00

    A 2004 overview of linguistic research into acquisition of phonology, focusing on constraints in phonological acquisition. more...

  • Planetary Sciencesby Imke de Pater; Jack J. Lissauer

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 92.00

    An authoritative introduction for graduate students in astronomy, planetary science and earth science. more...

  • Fundamental Planetary Scienceby Jack J. Lissauer; Imke de Pater

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 48.00

    A quantitative, broad-based introduction to planetary systems science for advanced undergraduate students, including planet formation, extrasolar planets and planetary habitability. more...