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Kierkegaard's Writings, VII: Philosophical Fragments, or a Fragment of Philosophy/Johannes Climacus, or De omnibus dubitandum est. (Two books in one volume)Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 39.95
This volume contains a new translation, with a historical introduction by the translators, of two works written under the pseudonym Johannes Climacus. Through Climacus, Kierkegaard contrasts the paradoxes of Christianity with Greek and modern philosophical thinking. In Philosophical Fragments he begins with Greek Platonic philosophy, exploring the... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Methodist clergyman and intellectual Salem Goldworth Bland rose to prominence in Canada in the early twentieth century. Rising through the ranks of the church, he began to endorse a progressive take on the tenets of Christian theology, including an anti-capitalism stance and staunch pacifist beliefs. The collection The New Christianity showcases Bland's... more...
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Brave New World author Aldous Huxley on enlightenment and the "ultimate reality" In this anthology of twenty-six essays and other writings, Huxley discusses the nature of God, enlightenment, being,good and evil, religion, eternity, and the divine. Huxley consistently examined the spiritual basis of both the individual and human society, always... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
"This was true mystical vision. This I could never have anticipated. But I knew that we were both on the same galactic journey into the great void that contains us all. I was standing before a boundlessness that could swallow the stars in a heartbeat."--from Breakfast at the Victory more...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
?By far the most profound thinker of the 19th century? ?Ludwig Wittgenstein ?Kierkegaard?s great contribution to Western philosophy was to assert, or to reassert with Romantic urgency, that, subjectively speaking, each existence is the center of the universe.? ?John Updike, The New Yorker Harper Perennial Modern Classics... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1972; US$ 13.99
An important Christian philosopher contends that if human energy is channeled in the right direction, "upward and outward," spiritual energy as a motor force in the universe will outdistance technological advance. Index. Translated by René Hague. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book more...
- Fordham University Press 2013; US$ 18.99
The essays in this collection examine philosophical, religious, and literary or artistic texts using methodologies and insights that have grown out of reflection on literature and art. In them, them phrase "material spirit" becomes a point of departure for considering the continuing spectral effects of religious texts and concerns in ways... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
With the entry-level student in mind, Stuart Brown guides the reader through three main topics: whether or not there is life after death; whether or not there is a powerful, beneficent intelligence controlling the universe; and the nature and appropriate defence of religious belief or faith. Each chapter is linked to readings by commentators on religion... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 1.99
In the 1870s, firebrand activist Annie Besant and her friend Charles Bradlaugh made the risky decision to republish an American book called The Fruits of Philosophy, which includes frank discussions of sexual intimacy and rudimentary birth-control methods, in Britain. The two were prosecuted on charges of obscenity. In this wittily incisive essay,... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Because of her early work as a secular activist who labored tirelessly in support of activities like increasing women's access to birth control information, it surprised many of Annie Besant's friends and colleagues when she developed a strong interest in the esoteric spiritual practice known as Theosophy. But rather than abandoning her previous... more...