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Discourses (Biological and Geological Essays)

by H. Thomas Huxley

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Published by IndyPublish .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Essays, journals, letters & other prose works,
  • Essays,
  • Literary Collections / Essays,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11982878M
    ISBN 101435316835
    ISBN 109781435316836

    books of Titus Livy which, because of the malignity of the times, have been prevented (from coming to us), in order that I might judge by comparing ancient and modern events what is necessary for their better understanding, so that those who may read these Discourses of mine may be able to derive that usefulness for which the understanding ofFile Size: 1MB. Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher (b. d. CE). Born a slave in Hierapolis, Phyrgia, in what is today Turkey, Epictetus lived in Rome until exiled to Nicopolis in Northern Greece. It was in exile that Epictetus' disciple Arrian took down his Discourses. As we have no actual writings of Epictetus, Arrian's notes are the only remnants.

      The five discourses are large blocks of Jesus’ teaching found throughout Matthew’s gospel. Each one of them begins and ends in similar fashion. For example, the Sermon on the Mount (chapters ) begins, “Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. The Discourses and Mathematical Demonstrations Relating to Two New Sciences (Italian: Discorsi e dimostrazioni matematiche intorno a due nuove scienze pronounced [diˈskorsi e dimostratˈtsjoːni mateˈmaːtike inˈtorno a ˈduːe ˈnwɔːve ˈʃɛntse]) published in was Galileo's final book and a scientific testament covering much of his work in physics over the preceding thirty years.

    Discourses, Books book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The ne plus ultra of Stoicism, Discourses outline clear-cut p /5. DISCOURSES Upon The First Ten (Books) of Titus Livy To ZANOBI BUONDELMONTI AND TO COSIMO RUCELLAI By NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI Title Page of Edition Portrait of Niccolo Machiavelli Notes on the Text Text Version. Dedication: Book I [Decisions made by the Romans pertinent to the internal affairs of the City].


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Discourses (Biological and Geological Essays) by H. Thomas Huxley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book Discourses is actually a compilation of many different “off the cuff” discussions Meher Baba had with His disciples back in the ’s and ’s/5(35). The Discourses of Epictetus are a series of extracts of the teachings of the Stoic philosopher Epictetus written down by Arrian c.

There were originally eight books, but only four now remain in their entirety, along with a few fragments of the others/5(28). Ambitious in scope, but also clear-eyed and pragmatic, The Discourses creates a modern theory of republic politics.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world/5(60). The Discourses is quite a big book, a more condensed version of his message can be found in the Enchiridion (The Handbook), which I'd also recommend.

I personally prefer the discourse as it fleshes out Epictetus' message more fully but the Enchiridion is a 4/5(47). The Discourses are published insome years after Machiavelli’s death, and are thereafter studied by political and military leaders for their wisdom in the art of statecraft.

Machiavelli writes with clarity and enthusiasm, and even where his sentences contain several. The Discourses, assembled by his pupil Arr The stress on endurance, self-restraint, and power of the will to withstand calamity can often seem coldhearted. It is Epictetus, a lame former slave exiled by Emperor Domitian, who offers by far the most precise and humane version of Stoic ideals/5().

The full title of the Discourses is Discourses on the First Ten Books of Titus Livius (or Discourses on Livy). The book purports to be a commentary on works of Roman historian Titus Livius (known as Livy), specifically those books which cover the history of the Roman.

The Discourses has been divided into the following sections. Book One [k] Book Two [k]: Book Three [k] Book Four [k]: Download: A k text-only version is available for download. THE thirty-three Discourses contained in this book were dictated over a visible Light and Sound Ray in our home during by the Ascended Master Saint Germain and those other Ascended Masters directly concerned with this Size: KB.

This web version reproduces the words of the sixth edition Discourses, published in The sixth edition is the last version Meher Baba personally approved. The Discourses, which started as a commentary on Livy's History of Rome, became something broader.

It is known as Machiavelli's pro-republic book, and it is, but it is important to realize that he did not have a modern concept of a republic -- to him, a republic meant a city state with a republican form of government (a mix of autocracy, aristocracy and democracy)/5.

THE thirty-three Discourses contained in this book were dictated over a visible Light and Sound Ray in our home during by the Ascended Master Saint Germain and those other Ascended Masters directly concerned with this Activity. The sound of His Voice was physically audible to everyone in the room.

Discourses and Selected Writings is a transcribed collection of informal lectures given by the philosopher around AD This book is packed with great big ideas. Customer Review: This book is packed with great big ideas. Top Reviews Most recent Top ReviewsCited by: In their insightful and highly readable new book, Peter Boghossian and James Lindsay offer all kinds of ingenious pathways to constructive dialogue.

At a time when public discourse has degenerated into mud-slinging and when campuses favour every kind of diversity except viewpoint diversity, this is an invaluable contribution.

A complete list of English translations is as follows: Elizabeth Carter, (), All the works of Epictetus, which are now extant; consisting of his Discourses, preserved by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, (), The Works of Epictetus.

Consisting of His Discourses, in Four Books, The George Author: Epictetus. Discourses of Epictetus: Book Summary, Key Lessons and Best Quotes. Discourses by Epictetus is a work that only survived thanks to a student named Arrian, who’s credited with transcribing the lessons he learned in Epictetus’ classroom at the beginning of the second century AD.

Arrian wrote in a letter prior to the Discourses’ publishing, “whatever I used to hear him say I wrote down, word for word, as best I. Title: Discourses of Epictetus Author: Epictetus, George Long, John Lancaster Spalding Created Date: 10/16/ AM. This book is a compilation on Avatar Meher Baba's discourses on different subjects, such as: Love, meditation, guru-disciple relationship, Maya, violence and almost every important subject in life.

This is a book that's easy to read, written in simple language, but still explains some very complex ideas or prepares you for a more serious approach/5. The five discourses are listed as the following: the Sermon on the Mount, the Missionary Discourse, the Parabolic Discourse, the Discourse on the Church, and the Discourse on End Times.

Each of the discourses has a shorter parallel in the Gospel of Mark or the Gospel of Luke. Overview. The Journal of Discourses is not an official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

It is a compilation of sermons and other materials from the early years of the Church, which were transcribed and then published. It included some doctrinal instruction but also practical teaching, some of which is speculative in nature and some of which is only of historical.

Discourses of Jesus Some of the information on this page about the Discourses of Jesus is taken from the classic reference book by Ashley S Johnson in the "Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia".

Enjoy learning about the Discourses of Jesus. Discourses of Jesus - A Free Christian Bible Study Resource.A Book of Medical Discourses: In Two Parts (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Novem by Rebecca Crumpler (Author) out of 5 stars 6 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Reviews: 6.The Discourses by Epictetus, part of the Internet Classics Archive.