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  1. Psience Fiction

    Until now, no scholarly study has dealt specifically with the abrupt shift of emphasis away from space travel, atomic weapons, robots, and other once-imaginary technologies, and into the realm of the paranormal treated as science. Damien Broderick surveys this long-ignored terrain, reading a series of influential or characteristic psience fiction novels and short stories, from the 1930s to now. Learn More
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  2. Sites of Translation

    Illustrates the intricate rhetorical work that multilingual communicators engage in as they translate information for their communities. Blending ethnographic and empirical methods from multiple disciplines, Laura Gonzales provides methodological examples of how linguistic diversity can be studied in practice. Learn More
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  3. The Nature of Order, Book 3: A Vision of A Living World

    Includes hundreds of photographic examples of buildings, public places, streets, rooms and gardens, most built by Alexander and his colleagues, in a great variety of cultures, showing how buildings and details governed by living process will be connected to human feeling, and what shape they must have. Learn More
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  4. The Nature of Order, Book 2: The Process of Creating Life

    Alexander presents a living world that is of necessity generated by processes to create locally adapted spontaneous structure. He shows us how to do for buildings and cities what DNA does for grass on hills and trees in forests: allowing each thing to become what it needs to be, as it arises from its own circumstances. Learn More
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  5. The Nature of Order, Book 1: The Phenomenon of Life

    Alexander proposes a scientific view of the world in which all space-matter has perceptible degrees of life and sets this understanding of order as an intellectual basis for a new architecture. He introduces the concept of living structure and defines the fifteen properties from which, according to his observations, all wholeness is built. Learn More
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  6. The Nature of Order, Book 4: The Luminous Ground

    Includes hundreds of photographic examples of buildings, public places, streets, rooms and gardens, most built by Alexander and his colleagues, in a great variety of cultures, showing how buildings and details governed by living process will be connected to human feeling, and what shape they must have. Learn More
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  7. The Nature of Order, Four-Volume Set

    In the four books in The Nature of Order, Alexander constructs an entirely new cosmology, grounded in the latest scientific knowledge, and integrating the perennial wisdom of the centrality of human experience and values. In this way, he reunifies for the field of architecture the 400-year old split of Body (structure) and Soul (feeling). Learn More
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  8. Hindu Buddhist Philosophy on Conflict Avoidance and Environment Consciousness

    Attempts to answer one simple question: Can we offer a new model and vision for a world order based on democratic tradition that espouses the spirit of human cooperation, ethical behaviour, universal responsibility and prosperity of all nations? If we put our best foot forward, the answer could be yes. Learn More
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  9. 72 in His Name

    Leading figures at the dawn of the sixteenth-century Reformation commonly faced the charge of "judaizing". 72 In His Name concerns the changing views of four such men starting with their kabbalistic treatment of the 72 divine names of angels. Learn More
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  10. Chinese Buddhism

    What are the foundational scriptures and major schools for Chinese Buddhists? What divinities do they worship? What festivals do they celebrate? These are some of the basic questions addressed in this introduction to Chinese Buddhism written for students and those interested in an accessible yet authoritative overview of the subject. Learn More
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  11. African American Arts

    These essays reflect on national and transnational legacies of African American activism as an element of artistic practice, particularly as they concern artistic expression and race relations, and the intersections of creative processes with economic, sociological, and psychological inequalities. Learn More
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  12. Asian Traditions of Meditation

    Meditation has flourished in different parts of the world ever since the foundations of the great civilizations were laid. It played a vital role in the formation of Asian cultures that trace much of their heritage to ancient India and China. This volume brings together for the first time studies of the major traditions of Asian meditation as well as material on scientific approaches to meditation. Learn More
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  13. The Font of Life: Fons Vitae

    A translation of the Fons vitae of Solomon ibn Gabirol (born 1021/1022), who was the first Jewish philosopher in Spain. In the Fons vitae, Gabirol argues that there is a sensible and an intelligible world. These doctrines profoundly influenced medieval Christian thinkers. Because of the Fons vitae, Gabirol is today widely recognized as one of the greatest Jewish Neoplatonists. Learn More
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  14. Chan Before Chan

    Offers a cultural history of the earliest traditions of Buddhist meditation (chan), before the rise of the Chan (Zen) School in the eighth century. Eric Greene focuses on how medieval Chinese Buddhists interpreted their own and others' visionary experiences and the nature of the authority they ascribed to them. Learn More
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  15. The Buddhist Self

    Offers a methodical examination of Indian teaching about the tathgatagarbha (otherwise the presence of one's "Buddha-nature") and the extent to which different Buddhist texts and authors articulated this in terms of the self. Learn More
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  16. Moral Tales

    Offers a selection of five short fictions by Hannah More, Amelia Opie, and Maria Edgeworth - the best-known writers of the moral tale - prefaced by a critical introduction to the genre and its place in the complex and fascinating debates surrounding the writing and reading of fiction in the Romantic period. Learn More
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