By Alfred Schütze
möglich battle. Aus diesem Grund haben wir uns entschieden, diese »Biografie erster Hand« dem heutigen Leser wieder zugänglich zu machen.
By John Chambers
• exhibits how Newton’s brilliance prolonged a long way past math and technological know-how into alchemy, spirituality, prophecy, and the hunt for misplaced continents equivalent to Atlantis
• Explains how he was once looking to rediscover the only actual faith that existed ahead of the Flood of Noah, while technological know-how and spirituality have been one
• Examines Newton’s trade timeline of prehistory and his learn of prophecy in the course of the ebook of Revelations, together with his prediction of Apocalypse within the yr 2060
Isaac Newton (1643-1727) continues to be looked via the realm because the maximum scientist who ever lived. He invented calculus, chanced on the binomial theorem, defined the rainbow, outfitted the 1st reflecting telescope, and defined the strength of gravity. In his well-known masterpiece, Principia Mathematica, he defined the mechanics of the actual universe with unimagined precision, proving the cosmos used to be prepare in keeping with legislation. The perfection of those legislation implied an ideal legislator. To Newton, they have been evidence that God existed.
At a similar time Newton was once writing Principia Mathematica, he was once writing a dual quantity that he may have known as, had it been accomplished, Principia Theologia--Principles of Theology. This different masterpiece of Newton, saved mystery as a result of heresies it contained, comprises millions of essays offering equation-incisive solutions to the religious questions that experience plagued mankind in the course of the a while. analyzing Newton’s mystery writings, John Chambers indicates how his brilliance prolonged into alchemy, spirituality, the hunt for misplaced continents akin to Atlantis, and a quest to discover the “corrupted texts” that have been rife within the Bibles of his time. even though he was once a religious Christian, Newton’s paintings at the Bible was once concentrated now not on restoring the unique Jewish and Christian texts yet on rediscovering the single precise faith that existed ahead of the Flood of Noah, while technology and spirituality have been one.
The writer indicates unmarried thread runs via Newton’s metaphysical explorations: he's trying to chart the descent of man’s soul from perfection to the current day. the writer additionally examines Newton’s exchange timeline of old historical past and his research of prophecy in the course of the booklet of Revelations, together with his prediction of an Apocalypse within the yr 2060 by way of a significantly reworked international. He indicates that Newton’s nice desire used to be that those writings would supply an ethical compass for humanity because it embarked upon the good firm that turned our technological world.
By Stefan Zweig,Ilenia Gradante
By James Romm
on the heart, the tumultuous lifetime of Seneca, historical Rome’s preeminent author and thinker, starting with banishment in his fifties and next appointment as train to twelve-year-old Nero, destiny emperor of Rome. Controlling them either, Nero’s mom, Julia Agrippina the more youthful, Roman empress, great-granddaughter of the Emperor Augustus, sister of the Emperor Caligula, niece and fourth spouse of Emperor Claudius.
James Romm seamlessly weaves jointly the lifestyles and written phrases, the ethical struggles, political intrigue, and bloody vengeance that enmeshed Seneca the more youthful within the twisted imperial relatives and the perverse, paranoid regime of Emperor Nero, despot and madman.
Romm writes that Seneca watched over Nero as instructor, ethical advisor, and surrogate father, and, at seventeen, while Nero unexpectedly ascended to turn into emperor of Rome, Seneca, a guy by no means avid for political strength grew to become, with Nero, the ruler of the Roman Empire. We see how Seneca was once capable of keep an eye on his younger scholar, how, less than Seneca’s impression, Nero governed with intelligence and moderation, banned capital punishment, diminished taxes, gave slaves definitely the right to dossier lawsuits opposed to their vendors, pardoned prisoners arrested for sedition. yet with time, as Nero grew useless and disappointed, Seneca used to be not able to carry sway over the emperor, and among Nero’s mom, Agrippina—thought to have poisoned her moment husband, and her 3rd, who was once her uncle (Claudius), and rumored to have entered into an incestuous courting together with her son—and Nero’s father, defined through Suetonius as a assassin and cheat charged with treason, adultery, and incest, how lengthy may the younger Nero were contained?
Dying each Day is a portrait of Seneca’s ethical fight in the middle of insanity and extra. In his treatises, Seneca preached a rigorous moral creed, exalting heroes who defied chance to do what used to be correct or include a noble dying. As Nero’s adviser, Seneca was once provided with a extra advanced set of decisions, because the in basic terms guy able to summoning the higher element of Nero’s nature, but, last at Nero’s aspect and colluding within the evil regime he created.
Dying each Day is the 1st e-book to inform the compelling and nightmarish tale of the philosopher-poet who used to be nearly a king, tied to a tyrant—as Seneca, the paragon of cause, watched his scholar spiral into insanity and whose descent observed 5 relatives murders, the hearth of Rome, and a savage purge that destroyed the very best minds of the Senate’s golden age.
By Eric Voegelin,Ellis Sandoz
By Soren Kierkegaard,Thomas C. Oden
--This textual content refers back to the Paperback edition.
By Brian C. Anderson
By David Godman
By Elizabeth S. Radcliffe
- Demonstrates the variety of Hume's paintings and illuminates the continued debates that it has generated
- Organized by way of topic, with introductions to every part to orient the reader
- Explores subject matters equivalent to wisdom, ardour, morality, faith, economics, and politics
- Examines the paradoxes of Hume's inspiration and his legacy, overlaying the tools, issues, and effects of his contributions to philosophy
By Sidney Hook