New PDF release: Ein ziemlich jüdisches Leben. Säkulare Identitäten im

By Madeleine Dreyfus

ISBN-10: 3412503509

ISBN-13: 9783412503505

Dieses Buch gibt Einblick in die Komplexität heutiger jüdischer Zugehörigkeiten. Die Autorin fächert dafür zunächst die religionsgesetzlichen, historischen sowie sozial- und kulturwissenschaftlichen Grundlagen auf. Im Mittelpunkt stehen sodann Auszüge aus Gesprächen mit in der deutschsprachigen Schweiz lebenden Personen, die aus "gemischten" Beziehungen stammen oder in solchen leben und ihr Jüdischsein an die nächste new release weitergeben wollen. Fragen zum Übertritt kommen ebenso zur Sprache wie Nachwirkungen der Shoah und das Verhältnis zur Religiosität, die allerdings für das Zugehörigkeitsgefühl keine Rolle zu spielen scheint. Es gelingt der Autorin, die alltagspraktische Lebensrealität der Interviewpartner auf überzeugende Weise mit theoretischen Erkenntnissen zu verbinden.

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New PDF release: The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of

By Richard P. Feynman

ISBN-10: 0738201081

ISBN-13: 9780738201085

pdf: retail from resource, yet formatting seems to be epub conversion.

Jeffrey Robbins (ed.)
Freeman Dyson (Foreword)

The excitement of discovering issues Out is a powerful treasury of the simplest brief works of Richard Feynman—from interviews and speeches to lectures and published articles. A sweeping, wide-ranging assortment, it offers an intimate and engaging view of a existence in science—a practical no other.From his ruminations on technology in our tradition and outlines of the wonderful homes of quantum physics to his file at the area go back and forth Challenger catastrophe and his Nobel Prize recognition speech, this ebook will fascinate someone drawn to Feynman and a person drawn to the realm of principles. newbies to Feynman could be moved via his wit and deep knowing of the flora and fauna, and of the human experience.

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Why will we do technological know-how? past altruistic and self-aggrandizing motivations, lots of our greatest scientists paintings lengthy hours looking the electrical thrill that comes simply from studying whatever that no-one knew earlier than. The excitement of discovering issues Out, a set of formerly unpublished or difficult-to-find brief works through maverick physicist Richard Feynman, takes its name from his personal solution. From television interview transcripts to his attractiveness speech for the Nobel Prize, we see his speedy, sharp wit, his devotion to his paintings, and his unwillingness to bow to social strain or conference. It's no ask yourself he used to be simply grudgingly prominent by way of the institution in the course of his lifetime--read his "Minority report back to the distance commute Challenger Inquiry" to determine him blowing off political concerns as impediments to discovering the truth.
Feynman had a beautiful humorousness, and his memoirs of his big apple venture days roil with enjoyable regardless of his later misgivings approximately nuclear guns. although one or items are a section demanding to stick to for the nontechnical reader, for the main half the publication is easygoing and interesting on a private instead of a systematic point. Freeman Dyson's foreword and editor Jeffrey Robbins's introductions to every essay set the level good and are respectful with out being worshipful. even though Feynman has been long gone now for a few years, his paintings lives on in quantum physics, desktop layout, and nanotechnology; like several nice scientist, he requested extra questions than he spoke back, to provide destiny generations the excitement of discovering issues out. --Rob Lightner

From Publishers Weekly
A Nobel-winning physicist, inveterate prankster and proficient instructor, Feynman (1918-1988) charmed lots of modern and destiny scientists with money owed of his misadventures within the bestselling absolutely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! and defined the basics of physics in (among different books) Six effortless items. Editor Jeffrey Robbins's assemblage of thirteen essays, interviews and addresses (only one among them new to print) will fulfill admirers of these books and different fanatics of the intense and colourful scientist. top identified one of the choices here's definitely Feynman's "Minority report back to the Challenger Inquiry," within which the physicist defined to an frightened kingdom why the distance trip exploded. The name piece transcribes a wide-ranging, often-autobiographical interview Feynman gave in 1981; an past speak with Omni journal has the writer explaining his prize-winning paintings on quantum electrodynamics, then solving the interviewer's tape recorder. different items tackle the sector of nanotechnology, "The Relation of technology and Religion" and Feynman's event at Los Alamos, the place he helped create the A-bomb (and, in his spare time, cracked safes). a lot of the paintings right here was once initially intended for oral supply, as speeches or lectures: Feynman's talky informality can seduce, yet a few of the items learn extra like unedited tape transcripts than like technology writing. ordinarily, despite the fact that, Feynman is still enjoyable and informative. listed below are but extra reviews, anecdotes and overviews from a charismatic rulebreaker together with his personal, occasionally compelling, perspectives approximately what technology is and the way it may be performed. (Oct.)

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Herausforderung der Modernität by Hans-Joachim Höhn, Thomas M. Schmidt PDF

By Hans-Joachim Höhn, Thomas M. Schmidt

ISBN-10: 3429035465

ISBN-13: 9783429035464

Das Paradigma der Modernität stellt eine maßgebliche Herausforderung für die Philosophie dar. Moderne Leitbegriffe konstituieren den ordinary seriösen philosophischen Denkens. Zugleich steht die Modernität ihrerseits vor unhintergehbaren Herausforderungen. Die Rede von der Krise der Moderne zeigt an, dass ihr Bild als eines ungebrochenen Fortschritts der Differenzierung bedarf. Diese zweifache Rolle der Modernität wirft ein neues Licht auf die Projekte der Metaphysik und der philosophischen Gotteslehre. Einerseits müssen sich heute bereits ihre Fragestellungen vor der kritischen Reflexion verantworten. Zugleich erweist sich ihre Relevanz unter dem Vorzeichen postsäkularen Denkens als unangefochten. Der Band widmet sich dieser scenario ausgehend von Fragen der Metaphysik, der Religionsphilosophie und der Subjektphilosophie ebenso wie von Theorien der Moderne und zeitdiagnostischen Überlegungen.

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Religion und Städtekonkurrenz: Zum politischen und by Christa Frateantonio PDF

By Christa Frateantonio

ISBN-10: 3110206897

ISBN-13: 9783110206890

Christa Frateantonio follows a brand new line of study during this learn of Pausanias´ Periegesis. Her underlying premise is that it truly is in truth hid compliment (or feedback) of towns, and helps this view by means of drawing realization to goal ""riddles"" within the Periegesis. those she expounds in specified textual analyses, and explains the constructions of the paintings, a few of that are unexplained, because the results of rhetorical ideas of description, which she considers of their courting to the cultural context of the second one Sophistic.

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Download PDF by G.W. Ahlstr_m: Joel and the Temple Cult of Jerusalem

By G.W. Ahlstr_m

ISBN-10: 9004026207

ISBN-13: 9789004026209

This monograph is a moment contribution (Avid S. Kapelrud, Joel reports, 1948) of the Scandinavian tuition to the present renewal of curiosity within the ebook of Joel. It concentrates on notice stories in cultic settings, creating a convincing case for a date among 515 and 445 B.C.
By items of the examine are clearer shows of parts of Israelite syncretistic worship within the post-exilic interval. Joel's efforts to wrestle these
elements illustrate the prophetic use of covenant phrasiology, and the liturgy of the Day of Yahweh.
The e-book lacks a bibliography, yet abundant footnotes supported by means of indices for passages and authors make up for that lack.

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New PDF release: The Bible as Christian Scripture: The Work of Brevard S.

ISBN-10: 1589837134

ISBN-13: 9781589837133

This memorial quantity either monitors and evaluates the canonical strategy of Brevard S. Childs, whose cognizance to historical past via time lively his curiosity within the Bible s use within the church during the a long time as much as and together with the current. simply as Childs wrote on a variety of issues canonical and theological either Testaments, Isaiah and Exodus, the Pauline letters, the heritage of biblical interpretation, biblical theology, and historic, theological, and methodological questions the individuals to this quantity, professional colleagues in addition to more youthful students who studied with Childs, supply a global number of old, theological, and New testomony essays in addition to contributions serious about the previous testomony. The participants are Stephen B. Chapman, Brevard S. Childs, Don Collett, Daniel R. driving force, Mark W. Elliott, Leonard G. Finn, Mark Gignilliat, Bernd Janowski, Jörg Jeremias, Leander E. Keck, Neil B. MacDonald, David L. Petersen, Murray A. Rae, C. Kavin Rowe, and Christopher R. Seitz.

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Download e-book for iPad: Love, Death, and Revolution in Central Europe: Ludwig by Peter C. Caldwell

By Peter C. Caldwell

ISBN-10: 0230614965

ISBN-13: 9780230614963

The thinker of faith and critic of idealism, Ludwig Feuerbach had a far-reaching impression on German radicalism round the time of the Revolution of 1848. This highbrow background explores how Feuerbach’s critique of faith served as a rallying aspect for radicals, and the way they sarcastically sought to create a brand new, post-religious type of religiosity as a part of the innovative target. At factor for the Feuerbachian radicals used to be the emergence of a humanity emancipated from the restrictions of mere associations, capable of show itself freely and harmoniously. Caldwell additionally touches on Moses Hess, Louise Dittmar, and Richard Wagner in his dialogue of the time. This e-book reconstructs the character of Feuerbach’s radicalism and indicates the way it stimulated early works of socialism, feminism, and musical modernism.

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“This is a superb paintings. the writer explains rather well and with significant readability Feuerbach’s ideas--no small accomplishment, in view of the notoriously cloudy language of Hegelian philosophy. Caldwell’s demonstration of the impact of Feuerbach’s notion at the figures he considers (an attention-grabbing and intensely assorted staff of people) is eminently convincing.”--Jonathan Sperber, Curator's Professor and division Chair, division of historical past, collage of Missouri

“A high-quality, cutting edge paintings of highbrow historical past. Caldwell reconstructs a occasionally neglected part of the philosophical origins of the historical past of German radical proposal, unearthing a few of its forgotten capability for later counter-cultural routine, but in addition displaying how, within the arms of Wagner, one present of post-Feuerbachian idea veered into extra harmful waters of fable and racism.”--Dr. Andrew Bonnell, Senior Lecturer, historical past and Convener of historical past self-discipline, university of HPRC, collage of Queensland, Australia

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