The Executioner (Penguin Great Ideas) by Joseph de Maistre

By Joseph de Maistre

On the grounds that their first e-book in 1821, de Maistre's darkish writings have interested and appalled critics, with their relentless hatred of the Enlightenment and examine of people as murderous beasts who can simply be managed via the specter of overwhelming punishment. Terrifying and peculiar, The Executioner is a meditation on human evil like no different.

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Picasso (Arnoldo Mondadori Arte) by Alfonso Panzetta

By Alfonso Panzetta

Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, sometimes called Pablo Picasso (25 October 1881 – eight April 1973), used to be a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, level clothier, poet and playwright who spent so much of his grownup existence in France. As one of many maximum and such a lot influential artists of the 20 th century, he's recognized for co-founding the Cubist circulate, the discovery of built sculpture, the co-invention of university, and for the big variety of types that he helped increase and discover. between his most famed works are the proto-Cubist Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907), and Guernica (1937), a portrayal of the German bombing of Guernica in the course of the Spanish Civil warfare.

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Ozean der Dunkelheit (Perry Rhodan Neo, Band 112; Die by Susan Schwartz

By Susan Schwartz

English intro
Perry Rhodan is the identify of a technological know-how fiction sequence released when you consider that 1961 in Germany, in addition to the identify of its major personality. it's a area opera, facing all significant subject matters of technological know-how fiction. Having offered over billion copies in pulp publication structure around the world, it's the such a lot winning technological know-how fiction publication sequence ever written.
Perry Rhodan Neo is a reboot of the storyline beginning within the yr 2036 rather than 1971.
For additional info at the subject material, see the English Wikipedia article on Perry Rhodan and/or the corresponding German Wikipedia article.

Deutsche Einführung
Perry Rhodan ist der Titelheld der gleichnamigen deutschen Science-Fiction-Serie, die seit dem eight. September 1961 ununterbrochen wöchentlich in shape von Heftromanen mit einer Druckauflage von etwa 80.000 Heften (Stand: Jahr 2011) erscheint. Insgesamt sind bisher 2700 Hefte mit run 160.000 Seiten erschienen, deren Geschichten einen Zeitraum von über 3000 Jahren umfassen (Stand: Mai 2013).
Am 30. September 2011 startete parallel zur alten Serie eine Neufassung additionally Perry Rhodan Neo, mit dem Untertitel „Die Zukunft beginnt von vorn“. In dieser landet Perry Rhodan erst im Jahr 2036 auf dem Mond. Die Serie erscheint zweiwöchentlich und ist nach drei Staffeln mit je acht Taschenheften ab Heft 25 in Staffeln mit jeweils zwölf Romanen gegliedert.
Während die Perry-Rhodan-Heftromanserie von den geopolitischen Begebenheiten der realen Welt Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts ausging und die Handlung in einer nahen Zukunft beginnen ließ, geht Perry Rhodan Neo 50 Jahre später von der realen Welt des frühen 21. Jahrhunderts aus und beginnt ebenfalls in einer nahen Zukunft. So fliegt Perry Rhodan nicht im Jahre 1971 zum Mond, sondern erst 2036. Die Handlung nimmt somit aufgrund der geänderten Ausgangslage einen alternativen Verlauf. Die klassischen cause der Serie werden ebenfalls in eine nahe Zukunft verlagert und entsprechend interpretiert. Es werden neue Figuren eingeführt und bekannte Figuren in einem neuen Licht gezeigt.
Die Serie ist somit nicht kanonisch in Bezug auf das klassische Perryversum. Nach der Aussage Klaus N. Fricks auf dem five. Weltcon 2011 in Mannheim wird es auch keine Überschneidungen oder Referenzen zwischen den Serien wie zu den Atlan-Serien geben. Perry Rhodan und Perry Rhodan Neo bilden jeweils einen „eigenen Kosmos“.

Zyklus: eleven. Zyklus: Die Posbis
Handlung und weitere Informationen (Achtung: Spoiler!): Perrypedia: PRN112

Wichtig: Um alle diesem Zyklus zugehörigen Hefte auf einmal herunterzuladen, bitte auf den Collections-Link in der Seitenleiste klicken und dann weiter in der Sammlung den .zip hyperlink klicken.

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Introduction to the Philosophy of History : with selections by G. W. F. Hegel, Leo Rauch

By G. W. F. Hegel, Leo Rauch

Author note: Translated, with creation by way of Leo Rauch
Publish yr note: First released in 1837
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. . eminently readable . . . admirably choices up the spirit of what Hegel is asserting. . . . extra readable and actual than Hartmann's, and it trans­lates a extra readable textual content than does Nisbet's.

It contains (as Hartmann's doesn't) an excerpt, which serves as bankruptcy 5, from 'The Geo­graphical foundation of History' (particularly fascinating for what it says of America), and a short bankruptcy six, entitled 'The department of History.'

The quantity closes with an appendix, translating 341–360 of Hegel’s Philosophy of correct and bargains at once with the very proposal of 'World History.'

It constitutes an enormous assist in coming to grips with what Hegel skill via 'Spirit.' -- Quentin Lauer, SJ, Fordham collage, in foreign Philosophical Quarterly

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Advanced Quantum Theory: and Its Applications Through by Michael D. Scadron

By Michael D. Scadron

For the prior 5 years, my editor at Springer-Verlag has requested me to write down a moment version of this article that will include new fabric at the quark version. simply because it is a topic on the vanguard of recent physics, whose crucial principles are eternally in flux, such an addition isn't an easy job. however, i've got attempted to debate quark version themes that are supposed to stand the attempt of time and be of curiosity to introductory complicated quantum mechanics scholars as examples of the Feynman diagram strategy. i've got additionally attempted to get rid of mistakes made within the first variation. I take pleasure in the paintings of R. Miller, who graciously typed the extra fabric. My colleagues V. Elias, T. Hakioglu, S. Kocic, N. Paver, and R. Thews helped me formulate the quark version bankruptcy. Tucson, Arizona M. D. Scadron might 1990 vii Preface to the 1st version the elemental target of physics is an figuring out of the forces of nature of their easiest and such a lot normal phrases. but the medical process inadver­ tently steers us clear of that direction via requiring an ever finer subdivision of the matter into constituent parts, in order that the final aim is usually obscured, even to the specialists. the location is such a lot complex and acute for modern-day graduate scholars, who needs to attempt to take in as a lot basic wisdom as is feasible and likewise attempt to digest just a small fraction of the ever expanding morass of observational facts or designated theories to put in writing a dissertation.

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Neurosurgery: The Essential Guide to the Oral and Clinical by Vivian A. Elwell

By Vivian A. Elwell

Neurosurgery: the basic advisor to the Oral and medical Neurosurgical Examination is the 1st booklet of its style to hide the foreign and Intercollegiate FRCS forte exam in Neurosurgery. it is going to additionally assist you organize for the yankee Board of Neurological surgical procedure (ABNS) exam and different neurosurgical examinations around the globe. Written by means of neurosurgeons, this booklet is a hands-on consultant that interprets simple technological know-how and theories of neurosurgery into scientific perform. This finished source takes a standardized and logical method of the medical neurosurgical exam. in accordance with the authors’ personal scientific perform, instructing and exam reviews, this booklet presents applicants with a company take hold of of neuroscience and the facility to resolve difficulties stressed.

Scenario- and patient-based, the publication covers history-taking, scientific exam, differential analysis, investigations, administration, treatments and strength problems. The textual content relies at the Royal collage of Surgeons of britain and U.S. board syllabuses. as well as serving as a competent instruction source for the neurosurgical exam, it's going to even be valuable on your destiny surgical practice.

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La peinture française by Victoria Charles

By Victoria Charles

Avant le XVIIe siècle, l'école française n'occupait qu'une modeste position dans los angeles peinture européenne. C'est seulement à partir de cette date que les peintres anonymes cédèrent los angeles position à toute une pléiade de noms devenus célèbres : Nicolas Poussin, Georges de l. a. journey, Claude Le Lorrain, les frères Le Nain ... Aux XVIIIe et XIXe siècles, l. a. peinture française est à son apogée. Les musées du monde  Read more...

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Take a Closer Look by Daniel Arasse

By Daniel Arasse

What occurs after we examine a portray? What will we take into consideration? What can we think? How will we clarify, even to ourselves, what we see or imagine we see? and the way can artwork historians interpret with any seriousness what they realize? In six attractive, brief narrative "fictions," each one richly illustrated in colour, Daniel Arasse, the most extraordinary paintings historians of our time, cleverly and gracefully publications readers via quite a few adventures in seeing, from Velázquez to Titian, Bruegel to Tintoretto.

By demonstrating that we don't relatively see what those work are attempting to teach us, Arasse makes it transparent that we have to take a better glance. In chapters that every have a distinct shape, together with a letter, an interview, and an lively dialog with a colleague, the publication explores how those photos train us approximately methods of seeing around the centuries. within the approach, Arasse freshly lays naked the astonishing strength of portray. fast moving and entire of humor in addition to perception, it is a e-book for someone who cares approximately quite , seeing, and figuring out work.

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Operative Neuromodulation: Volume 1: Functional by Damianos E. Sakas, Brian Simpson, Elliot S. Krames

By Damianos E. Sakas, Brian Simpson, Elliot S. Krames

Neuromodulation is a swiftly evolving multidisciplinary biomedical and biotechnological box. the 2 volumes current the cutting-edge in validated and rising purposes for discomfort, spasticity, stream problems, bladder and bowel disorder, heart problems, epilepsy, psychiatric affliction, impairment of listening to and imaginative and prescient, and computational neuromodulation. specialists describe the neural networks concerned and the correct surgical ways, supply medical instructions, technical descriptions of implanted units, proposals for refinements and private perspectives on destiny customers of the sector. The big healing strength is highlighted which arises from the shut collaboration of biomedical scientists and biotechnological engineers during this quarter and indicates the transition from the traditional "resective" surgical procedure to useful neuroprosthetic surgical procedure (Vol. I) and neural networks surgical procedure (Vol. II) which makes use of neuro-engineering to enhance impaired neural function.

Volume I describes recommendations and methods utilized in inner touch with non-neural tissues surrounding the frightened process (dura or cerebrospinal fluid), as when it comes to epidural stimulation for ache, and so on. or intrathecal drug program for the therapy of spasticity and ache. there's additionally a unique part on non-invasive practical neuroprosthetic structures, that are often utilized through transcutaneous touch with the anxious system.

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