Download E-books Natural Conflict Resolution PDF

Aggression and festival are in general awarded because the usual scenario in either human society and the animal country. but, as this booklet exhibits, our species is based seriously on cooperation for survival as do many others—from wolves and dolphins to monkeys and apes. A wonderful staff of fifty-two authors, together with a number of the world's best specialists on human and animal habit, evaluation facts from a number of disciplines on normal clash solution, making the case that reconciliation and compromise are as a lot part of our historical past as is waging war.

Chimpanzees kiss and embody after a struggle. teenagers will entice equity whilst struggling with over a toy. noticed hyenas, often considered a very competitive species, use reconciliation to revive broken relationships. As those reviews exhibit, there are sound evolutionary purposes for those peacekeeping traits. This ebook additionally addresses the cultural, ecological, cognitive, emotional, and ethical views of clash resolution.

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Download E-books Time in Contemporary Intellectual Thought PDF

During this publication, fifteen authors from a large spectrum of disciplines (ranging from the traditional sciences to the humanities) provide exams of how time enters their paintings, the definition and makes use of of time that experience proved most efficient or complicated, and the teachings their matters can provide for our realizing of time past the study room and laboratory partitions. The authors have attempted, with out sacrificing analytical rigour, to make their contribution obtainable to a cross-disciplinary readership. every one bankruptcy stories time's previous and current program in its respective box, considers the sensible and logical difficulties that stay, and assesses the tools researchers are utilizing to flee or get to the bottom of them. specific awareness is paid to ways that the technical therapy of time, for problem-solving and model-building round particular phenomena, name on - or conflict with - our intuitive perceptions of what time is and does. The spans of time thought of variety from the fractions of seconds it takes volatile debris to fall apart to the thousands of years required for one species to provide approach to one other. like any primary conceptual phrases, time is known on a number of degrees. via inviting enter from a extensive variety of disciplines, the ebook goals to supply a fuller knowing of these degrees, and of the typical flooring that lurks at their base. a lot contract emerges - not just at the nature of the issues time provides to fashionable highbrow concept, but additionally at the clues that contemporary discoveries may possibly provide in the direction of attainable ideas.

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Download E-books Drogen: Die Geschichte eines langen Krieges PDF

By Johann Hari

This is often the German translation. Please look for the English publication torrent for info on its content.

Der Krieg gegen die Drogen gilt inzwischen als gescheitert, der Handel mit Drogen ist ein blühendes Geschäft, alle Maßnahmen gegen den Konsum sind weitgehend erfolglos. Woran liegt das? Der britische Journalist Johann Hari begibt sich auf eine einzigartige Reise – von Brooklyn über Mexiko bis nach Deutschland – und erzählt die Geschichten derjenigen, deren Leben vom immerwährenden Kampf gegen Drogen geprägt ist: von Dealern, Süchtigen, Kartellmitgliedern, den Verlierern und Profiteuren. Mit seiner grandiosen literarischen Reportage schreibt Hari sowohl eine Geschichte des Krieges gegen Drogen als auch ein mitreißendes und streitbares Plädoyer zum Umdenken.

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Eines der spektakulärsten Bücher der letzten Jahre […] akribisch recherchiert und von atemberaubender Dringlichkeit. (Simon Hadler Österreichischer Rundfunk)

Für seine imposante Streitschrift […] ist [Johann Hari] an die Fronten des Konflikts, aber auch in Länder gereist, die hoffungsvolle Alternativen erproben. (Michael Holmes NZZ am Sonntag)

Grandios! (Deutschlandradio Kultur - Lesart)

Mit ›Drogen‹ liefert Hari einen nicht zu ignorierenden Beitrag zu einer unlösbar scheinenden Kontroverse. (Marcus Müntefering Spiegel Online)

eine quick weltumspannende Recherche über die Profiteure und die Verlierer im Krieg gegen die Drogen. (Hernán D. Caro/Claudius Seidl/Harald Staun Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung)
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende

Johann Hari, geboren 1979, gilt als einer der besten Nachwuchsjournalisten, u.a. hat er für die »New York Times«, »LA Times«, »Guardian« und »Le Monde« geschrieben und wurde vielfach ausgezeichnet. Von Amnesty overseas united kingdom wurde er zweimal zum Journalisten des Jahres ernannt, 2010 bekam er den Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism. Nach einer privaten und beruflichen Krise begab er sich 2011 auf eine drei Jahre dauernde Reise um die ganze Welt, um die Ausmaße und Langzeitfolgen vom Krieg gegen Drogen zu ergründen. Hari lebt und schreibt heute in London.

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Download E-books L'Île déserte. Textes et entretiens 1953-1974 PDF

By Gilles Deleuze

Édition préparée par David Lapoujade

« Quoi de plus gai qu’un air du temps ? (...) Il y a actuellement beaucoup d’études profondes sur ces suggestions de différence et de répétition. Tant mieux si j’y participe, et si, après d’autres, je pose l. a. query : remark faire en philosophie ? Nous sommes à los angeles recherche d’une "vitalité". Même l. a. psychanalyse a besoin de s’adresser à une "vitalité" chez le malade, que le malade a perdue, mais los angeles psychanalyse aussi. los angeles vitalité philosophique est très proche de nous, los angeles vitalité politique aussi. Nous sommes proches de beaucoup de choses et de beaucoup de répétitions décisives et de beaucoup de changements. »

Gilles Deleuze, mars 1968

Ce recueil est paru en 2002.

About Gilles Deleuze
Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995), philosophe, professeur à Vincennes (université Paris-VIII) de 1969 à 1987.

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Download E-books Proust entre deux siècles PDF

By Antoine Compagnon

Marcel Proust a trente ans en 1901. Il meurt en 1922. C’est dire qu’il a plus vécu au XIXe qu’au XXe siècle. Son œuvre puise ses affinités esthétiques dans le siècle de Baudelaire, de Wagner et de Ruskin, mais lui échappe cependant. Comme elle échappe au XXe siècle. Sans doute ce partage n’a-t-il pas de sens en soi ; mais toute grande œuvre manque d’aplomb : les œuvres assurées passent de mode, celles qui deviennent classiques sont ambiguës. C’est parce que los angeles Recherche du temps perdu est irréductible aux deux siècles, qu’elle proceed de fasciner.Ce livre essaie de comprendre los angeles puissance paradoxale du roman de Proust en le confrontant à quelques lieux communs fin de siècle : le débat entre les conceptions organique ou fragmentaire de l’œuvre d’art, l. a. sexualité décadente, l. a. technological know-how psychiatrique ou étymologique, l’idée de progrès en artwork, los angeles naissance du mythe de l’avant-garde, and so on. remark Proust les a-t-il côtoyés et de quelle façon les a-t-il transformés ? Par quels retours à d’autres siècles aussi ?Deux ombres ne quittent jamais Proust : Racine et Baudelaire, dont les destins opinions se croisent étrangement avant 1900. On découvre alors los angeles violence chez le dramaturge et le classicisme chez le poète maudit. Ils deviennent frères, et Proust entre deux siècles, c’est aussi Proust entre ces deux poètes.Antoine CompagnonProfesseur au Collège de France et à Columbia college, big apple. A établi l’édition de Sodome et Gomorrhe dans l. a. « Pléiade » (Gallimard, 1988).

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Download E-books Heaven: A Prison Diary III PDF

By Jeffrey Archer

Heaven, Jeffrey Archer's ultimate quantity in his trilogy of felony diaries, covers the interval of his move from a medium defense criminal, HMP Wayland, to his eventual unlock on parole in July 2003. It features a stunning account of the worrying time he spent within the infamous Lincoln penal complex and the occasions that resulted in his incarceration there, and in addition shines a harsh mild on a method that's as regards to its breaking point. 

Told with humor, compassion, and honesty, the diary closes with a thought-provoking manifesto that might be applauded via reform advocates and the legal inhabitants alike.

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Download E-books Your Questions Answered Volume 7 PDF

By Allamah Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi - XKP

I am grateful to Allah Subhanahu wa Ta'ala to provide me time and power to collect this seventh quantity of this sequence. It comprises replies to ninety six questions which have been requested among January, 1995 and April, 1998.May Allah settle for this humble attempt with sturdy recognition and make the ebook instrumental in guiding His servants tothe correct course. Amen

Dar-es -Salaam - Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi - twenty fourth June, 1998

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Download E-books A New Stoicism PDF

By Lawrence C. Becker

What could stoic ethics be like at the present time if stoicism had survived as a scientific method of moral thought, if it had coped effectively with the demanding situations of contemporary philosophy and experimental technological know-how? A New Stoicism proposes a solution to that query, provided from in the stoic culture yet with out the metaphysical and mental assumptions that smooth philosophy and technology have deserted. Lawrence Becker argues secular model of the stoic moral undertaking, in response to modern cosmology and developmental psychology, offers the root for a classy kind of moral naturalism, during which almost the entire challenging doctrines of the traditional Stoics might be essentially restated and defended.

Becker argues, based on the ancients, that advantage is something, now not many; that it, and never happiness, is the right kind finish of all job; that it by myself is nice, all different issues being in simple terms rank-ordered relative to one another for the sake of the nice; and that advantage is adequate for happiness. in addition, he rejects the preferred comic strip of the stoic as a grave determine, emotionally indifferent and able generally of patience, resignation, and dealing with ache. on the contrary, he holds that whereas stoic sages may be able to undergo the extremes of human affliction, they don't have to sacrifice pleasure to have that skill, and he seeks to show our recognition from the standard, healing a part of stoic ethical education to a reconsideration of its theoretical foundations.

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