A Textbook of Theosophy by C. W. Leadbeater

By C. W. Leadbeater

WHAT THEOSOPHY IS "There is a college of philosophy nonetheless in life of which sleek tradition has misplaced sight." In those phrases Mr. A.P. Sinnett started his ebook, The Occult international, the 1st renowned exposition of Theosophy, released thirty years in the past. [Namely in 1881.] through the years that experience handed considering the fact that then, many hundreds of thousands have realized knowledge in that faculty, but to the bulk its teachings are nonetheless unknown, they usually can provide purely the vaguest of replies to the question, "What is Theosophy?" books exist already which resolution that question: Mr. Sinnett's Esoteric Buddhism and Dr. Besant's the traditional knowledge. i've got no considered stepping into pageant with these common works; what I hope is to provide an announcement, as transparent and straightforward as i will make it, that could be considered as introductory to them.

Show description

» Read more

Historical Studies in Philosophy by Emile Boutroux

By Emile Boutroux

Historic stories in Philosophy (1912) THIS ebook, which a cautious and particular translation now introduces to English readers, is a set of reports, self reliant of each other, and written quite often on the exhibit invitation of my students or colleagues. As I had dedicated quite a few lectures on the Cole Normale Superieure and the Sorbonne to a minute research of assorted philosophical structures, and as i used to be not able to discover time to set them forth intimately, the advice was once made that i'd, in any respect occasions, post a resume of the conclusions at which I had arrived. My first impulse was once to say no a job which appeared just a little ingrate and dicy. certainly, it truly is no effortless subject to behave upon the brain of the reader, until you lead him, to some degree, alongside the trails you've already traversed, directly to the location you your self have reached. or even although he won't suppose susceptible to make your conclusions his personal, he'll regard them with a certain quantity of indulgence if he sees that you've been at huge pains to arrive them.

Show description

» Read more

Captain Kyd Or The Wizard Of The Sea by J. H. Ingraham

By J. H. Ingraham

Today shall finish my servitude to poverty. as the coincidence of delivery has solid my lot inside of those wretched partitions, and made me fellow-prisoner with penury, as a result shall I no longer throw off my chains while i'll? Have I no longer a soul--a brain? Do I no longer imagine, think, act, converse, like these whom males name noble? may possibly I now not, inspite of nature, but turn into the builder of my very own name-- the carver of my very own fortunes? by means of the sunshine of the intense sunlight, i'll not be the slave of others! the `lowborn serf'--the `humble fisher's lad'-- the peasant, hind, and what no longer, that suggests baseness of beginning and degradation of soul! No; henceforth i'll take my position one of the maximum of all of them, or go away my bones to bleach at the sand!

Show description

» Read more

Scouts Are Cancelled: The Annapolis Valley Poems & One Short by John Stiles

By John Stiles

It is a richly humourous ebook of poetry that examines what occurs while a small, rural nova Scotian farm neighborhood is corrupted by way of a grasping developer attempting to unload farmland to construct a subdivision. Stiles vividly brings to existence the dialect and characters of the Valley as no author has but controlled to do. operating conveniently within the vernacular of the neighborhood author, Stiles manages in those Annapolis Valley poems to talk for we all. like any extraordinary writers utilizing a neighborhood idiom, Stiles' episodes within the lifetime of a small city reverberate with common issues.

Show description

» Read more

Rug Merchant by Meg Mullins

By Meg Mullins

On the center of Meg Mullins?s debut novel is among the so much touchingly plausible characters in contemporary fiction, a gradual soul within the physique of an Iranian exile in ny. Ushman Khan sells beautiful hand-woven rugs to a prosperous consumers that he treats with excellent rectitude. he's lonely, and his loneliness turns into insufferable while he learns that his spouse in Iran is leaving him. but if a tender girl named Stella comes into his shop, what ensues is a love tale that's all of the extra relocating simply because its protagonists comprehend tragedy. The Rug Merchant will sweep readers away with its inspiring, character-rich story approximately shaking unfastened from unhappiness and discovering connection and recognition in no matter what shape they seem.

Show description

» Read more

1 3 4 5 6 7 17