Dialética do Esclarecimento by Theodor Adorno

By Theodor Adorno

"A expressão 'indústria cultural' foi empregada pela primeira vez nesse livro, saudado como um clássico desde sua publicação em 1947."
Jornal do Brasil

"Melancólico, pessimista, iluminista, duro, datado, perene. Inegavelmente um livro com a marca deste século 20."
Folha de S. Paulo

"Uma longa digressão sobre a história do pensamento, mostrando como a mitologia se transforma em filosofia e depois em ciência, como o progresso técnico vira regressão ideológica e, finalmente, como a cultura serve de base para a barbárie fascista."
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Considerado como a pedra angular das ideias que tiveram por berço a Escola de Frankfurt, esse livro é uma crítica filosófica e psicológica de amplo espectro das categorias ocidentais da razão e da natureza, de Homero a Nietzsche.

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Ring-riding; being a collection of movements and commands by Henry W. Struss

By Henry W. Struss

This e-book was once initially released ahead of 1923, and represents a duplicate of a massive old paintings, holding an identical layout because the unique paintings. whereas a few publishers have opted to observe OCR (optical personality attractiveness) expertise to the method, we think this results in sub-optimal effects (frequent typographical error, unusual characters and complicated formatting) and doesn't correctly protect the old personality of the unique artifact. We think this paintings is culturally very important in its unique archival shape. whereas we try to effectively fresh and digitally improve the unique paintings, there are sometimes situations the place imperfections comparable to blurred or lacking pages, terrible images or errant marks could have been brought because of both the standard of the unique paintings or the scanning method itself. regardless of those occasional imperfections, now we have introduced it again into print as a part of our ongoing international e-book renovation dedication, offering consumers with entry to the very best historic reprints. We enjoy your figuring out of those occasional imperfections, and truly wish you get pleasure from seeing the booklet in a structure as shut as attainable to that meant by means of the unique writer.

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Spinoza's Radical Theology: The Metaphysics of the Infinite by Charlie Huenemann

By Charlie Huenemann

The appearance of recent technology introduced deep demanding situations to conventional faith. Miracles, prophecy, immortal souls, absolute morality - all of those primary notions have been challenged by way of the more and more analytical and skeptical procedure of recent scientists. One thinker, Baruch Spinoza, proposed a brand new theology, rooted in a detailed research of the Bible, that may healthy this new technological know-how and supply a valid foundation for a social order. "Spinoza's Radical Theology" explains the mechanics and which means of Spinoza's rules and the way they could tell the questions with which we nonetheless fight this day.

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Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive by Julia Serano

By Julia Serano

Bestselling writer Julia Serano deals a transformational method of battling sexism. whereas many feminist and queer events are designed to problem sexism, they generally concurrently police gender and sexuality-sometimes simply as fiercely because the instantly, male-centric mainstream does. between LGBTQ activists, there's a lengthy background of lesbians and homosexual males brushing aside bisexuals, transgender humans, and different gender and sexual minorities. In every one case, exclusion is predicated at the premise that sure methods of being gendered or sexual are extra valid, normal, or righteous than others.As a trans lady, bisexual, and femme activist, Julia Serano has spent a lot of the final ten years not easy numerous varieties of exclusion inside of feminist and queer/LGBTQ pursuits. In Excluded, she chronicles lots of those circumstances of exclusion and argues that marginalizing others frequently stems from a handful of assumptions which are repeatedly made approximately gender and sexuality. those fake assumptions infect theories, activism, firms, and communities-and worse, they permit humans to vigorously protest sure types of sexism whereas at the same time ignoring or even perpetuating others. Serano advocates for a brand new method of battling sexism that avoids those pitfalls and provides new methods of brooding about gender, sexuality, and sexism that foster inclusivity instead of exclusivity.

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Perversion: A Jungian Approach by Fiona Ross

By Fiona Ross

Theoretical figuring out of perversion is overlooked in analytical psychology, and narrowly constructed in psycho-analysis, the place it frequently refers to sexual perversion. Etymological exploration of the observe perversion, together with its use in non secular, ethical, sociological and felony contexts, unearths a much wider which means than that followed in psychoanalysis. the purpose of the writer is to revise the psychoanalytic version during the creation of Jungian innovations that reach the certainty of perversion past the boundaries of sexuality to a extra common relational context.

By describing the advance of psycho-analytic pondering on perversion intimately, the writer is ready to spotlight the principal alterations among the Freudian and Jungian interpretive traditions and to give an explanation for why Jungian principles on perversion have remained underdeveloped, resulting in the absence of a different or to be had Jungian contribution to the speculation of perversion. Jungian ideas, including a few from outdoors the psychoanalytic area, are mixed with psycho-analytic idea within the formula of an built-in formula during which perversion is gifted as a reaction to early trauma with intrapsychic deception enacted relationally within the open air global via vengeful habit, that's not unavoidably sexual, yet is addictive and symptomatic of a shielding psychic constitution that establishes and perpetuates self-deception. The formula is gifted in levels with illustrations drawn from 3 biographies, exemplifying sexual perversion, physically perversion, and emotional or cognitive perversion.

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Stoicism: A Beginner’s Guide To The History & Philosophy Of by Dale Kingsley

By Dale Kingsley

know about The background & Philosophy Of Stoicism — & the best way to observe Its ideas on your way of life

the traditional Philosophy of Stoicism is at present experiencing slightly of a revival in twenty first century pop culture, in most cases due to its rational and logical method of the demanding situations of our time. there was a proliferation of Stoic references in sleek video clips and fiction; additional expanding its recognition among a more youthful component of society, which might more often than not now not have an interest in an it seems that natural educational pursuit resembling the learn of Philosophy.

This publication will supply you, the potential pupil of Stoic Philosophy, with a broader realizing of the folk and forces which mixed to create essentially the most enduring and influential Philosophies of all time.

moreover, we’ll discover how one can observe Stoic rules in your way of life — and the way this may assist you improve your personality, remain calm within the face of adversity and attain better luck on your existence.

During The process This publication you are going to study About:

  • The Origins of Stoicism
  • Zeno of Citium and the 1st tuition of Stoicism
  • Zeneca the more youthful
  • Epictetus and the Discourses
  • The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius
  • Stoicism’s impact On Roman existence and Thought
  • Stoic Philosophy Today
  • employing Stoic ideas on your daily Life

And more!

Begin Your trip To Stoic Mastery!

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Critical Perspectives in Happiness Research: The Birth of by Luka Zevnik

By Luka Zevnik

This e-book offers an interdisciplinary exploration of the origins of happiness within the sleek Western tradition and makes the argument that happiness isn't common yet is as an alternative a culturally and traditionally particular event, attribute simply to the Western global. It starts with an outline of the most study ways to happiness after which stories the real yet elusive subject matter within the context of tradition and family members of strength. the second one a part of the e-book analyses the social, spiritual, moral and political methods that bring about the emergence of the event of happiness, together with client tradition in modern societies. It offers an research of the medieval Christian adventure which concludes that the trendy adventure of happiness simply emerged within the seventeenth and 18th century, whilst the proper of human life more and more began to be pursued within the current lifestyles. In its end, this ebook explores the idea that of modernization because the collective pursuit of happiness.

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