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Complexity and Postmodernism

I came upon this free ebook, Complexity and Postmodernism by Paul Cilliers (Routledge 1998). From the introduction: “Complexity and Postmod…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

127 Apr 3
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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds by Daniel Dennett

Google talk on his new book, From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds. The blurb: "How did we come to have minds? For centuri…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

5 Sep 16, 2017
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The Zero Marginal Cost Society by Jeremy Rifkin

After reading the Intro and first chapter a few comments. On p. 6 he discusses how monopolies intentionally thwart competition and innovati…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

185 Sep 10, 2017
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Varieties of Religious Experience

I referenced this book in the horror & spirituality and creative madness threads, linking to a free e-copy. This is one of those pivota…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

20 Sep 3, 2017
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The Allure of Things: Process and Object in Contemporary Philosophy

Edited by Roland Faber and Andrew Goffey (NY: Bloomsbury, 2014) available here. Therein is Bryant's updated piece "Time of the Object: Derr…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

1 Jul 14, 2017
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Postmetaphysical Thinking II

by Jurgen Habermas ‘There is no alternative to postmetaphysical thinking’: this statement, made by Jürgen Habermas in 1988, has lost none o…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

0 Jul 11, 2017

Polydoxy: Theology of Multiplicty and Relation

A relatively new book edited by Catherine Keller and Laurel C. Schneider (Taylor and Francis, 2010). See sneak preview at Google Books. Fro…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

53 Jul 6, 2017
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The Golden Dawn

Not that anyone would reference it much here, but I found a complete online copy of Israel Regardie's classic tome at this link. For some t…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

15 Dec 15, 2016
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Introduction to Emptiness by Guy Newland

Subtitle: As Taught in Tsong-kha-pa's Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path. From the ad at Snow Lion Publications: "Readers are hard-pr…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

9 Sep 1, 2016
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Insanity Of God - I think about persecution of Christians mainly by Muslims n

On August 30 7pm at many US theaters there will be an apparently one night only showing - The Insanity Of God. I'm close to one Christian w…

Started by Ambo Suno

0 Aug 23, 2016

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