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Deep Down Things

Author : Bruce A. Schumm
ISBN : 080187971X
Genre : Science
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A useful scientific theory, claimed Einstein, must be explicable to any intelligent person. In Deep Down Things, experimental particle physicist Bruce Schumm has taken this dictum to heart, providing in clear, straightforward prose an elucidation of the Standard Model of particle physics -- a theory that stands as one of the crowning achievements of twentieth-century science. In this one-of-a-kind book, the work of many of the past century's most notable physicists, including Einstein, Schrodinger, Heisenberg, Dirac, Feynman, Gell-Mann, and Weinberg, is knit together in a thorough and accessible exposition of the revolutionary notions that underlie our current view of the fundamental nature of the physical world. Schumm, who has spent much of his life emmersed in the subatomic world, goes far beyond a mere presentation of the "building blocks" of matter, bringing to life the remarkable connection between the ivory tower world of the abstract mathematician and the day-to-day, life-enabling properties of the natural world. Schumm leaves us with an insight into the profound open questions of particle physics, setting the stage for understanding the progress the field is poised to make over the next decade or two. Introducing readers to the world of particle physics, Deep Down Things opens new realms within which are many clues to unraveling the mysteries of the universe.
Category: Science

Deep Down Things

Author : Lin Jensen
ISBN : 9780861719228
Genre : Nature
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Beloved and critically acclaimed author Lin Jensen returns with this bounteous volume exploring what the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins calls "deep down things." Richly informed by deep ecology, Lin's writing explores our intimate connection to the land, to the specificities of place, and to the living earth itself-all as Lin uncovers our own deepest nature, the true heart of what it means to be human. There is much in what's happening in our environment now that can and perhaps should be cause for dismay - and Deep Down Things looks squarely at all of this and nonetheless gives us ample cause for celebration.
Category: Nature

The Dearest Freshness Deep Down Things

Author : Pierre-Marie Emonet
ISBN : UOM:39015047868917
Genre : Philosophy
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A truly accessible introduction to the fundamentals of classical philosophy and metaphysics. In a series of three small books, Pierre-Marie Emonet brings the riches of philosophy within reach of us all, not just those with the time and inclination to work through erudite philosophical language.
Category: Philosophy

Deep Down Things

Author : Cirincione
ISBN : 0739130080
Genre : Religion
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Deep Down Things: Essays on Catholic Culture explores common threads that characterize Catholicism. The contributors look successively at: Catholic culture and everyday life of the parish and of work, at Catholic culture and the imaginative life of poets and fiction writers, and at Catholic culture and postmodern life where individual conscience, skepticism, and relativism challenge Church authority and faith itself. They do so while looking for foundational components that persist and comprise a culture that Catholics recognize regardless of their diverse ethnicity, geographic location, or historical epoch. The authors of this collection have aimed to inspire both Catholics and non-Catholics alike, inside and outside the academic community, to deepen their own knowledge and appreciation of the Christian tradition generally and Catholic culture particularly. The authors hope to encourage sincere and open dialogue about Catholic culture (in the best tradition of Catholic thought) both to further the inquiry after truth and to enhance fruitful reflection upon Catholic culture and its contributions over time and across cultures.
Category: Religion

Deep Down Things

Author : Richard McCullen
ISBN : 1565480333
Genre : Religion
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Deep Down Things is a collection of homilies, talks and letters based on daily scripture readings. They provide much enrichment for meditation and prayer.
Category: Religion

Deep Down Things

Author : Ronald E. McFarland
ISBN : UCSC:32106009295574
Genre : Poetry
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Fifty-six contemporary poets are featured in this anthology of Inland Pacific Northwest poetry. Regional writers -- including Sherman Alexie, Irv Broughton, Anita Endrezze, Caroline Kizer, Robert Wrigley, and others -- celebrate the region's character and its natural wonders and call attention to potential threats to the area's well-being.
Category: Poetry

Deep Down

Author : Katherine D. Jones
ISBN : 9780758288011
Genre : Fiction
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Two special agents are about to prove that true passion knows no fear . . . As veteran agents in the FBI's special corruption unit, Beatrice McCoy and Michael Spates face major changes in a post 9-11 world. Michael is in danger of losing his job and the career he has poured his blood, sweat, and tears into--and Bea is determined to go to any length to protect him. She can't force her heart to stop longing for him . . . yet she has already made a promise that she would never love again. After the death of her husband and her two children, Beatrice vowed that if she was able to overcome the pain of her loss she would never love another. But after she and Michael attend a weekend retreat together, she realizes that their partnership has grown into much more. Suddenly faced with an unspeakable danger, Bea and Michael must struggle to untangle the secrets and lies that surround their most perilous case . . . or risk losing their love--and their lives . . . Katherine D. Jones sold her first contemporary romance to BET Books in 2003. Born in Leonardtown, Maryland, she spent her early years traveling around the world as a daughter of a Foreign Service Officer for the Department of State. Jones obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia. She currently resides in San Antonio, Texas. She has been married for over eighteen years to her husband, an army officer, and they have two handsome boys. Jones believes in strong characters that are firmly grounded in real-world issues and problems. Her writing credits include two novels published by BET, Love Worth Fighting For and Worth the Wait, as well as magazine articles for Black Romance and several short stories. She is co-winner of the 2005 Shades of Romance Magazine Reader's Choice Favorite New Author award and a 2005 Emma Award Nominee for the Favorite New Author category.
Category: Fiction

The Dark Deep Down

Author : Maynard Hartman
ISBN : 9780595291700
Genre : Fiction
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"The Dark, Deep Down" is derived from the random thoughts and ideas exposed in the daylight, but fostered in the darker, sublime, realms of the mind. Don't be surprised if you go looking for sunshine within these pages, and discover that none can be found. Or if the pickets on the white fence are just a little too sharp. This collection uses the backdoor of the mind to explore some of the less-traveled paths to fear, sadness, and myth.
Category: Fiction

Deep Down There S A Gentleman And A Poet

Author : Daniel Deloge
ISBN : 9780595234103
Genre : Poetry
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This book reaches everyone, from students to scholars, people of every age and interest. Every emotion is touched. Deep Down presents poetry like a theatre with a variety of topics and a little insight into the mind of the author for each poem. But most of all it gives a different perspective and a hopeful direction for life and for those individuals that may have forgotten what it’s all about. It rekindles the spark in life, love, and everything around you and leaves you feeling good inside and out. If you love poetry, sit down with someone today or by yourself, get comfortable, and find out how deep down Deep Down gets inside you.
Category: Poetry

St Thomas Aquinas

Author : Vivian Boland OP
ISBN : 9781441137388
Genre : Education
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It may be surprising that the thought of a medieval theologian still informs many areas of intellectual debate, but there continues to be lively interest in the work of Thomas Aquinas. He considers the most radical questions for our thinking about education: what is a human being? what does it mean to learn? what does it mean to teach? what does it mean to know, to understand, and to search for the truth? In this text, Vivian Boland offers a short biography of Aquinas focused on his personal experiences as a student and teacher. The book then provides a critical exposition of the texts in which Aquinas develops his views about education and includes a short account of the reception and influence of his thinking. Finally, it considers in some detail the most significant points of contact between Aquinas's educational thought and current concerns – his conviction about the goodness of the world, his holistic understanding of human experience and his contributions to virtue theory – and highlights the continuing relevance and influence of this work and thinking within educational philosophy today.
Category: Education