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The Simple Feeling Of Being

Author : Ken Wilber
ISBN : 9780834822931
Genre : Philosophy
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The author of nineteen books of philosophy and psychology, Ken Wilber is a pioneering thinker who has developed an integral "theory of everything" that embraces the truths of both Eastern spirituality and Western science. Yet while he is best known for his scholarly research into the world's contemplative traditions, Wilber is also an accomplished spiritual practitioner and mystic in his own right. In order to highlight the personal wisdom of this popular author, the editors of The Simple Feeling of Being have assembled a collection of inspirational, mystical, and instructional passages drawn from his publications. These heartfelt writings, born of Ken's own meditation practice and inner experiences, include: • Poetic passages of contemplative insights and reflections • Inspired descriptions of Spirit, Nondual Awareness, the Witness, One Taste, and other topics • Commentary on the spiritual contributions of figures such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Saint Teresa of Ávila, Meister Eckhart, and Ramana Maharshi • Anecdotes of personal experience and glimpses into Wilber's inner world • Practical spiritual instructions and guided meditations
Category: Philosophy

The Simple Science Of Being

Author : Jim Kay Ping Chu
ISBN : 9781453507261
Genre : Self-Help
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The Simple Science of Being is a powerful tool that anyone can use to achieve incredible results effortlessly. Unlike the hundreds of popular self-improvement books, the Simple Science of Being does not suggest a list of things to do. Instead, it exposes the mechanism that drives us, and provides us with a powerful tool to create any results for ourselves. It can be applied to improve communication, increase personal effectiveness, solve problems and alter unbreakable habits. It is especially recommended to all past graduates of Life Spring, Life Dynamics, AsiaWorks, est Training, the Landmark Forum or other similar trainings. This book is also useful to those who have not participated in any of those courses before. However, a little coaching along way is probably required to clear things up.
Category: Self-Help

The Real Metaphysical Club

Author : Frank X. Ryan
ISBN : 9781438473253
Genre : Philosophy
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A full account of the Metaphysical Club, featuring the members’ philosophical writings and four critical essays. The Metaphysical Club, a gathering of intellectuals in the 1870s, is widely recognized as the crucible where pragmatism, America’s distinctively original philosophy, was refined and proclaimed. Louis Menand’s bestseller about the group was a dramatic publishing success. However, only three actual members—Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Charles S. Peirce, and William James—appear in the book, alongside other thinkers who were never in the Club. The Real Metaphysical Club tells the full story of how this influential group shifted the course of philosophy in America. In addition to pioneering pragmatism, the group explored radical empiricism and idealism, and formulated personalism and process philosophy, equally important developments. This volume contains the important writings dating from 1870 to 1885 by the real members of the Metaphysical Club. The first section centers on pragmatism and science; the second part collects writings of the lawyers; and the third part covers idealist and personalist philosophers. Many of these writings have never been reprinted before, and nothing like this impressive collection has ever been attempted. A general introduction provides a narrative history, and the editors’ three introductions to the volume’s sections vividly bring to life the intense meetings, sustained debates, and pioneering thought of the Metaphysical Club. “The Real Metaphysical Club includes some very important thinkers that don’t always make it into anthologies of American philosophy. The period is also important. 1870 to 1885 is critical to the development of classical American philosophy. It precedes it and sets its direction. The book accomplishes its goal of giving the reader a sense of the period by arranging the works in a very interesting way. The readings and introduction are very readable and would be helpful to both graduate and undergraduate students as well as general readers interested in American Thought.” — James M. McLachlan, Western Carolina University
Category: Philosophy

Persons In Love

Author : A.R. Luther
ISBN : 9789401027960
Genre : Religion
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Max Scheler's WESEN UND FORMEN DER SYMPATHIE, which appeared in 1923, is an essentially altered and extended second edition of a book published in 1913 entitled ZUR PHANOMENOLOGIE UND THEoRIE DER SYMPATHIEGEFUHLE UND VON LIEBE UND HAss. WESEN UND FORMEN DER SYMPATHIE was the first volume of a proposed several volumes to be concerned with clarifying the nature and mode of specific emotional functions and acts. Other titles in the proposed collection, although not completed, included WESEN UND FORMEN DES SCHAMGEFUHLS, WESEN UND FORMEN DES ANGST UND FURCHT, WESEN UND FORMEN DES EHRGEFUHLS. Scheler's clarification was to indicate important deriva tives of the concerned emotional functions and acts along with the order of their development in individual and communal life. The entire collection was to show the truth and relevance of Pascal's thought re specting an "ordre du coeur", "logique du coeur", "raison du coeur", and to furnish strict proof for it. Pascal's thought was also the funda mental inspiration of Scheler's ethics found in his book entitled, DER FORMALISMUS IN DER ETHIK UND DIE MATERIALE WERTETHIK, as well as a shorter work published during this same period of writing, ORDO AMORIS. YOM EWIGEN 1M MENscHEN should also be mentioned as an important work of this period.
Category: Religion

Feeling Pain And Being In Pain

Author : Nikola Grahek
ISBN : 9780262262958
Genre : Psychology
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In Feeling Pain and Being in Pain, Nikola Grahek examines two of the most radical dissociation syndromes to be found in human pain experience: pain without painfulness and painfulness without pain. Grahek shows that these two syndromes -- the complete dissociation of the sensory dimension of pain from its affective, cognitive, and behavioral components, and its opposite, the dissociation of pain's affective components from its sensory-discriminative components (inconceivable to most of us but documented by ample clinical evidence) -- have much to teach us about the true nature and structure of human pain experience. Grahek explains the crucial distinction betweenfeeling pain and being in pain, defending it on both conceptual and empirical grounds. He argues that the two dissociative syndromes reveal the complexity of the human pain experience: its major components, the role they play in overall pain experience, the way they work together, and the basic neural structures and mechanisms that subserve them. Feeling Pain and Being in Pain does not offer another philosophical theory of pain that conclusively supports or definitively refutes either subjectivist or objectivist assumptions in the philosophy of mind. Instead, Grahek calls for a less doctrinaire and more balanced approach to the study of mind--brain phenomena.
Category: Psychology

The Simple Guide To Having A Baby Free Chapter Staying Healthy During Pregnancy

Author : Penny Simon
ISBN : 9781451679984
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Please enjoy this free chapter called "Staying Healthy during Pregnancy." This is just one chapter in the award winning book "The Simple Guide to Having a Baby." The full version of "The Simple Guide to Having a Baby" is an accessible, easy-to-read guide which is a simplified version of the best-selling “Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn” for expectant parents who want only the most important, need-to-know, how-to information. The book tells readers: how to stay healthy during pregnancy, how to handle labor pain and birth, and how to care for a new baby. Using clear and simple language, it includes: • Advice on what to do and what not to do during pregnancy • Descriptions of easy exercises to help you stay healthy and feel better • Information on what to expect during labor and birth • Ways to deal with childbirth pain • Helpful hints on breastfeeding and being a parent
Category: Health & Fitness

Sampling Inner Experience In Disturbed Affect

Author : Russell T. Hurlburt
ISBN : 0306443775
Genre : Psychology
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Delineates the development of the author's descriptive sampling method across numerous case studies of depressed, anxious, bulimic, and borderline personalities. This work demonstrates that an 'introspective' technique can provide descriptions of patients, as well as make distinctions between diagnostic groups.
Category: Psychology

Thinking Feeling And Being

Author : Ignacio Matte-Blanco
ISBN : 9781134986613
Genre : Psychology
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Ignacio Matte-Blanco has made one of the most original contributions to psychoanalysis since Freud. In this book, which includes an introductory chapter to his work by Eric Rayner and David Tuckett, he develops his conceptualization of the Freudian unconscious in terms of logic and mathematics, giving many clinical examples.
Category: Psychology

Stop Being Lonely

Author : Kira Asatryan
ISBN : 9781608683802
Genre : Self-Help
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Loneliness Has an Antidote: The Feeling of Closeness Loneliness isn’t something that happens only when we are physically alone. It can also happen when we are with people. Online friends, followers, or “likers” don’t necessarily add up to much when you crave fulfilling interaction, and satisfying, long-term relationships are not a mystery to be left up to chance (or technology). The good news is that, according to relationship coach Kira Asatryan, loneliness has a reliable antidote: the feeling of closeness. We can and should cultivate closeness in our relationships using the steps outlined in this book: knowing, caring, and mastering closeness. Whether with romantic partners, friends, family members, or business colleagues, these techniques will help you establish true closeness with others. The simple and straightforward actions Asatryan presents in this wonderfully practical book will guide you toward better relationships and less loneliness in all social contexts.
Category: Self-Help