Selected Writings

Autor: Paracelsus
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691018768
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Gathers the writings of the famous medieval alchemist on homeopathy, astrology, dreams, and ethics

Selected Writings

Autor: Galileo,
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199583692
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The first entirely new translation of Galileo's major writings for more than fifty years, this marvelous volume includes selections from all of his important writings on science, including virtually the complete text of A Sidereal Message and a substantial part of his masterpiece, the Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems. The book contains all of Galileo's contributions to the debate on science and religion, including the letters to Benedetto Castelli and the Grand Duchess Christina, plus key documents from Galileo's trial before the Inquisition. William R. Shea's introduction gives a clear, lively overview of Galileo's career and achievements, and his notes explain the scientific and philosophical background. About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Barnett Newman

Autor: Barnett Newman
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520078178
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Barnett Newman's writings reveal him to be an impassioned and articulate analyst of art and society who never hesitated to make his views known and always stood by them. To understand Newman's unique place in the culture of the twentieth century, we must know both his paintings and his words--a knowledge made possible by this long-awaited volume. "Barnett Newman [1905-1970] was a thinker who chose to develop his ideas both in painting and in writing. He was also a citizen who made his acts of painting and writing political. And he was an artist."--Richard Schiff, from the Introduction Barnett Newman's writings reveal him to be an impassioned and articulate analyst of art and society who never hesitated to make his views known and always stood by them. To understand Newman's unique place in the culture of the twentieth century, we must know both his paintings and his words--a knowledge made possible by this long-awaited volume. "Barnett Newman [1905-1970] was a thinker who chose to develop his ideas both in painting and in writing. He was also a citizen who made his acts of painting and writing political. And he was an artist."--Richard Schiff, from the Introduction

Antonin Artaud Selected Writings

Autor: Antonin Artaud
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520064430
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quot;Artaud remains one of the significant and influential theorists of modern theatre."Gerald Rabkin, Rutgers University

Selected Writings 1938 1940

Autor: Walter Benjamin
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674010765
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Selections from the canon of Walter Benjamin focus on history, technology, and the nature of modernism, in essays on Charles Baudelaire, the crisis of meaning in the modern world, the value of the written word, and other topics. (Philosophy)

Selected Writings

Autor: Jean Baudrillard
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804742733
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An expanded edition of the first comprehensive overview of Baudrillard's work, this new edition adds examples from after 1985.

Dilthey Selected Writings

Autor: Wilhelm Dilthey
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521295888
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Throughout his writings, Dilthey exerted significant influence in European philosophy and social theory.