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The Existentialist S Survival Guide

Autor: Gordon Marino
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 006243599X
File Size: 17,61 MB
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“When it comes to living, there’s no getting out alive. But books can help us survive, so to speak, by passing on what is most important about being human before we perish. In The Existentialist’s Survival Guide, Marino has produced an honest and moving book of self-help for readers generally disposed to loathe the genre.” —The Wall Street Journal Sophisticated self-help for the 21st century—when every crisis feels like an existential crisis Soren Kierkegaard, Frederick Nietzsche, Jean-Paul Sartre, and other towering figures of existentialism grasped that human beings are, at heart, moody creatures, susceptible to an array of psychological setbacks, crises of faith, flights of fancy, and other emotional ups and downs. Rather than understanding moods—good and bad alike—as afflictions to be treated with pharmaceuticals, this swashbuckling group of thinkers generally known as existentialists believed that such feelings not only offer enduring lessons about living a life of integrity, but also help us discern an inner spark that can inspire spiritual development and personal transformation. To listen to Kierkegaard and company, how we grapple with these feelings shapes who we are, how we act, and, ultimately, the kind of lives we lead. In The Existentialist's Survival Guide, Gordon Marino, director of the Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf College and boxing correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, recasts the practical takeaways existentialism offers for the twenty-first century. From negotiating angst, depression, despair, and death to practicing faith, morality, and love, Marino dispenses wisdom on how to face existence head-on while keeping our hearts intact, especially when the universe feels like it’s working against us and nothing seems to matter. What emerges are life-altering and, in some cases, lifesaving epiphanies—existential prescriptions for living with integrity, courage, and authenticity in an increasingly chaotic, uncertain, and inauthentic age.

The Music Producer S Survival Guide

Autor: Brian M. Jackson
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1315519755
File Size: 7,97 MB
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A music-career book like no other, The Music Producer’s Survival Guide offers a wide-ranging, exploratory, yet refreshing down-to-earth take on living the life of the independent electronic music producer. If you are an intellectually curious musician/producer eager to make your mark in today’s technologically advanced music business, you’re in for a treat. This new edition includes industry and technological updates, additional interviews, and tips about personal finances, income, and budgets. In this friendly, philosophical take on the art and science of music production, veteran producer, engineer, and teacher Brian Jackson shares clear, practical advice about shaping your own career in today’s computer-centric "home-studio" music world. You’ll cover music technology, philosophy of music production, career planning, networking, craft and creativity, the DIY ethos, lifestyle considerations, and much more. Brian’s thoughtful approach will teach you to integrate your creative passion, your lifestyle, and your technical know-how. The Music Producer’s Survival Guide is the first music-production book to consider the influence of complexity studies and chaos theory on music-making and career development. It focuses on practicality while traversing a wide spectrum of topics, including essential creative process techniques, the TR-808, the proliferation of presets, the butterfly effect, granular synthesis, harmonic ratios, altered states, fractal patterns, the dynamics of genre evolution, and much more. Carving out your niche in music today is an invigorating challenge that will test all your skills and capacities. Learn to survive—and thrive—as a creative-technical professional in today’s music business, with the help of Brian Jackson and The Music Producer’s Survival Guide!

The Survival Guide For Gifted Kids Revised Updated 3rd Edition

Autor: Judy Galbraith, M.A.
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575426323
File Size: 20,53 MB
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Based on 1,000 new surveys of gifted kids, this book is packed with fresh illustrations, quizzes, tips, and quotes, plus information on gifted brain development, technology, and self-esteem. Readers learn how to cope with high expectations, perfectionism, labels, bullying, friendships, and more. When many school gifted programs are scaling back, it’s more important than ever for kids to have this essential guide to growing up gifted.

The Gifted Kids Survival Guide

Autor: M. A. Galbraith
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1442997303
File Size: 21,20 MB
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What does ''gifted'' mean? Why am I gifted? How can I make school more challenging? What can I do to make more friends? If you're GT (Gifted & Talented) and have similar questions, you are now holding your new best friend. The Gifted Kids' Survival Guide For Ages 10 & Under Revised &; Updated 3rd Edition This book was written especially for you - to help you in your day-to-day life as a GT in school, at home, and with friends. It's based on surveys of more than 1,000 gifted kids who had a lot to say about growing up and dealing as a GT. Their advice and insights will help you know: You're not alone. You're not ''weird.'' Being smart, creative, and talented is a big plus, not a minus. Look inside to find: Facts about your GT brain and how it works. A GT survey and quizzes that help you know yourself better. Advice on friendships, talking with teachers & parents, and dealing with problems like bullying, stress, and loneliness. Ways to boost brainpower in and out of school. Over 100 quotes from gifted kids. Lists of brainy books, blogs, Web sites, video games, and contests. And much more The Gifted Kids' Survival Guide is the essential guide to growing up gifted. Judy Galbraith has a master's degree in guidance and counseling of the gifted. She has worked with and taught gifted youth, their parents, and their teachers for over thirty years. In 1983, Judy started Free Spirit Publishing, which specializes in self-help books for kids and teens.

The New Mother S Survival Guide

Autor: Elizabeth Wright
Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing
ISBN: 9781888952544
File Size: 6,22 MB
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Offers a humorous look at the experiences of the first year of motherhood, from night feedings and teething to first steps

The Ip Licensing Lawyer S Job

Autor: Jim E. Bullock
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 9781604420784
File Size: 26,55 MB
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This practical guide will help attorneys new to intellectual property law demystify the intellectual property license. It reviews each of the basic issues applicable to all licensing agreements and provides an outline to assist in reviewing any intellectual property issues. It provides answers to questions such as: Why is the intellectual property being licensed? Who is authorized to possess and use the intellectual property? For how long may the intellectual property be used? How may the intellectual property be used? Where may the intellectual property be used?

Girls And Philosophy

Autor: Richard Greene
Publisher: Open Court
ISBN: 0812698878
File Size: 6,19 MB
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The drama-comedy show Girls—often under-rated by being perceived as Sex and the City for the Millennial generation—has made TV history and provoked controversy for its pitilessly accurate portrayal of four oddly sympathetic twenty-something female characters, notable for their self-absorption, empathy deficits, and ineptitude with relationships. Among other breakthroughs, it is the first show to depict the sex act among the alienated young as nearly always awkward and unfulfilling. In Girls and Philosophy, a team of diverse yet always sensitive, empathic, and ept philosophers approach the world of Girls from a variety of angles and philosophical points of view. Underlying this New York world is the new reality of ambitious yet unfocused young people from comparatively advantaged backgrounds having their expectations chilled by the severe and prolonged economic recession. The writers attack many fascinating issues arising from Girls, including the meaning of authenticity in the twenty-first century, coming of age in a society with no clear guidelines for most of what matters in life,Girls as the only TV show the pop-culture-hating professor Theodor Adorno might have admired, feminist appraisals of these not-very-feminist characters and their frustrations, what the wardrobes of the four mean philosophically, how each of the four deals with the anxiety that comes from inescapable freedom, whether we need to amend the traditional list of seven deadly sins in the context of present-day New York, how the speech of the Millennials illustrates Austin’s theory of speech acts, how the learning of Hannah, Shoshanna, Jessa, and Marnie compares with the ancient Greek theory of the education of the young, and of course, why we once again find it natural to think of women in their early- to mid-twenties as ‘girls’.

A Brief History Of The Philosophy Of Time

Autor: Adrian Bardon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199977747
File Size: 22,92 MB
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Adrian Bardon's A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time is a short introduction to the history, philosophy, and science of the study of time-from the pre-Socratic philosophers through Einstein and beyond. A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time covers subjects such as time and change, the experience of time, physical and metaphysical approaches to the nature of time, the direction of time, time travel, time and freedom of the will, and scientific and philosophical approaches to eternity and the beginning of time. Bardon employs helpful illustrations and keeps technical language to a minimum in bringing the resources of over 2500 years of philosophy and science to bear on some of humanity's most fundamental and enduring questions.

Harley Davidson And Philosophy

Autor: Bernard E. Rollin
Publisher: Open Court
ISBN: 081269807X
File Size: 9,16 MB
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It’s no wonder descriptions of riding often resemble the words of Asian mystics and Jedi knights: The ride causes your senses to open completely. You experience only the present, the now. Readers who prefer revving a Harley to meditating in a Zen garden know that biking is just as contemplative as chanting in the lotus position. Here, philosopher-bikers explore this seeming dichotomy, expounding on intriguing questions such as: Why are the motorcycles the real stars of Easy Rider? What would Marx and Foucault say about Harley riders’ tight leather garb? What’s it like to live a dual life as a philosophy professor who wrenches his own 1965 Electra Glide? Would Jesus hang out in a biker bar or a coffeehouse? And more importantly, would He ride a Harley or a Honda? These witty, provocative essays give readers and riders a new appreciation of what it means to become one with the road.