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J W Waterhouse And The Magic Of Color

Author : Dani Cavallaro
ISBN : 9781476667096
Genre : Art
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English painter John William Waterhouse (1849-1917) communicates his distinctive aesthetic vision through his use of color. Throughout his career, he experimented with color as an element with seemingly spatial qualities. His works have an unusual formalism--figures and settings often appear not merely realistic but somewhat hyperreal. Yet paradoxically Waterhouse's works border on the abstract, prioritizing chromatic features over content. They invite us to focus on colors--and through them line, shape, texture and rhythm--in much the same way as works by Kandinsky, Klee, Matisse or Pollock.

The Divine Sting

Author : Frederick Bauer
ISBN : 9781491778029
Genre : Philosophy
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Are beliefs in God and in the soul merely relics of pre-scientific superstition? After all, in the twentieth and twenty-first centuriesthe so-called age of sciencewe know that science can be proven by its fruits: its helped us split the atom and put men on the moon. Religious faith, on the other hand, couldnt accomplish these feats. This conflict leaves modern-day Christians challenged by materialist atheists who claim that faith in God has been discredited by modern physics and psychology. The Divine Sting answers their challenge. Contrary to what most Christians think, belief in God and the soul need not remain matters of religious faith. In fact, it is the atheists themselves who ignore Einsteins shocking revelation about modern sciencethat the physical universe, including the human body and its brain, have never been observed. We have rather only observed mental effects whose source we can only guess at. Atheists naive claims about scientific observation are themselves nothing less than an article of anti-scientific faith. By integrating facts traditionally segregated into categories of philosophy versus theology versus modern science, The Divine Sting will assist you in discovering for yourself how to convert faith in God and belief in the soul into solid, impregnable, and justifiably certain science.

How Colours Matter To Philosophy

Author : Marcos Silva
ISBN : 9783319673981
Genre : Philosophy
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This edited volume explores the different and seminal ways colours matter to philosophy. Each chapter provides an insightful analysis of one or more cases in which colours raise philosophical problems in different areas and periods of philosophy. This historically informed discussion examines both logical and linguistic aspects, covering such areas as the mind, aesthetics and the foundations of mathematics. The international contributors look at traditional epistemological and metaphysical issues on the subjectivity and objectivity of colours. In addition, they also assess phenomenological problems typical of the continental tradition and contemporary problems in the philosophy of mind. The chapters include coverage of such topics as Newton’s and Goethe’s theory of light and colours, how primary qualities are qualitative and colours are primary, explaining colour phenomenology, and colour in cognition, language and philosophy. "This book beautifully prepares the ground for the next steps in our research on and philosophising about colour" Daniel D. Hutto (University of Wollongong) "It is not an overstatement to say that How Colours to Philosophy is a ground breaking publication" Mazviita Chirimuuta (University of Pittsburgh) "Anyone interested in philosophical issues about color will find it highly stimulating." Martine Nida-Rümelin (Université de Fribourg) "The high quality papers included in this anthology succeed admirably in enriching current philosophical thinking about colour” Erik Myin (University of Antwerp) “This is certainly the most complete collection of philosophical essays on colours ever published” André Leclerc (University of Brasília) “All in all this collections represents a new milestone in the ongoing philosophical debate on colours and colour expressions” Ingolf Max (University of Leipzig)

Elements Of Astronomy Descriptive And Physical

Author : Hervey Wilbur
ISBN : NYPL:33433087588079
Genre : Astronomy
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Finding Utopia

Author : Paul H. Sutherland
ISBN : 9780966106046
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A soccer-loving brother and sister, along with the Aboriginal exchange student that lives with their family, travel to Australia to find out if it is Utopia, and learn a lot along the way.

Outside Color

Author : M. Chirimuuta
ISBN : 9780262029087
Genre : Philosophy
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An integrated study of the history, philosophy, and science of color that offers a novel theory of the metaphysics of color.

Science God S Hard Gift

Author : Frederick R. Bauer
ISBN : 9781450262507
Genre : Philosophy
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Frederick R. Bauer captures the essence of William James in "Science, God's Hard Gift." We have all heard the word "pragmatic." It entered our everyday vocabulary as a result of a series of lectures delivered by William James, the greatest of all great American thinkers. He gave those lectures in 1906, four years before his death at age sixty-eight, in 1910. In the first of those lectures, James described the type of person he wanted to reach, a person not unlike a large number of persons today: "He wants facts; he wants science," James said, "but he also wants a religion." James did not live to see the incredible new scientific discoveries of the 1900s. Those discoveries have led increasing numbers of experts to claim that modern science has made religion "obsolete." "Science, God's Hard Gift" celebrates this centenary of James's death by updating and expanding his ideas on pragmatism for those contemporaries who want facts and science, but also a religion.

Do Species Exist

Author : Werner Kunz
ISBN : 9783527664269
Genre : Science
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A readily comprehensible guide for biologists, field taxonomists and interested laymen to one of the oldest problems in biology: the species problem. Written by a geneticist with extensive experience in field taxonomy, this practical book provides the sound scientific background to the problems arising with classifying organisms according to species. It covers the main current theories of specification and gives a number of examples that cannot be explained by any single theory alone.

The Holistic Guide To Hypnotherapy

Author : Steve Webster
ISBN : 9781504376136
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The Holistic Guide to Hypnotherapy Here is the worlds most comprehensive and detailed revelation of the ancient art of hypnotherapy in two volumes. Whether you are currently learning it, practicing it, a hypnotherapy professional, or just plain interested in the amazing art of hypnotherapy, this book will be your most valuable resource. Hypnotherapy is not the only discipline covered in this huge store of knowledge: among many other things, you will learn about health from a holistic point of view, benefits of nutrition, meditation, about relationships, sexuality and more. Steve Webster brilliantly explains: ? Simple, complex and metaphysical hypnotherapy. ? The differences between hypnosis and hypnotherapy. ? Approaches and amazing new techniques to use on different personality types. ? How to use 18 Laws of Suggestibility to rid clients of illness, disease and behavioral disorder, and how to reprogram your mind. ? Mechanics of hypnosis, the scientific intricacies, and 27 diagnostic tools to help you.... ? How to treat the top 35 afflictions like weight loss, anxiety, pain, sleep disorders, and social phobias. ? Guided imagery, neuroplasticity, epigenetics, neuro-linguistic programming, ideomotor responses and the power of dream venting. ? Your clients coping, blocking, release, and defense mechanisms. ? Body syndromes, how emotions affect us, and the subconscious mind. ? How one health disorder, HHS, might be responsible for 85% of afflictions. ? The real Law of Attraction, and how to make it work for you. Steve has coined a new description for hypnotherapistsConsciousness Engineersbecause thats what they are! The clients consciousness creates their reality, and the hypnotherapist adjusts that consciousness. The subconscious mind vibrates at a level where it does not know illness, disease and behavioral disorder; but the conscious mind vibrates at a lower level and attracts these negative energies. After reading the Consciousness Engineering section (Volume 2), you will understand: ? Your 3 minds, their vibrational levels, and how to increase your power of creation. ? How to manifest anything, and how to become an ascended master. ? Learn what the subconscious mind is, and how to guide your client to engage with it, and harness its amazing powers. The two volumes explain how you create your whole world, and how to create a world that brings you (and your clients!) joy and peace. It explains levels of consciousness, how to increase yours, and how you are immortal in your quantum world. With over 100 inductions, deepeners and convincers, with over 100 original diagrams and images, and with over 100 informative tables and quotes. This book really is your hypnotherapy Bible!

Handbook Of Data Compression

Author : David Salomon
ISBN : 1848829035
Genre : Computers
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Data compression is one of the most important fields and tools in modern computing. From archiving data, to CD-ROMs, and from coding theory to image analysis, many facets of modern computing rely upon data compression. This book provides a comprehensive reference for the many different types and methods of compression. Included are a detailed and helpful taxonomy, analysis of most common methods, and discussions on the use and comparative benefits of methods and description of "how to" use them. Detailed descriptions and explanations of the most well-known and frequently used compression methods are covered in a self-contained fashion, with an accessible style and technical level for specialists and non-specialists.

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