The Face of Another

The Face of Another

A remorseless meditation on nature, identity, and the social contract, THE FACE OF ANOTHER is an intellectual horror story of the highest order.

Author: Kobo Abe

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141966434

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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The narrator is a scientist hideously deformed in a laboratory accident - a man who has lost his face and, with it, connection to other people. Even his wife is now repulsed by him. His only entry back into the world is to create a mask so perfect as to be undetectable. But soon he finds that such mask is more than a disguise: it is an alternate self - a self that is capable of anything. A remorseless meditation on nature, identity, and the social contract, THE FACE OF ANOTHER is an intellectual horror story of the highest order.
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Christian Philosophy

Christian Philosophy

But it is not sufficient merely to look at a face in order to see the other who is
exposed in it, since one can see the face of a slave without being able to
recognize the other in his or her own right. One can also face another face and
coldly kill it; ...

Author: J. Aaron Simmons

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198834106

Category: Philosophy

Page: 336

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One of the marks of being a philosopher is participating in debates about what counts as "philosophy." Of particular note in such debates is the question of how to distinguish philosophy from theology. Although a variety of answers to this question have been offered in the history of philosophy, in recent decades, the prominence of Christian philosophy has been heralded by many as a genuine triumph over the problematic narrowness of strong foundationalism, positivism, and scientism. For others, however, it signals that philosophy continues to risk being replaced by confessional theology. Wherever one comes down on such issues, and however one interprets recent trends in philosophy of religion, the idea of Christian philosophy continues to present pressing questions for those working in meta-philosophy, epistemology, metaphysics, hermeneutics, and value theory. In this volume, established scholars representing a variety of cultural traditions, religious perspectives, and philosophical priorities all wrestle with how the idea of Christian philosophy should be understood, appropriated, and engaged in light of where philosophy is and where it is likely to go. The volume includes classical essays that have deeply marked the field and also new essays that explore the relevance of Christian philosophy to issues in disability studies, engaged pedagogy, lived phenomenology, the academic study of religion, and the workings of social power. Rather than offer a unified view that seeks to settle things, the contributors demonstrate that Christian philosophy remains a topic of lively debate. Wherever one comes down on the issues considered here, this volume shows that Christian philosophy is neither merely of historical interest, nor of interest only to Christians, but instead remains a thoroughly philosophical topic worthy of serious consideration and substantive critique. With a Foreword by Nicholas Wolterstorff, Noah Porter Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology at Yale University; Senior Research Fellow in the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia; and Honorary Professor of Australian Catholic University.
Categories: Philosophy

Kangaroo Notebook

Kangaroo Notebook

An ordinary man finds himself caught in the power of bizarre and unpredictable forces when he discovers one morning at breakfast that radish sprouts have begun to grow out of his shins

Author: Kōbō Abe

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9780679746638

Category: Fiction

Page: 183

View: 328

An ordinary man finds himself caught in the power of bizarre and unpredictable forces when he discovers one morning at breakfast that radish sprouts have begun to grow out of his shins
Categories: Fiction

The Changing Face of Evil in Film and Television

The Changing Face of Evil in Film and Television

Written in refreshingly accessible and de-jargonised prose, the essays bring to bear a variety of philosophical and critical perspectives on works ranging from the cinema of famed director Alfred Hitchcock and the preternatural horror films ...

Author: Martin F. Norden

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9789042023246

Category: Computers

Page: 244

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The popular media of film and television surround us daily with images of evil - images that have often gone critically unexamined. In the belief that people in ever-increasing numbers are turning to the media for their understanding of evil, this lively and provocative collection of essays addresses the changing representation of evil in a broad spectrum of films and television programmes. Written in refreshingly accessible and de-jargonised prose, the essays bring to bear a variety of philosophical and critical perspectives on works ranging from the cinema of famed director Alfred Hitchcock and the preternatural horror films Halloween and Friday the 13th to the understated documentary Human Remains and the television coverage of the immediate post-9/11 period. The Changing Face of Evil in Film and Television is for anyone interested in the moving-image representation of that pervasive yet highly misunderstood thing we call evil.ContentsMartin F. NORDEN: Introduction Matthew SOAR: The Bite at the Beginning: Encoding Evil Through Film Title Design Linda BRADLEY SALAMON: Screening Evil in History: Rope, Compulsion, Scarface, Richard III Mike FRANK: The Radical Monism of Alfred Hitchcock Cynthia FREELAND: Natural Evil in the Horror Film: Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds Matt HILLS and Steven Jay SCHNEIDER: ?The Devil Made Me Do It!?: Representing Evil and Disarticulating Mind/Body in the Supernatural Serial Killer Film Thomas HIBBS: Virtue, Vice, and the Harry Potter UniverseRobin R. MEANS COLEMAN and Jasmine Nicole COBB: Training Day and The Shield: Evil Cops and the Taint of Blackness Martin F. NORDEN: The ?Uncanny? Relationship of Disability and Evil in Film and Television Carlo CELLI: Comedy and the Holocaust in Roberto Benigni's Life is Beautiful/La vita e bella Garnet C. BUTCHART:. On the Void: The Fascinating Object of Evil in Human RemainsJohn F. STONE:. The Perfidious President and ?The Beast?: Evil in Oliver Stone's NixonGary R. EDGERTON, William B. HART, and Frances HASSENCAHL: Televising 9/11 and Its Aftermath: The Framing of George W. Bush's Faith-Based Politics of Good and Evil Bibliography Notes on Contributors Index
Categories: Computers

Secret Rendezvous

Secret Rendezvous

Even when he is suddenly appointed as the hospital's chief of security, reporting to a man who thinks he is a horse, he will not give up his search. Secret Rendezvous is a nightmarish satire of bureaucracy, medicine and modern life.

Author: Kobo Abe

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141993218

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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'A gorgeously entertaining, provocative book' Chicago Tribune It is 4am when the ambulance comes to take the man's wife away - although no-one has called it, and there is nothing wrong with her. As he sets out to find her, he finds himself in the corridors of a vast underground hospital, where he encounters sinister medics, freakish sexual experiments and the unmistakable feeling of being watched. Even when he is suddenly appointed as the hospital's chief of security, reporting to a man who thinks he is a horse, he will not give up his search. Secret Rendezvous is a nightmarish satire of bureaucracy, medicine and modern life. 'Reads as if it were the collaborative effort of Hieronymus Bosch, Franz Kafka and Mel Brooks' Chicago Sun Times
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Philosophy of Religion Or An Illustration of the Moral Laws of the Universe

Philosophy of Religion  Or  An Illustration of the Moral Laws of the Universe

Here , we may behold one mischievous little boy slapping his neighbour in the
face , another tearing his neighbour's clothes , another tossing his cap into a dirty
ditch , another chalking his back in order to hold him up to ridicule , and another ...

Author: Thomas Dick

Publisher:

ISBN: BL:A0022705773

Category: Christian ethics

Page: 640

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Categories: Christian ethics

The Ruined Map

The Ruined Map

An intoxicating blend of noir thriller and surreal dream, The Ruined Map questions identity itself. 'An exciting, imaginative and entertaining novel' San Francisco Chronicle

Author: Kobo Abe

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141993201

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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'A brilliant display of pyrotechnics, a compelling tour de force ... by a master jeweller of polished prose' The New York Times A private detective is hired to find a missing person, but nothing is normal about this case. Why has the beautiful, alcoholic wife of the vanished salesman waited over half a year to search for him? Why are the only clues a photo and a matchbox? As the investigator's ever-more puzzling hunt takes him into the labyrinthine depths of the urban underworld, he begins to wonder if it is in fact he who is lost. An intoxicating blend of noir thriller and surreal dream, The Ruined Map questions identity itself. 'An exciting, imaginative and entertaining novel' San Francisco Chronicle
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English Mechanic and World of Science

English Mechanic and World of Science

If the face Another means of increasing the amount of uprights , is also fastened
the prism in its cage . quently , the delicacy of the instrument , has been shape of
the quarter of a circle , which keeps substance , of the thickness necessary to ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924069708893

Category: Mechanics

Page:

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Categories: Mechanics

The Rose and the Lilly Or Love Wins Love

The Rose and the Lilly  Or  Love Wins Love

Another dreamy pause . The dark eyes that have half - closed , open slowly again
. “ Is this steamer the - the Hesperus ? " she queries , half - doubtfully . Mrs. Odell
draws back with a slight expression of alarm on her face . “ I - I fear you are ...

Author: Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32435069229722

Category:

Page: 190

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The Face of Fear

The Face of Fear

For one man, facing his own murder is not as terrifying as surviving it in this blistering novel of suspense from #1 New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz.

Author: Dean Koontz

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440620614

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 591

For one man, facing his own murder is not as terrifying as surviving it in this blistering novel of suspense from #1 New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz. A brutal killer known as “The Butcher” is stalking women in New York City. When the police enlist the help of clairvoyant Graham Harris, the horrifying images of the Butcher’s crimes replay in Harris’s mind—sometimes even at the moment they are happening. Then he sees the most terrifying vision of all—that of his own murder. Harris and his girlfriend soon find themselves trapped on the fortieth floor of a deserted office building. The guards have been killed, the elevators shut down, and the stairways blocked. The only way out is to climb down the sheer face of the building. Otherwise they'll become the Butcher’s next victims.
Categories: Fiction

The London Lancet

The London Lancet

... the face , others drying up , bat G. G- , aged twenty - five , a man of short stat -
none changing into pustules . For the next few ure and not very robust
constitution , had had an days , subsidence of the rash slowly went on.attack of
rheumatic ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112041515955

Category: Medicine

Page:

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Categories: Medicine

Physician and Surgeon

Physician and Surgeon

At 3 o ' clock another dose of chloral was administered to him with great difficulty .
He could not sleep ... spit the whole contents into my face . Another attempt by the
patient himself to take water by suction through a tube was also unsuccessful .

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Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015016765334

Category: Medicine

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Categories: Medicine

The Story of Francis Cludde

The Story of Francis Cludde

Now , if this were true , I could never again take pleasure in one or the other . I
was the son of a man branded as a turncoat and an informer , of one who was the
worst of traitors ! I sank down on the settle behind me and hid my face . Another ...

Author: Stanley John Weyman

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:HNP75M

Category:

Page: 288

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Twice told Tales

Twice told Tales

... and beside him a young lady in white , with white gloves upon her slender
hands , and a white veil flowing down over her face . But methinks her blushing
cheek burns through the snowy veil . Another whiterobed virgin sits in front . And
who ...

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015004950401

Category:

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The life of Jesus Christ tr by F Oakeley

The life of     Jesus Christ  tr   by F  Oakeley

... another searches for false witnesses against Him , and another joins those
who are searching ; one utters false witness against Him , another accuses ,
another mocks , and another blindfolds Him ; one smites His most lovely Face ,
another ...

Author: Bonaventura (st, card.)

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:600086085

Category:

Page:

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Thoughts on the Death of Little Children

Thoughts on the Death of Little Children

Another gave her accents , and a voice as musical As a spring - bird ' s joyous
carol , or a rippling streamlet ' s fall ; Till all who heard her laughing , or her words
of childish grace , Loved as much to listen to her as to look upon her face .

Author: Samuel Irenæus Prime

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433074791637

Category: Children

Page: 154

View: 720

Categories: Children

The Face of Death

The Face of Death

In Shadow Man, Cody McFadyen took the suspense thriller where other writers have feared to tread.

Author: Cody McFadyen

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 9780553903775

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 730

In Shadow Man, Cody McFadyen took the suspense thriller where other writers have feared to tread. He introduced readers to a heroine every bit as dark and edgy as the serial killers she hunts: Special Agent Smoky Barrett. Now, in his latest novel, McFadyen brings Agent Barrett back to track down a killer who breaks all the rules. “I want to talk to Smoky Barrett or I’ll kill myself.” The girl is sixteen, at the scene of a grisly triple homicide, and has a gun to her head. She claims “The Stranger” killed her adoptive family, that he’s been following her all her life, killing everyone she ever loved, and that no one believes her. No one has. Until now. Special Agent Smoky Barrett is head of the violent crimes unit in Los Angeles, the part of the FBI reserved for tracking down the worst of the worst. Her team has been handpicked from among the nation’s elite law enforcement specialists and they are as obsessed and relentless as the psychos they hunt; they’ll have to be to deal with this case. For another vicious double homicide reveals a killer embarked on a dark crusade of trauma and death: an “artist” who’s molding sixteen-year-old Sarah into the perfect victim—and the ultimate weapon. But Smoky Barrett has another, more personal reason for catching The Stranger—an adopted daughter and a new life that are worth protecting at any cost. This time Smoky is going to have to put it all on the line. Because The Stranger is all too real, all too close, and all too relentless. And when he finally shows his face, if she’s not ready to confront her worst fear, Smoky won’ t have time to do anything but die.
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The Complete Works of Mary Elizabeth Braddon

The Complete Works of Mary Elizabeth Braddon

I think that sometimes a painter is in a manner inspired, and is able to see,
through the normal expression of the face, another expression that is equally a
part of it, though not to be perceived by common eyes. We have never seen my
lady look ...

Author: Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: EAN:4057664556349

Category: Fiction

Page: 11908

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e-artnow presents to you this meticulously edited Mary Elizabeth Braddon collection: Novels: The Trail of the Serpent Lady Audley's Secret Aurora Floyd The Captain of the Vulture John Marchmont's Legacy Eleanor's Victory Henry Dunbar The Doctor's Wife Birds of Prey Charlotte's Inheritance Run to Earth Fenton's Quest The Lovels of Arden A Strange World The Cloven Foot Vixen Mount Royal Phantom Fortune The Golden Calf Wyllard's Weird Mohawks All Along the River Gerard (The World, the Flesh, and the Devil) London Pride His Darling Sin The Infidel Beyond These Voices Short Stories: Ralph the Bailiff and Other Stories: Ralph the Bailiff Captain Thomas The Cold Embrace My Daughters The Mystery of Fernwood Samuel Lowgood's Revenge The Lawyer's Secret My First Happy Christmas Lost and Found Eveline's Visitant – A Ghost Story Found in the Muniment Chest How I Heard my Own Will Read Flower and Weed and Other Tales: Flower and Weed George Caulfield's Journey The Clown's Quest Dr. Carrick If She Be Not Fair to Me The Shadow in the Corner His Secret Thou Art the Man Milly Darrell Good Lady Ducayne At Chrighton Abbey Children's Book: The Christmas Hirelings My First Novel by M. E. Braddon
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Handley Cross Or Mr Jorrocks s Hunt

Handley Cross  Or  Mr  Jorrocks s Hunt

It was no reason for permitting one madman to remain at large , that there were
many others equally mad . The Court would consider ... One knew his face ,
another his figure , a third his “ fist , ” having had a bill of his once . It was
generally ...

Author: Robert Smith Surtees

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:300024570

Category:

Page: 550

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Parliamentary Papers

Parliamentary Papers

... one man was knocked down and much burnt in the face , another injured , the
mate struck down in the cabin , and a batch started . A circumstance not
undeserving of notice , lightning , in great abundance , was playing in ihe
atmosphere all ...

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044106500051

Category: Bills, Legislative

Page:

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Categories: Bills, Legislative