Tracing The Way

Spiritual Dimensions of the World Religions

Author: Hans Kng

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826494238

Category: Religion

Page: 308

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Surveys the historical stages of each world religion and analyses their major paradigms and paradigm shifts. This work attempts to understand the religions, in both text and pictures, and discusses the social, political and historical contexts of the many forms of belief.
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Integral Biomathics

Tracing the Road to Reality

Author: Plamen L. Simeonov,Leslie S. Smith,Andrée C. Ehresmann

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642281117

Category: Computers

Page: 432

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Perhaps the most distinct question in science throughout the ages has been the one of perceivable reality, treated both in physics and philosophy. Reality is acting upon us, and we, and life in general, are acting upon reality. Potentiality, found both in quantum reality and in the activity of life, plays a key role. In quantum reality observation turns potentiality into reality. Again, life computes possibilities in various ways based on past actions, and acts on the basis of these computations. This book is about a new approach to biology (and physics, of course!). Its subtitle suggests a perpetual movement and interplay between two elusive aspects of modern science — reality/matter and potentiality/mind, between physics and biology — both captured and triggered by mathematics — to understand and explain emergence, development and life all the way up to consciousness. But what is the real/potential difference between living and non-living matter? How does time in potentiality differ from time in reality? What we need to understand these differences is an integrative approach. This book contemplates how to encircle life to obtain a formal system, equivalent to the ones in physics. Integral Biomathics attempts to explore the interplay between reality and potentiality.
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A Dictionary of the English Language

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers, to which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar

Author: Samuel Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English language

Page: N.A

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Tracing Back the Radiance

Chinul's Korean Way of Zen

Author: Chinul,Robert E. Buswell

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824814274

Category: Religion

Page: 232

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Chinul (1158–1210) was the founder of the Korean tradition of Zen. He provides one of the most lucid and accessible accounts of Zen practice and meditation to be found anywhere in East Asian literature. Tracing Back the Radiance, an abridgment of Buswell’s Korean Approach to Zen: The Collected Works of Chinul, combines an extensive introduction to Chinul’s life and thought with translations of three of his most representative works.
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Process Tracing

Author: Andrew Bennett,Jeffrey T. Checkel

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107044529

Category: Political Science

Page: 344

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This book provides empirically grounded conceptual, design and practical advice on conducting process tracing, a key method of qualitative research.
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Fundamental Concepts in Electrical and Computer Engineering with Practical Design Problems

Author: Reza Adhami,Peter M. Meenen,Denis Hite

Publisher: Universal-Publishers

ISBN: 1581129718

Category: Computers

Page: 736

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In many cases, the beginning engineering student is thrown into upper-level engineering courses without an adequate introduction to the basic material. This, at best, causes undue stress on the student as they feel unprepared when faced with unfamiliar material, and at worst, results in students dropping out of the program or changing majors when they discover that their chosen field of engineering is not what they thought it was. The purpose of this text is to introduce the student to a general cross-section of the field of electrical and computer engineering. The text is aimed at incoming freshmen, and as such, assumes that the reader has a limited to nonexistent background in electrical engineering and knowledge of no more than pre-calculus in the field of mathematics. By exposing students to these fields at an introductory level, early in their studies, they will have both a better idea of what to expect in later classes and a good foundation of knowledge upon which to build.
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Understanding Modern Sociology

Author: Wes Sharrock,John A Hughes,Peter J. Martin

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761957072

Category: Social Science

Page: 220

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The authors of the bestselling 'Understanding classical sociology' present the companion volume dealing with the modern period of social theory.
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Counselling and Psychotherapy for Families in Times of Illness and Death

Author: Jenny Altschuler

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137296704

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 208

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Living with serious illness can have profound emotional effects both on patients themselves and on those close to them. With clarity and compassion, this text explores the difficulties and dilemmas those who are ill and their families face, offering specific guidelines for the professionals who work with them. Building on its successful first edition, this text draws on recent developments in research and clinical practice in providing a theoretical and practical framework for working with illness. Thoroughly revised in its second edition, this book: • Features new chapters on the cultural constructs of illness, working with migrant families, illness in later life, death and palliative care and supervision • Explores issues of working with diversity, covering gender, class, race and sexuality • Discusses the impact of working with those facing serious illness on health care professionals, offering strategies for reducing the risks of burnout, compassion fatigue and secondary traumatisation Written by a recognized expert in the field, this innovative and challenging book provides essential insights for professionals working or training to work with those facing illness and death, including doctors, nurses, counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists and social workers.
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Mississippi

A History

Author: Westley F. Busbee, Jr

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118755928

Category: History

Page: 528

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The second edition of Mississippi: A History features aseries of revisions and updates to its comprehensive coverage ofMississippi state history from the time of the region’s firstinhabitants into the 21st century. Represents the only available comprehensive textbook onMississippi history specifically for use in college-levelcourses Features an engaging narrative mix of topical and chronologicalchapters Includes chapter objectives that may be used by professors andstudents Offers coverage of Mississippi’s major political,economic, social, and cultural developments Presents two entirely new chapters on important21st-century developments in Mississippi Contains expanded coverage of slavery in Mississippihistory Includes completely up-to-date chapter sources, selectedbibliography, and subject index
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