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Monthly Archive for September, 2013

Download The Blood of the Lamb A Novel by Peter De Vries – A Little Known Gem Of A BookPDF Summary:DIVDIVThe most poignant of all De Vriess novels iThe Blood of the Lambi is also the most autobiographical It follows the life of Don Wanderhop from his childhood in an immigrant Calvinist family living in [...]

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Download The Gift of Death Second Edition Literature in Secret Religion and Postmodernism Series by Jacques Derrida – Donner La MortPDF Summary:DIVDIVDIVIThe Gift of DeathI Jacques Derridas most sustained consideration of religion explores questions first introduced in his book IGiven TimeI about the limits of the rational and responsible that one reaches in granting or [...]

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Download Fatal Words Communication Clashes and Aircraft Crashes by Steven Cushing – Good InsightPDF Summary:DIVDIVOn March 27 1977 583 people died when KLM and Pan Am 747s collided on a crowded foggy runway in Tenerife the Canary Islands The cause a miscommunication between the pilot and the air traffic controller The pilot radioed We are [...]

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Download Jokes Philosophical Thoughts on Joking Matters by Ted Cohen – I Wish I Had Bought ItPDF Summary:DIVAbe and his friend Sol are out for a walk together in a part of town they havent been in before Passing a Christian church they notice a curious sign in front that says 1 000 to anyone [...]

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Download Essays on Economics and Economists by R H Coase – More From This Off-The-Beaten-Path EconomistPDF Summary:How do economists decide what questions to address and how to choose their theories How do they tackle the problems of the economic system and give advice on public policy With these broad questions Nobel laureate R H Coase [...]

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Download Men Who Made a New Physics Physicists and the Quantum Theory by Barbara Lovett Cline – The Development Of The Quantum Theory And Its Contrast To Relativity Are ExploredPDF Summary:Cline recounts the development of quantum theory capturing the atmosphere of argument and discovery among physicists in the 1920s She explores the backgrounds of the [...]

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