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Monthly Archive for November, 2015

Download Rewriting the Soul by Ian Hacking – Very Smart And Very ReadablePDF Summary:Twenty-five years ago one could list by name the tiny number of multiple personalities recorded in the history of Western medicine but today hundreds of people receive treatment for dissociative disorders in every sizable town in North America Clinicians backed by a [...]

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Download The Handbook of Experimental Economics – Extremely Comprehensive Yet SuccinctPDF Summary:This book which comprises eight chapters presents a comprehensive critical survey of the results and methods of laboratory experiments in economics The first chapter provides an introduction to experimental economics as a whole with the remaining chapters providing surveys by leading practitioners in areas [...]

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Download Alone with the Alone by Henry Corbin – Discover Your Affinity For The DivinePDF Summary:Henry Corbins works are the best guide to the visionary tradition Corbin like Scholem and Jonas is remembered as a scholar of genius He was uniquely equipped not only to recover Iranian Sufism for the West but also to defend [...]

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Download Religions of Japan in Practice – An Indispensable Guide To The Religions Of JapanPDF Summary:This anthology reflects a range of Japanese religions in their complex sometimes conflicting diversity In the tradition of the Princeton Readings in Religions series the collection presents documents legends and miracle tales hagiographies ritual prayers and ceremonies sermons reform treatises [...]

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Tantra in Practice – Good Overview

Download Tantra in Practice – Good OverviewPDF Summary:As David White explains in the Introduction to iTantra in Practice i Tantra is an Asian body of beliefs and practices that seeks to channel the divine energy that grounds the universe in creative and liberating ways The subsequent chapters reflect the wide geographical and temporal scope of [...]

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Download The Problem of Trust by Adam B Seligman – Trust As A Result Of LimitsPDF Summary:The problem of trust in social relationships was central to the emergence of the modern form of civil society and much discussed by social and political philosophers of the early modern period Over the past few years in response [...]

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Download The Shape of the River by Derek Bok – A Rare Book That Offers Facts As Well As RhetoricPDF Summary:Though the whole idea of racial preferences in higher education has become a flash point of controversy neither side of the argument has had hard empirical evidence upon which to base its claims This is [...]

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Download The Icons of Their Bodies by Henry Maguire – A Detailed High Quality Study Of IconographyPDF Summary:The Byzantines surrounded themselves with their saints invisible but constant companions who were made visible by dreams visions and art The composition and presentation of this imagined gallery followed a logical structure a construct that was itself a [...]

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Download Topology from the Differentiable Viewpoint by John Willard Milnor – A Must-Read Supplement For Topology StudentsPDF Summary:This elegant book by distinguished mathematician John Milnor provides a clear and succinct introduction to one of the most important subjects in modern mathematics Beginning with basic concepts such as diffeomorphisms and smooth manifolds he goes on to [...]

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Download The Magicians Doubts by Michael Wood – No Doubts About The Magicians Doubts It Is A Valuable WorkPDF Summary:As a child in Russia Vladimir Nabokov enjoyed conjuring I loved doing simple tricks–turning water into wine that kind of thing In this engrossing book Michael Wood explores the blend of arrogance and mischief that makes [...]

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