Dying For Ideas

Author: Costica Bradatan
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472522303
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This is a book about Socrates and Heidegger, but also about Gandhi's "fasting unto death" and self-immolation; about Girard and Passolini, and self-fashioning and the art of the essay.

Das Caf Der Existenzialisten

Author: Sarah Bakewell
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 3406697658
Size: 59.63 MB
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Sie schreibt brillant, mit leichter Feder und einem sehr britischen Humor, und bietet faszinierende Einsichten.“ The Guardian „Sie hat den Dreh raus, wie man zentrale Ideen auf den Punkt bringt.“ Financial Times „Skurril, witzig, ...

Minority Report

Author: H.L. Mencken
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 030783090X
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If one crowd of them died for what was true, then the other crowd must have died
for what was false, which at once reduces the stock of military martyrs by 50%.
Moreover, there is never any general agreement as to which side was right and
which wrong, and in consequence the title of the former is clouded—and by
evidence precisely as good as that which supports them. Dying for ideas, in fact,
is a bad way to propagate them, even among believing minds. It is a great deal
safer, more ...

12 Strong

Author: Doug Stanton
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416588238
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He had done some of his study about the Taliban, jihad, and Islam while trolling
the Internet at home in California, where ideas about sacrifice and martyrdom
were little more than orderly collections of pixels on a computer screen. For some
men, though, these were ideas worth dying for, ideas expressed by bloodshed.
By November 2000, Lindh had escaped the liberal atmosphere of his youth and
arrived at one of the strictest maddrassahs he could find. Seated on a stool in his
 ...

Politics Of Religion Religions Of Politics

Author: Alistair Welchman
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9401794480
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He works on topics in the history of Western philosophy, Continental philosophy,
philosophy of religion, philosophy of literature and of film and is the author or
editor (co-editor) of eight books, mostly recently Dying for Ideas. The dangerous
Lives of the Philosophers (Bloomsbury, 2014). His work has been translated into
more than ten languages, including Chinese, Vietnamese and Arabic. He has
written essays, book reviews and op-eds for such publications as the New York
Times, ...

Die B Cherdiebin

Author: Markus Zusak
Publisher: cbj Verlag
ISBN: 3894804270
Size: 70.64 MB
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Denn selbst der Tod hat ein Herz. „Die Bücherdiebin“ ist eine Liebesgeschichte, eine Hommage an Bücher und Worte und eine Erinnerung an die Macht der Sprache, die im Roman von Markus Zusak viele Facetten zeigt: den lakonisch ...

Heilung Im Licht

Author: Anita Moorjani
Publisher: Arkana
ISBN: 364108542X
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Dieses Buch führt uns auf die spannendste Reise, die man sich vorstellen kann. Anita Moorjani war an Krebs erkrankt und lag im Sterben.

Cultures

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... the wrong idea Those golden-tongued holy joes who talk of dying for the faith
Usually hang on to life on earth, Well might they preach about dying for ideas,
That's their reason for living, it keeps them going If only a few mass sacrifices
could do it [. . .] but the golden age is constantly being pushed back the gods are
still thirsty they never get enough so death goes on, eternally returning . . . It is
difficult to resist an argument such as this The Rhetorics of Protest: Brassens and
Dylan 69.

Cultural Trends Ii

Author: D. Paul Schafer
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And if there is one thing which is galling and sad when one comes to commit
one's soul to God it is the discovery that one has been on the wrong track that
one picked up with the wrong idea Those golden-tongued holy joes who talk of
dying for the faith Usually hang on to life on earth, Well might they preach about
dying for ideas, That's their reason for living, it keeps them going If only a few
mass sacrifices could do it [. . .] but the golden age is constantly being pushed
back the gods ...