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Encyclopedie

By: Denis Diderot

This book is a universal dictionary of arts and sciences. It contains the definitions of the terms in several arts, liberal and mechanical, and also several sciences. Encyclopedie is was a translation of "Cyclopaedia" into French. As Diderot translated the book, he came up with the idea that it should not be limited to just the arts and science but every branch of knowledge that should be learned by man. It was a project that was 20 years in the making before it was finally completed.

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Allegorical Expositions of the Holy Laws

By: Philo of Alexandria

Philo used philisophical representations to fuse and harmonize Jewish traditions and Greek philosophy. It interprets both Jewish and historic Greek philosophies.

“It is a melancholy reflection upon the history of the Jews that they have failed to pay due honor to their two greatest philosophers. Spinoza was rejected by his contemporaries from the congregation of Israel; Philo Judaeus was neglected by the generations that followed him.”

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I and Thou

By: Martin Bube

Tms work in its oripl, German form has already, since its publication fourteen years ago, exercised. on the Continent an influence, quite out of proportion to its slender size. In view of this influence alone it may be affirmed that 1 and Thou will rank &8 one of the epoch-making books 9f our generation. It has hitherto been eomparatively Unknown among English-speaking students of philosophy and theology.

The primal natm:e of the effort to establish relation is already to be seen in the earliest and most confined stage. Before anything isolated can be perceived, timid glances mOve out into indistinct space, towards something indefinite; and in times when there seems to be no desire for nourishment, hands sketch delicately and dimly in the empty air, apparently aimlessly seeking and reaching out to meet something indefinite. You may, if you wish, call this an animal acti...

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On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church

By: Martin Luther

Martin Luther goes through the seven sacraments of the medieval Catholic Church with his interpretation of the Bible. He teaches his opinions on the different pratices taken place within the Catholic Church and what they should or do represent. The book is seemingly set in an "angry tone" as this was the first time he accused the pope of being the Antichrist. Luther's book was further published in German by his opponent Franciscan Thomas Murner, in hopes that he would...

“Rise up then, you popish flatterers, one and all! Get busy and defend yourselves against the charges of impiety, tyranny, and lèse-majesté against the gospel, and of the crime of slandering your brethren. You decry as heretics those who refuse to contravene such plain and powerful words of Scripture in order to acknowledge the mere dreams of your brains! If any are to be called heretics and schismatics, it is not the Bohemians or the Greeks,47 for they take their stand ...

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Paradoxism's Main Roots

By: Florin Vasiliu

In the year 1983 issued at Fes in Morocco the volume of poems Le sens du non-sens (Edit Express) by the young Romanian mathematician and poet Florentin Smarandache. The author taught mathematics between the years 1982-1984 at 'Sidi EI Hasan Lyoushi' College in Setrou based on a contract between Romania and Morocco. The book contains a nonconformist manifesto for 'a new literary movement: The Paradoxism'. No doubt it is a connection among the title of book, the inner poem...

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Usaf Posture Statement : 2009: 2009

By: Michael B. Donley and General Norton A. Schwartz

Description: The annual Air Force Posture Statement is an unclassified summary of Air Force roles, missions, accomplishments, plans, and programs. Designed to reinforce the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force posture and budget testimony before Congress, the AFPS serves a broad audience as a basic reference on the state of the Air Force.

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Usaf Posture Statement : 2008: 2008

By: Michael W. Wynne and General T. Michael Moseley

Description: The annual Air Force Posture Statement is an unclassified summary of Air Force roles, missions, accomplishments, plans, and programs. Designed to reinforce the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force posture and budget testimony before Congress, the AFPS serves a broad audience as a basic reference on the state of the Air Force.

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Usaf Posture Statement : 2006: 2006

By: Michael W. Wynne and General T. Michael Moseley

Description: The annual Air Force Posture Statement is an unclassified summary of Air Force roles, missions, accomplishments, plans, and programs. Designed to reinforce the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force posture and budget testimony before Congress, the AFPS serves a broad audience as a basic reference on the state of the Air Force.

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Essays

By: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

(Author to reader)--Reader, loe here a well-meaning Booke. It doth at the first entrance forewarne thee, that in contriving the same I have proposed unto my selfe no other than a familiar and private end: I have no respect or consideration at all, either to thy service, or to my glory: my forces are not capable of any such desseigne. I have vowed the same to the particular commodity of my kinsfolk and friends: to the end, that losing me (which they are likely to do ere...

They have a secret, unperceived and delicate beauty; he had neede of a cleere, farreseeing and true-discerning sight that should rightly discover this secret light. Is not ingenuity (according to us) cosin germaine unto sottishnesse, and a quality of reproach? Socrates maketh his soule to moove, with a naturall and common motion. Thus saith a plaine Country-man, and thus a seely Woman: Hee never hath other people in his mouth than Coach-makers, Joyners, Coblers, and Masons.

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

This book also begins with that wondrous first Information Technology and then moves on to tales about the wonders of the written word—great stories, many of them likely new to most readers. In them, you‘ll find all the backgrounds, foregrounds, premises, conclusions, and surprises that make up the best and most valuable books. This book also begins with that wondrous first Information Technology and then moves on to tales about the wonders of the written word—great st...

Way back in the fifteenth century a man named Johann Gutenberg invented the ?printing press. More than 400 years passed before Ottmar Mergenthaler found a way in the late 1880s to mechanize that historic invention. Then, less than a century later – in the 1980s – digital printing displaced Mergenthaler’s wondrous Linotypes.

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Sextus Empiricus and Greek Scepticism

By: Mary Mills Patrick

The following treatise on Sextus Empiricus and Greek Scepticism has been prepared to supply a need much felt in the English language by students of Greek philosophy. For while other schools of Greek philosophy have been exhaustively and critically discussed by English scholars, there are few sources of information available to the student who wishes to make himself familiar with the teachings of Pyrrhonism. The aim has been, accordingly, to give a concise presentation of...

“Interest has revived in the works of Sextus Empiricus in recent times, especially, one may say, since the date of Herbart. There is much in the writings of Sextus that finds a parallel in the methods of modern philosophy. There is a common starting-point in the study of the power and limitations of human thought. There is a common desire to investigate the phenomena of sense-perception, and the genetic relations of man to the lower animals, and a common interest in the ...

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Annals, From the Death of the Divine Augustus

By: Cornelius Tacitus

The Annals was Tacitus's final work, covering the period from the death of Augustus Caesar in the year 14. He wrote at least 16 books, but books 7-10 and parts of books 5, 6, 11 and 16 are missing. Book 6 ends with the death of Tiberius and books 7-12 presumably covered the reigns of Caligula and Claudius. The remaining books cover the reign of Nero, perhaps until his death in June 68 or until the end of that year, to connect with the Histories. The second half of book 1...

Es ist gewiss ein wunderbares Ereigniss, dass am Ende des Zeitraums der romischen Litteratur, welcher zwar viel des Geistreichen und Vorzuglichen, aber noch mehr Verrungen hervorgebracht hat, in weichem sich neben der sittlichen Versukenbeit eine grosse Verweichlichung und Entkraflung auch in der Litteratur zeight und nach welchem der entschiedene Verfall der romischen Lutteratur beginnt, ein Schrifsteller auftritt, der zu den ausgezeichnetsten und grossartigsten Erschei...

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Unwritten Literature of Hawaii; The Sacred Songs of the Hula Colle...

By: Nathaniel B. Emerson

Previous to the year 1906 the researches of the Bureau were restricted to the American Indians, but by act of Congress approved June 30 of that year the scope of its operations was extended to include the natives of the Hawaiian islands. Funds were not specifically provided, however, for prosecuting investigations among these people, and in the absence of an appropriation for this purpose it was considered inadvisable to restrict the systematic investigations among the I...

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He Pule Hoolaa Alii (A Prayer Consecrating a Chief)

By: Hawaiian Historical Society

O ka Walewale hookumu honua ia; O ke kumu o ka lipo i lipo ai; O ke kumu o ka Po i po ai; O ka Lipolipo, o ka lipolipo; O ka lipo o ka La, o ka lipo o ka Po; Po wale ho—i.; Hanau ka po; Hanau Kumulipo i ka po he kane; Hanau Poele i ka po he wahine; Hanau ka Uku koakoa, hanau kana he akoakoa puka; Hanau ke Koe enuhe eli hoopuu honua; Hanau kana he Koe puka; Hanau ka Pea, ka peapea kana keikipuka; Hanau ka Weli, he weliweli kana keiki puka.; Hanau ka Ina ka Ina; Hanau kana...

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Aesthetics

By: Florentin Smaradanche

In the history of thought and creation, the decisive events, the great and significant moments, the strongly affirmative stages - then the imposition of the optimizing novelties - have depended on the name and prestige of a personality. Referring to those, we personalize further on. The examples are extremely numerous, even in our nearest past. When we mention a creation - in the largest sense of the term - with the name of the personality who illustrates it most ext...

In aesthetics, the paradox means the apparent resolution of an enigmatic situation (the result of such a process is the satisfaction of a distention), the emotional moving force being the unforeseen, the unexpected (which generates and also perturbs a new tension). Therefore, the paradox is simultaneously a conclusion and a provocation, consisting in the concomitance of the opposites, which gives it a real specificity. The paradox is of the nature of an explosive nuc...

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Na Mele O Hawaii Nei: 101 Hawaiian Songs

By: Samuel H. Elbert

These 101 songs are all postmissionary and owe their musical origin to missionary hymns. None of them are technically chants but some, such as " 'Alika," "Hole Wai-mea," and "Maika'i Kaua'i," are chants that have been edited and set to music. The songs date from the mid-1850's to 1968—the date of Mary Kawena Pukui's Christmas song translations. The majority are from the time of the monarchy and so are already somewhat venerable. Nearly all are sung often today and are we...

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Kulu Wai Liilii : He Mau Mele Hoole Waiona (Little Drops of Water ...

By: Mission Houses Museum Library

This book contains songs from the prohibition period in 1884.

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Iosepa Kaho'Oluhi Nawahiokalani'Opu'U

By: William H. Wilson

He ahahui auhau ole ka Aha Punana Leo i hookumu ia i ka makahiki 1983 no ka hoola ana i ka olelo Hawaii a me ka hookumu ana i na kula e ao ia i loko wale no o ia olelo. I ia makahiki aku, ua ku ke kula Punana Leo mua loa, ke kula hooluu olelo oiwi mua loa hoi o Amelika Hui Pu la. Ma hope o ka hoololi ia ana e ka ohana Punana Leo o kekahi kanawai o ka makahiki 1896 e papa ana i na kula olelo Hawaii, ua lawe ia ke kiina hoonaauao o ka Punana Leo, a me na keiki puka mua pu ...

O Nawahi oe o Kalaniopuu, O ka wahi i wahi ia ai, I milo ia ai a paa pono, I halii ia ai a nani, I ka ahu popo hinano o Puna, Uhia aku i ka ahuula, Kau ia ka wahi i laila, Ua paa, ua malu, Ua malu ka wahi o Kalaniopuu, O ka wahi ia i wahi ia ai, I lawalawa ia ai, I opeope ia ai a paa, I koko ia ai a kau i luna, A lei i ka umauma, I ka ai o na makaainana e, O ka wahi kona, O ka inoa wahi kou i anei, ae.

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He Mau Mele Kula Sabati (Sunday School Songs)

By: Reverend L. Laiana

This is the collection of traditional Sunday School songs in Hawaiian for the enjoyment of everyone.

Ua hoomakaukau mua ia keia buke i buke lawe lima no na haumana o Kaumakapili. Ua komo no na lilo a pau no ka pai a me ka humuhumu ma ke kumukuai; oia hoi.

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He Buke Wehiwehi Huaolelo Baibala (A Book Explaining the Words of ...

By: Reverend E. W. Clark

This book is written to explain the words of the bible. It is translated (in Hawaiian) to explain the scriptures and the true meaning behind what the Bible is preaching out to us and what we should understand about the word from God.

He buke keia i unuhiia noloko mai o ka buke Wehiwehi Huaolelo Baibala (Bible Dictionary) o ka Ahahui Teraka. He buke maikai ia e moakaka ai ke ano o ka Baibala. He mea ia e naauao ai ka poe kahuna haiolelo, a me na kumu a me na haumana o na Kula Sabati. Ua waiwai no nae na mea a pau ke huli pono lakou i keia palapala. Pono e hele pu keia buke me ka Baibala; he hoa kokua ia i ka Baibala e naauao ai kakou ma na mea e ola'i ka uhane. I ka huli ana i keia buke, he pono ...

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