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[Free eBook] Oplysningens verden: Idé, historie, videnskab, kunst [Danish 18th C Enlightenment World History & Culture]

Oplysningens verden (The World of the Enlightenment: Ideas, history, knowledge, art) edited by Ole Høiris & Thomas Ledet is a volume in their Verdensbøger (World Books) series of Danish-language self-contained titles which provide a comprehensive introductory overview to cultural and historical periods, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher the Aarhus University Press in Denmark. 378 weitere Wörter

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The Age of Madness and Enlightenment

by Zen Gardner
February 28th, 2012

It’s hold on and let go time! That’s about the sum of it. The vibrational ride is picking up steam so cinch up your saddles, relax from tension and lean into the wind. 950 weitere Wörter

Voices Of Inspiration & Courage

BB #59: Who Among Us

It doesn’t matter, because this isn’t about that, but it was a blog page I was reading — about baseball, as it happens — where the writer used the phrase, „who among us is perfect?“ I hear variations of that sentiment often. 606 weitere Wörter

Brain Bubble

Reductio ad absurdum - An old school way of saying "take the flipside" or "take it to the limit"

Reductio ad absurdum is a method of argumentation said to

  • prove a statement to be true by demonstrating the contradiction, absurdity and therefore impossibility that would result if it were untrue…
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Religion

C.P.E. Bach: Symphony no. 2 in E-flat, Wq. 183/2

performed by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under Gustav Leonhardt, or below by The English Concert under Andrew Manze

Another Bach. There are many of them. 928 weitere Wörter

Music

Elements of Natural Philosophy, by John Locke 1632-1704

This is taken from The Philosophical Works of John Locke Vol II. His works were published in 1824 and then in 1892.  This volume contains Book three and four of Locke’s Essay Concerning Human Understanding  as well as his controversy with the Bishop of Worcester.  8.666 weitere Wörter

Enlightenment