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By Harold Henderson

"I am now not a standard atheist; i'm an atheist who loves God."—Paul Carus, "The God of Science," 1904

In the summer time of 1880, whereas instructing on the army academy of the Royal Corps of Cadets of Saxony in Dresden, Paul Carus released a short pamphlet denying the literal fact of scripture and describing the Bible as a superb literary paintings resembling the Odyssey.

This unremarkable record was once Carus’s first step in a wide-ranging highbrow voyage during which he traversed philosophy, technology, faith, arithmetic, historical past, song, literature, and social and political concerns. The Royal Corps, Carus later suggested, discovered his released perspectives "not in concord with the Christian spirit, according to which the educational and schooling of the Corps of Cadets may be conducted." And so the corps provided the younger instructor the alternative of asking "most humbly for forgiveness for bold to have an opinion of my very own and to specific it, maybe even promise to put up not anything extra on non secular concerns, or to renounce my put up. I selected the latter. . . . there has been hence no different selection for me yet to to migrate and, trusting in my very own powers, to set up for myself a brand new home." His resignation was once potent on Easter Sunday, 1881.

Carus toured the Rhine, lived in short in Belgium, and taught in an army collage in England to benefit English good adequate to "thrive within the United States." via overdue 1884 or early 1885 he was once on his approach to the recent global. Thriving within the usa proved more challenging than it had in England, yet ahead of 1885 ended he had released his first philosophical paintings in English, Monism and Meliorism. The booklet was once now not extensively learn, however it did succeed in Edward C. Hegeler, a l. a. Salle, Illinois, zinc processor who grew to become his partner's father in addition to his ideological and fiscal backer.

Established in l. a. Salle, Carus begun the paintings that might position him one of the renowned American philosophers of his day and make the Open courtroom Publishing corporation a number one writer of philosophical, clinical, and spiritual books. He edited The Open Court and The Monist, offering the best view of Oriental notion and faith then on hand within the West, and sought unsuccessfully to result in a moment global Parliament of Religions. He befriended physicist-philosopher Ernst Mach. For 11 years he hired D. T. Suzuki, who later grew to become a superb Zen Buddhist instructor. He released extra articles through Charles S. Peirce, now considered as one of many nice international philosophers, in The Monist than seemed in the other publication.

Biographer Harold Henderson concludes his research of this outstanding guy: "Whenever somebody is so fired with an concept that she or he can’t wait to write down it down, there the spirit of Paul Carus continues to be, as he could have needed, lively within the world."

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By Jeff Gerke

Seeking writing luck? begin on the beginning...

Whether you’re trying to get released or simply hoping to hook your reader, first impressions are very important. Compelling starting scenes are the most important to catching an agent or editor’s awareness, and are the most important for maintaining your reader engaged.

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Download Affective Disorder and the Writing Life: The Melancholic by S. Stone Horton PDF

By S. Stone Horton

Affective ailment and the Writing existence interrogates the mythos of the 'mad author' via lived event, literary research, writerly mirrored image and modern neuroscience. It explores how affective issues color, force and infrequently silence the writing brain – and the way affective distinction has continually expert the literary mind's eye.

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Download Writing for Publication: Transitions and Tools that Support by Mary Renck Jalongo, Olivia N. Saracho PDF

By Mary Renck Jalongo, Olivia N. Saracho

This ebook bargains systematic guide and evidence-based assistance to educational authors. It demystifies scholarly writing and is helping construct either self assurance and talent in aspiring and skilled authors. the 1st a part of the e-book specializes in the author’s position, writing’s dangers and rewards, sensible concepts for making improvements to writing, and moral concerns. half specializes in the commonest writing initiatives: convention proposals, functional articles, study articles, and books. each one bankruptcy is replete with particular examples, templates to generate a primary draft, and checklists or rubrics for self-evaluation. the ultimate portion of the publication counsels graduate scholars and professors on opting for the main promising tasks; producing a number of similar, but designated, courses from an analogous physique of labor; and utilizing writing as a device for pro improvement. Written by way of a staff that represents remarkable educating, award-winning writing, and huge editorial event, the ebook leads teacher/scholar/authors to exchange the outdated “publish or perish” dictum with a special, growth-seeking orientation: submit and flourish.

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Download A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and by Kate L. Turabian PDF

By Kate L. Turabian

For on the subject of sixty years Kate L. Turabian's handbook for Writers has provided accomplished and distinct information to authors of study papers--term papers, theses, and dissertations. Now the editors of The Chicago guide of fashion have revised Turabian's handbook to carry the main points of favor into conformity with the fourteenth version of The Chicago guide. This new version of Turabian additionally displays the way in which scholars paintings at the present time, taking into consideration the position of non-public desktops within the guidance and presentation in their papers. The regularly occurring association of this renowned ebook is still mostly unchanged. bankruptcy 1 describes the elements of an extended formal paper. Chapters 2-5 introduce the mechanics of writing type, from abbreviations to quotations. Chapters 6 and seven convey tips to organize and confer with tables and illustrations. The part on documentation, chapters 8-12, describes of the main regular structures of quotation; those chapters offer many examples together with advice on find out how to cite digital files. bankruptcy thirteen, on manuscript education, indicates tips on how to benefit from note processing software program to provide the weather of a paper essentially and successfully. bankruptcy 14 bargains greater than dozen pattern pages illustrating methods of formatting many of the advanced good points present in many study papers.Authoritative, entire, effortless to take advantage of, and jam-packed with solid experience, this re-creation could be the commonplace for yet one more iteration of scholars and their teachers.Kate Turabian (1893-1987) used to be dissertation secretary on the collage of Chicago from 1930 to 1958. This guide and her Student's consultant for Writing university Papers made her identify so popular that she has turn into "part of the folklore of yankee better schooling" (Quill and Scroll).

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Download Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich by Michele K. Troy PDF

By Michele K. Troy

The first booklet in regards to the Albatross Press, a Penguin precursor that entered into an uneasy dating with the Nazi regime to maintain Anglo-American literature alive less than fascism

The Albatross Press was once, from its beginnings in 1932, a “strange bird”: a cultural outsider to the 3rd Reich yet an fiscal insider. It used to be funded through British-Jewish pursuits. Its director used to be rumored to paintings for British intelligence. A precursor to Penguin, it dispensed either middlebrow fiction and works by way of edgier modernist authors akin to D. H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and Ernest Hemingway to keen continental readers. but Albatross published and bought its paperbacks in English from the center of Hitler’s Reich.

In her unique and assuredly researched historical past, Michele okay. Troy unearths how the Nazi regime tolerated Albatross—for either fiscal and propaganda gains—and how Albatross exploited its insider place to maintain Anglo-American books alive below fascism. In so doing, Troy exposes the contradictions in Nazi censorship whereas supplying a fascinating detective tale, a heritage, a nuanced research of fellows and explanations, and a cautionary tale.

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Download A Community of One: Masculine Autobiography and Autonomy in by Martin A. Danahay PDF

By Martin A. Danahay

Complementing fresh feminist reports of lady self-representation, this publication examines the dynamics of masculine self-representation in nineteenth-century British literature. Arguing that the class "autobiography" was once a made of nineteenth-century individualism, the writer analyzes the dependence of the nineteenth-century masculine topic on autonomy or self-naming because the prerequisite for the composition of a existence background. The masculine autobiographer achieves this autonomy by utilizing a feminized different as a metaphorical replicate for the self. The feminized different in those texts represents the social fee of masculine autobiography. Authors from Wordsworth to Arnold, together with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey, John Ruskin, Alfred Tennyson, Robert Louis Stevenson, John Stuart Mill, and Edmund Gosse, use lady fans and kin as symbols for the group with which they consider they've got misplaced touch. within the theoretical creation, the writer argues that those texts truly privilege the self sustaining self over the pictures of group they ostensibly price, developing within the procedure a self-enclosed and self-referential "community of one."

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