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King Solomon's Ring

Solomon, the legend goes, had a magic ring which enabled him to speak to the animals in their own language. Konrad Lorenz was gifted with a similar power of understanding the animal world. He was that rare beast, a brilliant scientist who could write (and indeed draw) beautifully. He did more than ...
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Volume: 4

Kant for Beginners. The Categorical Imperative

A Reading Introduction.

Kant and Nietzsche - everyone knows that they are two famous German philosophers. Some may perhaps remember Kant in connection with 'Enlightenment' or know that Nietzsche was insane at the end of his life, having propagated the super-human.

However, few people have read Kant or ...
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Kant for Beginners. Critique of Pure Reason

A Reading Introduction.

Kant and Nietzsche - everyone knows that they are two famous German philosophers. Some may perhaps remember Kant in connection with 'Enlightenment' or know that Nietzsche was insane at the end of his life, having propagated the super-human.

However, few people have read Kant or ...
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Man Meets Dog

How, why and when did man meet dog and cat? How much are they in fact guided by instinct, and what sort of intelligence have they? What is the nature of their affection or attachment to the human race? Professor Lorenz says that some dogs are descended from wolves and some from jackals, with ...
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Motivation

How Parents Can Support Their Children

Interest, curiosity and enjoyment in learning are powerful motivators. If a child feels motivated when it's studying it will work with greater perseverance and concentration, achieving better results in the long run. Sometimes learning can become an experience in itself, particularly if the ...

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The Other Kosmos

70 texts, 70 places, 70 years: 1789 - 1859

Renaissance man, scientist, citizen of the world, first environmental activist, international publicist His articles and essays were distributed around the world in an extraordinary manner: over 1,000 texts in fourteen languages in 30 scholarly disciplines in 250 media platforms ...

Scorched Almonds

How Climate Change Is Reaching Our Kitchen Tables

What foods will the future serve up?

We've become blithely accustomed to a whole range of foods and drinks due to their ready availability: from staples such as meat, early crop potatoes, cereals, coffee and tea to almonds, tomatoes, citrus fruit and red wine. But this agreeable ...

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If it Hadn’t Been for Luther

The downside of the Reformation

How would German-and indeed European-history have turned out if it hadn't been for Martin Luther? In Luther's day, the Renaissance and humanist movements had evolved critical thinking to spawn a more self-confident conception of mankind. Luther's critique had an electrifying impact on the whole ...


Philosophy for Beginners

from Socrates to Sartre

The title speaks for itself: this book offers a lucid and accessible summary of the history of Western philosophy from the pre-Socratics all the way up to the 20 th century. Conceived as a chronological encyclopaedia, the book proffers a synthesis of the subject, its history and terminology.


Three Lives. A Memoir

Max Mannheimer spent an untroubled youth in the Sudetenland. Yet his old life came to an end when the German Wehrmacht invaded in 1938. Restrictions and petty mistreatment increased and the Jewish family had to leave their home. In 1943 Mannheimer's parents, three siblings and his young ...


When My Soul Went Dark

Merle Leonhardt is 26 and has just graduated in psychology when suddenly and for no apparent reason she loses all pleasure in life. The massive decline in mood is compounded by physical weakness, extreme fatigue, utter despair and panic attacks culminating in suicidal thoughts. Therapy as an ...

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Kant For Beginners - The Critique of Judgment

A Reading Introduction

The beautiful and the sublime, perception and art and the development of judgment in questions of taste are at the centre of this final and particularly complex Kantian work. In this guide to Kant's third philosophical masterpiece, Ralph Ludwig offers the readers careful assistance which will ...