Helen Ekin Starrett, journalist, mother of two daughters, grandmother of seven granddaughters and teacher to many young girls at the Starrett School for Girls offers lessons in life and religion to girls about to "pass out from the guardianship of home into life with its duties and trials".
LETTERS TO A DAUGHTER
A LITTLE SERMON TO SCHOOL GIRLS.
HELEN EKIN STARRETT,
Author of "The Future of Educated Women," etc.
JANSEN, McCLURG, & COMPANY.
BY JANSEN, MCCLURG, & CO.
LETTER I. BEHAV...
This is one of a series of evidential books drawn up at the
instance of the Christian Evidence Society .
GOD AND THE WORLD
A SURVEY OF THOUGHT
ARTHUR W. ROBINSON, D.D.,
Warden of the College of Allhallows Barking
With a Prefatory Note by SIR OLIVER LODGE
SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE
NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE, W.C., 43 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET, E.C.
BRIGHTON: 129 NORTH STREET
NEW YORK: E. S. GORHAM
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PREFACE. INTRODUCTION. PROFESSIONAL ET...
THE INSIDE OF THE CUP
By Winston Churchill
TABLE OF CONTENTS
I. THE WARING PROBLEMS
II. MR. LANGMAID'S MISSION
III. THE PRIMROSE PATH
IV. SOME RIDDLES OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
V. THE RECTOR HAS MORE FOOD FOR THOUGHT.
VI. "WATCHMAN, WHAT OF THE NIGHT"
VII. THE KINGDOMS OF THE WORLD
VIII. THE LINE of LEAST RESISTANCE.
IX. THE DIVINE DISCONTENT
X. THE MESSENGER IN THE CHURCH
XI. THE LOST PARISHIONER
OR, MEDITATION ON THE REVOLUTIONS OF EMPIRES:
THE LAW OF NATURE,
by C. F. VOLNEY,
COMTE ET PAIR DE FRANCE. COMMANDEUR DE LA LEGION D'HONNEUR, MEMBRE DE L'ACADEMIE FRANCAISE, ET DE PLUSIEURS AUTRES SOCIETES SAVANTES.
DEPUTY TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF 1789, AND AUTHOR OF "TRAVELS IN EGYPT AND SYRIA," "NEW RESEARCHES ON ANCIENT HISTORY," ETC.
TO WHICH IS ADDED
VOLNEY'S ANSWER TO DR. PRIESTLY, A BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE BY COUNT DARU, AND THE ZODIACAL SIGNS AND CONSTELLATIONS BY THE EDITOR.
I will cherish in remembrance the love of man, I wil...
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ESPRIT DES LOIS
LIVRES I V
PR'EC'ED'ES D'UNE INTRODUCTION DE L''EDITEUR
et suivis d'un Appendice
CONTENANT DES EXTRAITS DE MONTESQUIEU
et des Notes explicatives
MEMBRE DE L'INSTITUT
PROFESSEUR A LA FACULT'E DES LETTRES
DEMOCRACY AND EDUCATION
by John Dewey
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Chapter One: Education as a Necessity of Life Chapter Two: Education...
A series of biographical lectures originally published in 1850. Each chapter is a philosophical treatment of the life of an intellectual. The six representatives are Plato, Swedenborg, Shakespeare, Montaigne, Napolean and Goethe. (Introduction by S. Kovalchik)
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
I. Uses of Great Men
II. Plato; or, the Philosopher
Plato; New Readings
III. Swedenborg; or, the Mystic
IV. Montaigne; or, the Skeptic
V. Shakspeare; or, the Poet
VI. Napoleon; or, the Man of the World
VII. Goethe; or...
William James (1842 – 1910) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher. He wrote influential books on the young science of psychology, educational psychology, psychology of religious experience and mysticism, and the philosophies of pragmatism and Radical Empiricism.
Essays in Radical Empiricism is a collection edited and published posthumously by his colleague and biographer Ralph Barton Perry in 1912. It was assembled from a collection of reprinted journal articles published from 1904–1905 which James had deposited in August 1906 at Harvard University, for ...
This work presents Rousseau’s belief in the profoundly transformational effects of the development of civilization on human nature, which Rousseau claims other political philosophers had failed to grasp. Specifically, before the onset of civilization, according to Rousseau, natural man lived a contented, solitary life, naturally good and happy. It is only with the onset of civilization, Rousseau claims, that humans become social beings, and, concomitant with their civilization, natural man becomes corrupted with the social vices of pride, vanity, greed and servility.