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Essays: Heureka & Die Philosophie der Komposition (German Edition)

by Edgar Allan Poe

Die Philosophie der Komposition ist ein Essay von Edgar Allan Poe, in dem er eine ästhetische Theorie über das Ziel und die Methode von Literatur entwickelt. Der Essay erschien zum ersten Mal 1846 im Graham’s Magazine. Er beeinflusste die moderne Lyrik, vor allem den französischen Symbolismus. Ã?hnliche literaturtheoretische Ã?berlegungen äuÃ?erte Poe bereits in seiner Rezension der Twice Told Tales von Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) war ein US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller. Er prägte entscheidend die Genres der Kriminalliteratur, der Science-Fiction und der Horrorliteratur. Seine Poesie wurde zum Fundament des Symbolismus und damit der modernen Dichtung.



Zur russischen Revolution (Vollständige Ausgabe): Kritik der Leninschen Revolutionstheorie (German Edition)

by Rosa Luxemburg

Dieses eBook: “Zur russischen Revolution (Vollständige Ausgabe)” ist mit einem detaillierten und dynamischen Inhaltsverzeichnis versehen und wurde sorgfältig korrekturgelesen.
Rosa Luxemburg (1871-1919) war eine einflussreiche Vertreterin der europäischen Arbeiterbewegung, des Marxismus, Antimilitarismus und “proletarischen Internationalismus”. Im Februar 1917 weckte der revolutionäre Sturz des Zaren in Russland Hoffnungen auf ein baldiges Kriegsende. Die Provisorische Regierung setzte den Krieg gegen Deutschland jedoch fort. Dort kam es im März in vielen Städten zu monatelangen Protesten und Massenstreiks: zuerst gegen die Mangelwirtschaft, dann gegen Lohnverzicht und schlieÃ?lich gegen den Krieg und die Monarchie. Rosa Luxemburg lieÃ? sich fortlaufend über diese Ereignisse informieren und schrieb dazu den Aufsatz Zur russischen Revolution. Darin begrüÃ?te sie Lenins Revolution, kritisierte aber zugleich scharf seine Strategie und warnte vor einer Diktatur der Bolschewiki. In diesem Zusammenhang formulierte sie den berühmten Satz: “Freiheit ist immer Freiheit des Andersdenkenden.
Aus dem Buch:
“Freiheit nur für die Anhänger der Regierung, nur für Mitglieder einer Partei – mögen sie noch so zahlreich sein – ist keine Freiheit. Freiheit ist immer nur Freiheit des anders Denkenden. Nicht wegen des Fanatismus der “Gerechtigkeit”, sondern weil all das Belehrende, Heilsame und Reinigende der politischen Freiheit an diesem Wesen hängt und seine Wirkung versagt, wenn die “Freiheit” zum Privilegium wird…”



The Autobiography of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (Vol. 1&2)

by Margaret Fuller

Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli (1810-1850) received a broad education and early felt a deep interest in social questions. She learned French, German and the classics, and her associates in Cambridge were persons of culture, experience and advanced ideas. In 1833 the family removed to Groton, Mass., where she gave lessons to private classes in languages and other studies. In 1836 she went to Boston, where she taught Latin and French in A. Bronson Alcott’s school, and taught private classes of girls in French, German and Italian. In 1837 she became a teacher in a private school in Providence, R. I., which was organized on Mr. Alcott’s plan. She translated many works from the German and other languages. In 1839 she instituted in Boston her conversational class, which was continued for several years. She did much writing on subjects connected with her educational work. In 1840 she became the editor of “The Dial.” which she managed for two years. Her contributions to the journal were numerous. Several volumes of translations from the German were brought out by her. In 1843 she went on a western tour with James Freeman Clarke and his artist-sister, and her first original work, “Summer on the Lakes,” was the result of that trip. In 1844 she removed to New York City, where for two years she furnished literary criticisms for the “Tribune.” In 1846 she published her volume. “Papers on Literature and Art.” After twenty months of life in New York she went to Europe, she met in Italy, in 1847, Giovani Angelo, Marquis Ossoli, a man younger than she and of less intellectual culture, but a simple and noble man, who had given up his rank and station in the cause of the Roman Republic. They were married in 1847. After the fall of the republic it was necessary for them to leave Rome, and Madame Ossoli, desiring to print in America her history of the Italian struggle, suggested their return to the United States.



Democracy and Social Ethics: Conception of the Moral Significance of Diversity From a Feminist Perspective Including an Essay Belated Industry and a Speech Why Women Should Vote

by Jane Addams

It is well to remind ourselves, from time to time, that “Ethics” is but another word for “righteousness,” that for which many men and women of every generation have hungered and thirsted, and without which life becomes meaningless. Certain forms of personal righteousness have become to a majority of the community almost automatic. But we all know that each generation has its own test, the contemporaneous and current standard by which alone it can adequately judge of its own moral achievements. To attain individual morality in an age demanding social morality, to pride one’s self on the results of personal effort when the time demands social adjustment, is utterly to fail to apprehend the situation. This book is a study of various types and groups who are being impelled by the newer conception of Democracy to an acceptance of social obligations involving in each instance a new line of conduct.
Jane Addams (1860-1935), known as the “mother” of social work, was a pioneer American settlement activist, public philosopher, sociologist, protestor, author, and leader in women’s suffrage and world peace. In 1931 she became the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and is recognized as the founder of the social work profession in the United States.
Contents:
Democracy and Social Ethics
Charitable Effort
Filial Relations
Household Adjustment
Industrial Amelioration
Educational Methods
Political Reform
Why Women Should Vote
Belated Industry



Honor/Shame Cultures: A Beginner’s Guide to Cross-Cultural Missions

by Juliet November

Ever found yourself in a foreign situation where you have no idea what is going on? Or you speak the same language but their actions still seem completely inexplicable? When we cross cultures and land in these strange situations, often the locals are coming from a completely different world-view to our own. Until we meet another culture, most of us never realize that our way of looking at the world is not the only way and our way of acting, or interpreting actions, may not be the only right way. Honor/Shame Cultures looks at the root values in many of the countries from the majority world, and offers practical advice on how to sail smoothly through foreign waters especially when missions or ministry is involved.
The book is split into 3 parts. The first part lays a foundational understanding of world views and the root value systems beneath our cultures. The second part examines the manifestations of honor/shame cultures, such as face, patron-client relationships, hierarchies, reciprocity and collectivism. The last part takes a deeper look at how we redeem honor in cross-cultural missions, including how it affects our Gospel presentations, conflict resolution strategies and discipleship methods.
Each chapter is filled with case studies of real experiences of cross-cultural workers around Asia. At the end of each chapter is a set of discussion questions as well as a recommended reading list for those who wish to investigate that topic further.
This book is aimed to equip short term mission teams, new missionaries, cross-cultural workers and anyone wanting to understand their honor/shame neighbor better.



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â?«Ù?تاب اÙ?Ù?ساÙ?Ù?Ù?â?¬ (Arabic Edition)

by Ù?صطفÙ? صادÙ? اÙ?رافعÙ?

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â?«Ø±Ù?Ø­ اÙ?سÙ?اسةâ?¬ (Arabic Edition)

by غÙ?ستاف Ù?Ù?بÙ?Ù?



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