How I Became Stupid

Titre : How I Became Stupid
Auteur : Martin Page
Éditeur : Penguin
ISBN-13 : 9781440649127
Libération : 2004-11-30

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Ignorance is bliss, or so hopes Antoine, the lead character in Martin Page?s stinging satire, How I Became Stupid?a modern day Candide with a Darwin Award?like sensibility. A twenty-five-year-old Aramaic scholar, Antoine has had it with being brilliant and deeply self-aware in today?s culture. So tortured is he by the depth of his perception and understanding of himself and the world around him that he vows to denounce his intelligence by any means necessary?in order to become ?stupid? enough to be a happy, functioning member of society. What follows is a dark and hilarious odyssey as Antoine tries everything from alcoholism to stock-trading in order to lighten the burden of his brain on his soul.

Enjoying the Gift of Being Uncommon

Titre : Enjoying the Gift of Being Uncommon
Auteur : Willem Kuipers
Éditeur : Createspace Indie Pub Platform
ISBN-13 : 1461185564
Libération : 2011-06-01

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Quite often uncommon competence, creativity and drive remain hidden or partially used by its owners. Do they perceive the gift of being uncommon as a millstone instead of an enjoyment? This book introduces and illustrates three practices for Extra Intelligent People (XIPs) to become more effective in their work and private life, for their own sake and for the sake of their environment. These practices are based on ten years of experience in coaching XIPs and on various concepts from literature. Together they offer a practical tool for sustainable personal and career development of uncommonly intelligent and intense people. There is much to enjoy about being uncommon!

The Gifted Adult

Titre : The Gifted Adult
Auteur : Mary-Elaine Jacobsen
Éditeur : Ballantine Books
ISBN-13 : 9780804151740
Libération : 2015-02-18

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Are you relentlessly curious and creative, always willing to rock the boat in order to get things done . . . extremely energetic and focused, yet constantly switching gears . . . intensely sensitive, able to intuit subtly charged situations and decipher others' feeling? If these traits sound familiar, then you may be an Everyday Genius--an ordinary person of unusual vision who breaks the mold and isn't afraid to push progress forward. . . . As thought-provoking as Daniel Goleman's Emotional Intelligence, psychologist Mary-Elaine Jacobsen's Gifted Adults draws on a wide range of groundbreaking research and her own clinical experience to show America's twenty million gifted adults how to identify and free their extraordinary potential. Gifted Adults presents the first practical tool for rating your Evolutionary Intelligence Quotient through an in-depth personality-type profile. Demystifying what it means to be a gifted adult, this book offers practical guidance for eliminating self-sabotage and underachievement, helping Everyday Geniuses and those who know, love, and work with them to understand and support the exceptional gifts inherent in these unique personality traits.

The Art of the Novel

Titre : The Art of the Novel
Auteur : Milan Kundera
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 057122749X
Libération : 2005

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In seven independent, but closely related chapters, the author presents his personal conception of the European novel, which he describes as 'an art born of the laughter of God'.

Gossip Girl 2

Titre : Gossip Girl 2
Auteur : Cecily von Ziegesar
Éditeur : A&C Black
ISBN-13 : 9781408836286
Libération : 2012-07-05

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'Welcome to New York City's Upper East Side, where my friends and I all live in huge, fabulous apartments and go to exclusive private schools. We aren't always the nicest people in the world, but we make up for it in looks and taste.' The Gossip Girl series is the ultimate in glamour and cool. Set in New York's glamorous Upper East Side the narrative follows the thrills and spills of its richest and most beautiful teenage residents (with Jimmy Choo shoes and shopping at Barneys mixed in along the way). In this second novel, they are interviewing for college (Ivy League only, naturally).

The Empire of a Thousand Planets

Titre : The Empire of a Thousand Planets
Auteur : Pierre Christin
Éditeur : 9th Cinebook
ISBN-13 : 1849180873
Libération : 2011

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Exploring Syrte, the capital planet of a system of one thousand worlds, agents Valerian and Laureline must decide whether this decaying empire poses any danger to Earth.

Tomorrow when the War Began

Titre : Tomorrow when the War Began
Auteur : John Marsden
Éditeur : Pan Australia
ISBN-13 : 9780330274869
Libération : 2008

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Somewhere out there Ellie and her friends are hiding.They're shocked, they're frightened, they're alone. Their world has changed, with the speed of a slamming door.They've got no weapons – except courage.They've got no help – except themselves.They've got nothing – except friendship.How strong can you be, when the world is full of people trying to kill you?Tomorrow, When the War Began is the first of an enormously popular series that has been translated and published all over the world. It is the book that started the series that became the legend...

The Paris Lectures

Titre : The Paris Lectures
Auteur : Edmund Husserl
Éditeur : Springer
ISBN-13 : 9789024751334
Libération : 1975-07-01

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The present translation is based on the German original, which has been edited by Professor S. Strasser and published. in Husse1' liana-Edmund H usserl, Gesammelte We1'ke. A uj Grund des N ach lasses ve1'ojjentlicht vom Husse1'l-Archiv (Louvain) unlet' Leitung vonH. L. Van Breda, vol. I (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1950), pages 3-39. Both my translation of the Paris Lectures and the Introductory Essay had been completed before the appearance of two sub stantial scholarly achievements: Dorion Cairns' faithful trans lation of Husserl's difficult Cartesianische Meditationen and Herbert Spiegelberg's detailed and comprehensive two-volume work, The Phenomenological Movement. I have since collated most carefully Professor Cairns' translation with my own in those passages which are similar in the German of the Carte sianische Meditationen and the Pariser Vorlriige. As a result I was able to make several useful changes. Also, I have incorporated some material which had been unavailable to me prior to the publication of Professor Spiegelberg's work. However, I did not have the benefit of Dorion Cairns' Guide /0'1' Reading Busserl, which, at this writing, is not yet available in print. I would like to express my gratitude to the publishers as well as to Dr. Herman Leo Van Breda, Rudolf Boehm, and to the Husserl Archives for their patience, encouragement, help, and suggestions. San Jose, California. P. K. August, 1961 CONTENTS Preface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v . . . . . . . . . . INTRODUCTORY ESSAY. . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . • . . . . . • . . . . . . . . IX A. Husserl's Philosophical Position. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IX . . 1. Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IX . . . . . . . 2. Premises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . XII . . . . . . . . . 3. HusserI's Program. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . XVI . . .

Psychoneurosis is not an illness neuroses and psychoneuroses from the perspective of positive disintegration

Titre : Psychoneurosis is not an illness neuroses and psychoneuroses from the perspective of positive disintegration
Auteur : Kazimierz Dąbrowski
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015002439662
Libération : 1972

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