Humans In Space: The Psychological Hurdles

Using anecdotal reports from astronauts and cosmonauts, and the results from studies conducted in space analog environments on Earth and in the actual space environment, this book broadly reviews the various psychosocial issues that affect space travelers. Unlike other books that are more technical in format, this text is targeted for the general public. With the advent of space tourism and the increasing involvement of private enter...

The Story Of Astronomy

The book is well written, very easy to read, no complex theories, goes to the point, as an amateur astronomer I would say is a must to read book. From the ancient origins of astronomy to the Copernican revolution, and from Galileo to Hawking's research into black holes, The Story of Astronomy charts the discoveries of some of the greatest minds in human history, and their attempts to unveil the secrets of the stars. Peter Aughton's t...

Against Religion: The Alienation Of The Ecclesial Event

What is religion? In this book Christos Yannaras argues that it is a human construct, the product of our instincts of self-preservation and self-perpetuation, which bolsters our sense of securty as individuals, promising us eternal happiness. Against this, Yannaras sets the commitment of faith, defining it as an act of trust, self-offering and self-transcendence. For a Christian, faith is lived within the ecclesial events, that is to...

Sept Récits Initiatiques Tirés Du Yoga-vâsistha

Le Yoga-Vâsistha exalte l'effort humain et la toute-puissance de la liberté, au point même de soutenir par endroits que la notion de Destin est vide de sens, qu'elle constitue l'alibi des faibles. Palier par palier, le sens de l'ego doit donc être dilaté jusqu'à ce qu'il vienne se confondre avec le Soi, autrement dit avec la conscience universelle elle-même. Le Yoga-Vâsistha est le livre du " délivré-vivant ", celui qui se fait " mod...

Boy Clicks Girl

If you've ever told yourself: "If women only knew what a great guy I was, I wouldn't have any trouble getting dates." This program is for you. I'm going to show you how to get the best version of yourself in front of hundreds of beautiful women using dating websites. I'll guide you step-by-step and show you how to set up dates with women any time you want. Everything is designed to be FAST, so you'll see results within DAYS, not week...

Restoration Therapy: Understanding And Guiding Healing In Marriage And Family Therapy

How can a therapist help his or her clients and ensure that they continue to maintain the insights and motivations learned during therapy in everyday life, beyond termination? Restoration Therapy is a professional resource that introduces the reader to the essential elements of its namesake, and from there guides clinicians to a systemic understanding of how certain forces lead to destructive cycles in relationships, which perpetuate...

Uml 2.5: Das Umfassende Handbuch, 5. Auflage

UML wird in der heutigen zeit immer wichtiger, egal ob in der Fachinformatiker Ausbildung oder im IT Alltag. Dafür hat der Rheinwerkverlag auch ein passendes Buch im Programm. Was gleich ins Auge Sticht ist das beigelegte A2 Poster, auf dem alle im Buch enthaltende Diagramm-Typen abgebildet sind. Das UML Buch hat beim Rheinwerkverlag einen längere Historie und erschien am 23.02.2015 in der 5. (!) Auflage. Wie bei allen neueren Rheinw...

The New Crusades: Constructing The Muslim Enemy

The New Crusades takes head-on the idea of an emergent "Cold War" between Islam and the West. It explores the historical, political, and institutional forces that have raised the specter of a threatening and monolithic Muslim enemy and provides a nuanced critique of much received wisdom on the topic, particularly the "clash of civilizations" theory. Bringing together twelve of the most influential thinkers in Middle Eastern and relig...

Roving Mind: Binoculars Keep Constant Watch By Aluta Nite

This work is a Collection of Prose-Poetry. The book is for readers to ponder on what goes on around them and in the world at large. The writing is very current and relevant to modern day world and literature. The pieces would greatly appeal to lovers of real life episodes, students. general public, book clubs and libraries. The book has adoption potential in literature classes for students in high schools and colleges.

Romantic Atheism: Poetry And Freethought, 1780-1830 (cambridge Studies In Romanticism)

Romantic Atheism_ points out the ways in which writers of the Romantic era flirted with and sometimes encouraged different kinds of lack of belief that tended (and still tend) to be lumped together under the term Atheism. Priestman is masterful in untangling all the shades of dissent from orthodox Christian belief in Romantic-period Britain, and shows how the even accusation of atheism entwined with politics. His mastery of the subje...