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By Peter D. Hershock

By means of uniquely utilizing Buddhist teachings, Reinventing the Wheel assesses the private and communal charges of our worldwide monetary and technological commitments. Hershock urges reinvention of the technological "wheel", and, whilst, recognizes the necessity for brand spanking new kinds of perform suited for our swiftly evolving social, political, and fiscal situations. His persuasive presentation urges the skillful spinning of a brand new "wheel of the dharma".

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By Urs Egli, Peter E. Pause, Christoph Schwarze, Arnim von Stechow, Götz Wienold

This ebook features a number of the papers given at a global convention on the collage of Konstanz (Germany) in 1991. All contributions relate to the belief that lexical wisdom performs a valuable function within the association of language, inasmuch because the elements or modules of grammar come jointly and engage within the lexicon. Originating in numerous traditions of linguistic proposal, notwithstanding, the person papers mirror differing pursuits and are dependent upon various conceptions of the lexicon, its prestige and interfaces. there's the location of present generative linguistics, which goals at accounting for structural houses of the lexicon inside syntactic idea. there's additionally the viewpoint of model-theoretical semantics, the place borderline phenomena among lexical semantics and the semantics of sentence and textual content obtain specific realization. nonetheless one other team of papers at once discusses difficulties of lexical semantics, focussing on representational and conceptual facets of be aware meanings. The inspiration of a two-level semantics in addition to cross-linguistic analyses are attribute of those contributions. The ebook closes with a comparative and ancient learn of lexical evolution.

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Download Legends Of Eastern Saints: Chiefly From Syriac Sources - by A. J. Wensinck PDF

By A. J. Wensinck

The legend of A rchelides, that is released within the following pages, has hitherto been identified via extracts basically. it really is pointed out for the 1st time in A sseman s Bibliotheca Orientals, III, 286 who, wrongly, identifies A rchelides with John of Rome even though there's a sure likeness among the 2 legends ). Wiistenfeld has translated the A rabic textual content of the synaxary of the Coptic church 2). In 1897 Erman edited a few Coptic fragments of the legend including the A rabic textual content of Wiistenfeld stranslation 3). The Coptic textual content is a poetic model, which turns out to were destined for public recitation. Sachau has given a precis of our Ms. Bin his catalogue of the Syriac Mss. at Berlin 4). the current publication includes the Syriac, A rabic and A ethiopic models of the legend. i've got altered the readings of the Mss. purely the place the copyist turns out to have made a blunder. So i've got retained the orthography 1) The legend of John of Rome or John bar Malke is located in Bedjan s Acta Martyrum, I, 344 365. 2) Synaxarium das ist Heiligen-kalender dcr coptischen Christen p. 237 ct scqu. three) A bhandlungen der Berliner educational der Wissenschaften 1897. four) Verzeichniss der syrischen Handschriften II, 743 et scqu.
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Download Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 5 A by Plaisier, H. PDF

By Plaisier, H.

This hugely readable ebook is the 1st entire reference grammar of the Lepcha language of Darjeeling, Sikkim and Kalimpong. This grammar explains the constitution of the language, its sound method and salient gains, and features a lexicon and cultural historical past.

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Download The Vision of Dhamma: Buddhist Writings of Nyanaponika Thera by Nyanaponika (Thera), Erich Fromm PDF

By Nyanaponika (Thera), Erich Fromm

Written by means of a Westerner whose lifestyles event used to be as a Buddhist monastic, this selection of essays conveys a pleasant spirit, within the demeanour of a smart and functional instructor.

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Download The Buddha on Wall Street: What's Wrong with Capitalism and by Vaddhaka Linn PDF

By Vaddhaka Linn

After his Enlightenment the Buddha got down to aid unlock the person, and create a society unfastened from discomfort. the commercial assets now exist to provide a practical chance of supplying all people with respectable foodstuff, take care of, paintings, and relaxation, to permit every one people to satisfy our capability as people, whereas retaining the surroundings. what's it within the nature of contemporary capitalism which prevents that occuring? Can Buddhism aid us construct whatever greater than our present economic climate, to minimize pain and support the person to freedom? during this thought-provoking paintings, Vaddhaka Linn explores solutions to those questions through interpreting our monetary global from the ethical viewpoint tested via the Buddha.

Having accomplished a level in economics, Vaddhaka Linn before everything labored within the uk in exchange unionism, politics, and grownup schooling, sooner than becoming a member of the Triratna Buddhist group, within which he has lived and labored because 1994. He now divides his time among the uk and Estonia, the place he teaches and is helping to run a Buddhist middle

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