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Review of Wolves in Ireland by Kieran Hickey, TLS, April 2012.

Going through my writings, I realise how little deals with something of great personal importance to me; nature and the natural world. Of course, semantic quibbling teaches us that “nature” and “natural” are weasel words. 893 more words

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Ancient Medicine by Vivian Nutton - review from Nthposition.com, between July and November 2004

Unfortunately the link is broken (at time of writing)

I wrote somewhere else (I thought it was here, but revisiting it I don’t see this point) that while we don’t look to the Ancient Greeks or Romans for medical advice, we do for philosophical advice. 944 more words

The Compelling Effects of Simply Staring: Understanding the Scientology Mindset Part 13

Dissociation and hallucinations in dyads engaged through
interpersonal gazing | Giovanni B. Caputo| Psychiatry Research 228 (2015) 659-663   Download Full Text as .pdf

In plain language, this scientific paper describes a series of experiments which investigate the psychological consequences of two people (a dyad) staring at each other for a period of time (in this case, no longer than 10 minutes). 1,770 more words

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Specialist perspectives: the Project works with the Miltonists

The Project was recently invited to speak at the Eleventh International Milton Symposium (University of Exeter, 20-24 July) by Professor Thomas Corns. Prof. Corns is a member of the Project’s… 1,412 more words

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Here Comes the Book Fair! - The 36th Manila International Book Fair | September 16-20, 2015

The Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) will hold the country’s biggest book event, which heads back to the SMX Convention Center at the SM Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City on September 16-20, 2015.  158 more words

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19th Philippine Academic Book Fair | July 22-25, 2015

Event: 19th Philippine Academic Book Fair
Date: July 22 to 25, 2015
Venue: Megatrade Hall 2, 5th Floor, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City, Philippines
Time: 10:00AM – 7:00PM  193 more words

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The Taming Of The Demons: Violence & Liberation In Tibetan Buddhism

I was happy to see one of my internet fiends link to this recent book on the subject exploring the demonology of one of the sects of Buddhist religions. 36 more words