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Gurdjieff: Cosmic Secrets by Russell A Smith

By Russell A Smith

Metaphysical dialogue of the lessons of Gurdjieff with emphasis on numerological and mathematical features. themes contain: the Enneagram, legislations of 3, legislations of 7, Ratio of the Cosmic Rumple, 3 internal octaves, getting to know the better Emotional and better psychological facilities, Atoms, Quarks, Dualities, Oscillations, Octaves within the Universe, RNA & DNA, the Periodic desk, and masses extra. Illustrated with diagrams. Cosmic secrets and techniques is the seminal paintings of Russell A. Smith which brings the ever present underlying goal constitution of the macro- and micro-cosm into concentration for the seeker of fact. utilizing purely basic maths, he has provided in a single quantity either the data and the instruments required to arrange one’s internal global in keeping with a formal law-conformable paradigm. From the hole strains of the Author’s notice: “As we trip into the large, difficult terrain of the legislation of World-creation and World-maintenance, it is going to serve us good: to grasp the place we're; be mindful the place we've been; and comprehend the place we're going. considering that in our endeavors we will not just enterprise horizontally–along an identical scale, yet vertically–traversing many scales…following guideposts…added to assist the intuitive traveller locate his way…” His exposition illuminates the reply to a question that has been at the brain of guy because the sunrise of cause: WHY ARE issues the best way they're?

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Systems Analysis and Simulation in Ecology. Volume II by Bernard C. Patten

By Bernard C. Patten

Platforms research and Simulation in Ecology, quantity II, concludes the unique suggestion for platforms research and Simulation in Ecology, and while initiates a continual sequence below an identical name. the unique proposal, in 1968, used to be to attract jointly a set of structures ecology articles as a handy benchmark to the country of this rising new box and as a stimulus to broader curiosity. those reasons will proceed to inspire the sequence in highlighting, every now and then, accomplishments, traits, and clients. the current quantity is equipped into 4 elements. half I outlines for ecologists the strategies upon which platforms technology as a self-discipline is outfitted. half II provides instance purposes of structures research the right way to ecosystems. half III is dedicated to new thought, together with an research into the feasibility of a number of nonlinear formulations to be used in compartment modeling of ecosystems; and the $64000 subject of connectivity in structures. half IV provides a sampling of structures ecology purposes. It offers a fairly balanced and exact photo of the sensible strength of ecological platforms research and simulation. functionality doesn't arise to exposure, yet customers for quick development are sturdy given a willingness to enable pragmatism advisor sound medical improvement with out difficult unrealistic temporary successes.

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Endocrine disruptors and the developing brain by Andrea C Gore; Sarah M Dickerson

By Andrea C Gore; Sarah M Dickerson

The sector of endocrine disruption has been the point of interest of accelerating awareness from scientists and most people some time past 30 years, amidst issues that publicity to environmental chemical compounds with the capability to change endocrine procedure functionality, often called endocrine disrupting chemical substances (EDCs), will be contributing to an total decline in natural world populations and the reproductive well-being of people. those issues are in response to observations of difficult results of EDCs on marine and land animals, an elevated prevalence of reproductive and endocrine disorder in people, epidemiological facts for hyperlinks among physique burden and illness, and endocrine disruption in laboratory animals following publicity to EDCs. as a result of its function in legislation of endocrine functionality in addition to its responsiveness to hormones, the constructing mind is an extremely weak objective for lots of periods of EDCs. This booklet will tackle the proof for EDC motion at the constructing mind, equipped into 7 chapters. subject matters lined comprise history approximately EDCs, proof for exposures, matters approximately EDC results within the constructing organism, and especially at the constructing fearful procedure, how EDCs perturb the brain's neuroendocrine structures, transgenerational epigenetic results of EDCs, EDC results on non-reproductive behaviors, and destiny views. this can be the 1st publication thoroughly devoted to figuring out hyperlinks among EDCs and the constructing mind, a space of rising significance for human wellbeing and fitness.

desk of Contents: What Are Environmental Endocrine-Disrupting chemical compounds (EDCs)? / EDC Exposures / EDCs and improvement / EDCs and the constructing mind / EDCs and Neuroendocrine structures / Epigenetic results of EDCs / EDCs, the mind, and the longer term / Acknowledgments / References / writer Biographies

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Knowledge in action: The search for collaborative research by Annemarie van Paassen, Jolanda van den Berg, Eveliene

By Annemarie van Paassen, Jolanda van den Berg, Eveliene Steingröver, Renate Werkman, Bas Pedroli

Wageningen Univerisity and examine Centre is understood for its functional and societally suitable study in spatial improvement. Stakeholders presently positioned a lot emphasis on participatory tactics in panorama making plans strategies. This poses a unique problem for study. What position does learn play in our current international characterized through complexity, competing claims and improvement wishes, and an elevated obstacle for weather switch and environmental impression? within the e-book 'Knowledge in motion' we discover varieties of transdisciplinary examine that scientists have interaction in. looking on the societal context and the pursuits of neighborhood voters, researchers observe diversified learn ways to optimally include a number of the issues of view of their learn and advertise strategies improving discussion and shared results.
In the e-book authors current their study reports: their theoretical concept, the learn method utilized to refer to, proportion and collaborate with societal actors with the intention to create ideas for swap. The ebook comprises numerous amazing examples from The Netherlands (both winning and no more effective), and in addition leading edge examples from groups in Africa and Asia. The authors examine possibilities, difficulties and dilemma's that they had to accommodate. They specially handle how a ways the position and theoretical views of collaborative researchers can lead them in motion examine. Can they restrict themselves to joint wisdom creation and studying procedures or should still they interact in strategic positioning, advocacy and entrepreneurship to make it ensue? The e-book discusses the problems that researchers should still think about after they place their study actions inside ongoing advancements at panorama point. learn the e-book and decide for your self.

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Sacred Science?: On science and its interrelations with by Simen Andersen Øyen, Tone Lund-Olsen, Nora Sørensen Vaage

By Simen Andersen Øyen, Tone Lund-Olsen, Nora Sørensen Vaage

Technological know-how and faith are usually considered as dichotomies. yet even though our modern society is usually perceived as a clarification technique, we nonetheless desire extensive, metaphysical ideals open air of what will be confirmed empirically. Rituals and logos stay on the middle of contemporary lifestyles. Do our techniques of technological know-how and faith require revitalization? Can technology itself be thought of a faith, a trust, or an ideology? Science's authority and status makes it possible for little within the manner of exchange ways now not based in empirical technological know-how. it isn't strange to think that know-how and technology will remedy the world's basic difficulties. Has fact been colonized via technology? Have medical disciplines turn into so really expert and "operationally closed" that they have got built obstacles to different disciplines in addition to most people? The writers of this e-book got down to examine no matter if the symbols of academia may well often times tackle a top quality of sacrality, even if the rule of thumb of specialists should be acknowledged to have the nature of a "priesthood of knowledge", even if faith has a spot in clinical contexts, and a variety of alternative questions bearing on technology and its family members to non secular trust.

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This Will Make You Smarter: 150 New Scientific Concepts to by John Brockman

By John Brockman

Edge.org offers very good, available, state of the art principles to enhance our decision-making talents and increase our cognitive toolkits, with contributions through Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Richard Dawkins, Brian Eno, Steven Pinker, and extra. that includes a foreword by way of manhattan instances columnist David Brooks and edited by means of John Brockman, it will Make You Smarter offers the superior knowledge from todays prime thinkersto make greater thinkers out of the leaders of the next day to come.

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CSIR-net Life Science by B.L. Chaudhary

By B.L. Chaudhary

The subject material is up to date and provides an perception of the topic intimately. After facing the manuscript, the readers can be able with a whole capability to get good fortune within the lifestyles sciences part. each one bankruptcy is supplemented with perform attempt papers. 8 chapters containing 10 version attempt papers is incorporated to offer education to the scholars of this steam. version try papers contain questions about arithmetic, desktop technology, Geography, Physics, Chemistry and lifestyles Sciences which shape the curriculum of Part-A of Paper-I. bankruptcy nine is particularly designed to offer reminiscence established existence technology query papers of previous couple of years. resolution keys for perform try out papers, version try out papers and former 12 months internet attempt papers also are supplied. this can be the 1st try out in India to supply all crucial components in one identify to get convinced luck for internet exam performed by means of CSIR-UGC in India.

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The Foundation of the Origin of Species: Two Essays Written by Charles Darwin, Francis Darwin

By Charles Darwin, Francis Darwin

The advance of Charles Darwin's perspectives on evolution via traditional choice has involved biologists because the 1859 e-book of his landmark textual content at the beginning of Species. His reviews, observations and reflections in the course of and after his pivotal trip at the Beagle in the course of 1831-36 have been of serious value. Darwin was once no longer, in spite of the fact that, a guy to be rushed. whereas his autobiography claims that the framework of his concept was once laid down via 1839, its first define comic strip didn't emerge until eventually 1842. That essay used to be seriously edited, with many insertions and erasures. It shaped the very important kernel of his extra expansive but in addition unpolished and unpublished essay of 1844. Following cautious enhancing by way of his son Francis, either essays have been released in 1909, and are reproduced right here. studying those part by means of facet, and including the foundation, allows us to scrutinise choice and evolution actually in motion.

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