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Myths, Symbols and Legends of Solar System Bodies
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Myths, Symbols and Legends of Solar System Bodies

This book is an amateur astronomer’s guide to the mythology and symbolism associated with the celestial bodies in the Solar System, and even includes some of the legendary tales of people who had or have a connection with these objects. It explores different cultures (for example, the Greco-Roman and the Norse) and different times and how stories were used to explain the worlds they saw above them. You’d be amazed how much of our world today reflects the myths and stories of these cultures!
 
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Tags: System, these, cultures, stories, Solar
The Companion to Adam Smith (Companions to Philosophy)
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The Companion to Adam Smith (Companions to Philosophy)

Although Adam Smith is best known as the founder of scientific economics and an early proponent of the modern market economy, political economy is only one part of his comprehensive intellectual system. Consisting of a theory of mind and its functions in language, arts, science and social intercourse, Smith's system was a towering contribution to the Scottish Enlightenment.
 
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Tags: Smith, economy, system, social, intercourse
Let Me Heal: The Opportunity to Preserve Excellence in American Medicine
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Let Me Heal: The Opportunity to Preserve Excellence in American Medicine

In Let Me Heal, prize-winning author Kenneth M. Ludmerer provides the first-ever account of the residency system for training doctors in the United States. He traces its development from its nineteenth-century roots through its present-day struggles to cope with new, bureaucratic work-hour regulations for house officers and, more important, to preserve excellence in medical training amid a highly commercialized health care system.
 
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Tags: system, training, important, preserve, excellence
Interpreting Schelling: Critical Essays
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Interpreting Schelling: Critical Essays

This book is the first collection of essays on Schelling in English that systematically explores the historical development of his philosophy. It addresses all four periods of Schelling's thought: his Transcendental Philosophy and Philosophy of Nature, his System of Identity [Identitätsphilosophie], his System of Freedom, and his Positive Philosophy.
 
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Tags: Philosophy, Schelling, System, Identit, Identity
Shipstar
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ShipstarShipstar

Science fiction masters Larry Niven (Ringworld) and Gregory Benford (Timescape) continue the thrilling adventure of a human expedition to another star system that is jeopardized by an encounter with an astonishingly immense artifact in interstellar space: a bowl-shaped structure cupping a star, with a habitable area equivalent to many millions of Earths. And which, tantalizingly, is on a direct path heading toward the same system the human ship is to colonize.
 
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Tags: human, system, interstellar, habitable, cupping, Shipstar, structure
The Death of Dalziel
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The Death of DalzielThe Death of Dalziel

Reginald Hill - The Death of Dalziel

Caught in the full blast of a huge explosion, Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel lies on a hospital bed, with only a life support system and his indomitable will between him and the Great Beyond.

REUPLOAD NEEDED

 
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Tags: Dalziel, Death, indomitable, between, system, Great
The Planets
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The PlanetsFeaturing all-new 3D models built using data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency, The Planets is an awe-inspiring journey through the Solar System, from Earth to Mars and beyond.
Viewed layer by layer, planets and other objects in the Solar System are taken out of the night sky and presented on a white background, revealing every detail of their surface and internal anatomy in astonishing detail.
 
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Tags: Solar, System, layer, detail, Planets