The Devil s Science

Almost forty years ago we launched the "Voyager Space Probe".

Author: Jate Hemms

Publisher: Page Publishing Inc

ISBN: 9781682131077

Category: Fiction

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Almost forty years ago we launched the "Voyager Space Probe". It was a feat of human ingenuity. The craft explored the outer planets, sending back information and images to expand our knowledge of this universe. When its mission was complete, Voyager left our solar system for interstellar space. Although we stayed in contact with it, we felt its mission was over....but we were wrong. The moment it left our solar system it was detected by an alien race who were unaware of our location. With i
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The Devil s Doctor

Although Paracelsus has been seen as both a charlatan and as a founder of modern science, Philip Ball's book reveals a more richly complex man - who used his eyes and ears to learn from nature how to heal, and who wrote influential books on ...

Author: Philip Ball

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473517264

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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Philip Theophrastus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim - known to later ages as Paracelsus - stands on the borderline between medieval and modern; a name that is familiar but a man who has been hard to perceive or understand. Contemporary of Luther, enemy of established medicine, scourge of the universities ('at all the German schools you cannot learn as much as at the Frankfurt Fair'), army surgeon and alchemist, myths about him - from his treating diseases from beyond the grave in mid-nineteenth century Salzburg to his Faustian bargain with the devil to regain his youth - have been far more lasting than his actual story. Even during his lifetime, he was rumoured to travel with a magical white horse and to store the elixir of life in the pommel of his sword. But who was Paracelsus and what did he really believe and practice? Although Paracelsus has been seen as both a charlatan and as a founder of modern science, Philip Ball's book reveals a more richly complex man - who used his eyes and ears to learn from nature how to heal, and who wrote influential books on medicine, surgery, alchemy and theology while living a drunken, combative, vagabond life. Above all, Ball reveals a man who was a product of his time - an age of great change in which the church was divided and the classics were rediscovered - and whose bringing together of the seemingly diverse disciplines of alchemy and biology signalled the beginning of the age of rationalism.
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Beating the Devil s Game

Dr. Katherine Ramsland, renowned expert in criminology, traces that development from thirteenth-century Chinese studies of decomposition through the Renaissance and the era of Newtonian physics to the marvels of the present day and beyond.

Author: Katherine Ramsland

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780698175358

Category: True Crime

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Today, the basic precepts of criminal investigation—fingerprints, DNA, blood evidence—are known among professionals and lay people alike. But behind each of these familiar concepts is a fascinating story of the evolution of science and law, spearheaded by innovative thinkers, many of whom risked their careers for more perfect justice. Dr. Katherine Ramsland, renowned expert in criminology, traces that development from thirteenth-century Chinese studies of decomposition through the Renaissance and the era of Newtonian physics to the marvels of the present day and beyond. Along the way, she introduces us to forensic pioneers and visionaries who galvanized the field, raised investigative standards, and whose efforts have kept us just steps ahead of increasingly sophisticated criminals.
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The Popular Science News and Boston Journal of Chemistry

The belief in devils , FAMILIAR SCIENCE . – What of Ghosts ?. amongst us . " All ideal conceptions , however , demons , etc. , is clear and pronounced in the Natural History Notes ...... How Science and Theology Differ ... of the third ...

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Popular Science

"Devil's. Island. ^. HOLDS. TOUGHEST. PRISONERS. TOOL steel that no file can scratch; locks that can be opened electrically and mechanically only by two men from widely separated posts; forty veteran guards hand-picked from other ...

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Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.
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A Devil s Chaplain

Presents a collection of essays that explore such topics as religion, mysticism, moden educational methods, pseudoscience, Africa, and late colleagues Douglas Adams and Stephen Jay Gould.

Author: Richard Dawkins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0618485392

Category: Science

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Presents a collection of essays that explore such topics as religion, mysticism, moden educational methods, pseudoscience, Africa, and late colleagues Douglas Adams and Stephen Jay Gould.
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Faustus and the Promises of the New Science c 1580 1730

A History of the Devil In an age of progressive secularization, comedy was the ideal avenue for an experimental approach to rethinking and redefining the borderlines between religion, magic and science.

Author: Christa Knellwolf King

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351936910

Category: Literary Criticism

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Having identified the literary origins of the Faustus legend in the German Faust Book (1587) and its English translation (1592), this book argues that these works transformed a simple rogue's tale into an incisive study of morality and beliefs. The chapbooks' contrastive portrayal of an imaginary experience of hell and a pseudo-scientific journey through the cosmos is interpreted as an unconventional approach to the questions of an inquiring mind. This study offers the first analysis of the chapbooks as literary works in their own right, as opposed to simply being sources for Christopher Marlowe's play. It is also the first study to describe the Faustus typology as a vehicle by which uncompromising thinkers of early modernity and the Enlightenment questioned contemporary views about religion, morality and the possibility of experiencing transcendence. While arguing that Marlowe's Doctor Faustus primarily examines the imaginary foundations of religious rules and standards, the author suggests that the 1616 version of the play revived the chapbooks' accounts of spiritual ravishment and intellectual ecstasy. Imaginary explorations of cosmic space became popular in the seventeenth century and gave rise to strongly diverging works of literature, embracing the arcane spirituality of Milton's Paradise Lost as well as Fontenelle's sociable but essentially secular fantasy of cosmic travel. This book shows that contemporary responses to early modern science also tended to address the most urgent concerns of the Faustus legend, explaining the re-emergence of the typology in Mountfort's late seventeenth-century farcical Faustus play and early eighteenth-century harlequinades about Doctor Faustus
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The Devil s Delusion

This incisive book explores the limits of science and the pretensions of those who insist it can be--indeed must be--the ultimate touchstone for understanding the world--Cf publisher's description.

Author: David Berlinski

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 9781458758569

Category: Religion

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A secular Jew, Berlinski nonetheless delivers a biting defense of religious thought. This incisive book explores the limits of science and the pretensions of those who insist it can be--indeed must be--the ultimate touchstone for understanding the world--Cf publisher's description.
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A Devil s Chaplain

This selection of Richard Dawkins large output of articles, lectures, individual chapters and reviews demonstrates the breadth of his interests, the sheer quality of his writing and the challenging nature of his trenchantly held views.

Author: Richard Dawkins

Publisher: Orion Publishing Group

ISBN: 0753817500

Category: Evolution

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Richard Dawkins is one of the finest minds in science, and in this superb collection of essays and letters, he demonstrates the depth of his knowledge and the rich variety of his interests. Whether he is examining postmodernism or the Human Genome Project, penning a letter to his daughter, or writing a moving eulogy to Douglas Adams and e-mailing Stephen Jay Gould, Dawkins writes with an intellectual vigour and grace that is second to none. This is a very human collection that shows not only the acuity of Dawkins' scientific mind, but also his sense of humour and the warmth of his relationships with friends and family.
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Is the Devil a Myth

“Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils.”—1 Timothy iv. 1. Theology is defined as “the science which treats of God, ...

Author: C.F. Wimberly

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 9783732661404

Category: Fiction

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Reproduction of the original: Is the Devil a Myth? by C.F. Wimberly
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Popular Science News

How Science and Theology Differ . of the third person of the Trinity , are of a Papal Church , and that organization also 4 pleasing and assuring nature to Christian be- charges a large number of the evil occurrences PRACTICAL CHEMISTRY ...

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Reader s Guide to the History of Science

... Humanist and Educator , London : Watts , 1959 ; New York : Horizon Press , 1960 Desmond , Adrian , Thomas Huxley : The Devil's Disciple , London : Michael Joseph , 1994 Di Gregorio , Mario A. , T.H. Huxley's Place in Natural Science ...

Author: Arne Hessenbruch

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 188496429X

Category: Science

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"A readers' advisory to the best books on the history of science. Written by 200 international scholars, the 600 comparative essays begin with a bibliography of important works, followed by reviews of those sources in the body of the entry. Important concepts and processes, phenomena, and scientists as well as scientific developments in different countries are covered."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.
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Hitler s Scientists

In a rich and fascinating history John Cornwell tells the epic story of Germany's scientists from the First World War to the collapse of Hitler's Reich.

Author: John Cornwell

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241968666

Category: History

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In a rich and fascinating history John Cornwell tells the epic story of Germany's scientists from the First World War to the collapse of Hitler's Reich. He shows how Germany became the world's Mecca for inventive genius, taking the lion's share of Nobel awards, before Hitler's regime hijacked science for wars of conquest and genocidal racism. Cornwell gives a dramatic account of the wide ranging Nazi research projects, from rockets to nuclear weapons; the pursuit of advanced technology for irrational ends, concluding with with penetrating relevance for today: the inherent dangers of science without conscience.
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Science and Justice

His attribution of much of the misfortune to “Satan's help,” to “the devil's wretched aid,” and to the machinations of the “old snake” seems to preclude the assumption that Weyer refused to rely on supernatural interference in human ...

Author: Sanford J. Fox

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9781421430850

Category: History

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There, as in twentieth-century America, citizens were confronted with the necessity of accommodating both the rules of law and the facts of science to their system of justice.
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The Devil s Pulpit

With this clue of the whole science in our hand, let us catechize this John the Baptist. Now, my boy ! What is your name? — John. Who gave you that name ? — Why, your old friend the Angel Gabriel, when he appeared to my daddy the parson ...

Author: Robert Taylor

Publisher: Book Tree

ISBN: 9781585092574

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

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A series of sermons meant to challenge the rigid and uncompromising views held by Christianity in England at the time. The Author came to the conclusion that Christianity is based on much older religions and its rituals are directly descended from ancient Egyptian and pagan practices
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The Devil s Game

On an isolated island, seven people with a desperate need for money play a game conceived by an intelligence of perfect evil.

Author: Poul Anderson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780575109261

Category: Fiction

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On an isolated island, seven people with a desperate need for money play a game conceived by an intelligence of perfect evil. The rules are simple: each player will perform an act: each of the others must duplicate it, or be eliminated. All that the players have in common is their desperation. One is a mercenary soldier with a taste for proving his manhood through self-torture. Another is a porno-starlet. A third is a perfectly ordinary mother whose seven-year-old's life depends on a million-dollar medical treatment. Each of the seven thinks he or she will do anything; all but one of them are wrong.
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America the Devil s Workshop

... putting religion in conflict with science and assuming further that the good in Man is one of spirituality, super-imposed by the source of his origin, whereas the evil reflects the demon instinct, derivative of scientific assumption ...

Author: J. Snetter

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595382682

Category: Literary Collections

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America, The Devil's Workshop? basically depicts America's iniquities and inadequacies in retrospect. It makes predictions of Divine and natural consequences as a result with the likelihood of self-destruct. It highlights the multi-disciplinary perspectives of the sub-functionaries of government.It distinguishes between the United States and America adversely, attributing those qualities of life which are inadequate, non-conducive and inappropriate for the people of a nation of profound wealth and explosive opportunities, creating a web of the Haves and the Have-nots. You will find, America, the Devil's Workshop explosive, provocative and highly controversial, however challenging, entertaining and suspenseful.The motivation for writing this book is what this author perceives, constructively, the likelihood of the phenomenon of America in self-destruct or by a Divine destruct for reason no different from that inflicted on the Twin Cities, Gomorrah and Sodom. The book distinguishes between the United States and America as two distinct operatives under identical constitutional guidelines, however diverse functionally.America, The Devil's Workshop? is a need to know, must-read revelation. [email protected]
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Science fiction the Early Years

During the trip the professor , who keeps his wits about him and holds his own against the devil's scientific tricks , finally scores a gain . The devil and perhaps his Opponent ( Reason ) do not know that the universe is finite .

Author: Everett Franklin Bleiler

Publisher: Kent State University Press

ISBN: 0873384164

Category: Literary Criticism

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Contains author, title, and publishing information, and plot summaries
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A Practical Guide to Qabalistic Symbolism

Here is another aspect , and it is shown on the Tarot Trump , one can be voluntarily enslaved by science or by faith if either is unsustained by the other and it will be seen on the card that the figures chained to the Devil are not ...

Author: Gareth Knight

Publisher: Weiser Books

ISBN: 1578632471

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

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In this groundbreaking book, Knight shows how the Qabalah and its basic diagram, the Tree of Life, is a system of relationships among mystical symbols that can be used to gain access to the hidden reaches of the mind. He also demonstrates how the Qabalah is applicable to all mystical traditions and religious beliefs, including Christian mysticism, Greek, Egyptian and Celtic mythologies, and even Native American beliefs. It is indeed symbolic of our universal search for the Divine. Included here are two books in one. The first compares the Western Mystery Tradition with the Eastern system of yoga, analyzes the Tree of Life in full detail, and describes the practical application and theories of Qabalistic symbolism. The second gives the most comprehensive analysis ever published of the twenty-two 'Paths of Concealed Glory' that join the Spheres of the Tree of Life taking into account the Hebrew alphabet, astrological signs, and tarot trumps. A large section explores the history of tarot design and the varying systems of correspondence with the Tree of Life.
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The Devil s Die

Juries never do like the man of science to be too cocksure about anything . Who is he , forsooth , that he should set himself up as knowing so much more on a plain question of ordinary fact than all the rest of his even Christians ?

Author: Grant Allen

Publisher: New York : Lupton

ISBN: OXFORD:503294300

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