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A Witch's Grimoire: Create Your Own Book of Shadows

by Judy Ann Nock

Creating and keeping of a book of shadows is an instrumental step in the study of magick and witchcraft. A Witch's Grimoire helps serious practitioners explore their love of the Craft, deepen their study of magick and walk their personal pathway to the Divine. It is part workbook, part guidebook-an essential reference as well as a personal recording of original spells. The book includes:A brief history of the grimoireOptions for the creation of a grimoireSpecial book blessingsTraditional and personal invocationsCommonly used gemstones and magickal herbs/herb blendsSpells, recipes and rituals for every holidayWriting space for readers to keep their own recordsA Witch's Grimoire encourages readers to create unique personalized journals that will last for generations to come.

With Axe and Bible: The Scottish Pioneers of New Brunswick, 1784-1874

by Lucille H. Campey

New Brunswick’s enormous timber trade attracted the first wave of Scots in the late 18th century. As economic conditions in Scotland worsened, the flow of emigrants increased, creating distinctive Scottish communities along the province’s major timber bays and river frontages. While Scots relied on the timber trade for economic sustenance, their religion offered another form of support. It sustained them in a spiritual and cultural sense. These two themes, the axe and the bible, underpin their story. Using wide-ranging documentary sources, including passengers lists and newspaper shipping reports, the book traces the progress of Scottish colonization and its ramification for the province’s early development. The book is the first fully documented account of Scottish emigration to New Brunswick ever to be written.Most Scots came in small groups but there were also great contingents such as the Arran emigrants who settled in Restigouche and the Kincardine emigrants who settled in the Upper St. John Valley. Lowlanders were dispersed fairly widely while Highlanders became concentrated in particular areas like Miramichi Bay. What factors caused them to select their various locations? What problems did they face? Were they successful pioneers? Why was the Scottish Church so important to them? In tracing the process of emigration, author Lucille H. Campey offers new insights on where Scots settled, their overall impact and the cultural legacy which they left behind. With axe and bible Scots overcame great hardship and peril and through their efforts created many of the province’s most enduring pioneer settlements.

With These Hands: The Hidden World of Migrant Farmworkers Today

by Daniel Rothenberg

With These Hands documents the farm labor system through the presentation of a collection of voices--workers who labor in the fields, growers who manage the multi-billion dollar agricultural industry, contractors who link workers with growers, coyotes who smuggle people across the border, union organizers, lobbyists, physicians, workers' families in Mexico, farmworker children and others. The diversity of stories presents the world of migrant farmworkers as a complex social and economic system, a network of intertwined lives, showing how all Americans are bound to the struggles and contributions of our nation's farm laborers.

Within the Four Seas: The Dialogue of East and West

by Joseph Needham

First published in 1969. Contains some of Joseph Needham's most significant essays, lectures and broadcasts on the history of Chinese science, technology and culture. Also included are some more personal thoughts stimulated by his own travels and experiences in China, including a number of poems. The book discusses the valuable social and intellectual influences which have flowed to Europe from South as well as East Asia, and suggests that the events of the twentieth century were a natural development of Chinese history, not a deviation from it.

Without Hesitation: Speaking to the Silence and the Science of Stuttering

by Gerald A. Maguire Lisa Gordon Wither

Back Cover: “What is stuttering? Five million voices can speak to this. A disorder that has defied physicians for centuries, stuttering claims as its own grade-school students and senior citizens, captains of industry and kings of nations, politicians, performers and professional athletes. It causes confusion in families, contempt in the uninformed and anguish in the approximately five million individuals in the United States who find it impossible to speak without effort. There are no cures but there are solutions. And there is hope because of significant advancements in pharmacotherapy--the clinical treatment of stuttering with medication. Without Hesitation: Speaking to the Silence and the Science of Stuttering explores the history, the heartache and the hope for this medical condition from an insider's perspective: a physician who has stuttered since childhood and knows how it feels to struggle with words and to express himself with ease.”

Wittgenstein and Lacan at the Limit: Meaning and Astonishment

by Maria Balaska

This book brings together the work of Ludwig Wittgenstein and Jacques Lacan around their treatments of ‘astonishment,’ an experience of being struck by something that appears to be extraordinarily significant. Both thinkers have a central interest in the dissatisfaction with meaning that these experiences generate when we attempt to articulate them, to bring language to bear on them. Maria Balaska argues that this frustration and difficulty with meaning reveals a more fundamental characteristic of our sense-making capacities –namely, their groundlessness. Instead of disappointment with language’s sense-making capacities, Balaska argues that Wittgenstein and Lacan can help us find in this revelation of meaning’s groundlessness an opportunity to acknowledge our own involvement in meaning, to creatively participate in it and thereby to enrich our forms of life with language.

Wittgenstein and the Creativity of Language

by Sebastian Sunday Grève Jakub Mácha

This volume is the first to focus on a particular complex of questions that have troubled Wittgenstein scholarship since its very beginnings. The authors re-examine Wittgenstein’s fundamental insights into the workings of human linguistic behaviour, its creative extensions and its philosophical capabilities, as well as his creative use of language. It offers insight into a variety of topics including painting, politics, literature, poetry, literary theory, mathematics, philosophy of language, aesthetics and philosophical methodology.

Wittgenstein and the Vienna Circle: 100 Years After the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook #28)

by Friedrich Stadler

This book offers a critical update of current Wittgenstein research on the Tractatus logico-philosophicus (TLP) and its relation to the Vienna Circle. The contributions are written by renowned Wittgenstein scholars, on the occasion of the "Wittgenstein Years" 1921/1922 with a special focus on its origin, reception, and interpretation then and now. The main topic is the mutual relation between Wittgenstein and the Vienna Circle (esp. Schlick, Waismann, Carnap, Gödel), but also Russell and Ramsey. In addition, included in this volume are new studies on Wittgenstein's life and work, on the philosophy of the TLP, and on the Wittgenstein family in philosophical and historical context. Furthermore, unpublished documents on Wittgenstein and Waismann from the archives are provided in form of edited and commented primary sources. As per the book series' usual format, a general part of this Yearbook covers a study on Neurath's economy as well as reviews of related publications.

Wittgenstein-Arg Philosophers: A Textual Study (Arguments Of The Philosophers Ser. #29)

by Robert Fogelin

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

WITTGENSTEINIAN: Looking at the World from the Viewpoint of Wittgenstein's Philosophy (The Frontiers Collection)

by Shyam Wuppuluri Newton Da Costa

“Tell me," Wittgenstein once asked a friend, "why do people always say, it was natural for man to assume that the sun went round the earth rather than that the earth was rotating?" His friend replied, "Well, obviously because it just looks as though the Sun is going round the Earth." Wittgenstein replied, "Well, what would it have looked like if it had looked as though the Earth was rotating?” What would it have looked like if we looked at all sciences from the viewpoint of Wittgenstein’s philosophy? Wittgenstein is undoubtedly one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. His complex body of work has been analysed by numerous scholars, from mathematicians and physicists, to philosophers, linguists, and beyond. This volume brings together some of his central perspectives as applied to the modern sciences and studies the influence they may have on the thought processes underlying science and on the world view it engenders. The contributions stem from leading scholars in philosophy, mathematics, physics, economics, psychology and human sciences; all of them have written in an accessible style that demands little specialist knowledge, whilst clearly portraying and discussing the deep issues at hand.

Wittgensteins Grammatik des Fremdseelischen (Abhandlungen zur Philosophie)

by Jasmin Trächtler

Den Belangen der menschlichen Seele hat sich Ludwig Wittgenstein nahezu in seinem gesamten philosophischen Schaffen gewidmet – doch v.a. in seinen letzten Schriften verdichten sich seine Bemerkungen zu Problemen des Fremdseelischen, die sich in der Frage ausdrücken lassen, wie – und ob! – wir vom Seelenleben Anderer wissen können, wie wir also wissen können, was – und dass – Andere fühlen, empfinden und denken. In diesem Buch wird Wittgensteins grammatischen Untersuchungen zum Fremdseelischen nachgespürt, d.h. der Art und Weise, wie wir über das Seelenleben Anderer sprechen. Anders als in der traditionellen Philosophie nähert sich Wittgenstein dem Problem des Fremdseelischen nicht nur als einem erkenntnistheoretischen, sondern auch als einem praktischen Problem, das uns im Alltag begegnet, wenn Andere lügen oder sich verstellen oder wir sie nicht verstehen, weil sie uns aufgrund soziokultureller Umstände fremd sind. Die Betrachtung solch alltagspraktischer Fälle zeigt, dass das Problem des Fremdseelischen für Wittgenstein weniger ein Problem über Andere, als vielmehr ein Problem mit Anderen darstellt.

Wittgenstein's On Certainty: Insight and Method (SpringerBriefs in Philosophy)

by Robert Greenleaf Brice

This book considers the important twentieth century Austrian philosopher, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and his conception of certainty. In his work entitled On Certainty, Wittgenstein provides not only a brilliant solution to a previously intractable philosophical problem, but also the elements of an entirely new way of approaching this and similar longstanding, apparently unresolvable, problems. In On Certainty, he re-conceives the problem of radical skepticism–the claim that we can never really be certain of anything except the contents of our own minds–as a kind of philosophical “disease” of thought. His approach to the problem, which is emphasized in the book, is similar to the treatment of disease, has two main goals: (1) bring about an awareness in the philosopher that this kind of extreme skepticism is not a methodological approach to be taken seriously, and, with this awareness, (2) an attempt to replace this radical skepticism with a practical, Common Sense framework. Implicit in Wittgenstein’s approach are a number of strategies found in a contemporary approach to psychotherapy known as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). These strategies, along with philosophical methods and scientific practices rooted in the Scottish School of Common Sense, seek to diagnose and treat irrational thoughts and beliefs that often emerge (and re-emerge) in the discipline of philosophy. The aim of this book, then, is to provide students of philosophy with the tools necessary to adjust and reshape these irrational, self-defeating thoughts and beliefs into something new, something healthy.

WJEC/Eduqas GCSE PE

by Matthew Penny

Written by experienced author, teacher and examiner Matthew Penny, this comprehensive and colourful Student Book is designed to fully support both WJEC and Eduqas students throughout their GCSE PE course.- Covers the core components of the specification - Health, training & exercise, Exercise physiology, Movement analysis, Psychology of sport & physical activity and Socio-cultural issues in physical activity & sport.- Each chapter is built around a central 'Big Question' which enables students to learn the subject content within a practical sporting context.- Step-by-step approach allows students to gradually add more subject knowledge and skills throughout each chapter and equips them to fully answer the exam-style question at the end.- Separate 'Topic Tests' check knowledge and understanding, and help students understand how exam questions are worded, enabling them to build an answer that tackles the required Assessment Objectives.- Separate 'Practical Investigations' provide plenty of hands-on activities that bring difficult concepts and theories to life and help students personalise their learning.- Detailed and colourful visual approach make it accessible and easy-to-follow.

WJEC/Eduqas GCSE PE: Study And Revision Guide

by Sean Williams

So much more than a traditional revision resource, this Study and Revision Guide has been carefully designed to give students clear guidance on every aspect of the GCSE course and prepare them thoroughly for their final exams. // Written by an experienced teacher and examiner and endorsed by WJEC, it provides high quality support you can trust. // The innovative design allows the content of each topic to be covered in a three-step sequence: knowledge and understanding (AO1) pages begin each topic, followed by (AO2) application of knowledge and then (AO3) analysis & evaluation. // Comprehensive support for Unit 1 / Component 1 Introduction to Physical Education. // Clear and succinct presentation of the key information needed per topic, ensuring students are fully equipped for assessment. // Provides a clear focus on the assessment needs for exam success. // Recap and summaries per topic present information in diagrammatic and visual styles to aid the revision process.

WNAX 570 Radio: 1922-2007

by Stan Ray Marilyn Kratz

Life on the northern plains was lonely in the early 20th century. Farmers and ranchers went for weeks without hearing any voices other than those of their families. Then, in 1922, Al Madson, proprietor of a Yankton radio parts shop, made a radio transmitter. He formed a broadcasting company, and on November 25, 1922, WNAX broadcast its first program. People of the northern plains now had a daily "visitor." Gurney Seed and Nursery Company owned the station for its first 16 years, adding distinctive innovations to its programming. In its constant commitment to agriculture, the station has influenced the history of the five-state area it covers. Lawrence Welk got his start there. Wynn Speece, known as the Neighbor Lady, still broadcasts daily after starting at WNAX in 1941.

WOD Motivation: Quotes, Inspiration, Affirmations, and Wisdom to Stay Mentally Tough

by Eleanor Brown

WOD inspiration from CrossFit Journal contributor and New York Times bestselling author Eleanor Brown!You know WODs are tough--on your body and on your mind. You know that when your legs are shaking and you can barely breathe, it takes more than physical strength to make it all the way to--and through--the final rep.WOD Motivation is here to help you build the mental toughness you need to finish every workout with pride. You can use the motivational quotes and affirmations in this book to face your WOD with discipline and determination, and to boost your mental strength when you need it most.Whether you're blasting through burpees or knocking out deadlifts, WOD Motivation supports you as you power through to your new personal best.

Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English(Third Edition)

by Patricia T. O'Conner

In this new edition of Woe Is I, Patricia T. O'Conner unties the knottiest grammar tangles and displays the same lively humor that has charmed and enlightened grateful readers for years. With new chapters on spelling and punctuation, and fresh insights into the rights, wrongs, and maybes of English grammar and usage, Woe Is I offers down-to-earth explanations and plain-English solutions to the language mysteries that bedevil all of us: * Avoid the persistent (and persistently embarrassing) grammatical errors that bewilder the best andthe brightest * Pronounce and spell words that even the smartest people mangle * Correctly use hundreds of woefully abused words and phrasesFrom the Trade Paperback edition.

Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English (Fourth Edition)

by Patricia T. O'Conner

A revised and updated edition of the iconic grammar guide for the 21st century.In this expanded and updated edition of Woe Is I, former editor at The New York Times Book Review Patricia T. O'Conner unties the knottiest grammar tangles with the same insight and humor that have charmed and enlightened readers of previous editions for years. With fresh insights into the rights, wrongs, and maybes of English grammar and usage, O'Conner offers in Woe Is I down-to-earth explanations and plain-English solutions to the language mysteries that bedevil all of us."Books about English grammar and usage are... never content with the status quo," O'Conner writes. "That's because English is not a stay-put language. It's always changing--expanding here, shrinking there, trying on new things, casting off old ones... Time doesn't stand still and neither does language."In this fourth edition, O'Conner explains how the usage of an array of words has evolved. For example, the once-shunned "they," "them," and "their" for an unknown somebody is now acceptable. And the battle between "who" and "whom" has just about been won, O'Conner says (hint: It wasn't by "whom"). Then there's the use of "taller than me" in simple comparisons, instead of the ramrod-stiff "taller than I." "May" and "might," "use to" and "used to," abbreviations that use periods and those that don't, and the evolving definition of "unique" are all explained here by O'Conner. The result is an engaging, up-to-date and jargon-free guide to every reader's questions about grammar, style, and usage for the 21st century.

Woe Is I

by Patricia T. O'Conner

In this new edition of Woe Is I, Patricia T. O'Conner unties the knottiest grammar tangles and displays the same lively humor that has charmed and enlightened grateful readers for years. With new chapters on spelling and punctuation, and fresh insights into the rights, wrongs, and maybes of English grammar and usage, Woe Is I offers down-to-earth explanations and plain-English solutions to the language mysteries that bedevil all of us: Avoid the persistent (and persistently embarrassing) grammatical errors that bewilder the best and the brightest Pronounce and spell words that even the smartest people mangle Correctly use hundreds of woefully abused words and phrases

Woe is I Jr.

by Patricia T. O'Conner Tom Stiglich

As Patricia T. O?Conner proved in the original Woe Is I, a national bestseller, grammar can be entertaining and easy to understand. And now she?s made it fun for middle-graders. With funny chapters like ?Incredible Shrinking Words,? silly poems about meatballs, and examples that reference Shrek and earwax jelly beans, kids will know this isn?t a dry, boring reference book. Instead, conversational language and humorous examples painlessly illuminate the rules of the English language. Like a humorous Strunk and White for 4th through 8th graders, this is destined to become a must-have for every English classroom and student.

Woman at the Window: Biblical Tales of Oppression and Escape

by Nehama Aschkenasy

In creative, analytical retellings of biblical tales about women, Aschkenasy demonstrates how recurring situations, dilemmas, and modes of conduct represent the politics of women's realities in premodern civilization--how women's lives in those times were characterized by social and legal limitations which some accepted and others challenged.

The Woman of the Eighteenth Century: Her Life, from Birth to Death, Her Love and Her Philosophy in the Worlds of Salon, Shop and Street (Routledge Library Editions: Women's History)

by Edmond de Goncourt Jules de Goncourt

This translation of the French Femme au dix-huitiéme siécle from 1862, first published in English in 1928, traces the life of the Eighteenth Century woman in an historical account. Through discussion of evidence from paintings and memoirs, the book draws an intimate lifelike account of what lay behind these images for women in France of this time. The Goncourt brothers wrote several social histories but were also art critics and novelists. Here they offer portraits of upper, middle and working class women in France. This is one of the earliest accounts of life for women in this period.

The Woman on the Bridge: You saw The Girl on the Train. You watched The Woman in the Window. Now meet The Woman on the Bridge

by Holly Seddon

'Strangers On A Train meets The Pact in this high concept thriller: daring, dramatic and totally original, I loved it.' Gillian McAllisterHow far would you go to save a perfect stranger? Maggie is trapped. Dumped on her wedding day, rejected by her family and hounded by a man determined to make her suffer. Charlotte is desperate. Double-crossed by her only friend and facing total ruin, she will go to any lengths to save what matters.Two women, one night. A decision that will change everything.Loved THE WOMAN ON THE BRIDGE? You can download Holly Seddon's latest twisty thriller THE SHORT STRAW now, an atmospheric mystery about three sisters stranded in an abandoned manor house later at night.

The Woman on the Bridge: You saw The Girl on the Train. You watched The Woman in the Window. Now meet The Woman on the Bridge

by Holly Seddon

'Strangers On A Train meets The Pact in this high concept thriller: daring, dramatic and totally original, I loved it.' Gillian McAllisterHow far would you go to save a perfect stranger? Maggie is trapped. Dumped on her wedding day, rejected by her family and hounded by a man determined to make her suffer. Charlotte is desperate. Double-crossed by her only friend and facing total ruin, she will go to any lengths to save what matters.Two women, one night. A decision that will change everything.Loved THE WOMAN ON THE BRIDGE? You can download Holly Seddon's latest twisty thriller THE SHORT STRAW now, an atmospheric mystery about three sisters stranded in an abandoned manor house later at night.

The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects (G - Reference, Information And Interdisciplinary Subjects Ser.)

by Barbara G. Walker

This fascinating guide to the history and mythology of woman-related symbols features: Unique organization by shape of symbol or type of sacred object 21 different sections including Round and Oval Motifs, Sacred Objects, Secular-Sacred Objects, Rituals, Deities' Signs, Supernaturals, Body Parts, Nature, Birds, Plants, Minerals, Stones and Shells, and more Introductory essays for each section 753 entries and 636 illustrations Alphabetical index for easy referenceThree-Rayed Sun The sun suspended in heaven by three powers, perhaps the Triple Goddess who gave birth to it (see Three-Way Motifs).Corn Dolly An embodiment of the harvest to be set in the center of the harvest dance, or fed to the cattle to `make them thrive year round' (see Secular-Sacred Objects).Tongue In Asia, the extended tongue was a sign of life-force as the tongue between the lips imitated the sacred lingam-yoni: male within female genital. Sticking out the tongue is still a polite sign of greeting in northern India and Tibet (see Body Parts).Cosmic Egg In ancient times the primeval universe-or the Great Mother-took the form of an egg. It carried all numbers and letters within an ellipse, to show that everything is contained within one form at the beginning (see Round and Oval Motifs).

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