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Comments on Peter Burfeind’s Book (2014) Gnostic America
Series: How to Define the Word "Gnosticism": A Short Course. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This 23,100 word essay comments on Peter Burfeind’s book, concerning a resurgent Gnosticism in contemporary America. The category-based nested form is used to model the Gnostic origin myth. This model is then compared to other features of contemporary Gnosticism.
Conductivity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
The definition of the word conductivity. There are pictures!
Comments on Daniel Novotny’s Book (2013) Ens Rationis from Suarez to Caramuel
Series: A Course on Implicit and Explicit Abstraction. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This 14,800 word essay comments on Daniel Novotny’s study in scholasticism of the Baroque Era. The category-based nested form is used to model arguments about beings of reason (by Suarez, Hurtado, Mastri, Belluto and Caramuel). Implicit and explicit abstraction are modeled along the way.
A Primer on a Contemporary Infrasovereign Religion
Series: How to Define the Word "Religion" and Related Primers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This primer is the eighth in a series on the category-based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers of interscopes. The third tier is the society tier. Institutions occupy the content level. The sovereign occupies the situation level. Infrasovereign religions are “institutions that can grasp for sovereign power”.
Stupidity from A to Z
Price: Free! Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Camera: A device useful for blackmailing family members; Makeup: Goopy substances used by women to hide their true appearance; Diet: A method of self-punishment; Insect: Any creeping life form that tends to freak-out humans on sight; Opinions: Those nasty notions of stupidity possessed by everyone else but us. These and other bizarre definitions are found in this quasi dictionary of nonsense.
Comments on Religious Experience (1985) by Wayne Proudfoot
Series: Re-Articulations. Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
In 1986, Proudfoot won a book award for “Religious Experience” from the American Academy of Religion. The Professor of Religion at Columbia University critically examined the 180 year old claims of Friedrich Schleiermacher. This work examines Proudfoot’s writing through association with category-based nested forms. This work will interest anyone interested in the religious experience.
A Primer on How Institutions Think
Series: How to Define the Word "Religion" and Related Primers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This primer is the seventh in a series on the category-based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the third tier, the society tier, starts with the institution level. Mary Douglas’ book “How Institutions Think” is reviewed.
A Primer on the Family
Series: How to Define the Word "Religion" and Related Primers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This primer is the sixth in a series on the category-based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the third tier, the society tier, starts with the institution level. The family is used to imagine the concepts of “institution” and “organization”.
The Second Primer on the Organization Tier
Series: How to Define the Word "Religion" and Related Primers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This 8400 word primer is the fifth in a series on the category based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. These are labeled A (for firstness), B (for secondness) and C (for thirdness). Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the second tier, the organization, is introduced here.
The First Primer on the Organization Tier
Series: How to Define the Word "Religion" and Related Primers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This 6700 word primer is the fourth in a series on the category based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. These are labeled A (for firstness), B (for secondness) and C (for thirdness). Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the second tier, the organization, is introduced here.