The sacred theory of the Earth

  • Auteur: Thomas Burnet
  • ISBN: 8822879619
  • Date de sortie: 2016-12-20
  • Collection: Thomas Burnet
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THE SACRED THEORY OF THE EARTH (or Telluris Theoria Sacra) CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF THE ORIGINAL OF THE EARTH AND OF ALL THE GENERAL CHANGES WHICH IT HAS ALREADY UNDERGONE OR IS TO UNDERGO TILL THE CONSUMMATION OF ALL THINGS Believed in the truth of the Biblical Genesis, Thomas Burnet (1635-1715) an English theologian and writer on cosmogony, was motivated by a desire to understand and explain the origin of the world’s landscapes, its oceans and mountains. It was a speculative cosmogony, in which Burnet suggested a hollow earth with most of the water inside until Noah's Flood, at which time mountains and oceans appeared.

L Abysse du crime

  • Auteur: Denis Macphernam
  • ISBN: 2342045549
  • Date de sortie: 2015-12-03
  • Collection: Mon Petit Éditeur
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Denis Macphernam est un écrivain à succès. Après une angoisse de la page blanche de quelques années, il surmonte ses peurs et parvient par un coup du hasard à publier un thriller dans un journal de romans-feuilletons. Cependant, ce que Denis ignore, c'est que les horreurs décrites dans son oeuvre deviendront une réalité et qu'elles le mèneront vers la folie et l'hystérie les plus noires et destructrices, fruits d'un sentiment de culpabilité et d'impuissance qui le conduiront à l'abysse du crime.

Carthago T2 L Abysse Challenger

  • Auteur: Christophe Bec
  • ISBN: 2731610247
  • Date de sortie: 2014-03-19
  • Collection: Les Humanoïdes Associés
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Les ressources naturelles sont cherchées toujours plus loin, toujours plus profond. Au risque de libérer des monstres qu'on croyait depuis longtemps disparus… 4 VOLUMES PARUS - 1 CYCLE TERMINÉ Lors d'un forage dans une caverne sous-marine, des scaphandriers sont attaqués par un fossile vivant, un megalodon. Ancêtre préhistorique du grand requin blanc, il est le plus féroce prédateur des mers que n'ait jamais connu notre planète. L'océanographe Kim Melville découvre que des spécimens ont survécu dans des grottes sous-marines alors qu'ils sont censés avoir disparu depuis 5 millions d'années ! Une découverte qui pourrait remettre en question l'équilibre écologique de la planète et la survie même de l'humanité.

THE PEOPLE OF THE ABYSS

  • Auteur: Jack London
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  • Date de sortie: 2017-04-23
  • Collection: 右灰文化傳播有限公司可提供下載列印
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THE EXPERIENCES RELATED in this volume fell to me in the summer of 1902. I went down into the under-world of London with an attitude of mind which I may best liken to that of the explorer. I was open to be convinced by the evidence of my eyes, rather than by the teachings of those who had not seen, or by the words of those who had seen and gone before. Further, I took with me certain simple criteria with which to measure the life of the under-world. That which made for more life, for physical and spiritual health, was good; that which made for less life, which hurt, and dwarfed, and distorted life, was bad. It will be readily apparent to the reader that I saw much that was bad. Yet it must not be forgotten that the time of which I write was considered 'good times' in England. The starvation and lack of shelter I encountered constituted a chronic condition of misery which is never wiped out, even in the periods of greatest prosperity.

The court of the gentiles

  • Auteur: Theophil Gale
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  • Date de sortie: 1672
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De la source de l abysse et de la fontaine d Embressac dans les environs de Balaruc H rault

  • Auteur: Marcel de Serres
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  • Date de sortie: 1849
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Grand Hotel Abyss

  • Auteur: Stuart Jeffries
  • ISBN: 9781784785697
  • Date de sortie: 2017-09-26
  • Collection: Verso
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This brilliant group biography asks who were the Frankfurt School and why they matter today In 1923, a group of young radical German thinkers and intellectuals came together to at Victoria Alle 7, Frankfurt, determined to explain the workings of the modern world. Among the most prominent members of what became the Frankfurt School were the philosophers Walter Benjamin, Theodor Adorno, Max Horkheimer, and Herbert Marcuse. Not only would they change the way we think, but also the subjects we deem worthy of intellectual investigation. Their lives, like their ideas, profoundly, sometimes tragically, reflected and shaped the shattering events of the twentieth century. Grand Hotel Abyss combines biography, philosophy, and storytelling to reveal how the Frankfurt thinkers gathered in hopes of understanding the politics of culture during the rise of fascism. Some of them, forced to escape the horrors of Nazi Germany, later found exile in the United States. Benjamin, with his last great work--the incomplete Arcades Project--in his suitcase, was arrested in Spain and committed suicide when threatened with deportation to Nazi-occupied France. On the other side of the Atlantic, Adorno failed in his bid to become a Hollywood screenwriter, denounced jazz, and even met Charlie Chaplin in Malibu. After the war, there was a resurgence of interest in the School. From the relative comfort of sun-drenched California, Herbert Marcuse wrote the classic One Dimensional Man, which influenced the 1960s counterculture and thinkers such as Angela Davis; while in a tragic coda, Adorno died from a heart attack following confrontations with student radicals in Berlin. By taking popular culture seriously as an object of study--whether it was film, music, ideas, or consumerism--the Frankfurt School elaborated upon the nature and crisis of our mass-produced, mechanised society. Grand Hotel Abyss shows how much these ideas still tell us about our age of social media and runaway consumption.
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