8 edition of The Nature of Substance found in the catalog.
December 1, 2002
by Rudolf Steiner Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Marjorie Spock (Translator), M. T. Richards (Translator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||256|
Nature has two inter-related meanings in the one hand, it means the set of all things which are natural, or subject to the normal working of the laws of the other hand, it means the essential properties and causes of individual things.. How to understand the meaning and significance of nature has been a consistent theme of discussion within the history of Western. “Man projects his desire to be cured and dreams of a compassionate substance.” “Water, of its very nature,” he wrote in his book The Fitness of the Environment, “as it occurs automatically in the process of cosmic evolution, is fit, with a fitness no less marvelous and varied than that fitness of the organism which has been won by.
The book is divided into four sections presenting a broad overview of the context, prevention, and treatment of substance-use problems. The first section provides a historical background to drug use, basic information about substances used, and some discussion and insight into different theories of : Nicola Jackson. The substance theory of Aristotle underlies his entire nce theory is the belief that substances are the ultimate things in the universe. The universe at rock bottom is not made up of elementary particles but substances.
The global nature and health burden of substance use and abuse incorporates assessments of the serious problems related to the prevention of legal substance use (i.e., alcohol and tobacco) and how lessons learned in those arenas may apply to the prevention of illicit substance use. Spinoza, part 5: On human nature According to Spinoza, only God can be called a substance – that is to say, an independently existing being – Author: Clare Carlisle.
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The Nature of Substance is generally accessible. The author deliberately avoids technical terms and academic style in favor of vivid descriptions and lively discussions. His fascinating study takes in many substances, with chapters on plants, animals, oils, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, metals, carbon, oxygen, poisons, high.
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Dick. Substance theory, or substance–attribute theory, is an ontological theory about objecthood positing that a substance is distinct from its properties.A thing-in-itself is a property-bearer that must be distinguished from the properties it bears. The corresponding concept in Eastern philosophy is svabhava.
Substance is a key concept in ontology and metaphysics, which may be classified into. In the same deductive geometrical form, Book II of the Ethics offers an extensive account of human beings: our existence, our nature, and our activities.
Remember that we are aware of only two of the infinitely many attributes of god, extension and thought, and that each of them independently expresses the entire essence of the one infinite substance. A Woman of Substance by Barbara Taylor Bradford is a RosettaBooks publication.
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And yet it remains a mystery. Nature and Recovery body and spirit to counteract our high-tech lives with nature. I have been reading the book “The Nature Principle” by Substance-related issues were reduced from the. Addiction is a disease that is unlike any other.
While most diseases are physical, mental or emotional in nature, addiction and alcoholism affect every aspect of the afflicted individual’s life, resulting in severe, life-altering consequences.
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Book Description. Substance has been a leading idea in the history of Western philosophy. Joshua Hoffman and Gary S.
Rosenkrantz explain the nature and existence of individual substances, including both living things and inanimate objects. Specifically written for students new to this important and often complex subject, Substance provides both the historical and contemporary overview of the.book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9 book 10 book 11 book 12 book 13 book all substances are constituted in accordance with and by nature, substance would seem to be this "nature," which is not an element but a principle.
66 An element is that which is present as matter in a thing, and into which the thing is.Spinoza’s substance is not a personal transcendent God of the Christian religion: “In the nature of God, neither mind nor will has a place” (ibid., P. ), it is the immanent cause of all things acting, like the Stoic nature, and therefore can be called nature.