Philosophy

alchemy1 Alchemy: Ancient and Modern: Meaning, Theory and Lies of Alchemists Across the Ages - by H. Stanley Redgrove Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace According to the author, alchemy was the belief that “all the metals (and, indeed, all forms of matter) are one in origin, and are produced by an evolutionary process. The Soul of them all is one and the same; it is only the Soul…Read more Alchemy: Ancient and Modern: Meaning, Theory and Lies of Alchemists Across the Ages
An Early Theosophical Controversy An Early Theosophical Controversy - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace By C. Jinarajadasa The famous theosophist leader H.P. Blavatsky (1831-1891) claimed to be in contact with the Adepts, the mysterious Tibetan prophets and seers whose teachings inspired the early Theosophical movement.  Whether they were real masters or inspired metaphors that Mme. Blavatsky created is a question that has never been…Read more An Early Theosophical Controversy
Bulletin of the Philosophical Society Vol. IV Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington Vol. IV - Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace The Philosophical Society of Washington was founded on March 13, 1871. It was preceded by gatherings at the home of Joseph Henry, the great scientist whose discoveries laid the foundations for advances in magnetism and electromagnetism. Since 1887 it has met at the Cosmos Club, in whose founding…Read more Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington Vol. IV
BookCoverImage-6 Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington Vol. V - by Philosophical Society of Washington Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace The Philosophical Society of Washington was founded on March 13, 1871. It was preceded by gatherings at the home of Joseph Henry, the great scientist whose discoveries laid the foundations for advances in magnetism and electromagnetism. Since 1887 it has met at the…Read more Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington Vol. V
BookCoverImagevi Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington Vol. VI - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace The Philosophical Society of Washington was founded on March 13, 1871. It was preceded by gatherings at the home of Joseph Henry, the great scientist whose discoveries laid the foundations for advances in magnetism and electromagnetism. Since 1887 it has met at the Cosmos Club, in whose founding…Read more Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington Vol. VI
The Riddle of the Rhine: Chemical Strategy in Peace and War Chemical Strategy in Peace and War - by Victor Lefebure Victor Lefebure (1891-1947) earned his bachelor’s at University College London in 1911 and began a research and teaching career at Wye College before being called to the colors in the 3rd Essex Regiment in 1915.  He was seconded to the Special Brigade of the Royal Engineers that was developing chemical warfare to be use…Read more Chemical Strategy in Peace and War
Earthworms, Horses, and Living Things: William DuPuy’s Our Animal Friends and Foes Earthworms, Horses, and Living Things: William DuPuy’s Our Animal Friends and Foes - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace William Atherton DuPuy was a well-known naturalist who wrote anecdotally and personally about nature in Animal Friends And Foes, Insect Friends And Foes, The Nation’s Forests, and Plant Friends And Foes.  In another vein he authored Green Kingdom, his account of the life of a forest ranger, and…Read more Earthworms, Horses, and Living Things: William DuPuy’s Our Animal Friends and Foes
Homeopathy: B.F. Bittinger’s Historical Sketch of Washington’s Hahnemann Monument Homeopathy: B.F. Bittinger’s Historical Sketch of Washington’s Hahnemann Monument  - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace One of the more imposing monuments in Washington is not to a general or to a congressman but to a leader in the homeopathic movement. One may wonder whether homeopathic remedies are effective; there is not an iota of proof that the promises the movement makes are ever…Read more Homeopathy: B.F. Bittinger’s Historical Sketch of Washington’s Hahnemann Monument 
51NKfjXUrzL Socrates: An Oration - by Thomas Starr King Purchase in Print  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Boston fancied itself the Athens of America when Thomas Starr King delivered his celebrated lecture on Socrates to rapt audiences. On January 29th, 1849, he wrote his friend Randolph Ryer: The first of the week I was engaged in retouching my lecture (before the…Read more Socrates: An Oration
design The Design of Life: Development from a Human Perspective - by Dr. Norman S. Rose PhD Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace “The spiral is the pattern of all things in the universe that move and grow.” With those words, Dr. John Waskom would take his audience through time and space, through cosmos and microcosm, through human anatomy, and finally through the stages of…Read more The Design of Life: Development from a Human Perspective
alchemy2 The Speculative Art of Alchemy: A Text Book on the Art of Self-Regeneration - by A. S. Raleigh Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Of The Speculative Art of Alchemy, Raleigh wrote, “This Course of Lessons constitutes the Official Text Book of the Hermetic Brotherhood of Atlantis for the study of the Speculative Art of Alchemy, they contain as much of the Sacred Art as will ever be…Read more The Speculative Art of Alchemy: A Text Book on the Art of Self-Regeneration
The Torch of Liberty The Torch of Liberty - by Frederic Arnold Kummer, Illustrated by Kreigh Collins Purchase on Amazon  |   Purchase on CreateSpace The Torch of Liberty features several Greek stories highlighting the development of democracy. The illustrations in this volume are by Kreigh Collins (1908-1974) who created the comic strip hero Kevin the Bold, and whose papers are collected by the library of…Read more The Torch of Liberty