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The 'Harold', an innovative improvisational tool, helped many actors on the road to TV and film stardom, including George Wendt Norm on Cheers. Now it is described fully in this new book for would-be actors and comics. The 'Harold' is a form of competitive improv involving 6 or 7 players....
This translation captures the terse and enigmatic beauty of the ancient original and resists the tendency toward interpretive paraphrase found in many other editions. Along with the complete translation, Lombardo and Addiss provide one or more key lines from the original Chinese for each of the eighty-one sections, together with...
By Susan Milord
By Pierre Bayle
Presents the articles of philosophical and theological interest - those that influenced Leibniz, Berkeley, Hume, and Voltaire and formed the basis for various eighteenth-century discussions, including "David", "Manicheans", "Paulicians", "Pyrrho", "Rorarius", "Simonides", "Spinoza", and "Zeno of Elea".
Rationalism in Politics, first published in 1962, has established the late Michael Oakeshott as the leading conservative political theorist in modern Britain. This expanded collection of essays astutely points out the limits of 'reason' in rationalist politics. Oakeshott criticizes ideological schemes to reform society according to supposedly 'scientific' or rationalistic...
Part of the series "Studies in Hellenistic Civilization", this work covers various aspects of religion and religious practice in the Seleucid kingdom.