Leviathan Book
Score: 5
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Leviathan


  • Author : Thomas Hobbes
  • Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-08-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : PKEY:SMP2300000057645

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Leviathan Excerpt :

Leviathan or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiastical and Civil is a book written by an English materialist philosopher Thomas Hobbes about problems of the state existence and development. Leviathan is a name of a Bible monster, a symbol of nature powers that belittles a man. Hobbes uses this character to describe a powerful state (“God of the death”). He starts with a postulate about a natural human state (“the war of all against all”) and develops the idea “man is a wolf to a man”. When people stay for a long time in the position of an inevitable extermination they give a part of their natural rights, for the sake of their lives and general peace, according to an unspoken agreement to someone who is obliged to maintain a free usage of the rest of their rights – to the state. The state, a union of people, where the will of a single one (the state) is compulsory for everybody, has a task to regulate the relations between all the people. The book was banned several times in England and Russia.

Leviathan Wakes Book
Score: 4
From 191 Ratings

Leviathan Wakes


  • Author : James S. A. Corey
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Release Date : 2011-06-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316134675

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Leviathan Wakes Excerpt :

From a New York Times bestselling and Hugo award-winning author comes a modern masterwork of science fiction, introducing a captain, his crew, and a detective as they unravel a horrifying solar system wide conspiracy that begins with a single missing girl. Now a Prime Original series. Humanity has colonized the solar system—Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond—but the stars are still out of our reach. Jim Holden is XO of an ice miner making runs from the rings of Saturn to the mining stations of the Belt. When he and his crew stumble upon a derelict ship, the Scopuli, they find themselves in possession of a secret they never wanted. A secret that someone is willing to kill for—and kill on a scale unfathomable to Jim and his crew. War is brewing in the system unless he can find out who left the ship and why. Detective Miller is looking for a girl. One girl in a system of billions, but her parents have money and money talks. When the trail leads him to the Scopuli and rebel sympathizer Holden, he realizes that this girl may be the key to everything. Holden and Miller must thread the needle between the Earth government, the Outer Planet revolutionaries, and secretive corporations—and the odds are against them. But out in the Belt, the rules are different, and one small ship can change the fate of the universe. "Interplanetary adventure the way it ought to be written." —George R. R. Martin The Expanse Leviathan Wakes Caliban's War Abaddon's Gate Cibola Burn Nemesis Games Babylon's Ashes Persepolis Rising Tiamat's Wrath ​Leviathan Falls Memory's Legion The Expanse Short Fiction Drive The Butcher of Anderson Station Gods of Risk The Churn The Vital Abyss Strange Dogs Auberon The Sins of Our Fathers

Leviathan Book
Score: 4
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Leviathan


  • Author : Thomas Hobbes
  • Publisher : Broadview Press
  • Release Date : 2002-04-17
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 629
  • ISBN 10 : 1551113317

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Leviathan Excerpt :

Hobbes' classic work has set the tone for the course of political philosophy through to our own day. This new Broadview edition includes the full text of the 1651 edition, together with a wide variety of background documents that help set the work in context. Also included are an introduction, explanatory notes, and a chronology.

Leviathan Book
Score: 3.5
From 12 Ratings

Leviathan


  • Author : Paul Auster
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1993-09-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101562611

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Leviathan Excerpt :

A “compelling” (Los Angeles Times) tale of friendship, betrayal, estrangement, and the unpredictable intrusions of violence in the everyday – from the author of the forthcoming 4 3 2 1: A Novel "Six days ago, a man blew himself up by the side of a road in northern Wisconsin. . . ." So begins the story by Peter Aaron about his best friend, Benjamin Sachs. Sachs had a marriage Aaron envied, an intelligence he admired, a world he shared. And then suddenly, after a near-fatal fall that might or might not have been intentional, Sachs disappeared. Now Aaron must piece together the life that led to Sach's death. His sole aim is to tell the truth and preserve it, before those who are investigating the case invent an account of their own.

Green Leviathan or the Poetics of Political Liberty Book

Green Leviathan or the Poetics of Political Liberty


  • Author : Mark Coeckelbergh
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-05-30
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 150
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000394085

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Green Leviathan or the Poetics of Political Liberty Excerpt :

This book discusses the problem of freedom and the limits of liberalism considering the challenges of governing climate change and artificial intelligence (AI). It mobilizes resources from political philosophy to make an original argument about the future of technology and the environment. Can artificial intelligence save the planet? And does that mean we will have to give up our political freedom? Stretching the meaning of freedom but steering away from authoritarian options, this book proposes that, next to using other principles such as justice and equality and taking collective action and cooperating at a global level, we adopt a positive and relational conception of freedom that creates better conditions for human and non-human flourishing. In contrast to easy libertarianism and arrogant techno-solutionism, this offers a less symptomatic treatment of the global crises we face and gives technologies such as AI a role in the gathering of a new, more inclusive political collective and the ongoing participative making of new common worlds. Written in a clear and accessible style, Green Leviathan or the Poetics of Political Liberty will appeal to researchers and students working in political philosophy, environmental philosophy, and the philosophy of technology.

Leviathan  The History of Whaling in America Book
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

Leviathan The History of Whaling in America


  • Author : Eric Jay Dolin
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2008-07-17
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393066661

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Leviathan The History of Whaling in America Excerpt :

A Los Angeles Times Best Non-Fiction Book of 2007 A Boston Globe Best Non-Fiction Book of 2007 Amazon.com Editors pick as one of the 10 best history books of 2007 Winner of the 2007 John Lyman Award for U. S. Maritime History, given by the North American Society for Oceanic History "The best history of American whaling to come along in a generation." —Nathaniel Philbrick The epic history of the "iron men in wooden boats" who built an industrial empire through the pursuit of whales. "To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme," Herman Melville proclaimed, and this absorbing history demonstrates that few things can capture the sheer danger and desperation of men on the deep sea as dramatically as whaling. Eric Jay Dolin begins his vivid narrative with Captain John Smith's botched whaling expedition to the New World in 1614. He then chronicles the rise of a burgeoning industry—from its brutal struggles during the Revolutionary period to its golden age in the mid-1800s when a fleet of more than 700 ships hunted the seas and American whale oil lit the world, to its decline as the twentieth century dawned. This sweeping social and economic history provides rich and often fantastic accounts of the men themselves, who mutinied, murdered, rioted, deserted, drank, scrimshawed, and recorded their experiences in journals and memoirs. Containing a wealth of naturalistic detail on whales, Leviathan is the most original and stirring history of American whaling in many decades.

Leviathan Book
Score: 4
From 230 Ratings

Leviathan


  • Author : Scott Westerfeld
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2009-10-06
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416987062

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Leviathan Excerpt :

The first novel in a masterful trilogy by #1 New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld that School Library Journal hailed is "sure to become a classic." It is the cusp of World War I. The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ genetically fabricated animals as their weaponry. Their Leviathan is a whale airship, and the most masterful beast in the British fleet. Aleksandar Ferdinand, a Clanker, and Deryn Sharp, a Darwinist, are on opposite sides of the war. But their paths cross in the most unexpected way, taking them both aboard the Leviathan on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure….One that will change both their lives forever.

Climate Leviathan Book

Climate Leviathan


  • Author : Geoff Mann
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Release Date : 2018-02-01
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 242
  • ISBN 10 : 9781786634313

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Climate Leviathan Excerpt :

How climate change will affect our political theory—for better and worse Despite all the science and summits, leading capitalist states have not managed to mitigate anything close to an adequate level of carbon emissions. There is no way the world will warm less than the critical 2C threshold. What are the likely political-economic outcomes? Where is our warming world headed? Possibilities in the struggle for climate justice depend on our capacity to anticipate where the existing global order is likely to go. Climate Leviathan provides a radical way of thinking about how environmental change will intensify existing challenges to global order, unearthing the forces for a planetary variation on existing forms of sovereignty. Drawing on a wide range of political thought, Wainwright and Mann argue that rapid climate change will transform global political economy and our world’s basic political arrangements, leading toward a capitalist planetary sovereignty. Alternative futures must be constructed in the face of these transformations.

Piercing Leviathan Book

Piercing Leviathan


  • Author : Eric Ortlund
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2021-09-21
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781514003381

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Piercing Leviathan Excerpt :

One of the most challenging passages in the book of Job is the Lord's long description of a hippopotamus and crocodile. In this NSBT, Eric Ortlund argues that Behemoth and Leviathan are better understood as symbols of cosmic chaos and evil, helping readers appreciate the reward of Job's faith (and ours) as we endure in trusting God while living in an unredeemed creation.

The Lost Fleet  Beyond the Frontier  Leviathan Book

The Lost Fleet Beyond the Frontier Leviathan


  • Author : Jack Campbell
  • Publisher : Ace
  • Release Date : 2016-04-26
  • Genre: Imaginary wars and battles
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780425260555

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The Lost Fleet Beyond the Frontier Leviathan Excerpt :

"Two Syndicate Worlds star systems have fallen prey to a mysterious fleet of warships, a fleet controlled entirely by artificial intelligence that is now targeting Alliance space. The warships are no mystery to Geary. They were developed by his government to ensure security, but malfunctioned. If the Syndics learn the truth, the war with the Alliance will resume with a vengeance. As the government attempts to conceal the existence of the AI warships and its role in their creation, Geary pursues them, treading a fine line between mutiny and obedience"--

Leviathan  Or  The Whale Book
Score: 3.5
From 14 Ratings

Leviathan Or The Whale


  • Author : Philip Hoare
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Australia
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Whales
  • Pages : 453
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000067822898

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Leviathan Or The Whale Excerpt :

The story of a man's obsession with whales, which takes him on a personal, historical and biographical journey - from his childhood to his fascination with Moby-Dick and his excursions whale-watching.

Black Leviathan Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Black Leviathan


  • Author : Bernd Perplies
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Release Date : 2020-02-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780765398321

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Black Leviathan Excerpt :

Melville’s Moby Dick unfolds in a world of dragon hunters in Black Leviathan, an epic revenge fantasy from German award-winning author Bernd Perplies. Beware! A shadow will cover you, larger than that cast by any other dragon of this world. Black as the lightless chasm from whence it was born at the beginning of time. In the coastal city Skargakar, residents make a living from hunting dragons and use them for everything from clothing to food, while airborne ships hunt them in the white expanse of a cloud sea, the Cloudmere. Lian does his part carving the kyrillian crystals that power the ships through the Cloudmere, but when he makes an enemy of a dangerous man, Lian ships out on the next vessel available as a drachenjager, or dragon hunter. He chooses the wrong ship. A fanatic captain, hunts more than just any dragon. His goal is the Firstborn Gargantuan—and Adaron is prepared to sacrifice everything for revenge. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Breaking the Cycle of Shame Book

Breaking the Cycle of Shame


  • Author : Gregg Gulledge
  • Publisher : Xulon Press
  • Release Date : 2008-08
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN 10 : 9781606475256

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Breaking the Cycle of Shame Excerpt :

Learn how: ?To analyze the system that has shaped your problem. ?To see sorrow, grief and mourning correctly. ?To pass on an inheritance to your children in dealing with grief issues. ?Acquire the keys to restore completeness in an environment of safety. ?To align your borders with pleasant stones. ?Your seed can possess the gates of your enemies. ?To dissolve the "dirty birds" of grief. ?To call an exceeding great army together. ?To change your atmosphere. ?To defeat supernatural sorrow and grief in your life. ?God measures. ?To take care of your spiritual bullies. ?And who is King over all the children of pride. ?Sorrow carves on you. ?Sorrow leads you to Grief. ?Grief leads you to Mourning. ?Sorrow, grief and mourning are the backbone of the cycle of shame. ?And what promises are yours concerning sorrow, grief and mourning. ?Who is leviathan? Gregg and Karren Gulledge entered into the ministry in 1967 and after a series of situations they left the ministry with a bitterly disillusioned view about the "church." After years of wandering about they were reunited with their lost love, Jesus. Now the journey of love continues as the Lord has restored them and uses them to testify of what the Word can do for God's people. Gregg and Karren are called repairers of breaches and restorers of paths to dwell in for the days ahead through their gifted ministry that breaks barrenness and restores fruitfulness to the people of God. Gregg and Karren have been used by the Lord to turn sorrow, grief and mourning into joy and gladness by changing the atmosphere through the revelation on how to break the cycle of being dry, disappointed, confused and ashamed.

The Book of Jubilees Book
Score: 5
From 3 Ratings

The Book of Jubilees


  • Author : Robert Henry Charles
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1902
  • Genre: Book of Jubilees
  • Pages : 275
  • ISBN 10 : PRNC:32101073420778

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Man Or Leviathan  Book

Man Or Leviathan


  • Author : Edward Opotiki Mousley
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1939
  • Genre: Christian sociology
  • Pages : 462
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:$B138236

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