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Featured Author – Bernardo Kastrup

Bernardo Kastrup is one of our bestselling Iff Books authors and a contributor to the recently published Pandeism: An Anthology, edited by Knujon Mapson, with his article on’ The Idealist Interpretation of Pandeism’. Bernardo has authored many scientific papers and philosophy books. His three most recent books are: More Than Allegory, Brief Peeks Beyond and

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Featured Author – Bernardo Kastrup

Bernardo Kastrup is one of our bestselling Iff Books authors and a contributor to the recently published Pandeism: An Anthology, edited by Knujon Mapson, with his article on’ The Idealist Interpretation of Pandeism’. Bernardo has authored many scientific papers and philosophy books. His three most recent books are: More Than Allegory, Brief Peeks Beyond and

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DISCover the Power of You

Out in August, DISCover the Power of You is for individuals who have a desire to better understand their own personality, people who may be aspiring to become great leaders in whichever field or area they are in and at whichever level in a business or organisation they are at. And more specifically, for anyone

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Featured Book – Transformations

Transformations: Stories to Tell in the Classroom These six stories are the perfect companions to the topics, SEAL work and Literacy Units for teachers and children in the primary classroom. They are to be read aloud but can be enjoyed in solitude. These include myths and legends, based around the subject of transformations dealing with

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Mental Penguins

Mental Penguins The Neverending Education Crisis and the False Promise of the Information Аge This fascinating book is a sobering look at the ongoing crisis in civic learning and the fatal attraction of information technology. Professor Ivelin Sardamov draws on key findings in neuroscience to explain the waning interest in and knowledge of complex social

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Pandeism: Criticism and Analysis from Other Views

An excerpt from the Pandeism Anthology: Throughout its history, Pandeism has drawn both a critical and comparative eye from adherents to other theological models. The conventional practice in organizing comparative religious literature seems to be to order pieces so that conventional Westernworld views are given prominence. Here, we upend this tendency by putting ahead of

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Why read Earth Books?

Earth Books are practical, scientific and philosophical publications about our relationship with the environment. Earth Books explore sustainable ways of living; including green parenting, gardening, cooking and natural building, and all manner of diet and lifestyle insights, so if you’re looking for inspiration you can apply to your life, to enable you to live in

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Philosophical Implications of Pandeism

An excerpt from the Pandeism Anthology: “Omniscience, Omnipotence and Pantheism,” by Richard Francks PhD, sets the stage with an observation on the nature of omniscience as applied to experiential knowledge. Next, “Leibniz’s Best World Claim Restructured,” by William C. Lane, presents a tour-de-force of moral consequence, explaining how a creator wholly becoming the creation— without

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Promotions

Meaning in Absurdity – Bernardo Kastrup

Extract The calls of the absurd – with their simultaneous contradictoriness, symbolism, and physical reality – have led us to review some of the latest, groundbreaking results coming out of experimental physics. These results, among which one finds the experimental confirmation of quantum entanglement and the correlation between global mind states and physical events, have

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Black Holes by Dr. Manjir Samanta-Loughton

A mini adventure Since their discovery, microquasars have provided an opportunity to gain information about black holes. As England’s Astronomer Royal, Martin Rees says, “Black holes of different masses behave in qualitatively the same way. Almost everything about them simply scales up or down with the black hole’s mass.” Microquasars were first discovered within our

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Punk Science – Inside the Mind of God, Manjir Samanta-Laughton

In September 2003, I had a profound insight that would change my entire worldview and fuel the writing of this book. At the time, I had actually begun to write, not knowing how the book would end. Having decided on the content of the first few chapters, I turned my attention to some of the

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Events & Announcements

Upcoming Sages & Scientists event

  Iff Books author Bernardo Kastrup will be joining Deepak Chopra and 30 other experts in Los Angeles, California for a 3-day symposium where consciousness and science meet. At Sages & Scientists they will explore life’s deepest mysteries and seek answers to its biggest questions in an effort to further understand themselves, one another, and the universe.

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Call for Contributors: American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore

ABC-CLIO is publishing a three-volume reference collection titled American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore in early 2016. The editors seek contributors from fields of literature, history, anthropology, sociology, folklore, and allied subjects to write entries ranging from 750-2500 words on a wide range of topics. The purpose of the encyclopedia

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Introducing Liberalis Books

LIBERALIS – LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION & STORYTELLING We bring classical ways of thinking and learning in touch with traditional storytelling and the latest thinking in terms of educational research and pedagogy in an approach that combines the best of the old with the best of the new. As classical education publishers, our books are designed

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Book News

Basics First

New from Iff Books, Basics First, introduces an innovative way of thinking about money. Sema and Manu Dube argue that we do away with regulations, allow people to travel wherever they want and trade freely. Simple enough, but trade will never be free if one party cannot walk away because to do so would threaten

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Rising Up – With Wings Like Eagles

Earth Books author Chris Sunderland’s title Rising Up – With Wings like Eagles helps us to discover inner strength and wisdom to transform our relationship with the Earth.   At a time of great importance in the history of life on the planet, human beings find themselves with enormous economic and technological power, but also

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The Scholarship Game

The Scholarship Game is a guide to the college application and scholarship selection processes written from the perspective of someone who just finished them. The book provides a step-by-step walkthrough of the application process beginning with developing a resume and deciding where to apply, and ending with negotiating with colleges and making a final decision.

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Reviews for Mental Penguins

Mental Penguins – out this month! A sobering look at the ongoing crisis in civic learning and the fatal attraction of information technology. I literally could not put this book down. Prof. Sardamov makes a passionate, meticulously-researched and utterly compelling case for reinstating reading (yes: old-fashioned text-based reading) at the heart of formal education. No

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