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The Winning Of Immortality

by Frederic Palmer

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10515089M
ISBN 100548121508
ISBN 109780548121504
OCLC/WorldCa179776398

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  Five Books About Achieving Immortality Neal Asher. involves numerous adventures with historical figures—the explorer Sir Richard Burton is a main character—and the books . This is a provocative but half-cocked meditation on death, by a novelist (The Ordeal of Dr. Modesto; The Secret Swinger) who dares humanity to assert its will to eternal life by attaining complete scientific mastery over decay. Such a program, he states, is already under way: witness developments like organ transplants, artificial body parts, and ""cyrenics,""&#;the process of freezing.

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The Winning Of Immortality by Frederic Palmer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Frederic Palmer's work The Winning of Immortality is a religious look at the concept of afterlife. Republished here by Forgotten books, the author, a biblical scholar, presents an argument for the existence of life after : Frederic Palmer. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Palmer, Frederic, Winning of immortality.

New York, T.Y. Crowell & Co. [©] (OCoLC)   In an effort as ambitious as it is (probably) impossible, former Vice editor Gollner (The Fruit Hunters) embarks on an epic quest to understand the nature of immortality.

His exhaustive research leaves no fountain of youth untasted, no faith unexamined, and no /5(23). In Immortality, Inc., veteran science journalist Chip Walter gains exclusive access to the champions of this radical cause, delivering a book that brings together for the first time the visions of molecular biologist and Apple chairman Arthur Levinson, genomics entrepreneur Craig Venter, futurist Ray Kurzweil, rejuvenation trailblazer Aubrey de Grey, and stem cell expert Robert Hariri.

Along the way, Walter 4/5(19). texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency The winning of immortality by Palmer, Frederic, Publication date Topics Immortality, Future life -- Christianity Publisher New York: Thomas Y.

Pages: The Book of Immortality is first-rate entertainment, a blast of intellectual stimulation and vivid reporting.”, Shelf Awareness About the Author Adam Leith Gollner has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Guardian, the Globe and Mail, and Lucky Peach/5(23).

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a book list by Shannon Turlington, Blogger at Books Worth Reading shelved under Fiction Human beings have been searching for the secret to everlasting life probably since we first grasped the concept of death, and speculative fiction writers have been writing about immortality nearly as long.

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First published in French. English edition p., translation by Peter Kussi. This novel springs from a casual gesture of a woman, seemingly to her swimming instructor. Immortality is the last of a trilogy that includes The Book Of Laughter And /5.

The Denial of Death is a work of psychology and philosophy by the cultural anthropologist Ernest Becker, in which the author builds on the works of Søren Kierkegaard, Sigmund Freud, Norman O.

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The author of the beloved tearjerker, A Little Life, wrote her debut about a medical researcher so obsessed with immortality that he devoted and risked his own life to finding the antidote to aging.

The novel is based on the true story of Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, a controversial figure in the scientific community. The story of souls in time is a story of the loss of our original greatness and eventually even the forgetting that we were great, until one day - utterly disoriented and on the brink of despair - we are lucky enough to find a hidden door that takes us onto a path of ascent that was invisible before/5.There's a wonderfully elegant and provocative story lurking within Kundera's latest, but it's not that easily accessible.

In a metafictional conceit that works, Kundera, at his health club in Paris, sees an aging woman make a graceful but casual gesture of farewell to her swimming instructor.

The gesture is seminal for Kundera, who begins to create a part-fictional/part- real existence for.The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks () is a non-fiction book by American author Rebecca was the winner of the National Academies Communication Award for best creative work that helps the public understanding of topics in science, engineering or : Rebecca Skloot.