Bertrand Russell is, without a doubt, one of the most prominent and influential figures in philosophy in the 20th century. His work was a significant influence on minds such as Albert Einstein, Isaac Asimov, and Noam Chomsky. With The Problems of Philosophy, he brings a complicated subject into easy reach. Russell uses this work to highlight the main philosophical subjects examined through the course of history.
"Where does Knowledge come from?"
The numerous tales and legends related to lost mines and buried treasures in Oklahoma are often supported by documentation. The stories included in this book are most compelling because they offer chances of recovery. Though obscured by the passage of many decades since they were originally hidden or lost, these elusive treasures nevertheless continue to tempt the adventurous, the committed, the passionate.
Young Bradon McTavish watches the bluecoats brutally hang his father and destroy everything he's known, and he escapes their wrath into the gun smoke and blood of war. Captured and paroled, only if he'll head west of the war, he rides the river into the wilds of the new territory of Montana where savages and grizzlies await. He discovers new friends and old enemies, and a woman formerly forbidden to him.
For FBI Agent Zack Tolliver, a pleasure trip to the Central Coast of California turns into dangerous business when he becomes immersed in a case involving drug smuggling, rival cartels, murder, and an ancient myth. The clues add up, the victims pile up, the mystery grows, the danger deepens.
A mountain man can survive anything, even a cold day in hell. Nathaniel Squire is a giant of a man, and the only one Col. Leander Melton thought could lead his pack of greenhorn would-be trappers into the mountains. And deep in Blackfoot territory, Squire must teach the youths to face the ways of survival, the rage of the Blackfeet, the cunning of a traitor - and what it means to be a mountain man.
Arkansas has long been a land rich in history and lore, and few of the events associated with The Natural State are more compelling and provocative than those associated with lost mines and buried treasures. Within this audiobook, award-winning author W.C. Jameson has captured and interpreted the most complete collection of these rich and varied stories of lost treasure.
The American West by President Eisenhower's favorite writer comprises of Betty Zane (1903), The Spirit of the Border (1906), and The Last Trail (1909).
"Lesson in history of the Ohio Valley"
Throughout history, the state of Missouri has served as a setting for a vast array of exciting legend and lore. Within this audio, W.C. Jameson presents the most complete collection of the Show Me State's tales of lost mines and buried treasures. With his gift for storytelling, Jameson relates episodes from the time of Indian occupation through early settlement, the Civil War, to the present. As a legendary professional treasure hunter, Jameson has followed the trails of many of these lost mines and buried treasures.
"Excellent and very interesting Historical Book!"
When the Spanish government orders distinguished officer Miguel Peralta to enter the United States with his military detachment, they have gold on their minds. The Spanish have been working the secret Lost Dutchman mine for years, but in a new deal with the United States, they will lose access to the nearly infinite supply of gold held within it. Peralta's mission is to remove as much gold as possible from the mine and transport it safely back to Mexico. As his small army winds toward the location of the goldmine, they slow learn they are not alone....
From the pen of best-selling western author Zane Grey comes The Heritage of the Desert. It is the story of John Hare, who has arrived in the West to recover after a health scare and finds himself a hunted man. His crime? He is "Dene's Spy". From dealing with Mormons and Indians to riding with rustlers, dealing with land thieves, and discovering the canyons of Utah, he lives the life of a true pioneer trying to find his way in a brand new world. Forget Buffalo Bill and Wyatt Earp - John Hare is the name of a true American legend.
The Discourse on the Method of Reason was the first true work of skepticism, a foundation of doubt which allowed a critical re-examination of all that was previously held to be true. Descartes literally revolutionized both philosophy and mathematics, and this discourse provides the means by which he approached the tangle of contemporary thought and laid the foundation of rational understanding.
"The Beginning of Clarity!"
Tennessee's tales of treasure come from a multitude of sources: Indians mining silver for jewelry and ornaments, outlaws burying stolen loot, lost and hidden Civil War payrolls, personal wealth buried and never to be retrieved, and much more. Like most legend and lore, these stories arose from actual historical events. In time, they were relegated to the back pages of history books and obscure journals and then largely forgotten.
"West Tn. Treasure Hound. I had found a lot of this"
Not fully sure of the horse and rider's position, Stone pushed up to his knees. It took a millionth of a second to locate his target. In the same span of time, the rider spotted Stone. He was bringing the long-barrel rifle around to bear on the deputy marshal. The shots were simultaneous. The rider missed. Stone didn't. Stone got off a second shot. The rider didn't. Stone's bullet struck the bushwhacker somewhere in the shoulder area.
Within days of Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait, the far-reaching arm of American airpower sprang into action. The skyscapes of the North Atlantic, Europe, and the Mediterranean became laced with the contrails of great jets flowing day and night toward the Persian Gulf. From the skies, manpower and material poured onto the bleak sands under the ominous clouds of the gathering storm, and in only a few weeks the size of the effort eclipsed that of the Berlin Airlift.
Welcome to Sweethome, a town owned by the cruel Thacker family. This sweeping western novel exposes town corruption to religious persecution. From the world of professional boxing to the farthest northern logging camps and the human suffering and tragedies in between, Sweethome is written to answer the age old question: Can any good come out of tragedy? There is hope for those who believe.
The contributions of Greek thought to science and to philosophy is widely recognized. However, its instrumental role in the spread of Christianity is often overlooked. In this work, B.F. Cocker has given a comprehensive review of Greek philosophy from the Christian perspective. He shows how the development of philosophy prepared humanity for the reception of the Christian doctrine and the faith of salvation.
US Deputy Marshal Matt Bannister is coming home to reconcile with his family. He prayed he wouldn't see his ex-best friend Tom Smith nor the only girl he ever loved, Tom's wife, Elizabeth. However, old feuds unsettled never die and spark a powder keg of action as the quiet town of Willow Falls trembles in fear when the desperate Moskin Gang kidnaps Elizabeth and leaves a murderous trail for the sheriff Tom Smith to follow. In anguish, he turns to his despised ex-friend Matt Bannister to help him get the woman they both love back alive, if they can.
An innocent 14-year-old preacher's son is kidnapped by three vile Civil War deserters. When turning-the-other-cheek fails to deter their cruelty, the boy resorts to his own violent behavior for survival, and the retribution he exacts from them casts him in a new struggle, this time for his soul. His redemption comes down to the wisdom of an old man and a small band of Unbroke Horses.
Conflict, love, and Apache Indian attacks are all that stand between Julia Heady and fate. As one young woman travels across the fledgling United States, she must use every ounce of her power to stay alive. This book has all the excitement of a true Western, but I guess you could call it more of an "Eastern." There is love, lust, and death. It also contains gunplay, dead hombres, sheriffs, and its fair share of bloodshed. This Eastern originates in upstate New York.
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Draw! is the latest action-packed Western from popular Western author Cliff Roberts. Continuing the story of high-plains rider Slate, another adventure unfolds that may leave him hanging on the other side of the barrel of a gun. Will Slate make the right decisions, or will he find himself battling to survive once more? Filled with action and high tension drama, this new Roberts adventure promises to keep the listener hooked from the first minute. Ride with Stone as the time is right for him to draw!