The Eisenstein Universe

30 Oscar Wilde, whose works and biography Eisenstein studied in detail, was a case in point; see Eizenshtein, Metod, vol. 2, 357. 31 RGALI, 1923-2-1140, l. 2. 32 Some of the drawings I discuss here have been reproduced in various ...

Author: Ian Christie

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350142093

Category: Performing Arts

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Over the decades since he was first hailed by critics and filmmakers around the world, Sergei Eisenstein has assumed many identities. Originally cast as a prophet of revolution and the maestro of montage, and later seen as both a victim of and apologist for Stalin's tyranny, the scale and impact of Eisenstein's legacy has continued to grow. If early research on Eisenstein focused on his directorial work – from the legendary Battleship Potemkin and October to the still-controversial Ivan the Terrible – with time scholars have discovered many other aspects of his multifarious output. In recent years, multimedia exhibitions, access to his vast archive of drawings, and publication of his previously censored theoretical writings have cast Eisenstein in a new light. Deeply engaged with some of the leading thinkers and artists of his own time, Eisenstein remains a focus for many of their successors, contested as well as revered. Over half a century since his death in 1948, an ambitious treatise that he hoped would be his major legacy, Method, has finally been published. Eisenstein's lifelong search for an underlying unity that would link archaic art with film's modernity, individuals with their historic communities, and humans as a species with the universe, may have more appeal than ever today. And among his many thwarted film projects, those set in Mexico and what were once the Soviet Central Asian republics reveal complex and still-intriguing realms of speculation. In this ground-breaking collection, sixteen international scholars explore Eisenstein's prescient engagement with aesthetics, anthropology and psychology, his roots in diverse philosophical traditions, and his gender politics. What emerges has surprising relevance to contemporary media archaeology, intermediality, cognitive science, eco-criticism and queer studies, as well as confirming Eisenstein's prestige within present-day film and audiovisual media.

The Eisenstein Universe

In this ground-breaking collection, sixteen international scholars explore Eisenstein's prescient engagement with aesthetics, anthropology and psychology, his roots in diverse philosophical traditions, and his gender politics.

Author: Ian Christie

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350142115

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 312

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Over the decades since he was first hailed by critics and filmmakers around the world, Sergei Eisenstein has assumed many identities. Originally cast as a prophet of revolution and the maestro of montage, and later seen as both a victim of and apologist for Stalin's tyranny, the scale and impact of Eisenstein's legacy has continued to grow. If early research on Eisenstein focused on his directorial work – from the legendary Battleship Potemkin and October to the still-controversial Ivan the Terrible – with time scholars have discovered many other aspects of his multifarious output. In recent years, multimedia exhibitions, access to his vast archive of drawings, and publication of his previously censored theoretical writings have cast Eisenstein in a new light. Deeply engaged with some of the leading thinkers and artists of his own time, Eisenstein remains a focus for many of their successors, contested as well as revered. Over half a century since his death in 1948, an ambitious treatise that he hoped would be his major legacy, Method, has finally been published. Eisenstein's lifelong search for an underlying unity that would link archaic art with film's modernity, individuals with their historic communities, and humans as a species with the universe, may have more appeal than ever today. And among his many thwarted film projects, those set in Mexico and what were once the Soviet Central Asian republics reveal complex and still-intriguing realms of speculation. In this ground-breaking collection, sixteen international scholars explore Eisenstein's prescient engagement with aesthetics, anthropology and psychology, his roots in diverse philosophical traditions, and his gender politics. What emerges has surprising relevance to contemporary media archaeology, intermediality, cognitive science, eco-criticism and queer studies, as well as confirming Eisenstein's prestige within present-day film and audiovisual media.

Let us Make Life A Celebration

Because through matter the invisible universe can't be understood. Eisenstein was a great thinker of physics. His every discovery is believed to be authentic. He has also said that there is a divine power pervading this whole universe ...

Author: Acharya Shree Sudarshan Jee Maharaj

Publisher: Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 8128828495

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Page: 214

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Man's life is multidimensional. Like when a seed begins its journey of growth, its expansion is in infinite directions. But if the same seed does not get to sprout then all of its creational energies are lost in Nature. In the quantum domain, man is also like a seed, given the right environment its expansion reaches infinite dimensions. For this, its alignment with Nature and the infinite universe is necessary to be maintained. Fundamentally it is the subtle form of the universe only, what lies as the element in the microcosm as a living being is the same one that constitutes this universe also - as is the microcosm so is the macrocosm: 'Yatha Pinde Tatha Brahmande'. This deep understanding of spirituality is revealed in this book which is a collection of the preachings by Acharya Shree Sudarshan Jee Maharaj.

What Next for Sustainable Development

Eisenstein sees the basic reason for environmental threats that clearly exceed natural limits such as climate change in 'the defining ... That we are fundamentally unseparate from each other, from all beings, and from the universe. [.

Author: James Meadowcroft

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1788975200

Category: Political Science

Page: 336

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This book examines the international experience with sustainable development since the concept was brought to world-wide attention in Our Common Future, the 1987 report of the World Commission on Environment and Development. Scholars from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds engage with three critical themes: negotiating environmental limits; equity, environment and development; and transitions and transformations. In light of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals recently adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, they ask what lies ahead for sustainable development.

Asian Film Journeys

There are many reasons for the slow mise-en-forme of Eisenstein's universe. Its expanding nature, its complexity and its vastness are only some of the internal factors. The external factors are the sociopolitical conditions of the world ...

Author: Rashmi Doraiswamy

Publisher: SCB Distributors

ISBN: 8183282083

Category: Self-Help

Page: 200

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For lovers of Asian cinema and for those simply curious to know its trends and moods, experiments and innovations since it strode the world stage with assurance in the mid- 80s, Asian Film Journeys is a feast. It presents a selection of articles that appeared in the pages of Cinemaya, The Asian Film Quarterly between 1988 and 2004, articles that closely tracked the bold new film narrative of both the well-known and the lesser-known cinemas as it unfolded. The Quarterly remained, for fifteen years, the one and only serious yet lively platform for writing on the cinemas of Asian countries. Given that the writers were mostly Asian-apart from some keen and long-standing followers of Asian cinema from the West-the magazine offered, for the first time, a truly authentic point of view, a look at films from within their cultures. The book gives a bird’s eye view of the style and substance, art and craft of these cinemas and captures some of the Asian air it let in!

Aspects of Today s Cosmology

–A PolytropicConstrainingSolutionof theRelativisticExpandingUniverse. and ... Analytic-ST model Using parameters from the Eisenstein (Eisenstein et al., 2005) investigation of cosmic BAO and presuming a flat Universe we have calculated ...

Author: Antonio Alfonso-Faus

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 9533076267

Category: Science

Page: 410

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This book presents some aspects of the cosmological scientific odyssey that started last century. The chapters vary with different particular works, giving a versatile picture. It is the result of the work of many scientists in the field of cosmology, in accordance with their expertise and particular interests. Is a collection of different research papers produced by important scientists in the field of cosmology. A sample of the great deal of efforts made by the scientific community, trying to understand our universe. And it has many challenging subjects, like the possible doomsday to be confirmed by the next decade of experimentation. May be we are now half way in the life of the universe. Many more challenging subjects are not present here: they will be the result of further future work. Among them, we have the possibility of cyclic universes, and the evidence for the existence of a previous universe.

The Taste for Beauty

As rigorous as Eisenstein's universe may be , it is often not more than a setting for actions that in themselves have great beauty and grandeur . Murnau was able not only to avoid all anecdotal concessions , * but also to dehumanize ...

Author: Eric Rohmer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521385923

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 220

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A collection of essays by the film-maker and critic Eric Rohmer written between 1948-1979.

Theorising National Cinema

For the Eisenstein of the 1930s, montage no longer produced meaning through the shock of two images, ... going from an engagement with the modernity of things as they are, towards a Platonic universe of supersensual ideas.

Author: Valentina Vitali

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1839020849

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 208

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Why do we think of clusters of films as 'national cinema'? Why has the relationship between the nation and film become so widely and uncritically accepted? 'Theorising National Cinema' is a major contribution to work on national cinema, by many of the leading scholars in the field. It addresses the knotty and complex relationship between cinema and national identity, showing that the nationality of a cinema production company, and the films that its made, have not always been seen as pertinent. The volume begins by reviewing and rethinking the concept of national cinema in an age of globalisation, and it goes on to chart the parallel developments of national film industries and the idea of a nation state in countries as diverse as Japan, South Korea, Russia, France and Italy. The issues of a 'national cinema' for nation states of contested status, with disputed borders or displaced peoples, is discussed in relation to film-making in Taiwan, Ireland and Palestine. The contributors also consider the future of national cinema in an age of trans-national cultural flows, exploring issues of national identity and cinema in Latin America, Asia, the Middle-East, India, Africa and Europe. 'Theorising National Cinema' also includes a valuable bibliography of works on national cinema.

Insiders and Outsiders in Russian Cinema

In Ivan the Terrible eisenstein creates a visual universe that both presents and complicates binary conceptions of self and other. rather than a polarized world of russians and others, eisenstein's Muscovy is occupied by people ...

Author: Stephen M. Norris

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 025302790X

Category: History

Page: 200

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Identifying who was "inside" and who was "outside" the Soviet/Russian body politic has been a matter of intense and violent urgency, especially in the high Stalinist and post-Soviet periods. It is a theme encountered prominently in film. Employing a range of interpretive methods practiced in Russian/Soviet film studies, Insiders and Outsiders in Russian Cinema highlights the varied ways that Russian and Soviet cinema constructed otherness and foreignness. While the essays explore the "us versus them" binary well known to students of Russian culture and the ways in which Russian films depicted these distinctions, the book demonstrates just how impossible maintaining this binary proved to be. Contributors are Anthony Anemone, Julian Graffy, Peter Kenez, Joan Neuberger, Stephen M. Norris, Oleg Sulkin, Yuri Tsivian, Emma Widdis, and Josephine Woll.

Of Education Fishbowls and Rabbit Holes

Sometimes we think the fishbowl view is the entire universe. Eisenstein (2013) calls this “the narrative of normal” (p. 3). The narrative of normal for those in higher education includes the following: ...

Author: Jane Fried

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1620364220

Category: Education

Page: 168

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This book questions some of our most ingrained assumptions, not only about the nature of teaching and learning, but about what constitutes education, and about the cultural determinants of what is taught. What if who you think you are profoundly affects what and how you learn? Since Descartes, teachers in the Western tradition have dismissed the role of self in learning. What if our beliefs about self and learning are wrong, and relevance of knowledge to self actually enhances learning, as current research suggests? Jane Fried deconstructs the Grand Western Narrative of teaching and learning, describing it is a cultural fishbowl through which we see the world, rarely aware of the fishbowl itself, be it disciplinary constructs or the definition of liberal education. She leads us on a journey to question “the way things are”; to attend to the personal narratives of others from ethnic, racial and faith groups different from ourselves; to rediscover self-authorship as the core task of learning in college; and to empower ourselves and students to navigate the disorientation of the Alice in Wonderland rabbit holes of modern life. This is a book for all educators concerned about the purpose of college and of the liberal arts in the 21st century, and what it is we should reasonably expect students to learn. Jane Fried both upends many received ideas and offers constructive insights based on science and evidence, and does so in an engaging way that will stimulate reflection.

Model of the Universe

<http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/~huchra/> [4] First estimate for our distance to the center of the universe; ... Mark Dickinson (NOAO), Emily MacDonald (NARO), Daniel Eisenstein (UofA), Mario Livio (STScI), Josh Younger (CfA), ...

Author: Bobby McGehee

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 144906793X

Category: Nature

Page: 128

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This Model of the Universe concludes the universe to be a spherical region within a much larger region of primordial matter. Primordial Matter is determined to be an endless array of positroniums; matter (+) and antimatter (-) particles, stabilized in and by an equally spaced (.6 cm) hexahedron arrangement. When positron + and electron - particles come in contact they annihilate into photons; when photon concentrations become adequate, they precipitate into corporeal matter of the universe. The initial annihilation started a chain reaction from a single + & - pair which upset the positronium rotation synchronization. Photons from annihilations propagate in all directions and produce more continuing chain reaction annihilations. Outward flowing photon concentrations coalesce and precipitate into subatomic particles. Accretions of particles produce the objects and matter of the universe. The continuing process is called the deflagration wave, because a simple understandable analogy relates to a flame propagating through dry grass: matter is not created nor destroyed; it is only converted from one form of matter into another. All processes in this Model have been proven, and verified; all are consistent with the Laws of Physics.

Bankrupting Physics

However, the waves radiating in spherical ripples from the plasma period out through the cacophony of the universe are not easy to track. As Eisenstein put it, “The Universe is composed of many over-dense regions whose spherical waves ...

Author: Alexander Unzicker

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1137365420

Category: Science

Page: 288

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The recently celebrated discovery of the Higgs boson has captivated the public's imagination with the promise that it can explain the origins of everything in the universe. It's no wonder that the media refers to it grandly as the "God particle." Yet behind closed doors, physicists are admitting that there is much more to this story, and even years of gunning the Large Hadron Collider and herculean number crunching may still not lead to a deep understanding of the laws of nature. In this fascinating and eye-opening account, theoretical physicist Alexander Unzicker and science writer Sheilla Jones offer a polemic. They question whether the large-scale, multinational enterprises actually lead us to the promised land of understanding the universe. The two scientists take us on a tour of contemporary physics and show how a series of highly publicized theories met a dead end. Unzicker and Jones systematically unpack the recent hot theories such as "parallel universes," "string theory," and "inflationary cosmology," and provide an accessible explanation of each. They argue that physics has abandoned its evidence-based roots and shifted to untestable mathematical theories, and they issue a clarion call for the science to return to its experimental foundation.

The Worldwide List of Alternative Theories and Critics

2016 Category : Editor kind of theory : electric universe kind of particle : kind of critics : kind of energy : email : email : web1 : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/charles-eisenstein/the-need-for-venture-scie_b_8045434.html web2 : web3 ...

Author: Jean de Climont

Publisher: Editions d Assailly

ISBN: 2902425171

Category: Science

Page: 2504

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This list (only avalailable in english language) includes scientists involved in scientific fields. The 2021 issue of this directory includes the scientists found in the Internet. The scientists of the directory are only those involved in physics (natural philosophy). The list includes about 10 000 names of scientists (doctors or diplome engineers for more than 70%). Their position is shortly presented together with their proposed alternative theory when applicable. There are more than 2500 authors of such theories, all amazingly very different from one another. Ce répertoire, exclusivement disponible en langue anglaise, inclut les scientifiques, exclusivement dans le domaine de la physique. L'édition 2021 de cette liste comporte près de 10 000 noms de scientifiques, (docteurs ou ingénieurs à plus de 70%). Elle précise leur position de manière succincte et expose, le cas échéant, les lignes directrices de la solution alternative qu'ils proposent. Il y a ainsi plus de 2500 auteurs de telles théories, toutes remarquablement différentes.

Hollywood Flatlands

The potential that Eisenstein spies in life forms is dramatized in the mouldable forms of the cartoon universe . Plasmaticness understands the ' poly - formic capabilities of an object'.45 Elasticity attracts – for it provides a palette ...

Author: Esther Leslie

Publisher: Verso

ISBN: 9781844675043

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 344

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Brings to light the links between animation, avant-garde art and modernist criticism.

Starwalkers and the Dimension of the Blessed

Scientists now think the universe was initially a thick, hot soup that trapped light. About 350,000 years after the Big ... Something similar should have happened with sound, according to Daniel Eisenstein of the University of Arizona.

Author: William Henry

Publisher: SCB Distributors

ISBN: 1935487663

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 200

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Behind all myths there is one message, a timeless truth that mystic traditions point to: our Earthly lives are a preparation for life as Starwalkers, advanced, interdimensional beings, who travel the Dimension of the Blessed. In this comprehensive study, the first-ever of its kind, William Henry reconstructs the ancient beliefs in this Dimension from clues from Egypt to Sumeria to Greece to America. When pieced together, these myths create an adventure to a realm of incredible possibility. A few of the enigmas this book explores are: The Egyptian belief that interdimensional beings of light created humanity; The meaning behind the ‘reed,’ the key term constantly repeated over thousands of years in these global myths; How Moses’ parting of the Sea of Reeds while leading the Israelites to Canaan, the Place of Reeds, is an allegory for the opening of a gate to another realm; The secret meaning behind Jesus performing his first miracle at Cana, which means reed, and the tearing open of the heavens at his baptism and crucifixion; How the human body is capable of producing a spiritual substance that is made of space-time and through which one can see other times and places; How the study of other dimensions can affect our biology and will change our lives in the near future. Chapters include: A Cosmic Species; The Dimension of the Blessed; The Field; Up Out of Egypt; The Blessed Falcons; The Divine Spark of the Blessed; Atlantis: The Blessed Land; The Sea at the End of the World; Manna and the Blessed Realm; Blessed Sirius; Gilgamesh & Sirius; Tearing Open the Dimension of the Blessed; Judas and the Dimension of the Blessed; more.

The Cosmic Revolutionary s Handbook

A projected map of galaxies in the universe from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS). The image shows 48,741 galaxies, ... (Used with permission: Daniel Eisenstein and the SDSS-III collaboration.) matter and energy in the universe ...

Author: Luke A. Barnes

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108775888

Category: Science

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Free yourself from cosmological tyranny! Everything started in a Big Bang? Invisible dark matter? Black holes? Why accept such a weird cosmos? For all those who wonder about this bizarre universe, and those who want to overthrow the Big Bang, this handbook gives you 'just the facts': the observations that have shaped these ideas and theories. While the Big Bang holds the attention of scientists, it isn't perfect. The authors pull back the curtains, and show how cosmology really works. With this, you will know your enemy, cosmic revolutionary - arm yourself for the scientific arena where ideas must fight for survival! This uniquely-framed tour of modern cosmology gives a deeper understanding of the inner workings of this fascinating field. The portrait painted is realistic and raw, not idealized and airbrushed - it is science in all its messy detail, which doesn't pretend to have all the answers.

New Scientist

This week The universe , appearing at a reactor near you NUCLEAR fusion reactors could be used to study what the universe was ... Eisenstein of the University of The mathematical equation Arizona in Tucson , who works on governing the ...

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The Other New York Jewish Intellectuals

On the same block where Steinberg lived in an apartment house just across the way also lived Myron Eisenstein, ... ideas of God and insisted that no one possessed sufficient knowledge about the universe to base religion on such a view.

Author: Carole S Kessner

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 081476357X

Category: Religion

Page: 394

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Irving Howe. Saul Bellow. Lionel Trilling. These are names that immediately come to mind when one thinks of the New York Jewish intellectuals of the late thirties and forties. And yet the New York Jewish intellectual community was far larger and more diverse than is commonly thought. In The Other New York Jewish Intellectuals we find a group of thinkers who may not have had widespread celebrity status but who fostered a real sense of community within the Jewish world in these troubled times. What unified these men and women was their commitment and allegiance to the Jewish people. Here we find Hayim Greenberg, Henry Hurwitz, Marie Syrkin, Maurice Samuel, Ben Halperin, Trude Weiss-Rosmarin, Morris Raphael Cohen, Ludwig Lewisohn, Milton Steinberg, Will Herberg, A. M. Klein, and Mordecai Kaplan, and many others. Divided into 3 sections--Opinion Makers, Men of Letters, and Spiritual Leaders--the book will be of particular interest to students and others interested in Jewish studies, American intellectual history, as well as history of the 30s and 40s.

Mt Stromlo Observatory

To my surprise, the accelerating Universe was received with a warmer reception than what I was expecting. ... now connect the scale of the Universe from z ~ 1080 to z = 0.2 (Percival et al., 2010), z = 0.35 (Eisenstein et al., 2005), ...

Author: Ragbir Bhathal

Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

ISBN: 1486300774

Category: Science

Page: 344

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This book tells the story of the Mt Stromlo Observatory in Canberra which began with W.G. Duffield's idealism and vision in 1905. The Observatory began life as a government department, later becoming an optical munitions factory producing gun sights and telescopes during the Second World War, before changing its focus to astrophysics – the new astronomy. In the ensuing years programs were introduced to push the Observatory in new directions at the international frontiers of astronomy. The astronomers built new, better and larger telescopes to unravel the secrets of the universe. There were controversies, exciting new discoveries and new explanations of phenomena that had been discovered. The Observatory and its researchers have contributed to determining how old the universe is, participated in the largest survey of galaxies in the universe, and helped to show us that the universal expansion is accelerating – research that led to Brian Schmidt and his international team being awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics. These and other major discoveries are detailed in this fascinating book about one of the great observatories in the world.

Teaching in a World of Violent Extremism

... offering our uniquely human gifts toward the wellbeing and development of the whole • that purpose, consciousness, and intelligence are innate properties of matter and the universe.28 Eisenstein's description of an emerging story of ...

Author: Eleazar S. Fernandez

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1532698038

Category: Religion

Page: 320

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Violent extremism is not new, but we have witnessed its rise to the point that it has become a defining issue of our time. We cannot brush it aside any longer: it characterizes who we are as a people and as a global society. Why is violent extremism rising? What are its drivers and triggers? These questions must be asked and answered first, and Teaching in a World of Violent Extremism takes up the questions and the answers. In an effort to end violent extremism, the next questions that must be pursued are these: How shall we prevent and undo extremism, especially the militant and violent kind? In this world of violent extremism, what curriculum designs, educational programs, and pedagogies shall we employ to develop competent citizens, civic leaders, and pastors, as well as resilient communities?