Shipwreck with Spectator traces the evolution of complex metaphors related to sea, shipwreck, and role spectator in human culture from ancient Greece modern times. This elegant essay exemplifies Blumenberg’s ideas about ability historical study metaphor illuminate essential aspects being human. Originally published same year as his monumental Work on Myth, The sea is one humanity’s oldest for life, a journey, Blumenberg observes, has often stood our journey through life. We all know that shipwrecks can play this at some level we have played witness others’ wrecks, standing safety knowing there nothing do help, yet fixed comfortably or uncomfortably ambiguous spectator. Through seemingly inexhaustible knowledge letters, texts nineteenth-century reminiscences speeches, see layer upon revealed meaning humans given these metaphors; way begin understand what more straightforward modes expression cannot. edition also includes “Prospect Theory Nonconceptuality,” an recounts metaphorology years following early manifesto “Paradigms Metaphorology.”
David Mearns has discovered some of the world’s most fascinating and elusive shipwrecks. From mighty battlecruiser HMS Hood to crumbling wooden skeletons Vasco da Gama’s 16th century fleet, searched for found dozens sunken vessels in every ocean world. The Shipwreck Hunter is an account David’s intriguing finds. It details both meticulous research mid-ocean stamina courage required find a wreck miles beneath sea, as well moving human stories that lie behind each these oceanic tragedies. Combining derring-do Indiana Jones with precision surgeon, opens porthole into shadowy depths ocean.
Based on Paul’s admonition to Timothy keep a pure conscience and hold Faith lest he should become shipwrecked, Shipwreck, How Hold On Your looks into some modern maritime disasters seeking the key lost Faith. This practical little book helps discover areas of pride bitterness in life. It opens up way for good ship Grace minister heart restore Hope.You will be drawn stories Bismarck, Titanic Sir Earnest Shackleton’s Endurance as you walk through this journey, which strengthen your Faith.Cindy Lou Baily is senior psychology major studying at Liberty University’s Distance Learning Program. Cindy currently living Southern Oregon. She her husband Gene have four home educated children, Elisha 13, Vixie 10, Sylvan 8, Zion 6.