Flat World Knowledge

Some articles on flat world knowledge, flat world, world:

Market - Open Textbooks
... Most notably, the startup publisher Flat World Knowledge already has dozens of college-level open textbooks that are used by more than 900 institutions in 44 countries ... Flat World Knowledge compensates its authors with royalties on these sales ... is also used to fund high-quality publishing activities, making the Flat World financial model sustainable ...
Arthur Schopenhauer
1860) was a German philosopher best known for his book, The World as Will and Representation, in which he claimed that our world is driven by a continually ... distinct aspects of experience in the phenomenal world consequently, he has been influential in the history of phenomenology ...
Types of Warfare - Behaviour and Conduct in War
... dampening of hostilities occurred in World War I by some accounts, e.g ... Other examples of non-aggression, also from World War I, are detailed in "Good-Bye to All That." These include spontaneous ceasefires to rebuild defences and retrieve casualties, alongside ... The most notable spontaneous ceasefire of World War I was the Christmas truce ...
Nine Largest Wars (by Death Toll)
... These are of course the two World Wars, then followed by the Second Sino-Japanese War (which is sometimes considered part of World War II, or overlapping with that war) ... The death toll of World War II, being 60 million plus, surpasses all other war-death-tolls by a factor of two ... Deaths (millions) Date War 60–72 1939–1945 World War II (see World War II casualties) 36 755–763 An Shi Rebellion (number exaggerated based on census system,but not considering the territorial shrink and ...
Economy (disambiguation)
... efficient or frugal in using resources see energy conservation World economy, the economy of the world Virtual economy, an economy simulated in a virtual world Economy (religion), a bishop's ...

Famous quotes containing the words knowledge, flat and/or world:

    There’s a theory, one I find persuasive, that the quest for knowledge is, at bottom, the search for the answer to the question: “Where was I before I was born.” In the beginning was ... what? Perhaps, in the beginning, there was a curious room, a room like this one, crammed with wonders; and now the room and all it contains are forbidden you, although it was made just for you, had been prepared for you since time began, and you will spend all your life trying to remember it.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)

    We say justly that the weak person is flat, for, like all flat substances, he does not stand in the direction of his strength, that is, on his edge, but affords a convenient surface to put upon. He slides all the way through life.... But the brave man is a perfect sphere, which cannot fall on its flat side and is equally strong every way.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The world below the brine,
    Forests at the bottom of the sea, the branches and leaves,
    Walt Whitman (1819–1892)