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Last and First Men
William Olaf Stapledon

Gregg Pr, 1976

"No book before or since has ever had such an impact upon my imagination," declared Arthur C. Clarke of Last and First Men. This masterpiece of science fiction by British philosopher and writer Olaf Stapledon (1886–1950) is an imaginative, ambitious history of humanity's future that spans billions of years. Together with its follow-up, Star Maker, it is regarded as the standard by which all earlier and later future histories are measured. ...
  
  











  



  
Last and First Men
Stapledon, William Olaf

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Last and First Men: A Story of the Near and Far Future is a science fiction novel written in 1930 by the British author Olaf Stapledon. A work of unprecedented scale in the genre, it describes the history of humanity from the present onwards across two billion years and eighteen distinct human species, of which our own is the first and most primitive. Stapledon's conception of history is based on the Hegelian Dialectic, following a repetitive ...
  
  











  



  
Odd John and Sirius
William Olaf Stapledon

Peter Smith Pub, 1940

Two of the finest future histories ever written, each concerning a central question: If and when a superior being is introduced into a culture, how will either survive? Odd John is the definitive fictionalization of the mutated superman who has to decide what to do with his gifts, while  Sirius concerns a dog with superhuman mentality.
  
  











  



  
ODD JOHN: A STORY BETWEEN JEST AND EARNEST.
William Olaf. Stapledon

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1935
  
  











  



  
Philosophy and living,
William Olaf. Stapledon

Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Published by Penguin Books Limited,, 1939
  
  











  



  
The Seed and the Flower, 2012

" God sowed a seed, and there came a flower. Holy is God, and the world His flower. THERE was a poor man who had a field, wherein he laboured all day. He had a daughter, an only child, and he loved her. At sunset, after his work, he looked at the field; and twilight fell upon him looking, and the stars came out. God's flower hung over him open, and he knew it not. But he called his daughter from the house, and laid his hand on her head. ...
  
  











  








   


philosophy

Place Called Bliss, A (Saskatchewan Saga Book #1)
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Man's Search for Meaning
The Secret History



between

In Between (Katie Parker Production Book 1)
Blinding Love 1
Pleasure Extraordinaire 1
The Space Between (The Book of Phoenix 1)
How to Read Literature Like a Professor Revised Edition: A Lively and ...



earnest

A Farewell To Arms
The Old Man and The Sea
Al Capone Does My Shirts
A Lesson Before Dying (Oprah's Book Club)
Ramona Quimby, Age 8




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