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The Usborne Encyclopedia of World Religions (World Cultures)

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Like Bosanquet, too, he read and admired G. Beyond this the most important axioms postulate the existence entities of the various types. According to him, universals are terms or signs standing for or referring to individual objects and sets of objects, but they cannot themselves exist. Religion begins to have an evil influence only when it is given a systematic formulation and when it becomes “an affair of the heart.” Popper’s condemnation is sweeping and is meant to apply to the kind of belief fostered by rationalistic theologians no less than to the pietistic enthusiasm found in many religious groups all over the world. “At first it [religious zeal] is just nonsense, then it becomes obstinacy and spite, and in the end it is wildness and insanity beyond all limits” (Über Religion, p. 2).

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Question and Answer Encyclopedia: Over 1000 Questions and

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To Montesquieu, who sought to examine and record social uniformities, natural laws describe necessary human behavior, and because they are necessary, they also oblige men ethically, or, rather, they are the basis of legal systems which men are 664 • ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PHILOSOPHY 2nd edition POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, HISTORY OF morally obliged to obey. On the other hand, Haeckel rejected any attempt to regard the world as immaterial or nonnatural. When I exert voluntarily, my volition is not just that my body exert but that I exert with my body.

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Reptile (Eyewitness Guides)

Colin McCarthy

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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PHILOSOPHY 2nd edition • 465 CONSERVATISM on it. Imbach, Ruedi. “Notice sur le commentaire du Liber de causis de Siger de Brabant et ses rapports avec Thomas d’Aquin.” Freiburger Zeitschrift für Philosophie und Theologie 43 (1996): 304–323. Henry is thus a significant symbol of the transition from the constructive to the critical period of medieval thought. The beginnings of this important extension of his range can be seen in the famous chapter “The Nature of Gothic” in The Stones of Venice; the important connection established there, between art and “the right kind of labour,” is developed in The Political Economy of Art (printed as A Joy for Ever, 1857), Unto This Last (1862), The Crown of Wild Olive (1866), and Munera Pulveris (1863 and 1872).

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My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things

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Depending on one’s purpose, one is entitled to take a certain perspective to focus on one aspect of the object and thus identify the object as what the referring expression capturing that aspect would tell. A close reading of the works of the Alexandrian philosophers shows that they had fundamentally the same views on the most important metaphysical issues (such as the distinction between the demiurge and the absolute One) as their colleagues in Athens.

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Children's Encyclopaedia of Knowledge: Bk. 1

Kiran Gupta

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Epistemic Justification: Essays in the Theory of Knowledge. If it were not possible, then having a body would be part of my essence. Rightly understood, Schopenhauer was the philosophus Christianissimus (the most Christian philosopher). How, on Descartes’s view, can we elucidate such a statement as that one bit of matter has moved relative to another one? To be sure, the constructive role Love plays in Empedocles’ biology is far more prominent than that of Strife, whereas in his cosmology Strife is more conspicuous.

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Weird Creatures Encyclopedia

Andrew Donkin

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My original choice (Urentschluss) bears down on my subsequent exis- tence and assumes the role of original sin. The paradigm is the following argument, which satisfies all the DN account’s criteria for a good explanation of the event of a particular teaspoon of salt’s dissolving: The teaspoon of salt was hexed (meaning that certain hand gestures were made over the salt), The salt was placed in water, All hexed salt dissolves when placed in water thus, The salt dissolved.

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Number FOUR World Facts (Knowledge Book Series) (Boosting

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While the exposition of Grundlagen is entirely informal, Grundgesetze, which Frege hoped to be the final word on the logical nature of arithmetic, carries out the earlier sketch with full rigor, containing pages and pages of formal deductions in begriffsschrift notation. These new scientific views reinterpreted suicide as the product of involuntary conditions for which the individual could not be held morally responsi- ble. We say that T is consistent if it has models, in other words if T. Aside from certain mystics and their raptures, it may be questioned whether a biologically normal human being is capable of feeling any real or deep love for an unseen power; and it hardly seems credible to suppose that a person will cease to love other human beings and animals (if he ever loved them) just because he does not believe them to be the work of God.

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DK Concise Encyclopedia

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For this he proposed to substitute a “positive” ethics for this world, based on its values as revealed by “enlightened self-interest.” Laas acknowledged the founders of this ethical doctrine to be Epicurus, ClaudeAdrien Helvétius, and Jeremy Bentham, but he diverged from them on the crucial point of egoism. Throughout the fifth century the Athenians wrestled with the question of how a polity that gives equal access to decision-making power to all citizens, including those without breeding, education, or property, can possibly achieve order, freedom, or the collective good.

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Junior Encyclopedia: Our Universe

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Sometimes he is openly critical of Descartes’ assumptions. Much of this influence is indirect, occurring through the work of David Lewis,who attended Montague’s courses at UCLA and was influenced by his ideas. A less abstract and perhaps more interesting epistemological question arises particularly for higher set theory. Sturgeon, Nicholas. “Brandt’s Moral Empiricism.” Philosophical Review 91 (1982): 389–422. The work covers each presidential campaign in depth, examining a large number of related issues ranging from the use of social media in modern presidential campaigns to negative campaign ads and key slogans used in every presidential campaign.

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Pocket Guides Reference Box Set: "Pocket Dictionary",

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Zoroastrian and Parsi Studies: Selected Works of John Hinnells. Working on Husserl’s foundations, Roman Ingarden (Das Literarische Kunstwerk, 1930) has studied the mode of existence of the literary work as an intentional object and has distinguished four “strata” in literature: sound, meaning, the “world of the work,” and its “schematized aspects,” or implicit perspectives. Thomas Woolston (London, 1733); Norman L.

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