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The international conference on the History of Logic in the Islamic World will be held between March 6-8, 2023 by the logic group at the Iranian Institute of Philosophy (IRIP) in collaboration with the Iranian Association for Logic (IAL), Iranian Philosophical Society (IPS), Institute for Interdisciplinary Research in Fundamental Sciences (IRFS), a...
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There appears to be a conflict between global bioethical principles and the local understanding and application of these principles, but this conflict has misleadingly been characterized through the east-west dichotomy. This dichotomy portrays bioethical principles as western and as alien to non-western cultures. In this paper, I present reasons to...
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This study examines the concept of argumentation empirically, to correct the normative conception of argumentation adopted by most scholars since Aristotle. They are not interested in what argumentation is, but in what it ought to be. The pre-Aristotelian approach is preferable, because it recognizes that argumentation, although it includes persuas...
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The author analyses the problem of weak will in Leo Tolstoy’s story Father Sergius. She ponders why the protagonist, a man with such heightened awareness of good and evil, at some point in his life chooses evil. She places the problem of weak will (akrasia) first into the context of the various iterations of determinism and subsequently of the cons...
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This article explores foundational issues in the philosophy of time and space by comparing the phenomenological contributions of Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka and Peter Manchester. Each of these two philosophers have revived an ancient paradigm for thinking about problems of continuity in the philosophy of space and time. Peter Byrne Manchester's 2005 bo...
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In this article, we will show that 1) transdisciplinary communication skills are developed by using the main components of the intellect 1 : Cognition, Conation, and Affect; and 2) these skills are developed by making the intellectual effort of using them, via transdisciplinary communication, education. and meta-education. The latter includes self-...
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The writings De navigatione of the Ragusan Renaissance thinker Benedetto Cotrugli is the first Croatian navigation textbook, as it was defined by academician Darko Novaković in 1995 after discovering it. The ill fate of Cotrugli’s writings, as Novaković claims, could have already been glimpsed from the year of its creation (1464) because it does no...
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What is humane work? What does such work look like in a business context? This paper articulates two ways of thinking about humane work using an Aristotelian and a Confucian virtue ethics approach. This approach reveals the need to think about (1) work’s connection not merely with autonomy but with self-refinement and self-perfection, with craft, a...
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Background. Edentulism is considered a chronic disability since tooth loss, and the required prosthodontic rehabilitation with removable prostheses might irreversibly affect function and aesthetics and significantly impact patients’ psychological well-being and social interactions. The present study aimed to translate, validate, and adapt in the na...
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This study explores the persuasive strategies used by the Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi to appeal to the citizens of India, to observe ‘Janta Curfew’ or People’s Curfew, as a preventive measure to contain the spread of Covid-19 infections in India. The study maps the speech to established strategies and theories of persuasion such as Ari...
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In this note we explore certain key aspects of ancient logic focusing on Aristotle's Topics and Prior Analytics, Galen's Institutio Logica and Proclus' commentary of the first book of Euclid. We argue that the ancients were in possession of the main rules of natural deduction and foreshadowed certain constructivist principles. The conclusion that e...
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The Meric system as named and defined here is an organization of the “virtues” (Ladin. Meric) of ethics and diano-ethics, namely ethical and cognitive faculties of human beings just as the division in Aristotle’s system. Like the metric system, the Meric system too promises to give the exact “mereological” measures of the divisions and the relation...
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The paper was submitted for the "Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of Greek Linguistics" hosted by the Faculty of Philosophy at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
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Plurality united by communication is in created beings a perfection that is not only categorical, but transcendental. Communication arises not only from the need for perfection, but from the gratuitous gift of goods from one to another. This point can be seen in Thomas Aquinas' Dionysian notion of amor naturalis. Such communication takes place on a...
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Man as a sprout of reality Whole and sprout-reality Traditional philosophy opposes being-nothing (Parmenides), closing being on itself, implicitly saying that there is only that which exists, and nothing else can exist. Modernity has proved that this is not so: man was able to create what nature could not create and what previous generations of peo...
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In this paper, I highlight the significance of practices of refutation in philosophical inquiry, that is, practices of showing that a claim, person or theory is wrong. I present and contrast two prominent approaches to philosophical refutation: refutation in ancient Greek dialectic (elenchus), in its Socratic variant as described in Plato’s dialogu...
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The aim of this paper is to explore how the cosmic soul works and how it accomplishes its providential and demiurgic tasks in Chrysippus’ system. Drawing on (i) the analogy Chrysippus establishes between the individuum and the cosmos and (ii) biological and medical theories of respiration, digestion, and pulse, I will show that the movements of Chr...
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While the general link between storytelling and remembering has often been underlined with regard to such topics as traumatic experience or the construction of identity, there are hardly any studies that analyse the mnestic performance that underpins the reading of narrative plots in literary texts. In order for a story to create meaning, the reade...
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This paper is focused on one of the key questions constituting the medieval debate about the ontological status of artefacts, which has to do with the productivity of art. We ordinarily speak about artefacts, such as statues or chairs, as produced by their artificers, and Aristotle describes art in general as a productive habit. In the first part o...
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Very important concepts in the theory of mental models are those of ‘possibility’ and ‘necessity’. Based on the definitions this psychology theory gives for those concepts, it has been shown that it complies with the requirement Fitting and Mendelsonh provides in general for modal logic. That requirement consists of being coherent with the modal in...
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Resumo: Para além de reconhecer a permanente relevância de uma das obras precursoras dos estudos voltados ao problema da criação literária, a Arte Poética, de Aristóteles (1993), este artigo dispõe-se a explorar pontos de interesse e aproximações conceituais entre as teorias do fantástico e o texto do filósofo grego. Propõe-se, a caminho de uma com...
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The article is devoted to the analysis of research approaches to legal understanding in Western philosophy, starting from the ancient Greek period and ending with the second half of the 20th century. The aim of the work is to form a comprehensive understanding of the historically changing types of comprehending law (including, such areas as natural...
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This article maintains that Aristotle develops his political theory as a craft and science in Politics 4–6. The literature, however, has argued that he views political knowledge as a form of practical wisdom or prudence. This article discusses the way that Aristotle proposes political theory as a skill to help deal with unfavorable circumstances. I...
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This paper shows how key aspects of Aristotle’s core concepts of matter and motion, some of which have recently been shown to help make sense of quantum mechanical indeterminacy, align with some important results of the energy-momentum relationship of special relativity. In this conception, mobility and indeterminacy are inherently linked to each o...
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One question that has sometimes cropped up in the debate on triage and the management of scarce healthcare resources concerns patients’ merits, demerits, and responsibility with regard to their own medical condition. During the current pandemic, some have wondered, when it comes to accessing healthcare, whether patients who have refused vaccination...
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Expectations are essential for understanding the economic choices of individuals as well as cyclical developments in an economy over time. The initial theory of how people form their expectations was first introduced by Aristotle more than two millennia ago. The core elements he advanced were that forward-looking decisions must be based on expectat...
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According to Kant, the division of the categories “is not the result of a search after pure concepts undertaken at haphazard,” but is derived from the “complete” classification of judgments developed by traditional logic. However, the sorts of judgments that he enumerates in his table of judgments are not all ones that traditional logic has dealt w...
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This article analyses Avicenna's Ḥayawān III, 1, which deals with the well-known disagreement between physicians and philosophers on the origination of blood vessels (arteries and veins) and nerves. However, the proposed analysis is not limited to this chapter and its main topic. The more general purpose of this article is to reconstruct the psycho...
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The polymath Ibn al-Ṣalāḥ (d. 1154 CE) is known for a number of comparatively small treatises on specific aspects of ancient Greek mathematical and philosophical works. He devotes many of his works to greater or smaller errors that he found in the works by Euclid, Ptolemy, and Aristotle. The aim of the present paper, which focuses on three treatise...
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This article wants to propose some opinions on the nature of microphysical reality at the quantum level. These opinions are expressed in common language, without reference to mathematical formulas, therefore in the same spirit that animated Bohr in the drafting of his famous interpretation of 1927. Nevertheless, the path followed is significantly d...
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This paper argues that twentieth-century fascist political theory is characterised by the systematic attempt to abolish communication from the public realm. By offering a novel reading of one the most systematic fascist thinkers, Carl Schmitt, who is compared with Søren Kierkegaard, Aristotle, Hannah Arendt, and Walter Benjamin as well as with the...
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A conceptual analysis of the problem of induction suggests that the difficulty of justifying probabilistic reasoning depends on a mistaken comparison between deductive and inductive inference. Inductive reasoning is accordingly thought to stand in need of special justification because it does not measure up to the standard of conditional absolute c...
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The collective volume "ΜΥΡΡΙΝΗ" ("myrtle"; μυρρίνη or μυρσίνη in ancient Greek, μυρτιά in modern Greek) honours Aikaterini Papaefthymiou-Papanthimou, Professor Emerita of Prehistoric Archaeology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, whose long and distinguished career encompassed groundbreaking excavations, wide-ranging research, and inspiri...
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Background Since youth's participation rates in sport drop throughout adolescence, approaches to engage and retain this age group in physical activities are needed. Peers are highly influential on youth's behaviour, and peer education is widely used for youth health promotion purposes to harness this peer influence. Peer education builds on the rat...
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Drobnoustroje towarzyszą człowiekowi od zawsze, egzystując z nim w subtelnej równowadze, a przykładem zachwiania tej równowagi jest choroba. Zanim odkryto, że winnymi chorób zakaźnych są mikroskopijne istoty żywe, ich przyczyn upatrywano m.in. we wpływie kosmosu, gniewie bożym czy zachwianiu równowagi w obrębie czterech płynów ciała, tzw. humorów....
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In my paper, I analyse some aspects regarding Aristotle's interpretation of the organisation of ontology. In my opinion, Aristotle is looking for a new ontology in many of his works. Hence, in his investigation, Aristotle aims to discover the correct components of the ontology and to put these components in their due ontological place. Being qua Be...
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The legendary Greek philosopher, Aristotle once said that “Man is by nature a social animal.” Biological transmission of any disease is linked to the social contact of human beings. Respiratory infections are the best example of it. Pandemics of respiratory viral illnesses in history have taught a lesson of simple measures to protect ourselves by u...
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This paper attempts to discuss Aristotle’s concept of justice as an ethical solution to political corruption. The goal of this paper is to present corruption as a form of injustice that deprives the majority of the common good. This paper is very important because it provides an ethical solution to grand corruption whereby unscrupulous individuals...
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This paper attempts to equate Mahatma Gandhi's art of communication with Aristotle's three variables of communication or Rhetorica. It has highlighted Gandhi's ideal character, his logical thinking, and ability to rouse emotions among public. It throws light on Gandhi as an accomplished journalist and classifies Gandhian journalism into four kinds:...
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The present investigation reveals the wealth of sources of Techne Rhetorikes (1681) and their handling by Frangiskos Skoufos. The work is based on Aristotle’s prescription for rhetors’ knowledge, thus it is full of details on ecclesiastical history and life of saints, philosophical, mythological and folklore elements. The thematic of exempla is dra...
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Color consciousness is a theory that states equality under the law is not enough. It holds that physical differences such as skin color can have a negative impact upon some people's life opportunities. Emma Lou Morgan's life is an extreme example of this color consciousness. Her dark color prevents her from getting good opportunities. The projector...
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With reference to the current hardship in Ghana which is attributed to the sitting government that it is as a result of nepotism, cronyism and favouritism by certain class of people in the country, many Ghanaians are therefore of the view that, the Ghanaian society, in its basic political framework, the Ghanaian society is unjust towards the less p...
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Core democratic values? Value devaluation and "junk values" Core values in relation to fundamental "virtues" Values (virtues) in relation to Problems (issues / vices / sins)? Sets of virtues and sins as indicators for clustering values and problems Sets of virtues as indicative of systemic viability? Collective-Systemic sins and vices -- of democra...
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This chapter presents a multivariate analysis method which is developed in two steps using a combination of Hierarchical cluster analysis (HCA) and Factorial Correspondence Analysis (AFC). To explain and describe the steps of the method, we use an application example on a survey dataset from young students in Thessaloniki trying to investigate thei...
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The study of the interdependence of grammar and logic at the beginning of the twelfth century is a difficult subject and progress here has been slow. With the recent publication of the Notae Dunelmenses , however, we are now able to see rather more clearly how closely the two disciplines were bound to one another. The following article draws upon t...
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The article analyzes essence of Aristotle’s ideas about society and state and about reasons of their appearance. Particular forms of statehood are explicated. Ideas about importance of laws, property, moral foundations for state order appearance are analyzed. Special attention is given to philosopher’s ideas about social structure, justice, social...
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Purpose This paper aims to propose a theoretically informed and analytically rigorous research framework that sustainability researchers could use or further develop to examine visually persuasive messages in photographs. Design/methodology/approach Drawing on the theoretical constructs of Peirce’s (1991) visual semiotic system of icon, index and...
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The Fifth Element (1997) is a French science-fiction film in English, directed and co-written by Luc Besson. The title and the plot of the film refer to a central notion of Greek philosophy, that is, pemptousia, or quintessence. Pre-Socratic philosophers such as Thales, Anaxagoras, Anaximenes and others, were convinced that all natural beings – in...
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This study examines rhetoric and pragmatic acts of persuading in Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari's (PMB) first two official broadcasts on the COVID-19 pandemic. Drawing on Aristotle's rhetorical strategies and Mey's Pragmatic Acts theory, findings show that the various instances of ethos (31), logos (10) and pathos (25) amount to a total of 66...
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This is chapter 4 of my book 'Environmental Thought: A Short History'. It covers the debates involving Thoreau, Marsh and Muir, and also the debates about the protection of animal welfare. As one reviewer has recently stated, it was in America (though George Perkins Marsh) that people first realised that human beings are avoidably changing our natu...
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ON MELANCHOLY - the classic essay on creativity and mood swing by Aristotle, now in an accessible standalone version! Modernised and adapted translation by philosopher Dr Marlies ter Borg. Including explanatory comments. It begins with the famous question: ' Through what cause do all those who have become eminent in philosophy or poetry or the arts...
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During the last two decades, the interrelationship between water and energy has become recognized. Likewise, the couplings to food and agriculture are getting increasingly obvious and alarming. In the last year, a record number of extreme weather events have been reported from most parts of the world. This is a visible demonstration how consequence...
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The concept of trust is not new in philosophy; it has been used in different times and epoch, first as transactional virtue in The Republic of Plato and multilateral virtue in Aristotle's Habituation Ethics as essential commodity in the formulation of friendship as brotherhood. In John Dewey's Democracy and Education, trust is the value that indivi...
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An institutional logics perspective is not logical at all. I seek to ground certain constellations of productive practice in conjunctions of the ontological and the teleological which are not demonstrable, but depend on and are immanent to a kind of practical reason. I supplant the value term with institutional substance, invisible goods which can...
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The ontology of artefacts in Byzantine philosophy is still a terra incognita. One way of mapping this unexplored territory is to delve into Michael of Ephesus’ commentary on Aristotle’s Metaphysics. Written around 1100, this commentary provides a detailed interpretation of the most important source for Aristotle’s ontological account of artefacts....
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(Forthcoming in Journal for General Philosophy of Science. DOI: 10.1007/s10838-021-09595-x) William Whewell's 19th century philosophy of science is sometimes glossed over as a footnote to Kant. There is however a key feature of Whewell's account worth noting. This is his appeal to Aristotle's form/matter hylomorphism as a metaphor to explain how m...
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This article examines Aristotle's theory of 'factional conflict' (stasis) in Book 5 of the Politics and claims that it is mainly directed against the a-historical account of constitutional change Plato develops in the Republic. Aristotle's investigation of the causes of stasis is oriented towards the normative political goal of stabilizing politica...
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This paper examines the connection between politics and public space at a time when photography and the new media have put the classical distinction between the public and the private into question. My focus is on the body which, according to Hannah Arendt and the classical philosophers, is the most private thing there is. Drawing on the work of We...
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Physics is an exact science and studies the quantitative regularities of natural phenomena at both the macroscopic and microscopic levels. The term "physics" first appears in the works of Aristotle in antiquity. In the early days, the terms "physics" and "philosophy" (natural) were used as synonyms, as both were intended to explain the laws of the...
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Social robots are increasingly developed for the companionship of children. In this article we explore the moral implications of children-robot friendships using the Aristotelian framework of virtue ethics. We adopt a moderate position and argue that, although robots cannot be virtue friends, they can nonetheless enable children to exercise ethical...
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Background It is common that inadequate nutritional intake happens in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD), which can adversely affect the prognosis of patients. However, the details and reasons are not clear enough so far. Therefore, the primary aim of this study was to investigate the current nutritional requirements and energy intake on...
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In this article I analyze concepts from Aristotle’s “Metaphysics,” establishing connections with education and cybernetics. After having progressed from the Parmenidean view of the act as “entelecheia” to the Aristotelian view of the act as “Energeia,” we approach the aspects of “kinesis” and “praxis,” which are the act’s two modalities. In the are...
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This article examines melancholia and its stylistic rendering in three of Marguerite de Navarre’s Chansons spirituelles that do not deal with bereavement, namely Songs 29, 45, and especially 34. The Queen uses various medical, philosophical, and literary sources to describe melancholy, although she never quotes Aristotle or humoral medicine. The sa...
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The sixteenth century inherited three discourses on melancholy: the medical, philosophical, and religious ones. While the first presented it as a mental illness linked to a disorder of the humours, the second, with the rediscovery of Aristotle’s Problem XXX, saw it as a sign of creative genius, and the third reminded us that it was, according to Sa...
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The notion of happiness comes to the mind and heart of man as a desirable essence, a required state that confers some stable form of contentment and peace; but where relationships and moral and ethical implications are also built. The purpose of this study was to explore the worldview around happiness in ancient ethics through authors such as Arist...
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Background: Infants with congenital heart disease (CHD) are known to have higher rates of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). Although the etiology is recognized as distinct from the premature neonatal population, there is not a universal consensus regarding etiology or specific risk factors. To analyze the clinical features of neonates with CHD who...
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Deliberation has faced criticism with regard to its application to business, on the basis that it can be misused to disseminate an ideology, divert attention from genuine debates, or strengthen the power of certain people. We suggest that Aristotle’s notion of deliberation can mitigate these ethical risks and help companies strengthen their deliber...
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This work by Aristarchus belongs to ancient science, which may be considered in three fields of development: ∘ mathematics, especially that focused on the geometry in Euclid’s Elements or Archimedes’ works; ∘ astronomy, understood as a science that studies all the objects observed in the sky (i.e., the fixed stars, the Sun, the Moon, and the five p...
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The opposition between a rational and an irrational behavior or thought poses difficulties in understanding: what do we really mean by «irrational»? A behavior or a thought that adheres to emotions and does not arise from slow reflection can be considered irrational; on the other hand, can we state that emotional reactions and intuitions are «irrat...
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On 3 March 2021 (10:16, UTC), a strong earthquake, Mw 6.3, occurred in Elassona, Central Greece. The epicenter was reported 10 km west of Tyrnavos. Another major earthquake followed this event on the same day at Mw 5.8 (3 March 2021, 11:45, UTC). The next day, 4 March 2021 (18:38, UTC), there was a second event with a similar magnitude as the first...
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It has been argued that Aristotle’s Philosophy of Essence is linked to the crisis of relationship and global disorder. In politics, economy and religion, his theory of substance and accidents has been argued as a bivalent metaphysics that draws a line between what is and what is not. This paper argues that this metaphysical thinking draws a wedge b...
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I wanted to read again the whole of Santayana’s philosophical corpus so as to prepare my way for my book Mind in Action: Evolutionary Psychology, Philosophical Naturalism, and Critical Rationalism. When I was at that task, I thought it could be a good idea to publish a book of my selections of Santayana’s thoughts and some notes made about them. H...
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Background: The negative effect of COVID-19 pandemic on college students' mental health is well-demonstrated. The aim of this study is to assess the impact of the pandemic on the students of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Northern Greece), in terms of stress, anxiety, and depression, and to analyze the probable correlation of various social...
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The present study aimed to investigate internet addiction among psychology students, as well as the role of resilience and perceived economic hardship in the manifestation of the phenomenon. The study involved 252 students (233 women, 19 men) of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. They completed a self-report questionnaire, which included a short...
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The Urhobo people of Delta State Nigeria have been entertaining themselves with dramatic performances prior to the European colonizers visit. Their performances include ritual activities at their places of worship which are today the re-enactments of the initial effort to relate with God by their ancestors. Other dramatic performances of theirs are...
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Within the space of human existence, Aristotle (384BC-322BC) argued that two types of changes may occur which are essential change and accidental change. While essential change is often anticipated and could be largely managed, accidental change is often unexpected and could be disruptive. The advent of the Covid 19 pandemic which the world began t...
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Logic is the discipline of correct reasoning, the science of drawing valid inferences. We all tacitly believe that something is either true or false-it can't be anything else. That's a two-valed logic system. It's called Boolean logic after a largely self-taught English mathematician, philosopher George Boole who lived in the 19th century. Formally...
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There are two dominant approaches towards understanding medieval Muslim philosophy: (1) Greek ancestry approach and (2) religiopolitical context approach. In the Greek ancestry approach, medieval Muslim philosophy is interpreted in terms of its relation to classical Greek philosophy, particularly to the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle. The religi...
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Political advertising is a form of campaigning that allows candidates to directly convey their message to voters and influence the political debate. South African political parties (African National Congress and the Democratic Alliance) also adopted the use of social media networks as an effective tool for political campaigning purposes and to enco...
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This entry presents a historical view of the meaning attributed to the terms mechanics and natural philosophy, from a hint to ancient Greece, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance to a special focus on the 18th Century, which represents a turning point for the development of modern physics and science in general. Since we are not concerned with the...
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In this paper, I challenge the idea that Xenophon’s view of kalokagathia in Oeconomicus is merely social or political and argue that Ischomachus is a kalos kagathos by virtue of being a philosopher rather than a gentleman. Kalokagathia in Xenophon is more than a nickname for an elite social group, it is an innovative educational ideal that has litt...
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Since Plato and Aristotle the concept of imitation that is mimesis, has often alluded to the re-presentation of nature, in another sense, the artist is the interpreter of ''the nature'' of the ''appearances'' of the visible at the same time ''invisible'' objects. The Romantic objective for authenticity preserving in everything its own national char...
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Over the last 20 years, the growing interest in renewable energies has been boosting research on wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. Although their design is mainly ruled by either the aero or hydro-dynamic loads, the latest development of wind turbine farms in seismic-prone areas, such as East Asia and the Californian coast, has increased th...
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Current-day scholars have rediscovered change and given particular emphasis on climate change. However change has been well known and well studied on philosophical and scientific grounds since the era of Heraclitus and Aristotle. The omnipresence of change is confirmed by modernday geological and paleoclimatic studies. These have provided concrete...
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Memory and its care were significant sociocultural and scientific topics in early modern Spain. While a major interest in memory was related to its rhetorical implications, medical treatises discussing memory, cognitive impairment, and its treatment began to appear in the 16th- and 17th-century. Among these treatises, Disputationes phylosophicæ ac...
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Keywords: philosophy of biology; evolution of reasoning; levels of analysis; four causes of Aristotle; mind as form and change The Problem Bergson (1911) states the necessity of bringing two traditions together to solve "the great problems that philosophy poses": "This amounts to saying that theory of knowledge and theory of life seem to us insepar...
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This article describes a four-month-long MBA course on business communication taught at NUST Business School, National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan. A workshop-style approach was adopted in the course that helped the students break their emotional glass ceiling and become comfortable in their skin. The course enabled the students...
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The wilderness construct has long-been associated with the virtuous life. Threats to the virtue of wilderness through commodification of the wilderness experience have been previously documented. However, this article makes the specific argument that the increasingly conspicuous consumption of wilderness, largely through apparel and social media, p...
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How do we reconcile soul, consciousness or mind with the material world? Aristotle thought that humans did what they did because they had both a physical body and a soul, and that the soul controlled humans in a rational way but was mysteriously non-material. Humans mainly did what they did because of the surrounding external conditions and prior l...
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This study examined the use of two rhetorical strategies - nominal-numerical types of supporting data and lengthy complex types of sentences due to their rhetorical appeal to Aristotelian logos in the writing of research abstracts. A total of 480 research abstracts sampled from English as a Native (ENL) and English as a Second Language (ESL) were a...
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Maria Tzitiridou-Chatzopoulou,1,2 Dimitra Gialamprinou,3 Jannis Kountouras1 1Department of Medicine, Second Medical Clinic, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Ippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece; 2School of Healthcare Sciences, Midwifery Department, University of West Macedonia, Kozani, Macedonia, 50100, Greece; 3Second Neonata...
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Ethos, the speaker’s image in speech is one of the three means of persuasion e stablished by Aristotle’s Rhetoric and is often studied in a loose way. Many scholars develop lists of self-images (ethos of a leader, modesty ethos, etc.), but few explain how one arrives at these types of ethos. This is precisely what the inferential approach described...
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As a field, and especially for those of us who are religious communication scholars, we have addressed notions of civility. We have used civility to understand our research, pedagogical practices, and dialogue construction. When addressing the uncivil acts on social media and in our political discussions, many scholars have cited the scholarship in...
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This is a workbook to guide readers through their reading and study of Aristotle's Politics. This book is designed to help readers better get an understanding of not only the overall things being taught, but get a better hold of various problems or issues that Aristotle is addressing in the Politics text. This is will be useful for students reading...
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As a result of not implementing the voluntary child custody decision, the next legal remedy is the execution of child custody which can have a negative impact on the child's psyche. As a solution to this problem, the judge can decide on the dwangsom in the child custody decision. However, dwangsom becomes a legal problem when it is not contained in...
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Translation action at the interface of philosophical-praxeological approaches and the concept of the expanded translation setting The paper discusses the structure of a translation action. The concept of a linguistic action proposed by Jerzy Żmudzki within the model of the expanded translation setting offers a starting point for this discussion. Th...