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The article justifies the inextricable interconnectedness and creative interaction of philosophy, science and education in the course of their historical development. The article focuses on the problem of teaching the course of history and philosophy of science (HFS) in terms of formation of critical creative thinking of the future scientist. The a...
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Summary The scientist Theodor N. Tsyrdea, a distinguished personality of national science and culture, correspondent member of the Academy of Informatics of Ukraine, of the International Academy of Noosphere and professor, the head of the Philosophy and Bioethics Department (1999-2008) contributed prodigiously to the development of philosophy, scie...
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The lexical-terminological stratum created based on the philosophical thought and philosophical base of the years of independence in modern Azerbaijani language develop specially. Also the new concepts regarding the philosophical categories, theories and change and essence of the content of them were created. The creation and development of new phi...
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Structure of man in the biblical act of Creation The question about man, his origin, structure, place, and role in the world, relation to others and his ultimate goal, belongs to fundamental categories. In his pursuits, man constantly tries to find the right answer to this important question. These attempts can be noticed in every area of human lif...
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The book contains different essays in honor of Vincenzo Fano, for his 60th birthday. They address several foundational issues in the philosophy and metaphysics of science, epistemology, history of science and philosophy, and the relation between philosophy, science, and art. The crucial aspect of the book-if we may single out one-is the constant di...
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The book is an authentic account of the personalities and and achievements in philosophy, science and politics in Königsberg/East-Prussia, now Kaliningrad/Russia after the Napoleonic wars at the beginning of the 19th century in Germany, in danger of being forgotten.
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عندما نتعلم مع العمارة، كونها شيء يصلح أن يدل على أثر أو ما يطلق المعمار على عمارته. وعبر مسلمات في العمارة تمثلت في: العمارة شيء في حد ذاته ومعرفة العمارة، تم مناقشة إمكان العلم بالعمارة محدودا، عن طريق أسباب البحث عن أصول العمارة في فلسفة البحث والبحث عن العمارة وماهية العمارة في (16) قضية للمناقشة مع الطلبة، لانتهاء الكورس الدراسي، وتأهل الطالب...
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Although we still lack many important answers related to some significant health and life issues we still have a dream of immortality, eternal youth and unconditional excellent health. These are questions that have been discussed, for a long time, in the context of different religions, philosophy, science and art. Nowadays, development of biomedica...
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Empirik bir yanı da olan bu çalışmada Türkiye’deki Üniversitelerdeki tüm felsefe bölümleri ile felsefe programı ve/veya felsefe bilim alanıyla ilişkisi bağlamındaki öğretim üyeleri ele alınmıştır. “YÖK Akademik”, “YÖK Atlas” internet siteleri ve Üniversitelerin kurumsal internet sitelerinde yer alan verilerebelli bir zaman aralığında erişilerek değ...
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Human eyes have forever been fascinated by forms and it is the art of dressing and fashion, which embellishes the grace and vigor of human beings. Clothes, dressing and fashion appear to be a common place phenomenon as language; yet, it was not regarded as a serious topic to be researched until the twentieth century. One of the most influential thi...
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It is with great pleasure that we present the Abstract Book of the Third Symposium in Comparative Biology, carried out by the Post Graduate Program in Comparative Biology, based at the Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo. This activity has been conducted since 2016, with the aim of being a facilita...
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The article offers a possible interpretation of the “philosophical practice” concept, examines the nature and closeness of the relationship between philosophy and philosophical practice, outlines the activities of the philosopher-practice in the light of this interpretation. Ethics has traditionally been considered as a practical part of philosophy...
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An investigation of the parallels between Eastern and Western philosophy in relation to philosophy, science and ethics
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There is in religion that cannot be answered with the philosophy and science of knowledge but can only be answered by spiritual experience. Religion, philosophy, and science each exist in a separate space but must be integrated into human life. There are three things that become tools for humans to seek the truth, namely philosophy, science, and re...
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The idea that when we use a tool we incorporate it into the neural representation of our body (embodiment) has been a major inspiration for philosophy, science and engineering. While theoretically appealing, there is little direct evidence for tool embodiment at the neural level. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in male and female...
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A key feature of the humanoid social robot is its face. A robot face is not simply a technical choice, as faces communicate identity, affect and interpersonal spatial relations, and can be key to perceptions about the virtuousness of the robot. To address the significance of the robot face we develop a transdisciplinary reading of faces that compar...
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THE ORIGIN OF EUROPE AND THE ESPRIT DE GÉOMÉTRIE (EUROPE: ORIGIN, PHILOSOPHY, GEOMETRY AND PROCLUS.) Francesco Tampoia ABSTRACT: In searching for the origin of Europe and the cultural region/continent that we call “Europe”, at first glance we have to consider at least a double view: on the one hand the geographical understanding which indicates a r...
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The conference In December 2018 the Tavistock and Portman Clinic collaborated with the Climate Psychology Alliance to create a conference to address ecological disaster. The conference combined keynote presentations by distinguished scholars in the field with an interdisciplinary panel conversation in order to explore what psychoanalysis, philosoph...
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History is the circumstances and events of human life in the past including previous achievements that are disclosed again. The glory, advancement, and fame of a certain nation, state, tribe or community group are often retold to educate, remember, and generate a positive spirit to build the future through various ways with various points of view i...
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Abstract Why have the cultural wars become so divisive? Why are science, religion, and even the fine arts becoming so politicized? Why are dialectic swings in approaches to political economy becoming so dramatic - exemplified by dramatic swings between internationalism and xenophobic nationalism - occurring? Why is national consensus, civil unity,...
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The philosophy of law is a science that analyzes law in a philosophical way. So that, the object of the science of legal philosophy is legal norms, and the object is evaluated in a way that is at the heart or basis, which is called the law. The philosphy of law has a wider area than the investigation of the workings of law regarding certainty, trut...
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Pancasila has critical, fundamental, rational, systematic, comprehensive thoughts and eventually this system is a value. Pancasila provides fundamental and universal foundations for human beings in social, national, and state. Thus, through the philosophical values of Pancasila, the development of science education is expected to make it as main re...
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This conference attempts to bring together all the mental achievements of humanity since it emerged as Homo Sapiens 300,000 years ago. The same human capability, their mental conceptualization that can only exist and develop along with, thanks to, and simultaneously with language, produced abstraction to answer the simple questions: What is the wor...
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Ecology, psychoanalysis and global warming: present and future traumas ‘We are threatened with suffering from three directions: from our own body, which is doomed to decay and dissolution and which cannot even do without pain and anxiety as warning signals; from the external world, which may rage against us with overwhelming and merciless forces of...
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Spain is more commonly known as Andalusia, the Andalusia comes from the word Vandalusia, which means the country of the Vandals, because the southern part of the Peninsula was once ruled by the Vandals before they were defeated by Western Gothia in the fifth century. This area was ruled by Islam after the rulers of The Umayyah seized the peninsula'...
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Thucydides (Θουκυδίδης) views life exclusively as political life, and history in terms of political history. The economic policy of a leader or of a government covers the systems for setting levels of taxation (φόροι), government revenue (πόροι) and expenditures (δαπάναι), government budgets, and other functions. The philosophy (science) of Oeconom...
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Human produce discourses on the world: mythologies, religions, mysticisms, philosophies, science. The majority of those discourses are transcendent in nature. Following a conceptual clarification based on the notions of reflection and general discourse, philosophy appears as a transcendent general discourse among others; hence the failure of the la...
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L’humain produit des discours sur le monde : mythologies, religions, mysticismes, philosophies, science. La majorité de ses discours sont de nature transcendante. À la suite d’un clarification conceptuelle fondée sur les notions de réflexion et de discours général, la philosophie apparaît comme un dis- cours général transcendant parmi d’autres ; d’...
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Purpose. To consider the personal nature of Cartesian metaphysics. Its implementation involves: a) outlining methodological changes in the philosophy of the twentieth century; b) analysis of ways to interpret anthropological component of philosophizing in Descartes studies; c) appeal to Descartes’ texts to clarify the authentic form of his interpre...
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Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) is a relatively new diagnosis that describes the grey area between ‘normal’ age-related decline and dementia. Following increased interest in the developmental stages of Alzheimer’s Disease in the 1980s, MCI was first proposed as a concept in 1988 before becoming an official diagnosis in 2004. While some clinicians a...
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Listening to three emotionally and intellectually profound poems by Emily Dickinson (regarding heaven, conclusion, and death) puts the eavesdropper in touch with many of the deepest issues in the post-Copernican history of religion, philosophy, science, culture, play, joy, and grief. The poet reveals that she has digested the phenomenon of seculari...
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In the twenty-first century, Stephen Hawking proclaimed the death of philosophy. Only science can address philosophy’s perennial questions about human values. The essay first examines Nietzsche’s nineteenth century view to the contrary that philosophy alone can create values. A critique of Nietzsche’s contention that philosophy rather than science...
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This paper describes a brief overview of the history of ancient Athens, from the period of the first legislators to the Hellenistic period. One of the basic features that characterize this period is the continued presence of conflicts and hostilities between Athens and rival city-states, including those in present-day Greece, but also in Asia Minor...
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The travel diary has its origin in world-wide research and teaching contacts. The history of the phenomenological movement is completed by global geography. Intercultural relations have regard to philosophy, science, art, religion and everyday life. Famous names turn up like Boulez, Derrida, Levinas or Ricœur. Authors like Joyce, Kafka Proust and K...
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This study investigates the significant role of Kuluwew (forest tanks) to sustain the forest ecosystems and the Ellanga (Cascades) social-ecological systems of the Dry Climatic Zone (DCZ) of Sri Lanka and points out the neediness of renovating these abandoned tanks. The wew (Tanks) civilization of Sri Lanka is unique and endemic because the tank sy...
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The aims of this paper are threefold: first, to analyse the ways in which culture is reflected in idioms; second, to discuss the role of body-part words in idioms; third, to determine the differences and similarities between the English and Georgian somatic idioms on the basis of a contrastive analysis. The somatic idioms play a special role in the...
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We invite you to traverse the imagination and knowledge of all the artists and researchers who contributed maps, diagrams, and texts to this atlas. Here, scientific and artistic modes of research interact with other practices: drawing, visualisation, mapping, mediation, and education. How does a diagram differ from a text? What are the pros and co...
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RESUMO: Neste artigo, procura-se apresentar uma compreensão da educação contemporânea, tomando como ponto de partida a análise retrospectiva da filosofia, ciência e educação desde o período medieval, perpassando pelo pensamento moderno e culminando na discussão contemporânea destes três campos. Nossa tese parte do pressuposto de que o pano de fundo...
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Through semantic analysis of the words “sweet” and “good”, this thesis aims to understand the cognitive methods and limitations of human beings, trying to reveal the research background, technical framework and resonance principle of semantic intelligence. The method is as follows: Firstly, based on the application perspective, the artificial intel...
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Can we succeed in reconstituting science, knowledge in a disciplinary unity, thus uniting all fields of science? This has been the work perpetrated by authors for years, which finally for today, comes to see the day. I prove the possibility of designing a unique science from all the different branches of science. The phematic then becomes the disci...
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مجلة سداسية محكمة تعنى بالدراسات الفلسفية والعلوم الاجتماعية والانسانية والمعلوماتية والترجمة. تصدر عن مخبر الأنساق، البنيات، النماذج، والممارسات -جامعة محمد بن أحمد وهران2- ترحب المجلة بمشاركة الأساتذة والباحثين من كل الجامعات الجزائرية والأجنبية. وتقبل للنشر الدراسات والبحوث المتخصصة في القضايا الفلسفية والعلوم الاجتماعية بكل تخصصاتها وفروعها، وا...
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This article is a cut of the master's dissertation of the post-graduate program in Teaching Humanity and Languages - UFN. Therefore, the interest of this research starts from the need to (re) think about gender relations from the teacher training. In bringing these questions we intend to understand the discourse that normalized, naturalized and det...
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The problem addressed in this dissertation has three dimensions: imminent global catastrophe, the elitist tyranny responsible for it, and Christian detachment from both. The purpose of this dissertation is not to solve the problem in any of those three dimensions. The aim is threefold—to deconstructively demonstrate the reality of the problem; to e...
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‘In a country marked by colonization, slavery, late industrialization and immense social inequality, sociology found fertile ground to understand how societies develop in peripheral conditions. Cordeiro and Neri show how this rich sociological tradition began its institutional trajectory in the early twentieth century and its subsequent contributio...
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The culture of global society commonly associates the word animal with vertebrates. Paradoxically, most of animal diversity is composed of small organisms that remain invisible in the global culture and are underrepresented in philosophy, science, and education. Twenty-first century science has revealed that many invertebrates have consciousness an...
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This paper presents Michael Heller's notion of "philosophy in science" and reintroduces Michael Heller's classical text that first presented this concept of philosophy entitled How is "philosophy in science" possible?. The paper discusses the historical context of Heller's idea as it emerged from the discussions and works of the Krakow philosophica...
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This paper has a background of polemics about the role of Islam in Malay history and civilization. The polemic begins with the accusations of some Orientalists who claim that Islam is a religion that does not contribute significantly to the progress of civilization in Malay land. This paper describes the strong denial of Syed Naquib Al-Attas agains...
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Global warming is the most important concern threatening humankind today. It is a frightening and traumatic reality, which is often denied and disavowed. The problem is of such huge magnitude that it seems to defy understanding and definition. The economic and political interests that shape our public debate often have their origins in the individu...
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The article analyzes the evolution of the idea of human mind and feelings correlation in the history of Ukrainian philosophical thought from pre-Christian times till modern times. It is proved that this idea has a long tradition in the history of Ukrainian culture and its components – religion, philosophy, science, art. In historical sequence, the...
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The international academic community expects the future to be a lifetime in which significant discoveries and appropriate improvements are expected which should significantly increase the quality of life. These inventions and innovations will be realized by children who are now born. In the near future, they would to take care of problems which we...
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Human civilization has traversed a long way since its early days that goes well beyond any recorded history. If we are to take a scientific approach, we have to remain contented with the indefinite character of its origin and development. There is, for example, no record who was the First human being on this planet, how did (s)he survive and so on....
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Peer-reviewed online open-access journal, published on http://www.discourseunit.com/annual-review/ This issue of ARCP introduces Deleuze’s project on a philosophy of difference in its critical intersection with psychology. After a general introduction, this special issue employs the distinctions Philosophy/Science/Art articulated in his later work...
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The Italian mathematician Luigi Fantappiè (1901–1956) worked in Brazil from 1934 to 1939 as a member of the Italian Mission that had among its purposes the organisation of the Department of Mathematics and Physics at the Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of the University of São Paulo. In this paper, we describe his work in Brazil, taking...
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This edited volume includes chapters from well-known and early career philosophers on the significant role indeterminacy plays in Continental Philosophy, Science, Ethics, Aesthetics, and Asian Philosophy.
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According to Dr. Joseph Needham, science and technology of China, once leading the West for 18 centuries, are now lagging behind in these two to three hundred years. This is the famous Needham's Grand Question (NGQ). Obviously, if we can find out the reasons that have led Western technology, and understand the so-called "lagging" myth, then the exc...
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Prejudices – which are formally judgments – generally have foundation role in various argumentations, opinion networks and theoretical constructs. Those regarding culture or any forms of it (philosophy, science, religion, art etc.) are in fact valued judgments whose structure may be put into analogy with that pertaining to that Kantian “infinite ju...
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Abstract: In the field of philosohy teaching, few texts have been published focusing the teaching of philosophy of science. However, in the field of science teaching, there is wide recognition that the introduction of elements of philosophy of science in school can contribute to scientific literacy. The argument is that it is not enough for student...
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The aim of the paper is to examine the nature of philosophy from the historical-pragmatist point of view. In the first part, the paper deals with the meaning holism and family resemblance of various exemplifications of philosophy, which are taken as presuppositions of our approach to define philosophy as an activity. In the second part, the paper c...
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History between the sociology and the philosophy science: sociology of knowledge and the ‘new’ historiography of science in latin-american historiography of psychology through the works of Alberto Ramón Vilanova (1942-2003). In order to characterize the relation between Latin-American historical research in psychology and other meta- sciences, we...
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Searching for common ground in philosophy, science and theology, it seems to us that it would be reasonable to maintain the position of realistic pragmatism that Charles Sanders Peirce had called pragmaticism. In the pragmaticist manner, we typify the knowledge and select the types of knowledge that might be useful for understanding the problems th...
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The current popularity of mindfulness has led to applications in a wide range of academic disciplines – including education, psychology, psychotherapy, and the mind-body health field generally (Purser, Forbes & Burke, 2016) – in addition, to its widespread use in popular culture to publicise everything from colouring books to diet regimes and garde...
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The "moveable feast" of non-philosophy (Abstract) The editorial aims to unveil the attracting force of Laruelle's non-philosophy for scholars from different disciplines and artists. It shows how a new "democratic order of thinking" permits non-philosophy to enclose domains that have long been considered as opposites: philosophy, science, religion...
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Before there were Malay-Muslim sultanates, there were Malay Hindu-Buddhist empires such as Srivijaya and Langkasuka. However it did not bring glory to Malay civilisation as Islam did. Only after the coming of Islam, philosophy, science and other intellectual accomplishments started to flourish in the Malay world (Al-Attas MN. Islam dalam Sejarah da...
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Laser-Doppler recordings from humans demonstrate a number of biological rhythms, most prominent being an oscillation at 0.1 Hz. This rhythm correlates with the cranial rhythmic impulse determined through palpation.
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Levels of organization are structures in nature, usually defined by part-whole relationships, with things at higher levels being composed of things at the next lower level. Typical levels of organization that one finds in the literature include the atomic, molecular, cellular, tissue, organ, organismal, group, population, community, ecosystem, land...
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This article considers Helmholtz’s relation to philosophy, including Fichte’s philosophy. Recent interpreters find Fichtean influence on Helmholtz, especially concerning the role of voluntary movement in distinguishing subject from object, or “I” from “not-I.” After examining Helmholtz’s statements about Fichte, the article describes Fichte’s ego-d...
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Until modernity, doomsday rhetoric had been confined to the religious realm, and its characteristic forms of language, style, and persuasive argumentation evolved to adapt to the very special topic and to best fulfil the needs of written and living oral discourses of the apocalyptic rhetors and their audiences (Borchardt, 1990; O’Leary, 1998). The...
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Tobias Gottfried Schöer (1791-1850) remains a very important, although, in the span of his long life as well as nowadays, overlooked figure in the area evangelical school and spiritual environment in Bratislava at that time. As a professor and later the rector of the Bratislava (Pressburg) Evangelical Lyceum, he followed not only movements in conte...
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Interroger la nature des relations susceptibles d'être établies entre la notion de rythme et celle de complexité représente une démarche qui nécessite d'être opérée à plusieurs niveaux. Dans la mesure où le recours à ces deux notions invite à dépasser les frontières disciplinaires traditionnelles (entre philosophie, sciences humaines, sciences phys...
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This book draws its inspiration from the problematic raised by Deleuze and Guattari in their last book together, What is Philosophy?, which has been influential across many sectors of the academy due to the breadth of domains it addresses. Philosophy, science and art are each accounted for, and each discipline is attributed with its own distinct me...
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The research focuses on the study and the identification of significant relationships between the observed peaks of the creative activity in such fields as art, music, literature, philosophy, science and technology. To establish the relationship between the development of cultural fields and development of society the structural-demographic theory...
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Introduction: The ancient Greek world was composed of a cluster of city-states that identified as Greek. To be Greek was merely defined by speaking the same language (Greek) and worshipping the same gods. The regional differences make it very difficult to discuss a particular matter in depth and then make applications to the whole Greek world. The...
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This book was published in the Philologus Supplemente Series (as Volume 9). It contains contributions by several leading scholars on the foundational work of Werner Jaeger (1888–1961) for the study of the history of ancient philosophy, science, and religion. It also includes a critical reappraisal of Jaeger's role as a public intellectual in the 19...
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This article proposes to reanalyse the artistic and critical practice of performance through the deconstruction and remediation of its ‘virtual,’ unsighted potentials. It argues that the ontological distinction between material and immaterial representation can be dislodged by the proposition of an ontogenenic dimension of affective transmission an...
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Nietzsche, Agostinho e Ideais Ascéticos Resumo A partir das definições de Nietzsche para ideais ascéticos é possível estabelecer uma análise crítica sobre a Europa pós-agostiniana, que sofreria de diversos problemas relacionados a esses ideais. Os problemas surgiriam da má interpretação de obras tais como A Ordem, de Agostinho, dentre outras, e evo...
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Se muestra a partir del término epistemología, referido a la teoría del conocimiento científico el fundamento del saber desde este conocimiento científico. El tema está centrado en las funciones sustantivas que perfeccionan el desarrollo de las áreas de formación académica en las carreras de ciencias de la educación, y en particular la crisis de lo...
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The present volume includes the works presented at the international Conference “Ancient Greece and Contemporary World”, held in Ancient Olympia on 28-31 August 2016. This Conference came as the sequence of at least twenty years of effort of several colleagues at the University of Patras, originating from all disciplines. In fact, this Conferen...
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In all societies, at least prior to the Enlightenment, religion served as a basis for formation of ideology determining the existence of culture. All important areas of society and its institutions were determined by the religious legitimacy this way or the other. Today they are separated from the order of life and culture specified for the society...
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Like any other social category, the meaning and conceptual boundary of “religion” is ambiguous and contentious. Historically speaking, its semantics have been transformed in highly complex ways. What is meant by “religion” reflects the specific norms and imperatives of the classifier. This article critically reflects upon the idea of “religion” emp...
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The Transition from Greek to medieval philosophy that speculated on religion, nature, metaphysics, human being and society was rather a rough transition in the history of English literature. Although the literature content of this age reflected more religious beliefs, the love and hate relationship of medieval philosophy that was mostly based on th...
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ABSTRACT: There are many writings on the axiomic (i.e Qaḍiyyah musallamah) scientific causative agent(s), both from the East and the West. Muslims, as well as non-Muslims have also said a lot from their own perspec-tives. But none have been able to categorically specify whether or not the notion is totally rejected from the Qur’anic point of view,...
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This article aims to retrace the history of the USP School of Education (FEUSP) by articulating history and memory based on the subjects' experience. It is organized in three parts: the first covers the 1930s, comprising the creation of the Institute of Education of São Paulo and the foundation of USP. The second, from 1940 to 1960, analyses the se...
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Given both the advances in understanding of early modern Reformed theology made in the last thirty years, the massive multiplication of available sources, the significant literature that has appeared in collateral fields, there is a series of highly promising directions for further study. These include archival research into the life, work, and int...
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Wishes are thought base and Endless. How they create much more than expectations in diversity of direction and serve as a unique driving force among creatures? Why thoughts go beyond imagination sometimes? What are its basis and how we can figure it out more? Perhaps, here we find that Satisfaction and Pleasure Factor are the strongest motivational...
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Developmental psychology is not only a psychology of development from childhood to old age but a psychology of human development in world history. Eighty years of cross-cultural empirical research findings indicate that the adolescent stage of formal operations evolved late in history and is not a universal development of adult humans across cultur...
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There has been a lot, more than enough, talks, readings and writings on the axiomic (i.e Qadiyyah musallamah) scientific causative agent(s), from non-Muslim and Muslims alike. Much has also been said from an Islamic and a Muslim perspective. But the question remains whether or not the notion is totally rejected from the Qur'anic point of view, or i...
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We examine the world views of the ancient/native/indigenous/tribal (ANIT) cultures and their people that served as the basis to develop their philosophies, sciences and sustainable lifestyles for thousands of years. Conscious World-View Transforming Science Education and Research. Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/306071880...
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Ancient Athenians introduced democracy, majoritarianism and popular sovereignty. They also introduced populism and rent-seeking. Moreover, Athenians didn’t invent the rule of law. The power of demos was almost unlimited, there were no constitutional guarantees, checks and balances. The laws were subjected to the whims of the majority of citizens or...
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Considering the romance languages, especially spanish, it is of vital importance, to study the autonomous feedback of every single student, basing the analysis on the description of CLIL's independence and general characteristics. Furthermore, I will examine the didactic method as a result of the idea of "Bildung", discussed in Philosophy, Science...
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This essay analyses Patočka’s philosophy of art in the period before and during the Second World War. Since the philosophy of art in Patočka’s thinking is part of a broader philosophical debate, the first section of this essay introduces the main philosophical problems that Patočka was dealing with at this time. The second part of the essay introdu...
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Portraits of pregnant women are rare in Catholic Renaissance art. In seventeenth-century Holland, the Catholic rule of Spain had been thrown off and a Protestant Calvinistic republic emerged, freeing Dutch artists to choose an unorthodox subject matter for their paintings. The Golden Age of Holland was characterized by extreme wealth, originating f...
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Where are we now? Earth, 2016: This year the professional organization responsible for defining the Earth timescale –the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), decides the change in the actual official description of Earth-time, leaving the Holocene behind, a period starting after the last great ice age 11,700 years ago. Many scholars...
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AGRICULTURAL, ENVIRONMENTAL & NATURAL SCIENCES Agriculture, Agronomy & Forestry Sciences Plant Breeding and Seed Production SOCIAL, PEDAGOGY SCIENCES & HUMANITIES Historical & Humanitarian Sciences Linguistic & Cultural Competence Social Philosophy Science Philosophy and Philology Sciences Political Science MEDICINE, VETERINARY MEDICINE, PHARMACY A...
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The human–nature relation is substantially mediated through gender. The connection between gender and the environment was first brought up in the context of developmental policies in accordance with the international women's movement as a critical appraisal of the male-centered Western philosophy, science, and technology. Gender mainstreaming and f...
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It may be argued that the greatest of human achievements rest on our imagination. How can we understand imagination and explain how it works? To what extent does creativity depend on imagination? What are the contributions of imagination in various disciplines and human endeavors? Can we foster human imagination and what benefits would this promise...