15 Dec

United States Encyclopedia: America's People, Places, and

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In the area of inquiry, this implies the discovery of those laws necessary to regulate behavior. It sees human nature as having both good and evil propensities and strives for political arrangements that foster the first and curb the second. Consequently, the existence of creatures can in no way be deduced from God’s eternal ideas. necessary and contingent being The fundamental metaphysical notion of being is neither simply derived from sense experience nor strictly innate in the human mind.

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14 Dec

Children's Encyclopedia of American History (Smithsonian)

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The product of these combined activities is the Vorstellung, which, Reinhold warned, must not be confused with an “image” or an “impression,” for both terms suggest mere receptivity. The De Revolutionibus is psychologically and quantitatively more complex than anything that had gone before, but it was deductively simpler. Frege’s Conception of Numbers as Objects. This explains, at least in part, why the abortion issue has created so much controversy.

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14 Dec

Ultimate Body-Pedia: An Amazing Inside-Out Tour of the Human

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The true represents the real precisely insofar as inquiry forces beliefs to yield to the dictates of an independent reality, but the “correspondence” of truth and reality that is hoped for at the end of inquiry is at best an ideal limit; we can never be certain that we have reached the truth. Characteristically, he distinguishes between the sense datum (the object that we actually see) and the sensation which we might be said to have of it. To suppose that mystical attitudes become anchored in human beings simply as a result of intellectual indoctrination is a naive and dangerous mistake.

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14 Dec

Picture Encyclopedia: Reference Omnibus (128pp Omnibus)

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On the Genealogy of Morals: A Polemic, translated by Douglas Smith. This challenges the liberal nation- ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PHILOSOPHY 2nd edition • 487 NATIONALISM [ ADDENDUM ] alists who require much thicker cultural ties of nationality to explain why the conception of free and equal persons built into democratic culture is not sufficient for national identity. challenges to liberal nationalism determination. One takes it that, in contrast to what is called “Western sentential philosophy,” the dominant portion of the classical Chinese philosophy is a nonsentential philosophy that is not essentially related to those concepts that are intrinsically connected with sentential philosophy like proposition (or semantic content), truth and belief (Hansen 1985/2003).

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14 Dec

Brain-in-a-box

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The two approaches have been shown to be equivalent. And second, a variety of strong propositions have been informatively bracketed in consistency strength between two large cardinal hypotheses: the stronger hypothesis implies that there is a forcing extension in which the proposition holds; and if the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PHILOSOPHY 2nd edition • 845 SET THEORY proposition holds, there is an inner model satisfying the weaker hypothesis. Oeuvres. 11 vols., edited by Charles Adam and Paul Tannery.

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14 Dec

The Blackbirch Encyclopedia of Science & Invention Volume 1.

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Such knowledge is irresistible and leaves no room for hesita- tion, doubt, or examination. Arthur Schopenhauer (1788–1860), like Fichte, located the source of both egoistic pursuit of pleasure and moral obligation in the universal will. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1976. The crucial steps in Hobbes’s theory are the identifications of society with politically organized society and of justice with positive law. On the empirical side, critics have focused, appropri- ately, on the POS argument.

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14 Dec

The Kingfisher First Animal Encyclopedia (Kingfisher First

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And this, after all, is part of what the body does. David Knowles (1967) gershon, levi ben See Gersonides gerson, jean de (1363–1429) Jean de Gerson was one of the most influential French intellectuals of the early fifteenth century. Numbers or propositions or other abstract objects, for example, are not part of its subject matter of effects. It is a pity that Muslim philosophy has been studied not as an internal whole but essentially from the point of view of its impact upon and relationship to Western philoso- phy.

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13 Dec

Children's Encyclopedia of Earth

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Pappas Professor of French, Department of Romance Languages, University of Pennsylvania ALEMBERT, JEAN LE ROND D ’ Vuko Pavicevic Professor of Ethics and Sociology, University of Belgrade PETROVI C ´ - NJEGOS ˇ, PETAR (1967) Jennifer Ottman Visiting Assistant Professor, History, Wake Forest University RUFUS, RICHARD (1967) (2005) H. His emphasis on praxis as response to faith is also more social and historical.

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13 Dec

CD-Rom:Eyewitness Encyclopedia of Nature 1.0

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He never asked his wife to give up her Protestantism, and he was always a fervent champion of religious toleration. Usually the three variables—identity of artist, time of creation, and artistic context—are crucial in constituting projects and what they achieve, yet their exact role can vary in different art forms and different traditions, as well as for many other reasons. In 1854 he left London to take up the post of assayer at the mint in Syd- ney, Australia, but returned five years later to complete his studies.

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13 Dec

The Usborne Children's Encyclopedia

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Conjunctions are nonsimple assertibles put together by the conjunctive connective both … and … and …. It is not always clear just which elements are formal, in these theories, and it is not uncommonly clearer which elements do not count as formal than it is how the formal elements are defined. Of course, this idea was by no means new. In the subsequent three sections these will be considered in turn with some attention paid to the Russian constructivist theory as well. constructivist theories conception, Brouwer adopted a more analytic view in which the continuum, while not a completed nondeumerable totality, can be more and more completely specified in a never-ending fashion with one’s increasing knowledge as a medium of free development.

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