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Women In Daoism By Catherine Despeux And Livia Kohn (Review), Robin R. Wang Jan 2004

Women In Daoism By Catherine Despeux And Livia Kohn (Review), Robin R. Wang

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On The Very Problem Of The Problem Of God In Zubiri And Unamuno, Brad E. Stone Jan 2004

On The Very Problem Of The Problem Of God In Zubiri And Unamuno, Brad E. Stone

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Perhaps one innovation brought about by Spanish philosophy is the notion that “God” names a problem instead of an entity. This is what Xavier Zubiri means when he uses the phrase “the problem of God.” Although he does not employ the Zubirian phrase, Miguel de Unamuno also addresses God as a problem. This paper compares Zubiri’s and Unamuno’s accounts of how God appears to human beings polemically. For both thinkers, God is a problem only for human beings; there is something about the structure of human existence that makes God come to mind. For Zubiri, God comes to ...


Defending Society From The Abnormal: The Archaeology Of Bio-Power, Brad E. Stone Jan 2004

Defending Society From The Abnormal: The Archaeology Of Bio-Power, Brad E. Stone

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Investigating The Environmental Risks Of Transgenic Crops, Hugh Lacey Jan 2004

Investigating The Environmental Risks Of Transgenic Crops, Hugh Lacey

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Legitimation of public policies that support the widespread plantings of transgenic crops presuppose, among other conditions, that (1) evidence supports that there are no unmanageable environmental risks and (2) there are no better ways to produce enough nourishing food that can dispense with the transgenics-oriented ways. This paper discusses: (a) the kinds of scientific inquiry that are needed to address (1) adequately, (b) the connections between investigations of (1) and (2), and (c) how these investigations are related with controversial social values.
A legitimação de políticas públicas que apóiam o cultivo de lavouras transgênicas em larga escala pressupõe, entre outras ...


Review Of "Reverence: Renewing A Forgotten Virtue" By P. Woodruff, Richard Thomas Eldridge Jan 2004

Review Of "Reverence: Renewing A Forgotten Virtue" By P. Woodruff, Richard Thomas Eldridge

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