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Voltaire The Feminist, Esdras Castaneda Jan 2017

Voltaire The Feminist, Esdras Castaneda

Nebraska College Preparatory Academy Senior Capstone Projects

Voltaire was not the common Enlightened philosopher. No, he was one of the great ones. And especially critical in the fight for social justice and equality for women. Voltaire did not write about women. Typically, women were seen as weak, fragile, had pale skin, and were very thin. But Voltaire wrote about them in the exact opposite way. They were as strong, resilient, and brave as any man. And they were buxom, plump, and provocative. Voltaire purposefully writes this way to switch the gender roles; to show that women could be anything a man could be. That they could be ...


David Novak And The Crisis Of Modern Jewish Thought, Steven Frankel Mar 2016

David Novak And The Crisis Of Modern Jewish Thought, Steven Frankel

Faculty Scholarship

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Three Books On Leo Strauss, Steven Frankel Oct 2015

Three Books On Leo Strauss, Steven Frankel

Faculty Scholarship

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Spinoza’S Rejection Of Maimonideanism, Steven Frankel Jan 2015

Spinoza’S Rejection Of Maimonideanism, Steven Frankel

Faculty Scholarship

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Philosophy's Rarified Air: On Peden's Spinoza Contra Phenomenology, Steven Swarbrick Jan 2015

Philosophy's Rarified Air: On Peden's Spinoza Contra Phenomenology, Steven Swarbrick

Publications and Research

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Beginning Biblical Hebrew: Intentionality And Grammar By Robert Sacks, Steven Frankel Oct 2014

Beginning Biblical Hebrew: Intentionality And Grammar By Robert Sacks, Steven Frankel

Faculty Scholarship

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Spinoza’S Critique Of Religion: Reading The Low In Light Of The High, Steven Frankel Jan 2014

Spinoza’S Critique Of Religion: Reading The Low In Light Of The High, Steven Frankel

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Gabriel Marcel And American Philosophy, David W. Rodick Jun 2013

Gabriel Marcel And American Philosophy, David W. Rodick

Faculty Scholarship

Gabriel Marcel's thought is deeply informed by the American philosophical tradition. Marcel's earliest work focused upon the idealism of Josiah Royce. By the time Marcel completed his Royce writings, he had moved beyond idealism and adopted a form of metaphysical realism attributed to William Ernest Hocking. Marcel also developed a longstanding relationship with the American philosopher Henry Bugbee. These important philosophical relationships will be examined through the Marcellian themes of ontological exigence, intersubjective being, and secondary reflection. Marcel's relationships with these philosophers are not serendipitous. They are expressions of Marcel's deep Christian faith


Philosophische Figuren, Frauen Und Liebe: Zu Nietzsche Und Lou, Babette Babich Oct 2012

Philosophische Figuren, Frauen Und Liebe: Zu Nietzsche Und Lou, Babette Babich

Articles and Chapters in Academic Book Collections

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Requiem, Babette Babich Oct 2011

Requiem, Babette Babich

Working Papers

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On The Status Of Women In Philosophy Or Great Men, Little Black Dresses, & The Virtues Of Keeping One’S Feet On The Ground, Babette Babich Apr 2009

On The Status Of Women In Philosophy Or Great Men, Little Black Dresses, & The Virtues Of Keeping One’S Feet On The Ground, Babette Babich

Working Papers

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Nietzsche And Eros Between The Devil And God’S Deep Blue Sea: The Problem Of The Artist As Actor–Jew–Woman, Babette Babich Jan 2000

Nietzsche And Eros Between The Devil And God’S Deep Blue Sea: The Problem Of The Artist As Actor–Jew–Woman, Babette Babich

Articles and Chapters in Academic Book Collections

In just one aphorism in The Gay Science, Nietzsche arrays “The Problem of the Artist” in a complex, highly reticulated constellation. Addressing every member of the excluded grouping of disenfranchised “others,” Nietzsche turns to the destitution of a god of love keyed to the self- or inward-turning absorption of the human heart. His ultimate and irrecusably tragic project to restore the innocence of becoming requires the affirmation of the problem of suffering as the task of learning how to love. Nietzsche sees the eros of art as what can teach us how to make things beautiful, desirable, lovable in the ...


The Nature Of Science: A Perspective From The Philosophy Of Science, Juli T. Eflin, Stuart Glennan, George Reisch Jan 1999

The Nature Of Science: A Perspective From The Philosophy Of Science, Juli T. Eflin, Stuart Glennan, George Reisch

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

In a recent article in this journal, Brian Alters (1997) argued that, given the many ways in which the nature of science (NOS) is described and poor student responses to NOS instruments such as Nature of Scientific Knowledge Scale (NSKS), Nature of Science Scale (NOSS), Test on Understanding Science (TOUS), and others, it is time for science educators to reconsider the standard lists of tenets for the NOS. Alters suggested that philosophers of science are authorities on the NOS and that consequently, it would be wise to investigate their views of current NOS tenets. To that end, he conducted a ...