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Philosophy
epub |eng | 1978-12-31 | Author:David Attenborough

So feathers did not evolve initially for flight and do not define birds. The birds inherited them from feathered ancestors. And this leads to the realisation that all dinosaurs were ...
( Category: Wildlife January 20,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2001-02-15 | Author:Euan Cameron

Matter and Void: Descartes’s System and its Opponents Whatever worries Descartes may have felt about theological orthodoxy, they did not finally prevent him from giving fresh impetus to the mechanical ...
( Category: Europe January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-01-15 | Author:Melissa Kwasny [Kwasny, Melissa]

Spirit We arrive at Crow Fair with plenty of time before the grand entry. Promoted as the “Teepee Capital of the World,” Crow Fair, held on the Apsáalooke, or Crow, ...
( Category: Fashion January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:Linnebo, Øystein; [Linnebo, Øystein;]

7.2 HARTRY FIELD’S STRATEGY FOR NOMINALIZING SCIENCE According to Field, “the only serious argument for platonism depends on the fact that mathematics is applied outside of mathematics” (1989, p. 8). ...
( Category: History & Surveys January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-11-29 | Author:Roberto Simanowski

Verbal Photography “A nun, littering,” “a doghouse with a snarling pitbull inside, beside a children’s swingset,” “a woman in fitness workout wear; running shoes, shorts, and an active top; standing ...
( Category: Communication & Media Studies January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:Ferrer, Jorge N.; [Ferrer, Jorge N.;]

CONCLUSION In this chapter, I situated Grof’s consciousness research in the context of the modern study of mysticism. On the one hand, Grof’s findings hold the promise to settle one ...
( Category: Psychology January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-08-15 | Author:Peter Nardi [Nardi, Peter]

CRITICAL THINKING TIP When reading a chart or graph, think about what it may look like with different units along the axes. Is the size of the visual image appropriate ...
( Category: Philosophy January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-27 | Author:Adams, Zed; Browning, Jacob; Blattner, William & Jacob Browning & Unknown

Notes 1 See Kukla and Lance 2014 for an attempt to cash out this metaphor. 2 Haugeland’s work contains another tension. In papers like “Truth and Rule-Following,” his concern is ...
( Category: Philosophy January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-01-15 | Author:Schloss, Jeffrey; Murray, Michael; [Schloss, Jeffrey; Murray, Michael;]

Assessing the Views Are these cognitive/evolutionary explanations plausible? If so, they at most show us why we are liable to develop religious ideas, though as noted it won’t be much ...
( Category: Science & Religion January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-10-20 | Author:Steinweg, Marcus; DeMarco, Amanda;

DECISION The current version of capitalism is the capitalism of choice. We want to choose in order not to decide. The subject finds itself faced with countless options; choosing among ...
( Category: Modern January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:Paolo Diego Bubbio [Bubbio, Paolo Diego]

Hegel’s Trinity Hegel is adamant regarding his view of the centrality of the trinitarian doctrine within Christianity. In this context, the target of his polemical attacks was not only Schleiermacher, ...
( Category: Religious January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-07-31 | Author:Mitchell Cohen [Cohen, Mitchell]

29 Alexis de Tocqueville Democracy in America Alexis de Tocqueville (1805–1859) published the two volumes of Democracy in America in 1835 and 1840, not long after he had returned to ...
( Category: History & Theory January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-09-25 | Author:Cécile Laborde

( Category: World January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-22 | Author:Robert B. Pippin

Schein The basic, initial idea in this Logic, the idea of an “essence,” the knowability of which requires an act of “reflection,” is a familiar and a wide-ranging one. An ...
( Category: Modern January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-11-15 | Author:Thomas Carlyle

Chapter VIII. The Jacobins. Nevertheless let not Patriotism despair. Have we not, in Paris at least, a virtuous Pétion, a wholly Patriotic Municipality? Virtuous Pétion, ever since November, is Mayor ...
( Category: Arts & Literature January 19,2020 )