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. Here, we investigated these aforementioned research questions by examining the curse of knowledge bias among Turkana children. The Turkana are a nomadic Nilo-Saharan pastoralist society in East Africa, who have minimal influence from the Western world (for more information on the Turkana culture see

In: Journal of Cognition and Culture

. According to sociologist Rodney Stark, self-sacrificial behavior of early Christians caring for diseased non-Christians during these epidemics is an important cause of Christianity’s successful spread across the Middle East and Europe (Stark, 1997 , from p. 73). A principal means by which Christians then

In: Journal of Cognition and Culture

-Inconsistent Events Infancy 2002 3 531 542 Tadros M. Kelly S. Breslin J. Egypt Women’s Rights in the Middle East and North Africa: Progress Amid Resistance 2010 New York, NY Freedom House 89 120 Taylor M. G. Rhodes M

In: Journal of Cognition and Culture

diff erent coun- tries (Greenland, Finland, Denmark, Italy, India and Cameroon) representing fi ve cultures (arctic, north- and south European, Asian and African) and four diff erent climate zones (arctic, temperate, mediterranean and tropical). We systematically track the basic organizing principles

In: Journal of Cognition and Culture

antisocial behaviors among African American, European American, and Mexican American adolescents . Journal of Counselling Psychology , 50 , 40 . DOI : 10.1037/0022-0167.50.1.40. 10.1037/0022-0167.50.1.40 Arluke , A. , & Levin , J. , Luke , C. , & Ascione , F. ( 1999 ). The relationship

In: Society & Animals

might actually harbor negative views about alcohol (e.g., Wiers et al. 2005). Also, it would appear that African Americans do not prefer other African Americans to Caucasians implicitly and hence stand as a curious violation of universal in-group favoritism (Fazio and Olson 2003; Olson et al. 2009

In: Secular Studies

what may be species-specific human characteristics” (p. 42). In an example of dehumanizing language and thinking, Khanna (2008, p. 41) explores a human-based distancing effect through relatively current events in South Africa. She draws on Hannah Arendt’s analogy whereby Arendt aligns refugees with

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In: Society & Animals

, Jonathan G. "The Situated Critic or the Loyal Critic? Rorty and Waltzer on Social Criticism." Philosophy and Social Criticism 24 (1998): 25-46. Allen, Jonathan G. "Rationality, Relativism, and Rorty." South African Journal of Philosophy 11 (1992): 52-61. Rorty dismisses the claim that he is a

In: Richard Rorty

aimed at including contributions from all over the world. For one book, however, this proved too wide an aim. Therefore, we decided to limit ourselves to Asian and Western contexts, while very much regretting we could not include, for instance, contributions from African 3 and South American societies

In: Conceptualizing Friendship in Time and Place

1 Introduction The aim of this article is to point out the far-reaching influence of an East Indian tantric Buddhist scholar, Vāgīśvarakīrti ( floruit early 11th c.). In the first part I will show that his views were considered important enough to be contested

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In: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions