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Author: Lisa Kemmerer

committed to a life that revealed this under- standing. Spinoza notes that, since we share in divine nature, we should “act only from God’s command” (Spinoza II, IV A). Love and morality formed the basis for the application of Spinoza’s phi- losophy in his daily life. Spinoza asserts that the motivating

In: In Search of Consistency: Ethics and Animals
Author: Lisa Kemmerer

other living entities. What would contemporary Western ethics concerning human life look like if extended to all life-forms? This portion of the book stands as a chal- lenge for a more consistent ethic regarding the preservation and pro- tection of life, as an inspiration to individuals inclined toward

In: In Search of Consistency: Ethics and Animals
Author: Lisa Kemmerer

codes are action guides” (Pluhar 283). Sloan Coffin pro- vides a noteworthy distinction: “Socrates was mistaken. It’s not the unexamined life that is not worth living, it’s the uncommitted life” (11). Professors and scholars have not only been among the first to take action on behalf of social change

In: In Search of Consistency: Ethics and Animals

be illustrated by the figure of BERNHARD OLSEN (1836-1922), who established a ‘Danish Folk Museum’ in 1884 (now part of the Danish National Museum) and an open-air museum in 1901 (now Frilandsmuseet). OLSEN wanted to document and exhibit the daily life of the common people but was motivated by

In: Jahrbuch für Europäische Ethnologie Dritte Folge 13–2018

. I can honestly say that it is a privilege to do what I do for a living. Getting a PhD is risky and challenging, but in the end, it is worth it. I can only hope that first- xiv PREFACE year students, filled with excitement and fear, will find some solace in Myron’s emotional life. And I sincerely

In: Myron Oygold
Author: Lisa Kemmerer

guaranteed opportunities and permissions which make it possible for one to (choose to) maintain oneself as a living organism and to seek those ends of interest that make up the central values of one’s self-determined conception of a meaningful life. Thus our basic rights set boundaries of inviolability, as

In: In Search of Consistency: Ethics and Animals

plausible version which links aspects of mood and sociability to the recent history of Northern Ireland and asks whether the disturbed political conditions of that society have cast a shadow over the quality of life experienced by its citizens. Questions have also been asked about the quality of life that

In: Conflict and Consensus

most life history theorists ever since (e.g., Stearns 1992; Roff 1992; Jones 2005). In addition to being a stimulus for theoretical research, the Gadgil and Bossert model has played a formative role in motivating empirical research in many aspects of evolutionary ecology, including the relatively new

In: Interpreting the Past
Author: Karl Kautsky

of struggle! Class struggle is a struggle of masses of similarly constituted individuals who, living under the same conditions and held together by the same interests, struggle together against other masses. The struggle for existence, as Darwin conceived of it, was, on the contrary, essentially a

In: Karl Kautsky and the Social Science of Classical Marxism

have an impact on fertility desires and control. It is possible to argue that having children is a socially motivated form of behavior that provides institutionalized rewards to parents. To the extent that other kinds of rewards are seen as accessible alternatives to childbearing, the motivation of

In: Comparative Family and Fertility Research