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living in this society. The intolerant, on the other hand, deny all that. They claim a special place for their own values and way of life and claim the right to suppress those other ways of living in order to protect their society and ‘its’ values. Intolerance means a denial of ‘the other’s’ full

In: Identity, Belonging and Human Rights: A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective
Author: A. Blunden

Leontyev’s claim that each system of activity is objec- tively motivated by an object, which is a need of the whole society. This implies that any system of activity objectively tends towards to the satisfaction of some definite social need. For Leontyev, this is not something peculiar to capitalism

In: An Interdisciplinary Theory of Activity

 – novelists, Christian theologians, journalists, politicians, and philosophers – and they come from many sides of the political spectrum. These men find themselves united rhetorically, sentimentally, and politically by a shared consciousness of man’s destiny. This knowledge motivates them to make speeches and

In: Concrete Critical Theory: Althusser’s Marxism
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

, humans realize their ongoing freedom of the will and their autonomy, but without living forever. According to his analysis, the loss of paradise as a consequence of disobedience also indicates the creation of life practice, the conditions of which can be found in the model of religiosity and never

In: Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, Volume 14