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Fabio Luis Barbosa dos Santos

Brazilian mercantile expansion was civil construction, a sector that did business in all Latin American countries, from Colombia to Cuba as well as in other parts of the world, especially in Portuguese Africa. Odebrecht, a corporation that symbolizes this trend, presented the city of Lima with a replica of

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in which the State intelligently plays its part to regulate, to control, to make itself present where it is necessary to mitigate the evils that the market does not repair, providing a balance in society that allows for the normal functioning of the country’ ( Kirchner 2003 ). The gradual evolution

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diversification of production and industrialization, the idea of ‘sowing oil’ has been present since the first political programs of AD (Acción Democratica, originally of social-democratic inspiration), founded in 1941, until the Bolivarian process in the twenty-first century. It has informed the analysis of

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longer present, and there were signs of economic recession. On the other hand, numerous scandals evidenced corruption schemes in the modus operandi of construction companies doing business in the country and abroad. These revelations undermined the trustworthiness of the government and the ruling party

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Fabio Luis Barbosa dos Santos

Castilian colonial enterprise, the territory that comprises present-day Bolivia, is populated mainly by descendants of the original population, a situation shared by neighbors Peru and Ecuador. Despite independence in the nineteenth century, this population continued to be exploited while its cultural

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of what has been recently envisaged, while they aim ultimately to broaden the landscape for imagining and devising present politics. 3 3.1 Integration Is a Dimension of the Latin American Revolution In the 21st century, Latin American unity proves to be a necessary but insufficient condition to

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Alliance (1865–1870), a decisive episode in the formation of contemporary Paraguay that affected social relations in rural areas as well as the country’s international position. In its present form of expression, the consolidation of brasiguayo power arises from the convergence of economic and

John Lachs's Practical Philosophy

Critical Essays on His Thought with Replies and Bibliography

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Edited by Krzysztof Piotr Skowroński

John Lachs (1934-) has been one of the most interesting American philosophers for nearly sixty years. His philosophical, educational, and public activity has been an attempt to show the relevance of philosophy to life. This is the first book dedicated to his thought. International scholars have proposed different themes in Lachs’ philosophy, so as to present its enormous potential. Lachs’ responses to his critics shows that dialogue with his critics is an inspirational activity for both sides. Lachs’ way of philosophizing can be seen as exemplary for those who want to unify and present a clear and understandable articulation of moral and philosophical messages to everyone.

António Sousa Ribeiro and Margarida Calafate Ribeiro

-supported international “terrorism” against Portugal and, as such, it was presented as simply a large-scale police operation, notwithstanding the huge effort demanded of the national budget and the hundreds of thousands of young men forcibly enrolled in the colonial army. Under the prevailing conditions of censorship