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first article is by me, Can Laurens Löwe , and titled “Bonaventure on the Soul and Its Powers.” It deals with Bonaventure’s discussion of the question as to whether the soul, that is, the substantial form of a living being, is identical to or distinct from its powers. Bonaventure wants to strike a

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In: Vivarium
Author: Peter Hanenberg

peacefully in the city; the daughter gets married and a third generation further develops both their business and their welfare, in spite of the many dangers that city life at this time seems to have presented. 15 The various versatile adventures primarily address a central topic of any European discourse

In: Contesting Europe 
Author: Ceri Law

social order as one complete, neat package. This chapter seeks to interrogate and complicate this assumption, using Ascham himself as a case study and means to do so. There was probably no single institution that was more central or formative in the life of Roger Ascham than the University of Cambridge

In: Roger Ascham and His Sixteenth-Century World

Maastricht, voters living in the highly urbanized areas of Aarhus and Copenhagen and/or with a dominant left-wing political orientation were more likely to express Eurosceptic views than liberal-conservative voters in the less urbanized areas in western Denmark (Jutland), whereas the picture is much more

In: Euroscepticisms
Author: Janet Coleman

life on earth, and living in this way consists not only in the promise of a future salvation but also in the angelic life here and now, the only utopia possible terrestrially for man. If we compare Odo's ideas with the set of characteristics common to utopian thinking of the nineteenth and twentieth

In: Vivarium

movements. The existence of the New Church actually depends on the needs of individual readers, who were motivated by their interest in Swedenborg’s writings, to establish links with groups of followers that were already organised. As is well known, Swedenborg did not found his own Church. In Sweden, a

In: Aries

Karl G. Maeser's German Background, 1828-1856: The Making of Zion's Teacher DOUGLAS F. TOBLER There is a fuller and more immediate effectiveness of a great spirit than that possible through his works. These show only a part of his being. The entirety flows pure and wholly through his living

In: Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte

Relevance of Hobbes’s Concept of Happiness Happiness plays a key role in Th omas Hobbes’s political philosophy because the desire to achieve and secure a “contented lifemotivates individuals to pre- fer civil co-existence to anarchy. Th e novelty of Hobbes’s view is that happiness is dialectical in nature

In: Hobbes Studies
Author: J. Wiersma

, Letters & Papers from Prison, new greatly enlarged edition, New York, 1972, p. 359. 62 In general, in my opinion the articulation and conceptualization of vivere civile, living as a citizen, is the issue of the Grotian moment in the aforementioned letter. In particular, this kind of living involves

In: Grotiana
Author: Dominik Perler

form in the sense of a ‘principle of life’, since there is no such principle after death. Hence, it cannot be a vegetative or a sensory form. It must be a special form that makes just the persistence of basic accidents possible. In fact, advocates of this view claim, the accidents remain in a form of

In: Vivarium