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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: 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

will be confirmed by the quality of your life. You will attain—even if only momentarily—a transparency and a radiance of being, which result from living both within and beyond yourself. This is the promise and the excitement of self-understanding,” Riso and Hudson, Personality Types , 54–55. 7

In: Aries
Author: Koen Goudriaan

has sometimes been taken as an indication that Erasmus came to know the real facts of his birth only late in life. 40 This is quite improbable, as the whole of my argument will make clear. Rather, the clause has to be interpreted as a classical understatement, as was seen already by Fruin in 1880: 41

In: Erasmus Studies

the vinculum as “rather the creed of a diplomatist than the creed of a philosopher.” 1 But Russell’s dismissive verdict conceals the fact that the vinculum doctrine is not motivated by purely theological concerns but also serves to explain the unity of corporeal substance and to “realize

In: Vivarium
Author: David Seamon

of the six triads to illustrate how a broad “esoteric” idea—the Law of Three—that at first may seem puzzling or unclear, over time, gains in clarification and significance as one ponders its possible meanings in both everyday life and professional efforts. In drawing on my firsthand understanding as

In: Aries
Author: Stefanie Ertz

safety. In a similar way philosophers direct moral and political life by showing what is virtuous or what is necessary for the common good. What ambassadors or heralds by order of the supreme powers announce to their subjects may also be brought under this heading. 64 From this distinction, however, it

In: Grotiana

deeper mechanisms hidden behind the world of phenomena and ideas and, on the other hand, he engages in a critique of culture, motivated by the idea “to redeem human life from vanity and barbarism.” 20 On the level of practical considerations, when trying to answer the question of how a government

In: The Life of Reason in an Age of Terrorism
Author: Charles Padrón

five-volume The Life of Reason to Scribner’s—Santayana, “going up the Nile,” 1 momentarily betrayed a profound skepticism as to his own confidence in reason’s capacities and it’s overall efficacy in steering everyday human life: We sometimes speak of regretting lost illusions. What a silly

In: The Life of Reason in an Age of Terrorism

that was devoted exclusively to such questions, Dominations and Powers , a work appearing near the end of his life (1950), after decades of off-and-on writing. 1 The vast bulk of Santayana’s philosophic writings consists of developing a materialist ontology in the framework of which social and

In: The Life of Reason in an Age of Terrorism