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Wiep van Bunge

Refuge has been identified as a particularly successful example of foreign immigration. Recent research, however, has established convincingly how tough life must have been for many of the refugees involved. Making ends meet was much more difficult than many of the more prominent members of the Refuge

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Ben Lazare Mijuskovic

between an aesthetic, an ethical, or a religious life and its solitary lonely values. It is the same dilemma described by William James’ when one is faced with a forced, living, and momentous option; when a climber is confronted in the Alps with the peril of a deadly leap; or to risk waiting and perhaps

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Ben Lazare Mijuskovic

replace Freud’s primary principle of libidinal energy with the anxiety of isolation and the drive for intimacy. From the beginning of life and consciousness, I view the solitary self as emotionally seeking a mutual affective and cognitive unification, an attachment with and to another reflexive being

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Ben Lazare Mijuskovic

, psychological, developmental history of consciousness as given directly, immediately to and within awareness. During this thoroughly primary and primitive juncture of consciousness as it surfaces from the depths of newborn life with its “own” defining appearances, there is a complete absence of synthesizing

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Wiep van Bunge

1 Aan het volk van Nederland As Jonathan Israel put it succinctly: By the late 1770s, the United Provinces were caught in a malaise which extended into every dimension of national life. The sense of the Republic being in a steep decline became pervasive. In the States General, the

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Sergius Kodera

to shape one’s body. Thus there is a structural analogy and a dialectical relationship between imagination/phantasia and crossbreeding. The idea that all living beings share in the same form of vital life and could therefore be more or less easily mated, resulting in marvellous monsters

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Justin E.H. Smith

precipitated it. Finally, in the fourth section, I will attempt to discern the fixed points of orientation in Steno’s career, from the Chaos to the post-conversion anatomical studies, arguing that throughout his work he is motivated by an inclination to a sort of mythopoetic speculation, which sustains an

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Raphaële Andrault and Mogens Lærke

and glorification of God’s works which motivated their study of the book of nature. While Steno originated from a largely homogeneous Lutheran culture in Denmark, Swammerdam was brought up in the diverse and “political” religious culture of the Netherlands, where considerable less emphasis was put on

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Paolo Galluzzi and Peter Mason

, as well as in his studies on meteors and fossils. Skirting the question of the origin of life, he confines himself to underlining its essential character in a succinct definition: ‘Life itself: the act of living: vigour: verdancy’. 64 The vital functions of plants depend on the vegetative soul

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Ariel Hessayon

. Wright translates the inscription thus: Under this tomb lies, expecting the second coming of Christ, his redeemer, John Sparrow, Esq. who, when a young man, engaged in a military life, in which, for his exemplary conduct and courage, he received the highest applause. He died in this century, captain of a