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Sharon R. Krause

labour, and to medical care and education. What are we doing wrong? How might we more effectively motivate respect for international human rights, including the documents intended to establish and protect them? Sanctions and military interventions directed at non-compliant states surely have a role to

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Volume-editor Elizabeth Millán Brusslan and Judith Norman

like vestigial organs, such ideas may become inflamed and life-threatening. 6 Cavell points to one reason for the exclusion of the early German Romantics from the Anglophone philosophical canon: the intimate relation that the romantics posited between poetry and philosophy, a relationship that

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Juanita Feros Ruys

Foundation Story: The Fall of the Angels But there is an even more disturbing fall to consider, that of the evil angels, which preceded and set in train, through Lucifer’s envy, the fall of humanity. What motivated Lucifer’s presumption of equality with God and his subsequent fall was a perennial question

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Juanita Feros Ruys

cannot by definition oppress anyone’. 4 Even Amy Coplan, who begins her critical analysis of empathy as a category of investigation by noting its present ubiquity in social life from politics to psychology, concludes with an encomium on its social value. 5 Within a taxonomy that has tended to divide

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Kathryn Temple

describes this as one of Jefferson’s ‘more painful ordeals’, and his state of mind as ‘silent in his humiliation’, a silence he maintained until late in life when he expressed his ‘disgust’ at the overhaul of his document. 16 Forty years later, Jefferson was ‘still smarting’, 17 while his former

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Piroska Nagy

-mighty archbishop and what was newly seen as the corruption of the clergy. In its first phase (1057–1066), the Pataria brought two groups into opposition. On one side were lay crowds following a few young, vigorous and educated clerics preaching the moral reform of the life of the clergy – and most of all

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John H. Smith

,” to enter into our finite “soul”? To answer this question he then immediately turns to “two miraculous languages” ( zwey wunderbare Sprachen ) that, in fact, can strike us with a powerful immediacy (“auf einmal ”) and overcome the gap between the finite and the infinite: one, “eternal, living

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Perla Sneh

for the Polish socialist press. My Polish friends called me Sever, a diminutive of Stanisław. By calling me by a Polish name rather than a Jewish one, they avoided offending me. 20 When World War ii broke out, Simja returned from Warsaw, where he had been living, to Puławy, where he stayed with

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Javier Sinay

My grandmother Mañe had in her living a small bookcase with books in two rows, one behind the other. The books were in no particular order. I remember that the front row featured a blue volume on Operation Entebbe, during which the Israeli army rescued some hundred hostages from the airport in

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Rosa Perelmuter

piece, “Maceo,” 10 a paean to the beloved Black national hero of the Cuban Independence movement, soon took on a life of its own. Just two years after its original appearance, Cuban poet Andrés de Piedra-Bueno published a Spanish version of Aronowsky’s “Maceo,” which was based on a literal translation