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TRINITY AND ESCHATOLOGY: THE HISTORICAL BEING OF GOD IN THE THEOLOGY OF WOLFHART PANNENBERG
Attempting to provide a revision of the Christian doctrine of God, Wolfhart Pannenberg combines eschatological and trinitarian motifs to express God's transcendence and historical relatedness to the world. The result is ...
The ethics of Mimesis: Postmodernism and the possibility of history
Almost every attempt to distinguish literature from history begins in empiricism and ends in ethics. Much depends upon this long-standing distinction and much may potentially be lost if it is compromised or collapses. But ...
Justice for children: The development of autonomy
Most contemporary theories of justice pertain primarily to the world of adults, and so provide only implicit or vague suggestions as to how various ideals and norms of justice might apply to children. In this dissertation ...
"Die Willkuer der Ichsucht": Jean Paul's "Clavis Fichtiana" and the critique of German idealism
It was no coincidence that the dawning of the Romantic movement in Germany occurred simultaneously with the emergence of the philosophical idealists. The attempt to expand upon Kant's Critical Philosophy resulted in the ...
THE STATUS OF EPISTEMOLOGY IN THE THOUGHT OF MARTIN HEIDEGGER (KNOWLEDGE, ART, PHENOMENOLOGY)
In Martin Heidegger's single minded pursuit of the meaning of Being, he repeatedly dismissed epistemology as short-sighted, inept, and useless. In turn, much of the criticism of Heidegger has centered on the alleged lack ...
Earnest women: The white woman's club movement in Progressive Era Texas, 1880-1920
In the late nineteenth century the lives of many white middle- and upper-class women were transformed by the woman's club movement. The club movement became the crucible in which the ideology of "true womanhood" was infused ...
Ethics in the service of the rare disease patient: Application of the thought of John Rawls and Paul Ramsey toward the increased availability of orphan drugs
Persons with rare diseases are frequently unable to obtain suitable pharmacologic treatment. Pharmaceutical companies are not apt to develop compounds for which there is a very small commercial market. Further, drugs for ...
Satyrica signa: A Campana relief from the Via Gabina Villa at Site 10 (Italy)
This thesis considers one Campana relief fragment, depicting two satyrs looking into a basin with a lion's head above and between them, found at the Site 10 Roman villa, and explores its form, meaning and context. Comparisons ...