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Irony, innocence, and myth: Douglas C. Macintosh's untraditional orthodoxy
This study analyzes the relationship of Douglas Clyde Macintosh to the time in which he lived using the concepts of irony, innocence, and myth. By employing these concepts, the author identifies four significant moves that ...
Clinical trial informed consent: Outsiders and the love-justice correlation
Clinical trial informed consent is one of the most pressing issues of research ethics. As the Western world moves toward a harmonization of clinical research practices, scholars and clinical researchers have begun to discuss ...
The death and resurrection of reason: On Kierkegaard's view of philosophy
Kierkegaard identifies "philosophy" as the perspective which seeks to grasp Truth with thought. Thought is taken as a passion for ideality, immanence, and closure. But for Kierkegaard Truth involves reality transcendence, ...
The play of negativity : an exploration of an apophatic discourse in Daoist philosophy and negative theology
This dissertation is an attempt to bring Daoist philosophy and negative theology into conversation. The comparative project itself by no means suggests an identification of the Daoist "Dao" with the Christian "God," nor ...