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5.2 Philosophy, religion and everyday life
This unit examines Hume's reasons for being complacent in the face of death, as these are laid out in his suppressed essay of 1755, ‘Of the immortality of the soul’. More generally, they examine some of the shifts in attitude concerning death and religious belief that were taking place in Europe at the end of the eighteenth century, through examination of this and other short essays.
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4.5 The cases in Latin
Latin is the basis for many languages in the world. This unit will provide you with a general introduction to learning Latin allowing you to assess whether you would like to learn more. You will look at the links that exist between Latin and English, examine the structure of sentences and gain an awareness of the fundamentals of pronunciation in Latin.
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3 Studying philosophy

In the final section of this taster unit I want to say something about the process of studying philosophy. We can divide the process up into three components: reading (and listening), discussing, and writing. Let us take them in turn and see what they will involve in A211.

Reading. Reading philosophy is a special skill. You can't read a philosophy book as you would a novel. You will need to approach it carefully and critically, taking much more time than normal. Different
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6.2.1 Studio conventions in street photography

Activity 23

Look at Images 81 and 82. Given your knowledge of conventional studio portraiture, can you see any similarities between studio and street practice?


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5.7.2 Post-mortems

Activity 22

How do Images 73 and 74 differ from the usual studio portraits of children? Make a note of the more obvious differences.


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2.4 Northern Ireland

Ireland was long considered a de facto province of England, a colonial possession dominated politically and militarily by its more powerful neighbour to the east. The English divided Ireland into counties for administrative purposes, introduced English law and established a Parliament in England and Ireland in 1297, within which only the Anglo-Irish were represented. By the fourteenth century Irish discrimination by the English had prompted widespread protests, which had resulted in a revival
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1 The incredible shrinking chip

Two Scottish computer engineers with little or no physics knowledge set out to make a semiconductor transistor. This was 50 years ago, and their efforts gained them the Nobel Prize. The versatility of that transistor is now at the heart of the electronics industry. Millions of transistor switches are shrunk down into the microprocessors that are found in computers, mobile phones and almost everything else electrical.

The first transistor took years to plan and make; today more are made
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University Certificate in Midwifery

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This educational module has been developed to support the University Certificate in Midwifery at the University of Malawi and upgrading midwifery programmes. It combines a number of new strategies that are being piloted by the Maternal and Chi
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UT Expert on 2014 Crop Season
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Chronique aka 1992- 1995, Akungu, République Centrafricaine. Mime d'un accouchement (Vidéo)

Mime d'un accouchement en appui sur un poteau par Mambi aidée de  Bonéné

 



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Getting Ready for Podcasting



Today, while listening to one of the Russia-related podcasts, I started entertaining an idea of creating my own podcast. Seems like I got all the tools, the only ingredient needed

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Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
This event was the second in a series of master class lectures jointly staged by the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together relevant senior figures and academics from across the city and surrounding region. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves,
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PES Celebration
This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year
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How should business decision-makers prepare for the upturn?
Ebenezer Essoka, CEO Standard Chartered Bank South Africa, discusses the best way for decision-makers to prepare their business for the upturn

Brain Day 2011: Shedding light on Parkinson's Disease
Brain Day 2011 is sponsored by the Neurological Foundation of NZ and the University of Otago. As part of Brain Awareness Week, we join this major international effort to communicate the wonders and achievements of brain research. Dr Louise Parr-Brownlie, from the Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, speaks on “Shedding light on Parkinson’s Disease” Held March 19, 2011.
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Rotting peach
The peach shrinks down in size over time because it loses water. The color change is probably due to microbial attacks on the peach itself. Decay can also be thought of as decomposition or rotting.
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Movement of Blood cells (view at the cellular level)
The circulatory system of humans is closed, meaning that blood is enclosed by blood vessels. This image is that of an open system, meaning the blood moves freely throughout the body. In both systems, blood is pumped to the tissues of the body and then nutrients diffuse into the cells of those tissues.
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