Archaeological evidence of shamanism's ancient roots
Margaret Jones
This short module concentrates on the difficulties faced by archaeologists who study the origins of shamanism. It contains a brief discussion of the differences between searching for […]

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LSA Dean Andrew Martin's 2015 Spring Commencement Speech
Andrew D. Martin, Dean of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and Professor of Political Science, delivers his address to graduates at the University of Michigan 2015 spring commencement.
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The Economist asks: Michael Sandel
What is the common good in the age of Donald Trump? And in the week that the Chinese Premier addressed the World Economic Forum, are we falling too readily into the trap of praising authoritarianism? A leading political philosopher offers some answers
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4.2 Further reading

The complete text of Isaiah Berlin's essay ‘Two Concepts of Liberty’ is contained in his Four Essays on Liberty (Oxford University Press, 1969). This book also contains an essay on John Stuart Mill's theory of liberty. A wider-ranging selection of Berlin's essays is The Proper Study of Mankind (Pimlico, 1998). This also includes the full text of ‘Two Concepts of Liberty’. The best commentary on Berlin's writings is Isaiah Berlin (Fontana, 1995) by John Gray. Altho
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IPL: Dealing with Difference: Responses to uneven geographical development
Professor Etienne Nel of the Department of Geography, delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture: “Dealing with Difference: Responses to uneven geographical development”. Etienne has authored, co-authored or edited 10 books, and has written nearly 30 book chapters and more than 100 articles, primarily on economic development in Africa. 2 August 2016
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LIGHT AS LANGUAGE
With the unlimited supply of electric light our surroundings very easily may be illuminated too strongly. Too much light is unpleasant for our eyes, and a high level of light in many cases disturbs the conception of form. Just as in a forest, we need shadows, contrasts and variation when we compose with light. If we focus on the term compose, it is natural to conceive our environment as a wholeness. In fact, this is not only aesthetically important, it is true in a physical context. Inspired by
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My Executive MSc International Human Resource Management Experience - Bola Adeniyi-Taiwo
A Cranfield alumna talks about her experience of completing the Executive MSc International Human Resource Management
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Japanese Words of the Week with Risa for Beginners #24 - Food
In this Beginner lesson, you’ll learn Japanese words about Food. Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, where you will find Japanese lesson notes and many more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are here! Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! How would you react if someone put you on the spot with a Japanese [...]
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Functions and their graphs - Foundations of Pure Mathematics - Dr Joel Feinstein
The thirteenth lecture in Dr Joel Feinstein's G11FPM Foundations of Pure Mathematics module covers Informal definition of function, along with associated notation and terminology, including domain, codomain, argument, value, and notation. Definition of the graph of a function, with notation and examples. Formal definition of function (Bourbaki approach). These videos are also available for download on iTunes U at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/foundations-pure-mathematics/id950755120 D
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Inscri??es hipertextuais: a escrita como imagem na cria??o visual contempor?nea [Hypertext inscripti
This paper discusses the creative imagination by the speech?s presence on the contemporary projects of art/design. Nowadays the digital era has shattered limits of the space and the user?s perception in a mix between images and texts, built by numeric language, witnessing possible new ways of writing as image. Considering on the duality between verbal and visual, some post-modern artists/projectors are redeeming the germinal quality of image from the alphabet. They use video and electronic tec
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Genocide on Trial. Witnessing and Evidence at Rwanda's Gacaca Courts and the International Criminal
Julia Viebach investigates the everyday of witnessing at Rwanda’s Gacaca courts and contrasts its findings with the process of witnessing at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). Please note, this episode ends abruptly.
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On the Conceptual Feasibility of a CAAD-CAAI Integrated Decision Support System: A Computer Aided En
This document addresses two questions: What are the ultimate means of design support we can offer to the architect, and how can we devise them? We are not the first ones to address these questions, neither the first ones to point our finger in the direction of Decision Support Systems for such purposes. Nevertheless, we may be among those scholars that understanding 'Decision Support" in terms of "Learning Support", are willing to explore the implications that such an understanding assumes for t
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Olympics, Ancient Early Games
The ancient Olympics began in about the eighth century, B.C. How important were those games to the Greeks? What honors were bestowed on the winning athletes? Why did they end, after twelve hundred years? (9:54)

Take a virtual trip to the ancient world to discover more about it.  Move the video forward - to 6:00 - to begin the trip.

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1.4.3 It's all down to connections

For Iris Marion Young, the responsibility of those in North America and Europe towards distant others does indeed rest with their connections to injustices elsewhere, but it would be a mistake to stretch this line of reasoning too far. Although these connections, whether as a consumer, boardroom executive or shop manager, can establish a line of responsibility, as was claimed in Section 3.1, for Young this is only the starting point and not the end point of our involvement. We do not have to
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2014 App Inventor Contest
2014 App Inventor Contest in China http://www.google.cn/university/appinventorcontest/
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Introduction to Science and the Realm of Physics, Physical Quantities, and Units
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Michigan State University Student Food Bank
Spartan students make a difference in their community by volunteering at the MSU Student Food Bank. More information at https://www.msu.edu/~foodbank/. Produced by MSU student Emma Notestine
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Computer Aided Environmental Solutions: Evaluation of Optimum Building Orientation in Lahore, Pakist
One of the primary features of solar passive design is the orientation of a building on a particular latitude. The client of Information Technology demands testing, validity, practicality and sustainability of a building project before execution. The computer based simulations are the only practical way to predict the complex energy performance and analysis for a large number of passive design solutions. This paper investigates the optimum residential building orientation having various zones, l
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24.213 Philosophy of Film (MIT)
This course is a seminar on the philosophical analysis of film art, with an emphasis on the ways in which it creates meaning through techniques that define a formal structure. There is a particular focus on aesthetic problems about appearance and reality, literary and visual effects, communication and alienation through film technology.
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LSE Festival 2019 | New World Order 2035 [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Liam Kofi Bright, Dr Rebecca Elliott, Dr Barbara Fasolo, Dr Seeta Peña Gangadharan, Dr Ilka Gleibs and Dr George Lawson | What will the world look like in the not too distant future? By 2035 how could the way we live, work, interact with each other and understand ourselves have changed? Join a panel of LSE academics for some informed speculation. Liam Kofi Bright is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Logic, and Scientific Method at LSE. Rebecca Elliott is Assist
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