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Thought and Experience
This album contains fascinating and engrossing interviews with several leading philosophers concerning, primarily, the exploration of four topics: emotion; thought and language; imagination and creativity; consciousness. The interviews contain lively debates from differing philosophical viewpoints, discussions about theoretical thought experiments and the examination of theories developed by philosophers such as Aristotle, Decartes, Galileo, and Hume as well as predictions regarding the future
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5.3 Tradition and transformation

Identification of specifically European traditions, such as that of a European system of values, is no easy task. Europe arrogated the Christian faith to itself, but it was hardly in Europe that it originated and the practice of Christianity has never been restricted just to Europe. Modern Europe also identified itself with traditions of civilization, progress and a general superiority over other cultures and peoples, although European practice and the ends to which its growing power was put
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5.4 Inclusion and exclusion

Contemporary Europe is, like that of earlier times, divided on several counts and reflects the continuing existence of several major identities. Individuals and groups invariably have several, overlapping or nested, identities at the same time. But there is also a hierarchy of different identities, with some groups having preferential access to particular European values and resources and others being partly or wholly excluded from them. Contemporary patterns of inclusion and exclusion
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2.1 Introduction

Proportion is another way of expressing notions of part and whole. You might say that the proportion of village inhabitants who are children is a quarter, or that the proportion of fruit juice in the punch is two thirds, or that the proportion of sand in the concrete is three quarters.

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China's Ascent: New Superpower or New Global System? Session 7
Associate Professor Anne-Marie Brady, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Canterbury presents "China and the New Media". 45th Otago Foreign Policy School - Salmond Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand. Friday 25 June to Sunday 25 June 2010.
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Special report: India
Narendra Modi became India's prime minister almost a year ago. The goals he has set since then reveal his mentality as a leader: Mr Modi sees himself in the mould of a CEO, or a taskmaster who sets concrete targets for others to implement
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TALAT Lecture 1101: Resources and Production of Aluminium
This lecture illustrates the natural abundance of the element and the history of its extraction from the ore; it shows the properties of pure aluminium, outlines the importance of alloys to commercial development and shows the range of alloys available and their classification; it describes the principal markets for aluminium; it illustrates the basic processes used in the production of primary aluminium and the main fabricating routes used to provide the products needed by manufacturing industr
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David Bowie : Actualiteit en vaardigheden
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Actualiteitsopdracht i.v.m. de dood van David Bowie.

De vaardigheden luisteren, lezen en schrijven worden geoefend.


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3.2 Orientability

The idea of orientability is another fundamental concept that we need for the study of surfaces. To illustrate the underlying idea, we consider two familiar surfaces – a cylinder and a Möbius band.

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Introduction

Arrangements for care and support which people manage for themselves or have organised for them privately or informally tell us something about the shifting borders between funded and non-funded care, between health and social care, and between paid and unpaid care work. They also demonstrate how the reality of the mixed economy of care is played out in the arrangements which people make for care and suipport in their own households.

This unit focuses on the care arrangments people make
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4.2.6 Flaming

If you read something that offends or upsets you, it is very tempting to dash off a reply and hit Send – but don't! Online discussion seems to be particularly prone to such flames; often an unwitting breach of netiquette will escalate in a flaming spiral of angry messages. So if you feel your temperature rising as you write, save your message, take a break or sleep on it – don't hit Send.


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2 Altering the environment

Later in this course we will be considering a number of ways in which humans alter their environment.

Question 3

In what ways do you think we are altering the environment?


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References

Albrow, M. (1970) Bureaucracy, London, Pall Mall.
Anderson, B. (1991) Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism, New York, Verso. (First published in 1983.)
Benneworth, P. and Henry, N. (2004) ‘Where is the added value in the cluster approach? Hermeneutic theorising, economic geography and clusters as a multiperspectival approach
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Patrick Buchanan on far-right populism
A generation ago Patrick Buchanan ran for president with the same ideas Donald Trump uses today. Now he offers his view on whether hard-right populism can win in 2016
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1.2 Connecting human and non-human nature

Environmental responsibility – caring and generating accountability – requires interaction between human and non-human nature. For example, from a caring perspective what matters in climate change might constitute, say, the continued existence and protection of an arctic wilderness (Figure 3). But this necessarily involves a conne
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3.5 Reactions and reflections

Activity 8

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Read the Case Study ‘Sarah's story: Sarah and John’

Make notes on the reactions presented in the Case Study.

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The Evolutionary Paradox of Our Sense of Smell
Olfaction may be both the most primitive and the most sophisticated of our five senses. Biologist Stuart Firestein from Columbia University discusses how the olfactory system works.  The vide is in lecture format.  (04:12)
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4.2 Capitalism – naturally

Business can learn to integrate ecological thinking into the core of its thinking and become the hub of a sustainable society. This is the claim of the business learns position. As environmentalists have spent over 30 years portraying business as the arch-villain of the piece, this is a grand claim. One of the people who have stated it most clearly is Ray Anderson, head of the US carpet giant Interface (Author(s): The Open University

Special Centenary Event - A marriage made in heaven or hell?
Imperial academics and alumni working in the media come together to debate whether the media help or hinder science and scientists. In the chair Pallab Ghosh, Science correspondent for BBC News and on the panel David Cohen - New Scientist, Alok Jha - The Guardian, Michelle Martin - BBC Science Radio, Professor Stephen Bloom - Division of Investigative Science and Professor Richard Templer - Department of Chemistry, both from Imperial College London.
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Strategieën voor optellen en aftrekken : Onthoudblad
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Dit onthoudblad sluit aan bij de methode Rekensprong 4. Op het blad vinden leerlingen een overzicht van de aangeleerde strategieën voor optellen en aftrekken tot en met sprong 5.

Naast de oplossingsstrategieën en de voorbeeldoefeningen, …


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