The Charles McCoy Lecture zen and the art of knowing: pirsig, polanyi and the odyssey of masteryThe Charles McCoy Lecture zen and the art of knowing: pirsig, polanyi and the odyssey of mastery
I set out to discern and articulate the importance of what H. Richard Niebuhr or George Herbert Meade had written. McCoy quizzed me intently, not on what they had to say—he had read them himself—but rather on what I was trying to say
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Adam Smith´s Invisible handsAdam Smith´s Invisible hands
The article discusses A. Smith´s five invisible hands. Taking into consideration his philosophical background, the skeptical Scottish enlightenment
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The Great Depression by David M. KennedyThe Great Depression by David M. Kennedy
Much legend to the contrary, the Great Depression was not entirely, perhaps not even principally, made in America. “The primary cause of the Great Depression,” reads the first sentence of Hoover’s Memoirs, “was the war of 1914–1918.”
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Aymara- culture Unit Naya Todd Friday 13th January Humanities-6 Aymara DescriptionAymara- culture Unit Naya Todd Friday 13th January Humanities-6 Aymara Description
Indian who live in South America, specifically Bolivia, Peru and Chile. The Aymara people have faced being with of the Inca Empire and later on the Spanish. There are about two million, mostly around Bolivia in the altiplano (high plains)
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Ku Klux KlanKu Klux Klan
Roman Catholics, Jews, African Americans, and foreigners were only the most obvious targets of the Klan's fear-mongering. Bootleggers and divorcees were also targets
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Excerpt: Appointment at Promontory By Frank A. TinkerExcerpt: Appointment at Promontory By Frank A. Tinker
It happened a hundred years ago. For a long time the famous site at Promontory was deserted. The rails had been torn up, and only the wind, moving dustdevils past a small white historical marker, visited the place where history was made
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Not prehistoric?Not prehistoric?
What do the following things have in common: a diet with a high variety of foods, the ability to move to avoid harsh weather and invasions from hostile tribes, and a strong body?
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Place membershipPlace membership
Most strategies for ethnic conflict management focus on the state level and the common bond of
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These places all have English names on maps created by the state of Montana, but Old Coyote remembers what his people have called these places for hundreds of yearsThese places all have English names on maps created by the state of Montana, but Old Coyote remembers what his people have called these places for hundreds of years
And he hopes the Crow Place Name Project will help generations to come remember them as well
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Hatshepsut: First Female PharaohHatshepsut: First Female Pharaoh
Hatshepsut was the first female pharaoh of Egypt. She reigned between 1473 and 1458 B. C. Her name means “foremost of noblewomen.”
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John Quincy Adams 1st State of the Union Address (excerpt)John Quincy Adams 1st State of the Union Address (excerpt)
But moral, political, intellectual improvement are duties assigned by the Author of Our Existence to social no less than to individual man
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