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Course Syllabus, Peter Taylor - Umb.edu

Course description Issues in social theory, or more broadly, social thought, raised by historical and contemporary studies of science and technology. Focal theme for Spring 1996 : Agency and Structure -- connecting individual action to social structure/dness and the related problem of connecting micro and macro levels of analysis.

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Henads and the Unknowable Godhead - umb.edu

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Note that the Henads form a decreasing sequence. Those which are closest to the One (The Absolute) partake of the latter's nature, while those which are further are consequently more ontologically impoverished, although of course still incomparably superior to the human grade.

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Philosophy of Magic - faculty.umb.edu

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course Description In this course, students will explore the surprisingly central role played by magic and other occult themes in the work of major thinkers of the European Renaissance. At a key turning point in the history of Western thought, a revival of ancient Greek, Egyptian, Jewish, and Arab traditions of magic spurred new developments in ...

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Course on Reflective Practice

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Each semester that the course is offered, it can be taken for 1-3 credits, and can be repeated for up to 6 credits total. 1 credit option: Students participate in five 2.5-hour sessions 2 credit option: Participation in sessions above plus students undertake 20 hours of supervised preparation and piloting of new practices in their schools ...

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Philosophy of Magic - umb.edu

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course Description. This is a rather unusual course in that it treats magic, witchcraft, and the occult in general as serious topics of philosophical inquiry. We will investigate the magical traditions of Paleolithic hunters, contemporary indigenous peoples, classical Greece and Rome, medieval Judaism, and the European Renaissance as important ...

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Heka; Magic in Ancient Egypt - umb.edu

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Heka was not only particular to the deity who acted from and with it, humans too have life force and can of course use heka to come into contact with the divine. The ancients believed that with the help of heka they could influence the world of the gods and gain protection, healing and support.

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The Idea of the Renaissance - umb.edu

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The two processes, of course, are not distinct and separate processes. That's the idea animating this module's presentation of the Italian Renaissance / Early Modern. Much of the revival of classical learning, so important to Burckhardt, has this larger object of creating a standard for European culture. Standards are also sought, however, in ...

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Philosophy 100: Introduction to Philosophy

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course requirements have the following weight in determining the final grade for the course: Attendance and participation in discussions = 20%. Midterm essays = 30%. Final essays = 50%. Plagiarism Policy. Plagiarism is the presentation of someone else’s work as your own. It is possible to buy papers from other students or from internet ...

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Pico della Mirandola - umb.edu

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 06, 1999  · The later humanists, of course, sought to couch their project in the philosophical terms described above; hence, our tendency to read humanism as a philosophical movement above everything else. In the simplest possible terms, all the term "humanist" refers to is the revival of classical learning in the high middle ages and Renaissance.

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Course on Synthesis of Theory and Practice

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course Objectives Framework 1. By the end of the semester, the goal of the course is that you no longer need the input of an instructor or the structure of a course to initiate, plan, and carry through projects in your life involving research, writing, and outreach.

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Course syllabus, Peter Taylor

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course goals This course aims to work from two angles: i) examining the study of ecological and social processes, as undertaken since World War II in the disciplines of human ecology, geography, anthropology, range ecology, environmental science, etc ; and ii) contributing a social studies of science perspective on these studies.

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Computers and Education Syllabus

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Finally, the course looks at ways in which technology may be used as a tool to facilitate changes in the ways teachers teach and students learn, and ultimately to stimulate reform in education. The course has a field component where students observe computers being used in the classroom.

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Witchcraft - Finnish Witch Trials in Synopsis

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Of course, the question remains: why the majority of trials took place in a considerably short period of time? We believe that only diabolism was a new feature in early modern witch panics. Witchcraft as a harmful force was considered as a crime in one of the oldest known promulgation of laws in human history, the Codes of Hammurabi (appr. 1750 ...

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THE UNDERGRADUATE LINGUISTICS PROGRAM

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course involves the comparative study of the evolution of the Romance languages from Latin, with analysis of the most representative texts from each period and language. Particular emphasis is given to French, Italian, and Spanish. (No knowledge of these languages is required). 3 Lect Hrs, 3 Credits . …

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Philip K. Dick on Philosophy: A Brief Interview

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Philip K. Dick on Philosophy: A Brief Interview. Conducted by Frank C. Bertrand Introduction: The following interview was conducted by mail in January, 1980.Intended to be but the beginning on a long, in-depth discussion and exploration of P.K. Dick's interest in philosophy and the manifestation of that interest in his stories and novels, it was cut short by a disagreement over how to best ...

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Syllabus for Intro to Philosophy (PHIL100, section 6)

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Readings of this course are arranged into four major topics: We will start with a very short introduction to logic (just to get the basics for evaluating philosophical arguments), then we read and discuss texts from one ancient author (Plato), one modern ( Descartes), one 19 th century British author (John Stuart Mill) and several articles from ...

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Philosophy 108: Moral and Social Problems Spring 2017

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course requirements have the following weight in determining the final grade for the course: Attendance, presentations, and participation in discussions = 30%. Midterm exam = 30%. Final paper = 40%. Plagiarism Policy. Plagiarism is the presentation of someone else’s work as your own.

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End of Europe's Middle Ages - Italy's City-States

Posted: (0 seconds ago) While the history of each Italian city-state is, of course, unique, the history of Italian politics is most significantly the history of the despots. In Italy, they achieved amazing levels of preeminence and the tools of diplomacy and espionage that they developed to retain their power set the standard for international relations throughout the ...

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Course on Environment, Science & Society

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course project should not be seen as a "term paper," but as a process of development that involves dialogue with the instructor and other students, ongoing processing of course themes and activities, and revision (re-seeing) in light of that dialogue and processing. To facilitate this, a sequence of five assignments and peer commentary is ...

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SPEG-615 Syllabus

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course will train individuals to teach reading and writing of contracted braille. Participants will learn read embossed braille visually and to write literary braille using a Perkins Braille Writer, computer keyboard for six-key entry,, and a slate and stylus. Topics include teaching techniques for reading readiness, tracking, tactile ...

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Critical and Creative Thinking Course Offerings ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course offers the most up-to-date knowledge on perception, memory, imagery, and problem solving to enhance one's approach to problem-solving. It provides a survey of the field of cognitive psychology from an information-processing viewpoint. This course will consider how people encode, organize, transform and output information.

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SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONS OF NATURE, Course syllabus

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course goals: The most important goals of this course are that you i) actively ask questions about the shape and direction of inquiries in ecology and environmental studies -- not just during class time, but all the time -- and ii) develop your ability to express your own synthesis of issues succintly. With these goals in mind the course ...

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The Dying God - umb.edu

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Under the course in which these planets move are situated, according to them, thirty stars, which they designate as "counseling gods"; of these one half oversee the region s above the earth and the other half those beneath the earth, having under their purview the affairs of mankind and likewise those of the heavens; and every ten days one of ...

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Philosophy 281: Motion, Time, and Memory in the Movies ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course Description. The past century has seen multiple revolutions in our understanding of time, associated with such thinkers as Marx, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Freud, Einstein, Proust, Heidegger, Bergson, and Deleuze. These revolutions re-conceive time as the shifting kaleidoscopic coexistence of the fragments of an essentially timeless past ...

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Curr & Instr Dept » Schedule

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Dept: Course # Course Title: Day: Time: Last Name: Capacity: General TEACHER EDUCATION: UNDERGRADUATE: ECHD: 401: Foundations of Understanding Early Childhood: Th: 4-6:30

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Thinking, Learning, and Computers - umb.edu

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course was established by a former CCT director who believed that research on computers and artificial intelligence provided insight about processes of human cognition, thinking and intelligence, and thus about learning. I do not share that belief, and attempted to provide the conceptual and socio-historical background to support a ...

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Macbeth, King James and the Witches - umb.edu

Posted: (0 seconds ago) And of course this is exactly the function of the rats on the witches' heads and shoulders in Masque of Queenes: they are 'properties' introduced by Jonson to tell the onlookers what kind of people have come on stage – witches with their familiars. Macbeth's witches exit …

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Stephen Silliman’s Historical Archaeology at UMass Boston

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course is an archaeological field school held in the summer. Myversion of this course currentlyinvolves collaborating with the EasternPequot Tribal Nation to conduct intensive surveys of tribal lands to identify and document archaeological sites dating from several thousand years ago to …

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Letter 62 (58) Spinoza to G. H. Schaller - umb.edu

Posted: (0 seconds ago) For, although experience abundantly shows, that men can do anything rather than check their desires, and that very often, when a prey to conflicting emotions, they see the better course and follow the worse, they yet believe themselves to be free; because in some cases their desire for a thing is slight, and can easily be overruled by the ...

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Martin Heidegger - Nietzsche's Fundamental Metaphysical ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Heidegger's original manuscript from the summer of 1937 does not show these paragraphs. Surprisingly, there is no extant, Abschrift or typescript of this course; nor is the typescript that went to the printer in 1961 available for inspection. As a result, the date of the passage remains uncertain.

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Witchcraze: A New History of the European Witch Hunts by ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Witchcraze: A New History of the European Witch Hunts Anne Llewellyn Barstow Pandora, 1994. Themes that reoccur throughout the book. The witch trials were conducted by the state to consolidate national, secular power (the power of the kings); the witch trials were instigated and conducted by the elite, judges, lawyers, priests, etc.

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Braille I Welcome - umb.edu

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course Syllabus. A preliminary course syllabus will be provided soon. Please complete the Student Information form and read through to the bottom of this page for important course information. Student Information Form - Timely Response Requested. Student information is needed by the instructor in advance of the course. Please reply

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Philosophy 108: Moral and Social Problems Fall 2015

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course requirements have the following weight in determining the final grade for the course: Attendance, presentations, and participation in discussions = 30%. Midterm exam = 30%. Final paper = 40%. Plagiarism Policy. Plagiarism is the presentation of someone else’s work as your own.

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Welcome to The Spinoza Study - umb.edu

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Dec 26, 2006  · This site is dedicated to the memory --No!, to the Living Ideas expressed by Benedict de Spinoza, and to Frederick Kettner [see The Biosophical Institute web site] and XXXXXXXXXXXXXX [] both of whom grasped the essence of those ideas and applied themselves to awakening knowledge of the Eternal and Infinite One in the minds of their students.

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Dutch Revolt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Posted: (0 seconds ago) May 10, 2007  · The harsh measures led to increasing grievances in the Netherlands, where the local governments had embarked on a course of peaceful coexistence. In the second half of the century, the situation escalated. Philip sent troops to crush the rebellion and make the …

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COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY OF …

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course background: An internship is defined as "an approved, supervised, full or part-time work experience for a student in a business, government agency, educational institution, hospital, or other kind of organization." This course is intended to give students work experience in tandem with academic analysis of that experience.

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"John Baptist Porta" "Natural Magick" - Vol IV

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Beritius prescribes you this course. You must dig a pit in a very shadowy place near to the Vines , about a yard deep, and fill it up with sand, and set up some props in it. Then you must loosen the joints of the Vine branches, and wind them in together with the clusters of Grapes to be tied to the props, and then cover them, that no water my ...

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Issues of Race, Class, and Gender: Syllabus

Posted: (0 seconds ago) For those getting a grade in the course, this is worth 20% of your grade. b. A term paper of a public, contemporary situation in the criminal justice system in which issues of race, class, or gender create difficulty for administering or achieving justice. This situation must be documented by reference to research literature and news media ...

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