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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 3833 words.

This introductory chapter pieces together some of the author's excavated letters written by his grandparents to provide the family background of his father, René Guénoun. At the early age...

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Jean-Luc Nancy.

in After Fukushima

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 575 words.

This chapter describes how one should deal with Fukushima. To philosophize about the disaster of Fukushima is like writing a poem about the Auschwitz concentration camp. There are...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 3372 words.

This chapter traces the events of Wednesday February 21, 1838, when people from all over Boston came to the State House. Groups of abolitionists had come from all over the surrounding area...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 7074 words.

This chapter describes how travelers in the 1700s reported hearing beautiful, ghostly singing emanating from this beach. A legend grew up that this was the place where mermaids would gather...

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Jean-Luc Nancy and Jeff Fort.

in The Banality of Heidegger

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 900 words.

Heidegger’s discourse in the Black Notebooks is banal in the sense of Hannah Arendt’s notion of the “banality of evil.” This discourse absorbed the doxa of anti-Semitism circulating in...

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Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbæk and Jonas Drotner Mouritsen.

in Umami

June 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology. 8502 words.

This chapter examines how the intensity of the taste imparted by umami is affected by synergistic interactions with other substances that increase its gustatory intensity. It has been said...

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Denis Guénoun.

in A Semite

May 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 1694 words.

This chapter describes how René Guénoun defended the Arabs from the accusations of his neighbors following the bombing of their apartment. After the bombing, the author's neighbors gathered...

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Jean-Luc Nancy.

in After Fukushima

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 856 words.

This chapter discusses non-equivalence. The present is defined in a contrived manner. The present is accordingly not the immediate but that from which humanity starts to work from, and...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6929 words.

The next dramatic events in the sisters's lives centered on the reaction to their activities in their home town, Charleston. The Charleston police warned their mother that Angelina wasn't...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 7393 words.

This chapter describes how the author and his team took the journey down the river in stages. The later stages included layovers, and chances to explore the landscape and history...

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