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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Narcissus Marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

Narcissus Marsh was born in Hannington, near Crickdale, Wiltshire on 20 December 1638 and died in Dublin on 2 November 1713. Marsh was born to a landed family in Wiltshire. After attending...

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Marsh, James

J. David Hoeveler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy. 1405 words.

Marsh, James (19 July 1794–03 July 1842), educator and philosopher, was born in Hartford, Vermont, the son of Joseph Marsh and Marion Harper, farmers. His paternal grandfather was the first...

MARSH, George Perkins (1801–1882)

in Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 956 words.

George Perkins Marsh was born on 15 March 1801 in Woodstock, Vermont, as the second son of Charles Marsh,

Marsh, Narcissus (1638–1713)

Andrew Pyle.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 412 words.

Narcissus Marsh was born in Hannington, near Crickdale, Wiltshire on 20 December 1638 and died in Dublin on 2 November

MARSH, James (1794–1842)

in Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 2908 words.

The University of Vermont in Burlington, still a fledgling institution in 1826, was more than a day’s journey from

Rabi‘a al-‘Adawiyya al-Qaysiyya (95)

Patrick S. O'Donnell.

in The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Non-Western Philosophy. 1011 words.

Rabi‘a al-‘Adawiyya was born in Basra, the city of date palm forests and salt marshes at the head of the

Innovative Amateurs, 1829–1867

Bruce Kuklick.

in A History of Philosophy in America

January 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 8410 words.

Thinkers unconnected to institutions were the most lively and creative thinkers in the US for much of the nineteenth century. These ‘amateurs’ were more willing to adopt untraditional,...

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Dublin Philosophical Society

Overview page. Subjects: European History — Philosophy.

(1683–1708),

founded by William Molyneux, the 14 founder members rising to 33 by 1685. William Petty was first president; prominent figures over the years included Narcissus Marsh,...

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Environmental Millennialism

Robin Globus and Bron Taylor.

in The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Religion and Science; Religious Studies. 8584 words.

This article offers a description of the phenomenon of environmental millennialism. Environmentalism synthesises hard science and religion to formulate millennial themes. Although relevant...

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Alfred the Great

Paul E. Szarmach.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online December 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 8879 words.

The only English monarch to earn the epithet “Great” and who was esteemed highly by the later Victorians who considered him something of a philosopher-king, Alfred (b. 849–d. 899;...

Epistemic Injustice

Miranda Fricker.

in Philosophy

P ublished online August 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 3691 words.

The term “epistemic injustice” was introduced to the literature in the monograph of that name, Epistemic Injustice: Power and the Ethics of Knowing (Fricker 2007, cited under Epistemic...

Epistemic Injustice

Miranda Fricker.

in Philosophy

P ublished online August 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 3691 words.

The term “epistemic injustice” was introduced to the literature in the monograph of that name, Epistemic Injustice: Power and the Ethics of Knowing (Fricker 2007, cited under Epistemic...