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Competing schemas within the American liberal democracy : an interdisciplinary analysis of differing perceptions of church and state.
The current understanding of liberal democracy in many academic circles includes a set of restraints on the types of justification that are accepted for the creation of coercive legislation. There is much debate over which ...
La búsqueda de la redención individual como utopía en la narrativa de Gabriel García Márquez.
En la literatura latinoamericana existe un gran énfasis en lo social con respecto a la búsqueda utópica. Mientras la sociedad puede representar un vehículo o un obstáculo en la búsqueda utópica, a veces ésta resulta ser ...
The wise man among the Corinthians : rethinking their wisdom in the light of ancient stoicism and studies on ancient economy.
Against recent trends, this dissertation argues that the divisive “wisdom” addressed in 1 Corinthians can be characterized most nearly as a Christian development of Stoic philosophy, espoused mainly by a few individuals ...
The argument from divine hiddenness : an assessment.
The argument from divine hiddenness against God’s existence has become one of the most important atheistic arguments in the contemporary philosophical literature. In this dissertation I offer an assessment of this argument. ...
Neo-Kantian wickedness : constructivist and realist responses to moral skepticism.
Neo-Kantian constructivism aspires to respond to moral skepticism by compelling agents to act morally on pain of irrationality. According to Christine Korsgaard, a leading proponent of constructivism, we construct all ...
Augustine's solution to the problem of theological fatalism.
In Augustine's dialogue De Libero Arbitrio, his interlocutor Evodius presents an argument for the incompatibility of divine foreknowledge and human freedom, a position we now call "theological fatalism." Since this position ...