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  1. Does the prefrontal cortex play an essential role in consciousness? Insights from intracranial electrical stimulation of the human brain.Omri Raccah, Ned Block & Kieran C. R. Fox - 2021 - Journal of Neuroscience 1 (41):2076-2087.
    A central debate in philosophy and neuroscience pertains to whether PFC activity plays an essential role in the neural basis of consciousness. Neuroimaging and electrophysiology studies have revealed that the contents of conscious perceptual experience can be successfully decoded from PFC activity, but these findings might be confounded by post- perceptual cognitive processes, such as thinking, reasoning, and decision-making, that are not necessary for con- sciousness. To clarify the involvement of the PFC in consciousness, we present a synthesis of research (...)
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    Bootstrapping language acquisition.Omri Abend, Tom Kwiatkowski, Nathaniel J. Smith, Sharon Goldwater & Mark Steedman - 2017 - Cognition 164 (C):116-143.
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  3. From heritability to probability.Omri Tal - 2009 - Biology and Philosophy 24 (1):81-105.
    Can a heritability value tell us something about the weight of genetic versus environmental causes that have acted in the development of a particular individual? Two possible questions arise. Q1: what portion of the phenotype of X is due to its genes and what portion to its environment? Q2: what portion of X’s phenotypic deviation from the mean is a result of its genetic deviation and what portion a result of its environmental deviation? An answer to Q1 provides the full (...)
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    Kant’s Critique of Spinoza.Omri Boehm - 2014 - New York: Oup Usa.
    Contemporary philosophers frequently assume that Kant never seriously engaged with Spinoza or Spinozism --certainly not before the break of Der Pantheismusstreit, or within the Critique of Pure Reason. Offering an alternative reading of key pre-critical texts and to some of the Critique's most central chapters, Omri Boehm challenges this common assumption. He argues that Kant not only is committed to Spinozism in early essays such as "The One Possible Basis" and "New Elucidation," but also takes up Spinozist metaphysics as (...)
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    The Impact of Gene–Environment Interaction and Correlation on the Interpretation of Heritability.Omri Tal - 2011 - Acta Biotheoretica 60 (3):225-237.
    The presence of gene–environment statistical interaction and correlation in biological development has led both practitioners and philosophers of science to question the legitimacy of heritability estimates. The paper offers a novel approach to assess the impact of GxE and rGE on the way genetic and environmental causation can be partitioned. A probabilistic framework is developed, based on a quantitative genetic model that incorporates GxE and rGE, offering a rigorous way of interpreting heritability estimates. Specifically, given an estimate of heritability and (...)
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    Kill me a mosquito and I will build a state: political economy and the socio-technicalities of Jewish colonization in Palestine, 1922–1940.Omri Tubi - 2021 - Theory and Society 50 (1):97-124.
    Scholars see Israel as a settler state, comparable with North American, South African and Oceanian cases. But how was Jewish settlement-colonization in pre-Israel Palestine even possible? In the North American, Oceanian and South African cases, European settlers did not encounter diseases like malaria that scholars argue impede settlement. Palestine, however, had high malaria morbidity rates. The disease incapacitated and killed settlers and was one of the most serious threats to Jewish settlement and political economic development. I argue that the exigencies (...)
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    Is Stock Manipulation Bad? Questioning the Conventional Wisdom with Evidence from the Israeli Experience.Omri Yadlin - 2001 - Theoretical Inquiries in Law 2 (2).
    The conventional wisdom is that any trading scheme that is not for investment purposes but, rather, for the purpose of inflating or deflating the market price, namely, manipulation, is fraudulent. This paper treats manipulation as a form of communication between the manipulator and the market. As with any communication, it may sometimes be fraudulent, but often it is based on the manipulator’s knowledge, or genuine belief, that a certain stock is being traded at a discount. Under the assumptions of the (...)
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    Classifying the phase transition threshold for Ackermannian functions.Eran Omri & Andreas Weiermann - 2009 - Annals of Pure and Applied Logic 158 (3):156-162.
    It is well known that the Ackermann function can be defined via diagonalization from an iteration hierarchy which is built on a start function like the successor function. In this paper we study for a given start function g iteration hierarchies with a sub-linear modulus h of iteration. In terms of g and h we classify the phase transition for the resulting diagonal function from being primitive recursive to being Ackermannian.
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    Freedom and the Cogito.Omri Boehm - 2014 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 22 (4):704-724.
    Drawing on Descartes' account of générosité, a reinterpretation of the Cogito is offered, emphasizing the role of the will. The paper's first part focuses on Cartesian ethics. It is argued that Descartes can be viewed as a Stoical thinker rather than a Baconian one. That is, he holds that theoretical contemplation is itself the primary ground of human happiness and tranquility of mind – experienced as the feeling of générosité. The paper's second part draws on the first in accounting for (...)
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    Kant’s Regulative Spinozism.Omri Boehm - 2012 - Kant Studien 103 (3):292-317.
    : The question of Kant’s relation to Spinozist thought has been virtually ignored over the years. I analyze Kant’s pre-critical ‘possibility-proof’ of God’s existence, elaborated in the Beweisgrund, as well as the echoes that this proof has in the first Critique, in beginning to uncover the connection between Kant’s thought and Spinoza’s. Kant’s espousal of the Principle of Sufficient Reason [PSR] for the analysis of modality during the pre-critical period committed him, I argue, to Spinozist substance monism. Much textual evidence (...)
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    The Principle of Sufficient Reason, the Ontological Argument and the Is/Ought Distinction.Omri Boehm - 2016 - European Journal of Philosophy 24 (3):556-579.
    Kant's attack on metaphysics consists in large part in his attack on a principle that he names the Supreme Principle of Pure Reason. This principle, it is not often noticed, is the Principle of Sufficient Reason [PSR]. In interpreting this principle as such, I argue that Kant's attack on the PSR depends on Kant's claim that existence is not a first-order predicate. If existence isn't what Kant calls a real predicate, the PSR is false. While this constitutes a powerful Kantian (...)
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    Modelling argumentation and modelling with argumentation.Pierre-Yves Raccah - 1990 - Argumentation 4 (4):447-483.
    This paper discusses the epistemological and methodological bases of a scientific theory of meaning and proposes a detailed version of a formal theory of argumentation based on Anscombre and Ducrot's conception. Argumentation is shown to be a concept which is not exclusively pragmatic, as it is usually believed, but has an important semantic body. The bridge between the semantic and pragmatic aspects of argumentation consists in a set of gradual inference rules, called topoi, on which the argumentative movement is based. (...)
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    The First Antinomy and Spinoza.Omri Boehm - 2011 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 19 (4):683 - 710.
    Scholars commonly assume that Kant never seriously engaged with Spinoza or Spinozism. However, in his later writings Kant argues several times that Spinozism is the most consistent form of transcendental realism. In the first part of the paper, I argue that the first Antinomy, debating the age and size of the world, already reflects Kant's confrontation with Spinozist metaphysics. Specifically, the position articulated in the Antithesis ? according to which the world is infinite and uncreated ? is Spinozist, not Leibnizian, (...)
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    A “child's” Identity problem: The complex development of a cognitive science.Pierre-Yves Raccah - 1994 - World Futures 42 (1):79-83.
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  15. Código, lenguaje como.Pierre-Yves Raccah - 2011 - In Luis Vega and Paula Olmos (ed.), Compendio de Lógica, Argumentación y Retórica. Editorial Trotta. pp. 96--99.
     
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  16. Topoi/Campos tópicos.Pierre-Yves Raccah & Marta Tordesillas - 2011 - In Luis Vega and Paula Olmos (ed.), Compendio de Lógica, Argumentación y Retórica. Editorial Trotta. pp. 595--605.
     
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  17. Nick Stang on Omri Boehm's "Kant's Critique of Spinoza". [REVIEW]Nicholas Stang - 2017 - Critique 2017:N/A.
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    Was Newton’s apple corpus a Large Corpus?Pierre-Yves Raccah - 2018 - Corpus 18.
    Cet article fournit, dans sa première section, une analyse méthodologique de l’utilisation de corpora, au cours de laquelle je détaille, de manière argumentée ce qu’on peut en attendre et pour quels objectifs, précise ce qu’on ne peut pas en attendre et montre pourquoi. La première partie conclut sur l’inutilité des corpora d’occurrences en sémantique des langues, même s’ils sont indispensables dans d’autres disciplines (comme, par exemple, les études littéraires) ; j’insiste sur le caractère nuisible de leur utilisation en sémantique, sauf (...)
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  19. Polifonía.Pierre-Yves Raccah & Marta Tordesillas - 2011 - In Luis Vega and Paula Olmos (ed.), Compendio de Lógica, Argumentación y Retórica. Editorial Trotta. pp. 459--462.
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    Enlightenment, Prophecy, and Genius: Kant’s Critique of Judgment versus Spinoza’s Tractatus Theologico-Politicus.Omri Boehm - 2013 - Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 34 (1):149-178.
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    Kant and Spinozism: Trancendental Idealism and Immanence from Jacobi to Deleuze.Omri Boehm - 2012 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 20 (5):1041-1045.
    British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Volume 0, Issue 0, Page 1-4, Ahead of Print.
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    Review of Michael Mack, Spinoza and the Specters of Modernity: The Hidden Enlightenment of Diversity From Spinoza to Freud[REVIEW]Omri Boehm - 2010 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2010 (10).
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    Review of Raccah & Ducrot (1996): Topoï et Gestion des Connaisances. [REVIEW]Georges Elia Sarfati - 1997 - Pragmatics and Cognition 5 (2):378-381.
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    Faith, Reason, Disobedience: The Binding of Isaac and the Place of the Biblical Text in Kierkegaard and Kant.Omri Boehm - 2014 - In Anders Moe Rasmussen & Axel Hutter (eds.), Kierkegaard Im Kontext des Deutschen Idealismus. De Gruyter. pp. 29-46.
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    Spinoza Must Reject Primitive Necessity and Deny that Reason Can Set Ends.Omri Boehm - 2016 - Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 37 (1):173-186.
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    Science and Law Separated by Impenetrable Language Barriers: Overcoming Impediments to Much Needed Interactions.Daniel Klein, Omri Koltin, Maya Peleg, Idan Portnoy & Dov Greenbaum - 2017 - American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience 8 (1):37-39.
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    Crises time: an opportunity to rise up against injustice and structural inequalities. Fighting alongside parents for a better world through new forms of school-family co-participation.Paola Dusi, Audrey Addi-Raccah & Maria Mendel - 2022 - ENCYCLOPAIDEIA 26 (63):1-5.
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    Time to rethink the teacher-family alliance? Central issues in the “pandemic” literature on home-school cooperation.Paola Dusi & Audrey Addi-Raccah - 2022 - ENCYCLOPAIDEIA 26 (63):7-29.
    COVID-19 added a new dimension to the relationship between school professionals and students’ families: a virtual one. To explore this shift and the associated challenges, we performed a bibliometric analysis of research literature published on the topic to the end of 2021. Our guiding question was: what kind of themes are emerging in literature on the school-family relationship in association with COVID-19? Our search of Scopus, Web of Sciences and ERIC retrieved 286 articles. Using VOSviewer, we conducted a bibliometric analysis (...)
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    Review of Omri Boehm’s Kant’s Critique of Spinoza. [REVIEW]Eric Schliesser - 2015 - Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 36 (2):463-483.
  30. Boilerplate: The Foundation of Market Contracts.Omri Ben-Shahar (ed.) - 2007 - Cambridge University Press.
    Boilerplate, the fine print of standard contracts, is more prevalent than ever in commercial trade and in electronic commerce. But what is in it, beyond legal technicalities? Why is it so hard to read and why is it often so one-sided? Who writes it, who reads it, and what effect does it have? The studies in this volume question whether boilerplate is true contract. Does it resemble a statute? Is it a species of property? Should we think of it as (...)
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    Personalized law : different rules for different people.Omri Ben-Shahar - 2021 - New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
    We live in a world of one-size-fits-all law. People are different, but the laws that govern them are uniform. "Personalized Law" - rules that vary person by person - will change that. Here is a vision of a brave new world, where each person is bound by their own personally-tailored law. "Reasonable person" standards would be replaced by a multitude of personalized commands, each individual with their own "reasonable you" rule. Skilled doctors would be held to higher standards of care, (...)
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  32. Zombie jurisprudence.Omri Ben-Zvi - 2017 - In Justin Desautels-Stein & Christopher L. Tomlins (eds.), Searching for Contemporary Legal Thought. Cambridge University Press.
     
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    Why Should We Care About Nietzsche's ‘Higher Men’?Omri Ben-Zvi - 2017 - European Journal of Philosophy 25 (3):638-656.
    This paper offers a new interpretation of Nietzsche's ‘higher men’ doctrine, which explains how he can simultaneously hold the following two positions: first, that higher types are especially important or valuable; and second, that all moral claims are false. Nietzsche can coherently subscribe to both views by arguing that higher types have wide inter-subjective value to lower types. More specifically, higher men, who are mainly characterized by their strong, commanding nature, fulfill a psychological need, common in most humans—the need to (...)
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    Judicial Greatness and the Duties of a Judge.Omri Ben-Zvi - 2016 - Law and Philosophy 35 (6):615-654.
    This paper addresses the phenomenon of judicial greatness by developing a general concept of greatness and applying it to law. Under the view offered in the paper, greatness is connected to theoretical or methodological diversification. When applied to adjudication, this means that great judges are revered because they successfully make a prima facie case for their novel adjudicative methods. This is not a judicial duty but rather a voluntary project. However, once a judge succeeds in making such a prima facie (...)
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    Why Should We Care About Nietzsche's ‘Higher Men’?Omri Ben‐Zvi - 2016 - European Journal of Philosophy 24 (4):638-656.
    This paper offers a new interpretation of Nietzsche's ‘higher men’ doctrine, which explains how he can simultaneously hold the following two positions: first, that higher types are especially important or valuable; and second, that all moral claims are false. Nietzsche can coherently subscribe to both views by arguing that higher types have wide inter-subjective value to lower types. More specifically, higher men, who are mainly characterized by their strong, commanding nature, fulfill a psychological need, common in most humans—the need to (...)
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    Do Entrepreneurial SMEs Perform Better Because They are More Responsible?Jean-Marie Courrent, Sonia Chassé & Waleed Omri - 2018 - Journal of Business Ethics 153 (2):317-336.
    Many scholars have investigated the direct impact of entrepreneurial orientation on performance, but this direct association seems both spurious and ambiguous because many parameters may have an indirect influence on this relationship. The present study thus considers sustainable practices—environmental practices, social practices in the workplace, and social practices in the community —as three probable mediators in the relationship between EO and performance, which is considered in terms of its financial and non-financial dimensions. We seek to show to what extent small- (...)
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    Depth in legal theory.Omri Ben-Zvi - 2019 - Jurisprudence 10 (3):375-395.
    ABSTRACTMost legal theorists and philosophers of law who work in the analytic tradition believe that intellectual progress in their fields necessarily means going ‘deeper’: coming up with more nuan...
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    Review of Kant’s Critique of Spinoza, Omri Boehm. [REVIEW]G. Anthony Bruno - 2014 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 1 (x).
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    Kants Anti-Spinozismus – Eine Antwort auf Omri Boehm.Thomas Wyrwich - 2014 - Kant Studien 105 (1):113-124.
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    Context matters for attractiveness bias.Juwon Lee, Glenn Adams, Yexin Jessica Li & Omri Gillath - 2017 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 40.
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    Board Diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility: Empirical Evidence from France.Rania Beji, Ouidad Yousfi, Nadia Loukil & Abdelwahed Omri - 2021 - Journal of Business Ethics 173 (1):133-155.
    This study analyzes how the board’s characteristics could be associated with globally corporate social responsibility CSR and specific areas of CSR. It is drawn on all listed firms, in 2016, on the SBF120 between 2003 and 2016. Our results provide strong evidence that diversity in boards and diversity of boards globally are positively associated with corporate social performance. However, they influence differently specific dimensions of CSR performance. First, we show that large boards are positively associated with all areas of CSR (...)
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    Chapter VI. The House of Omri, B.C. 904-864.Francis William Newman - 2009 - The Works of Francis William Newman on Religion 1:171-202.
    Building of Samaria.—Phoenician worship in Israel.—Miracles of Elijah.—Syrian chariot warfare.—Syrian campaigns west of Jordan.—Benhadad at RamothGilead.—Greatness of Jehoshaphat.—Joint war of Ahab and Jehoshaphat.—Doctrine of lying spirits.—Combined war against Moab.—Siege of Samaria.—Revolt of the Edomites.—Second battle at Ramoth.—Naboth’s vineyard.—Massacres of Jehu.—Massacre by Athaliah.
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    Chapter V. From the Death of Soloman to the Accession of Omri, B.C. 955-904.Francis William Newman - 2009 - The Works of Francis William Newman on Religion 1:151-170.
    Division of the Monarchy.—Calves of Dan and Bethel.—Jeroboam’s neglect of Levites.—Invasion by Shishak.—Later years of Rehoboam.—Massacre of the house of Jeroboam.—Power of Damascus.—War of Baasha and Asa.—Asa’s later reign.—Massacre of the house of Baasha.
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    Worldwide, economic development and gender equality correlate with liberal sexual attitudes and behavior: What does this tell us about evolutionary psychology?Dory A. Schachner, Joanna E. Scheib, Omri Gillath & Phillip R. Shaver - 2005 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (2):293-294.
    Shortcomings in the target article preclude adequate tests of developmental/attachment and strategic pluralism theories. Methodological problems include comparing college student attitudes with societal level indicators that may not reflect life conditions of college students. We show, through two principal components analyses, that multiple tests of the theories reduce to only two findings that cannot be interpreted as solid support for evolutionary hypotheses.
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    Reseña de Kant´s Critique of Spinoza, de O. Boehm. [REVIEW]Vicente de Haro Romo - 2015 - Tópicos: Revista de Filosofía 48:265-269.
    En esta reseña, resumo el contenido y expongo la estructura del libro de Omri Boehm, Kant´s Critique of Spinoza, y evalúo los argumentos del autor para tratar de mostrar que en la Crítica de la razón pura el interlocutor de Kant es el filósofo judío.
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  46. The Relation between God and the World in the Pre-Critical Kant: Was Kant a Spinozist?Noam Hoffer - 2016 - Kantian Review 21 (2):185-210.
    Andrew Chignell and Omri Boehm have recently argued that Kant’s pre-Critical proof for the existence of God entails a Spinozistic conception of God and hence substance monism. The basis for this reading is the assumption common in the literature that God grounds possibilities by exemplifying them. In this article I take issue with this assumption and argue for an alternative Leibnizian reading, according to which possibilities are grounded in essences united in God’s mind (later also described as Platonic ideas (...)
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  47. Generosity, the Cogito, and the Fourth Meditation.Saja Parvizian - 2016 - Res Philosophica 93 (1):219-243.
    The standard interpretation of Descartes's ethics maintains that virtue presupposes knowledge of metaphysics and the sciences. Lisa Shapiro, however, has argued that the meditator acquires the virtue of generosity in the Fourth Meditation, and that generosity contributes to her metaphysical achievements. Descartes's ethics and metaphsyics, then, must be intertwined. This view has been gaining traction in the recent literature. Omri Boehm, for example, has argued that generosity is foundational to the cogito. In this paper, I offer a close reading (...)
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    Language and language : Approaches to metaphor.John Stewart - 2016 - Corela. Cognition, Représentation, Langage 19 (HS).
    Des Anglophones peuvent éprouver quelques difficultés à comprendre la différence entre « langue » et « langage », car en anglais il existe un seul mot pour les deux, à savoir « language ». L’œuvre de Pierre-Yves Raccah est caractérisé par une très grande précision et rigueur ; cela est bien illustré par la terminologie qu’il a établi selon laquelle le terme « langue » correspond à une langue naturelle comme le Français ou l’Anglais ; alors que le terme (...)
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    ‘The Russian Silver Age’: invention or intention? Review of Vyacheslav P. Shestakov: Russkii Serebrjanyi vek: zapozdavshii renessans [The Russian Silver Age: The belated Renaissance] St. Petersburg, Aleteia, 2017, 218 pp, ISBN: 978-5-906980-06-9. [REVIEW]Irina Maidanskaya - 2020 - Studies in East European Thought 72 (2):185-190.
    In his book, Vyacheslav P. Shestakov conducts a theoretical reconstruction of the concept of the ‘Silver Age’ of Russian culture. He highlights three typical features that this phenomenon has in common with the European Renaissance: Hellenism, aestheticism and eroticism. In an effort to disprove Omry Ronen’s claim that the Silver Age was an unsuccessful invention of literary scholars, Shestakov calls the Silver Age “a certain intention, viz. a project of the future.” The monograph includes sections on Russian philosophy, painting and (...)
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    The Moment Of Faith: Against Relativism Through A Reinterpretation Of The Story Of Abraham.Justin M. Zyla - 2014 - Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 13 (39):45-67.
    In the United States, it is common for people entering christian organizations to receive explanation of what the Bible means before being handed the book and asked to read. Religious ideological transfer stems from this strict codification, and the Story of Abraham highlights the effective blending between original text and interpretation. Recognizing how the Story of Abraham calls for, as Kierkegaard suggested, a suspension of the ethical for obedience, it justifies entrance into a religious state of exception, a fully subjective (...)
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