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From In-Itself to Practico-Inert

Freedom, Subjectivity and Progress

Kimberly S. Engels

-itself characterises human consciousness. It is ‘negative’ being in the sense that it can differentiate itself from its environment by understanding what it is not and then negatively construct a concept of what it is. Being for-itself can consciously make choices

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The Contribution of BRICS to the Quality of Global Development

Marco Ricceri

oriented environment in a multilevel order. The rule by law, however, may be used to oppress or discriminate against people and to avoid accountability under the guise of formality, legality, and legitimacy.” Added can be that many documents, as outcomes of

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Social Quality, Community Capacity, and Capability Poverty of Urban Residents in Shenzhen, China

Xu Yanhui and Gong Ziyu

community integration; (6) housing environment; (7) security of living and property; (8) entertainment and culture; and (9) political resources. These items clearly contain not only the kind of capabilities viewed as criteria of “success” (employment

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Governing the Sun

The Challenges of Geoengineering

Klaus Radunsky and Tim Cadman

–2019) Technology Alternative Terminology Description Type Biochar a , c Creation of carbon-rich materials by heating of biomass in a low-oxygen environment; added to soils to encourage sequestration CDR Bioenergy with carbon dioxide

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Editorial: Actual politics and the need of conceptual clarity

Laurent J.G. van der Maesen

an initial roadmap of key policies range from ambitiously cutting emissions, to investing in cutting-edge research and innovation, to preserving Europe's natural environment. According the EC (2019/b: 3) , the quintessence of this deal is to

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The Impact of Trust on the Quality of Participation in Development

The Case of Ukraine

Tadashi Hirai

investigate the environment and state of participation, the following four categories were investigated: “freedom of expression,” “freedom of association and assembly,” “personal integrity and security,” and “civil society participation.” 4 The first three

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Pathways to Empowerment

The Social Quality Approach as a Foundation for Person-Centered Interventions

Judith R. L. M. Wolf and Irene E. Jonker

fundamental assumption of the strengths perspective is that every person has strengths, talents, and goals and that their environments consist of resources, people, and opportunities. PTE adopted the six strengths principles as described by Charles Rapp and

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Sartre and Heidegger on Social Deformation and the Anthropocene

Paul Gyllenhammer

. 6 Human creativity in this sense is largely based on what is given in the surrounding environment. Obviously, present objects are altered in the production process, as honey is extracted from a bee hive and filtered for human consumption. Indeed

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Social Quality

Regaining Political Economy

Peter Herrmann

environment, the only stable factor seemed to be nationality as the main anchor, especially in the British perspective. The Theory of Regulations and the View Forward An approach is suggested that allows the regaining of ground for societal practice by taking

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Brexit, Sustainability, Economics, Companies’ Responsibilities, and Current Representations

comprehensively addressed by developing a new framework with which to connect (a) the geological, (b) the biological, and (c) the societal spheres, which operate individually according to a specific internal logic and together compose our “environment.” Here the