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Adeel Hamza and John Gannon

written in three languages: Hebrew, Arabic, and Latin’. This in a way involves the ‘contamination’ of the one by the other, or, in Mauss’s terms, ‘the absolute permeability of ancient societies’, with their ‘countless interpenetrations’ (Mauss [1939] 1968

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Daniel Lord Smail

chronic stress is associated with poverty and the condition of being disempowered. Crucially, what may matter is not absolute poverty but relative poverty. As Amartya Sen pointed out in 1999, African Americans as a whole are wealthier than the inhabitants

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Being-for-itself and the Ontological Structure

Can Being-for-itself Avoid Bad Faith?

Ronald E. Santoni

that human beings are, for Sartre, “naturally” or congenitally in bad faith in the sense that in the very upsurge of our being in the world, we refuse , reject, and attempt to flee the freedom we distinctively are, “i.e., absolute freedom which is the

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Does Democratic Theory Need Epistemic Standards?

Grounds for a Purely Procedural Defense of Majority Rule

Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti

agree with in order to effect a change in the will of the state, the easier it is to achieve a concordance between the individual will and the will of the state. Here, then, an absolute majority does in fact constitute the upper limit. Anything less

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Jean Terrier

historically accurate to suggest that pluralists have rarely been proponents of absolute pluralization. The contribution of this article will be, first, to give some plausibility to these two observations, and second, to offer an explanation of the unavoidable

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Le moment Lamennais

Modern Slavery and the Re-description of People (and Democracy) in Spain and Chile

Gonzalo Capellán

there prevailed a respect for civil equality as well as the guarantee of freedoms. Despite this, Guizot rejected the sovereignty of the number as a false and impossible principle for two main reasons. On the one hand, because it means “the absolute power

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The Limits to Cheating History

Changing the Reference for Accounting

Peter Herrmann

, establishing an extreme unequal distribution within the countries of the traditional center; individual impoverishment, which is another formulation for an increase of individuals living in absolute and relative poverty, also in the rich countries, forcing many

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Support for a Populist Government in Poland

A Few Notes about Its Economic and Cultural Divides

Michał Gulczyński

, necessarily translate into support for authoritarianism. Although characteristics more prevalent among PiS voters—such as conservatism, group narcissism, group and authority loyalty, and understanding of liberty as absolute independence of an individual from

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Pentecostalism and Egalitarianism in Melanesia

A Reconsideration of the Pentecostal Gender Paradox

Annelin Eriksen

/unity is the heart of the nation Long north kasem south/from north to south Long east kasem west/from east to west Yumi joen tru long Jisas Kraes/we join in Jesus Christ This is of course not an absolute distinction between the local churches and the

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Virile Resistance and Servile Collaboration

Interrupting the Gendered Representation of Betrayal in Resistance Movements

Maša Mrovlje

1948: 71, 2011: 1578–79, 1594–96 ). Throughout the history of our society, however, socially and politically constructed meanings about sexual difference have dignified men as sovereign subjects, while forcing women in the position of an ‘absolute Other