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  • 21 Enlightenment (The Scottish) — The Scottish Enlightenment M.A.Stewart INTRODUCTION The term ‘Scottish Enlightenment’ is used to characterize a hundred years of intellectual and cultural endeavour that started around the second decade of the eighteenth century. Our knowledge of …

    History of philosophy

  • 22 Education — • In the broadest sense, education includes all those experiences by which intelligence is developed, knowledge acquired, and character formed. In a narrower sense, it is the work done by certain agencies and institutions, the home and the school …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 23 Hasidic philosophy — This article is about Hasidic philosophy. For an overview of the Hasidic movement, see Hasidic Judaism. Hasidus called the Torah of the Baal Shem Tov and his Wellsprings , after his account in a letter to Gershon of Kitov about the elevation of… …

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  • 24 Devil — • The name commonly given to the fallen angels, who are also known as demons. With the article (ho) it denotes Lucifer, their chief, as in Matthew 25:41, the Devil and his angels Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Devil     Devil …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 25 Conscience — Not to be confused with consciousness. For other uses, see Conscience (disambiguation). Vincent van Gogh, 1890. Kröller Müller Museum. The Good Samaritan (after Delacroix). Conscience is an aptitude, faculty, intuition or judgment of the …

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  • 26 Individual, Individuality — • An individual being is defined by St. Thomas as quod est in se indivisum, ab aliis vero divisum (a being undivided in itself but separated from other beings) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Individual, Individuality      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 27 epistemology — epistemological /i pis teuh meuh loj i keuhl/, adj. epistemologically, adv. epistemologist, n. /i pis teuh mol euh jee/, n. a branch of philosophy that investigates the origin, nature, methods, and limits of human knowledge. [1855 60; < Gk… …

    Universalium

  • 28 Spencer, Herbert — born April 27, 1820, Derby, Derbyshire, Eng. died Dec. 8, 1903, Brighton, Sussex English sociologist and philosopher, advocate of the theory of social Darwinism. His System of Synthetic Philosophy, 9 vol. (1855–96), held that the physical,… …

    Universalium

  • 29 PILPUL — (Heb. פִּלְפּוּל), a collective term denoting various methods of talmudic study and exposition, especially by the use of subtle legal, conceptual, and casuistic differentiation. The word is derived from pilpel ( pepper ), indicating that these… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 30 Bahá'í Faith and science — A fundamental principle of the Bahá í Faith is the harmony of religion and science. Bahá í scripture asserts that true science and true religion can never be in conflict. [cite book | author=Various |authorlink=Universal House of Justice |… …

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  • 31 Johann Alexander Brassicanus — was a German Catholic humanist, author and prominent professor.BiographyHe was born probably at Cannstatt, 1500, as a member of an ancient family of Konstanz, named Köl or Köll, Latinized Brassicanus [web… …

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  • 32 Johann Alexander Brassicanus —     Johann Alexander Brassicanus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Johann Alexander Brassicanus     A German humanist, born probably at Cannstatt, 1500; died at Vienna, 25 November, 1539. He was a member of an ancient family of Constance, named Köl… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 33 MAIMONIDES, MOSES — (Moses ben Maimon; known in rabbinical literature as Rambam ; from the acronym Rabbi Moses Ben Maimon; 1135–1204), rabbinic authority, codifier, philosopher, and royal physician. BIOGRAPHY The most illustrious figure in Judaism in the post… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 34 Intellect — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Intellect >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 intellect intellect mind understanding reason thinking principle Sgm: N 1 rationality rationality Sgm: N 1 cogitative faculties cogitative faculties cognitive faculties discursive …

    English dictionary for students

  • 35 Thomas Reid — Thomas Reid. Thomas Reid (Strachan, Kincardineshire, Escocia, 26 de abril de 1710 Glasgow, Escocia, 7 de octubre de 1796) fue un filósofo escocés contemporáneo de David Hume y fundador de la Escuela filosófica escocesa del sentido común;… …

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  • 36 Dov Ber of Mezeritch — Rabbi Dov Ber of Mezeritch (דוב בער ממזריטש‎) (1700/1704/1710(?) – 4 December 1772 OS) was a disciple of Rabbi Yisrael Baal Shem Tov, the founder of Hasidic Judaism, and was chosen as his successor to lead the early movement. Rabbi Dov Ber is… …

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  • 37 Chokhmah (Kabbalah) — The Sefirot in Jewish Kabbalah …

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  • 38 Emerson, Ralph Waldo — born May 25, 1803, Boston, Mass., U.S. died April 27, 1882, Concord U.S. poet, essayist, and lecturer. Emerson graduated from Harvard University and was ordained a Unitarian minister in 1829. His questioning of traditional doctrine led him to… …

    Universalium

  • 39 judgment — judg·ment also judge·ment / jəj mənt/ n 1 a: a formal decision or determination on a matter or case by a court; esp: final judgment in this entry compare dictum, disposition …

    Law dictionary

  • 40 Thomas Reid — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophy era = 18th century philosophy, color = #B0C4DE| image caption = Thomas Reid| name = Thomas Reid birth = April 26, 1710 ( Strachan, Kincardineshire, Scotland ) death = October 7, 1796 ( Glasgow,… …

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