The 71st Annual Mountain-Plains Philosophy Conference

Conference Name: The 71st Annual Mountain-Plains Philosophy Conference Conference Dates: October 12-14, 2017 Location: Odgen, Utah, United
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Conference Name: The 71st Annual Mountain-Plains Philosophy Conference Conference Dates: October 12-14, 2017 Location: Odgen, Utah, United States Website:  http://www.mt-plains.org

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Assistant Professor in Philosophy (Business/Applied Ethics)

Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  Durham University
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Europe
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Durham University
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Durham
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United Kingdom
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14th Annual Association for Political Theory Conference

Conference Name: 14th Annual Association for Political Theory Conference Conference Dates: October 12-14, 2017 Submission Deadline: February 6, 2017 Location: Ann Arbor, MI,
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Conference Name: 14th Annual Association for Political Theory Conference Conference Dates: October 12-14, 2017 Submission Deadline: February 6, 2017 Location: Ann Arbor, MI, USA Website: http://www.apt-us.org/2017_Conference_CFP

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4th International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Computer Engineering and their Applications

Conference Name: The Fourth International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Computer Engineering, and their Applications (EECEA2017) Conference Dates: October 11-13,
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Conference Name: The Fourth International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Computer Engineering, and their Applications (EECEA2017) Conference Dates: October 11-13, 2017 Location: Manila, Philippines Website: http://sdiwc.net/conferences/eecea2017/ Flyer: EECEA.jpg

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&ldquo;What are these pines &amp; these birds about?&rdquo; wondered <strong>Thoreau</strong>. &ldquo;I must know a little more.&rdquo; So he embarked on his masterpiece &mdash; not <em>Walden</em>, but his journal

&amp;ldquo;What are these pines &amp;amp; these birds about?&amp;rdquo; wondered Thoreau. &amp;ldquo;I must know a little more.&amp;rdquo; So he embarked on his masterpiece &amp;mdash; not Walden, but his
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“What are these pines & these birds about?” wondered Thoreau. “I must know a little more.” So he embarked on his masterpiece — not Walden, but his journal

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Did <strong>F. Scott Fitzgerald</strong> fancy himself a social critic, a foe of market capitalism? Well, he wouldn't be the first such critic to relish capitalism's fruits

Did F. Scott Fitzgerald fancy himself a social critic, a foe of market capitalism? Well, he wouldn&#39;t be the first such critic to relish capitalism&#39;s
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Did F. Scott Fitzgerald fancy himself a social critic, a foe of market capitalism? Well, he wouldn't be the first such critic to relish capitalism's fruits

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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Tenure Track

Job List:&amp;nbsp; Americas Name of institution:&amp;nbsp; University of California,
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<strong>Orwell</strong> has become less flesh and blood than a set of moral positions. But deep in his letters and diaries and remembrances, one can glimpse the man

Orwell has become less flesh and blood than a set of moral positions. But deep in his letters and diaries and remembrances, one can glimpse the
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Orwell has become less flesh and blood than a set of moral positions. But deep in his letters and diaries and remembrances, one can glimpse the man

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The High Cost of Being Shot

Embed from Getty Images In the naivety of my youth, I believed that people would not be charged for medical treatment resulting from being wounded by criminals. After all, my younger self reasoned,
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Embed from Getty Images In the naivety of my youth, I believed that people would not be charged for medical treatment resulting from being wounded by criminals. After all, my younger self reasoned, their injuries were the fault of someone else and it would be unjust to expect them to pay for the misdeeds of another. Learning that this was not the case was just one of the many disappointments when it came to the matter of justice and ethics. As such, I was not surprised when I learned that shooting victims were presented with the bills for their treatment. However, I was somewhat surprised by the high cost of being shot. Dr. Joseph Sakran, who had been shot in his youth, co-authored a study of what shooting victims are charged for their treatment. Since gunshot wounds range from relatively minor grazing wounds to massive internal damage, the costs vary considerably. While the average is $5,000 the cost can go up to $100,000. These costs are generally covered by insurance, but victims. . .

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A Comparative Analysis of Cicero and Aquinas: Nature and the Natural Law

2017.10.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Charles P. Nemeth, A Comparative Analysis of Cicero and Aquinas: Nature and the Natural Law, Bloomsbury, 2017, 192pp., $88.00
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2017.10.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Charles P. Nemeth, A Comparative Analysis of Cicero and Aquinas: Nature and the Natural Law, Bloomsbury, 2017, 192pp., $88.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781350009462. Reviewed by Tony Burns, University of Nottingham This book is, as the title suggests, a comparative study of the thought of Cicero and Saint Thomas Aquinas, focusing on the issue of their respective attitudes towards the notion of natural law. Charles Nemeth's thesis is that 'the natural law philosophies of Cicero and Aquinas, at least in a broad, very general sense, are remarkably similar' (p. 135). Indeed, when they 'are placed side by side, the similarities outweigh the differences' (p. 134). There is evidently some justification for holding this view. It seems to me, however, that Nemeth's over-states his case and that he has a tendency to downplay the significance of a number of differences between the natural law theory of Aquinas and that of Cicero.. . .

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