Gene editing threatens to homogenize society, says <strong>Atul Gawande</strong>. Aberrant yet valuable characteristics are under threat. Think of George Church's narcolepsy

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Heidegger's Shadow: Kant, Husserl and the Transcendental Turn

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Slavery: Consequences & Status

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Like the history of some other words denoting numbers, the history of hundred is full of sticks and stones. To begin with, we notice that hundred, like dozen, thousand, million, and billion, is a
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Alcohol dissolves the barrier between aspiration and judgment. Come morning, the barrier is rebuilt. You mourn for the feeling you had last night. <strong>Metaphysics of the hangover</strong>

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For <strong>Stuart Hall</strong>, culture is what defines common sense and builds our identities. But how to understand the role of culture we never experience?

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Rather than &ldquo;Which side are you on?,&rdquo; <strong>Samuel Huntington </strong>wrote, the question in the post-Cold War world would be &ldquo;Who are you?&rdquo; What a prescient insight

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Human Existence and Transcendence

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Legal Punishment

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