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  • 1 animal rights — the rights of animals, claimed on ethical grounds, to the same humane treatment and protection from exploitation and abuse that are accorded to humans. [1975 80] * * * rights, primarily against being killed and being treated cruelly, that are… …

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  • 2 animal — In law, all animal life other than man. An inferior or irrational sentient being, generally, though not necessarily, possessed of the power of locomotion. In etymology, comprehending all living creatures, whether brutish or human. 4 Am J2d Am § 1 …

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  • 3 animal — I. n. 1. Creature, living being, created being, sentient being. 2. Beast, irrational creature, dumb creature, beast of the field, fowl of the air, denizen of the deep See brute. II. a. 1. Pertaining to living beings, living, sentient. 2. Derived… …

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  • 4 Women and animal advocacy — Several writers have argued that the animal advocacy movement mdash; embracing animal rights, animal welfare, and anti vivisectionism mdash; has been disproportionately initiated and led by women.Many of the major animal advocacy groups, all… …

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  • 5 Saturday Night Live animal sketches — The Falconer redirects here. For the John Cheever novel, see Falconer (novel). This list includes write ups for animal themed recurring sketches that appeared on Saturday Night Live. The sketches are listed chronologically. Character lists:… …

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  • 6 Philosophical skepticism — For a general discussion of skepticism, see Skepticism. Philosophical skepticism (from Greek σκέψις skepsis meaning enquiry UK spelling, scepticism) is both a philosophical school of thought and a method that crosses disciplines and cultures.… …

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  • 7 rational — rational, reasonable may be applied to men, their acts, utterances, or policies in the senses of having or manifesting the power to reason, or of being in accordance with what reason dictates as right, wise, or sensible. Rational usually implies… …

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  • 8 Stephen Stich — (born May 9, 1943) is a professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University. He is also currently an Honorary Professor of the department of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield. For the spring of 2007, he is the Clark Way Harrison visiting… …

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  • 9 Thought of Thomas Aquinas — This article contains selected thoughts of Thomas Aquinas on various topics. Aquinas and the death penalty The following is a summary of Summa Contra Gentiles, Book 3, Chapter 146 [http://www.corpusthomisticum.org/scg3111.html#27017] , which was… …

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  • 10 beast — n. 1. Quadruped, beast of the field, four footed creature. 2. Brute, irrational animal. 3. Brutal or bestial person, brute, savage, sensualist, clod …

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  • 11 pauperies — /popariyz/ In Roman law, damage or injury done by an irrational animal, without active fault on the part of the owner, but for which the latter was bound to make compensation …

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  • 12 painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 13 BioShock Infinite — Title card Developer(s) Irrational Games Publisher(s) …

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  • 14 Nicomachean Ethics — Part of a series on Aristotle …

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  • 15 Plato: aesthetics and psychology — Christopher Rowe Plato’s ideas about literature and art and about beauty (his ‘aesthetics’) are heavily influenced and in part actually determined by his ideas about the mind or soul (his ‘psychology’).1 It is therefore appropriate to deal with… …

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  • 16 philosophy, Western — Introduction       history of Western philosophy from its development among the ancient Greeks to the present.       This article has three basic purposes: (1) to provide an overview of the history of philosophy in the West, (2) to relate… …

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  • 17 ethics — /eth iks/, n.pl. 1. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) a system of moral principles: the ethics of a culture. 2. the rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group, culture, etc.: medical ethics;… …

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  • 18 Psychology (The separation of) from philosophy — The separation of psychology from philosophy Studies in the sciences of mind 1815–1879 Edward S.Reed THE IMPOSSIBLE SCIENCE Traditional metaphysics The consensus of European opinion during and immediately after the Napoleonic era was that… …

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  • 19 Stoicism — Stoicism1 Brad Inwood 1 FROM SOCRATES TO ZENO More than eighty years passed between the death of Socrates in 399 BC and the arrival in Athens of Zeno in 312. Athenian society had undergone enormous upheavals, both political and social. The Greek… …

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  • 20 Augustine — Gerard O’Daly 1 LIFE AND PHILOSOPHICAL READINGS Augustine was born in Thagaste (modern Souk Ahras in Algeria) in Roman North Africa in AD 354. He died as bishop of Hippo (now Annaba, Algeria) in 430. His education followed the standard Roman… …

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