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Author: Tom Rockmore
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: philosophy, nazism, heidegger
Number of Pages: 412
Published: 1997-11-05
ISBN-10: 0520208986
ISBN-13: 9780520208988

00 That Martin Heidegger supported National Socialism has long been common knowledge. Yet the relation between his philosophy and political commitments remains highly contentious. Boldly refuting arguments that the philosopher's political stance was accidental or adopted under coercion, Rockmore argues that Heidegger's thought and his Nazism are inseparably intertwined. Combining extensive documentation of the Heidegger controversy with philosophical and historical analysis, this book raises profound questions about the social and political responsibility of philosophy. That Martin Heidegger s
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Author: Shahidur R. Khandker
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: rural, bangladesh, efficiency, school, achievements, education
Number of Pages: 84
Published: 1996-06-01
ISBN-10: 0821335936
ISBN-13: 9780821335932

World Bank Technical Paper No. 321. Explores some of the linkages between biodiversit y and agriculture and takes steps toward identifying policies and practices that deserve attention in an attempt to harness biodiversity for improving rural well-being. The authors find that biodiversity and agriculture are intertwined: biodiversity is a vital resource for crop and livestock management, but without improved agriculture, most of the remaining habitats for wildlife will be destroyed to make room for farms, plantations, and ranches.
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Author: Casey L. Addis
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: policy, perspectives, regional, iran
Number of Pages: 49
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437925286
ISBN-13: 9781437925289

As the Administration and Congress move forward to pursue engagement, harsher sanctions, or both, regional actors are evaluating their policies and priorities with respect to Iran. Because Iran and other regional concerns ¿ the Arab-Israeli peace process, stability in Lebanon and Iraq, terrorism, and the ongoing war in Afghanistan ¿ have become increasingly intertwined, understanding the policies and perspectives of Iran¿s neighbors could be crucial during the consideration of options to address overall U.S. policy toward Iran. This report provides a description of Iran¿s neighbors¿ polic
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Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: global, challenges, shared, effectiveness, review, development, annual
Number of Pages: 160
Published: 2008-12-15
ISBN-10: 0821377140
ISBN-13: 9780821377147

For the World Bank and its partners, the ever-present test is to deliver results-to lift people out of poverty and promote socially and environmentally sustainable development. Achieving such success in any individual country is increasingly intertwined with making progress on shared global challenges.The '2008 Annual Review of Development Effectiveness', an independent evaluation, presents evidence on the Bank's efforts in two important and connected areas: tracking outcomes of Bank projects and country programs; and progress in fostering global public goods, such as protecting the earth's cl
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Author: Ton Van Haaften
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: public, domain, persuasion, essays, opinion, bending
Number of Pages: 457
Published: 2011-10-15
ISBN-10: 9087280998
ISBN-13: 9789087280994

Rhetoric is, from both a practical and a theoretical perspective, essential to the conduct, analysis and evaluation of public debates. After all, the idea of Democracy is closely intertwined with the ideal of transparent decision-making on the basis of open high-quality discussions in the public domain. From classical antiquity till the present time, methods of organizing and conducting public debate and decision-making by which public speakers can effectively construe their message to persuade or to bend opinions of others have been hotly contested. "Bending opinion" is a collection of essays
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Author: Peter Jan Margry
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: itineraries, sacred, new, world, pilgrimage, modern, shrines
Number of Pages: 364
Published: 2008-12-15
ISBN-10: 9089640118
ISBN-13: 9789089640116

The modern pilgrimage—to sites ranging from Graceland to the veterans’ annual ride to to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to Jim Morrison’s Paris grave—is intertwined with man’s existential uncertainties in the face of a rapidly changing world. In a climate that reproduces the religious quest in seemingly secular places, it’s no longer clear exactly what the term pilgrimage infers—and Shrines and Pilgrimage in the Modern World critiques our notions of the secular and the sacred, while commenting on the modern media’s multiplication of images that renders the modern pilgrimage a qu
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Author: Karin Bijsterveld
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: cultural, practices, memory, technologies, souvenirs, audio, sound
Number of Pages: 220
Published: 2009-06-20
ISBN-10: 9089641327
ISBN-13: 9789089641328

In recent decades, the importance of sound for remembering the past and for creating a sense of belonging has been increasingly acknowledged. We keep "sound souvenirs" such as cassette tapes and long play albums in our attics because we want to be able to recreate the music and everyday sounds we once cherished. Artists and ordinary listeners deploy the newest digital audio technologies to recycle past sounds into present tunes. Sound and memory are inextricably intertwined, not just through the commercially exploited nostalgia on oldies radio stations, but through the exchange of valued songs
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