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Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly

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Intuitive bedrock and the philosophical enterprise

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Philosophers and their religious practices part 20: Using philosophy to help share the Gospel

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Philosophers and their religious practices: Part 21, Shaping Philosophy of Religion by Religious Practices

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The most influential Jewish philosopher is the one Jewish philosopher to have been excommunicated. Spinoza paved the way for modern Judaism. It&rsquo;s time to rethink his ban

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<strong>Helen Gurley Brown</strong> reviews a biography of Helen Gurley Brown: "My 90 years were just divine! And, oh, the sex! I averaged 10 lovers a year! How else do you learn?"

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&ldquo;Better a good venereal disease than a moribund peace and quiet.&rdquo; <strong>Henry Miller</strong> would be 125 this year. His age is showing

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Ostension: Word Learning and the Embodied Mind

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The University that Wasn’t

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