2017 Maps of Meaning 12: Final: The Divinity of the Individual

2017 Maps of Meaning 12: Final: The Divinity of the Individual

I Started that I started the beginning of the class three months ago talking to you about What it what the problem was that I was trying to address? and The fundamental problem was the problem of belief systems and the issue is was what precisely constitutes a belief system and Then a secondary question […]

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‎2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: World History #7

‎2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: World History #7

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to talk about China, which these days is discussed almost constantly on television and in newspapers – wait, are they still a thing? So, we used to print information on thinly sliced trees and then you would pay someone to take […]

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Theology Without Borders – Religious Pluralism and the Wider Ecumenism

Theology Without Borders – Religious Pluralism and the Wider Ecumenism

– We owe our many friends in Germany for inventing this sort of occasion. When a distinguished scholar would reach an age of esteem. Not necessarily of getting too old, their colleagues and former students and people who had been very blessed by their contributions to the academy would write a collection of papers for […]

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ASIAN | How You See Me

ASIAN | How You See Me

– There’s a really good King of the Hill episode where the neighbor’s, you know, from Laos. He’s Laotian. Hank Hill’s like, “So are you Chinese or are you Japanese?” Right? And then the guys like, “No, I’m from Laos, you know, “it’s a southeast Asian country.” And then, in the end, he’s like, “Okay,” […]

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Martin Kusch: Relativism (3/5)

Martin Kusch: Relativism (3/5)

Okay, so I’ve given you one key example of how a relativist methodology in science looks. Let’s develop this a little bit further and ask ourselves, so why was this perceived as a threat or as a challenge, we might say, to the philosophy of science? Some philosophers of science saw it as a threat […]

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Luther and the Protestant Reformation: Crash Course World History #218

Luther and the Protestant Reformation: Crash Course World History #218

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to talk about the Protestant Reformation. Mr Green, Mr. Green, this is irrelevant for me; I’m an atheist. Yeah I know Me From the Past, because I’m you. Although actually you are now Episcopalian, a Protestant church started because a King […]

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The Shortcomings of Subjective Human Rights

The Shortcomings of Subjective Human Rights

Could you, could sketch what’s wrong from your perspective with subjective rights, right, you’re one of the sharpest critics from theological circles in, in, in the kind of Christian theological circles of subjective rights that are kind of underpin the whole liberal democracy. That’s a, that’s a huge challenge, right. And so it may be […]

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Thinking about Religion, Belief and Politics with Talal Asad

Thinking about Religion, Belief and Politics with Talal Asad

(upbeat instrumental music) – It’s great to see so many people here. I’m so happy that we have a good turnout for our distinguished speaker, Talal Asad, and it’s my great pleasure and distinct honor to present him to you. He joins a long list, you heard some of the names, of illustrious foster lecturers. […]

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Reverence: Branded yarmulkes combine traditional values and pop culture

Reverence: Branded yarmulkes combine traditional values and pop culture

*general chatter* My uncle is a really big Starbucks fanatic and I really had no idea what to get him as a present while I was here visiting. And I kind of happened upon this when I walked into the store and I was like: There’s the perfect gift. I think, that like he’ll go […]

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Histoire de la médecine Partie 1(antiquité) – UPH #9

Histoire de la médecine Partie 1(antiquité) – UPH #9

Hello my dear friends ! Before going further in this giant saga I prepared just for you, I think it’s appropriate to give a definition of medicine. Indeed, medicine is a little bit about a battle against death, pain, taking the other people into account, his sorrows, whether they are physical or psychological. But it’s […]

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