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Ancient Tragedy and the Origins of Modern Science

Michael Davis - Philosophy - 1988 - 178 pages
Through a close reading of Sophocles’ Ajax, Descartes’ Discourse on Method, and Plato's Meno, Davis argues that ancient tragedy and modern science are alternative responses to ...
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The Autobiography of Philosophy: Rousseau's The Reveries of the Solitary Walker

Michael Davis - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 281 pages
In making the condition for its own possibility its deepest concern, philosophy is necessarily about itself_it is autobiographical. The first part of The Autobiography of ...
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Wonderlust: Ruminations on Liberal Education

Michael Davis - Education - 2006 - 194 pages
"At a time when the cost of undergraduate education is soaring, it is worth attempting to gain some clarity about what liberal education is really for. Wonderlust attempts to ...
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Ethics and the University

Michael Davis - Education - 1999 - 267 pages
Ethics and the University brings together two closely related topics, the practice of ethics in the university ("academic ethics") and the teaching of practical or applied ...
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George Eliot and Nineteenth-century Psychology: Exploring the Unmapped Country

Michael Davis - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 216 pages
This study of Eliot as a psychological novelist examines her writings in the context of a large volume of nineteenth-century scientific writing. Michael Davis aligns Eliot's ...
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Justice in the Shadow of Death: Rethinking Capital and Lesser Punishments

Michael Davis - Law - 1996 - 293 pages
With wide public support in 1994, Congress established more than sixty new capital crimes. In Justice in the Shadow of Death, Davis argues that, if the United States is ever to ...
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AIDS: Crisis in Professional Ethics

Elliot D. Cohen, Michael Davis - Health & Fitness - 1994 - 288 pages
Do patients have the right to know their physician's HIV status? Can a dentist refuse treatment to an HIV-positive patient? How do educators determine whether to allow an HIV ...
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