Less Pretension More Ambition

Author: Peter van Lieshout
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9089642951
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... political system that ensures collective decision-making processes resulting in
citizens feeling connected to the outcome and each other, and a society which is
sufficiently open and offers space for various individual and collective ambitions.

Healing God S Earth

Author: S. Roy Kaufman
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1621898172
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The ancient Israelites would henceforth live under the rule of imperial ambitions
and pretensions, with the northern kingdom of Israel becoming the primary heir of
those ambitions; ironically, in view of its separation from Judah as a ...

The British Quarterly Review

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Perhaps a sober judgment would pronounce that while his influence as a
stimulator of intellectual activity has been great and salutary, he has put forward
ambitions pretensions for philosophy which have no real foundation in the
powers of the ...


Author: Dan Fox
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 156689428X
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Pretentiousness is the engine oil of culture; the essential lubricant in the development of all arts, high, low, or middle.

Facing Epistemic Uncertainty

Author: Roel van Goor
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9056297201
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Awareness of this ultimate insolvability is reflected in recent discussions in
philosophy of education, which pay a great deal of attention to the resulting
necessity of reformulating the ambitions and pretensions of this discipline.
Against this ...

Divine Perogative And Royal Pretension

Author: Donald F. Murray
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 0567231011
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But of these struggles—struggles against foes without the realm, to establish
political hegemony; struggles with rivals within the realm, among family and
supporters as well as among declared opponents, to thwart their ambitions and
contain ...

Delphi Complete Works Of Plutarch Illustrated

Author: Plutarch
Publisher: Delphi Classics
ISBN: 1909496626
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These are driven to it, their ambition and pretension and vainglory compel them,
engaged as they are in giving banquets, bestowing favours, paying court,
sending presents, supporting armies, buying gladiators. But you stir up this vast
turmoil ...

The War Within

Author: Daniel Joseph Singal
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469616270
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To be sure they exemplify the unself-conscious traditional life Tate always
claimed to admire. Isolated from the financial and political marketplaces, free of
greed, ambition, or pretension, they exist in a self-contained world where their
inbred ...

Media Culture Society

Author: Richard E Collins, M.D.
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446232620
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... or 1'Arle'sienne, and especially songs totally devoid of artistic ambition or
pretension such as those of Mariano, Gue'tary or Petula Clark, is most frequent
among the working classes and varies in inverse ratio to educational capital (
which ...