The development of Confucianism until its official recognition

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The main disciples of the master are called the Twelve Philosophers and revered in Confucian temples. When Confucianism becomes official doctrine for the recruitment of civil servants under the previous Han, we can already distinguish different currents. Thereafter, two thousand … Read More

Book publishing

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(Printer working an early Gutenberg letterpress from the 15th century. (1877 engraving)) Publishing consists in presenting, reproducing, then legally marketing the intellectual production of an author. Publishing, in the broad sense, covers all forms of content production: literary, scientific, musical … Read More

Conceptualism

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Conceptualism is a philosophical theory that a concept (general or abstract idea) is a mental object, and only that. A concept (idea of ​​pink, red) is distinct from the things to which it can apply (a concrete red rose), which … Read More

Two possible approaches of the philosophy of language

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(Parmenides, detail from The School of Athens by Raphael. “You cannot know what is not, you cannot grasp or express it; for thought and being are the same thing. (Parmenides).) In general, there are two possible approaches to the problem … Read More

Ibero-Romance Languages

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Castilian Spanish / Catalan / Galician / Portuguese Castilian: has y as a single word — frequent use of final –d Catalan: has i as a single word — frequent use of final –t Catalan is the official language of … Read More

Web Applications

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On the server The web is used as a technical platform to allow the manipulation of applications hosted on web servers. In such applications, programs and data reside on a web server – unlike conventional applications which reside on the … Read More

Medieval philosophy

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Medieval philosophy is the set of works and philosophical currents developed during the Middle Ages in a slightly larger geographic area than that of the Hellenistic and Roman world of Antiquity, and in which Judaism, Christianity and Islam were developed. … Read More

Discourse on science

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Epistemology The term “epistemology” replaces that of philosophy of science at the start of the 20th century. It is a neologism constructed by James Frederick Ferrier, in his work Institutes of metaphysics (1854). The word is composed on the Greek … Read More

An application for COVID-19 was installed on all smartphones

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An application for COVID-19 was installed in both Android and iOS mobile phones in their settings, following the update of the operating systems. On Android devices, go to “Settings” then “Google”, and you will find there the application “COVID-19 exposure … Read More

African philosophy

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(Colossal statues of Ramesses II at Abu Simbel, Egypt, date from around 1400 BC. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Abu_Simbel_Main_Temple_(2346939149).jpg) If it must be said that the expression “African philosophy” posed a problem of the same ilk as that declared with the expression “Chinese philosophy”. … Read More

Rational or emotional marketing during the COVID pandemic?

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Ardath Albee (Marketing Interactions) and Gurdeep Dhillon (Adobe Digital Experience) spoke about the use of emotional intelligence in content marketing at the recent Demand Generation Summit organized by Content Marketing Institute. “We have an opportunity to rethink the way we’re … Read More

Failure of genetic modification of human embryos

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(Views of a fetus in the womb, detail from a drawing by Leonardo da Vinci) A team of scientists, led by biologist Kathy Niakan of the Francis Crick Institute, used the genetically engineered CRISPR gene editing technique to create genetically … Read More

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