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Religion, Society, and Culture in Colombia: Medellín and Antioquia, 1850-1930

Patricia Londoño-Vega

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249534
eISBN:
9780191719318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249534.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book provides the first detailed scholarly study of culture and sociability in Colombia during the period c.1850 and 1930. It gives a vivid picture of some of the factors that reduced social ... More


God's Revolution: 1909–October 1921

Timothy Gorringe

in Karl Barth: Against Hegemony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752462
eISBN:
9780191695117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752462.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Barth's middle class family was well-established and his ancestors included several prominent nineteenth century theologians and preachers. For Barth, university was a matter of course and he ended ... More


The Lumber Region as Pennsylvania's Appalachia

Robert M. Sandow

in Deserter Country: Civil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230518
eISBN:
9780823240845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230518.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1846, the prolific German travel writer Franz Von Loher observed how the Pennsylvania wilderness had shaped the character of mountain dwellers. The forest enveloped Von Loher and he began to see ... More


The Fate of Metaphysics

Kevin M. Cahill

in The Fate of Wonder: Wittgenstein's Critique of Metaphysics and Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158008
eISBN:
9780231528115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158008.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the notion, made independently by John McDowell and Stanley Cavell, that Ludwig Wittgenstein believed the problems of philosophy to be so fundamentally rooted in our humanity ... More


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