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|In Contested Creations in the Book of Job: the-world-as-it-ought- and -ought-not-to-be Abigail Pelham examines the perspectives on creation presented by Job’s characters and explores the challenges to their certainties about creative ...|
|To consider a thing rationally means not to bring reason to bear on the object |
from the outside and so to tamper with it, but ... the "Will": While Intelligence
merely proposes to take the world as it is, Will takes steps to make the world what
it ought ...
|'Not you. Not me.' 'That's true,' he said. 'But we have no side. We take the world as |
it is and find comfort in its illusions. These people are nihilists, my friend. They
say of the world as it is, that it ought not to exist, and of the world as it ought to be,
|To set up an optimal world semantics for 'ought to be' statements, we take a |
proper subset of the set of all possible worlds ... But since 'ought to be' does not
imply 'ought to do', we cannot infer that Thelma ought to help John in this world ...
|Platonic Idealism asserted that the world does not depend upon subjectivity to be |
what it ought to be. In other ... Self-objectification seems to be a trivial result if we
take subjectivity as a mere vehicle for actualizing universal objective Notions.
|Thus, to say the soul is fate is not tantamount to saying flatly soul equals fate, soul |
is the same thing as fate; but soul lives out fate, soul is the living occurrence of
fate. ... We shall gain a last insight if we take a look at the world-view that both
Nietzsche and Spinoza rejected, at teleology, ... purpose from it; removing the
idea of purpose first enables us to affirm the world process as it is, not as it ought
|In The Life You Can Save, Peter Singer uses ethical arguments, illuminating examples, and case studies of charitable giving to show that our current response to world poverty is not only insufficient but morally indefensible.|
|In comparison, “the belief that the world as it ought to be is, really exists, is a |
belief of the unproductive who do not ... his most compelling thoughts must
someday become things, and will discuss Hegel's use of similar reasoning in
|There is no doubt that almost five centuries of study, practice, and custom lead |
them to bring certain curiosities and quests to ... is the human who by
participating in the human race occupies a world in which things are not as they
ought to be.
|'that the grace of god is another means'. and i suppose you will not deny it to be |
both a proper and sufficient means and, which is more, ... and understand, and
be converted? but, sir, to return to your argument; you see 'no other means left (
taking the world as we now find it) ... which they embraced upon such
inducements as ought to have no sway at all in the matter, and with little or no
examination of the ...