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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Carl Frederick Taeusch

Carl Frederick Taeusch  

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(1889–1961)Carl Taeusch was born on 20 January 1889 in Wapakoneta, Ohio, and died on 20 September 1961 in Berkeley, California. Taeusch attended the College of Wooster (1907–1909), and started ...
Academy of Athens

Academy of Athens  

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Teaching college founded by Plato, around 387 bc. Although knowledge of its organization is fragmentary, it appears to have favoured a teaching method based on discussion and seminars. The ...
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Term introduced by Arnauld in Port-Royal Logic, for the attributes determining whether a term applies. Now superseded by intension.
Eugene Bernard Borowitz

Eugene Bernard Borowitz  

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(1924–)Eugene B. Borowitz was born on 20 February 1924 in Columbus, Ohio. He received his BA from Ohio State University in 1943. He then attended the Hebrew Union College ...
anguish

anguish  

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In the philosophy of Sartre, an inescapable sense of deep and total respons-ibility for one's own choice and action.
disvalue

disvalue  

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The opposite of value: the amount of harm or demerit attaching to some outcome or action or character trait.
existential generalization

existential generalization  

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The process of inferring from a particular proposition (‘Fred is bald’) the corresponding existential quantification (‘someone is bald’).
fingering slave

fingering slave  

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Physician art thou?—one, all eyes,Philosopher!—a fingering slave,One that would peep and botanizeUpon his mother's grave?(William Wordsworth, ‘A Poet's Epitaph’ (1800), lines 17–20)Wordsworth's ...
Herbert Fingarette

Herbert Fingarette  

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(1921–)Herbert Fingarette was born on 20 January 1921 in Brooklyn, New York. While still in high school his family moved to Los Angeles where he entered the University of ...
Eubilides

Eubilides  

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Philosopher of the school of Megara, sometimes supposed to have been the discoverer of the paradox of the Liar.
Joseph Sortain

Joseph Sortain  

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(1809–60)Joseph Sortain was born in Bristol on 20 July 1809 and died in Brighton on 16 July 1860. According to his obituarist, ‘[Micaijah] Towgood's Letters on Dissent quenched his ...
Kenneth Jay Spalding

Kenneth Jay Spalding  

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(1879–1962)K. J. Spalding was born in Eastbourne on 17 March 1879 and died in Surrey on 20 January 1962. His father was H. B. Spalding. He married Amy Katherine ...
Richard Morris Zaner

Richard Morris Zaner  

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(1933– )Richard Zaner was born on 20 September 1933 in Duncan, Arizona. After completing a BS in 1957 at the University of Houston, he received his MA (1959) and ...
Gunter, Pete Addison Yancy, III

Gunter, Pete Addison Yancy, III  

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(1936–)Pete A. Y. Gunter was born on 20 October 1936 in Hammond, Indiana. After a nine-year residence in New York, the family moved to Texas. Gunter holds BA degrees ...
Eric Hoffer

Eric Hoffer  

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(1902–83)Eric Hoffer was born on 25 July 1902 in Bronx, New York. He died on 20 May 1983 in San Francisco, California. Hoffer’s parents were immigrants from Alsatian Germany. ...
William Romaine Newbold

William Romaine Newbold  

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(1865–1926)William Romaine Newbold was born on 20 November 1865 in Wilmington, Delaware. The son of an Episcopal priest, he studied religion, ancient languages, and philosophy at the University of ...
Arthur Campbell Garnett

Arthur Campbell Garnett  

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(1894–1970)Arthur C. Garnett was born on 20 October 1894 in Port Victoria, South Australia, on an aboriginal reservation. Garnett attended the College of the Bible in Melbourne, and then ...
William Wollaston

William Wollaston  

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(1660–1724)William Wollaston was born at Coton- Clanford, Staffordshire on 26 March 1660 and died on 20 October 1724. After an unpropitious start in life as a sickly younger son ...
Rudolf Arnheim

Rudolf Arnheim  

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To explore the work of Arnheim, a contemporary psychologist of art, this entry comprises two essays:Survey of ThoughtDynamics of ArtThe first is an overview essay about Arnheim's psychology of art ...
Henry Batchelor

Henry Batchelor  

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(1823–1903)Henry Batchelor was born in Crouch End, Middlesex on 20 June 1823 and died at Weston-super-Mare on 10 January 1903. Destined for the Congregational ministry, he entered Newport Pagnell ...

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