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Charles Evans Hughes

Subject: Law

(b. Glen Falls, New York, 11 Apr. 1862; d. Osterville, Massachusetts, 27 Aug. 1948) US; Governor of New York 1906–10, Republican presidential candidate 1916 Hughes, the son of a ...

KENT, James

KENT, James (1763–1847)   Reference library

Brian E. Butler

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

...a great maker of generalities and oracular pronouncements. On the other hand, he is generally thought to be, along with U.S. Supreme Court Justices John Marshall and Joseph STORY , one of the most important figures in early American legal history. Indeed, Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes called Kent “the father of American jurisprudence.” Through Kent ’s emphasis on the common-law, his decisions in equity law, his innovation in the realm of written reports, and his treatise writings, Chancellor Kent is a foundational figure in American jurisprudence....

Notation

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Leo Treitler and Ann Hutchinson Guest

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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9,431 words
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...chant books from the first several centuries following the introduction of notation into the practice of Gregorian chant are still extant. Students of the practice have remarked on the striking uniformity of the notational representations of the same chants in different books ( Hughes, 1987 ). Large numbers of noted books from the same period contain songs of other genres: secular, religious but not liturgical, and various complements to the liturgical chants (tropes and sequences are the most familiar). With these, score identity between representations of...

Louis D. Brandeis

Louis D. Brandeis  

(1856–1941),became known as the “people's attorney” when, early in his career, without pay he defended Boston citizens against local public utilities. His book Other People's Money (1914) greatly ...
Maritain, Jacques

Maritain, Jacques (1882–1973)   Reference library

The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
4,112 words

...dans la cité (Paris, 1960). La Philosophie morale (Paris, 1960). Trans. Joseph Evans as Moral Philosophy (New York, 1964). Dieu et la permission du mal (Paris, 1963). Trans. Joseph Evans as God and the Permission of Evil (Milwaukee, Wisc., 1966). Carnet de notes (Paris, 1965). Trans. Joseph Evans as Notebooks (Albany, N.Y., 1984). Le Paysan de la Garonne: Un vieux laïc s’interroge à propos du temps présent (Paris, 1966). Trans. Micheal Cuddihy and Elizabeth Hughes as The Peasant of the Garonne: An Old Layman Questions Himself about the Present Time...

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