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Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben's concept for life that has been exposed to what he terms the structure of exception that constitutes contemporary biopower. The term originates in ...

CHILD, Lydia Maria Francis

CHILD, Lydia Maria Francis (1802–1880)   Reference library

Terrance MacMullan

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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...Cambridge Dict Amer Bio , Comp Amer Thought , Dict Amer Bio , Encyc Amer Bio , Nat Cycl Amer Bio, WWWHV Baer, Helene G. The Heart Is Like Heaven: The Life of Lydia Maria Child (Philadelphia, 1964). Clifford, Deborah P. Crusader for Freedom: A Life of Lydia Maria Child (Boston, 1992). Karcher, Carolyn L. The First Woman in the Republic: A Cultural Biography of Lydia Maria Child (Durham, N.C., 1994). Meltzer, Milton . Tongue of Flame: The Life of Lydia Maria Child (New York, 1965). Osborne, William S. Lydia Maria Child (Boston, 1980). Pratt,...

TRUTH, Sojourner

TRUTH, Sojourner (1797–1883)   Reference library

Nancy Hurd Schluter

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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...spirituality has mostly been lost. Perhaps her photographs, promoted to cover travel costs, help present a more authentic picture of the many roles Sojourner Truth played. Also dominant have been the symbolism of her “Ain’t I a Woman” speech in Akron, Ohio, in 1851 , where she bared her breasts as proof of womanhood, and her famous query “Frederick, Is God Dead?” asked of Frederick DOUGLASS . Her influence as a feminist crusader, notwithstanding a meeting with President Abraham LINCOLN , is often overshadowed by that symbolism. A more composite picture...

OGILVIE, James

OGILVIE, James (1775–1820)   Reference library

John R. Shook

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...utility of oration. By 1809 Ogilvie felt prepared to make an extensive tour of eastern cities, delivering prepared addresses on a wide variety of topics on timely social topics. His narrative of his life, included within his one book titled Philosophical Essays ( 1816 ), recounts this adventure in detail. His misstep in a Philadelphia church, a bare mention of skepticism towards Christianity, left even Dr. Benjamin RUSH unable to excuse such a terrible breach of public propriety. Ogilvie did have a positive reception from Jonathan MAXCY , President...

HUGHES, Henry

HUGHES, Henry (1829–1862)   Reference library

Brian E. Butler

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...labor” or “warranteeism.” For Hughes, a market economy puts society at risk because it rests upon a type of competition that is inhumane to the worker. The “free labor” worker has no support network, no protection against the employer, and therefore cannot be guaranteed even bare subsistence. The result is a real threat of starvation. As opposed to this, in “warranteeism” all are guaranteed subsistence. In Hughes’ system, a “warrantor” occupies the position of the master, and the “warrantee,” according to Hughes, is in a position somewhat analogous to that...

TURNER, Jonathan Baldwin

TURNER, Jonathan Baldwin (1805–1899)   Reference library

David E. Pfeifer and John Shook

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...I have made a man of him…. Art, in the sense of mere labor, mere servile imitation alone, is only animal…. But true labor, inspired by universal science and intelligence, is not only characteristically human, but also divine…. The principles of science, therefore, and not the bare manipulations of art, should form the sole end of industrial universities.” (quoted in Powell 1918 , 299–300) Bibliography Mormonism in All Ages, or, The Rise, Progress, and Causes of Mormonism: with the biography of its author and founder, Joseph Smith, Jr. (New York, 1842)....

BECK, Theodric Romeyn

BECK, Theodric Romeyn (1791–1855)   Reference library

Eli A. Braun

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...Like his older brother, John revised and expanded his chapter in subsequent editions, totaling hundreds of pages. In deference to his brother’s position and contribution, Theodric began acknowledging John as a full coauthor starting with 1835 edition. Theodric deemed it “a bare act of justice that the author of so important a portion of the work should be associated with me on the title page” (preface). There is no evidence, however, that John contributed to the Elements beyond his own chapter. Adding John B. Beck , one of the most influential and...

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