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Haudenosaunee worldviews through Iroquoian cosmologies: The published narratives in historical context
Returning to the original published Iroquois (or Haudenosaunee) cosmologies, I shed new light on the development of interpretation and revelation as it pertains to the Haudenosaunee. I analyze and edit J. N. B. Hewitt's ...
On the ontological status of space-time: Scientific realism and geometrical explanation
The ontological status of space and time has long been a matter of discussion among philosophers, a discussion informed by relevant physical theory. Is space a concrete entity or substance, over and above relations among ...
Transience and reputation in Trinidadian Pentecostalism
Anthropologists have long understood Caribbean societies like Trinidad as containing two distinct value systems, "reputation" or "transience" reflecting orientations of, especially, working class males, and "respectability" ...
The identity of the categories: Aquinas, Scotus, and Lowe
Aristotle is the first in the history of Western Philosophy to provide a list of categories. His list includes the following: substance [e.g., man] or quantity [e.g., four-foot] or qualification [e.g., white] or a relative ...
Morality and the national interest: A convention-based account to understanding international relations
"Politics will, to the end of history, be an arena where conscience and power meet, where the ethical and coercive factors of human life will interpenetrate and work out their tentative and uneasy compromises." Reinhold ...