Less Pretension More Ambition

Author: Peter van Lieshout
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9089642951
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... political system that ensures collective decision-making processes resulting in
citizens feeling connected to the outcome and each other, and a society which is
sufficiently open and offers space for various individual and collective ambitions.

Merriam Webster S Dictionary Of Synonyms

Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc
Publisher: Merriam-Webster
ISBN: 9780877793410
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ambition ambition, aspiration, pretension mean strong desire for advancement.
Ambition has personal advancement or preferment as its end; it may be
praiseworthy but is sometimes inordinate (ambition for fame) (ambition to hold
office) ...


Author: Dan Fox
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 156689428X
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Pretentiousness is the engine oil of culture; the essential lubricant in the development of all arts, high, low, or middle.

Healing God S Earth

Author: S. Roy Kaufman
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1621898172
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The ancient Israelites would henceforth live under the rule of imperial ambitions
and pretensions, with the northern kingdom of Israel becoming the primary heir of
those ambitions; ironically, in view of its separation from Judah as a ...

Facing Epistemic Uncertainty

Author: Roel van Goor
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9056297201
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Awareness of this ultimate insolvability is reflected in recent discussions in
philosophy of education, which pay a great deal of attention to the resulting
necessity of reformulating the ambitions and pretensions of this discipline.
Against this ...

Divine Perogative And Royal Pretension

Author: Donald F. Murray
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 0567231011
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But of these struggles—struggles against foes without the realm, to establish
political hegemony; struggles with rivals within the realm, among family and
supporters as well as among declared opponents, to thwart their ambitions and
contain ...

America S Culture Of Professionalism

Author: D. Brown
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 113733715X
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47 Ignorance is notacondition that most people willingly acknowledge, so
America's culture ofprofessionalism has led toakindof wellmeaning pretension on
the part of ambitious professionals. Pretension inthis case meansletting others ...

Germany In Central America

Author: Thomas Schoonover
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817354131
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... and a source for the investment opportunities and products the new German
lifestyle demanded.2 German officials on the isthmus became more assertive and
demanded treatment corresponding to their imperial ambitions and pretensions.

Pontormo Bronzino Allori

Author: Elizabeth Pilliod
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300085433
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Alessandro 's becoming a duke, his marriage to a daughter of the Holy Roman
Emperor, Charles v, and the imposing new fortress combine to suggest the
increasing ambitions and pretensions of the Medici.1 Following Alessandro s
sudden ...