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.

The British Quarterly Review

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Perhaps a sober judgment would pronounce that while his influence as a
stimulator of intellectual activity has been great and salutary, he has put forward
ambitions pretensions for philosophy which have no real foundation in the
powers of the ...

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 ...


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.

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 ...

The War Within

Author: Daniel Joseph Singal
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469616270
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To be sure they exemplify the unself-conscious traditional life Tate always
claimed to admire. Isolated from the financial and political marketplaces, free of
greed, ambition, or pretension, they exist in a self-contained world where their
inbred ...

The Life And Times Of Dante

Author: Louis Raymond Véricour
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conceived that he could easily attain the object of his ambition, the absolute
sovereignty. But he ... physical powers and bravery, became openly the rival of
his grandfather in the ambitious pretension to an absolute sovereignty over the

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 ...

Buster Keaton

Author: Imogen Sara Smith
Publisher: Gambit Publishing
ISBN: 0967591740
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“Big” artists work with a broad scope and far—reaching ambition that can
encompass flaws and failures; “small” artists work within a narrow ... The self—
assurance that lends itself to understatement, that shuns exaggeration and
pretension, ...