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The Bulgarian Orthodox Church: A Socio-Historical Analysis of the Evolving Relationship Between Church, Nation, and State in Bulgaria
After a discussion of the Byzantine and early Ottoman eras, the author examines church-state relationships in the latter Ottoman, Communist, and post-communist periods.
Socially responsible mining: the relationship between mining and poverty, human health and the environment
The importance of mining in relationship to poverty is discussed, steps that have been taken to create a framework for socially responsible mining are identified, and the need for academia to work in partnership with communities, government, and industry to develop transdisciplinary research-based step change solutions to the intertwined problems of physical and situational scarcity is discussed.
Mental States, Natural Kinds and Psychophysical Laws
I. Suppose (i) that there are causal relations between mental and physical events, (ii) that where there is causality a covering law exists which subsumes the events under some of their descriptions,
Why Reasons May Not Be Causes
This paper considers Davidson’s (1963) arguments for construing reasons as causes and attempts to show that he has failed to provide positive reasons for introducing causation into his analysis of
Tribal Sovereignty and Climate Change: Moving Toward Intergovernmental Cooperation
Climate-change impacts directly affect the resources, communities, and cultural identity of tribal governments, but defining the role of tribal governments in addressing these impacts calls into
Psychologically disturbed and on the side of the terrorists: the delegitimisation of critical intellectuals in Terrorism and Political Violence
The journal Terrorism and Political Violence recently published a special issue looking at why particular communities of intellectuals purportedly support terrorism, which, due to its politically