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The Martian Chronicles: The Triple System
Crónicas marcianas: El triple sistema
This article discusses the story collection The Martian Chronicles by American author Ray Bradbury and analyzes the literary genres that are combined in it: science fiction, utopia and chronic. It will demonstrate how the ...
Libertarianism and social justice: Freedom as a political value
Libertarismo y justicia social: La libertad como valor político
This article examines the tensions between the values of freedom and equality along the lines of an immanent critique to the libertarian approach— an approach that claims absolute priority to the value of freedom. The ...
Professional ethics in education: An engagement in humanistic pedagogy
Ética profesional docente: Un compromiso pedagógico humanístico
The professional ethics is not simply a deontology or a group of norms to govern the behavior of those who exercise a professional work, it is a commitment that goes beyond the written norm and it should become effective ...
The humanities and humanism of the future
Las humanidades y el humanismo del futuro
This is an essay on humanism, in which the contribution of humanities to costarrican society is analyzed, especially the role that the School of General Studies of the University of Costa Rica has played in this context. ...
Technological culture as a basis for technological capabilities and learning
La cultura tecnológica como base de las capacidades y el aprendizaje tecnológico
In this work a positive correlation is supposed to exist between technological capabilities and a technological culture. Promoting a technological culture favors the emergence and development of technological capabilities ...
Le déjeuner sur l’herbe del Jardín de las delicias (art is a private joke): A methodological critique of interpretive excess
Le Déjeuner sur l'Herbe del Jardín de las Delicias (art is a private joke): Una propuesta metodológica para una crítica al exceso interpretativo
Contemporary art calls for explanation and this requirement is much in vogue today, to the point of excess. On the one hand, there are some interpretations where it is extremely difficult to find the connection between ...
La loca Ð El Gado: An analysis of the figure of the hero in the novel El gato de sí mismo, by Uriel Quesada
La loca Ð El Gado: Un análisis de la figura del héroe de la novela El gato de sí mismo, de Uriel Quesada
This paper studies the figure of the hero in Uriel Quesada’s novel, El gato de sí mismo. The main character of this Costa Rican novel is presented as a new variant of both the “dreamer” and the “underground man”. These two ...
From absence to poetics (fragments of amorous discourse in Machado)
De la ausencia a la poética (Fragmentos del discurso amoroso machadiano)
This paper analyzes the poem by AntonioMachado entitled “Other songs to Guiomar” and propo-ses that the text constructs a poetic that is shaped fromthe absence of the beloved, using as points of analysisthe poet’s notion ...
The X-ray of the body in Yolanda Blanco’s poetry
La radiografía del cuerpo de Yolanda Blanco en la poesía
The representation of the woman body in thepoetry of Nicaraguan author Yolanda Blanco is the mainobjective of this essay. By creating the equationbody=text in the book, the writer constructs a feministsubject in confrontation ...
“Prayer for Marilyn Monroe” by Ernesto Cardenal: On the construction of a pragmatic character
“Oración por Marilyn Monroe” de Ernesto Cardenal: de la construcción al carácter pragmático
The poem Oración por Marilyn Monroe, byErnesto Cardenal, was written after this famous NorthAmerican actress' death. Using a prayer as a structure,the poet moves the reader to wonder about differentsocial questions. The ...