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Conquest, domination and otherness in Bartolomé de Las Casas
Conquista, dominación y alteridad en Bartolomé de Las Casas
This article attempts an innovative approach to the work of Bartolome de Las Casas. It is argued that such work should be approached as a work of theory and political philosophy beyond its importance as a work ethic or ...
Evolutionary Epistemology and Plato’s Knowledge
La epistemología evolucionista y el conocimiento según Platón
This paper briefly compares evolutionary epistemology and knowledge according to Plato. First, Plato’s approach to knowledge as portrayed in his Theaetetus is described, followed by Nathalie Gontier’s characterization of ...
City and Poetry: The Stage and Language
Ciudad y poesía: el escenario y la palabra
The author explores the relation between city and poetry, regarding to contents of the urban landscape that inspire poetic creation. It specifically examines urban cultural forms, such as infrastructure, speech, customs, ...
The Gaze in Leopoldo Lugones’ “Los ojos de la reina”: A Fragmented Reading
La mirada en “Los ojos de la reina” de Leopoldo Lugones: Una lectura en fragmentos
“Los ojos de la reina” by Leopoldo Lugones deals with the strange death of Mr. Neale Skinner; all evidence leads toward Sha-it-Athor, The Lady of the Gaze, a beautiful Egyptian who is the reincarnation of Queen Hatshepsut. ...
The Drawing Model Collection of the National Academy of Fine Arts
Las láminas de dibujo de la Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes
This paper describes the origin and usage of the graphic portion of the oldest collection that the University of Costa Rica owns: the Drawing Model Collection. Which was brought to the country as part of the teaching ...
Enlightenment Thought in Music
Iluminismo en la música
The Enlightenment thought of XVIII century about the reason, criticism, autonomy, progress and education, may be difficult to distinguish in the music of the time, however, we will find it in a new form of composition, in ...
Everyday Time: The Triumph of Each Day in Julieta Dobles’ Los pasos terrestres
Tiempo cotidiano: el triunfo de cada día, en la obra poética, los pasos terrestres, de julieta dobles
The poems, The terrestrial steps, Julieta Dobles Izaguirre contains a poem that includes and reappraises the everyday aspects of existence. It includes the qualities of the time that print you the pace to the experience ...
University Autonomy: Notes for Discussion
Autonomía universitaria hoy: anotaciones para la discusión
This essay offers a brief reflection on the concept of university autonomy, focusing on addressing two critical issues: a) the implications for public university carries the emergence of a new conception of knowledge, ...
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 ...
Conservation and restoration of the cast plaster gallery at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas (school of fine arts) at the University of Costa Rica
La conservación y restauración de la Gipsoteca de la Escuela de Artes Plásticas de la Universidad de Costa Rica
This article examines the status of one of the oldest plaster cast collections at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas (School of Fine Arts) at the University of Costa Rica. This plaster cast gallery dates from 1897 and the ...