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    • The hebrews: A religious legacy 

      Carvajal Mena, Ligia (2014-10-01)
      The first human settlements took place in the river banks such as the Euphrates, Tigris and Nile. Because of their fertility, those lands became the cradle of cultures that left an important legacy for the development of ...
    • La loca Ð El Gado: An analysis of the figure of the hero in the novel El gato de sí mismo, by Uriel Quesada 

      Rojas González, José Pablo (2014-10-10)
      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 ...
    • Le déjeuner sur l’herbe del Jardín de las delicias (art is a private joke): A methodological critique of interpretive excess 

      Kortsarz, Gustavo (2014-10-09)
      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 ...
    • Presentación 

      Ocampo Álvarez, Ángel (2014-01-20)
      Ponemos en manos del lector el volumen 3 de la Revista humanidades, compuesto por cuatro unidades.
    • Everyday Time: The Triumph of Each Day in Julieta Dobles’ Los pasos terrestres 

      Palacios Robles, María de los Ángeles (2014-01-30)
      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 ...
    • The Aesthetic of Rest in the Representation of Azorín’s Small Provincial Towns 

      Cuvardic García, Dorde (2014-01-30)
      This article analyzes the aesthetic of rest and small philosophy in Azorín´s work, associated to the representation of the indolent, apathetic towns and cities. The eternal return, as seen from Nietzsche´s pessimistic ...
    • City and Poetry: The Stage and Language 

      Boccanera, Jorge (2014-01-30)
      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 

      Longan Phillips, Shirley (2014-01-30)
      “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. ...
    • Enlightenment Thought in Music 

      Rojas Zeledón, Ivette (2014-01-30)
      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 ...
    • The Drawing Model Collection of the National Academy of Fine Arts 

      Sánchez Zumbado, Jimena (2014-01-30)
      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 ...
    • University Autonomy: Notes for Discussion 

      Muñoz Varela, Luis (2014-01-30)
      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, ...
    • Notes for a Sketch on the History of Women 

      Fallas Arias, Teresa (2014-01-30)
      Before approaching the history of women the fact that it was written by men should be considered. It was filled with prejudice, stereotypes and reproduced an androcentric rhetoric which converted the sexual differences of ...
    • The Contemporary and the Crisis of Empirical Reality: Theoretical Confrontations 

      Rodríguez Jiménez, Leda (2014-01-30)
      This article plunges itself into de contemporary to examine its implications by exploring and confronting different theoretical and philosophical positions. Of whom or what are we contemporaneous to? What is the meaning ...
    • Evolutionary Epistemology and Plato’s Knowledge 

      Masís Iverson, Katherine (2014-01-30)
      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 ...
    • Democracy, Power and Minorities in Bertrand Russell 

      Carvajal Villaplana, Álvaro (2014-01-30)
      This article offers an analysis of democracy as taming of the power, according Bertrand Russell (Power, 1938). Defense of minorities is implied by this concept of democracy, and in this paper, that defense is amplified to ...
    • Time Lost in the Archives 

      Broncano, Fernando (2014-01-30)
      The author analyze the trend, determined by the evolution of contemporary technologies, towards the consolidation of a culture that privileges the novelty and immediacy above the heritage, and that therefore replaces ...
    • Creativity in the teaching of literature: Some strategic proposals 

      Cavallini Solano, Leda (2013-01-10)
      This paper explains a pedagogical proposal forteaching Literature in the public institutions of thesecondary education. The premise is that reading literature must be an enjoyable experience in order to do ameaningful and ...
    • Political philosophy in the service of nationalism: The case of Vincenzo Gioberti 

      Marín Guzmán, Roberto (2013-01-10)
      This essay provides an analysis of the politicalphilosophy of Vincenzo Gioberti (1801 -1852) in the his-torical context of the efforts for the unification of Italy.The author makes a tour of the historical and culturalbackground ...
    • The culture of data 

      Rodríguez, José Alberto (2013-01-10)
      This article is about the importance of statisticalinformation for optimal organizational performance.“Trademark” is the key word for statistical research,and this concept was the point of view of a study conduc-ted at the ...
    • Contemplation and salvation in the Eleusinian mysteries 

      Masís Iverson, Katherine (2013-01-10)
      This paper describes the manner in which the Eleusinian mysteries propitiated soteria or salvationand epopteia or contemplation among their initiates. Mystery cults are cosmopolitan rather than local, andindividually rather ...