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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. ...
Political philosophy in the service of nationalism: The case of Vincenzo Gioberti
La filosofía política al servicio del nacionalismo: El caso de Vincenzo Gioberti
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 aesthetics of the sublime in the section El Jorullo in the Rusticatio Mexicana
La estética de lo sublime en la sección El Jorullo de la Rusticatio Mexicana
This essay presents an analysis, based on theaesthetics of the sublime, of the work Rusticatio Mexicana(1782), Section II, from Guatemalan writer RafaelLandivar (1731-1793). The narrative on the eruption of Jorullo Volcano ...
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 ...
A Multivariate analysis model. The image of General Studies and management quality
La imagen de Estudios Generales y la calidad de gestión. Un modelo de análisis multivariable
The article focuses on the design, theoretical foundation and practical application of the model of multivariate or factorial analysis to measure the quality of customer service (general studies students) by the faculty. ...
The new humanism and communication
El nuevo humanismo y la comunicación
This article presents some contributions to the understanding of humanism from the paradigm of complexity. Also discussed the crisis of paradigms and the emergence of new world views in the light of advancing scientific ...
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 ...
“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 ...
Contemplation and salvation in the Eleusinian mysteries
Contemplación y salvación en los misterios eleusinos
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 ...
Thinking of the history of thought
Pensar la historia del pensamiento
The article discusses the relevance of studyingthe history of philosophy in higher education, as anencouragement for the teaching of philosophy. The premise is that all philosophical exercise takes place in ahistorical and ...