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Notes for a Sketch on the History of Women
Apuntes para hilvanar una historia sobre las mujeres
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 ...
Democracy, Power and Minorities in Bertrand Russell
Democracia, poder y minorías en Bertrand Russell
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 ...
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, ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Contemporary and the Crisis of Empirical Reality: Theoretical Confrontations
Lo contemporáneo y la crisis de la realidad empírica: confrontaciones teóricas.
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 ...
Time Lost in the Archives
El tiempo perdido de/en los archivos
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 ...