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Philosophical Criteria to Identity False Religion: Should Halal Animal Slaughter, Child Marriage, Circumcision, and the Burqa be Legally Prohibited?
Paul Cliteur - Philosophical Criteria to Identity False Religion
This book is about the question of what to do with immoral religious practices in a legal context. There are some (so-called) religious practices that many or at least some people consider immoral such as withholding inoculation to children, male and female circumcision, and unstunned ritual slaughter of animals. Dr....

By: Paul Cliteur
Topics: Religious and theocratic ideologies
Editions available for purchase: 1
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Paul Cliteur
Paul Cliteur
Prof. dr. P.B. Cliteur is professor of Jurisprudence for the Institute for the Interdisciplinary Study of the Law at Leiden University. He was the scholarly director of this institute (2002-2010). At present he is the chairman of the department of Jurisprudence. He was also professor of philosophy at the Delft...

Occupation(s): Author, Educator, Philosopher, Jurist
Specialties: Historical Analysis
Contributions: 2
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Theoterrorism v. Freedom of Speech: From Incident to Precedent
Paul Cliteur - Theoterrorism
The Rushdie Affair, the Danish Cartoon Affair, the assault on Charlie Hebdo, and the earlier Carrell Affair, are examples of religious fanatics' extreme reactions to religious satire and criticism. Perpetrators of these actions consider themselves as true believers. This book aims to understand their motives by means of the concept...

By: Paul Cliteur
Topics: Terrorism, armed struggle, Religious and theocratic ideologies
Editions available for purchase: 1
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Annie's Box: Charles Darwin, His Daughter And Human Evolution
Randal Keynes - Annies Box
The box was Annie's treasured writing case. Annie was Charles and Emma Darwin's first daughter, and her death at the age of 10 broke their hearts. When Annie was a baby, Darwin doted on her, and thought about man's animal origins.

By: Randal Keynes
Topics: Biography: historical, political and military
Editions available for purchase: 3
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University Ghost Story
Nick DiMartino - University Ghost Story
Dr. Veronica Glass, professor of English at the University of Washington, does not believe in ghosts. Matt Braddon, her new tenant has returned to Seattle but can't escape from a terrible secret in his past. Now, thirteen-year-old Angela Harrow has run away from her bitterly fighting parents, and begs Veronica...

By: Nick DiMartino
Topics: Contemporary horror and ghost stories
Editions available for purchase: 1