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By Professor of Philosophy Dale Jacquette

This examine of Hume's philosophy of arithmetic severely examines his objections to the concept that of infinity in its historic context as a manufactured from Enlightenment thought of information, and assesses the clients of his strict finitism within the mild of latest arithmetic.

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Carroll, ‘The Elijah-Elisha Sagas: Some Remarks on Prophetic Succession in Ancient Israel’, VT 19 (1969) 400–415. In Isaiah 60:1 the word ‘anointed’ does not mean to anoint the body, but rather ‘to give authorization’. See: C. Westermann, Isaiah 40–66, A Commentary (OTL, tr. G. Stalker), London 1969, 365–366. 23 Similarly the act of a new king sitting on the throne meant that he was invested as a king. See: de Vaux, Ancient Israel, 106–107. 24 See: de Vaux, Ancient Israel, 103. 25 Unlike these rites, Joshua’s installation was enacted by Moses laying his hands over him.

So the issue is not gender-neutral. History should make us quite cautious as to defending forms of self-sacrifice. E. Moore’s Naturalistic Fallacy. Some general works on imitation, important though not explicitly cited above, are: E. Auerbach, Mimesis; Dargestellte Wirklichkeit in der abendländischen Literatur, Bern 1982; S. IJsseling, Mimesis, Baarn 1990; M. U. Reck, Imitation und Mimesis; Eine Dokumentation, Köln 1991; M. Taussig, Mimesis and Alterity; A Particular History of the Senses, New York 1993; G.

Moses’ argument, in Numbers 27 is that the execution of God’s plan will be disastrous. Indirectly, however, his argument is similar to the one in the Korah episode: that the sin of one man (his own sin) should not affect the whole people. Thus Moses’ request to appoint a leader, so that they would not remain without a shepherd, is parallel to his appeal that God should not punish the entire people because of Korah and his party. In both cases that the words ‘the God of the spirits of all flesh’ are employed, the possibility of the annihilation of the people is considered real.

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