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Hava Samuelson and the Judaism, Science & Medicine Group promote and facilitate a relationship between Judaism and the sciences for the mutual benefit of both. That is, the part of man called "natural humanity" that medieval Church dogma repudiated as a worthy attribute. The academy was headed up by one Cosimo de' Medici and the society had a man named Marsilio Ficino, also a member of the Academy, translate all of Plato's dialogues. Feingold was opposed to NAFTA and the spate of “free trade” agreements that serve as the foundation for the flood of jobs being outsourced to other countries.

Pages: 192

Publisher: SelectBooks (June 14, 2016)

ISBN: 1590793471

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