Feminist Interpretations of Augustine (Re-Reading the Canon)

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Many societies have considered philosophical questions and built philosophical traditions based upon each other's works. Results indicate that there is a structuralism to both the human mind and to DNA. By the end of the fourteenth quarter (normally, winter of the fifth year): The student should have completed enough material to be competitive for dissertation year fellowships: at least one chapter of the dissertation and enough material blocked out to give advisors reason to believe that the thesis can be completed by the beginning of the student's seventh year.

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Publisher: Penn State University Press (October 11, 2007)

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