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What's Wrong with Processed Food?

What's Wrong with Processed Food?

Date: October 24, 2011
Creator: Kaplan, David M.
Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on the Food We Eat. The topics include what processed food is, genetically-modified foods, functional foods, and the impacts of processed foods.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Not in My Back Yard!

Not in My Back Yard!

Date: February 8, 2012
Creator: Briggle, Adam
Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Gas Well Drilling Redux. This presentation discusses the 'not in my back yard' (NIMBY) attitude - opposition by residents to a proposal for new development that is close to their homes - and focus on whether is it principled or hypocritical to simultaneously oppose the development while benefiting economically from it.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Does Maimonides Disagree with Aristotle on the Question Concerning Particular Providence

Does Maimonides Disagree with Aristotle on the Question Concerning Particular Providence

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Moore, Ian Alexander & Yaffe, Martin D.
Description: In this presentation, the authors discuss research on a question: Does Moses Maimonides disagree with Aristotle on the question concerning particular providence? This presentation includes information on Maimonides, the evil inclination, the good inclination, five opinions on providence, and arguments and conclusions.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
True Tolerance: Religion in a Global Society - A Work in Progress

True Tolerance: Religion in a Global Society - A Work in Progress

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Ferguson, Sarah & Wilkerson, Dale
Description: This presentation discusses research on religion in a global society. In this study, the author investigates the possibility of a universal religious ideology. True tolerance is defined as the acceptance of other beliefs as equal in validity to your own when viewed from their perspective. If a universal religious ideology does exist, can it serve as a foundation for true tolerance? For this research, the author investigates the movement of major religions towards secularization, proves the validity of a universal religious ideology, and examines the benefits of the aforementioned in creating understanding and supporting peaceful interaction between civilizations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Black Means??? An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Martin Heidegger's Theory on Language

Black Means??? An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Martin Heidegger's Theory on Language

Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Guyden, Lateesha; Glazebrook, Patricia & Davenport, Beverly
Description: This presentation discusses research on the philosophical connotations of words. Philosophy of language allows us to examine how language has been used to shape, establish and solidify cultures. As we use the tools offered us by philosophers who have studied language, we will be able to explore the language that accompanied the creation of racial categories and the role that it has played in American society.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Environmental Imagination River as Bridge

Environmental Imagination River as Bridge

Date: April 22, 2013
Creator: Klaver, Irene
Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Water Conservation. In this presentation, the author discusses sustainable resource management and water conservation, including discussions on the Trinity River and water conservation in North Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences