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Dr David O.M. Charles is a Fellow in Philosophy and Director of Graduate Studies at Oriel College, Oxford. Dr Charles is a CUF Lecturer in Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, Oxford University and Visiting Professor at University of California in Los Angeles and Rutgers' University, N.J. He holds a Master's degree M.A. batchelor's (B.Phil) and a doctorate D.Phil. His research interests lie in issues concerning meaning, definition and practical skill and interconnections between philosophy and psychiatry. He has written articles on Greek philosophy and on contemporary philosophy of mind and metaphysics. A fellow in its broadest sense is someone who is an equal or a comrade. ... The term philosophy derives from a combination of the Greek words philos meaning love and sophia meaning wisdom. ... Oriel College (in full: The House of Blessed Mary the Virgin in Oxford commonly called Oriel College, of the Foundation of Edward the Second of famous memory, sometime King of England) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. ... The University of Oxford, located in the city of Oxford in England, is the oldest university in the English-speaking world. ... The University of California (UC) is a public university system within the State of California. ... This article is about the largest city in California. ... Rutgers University Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is located in New Brunswick, Piscataway, Camden and Newark, New Jersey. ... MA or ma may stand for: ma, a two-letter English word meaning Mother Ma, transliteration of Chinese family name 馬,马,麻 etc. ... Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. ... The term philosophy derives from a combination of the Greek words philos meaning love and sophia meaning wisdom. ... Psychiatry is a branch of medicine that studies and treats mental and emotional disorders (see mental illness). ... Classical (or early) Greek philosophy focused on the role of reason and inquiry. ... Metaphysics (Greek words meta = after/beyond and physics = nature) is a branch of philosophy concerned with the study of first principles and being (ontology). ...


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Aristotle (sculpture) Aristotle (Greek: Αριστοτέλης Aristotelēs) (384 BC – March 7, 322 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher. ... Aristotle (sculpture) Aristotle (Greek: Αριστοτέλης Aristotelēs) (384 BC – March 7, 322 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher. ... Realism is commonly defined as a concern for fact or reality and rejection of the impractical and visionary. ... Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), pictured here in 1930, made influential contributions to Logic and the philosophy of language, critically examining the task of conventional philosophy and its relation to the nature of language. ...

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Charles Keeling (April 20, 1928 - June 20, 2005) was an American scientist whose recording of carbon dioxide at the Mauna Loa Observatory first alerted the world to global warming attributed to the "greenhouse effect".
The Keeling curve measures the progressive buildup of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Charles David Keeling was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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