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Thomasian interdisciplinary scholar dies at 77

THOMASIAN INTERDISCIPLINARY scholar Prof. Florentino Hornedo, Ph.D. passed away at the age of 77 yesterday. Hornedo was found lying unconscious in his room at St. Dominic College, Basco, Batanes and was immediately brought to the hospital. He was pronounced dead on arrival. An expert in the fields of political science, …

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Place of philosophy in PH society challenged

SCHOLARS CHALLENGED the role of philosophy as a tool in addressing societal issues in the contemporary Philippine context despite the absence of a concrete philosophical system from Filipinos in a forum titled “Dalumat 2015: Philosophy as a Catalyst in the Philippine Society” held Tuesday. Dr. Agustin Martin Rodriguez from the …

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Artlets urged to pray for Maguindanao massacre victims

ARTLETS WERE encouraged to pray for the pursuit of justice for the victims of Maguindanao massacre in a commemoration mass held Monday. “We pray [for the] justice in our society and at the same time, we pray for a love that would heal all the hurts [and] all the inequities …

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Relevance of critical theory in society discussed in forum

THE CONNECTION between critical theory and public sphere was discussed in a public lecture titled “Critical Theory and Philippine Society: Perspectives from Inside Out/Outside In” Friday, at the Martyr’s Hall, as a commemoration of this year’s World Philosophy Day. Critical theory, as defined by Department of Philosophy Chair Dr. Paolo …

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Thomasians support Lumads in forum

THOMASIANS SHOWED their support for the Lumads to fight for their rights and to end the killing of their fellow tribesmen in Mindanao in an advocacy forum and cultural presentation held Friday at the Benavides Auditorium. Asst. Prof. Mark Anthony Abenir, community development director of UST Simbahayan, upheld the University’s …

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Relevance of mysticism in faith discussed in forum

PHILOSOPHY MAJORS were encouraged to comprehend the relevance of mysticism in embracing one’s faith by engaging in philosophical talks in a forum titled “Mysticism: A Challenge to Spiritual Intimacy” held Wednesday at the Engineering Conference Hall. Mysticism, as defined by Assoc. Prof. Reynaldo Reyes, is an intimate experience with the …

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