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see Eriugena, John ScotusEriugena or Erigena, John Scotus
[Lat. Scotus=Irish, Eriugena=born in Ireland], c.810–c.877, scholastic philosopher, born in Ireland.
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; Duns ScotusDuns Scotus, John
[Lat. Scotus=Irishman or Scot], c.1266–1308, scholastic philosopher and theologian, called the Subtle Doctor. A native of Scotland, he became a Franciscan and taught at Oxford, Paris, and Cologne.
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A petition to be heard by SCOTUS was submitted on June 6, 2016, but held in abeyance by the court pending a decision in the New York Expressions Hair Design case.
Hopkins's remarks on Scotus are nowhere as explicit as Heidegger's, but a commensurate knowledge seems at issue in what he terms "instress," a "running" variant of which he mulls in a journal entry: "And what is this running instress, so independent of at least the immediate scape of the thing, which unmistakeably distinguishes and individualises things?
We now move to the one-page December 2017 SCOTUS Order.
While the last hope for this case may be an appeal for SCOTUS to hear it, by then, how do you anticipate a newly shaped SCOTUS to decide?
A SCOTUS ruling that favors Varsity--and proffers a single test for determining whether a design is conceptually separable from its utilitarian function--would likely provide the fashion industry with reasonably more confidence in the ability to protect through copyright certain design elements of apparel and accessories.
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The illegal usurpation by the SCOTUS of the power of legislation which the Constitution has reserved to the Legislative Assemblies of each State has applied the axe to the fundamental structure of the separation of powers between the Legislative, the Administrative and the Judicial branches of government.
The SCOTUS decision seems to solidify the "ongoing duty to monitor [investments]" as a fiduciary duty separate and distinct from the duty to exercise prudence in selecting investments for use on a defined contribution (DC) plan investment menu.
So what about SCOTUS? Any act of oppression creates human suffering.
Finally, I offer an introduction to Scotus's theory of haecceity and highlight the ways it might serve as a foundational resource for a contemporary theological anthropology.