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Submissions from 2016


Classical-Christian Friendship Operating in Western Literature: Oral Traditions to the Apex of Print Culture, Marc G. LeVasseur


Environmental Ethics and The Electric Power Grid: A Case for Technological Momentum, Paul A. Povlock


Centralization and its Discontents: Exploring the Relationship between Measures of Moral Development, Happiness and Technology Driven, Centralized Ways of Being, Kirsti Svendsen