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" The chessplayer and the non-chessplayer will read this classic novella in different ways. The non-chessplayer sees it as a tragedy where the noble but unworldly Dr. B is defeated by the oafish but practical Czentovic. Chess is used to symbolize th... " Read more of this review »
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Description: An attempt to argue towards an alternative interpretation to a work that is often interpreted as a Gothic ghost tale.
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Description: General notes on three areas of the practical applications of ethic: bioethics, environmental ethics, and business ethics.
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