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A Raft on the River By Stuart W. Mirsky
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At the outbreak of World War II, thirteen-year old Miriam Feuer and her family found themselves at the mercy of the invading Red Army in Polish Galicia. But things would only get worse with the... More > coming of the Nazis in 1941. Escaping the Nazi-built ghetto in her hometown of Kolomyia after the murder of her grandmother and seizure of other family members, young Miriam desperately flees into the countryside, struggling to hide herself amidst the local population. Finding a modicum of safety in the home of a Ukrainian priest, her relief proves short-lived when the German commandant of the town abruptly arrives as a dinner guest -- and something more. A RAFT ON THE RIVER is the true life coming-of-age story of a young girl who finds redemption and a chance for love in the shadow of one of the most horrific episodes of the twentieth century.< Less
A Raft on the River By Stuart W. Mirsky
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At the outbreak of World War II, thirteen-year old Miriam Feuer and her family found themselves at the mercy of the invading Red Army in Polish Galicia. But things would only get worse with the... More > coming of the Nazis in 1941. Escaping the Nazi-built ghetto in her hometown of Kolomyia after the murder of her grandmother and seizure of other family members, young Miriam desperately flees into the countryside, struggling to hide herself amidst the local population. Finding a modicum of safety in the home of a Ukrainian priest, her relief proves short-lived when the German commandant of the town abruptly arrives as a dinner guest -- and something more. A RAFT ON THE RIVER is the true life coming-of-age story of a young girl who finds redemption and a chance for love in the shadow of one of the most horrific episodes of the twentieth century.< Less
Value and Representation By Stuart W. Mirsky
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Exploring the role of valuing in discursive practice in order to understand its implications for our moral judgments and beliefs, this work builds on Stuart W. Mirsky's earlier effort, Choice and... More > Action, which examined the cognitive status of our moral claims. In this new one, Mirsky sets out to answer questions left unresolved in the earlier book in order to better explain how valuation is made possible by, and forms a foundation for, assertoric discourse, thereby becoming the various and distinctive modes of judgment that enable us to operate in the world. A pragmatist epistemology is spelled out and explored in order to develop a picture of valuation as one of two pillars on which our knowledge of the world rests.< Less
Value and Representation: Three Essays Exploring the Implications of a Pragmatic Epistemology for Moral Thought By Stuart W. Mirsky
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Addressing the epistemological question of how knowledge of a world is enabled in creatures like ourselves, Stuart W. Mirsky argues that moral claims can only be understood within the broader scope... More > of valuational activities in general which form one of two essential pillars to make knowledge of a world possible. Without the capacity to value, he suggests, there can be neither referring nor asserting, both essential to our ability to conceive a world and live within it. Thus valuing can be seen to be a critical element in the formation of human knowledge, placing our ethical judgments on firmer epistemic footing than contemporary philosophy has heretofore allowed.< Less

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