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Monism

The concept that domestic and international law form a complete whole. That is, monist courts are required to enforce international law when it contradicts municipal law. For example, when a treaty becomes the law of the land upon passage, the legislature does not have to change contradictory laws because the treaty does so already. The United States has a monist state because its Constitution states that treaties are the law of the land upon ratification. See also: Dualism.
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In this way, our monistic position is preserved, while at the same time we are permitted to speak about the world.
Against the backdrop of Kelsen's monistic conception of a hierarchically structured, unified system of law--and once more following Baumgarten's lead--Morgenthau sought to save the theoretical idea of a world state from the charge of being utopian by decoupling the argumentative logic of striving for a holistic system of legal norms from the political project of making the world community into a unified state.
If this is the case, monistic teaching methodology has had devastating consequences on CLED students' short and long-term intellectual, social, and emotional development.
The exposition of the monistic ideal in terms of 'is', which bereaved reality, as it were, of its distinctiveness and deposited the truth into the plain fact of existence, formed a decisive background for later Platonic-Aristotelian ponderings on being.
From this perspective, the goal is to solve a specific complex problem or to constructively critique monistic disciplinary perspective.
On the other hand, states and municipalities (both hospital-owners) favored monistic financing through health insurance with fees sufficient to cover full costs.
44) See the representative essay "Fechner" by Wilhelm Bolsche, one of German's most renowned science popularizers and co-founder of the monistic Giordano Bruno League for Unified Worldview, in Hinter der Weltstadt (Leipzig: Eugen Diederichs, 1901), 259-347.
Most notably, Hinduism--with about a billion worshippers--is strongly polytheistic (even though in one of its more complex philosophical versions it is monistic, that is operating on the idea that "all things are one thing").
A practitioner of Monistic meditation and a dedicated student of Eastern philosophy for the past four decades, Jobson deft draws upon his years of experience and expertise to write a combination instruction manual and inspirational guide that will enable his readers to tap into their 'inner intelligence', and to take charge of their own thoughts, actions, and emotions.
Accepting the God-given condition that all things are endlessly paired in everlasting opposition, Frost was convinced of "the difficulty or impossibility of resolving complex religious, moral, intellectual, and social problems through well-intentioned but simple monistic assumptions, methods, or conclusions.
11:00 BIOLOGICAL INDIVIDUALS: A CRITIQUE OF PLURALISTIC AND MONISTIC APPROACHES