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master

(1) Employer-employee law is sometimes called master-servant law.(2) A person appointed by a court to perform a specific function, such as to sell real estate that is in dispute or to assist with evidentiary issues or other duties. (The practice is rare in federal court, but very common in some state courts.)

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Verene echoes this eminently Hegelian mode of structuration in his book, where one of the most interesting points occurs at the transition from Chapter IV, on the verkehrte Welt, to Chapter V, on Masterhood and Servitude.
The requirements for masterhood were increased until they were barely attainable.
If the work held no inherent interest or value now, if independent masterhood no longer served as a goal, diligence and loyalty had to be instilled and engendered in unprecedented ways.