The Desert Fathers (there were also Desert Mothers) were Christian hermits, ascetics, and monks who lived mainly in the Scetes desert of Egypt beginning around the third century AD. The Apophthegmata Patrum is a collection of the wisdom of some of the early desert monks and nuns, still in print as Sayings of the Desert Fathers. The most well known was Anthony the Great, who moved to the desert in 270–271 and became known as both the father and founder of desert monasticism. By the time Anthony died in 356, thousands of monks and nuns had been drawn to living in the desert following Anthony's example — his biographer, Athanasius of Alexandria, wrote that "the desert had become a city." The Desert Fathers had a major influence on the development of Christianity. Desert Fathers
The Anima/Animus Lab anima -- animus paratheatre lab; spring 2001 SEVEN SUNDAYS 7:30pm-10:30pm, March 18 thru April 29 in Berkeley CA PARTICIPANTS Antero Alli, Sylvi Alli, Nick Walker, Christa Ray, Brian Jenkins, Heather Hanan, John Doyle, Jonnie Gilman, Diarmid Baillie, Serene Zloof, Seamus Qin, Jane De Cuir anima (Latin for “soul”) a wildly imaginative, seductive feminine power within man; the Eros... sometimes carrying the emotional charge of the 'ideal woman or lover'. animus (Latin for “spirit”) a fiercely willful, visionary masculine luminosity within woman; the Logos... sometimes carrying the emotional charge of the 'ideal man or lover'. The Anima and Animus, are in Carl Jung's school of analytical psychology, the unconscious or true inner self of an individual, as opposed to the persona, or outer aspect of the personality.
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Ad hoc You call something ad hoc when it's introduced for a particular purpose, instead of for some general, antecedently motivated reason. So, for instance, an ad hoc decision is a decision you make when there's no general rule or precedent telling you what to do. Philosophers sometimes accuse their opponents of making ad hoc hypotheses (or ad hoc stipulations, or ad hoc amendments to their analyses, etc.). Philosophical Terms and Methods