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Denigrators of this pope found ammunition in the drama for their campaign against Pius XII's "silence," while his defenders noted its historical inaccuracies and failure to acknowledge this pope's humanitarian efforts on behalf of the persecuted.
The stories have been used by the poet's denigrators as evidence of his essential charlatanism.
Wills who applies those adjectives to every modern pope but John XXIII) and itemizes specific instances of the exercise of those traits, It is the means employed, not the ends, that he condemns in the ideological denigrators, for he is clearly sympathetic to democratization, to women's rights (he is a leading publisher of feminist theology), to intellectual freedom.
I would like to show this to all denigrators of the French work [l'oeuvre francaise], these immense expanses .
Indeed, Lukacs ridiculed denigrators of Marx such as Eduard Bernstein for their putatively slavish adherence to the domain of facts.
It took the Great Depression and the rise of Hitler to shake that confidence, although the systematic denigrators, led by Lytton Strachey, were already eating at its moral foundations.
Due to the strictures placed on rationality in the study of economics, rationality in human affairs has been widely construed, primarily by its denigrators, as requiring quite unrealistic information processing and computational capabilities.
Showing that the critics and denigrators of those cultural traditions were themselves intellectual imposters, mountebanks, or monsters, as Kimball repeatedly does here, fails to solve the problem because it is based on the tu quoque fallacy.
In half a dozen extended published responses,(12) and additional commentary contained in less targeted books and articles,(13) we have been seen as ahistorical defenders of Supreme Court arrogance, and equally ahistorical denigrators of the constitutional interpretive capabilities of Congress and the executive branch.
Some denigrators may have resented the fact that they possessed neither sufficient ready capital nor the skill to obtain greenmail for themselves.
Some of these have been justified, but all denigrators should remember that the Greeks had a muse for it.