Jacques Derrida: Basic Writings

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Many of the 19th century’s greatest novelists, such as Honoré de Balzac, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Gustave Flaubert, and Leo Tolstoy, are classified as realists. The normal view is that democracy fits best with small, stable and homogeneous communities. Experience, like language, no longer seems to be made of isolated elements lodged somehow in a Euclidean space... [Words] signify from the "world" and from the position of one who is looking.

Politics of the Gift: Exchanges in Poststructuralism

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It became a standard assumption in narratology that the structure of a story was homologous with the structure of a sentence; this assumption allowed the apparatus of sentence-linguistics to be applied to the development of a metalanguage for describing narrative structure... The library becomes an instrument of possibility rather than a place where possibility seems exhausted. Finally, Van Helsing’s relationship with valiant vampire hunters, is in itself a kind of seduction, biting and all.

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

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But whatever the reasons, historical culture no longer occupies an important place within the literate culture of our time. See the philosophies of Husserl, Merleau-Ponty, Sartre, Heidegger – Materialism: The theory is a materialist ontological doctrine that there is no other substance than matter. Fry, Carol L. “Fictional Conventions and Sexuality in Dracula.” Dracula: The Vampire and the Critics. It is true that Mina apparently accepts the role of a dutiful, trustful wife who proudly calls her husband “a solicitor, a partner, rich, master of his business” (221; ch. 13) and who would never dream of questioning his masculinity.

Jacques Derrida: Philosophy and Literature: Cambridge ICG

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We can none of us escape from the larger culture to which we belong--and, in any case, there is nothing inherently objectionable about commercial transactions. In Fifty key concepts in gender studies (pp. 113-115). I must confess from the outset that I know very little about the Prague School, so my comments will be limited to my impression of Ken’s article supplemented by references from the Johns Hopkins online encyclopedia of literary criticism.

From Decision to Heresy: Experiments in Non-standard Thought

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We will speak of it later when we treat of the pastoral ministry. Prominent postcolonial works include Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, V. All we know is its dependence on some other condition, its co-called "dependent origination". It is characterised by a fear of silence. There have been positive and negative reactions and responses, depending on the individual man and the social context of the time. Descartes believed in the principle of dualism: that the mind is fundamentally different from the mechanical body.

Hermeneutic Desire and Critical Rewriting: Narrative

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When it is a question of a story, the literal sense does not necessarily imply belief that the facts recounted actually took place, for a story need not belong to the genre of history but be instead a work of imaginative fiction. In which case we have knowledge only of sensations, and the assumption of the nuclei referred to, or of a reciprocal action between them, from which sensations proceed, turns out to be quite idle and superfluous.

The Number and the Siren: A Decipherment of Mallarme's Coup

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All this was in no sense the result of a personal whim to challenge the established order. The Pontifical Biblical Commission desires to indicate the paths most appropriate for arriving at an interpretation of the Bible as faithful as possible to its character both human and divine. Sign/signifier/signified: Terms fundamental to Ferdinand de Saussure’s structuralism linguistics. Grandy, Richard, 1973, “Reference, Meaning, and Belief”, The Journal of Philosophy, 70(14): 439–452. doi:10.2307/2025108 Heidegger, Martin, 1923/1995, Ontologie (Hermeneutik der Faktizität), Gesammtausgabe, Band 63, 2.

Call of Duties In Life and Deed and Life

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These are ideas derived especially from Parsons� sociological theories. (9) These assumptions are as follows: a) Modernization is a systematic process. How can we relate apperception to the work of James Mill and John Stuart Mill? - Wundt believed, like John Mill, we have the capacity to actively organize the sensations in our mind, we have active free will; saying We have the ability to organize elements - Wundt believed, like James Mill and John Stuart Mill, our consciousness does not simply see the elemental sensations and feelings, but rather combines them and organizes them creatively into something bigger and complete (I.e. when i see a rose, i don't only see red) - Learning Time: discovered that the more we have to learn, the longer it will take us to learn it How was Ebbinghaus's research on learning and memory influenced by the work of Fechner? - Ebbinghaus determined that the more repetitions it took for someone to learn something, the more difficult it was to remember Brentano's system of psychology that focused on mental activities (seeing instead of what has been seen, for example) How did Brentano's act psychology differ from Wundtian psychology?

General course in linguistics

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The first idea that allows for an answer to these points is that the limits of knowledge play an unavoidable role at its core. The Withering Immortality of Nicolas Bourbaki: A Cultural Connector at the Confluence of Mathematics, Structuralism, and the Oulipo in France The group of mathematicians known as Bourbaki persuasively proclaimed the isolation of its field of research — pure mathematics — from society and science.

The Culture of Confession from Augustine to Foucault: A

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The exhibition seeks to shine a new light on the movement by uncovering drawings, models and texts which profoundly shaped 20th century architectural thinking. Prehistory, Western Ancient and Classical civilizations, and even your early Chinese dynasties and periods all have their dates listed here. One might attempt to further narrow this idea (ironically) by quoting the famous line, “Everything is relative,” which is to say, all reality is contingent upon the perceiver.