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...Humanistic/Ethical Criticism and the Protest Tradition ...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391593-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9159-3
Published: 31 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385202-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8520-2
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 25 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377115-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7711-5
Series: Duke Monographs in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384014-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8401-4
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378808-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7880-8
Published: 15 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376484-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7648-4
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379027-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7902-7
Series: Duke Monographs in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384014-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8401-4
Book Chapter

By William E. Connolly
Published: 20 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7325-4
... sociocentrism humanist exceptionalism planetary Anthropocene futurity ...
Published: 20 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373254-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7325-4
... This chapter criticizes continuing tendencies to sociocentrism and humanist exceptionalism in the humanities and human sciences. To discern these tendencies in their strong form the chapter compares four diverse modernists: Rousseau, Isaiah Berlin, Hayek, and Marx. The idea of the Anthropocene...
Published: 20 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373254-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7325-4
... doing they point to the reality of human creativity and show it to be more complex and dependent upon nonhuman processes than doctrines of humanist exceptionalism suggest. Along the way “arts of the self” that reach below the register of cultural consciousness are engaged. Examples are given to show how...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373049-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... of humanistic scholarship in terms closer to Henry James’s view of the novel itself. For these writers, what is most valued is the possibility of affirming the potential of both realism and romance, without simply mistaking the one for the other. Ian McEwan Bruno Latour realism critique humanities ...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... illustrates the Indonesian interest at this time in existentialism, particularly its humanist dimensions, which are seen to resonate with the Indonesian aesthetic philosophy of universal humanism. Wright and his unnamed Indonesian interviewer find common ground in the issue of existentialism, although each...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... and heir to the universal humanist tradition in Indonesian cultural thought, published a short essay occasioned by the publication of Wright’s American Hunger . This essay, reverting to the kind of textual response to Wright’s creative work that echoes the admiration of Pramoedya Ananta Toer in the early...
Book Chapter

By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... using science in humanistic inquiry and recounts the author’s interdisciplinary training in molecular and cellular biology. It then lays out a detailed map of the book’s argument. posthumanism the human the Anthropocene environmental politics biology and culture biology and politics science...
Published: 26 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376019-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7601-9
... This chapter argues that women’s films about other cultures are marketed in North America as humanist fables and that art house exhibition functions as a middle-brow and arguably feminized taste culture. It takes as case studies prominent women directors whose diasporic visions of “home” solicit...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... by sixteenth-century humanist philosophers and were influenced by both church architecture and local building materials and styles. In 1767, the Spanish Crown expelled the Jesuits from the missions and the Americas, as part of a consolidation of secular over religious power. Alcide d’Orbigny, the French...
Published: 20 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373254-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7325-4
... end of life itself 250 million years ago and the extinction of the Neanderthal 280,000 years ago. These explorations extend our grasp of the bumpiness of planetary processes such as climate, methane bursts, and volcanoes, and they underline how important it is for humanists to engage the earth...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-089
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., cofounded the Bolivian Communist Party and became its first secretary-general. He resigned in 1956 because his antidogmatic, humanist outlook did not square with the party’s intellectual program—René Zavaleta later remarked that Almaraz preferred to read Camus rather than Soviet theorists. Almaraz...