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Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397977-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9797-7
... Gross and Levitt can claim that the left-wing critiques of science "amount, individually and collectively, to very little in strictly intellectual The Flight from Reason 261 terms" (15), that "in scholarly quality, it [these critiques] ranges from seriously...
Published: 01 May 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392255-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9225-5
... of the New Law-and- Order Reason The moral panic that has been raging throughout Europe in recent years about “street violence” and “delinquent youth,” which are said to threaten the integrity of advanced societies and call for severe penal...
Published: 19 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388999-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8899-9
... 2 From Fraternity to Altericity, or Reason in the Service of Love In the first chapter ofHumanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century Jonathan Glover writes, In Europe at the start of the twentieth...
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
..., when the truth is that it has very abundant water from both heaven and earth. chapter 7 * which deals with the reason why the sun, outside the tropics, causes rain when it is most distant, and in the tropics the reverse, when it is nearest Thinking carefully...
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-038
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
... the greater part of the New World is very close to the Ocean Sea even though it lies in the Torrid Zone, we can correctly state that it receives great benefit from the sea in tempering the sun’s heat. chapter 12 * how the higher lands are colder and the reason for this...
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-039
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
... book ii 95 extreme cold; and because the sea is on one side and very high mountains on the other there is considerable reason to believe that these su≈ce to refresh and temper the heat of the middle region known as the Torrid Zone...
Published: 10 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393672-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9367-2
... synthetic space, a continuum of meaning. Patients were learning to fit in the biopolis’s history as it emerged from their country’s political past with its myths, legends, and stories that were partly known to them from their family histories. East of “Reason,” West of “Eternal Life” In a short...
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By John Kadvany
Published: 19 March 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380443-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8044-3
... 5 | Reason Inverted The intriguing idea that many leading scientists and mathematicians have, purposely or not, managed to conceal the heuristic logic underlying their discoveries dates back at least to Archimedes. The seventeenth...
Published: 19 March 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380443-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8044-3
... 9 | Reason in History Repeated throughout Lakatos’s work is the idea of a difference between his- torical reconstructions and the actual history on which they are based, and as seen in Lakatos’s own reconstructions through his footnote...
Published: 17 September 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390374-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9037-4
... 6 Masculine Reason or Feminine Spirit: Gender Battles in the Werkbund’s Canonization of National Style Despina Stratigakos n September 1907, an exhibition opened in the gallery of the Berlin Se- cession that prompted...
Published: 27 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392422-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9242-2
...Alfredo González-Ruibal 5   i   vernacular cosmopolitanism An Archaeological Critique of Universalistic Reason Eïa pour ceux qui n’ont jamais rien inventé pour ceux qui n’ont jamais rien exploré pour ceux qui n’ont jamais rien dompté mais ils s’abandonent, saisis, à...
Published: 03 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390640-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9064-0
....—HERBERT MARCUSE, Negations A Critique 12 of Colonial Reason Of all the questions that have weighed on the minds of human beings, the question of identity and difference is surely among the most refrac- tory. It simply does not seem possible for us to live with...
Published: 13 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388777-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8877-7
...Introduction: Diversity and the Social Questions of Reason identity How can we find the best model of a philosophical method to concep- tualize the diversity of reason in experience? This is a unique problem because diversity as such can be thought about only through the idea of identity...
Published: 13 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388777-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8877-7
...≤ Ordinary Historical Reason To slightly complicate a question posed by Virginia Woolf: How is it possible to connect the thing with the meaning of the thing? If Woolf assigned to fiction writing the task of carrying the mind ‘‘across the chasm which divides the two without spilling a...
Published: 13 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388777-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8877-7
...∑ Reason and Unreason in Politics A superficial reading may suggest that this last chapter is an attempt to defend philosophical reasoning against unphilosophical encroachments by contextualist social morality and politics. Such a reading would be surprising because, according to...
Published: 09 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385509-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8550-9
... 13 Liberty and Reason of State postrevolutionary constitutions ii In From Rebellion to Revolution, Eugene Genovese makes the follow- ing assessment of postrevolutionary Haiti: Toussaint, and after his death Dessalines and Henry Christophe...
... II Seeing After Film textual and cinematic forms of ethical reason 3 Awaiting the Revolution: Surrealism Persian Style ‘‘Surrealism is a bourgeois disa√ection . . . [a]n aesthetic that yearns to be a politicssusan sontag, On Photography At the end of the...
Published: 16 August 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385516-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8551-6
... I Speaking After Zarathustra ritual, epic, and philosophical forms of reason ‘‘I shall declare to you in verse, not in non-verse, in total inspirationzoroaster, Yasna ‘‘There is no lack of knowledge, said the guide, But then it is dispersed ’mongst...
Published: 19 March 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383574-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8357-4
... THE EVOLUTIONARY ALCHEMY OF REASON Stelarc project: ‘‘extend intelligence beyond the earth medium: the body. Correction: the body is ‘‘obsolete Now there’s a bind: a ‘‘body artist’’ who wants to operate upon...
Published: 20 July 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382980-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8298-0
... Chapter One Reason, Rational Practice, and Political Theory: The Making of a Problem "Reason" is not a name, but a philosophical symbol. It does not refer to a thing, something that can be kicked like a table or a rock. Instead, it stands...