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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 25–39.
Published: 01 May 2013
... intuitions and so become aware of our already unconsciously held ethical truths. Whewell’s moral intuitionism, 23. John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism, ed. Roger Crisp (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003), 50. 24. William Whewell, Lectures on Systematic Morality (London: John W. Parker, 1846), 81...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 207–235.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Andrew Warren This is a review essay of Angus Fletcher’s posthumous The Topological Imagination: Spheres, Edges, and Islands (2016). Fletcher’s guiding intuition is that topology—a vast, foundational, formally rigorous pillar of modern mathematics—can offer fresh, useful ways of seeing and thinking...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2008
... representing or systematizing the world to ourselves. “Truth,” as Benjamin puts it, in a claim which will require further interpretation, “is an intentionless state of being . . .” (O, 36). This is not to say that it is inef- fable or to be grasped in a mysterious intuition. It emerges in the use of...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 3–22.
Published: 01 May 2005
... priori form of sensible intuition. This identification of the sensible givenness of objects of knowledge with space is the result of the fact that all representations (including objects of the pure understanding) are subject to time, as the form of inner sense. We relate to our own mental...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 45–67.
Published: 01 May 2002
... encompass oppositions with- out movement in complete positivity. Such positivity, not necessarily imply- ing the intuition of a unique essence, does require placing every part in rela- tion to others, in the arresting figure of a constellation balanced by its inner tensions. Ideally, reading...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 41–51.
Published: 01 May 2013
... prompted by a work such as Anna Karenina will, in his amplification of the common claim, be assisted toward a due sense of the limitations of “conventional or rule-based­ morality” (AK, 161); it will gain a more refined sense of intuitions and the role they may properly play 1. Times Literary...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 1–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
... also corresponds to the contents of his teaching. An absolute teacher teaches absolutes, that is, patterns, forms, and types; even the most complex thoughts must be representable in intuitable outlines, and their genesis must be describable in narratives. Other, formerly private features of the...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 191–197.
Published: 01 February 2003
... the work of art—and, more specifically, to the infinite possibility of aesthetic form manifested in reflection. ‘‘Intellectual intuition is thinking that produces its object Benjamin notes, ‘‘reflection in the Romantics’ sense...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 213–221.
Published: 01 August 2008
... friends for relating the concept to objectively different “tones” that he believed could be found in the world and in the texts of ancient Greece, Nietzsche, three-quarters of a century later, had the similar but more radi- cal intuition that Stimmungen might go back to preconceptual memories of...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 May 2013
... after the fact can ask, colloquially as well as lit- erally, “What was I thinking?” Jesse Rosenthal steps back from particular examples to see in the genre as a whole an argument against utilitarianism and on behalf of the doctrine of moral intuitionism. According to Rosenthal, what we see in the...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 151–169.
Published: 01 February 2006
... application of the ‘‘intuitive’’ art of geometry to philosophy. Coleridge refers to the ‘‘Sage of Koenigsberg his ‘‘enlargement’’ of ‘‘the discoveries of geometry to the philosophical subjects’’ (chap. 13, 298). This is ‘‘intuitive’’ rather than ‘‘discursive’’ (i.e., empirical). ‘‘Geometry is always and...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 157–189.
Published: 01 August 2001
... that it was Paul who had alerted me to the publication of Beginnings and recommended that I read it in its entirety. In the process of the conversation, during which I did not make the mistake I had made in our first conversation, I intuited that Edward had be- come truly interested in Paul and that...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 173–195.
Published: 01 February 2007
..., intuitive, holistic, organicist, and therefore imaginatively compatible with the agricultural, largely preindustrial, village-based empire from which that elite drew material sustenance. From one decade to the next, of course, Russian could mean quite incompatible things, but its recurrent...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 247–252.
Published: 01 August 2002
... have not been destroyed among us by the collapse of the above-mentioned alliance. It is not that Cubans are more Marxist than anyone else but rather that our way of assuming ‘‘what is’’ Marxist in the intuitive popular interpreta...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 111–137.
Published: 01 May 2018
... distinction between conceptual unity and the intuitive oneness of 12. On the relation between the wholeness of fantasy and Goethe’s account of the original oneness of the primal phenomenon, see Friedlander 2017a and 2017b. Friedlander / Colors of Fantasy 119 color...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 133–155.
Published: 01 August 2001
... corpse. Therefore, never more will I play the vile pygmy, and by small memorials after death, attempt to reverse the decree of death, by essaying the poor perpetuating of the image of the original. (P, 197– 98) What Pierre is intuiting in discovering the irreducible and thus...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 157–169.
Published: 01 May 2018
... self-deter­ mination of the university in the spirit of science is disrupted by “new ways of questioning . . . more far-­reaching, Birnbaum / Life of Students 159 less clear, less exact, but perhaps sometimes proceeding from a deeper intuition than is the...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 99–111.
Published: 01 May 2014
... efforts to come up with a metahistorically and transculturally valid defi- nition. But if predecessors such as Lukács had appreciated the concrete- ness of literary texts as a means to improve the potential they offered of understanding the past, it was my intuition that the concrete individuality...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 239–250.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., however, Kafka s Pensées and analysis of philosophical ideas are indistinguishable from his writerly practice. His literature and thought can- not be separated into two independent spheres. His interpretation of grand philosophical ideas was that of a writer whose primary and most intuitive understanding...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 233–247.
Published: 01 May 2021
... unsurprising that Burley draws upon Griffin's definition, given that they share a similar problem-space. Where Burley wants to assert and assess the reality of fascism today, Griffin himself wrote from the intuition that “fascism was not interred within Hitler's bunker in 1945 but continues to inspire both...