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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of “strategic primitivism.” Tracing the development of McKay’s primitivism from Home to Harlem (1928) and Banjo (1929) to his most recently published novel, this essay suggests an evolution along philosophical, political, and stylistic lines. Romance in Marseille deconstructs the primitive/civilized binary...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 67–81.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Jose Cree Abstract This article explores the formation and characterization of early modern addiction through the interactions of mind, body, and will, focusing particularly on the work of the sixteenth-century Christian philosopher Pierre de La Primaudaye. In La Primaudaye’s writings addiction...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (2): 69–91.
Published: 01 October 2022
..., Them and You” (1925). The sartorial symbols that emerge from his letters, essays, and the archive he created of El-Adl’s notes allow us to reapproach the philosophical idea with which he is most closely associated: liberal humanism. This essay finally suggests that Forster’s experiences in Egypt led...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 135–145.
Published: 01 March 2009
... than the notion of the soul. It assumes the central place in conversations about death and the life to come, sin and virtue, freedom and responsibil­ ity, tem ptation and grace. Given its pervasiveness in these theological, philosophical, and spiritual contexts, it is no surprise to find the soul...
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English Language Notes (2003) 40 (4): 51–61.
Published: 01 June 2003
...) is praised by the title-character o f Sm ith s earlier novel Desmond.16A dolphus Delmont, the young philosopher s selfish and profligate older brother, may be refer­ ring to P aine s Rights of Man, Mary W ollstonecraft s A Vindica­ tion of the Rights ofMen (1790), or both when he rails against the eternal...
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English Language Notes (2002) 39 (4): 12–24.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Cavendish ridicules the pride, self-conceit, and p resum ption o f hum anity in h er Philosophical Letters: I think it too great a presum ption and arrogancy to . . . make Man the chief over all N ature, and to believe N ature was only m ade for his sake; when as he is b u t a small finite part...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 197–202.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Michelle M. Hamilton Works Cited Asín Palacios Miguel . El Islam cristianizado . Madrid : Hiperión , 1991 . Blumenthal David . Philosophic Mysticism . Bar Ilan : Bar-Ilan University , 2006 . Brann Ross . “ The Arabized Jews .” In The Literature of al-Andalus...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 April 2018
... : University of Georgia Press , 1997 . Pope Alexander . The Dunciad: An Heroic Poem . London : Dodd , 1728 . Ramsay Andrew Michael . The Philosophical Principles of Natural and Revealed Religion, Unfolded in a Geometrical Order . 2 vols. Glasgow : Foulis , 1748 – 49 . Ramsay...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 7–20.
Published: 01 April 2018
... to be capable of contemplation, to be capable of theorizing or of thinking philosophically. That’s the Aristotelian background, broadly understood (and likely misunderstood), which Christianity picks up. In Christianity, even though people like Origen of Alexandria very early on use the distinction between...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 67–74.
Published: 01 March 2006
... in which the religious, by invoking the particular, redeems this universality from the mechanization that has been imposed upon it by m odernity and other forces, be they political, aesthetic, or philosophic, and even, para­ doxically, from institutionalized religion. The religious, far from being...
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English Language Notes (2002) 39 (4): 25–33.
Published: 01 June 2002
... as the m odel for philosophical poetry, even though some of the poems deriving from it expressed notions fundam entally opposed to L u cretiu s s own tenets. B ernard Fabian has convincingly suggested that the attention accorded to Lucretius in this period can be attributed to a search by En­ lightenm ent...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 151–153.
Published: 01 September 2012
... on a translation of a Sanskrit philosophical text by the eleventh-century Indian philosopher Abhinavagupta that addresses God and cosmology and on an edited volume that addresses panentheism God as both transcendent and immanent in the w o rld across world religious traditions. Emran El-Badawi is assistant...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (2): 103–117.
Published: 01 September 2015
... it contains per­ sonifications. Yet it makes significant use of a p liab ility between m ateriality and im m a te riality much as allegory does. Chaucer ties his poetical experim entation in w ith larger philosophical concerns of the tale, which gives serious attention to a pagan experience o f the world even...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 77–88.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Joseph Kimhi's interpretation o f Genesis 1:26, Ibn Ezra's reading of Exodus 33 is an ele­ gant and original philosophical-cosmological-astrological exegesis of the text. It is one of the longest interpretations found in Ibn Ezra's rather large exegetical corpus, including com ­ mentaries which a im so...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 December 2004
... elem ent trapped in the glass alembic, awaiting alchemical death in order to be released. The final red stage of the opus, the rubedo, is the emergence of the stone, as crowned king, from his glassy sepulchre. The resurrected philosopher s stone is red.11 Red is the color of renewal in alchemical...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 51–54.
Published: 01 October 2018
... was discovered . It is this ontological notion of America as a “New World” that the Mexican philosopher of history Edmundo O’Gorman once called a “geographic hallucination” when asked to comment on Herbert Eugene Bolton’s famous proposal that the Americas “have a common history.” 9 In his own works...
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English Language Notes (2002) 40 (2): 47–55.
Published: 01 December 2002
... of th e R attlesnake, Philosophical Transactions, 32 (M archApril, 1723), 292-295. 9 C onjectures on th e C harm ing o r Fascinating Power A ttrib u ted to the Rattle-Snake, Philosophical Transactions, 38 (July-August, 1734), 321-331. 10 An E xtract o f Several Letters from C otton M ather...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 107–120.
Published: 01 October 2018
... example José Vasconcelos (1881–1959), the Mexican writer, philosopher, and politician regarded as the chief architect of Mexico’s postrevolutionary system of mass education, a system that grew out of a vision for nation building that Vasconcelos helped formulate. Rama continually returns to the example...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 49–61.
Published: 01 September 2012
... discourse, and here exemplified by Rama, is the notion that ideal men, men w ho represent role models fo r the com m unity, tend to abandon desire, and especially sexual desire. The ideal man is a man of restraint. I argue here that a deeply entrenched philosophical coding drives this representation...
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English Language Notes (2014) 52 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 March 2014
... be seen as a prototype for the im aginary maps o f modern societies. These are fundam entally fantastic, at least as much as the Im aginary com m unity o f Utopia Is, but the term fantasy m ust overcome rather severe critiques from at least tw o fronts: the som ewhat scientific or philosophical bias...