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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (2): 163–175.
Published: 01 September 2010
... that the Stranger's definition consists of a "double word-play: [nous] = [nomos], and [dianomas] = [daimonas]. Laws, being the 'dispen­ sation of reason,' take the place of the 'daem ons' o f the age of Cronos: the divine element in man [to daimonian which claims obedience, is reason [nous30 This word-play...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 157–161.
Published: 01 March 2012
...-effacement a virtue or mere pretense carried out under concealed premises? Copyright © 2012 Regents of the University of Colorado 2012 K evin Ko p e ls o n / S h a n e Mc C rae 15 7 Reasonable Man K e v in K o p e l s o n / S h a n e M c C r a e Kopelson: "You o ve r there, In th a t o th er departm en...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 67–70.
Published: 01 October 2018
... borders and narratives. For this reason and for its political urgency, Latinx studies needs to maintain recourse to the US nation, despite the field necessarily operating as methodologically transnational. Copyright © 2018 Regents of the University of Colorado 2018 archives nation nationalism...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 43–57.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of reforming the social structures that discredit women’s reason. Maria’s turn of mind is remarkable because her education has up to this point been founded on principles that Wollstonecraft had warned would prevent women from aspiring to independence. Maria is born to a mother who is like the frail flowers...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 103–110.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of the nation: through her fiction, she tells how original Argentine peoples adopted Sarmiento’s proposal. In speaking of her inspiration for the film, Martel refers to both her work and Sarmiento’s as bold texts that fall within the genre of science fiction. The present essay considers the reasons...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (1): 48–59.
Published: 01 September 2005
... is a Christian fideist, who holds September 2005 49 that natural reason is useless in religion, neither necessary n o r suf­ ficient, for faith is its own evidence (190). Fideism is a mentali­ ty that departs from the tradition of Christian evidence (220). It is characterized by rejection of Scholasticism...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 67–81.
Published: 01 April 2022
... was chosen as the focus of this article for three reasons. First, it deals extensively with the subject matter: of addiction, habitual behavior, virtue and vice, disposition, and the interactions between these different functions and elements. Second, it echoes established ideas and concepts, “gathering...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 209–213.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Aun Hasan Ali In general, commentators have identified three main themes in the story of Moses and Khiḍr: the difference between exoteric knowledge based on scripture or reason and unmediated esoteric knowledge; the roles of master and disciple; and the existence of hidden interpretations...
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English Language Notes (2002) 39 (4): 12–24.
Published: 01 June 2002
... for the reason-less beast to wound m an s p rid e and reduce his arro g an ce . 5 R eacting to this antiintellectualism, René Descartes set forth the zoological impli­ cations of his m ind/body dualism, rendering animals mindless m echanistic creatures incapable o f reason, thought, o r salva­ tion. While...
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English Language Notes (2001) 39 (2): 13–28.
Published: 01 December 2001
... traces of all the earlier definitions o f sense, speech, Reason, thought, and power ; forward from its last para­ graph, we are already im plicated (terminologically, if not also poetically) in Com m onwealth and, thus, Sovereignty. Yet the chapter itself is n o t a stage o r phase of any logical...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 135–145.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... In response to these tendencies, ER has directed student attention to the importance o f understanding literature not as an expression o f an idea but rather as a "liv in g " thing. When viewed in this way, the literary text can be understood to engage just those faculties that make up the soul, reason and w...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 183–196.
Published: 01 April 2018
...-awareness does not automatically result from the act of creation, for the created world is like a tarnished mirror in which the Reality cannot yet see itself. For this reason, Adam, the archetypal human being, is needed as both the polished mirror and the act of polishing the mirror. As Sells states...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 99–112.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and frailty of the human condition.Two of its core values, "reason and com passion" are demonstrated in the literary rationalism of Xenophanes (d. 475 BCE) and the ethics of Confucius (d. 479 BCE) respectively.3 Humanistic values are evident throughout the great teachings and literary works of all w orld...
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English Language Notes (2002) 39 (4): 25–33.
Published: 01 June 2002
...: n o t only Reason is o rethrow n, Unless we trust ou r Sense, b u t Life is gone: F or how can Man avoid th e bad, o r choose W hat s good for Life, unless they follow those?4 After all, if we did n o t believe o u r sense-impressions, Lucretius goes on to observe, we would have no reason to avoid...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 223–225.
Published: 01 March 2012
... be thought. M oreover, the reward had been lately doubled, and Rob had exert­ ed efforts to the utm ost.The measures were good, and w ell executed. M any a school-boy was a better reasoner than he, but should success ensue, Rob w o u ld collect all the m arbles o f the school. Teach Rob how to use a nose...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 197–202.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Mediterranean exchange of people and ideas throughout the medieval period. 2 In his letter, the Morisco intellectual Yça explains his reasons for agreeing to translate the Qur’an. 3 Yça opens the letter by stating his desire to assist in the translation: “From him who, with great desire, wishes...
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English Language Notes (2003) 41 (1): 32–44.
Published: 01 September 2003
... status, or did that vision limit itself to the emergent middle classes? The answers to these questions are ultimately equivocal, but the rhetoric manuals essentially base themselves upon a humanist concept of a universality of reason not limited by claims of birth­ right or class prerogative. For Wilson...
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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 139–160.
Published: 01 September 2011
... States, but the distribution would span the same attachment types.) F.A.r Our faculties o f reasoning (deduction, induction, abduction), judging (distinguishing, separating, ordering, classifying), evaluating (good/bad, right/wrong, tasty/unsavory, attractive/repulsive), as well as our emotions, our m...
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English Language Notes (2000) 37 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., general opinion ap­ pears to disfavor em endation, and, as Paul Cavili has noted, over the last twenty years, most editors have let the text stand as writ­ ten in the manuscript.5 For various reasons, though, many no­ table scholars believe the text beheoldon peer engel dryhtnes ealle needs some kind...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (3): 56–68.
Published: 01 March 2001
... asserting a tru th as trying one out. The n arrato r is trying to make use o f the ph ilo so p h er s logical mode of reasoning to arrive at an understanding of the im portance of thought. The result of the attem pt at logic is ap­ parently happy for the narrator, because the logical categories cannot...