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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 527–552.
Published: 01 December 2020
... philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein and Stanley Cavell, the essay suggests that praise constitutes a philosophically rigorous alternative to critique. This argument is exemplified via the work of Mark Doty, a contemporary poet of description-as-praise. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and defends in Paper Minds . References Kramnick Jonathan . 2011 . “ Against Literary Darwinism .” Critical Inquiry 37 , no. 2 : 315 – 47 . Wittgenstein Ludwig . 1960 . The Blue and Brown Books . New York : Harper and Row . Wordsworth William . 1984 . Preface...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2024) 85 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2024
... Copyright © 2024 by University of Washington 2024 Blaise Pascal G. W. F. Hegel Ludwig Wittgenstein Christian apologetics dialectics We’ve always had two Pascals, apologetic and unapologetic. With rare exceptions, historically and philologically responsible commentators side...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 46–54.
Published: 01 March 1961
... Wort ein Mann ! See Karl Kraus, Worte in Erselz (Munchen, 1959), p. 131. 2 Karl Kraus, “Nach zwanzig Jahren,” ibid., p. 258. Erich Heller has sug- gested a parallel between Kraus and Ludwig Wittgenstein: “With Karl Kraus [ Wittgenstein shared] the conviction of an inescapable bond...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 March 1985
..., 1973), p. 24.5; Rudolf Carnap! The Logicnl Structzirc!of the World, trans. Kolf A. George (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1967), p. 48. But proper nouns are held to be unique in language and essentially different from demonstratives and pronouns in Ludwig Wittgenstein, Preliminary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 567–577.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to the latter, provides for Dean a model of what criticism might do in seeking to point out what an object is and, in doing so, to say something significant about it. In demonstrating how praise poems get beyond representation, Dean argues for the genre’s philosophical seriousness. Bringing to bear Ludwig...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 265–281.
Published: 01 June 1969
... other reasons for being. In a similar way, the Unnamable entertains the possibility (he can do no more) that 1 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophicul Znvestigutions, trans. G. E. M. Anscornbe (Oxford, 1953), p. 73.. ‘Cf. Hugh Kenner, Samuel Beckett: A Critical Stud (New York, 1961), pp. 79...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... It does not help that the proofreading is so bad, even with allowance made for the considerable mul- tilingual challenges it presented. The numerous typos are mostly harmless, more or less, though a dropped close-­quotation mark confuses an impor- tant passage from Ludwig Wittgenstein (511...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 106–111.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... It does not help that the proofreading is so bad, even with allowance made for the considerable mul- tilingual challenges it presented. The numerous typos are mostly harmless, more or less, though a dropped close-­quotation mark confuses an impor- tant passage from Ludwig Wittgenstein (511...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2014
... it presented. The numerous typos are mostly harmless, more or less, though a dropped close-­quotation mark confuses an impor- tant passage from Ludwig Wittgenstein (511), and the meaning of a quota- tion from one of my own works is changed by a relocated adverb (332). It is possible that “redemium” (72...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... It does not help that the proofreading is so bad, even with allowance made for the considerable mul- tilingual challenges it presented. The numerous typos are mostly harmless, more or less, though a dropped close-­quotation mark confuses an impor- tant passage from Ludwig Wittgenstein (511...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 355–372.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... Compare More’s remarks with Ludwig Wittgenstein’s ( 2009 : §43) declaration in the Philosophical Investigations : “One can for a great class of cases of the application of the word ‘meaning’—though not for all cases of its use—explain this word thus: The meaning of a word is its use in the language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (4): 497–509.
Published: 01 December 1998
... intellectuals who promote the personal, the local, and the antitheoretical includes Ludwig Wittgenstein, Michel Foucault, Laclau and Mouffe, Lyotard, Jean Baudrillard, Hans Georg Gadamer, Michael Oakeshott, Stephen Jay Greenblatt, and many others: “Nor is Derrida himself unmarked. For all its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 349–375.
Published: 01 September 2020
... in Context , edited by Brater Enoch , 208 – 29 . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Windelband Wilhelm . 1914 . A History of Philosophy , translated by Tufts James H. London : Macmillan . Wittgenstein Ludwig . 2001 . Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus , translated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (2): 197–226.
Published: 01 June 2002
... a more appropriate source for these scenes in Frankenstein, as well as a more likely object of Shelley’s critical revision. 21 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations, trans. G. E. M. Anscombe (New York: Macmillan, 1953), §1. Wittgenstein’s methods, critique of traditional philosophical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Raymond . 1977 . Marxism and Literature . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Wittgenstein Ludwig . 1998 . Philosophical Investigations , translated by Anscombe G. E. M. . 2nd ed. Oxford : Blackwell . Wrightson Keith . 1980 . “Two Concepts of Order...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 359–394.
Published: 01 June 2000
...- ness. Projectible knowledge lets us predict, not just guess.2 Therefore 1 The phrase appears in the first few lines of Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Blue Book (The Blue and Brown Books: Preliminary Studies for the “Philosophical Investigations” [1958; rpt. New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 323–340.
Published: 01 September 2018
... with the decade of the 1980s, or the so-called Chinese cultural reflection movement. Chinese intellectuals then passionately embraced Western ideas from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, translating works of Sigmund Freud, Friedrich Nietzsche, Friedrich Hayek, Martin Heidegger, Ludwig...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 395–412.
Published: 01 December 2023
... scientific studies. In the early twentieth century, morphology was a recognizably distinct method employed across a range of cultural disciplines and engaged with by figures such as Georg Simmel, Ernst Cassirer, Carl Jung, Oswald Spengler, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Vladimir Propp, and Benjamin. But in the hands...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (4): 413–442.
Published: 01 December 2023
... centuries a range of thinkers brought Goethean ideas to bear on culture. Morphology emerged as a recognizably distinct method, and figures as various as Theodor Adorno, Walter Benjamin, Ernst Cassirer, Wilhelm Dilthey, Carl Jung, Vladimir Propp, Georg Simmel, Oswald Spengler, and Ludwig Wittgenstein all...
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