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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 139–172.
Published: 01 June 2017
... is unavoidable: people differ, and so do aesthetic and moral preferences. So if subjectivity is inescapable, we should accept chaotic diversity in a spirit of courteous toleration. Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 axiology literary value methods of reading revaluation aesthetic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 September 1997
... is separately assessed. The other side of Montaigne’s piecemeal episte- mology is his “axiological (or ethical) globalism” (39),which designates the frequent transfer from ethnography to satire, as in his espousal of a golden- age hypothesis. The satirist generalizes the meanings of specific traits...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (4): 378–385.
Published: 01 December 1988
... interests? Certainly not, Barbara Herrnstein Smith asserts. Her whole book argues for the radical contingency of value. She spends a chapter demonstrating the failures of traditional axiology (that branch of philosophy dealing with the nature and types of value). In it she singles out Hume...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 125–131.
Published: 01 June 1957
... as a positive force with which he aligns himself. Eventually, in an impassioned pursuit of the positive force, which is at once experiential and axiological, he can penetrate its essence and discover it$ value. This is experiential in manner, for the protagonist must follow the pursuit in the world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (4): 545–578.
Published: 01 December 1996
... of the medieval axiology. Good Christians were old Christians; the caste system was preserved in the newly erected racial statutes; and the values of the feudal elite were reinvigorated by the obsession with honor that now gripped society. Heroism, romance, and the higher imperative of honor were...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 245–264.
Published: 01 June 2006
...-and-fertility category, indissolubly linked with communal labor, not in need of sub- limation (210).11 Of course, this profoundly spatial, folkloric time, with all its onto- logical and axiological implications, can be preserved only in literature and, in the case of contemporary Chinese fiction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 383–388.
Published: 01 September 2002
... is never innocent or entirely imposed by the objective structures of the field, and while Smith disowns the idea that his choices exhaust or adequately represent post-Franco Spain, he takes “the Moderns” as an axiological class. Long resistant to modernity, Spain eventually embraced it as a project...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 388–391.
Published: 01 September 2002
... post-Franco Spain, he takes “the Moderns” as an axiological class. Long resistant to modernity, Spain eventually embraced it as a project that had come to seem less than utopian. Indeed, Smith discreetly indicates in chapter 1 that if modernity is a matter of tautological valuation (one is modern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 391–396.
Published: 01 September 2002
... is never innocent or entirely imposed by the objective structures of the field, and while Smith disowns the idea that his choices exhaust or adequately represent post-Franco Spain, he takes “the Moderns” as an axiological class. Long resistant to modernity, Spain eventually embraced it as a project...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 396–400.
Published: 01 September 2002
... post-Franco Spain, he takes “the Moderns” as an axiological class. Long resistant to modernity, Spain eventually embraced it as a project that had come to seem less than utopian. Indeed, Smith discreetly indicates in chapter 1 that if modernity is a matter of tautological valuation (one is modern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 400–405.
Published: 01 September 2002
... post-Franco Spain, he takes “the Moderns” as an axiological class. Long resistant to modernity, Spain eventually embraced it as a project that had come to seem less than utopian. Indeed, Smith discreetly indicates in chapter 1 that if modernity is a matter of tautological valuation (one is modern...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 405–409.
Published: 01 September 2002
... is never innocent or entirely imposed by the objective structures of the field, and while Smith disowns the idea that his choices exhaust or adequately represent post-Franco Spain, he takes “the Moderns” as an axiological class. Long resistant to modernity, Spain eventually embraced it as a project...