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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 79–92.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Lionel Ruffel Copyright © 2011 Qui Parle 2011 Do Books Have a Place in a Shanghai World? lionel ruffel Translated by Simon Porzak For those who haven’t yet noticed, there’s a tune everyone’s whis- tling nowadays, and it’s the tune of rankings and evaluations. We’re...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 75–88.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., and so on. In its evaluative scope, the interesting is hardly less universal than the beautiful or the truthful, and it seems to have become even more popular in our day. While in the past a literary or scholarly work was generally valued for its truthfulness and beauty, useful- ness...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 243–261.
Published: 01 December 2016
... unexpected resistance: “The comments in course evaluations by graduate students in English were worrying” (ww, 15). These students described the novels Cheah taught as “wanting” and, in one case, “terrible.”5 They reportedly questioned the syllabus for its inclusion of novels...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 December 2010
... To be hyperconsistent is, however, to be unreasonable. Rationality thus faces the problem of its own rea- sonableness. This means that the scope of reason must also include the evaluation of rationality. That reason must evaluate rationality means, however, that its scope exceeds rationality. Reason must...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 109–116.
Published: 01 June 2011
... are evaluated solely on the basis of their scholarly out- put rather than on the basis of their teaching, with the result that the educational mission has been sacrifi ced to research. The com- mitment to research is particularly destructive, this argument con- tinues, in the case of the humanities, which...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 5–18.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the mortification of the works.” 5 If we consider the explicit use of the terms critique and criteria , a new idea imposes itself: the ever-renewed reminder of the sense of “discernment” has not foreclosed on an ever-more-sensitive recovery of the sense or meaning of an evaluation. This slippage has been...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 115–133.
Published: 01 December 2015
...; they are conjunctions between perceived objects and performed evaluations that relate back to their own condition or the objective of self- preservation, that is, the conatus. There is an immediate reaction to the painful contact, the distasteful dish or the disdained neigh- bor, but also...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 117–135.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., faculty evaluations are based on three key pieces of information: “their salary, how much external research funding they received and how much money they gen- erated from teaching.”12 According to university administrators, “The information will allow offi cials to add the funds...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 December 2011
... As neuroscientist Anto- nio Damasio reminds us, emotions are not secondary to the base functionality of an organism, but are instead vital, innate cognitive tools that it uses to navigate and react to its environment: “Emo- tions provide a natural means for the brain and mind to evaluate the environment...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 115–145.
Published: 01 June 2004
... philosopher."9 The remark is made all the more regrettable when viewed in light of his most famous doctrine of enlightened progress from Reason in Common Sense, "Those who cannot remember the past are con- demned to repeat it." How should we evaluate the difference between this thought and his later...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 195–218.
Published: 01 June 2017
... in different ways, and may generate a desire for coherence in a particular genre or in one’s life—viewed in part or as a totality. But practices that are mubah can also affect desires that are central to spiritual life, and as such they may be pulled into one or other of the evaluative categories, whether...
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Qui Parle (2003) 14 (1): 123–158.
Published: 01 June 2003
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 June 2013
... they are embedded and given practical meaning, there is a growing consensus even among the philosophers that inquiry into human rights must attend to the modes of action they enable and disable and to the particular mechanisms of evaluation and enforcement they authorize. The “political...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 29–54.
Published: 01 December 2015
...- tion one was in. Emotions thus can be traced back to particular evaluations of situations or objects; but the reverse is equally con- ceivable, that bodily perceptions associated with emotions have an effect on how we assess situations and objects. Only because I turn red do I...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 63–123.
Published: 01 June 2008
... into other interpretations of illness and practices of healing, while also investing himself right here—in the space of the hospital, and in the terms of its institutional codes?22 What is it for a patient to speak in the emergency room, to answer the evaluation protocol...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 251–269.
Published: 01 June 2011
... können”] [“B,” 13]) parodies the Instruction’s shift from categories of content to manner and fi nally motive. Again, Writings which evaluate the entire political administration or its individual branches [it stipulates], evaluate laws already passed or yet to be passed...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 125–155.
Published: 01 June 2014
... markets are critically time- bound; buying decisions are al- ways made under conditions of uncertain futures. On this terrain, current price horizons are fed back through future price horizons. One does not operate with known quantities but rather attempts to evaluate...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 205–212.
Published: 01 December 2004
..., or interpretive, but hardly at all judicial, evaluative" (LW 91). "Notice the prolifer- ation of foot- and endnotes," he continues, "and how they attest to recondite reading, most of which has nothing to do with art as art" (LW, 91). Perceptive comments. Of course, we are left...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 95–116.
Published: 01 June 2006
... upon the mal-being of all men and women, or even of all sentient beings. "Moral values" would be nothing but discursive devices employed by teachers, parents, or politicians in attempts to regulate behavior, and their value would be evaluated in the same vein. Indifference to the suffering...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Indebted 61 tract forges what Mauss describes as the “bond[s] of alliance and commonality” that constitute the social order.10 By training eco- nomic actors to read and evaluate the credibility of those around them, these scholars claim, credit served to humanize an economic system otherwise...