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South Atlantic Quarterly (1935) 34 (1): 42–59.
Published: 01 January 1935
...E. C. Knowlton Copyright © 1935 by Duke University Press 1935 METAPHYSIC AND PIRANDELLO E. C. KNOWLTON THOMAS HARDY in The Dynasts from time to time takes the reader to a station above Europe and lets him watch simultaneous events in different parts of Europe during the Napoleonic era. A bird...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1995) 94 (2): 475–480.
Published: 01 April 1995
...Andrew Pickering Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Andrew Pickering Explanation, Agency, and Metaphysics: A Reply to Owen Flanagan I am grateful to Owen Flanagan for his thoughtful comments, and am glad to have the occasion to amplify and clarify some im­ portant general points...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1948) 47 (3): 433–434.
Published: 01 July 1948
...Merle M. Bevington The Metaphysical Society: Victorian Minds in Crisis 1869-1880 . By Brown Alan Willard . New York : Columbia University Press , 1947 . Pp. xviii , 372 . $4.50 . Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 Book Reviews 433 seems to know his Elizabethans...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1971) 70 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 January 1971
...A. Leigh Deneef Metaphysical Poetry . Edited by Palmer D. J. Bradbury Malcolm . ( Stratford-upon-Avon Studies, No. 11 .) New York : St. Martin’s Press , 1970 . Pp. 280 . $8.95 . Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 Book Reviews 119 chunk of this history. He came...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (2): 331–363.
Published: 01 April 2009
... metaphysics. Claiming to think the problem through to its logical conclusion, the sociology of knowledge went so far as to reconcile the concept of ideology with precisely the speculative thought that historical materialism was originally conceived to displace. In effect, Mannheim's notion of history...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 165–186.
Published: 01 January 2008
... is famously the deconstruction of metaphysics. But witnessing the inhuman also has a positive meaning: the imperative to move beyond the separation of the human and the inhuman forces philosophy to correctly identify the inhuman at the heart of the human. This essay engages two attempts at solving the double...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 621–644.
Published: 01 July 2011
... that indexical realism faces its obsolescence. However, the film provides a new representational metaphor through both its name and its depiction of three-dimensionality, namely, Plato's chora . The chora 's significance as a metaphysical figure—an unintelligible space that gives form to matter—erupts...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 145–163.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of the relation between human and animal and of any attempt to manage that relation. It suggests how this relation changes historically, generating instabilities in political and metaphysical formations, and why the collapsing of human-animal differences encounters obstacles. Drawing on Martin Heidegger's...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (2): 367–398.
Published: 01 April 2016
... such as personalized medicine, hinges upon locating individual idiosyncrasies within large populations. The essay's first two sections draw on Michel Foucault's account of the historical emergence of biopolitics to illuminate the metaphysical assumptions that underwrite the modern concept of population. The third...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1971) 70 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 January 1971
...) of love poetry exclusive of the metaphysicals and Robert Hinman s incisive study of the tendency of all seventeenth-century writers to seek the One in the Many, to embrace unity and infinity, open exceptionally rich veins for further exploration. D. J. Palmer s chapter on the verse epistle, Brian Morris s...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 187–209.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of Martin Hei- degger’s reflections on humanity and animality, in particular of Heidegger’s remarks in The Fundamental Concepts of Metaphysics and his reflections on the animal and the human ways of relating to the open. Indeed, placed side by side, Agamben’s The Open and Heidegger’s...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1957) 56 (4): 527–529.
Published: 01 October 1957
.... But it is important that these ( Deception and Self-Deception in Shakespeare s Henry IV and Keats and the Music of Autumn besides being two of the shortest, are apparently the least worked over; whereas the two late extended essays on metaphysical poetry, the two most concerned with poetic values, are outstanding...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1995) 94 (2): 417–465.
Published: 01 April 1995
... of the picture, something that is not analytically privileged in any way, but that evolves in an impure, posthuman dynamics together with all of the other cultural strata of science material, human, social (in the next section I throw metaphysical systems into this assemblage, too). This understanding, of course...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1995) 94 (2): 467–474.
Published: 01 April 1995
..., there are some issues to be joined. The three issues that I see as most critical to his project are (i) the question of what sort of analytic or explanatory device the mangle of practice is; (2) the question of agency in conceptual practice; and (3) the metaphysical impulse in mathematical thinking. The Mangle...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1906) 5 (2): 161–175.
Published: 01 April 1906
... in con­ nection with the qualifying adjective political, the matter is not quite so simple. It is clear that we cannot speak of a philosophy of politics in the metaphysical or epistemological senses of the word, nor can we employ the term in its cosmic application as a synthesis of the doctrines of all...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1989) 88 (4): 993–1008.
Published: 01 October 1989
...-to-be-ubiquitous law in his heart is supposed to arise. Hegel mentioned the frustrated reformer s appeal to indoctrination by priestcraft. From recent intellectual history we may add to this such kindred notions as the unbreakable spell of Western metaphysics, the ideological product of false consciousness...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1956) 55 (2): 153–162.
Published: 01 April 1956
..., a meaning which will call forth all his creative potentialities and permit them to flower into affirma­ tive expression. Here is a metaphysical essence, a spiritual dimension, which, strangely enough, has been eliminated from the aesthetic calculus of the New Criticism. What the writer of our time seeks...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1983) 82 (2): 233–234.
Published: 01 April 1983
... obligatory complaint that we have not understood how deeply serious and functional the wit of metaphysical poetry is give rise to a thesis that the metaphysical conceit is not merely a discovery about reality but a claim about its nature. This claim, we are told, was made boldly by Donne, confidently...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1949) 48 (4): 619–620.
Published: 01 October 1949
... who will not accept this position, are not free. It is clear that the term free is used in a sense that is strange to most ethical positions, and it is difficult to see what is gained by this new application of the term except that of seeming to transform a metaphysical problem into an ethical one...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1949) 48 (4): 618–619.
Published: 01 October 1949
..., are not free. It is clear that the term free is used in a sense that is strange to most ethical positions, and it is difficult to see what is gained by this new application of the term except that of seeming to transform a metaphysical problem into an ethical one. This use of the term free points up...