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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 56–67.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Herschel Farbman Socrates haunts apologies for the humanities, and the ghost is not entirely benevolent. This essay emphasizes the dangers he represents, not because it is any more possible to banish Socrates in death than it was in life, but in order to bring his great lucidity about the dangers...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 119–130.
Published: 01 May 2013
...” can be found in the mythographic milieu of Aeschylus himself, whose plays were written and performed in the Athens of Socrates and Plato. In Plato’s Republic, Socrates proposes a new myth in which precious metals are assigned a role in the very constitution of the human soul: Citizens...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 71–82.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of a mythical figure: Socrates, the only myth of philosophy, the prince of the sophists that Plato transformed into the first philosophical hero. He was the one who tore philosophy away from the heavens in order to situate it in the cities and households and started investigating about customs...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 167–169.
Published: 01 May 2007
...: Tracing the Emotional Impact of Popular Culture. New York: NYU P, 2006. Jain, Kajri. Gods in the Bazaar: The Economies of Indian Calendar Art. Durham: Duke UP, 2007. Johnston, Derek. A Brief History of Philosophy: From Socrates to Derrida. New York: Continuum...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 85–102.
Published: 01 November 2006
...: it has been communicated. But this is far too "Imaginary" to serve as a model for language. Also, it's just wrong. Its inaccuracies spawn endless arguments of the sort that Holbo and his interlocutors were engaged in. Indeed, it has been spawning them since Cratylus argued with Socrates...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 51–60.
Published: 01 November 2007
... (which, inevitably, he failed to apply to his own case when the time came). Socrates tells young Phaedrus that he worries he is a charioteer with one black horse, all bad impulses, and a white horse, all good impulses. Kierkegaard’s variation: imagine you are driving a cart...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2011
... chain) that the professor will then draw forth through a variety of “Socratic” exchanges: “What does philosophy designate over its entire evolution? It’s this —​theft, abduction, stealing slavery of its knowledge, through the maneuvers of the master” (Lacan 2007, 21...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 76–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
... style and that Plato was not even a Hellene but a proto-Christian (117) —​do little to enhance Nietzsche’s previous point, given the resoundingly Socratic echoes of the paradoxical formulation of Nietzsche’s own relation to the Greeks: What I owe to the Greeks is that I owe them nothing...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 41–53.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Socratically, his pelvis pressing into the chair back. Herpes. He sketched genital scar tissue on the chalkboard as his left hand hovered with an eraser. He also informed us that we would continue to masturbate after marriage and that couples have sex even during periods...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 225–238.
Published: 01 May 2005
... committed to it. The method by which Michaels does so is a strict form of the Socratic dialectic. He begins with a set of existing claims (doxa), then pinpoints an inconsistency {aporia) between these claims or their entailments, and then states what modifications would be necessary to achieve...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 107–124.
Published: 01 May 2007
... in the company of Marx, Luther, and Socrates (5). From the first, Horowitz played fast and loose with facts. The first line of the obituary he wrote for the American Journal of Sociology misstated Mills’s age at the time of his death. The preface to The New Sociology misstated...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 63–86.
Published: 01 May 2009
... or hierarchical. I think of philosophy as what Socrates was doing— that is, questioning everyone and being willing to be questioned by everyone. If you’re going to do that, you have to have a certain kind of personal vulnerability. It means you lay your cards on the table, you let...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 93–119.
Published: 01 November 2020
... mimicry and gestures, generating a state of enthusi- asm or psychic dispossession in what Plato (1963: 604e), under the mimetic mask of Socrates, calls the mob assembled in the theater among other protean meanings.4 Perhaps we could even say that there is a phenomenology of consciousness embryonically...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 95–121.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the intellectual company of thinkers who value science in these very terms of self-esteem, not merely as a techno-scientific production machine that allows for the modernization of social realities. What he was looking to introduce is a place for the subject of science just as Socrates was looking to articulate...