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The Gypsy Scholar and the Scholar Gypsy

Marjorie Garber

in Loaded Words

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823242047
eISBN:
9780823242085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242047.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The term “academia” was first mentioned in William H. Whyte's 1956 classic work of sociology, The Organization Man. Contrast “academia” with the more traditional, and irenic sounding, “academe,” ... More


Introduction

Gregory Fernando Pappas

in Pragmatism in the Americas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233670
eISBN:
9780823241804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233670.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

In the last ten years, investigators worldwide have focused on the connections between the philosophy of classical figures in American pragmatism (e.g., William James, Charles Peirce, and John Dewey) ... More


Introduction: Future, Heteronomy, Invention

James J. Bono, Tim Dean, and Ewa Plonowska Ziarek

in A Time for the Humanities: Futurity and the Limits of Autonomy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229192
eISBN:
9780823235063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229192.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This introductory chapter reflects on the future of the humanities with the help of an interdisciplinary group of renowned theorists and scholars including Deleuze, Freud, Lacan, Foucault, Kristeva, ... More


Cavell's Rome

Lawrence F. Rhu

in Stanley Cavell's American Dream: Shakespeare, Philosophy, and Hollywood Movies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225965
eISBN:
9780823235636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225965.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter reminds us of Shakespeare's late Roman plays, where fatefulness of moods, existential challenges of human finitude, and the social contract decisively take the ... More


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