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Sufism and Theology

Ayman Shihadeh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748626052
eISBN:
9780748653126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626052.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Sufism and theology are two major currents in Islamic thought and religious culture, and over the centuries they have displayed immense diversity and intellectual richness. This book takes a flexible ... More


Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities

Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034357
eISBN:
9780262332064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034357.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The image of the scholar as a solitary thinker dates back at least to Descartes’ Discourse on Method. But scholarly practices in the humanities are changing as older forms of communal inquiry are ... More


Japan's Frames of Meaning: A Hermeneutics Reader

Michael F. Marra

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834609
eISBN:
9780824870546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834609.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book identifies interpretative concepts central to discussions of hermeneutical practices in Japan and presents English translations of works on basic hermeneutics by major Japanese thinkers. ... More


Introduction: Correcting Method

Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair

in Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034357
eISBN:
9780262332064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034357.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The introduction to the book discusses the place of method in the humanities and in particular thinking through computer-assisted methods. Descartes’ meditative method is contrasted to the method ... More


The Sun Never Sets on Little Black Sambo: Circuits of Affection and the Cultural Hermeneutics of Chibikuro Sambo—A Transpacific Approach

William H. Bridges IV

in The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852801
eISBN:
9780824868666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852801.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The life, or more properly, afterlife of the 1953 publication and reception of Chibikuro Sambo—the Japanese translation of Helen Bannerman’s Little Black Sambo (1899)—exemplifies what Steven Mailloux ... More


Logic and Time

Bernard Stiegler

in On the Existence of Digital Objects

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698905
eISBN:
9781452954349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698905.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 6 proposes the concept of tertiary protention as a new synthesis of time that comes out of a reading of Husserl, Stiegler and Deleuze, and the history of algorithms (computational ... More


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