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Art, Ontology, and the End of Nausea

Peter Lamarque

in Work and Object: Explorations in the Metaphysics of Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577460
eISBN:
9780191722998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577460.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter identifies a view about the ontology of art in the final sections of Jean-Paul Sartre's novel Nausea and suggests a more positive evaluation of the novel's ending than is commonly ... More


C. Wright Mills and the Cuban Revolution: An Exercise in the Art of Sociological Imagination

A. Javier Treviño

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633107
eISBN:
9781469633121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633107.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In C. Wright Mills and the Cuban Revolution, A. Javier Treviño reconsiders the opinions, perspectives, and insights of the Cubans that sociologist C. Wright Mills interviewed during his visit to the ... More


Cognition and Re-cognition

Harold Fisch

in The Biblical Presence in Shakespeare, Milton, and Blake: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184898
eISBN:
9780191674372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184898.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter argues that Blake makes the modalities of romantic self-consciousness the very subject of his poetry. Notions and processes which are only hinted at in the imagery of Wordsworth and ... More


Imagined Sovereignties: Toward a New Political Romanticism

Kir Kuiken

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257676
eISBN:
9780823261758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257676.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book argues for a new understanding of the relationship between Romantic conceptions of the imagination and the emergence of modern forms of political sovereignty. Its main thesis is that the ... More


Theories of the Gothic

Jacqueline Howard

in Reading Gothic Fiction: A Bakhtinian Approach

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119920
eISBN:
9780191671258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119920.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter first states the usefulness of Bakhtin's theory of dialogism for an understanding of the structure of the Gothic, which is often considered to be an inferior genre because of its lack of ... More


Thinking Through the Imagination: Aesthetics in Human Cognition

John Kaag

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254934
eISBN:
9780823261031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254934.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this book, John Kaag explores the following questions: What is the imagination? And where does the imagination come from? In order to answer these questions, Kaag explains the way that the concept ... More


Poetry against Boredom

Bradley J. Birzer

in Russell Kirk: American Conservative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166186
eISBN:
9780813166643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166186.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

A brief restatement of Kirk’s ideas about poetry and imagination as powerful counters to the dread of ideologies. In particular, Kirk embraced eccentricity of life and mind against the conformity so ... More


Sovereignty at the limit

Neal Curtis

in Sovereignty and Superheroes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085048
eISBN:
9781526104434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085048.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter returns to the problem with which chapter 1 opened namely the nothingness that accompanies the sovereign’s authority. While Schmitt tried to fill this nothingness up with divine ... More


Medicalising enthusiasm

Lionel Laborie

in Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089886
eISBN:
9781526104007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089886.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 6 explores the medical debate on the nature and causes of religious enthusiasm that emerged with the scientific revolution. As Anglican ministers and divines increasingly resorted to a ... More


Handbook of Imagination and Culture

Tania Zittoun and Vlad Glaveanu (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190468712
eISBN:
9780190698843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190468712.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Imagination is a core driver of human development as well as social transformation. Long ignored in psychology, imagination enjoys renewed interest in developmental and sociocultural approaches to ... More


Hallucinating Sartre

Dave Boothroyd

in Culture on Drugs: Narco-cultural Studies of High Modernity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055980
eISBN:
9781781700921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055980.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyses the role of the discussion of hallucination in the development and direction of such theory represented by Jean-Paul Sartre's The Psychology of Imagination and Maurice ... More


Ian Watt: A Tribute

Joseph Frank

in Responses to Modernity: Essays in the Politics of Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239252
eISBN:
9780823239290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239252.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Several years ago, a small California press published a volume of essays, The Literal Imagination, by Ian Watt. Collected posthumously (the author died in 1991), they attracted very little attention. ... More


The Chinese Touchstone of the Imagination

Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins

in A Taste for China: English Subjectivity and the Prehistory of Orientalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199950980
eISBN:
9780199345991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199950980.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, World Literature

Chinoiserie objects including furniture, porcelain, and tea appear in English writing from the Restoration through the early eighteenth century; over this period, they are recategorized from exotic ... More


Climate Cultures: Anthropological Perspectives on Climate Change

Jessica Barnes and Michael R Dove (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300198812
eISBN:
9780300213577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198812.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our times, yet also seemingly intractable. This book draws together the state-of-the-art thinking in anthropology, approaching climate change as a ... More


Conclusion

Anna Servaes

in "Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter concludes the study on La Guiannée of Ste. Genevieve and Prairie du Rocher by bringing together the idea individuals, people, or culture hold onto objects, songs, signs, and other ... More


Shakespeare and Donne: Generic Hybrids and the Cultural Imaginary

Judith H. Anderson and Jennifer C. Vaught (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251254
eISBN:
9780823252848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251254.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Shakespeare and Donne are themselves hybrids who crossed generic and social boundaries and also shared a contemporary urban space and roots in the old religion. Centering on cross-fertilization ... More


Exile, the sorrow of time and place

Lydia Nakashima Degarrod

in Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Lydia Nakashima Degarrod’s work, both as an artist and an anthropologist, concerns those moments where ordinary individuals share events of an extraordinary nature. We live in an era of massive ... More


The Death of Nature in the Era of Global Warming

Naveeda Khan

in Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how global discourses of climate change are to be understood in relationship to the ordinary lives of the inhabitants of the silt islands on the Jamuna river in Northern ... More


The Future of Sympathy II:: Hume and the Afterlife of Shaftesburianism

Seth Lobis

in Virtue of Sympathy: Magic, Philosophy, and Literature in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300192032
eISBN:
9780300210415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192032.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on David Hume’s critique of a sympathetic worldview, as represented by Shaftesbury and by the Peripatetic philosophers, as well as on Hume’s elevation of human sympathy as a ... More


What Is an Algorithm?

Ed Finn

in What Algorithms Want: Imagination in the Age of Computing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035927
eISBN:
9780262338837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035927.003.0002
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

This chapter defines the algorithm as a critical concept across four intellectual strands, beginning with its foundations in computer science and the notion of “effective computability.” The second ... More


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