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The Hegemony of Critique

William Wood

in Analytic Theology and the Academic Study of Religion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198779872
eISBN:
9780191825897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779872.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Part IV turns to an extended engagement with the academic study of religion, which is often constitutively hostile to any form of theology. Chapter 13 concerns the role of “critique” in the academic ... More


Doubt

Samuel Wright

in A Time of Novelty: Logic, Emotion, and Intellectual Life in Early Modern India, 1500-1700 C.E.

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197568163
eISBN:
9780197568194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568163.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 1 draws a connection between critical inquiry and the feeling of trust among scholars. It argues that a new relationship between doubting and reasoning can be found in the early modern period ... More


Schools as Sites of Struggle: Critical Civic Inquiry

Ben Kirshner

in Youth Activism in an Era of Education Inequality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479861316
eISBN:
9781479805563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861316.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines schools as contexts for sociopolitical development. Can the kinds of learning environments common in youth organizing and participatory action research take root inside school ... More


The Novel in Wonderland

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/9780823239252.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

We have come, in our time, to take the novel so much for granted as a dominant literary form that we tend to forget how recent has been its rise to prominence. Only in the eighteenth century did the ... More


Does Writing Have a Future?

Vilém Flusser

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670222
eISBN:
9781452947228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670222.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book asks what will happen to thought and communication as written communication gives way, inevitably, to digital expression. In the introduction, it proposes that writing does not, in fact, ... More


Introduction

Kimberly A. Scott

in Compugirls: How Girls of Color Find and Define Themselves in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044083
eISBN:
9780252053023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044083.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The historical context in which COMPUGIRLS appeared is deliberated, including a general and critical review of the first decade of the new century. Specific attention is paid to how girl-centered ... More


Bibliographic Essay: Henry James for All Seasons: Revival, Revisions, Transformations

Linda Simon

in A Historical Guide to Henry James

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195121353
eISBN:
9780190252755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195121353.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter gives an overview of the criticism directed at Henry James's works from 1875 to the present. From 1875 until his death in 1916, James published seventy volumes of fiction and nonfiction ... More


Defining ‘the Public’

Mark Carrigan and Lambros Fatsis

in The Public and Their Platforms: Public Sociology in an Era of Social Media

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529201055
eISBN:
9781529201109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201055.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter offers a critical inquiry into the idea of the public as it has been theorized within and beyond sociology. It points out how eloquently silent the debate on public sociology has been in ... More


How Do We Make and Reflect on Decisions?

Karen Schrier

in We the Gamers: How Games Teach Ethics and Civics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190926106
eISBN:
9780190926144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190926106.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Science, Technology and Environment

Chapter 9 describes how games may help in the practice of critical skills such as reasoning, making decisions, and reflection. How do people ask questions and posit answers, and how might games ... More


Philosophical Musings: Reflections and Directions

Betty Anne Younker

in The Musical Experience: Rethinking Music Teaching and Learning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199363032
eISBN:
9780199363063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363032.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Philosophy is a systematic, precise reflection about values, ideas, beliefs, and meanings. Key questions include “What does it mean?” and “Is it true?” Questions and answers are represented through ... More


Epilogue

Katherine R. Larson

in The Matter of Song in Early Modern England: Texts in and of the Air

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198843788
eISBN:
9780191879487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843788.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Epilogue presents two central conclusions: (1) that song is a slippery and multidimensional form that demands to be considered in embodied, gendered, and performance-based terms, and (2) that ... More


Emancipatory Action Research Into Workers’ Struggles

Rohini Hensman

in Workers, Unions, and Global Capitalism: Lessons from India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148009
eISBN:
9780231519564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148009.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter outlines the background that led to this book's research and discusses the research method used—the emancipatory action research. This method is more appropriate in this case than the ... More


Placing the Enlightenment: Thinking Geographically about the Age of Reason

Charles W. J. Withers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226904054
eISBN:
9780226904078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226904078.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Enlightenment was the age in which the world became modern, challenging tradition in favor of reason, freedom, and critical inquiry. While many aspects of the Enlightenment have been rigorously ... More


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