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Charles S. Peirce: On Norms and Ideals

Vincent G. Potter

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823217090
eISBN:
9780823284733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823217090.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

In recent years, Charles Sanders Peirce has emerged as one of America's major philosophical thinkers. His work has invited philosophical reflection about those basic issues that inevitably confront ... More


Lana and Lilly Wachowski

Cáel M. Keegan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042126
eISBN:
9780252050879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042126.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book analyzes the filmmaking careers of Lana and Lilly Wachowski as the world’s most influential transgender media producers. Situated at the intersection of trans* studies and black feminist ... More


Current Chronicle: Molchanov's The Dawns are Quiet Here

Richard Taruskin

in On Russian Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249790
eISBN:
9780520942806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249790.003.0034
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the esthetics in Soviet operas, with particular emphasis on Kirill Molchanov's Zori zdes' tikhiye (The Dawns Are Quiet Here). The American première of The Dawns Are Quiet Here ... More


Normative Science and the Pragmatic Maxim

Vincent G. Potter

in Peirce's Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823216154
eISBN:
9780823284832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823216154.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter explores how Charles Sanders Peirce was convinced that his account of the hierarchical dependence of logic on ethics, and of ethics on esthetics, was a discovery of fundamental ... More


Pragmatism & the Normative Sciences

Vincent G. Potter

in Charles S. Peirce: On Norms and Ideals

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823217090
eISBN:
9780823284733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823217090.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter discusses Charles S. Pierce's pragmatism. Although Peirce came to recognize the nature and role of the normative sciences only late in his career, still he was convinced that his own ... More


Global Neorealism: The Transnational History of a Film Style

Saverio Giovacchini and Robert Sklar (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031229
eISBN:
9781617031236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031229.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Intellectual, cultural, and film historians have long considered neorealism the founding block of post-World War II Italian cinema. Neorealism, the traditional story goes, was an Italian film style ... More


Narratives of Human Growth versus Urban Renewal

Jini Kim Watson

in The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675722
eISBN:
9781452947556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675722.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter traces the literary assimilation of the high-rise building as a metonymical device for government and global capitalist alliances. It examines the urban esthetics used in expanding ... More


Minor Jewish Hellenistic Authors

Folker Siegert

in A Guide to Early Jewish Texts and Traditions in Christian Transmission

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190863074
eISBN:
9780190863104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863074.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Jewish writings presented here are only known from Christian excerpts: Aristobulus, Demetrius, Eupolemus, the dramatist Ezekiel, and others. Of particular interest is Jason of Cyrene, the author ... More


In Praise of Aristotle’s Poetics

Humberto Brito

in Fictional Characters, Real Problems: The Search for Ethical Content in Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198715719
eISBN:
9780191783395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715719.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Aristotle’s Poetics displayed an unambiguous interest in poetry and drama, and modern readers have been always inclined to suppose that Aristotle’s fundamental purpose was to endorse the rewards of ... More


Fate, Philology, Freud

Jules Brody

in Fictional Characters, Real Problems: The Search for Ethical Content in Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198715719
eISBN:
9780191783395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715719.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter looks beneath the surface of some powerful words in our language that hold special significance in both ethical and literary contexts; they are words that have the power to align around ... More


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