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Conclusion

Yuriko Saito

in Everyday Aesthetics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199278350
eISBN:
9780191707001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278350.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Several issues emerge from exploring everyday aesthetics. First, its normative mission to illuminate the hidden aesthetic potential of the ordinary may conflict with its descriptive role in analyzing ... More


Everyday Aesthetics and Design

Jane Forsey

in The Aesthetics of Design

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199964369
eISBN:
9780199333233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964369.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

Chapter 4 signals a departure: design has thus far been considered from within the tradition of philosophical aesthetics to demonstrate that it is an aesthetic object worthy of attention. But design ... More


Conversations, Generations, Genres: Anthropological Knowing as a Form of Life

Roma Chatterji

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/9780823261857.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The role of the introduction is conceived as a kind of sutradhar (the commentator in Indian drama who keeps the threads of the narrative together). It highlights the role of conversation in the style ... More


Experiments with Fate: Buddhist Morality and Human Rights in Thailand

Don Selby

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/9780823261857.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the emergence of human rights in Thailand through the trope of the eventedness of the everyday, arguing that we may profitably understand this emergence as a turning back to ... More


The History of Missed Opportunities: British Romanticism and the Emergence of the Everyday

William H. Galperin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503600195
eISBN:
9781503603103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600195.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This study is about the emergence of the everyday as both a concept and a material event and about the practices of retrospection in which it came to awareness in the romantic period in “histories” ... More


What Perec Was Looking For: Notes on Automation, the Everyday and Ethical Writing

Caroline Bassett

in The Afterlives of Georges Perec

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401241
eISBN:
9781474435031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401241.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter considers Perec’s interest in the infra-ordinary, on the one hand, and questions of the machine and automation, on the other. Investigating different ways in which the micro-scale ... More


Writing Intimacy

Aditya Malik

in Tales of Justice and Rituals of Divine Embodiment: Oral Narratives from the Central Himalayas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199325092
eISBN:
9780190231903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325092.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 4 contains the translation and discussion of a number of petitions that are hung in Goludev’s temple in Chittai which is also known as his “supreme court.” The analysis of the petitions’ ... More


Everyday Acknowledgments

John D. Caputo

in On Becoming God: Late Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239924
eISBN:
9780823239962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239924.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter begins with Lucian's second-century account of a slip of the tongue, which understood a mistake to be an occurrence through which individuals could discover something as yet unknown about ... More


Conceptual Vita

Bhrigupati Singh

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/9780823261857.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the concepts of structure and event across three texts by Veena Das, Structure and Cognition (1982), Critical Events (1995), and Life and Words (2007), narrating a “conceptual ... More


Georges Perec and the Significance of the Insignificant

Ben Highmore

in The Afterlives of Georges Perec

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401241
eISBN:
9781474435031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401241.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Georges Perec died in 1982 at the age of forty-five. What is he for us now, thirty-three years later, in the second decade of the twenty-first century? How do we make him our contemporary? To make ... More


The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over the Lazy Dog: Perec, Description and the Scene of Everyday Computer Use

Rowan Wilken

in The Afterlives of Georges Perec

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401241
eISBN:
9781474435031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401241.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter takes up Georges Perec’s call to ‘question the habitual’ and applies it to the scene of everyday computer use. My questioning of habituated computer use is framed within a consideration, ... More


Introduction: Doing Domesticity

Susan Fraiman

in Extreme Domesticity: A View from the Margins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231166348
eISBN:
9780231543750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166348.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Stages my argument over against left critiques of domesticity, which tend to privilege domestic ideology while overlooking non-conforming versions of “home.” Introduces the idea of “extreme” ... More


Conclusion: The Significance of Design

Jane Forsey

in The Aesthetics of Design

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199964369
eISBN:
9780199333233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964369.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

The conclusion argues that design, because of its ubiquity and embeddedness in everyday life, serves to illustrate the importance of the aesthetic in general as part of human lives and concerns. A ... More


(Prognosis) Happy Bodies, Happy Hours: “Au Cabaret-vert, cinq heures du soir”

Robert St. Clair

in Poetry, Politics, and the Body in Rimbaud: Lyrical Material

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826583
eISBN:
9780191866982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826583.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The question raised at the end of Chapter 2—“what would a world without the poor being left out in the cold look like?”—finds a response in the poem “Au Cabaret-vert, cinq heures du soir”: namely, ... More


Michel de Certeau: Anthropological Spaces

in Spatial Ecologies: Urban Sites, State and World-Space in French Cultural Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317545
eISBN:
9781846317217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317217.003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes Michel de Certeau's anthropology of mixed and indeterminate space. Certeau writes a cultural anthropology that discerns the unconscious religious tenor of everyday life. His ... More


The Everyday and the Non-Event: Doting on Nothing

Nick Shepley

in Henry Green: Class, Style, and the Everyday

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198734758
eISBN:
9780191799303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198734758.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Critics still tend to focus negatively on the clichéd repetitions of Nothing in Doting, seeing in Green’s last two dialogic novels evidence of his deterioration as an author. This chapter, however, ... More


On Psychotheology

Tyler Roberts

in Encountering Religion: Responsibility and Criticism After Secularism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147521
eISBN:
9780231535496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147521.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses Eric Santner's On the Psychotheology of Everyday Life, which contains a reading of Franz Rosenzweig's theology that characterizes religion as a disruption that withdraws ... More


The Presence of the Everyday

Aditya Malik

in Tales of Justice and Rituals of Divine Embodiment: Oral Narratives from the Central Himalayas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199325092
eISBN:
9780190231903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325092.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 1 lays down the theoretical and conceptual direction of the book in terms of the author’s understanding of the everyday in its temporal location in the now and the limits of our ... More


Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Roma Chatterji (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The essays in this book explore how Veena Das’s work has been critically assimilated in the thinking and writing of a younger generation of anthropologists who have been deeply influenced by her ... More


Authenticity and the Everyday

David Egan

in The Pursuit of an Authentic Philosophy: Wittgenstein, Heidegger, and the Everyday

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198832638
eISBN:
9780191871191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832638.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter develops two claims that are central to the argument of the book. First, it articulates a conception of authenticity in Wittgenstein’s later philosophy that echoes the conception we find ... More


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