Examines the policy stances of two major Hispanic interest groups. Takes Heidegger's later thought as a point of departure for exploring the boundaries of post-conceptual thinking. Asks how and why standardized tests have become the ubiquitous standard by which educational achievement and intelligence are measured. A comprehensive cultural and historical portrait of Italian American identities in Boston's North End.
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Key text never before in English by central figure of the Negritude movement. Develops a contextualist view of identity, agency, and discursive practices. Encourages a deep reading of a selection of essential Spanish films. Uses iconic dandy and queer figures to explore relationships between homosexuality, modernism, and modernity.
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Freedom, Faith, and Dogma: Essays by V. A collection of works by nineteenth-century Russian religious philosopher V. Soloviev, critic of secularization, anti-Semitism, and the religious life of his time. Looks at the connections between Thoreau's Walden and the work that influenced it, the Bhagavad-Gita. Examines the ethical, legal, and political dimensions of military intervention for humanitarian reasons.
Presents the perspectives of contemporary college students on their lives and educations. What If Medicine Disappeared?
Argues convincingly, if counterintuitively, that modern medicine has little impact on longevity or mortality. Looks at a variety of Buddhist sacred writings as literature and includes insights from literary theory. Discusses an essential Tibetan Buddhist work that shows how Noble Beings progress toward enlightenment. Traces the roots of logos in different cultural milieux. Argues against the "culture of science" currently dominating education discourse and in favor of a more critical understanding of various modes of inquiry.
This book shows that it is necessary to understand intergenerational trauma and internalized oppression in order to understand Native Americans today. It makes Native American ways of conceptualizing the world available to readers. This book presents a theoretical discussion of problems and is Explores how filmmakers and screenwriters have used comedy and science fiction to extend the boundaries of the Frankenstein narrative.
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- Analysis on the Ideographic Characteristics of Some English Morphemes.
Rostboll The first sustained look at the relationship between deliberative democratic theory and the topic of freedom. Souaiaia Argues that the rights of women in Muslim society are based on the preserved cultural standards of elites, not the ethical philosophy of the Quran. Neihardt Anthology of short stories about American Indian life.
Murray Ecocritical takes on popular film. Riccio A compelling social history of a vibrant immigrant community, told through interviews and photographs.
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Drummond The story of one African American woman's decision to undergo gastric bypass surgery. Bache Describes the emergence of powerful fields of consciousness that influence students' learning and personal transformation. Feldman Challenging more limited approaches to service learning, this book examines writing instruction in the context of universities fully engaged in community partnerships. Allen Examines both the legal and illegal uses of the death penalty in American history. Frey Traces the history of two rival American economic moralities from colonial times to the present.
Corbett Timely reappraisal of John Locke's thoughts on the clash between executive emergency power and the importance of the rule of law. Duckworth A comprehensive overview of Tibetan Buddhist thinker Mipam's work on emptiness and Buddha-nature Weikart Reveals the powerful influence of financial elites on New York City's mayors.
Loy Essays from the singular experience of Buddhist social critic and philosopher David R. Colby Discusses the historical development of the well-loved story of the Prophet Muhammad's night journey to the divine realm and back again. Baumle A demographic portrait of gay and lesbian couples who live together in committed relationships. Paul Tells the story of the decline and near bankruptcy of a major American university, and how its dramatic turnaround was quickly achieved. Stone Looks at the history and revival of religious naturalism, a spiritual path without a supreme being.
Smid A much-needed consideration of methodology in comparative philosophy. Carter Explores how spiritual values are learned and mind and body developed through the practice of the Japanese arts. Risser makes it admirably clear that although Gadamer has his roots in many of the same sources as those philosophers and philosophical positions with which his work is often confused, he nevertheless points to possibilities of interpretation of these sources that present challenging alternatives to the reigning orthodoxies. This is a work that anyone who wishes to avoid caricaturing Gadamer should read.
Palmer, MacMurray College. Excerpt: Even if one wanted to disregard the importance of his other writings in determining the project of a philosophical hermeneutics and to state that project solely on the basis of a reading of Truth and Method, the complexity still remains. We now know on the basis of a comparison with the original draft of Truth and Method, a manuscript of approximately one hundred pages, that Gadamer made significant changes along the way to the publication of the text of The beginning of the section which immediately follows, "The Analysis of Effective Historical Consciousness," not only fits better thematically with the section preceding "The Rediscovery of the Fundamental Hermeneutical Problem," but actually refers back to this preceding section as if the reader had just turned from it.
We also know that in its original form the first part on aesthetics was not included. Undoubtedly, the transformation of the text from the original draft to the version published in clearly reflects the long gestation period of approximately ten years that it took Gadamer to produce "Truth and Method. University of Leipzig and began his long career at the University of Heidelberg, Gadamer was occupied mainly with teaching duties that focused to a large extent on the work of German Idealism.
But the addition of part one of Truth and Method is only part of the complexity. The relation of part 3 to part 2 is no less significant for the determination of the project. Clearly, in the published text of the themes in part 1 and part 2 all point to part 3, and the questions announced at the outset of the book that guide the development of the themes are answered in part 3. To state the matter simply and in the broadest terms, the concern of a philosophical hermeneutics is with the problematic of understanding.
This problematic is presented in Truth and Method in terms of a shift from a methodological hermeneutics to a philosophical hermeneutics, a shift from understanding as a methodology of the human sciences to the universality of understanding and interpretation. The claim to universality speaks primarily to the scope rather than the conditions of understanding.
This "hermeneutics of Existenz" is what allows Gadamer to posit a claim to universality. For philosophical hermeneutics, Understanding takes place in all aspects of experiencing: "the way we experience one another, the way we experience historical traditions, the way we experience the natural givenness of our existence and of our world, constitute a truly hermeneutic universe, in which we are not imprisoned, as if behind insurmountable barriers, but to which we are opened". Philosophical hermeneutics is about understanding. We have seen how philosophical hermeneutics carries with it a certain determination of philosophy itself, on its operation as a form of praxis and intention the hermeneutical awakening of existence to itself.
But at the same time, this experience of philosophy is one that Gadamer has always found in Plato. It is from these roots that philosophy becomes for Gadamer practical philosophy. But it also means that what philosophy achieves for itself is not unlike what is achieved in practical knowledge. Such knowledge is of course fundamentally interpretive, but equally important is the fact that such knowledge has to do with a certain building, formation Bildung. What this means for Gadamer can best be seen in the interpretation of a statement that Socrates makes in the Phaedo.
When called upon by Cebes to explain why, having never written verse before, he now composes verse, Socrates says that he was told in a dream to make music.
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In his own interpretation of this command Socrates says that "it was urging and encouraging me to do what I was doing already. Title for education. Philosophy is a how of conducting oneself.
On this interpretation one can say that philosophical hermeneutics thinks highly of a Socrates who practices music. Philosophical hermeneutics is accordingly an attempt to legitimate and to engage in this task of building, of music-making, for which there is no roves.