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Crackpots on Parade: The Nether Side of Genius & Transgressive Deconstructions
For four years, as editor of The Faculty Forum, a campus wide monthly publication at Duke University, I filled empty space in my pages with the following items of scholarly research. To liven the tone, I invented a coeditor ...
CONTENTS: 1. Faulkner and Holy Writ: The Principle of Inversion 2. Music: Faulkner's “Eroica" 3. Liebestod: Faulkner and The Lessons of Eros 4. Between Truth and Fact: Faulkner’s Symbols of Identity 5. Transition: Faulkner’s ...
Whisper Tapes Kate Millett in Iran
Published with the fortieth anniversary of the Iranian Revolution and the women's protests that followed on its heels, Whisper Tapes re-introduces Millett's historic visit to Iran and lays out the nature of her encounter ...
Reduction and Mechanism
This Element expounds the debate about reductionism in biology, from the work of the post-positivists to the end of the century debates about supervenience, multiple realizability, and explanatory exclusion.
Greek mind/Jewish soul: the conflicted art of Cynthia Ozick
(The Wisconsin Project on American Writers, 1994)
Looks closely at fiction-writer Ozick's intellectual moorings and, with them in view, renders an interpretive reading of her books (and some poetry). Strandberg manages to write criticism in jargon-free language intelligible ...
The Politics of Knowledge in Premodern Islam Negotiating Ideology and Religious Inquiry
In a far-r Safi examines the rule of the Great Saljuqs, a Turkish-speaking people from central Asia, who, in the 11th century, established rule over the eastern half of the Islamic world that lasted for 150 years.
The new behaviorism, second edition
© 2014 Taylor & Francis. This second edition is a completely rewritten and much expanded version of the first edition, published nearly 15 years earlier. It surveys what changes have occurred within behaviorism and whether ...