Mellard traces psychoanalytic literary theory and practice from Freud to Lacan to Zizek. While Freud effectively presupposes an unconscious that is textual, it is Lacan whose theory all but articulates a textual unconscious as he offers the epoch a cutting-edge psychoanalytic ideology. Mellard considers this and then Baird Callicott - Author.
A sequel to Callicott's pioneering work, In Defense of the Land Ethic , Beyond the Land Ethic engages a wide spectrum of topics central to the field, including the troubled relationship of environmental philosophy to current mainstream academic philosophy; the relationshi This interdisciplinary conversation discusses the nature of language. Beyond the Symbol Model: Reflections on the Representational Nature of Language presents arguments on several sides of the contemporary debate over the representational nature of language.
Contributors include philosophers, linguists, psychologists, semioticians, and communication theorists from the U. The chapt Offers the first focused study of the shifei debates of the Warring States period in ancient China and challenges the imposition of Western conceptual categories onto these debates. In recent decades, a growing concern in studies in Chinese intellectual history is that Chinese classics have been forced into systems of classification prevalent in Western philosophy and thus imperceptibly transformed into examples that echo Wester Joseph Genetin-Pilawa - Editor.
Tebbutt - Editor Rajiv Kaushik - Editor. MacDonald - Author J. Hoberman - Foreword by. Documents a volatile and productive moment in the development of film studies. In Binghamton Babylon , Scott M. MacDonald documents one of the crucial moments in the history of cinema studies: the emergence of a cinema department at what was then the State University of New York at Binghamton now Binghamton University between and The department brought together a group of faculty and students Castner - Author. This commission became Italia Illustrata , the first historical topography. This commission became Italia Illustrata, the first historical topography.
Nelson Jr. This first comprehensive comparative study of Black politics focuses on American and British settings--Boston and Liverpool. The author argues tha It demonstrates and assesses critically the radical character and aspirations of African resistance to white minority rule. Robert Fatton analyzes the development and radicalization of South Africa's Black Consciousness Movement from its inception in the late s to its banning in He rejects the widely accept Jones - Author.
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Explores the role of language, history, and politics in Romantic literature and thought, from Kant to Yeats. This book recasts questions about the overlapping boundaries of language, history, and politics that have been at the center of critical and theoretical debates in the study of Romantic literature and thought. While poststructuralism and deconstruction have been accused of privileging language over history, the Presents new scholarship, images, and primary sources that explore the art and legacy of a critical yet under-recognized figure in Abstract Expressionism and twentieth-century American art.
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Offering the first scholarly treatment of Buddhism and cinema, the editors advise that there are two kinds of Buddhist film: those that are about Buddhists and those that Inada - Editor Nolan P. Jacobson - Editor. In Buddhism and American Thinkers, leading scholars explore Buddhist influences on the currents of American thought. The essays presented here advance a continuing dialogue between East and West and show how Buddhism has made ever-deepening penetrations into the very substratum of American thinking.
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