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The beautiful soul and the autocratic agent: Schiller's and Kant's 'children of the house'
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2003-10)
In his extended essay "On Grace and Dignity," Friedrich Schiller sets out an important challenge to Kant when he argues that sensibility must play a constitutive role in the ethical life. This paper argues that there is ...
Toutes passions mises en arriere. .. The Emotions in Legal Perspective: Montaigne and the Palace Academy at Blois
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2005-01)
Although profound distrust of the passions underpinned Montaigne's philosophy of disengagement, it was precisely his interest in the emotion of anger that engaged the Essais (1580) most provocatively in the contemporary ...
Should Women Vote?
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2008)
An Empirical Analysis of International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) Annual Surveys
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2000-02)
Performing culture(s): Extras and extra-texts in Sabina Berman's 'eXtras'
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2004-10)
For almost thirty years, Mexican dramatist Sabina Berman has been writing and producing plays that question and often ridicule notions of gender, political credibility, historical authority, and cultural identity. Her ...
College Students' Perceived Attributes of Internet Websites and Online Shopping
(Project Innovation (Alabama), 2008-03)
The purpose of this study was to examine perceptions of attributes of clothing retailers' Internet websites in relation to previous and intended future purchase from the websites. Survey data from 414 U.S. college students, ...
Death, Social Conflict, and the Barley Harvest in the Hebrew Bible
(Journal of Hebrew Scriptures , 2005)
Some recent scholarship characterizes violent biblical narratives, such as the killing of Saul’s descendents in 2 Sam. 21, as evidence of ancient ritual sacrifice. Yet 2 Sam. 21 has more in common with Ruth 1 and Judith ...
the emergence of filmic artifacts - cinema and cinematography in the digital era
(University of California Press, 2004)
The tools of digital filmmaking are transforming all aspects of cinema, including production, postproduction, and exhibition. In the process, they are altering the visual characteristics of the moving image and changing ...
Twenty years in: An essay in two parts
(National Council of Teachers of English, 2006-12)
Part I of this essay traces the evolution of my understanding of the exploratory essay as a discursive form and a genre for teaching writing. Part II explores my motivations for advocating a polarized definition of the ...