What makes a critical judgment true? It's a question that preoccupied <strong>T.S. Eliot</strong>, whose case for the proper function of criticism is brilliant, angry, and unsatisfying

What makes a critical judgment true? It&#39;s a question that preoccupied T.S. Eliot, whose case for the proper function of criticism is brilliant, angry, and
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What makes a critical judgment true? It's a question that preoccupied T.S. Eliot, whose case for the proper function of criticism is brilliant, angry, and unsatisfying

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<strong>J&uuml;rgen Habermas </strong>has devoted his career to the study of democracy. But is his version of it premised on na&iuml;ve, idealized, unrealistic notions?

J&amp;uuml;rgen Habermas has devoted his career to the study of democracy. But is his version of it premised on na&amp;iuml;ve, idealized, unrealistic
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Jürgen Habermas has devoted his career to the study of democracy. But is his version of it premised on naïve, idealized, unrealistic notions?

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During World War I, the grim task of ferrying the wounded from <strong>the front to the hospital </strong>often fell to volunteers &mdash; an experience that altered literary history

During World War I, the grim task of ferrying the wounded from the front to the hospital often fell to volunteers &amp;mdash; an experience that altered literary
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During World War I, the grim task of ferrying the wounded from the front to the hospital often fell to volunteers — an experience that altered literary history

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What makes a critical judgment true? It's a question that preoccupied &lt;strong&gt;T.S. Eliot&lt;/strong&gt;, whose case for the proper function of criticism is brilliant, angry, and unsatisfying

What makes a critical judgment true? It&#39;s a question that preoccupied &amp;lt;strong&amp;gt;T.S. Eliot&amp;lt;/strong&amp;gt;, whose case for the proper function of criticism is brilliant, angry, and
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What makes a critical judgment true? It's a question that preoccupied <strong>T.S. Eliot</strong>, whose case for the proper function of criticism is brilliant, angry, and unsatisfying

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&lt;strong&gt;J&uuml;rgen Habermas&lt;/strong&gt; has devoted his career to the study of democracy. But is his version of it premised on na&iuml;ve, idealized, unrealistic notions?

&amp;lt;strong&amp;gt;J&amp;uuml;rgen Habermas&amp;lt;/strong&amp;gt; has devoted his career to the study of democracy. But is his version of it premised on na&amp;iuml;ve, idealized, unrealistic
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<strong>Jürgen Habermas</strong> has devoted his career to the study of democracy. But is his version of it premised on naïve, idealized, unrealistic notions?

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During World War I, the grim task of ferrying the wounded from &lt;strong&gt;the front to the hospital&lt;/strong&gt; often fell to volunteers &mdash; an experience that altered literary history&nbsp;

During World War I, the grim task of ferrying the wounded from &amp;lt;strong&amp;gt;the front to the hospital&amp;lt;/strong&amp;gt; often fell to volunteers &amp;mdash; an experience that altered literary
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During World War I, the grim task of ferrying the wounded from <strong>the front to the hospital</strong> often fell to volunteers — an experience that altered literary history 

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Land and the Given Economy: The Hermeneutics and Phenomenology of Dwelling

2017.04.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Todd S. Mei, Land and the Given Economy: The Hermeneutics and Phenomenology of Dwelling, Northwestern University Press, 2017,
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2017.04.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Todd S. Mei, Land and the Given Economy: The Hermeneutics and Phenomenology of Dwelling, Northwestern University Press, 2017, 251pp., $34.95 (pbk), IBSN 9780810134065. Reviewed by by Casey Rentmeester, Bellin College Todd S. Mei examines the problematic assumptions of modern economic conceptions of land through the lenses of hermeneutics and phenomenology. Displaying an equally impressive mastery of economics and philosophy, Mei argues that popular economic conceptions of land that think of it narrowly as a form of capital stemming from the work of thinkers like Locke and Marx fail to recognize how our individual and communal being is dependent upon the land. Employing economic concepts from David Ricardo and Henry George alongside philosophical concepts from Heidegger, Mei argues persuasively that land not only provides the ground and source upon which economic production is possible, but also the. . .

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Foreknowledge and Free Will

[Revised entry by Linda Zagzebski on April 13, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Fatalism is the thesis that human acts occur by necessity and hence are unfree. Theological fatalism is
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[Revised entry by Linda Zagzebski on April 13, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Fatalism is the thesis that human acts occur by necessity and hence are unfree. Theological fatalism is the thesis that infallible foreknowledge of a human act makes the act necessary and hence unfree. If there is a being who knows the entire future infallibly, then no human act is free....

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"We&rsquo;re in a culture with very few real friends, and an enormous number of unctuous sales people who will adopt the language of friendship, care and help.&rdquo; <strong>Mark Greif</strong> on our dishonest times

&quot;We&amp;rsquo;re in a culture with very few real friends, and an enormous number of unctuous sales people who will adopt the language of friendship, care and help.&amp;rdquo; Mark Greif on our dishonest
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"We’re in a culture with very few real friends, and an enormous number of unctuous sales people who will adopt the language of friendship, care and help.” Mark Greif on our dishonest times

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The <strong>barfly turned graphomaniac</strong>, the hoarder turned diarist. &ldquo;When an ordinary person writes exhaustively about her own life, it can be something of a nightmare&rdquo;

The barfly turned graphomaniac, the hoarder turned diarist. &amp;ldquo;When an ordinary person writes exhaustively about her own life, it can be something of a
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The barfly turned graphomaniac, the hoarder turned diarist. “When an ordinary person writes exhaustively about her own life, it can be something of a nightmare”

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